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Star Nation: a documentary about Star Craft II players @ Kitguru

Have you ever thought that professional gaming doesnt get the coverage it deserves? E-sports industry has seen massive growth in otherwise bleak economic times. Events like UKs Insomnia or American Major League Gaming constantly announce record attendance. Videogames have become a solid part of popular culture. And yet there are people who have no idea you can earn a living …

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Computing on Demand: How to Configure MAXCDN with WordPress

If you are running a popular website that utilizes WordPress you may have been asking yourself how you can have the site perform better. Outside of the slew of plugins and functions you can use, you can use a CDN (Content Delivery  Network) to speed things up a notch. A content delivery network is a slew of  computers or servers …

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Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z Z68 Motherboard Review @ eTeknix.com

Asus have always been a top contender when it comes to motherboards, having a good grip onto most market segments. This obviously includes the enthusiast and extreme market and they have a separate division of the company to deal with it called ROG or Republic of Gamers. They are best known for their red and black styled motherboards that offer …

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Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z Motherboard Review @ Ninjalane

Enthusiast computer systems often have a certain “look” that is indicative of their intended usage. For instance systems designed for overclocking will sit at the top of the product line and often feature over sized power delivery circuits and support a multitude of graphics cards. Full story at Ninja Lane.

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Xigmatek Elysium Super Tower Case Review @ Hi Tech Legion

The Xigmatek Elysium is a Super-tower case capable of handling even the massive 13.5 x 15 HPTX form factor. The Xigmatek Elysium doesnt stop to impress there, it is also capable of dual power supply mounting and top or bottom triple 140mm water-cooling radiator support. Up to 10 PCI expansion slots, 12 5.25 external devices and 8 3.5 drives can …

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OCZ Agility 3 240GB Solid State Drive Review @ eTeknix.com

OCZ have always been a well respected brand in the SSD community and tend to offer up products available to the high-end market. This came in the likes of the Vertex range of drives with the Vertex 2 and Vertex 3 giving lightning fast performance but a big price tag comes attached as well. For users wanting a balance of …

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Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – ATTO, Crystal DiskMark and Anvil Storage Utilities

ATTO DISK BENCHMARK VER. 2.46 ATTO Disk Benchmark is perhaps one of the oldest benchmarks going and is definitely the main staple for manufacturer performance specifications. ATTO uses RAW or compressible data and, for our benchmarks, we use a set length of 256mb and test both the read and write performance of various transfer sizes ranging from 0.5 to 8192kb. …

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Antec Solo-II Computer Case @ Benchmark Reviews

Stark, quiet and commanding; like a monolith, the Solo II has an immaculate appearance which belies its sophistication. By listening and responding to the demands of their customers, Antec has perpetuated the viability of the popular Sonta series of quiet computing cases. They’ve realized that the quiet computing segment contains gamers and system builders with needs beyond pure aesthetics. With …

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