Yesterday we overclocked the AMD A64 X2 4200+ processor with the help of air cooling and today we are back with water cooling. See what water cooling does in terms of overclocking and if it can help make the system stable. In this part of the article we show some gaming benchmarks and what overclocking did for performance.
The AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ “Windsor” Socket AM2 processor has become an attractive processor for those looking to get an X2 dual-core processor for roughly $185. Before last months drastic price cuts this processor ran over $330! Today Legit Reviews takes a look at the 4200+ AM2 processor, which is a CPU that doesn’t get much time in the hot seat, yet is one of the most purchased processors in AMD’s desktop arsenal.
With AMD getting ready to slash prices we figured that now was a great time to jump the gun and take a look at gaming performance on two soon to be $300 processors. With enthusiasts and gamers waiting to see realistic gaming performance numbers we tested six games at resolutions of 1280×1024 and 1600×1200 to show you what’s up.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.