Running Folding@Home on ATI Graphics Cards

Running Folding@Home on ATI Graphics Cards

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.

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Fall IDF 2006 Wrap-up Coverage

Fall IDF 2006 Wrap-up Coverage

Today we cover some of the companies that Legit Reviews works with and brings you an update on what they had to show at IDF this time around. With companies presenting overclocking workshops and showing off upcoming products at their booths there was a bunch of friendly faces at the show! Legit Reviews is already looking forward for the next Intel Developer Forum!

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Intel Shows D975XBX2 BIOS and QX6700 Overclocking

Intel Shows D975XBX2 BIOS and QX6700 Overclocking

Intel showed off their Intel D975XBX2 ‘Bad Axe 2′ motherboard BIOS and did some overlocking with the upcoming Intel Core 2 Quad QX6700 processor here at IDF and Legit Reviews was on hand taking the exclusive shots of the presentation while it happened. If you know that Bad Axe is the code name for Intel’s enthusiast motherboard then this article is a must read.

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Intel Officially Announces Quad-Core Processors

Intel Officially Announces Quad-Core Processors

During the opening keynote speach Intel CEO Paul Otellini discussed in some detail the company?s plan for delivering the industry?s first quad core processors for PCs and high-volume servers. The first processor, targeted at gamers and content creators, will be shipped in November and be called the Intel Core 2 Extreme quad-core processor.

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Fall IDF 2006:  Intel Shows Quad-Core Kentsfield

Fall IDF 2006: Intel Shows Quad-Core Kentsfield

IDF officially opens today, but that hasn’t stopped Legit Reviews from finding things to write about the day before the show opens. With Intel Quad-Core systems powered by Intel Core 2 Extreme processor QX6700’s all over the place we were able to have our cake and eat it too. We also had a chance to see the latest build of Futuremarks upcoming benchmark called Ice Storm Fighters.

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Corsair DHX Technology ‘Dominator’ Overview and Interview

Corsair DHX Technology ‘Dominator’ Overview and Interview

Legit Reviews has been briefed by Corsair on the new Dominator series and today brings a number of the presentation slides to give you a better understanding of what this new high performance memory line is all about. We also get a chance to interview John Beekley and ask him some more questions to dig a little deeper. Sit back, relax and enjoy this fine read!

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Interview with Tom Petersen – technical marketing manager NVIDIA MCP Group

Interview with Tom Petersen – technical marketing manager NVIDIA MCP Group

We recently had a chance to sit down with Tom Petersen, the technical marketing manager of the NVIDIA MCP group and find out what’s new and have him answer some of the questions that our readers have been asking. LR: So, what’s new? NV: Wow! That’s a loaded question! Seriously though, things have been crazy …more

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Bigfoot Networks Killer Nic Card Seen For The First Time

Bigfoot Networks Killer Nic Card Seen For The First Time

I’m sure you’ve heard about it. I’m sure that you have seen the software rendered pictures. And I’m pretty sure you’ve seen people saying that the Killer NIC by Bigfoot Networks is nothing more than vaporware. Today Legit Reviews has the exclusive on the first pictures of the card. If you’ve been waiting to see what the real product will look like this is your chance!

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Ideazon Fang Gamepad  Review

Ideazon Fang Gamepad Review

From the gamers that brought you Zboard comes the worlds fist military grade PC gamepad. The Fang was initially developed as a tactical military training device for the U.S. Armed Forces and is now available to civilian gamers who demand only the best in high-performance precision gaming tools. Read on as Ken Brown from Legit Reviews takes the Fang for a test drive to see if it can improve his gaming skills.

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Behind Closed Doors: Power Supply Pricing Guide

Behind Closed Doors: Power Supply Pricing Guide

Today Legit Reviews goes beyond a typical review and jumps head first into how power supplies are priced and what you need to look for when it comes to buying a top end power supply. We go over a number of issues ranging from the temperature ratings on capacitors to how the total power is figured out. Save some money by buying the right power supply the first time!

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Corsair CMPSU-620HX 620 Watt Power Supply Review

Corsair CMPSU-620HX 620 Watt Power Supply Review

As the latest entrant into the power supply industry it’s now Corsair?s turn to sit in the hot seat as we take a look at their HX Series of modular power supplies. Legit Reviews has had the pleasure of taking their 620Watt model, the CMPSU-620HX and taking it for a test spin on our Conroe and AM2 gaming systems.

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The Ultra X-Connect X2 550W Power Supply Update

The Ultra X-Connect X2 550W Power Supply Update

Last month in the 8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply Roundup we found that not every power supply makes the cut on the high end gaming systems that were used for testing. One of the power supplies that ended up in our yellow caution zone was the Ultra’s X-Connect X2 550W power supply. After talking with Ultra LR tries some new things to balance the load to see if it makes a difference.

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Prey by 3D Realms PC Game Review

Prey by 3D Realms PC Game Review

Prey by 3D Realms Publisher: 2K Games Developer: Genre: Sci-Fi First-Person Shooter Release Date: Jul 11, 2006 ESRB: MATURE ESRB¬†Descriptors:¬†Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language It was a dark and stormy night… OK, so it sounds cliche but that’s the best description of the opening scene of 2K’s latest game Prey. Not …more

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8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

Today Legit Reviews brings you our thoughts on EIGHT power supplies that we tested on two top shelf gaming AMD and Intel gaming platforms to see which ones can hang our torture test. While ATI and Nvidia have their approved power supplies our testing found that some of their approved models couldn’t make the cut. Read on and see which THREE power supplies don’t pass.

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AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

While entering in the doors of The World Series of Video Games we walked right into the booth of ATI and saw some Conroe systems up and running with Intel E6700 processors. We sat down with the builder of one of those systems and see what All American Computer has to say about their PureXS Conroe PC systems.

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