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Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Case Review

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Normally, we don't have very high expectations for enclosures that have sub-$100 prices but Cooler Master's new Elite 430 seems to have most higher-end cases from a features and design perspective. Let's hope it can follow through because the potential… Go To Full Article

Coolermaster CM 690 II Advanced

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Today we will take a look at Coolermaster's newest midi sized ATX case called CM 690 II Advanced. We will explore its features and specifications and see how well it performs in our temperature tests. Let's go and see if… Go To Full Article

PowerColor 5750 Go! Green & Gigabyte 5750 Silent Cell Review

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Today from PowerColor and Gigabyte come two Radeon 5750s which offer passive heatsinks and a few more twists. Will these make an ideal HTPC card; can they even game successfully without active cooling? Today we find out. Go To Full Article

Icy Dock Launches Quad Bay for 2.5" SAS/SSD Drives

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Icy Dock Launches Quad Bay for 2.5" SAS/SSD Drives Introducing the Icy Dock MB994SP-4S Quad Bay 2.5" SATA/SAS Mobile Rack for use in a single 5.25" device bay. This product is constructed of heavy duty… Go To Full Article

More Sandy Bridge performance numbers

@ 2010/08/06 read/post comments(0)
Compared to Bulldozer there already is a nice collection of benchmark numbers for Sandy Bridge. For example those posted by Coolaler, a few BOINC benchmark results and a video with a mobile Sandy Bridge running Cinema 4D. The video analysis… Go To Full Article

Unique CaseMod Mimics Cray-1 SuperComputer

@ 2010/08/05 read/post comments(0)
35 years following its introduction, and despite fewer than 100 systems deployed, the Cray-1 remains one of the most recognizable computers in history; it is a timeless icon of pure supercomputer badassery. Custom case builder [Daryl Brach] pays homage to… Go To Full Article

Intel Settles With the FTC

@ 2010/08/05 read/post comments(0)
In the long-running saga of Intel’s conflicts with various national trade commissions, 2009 was a lousy year for Intel. The European Commission fined Intel for nearly 1.5 billion USD, the US Federal Trade Commission sued Intel on anti-trust grounds, and… Go To Full Article

Acer debutes $380 netbook preloaded with XP and Android

@ 2010/08/05 read/post comments(0)
the Aspire One AOD255 runs Windows as the primary operating system, while offering Android as a quick-booting OS option via Acer’s configuration manager. The system is powered by an Intel Atom N450 microprocessor and features a 10.1-inch screen. Go To Full Article

Core Temp 0.99.7.7 Released

@ 2010/08/05 read/post comments(0)
Version 0.99.7.3 came out with the option to allow Core Temp to start with Windows on Windows 7 and Vista automatically. A problem popped up when users began to report of Core Temp behaving strangely and crashing when they took… Go To Full Article

Hands-on With Corsair H70 CPU Cooler

@ 2010/08/05 read/post comments(0)
Today we took the time to install the H70 into one of our test systems here in the HardOCP offices. We are going to share that install with you and what our first temperatures are with the H70 system compared… Go To Full Article

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