AMD Radeon HD 4830 Graphics Card Follow-Up

AMD Radeon HD 4830 Graphics Card Follow-Up

Shortly after Legit Reviews published our Radeon HD 4830 articles we were notified by AMD that every reference card they sent out to reviews came with an incorrect BIOS. The BIOS that shipped on the Radeon HD 4830 had one too many of the SIMDS disabled and that the Radeon HD 4830 had just 560 stream processors enabled instead of the 640 stream processors that it should have been running. Read on to see what the right BIOS does for performance!

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MSI N9800GT GeForce 9800 GT 512MB Video Card Review

MSI N9800GT GeForce 9800 GT 512MB Video Card Review

The MSI N9800GT 512M OC is a factory overclocked GeForce 9800 GT graphics card that has an improved cooling solution. This sub $120 graphics card has a core clock frequency of 660MHz and the 512MB GDDR3 frame buffer runs at 1900MHz. This is a nice bump up from the factory clocked cards that are 600MHz core and 1800MHz memory. Read on to see how it does and if it can overclock further!

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St. Louis LAN Gaming – Warfactory LAN 2008

St. Louis LAN Gaming – Warfactory LAN 2008

Every weekend in numerous cities across the United States groups of gamers get together to share their love of video games at LAN parties. Legit Reviews is located in St. Louis, Missouri and we heard that a local group of gamers was having a LAN party this weekend and headed down to take a look at how things were looking. Read on to check it out!

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Blu-Ray Performance – Intel X4500HD Versus Radeon HD 4830

Blu-Ray Performance – Intel X4500HD Versus Radeon HD 4830

Now that HD DVD is a thing of the past all focus has turned to Blu-Ray playback, which is what LR will be taking a closer look at today. We take the Intel DG45ID motherboad with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD and compare it to a Radeon HD 4830 graphics card to see how it would impact CPU performance and use on a 1080p plasma display.

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AMD Radeon HD 4830 512MB Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon HD 4830 512MB Graphics Card Review

The ATI Radeon HD 4830 graphics card is the latest addition to the award winning ATI Radeon HD 4800 series lineup and comes packed with the power and premium features you need to take gaming to the extreme. Read on to see what AMD did to cut down on price and how it will impact the performance of the graphics card.

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Blizzcon 2008: Post-Show Coverage and Highlights

Blizzcon 2008: Post-Show Coverage and Highlights

Blizzard Entertainment brought its gamers a third Blizzcon in October 2008. The 2 day convention was held at Anaheim CA and lasted from Oct. 10th until the 11th. This third event drew in thousands of Blizzard enthusiasts from across the country and all over the world. Legit Reviews managed to make it to the show and this is a peak at what happened!

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Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Surround Sound Headset Review

Saitek Cyborg 5.1 Surround Sound Headset Review

The Saitek PH06 Cyborg 5.1 Headset is Surround-Sound designed to enhance the realism of PC games and improve performance. It offers the ultimate performance advantage. Precision Audio means you can tell exactly where enemies are while communicating more effectively with teammates. Combined with outstanding comfort, flexibility and portability, the Cyborg 5.1 Headset is the tool of choice for gamers who are hungry to win.

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Rexus PST-3 20/24pin Power Supply Tester

Rexus PST-3 20/24pin Power Supply Tester

The Rexus Power Supply Tester is constructed of sturdy aluminum and allows you to check to see if a power supply is working properly in seconds. An easy to read LCD display on top of the tester shows you the detailed voltage information on each of the voltage rails, and the Power Good (PG) value in milliseconds. Not bad for something that costs ~$20 at numerous retailers.

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Sunnytek Mobile Mini Backplane Review

Sunnytek Mobile Mini Backplane Review

Sunnytek recently released the first compact external storage backplane designed for two 2.5″ SATA hard drives. With a completely modular and hot-swap arichitecture the ESATA1822UESR is ideal for those wanting dense computing and embedded application. Legit Reviews puts this SATA 3GBs backplane through its paces, but does it come up a winner? Read on to find out!

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NZXT Rogue Crafted Series SFF Gaming Chassis

NZXT Rogue Crafted Series SFF Gaming Chassis

Today, we look at the Rogue performance gaming SFF case from the NZXT crafted series. The Rogue is just that, a rogue, not quite a mid tower and not quite a traditional small form factor case. Built with a 3mm aluminum frame and fitted with the best cooling possibilities like five 120mm fans, the Rogue offers the best performance and quality for M-ATX gaming systems on the go.

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SouthWing SH241 Bluetooth Headset Review

SouthWing SH241 Bluetooth Headset Review

The SouthWing SH241 Bluetooth wireless headset is available at AT&T stores for under $20, but does it perform well? The SH241 provides the user with a incoming caller announcement and an unmatched user experience through a feature rich, yet easy to use interface. Read on to see if the Southwing SH241 has what it takes without breaking the piggy bank open.

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EVGA 790i SLI FTW Digital PWM Motherboard Review

EVGA 790i SLI FTW Digital PWM Motherboard Review

When eVGA launched the 790i SLI FTW motherboard a few months back, their non-reference design won them a lot of acclaim. Now they’ve taken something great and made it even better with the inclusion of an 8-phase digital PWM. The 790i SLI FTW already featured a solid PWM, so how does this new digital PWM match up? Read on to find out!

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ECS GeForce 9800 GTX+ Hydra SLI Video Card Kit

ECS GeForce 9800 GTX+ Hydra SLI Video Card Kit

Our friends over at ECS Elitegroup figured putting two video cards and a water cooling kit together in a nice little package with a popular PC game would get some attention from the community and they were right. The ECS Hydra GeForce 9800 GTX+ Hydra is a one of a kind video card kit that has everything you need for a world class gaming experience. Read on to see how it does!

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Will Current Performance Memory Kill New Intel Core i7 CPUs?

Will Current Performance Memory Kill New Intel Core i7 CPUs?

ASUS recently started sampling their Intel X58 Express based P6T Deluxe motherboard to partners and reviewers and it seems to have started a fire storm thanks to one little label on the board. With sites across the internet jumping on the band wagon in an attempt to get traffic by striking fear into enthusiasts we clear the air and tell things how it really is.

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Lian Li PC-A7010 All Aluminum Full Tower Case

Lian Li PC-A7010 All Aluminum Full Tower Case

Today Legit Reviews is looking at the PC-A7010 full tower case from Lian Li. Lian Li is known for there high end all-aluminum cases and the new PC-A7010 is no exception. The Lian Li PC-7010 features a SATA Hot Swap HDD Cage, which means you can enjoy the ‘plug & play’ with SATA hard drives, to make your life easier! Read on to see why Lian Li is considered to be one of the best for high end cases.

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