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Powercolor HD 5870 PCS+ Review

KitGuru has looked at many flavours of HD5870 over the last two months. Today we are going to look at a Powercolor version which is moderately overclocked and comes preinstalled with a hefty heatpipe cooler. The HD5870 is still ATI’s flagship single core card and has been paving the performance …

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Enermax Modu87+ 700w PSU Review

Enermax Technology Corporation are one of the most highly regarded power supply providers to the enthusiast marketplace. I have owned many over the years myself, long before I worked for any publication. They have never let me down and they are one of the few companies I immediately shortlist if …

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Noctua NH C12P SE14 Cooler review

Noctua are one of our favourite companies when it comes to high end cooling and it would be accurate to say that their  NH D14 ‘Austrian Sandwich’ shattered all our preconceptions of just what can be achieved on air. Today we are looking at a model further down their range, …

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Thermaltake Frio review

I admit that I have a slightly unhealthy obsession about coolers and whenever I build a system I spend a lot of time fine tuning to get the lowest possible temperatures, while achieving the maximum possible overclocks. Thankfully in 2010 there are no shortage of high quality heatsinks to choose …

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Thermaltake Contac29 Cooler Review

We know KitGuru readers love good coolers – our review of the Noctua Austrian Sandwich (NH D14) has been read by over 60,000 people in the last three weeks. That said, we also know that a substantial portion of that readership couldn’t afford to pay almost £70 for pride of …

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GTX 490 throws down to 5970

Behind closed doors at Computex, nVidia is likely to be showing its most important partners a very serious piece of new kit. The GTX490. Remember when the 7950 GX2 was considered power-hungry for pulling 110w in 3D testing?  Looking back at that era, it seems that ATI and nVidia just …

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Sapphire Radeon HD 5670 1GB Review

The current AMD 5 series graphics card range is exceptionally enticing with particular emphasis always being placed on the high end 5970 and 5870 models – its natural for us to always focus on the maximum performance hardware, right? The only problem is that most of us cannot afford such …

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50w Fermi ?

You can never overestimate how much people want to know about nVidia and its products. Yesterday, we discussed nVidia’s high-end products, the GTX 465 and GTX470.  We have been inundated with requests about ‘Fermi for the masses’. We’re not going to share all of our intel, but here’s one  snippet …

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End of the road for GTX470?

KitGuru’s sources in Taiwan have told us that nVidia has stopped taking orders for the GeForce GTX 470 card. Is this a temporary measure or has it been killed off less than 2 months after its launch on March 26th? There’s no doubt that Fermi has huge potential. Its complexity …

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Steam For Macintosh OS X Review

The Macintosh has never been pushed hard by Apple as a ‘gaming platform’ and several times in the past their company executives have even been dismissive of gaming in general, clearly wanting to focus more on professional editing and design applications. This attitude certainly hasn’t helped the Mac look attractive …

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