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AMD presents 2012 A-Series APU (Trinity)

AMD today unveiled the next generation APUs for notebooks: Trinity. With more performance, Eyefinity-support and more improvements it looks like the perfect companion for those new Ultrathin laptops.

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Cooler Master Quick Fire Pro Mechanical Keyboard

The CM Storm Quick Fire Pro enters the highly saturated mechanical gaming keyboard market. How does it stack up to it's competitors?

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Gigabyte Sniper M3 Review

Gigabytes G1 series is a premier gaming/performance offering and with the Sniper M3 it is a mATX highly featured gaming board. Lets see exactly what it has to offer.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card

Could it be that NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GTX 670 can beat AMD’s flagship 7900 series graphics cards at a lower cost? Keep reading to find out!

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GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC

  The GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC is a veritable force to be reckoned with not only for price versus performance, but in quality thermal design. Read on to find out!

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SilverStone SST-EC01+ USB 3.0 Expansion Card

The EC01+ is a USB 3.0 adaptor card which claims an increase in speeds over the previous generation of cards from silverstone. Today we take a look at it.

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Roccat Kone+

The Roccat Kone+ excels not only in precision and tracking at unprecedented levels, but takes a synergistic approach to form-factor and ergonomics. Read on to discover why.

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GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H

The GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H includes a litany of features including USB 3.0, mSATA, and more. It would be a great addition to a mainstream Ivy Bridge system.

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Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive

  The WD VelociRaptor 1TB hard drive comes with a 10,000 RPM spindle speed and a whopping 333GB per platter! How does it stack up against a growing slate of SSD’s and hybrid hard drives? Keep reading to find out.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690: The Dual-GPU Beast Review!

Dual-GPU Card? More like Dual-GPU beast! The GTX 690 is here: sleek, sexy, and with the power to back it up. Keep reading to see just how well this monster performs.

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CMStorm Sentinel Advance II Mouse

The CM Storm Sentinel Advance II embraces new innovation providing a custom graphical display while enhancing performance with it’s new laser sensor system.

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Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe Motherboard

Asus has splashed many offerings into the Z77 playing field and today we are looking at the P8Z77-V Deluxe, with a high feature count and performance.

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Nvidia’s Flagship Dual-GPU Powered GTX 690 Preview

The Dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690 is Nvidia’s fastest card yet. With two Kepler GK104 GPUs on a single PCB, and with a bit of overclocking, the GTX 690 could easily match two GTX 680s in SLI.

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ASUS Announces Flagship P8Z77-V Premium Motherboard

ASUS just announced that they will have a new flagship motherboard for their channel lineup with the new P8Z77-V Premium. Let’s take a peek!

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Enermax Revolution87+ 1000 watt PSU

Does the Revolution87+ 1000watt PSU really hit the 80+ gold efficiency level? Let’s find out.

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CoolerMaster HAF XM Mid-Tower Chassis

CoolerMaster has released a new chassis in the HAF line: the XM. Not quite a smaller version of the HAF X, this new case incorporates some of features from the X, along with some truly out-of-the-box thinking.

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Intel Core i7 3770K (Ivy Bridge)

The Ivy Bridge promises higher performance per watt over Sandy Bridge on both the CPU and GPU front. Built with tri-gate 3D transistors on a 22nm die, how much performance should we expect from the new CPU?

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2x Kingston HyperX 240GB 3K SSDs in RAID 0 Configuration

If you’re a gamer, and you’d like to improve your gaming experience with faster loading and less jumpy gameplay, the Kingston HyperX 3K SATA III SSD could be an option for you.

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Swiftech H20-320 Edge HD Liquid Cooling Kit

Swiftech’s new H20-320 Edge kit includes the best of their lineup with the Apogee XT Edge waterblock. Let’s see how it performs.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Branded Razer Peripherals

Read on to find out if hokey religions and ancient weapons are a match for these Star Wars-branded peripherals by Razer.

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NZXT Switch 810 Full-Tower Case

The NZXT Switch 810 is a great case and the price makes it an incredibly formidable competitor in this sector of the case market. Keep reading to find out more!

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Corsair Vengeance K90 Keyboard

The Corsair Vengeance K90 provides not only unprecedented response in keyboard control, but adds a feature rich bank of dedicated macro and multimedia keys.

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Kingston 2400MHz 8GB Quad Channel Memory Kit

Today we take a look at an 8GB high performance memory offering from Kingston. These modules run at a blazing fast speed of 2400MHz while offering full stability in quad channel.

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MSI Z77A-GD65

The MSI Z77A-GD65 is clearly designed for hardcore overclockers with its array of overclocking features and high quality components. Check out the review for more detail.

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Intel 7 Series Chipset and DZ77GA-70K Review

Intel launched the 7 series chipset in preparation for the upcoming Core processor. The new chipset brings with it a few “Smart” features that Intel has introduced. Keep reading to find out more!

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ASUS Rampage IV Formula Motherboard

Today we look at the Rampage IV Formula, one step down the ladder from ASUS’s best ROG X79 offering. Read on as we look at how it performs and how it compares.

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ASUS X79 Sabertooth Motherboard

The ASUS Sabertooth X79 uses high quality and high life expectancy parts via the TUF components. Let’s see how well it performs with its excellent MTBF components.

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ZOTAC GTX 680s Extreme Overclock in SLI!

Can two ZOTAC GTX 680s in 2-Way SLI outperform three Nvidia GTX 580s in a 3-way SLI configuration? Read more to find out!

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Arctic Freezer i30 CPU Cooler

The Arctic Freezer i30 CPU cooler has some great features, including “direct-contact heatpipe technology”. It sounds fancy, but does it get the job done? Keep reading to find out.

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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB

  The OCZ Revodrive Hybrid is the combination of a 120GB Revodrive and a 1TB HArd drive for the ultimate in speed and capacity. Here we will test the real potential of this unit.

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Gigabyte HD 7770 OC with CrossFire

Gigabyte’s HD 7770 OC is the cheapest factory overclocked HD 7770 available. It strikes a good balance of price and performance. We put the card to the test and also pair it up with XFX HD 7770 to assess its CrossFire performance.

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ASUS F1A75-V EVO

The ASUS F1A75-V Evo is one of the most feature-rich boards for the Llano platform. We put it toe-to-toe against the Gigabyte A75-UD4H. See which one comes out on top.

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ASUS P9X79WS Motherboard

Today we look at the ASUS P9X79 WS board, one of a long line of Workstation motherboards from ASUS. Keep reading to find out what kind of power this beast conceals.

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Surround on a Stick! Single Card Nvidia Surround Tested

Today we check out the performance of the new Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 in Surround mode at 5760 x 1080 and at 6040×1080 (Custom Resolution) on 8 different games.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680: Kepler (GK104)

Kepler is finally here. Check out how we push the new GeForce GTX 680 300Mhz above its stock Core Clock Speed and 900Mhz above its stock memory frequency.

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GIGABYTE X79-UD5 Motherboard

The GIGABYTE X79-UD5 support up to 8 DIMMs, the latest X79 Extreme Processors, 3-way SLI/CrossfireX configurations and also comes with WiFi/Bluetooth add-on card.

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Gelid ICY Vision Rev. 2 GPU Coolers In SLI

The Gelid ICY VISION cooler can fit many different video cards, but what can it do when used on two of the hottest running cards in the same system?

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GIGABYTE Z77 Motherboards: A Preview

GIGABYTE has revealed a total of 10 Z77 boards for the next generation of Intel chipsets and CPU’s. Among them is the elite gamer G1.Sniper 3. Keep reading to check it out!

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Enermax Fulmo Mid-Tower Case

The Enermax Fulmo model ECA892AG comes with an SATA Dock port, USB3.0 ports, and 5 installed fans, three of which are cool to look at, but can it keep a multi GPU system cool? We’ll find out as we examine it.

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ASUS Rampage IV Gene

Here we have the smallest of the ROG X79 boards: the Rampage IV Gene. Let’s see if great things really do come in small packages.

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