Why is it that every time I read an editorial about AMD, it starts with the author portraying them as a sinking ship and ends with them begging to come out with a product that can compete with Intel’s Core 2 series? Sure, AMD’s Athlon 64 series of processors has been eclipsed by Intel’s latest Core 2 series, but has everyone forgotten about the past? Read on and share you thoughts on AMD!
NVIDIA today announced the Enthusiast System Architecture or ESA for short. ESA is the new and exciting initiative to enable PC components to communicate operational information in real-time via internal USB ports to provide enthusiasts with unprecedented software control to manage the conditions within their high-end system.
In 1999 Razer took the game scene by storm with their Boomslang mouse and has been bring precision mice to gamers since. Now Razer has brought a mouse geared towards those in the MMOG and RTS worlds, the Razer Krait. With 1600 DPI in a single sensor and a 16 bit data-path, this mouse could improve your gaming skills. Could this new offering from Razer be for you? Read on to find out.
NVIDIA has brought together the shading power of the GeForce 8800 with the enhanced texturing and video features of the GeForce 8600 and launched the GeForce 8800 GT graphics card today. The GeForce 8800 GT is also the world’s first consumer GPU to support PCI Express 2.0! Read on to see what the GeForce 8800 GT is all about in this preview!
Over the weekend a RV670 DX10.1 whitepaper was leaked on an ATI fan site that spilled some of the secrets of the upcoming ATI Radeon HD 3800 series. It might be a little strange that it happened just before NVIDIA launched their GeForce 8800 GT, but it’s no real shocker in this industry. Read on to check out the DirectX 10.1 whitepaper!
The Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor QX9650 was just unveiled minutes ago and Legit Reviews has one in the hot seat just for you. Read on to see how Intel was able to make double digit performance gains and lower power consumption without increasing the clock frequency or lowering the TDP of the processor. This is one processor you don’t want to miss out on!
ASRock brings another board to the market! This time it is an Intel P965 Express chipset based motherboard with the ICH8DH southbridge. Is it to late to bring this older chipset to market? Take a look and find out how this ASRock motherboard does against the newer P35 series boards when it comes to both performance and overclocking. The performance results might shock you!
With next weeks launch of Intel’s 45nm family of microprocessors they will have official removed 100 percent of the lead (Pb) across its entire 45nm series of microprocessors. This is a huge milestone and it has taken Intel six years to strip the lead from the manufacturing process on their microprocessors! Read on to see what Intel did to remove the last 5% of lead from their processors!
AMD announced development of DTX, an open standard specification designed by AMD to enable the broad adoption of small form factor PCs at the start of 2007. Now, more than ten months after the official announcement, we finally have our hands on a DTX system and have been able to take it for a brief test drive. Read on to see what has transpired over the past ten months!
The AeroCool AeroEngine Plus is an attractive mid-tower computer case with a massive 140mm blue LED front intake fan and an even larger 180mm side fan; and lets not forget the 120mm rear exhaust fan. There aren’t many cases out there that can boast this kind of air flow right out of the box. Read on as we take one of these cases for a test drive and find out how it does in the real world with a system installed in it!
The SouthWing SH505 Bluetooth headset blends in unique features such as touch sensitive controls, an extended talk-time of 10 hours and the storing a favorite number for direct dialing, with no need to use the handset. If these features fail to impress you remember it claims to be the first headset with a PC application. This means you can upgrade the software to make it compatible with new mobile phones. Read on to see if this headset is right for you!
One of the coolest things to happen to Windows in the last year or so (no, not Vista) has to be the ability to use Bootcamp to run Windows on a Mac machine. But can your Mac handle it? Well, depending on the version of Windows and the programs you run, you may have to upgrade you ram, which is what we did with our Macbook Pro. Take a look and see if the upgrade was worth it!
Memory speeds are ever increasing these days. Kingston’s HyperX PC-9200 Memory offers that perfect medium for those not wanting to go all out, but yet spend the money on something that is worth every penny. How well does this highspeed memory stack up against the competition?
The release of Vista has many people wondering if they should venture off into a new operating system such as Linux or OSX. Many may look to make a change, but decide not to because of feelings of being tied to Windows for their applications. But what if you could run both? Read on as we take our Mac notebook and run OSX and Vista on the same machine thanks to Boot Camp.
If you were to ask just about PC enthusiast “What thermal paste should I use” you would always get one answer. Today we looking at a new thermal paste from AI Technology that is looking to dethrone that one answer, read on to find out if it can. We try it out on a couple different heat sinks to see how it performs on of our test systems.