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  1. MSI Big Bang Marshal review

    MSI Big Bang Marshal review

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    MSI has thrown absolutely everything at its latest Big Bang Marshal P67 motherboard, and it all seems to have stuck. This is quite simply the most fully featured Sandy Bridge P67 motherboard around.

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    Zotac H67-ITX Wi-Fi review

    Zotac H67-ITX Wi-Fi review

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    With its DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort output options together with the Quick Sync video transcoding technology of Intel's Sandy Bridge processors make Zotac's H67-ITX a good choice to form the basis of a tiny HTPC or media PC.

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    Zotac Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 review

    Zotac Nvidia GeForce GTX 590 review

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    So in the end we have a very fast card, as fast as AMD's own very fast card. But is there really a place for such a beast in the world today?

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    Foxconn H61MX review

    Foxconn H61MX review

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    It may be a basic motherboard, but the Foxconn H61MX is Sandy Bridge for £60

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    MSI H61MU-E35 review

    MSI H61MU-E35 review

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    It's good to see that MSI has thought a bit about where the board might end up, hence the higher quality power components. In this case, they're used to prevent the board falling over in a hot environment rather than providing stability while the CPU is being tortured through overclocking.

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    Zotac GeForce GTX 550 Ti AMP! review

    Zotac GeForce GTX 550 Ti AMP! review

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    It's not necessarily that the GeForce GTX 550 Ti AMP! is actually a bad card, in many respects it's a perfect entry level gaming card. Unfortunately it simply doesn't make any sense in this market at that price. Drop the pricing closer to the £100 level and you have a card worthy of serious consideration. As it is though, you're better off grabbing a GeForce GTX 460 while you can.

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    AMD Radeon HD 6990 review

    AMD Radeon HD 6990 review

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    You need a fair amount of engineering muscle to jam two of the fastest GPUs you've ever manufactured onto one slab of PCB and still get it running happily, and that's exactly what AMD has done with this, the AMD Radeon HD 6990.

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    Western Digital Scorpio Black 750GB review

    Western Digital Scorpio Black 750GB review

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    Western Digital's Scorpio Black 750GB notebook drive is another in the recent spurt of high-capacity laptop HDDs such as the Toshiba MK7559GSXP, WD WD3200 Scorpio Black and Toshiba MK1059GSM.

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    Elgato EyeTV Netstream Sat review

    Elgato EyeTV Netstream Sat review

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    This PC/Mac tuner's ability to stream HD satellite TV across a home network is useful, but marred by its erratic Wi-Fi features

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    Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB HDD review

    Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB HDD review

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    Huge capacity combined with a fast spin speed and backed by a super fast interface and cache makes this a very impressive single drive, not only that but its impressively quiet while it does it.

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    Compro VideoMate U680F review

    Compro VideoMate U680F review

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    The most likeable features here are the USB interface and DTV 4 software. USB tuners have been available for a couple of years now but have yet to render the PCI-E cards obsolete, which is where they deserve to be; USB is the best option for systems of all sizes. The DTV software is bundled with every tuner in the Videomate range, and its ease of use is still unsurpassed.

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    Asus E35M1-M Pro review

    Asus E35M1-M Pro review

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    We had high expectations of this Fusion processor, especially when AMD changed its initial sales pitch and suggested Fusion APUs would take aim at lower end Intel netbooks based on the Core i3 processor. However, despite out-of-order instruction execution, the AMD E-350 is not dramatically more powerful than Atom.

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    Coolermaster V10 review

    Coolermaster V10 review

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    In its attempt to bolt as much on as possible, we think Cooler Master has lost sight of simple efficient cooling. Installation is tricky and causes issues with memory. It's also overly noisy for the level of cooling it provides.

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    Prolimatech Genesis review

    Prolimatech Genesis review

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    The performance is the one thing to take away from this, it's simply excellent. Couple that with a reasonable price tag and if you're after a high-performance cooler, and don't mind supplying your own fan, then you're onto a winning combination.

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    Asus Radeon HD 6970 DirectCU II review

    Asus Radeon HD 6970 DirectCU II review

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    So you could get a wonder chip with crazy performance, or you could just get a little bit more for your money. It's a decent card, but the vagaries of GPU headroom could be a worry.

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    MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin FrozR II review

    MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin FrozR II review

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    So really there's no compelling reason to pick this card up over a standard HD 6950. It's around £50 more expensive, and you'll still be able to hit the same overclock, admittedly with a little more heat, as this Twin FrozR II version.

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    Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick T2 290e review

    Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick T2 290e review

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    The nanoStick is the first PC tuner to support DVB-T2 – and thus Freeview HD. Was it worth waiting for?

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