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Ultra X4 600W Power Supply Review

@ 2010/01/28 read/post comments(0)
The Ultra X4 600W power supply performed well in some areas, but performed poorly in others. The DC voltage load regulation is on a par with many high end power supplies but the noise/ripple levels are in excess of the… Go To Full Article

Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB

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SATA 3.0 may have been available to consumers for the past couple of months, but the number of hard drive options out there are ultra-slim... just one. That drive is Seagate's Barracuda XT. The question we're looking to answer here… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler Review

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When I received the Hyper 212 Plus I really was not all that enthused due to its rather uninspiring packaging and rather plain looks. Those feelings quickly disappeared once the Hyper 212 Plus was installed and I… Go To Full Article

Corsair Dominator PC3-12800 8GB mem kit

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The best part about this memory is their overclocking headroom. Bumping the memory voltage to 1.7V, the sticks clocked a tad past 1900 MHz while remaining totally stable. Go To Full Article

Workarounds for Radeon HD 5000 Series Vertical Stripes Issue

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AMD's latest ATI Radeon HD 5000 series is indeed selling like hotcakes. Only three weeks ago, AMD had announced that it had shipped two million DirectX 11 GPUs. However as history has taught us, new products sometimes mean new issues.… Go To Full Article

Glacialtech Igloo 5610 Plus Silent Heatsink Review

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The Igloo 5610 Plus Silent ships with two 92mm fans, each spinning at 1200RPM but arranged in a push-pull fashion. A pre-applied patch of shinetsu thermal compound on the base of the heatsink means it's ready to be used out… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II X4 910e 2.6 GHz Quad-Core 65W Processor Review

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AMD seeks to shift that tide with the introduction of the energy efficient AMD Phenom II X4 910e processor for socket AM3. This 2.6GHz quad core chip has as all the Phenom II features that you expect: 2.6GHz quad-core design… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i5 661 Clarkdale 32nm Processor Review

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With the new year, comes new things. The newest of Intel’s crop comes to us in the form of the Core i5 and i3 Processors dubbed Clarkdale. And while it’s built a little different, it doesn’t mean you’re due for… Go To Full Article

Matrox CompressHD H.264 Encoding Accelerator Card Review

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With a suggested retail price of $495, the Matrox CompressHD is not for the average consumer. The card is a great investment, though, for the professional that does a lot of H.264 encoding. With its ability to encode HD video… Go To Full Article

ASUS ATI Radeon EAH5850 G 2 DIS Review

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With the EAH5850 G 2 DIS ASUS presents their entry card into the 5850-series. The GPU is being manufactured using 40 nanometer process technology. On 334 squaremillimeters there are 2.15 billion transistors which is twice the amount… Go To Full Article

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