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AMD has just released their new AM3+ socket and accompanying chipset. These new products are to make use of the new AM3+ processors when they become available. We have already looked at several offerings in the 990FX category so we now need to understand what makes the 990X different. The main difference is that the 990X has less PCI express lanes for graphics card expansion. With the 990FX we... continued.
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Every year brings new games which inspires creative gaming gear and is shortly followed by gaming enthusiasts. The latest gaming peripherals include massive amounts of features, macros, and ergonomic designs. It begs the questions, where did this come from and when did it become so flashy?  Earlier games like Lineage and Counter Strike 1.0 did not require such a high tech mouse like the ones... continued.
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With the amount of kids in university housing, gaming mainly on a laptop has become more common. There are many problems with this scenario since laptops are prone to slow speed, lower graphics, and extensive heat.           Thermaltake has come out with a product that will make sure you stay cool while gaming in your dorm room. The... continued.
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The summer heat is here and today we are taking a look at the new Frio OCK CPU cooler from Thermaltake. This is an air-cooler that features a dual fan design that’s compatible with just about every Intel and AMD socket on the market. We did have an initial problem with the cooler. The board that we were initially testing it on had some clearance issues with the MOSFET heat-sink next to the CPU... continued.
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 This is the new Armor A30 case from Thermaltake. The A30 is a micro-ATX case that features a modular design that is built for gaming. This case has windows on either side and is small enough for Lanparties. You will see in this review that this case has lots of features for its size. With this type of case you do need to plan your build out a little more, but that’s to be expected.Armor A30... continued.
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 Today we are taking a look at Silverstone’s Raven RV02 Evolution case. This is the Limited Edition white version of this case. This case features the 90 degree motherboard orientation that Silverstone has been implementing since their original Raven case was first introduced. In terms of heat dissipation this design works really well. With the main intake fans seated at the bottom of the... continued.
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The mouse is a unique computer component that has many different features, aesthetics, and ergonomics. It has forever changed the way we move the cursor around our computer screen. And with the introduction of high-intense gaming; there are just so many different types of gaming mice these days. Features like: onboard memory, high precision lasers, DPI (Dots per inch) switcher, programmable keys... continued.
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With the innovations of online gaming among millions of people, having a microphone and some speakers are necessary in order to construct teamwork, communication, and of course, trash talking. Standalone microphones can execute the job relatively well however, a lot of static or feedback is usually produced by them since they are usually next to speakers. Headsets have been more attractive... continued.
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We have the new Asus HD 6870 Direct CU video card that we will be looking at today. This is a mid-range card that fits into the higher end spectrum for cards in this bracket. It retails for about 200 hundred dollars in most places. This review will be taking a look at the card itself, the features that are built into this card and how well it performs against the competition.This card comes in at... continued.
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This is the new Swiftech Polaris 120 Heatsink and CPU cooler  we will be reviewing today. This is an air-cooler that retails for about 60 dollars, making it Swiftech's re-entry into the mainstream air-cooling arena. It is compatible with every common Intel and AMD CPU socket on the market,  which includes the new Intel Socket 1155 for the Intel's Sandy Bridge processors.At it's budget... continued.
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Logitech is one the most well-known companies in the peripheral market. They make great products that are user-friendly, high in performance, and most of all, comfortable. It’s no secret that Logitech’s standard for a great ergonomic product exceeds most other companies; their products perform well and can fit almost every user’s preference. Logitech’s Performance Mouse MX is a great mouse for... continued.
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Network Attached Storage (NAS) units have become increasingly popular these days because it’s safe, efficient, and easy to setup. They can be used for small businesses, home offices, and everyday consumer usage. The larger NAS are mainly directed towards small businesses that a device that can run a server and store tons of information. The Thecus N4200PRO is a great example of a NAS that can... continued.
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AMD has launched their all new 990FX+SB950 chipset. The most important feature of this new chipset is that it supports their new AM3+ processors. AMD has been kind enough though to allow us to continue to use our older AM3 processor s with these new boards. That translates into a great value for AMD customers. This chipset will also incorporate their new Hyper Transport 3.1 architecture. This... continued.
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Finding extra storage space can be difficult these days because there are just so many different storing devices available to the public. They can range from an extra hard drive in RAID, external hard drives, CDs, flash drives, or NAS. NAS (Network Attached Storage) is a great way to store your important information while still keeping them close at hand. You can access it with any computer... continued.
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This is a really exciting time to be an AMD fan. We have their new AM3+ platform motherboards. These boards feature their new SB950 chipset. This chipset is geared for the enthusiast market. It features both USB 3.0 support and SATA 3 support. This new chipset also has support for dual-channel DDR 3 RAM. Some of these features were also present with AMD’s previous chipset but the missing element... continued.

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