Inspired by the Corsair Performance Analysis of 4GB versus 2GB of memory we figured it would be fun to see for ourselves how gaming performance is impacted by adding more system memory. We got our hands on a 2GB and a 4GB set of Corsair DOMINATOR PC2-9136C5 memory modules and set off to see what happens to the average framerate in nine games at 1920×1200.
How many times have you misplaced your thumb drive and all you could think about was what information was saved on it. Was it personal? Was it sensitive to your job? Well Kingston has sent us one of their DataTraveler series thumb drives that is designed to help protect that data and not cost a bundle in the process. Today we look at the DataTraveler 400, read on to see if its a good fit for you.
The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX is the fastest USB Flash drive that Kingston has to offer with a read speed of 30MB/s and write speed of 20MB/sec. Legit Reviews takes a look at the first HyperX based USB Flash drive from Kingston and compares it to several other brands to see how it does in performance tests on a notebook computer. Read on to see how it does!
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!