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    Thermaltake Urban T81 Case Review

       Introduction   Thermaltake shook up the market a few years ago with the release of the Level 10 chassis. It took everything we knew about what a computer case was supposed to look like, and tossed it out a window. It won Thermaltake (sometimes referred ...
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    MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC Motherboard Review

    A few months ago we had the honor of reviewing the new MSI Z97 Gaming 5 motherboards during the launch of the Z97 chipset. Today, we are here again to look at another MSI motherboard. We have MSI's flagship Gaming Motherboard the MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC. At first glan...
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    HIS R7 260X and R7 250X Review

    Today we're focusing on two cards from HIS, a company we're very familiar with, having seen many of their products in the past couple of generations in AMD cards. HIS typically produces cards with custom coolers and aggressive factory overclocks, but these two are a ...
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    NZXT Kraken X31-X41-X61 AIO Water Cooler Roundup

    AIO (all in one) liquid cooling units continue to gain popularity due mostly to the cheaper cost to performance ratio, as well as their leak-proof and low maintenance design. If we look back a mere 2 years ago, liquid AIO cooling units were few and far between, and o...
Latest News & Reviews

Mac OS X and Ubuntu 8.10 performance compared

Those unfamiliar with the performance differences between Mac OS X and Ubuntu 8.10 should pay Phoronix a visit, where they've compared the two OS's head to head.



Toshiba roll-out first notebook with three Nvidia GPU’s

Toshiba has introduced the first notebook to feature three Nvidia GPU's, namely the Qosmio X305-Q706. Two 9800M GTS chips and an integrated 9400M make Hybrid SLI possible.



AMD employee charged with theft of trade secrets

An ex-Intel employee (who now works for AMD) has been prosecuted for "stealing trade secrets" worth more than $1 billion, and downloading confidential documents from Intel.



Full length feature films to hit Youtube next month

Full length feature films on Youtube? No... really? If a report by CNet is correct, one of the biggest Hollywood studios will screen its movies on Youtube, perhaps as early as December.



AMD announce plans to cut another 500 jobs

Job cuts are an ongoing occurrence at AMD, and the latest round affects 3% of its employees, which translates to 500 people. This follows the sale of its digital TV business.



Gainward has a triple-slot GPU up it’s sleeve, too

Following the creation of Palit's triple-slot "Revolution 700 Deluxe" HD 4870 X2 (which has been a hot topic in our forum), it seems that subsidiary Gainward has a version of its own.



Full list of triple-channel memory emerges online

The launch of Intel's Core i7 processors bring with it a range of new motherboards and, as sometimes forgotten, memory kits. i4memory.com has now listed what's on offer.



Intel shares its plans to discontinue CPU’s in January

Intel will phase-out its Q9450, E8200 and E8190 on January 9th next year, according to TGDaily. Seven 65nm CPU's - including the E6850 - will also get the boot at this time.



Saitek Eclipse III keyboard emerges for pre-order

Saitek's Eclipse III backlit keyboard has surfaced for pre-order on Amazon. With a price of $79, the site note that shipping will occur within 2-5 weeks. More info here.



AMD’s first 45nm Phenom chips arriving this month

AMD will roll-out its first 45nm Phenom chips this month, if a report by DigiTimes is any indication. The Phenom X4 20550 and 20350 are clocked at 3GHz and 2.8GHz, respectively.






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