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Gigabyte Announces 6-series Motherboard Replacement Program

@ 2011/02/02 read/post comments(0)
Yesterday Intel announced the largest stop shipment/recall I can remember it ever making (excluding FDIV). The product in question? All 6-series chipsets, a necessary part of any Sandy Bridge (aka 2nd generation Intel Core microprocessor, aka Intel Core i7/i5/i3 2xxx)… Go To Full Article

XFX Pro Series Core Edition Power Supply

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(0)
XFX is telling us that its new Pro Series Core Edition power supplies are focused on providing high efficiencies and tight voltage regulation. Today we review its 650 watt, 750 watt, and 850 watt PSUs and tell you whether or… Go To Full Article

Galaxy GeForce GTX 560 Ti GC Overclocking

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(0)
On January 25th 2011 NVIDIA debuted the new GeForce GTX 560 Ti. We evaluated a retail Galaxy GeForce GTX 560 Ti GC which bolsters a slightly higher core frequency, custom cooling, a custom printed circuit board, and the potential for… Go To Full Article

OCZ Z-Drive R3 PCI-E, 1 GB/s and TRIM

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(0)
OCZ has just announced the new version of its PCI-Express Z-Drive SSD, the R3. Available in 300, 600 and 1200 GB versions, the R3 has no fewer than four SandForce SF-1565 controllers, which allows it to reach sequential reads of… Go To Full Article

Are "green" hard drives really all that green?

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(0)
When a drive is "green," the designation usually just means that it runs on the slower side—5400 rotations per minute, as opposed to the more ubiquitous 7200 RPM. But in some cases, this slowdown can translate to drives that are… Go To Full Article

200GB to 25GB: Canada gets first, bitter dose of metered Internet

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(1)
Metered Internet usage (also called "Usage-Based Billing") is coming to Canada, and it's going to cost Internet users. While an advance guard of Canadians are expressing creative outrage at the prospect of having to pay inflated prices for Internet use… Go To Full Article

The Source of Intel's Cougar Point SATA Bug

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(0)
The problem in the chipset was traced back to a transistor in the 3Gbps PLL clocking tree. The aforementioned transistor has a very thin gate oxide, which allows you to turn it on with a very low voltage. Unfortunately in… Go To Full Article

Alert for Intel® 6 Series Express Chipsets and Intel® Xeon® C200 Chipsets users

@ 2011/02/01 read/post comments(11)
Official Intel statement : Quote: "SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 – As part of ongoing quality assurance, Intel Corporation…

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@ 2011/01/28 read/post comments(1)

Corsair Force Series F180 180GB SSD Review

@ 2011/01/28 read/post comments(0)
Picking a good hard drive is not an easy task. Everyone likes to focus on the fact that the CPU, Motherboard and RAM and make up the heart of the computer. I would argue that your hard drive… Go To Full Article

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