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A-DATA show us 200MB/s USB 3.0 SSD and other goodies

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Earlier today we visited the A-DATA headquarters here in Taipei and got a close-up look at some of its latest storage and memory products. Watch the video below, accompanying textual information is further below as well. Probably most interesting for… Go To Full Article

Silverstone Fortress 2 FT02

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We recently took a look at Silverstone's RV02, better known as the Raven 2. With the entire motherboard rotated 90 degrees for ideal cooling performance we were very impressed. Today I have the chance to take a look at the… Go To Full Article

Msi Hd5770 Hawk

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After Mondays stunning Crossfire results, does the Twin Frozr on the MSI Hawk give even more headroom? Go To Full Article

The dog ate my CPU

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My dog found it and decided to start eating it. She managed to get the heat spreader off, as well as to bend the poor CPU in the process. Anyway here are some pics after I pulled it out of… Go To Full Article

6GB Kingston HyperX 2000MHz DDR3 Memory Kit

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Overclockers and PC hardware enthusiasts understand that system memory performs best with low latency and fast speeds, but both seldom come in the same package. Kingston offers the exception. Available with two XMP eXtreme Memory Profiles, the Kingston HyperX DDR3… Go To Full Article

XFX Radeon 5830

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Even with the limited adjustments available within the CCC's Overdrive utility, I was still able to max the GPU's clock speed in a matter of minutes and get the RAM to an excellent overclock rather expediantly as well. Throw in… Go To Full Article

ATI's latest Catalyst driver reduces IQ for performance boost?

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source XS.org: google translations from german to english are a nightmare... the pics speak for themselves, despite setting anisotropic 16x filtering in catalyst control panel or in the game itself, atis latest catalyst drivers actually force a mix of… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Velociraptor 600GB 6Gb/s SATA Benchmarked

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We’re please to report the new Velociraptor is fully 30 percent faster than the previous-gen version, with sustained average write speeds hovering over 130MB/s. Once again the Velociraptor is the fastest mechanical hard drive readily available. Random-access seek times are… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler

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Noctua is well known for their line of excellent CPU coolers and silent fans. With the ever growing heat levels of modern processors, the company created the new "twin towers" design. Today we see if the NH-D14 can handle the… Go To Full Article

Core i5 DDR3 Memory Kit Group Test - 4GB kits

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Today we are comparing five different 4GB kits specifically tailored for use on the socket 1156 platform. Each of these kits has been supplied by a real retail store rather than from the manufacturer directly, so it should be representative… Go To Full Article

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