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Overclocking GTX-480 / EVGA Precision 1.9.2

@ 2010/04/07 read/post comments(0)
GTX-480 and 470 are a different creature when it comes to overclocking. The folks over at EVGA have it down pat with EVGA Precision 1.6.2 and we thought since they took the time to build Precision we'd take toe time… Go To Full Article

HIS Radeon HD 5850 Turbo 1GB Video Card

@ 2010/04/07 read/post comments(0)
Only recently we looked at the HD 5870 Turbo from HIS which did a good job of impressing us. Today we're moving slightly down the ladder to the HD 5850 which has become one of the best valued video cards… Go To Full Article

[M] future secured, Madshrimp produces daughter

@ 2010/04/07 read/post comments(14)
Friday last week my first offspring was born at 13:37, a light-weight at 2.5kg and 48cm long. Claire will no doubt become a geek like her daddy and so the future of the Madshrimps site has been secured.

Thuban details in ASUS Crosshair IV bios

@ 2010/04/05 read/post comments(1)
Over at the HWBOT forums, a member has posted a couple of screenshots from the ASUS bios containing information of the upcoming Thuban processor. Most interesting is probably the added DRAM divider and support for 8-core CPUs. Go To Full Article

DUH! News of the Day: Nvidia admits GTX480 runs hot

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(1)
In a blog post, Nvidia's Drew Henry said that the chip designer had "heard [users] concerns" with regard to power and heat. He went on to explain that a "high performance" GPU such as the GTX480 will "consume a lot… Go To Full Article

No performance testing is done on USB certified devices

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(0)
YOU MIGHT HAVE noticed a little USB logo on most, if not all of your USB devices that tells you what kind it is, be it bog standard USB, Hi-Speed or now SuperSpeed USB. During today's USB-IF developer's conference we… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake PWB 100

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(1)
When we think of water blocks and of water cooling in general, we think of names like Danger Den, Koolance, EK, Heatkiller and D-Tek. At the bottom of our list is Coolermaster, Corsair and finally ThermalTake. These companies have been… Go To Full Article

Xigmatek Utgard Review

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(0)
Everyone has seen the Xigmatek fans, but are the cases they produce up to the same standards? Go To Full Article

Kingston SSDNow V+ (gen.2) 128GB SSD Review

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(1)
In the highly competitive SSD market, there is no end to the number of companies vying for your hard earned dollars. From no name brands to the who's who of the computer hardware industry, there are so many products out… Go To Full Article

NZXT Tempest EVO Mid Tower Chassis Review

@ 2010/04/01 read/post comments(0)
Today we have the opportunity to take a look revamped version of the infamous NZXT Tempest, the NZXT Tempest EVO. With many upgrades from the original Tempest including a complete black interior, tinted window, extra cable management options and many… Go To Full Article

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