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Intel raises Core 2 bus speeds, lowers prices

@ 2007/07/16 read/post comments(0)
True to its plan, Intel has officially taken the wraps off of a new lineup of Core 2 processors, most of which are intended to run at 1333MHz front-side bus speeds. Thanks to the magic of time travel, we've already… Go To Full Article

Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6850 Performance Showcase

@ 2007/07/16 read/post comments(0)
It took a small voltage bump to 1.45V in the BIOS to hit 3.73GHz. To achieve this, we raised the FSB to 466MHz and dropped the multiplier to X8. Once we hit our highest, stable clock speed, we were surprised… Go To Full Article

CoolerMaster Aquagate S1 Water Cooling Kit Review

@ 2007/07/16 read/post comments(0)
All in all, I would say that the Aquagate S1 is perfect for those who are thinking about water cooling but don't have the time, experience, or the courage to set up a custom system. Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD 2600 XT 256MB GDDR3 Review

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Most of potential customers are faced with simple question Which graphics card to buy for 100EUR and get reasonable gaming performance?. While 100EUR doesn't seem to be enough for most of today's graphics cards, we've decided to… Go To Full Article

Can the Core 2 Duo E4300/G965 match AMD's low-power parts?

@ 2007/07/16 read/post comments(1)
In the wake of our Athlon X2 BE-2350 review, the folks at Intel contacted me with a challenge. We had tested AMD's new low-power processor with a motherboard based on the AMD 690G chipset and found the combination to be… Go To Full Article

Warning On Office 2007 "Try-Before-You-Buy"

@ 2007/07/15 read/post comments(0)
Microsoft is pushing Office 2007 with 'try-before-you-buy.' Please don't let your friends and relatives install Microsoft 'trial' software. When Microsoft tells you 'try-before-you-buy,' the 'buy' part is not meant to be an option. Once you 'try' a Microsoft 'upgrade' you… Go To Full Article

$99 HD-DVD Player Coming Soon?

@ 2007/07/15 read/post comments(1)
Rumors of the high definition holy grail persist. The latest is that Toshiba will be offering their basic HD-A2 player at $99 for one week only, beginning July 22. An added bonus is three free HD-DVD's Go To Full Article

Creative X-Fi Xtreme Audio 7.1 Soundcard Review

@ 2007/07/15 read/post comments(0)
Frames per second aside, what’s it like? To be honest I never really noticed much in Half Life 2 or CS:Source. Quake 4 is menacing on any sound card and this didn’t disappoint. It was very good. Battlefield 2 was… Go To Full Article

Gainward 8800GTX 768MB Video Card Review

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DirectX 10, the latest version of the DirectX suite of multimedia application programming interfaces (APIs), puts gamers and multimedia buffs on the leading edge of PC graphics performance DirectX 10 features heavily enhanced 3-D graphics-rendering capabilities and helps noticeably improve… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte GA-P35-DQ6 Motherboard Review

@ 2007/07/15 read/post comments(0)
Combining Intel's latest chipset for support of next generation hardware with a full featured motherboard, above average overclocking abilities, and eye catching consumer packaging, the P35-DQ6 should be flying off the shelves as we lead up to the release of… Go To Full Article

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