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Corsair H100 Review

@ 2011/08/22 read/post comments(0)
The H100 is the latest in Corsair's line of acclaimed pre-assembled thermal liquid cooling solutions for enthusiasts, and the first self-contained closed-loop cooler from the manufacturer to use a beefy 240 mm radiator. It's big in form factor, and promises… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Gemin II S524

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Cooling components is critical. This is why when you buy a processor it comes with a CPU heatsink and fan. Heat wears components out faster and reduces their reliability. The first thing I do when working with a new machine… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1TB Mobile Hard Drive Review

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Mobile warriors have their advantages, but storage isn't one of them. It's not uncommon to see desktop users with multiple TBs of hard drives, but notebook users tend to suffer with 500 or 750GB options. Western Digital, with its 9.5mm… Go To Full Article

Asus HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

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The ASUS HD6870 DirectCU brings a very refined aspect to video cards. In addition to the Radeon HD 6870 GPU overclocked to 915MHz, the ASUS HD6870 DirectCU brings a slew of ASUS exclusive features and technologies. Naturally, the card is… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC Review

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I’ve had a home theater PC for the longest time. My first one was just a normal PC that I connected to my TV. From there it has evolved getting smaller and smaller. With the progression of technology it is… Go To Full Article

ASRock Z68 Professional Fatal1ty Gen.3

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ASRock has released their second Sandybridge Fatal1ty motherboard called the Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 aimed at both the enthusiast and hardcore gamers. As of late, ASRock has been jousting with the big boys and is known for producing a wide… Go To Full Article

Apple Hackintosh: Intel Sandy Bridge Upgrade

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Benchmark Reviews has previously detailed our experience in creating an Apple Macintosh into Hackintosh: a computer built of PC components, running Apple's OS X operating system and applications. Apple doesn't make this easy to do, since they'd prefer you to… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Gemin II S524 Heatsink Review

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System cooling can be handled in a variety of ways. Most enthusiast systems take a brute force approach by using oversized coolers and extensive case modifications to get the best airflow possible. Unfortunately not every system is built like that… Go To Full Article

Patriot Pyro 120GB SSD Review

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Patriot are well known for their memory and USB flash products but perhaps lack awareness in the SSD department. Under the SATA 2 interface they have provided the market with the Inferno and Torqx but now they are tackling the… Go To Full Article

Crucial M4 256GB SSD

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While the Crucial M4 256GB failed to dazzle with read speeds, it still scored 30% better than its C300 predecessor, but has write speeds slower than some SATA 3G drives, one thing did stand out as very impressive. The Garbage… Go To Full Article

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