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Advantages of a Solid State Drive

SSD (Solid State Drives) are increasing in popularity and are lowering in cost per gigabyte however, what makes them stand out from regular mechanical hard drives? Hard drives already offer a high capacity and reasonable performance at an affordable price, so why would someone want a solid state drive? Firstly, solid state drives offer much faster performance than a mechanical …

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How to increase battery life on your Android device

Smartphones are wonderful. Now a days it seems like they can do everything. They can check your emails, help you navigate the roads, play games, browse the Internet, become a alarm clock and so much more. Though, all of this requires beefy processing power, which can drain your battery. A common question asked by Android users, and others, is ‘How …

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Intel Haswell-E – 8 cores and DDR4 support

Haswell-E is a new generation of processors from Intel which are due to impress enthusiasts and performance users. While the main focus of recent processors appear to be integrated graphics and power efficiency, the new Haswell-E processors are expected to increase performance further and appeal to enthusiasts. There are a few new models being released by Intel on the Haswell-E …

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SteelSeries Kana V2 Gaming Mouse review

Looking for the perfect mouse can be difficult. With so many to choose from it’s challenging to find one with the right features, comfort and price. Today we are reviewing the SteelSeries Kana V2 mouse in black. The Kana V2 is aimed primarily at gamers and comes equipped with a variety of features such as a high performance optical sensor …

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What is Frames Per Second (FPS)?

If you are a gamer, especially a PC gamer, you may have came across the term FPS (Frames Per Second). This term is becoming increasingly common within gaming though what exactly is FPS? In it’s simplest form, frames per second (also known as frame rate) is how many images (frames) can be produced on the screen every second. While the …

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Intel Pentium G3258 – An enthusiasts dream

In recent years the Intel Pentium line has not offered anything new or exciting. These processors have been living in the shadow of there bigger brothers, the I series however, one model aims to brake out of the shadow and go forward into it’s own journey… The Intel Pentium G3258. On the surface the Pentium G3258 may seem like another …

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Cat5, Cat5e and Cat6 explained

If you are planning to connect your shiny new console or computer to the Internet you will need a Ethernet cable or a wireless adapter. Sure, many devices now have wireless technology though a wired connection is often more reliable and faster, especially if you get poor wireless signal in your home. There are a few types of cables about …

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Western Digital 1TB Blue WD10EZEX review

Hard drives may be overshadowed by solid state drives but they still hold a huge amount of significance. While hard drives don’t quite offer the performance as the average solid state drive they do currently offer significantly cheaper cost per gigabyte and are pretty appealing to the budget conscious buyer. Today we will be reviewing the Western Digital 1TB Blue hard …

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What is overclocking?

If you enjoy computers and like to read up on the latest hardware then chances are you have came across the term overclocking. But what exactly does overclocking mean? Overclocking is when you alter the speed setting of a component to run at a faster speed that what the manufacturer intended. Most commonly people refer to the CPU when talking …

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Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 RAM review

Corsair is a well established brand when it comes to memory. Many gamers, performance users and enthusiasts turn to them when looking for reliable and high performance RAM. The DDR3 memory market is crowded with models from many different manufacturers so Corsair needed to be able to stand out from the crowd. Today, we are reviewing the Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 RAM …

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