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Thermaltake Aemor Jr Case

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We all like good things, but too much of a good thing can be, well, a bad thing. It's for this reason, among others, that we can purchase items such as fun sized candy bars, two door coupes, and those…

Watercooled motherboard from Asus

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Asus has managed to find a cooling solution for its next generation high-end motherboards, using a very small integrated pump and water reservior. The rather large radiator also works as a heatsink for the MOSFETs, which are part of the…

Hard drive celebrates 50 years this September - from 5Mb to 750Gb

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It just seemed like yesterday that it took 50 24-inch diameter platters coated with iron oxide paint mounted on a rotating spindle to store 5MB. (That would be the RAMAC, the drive in the IBM System 305 Computer. Now you…

ATI next-gen R600 Has Been Taped Out, Says Web-Site

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A news-story over VR-Zone web-site claims that ATI’s processor internally called R600 has been made at a fab using 65nm process technology. Usually the “tape out” term means that the chip developer had received working sample of a processor from…

Intel Bumps Tulsa Ahead to Q3 2006

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Intel representatives today announced that the company intends to push up the launch of its "Opteron killer" code named Tulsa. Tulsa is dual-core processor built Intel’s 65-nanometer process and is the last remnants of the NetBurst architecture. That is not…

Nigerians create 8.5 watt PC

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The Solo Computer has been developed by the Nigerian Fantsuam Foundation. It uses a 1GB flash drive for storage instead of a spinning hard disk, and an energy-efficient ARM processor.

Intel Tri-Gate Transistors Enable Higher Energy Efficiency

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Intel Corp. Monday said that its engineers have further developed the company’s tri-gate transistors and indicated that the technology would be suitable for volume manufacturing in several years from now, according to observers, by the time when Intel starts making…

Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5000 Laser

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Now, we get to take a look at Logitech's latest offering, the Cordless Desktop MX 5000 Laser. With Bluetooth connectivity, a multipurpose LCD display on the keyboard, and the perennial super-performing MX1000 Laser mouse, Logitech may have created the ultimate…

Foxconn 975X7AA Motherboard

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Foxconn has once again put together an excellent package using one of Intel's latest chipsets. While the setup is not perfect, anyone still looking to put together a great Smithfield or Presler system could jump on this…

ATI Radeon X1900 XTX 512MB

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Back in January, I wrote a preview of ATI’s top-of-the-line X1900 XTX. At the time, our main focus was seeing how much of a difference there was between it and the X1800 XT it replaced. It wasn’t until just recently…

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