News for 2011-02-15

Internet News

* Anandtech.com Budget System Builder’s Guide February 2011

* TechPowerUp reviews the MSI Radeon HD 6870 HAWK 1 GB unfortunately it is not as quiet in "silent" mode as the MSI Radeon HD 5770 Hawk so die hard SPCR regulars probably won't be satisfied with the 6870 even with the switch in the "silent" position.

* TSullivan at StorageReview.com is testing OCZ 60GB 25nm vs 34nm SSDs. The review isn't available yet but he has released benchmarks in this thread and the drop in speed is significant.

* Rumors are flying that AMD is about to be bought and the April 1st quality rumor says Dell is the one to buy them. Please place a block of salt between you and the monitor when reading this one.

* Discuss this news in the SPCR forums. *