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  1. Intel Core i7 2600S review

    Intel Core i7 2600S review

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    Apart from the low power rating, the Core i7 2600S still retains all the familiar features of the 2600 family: four cores, eight threads and 8MB of Smart Cache. But as with all the S class chips, it's clocked slower than the rest of the their family.

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    Intel Core i5 2500T review

    Intel Core i5 2500T review

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    Although it's getting all the attention as the flagship chip in the second generation Core i5 line-up, there are a couple of other interesting family members. Not because of their overclocking ability – they don't really have any – but because they're low power chips. The most interesting one of these is this Core i5 2500T.

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    Intel Core i3 2100 review

    Intel Core i3 2100 review

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    After all the Sandy Bridge goodness without the quad-core price-tag? Then the dual-core Intel Core i3 2100 might well be up your street.

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    AMD Radeon HD 6790 review

    AMD Radeon HD 6790 review

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    In the red corner- AMD. In the green corner, NVIDIA. Age-old adversaries locked in an epic technological arms race. Lately the battles have been fought at the high end of the price spectrum, atop Mount Expensive, both parties chucking massive dual-discrete GPUs at each other.

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    Intel Core i7 990X Extreme Edition review

    Intel Core i7 990X Extreme Edition review

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    The i7 990X is one of Intel's classic Extreme Edition class CPUs; beyond the grasp of most mere mortals and more powerful than most of us could possibly need. It follows in the footsteps of Intel's other hexcore processors, like the i7 970 and drops in almost identical footfalls as the i7 980X, itself another Extreme Edition.

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    Gigabyte G1.Assassin X58 review

    Gigabyte G1.Assassin X58 review

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    The latest Intel Sandy Bridge chips have dominated CPU-related column inches, for better or for worse, since their release early last month. That said, it's still the Gulftown chips and accompanying X58 chipsets that sit atop the entire Intel range though, for now at least.

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    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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