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Thermaltake Toughpower XT 750W Power Supply Review

@ 2009/12/07 read/post comments(0)
Current power supplies are all about efficiency and power and for good reason, you want enough power for power hungry system while being efficient enough not to destroy your power bill. Thermaltake has updated their famous Toughpower line with the… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-D14 140mm CPU Cooler

@ 2009/12/07 read/post comments(0)
Noctua, who is already well known for having great performance in their coolers, and at almost silent operation, had recently released a new 140mm fan, the NF-P14. This fan boasts more CFM and lower noise than the already good NF-P12… Go To Full Article

Dirt 2 CPU benchmarks with DirectX 9 and DirectX 11: Phenom doing well

@ 2009/12/07 read/post comments(0)
PC Games Hardware ran processor benchmarks with the PC version of Colin McRae: Dirt 2 to check the game’s CPU scaling. In our tests we found out that a dual-core processor with 3.0 GHz is enough to run the game… Go To Full Article

Intel Xeon 3450 Processor

@ 2009/12/07 read/post comments(0)
Surely, Xeon X3450 and especially X3440 are more interesting for overclockers than Core i7 860 (cheaper, easier to overclock, demonstrate similar results at the same frequencies) or i5 750 (faster at the same frequencies). This is a curious phenomenon, considering… Go To Full Article

Massachusetts company plans to market wireless electricity system

@ 2009/12/05 read/post comments(5)
A Massachusetts company said that within 18 months it will have on the market a wireless electricity system to power -- through the air -- lights, computers, televisions and even the chargers for electric cars. The announcement… Go To Full Article

Run Wii games at 1080p on your PC

@ 2009/12/05 read/post comments(0)
I had already talked about Dolphin’s remarkable qualities in a previous post, being it the only emulator currently capable of replicating a Nintendo Wii console on PC and running some commercial games. Another, impressive confirmation of the emulator capabilities comes… Go To Full Article

Apple ditches 32nm Arrandale, won't use Intel graphics

@ 2009/12/05 read/post comments(0)
In just a few weeks Intel will launch its 32+45nm dual-core+iGFX Fusion processor, and the OEMs have jumped onboard with the Calpella designs [codename for PM55-chipset based platform]. However, there is one company that doesn't care... Apple…

Intel Cancels Larrabee Retail Products

@ 2009/12/05 read/post comments(4)
We just got off the phone with Nick Knupffer of Intel, who confirmed something that has long been speculated upon: the fate of Larrabee. As of today, the first Larrabee chip’s retail release has been canceled. This means that Intel… Go To Full Article

iPhone flops in China, only 5! units sold... at $1000/piece

@ 2009/12/04 read/post comments(2)
However, in the time since, the iPhone has proved an epic flop in China even as Chinese telecoms try to defend their weak sales. One major problem is price. The phone is available in China for 6,999 yuan, or $1,024… Go To Full Article

ATI Catalyst™ Driver Hotfix to improve Dirt 2 performance

@ 2009/12/04 read/post comments(0)
AMD has developed a Hotfix to resolve this issue. This Hotfix applies only to PCI-Express graphic card in the Radeon™ HD-series. Quote: Go To Full Article

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