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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Integrated Graphics vs Budget ATI and Nvidia Video Cards

Integrated Graphics vs Budget ATI and Nvidia Video Cards

Here at Legit Reviews we usually review computer hardware directed at the gaming/enthusiast market. A quick trip to your local Walmart’s electronics isle will put things into perspective for many as the shelves are lined with GeForce 6200TC video cards. With the bulk of America shopping at Walmart on a weekly bassis I feel it is time we stop and take a look at something everyone can buy. Today we compare integrated graphics to the ATI X300 and NVIDIA 6200TC budget graphics cards.

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Building Your Own Intel Core Duo Gaming Notebook

Building Your Own Intel Core Duo Gaming Notebook

With the popularity of whitebook notebooks on the rise we stop at take a look at the Clevo M57U (also under the name Sager 5760) gaming noteook. With a super glossy 17″ widescreen, a GeForce 7900GTX graphics card, and the Intel Core Duo processor this notebook screams game on me! Read on as we compare it to the whitebook we built last year.

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ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe Motherboard Review

ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe Motherboard Review

The A8R32-MVP Deluxe motherboard supports dual PCI Express x16 slots running at full speed to liberate ATI graphics cards through ATI’s CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset. To help overclockers the board comes with Q-Fan2 and Stack Cool2 to ensure quiet yet efficient cooling. With ASUS claiming that this board shows off the real potential of the ATI CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset, Legit Reviews takes a look and finds out they might be right!

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Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-6400 C4 Memory Review

Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-6400 C4 Memory Review

Today, we take a look a 2GB kit of PC2-6400 Low Latency memory, which is one of the most recent additions in Kingston’s HyperX series. Kingston’s KHX6400D2LLK2/2G kit consists of two low-latency DDR2 800MHz modules that operate at 4-4-4-12 memory timings. Read on to see how this kit performs our on Intel test platform.

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8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

Today Legit Reviews brings you our thoughts on EIGHT power supplies that we tested on two top shelf gaming AMD and Intel gaming platforms to see which ones can hang our torture test. While ATI and Nvidia have their approved power supplies our testing found that some of their approved models couldn’t make the cut. Read on and see which THREE power supplies don’t pass.

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AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

While entering in the doors of The World Series of Video Games we walked right into the booth of ATI and saw some Conroe systems up and running with Intel E6700 processors. We sat down with the builder of one of those systems and see what All American Computer has to say about their PureXS Conroe PC systems.

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Abit AT8 32X  Crossfire Xpress 3200 Motherboard Review

Abit AT8 32X Crossfire Xpress 3200 Motherboard Review

With the arrival of AMD’s AM2 processors, does it make any sense to buy a new s939 board? After the recent AMD pricing changes the ‘old’ 939 processors pack a great price versus performance value on a mature platform. The question we answer in this review today is, “Is the abit AT8 32X the board to buy if you are staying with s939?”

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Oakley Thump 2 512MB Sunglasses Review

Oakley Thump 2 512MB Sunglasses Review

The Oakley Thump Sunglasses were the world?s first digital music eyewear and the Oakley Thump 2 series have a new design with the option of even greater memory capacity. Today Legit Reviews takes the Oakley Thump 2′s out for a test drive in Sanata Monica and escape from behind the desk for a bit!

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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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XFX 7950GX2 570M XXX Edition Video Card

XFX 7950GX2 570M XXX Edition Video Card

Today NVIDIA unleases a new monster out on the video card market and while it has two GPU’s do not dare call this card SLI. With two GeForce 7-series graphics cores and 1GB of total memory this card is a beast on paper yet not power hungry. Read on and take a look at what XFX has done on their 7950GX2!

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Upgrading The Dell e1705 Notebook Graphics Card

Upgrading The Dell e1705 Notebook Graphics Card

Ever wish you could upgrade you video card in a laptop like you can your desktop? Well, you can… sort of! Take a look and see what we did with the Dell e1705 Laptop. Jason Petermann took his personal laptop and opened it up to show you how to upgrade to an NVIDIA 7800Go graphics solution. A must read for Dell e1705 notebook users.

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The Antec P150 Quiet PC Case Review

The Antec P150 Quiet PC Case Review

The Antec P150 Quiet PC Case is one of the latest cases in Antec’s Performance 1 series and packs a mean punch for under $115. With a modular 430-Watt Neo HE power supply, sound-deadening panels, a selectable 3-speed 120mm case fan and good looks the P150 might be what you are searching for.

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Looking At  the ForceWare Release 90 Beta Drivers

Looking At the ForceWare Release 90 Beta Drivers

Today we take a look at NVIDIA’s new ForceWare Release 90 v91.28 BETA drivers and takk a look at the latest control panel from NVIDIA. Featuring innovative multimedia, application, and display management, as well as gaming features this is worth a look. Come take a look at what these beta drivers look like and see if it is something you want to ty out!

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ECS C-19A SLI Motherboard Review

ECS C-19A SLI Motherboard Review

The ECS C-19A is the first board from ECS that formally supports NVIDIA’s SLI Technology in Intel platforms. With 8-CH Intel High Definition Audio, DDR2 667MHz memory support and support for the latest 1066MHz front side bus Intel dual-core Pentium D processors this ~$80 motherboard packs serious bang for the buck.

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