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Intel Core i7 2600K and Core i5 2500K review @ KitGuru

The release of Intels second generation of Core Processors has been a hot topic of conversion among the enthusiast audience now for many months. They have a total of twenty nine new chips reaching retail and today KitGuru will be looking at the i5-2500k and the i7-2600k, both of which have fully unlocked cores. Full Story @ KitGuru.

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Intel DH67BL H67-Express Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

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The moment is finally here, and Intel’s Sandy Bridge is upon us. The long-awaited release of Intel’s newest mainstream platform has arrived. The Sandy Bridge platform represents the tock cycle in Intel’s 32nm construction process and promises to bring a lot of innovation to the table, especially where media is concerned. Benchmark Reviews is as interested in this new, mainstream, media-centric …

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Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge CPU @ Benchmark Reviews

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One of the processors in Intel’s Sandy Bridge line-up that is being released in early January 2011 is the Intel Core i5-2500K. Intel is calling Sandy Bridge the 2nd Generation of Intel Core Processors. That also happens to be the significance of the 2 in the name of the Core i5-2500K. Sandy Bridge has promised to bring a lot of …

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ASUS P8P67 LGA-1155 Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

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ASUS introduces several new features on their P8P67 motherboard series, such as the long-awaited UEFI BIOS, DIGI+ VRM digital power management, Bluetooth remote overclocking control, and ASUS HyperDuo technology that combines a HDD with SSD to create a hybrid storage drive. Despite its many new features, the ASUS P8P67 motherboard is only one half of the equation. Designed as the …

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Intel DP67BG P67-Express Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

Intel processors are the favorites of many enthusiasts, but their motherboards have typically been relegated to OEM and business use since most of them did not offer the features enthusiasts wanted. Intel has accompanied the introduction of the new Sandy Bridge CPUs and their supporting Cougar Point chipsets with a slew of new motherboards, some of which are targeted at …

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Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge CPU @ Benchmark Reviews

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Intel’s processor development follows a regular “tick-tock” cycle. The “tick” is the refinement of an existing architecture; the “tock” is a new architecture. Proceeding at a roughly yearly pace, the “tick-tock” model brought us the 45nm Nehalem architecture processors (the original Core-i3, -i5, and -i7 CPUs) as a “tock”, and the subsequent 32nm Westmere processors as the “tick” part of …

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ASUS P8P67 EVO Sandy Bridge Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

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The ASUS P8P67 EVO is an EVOlutionary leap over previous motherboards, and introduces several new features such as the long-awaited UEFI BIOS, Digi+VRM digital power management, Bluetooth remote overclocking control, and ASUS HyperDuo technology that combines a HDD with SSD to create a hybrid storage drive. Despite its many new features, the ASUS P8P67 EVO motherboard is only one half …

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Intel Core i7 2600K – SandyBridge – Processor Review @Hi Tech Legion

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“Times are changing; Intel has listened to its hard core users and has produced a totally unlocked processor. The 2nd Generation Intel Core Processor, codenamed SandyBridge (specifically the K- Series) offer a fully unlocked core multiplier, power and memory ratios (DDR 3), as well as an unlocked graphics multiplier. Graphics Multiplier? Yes you read correctly, the new SandyBridge processors come …

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OCZ 120GB RevoDrive PCIe Review – Its Lightning Fast!

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The best part of being a technology reviewer is that every time there is a knock at the door the years are stripped off and we become kids again. The delivery carriers and I are on a first name basis and I am sure one or two are wondering if I should be reported to authorities because of the mysterious …

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OCZ 120GB RevoDrive PCIe Review – Interior Components

If we take a look at the card itself, we find out that there are a few more components than the typical solid state drive. The first thing we noted right off was the two SandForce SF-1200 processors which falls into the working principle that we discussed with respect to RAID 0 earlier. On either side of the card, there are also 16x4GB …

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OCZ 120GB RevoDrive PCIe Review – Benchmarks

1.  ATTO Disk Benchmark Ver. 2.46 ATTO Disk Benchmark brought in high sequential read and write results of 534MB/s read and 473MB/s write which match right up with their listed specs. 2. Crystal Diskmark x64 ver. 3.0 (oFill) Enough cannot be said about the importance of the 4k random write score which is the single most important disk access method …

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OCZ 120GB RevoDrive PCIe Review – Final Thoughts

In considering the makeup of the OCZ RevoDrive 120GB PCI-Express card, full credit has to go to both SandForce and OCZ for their partnership in bringing the RevoDrive to the consumer. OCZ did their homework in producing a RAID0 SSD that reaches the top performance that consumers demand and then encorporated the SandForce SF-1200 series processor which was a stroke of …

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Super Talent 16GB VSSD Solid State Drive Review

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A few weeks ago, The SSD Review scored the webs first review of a newly announced ‘super capacity’ SSD by Super Talent, the Ultra MX 480GB SSD. What we failed to mention was that we had to make a bit of a ‘deal with the devil‘ in order to grab that internet exclusive, the devil being Super Talents Director of Marketing Peter …

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