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The 2008 Guide to Gaming PC Specs

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PC gaming is always going forward. While a new console generation takes years to arrive, PC hardware evolves in much faster cycles, with new generation of hardware popping up every 6 to 12 months. Vendors naturally want to sell you… Go To Full Article

DDR2-800 vs. DDR3-1333. Does DDR3-1333 Make Sense?

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We're going to compare performance of two processors in combination with different memory modules: standard DDR2-800 and higher-clocked DDR3-1333. The Core 2 Extreme QX9650 processor (1333 MHz FSB) will be tested with one and the same motherboard that supports both… Go To Full Article

Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Compound

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Noctua recently released their new NT-H1 thermal compound. This new thermal interface material is designed to give maximum performance while being simple to use. Best of all, it is ready to use immediately and does not require a "burn-in" time… Go To Full Article

Noctua NF-P12 120mm Fan

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The Noctua NF-P12 is a great fan. Its combination of good performance with low noise seals the deal. Noctua has delivered on their company motto of producing "sound-optimised premium components" - this fan is almost silent when… Go To Full Article

Corsair TX750 PSU review

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Upon cracking open the TX750 and kissing the warranty goodbye, it was immediately evident that it is indeed a CWT built power supply. It is very similar in construction to the CWT built Corsair VX550. The thick black heatsink fins… Go To Full Article

MSI 8800GT 512MB Review

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The 8 series of nVIDIA cards have been around for over a year and have almost completely dominated the market in terms of high end support. Now with the 9 series just around the corner, partners are finishing up with… Go To Full Article

Hybrid Aluminum Case Review

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LANCOOL (Lian Li) has sent us an aluminum/steel hybrid case to test out. With a black annodized aluminum exterior and sporting multiple interior design features that we find lacking in many cases the K7 may be an excellent case from… Go To Full Article

Mid-End Heatpipe Cooler Shootout

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Today we'll focus on 21 Mid-End coolers and their tests. It won't be a traditional shootout-we don't want to wear our readers out and distract them from their preholiday cares. So we'll try to keep away from purely technical details,… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition

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From the results, if you can get 2.6GHz+ from one it should scale wonderfully, however given the problems AMD seems to be having with scaling its retail CPUs means it looks like getting a good chip is very much luck… Go To Full Article

New model Club 3D 8800 GT (CGNX-G882DDF)

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Club 3D the european graphic card specialist, annouced today a new high-end model Club 3D 8800GT (CGNX-G882DDF) based on the Nvidia G92 chipset with a special radial heatpipe cooling solution. The Club 3D 8800GT (CGNX-G882DDF) is outstanding in performance and…

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