Review Index Page 27

  • Synology Disk Station DS-409+ NAS review

    The Disk Station DS-409+ is a powerful NAS server supporting four hard drives, designed to appeal to small-and-medium business users seeking an affordable solution for efficient data sharing and backup.

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  • OCZ Neutrino Do-It-Yourself Netbook Review

    The OCZ Neutrino 10-inch Do-It-Yourself netbook is a barebones offering that nallows users to select and install their own storage, memory and operating system.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • MSI X58 Pro-E motherboard review

    The X58 Pro-E is a solid Core i7 motherboard offering, priced at around $200 which is almost as low as X58-based boards will go.

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  • AMD Phenom II X2 550 BE and Athlon II X2 250 review

    The Phenom II X2 sounds really good on paper, being the same processor as the Phenom II X4 955 with just two cores at less than half the price. Also, the Athlon makes a comeback in 45 nanometers.

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  • Averatec 18.4" All-In-One PC review

    The Averatec 18.4-inch All-In-One PC uses the Intel Atom processor to offer a complete and very compact everyday computer system.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Cooler Master HAF 922 Mid Tower ATX case review

    The HAF 922 builds on the success of the original full ATX case, supporting up to 7 large low-RPM fans, tool-less expansion bays and slots, and smart design meant to optimize air flow.

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  • ATI Radeon HD 4890 vs. Nvidia GeForce GTX 275

    Gamers looking to spend some $250 on a new graphics card today have two top choices with the Radeon HD 4890 and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 275.

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  • ATI Radeon HD 4770 review: The $100 Killer GPU?

    The new Radeon HD 4770 is the world’s first 40nm graphics processing unit, aiming to deliver the best possible value in a neat cost-effective package.

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  • AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition review

    The new Phenom II X4 looks as having the potential to be the ultimate upgrade solution for AMD users, giving Core 2 Quads a good run in every possible way.

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  • Solid State Drive Round-up: Intel, OCZ, G.Skill, and Super Talent

    There should be no question that SSD technology is the way of the future, it's just a matter of when this future will become a reality for most consumers.

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  • Aten Laptop USB KVM Switch review

    Rather than calling it a KVM switch, this Aten 'KVM' USB device is more of a wired remote desktop solution.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Asus GeForce ENGTX285 TOP review

    Our performance comparison will put this Asus GTX 285 graphics card against ATI's top offerings, the original GeForce GTX 280, the GTX 260 and the dual-GPU GTX 295.

    By Steven Walton on

  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! USB Sound Card review

    The Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! brings X-Fi quality audio and EAX HD support to your notebook via a spare USB port.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Asus Rampage II GENE microATX motherboard review

    The Rampage II GENE is easily the most prominent microATX motherboard we have ever seen boasting of a wealth of useful features that cannot be matched by many of today's standard ATX boards.

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  • 5 Beautiful HTPC Cases Reviewed

    As a convergence device, the HTPC can replace DVD/Blu-ray players, CD players, recording devices and various other multimedia entertainment devices.

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  • StarTech 4-in-1 USB VGA Docking Station review

    Besides simplifying multiple USB connections, the docking station can also pass-through your audio and even video output using a single USB port for painless operation.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Slingbox Pro-HD and SlingLink Turbo review

    The Slingbox Pro-HD is a placeshifting/media extending device that allows you to listen or watch HD media remotely over the Internet.

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  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 Overclocking Performance

    Besides finding how far you can overclock the Phenom II X4, we will see how well it scales and therefore performs once overclocked.

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  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 295 dual-GPU review

    The GeForce GTX 295 sports dual-GPUs and 1792MB of memory making for an insanely fast graphics card that should be more than capable of taking on the Radeon HD 4870 X2.

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  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 & 920 review

    While AMD may not be setting any performance records, they are certainly delivering some of the best value quad-core processors on the market.

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  • Gigabyte EX58-UD4P Intel X58 motherboard review

    The Gigabyte EX58-UD4P is meant to offer value for Core i7 users, retaining some of the X58 chipset's most interesting features like 3-way SLI and CrossfireX support.

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  • Netbook Round-up: Lenovo Ideapad S10, Asus Eee 904HA, Acer Aspire One and Smoothbook Slice

    It can't be argued that 2008 was the year of the netbook. We take a look at four popular netbooks from four different manufacturers: Lenovo, Acer, Smooth Creations and Asus.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Budget & Mid-Range Graphics Card round-up

    The sub-$200 graphics card market is particularly strong at the moment, with various GeForce and Radeon products battling it out for the lead. In our round-up we tell you what's the best option for your buck today.

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  • Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower ATX case review

    The Cooler Master HAF 932 is quite possibly the best full tower ATX gaming case you can buy today for this kind of money.

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  • Asus P6T Deluxe Intel X58 motherboard review

    The Asus P6T Deluxe is possibly the best motherboard we have seen so far this year, partly due to the evident hard work put in by Asus, and partly because the Core i7 platform is just so darn impressive.

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  • Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition review

    Today marks the release of Intel's latest and greatest processor architecture to date. Meet the new Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition processors based on the debuting Nehalem architecture.

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  • Far Cry 2 performance in-depth

    Far Cry 2 benchmarks and performance analysis -- As usual our in-depth performance review takes 20 ATI and Nvidia graphics cards and compares them in this last generation first-person shooter.

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  • Das Keyboard Professional and Ultimate review

    Modeled after the classic IBM model M, the Das Keyboard employs mechanical gold-plated key switches that provide that same tactical and audible click that many look for in a quality keyboard.

    By Shawn Knight on

  • Force3D Radeon HD 4870 Black Edition review

    The Force3D Radeon HD 4870 Black Edition replaces the AMD reference cooler with one of the best VGA air coolers money can buy, the Arctic-Cooling Accelero Twin Turbo.

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  • Acer Aspire X1200 SFF system review

    Acer describes the Aspire X1200 as a stylish, space saving and low-cost option for an average business computer or home theater PC, we tend to agree.

    By Shawn Knight on