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Published: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - Video
Gigabyte is trying to grab our attention with features such as a stock factory overclock at 1100 Mhz on the core along with 1 GB of DDR5 memory at a stock 4500 Mhz . On top of that Gigabyte says there is plenty more headroom for some serious overclocking.
Published: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Cases
As enthusiast, we tend to focus on our hardware and make sure we have the best system we can afford and will often push aside, and often ignore, anything less expensive thinking that we can't use it. But what if you are building a system for a friend/family member on tight budget or want to give that store bought PC a new look?
Published: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - Cases
Computer enthusiasts can be rather picky when it comes to choosing a case, and why not there are plenty to choose from. As you move into higher quality cases, you will notice that the designs change to focus on certain areas, whether it is overall presentation, functionality, or the ability to be modified.
Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 - Cases
Packed to the brim with nice features, the Toledo 301 is well laid out and should find a fairly wide audience. It is coated both inside and outside with a sleek black finish and constructed of surprisingly solid SECC steel and heavy plastic components which gives it a very substantial feel for a case in this price segment.
Published: Monday, April 11, 2011 - Video
After reviewing a few different GTX550 Ti graphic cards it does start to lose its flavor, especially when the results can be so similar. So it is a major relief to get a refreshing view of a reference card from MSI.
Published: Monday, April 4, 2011 - Memory
Memory can be one of the most frustrating items to choose from. Usually you know from the start what the CPU and Motherboard will be but selecting the memory can be a real learning experience. There are several specs you need to consider but for the most part the clockspeed and CAS rating are the most important.