Left 4 Dead is the next big game from Valve Corporation, the company responsible for mega-hit games such as Half-Life, Counter-Strike, and Team Fortress 2. Though the group who initially made this was Turtle Rock Studios, Valve saw the potential in the game and bought the company and integrated it into their own, much like they assimilated the creators of (and the rights to) Counter-Strike and Team Fortress. Read on to see our thoughts on this game title!
Electronics often contain useful materials such as precious metals, glass, and plastics that should be recovered rather than buried in a landfill. Since older computers contain harmful materials like lead, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and PCBs they should be recycled, but how do you go about doing that? Read on to find out!
With the holidays rapidly approaching, the Editors and Moderators of Legit Review have gotten together to come up with the ultimate Stocking Stuffer gift list for our readers. We wanted to show a few products that will serve as a perfect stocking stuffer items for this year. These are products that should be readily available and you won’t have to break the bank to afford them.
Getting a new iPhone or iPod Touch from Christmas and need recommendations on useful apps to add to the device? Legit Reviews has the list of the top 10 useful apps of 2008. If you are already a device owner, see if they match your choices or find some you have overlooked. From Pandora Radio to Wikipanion we give you the top 10 applications in no special order!
CyberPower is one of the leading computer system manufacturers here in the United States and today we look at their Gamer Infinity GTX PC system to see what it is all about. This is without a doubt a customized high-end gaming machine that has quality and power written all over it. With an Intel Core i7 965 processor inside that has been overclocked to 3.6GHz it is certain that this gaming PC is going to to be faster than any other system we have looked at.
A break from the ordinary, we take a look at a complete PC gaming system with custom airbrushed artwork, Intel Quad core processor, and 4870 1GB in CrossFire. Tired of everyone having the same computer case as you? Smooth Creations has a high quality solution. The Smooth Creations LANShark was designed to be the Ultimate LAN party system and with a custom painted 16″ acrylic case and two ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB graphics cards in CrossFire it will make your buddies smack talk stop dead in their tracks.
The Linksys SD2008 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit switch has been around since 2004 and is one of the most popular and widely available switches on the market. Many owners have noticed that the Linksys SD2008 version 2.x switches have been failing after several months of use. Our Linksys SD2008 switch also started having issues recently and we replaced it with a version 3.0 switch and the problems were solved.
Innovation, Dissapointment and Shock Best Innovation: Intel 45nm Processors Just a eleven days into 2007, Legit Reviews began to cover Intel and their move to the 45nm process. While at dinner on January 11th, 2007 we got word that Intel had booted 45nm processors and was already running Windows XP! A few days later Intel CEO Paul …more
NVIDIA today announced the Enthusiast System Architecture or ESA for short. ESA is the new and exciting initiative to enable PC components to communicate operational information in real-time via internal USB ports to provide enthusiasts with unprecedented software control to manage the conditions within their high-end system.
As we know, the Intel V8 Platform features some serious processing power. In an effort to put such power to good use, we utilized the V8 system to test various Folding@Home configurations to determine which setup yields the most points per day! Read on to find out just how many PPD the V8 can get and which of our folding configurations came out on top!
Everyone wants to see Vista information and today Legit Reviews completes our installation of Windows Vista Ultimate on one of our personal machines that is running a RAID Array. Follow through as we have over 19 pictures that will walk you through installation of the 32-bit version of Vista Ultimate! This is a must read for anyone that is thinking of installing Windows Vista.
It is around this time at the start of a new year that people believe they can get off to a fresh beginning. While most people are running out getting gym memberships or buying magical patches to stop smoking, I took some time to reflect on 2006 and ponder what 2007 will hold for enthusiasts and gamers in the PC industry. Read on to check out the editorial ramblings if you dare.
Too much hardware has been recently launched for Legit Reviews to benchmark in such a short period of time, so we took all the products and built one killer test machine with a price tag pushing north of $4,000. The hardware is the best money can by and this is one of the only articles on the web showing a pair of XFX GeForce 8800 GTX graphics cards running in SLI.
Last week Stanford University released a beta version of its Folding@Home client that runs on ATI’s Radeon X1900 and X1950 series graphics cards and today Legit Reviews takes a look at the new client. LR covers why to fold, how to fold on your GPU and how to speed up GPU folding by running 3D clock speeds on your video card. To top it all off LR announces a contest that will give out a couple of ATI Radeon X1900 series to a couple lucky people.