Month: December 2005

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Single Disc 3.5″ HDDs, Round One: Seagate & Hitachi

Our continuing search for a super quiet 3.5″ hard drive turned up two single-platter models from Seagate and Hitachi. How do they fare against the single-platter Barracuda IV of old and the venerable but still available Samsung P80?

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Thermalright HR-01 CPU Heatsink

From one of the established cooling powerhouses comes a new tall heatpipe heatsink positioned as a fanless, passive cooling device. Sound familiar? Thermalright’s HR-01 is a bit late to the tower HS game… but it certainly has game.

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Squeezebox 3 Digital Music Box

This unusual product by Slim Devices is a bridge between a stereo and a PC. The visible portion looks like a large, stylish digital clock — but it has a remote. The invisible portion is a music server software that runs on a PC anywhere within reasonable distance. A wide variety of digital music files

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