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Cooler Master Sileo 500

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Not every PC build needs to be a full size case with 15 fans. Sometimes you are just looking for a simple case that will keep your rig cool enough and most importantly keep the noise to a minimum. At… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake BigTyp 14 Pro CPU Cooler Review

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The Thermaltake promotional material claims the BigTyp 14 Pro is "completely silent", which just isn't true at any speed with the included fan. Despite this, I was quite pleased with the performance and noise level at the lowest speed setting.… Go To Full Article

Hiper M300 300W Media Center PSU Review

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I'm looking at the strange and unusual once more today in the Hiper M300, a tiny little 300 watt power supply intended to be used in Hiper's Media Center cases. This unit promises plentiful power at better than 80% efficiency,… Go To Full Article

HIS HD 4850 IceQ4 1 GB

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We have come a long way from the major change of high end graphics RAM size that took place near the end of the Nvidia 7 and ATI X1900 series like spans. This change is happening again, only this time… Go To Full Article

Nexus RX-8500 850W PSU review

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Today they’ve been given the Nexus RX-8500 850W PSU to take a look at. This 850 Watt power supply boasts to be a lot of things. Is it? Read the review and you’ll find out… Go To Full Article

Hiper Slim Aluminum USB/PS2 Keyboard Review

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This HIPER offering is a very good keyboard for general internet surfing, email and occasional document creation. If a larger, classier version of a laptop style keyboard appeals to you, then this could be a welcome addition to your home… Go To Full Article

Intel Responds to Fragmentation with New X25-M Firmware

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The 8820 firmware has completely renewed my faith in the X25-M. The weak link has been eradicated, and I’m thoroughly impressed with the renewed performance it will bring to all M series drive users. I am also thoroughly pleased with… Go To Full Article

Intel firmware addresses X25-M, X18-M SSD slowdowns

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This update implements several continuous improvements and optimizations to the drive algorithms including a resolution for a performance issue first reported by the PC Perspective review website. Keep in mind that the risk of a typical PC user experiencing this… Go To Full Article

Businesses to hold off upgrading to Windows 7 until after 2010

@ 2009/04/13 read/post comments(2)
Even in its beta form, Windows 7 seems to be generating considerably more positive feedback than Windows Vista. However, a survey quoted by InformationWeek suggests the hype machine hasn't done much to woo enterprise users. Diamond Research… Go To Full Article

The Poor Man's Notebook Project

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The company I work for sells a forensic computer system that is built inside a full size pelican case. That gave me the idea for the first case computer I built which I called the Poor Mans Netbook even though… Go To Full Article

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