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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 Roundup - Third Time Lucky?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 Roundup - Third Time Lucky?

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 is the company's third card to utilize the all-new Fermi chip. We roundup four cards to evaluate its performance.

Radeon HD 5770 Roundup - ASUS vs. Gigabyte vs. HIS

Radeon HD 5770 Roundup - ASUS vs. Gigabyte vs. HIS

The Radeon HD 5770 is the weapon of choice for those seeking a powerful yet relatively affordable DirectX 11 graphics card. We check out customized versions from ASUS, Gigabyte and HIS.

AMD 880G Mobo Roundup - New Mainstream Integrated Graphics

AMD 880G Mobo Roundup - New Mainstream Integrated Graphics

Bringing SATA 6Gbps functionality and a slightly updated graphics core to its mainstream integrated graphics chipset, AMD's 880G chipset is an incremental improvement over its 785G predecessor. Three boards from ASUS, Biostar and Gigabyte gets tested and reviewed.

Radeon HD 5870 Shootout - When Juggernauts Clash

Radeon HD 5870 Shootout - When Juggernauts Clash

We have gathered the fastest and coolest Radeon HD 5870 cards from the biggest names in the industry - ASUS, Gigabyte, HIS, MSI, PowerColor, Sapphire, XFX - all in the name of finding out who will reign supreme.

AMD 890FX Roundup - A Quartet of AMD's Finest

AMD 890FX Roundup - A Quartet of AMD's Finest

Along with the launch of its first 6-core desktop processor last month, AMD also refreshed its high-end enthusiast class 890FX chipset. We got four vendors, ASUS, Biostar, Gigabyte and MSI to send us their representatives for this 890FX roundup of the top boards in the market.

500GB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

500GB Portable (2.5-inch) HDD Shootout

Our digital lifestyle on-the-go demands ever larger portable storage for the photo-filled holiday trips or even the daily work synchronization between office and home. We check out seven 500GB portable drives from Hitachi, Iomgea, Samsung, Seagate, Verbatim and WD.

Radeon HD 5850 Roundup - Triple Threat

Radeon HD 5850 Roundup - Triple Threat

The Radeon HD 5850 is highly popular amongst users looking to upgrade to a powerful card while keeping their budget in check. We take a look at three fine examples to find out which offers the most bang for your buck.

A Trio of AMD 890GX Boards - More Mainstream AMD Madness

A Trio of AMD 890GX Boards - More Mainstream AMD Madness

As AMD prepares its own 6-core desktop processor for launch, we take on another bunch of AMD 890GX motherboards from ASUS, ECS and Jetway to find out which mainstream 890GX board is for you.

Budget Casing Shootout - Affordable PC Housing

Budget Casing Shootout - Affordable PC Housing

When building a new system, don't neglect your casing. Here, we check out six of the most popular budget, entry-level casings from Antec, Cooler Master, Gigabyte, Ikonik, NZXT and Thermaltake to see which is best.

Return of the X58 - The Best from ASUS and Gigabyte

Return of the X58 - The Best from ASUS and Gigabyte

With the launch of the first 6-core processor, the Intel Core i7-980X, the spotlight is back on Intel's X58 Express chipset. What's different this time round is that vendors have updated the chipset with features comparable to newer ones like that on the Intel P55. We return to the X58 scene with two top boards from ASUS and Gigabyte and the Core i7-980X.

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