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AMD Athlon II X2 240e 2.8 GHz Energy Efficient Processor Review

@ 2009/10/21 read/post comments(0)
Do you leave your computer on all the time? If you've nodded yes to any of the above, it might be time to think about a more power-efficient processor. That's the idea behind AMD's Athlon II X2 240e. It's a… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Lab Test Bench

@ 2009/10/21 read/post comments(0)
The Cooler Master Lab is their first test bench unit and scores with some extremely compact dimensions along with the possibility to install a full size ATX board. We take a close look to see how it stacks up to… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon II X3 435 & Athlon II X2 240e Processors Review

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We've seen both dual core, and more recently, quad core Athlon II processors. Today AMD is announcing triple core Athlon II processors, along with a whole slew of low-power / energy efficient dual, triple, and quad core Athlon II chips!… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon II X3 435 Review

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I definitely recommend this affordable processor for a general use computer or an HTPC, since its performance in this domain looked to be on average equal to its Phenom II counterpart depending on the benchmark, but at an even lower… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Alpine 11 Pro CPU Cooler & MX-3 Thermal Paste

@ 2009/10/21 read/post comments(0)
First off, we are going to take a look at the Alpine 11 Pro. This is a low wattage, small footprint (similar to stock) CPU cooler, designed to keep CPUs at a respectable temperature with limited room needed to do… Go To Full Article

First SSD Using JMicron JMF612 Flash Controller Set to Appear Next Month

@ 2009/10/20 read/post comments(0)
JMicron is a company that makes a lot of different controller chips, and their products have been used successfully for many years by companies like ASUS to add functionality to their products. However, the company has run into a rough… Go To Full Article

Cheapest Intel Clarkdales to cost $87 to $133

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Intel made quite a mess by branding Clarkdale 32nm CPU Core i3 and Core i5 in Desktops, while in Notebooks even Core i7 is ok for 32nm Arrandale CPUs. The slowest of them all will end up… Go To Full Article

Young People Prefer "Sizzle Sounds" of MP3 Format

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Jonathan Berger, a professor of music at Stanford, tests his incoming students each year by having them listen to a variety of recordings which use different formats from MP3 to ones of much higher quality, and he reports that each… Go To Full Article

Latest migrations show SSD is ready for some datacenters

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When we asked the IT pros in the Server Room to name the number one barrier to solid state disk (SSD) adoption in the enterprise, "price" was the near unanimous consensus. SSD storage is still significantly more expensive than rotating… Go To Full Article

AMD Athlon II X3 435 CPU Review

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Many users believe that the times of dual-core processors are coming to an end. However, so far there haven’t been any inexpensive processors with more than two cores in the market. Today AMD is correcting this: the new triple-core 45… Go To Full Article

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