Last year I was able to post up the first pictures of the Intel D975XBX2 ‘Bad Axe 2’ motherboard in action and this year I was able to do the same with the Intel DX38BT ‘BoneTrail’ motherboard. The biggest change in the “Performance” section of the BIOS is no doubt the introduction of “Reference Voltage Override”. Read on to see if the Intel DX38BT is worth waiting for!
With Intel showing off demo systems with X38 and P35 Express chipsets all the buzz about system memory was around DDR3 memory modules. With no less than 14 brands of DDR3 memory being shown off on the show floor it’s clear that DDR3 has been picked up by all the major players and is ready for mainstream use. Read on as we show you what was in the booths at IDF!
The Dell M1710 notebook always got warm while gaming, but now that Intel has released the Core 2 Extreme Mobile Processor X7800 Processor and has embraced overclocking things have gotten a bit too hot. With processors ‘throttling’ while overclocked, something needed to be done, so Intel and Embarco teamed up to produce a docking station that is like a small air conditioner.
Every year at the Intel Developer Forum, the folks from AMD have a limo sitting just outside the show floor to let select press members escape from the dog and pony show to come see what AMD is up to. It seems this tradition has ended as AMD responded to the Intel keynote by Intel CEO Paul Ottelini this morning via a YouTube video.
IDF officially opens today, and Legit Reviews has spotted some Intel X38 Express and 45nm quad-core Yorkfield overclocking that was too good to pass up. Intel has overclocked a 3GHz 45nm Yorkfield processor to over 3.8GHz with nothing more than air cooling, which is a good sign for gamers and enthusiasts that have been waiting on the 45nm processors to arrive.
The ultimate in mobility, sound, and comfort might have been found with V-MODA’s Vibe Duo headphones. The Vibe Duo has DUAL compatibility and works with both the Apple iPhone and all iPods, while featuring a sleek ‘hands-free’ microphone and amazing high-definition sound. If you have an iPod and iPhone and are looking for a headset, the V-MODA Vibe Duo might be for you.
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!
Today we review the Voyager 520 Bluetooth Headset, Plantronics’ newest headset serving as their Voyager-line flagship product. Read how Plantronics created a product in the Voyager series that produces innovative user interface and an all-around great performing Bluetooth headset. Is the Voyager 520 ready to serve you in your car, at the airport, or on the job? Read on to find out!
How secure is your data on your flash drive? If worrying about data security keeps you up at night, Corsair has just the thing to put your mind at ease and it is called the Padlock. How did the padlock perform and how secure is it? We put it to the test and compared it to a number of other popular USB drives on the market today to see just how fast this secure drive is.
The BlueAnt Supertooth Light is a sun-visor mounted hands free Bluetooth speakerphone that clips to any car visor in seconds. What makes this device interesting is that it can be paired with up to five devices, supports voice dial activation, redial and call reject and also has a retractable sliding microphone. Read on to see what the most powerful speakerphone on the market today is all about!
Corsair has just launched new 450W and 550W power supplies in a brand new series of power supplies that make up the ‘VX’ family. Corsair designed these power supplies to have efficient power management and ultra-quiet design features for mainstream users. Read on as we take a look at the Corsair VX450W and put it to the test in our HTPC.
Every wanted to work virtually anywhere with complete use of phone, email, internet, MP3 files and camera? If you own a Palm Treo 580, 579 or 755p model phone you can do all that and more thanks to the OtterBox 1921. The OtterBox 1921 casing completely seals device from the elements while providing access to keypad, touch screen, volume and program buttons, saving you hundreds from having to replace or repair damaged devices. Read on to see if it holds up!
Based off the popular Plantronics CS70 headset system, the new CS70N features a specially-designed boom and noise-canceling microphone that eliminates distracting background noise in any office environment. The Plantronics CS70N will let you take calls 300 feet away from your desk! providing the freedom and confidence to bring conversations with them in less predictable environments, such as the hallway, or continue calls in more private areas.
The Gennum nX6000 Bluetooth headset features Gennum’s patented FRONTWAVE Extreme acoustic processing that allows you to hear your caller clearly and an unusual dual microphone array that helps isolates your voice, so you can be heard clearly. Your communications deserve the power and performance of the nX6000. With 120 MIPS DSP performance and a battery life that will let you talk for up to 6 hours this small Bluetooth 2.0 headset might be what you are looking for.
Last year we told you that Ultra had released two new power supplies. Today we will be looking at one of those power supplies, the Ultra X-Finity 2G power supply. The 600W Ultra X-Finity 2G supplies up to 37A on the single +12V rail, which is plenty for nearly any single GPU system. Read on to see how this power supply does in testing and to see if it’s time to upgrade!