Information technology resource links

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Hardware & Software News/Articles
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Anandtech
Welcome to AnandTech, the leading IT source for hardware analysis and industry news.
http://www.anandtech.com/

ExtremeTech
ExtremeTech provides deep technical content about new products and technologies.
http://www.extremetech.com/

Heaton Research
Welcome to Heaton Research, Inc. We are a technical book publishing company specializing in topics such as neural networks, bots, and computer hardware. Additionally we also offer numerous articles on many of the same topics as our books.
http://www.heatonresearch.com/

Motherboards.org
The latest news and information on motherboards, PC hardware, video cards, CPUs, memory,...
http://www.motherboards.org/

Tom's Hardware
Hardware News, Tests and Reviews
http://www.tomshardware.com/index.html

X-bit Laboratories
Latest News from PC Hardware Industry Front-Line
http://www.xbitlabs.com/




Drivers, Product Support and General Information
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AMD & ATI
Download Drivers, Compare Products
http://www.amd.com/us/Pages/AMDHomePage.aspx

ARK | Your source for information on Intel® products
-Motherboards by Family
-Motherboards by Series
-Processors By Family
-Chipsets By Family
-Ethernet Controllers By Family
-Processors By Code Name
http://ark.intel.com/Default.aspx

CUDA Zone
NVIDIA® CUDA™ is a general purpose parallel computing architecture that leverages the parallel compute engine in NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) to solve many complex computational problems in a fraction of the time required on a CPU.
http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_home.html

Intel Corporation
Support & Downloads, Technology.
http://www.intel.com

Intel Corp - Processor Finder/Specs
http://processorfinder.intel.com/

NVIDIA
Download Drivers & Support, Products
www.nvidia.com




Essential Software (Freeware)

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CPU-ID
CPU-Z is a freeware that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system.
http://www.cpuid.com/cpuz.php

CPU-Tweaker
Specs. Adjust CPU and RAM setting.
http://www.tweakers.fr/cputweaker.html

GPU-Z
GPU-Z is a lightweight utility designed to give you all information about your video card and GPU.
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/

HD Tune
Hard drive health, performance, and monitor.
http://www.hdtune.com/

MemSet
Memory spec and modifier.
http://www.tweakers.fr/memset.html

SiSoftware Sandra Lite
System Analyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant. You can get information about the CPU, chipset, video adapter, ports, printers, sound card, memory, network, Windows internals, AGP, PCI, PCIe, ODBC Connections, USB2, 1394/Firewire, etc.
www.sisoftware.net




If anyone else knows of other sites or software they feel would be of value, please add.
 
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Wrichik Basu

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Thanks for the sites. However, I think it is better to search Google rather than search in each of those sites for specific information. Google will try to give the most updated results, which is a benefit.
 
I'd like to add some others IT references:

Guru3D
Even if dedicated to graphics and a bit gamers oriented it's a good reference for all kind of hardware.
https://www.guru3d.com/

Windows TenForums
This forum, as name say, is dedicated to Windows 10 family.
https://www.tenforums.com/

Windows SevenForums
As above, but for Windows 7.
https://www.sevenforums.com/

PC Gamer - Hardware
I know that could appear to be strange but, nowadays, gaming computer are very demanding, so this is a good reference for PC hardware, with a lot of good buying guides and extensives DIY PC assembling instruction.
https://www.pcgamer.com/hardware/
 

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