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Installing Vista From A USB 2.0 Drive

@ 2007/03/01 read/post comments(1)
Why would someone want to install a client OS from a thumb drive instead of a DVDROM or over the network? One reason: Performance. Installing Windows Vista from a high speed USB flash drive is in my experience the easiest… Go To Full Article

Who Needs a Satellite Dish When You Have a Wok?

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Why pay $20,000 for a commercial link to run your television station when a $10 kitchen wok from the Warehouse is just as effective? This is exactly how North Otago's newest television station 45 South is transmitting its signal from… Go To Full Article

Barcelona Architecture: AMD on the Counterattack

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AMD had worked on dramatic successors to the K8, rumored to be K9 and K10, but both appeared to be scrapped or at least focus was shifted away from them in favor of a more evolutionary take on the K8… Go To Full Article

ECS PN2 SLI2+ nVIDIA nForce 680i SLi Motherboard

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The ECS PN2 SLI2+ is one the many 'Designed by nVIDIA' motherboards hitting the streets. It is based on the nVidia nForce 680i SPP and nForce 680i MCP chipsets. Compared to the previous high end nVIDIA nForce 590 Intel Edition… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro

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The bottom surface of the heatsink is a little rough for my liking, but that's what you can expect from a manufacturer. The fan power connector also comes pre-sleeved, which is a nice addition as it will help to keep… Go To Full Article

ASUS EAX1950 Crossfire Edition Video Card

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The X1950XTX and X1950 Crossfire Edition cards are designed to work together and despite my misgivings about the Crossfire cable, the combination of a X1950 Crossfire Edition + X1900XTX or X1900XTX card work together well in both Vista and XP,… Go To Full Article

CoolIT Freezone CPU Cooler

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CoolIT claims the Freezone can go head to head with the best watercooling systems, right out of the box. The 'kit' comes pre-filled and pre-assembled so all you need to do is install the cooling block on your processor and… Go To Full Article

Samsung SyncMaster 940BW Widescreen LCD Monitor

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If you are a movie buff that also wants a good LCD monitor for home/office work and wouldn't mind the minor extra scrolling, than this monitor will be perfect for you. It has an amazingly bright picture for its specifications… Go To Full Article

Antec Nine Hundred Case

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Antec has launched a gamers case that they tout as being the 'most versatile ever'. It also takes on a huge task of keeping your components cool with it's 200mm fan. We are taking a thorough tour of the case… Go To Full Article

ATI Catalyst 7.2 Performance Analysis (Windows XP)

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We hope so very badly this doesn’t become a trend from AMD and ATI. We have seen this kind of stuff happen before - something new comes out and they stop thinking about the old stuff. The problem is that… Go To Full Article

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