This EVGA graphics card has been overclocked by 16% but comes with a high price tag.
While many Linux developers tentatively welcome the news that Google is set to introduce its own operating system, largely targeting Linux-based netbooks next year, there is concern that it could lead to fragmentation in the free software community.
ExclusiveMicrosoft announced the full details on Windows 7 pricing and availability today, with new PCs bought after 26 June receiving a free W7 upgrade this October, and knocked-down pre-orders of Microsoft's new OS starting next month from £49.99 'while stocks last'.
Laptops might have been designed with portability and long battery life in mind, but they weren't designed for comfort. Use a laptop on your coffee table for more than five minutes and you're transformed into a warped and twisted, hunchbacked visage of a human being. What we need is something that raises and angles your fine laptop into a more human-friendly angle...
Some chips are slapped with a lower official clockspeed and sold for less groats than their beefier brethren. The potential for their intended glory remains, however. Overclocking techniques can unlock at least some of that potential, albeit at the risk of frying the chip completely
With so many £500 bargains appearing recently, we've begun to wonder why you'd even consider paying more for a gaming PC. And then along came this wondrous offering from YoYoTech and it all makes sense again. If nothing else, it has made us fall in love with our big Dell thirty-incher all over again.
Graphics card releases tend to follow a set pattern – ﬁrstly, the vanilla cards are released at a high price point, then a few months later companies release 'extreme' editions, which tend to be overclocked and feature better, or more 'extreme' cooling. I'm sure that one day a graphics card is going to come out which features such 'extreme' cooling that I'm going to have to hollow out a Tauntaun just to stay alive.
There's been a glut of incredibly-cheap-but-capable machines of late. All made possible by the war of graphics between AMD and NVIDIA, though AMD on the cheap side of the wallet claim not to have even considered NVIDIA when pricing up its latest bits.
One of the most important things to bear in mind when buying a laptop for gaming is display size. Choosing between 17 wonderful inches of screen estate for admiring details in a particularly pretty graphics engine and playing a game in non-blurry native resolution is like being told you can either walk through a major art gallery wearing a blindfold or swim in a vat of whiskey with your mouth sewn shut.