Manufacturer: Enermax
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Introduction and Features

High efficiency and virtually silent! If you are looking for a quiet mid-power PSU with good voltage regulation, excellent efficiency, and high-end video card support; the ECO 500W deserves a very close look.

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Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Another step forward

The first notebook to use the NVIDIA ION chipset is being revealed today and even though we haven't been able to get hands-on with it yet, the Lenovo IdeaPad S12 could be a winner in terms of performance, size and price for the mobile crowds. Check in to see some pictures and get a general run down on specs.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Elitegroup
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Introduction and Specifications

The A790GXM-AD3 is ECS’s first AM3 Socket motherboard. The integrated graphics platform is designed from AMD's 790GX chipset and powered by the ATI’s Radeon HD 3300 graphics core. One of the key selling points of all AM3 motherboards is their support for dual channel DDR3 1333 memory, and we are very interested to see how the extra bandwidth factors into the overall performance of this board.

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Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: Thermalright
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Video Review and Specifications

The Thecus N5200B NAS is a high-end network storage device that offers support for RAID 5 and 6, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, eSATA and USB ports and five hot swappable hard drive trays. The price is a bit higher than a lot of other consumer NAS devices but the feature set exceeds them as well. And check out a video review of the device as well!

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Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Intel
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A new Atom is coming

Intel revealed details of the Atom successor known as Pine Trail today and the platform looks to be even more impressive with an integrated memory controller and graphics. We also have some news about Intel's Moblin netbook-style operating system that sees a major refresh today.

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Manufacturer: Galaxy
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A unique 9600 GT

Low power and low profile might not seem like very important features for a GPU most of the time, but you would be surprised how many new PCs on the market today can't fit a standard expansion card. Galaxy is hoping to pin that market by offering a decently-powerful 9600 GT GPU without a PCIe power connection and with a half-height PCB design.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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Asset Lite Strikes!

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, the spun-off manufacturing arm of AMD, is aggressively pursuing new customers with promises of industry leading performance and efficiency as a startup in the foundry industry. We take a look at the technology and aims of this new giant, and see if they can in fact compete with the well respected and powerful TSMC.

Manufacturer: Seasonic
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Introduction and Features

If you are into building, upgrading or maintaining servers check out our review of two PSU offerings from Seasonic. We’ll be taking a close look at two units; a 1U-400W and a 2U-460W. See how they compare to the more familiar enthusiast ATX units.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
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Guess we have to bring this up finally

Today a $1.45 billion fine was handed down to Intel for antitrust and anti-competitive practices in the European markets. We take a look at the summary judgment, both Intel's and AMD's initial response and just how the decision might after the consumer.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Zotac
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ION Platform for your DIY

The Zotac IONITX-A-U is the first of what will likely be many NVIDIA ION-based motherboards to hit the market this year. This all-in-one integrated solution includes an Atom 330 dual-core processor, GeForce 9400M graphics, 802.11n Wi-Fi, HDMI and more in a convenient little mini-ITX package. An external power brick rounds out the features that help this motherboard stand out from the rest.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specifications

The versatile 790GX chipset is being featured in countless AM2+ and AM3 motherboards. Our friends at ASUS have developed a mid-range AM2+ motherboard called the M3A78-T that should give gamers, HTPC users, and intermediate enthusiasts something to smile about. Check out our detailed review of this flexibile chipset as well as our intriguing gaming benchmarks results that might make consumers think twice about needing another GPU for basic gaming.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: MSI
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Introduction and Specifications

Today we have MSI's flagship X58 motherboard on our test bench - the MSI Eclipse SLI. Several weeks ago, we evaluated the MSI X58 Platinum, which seemed to be geared toward gaming enthusiasts, but not necessarily those looking for overall performance increases in their PCs. Will the Eclipse SLI follow in the X58 Platinum's footsteps or create a new path with more performance gains in other areas than gaming?

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: Western Digital
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Big Green Gets Meaner!

Western Digital significantly tweaked their Caviar Green series drive, adding a Raid Edition model to their 2TB lineup. It may spin as fast as the GP, but the similarities end there. We put the RE4-GP against its GP peers, as well as a few Raptor series drives.

Manufacturer: Thermaltake
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Introduction and Features

Thermaltake’s Spedo full-tower enclosure is designed for PC enthusiasts seeking the optimum balance between style, functionality and value. It’s a big-bold case with plenty of room and very good cooling capabilities.

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: DDRdrive LLC
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DDRdrive hits the ground running with its PCI-E RAM-based SSD

Today, previously unknown DDRdrive LLC released its flagship product, the DDRdrive X1. We burned through the weekend to provide a first peek on release day. Read on to see how the X1 fares against the ioDrive 160 and an Intel X25-M.Intro

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Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Overall results and coverage (part 1)

Jeremiah Allen aka “Miahallen” took the top spot in Gigabyte’s Open Overclocking Championship 2009 regional final Apr. 25 at the Pacific Palms Golf Resort in City of Industry, Calif. His efforts earned him a round-trip ticket to represent North America at Gigabyte’s championship finals in Taipei, Taiwan June 4. Read all about our coverage of the entire event!

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Manufacturer: AMD
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AMD RV740 is all its cracked up to be

The new AMD Radeon HD 4770 is the world's first 40nm GPU and brings even more performance to a world of sub-$100 graphics cards. Does AMD's technology advantage make the 9800 GT and GTS 250 looks like schmucks?

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Subject: Memory
Manufacturer: General
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Tour Overview

Before Gigabyte’s Open Overclocking Championship 2009 North America Regional Final this weekend, Kingston invited several members of the media to tour their global headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Fountain Valley, Calif. Check out our quick overview of Kington's main production facility for their newest DDR3 memory modules.

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Manufacturer: Vigor Gaming
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Introduction and Features

Heat is still a CPU’s main enemy and vendors have been working feverishly to research and develop new solutions to solve this age-old problem. One fairly new vendor to the fray is Vigor Gaming and its Monsoon III LT CPU cooling system. This is the third revision of the Monsoon and boasts two 120mm, 2,000 RPM fans and four copper heatpipes to keep the latest AMD and Intel chips as cool as the other side of the pillow (credit for that line goes to Stuart Scott at ESPN).

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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AM3 Done Right

AMD has finally released their high end AM3 processor, and it certainly does not disappoint. While AM3 does not propel the X4 955 to new heights, there are certainly enough extra features and overclocking headroom to make this a exciting and desirable product.