nVidia’s Quadro and Tesla sales manager defects to AMD

Earlier this year, KitGuru broke the story that Manju Hegde, nVidias VP for PhysX and Cuda moved across to AMD. Weve just heard that the person managing nVidias professional product sales across a massive region (including the UK) has also defected to Team AMD. Interesting development. KitGuru investigates. Originally with Seimens, Rob MacDonald is a seasoned veteran with almost 14 years …

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SteelSeries Shift Gaming Keyboard Review@KitGuru

There are a huge number of gaming keyboards on the market so it can often be very difficult to make a decision on which to buy.  When we review gaming keyboards it is always good to see a product that brings more features to the table and differentiates itself in some way from the competition. Today we are going to …

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD Review – Benchmarks

1.  CRYSTAL DISKMARK VER. 3.0 X64 (0Fill) 2.  ATTO DISK BENCHMARK VER. 2.46 Crystal DiskMark and ATTO represent the two primary test methods utilized by manufacturers to arrive at their listed specifications.  Both confirm that this drive can reach the top of the SATA 2 bandwidth limit and the Crystal DiskMark score displays that that all important low 4kb write …

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD Review – PCB, Testing and Protocol

Having disassembled the drive, we can see below that the SSD relies on the SandForce SF-1200 series (SF-1222TA3-SBH) processor along with 12x4GB Intel NAND Flash memory chips (29F32G08AAMDB) for a total of 48GB storage. The available storage for the user is 40Gb as 8GB is allocated for over provisioning and other activities of the firmware itself. This over provisioning helps to …

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD Review

Earlier this year, The SSD Review was offered the opportunity take the newly released OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD for a spin as it was about to hit the streets as the lowest priced SandForce driven SSD on the market at $99. . In speaking to the OWC Marketing team, we also learned that word had just been received …

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Corsair Launches 90GB and 180GB Force Series SSDs

Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced two additions to its award-winning Force Series SSD family. The new models include the F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs, with densities of 90GB and 180GB respectively. These latest additions to the Corsair Force Series are built using the Sandforce SF-1200 SSD Processor, …

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Mad Catz Call of Duty: Black Ops Stealth Mouse @ Benchmark Reviews

Human input devices (especially the mouse) are very much akin to musical instruments. They are both designed to take the coordinated movements of human hands and transduce them into a predictable yet marvelous output. For instruments the output are sound waves, but on a computer the output can be any imaginable manipulation of a virtual world. In both cases the …

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Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS Challenger Pro Gaming Keyboard Review @Hi Tech Legion

“The Tt eSPORTS Challenger Pro Gaming keyboard is the latest offering from Thermaltakes eSPORTS brand. The eSPORTS Challenger Pro Gaming keyboard has low profile and red backlit keys specifically designed with gamers in mind. With the ability to store up to 40 macros in 4 different profiles, the Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS Challenger Pro Gaming keyboard provides the winning edge when …

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Patriot Convoy 425XL SAS/SATA RAID Enclosure @ Benchmark Reviews

Most PC cases sold today don’t have any provision for directly mounting a 3.5″ device in the front panel. Floppy drives are a thing of the distant past, and most accessory units designed for mounting in this location have adopted the 5.25″ format. The Patriot Convoy 425XL takes advantage of this larger environment to provide space for four 2.5″ format …

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