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Intel Core 2 Duo Vs. AMD AM2

@ 2006/09/13 read/post comments(0)
ExtremeTech has an extensive performance roundup across the entire line of Intel Core 2 Duo and AMD AM2 CPUs, from the cheap to the ultra-high end. Both companies bring five processors to the table, ranging from $152 to $1,075, with…

Sony finds use for old DVDs -> Flame proof plastic

@ 2006/09/13 read/post comments(0)
it can recycle and crush DVDs, adding a fire retardant and a polymer to improve shock resistance. Sony reckons that the fire-resistant plastic will be twice as strong as existing casings for PCs with better resistance to heat and fire.

AMD Reveals and Retracts 65nm Transition Details

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Advanced Micro Devices, the world’s second largest maker of microprocessors, has a long history of being tight-lipped over the upcoming plans or ongoing actions. However, recently two executives at the company released details concerning the transition of manufacturing to 65nm…

Thermalright Ultra-120 Heatpipe CPU Cooler

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he Thermalright Ultra-120 is an extremely well designed heatsink capable of providing just about the best cooling available at this time. Thermalright boasts that they are number one, and they may have a case under the right circumstances. The Tuniq…

VisionTek Radeon X1300 PCI Video Card

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VisionTek offers one of the more unusual graphics card product lines out there and although they exclusively deal with ATI chips, they do not cover the entire line of Radeons. For example, while they do have a Radeon X1900XTX part,…

MSI P965 Platinum Motherboard

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Supporting PCI Express, DDR2 and Intel Core 2 Duo processors, the P965 Platinum is the premium model in MSI's Intel P965 mainboard range. Can it pull a "P5W64", but for a slightly different crowd?

AMD Energy Efficient Processors: 4600+ and 3800+

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Intel and AMD are moving towards more efficiency in their CPUs and that's a good thing. The "Green" initiative is about conserving energy and saving our environment. With power requirements on every facet of the computer going up (the 7950…

Kingston HyperX PC2-8500 DDR2 1GB Kit

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Being one of the very first manufacturers to break the DDR2-1000 barrier on the DDR2 platform, Kingston are certainly on to a winner with their HyperX PC2-8500 range. Capable of speed up to DDR2-1150 on a motherboard…

ThermalTake 745 Bigwater WaterCooling Kit

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The Thermaltake 745 Bigwater Kit does a surprisingly better job than one might expect at first glance. It is able to do a very respectable job against the heat despite an average pump and average looking blocks. A matching Aquarius…

Swiftech H20-220 Apex Ultra+ WaterCooling Kit

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The Swiftech Apex Ultra Plus is definitely a fantastic complete water cooling kit. It is a kit meant for the serious enthusiast who intends to run silent or drain every ounce of computing power from their computer system

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