June 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

June 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

Introduction: Now that DDR2 platforms are out how are DDR2 prices? The next generation motherboards that will be using DDR2 are now out and many consumers are looking into building their next system. Since your old DDR memory won’t work on these new platforms you will need to run out and buy new DDR2 memory …more

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Socket T Arrives & Comes With A Plethora Of Goodie

Socket T Arrives & Comes With A Plethora Of Goodie

Introduction: We all knew that Intel had a bunch of new products coming, but by the time all the working parts got there we had little time to get the benchmarking done let alone anything else. We usually have a good 3-4 week advance on a new processor entering the market. This time around we …more

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AMD Socket 939 Memory Testing

AMD Socket 939 Memory Testing

Introduction Popular PC-3200 Memory & Socket 939 (VIA K8T800-Pro): After being asked by our readers to look into benchmarking memory on a Socket 939 platform we have had the chance to take a look and the results are in! Since the most popular DDR1 memory sold on the market is still PC-3200 we took a …more

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Antec Overture

Antec Overture

Introduction We have the opportunity today to look at a wonderful little case from Antec. Antec is not new to Legit Reviews, but if you need more info on them, you can visit their site at www.antec.com . You will find that they have a great variety of high quality products available for the everyday …more

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Attack of the Prescott Heat Sinks! @ Computex 2004

Attack of the Prescott Heat Sinks! @ Computex 2004

Introduction We all know that the upcoming LGA775 platforms are coming real soon from Intel. The original Prescott made a lot of news with it’s high temps and we wrote a couple articles about cooling and their temperatures. For thouse of you that missed "Prescott Temperatures Examined" please go back and look it over to …more

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Socket 939 Processor’s Arrive!!

Socket 939 Processor’s Arrive!!

Introduction After months of waiting AMD enthusiasts finally have another option available for their processor selection — Socket 939. As of today, AMD is releasing the following four processors: AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 (939-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3800+ (939-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3700+ (754-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3500+ (939-pin) Although these processors are based on …more

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Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory

Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory

Introduction: A couple days ago we published a “preview” of the new Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory and now we are publishing our regular full review! The new series of Corsair memory is going to be called Corsair XMS-XL. The reason that this product is exciting to us is because of the specifications that the memory …more

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Corsair Introduces XL Memory!

Corsair Introduces XL Memory!

Corsair XMS XL Arrives: It seems that Corsair has been developing a new line of memory for their successful XMS Series of memory. They managed to keep it a secret up until today! The new series of memory is going to be called Corsair XMS-XL. The reason they kept the new product on the down …more

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Building A Whitebox Notebook: Part 1

Building A Whitebox Notebook: Part 1

Can I build my own laptop? ASUS M6N “Whitebox Notebook” Open ASUS M6N Side View Closed For years the only way to buy a notebook computer was to buy a bundled notebook from a major company. This means that you are likely to get all the features you do not want and none that ones …more

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Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2004

Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2004

E3 -That Was Then.See What’s Next: E3 2004 Opens! First Day Line This year I had the pleasure to attend the first day of “open exhibits” (that’s a fancy name for, The-First-Time-People-Get-In-To-Play-With-Stuff) at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo. This year it was located at the LA Convention Center, which is a large venue boasting three …more

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DDR2 Pricing Update

DDR2 Pricing Update

DDR2 Is Soon To Be A Common Enthusiast Part, But What About Cost! The next generation motherboards that will be using DDR2 are not too far away, and we were shocked to find that companies like Corsair and Crucial already have DDR2 sitting on store shelves for sale! The reason this shocked us is the …more

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ePower Jaguar 450W PSU

ePower Jaguar 450W PSU

Introduction When it comes to the world of computing, one of the components that is sometimes given little thought or research when upgrading or building a new PC has to be the power supply. As an avid reader of many forums, I constantly see people trying to run systems that the top overclockers run powered …more

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Gainward Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI Video Card

Gainward Ultra/1100XT TV-DVI Video Card

Introduction:   To follow up our Albatron FX5900 XTV review, we bring you the 5900XT solution from Gainward — which comes with a little different punch. The Albatron card came to us with default GFFX 5900XT speeds. However, the Gainward Ultra solution we are looking at today comes with overclocked core and memory speeds, which …more

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Kingmax Hardcore PC-4000 Memory

Kingmax Hardcore PC-4000 Memory

Introduction: We have been working with Kingmax now for well over a year and while their presence in North America is not overwhelming the company is alive and doing well overseas. One of the keys to their market success is due to low price points while also introducing innovative marketing techniques, the most noticeable being …more

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Albatron FX5900 XTV

Albatron FX5900 XTV

Introduction With the recent release of the GeForce 6 Series on April 13th, we must not forget the cards whose prices will drop. According to this Digitimes.com article, “Nvidia is offering discounts of 10%-20% to graphics card makers, with the goal of clearing out several million graphics processing units (GPUs) from inventory before the end …more

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