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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
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Introduction, Processors and Chipset

Intel releases a new Extreme Edition processor with a new 1066 MHz FSB. Can it catch AMD?

Manufacturer: Thermalright
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Introduction

The new Thermalright XP-120 heatsink for P4/K8 platforms is capable of delivering excellent performance while maintaining noise levels well below 40 dBA - an outstanding product.

Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Abit
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Introduction & Specifications

Abit aims squarely at the budget motherboard market with the KV8 Pro. It has everything you need, and stuff you don't. Now with updated overclocking results (2:40pm EST Oct 28, 2004).

Manufacturer: Gigabyte
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Introduction

Gigabyte has a new line of CPU coolers available including the 3D Rocket Cooler-Pro, which incorporates heat pipes, a blower style fan and blue LEDs.

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Introduction and Networking

NVIDIA is ready now with their PCI Express AMD chipset -- and thus the age of PCIe was upon us. Oh, and SLI too.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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Introduction and Processors

AMD's new FX-55 processor raises the bar on performance. Can Intel ever hope to catch up now?

Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction & Specs

The Asus K8N-E Deluxe has a lot of improvements over the previous A7N8X-E nForce 2 motherboard. But how does Asus' latest Socket 754 board stack up against the VIA K8T800 or even its predecessor?

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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64-bit Gaming is Here

AMD announced the arrival of the first 64-bit game on retail shelves, as well as its improvements on their processors. Is the 64-bit gaming revolution really here?

Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: VIA
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K8T890 Technology

VIA is the first out the block to bring PCI Express to the AMD platform. But there are still some questions on performance and SLI support.

Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Altec Lansing
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Introduction

Altec Lansing unleashes some impressive sound in an elegant 2.1 speaker package. The MX5021 is sure to please with some nice looks and a great set of features including THX certification.

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Manufacturer: ATI
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Introduction and Card Layout

ATI's answer to the 6600 card is here. What can the X700 do for mainstream gaming?

Manufacturer: Chaintech
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Introduction and Card Layout

Chaintech is offering up a pre-overclocked version of NVIDIA's 6800 graphics card to satisfy the mid-level range of gamers.

Manufacturer: Cooler Master
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Introduction

Our long overdue review of the Cooler Master Hyper 6 Heatsink Fan (HSF) is finally up. The Hyper 6 combines brute size with innovative engineering into one of the highest performing heatsink fans on the planet.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Abit
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Introduction and Specifications

Abit's offering for the Intel LGA775 platform is on the grill today and with overclocker's features galore and a price that beats anything else on the market, how can you go wrong?

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Introduction and Card Layout

NVIDIA's 6600GT performance is finally unveiled and we are sure you'll find something you like for under $200.

Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Gyration
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Background

The Gyration Ultra GT mouse can be used in the air without a surface. Sound incredible? Read on and find out if this device performs as advertised.

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Manufacturer: General
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CS: Source and the Stress Test

Valve recently released Counter-Strike: Source to beta testing with a Source engine "stress test." We take this test and run it through with the latest cards from ATI and NVIDIA to see if we might have a HL2 preview.

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Manufacturer: General
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The BYOC and Keynote Speech

Quakecon 2004 is over, but it was a great show. Lots of hardware vendors were on hand to show some new hardware, or maybe just tell us about it and the HardOCP workshop was a lot of fun as well.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Abit
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Introduction and Specification

The Abit AV8 may not be heavy on features, but it is heavy on overclocking and tweaking. If that interests you, chances are you'll want the AV8 for your upcoming Athlon 64 system.

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Mainstream Graphics for Doom 3

NVIDIA is planning to reinvent the mainstream graphics market with a chip powerful to run Doom 3 at 16x12 for under $200. Are you interested yet?