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Microsoft Vista licence restrictions hit hardware hard

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SOFTWARE colossus Microsoft has confirmed that licences for its super soar away Vista operating system will be extremely limiting. According to Techweb, the licences will limit the number of times that it is possible to transfer the…

Four 975X Motherboards For Core 2 Duo

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The 975X is Intel's state-of-the-art core logic for high-end desktop and entry-level workstation systems. It supports all socket 775 Pentium 4, Pentium D, Core 2 Solo and Core 2 Duo processors at FSB800 and FSB1066 speeds, and it comes with…

PCI Express Performance: Two Years Later

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With faster hardware and more powerful games, we set out to test the performance improvement x16 PCIe brings over x8. You may be surprised by some of the performance gains we found, and where we saw them in this article!

Samsung Electronics Intros Ultra High-End 30 Inch Display

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Samsung Electronics, a leading consumer electronics company and the world’s leading producer of liquid crystal displays (LCDs), has unveiled the world’s third 30” LCD designed for desktops and workstations. So far, Samsung’s 30” display offers the highest contrast ratio compared…

Matrox Develops New Graphics Chip – Interface Developer

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Matrox Graphics, a developer of graphics processing units for niche markets, is reportedly developing a graphics processing unit made using 90nm process technology. It is unclear whether the company is developing a Microsoft Windows Vista-compatible graphics accelerator. …

Thermaltake Toughpower 850W series - Quad SLI ready PSU

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Due to the rising power consumption of the personal computer systems today, the consumer demands for high-wattage power supplies are increasing faster than ever. Thermaltake Technology officially releases the W0131 850W/ Active PFC high performance power supply unit. Due to…

NVIDIA Quad SLI under the microscope

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OVER THE PAST few years, we've seen an incredible number of extreme hardware solutions marketed to PC gamers: graphics cards that cost over five hundred bucks, thousand-dollar "Extreme Edition" CPUs, motherboards with more ports than Dubai, custom physics processors, and…

Sapphire Radeon X1650 PRO Videocard

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When contemplating my upcoming review of the X1650 PRO, I considered this card to perform exactly like the X1600 PRO tested earlier. They are essentially the same other than the slightly different core and its' smaller manufacturing process. Now add…

Kingston HyperX DDR2-8500 4x512mb (2GB) Memory

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Kingston and ASUS have worked together to ensure that these two products work well together and they've done their homework. 1066MHz at 2.2v is very reasonable considering many memory companies are asking for 2.1v-2.2v for 800mhz kits!

OCZ PC2-9000 Titanium Alpha VX2 DFI Special Edition

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OCZ has been having a killer year so far, and they don't seem to be planning on slowing down. They recently announced their highest rated memory, the PC2-9000 DFI Special Edition. Does it deliver?

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