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Grow marijuana inside your PC! (and get arrested)

@ 2006/10/23 read/post comments(2)
Police in Poland arrested a 17 year old kid who ran a mini-farm of cannabis inside his PC. The PC was normally used but modded to contain a light source, and keep humidity and temperature at proper levels. He risks…

Most efficient L2 cache usage: Intel shared or AMD dedicated?

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It's known that Shared L2 Cache makes a significant microarchitectural difference between modern dual-core processors from Intel, based on the improved P6+ microarchitecture and the new Intel Core microarchitecture, and competing solutions (i.e. AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors). And…

Thermaltake Aguila chassis

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We recently reviewed one of Thermaltake's full-tower offerings, the Armor LCS, and whilst the case and the water-cooling were good in isolation, they just didn’t get on that well together. With that in mind, we have another of its chassis…

KuFormula VF1 Plus VGA Cooler

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In this review I will utilize the KuFormula VF1 Plus VGA cooler to tame the burning desire my video card has to combust into flames. While there are at least dozens of various aftermarket VGA cooling solutions available at the…

Cooler Master NotePal P1 notebook cooler

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However, as amusing as the story is, there is a lesson to learn from it - notebooks get warm. In fact, the very fact that they get called notebooks instead of laptops, is so that aren't advertised as…

Cooler Master Hyper TX Socket 775 CPU Cooler

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The Cooler Master Hyper TX offers just about everything you would want in a processor cooler; easy installation, minimal noise, respectable cooling performance, and the secondary benefit of cooling motherboard components near the processor... Despite the compact size and light…

Apack Zerotherm GX710 Copper Videocard VGA Cooler

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The ZEROtherm GX710 is a good VGA cooling solution from a new player in this market. A tie, however, is rarely satisfying in this business. As I mentioned earlier, the GX710 is almost surely going to be more expensive that…

High Quality In-Game Footage of Crysis!

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Nvidia G80 has problems - SLI and HDCP broken for now

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What is broken? Well, it seems G80 has a lot broken, some that will be fixed before launch, and some may be harder to fix. Drivers on the 25th October will fix SLI, as we understand it…

Street Spanks AMD on Profit Worries

@ 2006/10/23 read/post comments(0)
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported falling profit margins during the third quarter, sparking investor fears Oct. 19 that the computer chip maker faces pricing setbacks in its battle with archrival Intel's (INTC). Sunnyvale (Calif.)-based AMD, the No.…

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