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100x Faster Hard Drive In Lab

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lets us know about research out of the Netherlands that has succeeded in reading and writing a hard disk using polarized laser light. The researchers claim this offers a 100-times speedup over reading/writing using magnets. People have been trying for… Go To Full Article

Yale Team Aims to Turn Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

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A team of Yale chemists accepted the challenge from the Department of Energy search for a way to distill sunlight into liquid fuel. The Yale researchers will join 12 other institutions in attempting to create an affordable… Go To Full Article

Intel's next GPU to be Pentium MMX-based?

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Last night, I was sitting around thinking about Intel's forthcoming discrete GPU, codenamed ''Larrabee''. Specifically, I was thinking about how Larrabee will have lots of simple, in-order cores with a short pipeline, and it occurred to me that they might… Go To Full Article

Arctic Cooling Accelero S1 and Turbo Module

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Arctic Cooling provided us their new Turbo Module in addition to the Accelero S1 graphics cooler. The Arctic Cooling Turbo Module is a fan add-on for the company's Accelero S1 and S2 passive heatsinks; its main purpose is to improve… Go To Full Article

Akasa AllInOne Control Panel

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The AllInOne control panel from Akasa offers, just as the name implies, connectivity of all kinds. You will also get a small LCD display to control two fans and two temperature diodes. The unit itself is of high quality and… Go To Full Article

HWbot v2 launches: the biggest online overclocking database

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The hwbot crew is proud to present hwbot v2.0 'awesom-o', the second release of the most popular overclocking database . 350 communities (XtremeSystems, Techpowerup, ******, Madshrimps ...), 6000 members from 60 different countries are all competing for having the fastest… Go To Full Article

XFX Fatal1ty 8600 GT Professional Series

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After reviewing XFX's 8600 GT XXX Edition last month we decided we rather liked it. XFX then told us they were releasing a passive 7600 GT, clocked at the same high clocks. Who were we to turn down the opportunity… Go To Full Article

Beginners Guides: Annual PC Checkup Checklist

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There comes a time in every once-new computer's life when it just doesn't feel fresh anymore. You know, when it's taking 5-10 minutes to boot up into Windows, the fans are making funny squealing noises, and there's a wad of… Go To Full Article

Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer soundcard

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For around £62 (inc. VAT), (or £56 if you are a regular contributor in our community and qualify for free delivery with Scan) the Creative XtremeGamer is a serious bargain. You might be a bit wary of investing in a… Go To Full Article

Super Talent DH series 4GB Pen Drive

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Super Talent might not be the first memory brand that springs to mind; although they have a wide range of competitive products and we’re taking a quick look here at what they’re claiming is the world’s fastest USB 2.0 memory… Go To Full Article

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