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Western Digital's RE2-GP hard drive

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When we looked at Western Digital's "GreenPower" Caviar GP last month, we heralded the drive's low noise levels and frugal power consumption. Given the GP's slower spindle speed and energy-efficient billing, those results were largely expected. What surprised us, however,… Go To Full Article

PC Power and Cooling Silencer 610 PSU Review

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PC Power and Cooling has been making computer power supplies for over twenty years. They have a reputation for no-nonsense quality PSUs. They are also staunch don’t believe the hype advocates when it comes to power supplies and have been… Go To Full Article

Mushkin XP2-6400 2GB kit DDR2-800/PC2-6400 (996523) Memory Review

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Mushkin's current XP2-6400 DDR2-800 memory is not only highly overclockable, but also reasonably priced. The high performance of the DDR2 800 modules exceeds the expectations and the reason becomes clear with a look under the heatspreader. Because… Go To Full Article

Intel Core 2 Evolves– QX9650 45nm Penryn

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It’s now been a generation on and Intel has pushed the Core 2 series into quad core variants, something AMD is yet to achieve. While Phenom is on its way, Intel still have the crown for the first quad core… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling MX-2 thermal paste review

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'Installing' the thermal compound is easy enough, depositing the required amount onto the top of the CPU and then spreading it. Indeed, from our experiences, spreading an even layer of this paste was simplicity itself, and a lot easier to… Go To Full Article

Zalman Z-Machine GT1000 High End Gaming Enclosure Review

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With the introduction of the Z-Machine GT1000 chassis, Zalman has produced a worthy successor to their earlier Fatal1ty offering. I liked the Fatal1ty a lot; I like the Z-Machine a lot more. The GT1000 is better looking, easier to work… Go To Full Article

Antec TruePower Quattro 1000 watt Power Supply

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We have been quite fortunate to review numerous Antec cases and power supplies in the past, so we were very excited when the TruePower Quattro 1000-watt power supply arrived at our door for testing. After we ran it through our… Go To Full Article

Intel Unveils Line Of More Energy-Efficient Chips

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Intel (INTC) said it also eliminated lead from its new microprocessors and expects to make them halogen-free by next year. A key feature of the new Intel chips is the use of a hafnium, a silvery… Go To Full Article

More AMD HD 3870 Performance Benchmarks Leak

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From 3Dmark06 and Crysis, it looks like nVidia 8800GT is slightly better than HD 3870. Go To Full Article

[M] 20inch LCD Comparison: H20 20.1 & Samsung 204B

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20.1inch TFT Display with 1600x1200 resolution for less than $190, the H20 provides both DVI and VGA connectors, built in power and 3-watt speaker. High resolutions LCD display in traditional/classic format is aimed at more serious users. Let's see how… Go To Full Article

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