Antec VERIS A/V Cooler Review

Antec VERIS A/V Cooler Review

Now that main gift giving time is over this holiday you might find yourself a little closer to that home theater you’ve been dreaming of the past few months. The vast majority of people will stuff that new home stereo equipment into an existing TV stand and never give heat much thought. The Antec A/V Cooler is designed to keep all your home audio/video equipment cool!

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Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake SpinQ CPU Cooler Review

The Thermaltake SpinQ is far from what you’d expect a normal CPU cooler to look like. This cylinder heatsink has spiral aluminum fins and an s-curve Blade Fan with blue LED lights that puts in it a category all by itself. This cooler looks like it could be used as a weapon, but does it perform as well as it looks? Today we put the Thermaltake SpinQ to the test and install it on our test system to see how it does against 14 other CPU coolers.

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Instant Boot on ASRock N7AD-SLI Motherboards

Instant Boot on ASRock N7AD-SLI Motherboards

ASRock has recently been including a feature called Instant Boot on their N7AD-SLI motherboards and clams that it only takes 3 to 4 seconds to boot up to Windows. ASRock also claims that Instant Boot consumes less power, but does it really work? That is what we intend to find out in our video review as we bring out the timer and put it to the test.

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Cryostasis Benchmarking with Triple-SLI PhysX

Cryostasis Benchmarking with Triple-SLI PhysX

Last Tuesday we showed physics benchmarking using an upcoming game title called Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason. The Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason PC Game TechDemo got some people talking and several of you asked questions on the forums and sent us e-mails asking for more information. Today, we answer those questions and provide you with some new benchmark numbers that include SLI and 3-way SLI results! Will adding a dedicated PhysX card to SLI help performance enough to catch up to 3-way SLI?

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Interviewing Palit Microsystem’s Darren Polkowski

Interviewing Palit Microsystem’s Darren Polkowski

Palit is one of the largest graphics card manufacturers worldwide, yet very few people have heard the name before. Palit has the ability to produce 2 million video cards per month, which is a huge number considering not all systems have discrete graphics cards in them. To better understand Palit we sit down with the Public Relations Manager for Palit Multimedia in a candid interview.

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PaLiT Revolution 700 HD 4870 X2 Video Card Review

PaLiT Revolution 700 HD 4870 X2 Video Card Review

The Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe graphics card is a one off Radeon HD 4870 X2 that features dual GPUs with a pre-overclocked core and memory speed, and 2GB of GDDR5 memory. With 2.4 teraFLOPS of graphics horsepower and 1,600 stream processors the Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe might just be the most powerful graphics weapon for gamers on the planet today. Read on to see what makes this card different and to see if it should be in your next gaming system.

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Diamond HD 4870 1GB CrossFire Video Card Review

Diamond HD 4870 1GB CrossFire Video Card Review

The Diamond HD 4870 graphics card is the ATI Radeon HD graphics card to have if you are playing the latest game titles on the market. With an unprecedented 256-bit memory interface and 1GB of GDDR5 memory on the card you have the power to run at nearly any resolution your little heart desires. Site back while we compare the Radeon HD 4870 1GB to the GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 and then throw in a second one to see how it does in CrossFire.

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Cryostasis PC Game TechDemo – Physics Benchmarking

Cryostasis PC Game TechDemo – Physics Benchmarking

Cryostasis is the first PC game to use the graphics card to calculate fluid simulation using smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), and the game is loaded with tons of other physics that will blow you away. With the techdemo for the game being released today we figured that we’d show you how the demo performs on ATI Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards. We even toss in a dedicated PhysX card to see what it will do for performance.

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AMD Athlon X2 7750 and 5050e Dual-Core Processor Review

AMD Athlon X2 7750 and 5050e Dual-Core Processor Review

Quad-Core processors are all the rage these days, but with the economy down and out people might want to take another look at dual-core processors to keep your household budget intact. AMD is today announcing the Athlon X2 7750 – a STARS-based (Phenom 65nm core) processor that is a brand new dual-core processor based on the Kuma core. Read on to see how the CPU does!

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Legit Reviews Stocking Stuffer Guide for 2008

Legit Reviews Stocking Stuffer Guide for 2008

With the holidays rapidly approaching, the Editors and Moderators of Legit Review have gotten together to come up with the ultimate Stocking Stuffer gift list for our readers. We wanted to show a few products that will serve as a perfect stocking stuffer items for this year. These are products that should be readily available and you won’t have to break the bank to afford them.

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AMD Phenom II Processor Community Sneak Peak

AMD Phenom II Processor Community Sneak Peak

Last month Legit Reviews was invited to see the AMD Phenom II processor down in Austin and found it to be a great overclocker. After AMD showed off the Phenom II processors and the Dragon platform to the media they went one step further and did a private showing to select forum members that were able to come to a scheduled showing in Boston, Chicago and San Francisco.

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Antec Skeleton Open Air PC Case Review

Antec Skeleton Open Air PC Case Review

The Antec Skeleton is a truly revolutionary enclosure. With a unique design that allows for unprecedented airflow, a front 92mm fan, and a top three speed 250mm fan with multicolor LED customization, the Skeleton goes utterly unmatched in stylish cooling. Is the Antec Skeleton going to be the enthusiast case of the year or will it need a redesign? Read on to find out.

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MSI Radeon HD 4830 512MB OC Video Card Review

MSI Radeon HD 4830 512MB OC Video Card Review

The battle for the high ground in the sub-$125 price market continues to be a tough one. When AMD announced the Radeon HD 4830 graphics card back in October 2008 we found it to be a good deal for a card that retails for under $130. Today, we take a look at what MSI brings to the table with the MSI Radeon HD4830 T2D512 OC. This video card is overclocked from the factory and features both custom cooling and a printed circuit board that might just make it the one to buy.

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The Top 10 Most Useful iPhone Apps of 2008

The Top 10 Most Useful iPhone Apps of 2008

Getting a new iPhone or iPod Touch from Christmas and need recommendations on useful apps to add to the device? Legit Reviews has the list of the top 10 useful apps of 2008. If you are already a device owner, see if they match your choices or find some you have overlooked. From Pandora Radio to Wikipanion we give you the top 10 applications in no special order!

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NZXT Avatar Gaming Mouse Review

NZXT Avatar Gaming Mouse Review

The Avatar is the first gaming mouse from the NZXT and is has been designed to compete with other high-end mice from the start. With a unique ambidextrous form, the Avatar mouse is flexible and ideal for gamers of all kinds. NZXT has also implemented DPI switching feature allows total compatibility with any game, and the Avatar interface has 7 customizable buttons.

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