Month: February 2008

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Ninja Copper: Scythe’s 5th Year Celebration

To celebrate its fifth anniversary, Scythe decided to do an all-copper makeover of its ever popular Ninja heatsink. It turned the already big heatsink into a >1kg heavyweight. How does it fare in the world of CPU cooling champs?

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Terabyte Round III: WD Caviar Green Power WD10EACS

Our enthusiasm for the low noise WD 750GB Green Power hard drive prompted us to go hunting for the 1 TB flagship model so we could do more than speculate about it. With Western Digital’s odd IntelliPower system for rating spindle speed, we wanted to confirm for ourselves that it shared all the characteristics of

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Terabyte Round II: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11

Seagate’s Barracuda 7200.11 shows signs of significant changes, and it is claimed to be quieter, less power hungry, and faster than previous versions. And it is. But how much quieter?

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Seasonic M12II-430 modular cable PSU

Seasonic’s original M12 was an excellent power supply marred by a small 60mm fan that didn’t turn off once it started spinning. The M12-II is a lower power line that is modular that does away with the 60mm fan. Is it better than the original? By SPCR standards, yes.

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