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Geil PC3200 Ultra X: High Speed & Record Bandwidth

@ 2004/08/21 read/post comments(0)
When Corsair 3200XL appeared on the market about 2 months ago, it created quite a bit of excitement with 2-2-2 timings at DDR400. After disappearing from the market when Winbond BH5 memory chips were discontinued, 2-2-2 DDR400 memory had become… Go To Full Article

ATI RV410 'to ship in October'

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ATI will launch its would-be GeForce 6600 GT beater late next month or early October, sources from among Taiwan's graphics card companies have claimed. Said moles also suggest the part will be named the Radeon X700, according… Go To Full Article

Guide to Vertical Synchronization, Triple Buffering, and Temporal Anti-Alias

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Since the beginning of time, man has been asking many seemingly unanswerable questions. What is vertical synchronization (V-Sync) and how does it work? What exactly does temporal anti-alias (TAA) really mean? How does triple buffering (TB) operate? How are all… Go To Full Article

Doom 3 vs. Half Life 2: Regardless of Which is Better, We All Lose

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When I first began computer gaming, the big way to boost your l33t status, to get those crazy visuals, and to really “immerse” yourself in the game…was to buy a color video card and monitor. Its difficult to express how… Go To Full Article

Shuttle XPC SB61G2 V3

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For those that are concerned about the power output of the 250w PSU featured in the SB61G2 v3, have nothing to fear. For four days straight I left the system looping the 3Dmark2003 Pro test using a “GeForce 6800 Ultra”. Go To Full Article

OCZ 2GB PC3200 Performance Series Dual-Channel Kit

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Snip: "If you can honestly find a meaningful use for 2GB of unbuffered memory, OCZ's £400 dual-channel pack is as good as any. We'd pair it with AMD's new S939 Athlon 64 FX-53 and ATI's Radeon X800 XT PE. That… Go To Full Article

Build Your Own Home Theatre PC Part 1

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"The first step in the process of building this system would be to select a suitable HTPC enclosure. Case selection is rather subjective and just about everyone will give you an opinion on the type of enclosure to use.… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte 3D Rocket Cooler review

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"The central blower fan has a speed of 3000rpm at 12V, it has a life expectancy of 50,000 hours and generate only 26.3dBA at 3000rpm. The purpose of this fan is to draw air via the fins and cool the… Go To Full Article

Plextor PX-712SA SATA DVD±RW Writer

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As serial ATA (SATA) hard drives grew in popularity over the past year or so, many users who fancy SATA's small cable and simple interface (no jumper) started wondering when SATA optical drives would hit the market. It makes sense,… Go To Full Article

Logisys Liquid Neon Thunder Kit Review

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Like other lights the Thunder kit is plug & play. While it's not as bright as cathodes, it more than makes up for it with its coolness factor. The tube has a steady green glow while brighter spirals go crazy… Go To Full Article

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