Month: August 2007

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Seasonic S12II-380 Power Supply

Seasonic has been making quiet, efficient, high performance, power supplies for many years. The S12II series is their latest mainstream line. We test drive the 380W model on our torture track. It gets the checkered flag without a single glitch.

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GigaByte GA-965P-DS3: Core 2 Motherboard for Everyone

Gigabyte has a long history of producing affordable, yet feature-packed motherboards. We examine the Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3, an ATX motherboard designed for Intel Core 2 Duo and Quad processors. The DS3 is now on its third official revision so it’s likely any major quirks or bugs have been worked out. Gigabyte has also provided a steady

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Corsair VX450W: Quiet Value PSU

Corsair’s new VX450W power supply is a step down from the company’s successful HX series. It’s less powerful, and doesn’t have a slick modular cable system. But it has a very friendly price and promises very quiet performance.

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Exclusive Tour: Gigabyte’s Anechoic & Thermal Test Chambers

Gigabyte arranged an exclusive tour for SPCR of its impressive anechoic and thermal testing chambers in Taipei during Computex 2007. These are ultimate tools for acoustic/thermal analysis. Here’s a mini-tour for SPCR readers.

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