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TSMC Denies Huge 40nm Yield Drop

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has denied that the yields of chips made using TSMC’s 40nm fabrication process dropped substantially recently as a consequence of the company’s problems. The firm states that the yields stayed flat. “The 40nm yield did… Go To Full Article

AMD plans Redwood GPU to replace HD 4770

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AMD is using silly names such as Hemlock for its dual RV870, Cypress XT for the HD 5870 (a.k.a. RV870), while Cypress Pro is HD 5850 and so on. The chip that is scheduled to launch in Q1 2010 is… Go To Full Article

Comparative Roundup: Six SAS RAID Controllers

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Testing RAID controllers is a daunting and unrewarding task. Although the process can be automated well enough, it takes a very long time. There are too many long tests producing too many numbers. But as we have already tested as… Go To Full Article

Move Live Messenger Icon to the System Tray in Windows 7

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If you’ve made the switch to Windows 7 and use Windows Live Messenger, you might have noticed the icon stays in the new Taskbar. If you are annoyed by this and would rather see it in the System Tray (notification… Go To Full Article

Zalman releases universal PWM fan controller

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A PWM fan controller can adjust the speed of a fan by feeding the engine with pulses of current instead of reduced voltage. The advantage with this is that you can control the speed of the fan more precise, both… Go To Full Article

Corsair H50 Hydro Series Liquid/Water CPU Cooling System Review

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Corsair's H50 liquid cooling kit has a lot going for it. Not only is this a turnkey system that requires no assembly or maintenance, it is relatively easy to install, has very good cooling performance and is priced competitively with… Go To Full Article

SilverStone Raven RV02 Full-Tower

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One of SilverStone's newer chassis is the Raven 2 which is derived from the original Raven case. The Raven 2 is smaller in stature compared to the original but still packs an aesthetically pleasing punch. Visually stunning, the simple lines… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade and Installation Guide

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Many gamers swear by the proven stability that is Windows XP, but there's a new player on the market: Windows 7. While Windows XP is heralded by some as the best OS to ever come from Microsoft, Vista is the… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Storm Sniper Black Edition Video Review

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In the case market, every company tries to differentiate themselves from their competition by releasing unique designs and different takes on the tried, tested and true ATX layout. In this review we take a look at a new case from… Go To Full Article

Crucial M225 256GB Solid State Drive Review

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“When it comes to Solid State Drives (SSD’s), it seems like many of the offerings available are from companies known for memory, not storage. This is because unlike traditional hard drives SSD’s have no moving parts and use NAND memory… Go To Full Article

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