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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Sub-$100 gaming gets a refresh

The NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT is a budget card with a sub $100 price tag that offers up impressive features and performance for the price. Does your girlfriend or dad finally get that much-needed gaming upgrade??

Manufacturer: Thermalright
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Features and Specifications

Back in black – the True Black 120 adds subtle enhancements to Thermalright’s current reigning king of the CPU cooler market; the Ultra 120 eXtreme. The best just got better!

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Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: Super Talent
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The Super Talent MasterDrive MX 60GB SSD

Super Talent is offering up a new solid state drive that promises to bring you SSD performance with prices at less than half of previous tested models. Can they possibly live up to that claim or is there something that Super Talent is holding back on?

Manufacturer: Zalman
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Introduction and Features

Another excellent power supply from Zalman. The ZM750-HP uses heat pipe technology to help increase reliability and reduce noise while keeping a high 750 watt output could make this a great power supply. Check it out!

Manufacturer: OCZ Technology
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Introduction and Features

OCZ’s new high performance EliteXStream PSU delivers 1,000W of clean, well regulated power with good efficiency and minimal noise; another very worthy contender in the high-power PSU market.

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Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Intel
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Centrino Update for 2008

Intel's new Centrino 2 platform is formally debuted today and it includes quite a few new products and technologies including mobile 1066 MHz FSB processors, a new chipset and integrated graphics core, hybrid graphics support for IGP and discrete GPUs, draft-N wireless support and more!

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Manufacturer: AMD
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A little preview action

AMD let us spend some time with an R700 - yes that means the dual-GPU RV770 card is nearly here! This is not the official launch yet, but the card is just around the corner and AMD was excited to show off its performance. It looks like the GTX 280's reign was short and sweet...

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Manufacturer: Cooler Master
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A truly impressive case

Want to see what a $1200 case looks like? I'll give you a clue - it has a red, fiery dragon air-brushed on the side with a car-like clear coat finish that should be polished and waxed just like a shiny new Corvette. Prepare to save your pennies though!

Manufacturer: Thermaltake
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Features and Specifications

The SwordM is an aggressively styled chassis designed for gaming enthusiasts. In Part 2 we will take a detailed look at Thermaltake’s optional water-cooling system.

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Manufacturer: BFG Tech
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Introduction and 8800 GT OCX TI

BFG has released a pair of new graphics cards based on names we are all too familiar with: the 8800 GT and the 9600 GT. Even in the face of the GT200 series and Radeon HD 4800-series of cards these two new offerings have some strengths in the price/performance arena that make them stand out.

Manufacturer: Corsair Components
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Introduction and Features

Corsair took their time and did it right. The new HX1000W quietly serves up 1,000W of clean, efficient power and continues to reinforce Corsair’s reputation for delivering quality and reliability.

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Manufacturer: General
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Introduction and the ASUS EN9600 Silent

Even with new GPUs from both AMD and NVIDIA the GeForce 9600 GT is very appealing. Price drops and a large variety of cards featuring passive coolers, overclocked cores and custom heatsinks have expanded the 9600GT market to offer someone for just about everyone. If you are looking for a new budget graphics card check out out roundup of options.

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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And I don't Mean "Cold"

With recent accusations of "They're cheating again", I decided to dig a bit further and talk to the a few of the players in the 3D graphics world. The results may not be surprising, but the journey certainly was interesting!

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Manufacturer: AMD
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RV770 Makes its Debut

After several false alarms, the ACTUAL official launch of the HD 4800 series of GPUs from AMD is upon us! We tested both the HD 4870 and HD 4850 in single and multi-GPU modes for your viewing pleasure. Has AMD taken back the reins at $199 and $299?

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Manufacturer: General
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IGAD curriculum

What is it like to build a game using a real-time ray tracer? Ray tracing in games is a hot topic on the Internet, with industry veterans and graphics experts involved. IGAD students did it, and reflect on the development process.

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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NVIDIA Dumps on the Parade

Just because we hate our readers we have YET ANOTHER short graphics card review for your perusal. This time we have tossed the newly announced, but not yet available, GeForce 9800 GTX+ on the test bench and compared it to the announced, and maybe available, AMD Radeon HD 4850.

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Manufacturer: AMD
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A Pleasant Surprise

AMD got caught with its hand in its own cookie jar - HD 4850s have already hit the street for sale so we are able to bring you a quick preview of the RV770 before its official launch date next week.

Manufacturer: Antec
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Introduction and Features

The Special Edition adds a mirror-finished stainless steel front and side panels along with a custom black interior and snake light to Antec’s popular P182 enclosure. Does that help it stand the test of time for one of Antec's original classics?

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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NVIDIA GT200 Architecture

Part 1 of our 2-part story on the release of the NVIDIA GT200 GPU starts where you would think it would - architecture analysis and then some heavy hitting game play testing. Do the GTX 280 1GB and GTX 260 896MB cards stand up well to existing competition like the 9800 GX2 and 3870 X2?

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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GPU Computing and the GTX 280

With the release of the GTX 200 series of cards, NVIDIA is making a strong push into the brave, new world of stream processing/GPU computing. I take a look at how the GTX 280 performs with two upcoming applications which leverage the power of the new architecture into applications which could effect a user's daily life (or death).