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AMD Radeon HD 6850 Shootout - Mainstream Slugfest

AMD Radeon HD 6850 Shootout - Mainstream Slugfest

The Radeon HD 6850 is AMD's latest mainstream stalwart, and we take a look at no less than seven custom editions from some of the biggest names in market such as ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire and XFX.

Low Voltage DDR3 1600MHz Memory Shootout - Joining the Eco Club

Low Voltage DDR3 1600MHz Memory Shootout - Joining the Eco Club

Low voltage memory modules are among the latest 'green' products to hit the market. Join us as we pick four such DDR3 1600MHz memory modules to examine their eco-friendly credentials.

GeForce GTS 450 Roundup Part 2 - New Additions Reviewed

GeForce GTS 450 Roundup Part 2 - New Additions Reviewed

It's been a month since the launch of the GeForce GTS 450 and NVIDIA's partners have come up with more custom editions. Today, we take a look at the five newest to hit the market from ECS, EVGA, Gigabyte, Leadtek and last but not least, Palit's ultra-compact card.

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 - Going For the Mainstream Jugular

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 - Going For the Mainstream Jugular

NVIDIA is expanding their Fermi lineup with the GeForce GTS 450. Targeted squarely at mainstream and casual gamers alike, NVIDIA says it'll offer unparalleled performance for its price. We take four retail custom edition cards from Galaxy, MSI, Palit and Sparkle for a spin to see if this is the SKU that everyone's been waiting for.

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup Part 2 - Mainstream Bonanza

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup Part 2 - Mainstream Bonanza

The GeForce GTX 460 has been a massive hit for the company in the green and in part two of our GTX 460 roundup, we take a look at five fine examples from ECS, Gainward, Manli, MSI and Palit.

The X58 Motherboards You Can Afford

The X58 Motherboards You Can Afford

We all know that Intel's X58 platform is dedicated to the high-end segment. However, besides the extreme and expensive models, there are some that are closer to mainstream prices. Check out these relatively affordable boards from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup - Sparking NVIDIA's DX11 Revival

GeForce GTX 460 Roundup - Sparking NVIDIA's DX11 Revival

The GeForce GTX 460 is the best thing out of the green camp for some time. We take a look at four factory overclocked cards from ASUS, Galaxy, Gigabyte and Sparkle to help you pick the best.

Extreme X58 Motherboards - All Hail the Ultimates!

Extreme X58 Motherboards - All Hail the Ultimates!

Even the most jaded observer will be awed by these motherboards based on Intel's enthusiast chipest, the Intel X58 Express. Get ready for the most powerful and expensive boards ever reviewed in our labs.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 - Mainstream Fermi Done Right

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 - Mainstream Fermi Done Right

The GeForce GTX 460 is based on the brand new GF104 chip that promises lower operating temperatures and better power efficiency. It comes in 1GB and 768MB flavors and we put them both to the test. Is the GeForce GTX 460 the mainstream Fermi we've long been waiting for? Find out in our full review.

ATI Radeon HD 5830 - Plugging The Performance Gap, Again

ATI Radeon HD 5830 - Plugging The Performance Gap, Again

ATI recognizes that there's a substantial gulf between the Radeon HD 5850 and the HD 5770, and so it has come up with the Radeon HD 5830 in hopes of addressing that performance gap. We review three options from Gigabyte, HIS and MSI.

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