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Second Round for Nvidia Quad SLI: Technology Matured?

@ 2006/10/11 read/post comments(0)
You may remember that our early tests of a quad-GPU configuration using Nvidia’s quad SLI technology exposed a number of deficiencies of that idea. We’re going to give quad SLI a second try today to see if it has matured…

Abit AB9-Pro Core 2 P965 Motherboard

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The SATA performance is outstanding, and it performs almost identically - sometimes a hair better, sometimes a hair worse - as our Asus P5B Deluxe WiFi, which was our reigning P965 champion. The AB9 Pro tied it, which is an…

Enermax Phoenix Enclosure

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When I fired up the computer for testing, I kept the 250mm fan off for about 10 minutes. When that time had passed, I powered up the side fan and placed my hand by the exhaust ports on the rear…

Zalman CNPS9500 LED CPU Cooler

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This is when I saw where the reputation for the hot Prescott cores came from, I had problems keeping this chip from setting off alarms. I thought it might not be set properly so I removed it, cleaned it and…

Ultra X-Finity 500W PSU

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The Ultra X-FinityT 500 Watt PSU w/ Active PFC appears to be exactly what one would look for in a power supply of this energy rating. First, it is in an attractive enclosure of black brushed aluminum, with well fitting…

Thermaltake Extreme Spirit II Chipset Cooling

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Today will mark the first review of a chipset cooler - not just from Thermaltake, but the very first chipset cooler review on all of Bytesector. Welcome, Extreme Spirit II. Thermaltake has clearly given serious thought to their latest chipset…

Foxconn Winfast N570SM2AA Motherboard

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In this review we will be looking at one of the mainstream motherboards from Foxconn called the Winfast N570SM2AA, This is a nVidia nForce 5 series motherboard featuring the 570 SLI chipset and DDR2 memory.

MSI Geforce NX7900GT-VT2D256EHD Video Card

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In our last few reviews, we've stated that HDCP isn't a big deal right now and we still don't think it will impact the majority of consumers for at least another year to 18 months. HDCP is a reality though…

Seasonic M12-700 High end PSU

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Seasonic is going after the high end gaming market with the M12-700, a modular power supply that has everything: 80 Plus certification, 700W capacity, four PCI express connectors, and Seasonic's excellent reputation for stability and low noise. Oh, and a…

AGEIA RealityMark Released

@ 2006/10/10 read/post comments(0)
AGEIA RealityMark is a new tool which demonstrates the feature and performance value of AGEIA PhysX in a physics-intensive gameplay environment. It’s designed to illustrate how next-generation game design uses the power of the PhysX processor to enable leading-edge, physically…

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