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Akasa Mirage-62 PC Case

@ 2006/10/26 read/post comments(0)
The Akasa Mirage 62 can simply be described as the Hummer of PC cases - wide, big, black. The front looks sweet, but the interior looks even sweeter. Black interior and a mirror finish mainboard tray just ask for a…

500+Mhz FSB reached on Abit AW9D-MAX Core 2 Motherboard

@ 2006/10/26 read/post comments(0)
Our OC guru Robert 'crotale' Kihlberg has been playing around with his Abit AW9D-MAX and tried to reach 500MHz FSB. A fews days back he was ridiculously close at 499.9MHz. Even though he had made extensive modifications to the board…

MSI 975X Platinum and MSI 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition

@ 2006/10/26 read/post comments(0)
The original MSI 975X Platinum offers quite a usual (for a top model, of course!) set of peripheral controllers and bundle. There is absolutely nothing outstanding about this motherboard. But the retail price of this model is humane as well…

Microsoft IE7 Vs Mozilla Firefox 2.0

@ 2006/10/26 read/post comments(0)
You may be surprised to learn that there‚Äôs quite a contrast between the release of Firefox 2.0 and IE7. Firefox 2.0 is, to the regular Firefox user, not a huge jump as there are few new outstanding features. The reason…

Is "Dual-Core" Memory Access Efficient?

@ 2006/10/26 read/post comments(0)
Our objective here is to compare efficiency of using dual-channel DDR2-800 memory bandwidth, when accessed by both CPU cores versus a single core. We decided to run the tests not only on AMD AM2 platforms, but also on modern platforms…

The Great Pumpkin Case Mod

@ 2006/10/25 read/post comments(0)
[attachment] * Custom case based on October's favorite vegetable * Integrated Speakers, integrated 802.11b * Amber flickering lights * Power switch, reset switch, and VGA connector in the back * Power cord "vine"…

Strong Bad Email: Dragon

@ 2006/10/25 read/post comments(0)
Trogdor was a man! ...I mean...he was a...dragon-man! ...or...maybe he's just a...dragon. ...um...but he was still TROGDOR! TROGDOR! Burninating the country side Burninating the peasants Burninating all the people…

Intel gets all the HDCP money

@ 2006/10/25 read/post comments(0)
The annual membership fee for HDCP is a saucy $15000 and if you don't pay it up you can simply forget about calling your product HDCP compliant. Intel also gets the money for a physical key necessary for HDCP and…

20 Inch LCD Monitor Comparison: Dell 2007WFP vs Samsung SM205BW

@ 2006/10/25 read/post comments(1)
Over the last year we've seen a steady trend of manufacturers moving away from the already popular and well established 19" sector to concentrate on the emerging 20" market. This has been matched by a growing demand by the consumer…

XFX GeForce 7950 GT Extreme Passive Edition 512MB

@ 2006/10/25 read/post comments(0)
The GeForce 7950GT Extreme Edition Passive is based on the 7950GT, which is now replacing the 7900GT, but partners it with a heatpipe-based passive cooling system rather than the conventional HSF. So this card gives you all the power of…

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