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Xigmatek Aegir SD128264 Double Layer HDT CPU Cooler - FrostyTech.com Xigmatek Aegir SD128264 Double Layer HDT CPU Cooler
Tue Nov 16, 2010 | 1:57P| PermaLink
"Looking back through my past reviews, I came to realize that it has been almost a year since I have seen anything from Xigmatek. Somehow I missed out on the release of the Utgard, and before that, we last looked at the Bifrost VGA cooler, and the Balder CPU cooler just before that. So what has Xigmatek been up to these days? The simple answer is expansion. Not only has Xigmatek made it to the US and opened a New York office to better supply the needs of the US market, during all of that stress, behind the scenes they were developing new toys for me to look at. Along with a surprise or two coming down the line from Xigmatek, they have released a new CPU cooler for us to have a look at. As the title leads, Xigmatek is keeping with the naming scheme that we are getting used to, and this new cooler also takes a mythological Norse Gods namesake. Doing a bit of digging on the name I found that Aegir refers to the god of the sea and all its creatures. For those not too hip to Norse legend, it echoes to legends of Poseidon from Greek lore. Either way, I get the reference to bring in the power of the vast oceans and seas to try to tame the latest processors. If history isn’t your thing, don’t worry; let me break the cooler down a bit to help explain what it is all about."
FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN
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Asus Radeon EAH 5870 1GB Video Card - FrostyTech.com Asus Radeon EAH 5870 1GB Video Card
Fri Mar 19, 2010 | 4:27P| PermaLink
"Aside from cost and availability there is little to differentiate one Radeon 5870 from another. They all use the same Batmobile-inspired cooler; offer almost the same bundle and identical clock speeds. Asus is aiming to change that by offering a feature unique to its own brand of cards - the ability to tweak the GPU voltage without a need for hardware modification. Today we are going to be evaluating the card's overall capabilities and testing to see just how much of an advantage this unique "Voltage Tweak" feature provides when overclocking."
FULL STORY @ ITSHOOTOUT
(http://itshootout.com/r-335/asus-radeon-eah-5870-1gb-video-card-review/)


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