[OCN] My Thoughts on Core i7

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Everybody knows that we, members of OCN, have a serious problem. Look at it from an average Joe perspective: we spend thousands on high end computers, and at every single occasion we go out and browse Newegg on a quest to find an upgrade for our systems, which according to…

[OCN] Less is The Future of Computing?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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If you've been following hardware news for the last 2 years, you may have notice some of the many trends that are becoming the new hotness in computing. As always the race for price/performance between Intel and AMD is on, the two giants along with Nvidia are releasing new…

[OCN] Nvidia Turning Friends Into Enemies?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Everybody's in the fight for GP-GPUs... and it makes me question Nvidia's ability to survive in such a market, specially when all it's CPU producing friends are openly declaring war. Nvidia is acting weird lately. Apart from keeping the bar high in the GPU sector, Nvidia seems to be wanting…

ThermalTake V1 CPU Cooler Review

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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If your looking for a high end air cooler that performs abnormally well, even when compared to some of the lower end liquid cooling systems, look no further. I bought this mostly for the looks, and because I absolutely wanted something from Thermaltake, but I got way more than what…