Quakecon 2005: Day 1

Quakecon 2005: Day 1

Day one of Quakecon has already brought with it many memorable moments! The vendor booths are open and giving away massive swag. NVIDIA had some lucky ladies shave their heads for hardware, and the tournaments have started! If you couldn’t make Quakecon 2005 take a look and see what you are missing.

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Quakecon 2005: Day 0

Quakecon 2005: Day 0

The day before the launch of Quakecon is often busier than the actual event. Vendors are setting up, the BYOC network is getting the final touches, and hundreds of gamers are waiting in line.

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The Apple iMAC G5 Case Cooling Mod

The Apple iMAC G5 Case Cooling Mod

Although the sleek all-in-one design on the Apple iMac G5 is pretty on the eyes many consumers are seeing 170+ Degrees Fahrenheit CPU temperatures and systems locking under load. Today LR posts up the thoughts of one of our readers and what he did to cool his iMac G5 down to keep it from locking up.

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Motorola HS-850 Bluetooth Headset

Motorola HS-850 Bluetooth Headset

The Motorola HS-810 bluetooth was a very popular headset with a slick design and good performance. The HS-850 represents a natural evolution of the HS-810 by offering bluetooth 1.2 and even longer batter life. Today we take the Motorola HS-850 for a test drive with the Motorola RAZR V3 and Treo 650 phones.

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Skyhawk PSU ATX12V & EPS12V Compliance

Skyhawk PSU ATX12V & EPS12V Compliance

When you buy a power supply you check the specifications that it meets right? Many people make sure it is compliant on the box and think nothing more of it. Legit Reviews discovered that SkyHawk PowerOne Power Supplies don’t meet the specifications listed on the box. This is a must read article.

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Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W

Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W

With consumers needing bigger power supplies to power their new high end systems we are starting to see massive PSU’s hit the market. Today Legit Reviews takes a look at the Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W PSU and checks out how it performs on our DFI nF4 Ultra board and AMD A64 3500+ CPU overclocked to 2.53GHz.

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SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Review **UPDATE 3/26**

SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Review **UPDATE 3/26**

SkyHawk?s new PowerONE power supply strives to take on OCZ, Antec, and Fortron with a high wattage low cost solution. The best part is that saving money may not mean sacrificing quality. What can you get from this spanking new design? Well your going to have to read the review duh!

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A Few Minutes With Vivian Lien of DFI

A Few Minutes With Vivian Lien of DFI

Legit Reviews recently had the opportunity to speak with Vivian Lien, Director of Marketing for DFI, San Jose. We ask what is going on at the motherboard monster and what can we expect from DFI in 2005. Vivian gives us her take on SLI, NForce 4, and talks about DFI possibly expanding their product line beyond high quality motherboards!

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Spring IDF 2005: 65nm Yonah Spotted

Spring IDF 2005: 65nm Yonah Spotted

While walking around Intel’s Spring 2005 Developer Forum we spotted the 65nm Yonah processor up and running. Since Yonah is due out in 2006 it was unexpected, but a welcomed site to say the least. If you are interested in mobile hardware or the Dothan processors then this is a must read article!

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TTGI TT-600K04 (600W) Modular ATX/BTX PSU

TTGI TT-600K04 (600W) Modular ATX/BTX PSU

TTGI USA (also known as Super Flower) became popular in Overclocking circles aproximately 3-years ago with the release of their TT-520SS 4-fan aluminum PSU. Enthusiast’s loved it’s stability, rail adjustment, and especially the price. Today we look at the TT-600K04 600W Modular PSU for the evolving BTX standard.

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Kingston Interview: Heather Skinner

Kingston Interview: Heather Skinner

Today we talk with Kingston Technology the sales leader in SDRAM technology and Digital Media storage industries , as to their upcoming plans for 2005. We sit down with Heather Skinner, Kingston’s Public Relations Mananger and get insight from someone that has been in the memory industry for 13+ years. Read on to see what Heather has to say!

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St. Louis Gaming – Warfactory LAN

St. Louis Gaming – Warfactory LAN

On January 29th, Legit Reviews went out an supported a local LAN Party in the Gateway to the West: St. Louis, MO. This LAN was put on by the crew at WarFactory.net and we took the time to get to know our local readers! While we were there, we took the opportunity to find out what kind of hardware our local Missouri enthusiasts use.

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OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU

OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU

OCZ Technology has come out with a new power supply series that we have been using since we built the Legit Reviews LAN Rig for Quakecon 2004 back in August. Three editors in three different states have used the same PSU and we are ready to give you our final thoughts on OCZ’s attempt to enter the PSU market.

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Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

Now that things have calmed down from CES, Rich posts his thoughts on his meetings with several hardware companies. He got a sneak peak at some upcoming products from Antec, Corsair and DFI. Read on to figure out what Rich saw and what he thinks about some upcoming products.

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The Phantom Game Service

The Phantom Game Service

While walking the floor at CES 2005 we bumped into the guys at Infinium Labs and got a chance to take a look at the Phantom. We took a few photos and asked some general questions about the Phantom. Read on and see what we figured out and our thoughts.

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