With the iPhone 5 rumored to launch this October, you’re probably wondering what to do with your old phone. Giving it to the kids is always an option, but around my house, sending it off to a sell phone service is the way to. Getting the best price isn’t necessary very straight-forward, though. A new read more
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We all know about thermal paste- that gooey stuff you stick between a processor (or anything that needs cooling, really) and the heat sink. Since thermal compound is responsible for dissipating heat to your cooler, it’s important to pick the best thermal paste possible. Most users can get by with the stock thermal compound that read more »
December 22, 2011 – 5:19 pm
Right before Christmas, AMD has revealed its new “Tahiti” Radeon HD 7970 graphics card for desktop computers. It’s based on a 28-nanometer manufacturing process and according to AMD, the fastest GPU ever. It will serve as a flagship video card for AMD and is also the first card to support Direct3D 11.1. Specifications include a read more »
December 13, 2011 – 10:33 am
Even in the age of multi-core processing one CPU just isn’t enough for some people. You may associate dual processors with expensive workstations and servers, but EVGA hopes that change that with its EVGA SR-X Dual Socket LGA 2011 motherboard. But make no mistake, this is no regular motherboard. The EVGA dual CPU motherboard is read more »
December 8, 2011 – 3:28 pm
PC cooling giant Zalman has announced plans to enter the video card market with its line of AMD Radeon cards. Zalman video cards available will include the Zalman HD6870-H (Radeon HD 6000), Zalman HD6850-H (Radeon HD 6870) and Zalman HD6770-H (Radeon HD 6770). Each Zalman video card will include two DVI ports plus a DisplayPort read more »
April 12, 2010 – 8:32 am
Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in the computing world. From the ashes one company, a fenix arises: BitFenix. With a wealth of knowledge from both IT professionals and gamers alike, BitFenix aims to manufacture high quality gaming hardware and peripherals incorporating innovation and novelty. However, with a highly competitive market formed over previous years, how will the new boy on the block perform? Only time will tell.
March 28, 2010 – 5:33 pm
ZOTAC International, the world’s largest manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs in the channel, today unleashes the world’s most powerful graphics cards capable of delivering a phenomenal gaming experience and unmatched processing power – the new ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 and GeForce® GTX 470 graphics cards. The ZOTAC GeForce® GTX 480 and GeForce® GTX 470 graphics cards take gaming to uncharted levels with new Microsoft® DirectX® 11, 32x anti-aliasing, NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ Surround and HDMI 1.3a technologies.
March 28, 2010 – 5:14 pm
In Win, as a high end case manufacturer, are the makers of some of the most uniquely visual designs on the market. Previous designs such as the Star Wars styled X-Fighter, stealth bomber-esque B2 and racing car inspired F430 have certainly caught the imagination offering a very different perspective to the full-ATX case.
In Win’s products are much more than novelty products though with extensive cooling systems and innovative mounting mechanisms providing a practical dimension to the eye-catching designs. The cooling aspect applies especially to the Maelstrom case to which this review is focused on as the chassis is able to house up to ten 120mm fans creating the potential for a huge cooling system. So how does the Maelstrom go about combining innovation, practicality and typically unique visuals? Let’s take a look…
March 16, 2010 – 6:56 pm
You’re looking for a new computer – what’s your best bet? Naturally our advice when building a new computer rig is to build your own allowing full customisation of every component not to mention being able to purchase parts separately in order to get the best possible deal. However, building a full system requires a fair amount of time: planning the spec, buying components and finally putting the whole thing together.
March 2, 2010 – 6:34 pm
As a single functioned object, the humble case fan has to achieve a fine balance between airflow and noise emissions. The perfect ratio is not only difficult to reach but also varies with the specific user group: silent enthusiasts will require lower fan speeds so less noise is produced whereas the hardcore gamer will want as much cooling potential as possible.