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MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) Intel mainboard is first with PCI Express Gen 3

MSI Z68A-GD80 (G3) Intel mainboard is first with PCI Express Gen 3

MSI has announced a new mainboard that sounds really cool the board is called the Z68A-GD80 (G3) and I will just call it the G3 from here on out. The coolest feature of the G3 is that it is the first mainboard to get the PCI Express Gen 3 slots onboard. These new slots are blazing fast and are ready for the faster add-in cards that need more bandwidth for the best performance. The new slots are perfect for the PCIe SSDs on the market.

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PCI SIG working on new spec to fight Thunderbolt

PCI SIG working on new spec to fight Thunderbolt

The PCI Special Interest Group is a group people and companies behind the scenes that work on the specifications for various PCI Express specifications. The group is reportedly hard at work on a new cable specification that will compete with Thunderbolt. The PCI SIG backers claim that the PCIe specification will be more open and optimal than Thunderbolt. Apple and Intel worked together on the development of Thunderbolt making it more proprietary.

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BitFenix PC cases finally coming to the US

BitFenix PC cases finally coming to the US

I have written about the really cool BitFenix computer cases a few times now. One of the coolest cases that the company has is the Colossus with its cool design and lots of lighting. The catch for computer geeks and enthusiasts in the US was that you couldn't buy the cases here. BitFenix has announced that it will be coming to the US.

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OCZ outs new Extreme-Low Voltage and Ultra-Low voltage RAM kits

OCZ outs new Extreme-Low Voltage and Ultra-Low voltage RAM kits

OCZ made its name in enthusiast memory for computers and has continued to offer popular products in the memory market while it has expanded over the years into other things like SSDs and PSUs. OCZ has pulled the wraps off several new RAM products with some new Ultra-Low and Extreme-Low voltage RAM kits for enthusiasts.

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Sharkoon unveils Bandit ATX chassis with SATA HDD dock on top

Sharkoon unveils Bandit ATX chassis with SATA HDD dock on top

I have talked about some of the gear that Sharkoon makes before including cases and other little goodies for the computer geek. Today the company has unveiled a new computer case called the Bandit that has one very cool feature that I could really use.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 33 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 33 2010

Time files we you are having fun, it's time again for another Week in Review. Some details of the coming Samsung Galaxy Tab surfaced in a new firmware update this week in Europe. The details point to the Android tablet having a 480 x 800 resolution screen, two cameras, and an ARM11 CPU.

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LucidPort unveils new USB302 USB to SATA Bridge chip

LucidPort unveils new USB302 USB to SATA Bridge chip

A company called LucidPort has announced a new USB 3.0 to SATA bridge controller that claims to be the lowest power-consuming chip of its kind called the USB302. The chip supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol and claims to run 20 to 100% faster than USB 3.0 devices using legacy mass storage drivers.

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Sharkoon combines a geeks love for golf with PC cooling

Sharkoon combines a geeks love for golf with PC cooling

When it comes to computer hardware, there are lots of non-traditional products out there that are intended to serve a specific function, but do it with a flare of style. For instance, all computers need cooling fans of some sort to keep the air inside moving and your gear running cool.

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SilverStone unveils Sugo SG07 mini-ITX PC case

SilverStone unveils Sugo SG07 mini-ITX PC case

SilverStone has been making computer cases for years and has a history of making some very nice cases. The company is back with its latest small form factor case called the Sugo SG07. The machine is built to use Mini-ITX mainboard and has a 600W PSU.

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Lite-On debuts new iHAS524 24x internal DVD writer with LabelTag tech

Lite-On debuts new iHAS524 24x internal DVD writer with LabelTag tech

Lite-On has announced a new internal DVD burner that can write at up to 24X on select DVD media. The write speed makes the new DVD burner one of the fastest burners on the market. The drive can label discs with Lite-On LabelTag.

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SilverStone PS05 computer chassis revealed

SilverStone PS05 computer chassis revealed

SilverStone has announced its latest computer chassis. The company makes all sorts of computer hardware and accessories from drive enclosures to fans. It is also the company behind that interesting HDDBOOST device that surfaced back in February.

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Asus Rampage III Extreme smashes 3DMark Vantage Record

Asus Rampage III Extreme smashes 3DMark Vantage Record

When gamers and enthusiasts start looking for hardware to build up their newest gaming machine they often start looking for the critical motherboard component from Asus. Back in late March Asus unveiled its latest high-end mainboard called the ROG Rampage III Extreme. Asus has announced that the board has now been used in a system that has shattered a benchmark world record.

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