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Discrete HTPC GPU Shootout

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The popularity of Intel's HD Graphics amongst HTPC enthusiasts and the success of the AMD APUs seem to indicate that the days of the discrete HTPC GPU are numbered. However, for those with legacy systems, a discrete HTPC GPU will… Go To Full Article

AMD Resigns from BAPCo Over SYSmark 2012 Concerns; NVIDIA & VIA Also Leave

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What’s in a Benchmark? This is a pertinent question that all users need to ask themselves, because if you don’t know what a benchmark actually tests and how that relates to the real world, the scores are meaningless. Today, AMD… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS & Patriot Wildfire SSDs Review

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Let's start with the elephant in the room. There's a percentage of OCZ Vertex 3/Agility 3 customers that have a recurring stuttering/instability issue. The problem primarily manifests itself as regular BSODs under Windows 7 although OCZ tells me that the… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA NF200 x16/x16 vs. Intel x8/x8 P67 Performance Analysis

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Unlike most performance motherboards that by default carry only an x8 / x8 setup when SLI or CrossFire X is used, the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme offers us the NF200 chip to add more PCI-E lanes to the board. Over… Go To Full Article

Duke Nukem Forever Performance Test

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The Duke Nukem franchise has deep roots in PC gaming history. The trash-talking action hero made his debut some two decades ago in 1991 on MS-DOS followed by a sequel in 1993. Three years later, Duke Nukem 3D took the… Go To Full Article

Antec One Hundred Gaming Case

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Are you looking for a solid computer gaming case the will not rip a big hole in your pocket? Antec has a case that might be able to give you what you are looking for and in price range that… Go To Full Article

X58 DDR3 Memory Roundup June 2011

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Every so often though we like to take a look at what the major manufacturers have to offer, something which will be particularly relevant for those building a new system or wondering how they can get some extra zip from… Go To Full Article

Powercolor HD6850 Single Slot CrossfireX Review

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One of AMD's most active partners in recent months has been PowerColor. They have been releasing a wide selection of quality HD6000 series cards with custom PCB and proprietary cooler designs. Today we are looking at an affordable CrossfireX configuration… Go To Full Article

Club 3D CSP-X1200CS 1200 W

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Club 3D has recently entered the PSU market. Their new CSP-X1200CS is a high-end 1200 W model which addresses users with up to three graphics cards. Compared to the CSP-X1000CS the CSP-X1200CS, offers more power and better efficiency with its… Go To Full Article

Intel SSD 320 Series Solid State Drive

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Intel is a company best known for their high-performance computer processors and motherboards, yet they're considered leaders in several different technology sectors. Solid State Drive technology is one particular market segment that has plenty of fresh competition, fighting for both… Go To Full Article

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