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Palit release custom GTX465 – dual cooler

With the high profile launch of the GTX465 series this week nVidia are cooking on gas, with several partners releasing non reference editions of the card to the public. Palit are the latest and their version of the card features two 90mm fans as well as two dual link DVI, …

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Coolit launch new ECO 240 ALC – dual processor

After the launch of their successful ECO for single CPU systems, Coolit have followed up with the dual CPU version for workstations and server platforms. “Our aim is to offer a wide variety of configurations to satisfy a vast amount of individual cooling requirements across many IT platforms whilst maintaining …

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Corsair launch new AX 750w, 850w and 1200w PSU’s

Corsair have released some of the finest power supplies over the last 24 months and their new range has been eagerly anticipated now for many months. KitGuru has all the juicy news on the upcoming “AX” range. They are offering a new series of ‘Professional Series Gold’ power supplies in …

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Kingston SSDNow V+ Series (2nd Gen) 128GB SSD Review

SSD’s are finally getting a firm grip within the market, helped in part by dropping prices and increasing capacities. If you have been holding off on upgrading then perhaps today we can change your mind. We would go so far as to say that from our experience, adding an SSD …

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Apple sell 2 million ipads, bigger than Microsoft

The iPad – love it or hate it, there is just no getting away from it. The latest sales figures in last night show that Apple have sold 2 million units in just under 2 months … yep, less than 60 days. Apple CEO Steve Jobs said “Customers around the …

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GTX 465: Scanning for launch stock

KitGuru has been up most of the night, researching the market ahead of the retail launch of nVidia’s GTX 465 card. As you know, this card delivers decent performance at almost the right price. But can you buy it? In case you didn’t know, Scan is one of the biggest …

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nVidia supercomputer delivers 1.271 petaflops per second

Is your computer just not cutting it anymore? Then perhaps this will get the juices flowing. China has just installed the worlds second most powerful computer built around nVidia Tesla C2050 boards. The system has a total of 4,640 Tesla parts and also features a rack of Intel X5650 processors. …

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Zardon hits 5GHz on air. N00bs: Look and despair

After spending the best part of a week clocking seven shades of super-charged-performance from the Intel 655k and 875k processors, life in the labs is moving back to normal. Looking back through all the work done, it seems that one JPG was not posted in any story – and we’d …

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Intel Core i7 875k: Worth the wait as we hit 4.8

Intel’s special ‘K’ edition CPU’s were made available to the world’s top technology sites prior to launch and we have been working our samples harder than we’ve ever worked a CPU before. It’s been serious business testing the best chip Intel’s ever made. And that’s what the Core i7 875 …

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Why do so many products score well on KitGuru?

KitGuru is all about the audience. We not only want to report on the latest/greatest technology for you, we also listen carefully to what you ask us. We constantly run polls and trawl through our forums to see what you are really interested in. We then use our skill and …

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Foxconn suicide rate sparks investigation

If you are looking for a new long term career then it appears you should avoid Foxconn (Hon Hai Group), especially if the recent suicide toll is anything to go by. Foxconn supply components for many companies including Apple, Dell and Hewlett Packard and each of these companies are opening …

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CoolerMaster unleash new HAF X chassis

CoolerMaster have just released another case in their popular HAF series, the HAF X. This sexy looking chassis is targeting a slightly different market however, aimed at overclocking gaming enthusiasts. Ultimate performance is clearly the focus point. The chassis measures 230x550x590mm and weighs a back breaking 14.36kg – which is …

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2.3 Billion USB 3 Devices?

KitGuru takes a lot of photos and shoots a lot of video. We lament the lack of IEEE1394 on many new systems. USB2 is OK, but not quite what we need. We want something faster. And we want our friends to have it too. The wonderful folk at IDC have …

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BBC iPlayer will run on iPad – flash not required

The BBC recently announced version 3 of the iPlayer catch up service for their viewers meaning people can stream shows for a week after their first airing – these can also be downloaded for up to 30 days on support platforms. The system currently does not support Apple devices, however …

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Facebook enhance privacy settings – after pressure

Facebook have been under pressure lately to protect their users privacy and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has blamed the issues on ‘growing pains’. Mark was keen to point out that engineers and designers have been working hard in the last three weeks to improve privacy settings. “We don’t pretend that we …

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Zotac GTX 480 Review

Last September we saw the AMD launch of the Radeon 5000 series and they spent the next six months leading the way in every price point. Sadly they also had to deal with shortages of stock due to 40nm yield issues with TSMC. The other downside for the consumer was …

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Pacman gobbles up $120,483,800

Very few readers will have missed the recent Pacman ’30 year anniversary’ game on the Google home page, but we have been updated on usage stats. Over 4.8 million hours have been logged with the game which averages out at 36 seconds per person. Someone was very handy with a …

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Intel release new i3, i5, i7 CULV processors

Intel have announced a new range of ultra low voltage i3, i5 and i7 processors – something we mentioned last week on KitGuru. The announcement was made on Engadget and it seems as if the new dual core processors will be hitting retail in June and will sit alongside the …

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