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Installing and Booting Vista from a USB Flash Drive

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My brother recently had to swap hard drives in his ThinkPad. Seeing as his fancy IBM doesn’t have a disc drive, he needed to figure out a different way of installing Vista on the machine after the swap. Now like… Go To Full Article

Blue Monster Or Piece of Art? Lian-Li PC-888 Case

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Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd has launched the PC-888 full tower chassis. The elegant curved design of the PC-888 is made completely from Aluminum and incorporates a feature rich extravaganza of customized creativity. The traditional brushed aluminum look has been re-sculptured… Go To Full Article

SuperSpeed USB 3.0: More Details Emerge

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Performance improvements are notable, too. "We have research that shows that after 1 minute, 1.5 minutes waiting for a transaction, users get impatient.," says Ravencraft. "The transfer times have to get much faster." Hence the evolution of USB SuperSpeed's Sync… Go To Full Article

SDXC memory cards promise 2TB of storage, 300MBps transfer

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Usually, we poo-poo any new memory card format what with the plethora of options available today. But when a new itty bitty card is announced with a ridiculous 2TB (2 terabyte!) maximum capacity (theoretical), well, we're willing to make the… Go To Full Article

Task Manager on 256-Core Windows 2008 Machine

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It is most likely true that there aren't many of us who have access to a machine with 256 cores at the moment and unfortunately neither do I. I received the following screen shot of the Windows task manager showing… Go To Full Article

HDMI can send back audio in the same cable soon

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The HDMI interface will be updated later this year and will actually bring some interesting news, unlike many of the previous updates that have anything but rocked our worlds. First of all it will introduce the smaller connector which has… Go To Full Article

Sapphire HD4870 TOXIC 1GB Graphics Card Review

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Sapphire are the biggest AMD graphics card partner and a few months ago they released an overclocked version of the 4870 (Toxic edition) carrying a custom cooling solution. However, that version only shipped with 512MB of GDDR5 memory which wasnt… Go To Full Article

GTA 4 (PC): Intel Core i7 far ahead of Core 2 Quad in CPU benchmarks

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The PC version of GTA 4 is especially challenging for the processor and thus PC Games Hardware ran benchmarks with the Core i7 to check how well Intel’s CPU can deal with Rockstar’s action game. We compared the Nehalem architecture… Go To Full Article

Antec Twelve Hundred Full Tower Case

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Being a big brute isn't necessarily a bad thing these days when it comes to finding a housing for a gaming rig. There can be strength in both sheer size and in sheer numbers. The Antec Twelve Hundred full tower… Go To Full Article

Thermolab Baram CPU Cooler Review (FR)

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Currently there is much talk of a new ventirad CPU, the Thermolab Baram. From Korea, the newcomer made a name for himself in the various tests that are devoted to him, and he is often compared to the brand ventirads… Go To Full Article

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