December 2011

by Rafael Hernandez on December 22, 2011 · 0 comments

AMD’s Radeon HD 7970 marks the company’s first new GPU architecture change in almost two years so you can bet they’ve put in quite a bit of work into the design. The “Tahiti” cored video card sports 2048 stream processors, which is a hefty bump from the 1536 cores the Radeon HD 6970 trotted around […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 16, 2011 · 2 comments

If you’re the sort of person that ignores the routine maintenance that a PC needs, odds are that you’re either running into errors or experiencing the random slow downs. The other side of the coin has users that are meticulous in their upkeep but growing tired of constantly keeping track of what they’ve done to […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 15, 2011 · 0 comments

Of course since you don’t restrict yourself to only running benchmarks it’s nice to know that the Sandy Bridge-E cored Intel Core i7-3930K is equally potent in all of your favorite applications. You’ll find 6 cores in the CPU, to go along with hyper threading technology, and a sizable 12MB of cache and an unlocked […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 12, 2011 · 0 comments

The Patriot Pyro SE solid state drive sounds like some high end storage device that is ridiculously overpriced and out of reach but, interestingly, it can be had for quite a bit less than you’d imagine yet still put out impressive numbers. The drive comes in three sizes with the middle of the pack 120GB […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 11, 2011 · 0 comments

At some point you’re going to get tired of loading up hard drives in your PC and keeping your machines on just so you can share data over your network something like the QNAP TS-419P II network attached storage plugs into your network and allows you to load up four hard drives in a number of […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 6, 2011 · 0 comments

Corsair’s Vengeance 8GB low voltage DDR3 memory kit proves you don’t have to give up any speed in order to make your PC suck down less power than is necessary. The snazzy looking 1600MHz DDR3 memory sticks sport a low profile and only require 1.35v in order to function properly which is a decent drop […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on December 5, 2011 · 0 comments

BIOSTAR has made some excellent strides over the years in improving their image with impressive motherboard models, like their new TA990FXE AMD 990FX motherboard. The board is, of course, AM3+ compliant which means you can fit a fancy new Bulldozer cored FX-8150 processor or its lesser siblings into place and benefit from all manner of awesome performance. […]

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