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The Easy Core i3 Upgrade?

Posted on 15th Jan 2010 at 12:59 by Clive Webster with 10 comments

Clive Webster
Now that Intel is done with releasing CPUs for the time being, we've got a chance to analyse the situation and see what's worth buying. For those on a budget, the Intel Core i3-530 is your best bet unless your budget is limited to £70 or so, in which case you'll have to look elsewhere. But I'm betting that if your budget is so tight that you can't go for the superior Intel Core i5-750, you haven't got fancy DDR3 memory or an LGA1156 motherboard. Enter the easy Core i3 upgrade bundle.

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Installing CPU Coolers: The good, The Bad and The Ugly

Posted on 2nd Dec 2009 at 11:24 by Mark Mackay with 22 comments

Mark Mackay
The first CPU cooler I ever installed was an AMD reference HSF when I upgraded my Athlon XP processor to a superior model. It was in fact my first ever PC upgrade. I remember carefully (and perhaps a little nervously) placing the blocky aluminium heatsink in position, hooking both sides around the socket, pushing the retention arm down and thinking, "hmph - that wasn’t so hard."

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Cool Modding Stuff #2

Posted on 13th Nov 2009 at 12:26 by Antony Leather with 4 comments

Antony Leather
Having recently received a few emails from companies shouting about new shiny stuff (one being Mod of the Month Sponsor Quiet PC), I thought it's about time for the second installment of
Cool Modding Bits.

If you missed my last blog where I listed a few interesting gadgets I'd found on my travels, you can see it here.

As I'm still sporting some heavily overclocked DDR2 in my main rig at home, I've been worried about how hot it gets so I've been looking around for a few products that might set my mind at ease.

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Episode 13 - Spider, 3D screens and Crysis

Posted on 23rd Nov 2007 at 20:14 by Podcast

Our 13th episode sees AMD trying to fight back with its Spider platform - new Radeon graphics cards, new chipsets and finally, Phenom. But are some of the legs wonky? The team discusses this along with our recent experience of 3D monitors from Zalman. The games chart features Crysis and we debate whether it’s the game of the year.

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PC Hardware Buyer's Guide Q2 2017

PC Hardware Buyer's Guide Q2 2017

There's been plenty of new hardware in the last few months - how does it...
Mod of the Month March 2017 in Association with Corsair

Mod of the Month March 2017 in Association with Corsair

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