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!
It has been a over a year since we sat down and did an interview John Beekley from Corsair Memory, but all that changes today. We talk about Corsair’s ever popular power supply series and dive into some DDR3 memory questions. John Beekley even breaks the news on a new product line called the NANOMATOR right here on Legit Reviews! Be sure to check it out!
Are you in the market for a replacement for your stock cooler? Then Spire Coolers may have the cooler for you, the Verticool III. The VertiCool III has inherited the unique features from its counterpart, VertiCool II plus some improvements. Improvements include improved heat-pipes and 90mm center-position fan. Read on to see if this Intel socket 775 and AMD K8 series CPU cooler is right for your system!
Last year I was able to post up the first pictures of the Intel D975XBX2 ‘Bad Axe 2’ motherboard in action and this year I was able to do the same with the Intel DX38BT ‘BoneTrail’ motherboard. The biggest change in the “Performance” section of the BIOS is no doubt the introduction of “Reference Voltage Override”. Read on to see if the Intel DX38BT is worth waiting for!
With Intel showing off demo systems with X38 and P35 Express chipsets all the buzz about system memory was around DDR3 memory modules. With no less than 14 brands of DDR3 memory being shown off on the show floor it’s clear that DDR3 has been picked up by all the major players and is ready for mainstream use. Read on as we show you what was in the booths at IDF!
Intel had no less than four fully configured ‘SkullTrail’ test systems on display during the Intel Developer Forum and while there was a gag order on the performance numbers, Intel allowed Legit Reviews to take all the pictures we wanted of the test systems and the motherboard itself. Read on to see what the future of V8 computing means for gamers and enthusiasts.
The Dell M1710 notebook always got warm while gaming, but now that Intel has released the Core 2 Extreme Mobile Processor X7800 Processor and has embraced overclocking things have gotten a bit too hot. With processors ‘throttling’ while overclocked, something needed to be done, so Intel and Embarco teamed up to produce a docking station that is like a small air conditioner.