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750GB External HDD Storage Roundup

750GB External HDD Storage Roundup

We take a look at three different external storage drives, compare them against a DIY option and take them out for a spin in our lab to determine the right one for you. Intrigued? Keep on reading for the results and our thoughts.

A Ten-Course GeForce 8800 GT Feast

A Ten-Course GeForce 8800 GT Feast

NVIDIA's GeForce 8800 GT has set tongues wagging and hearts pounding among enthusiasts, thanks to its excellent value. Doing our part to keep the buzz alive, we have taken ten GeForce 8800 GT cards and put them through our benchmarks to help you decide which is the one for you.

Showdown: Barcelona vs. Clovertown vs. Harpertown

Showdown: Barcelona vs. Clovertown vs. Harpertown

Barcelona was supposed to redeem AMD of all its woes in the highly competitive CPU industry. So where does this much hyped CPU stand today amongst the Intel Xeon (Clovertown) machines and that of the upcoming 45nm Intel Xeon (Harpertown) based machines? We reveal it all in this three-way showdown article.

12-Way NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB Shootout

12-Way NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 256MB Shootout

DirectX 10 has gone mainstream with the release of NVIDIA's GeForce 8600 and 8500 series. With NVIDIA achieving another hard product launch milestone, there are many vendors all vying for your attention. Which NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS should you get? We rounded up 12 contenders for your consideration.

ATI Radeon X1950 PRO Shootout (AGP)

ATI Radeon X1950 PRO Shootout (AGP)

If you're one of those who still possess a decent AGP system, be glad. For the chance to boost your system graphics at a relatively affordable price is now here with the AGP version of the high-end Radeon X1950 PRO. We gathered a few of the most readily available models and find out what makes them tick.

GeForce 8800 GTX Buying Guide & Shootout

GeForce 8800 GTX Buying Guide & Shootout

Gathering seven top of the line GeForce 8800 GTX cards in our labs, we present to you this buying guide to help you decide which is the right card for your budget and package preferences. Read on to find out our favorites.

Face Off: Nikon D80 and Sony A100

Face Off: Nikon D80 and Sony A100

A much-debated topic in the photography community revolves around the two new entry-level DSLR cameras from Sony and Nikon. Just which of these 10.2-megapixel DSLR cameras is the better challenger? That's the focus of this article so read on for our take and be your own judge too with our test shots gallery.

Logitech MX and VX Revolution Mice

Logitech MX and VX Revolution Mice

Logitech's latest breakthrough in pointing device technology has spawned two new wireless laser mice with ultra smooth looks and an even smoother scroll. Experience the MX and VX Revolution right here.

Q3 2006 Midrange GPU Shootout

Q3 2006 Midrange GPU Shootout

With virtually all the present generation of graphics cards already on the table, it's timely to conduct a short investigation on which is the best midrange graphics card for your budget. We gathered six such chipsets from both ATI and NVIDIA and ran them through our select benchmarks. Care to lay your bets?

Intel Core 2 (Conroe) Performance Review

Intel Core 2 (Conroe) Performance Review

Intel's highly anticipated codename Conroe CPU has finally been released and we dive straight into an in-depth, head on performance review of the Core 2 Extreme and Core 2 Duo CPUs. The verdict? Simply amazing. If you think you can trust your eyes, then read on.

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