February 2008 Newsletter #2


THIS MONTH





Dual Core Doldrums


Why dual core processors may not be what you think they should be. Rob sheds some light on his experience.





OverDrive beta


Our full tests have gone into OverDrive! Scan your PC again for a new look and better results.





Dual Core – Double Delicious


Does dual core mean double the speed? Do you need dual core? The basics and more.





Music Video Contest


Set the PC Pitstop music to video and compete for an awesome prize!

FEBRUARY 2008 NEWSLETTER




Free Performance Scan


Optimize 2.0




Now with a deeper registry scan and even more tweaks to maximize the performance of your PC!





Introducing TechTalk


A more convenient, organized, and searchable home for PC Pitstop original content. Tell us what you think!


BITS FROM BILL




Virtual 3D


There’s an exciting future for 3D, and not just for gaming. This technology is demonstrated in Bill’s latest article!


FREE SCANS


Driver Alert



Driver Alert


PC Update

Improve system functionality & stability.

Free Spyware Scan



Exterminate


Anti-Spyware

Stop Spyware from slowing your PC.

Disk Health



Disk MD


Drive Refresh

Keep your Hard Drives working at full speed!

Personal Data Profiler



Erase


PC Profiler

Learn what others may discover about you!

Win Patrol Free Trial



WinPatrol


PC Watchdog

Who is watching your PC’s front door?

Full Test



Full Test


PC Checkup

Most complete
PC analysis available.


PC TRENDS





Intel vs AMD Survey Results

The results of processor survey are in. What brand offers the best value, best technology & most reliability?




Multi-Processors Trends


The Pitstop Research team documents the increasing prevalence of PCs with multi-processors.




SPAM


We all get it, we all wish it would go away. What types do most people get, and how often?



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TECH TIPS






Clean Photocopy and Scan


Try this tip if you are tired of messy copies and scans that capture reverse side text. Thanks to bcwilson.






Disable Vista Auto Update


SP1 SEEMS like it’s available, but downloads don’t finish. Check out this tip from Jacee.






Surf the Web Your Way


Use these tips to surf the web more efficiently with less back and forward button pressing. Thanks to Minnie.


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