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Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue SSD Review

@ 2010/03/03 read/post comments(0)
Western Digital’s first consumer SSD is called the SiliconEdge Blue. SiliconEdge is the brand of WD’s SSDs, and the Blue label indicates that this isn’t a high performance drive. WD’s color naming scheme is pretty simple to figure out. Green… Go To Full Article

EOL Announced for Core i7 920 (September 24th)

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Following the launch of the Core i7-930 yesterday, Intel has announced that it will begin winding down production of the i7-920, on sale at $10 less. Intel’s clients will however be able to place orders for this processor up to… Go To Full Article

XFX 5970 Black Edition Is Overclocked, 4Gb Ram, 6-Way Eyefinity

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The HD 5970 Black Limited Edition, which only arrived Wednesday at the Cebit, seems to be on a normal HD 5970, though the fan is located in the middle and not the end. Closer inspection also shows that the GPU… Go To Full Article

Nvidia's Optimus lets you pull a GPU out of a running system

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Apparently, you can pull an Optimus-capable discrete graphics module out of a running notebook, then put it back and run a graphically intensive app, all without a hitch. That's because the system completely powers down the GPU module (and the… Go To Full Article

OCZ Upcoming SSDs Revealed: Vertex 2, Agility 2, Deneva

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The Vertex 2 would initially be based on the Sand Force SF-1500, but due to the high cost of this enterprise-controller decided the cheaper OCZ SF-1200 to use. Go To Full Article

Microsoft tells IE faithful on Windows XP to avoid F1 key

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Still hanging around on Windows XP? Perfectly acceptable. Still using Internet Explorer to browse the world wide web? Just a wee bit less forgivable, but we understand that some of you simply can't get around it. If we just rung… Go To Full Article

Intel planning "multiplier unlocked" CPUs based on Clarkdale/Lynnfield

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According to Steve Peterson, head of marketing of Intel's chipset division, his company is considering new affordable models to introduce overclocking. Peterson made the commitment announced in a conversation with Tweakers.net. He would not tell to what cpu and what… Go To Full Article

MSI to equip mainstream motherboards with Hydra MultiGPU chips

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The release of MSI's first motherboard with the Hydra-chip, high-end Fuzion in the Big Bang series based on Intel's P55 chipset, did not go smoothly by driver problems. The manufacturer has not yet confident in the multi-GPU technology Lucid chip… Go To Full Article

Cases from AeroCool, Enermax, NZXT and Scythe

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Today we are going to talk about four system cases of the most popular type: mainstream price range. We will talk not only about solutions with classical design that stood the test of time, but also about a few truly… Go To Full Article

Powercolor working on "Eyefinity" edition based on Radeon 5770

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At this year's CeBIT PowerColor is the first manufacturer to show a custom designed Eyefinity card. Their HD 5770 Eyefinity 5, yes Eyefinity 5, not six, lets you connect up to five displays in Eyefinity mode. In order to accomodate… Go To Full Article

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