In its second foray into the DDR3 overclocking market, Kingston’s ultra low-latency 1375MHz, CL5 product is the first production DDR3 module to achieve CL5 at PC11000 frequencies (1375MHz). Today we compare this kit to four other DDR3 memory kits from Corsair, Kingston, OCZ and Super Talent to let the performance conscious enthusiast know how the modules fair against each other. If you are moving over to a DDR3 system in the months ahead this is a must read.
The In-Win Mt Jade/BK623 Tiny tower case is a mATX slim form factor chassis that is just half the size of many desktop mATX PCs. This case is designed to work with micro ATX-sized motherboard and full height audio and video cards. The chassis uses Partition Plate cooling technology, which separates the CPU fan from the heatsink to reduce back draft. With this design no case fan is needed which means better acoustic performance. Read on to see if this case is what you need!
The ECS P35T-A motherboard is built on the recently released Intel ‘Bearlake’ P35 and ICH9DH chipsets, which provides impressive performance and better efficiency. Legit Reviews takes a look at this board to see what it offers and how it performs compared to a number of other Intel solutions that are on the market today. Is the ECS P35T-A a sub $100 monster or will it be found to be lacking features? Read on to find out!
AMD recently launched ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT, 2600 Pro and 2600 XT Video Cards and today Legit Reviews looks at their performance on DX9 games, which happens to be what the majority of gamers are still playing. With prices on the Radeon HD 2400 XT starting at $79.99 these cards are aimed at entry level and mainstream users. Read on to see how these three cards do against 30 other top leading PCIe graphics cards.
Kingston’s microSD card with an extra miniSD and full-size SD adapter is a simple and practical, crossplatform storage solution that is useful in multiple devices. The adapters transform the microSD card into either a miniSD or full-size SD card, making it extremely versatile. Read on as we take a look at the 1GB kit and see how it works!
The BlueAnt Supertooth Light is a sun-visor mounted hands free Bluetooth speakerphone that clips to any car visor in seconds. What makes this device interesting is that it can be paired with up to five devices, supports voice dial activation, redial and call reject and also has a retractable sliding microphone. Read on to see what the most powerful speakerphone on the market today is all about!
Intel just recently cut prices on processors of every make on July 22 and July 29. The price drop on the Intel Quad-Core Xeon E5335 processor was 52%, so Intel has really been slashing prices trying to get lure in customers during the back to school shopping rush. Read on to take a look at how drastic the price cuts were and when the next rounds of cuts are due!
Corsair has just launched new 450W and 550W power supplies in a brand new series of power supplies that make up the ‘VX’ family. Corsair designed these power supplies to have efficient power management and ultra-quiet design features for mainstream users. Read on as we take a look at the Corsair VX450W and put it to the test in our HTPC.
ASRock is at it again! ASRock has been known for its budget yet innovative boards and LR is taking a look at two more boards that may just fit the bill when it comes to finding a board for your budget and HTPC needs. The ASRock ConRoe1333-D667 and ConRoe1333-eSATA2 motherboards are in the hot seat this time around! Read on to see how these budget boards stack up against the competition.
Designed especially for hard core gamers and enthusiasts, PNY’s XLR8 Performance memory is said to be some of the best memory on the market today. The XLR8 series of modules come with a custom heat sink featuring cooling fins designed to provide superior heat extraction for enhanced reliability and endurance. Legit Reviews pushes these DDR2 modules with their 3-4-4 timings to 3-3-3 at 800MHz to see what they can do on our Intel Core 2 Quad test system.
Super Talent has recently launched the Exelerator family of ReadyBoost drives that use an internal 9-pin USB header on the motherboard to help improve system performance for those that have already made the leap to Windows Vista. These innovative new Flash drives plug into a standard 9-pin USB header inside the chassis and Legit Reviews has been able to take one for a test spin on a Compaq Presario with Windows Vista Basic.
If you need stylish protection from scratches and scrapes for your laptop, look no further than Electricbaby! Electricbaby is a new company with a background in the Seattle art community, featuring applied art for community action and creative laptop sleeves to support our vision. Today we look at one of their laptop sleeves and cord bag to see how it works with our Mac notebook!
At the beginning of this week Intel officially introduced their flagship Core 2 Extreme QX6850 quad-core processor to go along with the recently announced Core 2 Duo E6550, E6750 and E6850 series processors. These processors have a new faster 1333MHz Front Side Bus (FSB) for improved performance that has replaced the old 1066MHz FSB processors. Read on to see how they perform!
Just minutes ago Intel announced their first ever mobile extreme part, the Core 2 Extreme X7800 mobile processor. The Core 2 Extreme X7800 mobile processor doesn’t contain any new microarchitecture as it is still based off the Merom core, but it is fully unlocked for improved overclocking and performance. Read on to take a look at the latest mobile technology that Intel has released.
Armed with four 2GB kits of DDR3 memory running at 1333MHz we set off to do our first DDR3 roundup to show those that are building the latest and greatest enthusiast systems which modules stand out from the crowd. Corsair Memory, Kingston Technology, OCZ Technology and Super Talent all sent out 2GB kits for us to try out and that is exactly what we did using the latest Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 processors on the Intel P35 chipset!