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Build The Best Bang For The Buck PC

Build The Best Bang For The Buck PC

We all know that, generally speaking, buying the newest top-end part gets you the most performance. But, in most cases, the premium you pay for that part covers a whole lot of other stuff as well that has no bearing on frame rates or video encoding times.

Helium-Filled Hard Disks: Less Drag, More Storage

Helium-Filled Hard Disks: Less Drag, More Storage

Western Digital is planning to launch a range of helium-filled hard drives. Not to make them lighter or higher-pitched, though: with a density one-seventh that of air, the gas reduces internal drag, in turn boosting performance.