Video cards are launching left and right these days and it’s been a confusing time for many consumers. Trying to tell people that many of the latest GeForce 8 series cards have the same core as the GeForce 9 series isn’t an easy thing to do. To complicate things even more, NVIDIA has been reducing the frame buffer size on the latest video cards. This is not only confusing to consumers, but the media as well. Today is no different, so sit back and we will try to walk you through what is going on with the GeForce 9800 GTX!
With a streamlined metal alloy casing, coiled metal cable, in-line mic and 11mm speakers, the Skullcandy iPhone Full Metal Jacket headset is fully loaded. The great news is that this headset also works with the Blackberry Curve, so more than just Apple iPhone lovers can use them! To top things off the iPhone FMJ comes equipped with a custom EVA carrying case and three sizes of ear gel sleeves. Read on to see how the iPhone FMJ does against the V-Moda Vibe Duo!
With 1GB of GDD3 memory and a healthy dose of overclocking, does the Palit GeForce 8800 GTS 1GB Sonic have what it takes to knock out the legendary 8800 GTX? Read on as we take a pair of Palit GeForce 8800 GTS 1GB Sonic graphics cards and run them in SLI against three GeForce 8800 GTX graphics cards on a Dell 30″ monitor at 2560×1600! If that isn’t enough we also overclock these already overclocked cards to the bleeding edge, which is something you’ll want to see.
When the AMD Phenom series of processors launched back on November 19th, 2007 no one could have expected just how rough things were about to get for AMD. AMD has fixed the problems with a new B3 stepping of Phenom. All of the new Phenom B3 steppings will be named with the nomenclature of what AMD is calling the ’50 series’ of processors. The four new AMD Phenom X4 processors that AMD is announcing today are the 9550 (2.2GHz), 9650 (2.3GHz), 9750 (2.4GHz) and 9850 Black Edition (2.5GHz).
With more gamers and enthusiasts using quad-core processors the need for improved cooling it a must. Many have used air cooling, but are tempted to move on to bigger and better cooling methods like water cooling. Today, we will be looking at Thermaltake’s Bigwater 760i water cooler to see how it does on an Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processor. Read on to see how it does against one of the best air cooled heat sinks we have to see if Bigwater 760i is worth it.
Last week, we got a chance to look at the XFX GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics card and found that it was a very powerful card for gaming. At the conclusion of that article we stated that we couldn’t show Quad-SLI numbers as NVIDIA had them under NDA. The gag order has finally lifted, so we can share with you our thoughts on Quad-SLI with a pair of XFX GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics cards!
Today we bring you a round up of a few of the recently reviewed coolers. From inexpensive to high end, light to heavy, short to tall, all are compared to Intel’s stock cooler. In the process of updating the LR test bench we had to re-benchmark all the coolers, so why not do a round up with the collected data? So, today we will show you how the LR stable of coolers stack up to one another. Read on to see how they stack up.
The Rosewill R6XR8-BK ATX mid tower computer case is one of the latest cases from Rosewell and features a screw-less design with dual 120mm fans for good airflow. Legit Reviews takes a look at this black case to see if the beauty is only skin deep. Read on as we crack this case open to see if no tools are really required and to see what we think about the case after we install a system into it.
NVIDIA just launched the GeForce 9800 GX2 video card with a pair of 600MHz G92 GPUs, 256 stream processors running at 1.5GHz and 1GB GDDR3 memory operating at 2GHz. We have a couple XFX GeForce 9800 GX2 cards on hand and the performance numbers are very impressive. Read on to see how the GeForce 9800 GX2 does against a number of other video cards!
The Silencer 750 Quad power supply series gives you legendary PC Power and Cooling performance and reliability along with a unique ultra-quiet cooling design and a price that seals the deal. The brilliant red exterior of this special edition Silencer 750 PSU will look amazing in your high-performance graphics system or gaming rig, but does it perform well? Read on as figure that out with two power hungry ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT video cards running in CrossFire.
ASRock continues to produce products that will tempt the enthusiast and power user crowds to consider using them for their upgrade path. This time, ASRock takes a mature Intel P35 Express chipset and adds the latest features to it to make a feature rich motherboard. The ASRock 4Core1600P35-WiFi+ motherboard uses all solid state capacitors, supports 45nm 1600MHz quad-core processors and has integrated 802.11g WiFi. Read on to see what this board can do and to see just how low the price is.
Last week when AMD released the 780G chipset they claimed that it redefines gaming for the mainstream PC. Legit Reviews spent some extra time with this board before we cranked out the review just to get a little better feel for the board and to make sure it was fully stable. Read on to see how for the first time a complete GPU has been integrated into the chipset of a motherboard!
Are you an overclocker? Does the sound of unlocked multipliers make your mouth water? If so, is the AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor might be one of the processors you are thinking about getting. With a clock frequency of 2.3GHz and unlocked multiplier the AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor should fit the bill. With a random retail AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor we find out what it can do with some water cooling.
Are you looking for an iPhone-compatible headset designed to provide premium quality and style with a great price? Maximo Products recently released the iMetal iP-HS1 & iP-HS2 stereo headsets for the Apple iPhone and they have been designed with high-fidelity in mind. Would you rather have a 15mm neodymium driver or the 9mm neodymium driver? Read on as we look at both headsets and help you figure out which headset is right for you.
How many times have you misplaced your thumb drive and all you could think about was what information was saved on it. Was it personal? Was it sensitive to your job? Well Kingston has sent us one of their DataTraveler series thumb drives that is designed to help protect that data and not cost a bundle in the process. Today we look at the DataTraveler 400, read on to see if its a good fit for you.