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Sharp Aquos LC-65D64U HD LCDTV

Sharp Aquos LC-65D64U HD LCDTVSharp takes the LCD TV standard to a whole new level with the Aquos LC-65D64U HD LCDTV. With a screen area diagonally measured at 65″, it certainly promises that larger-than-life experience: a contrast ratio of 2000:1, an aspect ratio of 16:9, and a screen resolution of 1920×1080.

(These spell the full HD 1080p resolution for sharp images). It promises a visual feast: with viewing angles as expansive as 176º H x 176º V, the screen is easy to view from any range opposite the TV. Its brightness of 450 cd/m2 makes the TV image crystal clear even when exposed directly to light sources, both natural and artificial. Its multi-pixel technology provides a 4ms response time which results in clear images without ghosting or tracing.

Palit GeForce 8800 GT Super+1GB Video Card

Palit GeForce 8800 GT Super+1GB Video CardWith the stunning introduction of nVidia’s 8800 GT GPU in the market, a number of video card manufacturers have started sprouting their offerings featuring the high-performance and low-cost chipset. This makes choosing the perfect card all the more difficult, but the best rule of thumb here is to go for the one with good overclocking ability and reliability.

And you can hardly go wrong with a good brand. Well-known in the graphics card market, Palit has made a name for itself outside the US, but has finally decided to reach out to its American customers with the release of their line of video cards in North American shores, among them the Palit GeForce 8800 GT Super+1GB Video Card.

Beat the Summer Heat: Ultra Thermo-Control 80mm Case Fan

Ultra Thermo-Control 80mm Case FanHas your case fan given up on you or on the lookout for a better one? If you’re the former, then no doubt, you simply cannot waste any time replacing that grimy old fan of yours—because if you don’t, bad things may happen to your PC. Simply put, your PC and its components may overheat and be put into early retirement.

See the importance of a fan now? It is a very basic device but it is one that really works. For a case fan that performs better than most of the competition, go with the Ultra Thermo-Control 80mm Case Fan. Here we have a basic yet effective cooling solution that is ultra-affordable.

OCZ Platinum Dual Channel 2048MB PC10666 DDR3 1333MHz Memory (2 x 1024MB)

OCZ Platinum Dual Channel 2048MB PC10666 DDR3 1333MHz Memory (2 x 1024MB)With Intel’s gradual release of chipsets that can support third generation DDR memory, such as P35, X38 and X48, the call to open up to future technology has now been greater. The reign of DDR2 memory modules is finally drawing to a close, especially now that the latest motherboards have greater capacities for overclocking by increasing the front side bus speed.

DDR3 memory is fast becoming the memory of choice, primarily because this technology prefetches 8 bits per clock cycle, meaning I/Os are run at eight times the core clock frequency. If you are a memory enthusiast who wants a kit of ram that offers more than just loads of overclocking potential, get the OCZ Platinum Dual Channel 2048MB PC3-10666 DDR3 1333MHz Memory.

Biostar A770 A2+ Motherboard: Affordable Performance

Biostar A770 A2+ Motherboard

Since motherboards directly affect the computer’s capabilities and potential for upgrades, many do-it-yourself builders scour shops and surf the internet to find the best information regarding a potential product. It is important to note, however, that computer users look for great performance and good value, things that by looking at the specs sheet could shed a light on.

If you want to make the most out of your tight budget, though, you will have to select a motherboard that can provide you with enough power for handling basic office and multimedia applications running on the Vista and Vista 64 operating systems. To provide consumers of great-value speed and power, Biostar, one of the most reliable manufacturers of computer components, has released the Biostar A770 A2+ Motherboard.