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Intel H55 Mobo Shootout - Integrated HD Graphics Showdown

Intel H55 Mobo Shootout - Integrated HD Graphics Showdown

Intel has unleashed a wave of low-power, 32nm dual-core processors with integrated graphics for the new year. To match these LGA1156 processors and unlock its graphics capabilities, you'll need a motherboard based on Intel's H55 Express chipset. We check out five such boards and give our verdict.

The Zenith of 3D Gaming - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 Roundup

The Zenith of 3D Gaming - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 Roundup

2009 heralded the rise of 3D movies, and if you want the same immersive experience on your desktop, you only need to look to NVIDIA. To that end, we are taking a look at some of the most powerful GeForce GTX 285 cards money can buy to power your 3D gaming rig. Join us as we find out which is best.

iPhone Price Plans - Choosing the Right Fit *Updated as of 9th Dec*

iPhone Price Plans - Choosing the Right Fit *Updated as of 9th Dec*

Christmas comes early for all the iPhone lovers out there, with SingTel, Starhub and M1 revealing the iPhone 3GS price plans. So now, the question is - which telco plan is most suited for you? We've done some quick analysis to help you out in this article. *Updated!* All three telcos have matched each other's data bundle and data cap offer.

The Cheapest Quad-Core Processors - AMD Athlon II X4 630 & 620

The Cheapest Quad-Core Processors - AMD Athlon II X4 630 & 620

Quad-core processors have never been cheaper with AMD's latest processor series, the Athlon II. The Athlon II X4 630 and 620 models are now available, with low prices that Intel's quad-cores cannot match. But do they have the performance to go along with that? Answers in our review.

2.1 Speaker Systems Face-off - Altec Lansing vs. Sony

2.1 Speaker Systems Face-off - Altec Lansing vs. Sony

Pitting audio veterans Altec Lansing against electronics giant Sony, we take a look at the two newest top of the line 2.1-channel multimedia speaker systems in the market - the uber-cool Expressionist Ultra MX6021 from Altec Lansing and the somber-looking SRS-DB500 from Sony.

The Next Gen. P55 Motherboards (SATA 6Gbit/s and USB 3.0)

The Next Gen. P55 Motherboards (SATA 6Gbit/s and USB 3.0)

The next evolution in storage technologies and interfaces are upon us! SATA has now reached 6Gbit/s transfer rate while USB 3.0 brings a tenfold increase in speed. These two new features are the highlights of a new breed of P55 motherboards, including the two from ASUS and Gigabyte that we'll be looking at.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 - New Mainstream Arrivals

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 - New Mainstream Arrivals

NVIDIA is boosting the ranks of their GT200 class cards with a new arrival, the GeForce GT 240. Positioned between the GeForce 9600 GT and 9800 GT, NVIDIA claims this is the perfect GPU under US$99 for mainstream visual computing and power gaming. Naturally, we had to investigate.

Sony Ericsson Satio & Samsung Pixon12 - 12-Megapixel Takeover!

Sony Ericsson Satio & Samsung Pixon12 - 12-Megapixel Takeover!

Is it a phone? Is it a camera? No, it's the 12-megapixel camera phones from Sony Ericsson and Samsung! So, if you're ready to move onto the 12-megapixel trend, it's time to check out this one-on-one showdown between the Sony Ericsson Satio and the Samsung Pixon12.

ATI Radeon HD 5750 - More Mainstream Goodness

ATI Radeon HD 5750 - More Mainstream Goodness

Hot on the heels of the Radeon HD 5870, HD 5850 and HD 5770 comes the HD 5750. Despite packing the least processing horsepower amongst ATI's current Evergreen line-up, it has an attractive price that cannot be ignored. We see if it has the performance to match up with the PowerColor PCS HD 5750 Premium Edition.

Mainstream Attack - The ATI Radeon HD 5770

Mainstream Attack - The ATI Radeon HD 5770

The cogs of ATI's war machine are turning and they are not letting up. After the awesome Radeon HD 5870 and 5850, they are continuing the assault on NVIDIA by releasing the Radeon HD 5770. The 4700 series used to be ATI's mainstream selection, how would the 5770 perform? Let's find out.

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