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Kingston Unveiled HyperX DDR3 2GHz Kits For Core i7

Kingston announced it is first to ship 2GHz memory in triple-channel configuration designed specifically for the new Intel-based X58 motherboards. Kingston’s HyperX DDR3 2GHz memory, available now, come in kits of three 1GB modules that are Intel XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) ready meeting the Core i7 1.65 volt platform recommendation. In

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Does Core i7 Hyper-Threading Helps?

Intel brought back a nice feature of the past to Core i7 series, which is the Hyper-Threading Technology. With HT, Core i7 is able to handle 8 software threads on 4 cores. We have spent some time to see if the Hyper-Threading on the Core i7 processors actually helps in improving

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ZOTAC Offers nForce 630i ITX Board w/ WiFi

ZOTAC today unleashes its latest mini-ITX form factor motherboard -- the nForce 630i-ITX WiFi. An HDCP compliant DVI output allows the ZOTAC nForce 630i-ITX WiFi to connect to DVI-equipped digital flat panel displays.  The board supports Intel single, dual and quad-core processors, DDR2-800 up to 4GB of memory, one PCI Express x1 slot,

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Sapphire HD 4850X2 First Look & Tested

VR-Zone checked out the new Sapphire HD 4850X2 card and done some quick tests on it using the Core i7/X58 platform. The cooler casing looks pretty nice and heatsinks beneath looks much like the Intel reference cooler. The air is drawn in by the dual fans and exhaust out from the top of the

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Thecus Brings RAID 5 to Home NAS with N3200PRO

Thecus is pleased to announce N3200PRO  featuring the power of an AMD Geode™ CPU. With its three SATA drive bays, the N3200PRO accommodates up to 3TB of storage, and gives users the option of RAID 5. Thecus’ web-based management system makes a return to the N3200PRO, allowing users to configure and

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Silverstone Raven RV01 Final Design Look & Pricing

Silverstone made an impact among the enthusiasts back in June during Computex Taipei with their Raven RV01 case where the motherboard is rotated at 90 degrees upwards. This allows hot air to exhaust to the top of the case thereby improving ventilation especially when you have several hot graphics cards like

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ASUS Unveiled 3-way SLI GTX280 Gaming PC

“Our goal for the ASUS CG6155 was to give gamers unprecedented performance and realism,” says Carroll Hsieh, ASUS desktop product management director. “With NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 280 GPUs and the nForce 790i Ultra SLI MCP we effortlessly achieved our performance goals. With GeForce GPUs and support for things like CUDA

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X58 SLI Test On 3DMark Vantage

We have decided to check out some quick X58 SLI action ourselves on the 3DMark Vantage and compared a single GTX280 vs GTX280 SLI on the ASUS P6T Deluxe X58 motherboard and Core i7-965 XE processor. Next up, we will check out Crysis Warhead and Far Cry 2 performance on

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Nvidia 3-way SLI Test : GTX280 vs GTX260+

We got hold of some Nvidia internal testing results of the 3-way SLI GeForce GTX 280 vs GTX 260+. Although the testings are done by Nvidia but since it is compared within their own graphics cards so it should be fairly accurate. They used a Core i7 965 Extreme on a 3-way SLI capable motherboard

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More X58 Boards To Support 3-way SLI Configs

NVIDIA announced that ASUS, EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte, and DFI, have all licensed NVIDIA® SLI® technology for their new lineup of motherboards designed to work with Intel Bloomfield CPUs and X58 chipsets. The addition of SLI to these motherboards and adoption by major OEMs including Dell and others means consumers will be

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