AMD Phenom II X4 Processor Breaks 5GHz on LN2

AMD Phenom II X4 Processor Breaks 5GHz on LN2

AMD recently invited some key members of the press down to their Austin, Texas headquarters to take a look at Phenom II. This processor has been known under the code name ‘Deneb’ for many months now, but Phenom II is what the processor will be launched as. While we were at AMD they showed off overclocking performance of the Phenom II X4 processor and you’ll be shocked to see what they hit.

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Kingston HyperX DDR3 3GB 2GHz Triple-Channel Memory Kit Review

Kingston HyperX DDR3 3GB 2GHz Triple-Channel Memory Kit Review

Now that the Intel Core i7 family of processors is available for purchase it is time to start taking a look at various memory kits that have been designed just for the Intel Core i7 platform. One of the very first triple channel DDR3 memory kits that we got in to use on the Core i7 was the Kingston HyperX DDR3 2GHz triple channel memory kit. Read on to see how this performs and overclocks!

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Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler Review

Are you looking for a CPU cooler that performs as good as it looks? The Cooler Master V8 CPU cooler should be up to the task and is designed to handle up to 180 Watts, which is more than any CPU on the desktop market puts out. The V8 cooler has 4 separate set of aluminum fins and linked by 8 diagonal up-rise heat pipes. Will this be enough to make the Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler one of the best?

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XFX GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition Video Card Review

XFX GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition Video Card Review

The XFX GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition video card is one sexy looking card, but how does it perform against the Radeon HD 4870? That is what we look at today with the latest and greatest video card from the gang over at XFX. With the latest GTX 260 Core 216 GPU this card is sure to give any graphics card a run for the money! Read on to see how it performs and overclocks!

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Oakley O ROKR Pro Bluetooth Sunglasses Review

Oakley O ROKR Pro Bluetooth Sunglasses Review

The O ROKR Pro is the latest in the Sport Performance line of eyewear from Oakley and Motorola. O ROKR Pro wirelessly streams digital music, and even lets you control the music wirelessly. Just use the buttons on the frame to select songs on your Bluetooth Stereo-enabled mobile phone or your iPod equipped with an ODIO iA50 Bluetooth adapter. Read on to see what we think of these Bluetooth Sunglasses after spending a few weeks outside in California with them!

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Movie Playback on the BlackBerry Bold Using Badaboom

Movie Playback on the BlackBerry Bold Using Badaboom

The recently released BlackBerry Bold here in the United States, features a half-VGA (480×320 pixel) resolution Transmissive TFT LCD display that is perfect for watching movies on. Read on as Legit Reviews gives you a guide on how to transcode DVD movies to work on the BlackBerry Bold using a program called Badaboom. Badaboom uses both the GPU and CPU for transcoding, so check it out!

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AMD Announces Stream Computing Will Be Mainstream

AMD Announces Stream Computing Will Be Mainstream

AMD has been talking about CPU and GPU ‘fusion’ for many months now as they believe using both a processor and a graphics card is the way of the future. Today that reality has come one step closer with the announcement of a new technology brand called ATI Stream. Read on to see what ATO Stream Technology is all about and what Radeon HD 4000 series owners will be getting for free.

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Smooth Creations LANShark Gaming System Review

Smooth Creations LANShark Gaming System Review

A break from the ordinary, we take a look at a complete PC gaming system with custom airbrushed artwork, Intel Quad core processor, and 4870 1GB in CrossFire. Tired of everyone having the same computer case as you? Smooth Creations has a high quality solution. The Smooth Creations LANShark was designed to be the Ultimate LAN party system and with a custom painted 16″ acrylic case and two ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB graphics cards in CrossFire it will make your buddies smack talk stop dead in their tracks.

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ASUS EEE PC 1000HA Netbook Review

ASUS EEE PC 1000HA Netbook Review

With netbooks growing more in popularity every day, Legit Reviews has decided to jump into the craze, and do our first netbook review. Will it pass the test for the average Notebook user or will it come off as just another toy? The ASUS EEE PC 1000HA is an impressive netbook with a large 10″ display and is powered by an Intel Atom N270 1.60GHz processor. Read on to see how it does!

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Blu-Ray Performance – Intel X4500HD Versus Radeon 4830 Part 2

Blu-Ray Performance – Intel X4500HD Versus Radeon 4830 Part 2

Last month I thought it would be interesting to compare Blu-Ray playback performance with the Intel DG45ID motherboard and a Radeon HD 4830 graphics card to see how each would do with VC-1 and H.264 movies. The article went over well, but after it was posted I was contacted by both AMD and Intel letting me know both the motherboard and video card that I used needed a BIOS update. Here are the new and improved numbers!

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OtterBox Impact Series Sleeve For The BlackBerry Bold

OtterBox Impact Series Sleeve For The BlackBerry Bold

Once the BlackBerry Bold was released by AT&T this week many consumers are looking for something to protect this new Smart Phone. OtterBox has once again come to the rescue and has released a thin, skin-like sleeve for the BlackBerry Bold that is part of the Impact Series. Read on to see what these sleeve looks like and how it fits on the BlackBerry Bold.

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OCZ NIA – Will Gaming With Brain Waves Take Off?

OCZ NIA – Will Gaming With Brain Waves Take Off?

OCZ saw an exciting opportunity to enhance the gaming experience and take PC gameplay to new heights by using technology that has helped the disabled for years. The OCZ NIA is the first commercially available BCI (brain-computer interface) specifically for PC gamers and we give it a test drive to see how it works and what is on the inside. Read on to see how the NIA turns electroencephalograph signals into specified keystrokes!

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Thermalright T-Rad2 Video Card GPU Cooler

Thermalright T-Rad2 Video Card GPU Cooler

The Thermalright T-Rad2 is one of the toughest looking video card coolers on the market today with six nickel-plated heatpipes to transfer heat away from the GPU. With the option to mount two 92mm fans or a larger single 120mm fan this heat sink is unlike the one you used five years ago. Read on to see how this copper and nickel plated behemoth does!

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OCZ Gladiator Max HDT CPU Cooler Review

OCZ Gladiator Max HDT CPU Cooler Review

OCZ Technology recently released the Gladiator Max CPU cooler, which is their latest heat-pipe direct touch (HDT) cooler. Combining a distinctive stacked fin array, HDT design, and a large low-noise fan, the Gladiator series is built to take on the cooling challenges of today’s most powerful processors and ensure your system functions at its peak. Read on to see how it does with an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor!

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Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Processor Review

Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Processor Review

Intel has finally lifted the embargo on the yet-to-be-launched Intel Core i7 processors and the Intel X58 Express Chipset! Intel strongly believes that this new platform will be the must have work horse for digital media & gaming enthusiasts for many months to come. Read on to see how the Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 do against 14 other processors!

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