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As many of you are probably aware, SilverStone is one of the most respected names in the computer case industry. They also make power supplies, heat sinks, fans and peripheral devices. Today we will be looking at the Temjin TJ11 case that is their new flagship, full tower case. This case is marketed and priced for the extreme enthusiast and extreme gamer market.Temjin ImpressionsFor those of you... continued.
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If you build computers as a hobby or for a living, you will eventually run into defective products. It happens to everyone and there are few ways to find out if the product is defective before installing it into your system and turning it on. Probably one of the worst parts to be defective is the power supply because your computer won’t turn on for starters and it could fry your CPU, motherboard... continued.
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The worst component to fail in your computer is the power supply in my opinion. Without your power supply, your computer can’t run at all since the motherboard, video card, or CPU won’t get power. This makes consumers very picky of what brand of power supply they choose to purchase from. Usually the wattage isn’t the biggest concern since most brands have a good range for any consumers. The... continued.
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Over the course of four weeks more than 5,000 of you voted on products across 15 categories and multiple price ranges. We have arranged the winners and finalists by product categories and you can access the winners' lists here.
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This is Intel’s latest enthusiast level chipset that will be replacing their X58 chipset. Before we start taking a look at this particular board from Gigabyte let’s first go over some of the features that this new chipset has to offer.Right from the start you can tell that this is something special. There are ram slots now on either side of the board that gives you the ability to install up to a... continued.
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We have Asus’ new P9X79 Deluxe motherboard that we’re going to be reviewing but first let’s have a look at the new X79 Express Chipset from Intel. This is Intel’s latest enthusiast level chipset that will replace the venerable X58 chipset.This new chipset adds quite a few new features and that are sure to make this new chipset a must-have for the enthusiast and hard-core gamer alike. First off... continued.
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Before we take a look at what this new board from Asus brings to the table let’s first have a look at the features that are specific to Intel’s latest chipset. This chipset replaces Intel’s previous enthusiast level chipset, the X58. So now let’s have a look at this new chipset and what it has to offer.Of course the main feature of this new chipset is that it features support for Intel’s latest... continued.
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The Intel X79 Express Chipset is finally here and every competitor is releasing motherboards exclusively for it. ECS EliteGroup is just one of the major competitors we will be looking at today. They have released their X79R-AX motherboard and it is coming to the market as an entry level motherboard. It comes with great features and a smaller price tag so you can enjoy the new chipset without... continued.
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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and most of us are probably getting out our Black Friday lists and hoping that the electronics we want become really cheap. For most tech upgrades you can already see Newegg and Tiger Direct advertise November sales even before Black Friday as well. Well if you are still running a regular hard drive in your system and are too cheap to upgrade to an SSD. We... continued.
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When I was just thinking things were getting a bit boring here in the PC business in the pre-holiday void, here come Intel with something new to shake the tree in the desktop arena. Enter the new Sandy Bridge Extreme, the next Generation of Intel Core I7 Extreme Family 64-bit low-power/high performance CPUs for the new X79 Platform and LGA-2001 ZIF Socket motherboards. Traditionally Platforms are... continued.
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Before we get into this new motherboard from Intel, let’s first have a look at the new chipset that it uses. This chipset offers support for Intel’s new 2011 socket processors and it offers a whole host of new or improved features over Intel’s previous chipsets.This new chipset does not feature Intel’s popular Smart Response Technology. This is unfortunate but many vendors will likely introduce... continued.
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Battlefield 3 is a epic first person shooter Released by Electronic Arts on October 15 2011. It is a real time war game that gives you everything on the battlefield at your disposal. From Jeeps and Tanks, to Helicopters and Airplanes, and also a wide range of weapons; this game gives you many tools that will help you on the battlefield. I am still trying to figure out all the different unlocks... continued.
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We’ve seen so many overpriced and ostentatious keyboards out there, we wonder who would actually buy them sometimes. They look nice and have many macros that will increase your gameplay however, the price is just mind blowing. It costs as much as a video card and we usually just hope that it goes on sale on Black Friday. I know that’s what I did with my Logitech Illuminated Keyboard. However,... continued.
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Hard drives are becoming extremely cheap these days, which makes the resale value of our old drives almost nothing. This annoys many consumers because after they buy a new bigger hard drive they basically have to either run it RAID, throw onto another system they don’t really care about, or just trash the drive. Running through RAID usually sounds the most practical however if you are buying a... continued.
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Power supplies are sort of an odd topic to worry about when you are starting a new computer build. It’s one of those items that you are never quite sure about what the difference is between different brands because all you really care about is the wattage and what power is needed for my system. Most people can get by with around 650W-750W power supplies for 3-5 years and never needed a new one... continued.

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