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SSD shrinkage leads to Intel 310 Series

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Intel has introduced a family of tiny 310 Series solid-state drives targeted at tablets, ultraportables, and dual-drive notebooks. The drives have similar prices and performance specifications to full-sized SSDs while occupying a fraction of the footprint. Go To Full Article

Beginner's Guide to HTPC Codecs, File Formats, Containers, Filetypes

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Codecs? File types? Oh my! If you have ever tried to watch a video you downloaded from the internet only to find it unable to be played (or maybe just audio but no video), then this is the guide for… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek S128264 Aegir Stacked Heatpipe Heatsink Review

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Xigmatek continues the new trend of 'heatpipe stacking' with its latest heatsink, the SD128264 Aegir. The Aegir is an exposed heatpipe base tower heatsink made to accommodate one or two 120mm fans. A single 120mm 2200-1000RPM PWM fan is supplied… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review

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As media files balloon in size and high definition content moves towards the mainstream, consumers' storage needs have expanded by leaps and bounds. Hard drive manufacturers have been trying to keep up with products sporting higher and higher capacities. Western… Go To Full Article

EVGA GeForce GTX 570 SuperClocked

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EVGA has sent us their first factory overclocked GTX 570 card to hit the market. The SuperClocked edition of the GTX 570 will be followed by two more factory overclocked editions, the SSC and FTW. The latter two have not… Go To Full Article

In Win Dragon Rider

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Overall, the Dragon Rider proved to be quite an impressive beast. It came with similar features seen in other full-tower cases but it even managed to present some never before seen features, again at least as far as I've seen,… Go To Full Article

Patriot Viper Xtreme DDR3-2000 6GB Triple Channel Memory Kit Review

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DDR3 has really taken off in the past year and it only seemed like a little while ago 1333MHz DDR3 was the standard, but now it seems like 1600MHz DDR3 is now. While the 1600MHz memory is fine for most… Go To Full Article

Deepcool Ice Matrix 400 Heatsink Review

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Deepcool's Ice Matrix 400 heatsink is a relatively thin profile tower cooler that stands 160mm tall, but is only 71mm deep. It weighs upwards of 1030grams and is built with no fewer than four, 6mm diameter copper heatpipes. As with… Go To Full Article

MSI Radeon HD 6850 Cyclone 1GB Power Edition Video Card

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At launch we saw that the HD 6850 was attacked straight away by partners due to AMD letting companies make their own design of the model. This is good for two reasons; the first is that come launch day we… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte H55N-USB3 mini-ITX: Big Overclocks From A Small Board

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The Gigabyte H55N-USB3 is one small board that is capable of some really big overclocks. I have always thought of mini-ITX motherboards as utilitarian in that people only used them if they had a specific reason to. Like me, most… Go To Full Article

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