Intel Unleashes Conroe: X6800 and E6700 Reviewed

Intel Unleashes Conroe: X6800 and E6700 Reviewed

The long awaited Intel Conroe processor is no longer under NDA! Today we bring you the details, benchmarks, power consumption figures and overclocking results that you can’t wait to see. Come take a look at the Intel Core 2 Duo and the Intel Core 2 Extreme processors and be prepared to see a new performance king!

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Intel’s Common Building Blocks For Notebooks

Intel’s Common Building Blocks For Notebooks

At the start of 2006 Intel launched their Common Building Blocks (CBB) program for whitebook computers and today Legit Reviews takes a look at how far Intel has come after the program has been around for nearly six months. If you are a system builder or a DIY enthusiast you might want to take a closer look at the 11 notebook models that are in the CBB program!

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AMD Launches The Socket AM2 Platform

AMD Launches The Socket AM2 Platform

AMD today launched their new socket AM2 platform for desktop users. The Socket AM2 from AMD is designed to enable next-generation platform innovations such as AMD Virtualization and high-performance, unbuffered DDR2 memory to the award-winning AMD64 architecture. Read on to take a look at what the changes are and how it will impact your purchases.

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Overclocking The Intel Pentium D Processor 805

Overclocking The Intel Pentium D Processor 805

The Intel Pentium D Processor 805 was silently launched by Intel and many enthusiasts may not have heard about it yet. We recently purchased the retail boxed processor and went right to overclocking it to see how it performs. At 2.66GHz with a 533MHz FSB the processor doesn’t sound fast, but come see how it runs at 3.8GHz!

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Intel Pentium Processor 965 Extreme Edition Review

Intel Pentium Processor 965 Extreme Edition Review

The Intel Pentium Processor 965 Extreme Edition is the flagship power processor from Intel and today Legit Reviews takes one for a test drive. With a new stepping and better thermals the Extreme Edition looks better than ever. Read on and see how our Intel 965 does against the AMD FX-60.

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AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 Processor Review

AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 Processor Review

Today with the launch of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 AMD has launched their first dual-core processor in their FX line of processors. Rated at 2.6GHz the FX-60 is 200MHz slower than the 2.8GHz single-core FX-57 processor. Read on to see how the FX-60 does against several Intel Extreme Edition CPU’s and AMD processors.

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Part 1: Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955

Part 1: Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955

Today Intel launched the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955 and we take it out for the initial test drive. We take a look at the features, pricing, temperatures, power consumption and of course overclocking. Does Intel’s next generation have want it takes? Read on for our introduction to the next generation Intel Processor.

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Overclocking the AMD Athlon X2 3800+ Processor

Overclocking the AMD Athlon X2 3800+ Processor

Legit Reviews takes a closer look at the dual core 3800+ in an overclocking environment. While the majority of users will appreciate the benefits of dual core for under $375, the enthusiasts among us are looking to squeeze ever last bit of performance out of this processor.

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The AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Processor Review

The AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Processor Review

Early this morning AMD announced two new processors, the AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ processor and the AMD Sempron 3400+ processor for the desktop market. We had the pleasure of test driving the AMD A64 X2 3800+ and find it to be a great all around dual core processor.

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The Intel Pentium D 820….. Dual Core for the masses

The Intel Pentium D 820….. Dual Core for the masses

With the release of Intel’s Pentium D 840, those who could afford the best of the best finally saw the benefits that dual core processors bring to the table. With Intel’s release of the Pentium D 820, Intel brings the benefits of dual core processors to the masses for under $300. Today, Legit Reviews takes a look, and gives you our impression of Intel’s budget dual core processor — the Intel Pentium D 820.

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CPU Price Shootout: Intel P4 640 vs AMD A64 3500+

CPU Price Shootout: Intel P4 640 vs AMD A64 3500+

The 6XX series CPU offers 64 bit support, 2MB of L2 cache, Intel’s patented “Speed Step” technology, and other enhancements for the desktop CPU line. How does this latest release stack up to AMD’s sinilarly priced offering? We’ll put the two through some benchmarks using systems costing approximately the same in the hopes of helping those of you looking for a new system choose the right CPU.

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Intel Dual Core: Multi-Tasking Benchmarking

Intel Dual Core: Multi-Tasking Benchmarking

After doing standard benchmarking on the Intel Dual Core system, Legit Reviews tests the multi-tasking abilities of the Intel 840 versus the Intel 640. Both processors are 3.2GHz, have 2MB cache, and are built on the 90nm manufacturing process. Let’s see how they perform when running common applications at the same time.

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Intel Dual Core:  Pentium EE 840 Arrives

Intel Dual Core: Pentium EE 840 Arrives

Today Intel is letting Legit Reviews show off one of the first Dual Core Intel desktop processors. The Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840 is rated at 3.2GHz and boasts four threads. Dual core, four threads, EMT64 support, and a new chipset to support it. What more could an enthusiast want?

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Intel 6xx Series Processors Arrive

Intel 6xx Series Processors Arrive

Intel silently launched the Intel Pentium 4 6XX series over the weekend, but the processors do have a core change. How does one extra MB of L2 Cache, EMT64, Execute Disable Bit, and improved thermal properties sound? All are improvements that are needed to compete with the AMD Athlon64!

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