Month: June 2005

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Antec P180 Review, Part 1: A Silent System

In Part One of this 2-part review, Ralf Hutter installed a low-power, low thermal Pentium-M system in his sample Antec P180 and tweaked it for minimal noise. RH’s acoustic analysis relies on what he heard, but you’ll find his conclusions well-supported, logical and perfectly understandable. Part Two, a more comprehensive study with high power components

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AOpen i915GMm-HFS: 2nd Gen Pentium M desktop board

AOpen followed up on its initial Pentium M micro-ATX motherboard offering from last year with the i915GMm-HFS, based on the new 915G/ICH6 chipset. Included on this board are advanced features like PCIe x16, DDR2, SATA300, HD Audio and a 533MHz FSB. The integrated graphics includes not only analog VGA out, but DVI and HDTV outputs

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Scythe SCNJ-1000 Ninja heatsink

Scythe’s latest kick at the fanless can is another tall heatpipe heatsink with a loosely spaced fins structure. Unlike the earlier NCU series, which were made only to fit socket 478, the Ninja can be used with all modern desktop CPU platforms. The Ninja, in some ways, is almost conventional by Scythe standards, with no

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WD Scorpio 80G & Fujitsu SATA 80G notebook drives

We continue expanding our database of quiet notebook drives with a review of the Western Digital Scorpio 80G and a new Fujitsu 80G, the first SATA notebook drive.

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