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Microsoft's Xbox 360 goes 65nm: Falcon Dissection and Power Consumption

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Die shrinks are big deals in the PC industry; transitioning to smaller manufacturing processes means faster switching times and greater transistor density, usually resulting in cooler, faster and more feature-filled CPUs and GPUs. Intel just recently began… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom X4 processor pricing update

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Different to a report unveiled earlier this month, a new pricing scheme for Phenom X4 processors would mean that AMD is ready to undercut similar Intel "Penryn" quad core processors when they are released next Monday. Go To Full Article

Seagate Momentus 7200.2 160GB 2.5" hard drive

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Seagate is one of three manufacturers now making 7,200 RPM Notebook drives. Their Momentus 7200.1 was an acoustic disappointment, but it's been updated with Perpendicular recording and fall detection in the 7200.2. Did the improvements extend to the acoustics?… Go To Full Article

Sunbeamtech Quarterback Mid-Tower Case Review

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Are you tired of boring traditional computer impressions and long to experience the excitement of revolutionary hardware design? We thought so. In that case be sure to check out the latest, er... case, from Sunbeamtech... the Quarterback. Go To Full Article

How to Create a 3-Speed Fan Control Without Spending a Dime

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Did you know that you can modify any fan located inside your PC – CPU fan, VGA fan, north bridge fan, case fan, etc – to run at three different speed levels (low, medium and high) without spending any money… Go To Full Article

Serpent northbridge cooler Review

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The serpent has a copper base with 2 heat pipes that lead up to the fins. These are then cooled by the 60mm fan. The fan is optional so you have the choice between silent with less powerful cooling or… Go To Full Article

The Secrets of PC Memory

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Ryan Leng and bit-tech investigate memory technology to give you a detailed, but easy to digest read, into one of the most fundamental parts of a PC. Ryan works doing research into memory compatibility for several well… Go To Full Article

Intel X38 Based Motherboard Roundup

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Abit IX38 QuadGT having arrived at home at the beginning of week, I finally could begin this comparative of three mother charts based on the last chipset of INTEL, X38. This article will be composed of two… Go To Full Article

Analysing NVIDIA G8x Performance in Modern Games

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This article was initially intended to continue our analysis of shader units and to show how their number affects NVIDIA G8x performance in modern games. We planned to change parameters of a G80-based graphics card to make it resemble the… Go To Full Article

HD3850-3870 reviews second roundup

@ 2007/11/15 read/post comments(1)
AMD/ATI have been a bit quiet of late but thankfully the silence has broken. We're taking a look at their HD3850 and seeing what it can really do. http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews.p...nce_explored/1 "PowerColor, unleash… Go To Full Article

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