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Hitach's 500GB SATA-II Reviewed

@ 2005/07/24 read/post comments(0)
The specifications for the Hitachi Desktstar 7K500 are impressive. 500 GB of disk space, 16 MB of cache memory, and 3.0 Gbps of transfer speeds are about as good as you are going to get in today's hard drives. The… Go To Full Article

Picture and 3DMark03 results for nVidia 7800GT

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We've been able to secure secure some early performance numbers and picture on NVIDIA's pending 7800GT card which is said to debut at this year's QuakeCon. The card should retail for $399.00 - making it the clear winner in bang… Go To Full Article

MSI MegaPC 865 PRO

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We take a look at MSI's new HTPC with Instant-On functionality that lets you watch TV or DVDs as well as listen to the FM or MP3/Audio CDs without booting into Windows. Go To Full Article

Enabling 2D Enhancements on GeForce 6 and 7 Series

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GeForce 6 and 7 series have a dedicated 2D processor in charge of enhancing the quality of 2D videos executed by programs such as Windows Media Player. This feature was highly praised by nVidia when they released their GeForce 6… Go To Full Article

Western Digital Releases Its Largest Hard Disk Drive: 400GB

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Western Digital, a leading maker of hard disk drives (HDDs) unveiled this week its first product that utilizes 100GB platters – WD Caviar SE 400GB. The new HDD is also likely to offer boosted performance compared to predecessors due to… Go To Full Article

Barebone Maker Touts NVIDIA’s New Chipset: C51

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Bioastar, a maker of barebones, mainboards and other computer components, recently disclosed some information about its Biostar iDEQ 330N small form-factor system that is based on NVIDIA’s core-logic which was not yet officially launched. The data may indicate that NVIDIA’s… Go To Full Article

Creative’s Audio Chips Gain Popularity Among Mainboard Makers

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Creative Labs, who catalyzed multimedia revolution a decade ago, said that it would sell its famous Live! audio chip to mainboard makers for integration. The firm believes that the processor first unveiled seven years ago still provides higher quality audio… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Armor Case

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The Armor is a little like the Thermaltake version of the CM Stacker at a first glance. It has a whopping 10 5.25" drive bays (one is already occupied at the bottom, as you will see below), one dedicated external… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA SLI Antialiasing

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Bug fixes, new profiles for games, and, most importantly, a powerful new Anitaliasing mode. Join us as we examine NVIDIA’s new ForceWare driver to see if NVIDIA truly is “the way it’s meant to be played.” … Go To Full Article

Windows Vista draws, jokes, scorn, approval

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About 45 percent of 3,000 readers who took a News.com poll said they will get used to Windows Vista. But 40 percent didn't like it and only 15 percent thought it was the right choice. Go To Full Article

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