With consumers needing bigger power supplies to power their new high end systems we are starting to see massive PSU’s hit the market. Today Legit Reviews takes a look at the Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W PSU and checks out how it performs on our DFI nF4 Ultra board and AMD A64 3500+ CPU overclocked to 2.53GHz.
Pentium M At the end of 2004 enthusiats in the hardware industry started to take note of Intel Pentium M desktop boards as being one of the best platforms that money could buy. Using the famed Intel mobile processor, the Pentium M Dothan, and using mobile chipsets on a micro-ATX motherboard proved to be a …more
SkyHawk traditionally is known for their PC cases, however they do manufacturer other computer products, one of which is SFF PCs. Today we look at the SkyHawkThe IMC6375 SFF PC that features the Intel 865G (Springdale) and the ICH5 chipset w/ dual-channel DDR400, SATA-150, 6 channel audio, integrated Intel Extreme Graphics 2, and more.
The ASUS CT-479 CPU Upgrade Kit is a newly launched solution that brings the quiet and cool performance of the Intel Pentium M Socket 479 notebook processor onto ASUS? Socket 478 desktop motherboards. Read on and take a look and see what the future holds for Pentium M lovers.
With the majority of today’s processors becoming hotter water cooling is something that is becoming more mainstream. Corsair has been doing watercooling for years with the Hydrocool 200 and has decided to bring out a new product called the COOL to replace their old unit. Can Corsair’s new “Cool” unit bring water cooling to the masses and still perform well?
Today we take a look at the most recent AMD Athlon64 socket 939-based motherboard motherboard from DFI, the nF4 SLI-DR! This motherboard features the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI chipset and boasts a ton of other goodies. Today LR takes a look at the board in SLI and non-SLI mode and see if it is worthy to go in your box!
SkyHawk?s new PowerONE power supply strives to take on OCZ, Antec, and Fortron with a high wattage low cost solution. The best part is that saving money may not mean sacrificing quality. What can you get from this spanking new design? Well your going to have to read the review duh!
Legit Reviews recently had the opportunity to speak with Vivian Lien, Director of Marketing for DFI, San Jose. We ask what is going on at the motherboard monster and what can we expect from DFI in 2005. Vivian gives us her take on SLI, NForce 4, and talks about DFI possibly expanding their product line beyond high quality motherboards!
Corsair Memory is moving to a new bigger building with more office space and we were on hand to take a peak months in advance. We also saw some unreleased Ultra Low latency DDR2 675MHz memory that they are showing off at IDF this week. How does 3-2-2 timings at 675MHz on DDR2 sound?
While walking around Intel’s Spring 2005 Developer Forum we spotted the 65nm Yonah processor up and running. Since Yonah is due out in 2006 it was unexpected, but a welcomed site to say the least. If you are interested in mobile hardware or the Dothan processors then this is a must read article!
The Budget nForce 4 Ultra is here!!! Don’t have $250 to throw down for an SLI board? Never fear, Chaintech brings socket 939′s benefits to the masses for under $110. We take a look at a board for the “budget enthusiast” and find out what you can expect from an entry level board!
TTGI USA (also known as Super Flower) became popular in Overclocking circles aproximately 3-years ago with the release of their TT-520SS 4-fan aluminum PSU. Enthusiast’s loved it’s stability, rail adjustment, and especially the price. Today we look at the TT-600K04 600W Modular PSU for the evolving BTX standard.
Intel silently launched the Intel Pentium 4 6XX series over the weekend, but the processors do have a core change. How does one extra MB of L2 Cache, EMT64, Execute Disable Bit, and improved thermal properties sound? All are improvements that are needed to compete with the AMD Athlon64!
Looking for an Intel LGA775 motherboard that has all the newestest features and some above average overclocking options? The ASUS P5GD2 motherboard is an Intel 915 chipset board that we put through the paces and were pleased with what we found.
Last week I brought you my thoughts on the ABIT RX600 video card for PCI-E systems. During the testing phase of that review I used an XFX 6600GT video card for comparison and while the RX600 showed to be a decent card for people looking to transition to PCI-E systems while on a budget, the XFX stole the show by simply crushing the RX600 across the board.