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LanCool Dragonlord PC-K58W Mid-Tower Case Review

@ 2009/12/09 read/post comments(0)
LanCool's PC-K58W certainly lived up to my expectations, that being the quality of Lian Li without the high price. The PC-K58W features the same elegant and simple looks without any unneeded flash. You get some of the… Go To Full Article

Areca ARC-1680X PCIe Eight-Channel External SATA/SAS RAID Controller

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For years enthusiasts looking to add a high performance RAID controller to their system have flocked to Areca Technology. Areca’s reputation was built on their ability to design and sell controller cards that were able to perform very well, especially… Go To Full Article

How CPU Features Affect CPU Performance

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We proceed with our series of articles devoted to analyzing performance of modern CPUs in real applications and finding out the effect of processor features. This part touches upon the previously unexplored topic: the effect of core clock rates on… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Gladiator 600 Case Review

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The latest Cooler Master case to show up at the lab is the Gladiator 600. At first glance it appears to be a redesign of their popular Centurion line, as the Gladiator borrows many of the features that made the… Go To Full Article

Corsair Dominator GT DDR3 1600MHz memory kit review

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As we have seen, it is pretty much on par with the Apogee GT memory kit, winning in some benchmarks, but losing in the others. One thing is sure though: having tighter timings offers an advantage over the other sets. Go To Full Article

HIS Radeon HD 5850 1GB video card review

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While a reference Radeon HD 5870 makes use of a full Cypress core with all of its Stream Processors, texture units, ROPs and so on intact, the Radeon HD 5850 finds itself with a reduced unit count in some areas,… Go To Full Article

eVGA P55 V MicroATX Board Price Revealed: $120

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Dubbed P55 V, the micro ATX board has support for LGA 1156 processors and four DDR3-1333+ memory slots, two PCI-Express x16 slots for SLI/CrossFireX setups, and five SATA 3.0 Gbps ports. The wannabe cheapo offer also boasts… Go To Full Article

Super Talent shipping 320Mb/s USB 3.0 Flash Drive

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Super Talent announced the first USB 3.0 flash drives in November. The RAIDDrive USB 3.0 series uses patented “multiple pairs of differential serial data lines technology” for optimal NAND flash performance. It will transfer data at 200 MB/s using a… Go To Full Article

Music industry firms are a bunch of pirates

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Apparently the music industry has been taking advantage of the more relaxed attitude to copyright in Canada to release 300,000 songs have been released on CD without compensation. So while the music industry piously bangs on about how terrible pirates… Go To Full Article

[M] Kingston DataTraveler Mini Slim 4Gb USB Stick Review

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Kingston latest USB stick to appear on the market is this very small and low profile Mini Slim DataTraveler which comes in sizes from 2 to 8Gb. We test a blue colored 4Gb edition to see how it stacks up… Go To Full Article

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