May 2012

by Rafael Hernandez on May 24, 2012 · 0 comments

XFX’s Double D Black Edition Radeon HD 7850 and 7870 video cards want you to know that the D stands for Dissipation which they brought about by cramming in two fans on two of their mid range graphics cards in the hopes of keeping things cool while you’re in the most intense of gaming sessions. […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 24, 2012 · 0 comments

The Lepa G1600-MA 1600watt power supply proves you can never have too much of a good thing. It’s a highly capable PSU designed to provide all manner of efficient energy to your system thanks to its 80 PLUS certification and offers up a healthy number of power plugs thanks to its modular cabling system. If you’re […]

Read more Lepa G1600-MA 1600watt PSU handles your system load

by Rafael Hernandez on May 22, 2012 · 0 comments

Thermaltake’s Water 2.0 Pro Liquid Cooling System might be familiar to anyone that has researched CPU coolers but its all enclose water cooling loop offers a compelling reason to purchase one over all of the other choices on the market: it actually comes with a second fan. A second fan on a water cooling setup […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 15, 2012 · 0 comments

Antec’s Gaming Series ONE proves you don’t have to bust your budget on an enclosure for your next gaming rig. The mid tower ATX case sports an all black painted interior and comes loaded with two 120mm fans which is fine for the majority of builds but if you’re one to go all out with […]

Read more Antec Gaming Series ONE PC Case keeps cash in your pocket

by Rafael Hernandez on May 15, 2012 · 0 comments

AMD’s Trinity processor is the successor to the company’s well received “Llano” processor which combined a CPU and graphics chip in the same die which allows for some interesting possibilities. Their new A10-4600M CPU sports computing cores inspired by the higher end Bulldozer processor giving it a nice performance boost over the older chip while the […]

Read more AMD “Trinity” A10-4600M Mobile CPU with modest performance

by Rafael Hernandez on May 11, 2012 · 0 comments

Microsoft has been doing quite a bit to improve some of the more obnoxious portions of an operating system as they work on Windows 8 and it would seem that they’ve fixated their gaze on little old chkdsk. Users rarely run into situations that require chkdsk’s intervention but when they do they’re in for quite […]

Read more Microsoft Windows 8 chkdsk gets reigned in

by Rafael Hernandez on May 11, 2012 · 0 comments

Xigmatek’s Centauro 1000watt power supply isn’t big on fancy details; instead it approaches the challenges of providing a steady and efficient supply of power to your PC like a workhorse. Aside from its all black casing and massive fan to cool the PSU’s innards you’ll manage your system’s cabling quite nicely due to its modular […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 11, 2012 · 0 comments

There’s no denying that NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 680 is an incredibly fast and powerful video card but its price tag might push it out of range for many budgets so they’ve done some trimming and have come up with the GeForce GTX 670 GPU. The new model comes in with 1344 CUDA cores and a […]

Read more NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 is gentler on your budget