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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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PCMark Vantage Overview

The PCMark suite of benchmarks has become a staple in our selection of tests for processors, motherboards as well as other PC components and the Futuremark group has just released the first major update to it since the release of PCMark05. Come see how the latest CPUs from Intel and AMD stack up in this new benchmark!

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Subject: Displays
Manufacturer: Viewsonic
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Introduction and Specifications

Viewsonic has a value monitor that comes in at 22 inches and a price point that should get most gamers to finally move on from the 15-19 inch displays. Read our review to get the highs and lows of moving up in the world!

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specifications

The Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi is one of the most intriguing motherboards to hit the market in some time with a combination of three PCIe x16 slots, DDR3 memory support, great overclocking options and even an embedded Linux OS!

Manufacturer: Antec
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Introduction and Features

The Quattro 1,000W PSU offers a full 1kW of stable DC power with excellent regulation, good efficiency, and comes with a 5-year warranty. Unfortunately, above average AC ripple on some of the DC outputs dampened our enthusiasm.

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Manufacturer: General
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Introduction and Menus

Epic Games is set to release their first demo for Unreal Tournament 3 and to say the suspense is building would be quite an understatement. Curious to see some screen shots and how the game performs on an array of NVIDIA and AMD cards?

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Manufacturer: General
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Jumping Right To It

Okay, we admit it, this is too soon. But AMD has the world abuzz about the upcoming Catalyst 7.10 'Shoot-em-up' drivers and we need to see how they affected our round up of DX10 titles we tested last week. Here's the update.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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The Intel X38 Chipset

Intel unleashes their new X38 chipset for enthusiast platforms and Gigabyte has the first one to hit our test benches. See if the first PCI Express 2.0 motherboard is worth your money and if Intel can compete with NVIDIA's high end chipsets.

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Manufacturer: General
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DX10 Gaming Arrives

DX10 gaming is finally here and we take all the current titles out for a spin with high-end cards from NVIDIA and AMD to see which ones come out on top.

Manufacturer: PC Power & Cooling
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Introduction and Features

Today PC Power & Cooling launches their new flagship power supply in the maximum performance line - the Turbo-Cool 1200W. It's targeted towards industry professionals but is available to hard-core enthusiasts as well.

Manufacturer: Zalman
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Introduction and Features

The new Reserator XT incorporates a large fan with both passive and active radiators to deliver quiet, high performance cooling. It supports multiple waterblocks and is a thing of beauty to behold!

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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Overclocking?

Looking for a starting point in your venture to overclock the AMD Athlon processors? Even if you do so already, you'll surely find some helpful information in this guest writer's detailed article on the subject of overclocking.

Manufacturer: Zalman
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Features and Specifications

The Z-Machine incorporates premium construction, elegant styling, and some unique but very useable new features. It picks up where the Fatal1ty left off. Awesome!

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Manufacturer: Intel
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Terascale still moving forward

Our coverage of IDF concludes with an updated look at Intel's 80-core terascale processors as well as desktop and mobile news.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
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Skulltrail Unearthed

Intel let us play around with their upcoming 8-core Skulltrail platform that will use SLI technology to make it the fastest gaming system on the planet. See some initial benchmarks and pictures inside!

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Manufacturer: Intel
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The End of Rasterization

We have been interested in the idea of raytracing replacing rasterization for real-time computer graphics for quite a while. At a recent event held by Intel, we were able to meet with a team at Intel dedicated to advancing the performance and quality of raytraced gaming.

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Manufacturer: Intel
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Pat Gelsinger Talks Enterprise

Intel's Pat Gelsinger showed off news on PCI Express 3.0 and USB 3.0 as well as news on Intel's Skulltrail platform.

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Manufacturer: Intel
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Otellini Keynote

Check in here for live blogging of the Intel IDF Keynote! Information on Penryn, Nehalem and even the many-core Larrabee project is revealed!

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Subject: Memory
Manufacturer: Corsair Components
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Corsair CM3X1024-1800C7D

Corsair and Super Talent sent along some of their top speed DDR3 memory for us to play around with and we came away more than slightly impressed about the future of DDR3 memory for the enthusiast!

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction

The Blitz Formula motherboard is the latest from Asus' Republic of Gamers lineup and offers up some fancy features not yet seen on a P35-based solution. How does having the highest overclock we've yet seen as well as having an optional watercooled north bridge sound to you?

Manufacturer: Seasonic
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Introduction and Features

The S12 II power supplies from Seasonic offer even better performance and higher efficiencies than the original S12 and now features a solid cap on the +12V output for enhanced reliability.