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VisionTek 2x4GB DDR3-1600 Memory Review

VisionTek has given Overclockers.com a chance to review their 2×4 GB DDR3-1600 MHz (PC3-12800) RAM. Outside of videocards and other components, VisionTek is in the memory business as well! Let’s see if the little known RAM segment can produce some solid results like its AMD videocards. Read More

MSI Twin Frozr III 6950 1GB Review

Today MSI has given us an opportunity to check out their Twin Frozr III 6950 1 GB. What makes this a bit different from other 6950’s are the 1 GB of memory and MSI’s Twin Frozr III cooler which make claims of ~14 dB quieter and 11 °C temperature differences over reference cooled models. Read More

Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 Motherboard Review

Today we’re back with another high end motherboard featuring AMD’s 990FX / SB950 chipset, the Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7. The last 990FX board we looked at was the ASUS Crosshair V Formula, which was quite impressive. Does the UD7 have what it takes to compete? Let’s find out! Read More

ASRock 990FX Extreme 4 Motherboard Review

When the Asrock 990FX Extreme 4 was given to me to for a review, I looked at it and thought it was just another motherboard. From what I could tell there was nothing special about this board and that this was going to be a typical write up. You know that old saying though? Don’t judge a book by its cover. Read More

HIS 6870 IceQ Review

Today we have the opportunity to put the HIS 6870 IceQ under the magnifying glass. Some of you that read the front page may be scratching your heads a bit saying, ‘Didn’t Overclockers.com already do this?’. You would be right, more or less. This version, however, has HIS’s monster IceQ cooler strapped to the top of this upper mid-range card and different stock clock speeds. Read More

HIS MIX with Lucid HydraLogix: "MIX"ing the HD6970 & GTX580

Today we have a unique feature from HIS and Lucid to test out. I’m sure most of you have heard of Lucid Hydra, and it being implemented on motherboards to allow GPUs from AMD and nVidia to play nice with one another. Well, HIS decided to try putting one of Lucid’s chips on an HD6970 to allow this AMD and nVidia intermingling, and they call this feature MIX. Read More

Thermalright HR-02 Macho Review

Muddocktor takes a look at the Thermalright HR-02 Macho heatsink. This is a revamped version of a heatsink introduced last year, modified and with a new price point. The original HR-02 came out several months ago and was aimed at the silent computing market, because it was designed to be fan optional while still dealing with the heat of an overclocked processor. Mudd examines if Thermalright’s engineers did their job properly while meeting a lower price point… Read More

AMD's FX-8150 - Bulldozer - Processor Review

Bulldozer. The name is fraught with implications of power. Pure, unadulterated, run-you-over power. Much has been said and debated about AMD’s newest offering over the past year plus. Now, the wait is over and we’re here to bring you the full scoop! Read More

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