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Creative's Sound Blaster X-Fi Audio Processor

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Modesty has never been one of Creative's strong suits, but could there be something to all the X-Fi hype? To find out, we subjected the most affordable X-Fi offering, the $110 Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic, to a punishing battery of… Go To Full Article

Up to 600Mb/s Wireless Networks Come Closer

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Twenty six wireless networking chips and equipment makers and developers Monday announced a coalition formed to accelerate the IEEE*802.11n standard development process and promote a technology specification for next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products. The group hopes to speed-up… Go To Full Article

Intel Initiates Shipments of Dual-Core Microprocessors

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Intel Corp. Monday said it had begun shipments of its long awaited Intel Xeon processor 2.80GHz with two processing engines. The move accelerates, according to Intel, the company’s multi-core roadmap and also enables two-way servers with ability to execute up… Go To Full Article

ATI’s Future Drivers to Take Advantage of Dual-Core Chips.

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ATI Technologies recently said at press-conference that in several month time the company’s drivers for graphics cards would take advantage of dual-core microprocessors. The move will allow users of systems running chips with two engines to get higher performance in… Go To Full Article

PC Silencing Guide - Part 1

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Quote: Graphics cards, processors and almost every other component inside our PCs become increasingly powerful with each generation, and, as a result, often consume more power and produce more heat than the previous generation. Do we just have to… Go To Full Article

Albatron K8SLI

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Are you looking for a small, no-nonsense, and inexpensive SLI motherboard? If so, you might want to consider the K8SLI, which is Albatron’s entry into the nForce4 SLI arena. How well does Albatron's board stack up against the competition from… Go To Full Article

Creative Zen Sleek

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Having said all that though, if I wanted to buy a 20GB audio player right now this would be a contender. It’s lighter than an iPod, despite the fact that it integrates a microphone and FM tuner and… Go To Full Article

HIS X800 GTO IceQ II Turbo

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HIS adds to their arsenal this last quarter another mainstream VPU within the X800 series. Introducing the HIS X800 GTO IceQ II Turbo. Extending the life of the Radeon X800 architecture once again, the HIS X800 GTO IceQ II Turbo… Go To Full Article

ECS KN1 SLI Extreme

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The KN1 SLI is based on the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI media and communication processor (MCP) which has set the benchmark for the best desktop platform solution currently available. nForce4 SLI is a single-chip, highly integrated, high performance HyperTransport peripheral controller.… Go To Full Article

Digital Media Server 701 by 2partsfusion

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Prebuilt HTPC's aren't normally something we review, but recently there has been a massive increase in people looking for them. Due to this, here's our review of the 2partsfusion 701 Digital Media Server. For those of you who build your… Go To Full Article

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