CES 2006: The Western Digital Raptor X HDD

CES 2006: The Western Digital Raptor X HDD

While at CES 2006 we got a chance to see the the revolutionary WD Raptor X SATA hard drive, the first ever drive with a view. Offspring of the immensely popular WD Raptor, fastest SATA drive on the planet, WD Raptor X focuses a large, crystal-clear lens on the drive to let you see into the inner workings and witness the drive in action.

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CES 2006: OCZ’s Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler

CES 2006: OCZ’s Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler

While at CES we spotted the upcoming OCZ Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler out in Vegas. These single phase change coolers are still over a month away from being in full production, but are still worth a look. If prices get down under $300 like OCZ hopes water cooling might be dated!

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LR’s Monthly Editorial: January 2006

It is around this time at the start of a new year that people believe they can get off to a fresh beginning. While most people are running out getting gym memberships or buying magical patches to stop smoking, those in the tech industry find themselves trekking out the first week of the year to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Part 1: Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955

Part 1: Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955

Today Intel launched the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955 and we take it out for the initial test drive. We take a look at the features, pricing, temperatures, power consumption and of course overclocking. Does Intel’s next generation have want it takes? Read on for our introduction to the next generation Intel Processor.

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ATI X1800XL Video Card Overclocking Guide

ATI X1800XL Video Card Overclocking Guide

While the ATI X1800 XL is a very fast video card by today’s standards there is always need for more speed and that leads to overclocking. Today we overclock an X1800 XL with the goal of catching up with the higher priced X1800 XT video card. Read on to see how our overclocking trial went.

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Gennum nXZEN Plus Bluetooth Headset Review

Gennum nXZEN Plus Bluetooth Headset Review

Today we look at the nXZEN Plus Bluetooth headset, which features the world’s most powerful digital signal processor (DSP) available in any Bluetooth headset. With 120 mips of digital processing power this is a headset that should make PC enthusiasts think about overclocking their bluetooth devices. Well maybe not, but read on for the full review.

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The Future of Computer Memory: 2GB+

Today we have an editorial by Nathan Kirsch on the future of computer memory and what he believes is the right memory for you. With Windows Vista due out in 2006 and time running out in 2005 his recommendations for system memory has changed for professional users, gamers, and enthusiasts. Read on to see what made him change his mind.

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Feel the Bass with Buttkicker Gamer

Feel the Bass with Buttkicker Gamer

Want to enhance your audio experience while gaming, watching movies, or just listening to music? The Buttkicker Gamer provides a vibration to your office chair in sync with the low frequency sounds. So you will be able to feel the bass while fragging, watching your favorite action scene, or listening to your song of choice! Check out this article to find out what we thought of the Buttkicker Gamer.

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ATI X1000 Series Video Card Roundup

ATI X1000 Series Video Card Roundup

Today we are taking a look at the latest and greatest video cards that ATI has to offer. We benchmark five of today’s most played games and give you the results to see what card performs at your desired level of performance. We also toss in some nVidia GeForce 6 and GeForce 7 series cards to give you the big picture. Read on to see which ATI card fits your budget and needs.

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The DFI RDX200 CF-DR Motherboard Review

The DFI RDX200 CF-DR Motherboard Review

The DFI LANParty UT RDX200 CF-DR motherboard is the first board that is CrossFire certified by ATI and designed by the legendary Oskar Wu. The RDX200 is aimed at the enthusiast, but did they hit the mark? If you are in the market for a high-end AMD socket 939 motherboard read on to see if the RDX200 has what it takes!

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Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester Review

Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester Review

Want a simple way of testing to see if your ATX power supply is good? If you do then you want to take a look at our article on the Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester! We take a look at a simple device to tell you if a PSU is good or not. Read on to see if the $20 device is right for you.

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ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 GPU Preview

ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 GPU Preview

When ATI launched the Mobility Radeon X1600 PCIe graphics card today they easily beat the dated nVidia GeForce Go 6600 in gaming benchmarks. We have had a chance to take a look at the ASUS A7G notebook with the Mobility Radeon X1600 128MB video card and give you our thoughts as always.

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Kingston’s New 15-in-1 Flash Memory Reader

Kingston’s New 15-in-1 Flash Memory Reader

Today we take a look at Kingstons new USB 2.0 Hi-speed 15-in-1 Reader that support 15 popular types of Flash memory cards. If you are looking for a sub-$20 holiday stocking stuffer this might be a perfect gift to go along with all those flash memory devices you just bought!

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Corsair DDR1 2GB Memory Roundup

Corsair DDR1 2GB Memory Roundup

Today Legit Reviews takes a look at not one, but three different 2GB memory kits from Corsair. With kits that fit every need from tight timings at DDR400 to exceptional overclocking at DDR500, Corsair has something for everyone. Read on to see which is the right 2GB memory kit for you!

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DDR2 PC2-6400 (800MHz) 7-way Memory Showdown

DDR2 PC2-6400 (800MHz) 7-way Memory Showdown

Legit Reviews has recently had the opportunity to look at seven PC2-6400 memory kits from some of the most popular enthusiast brand lines here in North America. Our Seven DDR2-800 kits came from A-DATA, Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, Mushkin, OCZ and SyncMAX. While all three brands are rated at 800MHz, this is where the similarities end.

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