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Hacking together a PC fan failure alarm

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This circuit will monitor the fan (3 or 4 wires) and will activate an alarm if the fan runs at very low speed or if it is completely stopped. Go To Full Article

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 made from LEGO with seven speed plus reverse gearbox!

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LEGO Technic Bugatti Veyron 16.4 with remote controlled 7+R Sequential Gearbox , by Sheepo

TechPowerUp GPU-Z 0.4.2 Released

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TechPowerUp today released version 0.4.2 of the GPU-Z graphics subsystem information and monitoring utility. This release comes quicker than its typically one-month development cycle, as it fixes some important issues. Version 0.4.2 resolves an issue with some NVIDIA GeForce graphics… Go To Full Article

[M] AMD Sempron 140 Extreme Overclocking Experiment

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Hwbot launched a nice new competition called HWBOT Country cup a while ago. Taking 7 benchmarks over 7 weeks with each new stage, limitations (hardware, benchmark wise) only being announced a few days before the start. As it was a… Go To Full Article

The true power consumption of 73 graphics cards

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How much power do graphics cards actually consume? The answer’s here with our new protocol applied across 73 cards, from the 8800 Ultra to the HD 5970 via the GTX 295! Go To Full Article

25 Sub $150 processors compared

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Earlier this year, Intel processors started a new round of upgrading, It provides users 32nm Clarckdale processors.But 45nm products still do not quit market,This also enriched Intel product line. The rival AMD did not waste time and also updated several… Go To Full Article

GeForce GTX480 Supports 4-Way SLI?

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EVGA’s 4-Way SLI capable X58 Classified motherboard and GeForce GTX285 Classified graphics card aroused much attention, and the company has today showcased its GTX480 Super Clocked graphics cards running in Quad SLI. Go To Full Article

OCZ Onyx SSD Stripped

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We think that cheaper SSDs are what will eventually drive the industry towards solid state storage as a de-facto standard. Here we see what makes the Onyx tick. The PCB itself is dominated by flash memory chips. The controller is… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 Voltage Modifications

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For all the following modifications, use multi-turn potentiometers for best control over the voltages. A suitable ground reference point would be the 12V PCIe power connector. Go To Full Article

Zalman Unveils VF3000A GPU Cooler

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Zalman has announced the VF3000A, its new GPU cooler for AMD’s Radeon HD 5000 series of graphic cards. Measuring 239 x 98 x 51mm and weighing 430g, it features a copper base, five copper heat-pipes, aluminum fins, pre-applied ZM-STG2 thermal… Go To Full Article

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