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Windows 7 trounces Windows XP at green computing

@ 2010/07/30 read/post comments(0)
Mindteck, a company that offers embedded software development and consultancy services, has released power consumption data after testing sleep, idle, low-use, and high-use scenarios of various Windows PCs. The researchers also built a model to estimate cost savings by using… Go To Full Article

AMD 890FX Mainboards Roundup: ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Gigabyte and MSI

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Today we are going to talk about six mainboards on AMD 890FX chipset, namely: ASRock 890FX Deluxe3, Asus M4A89TD Pro and Asus M4A89TD Pro/USB3, Biostar TA890FXE, Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 and MSI 890FXA-GD70. We will compare their technical specifications, BIOS functionality, overclocking… Go To Full Article

Early AMD Llano and Ontario performance numbers tip up

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AMD Llano and Ontario systems have appeared on BOINC or the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing if you prefer. It’s hard to draw any real conclusions from the numbers, as the clock speeds for the… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte H55N Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

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Mini-ITX motherboards are typically designed for low power consumption and cherished for their compact form factor. So what happens when you replace a low powered system with an Intel H55? Go To Full Article

OCZ Agility-2 SandForce-Driven SSD

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OCZ Technology has once again brought cutting-edge high-speed SSDs into the value storage segment with their Agility 2 series. Based on the SandForce SF1200 controller, the OCZ Agility 2 SSD delivers up to 20,000 IOPS with incredible bandwidth speed. In… Go To Full Article

CoolIT ECO C240 A.L.C.

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CoolIT has become well-known for their thermoelectric (TEC) cooling solutions such as the Freezone and Freezone Elite, and appears to be heading into the more “mainstream” market of water cooling with the release of recent products. As such, the ECO… Go To Full Article

Kingston HyperX blu KHX1600C9D3B1K2/4GX

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This Kingston HyperX blu memory turned out to be a little bit surprising for an entry-level offering. You can easily keep it at the JEDEC standard of 1333 MHz and tighten the timings to 6-7-6-20 @ 1.5v for a very… Go To Full Article

Kingston Factory Tour (Hsinchu, Taiwan)

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Kingston is one of the largest and best known memory manufacturers in the world but their production facilities are usually hidden from prying eyes. In this article, we take you deep within Kingson's factory in Taiwan in order to see… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vertex 2

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Even with the price of SSD’s still out of range of some users we see an amazing variety of models giving the most hardcore and wealthy enthusiasts a great selection to pick from. OCZ itself manufactures a model for any… Go To Full Article

NZXT Vulcan Case Review

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This is a fantastic case. It’s light, stylish, and fits all of my components very efficiently. I have so many more good things to say about this case than bad. This will most likely be the new case I hang… Go To Full Article

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