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[Tech ARP] Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 13.2
     Fri, May 24 2013 | 9:17A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are so many CPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different models or even remember their specifications. Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various desktop CPUs in the market, as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering *892 desktop CPUs*, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare *up to 19 different specifications* for each and every CPU. Here`s the latest update in Revision 13.2 : *- Added the AMD FX-6350 6-core processor. - Added the AMD FX-4350 quad-core processor. - Added the AMD FX-6120 6-core processor. - Added the AMD FX-4130 quad-core processor. - Removed the AMD FX-8170 8-core processor. - Removed the AMD FX-B4150 quad-core processor. - Corrected the Multiplier specifications for all AMD FX processors. - Corrected the Multiplier specifications for all AMD A processors.*"

Top Features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 @ ThinkComputers.org
     Fri, May 24 2013 | 8:55A | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the hottest gadgets today. This article will discuss the top features of this phone to help you determine what features you like in order to make a choice of the best device in the market. The Samsung S4 is definitely one of the biggest smartphone releases this year. It is very popular and there is no doubt about it since it is packed with tons of wonderful features putting it on the list of the best smartphones up to date. This phone is worth having since it is the product of great innovation only from the giant phone manufacturer Samsung."

OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Full Review - Indilinx drives 20nm flash
     Fri, May 24 2013 | 8:21A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Back when OCZ launched the Vertex 3.20, I felt like they were just checking the 20nm box with an underperforming, low-cost SSD. Within a month, however, they flipped that around entirely by launching another 20nm SSD driven by their powerhouse Indilinx controller. The performance leads the pack, and now so does the price."

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 3 GB @ techPowerUp
     Fri, May 24 2013 | 7:59A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, NVIDIA released their new GeForce GTX 780, which is based on the GK110 GPU - just like the GTX Titan. The new card not only inherits the fantastic looks of the Titan, but is also very close to it in overall performance. NVIDIA`s pricing is certainly not cheap at $649."

Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Blu-ray Movie Review
     Fri, May 24 2013 | 6:37A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Sometimes I think, man, it sure must be nice being the good guy."

Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Linux Comparison Shows Shortcomings
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 4:27P | Drivers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One week after delivering updated Radeon Gallium3D vs. AMD Catalyst benchmarks on Ubuntu Linux, we have to share this morning similar results for the open-source and reverse-engineered Nouveau Linux graphics driver compared to the proprietary NVIDIA Linux graphics driver. While the Nouveau driver has come a long way and does support the latest Fermi and Kepler GPUs, it`s not without its share of shortcomings. Eleven NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards were used in this latest Phoronix comparison."

Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 @ Bjorn3D
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 1:46P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The next step in the evolution of GeForce has arrived. Lets meet the first member of the GTX 700 series: the GeForce GTX 780."

GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio 4th Generation Intel Core Feature Preview
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 12:12P | Chipset | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The NDA is starting to come off the 4th Generation Intel Core series and today we`ll show you what to expect from GIGABYTE in its new AMP-UP audio feature on the G1.Sniper 5 and G1.Sniper M5."

Jabra Drive Bluetooth In-Car Speakerphone Review @ ModSynergy.com
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 11:53A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Distracted driving is a big problem on the streets of North America and one of the biggest issues on the road today is people either texting or reading messages with their phones in their hands when they are supposed to be on the steering wheel. Today I am reviewing the Jabra Drive Bluetooth In-Car Speakerphone that can be found for under $60USD. As of the time of writing, the Drive can be purchased on sale for only $39.99USD through Amazon. Read on to see our review of the Jabra Drive Bluetooth In-Car Speakerphone and if it`s worth your hard earned money."

NVIDIA GTX 780 Review @ Vortez
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 10:34A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest member of the GeForce graphics card family is here - the GTX780 3GB GDDR5. Join us as we put the first 700 series NVIDIA GPU through its paces."

Intel 525 Series 120GB & 180GB mSATA SSD Review
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 10:14A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
mSATA SSD drives are all the rage these days and Intel is now jumping head first into the market with their new 525 Series. In this review, we take a look at the 120GB and 180GB versions, two drives which are striving to dominate this segment."

XFX R7790 Black Edition 1GB Graphics Card
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 9:17A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have the new XFX take on the HD7790 model with the R7790 Black Edition. As some of you may know, Black Edition means overclocked and a pretty awesome cooler as well, so lets open this thing up and see what it can do."

News: WD explains hybrid tech behind Black SSHDs
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 9:11A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Yesterday, WD revealed that its hybrid drives will use SanDisk iSSD flash components. The announcement was devoid of details on how the caching system works, but we can now shed new light on the software-managed scheme."

Schenker XMG P502 Pro Laptop Video Review with Kaeyi Dream @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 8:55A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Schenker XMG P502 Pro Laptop Video Review with Kaeyi Dream @ HardwareHeaven.com Today Kaeyi Dream takes a look at the XMG P502 Pro Gaming Laptop in her latest video for HardwareHeaven. Subscribe to the HardwareHeaven YouTube channel to keep up to date with all the latest video reviews."

Nvidia GTX 780 @ LanOC Reviews
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 8:17A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It almost feels like we have been seeing the 600 series of cards from Nvidia for a few years now. At a year and two months we are a little past due to see a new generation of cards and today we can finally take the wraps off of NVidias latest card, the GTX 780. Rumors have been going around for a while on this launch so lets just jump right into it and see what its all about and then how it performs. One thing is for sure, this will be the start of a lot of exciting cards, and 2013 is going to be a good year!"

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Video Card Review @Hi Tech Legion
     Thu, May 23 2013 | 8:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The GeForce GTX 780 is based on the 7.1 Billion transistor behemoth GK110 GPU used by the GTX TITAN. The GTX 780 delivers a massive 70% performance upgrade compared to the GTX 580, equipped with 2,304 CUDA cores and 3GB of memory across a 384-bit interface. The GeForce GTX 780 also inherits GPU Boost 2.0 from the GTX TITAN, providing superior clock speed boosts through smarter headroom assessment and optimized boost algorithm."

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