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AMD HD 6950 1GB vs. NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti Overclocking
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 4:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD and NVIDIA released $250 GPUs last week, and both proved to deliver a major punch for modest cash. After testing, we found AMD to have a slight edge in overall performance, so to see if things change when OCing is brought into the picture, we pushed both cards hard, and then pit the results against our usual suite.
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE

KFA2 GeForce GTX 560 Ti LTD OC 1GB card in-depth review
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
KFA2 launches a genuinely special edition NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti card. We take a close look.
  FULL STORY @ HEXUS

VisionTek CandyBoard Bluetooth Edition
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 4:00P | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“VisionTek has now taken the CandyBoard and tweaked it a bit, by adding Bluetooth connectivity and a couple other small revisions. The design and function are nearly identical, so VisionTek is wide not to mess with a winning formula. Perhaps more importantly, VisionTek has upped the ante with this device with all its newly added features at a reduced cost of about $65 USD at different online retailers.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

AMD Fusion - The Future in APUs
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 12:03P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"AMD’s Fusion technology aims to solve both the need for ultra low power consumption and muscular computing mobile systems. The current IGP-based platforms are just simply not efficient enough to deliver the graphics performance and battery life that modern mobile computing requires. Please read HiTechLegion’s previous articles on Fusion for a more detailed look on this technology. The first two of AMD’s Fusion APUs are designed for the notebook and Netbook markets. “Zacate” is an 18W mainstream APU primarily designed for notebook and all-in-one desktop use. AMD will also have the 9W “Ontario” APU that can deliver HD graphics to netbooks and other small-form factor computing solutions. Ontario is projected to outperform all current netbook’s graphics performance by as much as 10 times."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

Samsung NX100
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 12:02P | Digital Cameras | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“The Samsung NX100 digital camera has a 14.6-megapixel resolution and combines professional image quality with some features that make the camera really easy to use without actually being a professional. This model has interchangeable lenses and is really lightweight and decently portable.”
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE

AMD Phenom II X4 975 BE CPU Review
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The AMD Phenom II X4 975 BE CPU arrived Technic3D. We will check the new "Deneb" 45nm Quad-Core AM3 CPU from AMD against the Intel Sandy Bridge, AMD Phenom II X6 and many more on Windows 7. More see you in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ ARTICLE

Mad Catz TRITTON AX 720 High Performance Audio System Review
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 12:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The TRITTON AX 720 High Performance Audio System from Mad Catz is a great addition for people that own consoles and prefer listening to headphones but also PC; the system comes with an AMP/decoder box that features Dolby Digital 5.1 Dolby Headphone Technology, delivering surround sound to our ears even if the headphones are stereo.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

 
News: The TR Podcast 94: Dorm PCs and playing with blocks
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 11:59A | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This episode covers Crysis 2 tessellation madness going back to school industry-altering news and BBQ on the shores of Lake Michigan."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

[Tech ARP] Hard Disk Drive Myths Debunked! Rev. 4.8
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:55A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This guide was written in response to the numerous fallacies about the hard disk drive that are still being propagated in many forum discussions. As you read through this guide, you may think that some of these myths may have been made up. We wished that was true. We collected these myths from various discussions we heard or read over time. So, let?s get down to basics and examine some of these common fallacies or myths and debunk them! In this update, we added two myths : - You need to overwrite your hard disk drive at least x number of times with zeros and ones to prevent any recovery of data. - 7200 RPM hard disk drives are faster than 5400 RPM hard disk drives. We now have 50 HDD myths in this article!"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

Corsair Carbide Series 500R Review @ Vortez
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:33A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Back in September of this year Corsair announced availability of their new 400R from the Carbide series. They also unveiled the first pictures of the upcoming 500R - the bigger brother of 400R. We`ve got an exciting new product on our hands so let`s waste no further time and begin our analysis of the new 500R."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Thermaltake Dr. Power II ATX Power Supply Tester Review @ Legit Reviews
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:19A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake Dr.Power II universal ATX power supply tester is an easy to use, quick device that does help diagnose PC problems. This product could be a major time saver for somebody who has to maintain a lot of PCs in an IT department or for somebody in a PC repair business..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

MSI HD 6950 Twin Frozr II
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI's HD 6950 Twin Frozr II is the first custom design HD 6950 to reach our labs. It comes with a small overclock out of the box and MSI's well established Twin Frozr II heatsink to keep the card cool.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

Vengeance DDR3 1600 CL-9-9-9-24 2x 4 GByte Dual
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:02A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With their Vengeance DDR3 1600 CL9-9-9-24 Modules, Corsair presents an 8 Gigabyte memory kit which should be able to make recent socket LGA 1155 and LGA 1156 ready for the future. Furthermore we're also very curious if the modules can be overclocked very well or not.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Samsung UN55C6500 55 inch Series 6 LED TV
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:01A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A TV is an investment that lasts you a long time. While the warranty is generally only 1 year you will easy get many years of good use. The Samsung 55C6500 is one of those investments. The 55C6500 is a big TV that’ll make all your friends jealous. It however is not big enough that it becomes difficult to carry or assemble. I was still able to manage the job myself.
  FULL STORY @ SAMSUNG

ASRock P67 Extreme4 Motherboard Review
     Fri, Feb 11 2011 | 9:00A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Extreme4 P67 motherboard from ASRock is a feature-rich product which incorporates the latest technologies like USB 3.0/SATA3/eSATA3, supports the Sandy Bridge CPUs from Intel and comes with a very easy to use UEFI BIOS; the motherboard comes with a 8+2 power phase design and is offered at a competitive price. In this review we use the board to push our 2500K CPU to 4.8Ghz with air cooling.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 web browser goes live
     Thu, Feb 10 2011 | 5:39P | Software | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Microsoft has said the latest version of its internet explorer web browser puts it ahead of competitors like Google and Firefox. The software giant, which is losing market share, made the bold claim as it unveiled what is known as the release candidate of IE9. Privacy and speed are being highlighted as two of the features that set IE9 apart. Microsoft said that this latest version of IE9 is faster than the beta by 35%, making it faster than any browser currently available. Also new is expanded support for HTML5 and what is known as other "future-web" technologies. These include support for a geolocation feature and HTML5 semantic tags. These features are largely present in other browsers. IE9 is a free download that works Windows Vista and Windows 7 computers. It's not compatible with Windows XP.
  FULL STORY @ BBC.CO.UK

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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
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A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
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Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
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The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
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All Constellation ES drives are rated to 6Gb/s SATA III speeds, incorporate 64MB of cache, utilize 7200RPM spindle speeds and offer Native Command Queing. The drives are covered by an impressive 5 year warranty and rated to1.2 million hours MTBF.
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