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DDR2 Finally Crowned DRAM King

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After a much longer-than-expected delay, double data rate, second generation (DDR2) has finally taken over as the most popular memory chip used in PCs. The crossover to DDR2 from the previous mainstream chip, double data rate, 400MHz…

Budget OC System Guide

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For the first time since the Pentium 2.4C, Intel computer enthusiasts have a platform choice to satisfy overclocking and performance needs. We take a look at what it takes to build solid overclocking systems in today’s market. Have we found…

AGP Video Card Roundup

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Despite what every manufacturer, publication and advert wants to make you believe, AGP is not dead. Almost all of my friends and family still use AGP, much to their dismay, as when they are looking to me for an free…

Thermaltake VC4001SNS Mozart HTPC Case

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The top panel of the case has a couple of perforated areas to help aid in cooling, by allowing fresh air to enter the case. The rectangular portion is in the video card vicinity, while the octagonal one is in…

Thermalright Ultra 90 CPU Cooler

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The Thermalright Ultra 90 is a solid performing air cooler with six heatpipes to keep your CPU temperature down. Its unique design allows you to use your own 92mm fan for fine tuning of heat vs. fan noise. A competitive…

ATI to release 'FireStream' GPGPU accelerators?

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We therefore surmise that FireStream products from ATI will come in significantly different configurations to those you're used to seeing for desktop discrete graphics, possibly without any display outputs at all, and almost certainly with different PCI Express slot configurations…

Foxconn C51XEM2AA-8EKRS2H AM2 Motherboard

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When AMD released their new AM2 CPU’s NVIDIA was quick out from the starting block with their nForce5 chipset. Among the first motherboards, in fact probably the very first, was Foxconn with their imaginary named C51XEM2AA-8EKRS2H. They were probably first…

Geforce 7900 GT drops to €197

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THERE are some special deals going on and Nvidia is doing some special promotions. It slashed the price of its Geforce 7900 GT to a very sexy €229. And after a user emailed about this Sparkle card, he got a… Go To Full Article

Asus goes X1950 XTX and Crossfire

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The RADEON X1950XTX is still not available but should prove a rather attractive $/€399 card for upgrades, when it arrives. Asus decided to use that advantage and announced two cards based on R580+ core, the EAX1950XTX/HTVDP/512M and EAX1950Crossfire/HP/512M. Both cards…

nTune 5.00.11.06 Final

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NVIDIA nTune is the ultimate utility for accessing, monitoring, and adjusting your system components, including temperature and voltages with clear, user-friendly control panels. Overclock your system for highest performance or underclock it for near silent operation. All changes are performed…

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