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Mushkin XP2-6400 4GB Memory Kit

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Cobble together two different pairs of 2GB DDR2 memory sticks and chances are the motherboard will mistakenly report only 2.7GB, 3.3GB or 3.7GB of RAM installed... Worse yet, mixing and matching different 2GB memory sets may force you to use… Go To Full Article

Team Xtreem 2GB PC6400 CL3

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Once the latencies were eased up to 4-4-4-8, the modules felt very relaxed and wanted to clock higher. Since the AW9D-MAX runs out of steam at about 470FSB, we had to use dividers to get the modules to operate at… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake V1 CPU Cooler

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Thermaltake is known for great cooling products. Today we will be looking at one of their newer CPU cooler the V1. The cooler's design is very different from Thermaltake's products, it reminds me more of a Zalman product. It is… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA ForceWare 163.11/162.22 beta drivers released

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Today sees the beta release of much anticipated DirectX 9/10 real-time strategy game World In Conflict go live for those who have signed up to it - To coincide with this launch, NVIDIA have released new drivers for GeForce 6,… Go To Full Article

ICY DOCK MB559US-1SMB: eSATA Enclosure

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ICY DOCK has been around for over 12 years now and although they are not a household name, if you have shopped for drive enclosures there is a good chance you have noticed them. In fact, drive enclosures is their… Go To Full Article

Editorial: High-end mainboards need special features

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REMEMBER THE times when we judged the mainboards mostly based on their ability to extract maximum speed from the given CPU and memory? The high end of the pack were, of course, those giving the best benchmark results and having… Go To Full Article

DDR2 Memory on the rise in July

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After experiencing more than a half year of consecutive price drops, DRAM contract prices finally saw a rebound in the first half of July with a 20% sequential gain recorded for mainstream 512Mb DDR2 chips. DRAMeXchange records… Go To Full Article

Albatron Unveils “Blue-Ray Decoder Video Card”

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Albatron, a supplier of computer components and also some consumer electronics devices, on Wednesday announced its new graphics card that is positioned for media playback, but not video games. The board comes with an array of connectors and will allow… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD 2600XT Video Card

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ATI's 2xxx range of cards has received mixed press throughout review sites since their release. Today I get my first play with with one of them, the HD 2600XT from Sapphire. Let's see if it lives up to its budget… Go To Full Article

Albatron Mini-ITX KI690-AM2 Motherboard

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We have already seen one of their boards based on the 754 socket and GeForce 6150 chipset, and while adequate for a basic setup its lack of dual channel memory and HDMI features make it a bit obsolete for a… Go To Full Article

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