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Cryostasis - PhysX Game ReviewCryostasis - PhysX Game Review

Author: Jeremy DeLong Date: 06-03-2009 Category: Guides

The game reminds me a lot of Silent Hill and Resident Evil series in the overall "feel" of the game. I watch numerous horror films going way back and I very rarely am scared to the point that I actually jump. I was even scared to ...

Delivering to the Bottom LineDelivering to the Bottom Line

Author: Andy Marken Date: 04-20-2009 Category: Guides

Rationalize all you want but if you are good in your chosen field or profession you’re selling all the time. You are selling your ideas…your words…your ability to look at problems and opportunities from every angle…your reputati...

Samfind Bookmarks Bar is Public and Getting Press!Samfind Bookmarks Bar is Public and Getting Press!

Author: Zach Shook Date: 04-06-2009 Category: Guides

Samfind is a pretty nice tool to have, actually. It's malleable, but crude. It is user intensive, meaning you've got to invest a good amount of time into the reform of your toolbar if you intend to use it and cycle data through it...

Large Software: Password ManagerLarge Software: Password Manager

Author: Zach Shook Date: 02-13-2009 Category: Guides

Let me say, though, that LargeSoftware Password Manager is a solid program if you've got the patience to put your efforts into it. I just may not have been patient enough with it. Well, I wouldn't say that. I invested a few solid ...

Large Software: PC Tune-Up ReviewLarge Software: PC Tune-Up Review

Author: Zach Shook Date: 02-11-2009 Category: Guides

With all the one click solutions and options available to this program, I can see why it is user friendly. I have seen many of these come and go, but I think Large Software's software platform is easy to use, and is available at a...

Mirror’s Edge PC Game ReviewMirror’s Edge PC Game Review

Author: Ben Sun Date: 02-09-2009 Category: Guides

Mirror's Edge is one of the first titles that fully use the PhysX effects available on NVIDIA cards throughout the game. Previous games like Half Life 2 and Unreal Tournament 3 used physics in areas like ragdoll physics or on part...

That Bad Boss is Killing YouThat Bad Boss is Killing You

Author: Travis Bradberry Ph.D. Date: 09-27-2008 Category: Guides

Squawk! How to Stop Making Noise and Start Getting Results is the new book by Dr. Travis Bradberry, the award winning coauthor of the best selling Emotional Intelligence Quick Book. Through the lively and entertaining story of Cha...

SYSmark 2007 Preview Users GuideSYSmark 2007 Preview Users Guide

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 09-27-2007 Category: Guides

About a month ago we released an article about the inability of SYSmark 2007 preview to install or work in our lab tests, and we received a lot of feedback and response from that article from many different sources. So much covera...

Modular Power Supplies: The Reality of the Resistance.Modular Power Supplies: The Reality of the Resistance.

Author: Jon Gerow Date: 08-10-2006 Category: Guides

Modular power supplies have become very popular as of late. Some companies have refused to manufacture modular power supplies and have even taken the effort to spread fud over the very concept of modular power supply connectors b...

Power Supplies 101: A comprehensive guidePower Supplies 101: A comprehensive guide

Author: Jon Gerow Date: 06-26-2006 Category: Guides

Watts, amps, volts, rails, PFC, efficiency; there's a lot of buzzwords flying around there and hardly anyone seems to know what they all mean. Well, now's your chance to finally become a power supply guru. I am going to try to exp...

Building A Low Cost SLI Gaming System: Part OneBuilding A Low Cost SLI Gaming System: Part One

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 04-26-2006 Category: Guides

Planning and executing your plan is really what this is all about as lets face it, this is not rocket science by any means, just time consuming and sometimes a bit tedious when working in tight spaces. Beyond that, it is really an...

High Hell: A 530J Overclocking Story Part OneHigh Hell: A 530J Overclocking Story Part One

Author: Tulatin Date: 08-26-2005 Category: Guides

The 530J CPU from Intel has shown promise as a solid overclocking component. Join Tulatin on a journey into the heart of extreme overclocking and find out just how far a low-end processor can be pushed....

How To Make A Slipstreamed Win XP SP2 DiscHow To Make A Slipstreamed Win XP SP2 Disc

Author: D'arcy Lemay Date: 02-21-2005 Category: Guides

Slipstreaming is the process of taking that old, non SP2 copy of Windows XP and upgrading it to a fully patched version that can be installed in one-step....

To Upgrade or Not to UpgradeTo Upgrade or Not to Upgrade

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 10-13-2004 Category: Guides

Many people in different walks of life have different needs and goals when it comes to their PC. We take a look at some of the common simple upgrades you can do as well as help you determine if it is better to upgrade or just buil...

How to Benchmark a VideocardHow to Benchmark a Videocard

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 12-01-2003 Category: Guides

So what constitutes a good benchmark? Why do I use Aquamark 3 in a review instead of Tomb Raider Angel of Darkness? Why is it important to change the benchmark one uses at least once in a while?...

How to Setup a Simple Network Part 3 - Windows 98SEHow to Setup a Simple Network Part 3 - Windows 98SE

Author: Niso Levitas Date: 08-05-2002 Category: Guides

An in depth guide on how to install and setup a basic network This installment covers setup for Windows 98SE....

How to Setup a Simple Network Part 2 - Windows XPHow to Setup a Simple Network Part 2 - Windows XP

Author: Niso Levitas Date: 08-03-2002 Category: Guides

An in depth guide on how to install and setup a basic network This installment covers setup for Windows XP....

How to Setup a Simple Network Part 1 - HardwareHow to Setup a Simple Network Part 1 - Hardware

Author: Niso Levitas Date: 08-01-2002 Category: Guides

An in depth guide on how to install and setup a basic network This installment covers selection and installation of hardware....

How to Get the Most from Your MemoryHow to Get the Most from Your Memory

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 06-17-2002 Category: Guides

One of the main and seldom looked into performance enhancments comes from your memory/RAM settings. In this article we explain some very easy and understandable terms along with a liitle information on what makes your memory perfo...

Project Swiftech Part One, Extreme Overclocking Of the P4 2.4Ghz and MSI GF4 Ti4600Project Swiftech Part One, Extreme Overclocking Of the P4 2.4Ghz and MSI GF4 Ti4600

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 06-14-2002 Category: Guides

Overclocking has evolved from being a basically unknown and risky adventure to becoming one of the mainstream and highly acceptable techniques for getting the most out of your CPU. We went all out with Swiftech to show you just ho...

How To Install a Video CardHow To Install a Video Card

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 04-26-2002 Category: Guides

Installation of a video card can be done in a couple of different ways depending on your particular situation. I will describe in detail the steps involved for both procedures. ...

How To Build A PCHow To Build A PC

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 10-31-2001 Category: Guides

An in depth, step by step tutorial on how this procedure is done and to make things easier for those who are new to system building but want to try it anyways...

The Elusive Zen of Motherboard IdentificationThe Elusive Zen of Motherboard Identification

Author: Aussie Date: 07-20-2001 Category: Guides

It certainly may appear to the inexperienced that there is some "black magic" involved in the art of motherboard identification but really it only involves patience, determination and a little common sense in most cases....

Outlook Express Email/Contact Transfer GuideOutlook Express Email/Contact Transfer Guide

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 04-06-2001 Category: Guides

A lot of people find themselves pulling their hair out trying to save and transfer their email when buying or building a new system. With this easy method we hope to eliminate the headache usually associated with this task....

How to Flash a BIOS Without Giving Yourself a HeadacheHow to Flash a BIOS Without Giving Yourself a Headache

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 12-12-2000 Category: Guides

The BIOS is a firmware driven device which controls the functions of your motherboard, and is usually updated as new fixes and new support are added to the features of the board. BIOS stands for Basic Input/Output System. Updating...

Unlocking the Duron and Athlon Using the Pencil TrickUnlocking the Duron and Athlon Using the Pencil Trick

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 12-11-2000 Category: Guides

Overclocking can be done by changing the FSB (front side bus) of the motherboard, but the Athlon doesn't respond well to overclocking that particular way. To get your Athlon CPU ready to be overclocked requires a slight modificati...

Doc Overclock's Q4 2000 Motherboard Hot ListDoc Overclock's Q4 2000 Motherboard Hot List

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 11-14-2000 Category: Guides

Doc's 4th quarter 2000 motherboard hot list....

How to Install a MotherboardHow to Install a Motherboard

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 11-06-2000 Category: Guides

The first thing you need is a clean, level place to work. You will also need a Phillips head screw driver, some needle nose pliers, all of your device cables (IDE UDMA 66 /33 and Floppy), and about six screws and washers. ...

Overclocking the Epox BX7+100Overclocking the Epox BX7+100

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 11-01-2000 Category: Guides

Overclocking on this motherboard is a breeze. The setup is all done through the Award BIOS, and is a very stable solution for the overclocker....

Overclocking the ASUS CUBXOverclocking the ASUS CUBX

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 07-10-2000 Category: Guides

Absolutely awesome motherboard. Great for the overclocker. The stability and flexibility here are amazing; even at 150MHz FSB this board ran beautifully and all the games played great....

Overclocking the Abit VT6X4Overclocking the Abit VT6X4

Author: Doc Overclock Date: 06-07-2000 Category: Guides

Setup on this board was easy as apple pie, no jumpers to mess with and no problems to speak of (kind of scary). So far this is the most trouble free board that I have worked with yet. Setting up the CPU is done by SoftMenuTM, whic...

Motherboard Buying TipsMotherboard Buying Tips

Author: S. Louis Thomas Date: 01-01-2000 Category: Guides

No matter what happens with the technology involved, there is always one problem that plagues the DIY system builder: choices. Since we, the power builders, are usually building for exactly that reason, it's ironic that it is also...

Motherboard InstallationMotherboard Installation

Author: Billy Newsom Date: 01-01-1998 Category: Guides

A step by step guide on how to install a motherboard. Please check for our more recent installation guides unless you are installing a board from 1998 or earlier....