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CPU operating temperature ranges

I have an AMD Phenom II 960T with 2 cores unlocked for a total of 6 cores. I don't overclock at all. I have a Arctic Cooling ACALP64 Heatsink/Fan installed. I'm currently running ESXi 5.0 so I have to ...
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What is the relationship between manufacturers barebones and performace?

Assuming that I could choose between two similar machines(same processor, memories, chipset and HDDs) but different barebones manufacturers, such as Acer or Asus, could I check for another ...
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How much do laptop model numbering schemes vary between manufacturers? [closed]

Do they share any conventions, or just make everything up? In particular, how do they usually handle customization?
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How to edit BIOS information for a virtual machine in VMWare?

The manufacturer, as set in the BIOS of my VM, is "VMWare". I want to change that to other string. How to do that?
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How can I determine the manufacturer and model of a Windows CE laptop?

How can I determine the manufacturer and model of a Windows CE laptop? I don't have documentation and there is no model written on the case or battery.
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Laptop Most Likely to Have Good Driver Support

Through numerous bad experiences, I have learned that the most likely cause of laptop "failure" is the lack of updated drivers for new operating systems. As an example, I have a perfectly good ...