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CM Storm Trooper Case Review @ Hardware Secrets

The Trooper is the latest full-tower case from Cooler Masters gaming division, CM Storm, and comes with all the ells and whistles that you  can imagine. Lets check it out. Here is a snippet: “CM Storm is the gaming division from Cooler Master, and their latest full-tower case, the Trooper, is a true  monster with nine expansion slots. Let’s see …

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Fractal Design Core 3000 Case Review @ eTeknix.com

Fractal Design are a Swedish brand who specialise in the engineering and designing of cases. Their concept is to provide products with an extraordinary design level, without compromising the important factors of quality, functionality and pricing. . They took the market by the throat back in 2009 when the extremely popular and somewhat revolutionary Define R2 was released and soon …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Classified Video Card @ Benchmark Reviews

EVGA designed the GTX 580 Classified to be the ultimate version of what the GTX 580 could be. It was co-designed between EVGA and professional overclockers Vince “k|ngp|n” Lucido, and Illya “TiN” Tsemenko with the single goal to overclock unlike any card out on the market while at the same time looking great, and staying  cool. Benchmark Reviews will see …

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AMD Llano A8-3800 CPU and GIGABYTE A75M-UD2H microATX Motherboard Review @MissingRemote

New platforms are particularly interesting to us as home theater PC (HTPC) enthusiasts because it gives us a chance to clearly see how a generation of progress can be transformed into tangible benefits. Not long ago, integrated graphics processors (IGP) were strictly the choice of budget-minded consumers, but the recent relocation of the graphics processing unit (GPU) from the chipset …

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Roccat Valo Max Customization Gaming Keyboard Review @ Hi Tech Legion

The Roccat Valo was designed to be beyond the average gaming keyboard. With over 41 macro keys, the Roccat Valo can record and store a massive amount of shortcuts on its 2MB memory. Combined with four switchable layers and five profiles, the Roccat Valo offers maximum customization not just for in-game macros but for multimedia and productivity as well. Macros …

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Intel Smart Response Technology Showdown w/ GIGABYTE Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Review @ Tweak Town

Intel was quick to fulfill the needs of their customer base and set their sights on an on-board solution that allows system builders to bring the performance gains of solid state technology to mainstream customers. The end product was the Z68 chipset. Z68 includes Intel’s Smart Response Technology, also known as on-board SSD caching and is part of Intel’s Rapid …

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