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AMD Turion 64 X2 Performance Preview

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By now you must be more than well aware of AMD's immense success of their K8 architecture: a design that propelled AMD right in the center of processor technology spotlights and it has managed to remain that way ever since…

Mushkin XP2-6400 1 GB Memory Kit

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With the XP2-6400 Mushkin has released their second generation of DDR2-800 memory. The memory comes with default timings of 4-4-3-10, which is a good deal better than most of the competition. The elegant black heatspreaders add to the looks of…

Creative spills the beans on X-Fi faults

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Franco De Bonis, Creative's European Audio Business Manager said Creative finally managed to reproduce the crackling and distortion symptoms which were reported on some systems up to two months ago. Apparently, all of those that exhibited the…

Cooler Master iGreen Power RS-500ASAA PSU

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Coolermaster is characterised since the establishment 1992 as a manufacturer of high-quality cooling solutions. It cooperates among other things with AMD and Intel with the production of CPU radiators and produces for PC assembler such as IBM, HP, Fujitsu Siemens…

What motherboard maker brand names does your PC illiterate friend know?

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How well known are motherboard brand names? If you mention Abit, MSI, DFI, Asrock, etc to a friend of yours who's not into PC hardware, does he looks puzzled? What brands do they know?

Arctic Cooling Accelero X1 VGA Cooler

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I am impressed by the performance of the Arctic Cooling Accelero X1. It outperforms the previous model, the NV Silencer 5, by a few degrees, and cooled the card much better than the default eVGA cooler. The Accelero X1 would…

HIS X1600 Pro IceQ Turbo tested in Crossfire

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Today I am taking a look at a card for people who don’t have a lot of money to spend on their video cards but still want to be able to get decent performance in games. The card in question…

Bread: The Half-Baked Truth Revealed

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1. More than 98 percent of convicted felons are bread users. 2. Fully HALF of all children who grow up in bread-consuming households score below average on standardized tests. 3. In the 18th century,…

First ATI Xpress 1100 Motherboard Announced

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ECS just announced the first motherboard based on ATI's RS485 chipset. The ECS RS485M-M is also the first non-R580 motherboard based on an ATI chipset to support AM2. The Micro-ATX powerhouse is expected to give users looking to take advantage…

BFG PhysX and Performance Updates - New Drivers tested

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Last week, we took a first look at the new PhysX add-in physics accelerator from AGEIA. After our article was published, AGEIA released an update to their driver that addresses some of the framerate issues in Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter.…

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