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AMD Cutting Prices on Athlon 64 X2 Processors

@ 2007/01/22 read/post comments(0)
According to AMD's website, pricing for high-end Athlons, including the FX series, X2 5600+ and 5400+ remains unchanged, while the X2 5200+ saw a hefty cut from US$403 to US$295. Reductions continue down the rest of the range with prices… Go To Full Article

Antec EarthWatts 500W

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Chalk another one up for Antec! The EarthWatts 500W is an excellent power supply unit which combines efficiency, performance, and is almost inaudible despite the single 80mm fan. This power supply was able hold its ground even… Go To Full Article

Noctua NF-S12 and RF-8 Cooling Fans

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Noctua continues to impress with the cooling products they have sent to Bigbruin.com for review. The NF-S12 and NF-R8 fans provided the cooling performance needed, the low noise operation wanted, and many quality touches that might not be expected.… Go To Full Article

Logitech MX Revolution Laser Mouse

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" Here we meet again. Logitech has another mouse billed as "the world's most advanced mouse." The MX Revolution is the latest mouse in the MX line. Logitech has introduced many new features that require the use of SetPoint to… Go To Full Article

[M] Noctua NC-U6 Northbridge Heatsink Review

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Noctua made quite a splash with their high end NH-U series of heatsink, delivering high performance at low noise levels, this miniature tower version fits on your northbridge and is passively cooled for total silence. Can it keep a hot… Go To Full Article

Which 22 inch to choose? Six monitors tested with reaction times from 2 to 5 ms

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We already tested the Acer AL2216W, and now it’s back. We also added to the list the Asus MW221u, Belinea 2225 S1W, HP w22, Fujitsu-Siemens L22-1W and Samsung SyncMaster 225BW. Besides their price, they stand out with… Go To Full Article

Top 10 Tweaks, Tips, and Tricks for Windows Vista

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I figured I’d round out my first set of Windows Vista tips and tricks with a tiny bit of eye candy. It doesn’t beat Picasa, but the Windows Photo Gallery is better than nothing. Once it’s indexed all your photos,… Go To Full Article

Intel P965: abit AB9 QuadGT

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abit was the top manufacturer of enthusiast level boards a few short years ago, but after they expanded into areas where they didn't have the manufacturing expertise or cost advantages to compete with the larger tier one manufacturers they fell… Go To Full Article

Graphics cards up 37.3% in 2006

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ATI’s share of workstation graphics hardware declined in Q3 to 19.1%, down from 24.4% in the previous quarter, while Nvidia (77.8%) retained dominance in the market. The drop begged the question as to if - and how much - AMD’s… Go To Full Article

EU Banning Violent Video Games?

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Germany, which took over the six month rotating presidency of the Union at the beginning of this month, is leading the initiative but the European Commission has also been pushing for more control of video game violence. Go To Full Article

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