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  1. Skyguy

    Intel Core i7 3770K Ivy Bridge

    Today, we have the new Core i7 3770K locked and loaded in our lab, along with a new ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe motherboard, so let's take a look and see if the new Ivy Bridge processor lives up to all the hype. Click Intel Core i7 3770K Ivy Bridge for the full review.
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    Phanteks PH-TC14PE

    The Phanteks PH-TC14PE is one such CPU cooler that claims to offer a successful combination of strong performance while maintaining low noise levels. Let's take a closer look and find out if Phanteks can produce a winner with the PH-TC14PE. Click Phanteks PH-TC14PE for the full review.
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    ASUS P6X58-E Pro

    We all know that LGA1366 X58 motherboards are not new products. They've been around for some time now and have proven to have quite a bit of longevity. Today we will take a peek at the ASUS P6X58-E Pro motherboard and see what goodies ASUS has added to this long lasting and versatile chipset...
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    ASRock Z68 Professional Fatal1ty Gen.3

    ASRock has released their latest Sandybridge Fatal1ty motherboard called the Fatal1ty Z68Professional Gen3 aimed at both the enthusiast and hardcore gamers. As of late,ASRock has been jousting with the big boys and is known for producing a wide range of quality motherboards to suit just about...
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    Samsung RF711 Notebook

    Packing a 2nd Gen Sandy Bridge Intel Core i7 processor, discrete Nvidia graphics card, and some minimalist styling, the Samsung RF711 notebook looks to be a smart all-around multimedia system with a respectable price tag. Click HERE for the full review.
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    Scythe Susanoo

    With top-down design and an utterly massive footprint, the Scythe Susanoo looks to capture top performance in CPU air cooling. Click HERE for the full review.
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    Swiftech Polaris 120

    Swiftech, a world class leader in water cooling products has re-entered the air cooling market. It has been close to 10 years since Swiftech has manufactured air cooling products and believe it or not, some of their old product is still being used in OEM builds. Today we will take a peek at the...
  8. Skyguy

    Prolimatech Genesis

    We've examined Prolimatech's top heatsinks and found them to be very capable tower-styled coolers, posting some excellent results overall. And today we're testing its newest sibling, the Genesis, which offers a new "L" shaped design. Should be interesting to see how it performs. Click HERE...
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    Sapphire Pure Black X58

    The Sapphire Pure Black X58 is the company's first foray into the premium Intel motherboard market, and this board sports gorgeous styling, strong features, and impressive performance. But it's in for a very tough fight against some established companies and products. Can the Pure Black X58...
  10. Skyguy

    Gigabyte P67A-UD4

    Today we're looking at a new motherboard from Gigabyte for the Sandy Bridge processors: the P67A-UD4. Gigabyte has typically been known for providing a range of motherboards to consumers to suit just about any budget, and at $200 the P67A-UD4 which is geared towards consumers on a modest budget...
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    ASUS Sabertooth X58

    The ASUS Sabertooth X58 is part of the ASUS TUF, or The Ultimate Force, series. A play on words, it is indeed "tough", both in styling and fabrication. It looks like military camoflauge, with a very unique colour scheme, its components are coated in ceramics, and it's built to military...
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    ASUS Rampage III Gene

    As we've seen time and again, the ASUS Republic of Gamer lineup continues to offer powerhouse motherboards designed and marketed to those who wants some of the best performance, features, and quality on the market. It is indeed an exclusive club, but the Rampage III Gene is one of the best...
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    ASRock X58 Extreme6

    The ASRock X58 Extreme6 motherboard offers performance and value in a quality package to consumers. It has extensive SATA 6G and USB 3.0 connections, an improved layout from the Extreme3 predecessor, and some handy enthusiast tidbits that should interest those who want a strong overall board but...
  14. Skyguy

    ECS P67 and H67 Sandy Bridge Motherboards Preview

    Today we're previewing two new motherboards from ECS for the Sandy Bridge processors: the P67H2-A and H67H2-M. We are limited as to what we can tell and show you, however, as the processors and specific chipset details are under NDA. However, we can give a photographic walkabout of each of these...
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    Titan Fenrir EVO

    Titan has since released another version of the Fenrir, the EVO, which features a sleek new aeshetic finish and a quieter fan. Though the overall design remains the same, these new tweaks should offer consumers a nice choice if looking for something in a quiet setup with very nice...
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    ASUS P7H55D-M EVO Motherboard

    The ASUS P7H55D-M EVO is one such H55 product, a micro ATX motherboard that offers respectable features such as USB 3.0 for value-conscious consumers. Sporting a solid array of video connection ports and a price of approximately $120 or so, the P7H55D-M EVO looks to be a very nice option...
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    Thermalright Venomous X-RT

    The Thermalright Venomous X-RT is one CPU cooler that claims to offer a successful combination of strong performance while maintaining low noise levels. We know that Thermalright has an excellent track record in producing successful heatsinks, so we're hoping they're up to the task since...
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    MSI Big Bang XPower

    Looking to build a monster Folding @ Home rig? This may be the board for you. MSI has fashioned the Big Bang XPower board for enthusiasts, as it's built with SIX PCI Express slots, military-grade components, and OC Genie for some easy auto overclocking. Toss in a great price and you've got an...
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    CoolIT Freezone Elite v2

    CoolIT has released an update of the Freezone Elite, the v2. It is aptly called a revision since the design has not been overhauled; it’s more of an evolution and includes tweaking in specific areas. The TEC technology is still the same, and the overall setup generally remains unchanged as...
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    Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler

    The Thermaltake Frio is built with a slick aesthetic, dual fans in a push-pull configurations, and independent fan control. It appears the Frio has a great combination of features, as well as price at $60, so let's see how it fares in performance testing. Cilck HERE for the full review.