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  1. Asus P8Z68-V LX review

    Asus P8Z68-V LX review

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    A budget board with a premium chipset. Is that the most effective combination for achieving maximum bang-for-buck? Could be...

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    MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) review

    MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) review

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    Is it a case of incremental updates all along the line, or has MSI done enough to put this X79-based board in another class?

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    Asus P8Z68-V Gen3 review

    Asus P8Z68-V Gen3 review

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    The launch of yet another Z68 board is puzzling with Intel's new Z77 chipset imminent, but this is all about PCIe 3.0 now.

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    Seagate GoFlex Desk 4TB review

    Seagate GoFlex Desk 4TB review

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    If being able to upgrade your external hard drive with newer and faster ports sounds good, then the GoFlex Desk may well be your backup drive of choice.

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    Sapphire Pure Black FX990 review

    Sapphire Pure Black FX990 review

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    The latest addition to Sapphire's Pure Black family of mobos, the Pure Black FX990 represents the tippy-top end AMD chipset

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    Sapphire Pure Black X79N review

    Sapphire Pure Black X79N review

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    Hot on the heels of the top-end AMD chipset, the FX990, is a little Intel lovin' by way of Sapphire's brand new Pure Black X79N.

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    AMD Memory Entertainment Edition 8GB review

    AMD Memory Entertainment Edition 8GB review

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    For the launch of its AMD Memory branded modules it has decided to cosy up to Patriot Memory for this dual 4GB stick kit.

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    Samsung SSD 830 512GB review

    Samsung SSD 830 512GB review

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    Samsung is one of the largest manufacturers of NAND flash in the world, so you'd expect a great performance from a Samsung solid-state drive. And there's no doubt that this new model certainly delivers.

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    Intel SSD 520 Series 120GB review

    Intel SSD 520 Series 120GB review

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    So, Intel has done the obvious thing and stuck a SandForce controller in its desktop SSDs. Could it offer the best compromise between price, performance and capacity?

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    Intel SSD 520 Series 240GB review

    Intel SSD 520 Series 240GB review

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    It was almost inevitable that a SandForce-powered Intel drive would eventually appear. With the launch of the new Intel SSD 520 Series 240GB that day has finally come.

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    Plextor M3 256GB SSD review

    Plextor M3 256GB SSD review

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    We looked at one of Plextor's first 6Gb/s rated drives last year (the PX-128M2S) and barely nine months later, the next generation is upon us in the shape of the M3 series.

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    Samsung 16GB SDHC Plus Class 10 review

    Samsung 16GB SDHC Plus Class 10 review

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    At around £26, the Samsung 16GB SDHC Plus Class 10 card may not be the cheapest currently available, but it justifies its premium by boasting a number of protective qualities in addition to high read and write speeds.

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    AMD A8-3870K Black Edition APU review

    AMD A8-3870K Black Edition APU review

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    While its flagship FX processors are failing to shine it does seem a little on unfair on AMD that at the other end of the market it has a chip which really ought be cleaning up. Its Llano Fusion APUs, which combine a multi-core CPU and a Radeon graphics part on one die, are actually rather good.

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    Zalman SSD-F1 Series 240GB review

    Zalman SSD-F1 Series 240GB review

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    Yes, the Zalman SSD-F1 Series 240GB is made by the same Zalman that makes all those fancy-looking CPU coolers, among other things. This actually isn't Zalman's first go at a solid state drive (SSD) range - it previously released the Zalman N series and the S series.

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    Intel Core i7 3820 review

    Intel Core i7 3820 review

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    Intel, with even less of a fanfare than it made for the muted launch of the Sandy Bridge E platform, has now unleashed the quad-core iteration of its top-end chips, the Intel Core i7 3820. Finally a CPU that doesn't cost the same amount as some full PCs.

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    Seagate Momentus XT 750GB 2nd Generation review

    Seagate Momentus XT 750GB 2nd Generation review

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    By combining a large solid-state memory cache with a regular hard drive, the Seagate Momentus XT offers a performance close to that of an SSD at a cost-per-GB that's more like a HDD.

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    Kingston HyperX Genesis 2,133MHZ 16GB review

    Kingston HyperX Genesis 2,133MHZ 16GB review

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    Money isn't an issue if you're throwing together your own Intel X79-based system, so splurging an extra £100 on the highest-rated memory kits, such as the Kingston HyperX Genesis 16GB shouldn't cause you too many problems.

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