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Kingston HyperX T1 DDR3-1600 CL9 – Specifications

The Kingston HyperX T1 Series of RAM is a typical 1600 MHz kit, however several XMP profiles are available with easy setup for the home user.  Depending on the configuration of ones computer, any of these four generic settings can be used as highlighted in our CPU-Z screenshot below: This next shot will display the speed at which we are …

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Kingston HyperX T1 DDR3-1600 CL9 – Benchmarks

MaxMEM V1.91 Lets begin our testing with MaxxMem, a nice utility for gauging the speed, latency and performance of memory. MaxMem does a great job of showing that the Kingston HyperX T1 runs at great speeds with its stock setting of 1600 MHz, and also displays very good latency and memory score in GB/s.  Further tweaking and lowering of timings …

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Kingston HyperX T1 DDR3-1600 CL9 – AIDA 64 and Conclusions

AIDA64 Cache and Memory Benchmark Aida 64 is one of the preferred tests by many reviewers and enthusiasts to show ram performance. When tweaking ram and exploring the various settings and timings, this is a great tool to observe the actual increase or decrease in performance. The Kingston HyperX T1 memory performs well in this round of testing: CONCLUSIONS The …

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ADATA HM Series 1200W Power Supply Review @ Kitguru

A few weeks ago we reviewed the ADATA HM 650W Power Supply and it scored very well, offering a low price point with a modular design and great all round performance. Today we are looking at the big brother, the 1200W unit which is aimed at people with multiple graphics cards and high output demands. Full story at Kit Guru.

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Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB Hard Drive @ Benchmark Reviews

Everyone knows that SSDs cannot offer the capacity of a hard drive, and HDDs will never deliver solid state response time. Somewhere between the speed of Solid State Drive technology and the reliability of value-priced Hard Disk storage is the Seagate Barracuda XT. The Seagate Barracuda XT series is designed for performance computer enthusiasts, as well as large-capacity storage systems. …

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SteelSeries Siberia V2 Headset @ TechREACTION

The SteelSeries Siberia V2 Full-Size Headset is on the table for review today. The Siberia V2 comes in 5 different colors: white, black, blue, orange, and red, which will give most gamers a good chance of finding a color that they like. The Siberia V2 headset will provide comfortable long term use as well as passive noise reduction via the …

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Brenthaven 15? ProStyle Macbook Sleeve Review @ Kitguru

When you spend way over£1000 on a new 15? Macbook Pro, it is important that you keep it in the best possible condition by protecting it when youre carrying it around.  While some users may prefer a full-size laptop bag, there are many people for whom this is just too bulky.  For these people, a laptop sleeve is perfect as …

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HIS HD 6850 IceQ X Turbo Graphics Card Review @ Tweaknews

In the end, the HIS IceQ X HD 6850 Turbo was nothing less than outright surprise. Not only did it look good, but it had the performance and  overclocking to match. This card just LOVES to be overclocked and the IceQ  X cooler shrugs off the initial thermal burden without even pondering a sweat. Full story at Tweak News.

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Western Digital Scorpio Black 750GB 2.5-inch Hard Drive

For years notebook users looking for desktop like performance were forced to purchase notebooks that used desktop components like processors and hard drives. The notebook main board and processor have evolved into components that rival their desktop counterparts, but the 2.5″ platter based notebook hard drive has taken more time to reach the same speeds when compared to their desktop …

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BitFenix Colossus Window Full Tower Chassis Review

August of last year I was awe struck by my first submission from BitFenix.  The original Colossus may have been referred to as the lava lamp of cases, but I for one was sold on the concept. That version of the chassis had lighting on the front door as well as both sides. This lighting scheme was very unique mixed …

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Asus GTX590 and HD6990 review @ Kitguru

Asus are one of the biggest component manufacturers on the planet producing some of the finest video cards for both Nvidia and AMD markets. Today we are looking at their new ultra high end video cards, the GTX590 and the HD6990. Full story at Kit Guru.

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Intel 320 Series 300GB SATA II SSD Review – HDTune Pro

HDTune Pro  V. 4.6 – Benchmark The graph line of the above chart is the absolutely straightest we have ever seen. We learned some time ago that this line translates into system stability and, if it looks like a heartbeat, you can bet there are some issues with your software that you might want to look into. As well, the …

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