A Closer Look At AMD 790GX Gaming

A Closer Look At AMD 790GX Gaming

The 790GX chipset brings an updated high performance IGP and Hybrid Crossfire to the masses. Are either one of these solutions good enough for the casual gamer? We intend to find out as we take a closer look at what AMD has to offer.

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Razer Destructor Pro Mouse Pad Review

Razer Destructor Pro Mouse Pad Review

Mouse pads are not exactly a common item reviewed here at Legit Reviews, but today we have the Razer Destructor and for $42 this mouse pad is in a class of its own. The pad has a Razer Fractal textured surface that is said to allow enhance precision movements. The pad even has a proprietary gunmetal coating to yield a highly reactive surface. Is this mouse pad worth the $42 it takes to get it?

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ATI Radeon HD 4670 Graphics Card Review

ATI Radeon HD 4670 Graphics Card Review

The graphics card market seems to be pretty full from top to bottom these days, but that doesn’t keep the big players in the video card industry from bringing out newer models! Today, AMD is announcing the Radeon HD 4600 series, which will be made up of the ATI Radeon HD 4670 and ATI Radeon HD 4650 graphics cards. Let’s take a look at the Radeon HD 4670!

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OCZ Flex II 4GB PC2-9200 DDR2 Memory Review

OCZ Flex II 4GB PC2-9200 DDR2 Memory Review

OCZ breathes new life into DDR2 with their highspeed 4GB Flex II memory kit. Running at a sleek DDR2-1150MHz, this kit brings 4 gigabytes of memory with low latencies and high bandwidth. The hybrid water and passive cooling heat spreaders offer a range of cooling methods that help boost performance, but at 1150MHz is it really needed? Of course!

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The Intel X25-M 80GB Solid State Drive Review

The Intel X25-M 80GB Solid State Drive Review

Solid State Drives (SSD) have been around for over 25 years, but only recently have SSDs started to prove ready for the mainstream computing market now that performance is getting better and the price is coming down. It’s been no secret that Intel has been working on a SSD for some time now and today they have finally released the new drives! Read on to see the X25-M in action!

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Thecus N5200BR NAS Server Review with 5 drives in RAID 6

Thecus N5200BR NAS Server Review with 5 drives in RAID 6

Are you looking for a five-bay hot swappable network attached storage server that can handle RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD arrays? If so, the Thecus N5200BR might be the right server for the job. With a built-in 4 port Gigabit switch with IP sharing and support for 802.3ad based load balancing and failover the N5200BR packs a mean punch to say the least.

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Gigabyte GA-EP45T-Extreme Motherboard Review

Gigabyte GA-EP45T-Extreme Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Technology is no stranger in the enthusiast hardware community. Today, we are taking a look at Gigabyte’s GA-EP45T-Extreme motherboard, designed from the ground up with the extreme enthusiast in mind. The GA-EP45T-Extreme features Intel’s new P45 chipset along with the new ICH10R southbridge. Let’s see what this extreme motherboard has to offer those that are looking an enthusiast board that won’t let them down.

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Is Your Linksys SD2008 Switch Overheating or Losing Connectivity?

Is Your Linksys SD2008 Switch Overheating or Losing Connectivity?

The Linksys SD2008 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit switch has been around since 2004 and is one of the most popular and widely available switches on the market. Many owners have noticed that the Linksys SD2008 version 2.x switches have been failing after several months of use. Our Linksys SD2008 switch also started having issues recently and we replaced it with a version 3.0 switch and the problems were solved.

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iStarUSA xAge-N99-US USB 2.0 Hard Drive Docking Station

iStarUSA xAge-N99-US USB 2.0 Hard Drive Docking Station

Looking for a stylish way to add more storage to your Mac, PC or Linux machine? iStarUSA has you covered with it’s new 3.5″/2.5″ USB HDD docking station for SATA drives. The SATA to USB 2.0 interface provides up to 480Mbps data transfer rate for quick and easy data backup. Take a look at the article and see what our impressions are.

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Antec Twelve Hundred Gaming Case Review

Antec Twelve Hundred Gaming Case Review

Today we bring you the Antec Twelve Hundred, the newest case from Antec’s gamer case line. The Twelve Hundred is the replacement to the Nine Hundred released last year. Antec says that the Twelve Hundred is the “Unbeatable Gaming Case.” With 12 drive bays, 7 expansion slots and space for even the largest graphics cards it just might be. Join us as we take a look and see if it is.

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NVIDIA Enables SLI on Intel X58 Chipsets For a Fee

NVIDIA Enables SLI on Intel X58 Chipsets For a Fee

NVIDIA has always had the strong arm when it comes to graphics performance and a sign of this dominance was them forcing companies to only enable SLI on their chipsets. For years if you have wanted to run SLI you had to run on an NVIDIA platform, but seems to be coming to an end very soon. NVIDIA just announced a new licensing program to enable SLI on Intel X58 Express chipsets!

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NVISION 08 – Keynote on Visual Computing Perspectives

NVISION 08 – Keynote on Visual Computing Perspectives

NBC 11’s Scott Budman is hosting a series of 1:1 interviews with remarkable people with unique perspectives on visual computing and how it impacts our lives, from art and entertainment to sports and space exploration as part of the NVISON 08 show. Special guests include Kyle Busch, Bernard Charles, Eileen Collins and Lorne Lanning.

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ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

ECS P45T-A Black Series Motherboard Review

The P45 chipset has proven to be a very capable chipset with boards based on it ranging from $300 overclocking behemoths to $100 budget boards. The ECS P45T-A Black Series motherboard is a budget minded board with some enthusiast capabilities that help it carve out a piece of the under $100 price segment thanks to rebates. Read on to see how this motherboard does in testing!

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NVIDIA NVISION 08 Pre-Show Coverage

NVIDIA NVISION 08 Pre-Show Coverage

NVISION 08 is a first-of-its-kind mega-event that has been designed to take attendees behind the scenes of the visual revolution. Legit Reviews is already at the show to bring you coverage, so we headed over to the venue and took a peak at what the show will be like. If you happen to have some free time this week you should consider checking out the event. General admission is only $10 to get in and registration is still open.

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IDF 2008 – AMD Says Intel X4500 Graphics Don’t Cut It

IDF 2008 – AMD Says Intel X4500 Graphics Don’t Cut It

Every year during IDF you can rest asured the Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) gang is close by with their own private technology showcase that is housed at a local hotel. We had a chance to sit down with Pat Moorhead, AMD’s vice president of advanced marketing, to see why he considers ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics superior to the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500.

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