Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP & Tactical LP 16GB Low-Profile Memory Review – A Perfect Fit

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When it comes to memory there are a plethora of options from a vast amount of manufacturers. From specifications to design, memory modules have never looked better in every aspect. One concept that has remained constant however is size, which is exactly what Crucial aims to change. Crucial needs no introduction; they have remained one of the biggest computer hardware …

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Cicso Exits Consumer Market With Sale of Linksys to Belkin

Cisco has successfully completed its move out of its failed foray into consumer goods with the sale of its Linksys unit to Belkin.  Belkin, maker of a multitude of consumer products including cables, power strips, web cams, networking products, etc. will gain an approximately 30% share of the retail home and small business networking market with this acquisition.  This pits …

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Cooler Master Releases Two New Seidon CPU Liquid Coolers

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While having renowned air coolers in the V-series and Hyper-series, Cooler Master looks to add the same value in the form of liquid cooling. The AIO Seidon line has two new additions – the 120XL and the 240M. The 120XL is an upgraded version of the 120M that was released a few months back. The XL has an extra 120mm …

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COUGAR Introduces SPIKE Mini-Tower Gaming Chassis

The COUGAR SPIKE case is a mini tower chassis, but is designed to accept longer high-end gaming graphics cards thanks to the 330mm of clearance. Indeed, the list of functionality of micro-ATX motherboards is growing and becoming more complete. Many system builders feel that ATX motherboards can be replaced by micro-ATX builds nowadays. As such, COUGAR thinks that the mini gaming tower is …

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Windows 8 Price Increase Starting February 2013

According to the official Windows blog, Microsoft is offering the $39.99 Windows 8 Pro upgrade price until January 31st 2013, at which point the pricing will scale substantially. The entire updated price matrix is as follows: Windows 8 upgrade editions (starting in February 2013): The Windows 8 Pro upgrade edition will be available online and at retail for $199.99 MSRP (U.S.). The …

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AMD Partners With Dot Hill for APU Virtual RAID Adapter Technology – Is It Better Than Hardware RAID?

Storage specialist Dot Hill has announced a partnership with AMD to provide virtual RAID adapter technology to be utilized with AMD’s newer generation of APUs.  Dot Hill’s Virtual RAID Adapter technology is proving to be more flexible, and in many cases, better-performing than traditional RAID-on-motherboard or hardware RAID solutions. What is a Virtual RAID Adapter?  Traditionally, RAID protection has been …

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