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Lian Li release new TYR PC-X2000F HTPC Chassis

Lian Li have released some beautiful and exotic chassis over the years and I find their understated and smooth lines very appealling. Today they have announced their latest TYR PC-X2000F which is finished with sexy anodised aluminum. The chassis is a full (note: giant) tower and measures 240mm x 695mm …

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Club3D GTX400 series announced

For all you fans in green Club 3D have announced their new range of GTX 400 series graphics cards. While they have made their announcement a little later than most it won’t affect their sales too much as it is only recently that stocks have shown up in retail from …

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FireFox 4 preview – best browser yet?

Mozilla are showcasing the next major version of their brilliant browser – CEO Mike Beltzner has webcast the plans for Firefox V4 and then he posted the presentation on his blog. Mike was keen to point out that these are just plans and that the end product could very well …

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Inno3d announce GTX470 ‘Hawk’ – 22c cooler

Inno3d have just announced their new Fermi designed card which features a massive custom cooler – they are claiming reduced temperatures of up to 22c which is rather incredible if accurate. The Inno3d uses a cooler which devours a whopping 3 slots and uses two 80mm fans and a centered …

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Coolit ECO A.L.C. Review

A few years ago Coolit released the Domino cooler which at the time redefined liquid cooling for the ‘masses’ – bringing it out of the basement of hardcore enthusiast users and firmly into the mainstream market. Everyone wanted a Domino, they were affordable, well built (although not without some issues …

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Antec TPQ-1200 reaches 1700W load

Antec are well known for making quality products – and after speaking with them earlier today they informed me that their TPQ-1200 has reached 1700W continuous load – which is an incredible result. This also supports GTX 480 4-way SLI and Dual CPU mobo is also possible, which makes the …

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iPad 3G shortages – artificial or genuine?

The success of the iPad has been well documented by KitGuru as well as every other technology news site on the internet. Sales in the first month were around the 1 million mark in the USA alone and assuredly European sales will be high next month. Unfortunately in the USA …

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Wii sales not so wii – 70 million worldwide

Nintendo’s latest financial records are very positive indeed with figures showing that the Wii console has just passed the 70 million mark sales figure. There were 20.53 million sales in the fiscal year which ended March 31st, 2010. 70.93 million means that Nintendo have around 49 percent of the home …

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Seagate to launch 3TB hard drive

Later this year Seagate are aiming to launch their eye popping 3TB drive. Industry insiders say Seagate have had this 3TB drive in development for quite some time and there are unconfirmed rumours that the drive will be ‘variable speed’ that can spin between 5,900 and 7,200 rpm – this …

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Apple start taking international iPad preorders

Yesterday Apple have updated their online stores and are accepting preorders for both 3G and Wi-Fi models of the popular iPad – this is actually a day earlier than the announced launch date. These  pages went online a little early for the May 28th launch and they are being handled …

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Gigabyte attacks Asus on Intel mainboard pricing

Word from the channel has reached KitGuru that Gigabyte is keen to increase its share of the Intel mainboard space for 2010, and it’s prepared to get aggressive on price to make it happen. Gigabyte is one of the only mainboard manufacturers that’s able to stand toe to toe with …

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Asus on the Rampage – 3rd time in a row

Enthusiasts have been waiting for Asus to deliver the Rampage III board to retail stores in the UK for a long time. Product finally landed on the shelves this weekend, so how well did it sell?  KitGuru investigated. The price of the Rampage III is enough to buy a netbook …

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Apple are developing an alternative to Flash

As the tension continues to mount between Apple and Adobe the latest news emerges that Apple are developing an alternative technology to Flash. This new package is called “Gianduia” and was originally mentioned at Apple’s World of WebObjected Developer Conference months ago. Gianduia apparently is a ‘client side, standards-based framework …

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Nintendo chief calls Apple “the enemy of the future”

Nintendo have seen their first drop in profits for nearly six years and they seem to be marking Apple as their new nemesis. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told senior executives that the company has already beaten Sony and that Apple are now their ‘enemy of the future’. Nintendo’s Wii has …

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AMD showing positive growth in notebook arena

2010 has been a fantastic year for AMD with the release of their DX11 5xxx desktop series, but this success is also spilling over into the mobile marketplace. AMD have had a good focus on pricing over the last year and it is reaping dividends for them as their growth …

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Activision rake in $381 million profit – Q1

Top brass at Activision are going to be cracking out the champagne as their Q1 profit reports are higher than expected. Their profit was a staggering $381 million USD which is even more impressive when you consider that the current economic climate has other high profile companies actually reporting losses. …

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nVidia ship Tesla C2050 hardware

In a rather muted fashion nVidia have started to ship the Tesla C2050 – the first Fermi based Tesla cards. The C2050 has 448 cores and 3GB of GDDR5 memory onboard. While 3GB sounds a little lower than expected this is because they have modded the PCB to allow for …

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Apple iPad to hit UK on May 28th

Well its long overdue and USA Ebay sellers have been making huge mark ups selling at over the odds prices, but the iPad is finally coming to the UK. On Monday May 10th Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK will be able to preorder from …

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Asus Crosshair IV Extreme Piccies leak

We managed to get our hands on some pictures of the hotly awaited (and rather sexy looking) new Asus Crosshair IV Extreme motherboard. There is little information on the board at this time, but it is based on the 890FX chipset and we have heard it overclocks like a mofo. …

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Lian Li release PC-V352 HTPC case

Lian Li have announced the release of another HTPC chassis – called the PC-V352. This case supports micro-ATX and mini ITX motherboards and has a lot of features considering its diminutive size. As with the majority of Lian Li products the chassis is made from aluminium and weighs in at …

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Special K: Could Intel 655k hit under $200 trade ?

Intel has reacted very quickly to AMD’s highly overclockable Phenom II X6 processors, by prepping the launch of 2 hugely overclockable parts at the end of May. In this space, pricing will be crucial. Dubbed the Core i5 665 and Core i7 875, these new chips ship with their metaphorical …

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Is Apple becoming the new Microsoft?

If you have been listening to the grapevine, you probably heard that Apple might soon get slapped with an Anti-Trust lawsuit. Being Apple fans, we can’t help but wonder, what is up with that? The fact is, Apple is playing just nicely on the computer front. It is their mobile …

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