Antec TruePower Quattro 1200W Power Supply
Today HardwareHeaven will have a look at Antecs new flagship model in the TruePower Quattro series , the Quattro 1200W. Antec claims that their latest Quattro model offers cutting edge electrical p erformance while still operating quietly and this unit provides a unique feature, Powercache, whic h we will look at in detail.
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An Interview with Positechs Cliffski
With the growth of indi games over the past few years, and a resurgence in retro titles through mediums like Xbox Live Arcade, and WiiWare the usual methods of game development arent considered the only route anymore. Sure a studio can spend millions producing AAA titles with mutli-million dollar marketing budgets, but it isnt always necessary. Success can be found with smaller teams, or in some cases with a single lone developer. Case in point, Positech games, a one man company that has produced some very interesting titles, often with complex simulation elements rarely seen in the more arcade or puzzle centric indi-development world. To get an insight into what its like being a bedroom developer, alltern8 had a sit down with Mr. Positech, cliffski himself, and asked him what its like being a one man band in the gaming industry.
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 Motherboard
Priced at $349.99 at Newegg the board is a bit on the expensive s ide but it does come packed with features which does help warrant its pri ce. Gigabytes entire line of X58-based motherboards are ready to support the new generation of Intel 32nm 6-core processors, so you can rest assu red that this board will support the upcoming Intel Core i7 980X Extreme Edition processor. The board also comes with a 3 year warranty without an y stipulations for registering the board so if you do purchase it 2nd han d you are covered. When browsing around for boards you have to give credi t to Gigabyte for sticking to a uniform color scheme across all their boa rds. The X58A-UD7 looks quite pretty with its baby blue and white accent s and the dark heatsink snaking across the PCB. Factor in the excellent p erformance and the easy overclocking and the X58A-UD7 is the real deal…
MSI H55M-ED55 (H55 Express) Motherboard
MSI, also known as Microstar International to some, has been around for a long time. In fact, they were one of the first companies to have a working Athlon motherboard back in the heady days of AMD and the Slot A CPU. Unfortunately somewhere between then and now MSI sort of dropped off the radar. We had the chance to talk with them at CES and they told us that they had some big plans moving forward (Including their Big Bang line-up). But MSI let us know that they were not just going to push out top end (and expensive) products one of their goals was to bring enthusiast class features to their entire product range. These are things like OC Genie, HDD backup and XHD (Auto build RAID 0). We have had their H55 Express based motherboard, the H55M-ED55, in the lab and can tell you just how well these features work on this entry level board.
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Covering 414 desktop graphics cards, this comprehensive comparison allows you to easily compare 20 different specifications for each and every card. If you need to find out about the specification of any card, just come over and check out our Desktop Graphics Comparison Guide.
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OCZ Hydro Pulse 800 L/h Pump
SNIP: Liquid cooling never really comes out to be cheap, and if it does you are probably picking bad components. Today we have what can be considered a mid-range pump. This is plenty if you are running just the CPU in your loop, or maybe a single graphics card. This pump is also competitively priced, which puts it in the same price range as some 500 L/h pumps. This is certainly great news for someone looking for good deal on a pump. Lets take a look at how it performs!