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!
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?
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!
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.
New from AreoCool is the FP-01, which is a 55-in-1 Multifunction Panel w/ Card Reader from Aerocool! This Multifunction Panel will fit in any 5.25″ bay and has a car stereo style flip-out LCD Screen that looks killer. The Aerocool FP-01 is a fan controller, card reader and much more. Read on to find out what the FP-01 is like as we try it out in a PC with some SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) memory cards.
AMD recently announced the addition of AMD Phenom triple-core processors to their desktop roadmap. Today, Legit Reviews takes a closer look at this move to figure out why and what this will mean for computer users. Read on to see how AMD Phenom triple-core processors are made and to see if there is a way to unlock the fourth core. With triple-core processors on the roadmap till 2009 you better get to know them!
The BlueAnt Z9 leads the next generation of Bluetooth headsets with its stylish design and use of dual microphone, noise reduction technology via BlueAnt’s patented Voice Isolation Technology and a revolutionary proprietary Digital Signal Processor (DSP) software solution. Weighing in at only 0.35 ounces and measuring just 1.5 inches in length, the Z9 is also one of the smallest Bluetooth headsets on the market. See if this Bluetooth headset is worth the cash!
The OCZ DDR3 PC3-12800 Platinum Dual Channel Enhanced Bandwidth Edition 2GB memory kit is built for enthusiasts and Legit Reviews pushes it to the breaking point to see what it can do. At stock frequencies it is benchmarked and compared to a 2GB kit from Corsair and then the kit is overclocked to over 2,000MHz as we search for the top speed on this kit. This review is a must read if you are searching for a 1600MHz DDR3 memory kit!
A-DATA’s PD17 USB Flash Drive features stylish design and a loss-proof sliding design cap that eliminates the problem of easily-lost caps that is ideal for today’s busy lifestyles. The A-DATA PD17 is available in three different colors: champagne gold, elegant red and bright blue. Legit Reviews has been using the 2GB version with a champagne gold finish, so sit back and see what we think of USB Flash Drive!
The ASUS EN8600GTS video card features 256MB of memory, a core clock of 675MHz and a memory frequency of 2.0GHz. With features like these, this GeForce 8600 GTS graphics card is able to easily play current game titles without putting a big dent in your wallet. With prices starting at just $165 the ASUS EN8600GTS video card is main stream, but is it enough for you? Read on to find out!