PNY has been around for quite a while in the memory and video card market. Most enthusiasts would normally think of PNY as a budget part, but with the release of their XLR8 series, PNY hopes to capture some of the enthusiast market. Can they do it? Let’s take a look at one of their 2GB kits that is rated to operate at 1173MHz and find out on both AMD and Intel based systems.
Armed with four 2GB kits of DDR3 memory running at 1800MHz we set off to do our second DDR3 roundup to show those that are building a DDR3 powered enthusiast systems which modules stand out from the crowd. Corsair Memory, Kingston Technology, OCZ Technology and Super Talent all sent out 2GB kits for us to try out and that is exactly what we did using the latest Intel QX9770 processor on the Intel X38 Express powered ASUS P5E3 Deluxe Motherboard!
With Digital SLR cameras coming down in price, many consumers are looking at these cameras versus the old point and shoot style. Many of the new digital SLR cameras don’t come with a memory card, so consumers purchasing a SLR camera will also need to pick up a memory card. Read on as Legit Reviews takes the Kingston 8GB Ultimate 266x CompactFlash card for a test drive.
Nothing goes better with digital media than an external reader for your desktop or laptop at home or on the road. Kingston’s Media Reader opens a direct gateway between your digital media and a USB port by simply using expandable storage cards to move photos, music, data and more between devices and eliminating the need to carry cables to connect multiple devices. Read on to see how the new Kingston 19-in-1 media reader performs compared to previous generations!
Ever wish you could get a guaranteed level of success from your memory modules? Do you have a desire to get into overclocking, but just lack the confidence to get started? Never fear, Intel is here! Intel has been pushing a new feature that allows DDR manufacturers to save preprogrammed overclocked settings into the SPD. When the modules are used with a certified motherboard, you know right away that you can squeeze every ounce of performance out of your gear!
With the holidays coming up you’re going to be looking for those little things for stocking stuffers. The DataTraveler Mini Fun Flash drive series from Kingston are fun looking and small enough to fit in nearly any stocking. The DataTraveler Mini Fun lets you carry all of your data with you, wherever you go and is available in capacities up to 4GB. Read on to see if the Mini Fun is right for you or is a possible gift idea.
When LR first looked at various DDR3 memory modules back in July they were running 1333MHz and had timings that ranged from 7-7-7-20 to 9-9-9-24, which didn’t sound too impressive to enthusiasts. We were recently testing some new memory kits from Corsair Memory and was able to reach 4-4-4-12 timings at 1333MHz and even higher! The days of saying DDR3 can’t do tight timings are long gone.
It’s been two months since Crucial launched launched their first Crucial Ballistix DDR3 memory modules and while they were months behind other DDR3 manufacturers their 1600MHz kit has been a success. Legit Reviews has their latest 2GB 1600MHz DDR3 memory kit on the test bench and compares it other 2GB 1600MHz kits from Corsair and OCZ. Read on to see how the kit does!
One of the coolest things to happen to Windows in the last year or so (no, not Vista) has to be the ability to use Bootcamp to run Windows on a Mac machine. But can your Mac handle it? Well, depending on the version of Windows and the programs you run, you may have to upgrade you ram, which is what we did with our Macbook Pro. Take a look and see if the upgrade was worth it!
Memory speeds are ever increasing these days. Kingston’s HyperX PC-9200 Memory offers that perfect medium for those not wanting to go all out, but yet spend the money on something that is worth every penny. How well does this highspeed memory stack up against the competition?
The OCZ DDR3 PC3-12800 Platinum Dual Channel Enhanced Bandwidth Edition 2GB memory kit is built for enthusiasts and Legit Reviews pushes it to the breaking point to see what it can do. At stock frequencies it is benchmarked and compared to a 2GB kit from Corsair and then the kit is overclocked to over 2,000MHz as we search for the top speed on this kit. This review is a must read if you are searching for a 1600MHz DDR3 memory kit!
A-DATA’s PD17 USB Flash Drive features stylish design and a loss-proof sliding design cap that eliminates the problem of easily-lost caps that is ideal for today’s busy lifestyles. The A-DATA PD17 is available in three different colors: champagne gold, elegant red and bright blue. Legit Reviews has been using the 2GB version with a champagne gold finish, so sit back and see what we think of USB Flash Drive!
With built in hardware encryption, a waterproof case and a host of security oriented features, the IronKey USB Flash Drive features the latest in hardware encryption technology. The encryption keys used to protect your data are generated by a FIPS 140-2 compliant True Random Number Generator on the IronKey Cryptochip, which means this is hardware encryption! Read on to see if the IronKey is tough enough to protect your private data!
The 1800MHz DOMINATOR CAS latency 7 memory kit was designed to be the ultimate over-clocking DDR3 solution from Corsair and Legit Reviews puts that claim to the test using the latest computer hardware to find the limits of this DDR3 memory kit. Corsair is using the latest memory ICs from Micron and have been able to pull off 7-7-7-20 timings at 1800MHz, which shows the true performance potential of DDR3 memory. Read on to see if this kit is right for you.