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JEDEC to Standardize Solid State Drives

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JEDEC, the association that sets standard for dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and some other integrated circuits, has announced that it would work to standardize solid state drives (SSDs) as well. The move outlines importance of SSDs going forward and… Go To Full Article

Plextor Faces Reorganization As Parent Company Takes Over

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As announced earlier this year, Plextor on the 30th of August officially transferred its optical drive business to Shinano Kenshi, an industrial group in Japan. Sales of Plextor-branded devices will continue going forward, but the reorganization will imminently cause… Go To Full Article

Toshiba Satellite X205-S9359: DX10 to go, please!

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Like the Alienware m9750 and Dell XPS M1710, Toshiba's Satellite X205 is definitely more of a desktop replacement notebook as opposed to a truly mobile solution. It uses a very large 17" chassis that's actually taller than any other notebook… Go To Full Article

Tagan A+ CS-A380 Case Review

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In the quest for more and more silence without compromising airflow some people will go to great lengths to keep their PC quiet. Some people even have the PC in a different room of the house and run cables to… Go To Full Article

AMD vs. Intel: What to Get? Which is Better?

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The nice thing about being computer enthusiast is that right now both AMD and Intel platforms support a lot of cross compatible hardware. Sure the CPU and motherboards are platform specific, but you can share DDR2 memory, videocards and other… Go To Full Article

[M] ASRock 4Core1333-Viiv and Intel E4400 Performance Review

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ASRock is ready for a new series of board using Intel P965 chipset meeting Quad Core demands. ASRock 4Core 1333-ViiV packs with eSATAII, 6-SATA ports, Firewire, CrossFire & ViiV ready, Raid 0, 1, 10 & 5, and bundled with DeskExpress… Go To Full Article

Death by electric fan

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Fan death is an urban legend that originated in South Korea, but has since spread to other countries in the Far East. The belief is that an electric fan, if left running overnight in a closed room, can result in… Go To Full Article

10 Speed Tweaks that can make a huge difference in Vista performance

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This much-loathed new Vista feature attempts to protect your system from malware infection by making you manually confirm a whole host of everyday user operations. While it doesn’t directly impact performance, it can be annoying and might be more hassle… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA G92 is a high-end chip, sports 384-bit controller

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RUMOUR HAS IT that upcoming G92 is a mainstream chip, not the high-end refresh that the net has been wibbling about. Well, we can tell you that this rumour is nothing else but a bit of good old FUD, since… Go To Full Article

Intel DDR2/3 boards are not that great

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An Intel engineer that really knows his way in the chipset market has confirmed that combo boards with DDR2 and DDR3 are not such a great solution. The reason is quite simple as you cannot correctly and optimally wire the… Go To Full Article

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