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AMD vs Intel: which chipmaker does processors better?

If you want the best of the best performance with little regard for price, then turn your head towards Intel.  Not only does the Santa Clara chipmaker rank consistently (albeit only slightly) better in CPU benchmarks, but Intel’s processors draw less heat as well, blessing them with lower TDP (thermal …

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Best PC cases 2017: top cases for your desktop computer

If you’re planning to begin building a computer, finding the best PC case is probably the last thing that you’re thinking about. So, why wouldn’t you settle for a PC case that’s cheap and wobbly instead. Well, when that chassis eventually breaks, moving all of your myriad PC parts over …

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The best free iPhone games on the planet

The days when you had to buy a dedicated gaming rig and spend a load of cash for a quality gaming experience are long gone. Thanks to the iPhone (and iPod touch) and the App Store, you can get an excellent mobile gaming experience for just a few bucks (or …

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New Deep-Sea Pressure Sensor Could Monitor Dangerous Undersea Faults

For humans, almost everything is harder underwater. This also applies to seismic monitoring. On land, seismologists can festoon fault lines with wireless instruments, but offshore their options are much more limited. This is a problem because 90 percent of naturally-occurring earthquakes happen underwater. “Our sampling of what’s beneath us is very, …

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