12 Results for

z68

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What Intel Z68 SSD caching means for iMac owners

The Z68 chipset used in Apple's new iMacs supports new SSD-caching technology, but are the iMacs able to take advantage of this?

By May 11, 2011

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iMac firmware update enables SATA III capabilities

Apple's recently released EFI firmware update for the new 2011 iMac models has reportedly unlocked SATA III performance capabilities on the new systems.

By May 5, 2011

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Taming Apple's new Fusion Drive technology

Apple's new hybrid drive offers great benefits, but a few drawbacks for some setups.

By November 14, 2012

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Bevy of noteworthy upgrades in new iMac

The new iMac has plenty under the hood to drool over, including unannounced Intel silicon and a slot for a solid-state cache drive, according to iFixit.

By May 5, 2011

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AT-AT computer walks on the wild side

Forget those boring generic desktops sold en masse and prepare to witness the birth of a powerful PC built inside a "Star Wars" AT-AT.

By May 9, 2012

Review

Dell XPS 8500

Dell makes a game effort to set the XPS 8500 apart from other performance PCs, but it overshoots with a pricey SSD, making the price hard to justify given this system's average overall performance.

May 2, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2012

Pricing not available

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Maingear Vybe Super Stock (fall 2011)

The handsome new Maingear Vybe Super Stock offers everything we like to see in a modern gaming PC, and we'd recommend it particularly to those looking for a well-rounded performance computer.

September 26, 2011

4 stars Editors' rating September 26, 2011

MSRP: $1,699.00

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Digital Storm Bolt

By sacrificing luxuries, the performance-focused Digital Storm Bolt will satisfy most PC gamers for significantly less than most other small gaming desktops.

February 28, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 28, 2013

MSRP: $1,599.00

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AMD A8-3850

We recommend the AMD A8-3850 to mainstream desktop PC users in search of capable gaming power and multithreaded application performance.

June 30, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 30, 2011
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Extending MacBook Pro speed and capacity with dual drive upgrades

Apple's MacBook Pro has only one hard-drive slot, but you can replace the optical drive with a bracket to hold another hard drive, and in doing so put a small and cheaper SSD in for a boot drive, to couple with a larger mechanical data drive.

By June 21, 2011