Plantronics Discovery 640 Bluetooth Headset Review

Plantronics Discovery 640 Bluetooth Headset Review

Today we take a look at the Plantronics Discovery 640, which differs from some of the other Bluetooth headsets that we have reviewed in the past due to the innovative pocket charger. See what this 9 gram is packing as we take it for a test drive on the Treo 650 and Motorola RAZR Cell Phones!

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LR’s Monthly Editorial: February 2006

Marketing Departments Exchange First Blows In last months editorial we talked about the year in general and informed out readers to be smart consumers of 2006. One month later the marketing departments of numerous companies are working overtime to dig the trench line and fight for your hard earned money. nVidia Paid People To Post In …more

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Do Memory Heat Spreaders Make A Difference?

Do Memory Heat Spreaders Make A Difference?

There?s been lots of discussion recently about what type of heat spreader is best for overclocking, or if no heat spreader is best of all. Corsair decided to run some tests to see what the results would be. Today we post up their thoughts along with ours and a couple memory companies. Read on to see how heat spreaders impact performance.

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GeForce 7800 GS AGP Video Card Preview

GeForce 7800 GS AGP Video Card Preview

In recent months many enthusiasts have looked into updating the video cards on their dating AGP based platforms only to find that all the top end cards are PCI Express only. NVIDIA has noticed the demand for AGP cards and in a move to help support the millions still using the AGP slot have released the 7800 GS AGP to help. Read on to see what it is all about!

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ATI’s Radeon  X1900 Video Card Series Part II

ATI’s Radeon X1900 Video Card Series Part II

Armed with a faster dual core processor, we take a deeper look at the performance of the ATI Radeon X1900 video cards. We take the fastest enthusiast video cards from ATI and nVidia and benchmark them on the leading game titles and 3DMark05/3DMark06 to show you where your hard earned money should be spent.

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Mushkin 2GB XP2-5300 3-3-3 Memory Review

Mushkin 2GB XP2-5300 3-3-3 Memory Review

With this months release of the Mushkin Xtreme Performance XP2-5300 3-3-3-10 DDR2 modules we are seeing that tight timings and high densities can work very well together. We test Mushkin’s XP2-5300 modules versus 1GB and 2GB modules with the same speed and latency to show if these modules can hang with the Micron Rev A IC’s.

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ATI’s Radeon  X1900 Video Card Series

ATI’s Radeon X1900 Video Card Series

With the launch of ATI’s X1900 series we see the first series of graphics cards to feature 48 pixel shaders and over 380 million transistors. The new X1900XTX, X1900XT, and X1900 CrossFire are also available for sale today, which might as well be another first for the video card industry! Read on to see how the ATI X1900 compares to the nVIdia 7800GTX 512!

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St. Louis Gaming: Laclede’s LAN 9

St. Louis Gaming: Laclede’s LAN 9

St. Louis Gaming is alive and never been better now that organized LAN parties are finally taking off in the heart of the country. With numerous 100+ LAN parties becoming normal in St. Louis take a look and see what you are missing out on! The next one will be taking place in April if you missed this one.

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2GB for the Masses – Corsair’s 4000PT and 3500LL

2GB for the Masses – Corsair’s 4000PT and 3500LL

With the high demand of games and graphic intensive programs, the need for more ram in daily use rigs is becoming more apparant. It is also becoming more affordable to run 2GB of ram, as todays 2GB kits cost roughly the same as a 1GB kit a little over a year ago. Combine great prices with great performance, and you have a situation that should appeal to the masses. But do we really need 2GB of ram in our rigs? That is what we intend to find out today.

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ATI X1800 CrossFire Video Card Review

ATI X1800 CrossFire Video Card Review

Today we look at ATIs second generation of multi-GPU systems, the X1800 CrossFire and compare it to Nvidias SLI. We test both the ATI X1800XT and the X1800XL with the ATI X1800 CrossFire master card and see how they perform against a couple of overclocked BFG Tech nVidia 7800GT’s in SLI mode. Read on to see how they do!

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Interview: John Beekley of Corsair Memory

Interview: John Beekley of Corsair Memory

For the first interview of the month we bring you one of co-founders of Corsair Memory — John Beekley. We have known John for nearly five years now and just recently interviewed him to see his perspectives on Corsair and the memory industry in general. John Speaks about everything from Corsair’s updated website to FB-DIMM’s and DDR3 memory!

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E-Power Silent Engine 550W Power Supply (PSU)

E-Power Silent Engine 550W Power Supply (PSU)

Are you looking for a power supply that supports two PCIe SLI power cables, SATA hard drives, and the EPS power connector for your next system? If the answer is yes, read on and take a look at the E-Power Silent Engine Tiger 550W power supply review we have today. We take the 550W power supply for a test spin on an Extreme Edition rig and give you our thoughts.

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AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 Processor Review

AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 Processor Review

Today with the launch of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 AMD has launched their first dual-core processor in their FX line of processors. Rated at 2.6GHz the FX-60 is 200MHz slower than the 2.8GHz single-core FX-57 processor. Read on to see how the FX-60 does against several Intel Extreme Edition CPU’s and AMD processors.

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CES 2006: Pictures of Hot Products

CES 2006: Pictures of Hot Products

Today Infinitevalence walks you through several products that he saw from CES that he really liked. Read on to see what products caught his attention while he tried to avoid the 150,000+ people around him! While CES 2006 is a thing of the past we are already gearing up for CES 2007.

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CES 2006: Kingston’s microSD Flash Memory Card

CES 2006: Kingston’s microSD Flash Memory Card

Kingston Technology announced during CES 2006 that they fully support the growing U.S. multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD and MMCmobile cards. We got a chance to take a look at the 256MB microSD card during the show!

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