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How to build a computer Part #1 – Choosing a processor

Whether you're a novice user or not, building a computer can be a daunting task. More so in the present day as more competition is about than ever before, and major price wars are seen between them constantly. We are compiling a set of ...

9 years ago

Portal 2 PC Review

Portal 2 was a long awaited game for a lot of us with delays pushing it back further and further and within that slightly annoyed, highly anticipated group was an eager yet impatient me. I was one of those who pissed and moaned about ...

9 years ago

Monday Affiliate Roundup

Cases:Thermaltake Level 10 GT Full-Tower Chassis Review @ TechgageLlano:AMD A8-3850 (Llano) APU Video Performance Examined @ TweakTownPeripherals:NZXT Avatar S Gaming Mouse @ RbmodsTablets:Creative Ziio 7" 8GB Review @ ...

9 years ago

Sunday Affiliate Roundup

Graphics:MSI GTX580 3GB Lightning 'Xtreme Edition' Review @ VortezMiscellaneous:A.C.Ryan PlayON!HD 2 FullHD Network Media Player Review @ Real World LabsReal World Labs And A.C.Ryan Joint Contest @Real World LabsThe Legend of Zelda: ...

9 years ago

NZXT Avatar S Gaming Mouse Review

If we asked you to name a target category for NZXT products, peripherals would probably be the last section on your list. Recent diversion into new markets by NZXT has changed things though. They are very quickly becoming a diverse ...

9 years ago

Foxconn H67A-S Motherboard Review

Z68 has been on the market for quite some time, but not everyone is keen to jump onto the new platform due to its price and somewhat unneeded features. Obviously a lot of users will make use of the fantastic features that it has to ...

9 years ago

AMD to start phasing out AM3-based Phenom II’s and Athlon II CPU’s

After the gradual release of the Llano APU, AMD is now planning on phasing out some of the older-generations CPU's and it has said it going to start doing this in the second half of 2011. AMD plans to phase out about 30 AM3-based ...

9 years ago

Saturday Affiliate Roundup

Cooling:NZXT Havik 140 CPU Cooler Review @ VortezGraphics:Sapphire HD 6870 Toxic Edition Video Card Review @ Hi Tech LegionSapphire HD 6950 Dirt 3 Edition @ LanOC ReviewsMemory:Kingston HyperX H2O 4GB 2133MHz DDR3 Memory Kit Review @ ...

9 years ago

Sandy Bridge-E CPU Launch Pushed Back to Q1 2012

The launch of Intel's new range of Sandy Bridge-E processors, originally expected to take place in Q4 2011 seems to have been delayed until Q1 2012 according to reliable sources.The new chips using the LGA2011 socket with Intel's X79 ...

9 years ago

Adobe tempts rivals’ customers to switch with massive discounts

Adobe is taking a thinly veiled jab at Apple by introducing a switching programme for Premiere Pro 5.5 and Creative Suite CS5.5 Production Premium, by offering money off its applications for those who have already purchased its ...

9 years ago

Microsoft IE10 Preview 2 boasts HTML5 prowess

Microsoft seems to be upping the game and following the examples of Google and Mozilla by increasing the rapid release cycle for its browser. IE 9 has only been released for a short time and IE 10 is already up to 'Preview 2' and is ...

9 years ago

Weekly Giveaway #4: Hauppauge HD PVR

Here we find ourselves again offering you our valued readers a chance to win more prizes. We have teamed up with another company to offer you a great opportunity. If this is the first giveaway you are entering then we should let you ...

9 years ago

Gmail getting a refresh

Google are certainly continuing to push upwards with the launch of its Plus social network now well under way, even if it is in an initial limited-invite state. To help with the continuity lots of Google features are being refreshed, ...

9 years ago

Skype adds video calling for Android

Even with the recent takeover by Microsoft, Android users of Skype will be pleased to learn that video calling has just been added to its repertoire on their mobile platform. Video calls are possible over both 3G and Wi-Fi, although ...

9 years ago

Friday Affiliate Roundup

AMD Fusion/Llano:AMD Llano A8-3850 APU @ TechwareLabsA8-3850 vs. Core i3-2100 CPU Review @ Hardware SecretsAMD A8-3850 2.9GHz Llano APU Review @ Legit ReviewsAMD A8-3850 Llano APU @ TweakPCAMD A8-3850 Lynx APU Processor @ Benchmark ...

9 years ago

Gelid To Release the Tranquillo Rev 2 CPU Cooler

Today Gelid Solutions have announced that they will be releasing an updated version of the very popular CPU Cooler, the Gelid Tranquillo. The Tranquillo Rev. 2 boasts new features and design such as better orientation for the 4 copper ...

9 years ago

Tritton PC510 HDa Gaming Headset Review

Recently there have been lots of similar looking gaming style headsets released which quite frankly have all been the same. The headsets are either stereo headsets, or headsets pretending to offer 5.1 or even 7.1 surround sound. While ...

9 years ago

Lamptron reveal the FC9 fan controller with slider controls

Lamptron, a leading company who specialise in fan controllers, have recently announced that they will be releasing their FC9 which features sliders for fan control instead of knobs.The controller offers supports for four fans and ...

9 years ago

Nokia keeps quiet while flogging off its messaging unit

While this is not breaking news it does say a lot about Nokia's current state of affairs. Nokia is selling off its messaging business to Synchronica, a British (yes, Britain still does do a few things) developer of mobile messaging ...

9 years ago

Congress wants to make streaming a felony!

The US and Congress especially never cease to amaze at the lengths they will go to to get their way. This time, under the bill number S.978, they are trying to make it a felony to stream copyrighted content and yes the person who ...

9 years ago

Streacom HDMI Audio Mix Cable Review

Streacom are a company who were founded in 2010 with their goal being focusing on combining superior design and quality with the latest material and production techniques. They aim to deliver solutions that will precisely meet customer ...

9 years ago

Intel continues to gain chip share in Q1 even with recall

In January Intel was forced to announce that it was recalling all its new 'Cougar Point' chipsets that accompanied the Sandy Bridge processors. We all thought this spelled disaster for Intel and that this gave AMD a big chance to make ...

9 years ago

AMD release Llano A6-3650 and A8-3850 Fusion APU’s

AMD has today introduced its new codename Llano processors to the market. These will be two of the "Fusion APU's" which are processors with built in graphics cores. These particular releases will be for desktop FM1 systems only, the ...

9 years ago

Patriot Wildfire announced with write speeds of up to 520MB/s

While a lot of the media is centred around the launch of the latest range of AMD Fusion (Llano) there are lots of other companies trying to impress. Patriot have recently added two new models to its high-end range which is has called ...

9 years ago

Thursday Affiliate News

AMD Fusion:AMD Llano Lynx review @ TechRadarAMD Llano A8-3850 APU and Gigabyte A75-UD4H Launch Review @ HardwareHeaven.comAMD A8-3850 (Llano) APU and A55/A75 Chipset Review @ Tweak TownAMD A8-3850 APU Review: The Arrival of Llano @Hi ...

9 years ago

Asus F1A75-M Pro Llano Motherboard Review

You can't go on the internet these days without seeing some information on Intel, AMD and their latest products. With Intel it's all about Sandy Bridge and their upcoming offering of Ivy Bridge, whilst AMD has potential fantastic ...

9 years ago

New “Kepler” 28nm Graphics processors making progress

Nvidia is busy working away behind closed doors to develop its replacement to the Fermi architecture. The current generation of graphics processors are based on a 40nm manufacturing process and have started to hit a performance ...

9 years ago

GTX 580m becomes the fastest mobile GPU

Nvidia has announced that it will be now be selling the fastest graphics processing unit available to the laptop and netbook market. The GTX 580m will be the best they have to offer, supporting top end, high resolution and high ...

9 years ago

Sapphire new EDGE-HD2 Mini Net Top gets an upgrade

Sapphire have recently updated and upgraded their standard net top PC (Edge-HD mini) as they bring out their HD2 Mini. The HD2 Mini is essentially made up of an Intel Atom Dual Core (D525)@ 1.8Ghz, NVIDIA ION2 graphics using 512MB of ...

9 years ago

Tt eSports Challenger Ultimate Gaming Keyboard Review

Thermaltake has been a major player in the PC power and cooling industry for many years having produced some legendary products such as the striking Level 10. Today however, I will be taking a look at a much newer venture that ...

9 years ago

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