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Leading ATI Radeon™ graphics with OpenCL deliver high performance for next generation

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Leading ATI Radeon™ graphics with OpenCL deliver high performance for next generation Mac operating system AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that the world renowned ATI Radeon™ HD 4800 series, now found in some of the…

The SSD Relapse: Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD

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The falling performance was actually a side effect of the way NAND flash works. You write in pages (4KB) but you can only erase in blocks (128 pages or 512KB); thus SSDs don't erase data when you delete it, only… Go To Full Article

Computer scientists in Japan say they've developed a way to break the WPA encryption

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The attack gives hackers a way to read encrypted traffic sent between computers and certain types of routers that use the WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) encryption system. The attack was developed by Toshihiro Ohigashi of Hiroshima University and Masakatu Morii… Go To Full Article

Titan Fenrir (TTC-NK85TZ) CPU Cooler Review

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The top features the Fenrir’s own logo – what seems to be a very angry wolf, somewhat confirmed by Wikipedia as a “Fenrir” is essentially a mythical “monstrous wolf”. The tops of the 4 U-shaped heatpipes are also visible. The… Go To Full Article

Lian Li launches the PC-B25F Midi tower Chassis

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Lian Li launches the PC-B25F Midi tower Chassis Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd Ltd has launched the PC-B25F midi tower chassis. The hair-line brushed all aluminum chassis is based on the original PC-B25 “Blue Ring” classic,… Go To Full Article

CoolerMaster Hyper 212 Plus Heatsink Review

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This is your standard tower style heatpipe cooler with the radiator being the perfect size for a 120mm fan. Just like the original Hyper 212 there are 4 physical heatpipes bent in the middle giving us twice the cooling capacity. Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Radeon HD 4770 512MB

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Have just $100 to splurge on a new graphics card? Is having low power consumption and low temperatures important to you? If so, the HD 4770 certainly deserves your attention. This budget card handled each one of our games at… Go To Full Article

Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050W

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Today we're looking at a beast: the Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050W power supply. It appears to have plenty of grunt under the hood. It even looks like a brute, with a surprisingly edgy aesthetic that is complemented by some impressive… Go To Full Article

OCZ XMP Ready Series DDR3-1600 6GB Triple Channel Memory Kit Review

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DDR3 prices continue to drop. I feel that they are now incredibly low. You can get most 6GB triple channel kits at speeds under DDR3-2000 for much less than $200. Most DDR3-2000 triple channel 6GB kits are under $300. Today… Go To Full Article

VisionTek 4850 1GB B2 Review

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Overall, the VisionTek 4850 1GB B2 performed decently, although overclocking potential is limited. The core ran cool thanks to the Accelero L2, and the power circuits even had a small heat sink. This video card is easily installed into most… Go To Full Article

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