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Gigabyte reinvents the Batmobile

Posted on 7th Jul 2010 at 10:37 by James Gorbold with 19 comments

James Gorbold
Back when ATI launched the Radeon HD 5870, along with other journalists, we were immediately struck by the similarity of the new card's cooler to the classic 1960s Batmobile.

The other day, while doing some research on the price of graphics cards I was therefore quite amused to find that Gigabyte appears to have taken ATI's idea one step further and actually mounted a Batmobile on top of one of its cards.

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Hardware Podcast 10 - All Praise the Capital of Hardwareland

Posted on 1st Mar 2010 at 12:20 by Podcast with 15 comments

Podcast
The long-awaited (or so we’d like to think) tenth episode of the Hardware Podcast sees Rich, Clive, Harry and James rather confused about tenses and timelines. You’d think that four reasonably intelligent hardware reviewers would be able to understand that if you record a pod on Thursday to cast on Monday, you need to act as if Monday is in the past. Apparently not. Revealed in this pod: the capital of Hardwareland is Gulftown, and the most effective components for an energy-efficient PC.

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EK Waterblock on the Radeon HD 5870

Posted on 4th Dec 2009 at 10:41 by Richard Swinburne with 13 comments

We had planned a whole article around this, but our Asus 5870 voltage tweak isn't playing ball and we can't work out why. During the review it worked perfectly, however after applying the waterblock and reinstalling the card it wouldn't overclock for toffee.

Unfortunately, after a day and a half of solid fiddling we had to call it a day and move on with other reviews. However - I couldn't pass up the opportunity to give our friends at EK some love, and show off their lovely waterblock.

EK Waterblock on the Radeon HD 5870
EK Waterblock on the Radeon HD 5870

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Episode 17 - Autumn graphics war, Windows 7 and Conan

Posted on 2nd Jun 2008 at 17:09 by Podcast

Podcast
We have returned, finally, with another Episode of the CPC podcast. Phil and new CPC recruit Orestis join Alex to dicuss the upcoming Autumn graphics war between new GeForce and Radeon cards, plus our first thoughts on Windows 7, the successor to Vista. We also discuss the top 10 games, including Assassin’s Creed and Age of Conan. As a bonus, there’s an interview with the director of Age of Conan, too.

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Episode 8 - Mid-range Radeon HDs, GTA IV and trouble for the music industry

Posted on 9th Jul 2007 at 17:20 by Podcast

Podcast
The CPC panel is back, and in this episode, we turn our attention to ATi’s new mid-range Radeon HD 2600XT, which is unfortunately a little underwhelming. We also mull over our first glimpse of Grand Theft Auto IV, discuss the continued troubles of the music industry and try and come up with some ideas to help AMD out.

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Exploring CPU Cooler Design and Testing with Cooler Master

Exploring CPU Cooler Design and Testing with Cooler Master

We talk with a Cooler Master PM about how CPU coolers are conceived,...
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