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ASUS Xonar DGX and Xonar DSX Audio Cards Reviews @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 2:09P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Its unfortunate that desktop sound cards are becoming less popular. Many years ago, sound cards with their dedicated audio processors could genuinely benefit gamers and their computers when CPUs were much slower. Nowadays, sound cards are being displaced by such factors as fast CPUs, increasing usage of software audio processing, and improved motherboard audio. Nevertheless, there will always users who demand the benefits sound cards can bring to the table. Audiophiles demand sound quality, home theater PC users can utilize the outputs and connectivity, and gamers can step up their game with accurate positional audio. ASUS has tackled these challenges with its Xonar sound card line-up. Today were looking at the two budget Xonar cards, the DGX and the DSX, though ASUS has made an entire range of Xonar solutions..."

MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Series Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 12:35P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When it comes to performance the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard didn`t disappoint. We ran the synthetic benchmarks like 3DMark, as well as the real world gaming in Battlefield 3 where we use fraps. Not once were we let down with the scores or gaming experience while playing through the levels. While looking at the peripherals like Audio performance, SATA III 6Gbps performance, and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 performance everything was right where we would expect to find it. Overclocking on the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard was a breeze..."

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 12:14P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today NVIDIA released their new GeForce GTX 770, which is based on an improved GTX 680 design. The card features higher clocks and the new Boost 2.0 algorithm. It also comes with shiny new 7 Gbps GDDR5 memory, which is the first for a graphics card."

Guru3D.com - Five GeForce GTX 770 reviews
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 11:35A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In our first article we review the GeForce GTX 770 from NVIDIA.It uses a familiar GPU though, yes the very same GPU as the GTX 680 uses. That makes it a chunk faster and pricing it aggressively this is the new GeForce GTX 770. We test the product with the hottest games like Metro: Last Light, Battlefield 3, Sleeping Dogs, Far Cry 3, Medal of Honor Warfighter, Hitman Absolution and many more."

Z87 Motherboard Charts: 13 Models tested @ Ocaholic
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 10:31A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our comparison tables, meanwhile you find benchmark values regarding 13 recent Z87 motherboards. Furthermore we do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right motherboard."

Seagate Desktop HDD.15 4TB Hard Drive Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 8:21A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seagate has begun a complete top to bottom refresh of their hard drive lineup and the Desktop HDD.15 4TB is their latest addition. This HDD houses impressive amounts of storage space and even though its 5900RPM speed may be slow by today`s standards, performance is actually quite surprising."

MSI GTX 770 Gaming @ Bjorn3D
     Tue, Jun 11 2013 | 3:52A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI has hit the GTX 770 scene and it has come out swinging with its GTX 770 gaming model card, which is looking to be not only an awesome performer but even an awesome value for enthusiasts gamers."

LightDims LED Dimming Sticker Review @ Legit Reviews
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 8:49P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Do you have really annoyingly bright LEDs on your PC case or cable set top box? Is your digital nightstand clock is overly bright and blinding you at night? Stop using your electrical tape or permanent marker to make these LEDs dim or completely dark! LightDims has a very simple yet genius solution to dim those pesky LEDs down! LightDims are a thin film-like material with an adhesive on the back. Think of them as a sticker-sized window-like tint that you can remove at will. You can stick them just about anywhere..."

ASUS unveils Z87 Lineup @ Madshrimps
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 2:09P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A while back Europes` media was invited to visit the lovely city of Amsterdam. At the Club Excellence, right in the heart of the popular neighborhood, the ASUS team unveiled it`s ne"

MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Motherboard Review
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 12:35P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After getting such stellar performance out of there Z77 MPOWER board, I had high expectations for the Z77A-GD65 Gaming board going into this review. I was not disappointed. From the initial unpacking, it is obvious that MSI squarely targeted this board at gamers and enthusiasts. Its appealing black and red color scheme and dragon branding is just the tip of the iceberg. MSI took their time with the Z77A-GD65 Gaming board layout and design, using top of the line components throughout and spacing everything perfectly. Even the massive Noctua NH-D14 cooler did not make the board sweat."

NVIDIA GeForce Chips Comparison Table @ Hardware Secrets
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 12:14P | Chipset | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you don`t follow the video card market almost daily, it is really complicated to understand the differences between the several different NVIDIA graphics chips available on the market today. To facilitate knowing and understanding the differences among these chips, we have compiled the following table:"

Gigabyte GTX 770 WindForce OC 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 11:35A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gigabyte`s GeForce GTX 770 features the company`s new WindForce 3X cooler which uses three fans to keep the card cool. The card is also overclocked out of the box for an extra performance boost."

TweakTowns Guide to 3D Printing: Part 2 - 3D Printer Kit Selection
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 10:31A | Printers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our last installment, we discussed what made up a 3D printer, and what one should pay attention to when considering purchasing one. Today we are going to take a few more steps down the 3D printing road and discuss how to select a DIY kit."

Seagate 600 Pro SSD Review (400GB) - Better Warranty 28% OP and Power Loss Protection
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 8:21A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Following in the footprints of our Seagate 600 SSD Review last week, today we are examining the next in line of the Seagate SSD family, the 600 Pro. We had held back on our review of the 600 Pro as we wanted to see how it was going to place in the marketplace before tackling our angle of approach for this SSD. The number of e-mails we received that spoke to the 600 Pro a mainstream consumer SSD, positioning itself with the likes of the Samsung 840 Pro, OCZ Vector, and maybe even the likes of the Crucial M500, seems to be inevitable. After all, the 600 Pro appears to have much in common with some of the best SSDs we have reported on to date."

MSI GT60 2OD-026US Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Mon, Jun 10 2013 | 3:52A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The MSI GT60 2OD-026US is a gaming laptop with the latest 4th generation Haswell Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and a solid-state hard drive. As a result, it has outstanding performance, a bright 15-inch 1080p display and a well-designed keyboard."

Lian Li PC-Q27 Black Mini-ITX Chassis Review
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 8:49P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you like cases that are tiny and compact in design, you are going to want to check out the sleek new PC-Q27 Mini-ITX chassis from Lian Li."

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Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
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.
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
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.
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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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  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
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  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
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  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
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  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
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  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
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  66. Spyware Protection and Removal
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