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FSP Launches Twins Series Redundant Power Supply

FSP has released a new Twins Series redundant power supply at 500w, with a 700w unit coming later. This product is built to last, from its 80PLUS Gold rating, to short circuit protection, to performance monitoring via software and last but not least, its 5-year warranty. You’ll see why they call it Twins as soon as you look at the photos below. Read More

Mythbusters

Overclockers.com is looking for your suggestions regarding computer myths and wive’s tales – checkout this article and send us your ideas! Reader submissions will be used for a series of articles based on mythbusting! Read More

MSI 890GXM-G65 Review

MSI 890GXM-G65 Accessories

It’s been a while since AMD introduced a new chipset. The 890GX-SB850 has several new features, including USB 3.0, SATA 3, 6-core CPU support, and upgraded integrated graphics with DirectX 10.1 support. MSI is getting into the 890GX game immediately, and has sent me their 890GXM-G65 for testing. Though the 890GXM-G65 is part of MSI’s “Gaming Series,” here I’ll be testing it in an HTPC setting. Read More

A Forum Wars Journal Part 1: Stock Scores

As for this article, I’m going to be posting what is actually done in Forum Wars. This will be my third time competing, so I make roughly 40% less newbie mistakes than the first timers. Unfortunately, this will be my first time using dry ice for Forum Wars, and the second time ever using it, so I’ll probably be making a lot of mistakes. Anyway, on to the hardware… Read More

i5 Clarkdale on Biostar TH55XE

We’ve seen a lot of news about Intel’s 32nm CPU on the internet in the past six months…Now let us take a look at Intel’s LGA 1156 platform. This platform will launch new 32nm CPU products, including Core i5 6XX and Core i3 5XX series, named Clarkdale. Read More

Windows Showdown: 8 Operating Systems in 6 Benchmarks

Since its debut, Windows Vista has taken nothing but flak from almost every demographic one could think of. Everyone from the casual user looking to browse the web and type up a few reports to the benchmark fanatic obsessed with squeezing all the speed he or she could is likely to complain about Vista being bloated and slow. Windows 7 on the other hand has been hailed as being noticeably better performing, and supposedly as light as XP. And what about XP? How do they really stack up to one another? The examination of these questions follows. Read More