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Sapphire HD 4870 Review

@ 2008/07/24 read/post comments(0)
This card was the best overclockable card I have tested out of the three HD 4870 cards I have reviewed. The limits allowable in the Catalyst Control Center are 790MHz on the core and 1100MHz on the memory. I was… Go To Full Article

Conroe vs. Wolfdale: To the Limit

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We shall examine two interesting families of Intel processors with 333 MHz (1333 MHz Quad Pumped) FSB, based on the relatively old (Conroe) and relatively new (Wolfdale) cores. We selected the slowest and the fastest CPU from each series. So,… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake BigWater 780e Water Cooler

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BigWater 780e (CL-W0169) is a liquid cooling solution from Thermaltake that goes into three 5 ¼" bays from your case and is compatible with nVidia's ESA technology, which allows you to monitor the system if you have an ESA-compatible PC.… Go To Full Article

Palit HD 4870 512MB Video Card Review

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The real win is having a $300 card: NVIDIA made a lot of money with the 9800 GTX before the 4850 forced them to sell it for $200. Now that bracket belongs to ATI, who, for the first time in… Go To Full Article

NZXT Khaos Case Review

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Khaos is a top-notch all-aluminum full-tower case from NZXT featuring eleven 5 ¼" bays, eight internal 3 ½" bays (in two hard disk drive cages, each cage using three 5 ¼" bays), three 120-mm fans, one 140-mm fan and space… Go To Full Article

BFG LS550 550W Power Supply Review

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Not long ago, I looked into a new line of units from BFG Tech, the LS series. Today, I'll have a look at the 550W model and see how it performs compared to the 680W. Efficiency is given as greater… Go To Full Article

Lower- and Higher-End Phenom X3/X4 Processors

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The main participants are AMD Phenom X3 8450/8750 and Phenom X4 9550/9850 on one hand, and Core 2 Duo 4300/4400/4500/4600/4700 (the entire E4x00 family) as well as the new Core 2 Duo E7200 on the other hand. No deep analytical… Go To Full Article

XFX GTX 260 XXX SLI Performance

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I endeavoured to write this review without any preconceptions of the outcome. Ask on most forums which card is 'best' and the reply will most likely be HD 4870. Best is, however, a figure of speech. If you are talking… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GZ-X5 Case Review

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Today we will have a look to the cheapest case by Gigabyte. The GZ-X5 that interests us, a PC Case which is available below 40 €, and which normally provides all the good things from Gigabyte. Is that case good… Go To Full Article

New ASRock A770CrossFire Motherboard Announced

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Short overview: Support of AMD Phenom 140W CPU (eg. 9550), using ATi SB700 (6x SATA2 Ports), CrossFire More info below:

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