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Asus Maximus 3 Extreme

@ 2010/03/15 read/post comments(0)
For every platform, a premiere board appears for every vendor. Asus is known for making the end-all and be-all of premier boards. The Asus Maximus 3 Extreme just about goes beyond that stage. When we first received the board, the… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Utgard PC Case (FR)

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For now, Xigmatek, new player on the housing market, not a sign that no-fault. The Midgard was a major success story, and Asgard was enough to attract users looking for a convenient box and not expensive. Today, the Spoilsport Utgard… Go To Full Article

CoolerMaster 690 II Advanced vs. CoolerMaster 690

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CoolerMaster has realized the desires of their customers and has reworked one of the most popular CM cases on the market today. We touched on many of the major highlights of the CM690II but when compared to the original CM690… Go To Full Article

Radeon HD5830 DirectX-11 Gaming Performance

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Most of the discussion surrounding the Radeon HD5830 video card has been about its performance relative to its two nearest neighbors in the ATI lineup. People are falling over backwards trying to get a fix on its which side of… Go To Full Article

Kingston V+ SNVP325-S2 128GB

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The Kingston SNVP325-S2 is a 2nd generation SSD that uses Toshiba internals to boost performance and support TRIM out of the box. We do love that, no question. Flashing, firmware, and TRIM can be confusing to consumers, and it's nice… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake V3 Black Edition Review

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All in all, this case is not a bad case at all. It stood right with the competition in three out of four of the tests. Not only that, but compared to the similarly priced NZXT Gamma, the V3 sported… Go To Full Article

ASUS Crosshair IV Formula AM3 890FX Motherboard Sneak Peak

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ASUS hasn’t been making much noise in the high-end AMD market as of late and has instead concentrated their new Republic of Gamers series motherboards towards Intel users. That is all about to change with the upcoming release of their… Go To Full Article

PowerColor HD 5830 PCS+

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First let's take a look at the HD 5830 PCS+'s cooler, which appears to be a massive finned brick. It's actually one of the biggest coolers I've seen on a video card. The bulk of it is a nice hefty… Go To Full Article

SilverStone Fortress FT02

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Today we will be looking at the Fortress FT02; SilverStone engineers have combined the rigidity of unibody construction of the TJ07 with the unparalleled cooling layout of the RAVEN chassis, adding a hot-swappable hard drive cage and an acoustically-padded interior… Go To Full Article

MSI HD 5870 Lightning

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MSI's new R5870 Lightning is designed with the hardcore overclocker in mind. It comes with more PWM phases, noise free coils, voltage measurement points, an overclock out of the box and software voltage change support via Afterburner. But is that… Go To Full Article

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