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MSI Radeon 6870 HAWK review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:30P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI is pre-overclocking this 1024MB HAWK model towards 930 MHz. And then there's the overclock potential, a new voltage regulation circuitry was embedded, allowing not only to play and tweak around with GPU voltages, nope ... they added voltage control for the memory and Auxilary/PLL voltage as well. We see a custom PCB with phase LEDs, voltage monitoring points, military class components and to put some icing on the cake, the all new TwinFrz III heatpipe cooler that is bound to bring good temperatures versus low noise levels.
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D

ECS A890GXM-A2 Motherboard
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:30P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Surprisingly I was able to get the system to boot with a reference clock of 229MHz, but no more. I booted into the OS and figured I would give the ECS eOC program a shot to fine tune even further. I was able to use the utility to squeeze a few more MHz out of the system and still pass the benchmarks and stability tests. The final stable OC I was able to achieve was 4060MHz, which is a big improvement over past ECS boards I have tested. I was quite happy with this number for the overclocked tests."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB

OCZ Technology RevoDrive 50GB PCI Express SSD
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:29P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The RevoDrive is a single expansion card that is effectively two SSDs (each with its own controller) coupled to an onboard RAID controller (configured in RAID 0) that uses a PCI Express interface to providing blazing fast transfer rates. The sample provided for review is a 50GB unit rated for quite impressive read speeds of up to 540MB/s and write speeds of up to 450MB/s.
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

Gigabyte GTX560 Ti SOC
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:29P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Want a good value graphics card that's pushed as hard as it can be straight out the box? Enter the Gigabyte Super Over Clock series.
  FULL STORY @ DISPLAYS

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1: Hands On
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:05P | Operating System | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Microsoft has made Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 available to all of its customers. Not sure if you need them or not? It's not a very glamorous update, but consider that SP1 for Windows 7 includes under-the-hood updates to security and stability. There are a few service improvements within the desktop OS, but they're for very specific issues.”
  FULL STORY @ WINDOWS

Win a GIGABYTE GTX560 OC
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:05P | Web News | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This month of March we give people a chance to Win a GIGABYTE GTX560 OC.
  FULL STORY @ GIGABYTE

MSI R6870 Twin Frozr II OC
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
HT4U.net has the pleasure of presenting another Radeon HD 6870 from MSI. The MSI R6870 Twin Frozr II OC is slightly overclocked and features the Twin Frozr II cooling solution on a mission to scare the competition.
  FULL STORY @ HT4U

 
Zalman ZM-VE200 External HDD Case and Virtual Drive
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
All hard drive enclosures are pretty much the same right? As long as they’re reliable, it’s really much more about the drive that you put inside, right? The new Zalman ZM-VE200 is trying to change that by offering a rather unique feature you’ll be hard pressed to find anywhere else: virtual drive functionality.
  FULL STORY @ EXTERNAL

Thermaltake Max 5G USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure Review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“External hard drive enclosures have been around for quite a long time, I can always remember having one around to use as a backup or storage drive. With USB 3.0 becoming pretty much standard on all new motherboards new enclosures like Thermaltake’s Max 5G take advantage of the super fast speeds on USB 3.0. This new enclosure from Thermaltake features a super fast USB 3.0 connection, dual 80mm active cooling LED fans and support for SATA I, II and 6GB/s drives up to 2TB. Let’s take a look…"
  FULL STORY @ EXTERNAL

Cooler Master Storm Spawn 3500 DPI Gaming Mouse Review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:01P | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Over the past year or two Cooler Master has been redefining gaming gear with the CM Storm line of products. One of their latest products is a smaller gaming mouse called the Spawn. The Spawn is wider and shorter than your typical gaming mouse and also has a low profile design. This third mouse on the CM Storm line is sure to fit the gamer who doesn’t like bulky mice. Read on further to read more about the Spawn’s unique ergonomic design."
  FULL STORY @ SPAWN

OCZ Vertex 2 120GB 3.5-inch Solid State Drive Review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 4:00P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“OCZ has been one of the big players in the solid state drive market since the first consumer drives were available. We have seen them really push the technology to the limit over the past year, but they are also still concerned about you the customer. That is why they have released 3.5-inch versions of both their Vertex 2 and Agility 2 solid state drives. The 3.5-inch form factor means you do not need an adapter and OCZ claims this design is a lower cost per GB. Let’s take a look at this newly designed 3.5-inch version of the Vertex 2."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

EVGA GTX 560 Ti SC
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 12:03P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“EVGA is a company known for pushing high overclocks on their graphics cards and today's GTX 560 Ti Superclocked (SC) version is no exception. With some fantastic horsepower under the hood for the price, and coupled with a strong factory overclock, the EVGA GTX 560 Ti SC looks to offer a great product to gamers on a modest budget.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Intel Core i5-2400S and BH67GD Micro-ATX Motherboard Review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 12:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Having previously examined both the 95 and 35 watt extremes in the Sandy Bridge CPU lineup, we now turn our focus to the 65 watt 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-2400S and Media Series BH67GD micro-ATX motherboard with built in IEEE 1394a (FireWire) support. With the basic capability questions already answered, let’s find out if by providing four physical cores with lower power consumption this CPU and motherboard combo can find the right balance between outright performance and efficiency in a full featured home theater PC (HTPC).
  FULL STORY @ MISSINGREMOTE

Intel Celeron Dual Core E3300 CPU
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Almost by accident, I was recently shopping online and found the Intel E3300 45nm Dual-Core Celeron processor. Looking at the E3300 SLGU4 specifications, I noticed that it offers 1Mb of Level 2 cache and an impressive 2.5Ghz clock speed. Since this Intel Socket 775 CPU uses Core 2 Duo technology that means it can overclock and will outperform many other Celeron models on the market today. Keep reading to find out more..."
  FULL STORY @ BAYREVIEWS

Apevia X-Fit-100 Mini-ITX Case Review
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 12:00P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"One lucky case in the Mini-ITX market is the Apevia X-Fit-100 Mini-ITX Case. The X-Fit-100 offers a slim profile and sleek look that will work with any mini-ITX application. There is enough space to fit a 2.5" hard drive, slim optical drive, and a low profile PCI card. The X-Fit-100 comes equipped with a Apevia Flex ATX 250W power supply, which is more than enough for a mini-ITX system. There are vents on the top and sides that help expel heat and keep the case quiet. The X-Fit-100 also has a sturdy build, constructed from 0.7mm metal SECC. The style and finish is black, which matches perfect with most people's decor."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

SAPPHIRE Edge Mini PC
     Wed, Mar 02 2011 | 9:03A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Sapphire launched their first system, the Edge Mini PC, featuring the Intel Atom D510 processor and NVIDIA NG-ION graphics. Let's see what this tiny system has to offer.
  FULL STORY @ SAPPHIRE

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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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Installing a socket LGA1156 Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor into a fresh motherboard as part of a new PC build can be intimidating step, particularly if you've never worked inside a computer before. PCSTATS received a few emails from novice readers on this subject, so we thought it worthwhile to lay out the steps for you in this Beginners Guide.
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Jul 27 | Motherboards
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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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  24. Flashing a Video Card BIOS
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  28. Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods
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  30. Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
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  33. How to Install: Intel Socket 775 CPU and Heatsink
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  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
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  40. How to Update a Motherboard BIOS
  41. Installing RAID on Desktop PCs
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  44. Internet Connection Sharing
  45. Legally Copying Software and Music
  46. Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar
  47. Linux Part 2: Installing a PC
  48. Linux Part 3: New Software
  49. Little Known Features of WindowsXP
  50. Making Old Software Compatible with Windows Vista
  51. Making DVD Movies from Video Files
  52. Most Common Ways to Kill a PC
  53. Optical Drives & Recording Formats
  54. Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
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  58. Quick Guide for Eliminating Spyware and Hijacker Software
  59. RAM, Memory and Upgrading
  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
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  62. RSS Feed Setup & Subscriptions
  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
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  69. Synchronizing Files and Folders
  70. Unattended Windows 2000/XP Installations
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  73. Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling
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