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Sorry for the downtime

For anyone that’s attempted to access the site in the past few days, I apologise for the downtime. Unfortunately, due to WordPress’ popularity, it’s not uncommon for sites like this that don’t have a budget for regularly updating the site’s backend, sometimes vulnerabilities are exploited and in this case a few of our files were corrupted, which caused the site …

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Are you a fan of Whoopty’s work?

As unlikely as it is, it’s a question that begs answering, because Jon/Whoopty, XSR admin, me, now has a page on Facebook and a Twitter account for keeping up with my other writing outside of the review site. If you’d give it a like/follow, that’d be awesome. I can promise mediocre content, nothing more, probably a lot less. http://www.facebook.com/authorjonmartindale   …

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What are you doing here? It’s Christmas

Well perhaps you don’t celebrate it, maybe for some reason XSR is one of those sites you visit every day or maybe you’re just looking around and ended up here. Either way, have a happy Christmas from everyone here at XSReviews. 2012 hasn’t been the strongest year  for the site, but we’re still here ticking over, doing news, doing reviews …

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XSR writer breaks Bulldozer Wprime, Superpi records

Instead of writing my usual reviews, I’m going to take a break and give my new Bulldozer chip a run. The system I’m going to be using is: AMD FX-8120 with a Cooler Master Hyper 412S and a Little Devil PC-V2 phase unit. Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 ASUS Reference 5870 Crucial C300 128GB Cooler Master Silent Pro 850W Windows 7 Ultimate x64 …

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Happy 6th Birthday XSR

Happy birthday to XSReviews, as today we celebrate the 6th anniversary of its creation. I just want to take this opportunity to thank everybody that’s read and contributed to our content over this time. Our reviews might not be the most in-depth out there, but we pride ourselves on always offering honest opinions. If we make mistakes, we do our …

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Look what I just got

Not sure if it was supposed to get here before Christmas – probably, though I haven’t seen any other sites mention them – but it’s a little “holiday” present from Steelseries. Not only do a I get a little thank you note that I’ll quote from below, but an old school NES cartridge with some custom labelling on it. Unfortunately, …

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas everybody. I’m posting this today so I don’t have to worry on the day. Lazy? Maybe. Do I care? Nope. Have a good one dudes. Thank you for reading our content for the past year, it means a lot. Hopefully we can continue to provide high quality(ish) news and reviews for you in the New Year. Jon “Whoopty” …

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Desperate Upgrade Winners Announced

Thanks to everyone for entering this competition, it’s been hard choosing between the heart felt pleas and the humourous requests for an upgrade. It’s a shame it had to be whittled down to just five as I could easily have picked 10 or more of you. However, five is the magic number in this instance, so please ladies and gentlement, …

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Immacula onboard with Movember

It’s that time of year again where men around the world grow themselves the best mustache that they can in an effort to generate funds for some well respected charity organisations. Our buddies over at Immacula are joining in and the darling of the bunch, Chris, has yet to receive much in the way of sponsorship. Don’t let him feel …

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HIS Desperate Upgrade GPU Competition

Winners Thanks to everyone for entering this competition, it’s been hard choosing between the heart felt pleas and the humourous requests for an upgrade. It’s a shame it had to be whittled down to just five as I could easily have picked 10 or more of you. However, five is the magic number in this instance, so please ladies and …

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