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1GB HD 6950 ships in Europe at €230

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European retailers have started shipping Sapphire’s new HD 6950 cards with 1GB of memory. The new board runs at stock clocks and the only apparent difference from reference cards is the frame buffer size. However, the resulting… Go To Full Article

Windows Phone 7 three months on: a retrospective

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Three months on, there's no doubt that Windows Phone 7 works well on a day-to-day basis. The interface and design aren't just eye-catching razzamatazz. They're well-thought-out, functional, sensible pieces of design, marrying form with function. The platform's beauty is more… Go To Full Article

Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 CL-9-9-9-24 2x 4 GByte Dual Channel Review

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With their Vengeance DDR3 1600 CL9-9-9-24 Modules, Corsair presents an 8 Gigabyte memory kit which should be able to make recent socket LGA 1155 and LGA 1156 ready for the future. Furthermore we're also very curious if… Go To Full Article

[M] ASRock P67 Extreme4 Motherboard Review

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The Extreme4 P67 motherboard from ASRock is a feature-rich product which incorporates the latest technologies like USB 3.0/SATA3/eSATA3, supports the Sandy Bridge CPUs from Intel and comes with a very easy to use UEFI BIOS; the motherboard comes with a… Go To Full Article

MSI E350AI-E45 AMD Fusion Motherboard Review

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One of the first manufacturers to announce their APU based system was MSI and today we have that very product, the E350IA-E45, on our test bench. In a selection of predominantly real world tests including media encoding, gaming and HD… Go To Full Article

HIS Radeon HD 6850 1GB IceQ X Turbo Video Card

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We knew it was only a matter of time, and while we would've liked to have seen the HD 6900 series get the treatment first, we know just because of the way the models were released it wasn't going to… Go To Full Article

Sparkle GeForce GT430 1024MB DDR3 Low Profile

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I've got another Sparkle video card for review today, no it's not another GT240, it's the GT430. It's a small low-profile card so it would work great with an HTPC, or a small, basic gaming system. You're not going to… Go To Full Article

CoolIt Vantage A.L.C. CPU Cooler Review

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Today for review I've got the CoolIt Vantage A.L.C. CPU Cooler. The Vantage is an all-in-one liquid cooler, it's a closed loop system so the end-user doesn't have to doing any kind of maintenance on it. I've put it up… Go To Full Article

ZOTAC GTX 580 Review

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After a year of anguish trying to compete with AMD in both price and performance, Nvidia have finally managed to gain much needed ground in the market. Their most recent additions to their range of cards are the… Go To Full Article

Putting Memory Latency into Perspective

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As memory standards have changed over the years one thing has remained constant: the confusion that arises when trying to compare different memory speeds and timings. It's been drilled into our heads again and again that faster speed is good,… Go To Full Article

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