The Cooling Features of Windows 10

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Microsoft had unveiled its big release of Windows 10 on 21th Jan, 2015. This is a crazy days. And Microsoft Windows 10 had took up the above of the fold of the Internet News. Te big release had delivered much information for users. Let’s take a closer look at this magic Windows OS- Windows 10.

The biggest great news for us users. Free for some.

All of those that who runs Windows phone 8.1 systems, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1 systems across various Windows devices can free update to Windows 10 in the first year.

Here the voices of the Microsoft official :

Great news! We will offer a free upgrade to Windows 10 for qualified new or existing Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices that upgrade in the first year!* And even better: once a qualified Windows device is upgraded to Windows 10, we will continue to keep it up to date for the supported lifetime of the device, keeping it more secure, and introducing new features and functionality over time – for no additional charge.

Cortana will assists you on your Windows 10 PCs.

Cortana, by Microsoft’s excellent artificial intelligence, will be your digital assistant. Not only on your PC , but also across all your devices with Windows 10, Cortana will be your good and useful buddy.

 New browser Spartan will help you explore the Web

Microsoft has developed a new Project called Spartan, which is a newly-built browser to deliver better user experience .

This is the new feature from the official voices You can write directly on webpages from your PC, read articles distraction-free and save your favorites to read offline later. Sounds Great!

 Integrated with Xbox Game

With Windows 10, you can play with your friends and share the game joys.

 A powerful Windows Apps store.

Everything you can find here in the powerful Windows 10 Apps store, for your PC and other devices. Besides, It is a one-stop shop for your interests applications. You can find great music, videos, and the latest version of Microsoft Office.

Now here comes the new pictures of Windows 10. the start menu.

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And the Windows 10 video:

 

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What are the Top 10 best laptops in 2014?

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What are top laptops in 2014? How to buy a laptop? Shopping for a laptop is a pretty difficult task if one doesn’t know what he wants. Every newbie needs some guides in shopping a laptop among millions of laptops. You can get some tips from How to buy a Laptop.

Best-Laptops

Of course, you can choose from the 10 best laptop of 2014 by PCMag. This page gives you a comparison of these laptops, ranging from price, type, processor name, Processor Speed to platform, RAM, Weight, screen size, touch screen, graphics  cards to Storage capacity. If you want to check the details reviews by the experts of PCmag, just check their reviews one by one

According to the latest report of the PCmag.com, which is released on MARCH 21, 2014, the 10 best laptops are respectively these 10(from the 1st to the 10th):

  1. Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch (2013),
  2. Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2013),
  3. Asus Transformer Book T100TA (64GB),
  4. HP Chromebook 11 (Verizon LTE),
  5. Dell Inspiron 14R-5437,
  6. Dell Latitude E7440 Touch
  7. Lenovo G580
  8. Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch
  9. Lenovo ThinkPad X240
  10. Origin EON17-SLX (2014)

Apparently, Apple is overpriced among all these. In Chinese, people call these who buy Apple series products like iPhone 5s, MacBook pro “Tuhao”. That always means those are rich enough to buy an Apple devices.

Maybe everyone has his own list of laptop in 2014. The sheer amounts of laptops in the markets make us daunting to determine between HP, Dell, Lenovo, or Asus etc. The most important is to find out what you really needs before your choice. Are you a game fan or a office man ? After seeking out your own needs you can finally get a proper laptop or notebook. Additionally, do valuate your pockets money. Exam the reviews details if you want to buy one from the top 10 laptops list 2014.

 

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New MacBooks Sporting 6Gb/s Samsung 830 Series SSD Controllers

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New MacBooks Sporting 6Gb/s Samsung 830 Series SSD Controllers | PC Perspective PC Perspective PCPER WEB HomeReviewsNewsForumsPodcastHW LeaderboardSSD Decoder Graphics CardsMotherboardsCases/CoolingProcessorsChipsetsMemoryDisplaysSystemsStorageMobileShows/Expos Username: * Password: * Register | Password Reminder Home ? News New MacBooks Sporting 6Gb/s Samsung 830 Series SSD Controllers Subject: Storage | June 13, 2012 – 10:08 PM | Allyn Malventano
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In case some of you are fans of the Samsung 830 Series SSDs (like I am), you’ll be pleased to see this litle tidbit over at iFixit:


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Now that just says Samsung on the parts, and Samsung makes more than an 830 Series, but all of their other series are 3Gb/sec SATA and below. For further confirmation, here’s a quick clip from my review of the 830 Series:


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(particular interest on the controller part numbers – in that they are identical)


I see this as great news for the new MacBooks. The more devices those 830 Series SSDs get put into, the better.

Source: iFixit MacBook Pro Retina Teardown Comments Post a comment June 13, 2012 | 11:37 PM – Posted by biblicabeebli

Hooraaay good solid state storage!
Boooo othewise-completely-impossible-to-upgrade everything else!

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Galaxy’s GTX 670 GC can compete with a stock GTX 680

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Galaxy’s GTX 670 GC can compete with a stock GTX 680 | PC Perspective PC Perspective PCPER WEB HomeReviewsNewsForumsPodcastHW LeaderboardSSD Decoder Graphics CardsMotherboardsCases/CoolingProcessorsChipsetsMemoryDisplaysSystemsStorageMobileShows/Expos Username: * Password: * Register | Password Reminder Home ? News Galaxy’s GTX 670 GC can compete with a stock GTX 680 Subject: Graphics Cards | June 12, 2012 – 04:05 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: galaxy, gtx 670 gc, factory overclocked

Galaxy went all out on the GTX?670 GC, using a full length custom PCB which allowed them to overclock the card by almost 100MHz right out of the box.? The base clock is 1006MHz as opposed to 915MHz and is higher than the stock boost speed of 980MHz, the GC’s boost pushes all the way to 1085MHz.? Memory size remains unchanged at 2GB and 6GHz effective, but are shrouded in the custom cooler Gigabyte designed which allowed [H]ard|OCP?to push the memory to 6.46GHz once overclocked.? In the tests the card could compete with the slightly more expensive GTX680 which makes this card one of the fastest cards you can get.

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“GALAXY’s new GeForce GTX 670 GC features a dual fan setup on a custom built PCB. GALAXY also tuned 670 GC with a strong 1006MHz overclock. We see how this compares to other video cards in its price range including a Radeon HD 7950 and GeForce GTX 580. Then we put the GALAXY GeForce GTX 670 head to head with a GeForce GTX 680.”

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Western Digital My Net N900 HD Router Review

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 Digital. I arrived expecting to see something storage related, but what I saw was completely different – a new line of routers!


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The new ‘My Net’ series of Western Digital routers are intended to cover the mid to high end of the home usage spectrum. Models start with 4 ports of Fast Ethernet and scale all the way up to 7x GigE switching. All models support some form of simultaneous dual band (2.4 and 5 GHz), with a minimum of 2×2 and scaling up to 3×3 configurations (more detail / explanation on that later).


Read on for our full review!


While all models have USB 2.0 connectivity for storage devices, the top tier will be available with an integrated 1TB or 2TB 2.5″ Hard Disk that can be used for NAS and local backup duties. Here’s a simple feature layout as seen on the back of the My Net N900 Central’s box:


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The sample we will be evaluating today is the My Net N900. This is the top tier without an integrated HDD:


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Max Payne 3 versus Tessellation, FXAA and MSAA

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Techgage recently took a look at the effect enabling tesselation and antialiasing has on the visual quality of Max Payne 3.? Visually the Phong Tesselation seems to only have an effect on close visuals of faces, as well as adding some volume to clothing.? FXAA and 4xMSAA had more effect, with FXAA?not only offering smoother visuals but also having almost no effect whatsoever on frame rates.? They also took a look at SSAO and HDAO but for that you’d need to download their large screenshot to be able to tell them apart and ended by delving into the performance.? Check it out here.

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“With Max Payne 3 reviewed, how about we take a look at the game from a technical perspective? Wondering what the game brings to the tessellation table? How FXAA compares to MSAA? Whether HDAO is really worth the performance hit? We tackle all these questions and more, so read on.”

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AMD Licenses ARM Technology: AMD Leans on ARM for Security

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AMD Licenses ARM Technology: AMD Leans on ARM for Security | PC Perspective PC Perspective PCPER WEB HomeReviewsNewsForumsPodcastHW LeaderboardSSD Decoder Graphics CardsMotherboardsCases/CoolingProcessorsChipsetsMemoryDisplaysSystemsStorageMobileShows/Expos Username: * Password: * Register | Password Reminder Home ? News AMD Licenses ARM Technology: AMD Leans on ARM for Security Subject: Processors | June 13, 2012 – 10:00 AM | Josh Walrath
Tagged: TrustZone, hsa, Cortex-A5, cortex, arm, APU, amd, AFDS

Last year after that particular AFDS, there was much speculation that AMD and ARM would get a whole lot closer.? Today we have confirmed that in two ways.? The first is that AMD and ARM are founding members of the HSA Foundation.? This endeavor is a rather ambitious project that looks to make it much easier for programmers to access the full computer power of a CPU/GPU combo, or as AMD likes to call them, the APU.? The second confirmation is one that has been theorized for quite some time, but few people have actually hit upon the actual implementation.? This second confirmation is that AMD is licensing ARM cores and actually integrating them into their x86 based APUs.

View Full Size?AMD and ARM are serious about working with each other. ?This is understandable as both of them are competing tooth and nail with Intel.?ARM has a security functionality that they have been working with for several years now.? This is called ARM TrustZone.? It is a set of hardware and software products that provide a greater amount of security in data transfer and transactions.? The hardware basis is built into the ARM licensed designs and is implemented in literally billions of devices (not all of them enabled).? The biggest needs that this technology addresses are that of secure transactions and password enabled logins.? Money is obviously quite important, but with identity theft and fraud on the rise, secure logins to personal information or even social sites are reaching the same level of importance as large monetary transactions.?AMD will actually be implementing a Cortex-A5 processor into AMD APUs that will handle the security aspects of ARM TrustZone.? The A5 is the smallest Cortex processor available, and that would make sense to use it in a full APU so it will not take up an extreme amount of die space.? When made on what I would assume to be a 28 nm process, a single A5 processor would likely take up as little as 10 to 15 mm squared of space on the die.?This is not exactly the licensing agreement that many analysts had expected from AMD.? It is a start though.? I would generally expect AMD to be more aggressive in the future with offerings based on ARM technologies.? If we remember some time ago Rory Read of AMD pronounced their GPU technology as “the crown jewel” of their IP lineup, it makes little sense for AMD to limit this technology just to standalone GPUs and x86 based APUs.? If AMD is serious about heterogeneous computing, I would expect them to eventually move into perhaps not the handheld ARM market initially, but certainly with more server level products based on 64 bit ARM technology.?View Full Size?Cortex-A5: coming to an AMD APU near you in 2013/2014. ?Though probably not in quad core fashion as shown above.?AMD made a mistake once by selling off their ultra-mobile graphics group, Imageon.? This was sold off to Qualcomm, who is now a major player in the ARM ecosystem with their Snapdragon products based on Adreno graphics (“Adreno” is an anagram of “Radeon”).? With the release of low powered processors in both the Brazos and Trinity line, AMD is again poised to deliver next generation graphics to the low power market.? Now the question is, what will that graphics unit be attached to??You can see the full AMD press release after the break!!?

AMD Strengthens Security Solutions through Technology Partnership with ARM


– Industry-first Collaboration to Extend ARM TrustZone Security Technology into x86-
based AMD Offerings, Enabling More Secure Computing Experiences and Significantly
Expanding the Security Ecosystem –


SUNNYVALE, Calif. — June 13, 2012 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced
it will integrate a new security solution into its future products to meet the increasing
need to provide consumers and businesses with secure access to their content and
worry-free online transactions. Through a strategic technology partnership with ARM,
AMD will integrate the established ARM? TrustZone? technology into future Accelerated
Processing Units (APUs) via a system-on-a-chip (SoC) design methodology. This
industry-first collaboration will help accelerate broader ecosystem support by aligning
x86 hardware with the world’s most broadly-adopted mobile security ecosystem.


By adopting the industry-standard approach to security that TrustZone
technology embodies, AMD and ARM will provide a consistent approach to security
spanning billions of Internet-connected mobile devices, tablets, PCs and servers ?
whether they are powered by ARM processor-based solutions or AMD x86 APUs. AMD
plans to provide development platforms that have TrustZone security features on select
APUs in 2013, expanding further across its product portfolio in 2014. In a presentation
this week at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit 2012 (AFDS), AMD Senior Vice
President and Chief Information Officer Mike Wolfe described AMD’s vision to advance
computing security by enhancing AMD’s existing security technologies. This is expected
to include developing a platform security processor using an ARM Cortex?-A5 CPU that
features TrustZone technology, to monitor and help protect against malicious access to
sensitive data and operations at the hardware level.


“With AMD’s support for, and inclusion in, the expanding TrustZone ecosystem,
consumers and businesses can rest assured their data and content are secured by an
industry-standard security solution that spans a multitude of devices and operating
systems,” said Wolfe. “This example of AMD’s ambidextrous strategy, which leverages
our history of x86 and graphics innovation while also embracing other technologies and
intellectual property, will help drive a more secure computing experience for our
consumer and businesses customers.”


“As technology becomes more important to our everyday lives, security needs to
be present in every single device. The challenge that the industry faces is how to make
this a reality,” said Ian Drew, executive vice president, strategy, ARM. “Through this
technology partnership with AMD, and the broadening of the ARM TrustZone technology
ecosystem, we’re making another important step towards a solution. The aim is to make
security accessible and consistent for consumers and business users across all
computing devices.”


Industry Support Demonstrates Market Need


In recognition of the first time hardware will be aligned to an industry-standard
security solution between multiple processor architectures, the technology partnership
has garnered wide support from industry leaders and influencers.
“At Alipay, we strive to provide safe and reliable online payment services to
hundreds of millions of registered users for the tens of millions of transactions they make
every day,” said Stephen Zhu, senior director, Alipay. “By incorporating security at the
hardware level, AMD and ARM are providing an added level of protection and taking us
one step closer to achieving this goal.”


“Hardly a week goes by without the emergence of another scary story regarding
stolen identities or some other computer-related security breach – such as last week’s
hack of social career networking website LinkedIn that resulted in millions of stolen
passwords,” observed Nathan Brookwood, Research Fellow at Insight 64. “The bad guys
have figured out that it’s easier to steal money from a bank’s computers than from the
bank itself. AMD’s move to integrate ARM’s TrustZone technology into future APUs will
allow systems containing those APUs to attain the same level of hardware-enforced
security as today’s most advanced devices, and will allow the users of those systems to
sleep more soundly at night.

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AMD’s new Embedded Solutions Group aims at a new market

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AMD’s new Embedded Solutions Group aims at a new market | PC Perspective PC Perspective PCPER WEB HomeReviewsNewsForumsPodcastHW LeaderboardSSD Decoder Graphics CardsMotherboardsCases/CoolingProcessorsChipsetsMemoryDisplaysSystemsStorageMobileShows/Expos Username: * Password: * Register | Password Reminder Home ? News AMD’s new Embedded Solutions Group aims at a new market Subject: General Tech | June 12, 2012 – 01:01 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: amd, arm, IBM, Freescale, AFDS, ESG

According to the VDC Research Group’s findings, the embedded market will hit $6bn in sales in 2012 and keep growing at a rate of 12%-15% per year.? AMD seems poised to move into this market with the formation of their Embedded Solution Group and the changes we have been seeing to their processor lines.? Current Opteron HE?and EE chips consume between 35W and 65W depending on the number of cores and that amount might be trimmed down as new models come out.? They also have lines of embedded Athlon, Turion, Sempron, and Geode LX based chips and have hired an FPGA?veteran, Arun Iyengar, to manage the ESG though The Register expresses doubt that AMD?is thinking of developing it’s own FPGA business. ?More likely they hope to provide powerful alternatives for those in the market that now need a little more from their embedded products.? Read the full story here and keep your eyes peeled for more news coming out of the AMD?Fusion Developer Summit.

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“The new management team at Advanced Micro Devices is looking everywhere, including under the couch cushions, to find some money so it can afford to explore the embedded systems market again. The chip biz hopes rivals Intel and the ARM collective are too distracted to notice the foray as they fight over each others’ territories in PCs, servers and mobile devices.”


Here is some more Tech News from around the web:

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 gets boost with LTE Support, 30 Devices this year

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In the middle of 2011, NVIDIA?acquired a small company by the name of Icera, a maker of baseband and RF?technologies that would eventually allow the company to integrate the two into a single chip. ?As LTE-capable devices from Verizon, AT&T?and even Sprint have been announced and ship, no NVIDIA?Tegra-powered phone or tablet has been able to support the feature with the lone exception of the ZTE?Mimosa X in February of this year. ?


Today NVIDIA?officially announced support and validation from AT&T?on their new and growing LTE?network for the Icera 410 LTE?multimode chipset.? This will finally allow Tegra +?LTE?devices to be sold and available in the US and other markets when product manufacturers integrate the two processors in future designs.

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As to when we will see those designs, we aren’t quite sure but nothing was announced during the NVIDIA?investors day today.? All we know now is that they will be coming “through this year and next.”

“Validation with AT&T is an achievement that paves the way for NVIDIA Icera-powered LTE devices on the AT&T network through this year and next,” said Stan Boland, senior vice president of Mobile Communications at NVIDIA.
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The NVIDIA Icera 410 LTE modem delivers lightning-fast web browsing, video streaming and multiplayer gaming to tablets and clamshell devices. It is the first Icera modem to implement 4G LTE in NVIDIA’s software defined radio baseband processor. Together with its multimode radio transceiver, the chipset offers 4G LTE at category 2 data rates (up to 50 Mbps) as well as 4G HSPA+, 3G and 2G compatibility.


What we DID?learn at the NVIDIA?investors meeting is that Mike Rayfield, GM?of Tegra business unit, things we’ll see as many as 30 Tegra 3 based devices for sale this year. ?

NVIDIA has 30 devices planned for the year. So far, we’ve seen just two. Of those 30 devices, some 15 will be planned for sub-$200 pricing. That’s certainly the sweet spot for impulse purchases.


NVIDIA’s also looking to make inroads into the Chinese market, with 18 of those 30 tablets targeted for the Asian nation. By comparison, NVIDIA only released five devices in China in 2011, Rayfield said.


The big name to know for the rest of the year is Kai. That’s the low-cost, high-performance system that NVIDIA is crowing about these days, and it’s what will help bring prices down while keeping prices at a more affordable level. Will there be higher-performing tablets? Sure. But will they be $200?


Producing a number of devices, like 30, is impressive but without context the fact means very little.? How many of these devices are going to tablets and how many are phones???How many will be running the Microsoft Win RT operating system for ARM?due out in fall???


Speaking of Icera though, NVIDIA?also showed the roadmap for LTE?integration including the upcoming Icera i500 LTE?controller for high-end phones and tablets with newly planned integration directly on the Tegra core in a new chip called “Grey”.? This new processor will run parallel with the planned 2013 release of “Wayne” though it will be targeted at smartphones and lower end tablets; Wayne is planned to find its way into higher end tablets and the onslaught of clamshells we’ll see with Windows RT.

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There is a lot more to learn and we expect see more news come our way as we approach Computex in Taipei!

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XFX Double D Black Edition HD 7850 and HD 7870 Review: Kings of the Midrange?

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Who is this XFX? This is a brand that I have not dealt with in a long time. In fact, the last time I had an XFX card was some five years ago, and it was in the form of the GeForce 8800 GTX XXX Edition. This was a pretty awesome card for the time, and it seemed to last forever in terms of performance and features in the new DX 10 world that was 2007/2008. This was a heavily overclocked card, and it would get really loud during gaming sessions. I can honestly say though that this particular card was troublefree and well built.



XFX has not always had a great reputation though, and the company has gone through some very interesting twists and turns over the years. XFX is a subsidiary of Pine Technologies. Initially XFX dealt strictly with NVIDIA based products, but a few years back when the graphics market became really tight, NVIDIA dropped several manufacturers and focused their attention on the bigger partners. Among the victims of this tightening were BFG Technologies and XFX. Unlike BFG, XFX was able to negotiate successfully with AMD to transition their product lineup to Radeon products. Since then XFX has been very aggressive in pursuing unique designs based on these AMD products. While previous generation designs did not step far from the reference products, this latest generation is a big step forward for XFX.


Click to continue reading the entire review.


In terms of quality XFX had it rough for a while. Return rates appeared to be much higher than other players in the market, and there were a lot of complaints about customer service. XFX took this to heart and introduced their Double Lifetime warranty. This promised the initial user/buyer a full, lifetime warranty. If that user decided to give or sell the card to another, then they had the option of transferring the lifetime warranty to that other person. This unfortunately came to a screeching halt early this year. XFX discontinued the double lifetime warranty concept, but they did replace it with something that was still “ok” in terms of industry standards. XFX now offers a 2 year limited warranty on their products with an optional 1 year extension. They do still offer the ability to transfer the warranty to another user, so that is a definite plus when we consider that upgrade cycles are sometimes pretty compressed in the graphics market.

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Lifting the lid reveals the included pack materials.? Again, not entirely impressive, but not bad either.


The HD 7000 series of products from XFX are a massive shift for them in terms of design. While the PCBs all look to be reference products, XFX has taken a keen interest in thermals and have introduced a whole new series of coolers that hope to catch up to the competition. The competition in this case is MSI and Asus. These two companies have done more to push unique cooling solutions than any other. MSI in particular was one that redefined graphics cooling with their “Superpipe” and Twin Frozr products, not to mention pushing the limits of design with their Lightning series of cards. XFX appears halfway there with their cooler designs.

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The card is fairly well protected, but not a piece of foam in sight.? The card is essentially triple boxed in, so shipping damage would have to be extreme to actually hurt the card.


Today we are looking at a pair of cards from XFX that represent the high end of the HD 7850 and HD 7870 series of cards. These products are both Black Editions of the Double Dissipation class of cooling. These products are overclocked out of the box and they introduce a new set of specifications for the entire card as a whole.

New Features and Components ?
Review Index: XFX Throws into the Midrange RingNew Features and ComponentsImpressions of the XFX Double-D Black Edition HD 7870 and HD 7850Test Setup and Results: 3D Mark 2011Results: 3D Mark VantageResults: AvPResults: SkyrimResults: Battlefield 3Results: DiRT 3Power, Temperature, and OverclockingConclusion: Wrapping up the XFX 7800 Cards Comments Post a comment May 26, 2012 | 02:13 AM – Posted by bjv2370

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