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For today's holiday buyers' guide we are having a look at power supplies. Once again, I shall begin with discussing and clarifying a common misconception among users, that a higher wattage PSU is not always better. What You Need To Know About Power Supplies It is very important to keep in mind that all switching PSUs have been designed so as to deliver their maximum efficiency at about half-load (50% of their rated maximum capacity). The efficiency of a PSU at any given moment is tied to how many components it is powering (known as load), decreasing not only at higher loads but at lower loads as well. This is especially true at the low-end of the loading curve, usually below 15% of the unit's rated...

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: June 2002 4th Edition

This week's price guides include both the new AMD chips, and few more GeForce4 cards have been added. A good week is in store for buyers who want...

0 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/28/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards and Memory: June 2002 3rd Edition

This week a few motherboard models from nVidia have been added to the charts showing a greater number of choices. In memory news, while DDR seems to be getting...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/23/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video: June 2002 2nd Edition

This weeks price guides include the Asus line of GeForce4 Ti cards. The costs of the Asus cards compete with the other brands in the Ti line.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/15/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: June 2002 1st Edition

Per your request, Nvidia nForce and SiS chipset carrying motherboards have been added to the charts. This brings the total to four competing brands of chipset technology.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 6/7/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - CPUs & Video:May 2002 3rd Edition

In the last week of May we focus on CPUs and video cards. A fleet of video cards has been added to the charts carrying the Nvidia GeForce4 chipset.

0 by Purav Sanghani on 5/31/2002

May FAQ Update, Part 2

A bit of Linux coverage this week, as we look at NTFS Support, and compiling your own kernel. We tell you what you need for a Wireless Network...

0 by Andy Hui on 5/27/2002

Weekly Hardware Price Guide - Motherboards & Memory: May 2002 2nd Edition

The second edition of AnandTech's hardware price guides are here. This week we bring you prices on motherboards carrying the VIA KT333 as well as the Intel 845 and...

0 by Purav Sanghani on 5/26/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: May 2002 1st Edition

Back after a not so short leave of absence, today we bring back a much missed feature of AnandTech: the price guides. This marks the first CPU and video...

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 5/13/2002

May FAQ Update, Part 1

This FAQ update checks out the various DVD Recordable formats, the use of the ATX12V connector for Pentium 4 motherboards, S.M.A.R.T. for hard drives and a look back at...

0 by Andy Hui on 5/11/2002

April FAQ Update, Part 1

More updates this week, as we look at imaging your Windows setup, an informative technical look at ACPI vs APM, how to get Nero to burn with all users...

0 by Andy Hui on 4/14/2002

March FAQ Update, Part 2

Another FAQ update for this week. We look at 64-bit computing in regards to the upcoming AMD and Intel processors, helping Windows survive a motherboard upgrade, problems with...

0 by Andy Hui on 3/24/2002

March FAQ update, Part 1

What's been going in the FAQs? See the latest FAQ articles about changing drive letters, dual boots, and RAID arrays.

0 by Andy Hui on 3/18/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: February 2002 2nd Edition

The second February issue of the AnandTech price guide includes the introduction of the Duron 1.3GHz as well as some minor price drops across the board.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/20/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: February 2002 1st Edition

February marks the introduction of no new items to the price guide, but prices do fall across the board.

0 by Matthew Witheiler on 2/4/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: January 2002 1st Edition

The Athlon XP 2000+ and Intel's Northwood arrive on this week's price guide. ATI's All-in-Wonder Radeon 8500DV can also be had for much less than its $400 MSRP.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/21/2002

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: December 2001 1st Edition

The guides must go on; if you're buying this holiday season get a few tips from our Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/18/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: November 2001 1st Edition

While prices haven't dropped much, we've added a few more products to our growing price guide.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/9/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: November 2001 1st Edition

Price drops across the board summarize this week's CPU & Video Card Price Guide.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/2/2001

Weekly Memory & Motherboard Price Guide: October 2001 1st Edition

Looking for a motherboard and a few sticks of memory to complete your system upgrade? Take a look at our price guide to find out where to buy 'em.

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/26/2001

Weekly CPU & Video Card Price Guide: October 2001 1st Edition

It's back and better than ever! After a summer break AnandTech's Weekly Price Guides are back. Stop by for the best deals around the net. We...

0 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/18/2001

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