LR’s Monthly Editorial: February 2006

Marketing Departments Exchange First Blows In last months editorial we talked about the year in general and informed out readers to be smart consumers of 2006.¬†One month later the marketing departments of numerous companies are working overtime to dig the trench line and fight for your hard earned money. nVidia Paid People To Post In …more

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St. Louis Gaming: Laclede’s LAN 9

St. Louis Gaming: Laclede’s LAN 9

St. Louis Gaming is alive and never been better now that organized LAN parties are finally taking off in the heart of the country. With numerous 100+ LAN parties becoming normal in St. Louis take a look and see what you are missing out on! The next one will be taking place in April if you missed this one.

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Interview: John Beekley of Corsair Memory

Interview: John Beekley of Corsair Memory

For the first interview of the month we bring you one of co-founders of Corsair Memory — John Beekley. We have known John for nearly five years now and just recently interviewed him to see his perspectives on Corsair and the memory industry in general. John Speaks about everything from Corsair’s updated website to FB-DIMM’s and DDR3 memory!

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E-Power Silent Engine 550W Power Supply (PSU)

E-Power Silent Engine 550W Power Supply (PSU)

Are you looking for a power supply that supports two PCIe SLI power cables, SATA hard drives, and the EPS power connector for your next system? If the answer is yes, read on and take a look at the E-Power Silent Engine Tiger 550W power supply review we have today. We take the 550W power supply for a test spin on an Extreme Edition rig and give you our thoughts.

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CES 2006: Pictures of Hot Products

CES 2006: Pictures of Hot Products

Today Infinitevalence walks you through several products that he saw from CES that he really liked. Read on to see what products caught his attention while he tried to avoid the 150,000+ people around him! While CES 2006 is a thing of the past we are already gearing up for CES 2007.

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CES 2006: Kingston’s microSD Flash Memory Card

CES 2006: Kingston’s microSD Flash Memory Card

Kingston Technology announced during CES 2006 that they fully support the growing U.S. multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD and MMCmobile cards. We got a chance to take a look at the 256MB microSD card during the show!

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CES 2006: Dell’s Quad nVidia SLI XPS System

CES 2006: Dell’s Quad nVidia SLI XPS System

Dell’s upcoming XPS 600 Renegade gaming PC features the World’s first Quad-SLI video card solution with 2GB of memory on board. If you think seeing high end games run smooth on a dual card SLI or CrossFire system is impressive you haven’t seen anything now that Quad-SLI is being used!

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CES 2006: The Western Digital Raptor X HDD

CES 2006: The Western Digital Raptor X HDD

While at CES 2006 we got a chance to see the the revolutionary WD Raptor X SATA hard drive, the first ever drive with a view. Offspring of the immensely popular WD Raptor, fastest SATA drive on the planet, WD Raptor X focuses a large, crystal-clear lens on the drive to let you see into the inner workings and witness the drive in action.

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CES 2006: OCZ’s Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler

CES 2006: OCZ’s Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler

While at CES we spotted the upcoming OCZ Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler out in Vegas. These single phase change coolers are still over a month away from being in full production, but are still worth a look. If prices get down under $300 like OCZ hopes water cooling might be dated!

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LR’s Monthly Editorial: January 2006

It is around this time at the start of a new year that people believe they can get off to a fresh beginning. While most people are running out getting gym memberships or buying magical patches to stop smoking, those in the tech industry find themselves trekking out the first week of the year to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Gennum nXZEN Plus Bluetooth Headset Review

Gennum nXZEN Plus Bluetooth Headset Review

Today we look at the nXZEN Plus Bluetooth headset, which features the world’s most powerful digital signal processor (DSP) available in any Bluetooth headset. With 120 mips of digital processing power this is a headset that should make PC enthusiasts think about overclocking their bluetooth devices. Well maybe not, but read on for the full review.

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The Future of Computer Memory: 2GB+

Today we have an editorial by Nathan Kirsch on the future of computer memory and what he believes is the right memory for you. With Windows Vista due out in 2006 and time running out in 2005 his recommendations for system memory has changed for professional users, gamers, and enthusiasts. Read on to see what made him change his mind.

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Feel the Bass with Buttkicker Gamer

Feel the Bass with Buttkicker Gamer

Want to enhance your audio experience while gaming, watching movies, or just listening to music? The Buttkicker Gamer provides a vibration to your office chair in sync with the low frequency sounds. So you will be able to feel the bass while fragging, watching your favorite action scene, or listening to your song of choice! Check out this article to find out what we thought of the Buttkicker Gamer.

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Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester Review

Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester Review

Want a simple way of testing to see if your ATX power supply is good? If you do then you want to take a look at our article on the Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester! We take a look at a simple device to tell you if a PSU is good or not. Read on to see if the $20 device is right for you.

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St. Louis LAN Party Raises $2k for Charity

St. Louis LAN Party Raises $2k for Charity

When most people think of LAN parties they think of gaming with friends or paying to play games. Recently a St. Louis LAN party was able to something a bit different. They raised over $2100 for katrina victims by hosting a chairty LAN. Read on and see how this small group of gamers was able to make a difference.

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