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AZZA Hurrican 2000

@ 2010/11/04 read/post comments(0)
With cooling designed specifically for today’s hot graphic cards, the AZZA Hurrican 2000 has some massive airflow with the help of four gigantic 230mm fans and four 120mm fans. Sounds promising. So the question is: has AZZA found the answer… Go To Full Article

PowerColor Radeon HD 5770 v2

@ 2010/11/04 read/post comments(0)
A little over a year after the initial introduction of the Radeon HD 5770, PowerColor is still tweaking their take on what was then a revolutionary card for the mid-range price segment. Benchmark Reviews has the PowerColor AX5770 1GBD5-PPG v2… Go To Full Article

OCZ's RevoDrive x2: IBIS Performance without HSDL

@ 2010/11/04 read/post comments(0)
We met OCZ’s first PCIe based SSD two years ago with the Indilinx based zDrive. Take four Indilinx Barefoot controllers, RAID them together on a PCIe card and you’ve got a zDrive. The first SandForce based PCIe solution actually took… Go To Full Article

Microchip Implant Restores Partial Sight

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
For the first time, scientists have restored the ability of previously blind patients to recognize letters, fruit and other items using light-sensitive microchips implanted in the inner surface of the eye. One patient was able to read the hands of… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GV-N480SO-15I Super Overclock Graphics Card in Works

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
Quite some time after releasing the GeForce GTX 470 Super Overclock (SOC) graphics card, Gigabyte managed to design a high-performance PCB that facilitates better overclocks for the GeForce GTX 480, under a new SKU, the GV-N480SO-15I. Its most notable features… Go To Full Article

Macs probably won't get USB 3.0 anytime soon

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
Apple head Steve Jobs is famous for answering customer emails personally, if only occasionally. His latest correspondence is getting quite a bit of attention because it addresses why Apple has held back on incorporating USB 3.0 in new products. According… Go To Full Article

Kingston adds SSNow V+100 line with 32-nm flash memory

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
This latest version, dubbed the SSDNow V+100, sports flash chips built on a 32-nano process. The memory is still provided by Toshiba, as is the controller, which hails from the same family as the first drive. A… Go To Full Article

Zalman to Make Its Own Line of SSD Drives

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
The new line will consist of the S Series and N Series, both featuring a 2.5-inch form factor and billed as shock-proof, vibration-proof, energy efficient and literally noise free. The drives will also utilize an anodized brushed aluminum housing for… Go To Full Article

AMD quietly drops prices on Phenom X6

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
IT LOOKS LIKE AMD just did a stealth price drop on the PhenomX6 1090T chip. Most etailers have whacked their price from the high $200s to the mid-$200s. The price range of the drop are in the $30 range, but… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon HD 6870 Voltage Modifications

@ 2010/11/03 read/post comments(0)
The default VDDC sits at approximately 1210 mV. The 200 ohm potentiometer should be a multi-turn type, set at its maximal resistance prior to installation. For better granularity at higher VDDC, use a 100 ohm potentiometer. For less initial voltage… Go To Full Article

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