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Screw you guys, I’m going home…

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…or at least, I’m going home to my roots as a gamer. My first real gaming machine was a PC, and this whole “next-gen” console war is pushing me back that way, even though I have loved (and still do… Go To Full Article

No graphics card pulls 300W

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Now, the highest-end graphics boards can pull a maximum of 75 Watts from the motherboard via the PCIe x16 slot, and every 6-pin PEG power connector will yield additional 75 Watts. So, in case of 8800GTX and R600XTX, we are…

Ten things not to do with your data

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Deaths at the hands of bananas, smelly socks and WD-40 are some of the unusual fates to have befallen innocent hard drives, according to a data recovery company that has released a list of the most remarkable cases of data…

Big three search engines to use common indexing tool

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Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo will all begin using Google Sitemaps in an attempt to standardize and improve the website indexing process. Sitemaps are XML files describing the layout of the site with associated metadata. Those files can let web spiders…

Sony taking big hit on each PS3 sold; Xbox 360 in the black

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Market research firm iSuppli has torn down the PlayStation 3 to see what's inside. In doing so, iSuppli confirmed what we reported back in February: the PS3 is expensive to manufacture and Sony is taking a serious hit on each… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA and ATI HDCP Compatible Graphics Cards Roundup

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Today we have a hefty roundup of NVIDIA and ATI cards which all have HDCP capability. We'll talk about HDCP and what it's going to mean for you, as well as see how these cards stack up to each other.

Tagan TurboJet 1100w Quad SLI Power Supply

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After checking out this product, I haven't been given any reason not to recommend this unit. If you're running, or thinking of running, QUAD SLI, then take a good look at this Tagan TurboJet 1100w power supply. It's got the…

Corsair TWIN2X2048-8888C4DF Dominator modules

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WE DON'T COVER MEMORY much here at TR—it's largely a commodity product; performance doesn't vary between modules running at the same speed and timings; and true overclocking potential is difficult to quantify with a limited sample size. However, when we…

Pertelian X2040 V4 USB LCD Portable Display

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The Pertelian X2040 is the perfect device for gamers who don't want an interruption in the action, even if they need their computer to keep track of things in the rest of the world. They can configure it to check…

Akasa AK-961 Socket 775 Heatsink

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The Akasa AK-961 heatsink is designed for socket 775 Intel Pentium 4/D and Core 2 Duo processors. The AK-961 heatsink's fan spins at speeds of 500-3400RPM, which is slightly more than the AK-960E can muster. Also, the fan on the…

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