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Nvidia outs 270.61 WHQL drivers

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Nivida has rolled out a new set of WHQL drivers which promise to deliver significant performance boosts in certain titles. RPG lovers will be thrilled to hear that Dragon Age II now runs up to 6.2 times… Go To Full Article

Forton Launches HEXA PSU Series, 400W @ €30

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Fortron has launched a new range of power supply, the HEXAs. These entry-level power supplies offer an interesting spec given their price, as the 400 watt version is on sale at €29.99 and the 500 watt at €39.99. Go To Full Article

Finally upgrading to Windows 7—should I go 32- or 64-bit?

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Short answer: 64-bit. Long answer: 64-bit, but you may not see much real difference. Before explaining why, there is an important contraindication to be aware of: if you use any 16-bit Windows applications or DOS applications, you'll… Go To Full Article

AMD’s Radeon HD 6670 & Radeon HD 6570: Two’s Company, Sub-$100’s A Crowd

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Two weeks ago we saw the paper launch of the Radeon HD 6450, the low-end member of AMD’s Northern Islands family of GPUs. It was a solid product for HTPC use and a very notable improvement over the 5450 it… Go To Full Article

Evercool Transformer 4 Heatsink Review

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The Transformer 4 is the first heatsink I have tested from Evercool. It seems like their high-end offering with four heatpipes and two fans for a push-pull setup. This conventional tower style heatsink sounds like it might have what it… Go To Full Article

MSI 6970 Lightning Twin Frozr III

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The MSI 6970 Lighting Twin Frozr III is an utterly massive graphics card, the longest on the market in fact, measuring over a foot in length. And MSI actually had to increase the size of the PCB to accommodate the… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Elite 343 mATX Case

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The enthusiast case market is replete with fancy cases brimming with exotic materials and features. It's not unusual for builders to buy "more case than they need", investing extra money in a case their system can grow into. But sometimes… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon HD 6670 and HD 6570 Video Cards Review

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I hate these low to mid-range cards; it's nothing against them directly, but they're always just so slow. Sure, they might be great for the price etc. - but testing them is still an absolute pain as they're always so… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-C14 CPU Cooler

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Today we'll focus on a top-end cooler from Noctua — NH-C14. It boasts of impressive design, bundle and build quality. Of course, a combination like this doesn't come cheap, and NH-C14 is quite expensive. But it offers you Go To Full Article

AMD's Sub-$100 Line-up: Radeon HD 6450, 6570 & 6670 Review

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Rounding out its Radeon HD 6000 series, AMD this month launched three sub-$100 graphics cards; the $55 HD 6450; the $79 HD 6570 and the $99 HD 6670. Despite being low-end options, all three support Eyefinity and are of course,… Go To Full Article

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