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Momentus 5400.6 & Scorpio Blue: Seagate & WD 2.5" HDDs at 500GB

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
At the ~$100 asking price, the capacity and speed of these little drives is astonishing for anyone who recalls paying $300+ for a 40GB 3.5" drive less than a decade ago. These are good times for HDD consumers. Go To Full Article

Titan Fenrir TTC-NK85TZ CPU Cooler

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
The Fenrir performed very well and even outperforming the Cooler Master V8 which we just tested not too long ago as our best yet. Perhaps something funky is going on with my case, I'll have to check this out, or… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Dark Knight - 1366

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
The Xigmatek S-1283V Dark Knight continues in the HDT technology tradition, a design that we've seen is extremely effective for cooling efficiency when used in a tower-style setup. An interesting observation here is that we've also seen that the performance… Go To Full Article

Patriot WARP 128 GB SSD

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
The Warp SSD drive from Patriot, a company well known primarily for their memory modules, has been quite successful. Aside from a few minor quirks, Patriot has made one of the fastest hard drives we have EVER reviewed. This drive… Go To Full Article

Pandora automated liquid nitrogen charger

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Our team member Besi (Marc Voser), who works as a CAM programmer and network administrator, developed and perfectioned in 250 hours of work a system that is capable of cooling recent processors and graphic cards fully automatically using liquid nitrogen.… Go To Full Article

Hard Drive Click of Death Explanation and Live Demonstration

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Many of us have experienced the dreaded "Click of Death" that immediately tell us that our hard drive is dead or dying. What does the click of death look like? What causes it? Can I fix it by freezing my… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake RamOrb Memory Heat Spreader

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Installing the RamOrb is simple; a thin strip of soft silicon thermal interface material is laid down on either side of the memory module then the anodized aluminum heat spreaders are set in place. Thermal compound is spread around the… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X4 940 Overclocking

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
Frankly speaking, we had no doubts that the Dragon would demonstrate its competence in modern games, as we had already tested all parts of this platform. What we really like is that new processors show significantly better overclocking results. It… Go To Full Article

Hiper Osiris Mid-Tower

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
The Hiper Osiris is a good PC chassis. Getting that out of the way, there isn't much that truly jumps out and sets it apart from the rest of the competition aside from the fancy side panels. I know that… Go To Full Article

Intel's Convertible Classmate PC

@ 2009/03/04 read/post comments(0)
It's hard to look at the Convertible Classmate PC and not think "netbook for kids," but it's really much more than that. Intel has obviously put a lot of engineering time into every aspect of the new Classmate PC, with… Go To Full Article

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