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.
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.
Is your video card heating up your system? If it is an issue consider using a pair of PCI slots and add an Antec Vcool. The VCool has a 3 speed fan which can help cool your video card by up to 15C! Read on to see how the VCool performs and what Legit Reviews thinks of Antec’s latest cooling product.
Starting next week Mushkin Memory will begin shipping all their performance memory modules with a newly designed heat spreader. The new heat spreader provides a 58% increase in surface area and also allows for increased airflow to quickly remove heat. Not to mention that it does look pretty nifty!
Legit Reviews takes a little break from big stuff to introduce you to some cooling products to beat the summer heat. AcoustiFan specializes in high performance low noise fans. Today LR will take a look at their 80mm and 120mm offerings. Both are inexpensive means to improve the overall cooling performance of your system.
Do memory DRAM terms like UTT, ETT and branded/unbranded make your head spin? Memory companies have several options on what IC’s to put onto their memory modules and we go over them in a brief article showing the differences so you can become a better buyer or consumer.
Today, we examine some PC2-5400 memory from Wintec Industries and see how the budget priced enthusiast memory performs against other leading memory companies. If you are hunting for some quality DDR2 memory without spending a ton, read on to check out the latest 675MHz memory from Wintec Technologies.
Can Antec take one of their most popular cases and make it better? We take a look and the new Sonata II from Antec and try to figure out if they made it better or worse. With a 450W power supply and improved cooling methods you may be pleasantly surprised to see that Antec did with the original design!
As the Apple iMac G5 series continues to gain market share among multimedia users many are finding out that the original system specifications are not up to par. Today we take apart an Apple iMac G5 and show you how to install additional memory modules to improve system performance.
When DDR2 came out on Desktop computers to replace DDR1 many enthusiasts saw lower performance numbers across the board. Today Legit Reviews looks at the latest Sonoma platform from Intel and figures out if DDR2 is good or bad for notebooks. If you are a mobile user or interested in memory read on!
OCZ Gold Series EL PC-3200 with Voltage eXtreme technology is a revolutionary line of memory designed to pursue a new level of DDR performance. At 2.6V volts the VX modules feature 2-3-3 timings, but running at 3.2 volts, the PC-3200 Gold VX is capable of blistering timings of 2-2-2! We take these eXtreme modules and put them to the test today for your reading pleasure.
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.
Back in January of 2005, Corsair released a press release about their new “smart” memory modules, dubbed “Xpert.” Since then they have been raved about as one of the most innovative products on the market for memory since activity lights. Today LR takes a look at a single 512MB module utilizing the fantastic Xpert display.
Over the past month we have looked at some pretty fine cases from Antec, today we look at the next case in the TX Performance series, the TX640B. This is a mini tower case thats looks stout like its bigger brother the TX1050B. Take a look and see if the TX640B is a case that you need for your next build.
Mushkin’s XP4000 Redline memory modules aim at eliminating the memory as a potential bottleneck when overclocking. With 2-2-2 timings at DDR500 these modules might be able to do just that. Get the active cooling ready and crank up the voltage, because Redline memory has arrived.