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ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Motherboard
     Sat, Feb 26 2011 | 9:00A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"What we liked about the P8P67 Deluxe: quite rich functionality, compact and efficient cooling system, convenient layout, high-quality CPU VRM, useful proprietary technologies and tools, good accessory bundle."
  FULL STORY @ IXBTLABS

OCZ Platinum XTE Series PC3-16000 4GB Kit
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 4:03P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today we're looking at a Platinum XTE Series kit from OCZ and it's actually the first time we've seen a kit from this series. To get a bit more specific, we're dealing with a PC3-16000 or 2000MHz DDR 4GB kit that comes in with a 9-9-9-24-1T @ 1.65v setup. Like most of the kits we've looked at recently, this one doesn't carry with it anything extra outside the modules themselves when it comes to the package, and for the most part it seems to help keep the cost down with the kit coming in at only 94.99 USD "
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Super Flower Golden Green SF-800P14XE 800W Power Supply Review
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 4:02P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Most in the USA will not have heard of Super Flower before, but chances are that you have owned a power supply that was designed by or designed in conjunction with Super Flower. They are a huge OEM outside of the USA and, since their expansion in 2006, are becoming more prominent in the United States. Over the years they have manufactured and worked with numerous companies to produce power supplies such as TTGI, Kingwin, NZXT, and more. The Super Flower PSU that we are taking a look at today is the SF-800P14XE. This is the 800W model in the Golden Green lineup. The Kingwin Lazer series and NZXT HALE-90 series are derivatives of the Golden Green series of power supplies, so you should expect performance to be similar to the NZXT HALE-90 850W PSU that we reviewed."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Areca ARC-1880ix-24 PCI-E x8 SATA/SAS RAID Controller w/ 24 Crucial RealSSD C300
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 4:01P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Areca Technology Corporation started life in 1999 and was formed by a team of storage product engineers in Taipei, Taiwan. The core of Areca is their dedicated research and development team that is responsible for Areca's success in the storage industry. Around five years ago Areca's hard work and dedication propelled the company into a leading role in the storage controller market. The first to catch on were enthusiast power users who learned that Areca products at the time were outperforming those from industry power players LSI and Adaptec. It took at least two product cycles for these companies to catch back up to the data transfer levels being offered by Areca's products. Today we are looking at Areca's latest flagship offering from the new ARC-1880 Series product line. The ARC-1880ix-24 is the most advanced controller in the lineup and offers both internal and external connectivity. The controller also uses a user upgradable cache module (1GB standard, up to 4GB optional) that allows for high speed RAID redundancy without penalty."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Twin Frozr II Video Card
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"We've already been amazed with what the GTX 560 Ti offers us when we looked at the GIGABYTE version which falls into the SOC series from the company. Now it's time to see what MSI can do with the model and while this one might not fall into that higher end HAWK series that we've grown to love, it does carry with it both an OC and the Twin Frozr II cooler. We instantly know that the card isn't going to be as aggressive on the clock front because it's part of the Twin Frozr II series, but we expect it to offer some great cooling numbers while at the same time giving us a better idea of how lower clocked GTX 560s will perform against the competition."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

details on the AMD Bulldozer architecture
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 1:28P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD has provided further details on the Bulldozer architecture at the ISSCC 2011 conference. These include an overall view of each module and some of the physical characteristics, a redesign of the schedulers and integer execution units, and a comprehensive look at power saving features that allow the Bulldozer core to exist in moderate power and TDP ranges. We cover the highlights of the submitted papers and make some guesses at what the final product will look like.

"All indications so far point to Bulldozer being at the very least a competitive design. I believe that Intel will have an advantage in instructions per clock when handling single threaded and lightly threaded workloads. But AMD certainly looks to counter that by providing processors which will clock higher than the Intel counterparts, yet still remain in the same thermal envelope as the competition."

  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Deepcool Ice Matrix 400 Review
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 1:27P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When looking at the entire picture, Deepcool’s Ice Matrix 400 is a spectacularly assembled piece of equipment. Combining four heat pipes with a simple 120mm fan, the heat sink does well at keeping the CPU at acceptable operating temperatures.
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSONLINE

 
Nvidia to unveil dual-GPU GeForce GTX 590 in mid-March
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 1:12P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Nvidia is expected to unveil its dual-GPU GeForce GTX 590 graphics card in mid-March 2011 at the earliest and AMD will release its Radeon HD 6990 a month later. Competition between the two graphics chip makers will benefit Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), according to sources from graphics card makers.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

First-tier motherboard makers to begin shipping boards with fixed Intel chipsets
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 1:11P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and ASRock have all received small-volume shipments of fixed 6-series chipsets from Intel and will begin delivery of new P67, H67 and H61-based motherboards soon.

Shipments of 6-series-based motherboards will resume to 50% of their normal volumes by mid-March and reach full shipments by mid-April, according to industry sources.

Asustek, Gigabyte and MSI have all announced measures, including replacement of motherboards, to solve related problems caused by the defective chips.

ASRock said that it will extend the guarantee period from the current three, to four years for clients who carry out a replacement before June 30, 2011. New motherboards with fixed chipsets will be labeled with "B3" on their packaging and also on the motherboards."

  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

AMD Phenom II X4 975BE and 840 CPU Reviews
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 12:01P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"AMD has just released their latest quad-core speed-bump in order to give consumers the option for a little more bang and a little more buck. With the release of the AMD Phenom II X4 975 'Black Edition' processor, AMD has added a new king to their Phenom II X4 quad-core product line. The previous leader in this category was the Phenom II X4 970 at 3.5GHz and 125W TDP. The 975 adds 100MHz for a total of 3.6GHz. This clock speed not only marks the highest quad core, but the highest base factory clock chip in all of AMD's desktop processor lines. With a price-point of $195, AMD also maintains their sub-$200 barrier in their quad-core processors..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

MUKii TransImp USB 3.0 Hub
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 12:00P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“As USB 3.0 peripherals become increasingly popular, MUKii has launched the TransImp Series-USB3.0 Super Speed hub. Designed with a sleek and compact look, it features 4 Super Speed USB 3.0 ports and its light-weight size allows you to take it with you. Need more USB 3.0 ports? Might this be for you? Let’s take a closer look at this MUKii USB 3.0 hub and see what it offers to consumers.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Logitech HD Webcam C270 & Wireless Mouse M305 Review
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 9:03A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If your other half is really into computers then these special editions of the HD Webcam C270 and the Wireless Mouse M305 made by Logitech may just be the right gift for St. Valentine’s Day, just don't neglect to pair them with a box of chocolates.
  FULL STORY @ RWLABS

Gainward GeForce GTX 560 Ti Golden/Good Sample Review
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 9:02A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The factory overclocked GeForce GTX 560 Ti Golden/Good Sample by Gainward combines the best price/performance ratio currently in the market along with support for DirectX 11, CUDA, 3D Vision and PhysX resulting in the most complete package in that price range.
  FULL STORY @ RWLABS

Logitech Flight System G940 Review
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 9:01A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The G940 Flight System by Logitech is a state of the art, high quality flight simulation controller that comes complete with a force feedback flight stick, dual throttle quadrant and rudder/brake pedals.
  FULL STORY @ RWLABS

CPU Performance Comparison Guide Rev. 4.3
     Fri, Feb 25 2011 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This article compiles the best benchmark results we collected of various CPU models using x264 HD Benchmark 3.0, a free CPU benchmark developed by graysky, Dashken and Adrian Wong. This CPU performance comparison guide currently covers 275 different CPU models but this is just the beginning. We will keep updating the results as new results come in, so please contribute your results. If you would like to participate in this endeavor, head over to the x264 HD Benchmark 3.0 page and download a copy. After you obtain your benchmark results, simply post them in the official forum thread of x264 HD Benchmark 3.0. Please post your results even if your processor is already listed in the comparison. This is because we will use your results if they are better than the results currently listed in the comparison.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

QNAP TS-659 Pro+ Turbo NAS Server
     Thu, Feb 24 2011 | 4:03P | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"To think of a NAS server as a business only product these days is ignorant. With everything digital now playing a larger role in our lives, most families can easily benefit from a full on NAS server. Connectivity is the key and you simply can't get this level of connectivity from a home server without a large amount of time consuming customization. Tine also plays a role in our digital lives; no one has enough of it and when something is in low supply a dollar figure can be assigned to it. As the supply dwindles the figure is increased. These days I would pay for time, even if charged by the minute. My personal NAS server saves me time and thus is an investment that can be recovered. I hope you are in a position to consider your time valuable as well. Today we are looking at the latest generation NAS server from QNAP. The new TS-659 Pro+ ships standard with many hardware improvements over the non-plus models. The first is a new Intel dual core Atom processor and memory configuration. Let's dive right into the hardware specs and I will get you up to speed."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

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