LR & Corsair  Break The 1GHz DDR2 Memory Barrier

LR & Corsair Break The 1GHz DDR2 Memory Barrier

By using the just released Corsair XMS PC-5400UL modules Legit Reviews has managed to surpass the 1000MHz memory barrier by a hair. This was done by running at 500.3MHz or 1000.6MHz DDR2 at loose 5-5-5-15 timings. Did we mention that this was also done on the new Intel Dual Core CPU?

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Intel Dual Core:  Pentium EE 840 Arrives

Intel Dual Core: Pentium EE 840 Arrives

Today Intel is letting Legit Reviews show off one of the first Dual Core Intel desktop processors. The Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 840 is rated at 3.2GHz and boasts four threads. Dual core, four threads, EMT64 support, and a new chipset to support it. What more could an enthusiast want?

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Skyhawk PSU ATX12V & EPS12V Compliance

Skyhawk PSU ATX12V & EPS12V Compliance

When you buy a power supply you check the specifications that it meets right? Many people make sure it is compliant on the box and think nothing more of it. Legit Reviews discovered that SkyHawk PowerOne Power Supplies don’t meet the specifications listed on the box. This is a must read article.

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The Sapphire ATI X850 XT PCI-Express Graphics Card

The Sapphire ATI X850 XT PCI-Express Graphics Card

Now that the high end ATI cards are finally showing up on the market en masse, Legit Reviews takes a look at Sapphire?s X850 XT video card. LR tests the X850 XT in a variety of configurations against a pair of XFX 6600GT SLI mode on the ever popular DFI NF4 SLI-DR Athlon 64 motherboard.

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Pentium M on your Socket 478 platform: Part 2

Pentium M on your Socket 478 platform: Part 2

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.

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Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W

Thermaltake Silent Purepower 680W

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.

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AOpen’s push for mainstream Pentium M use

AOpen’s push for mainstream Pentium M use

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

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The  SkyHawk IMC6375 EchoQ SFF PC

The SkyHawk IMC6375 EchoQ SFF PC

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.

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Pentium M on your Socket 478 platform

Pentium M on your Socket 478 platform

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.

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Corsair COOL Water Cooling

Corsair COOL Water Cooling

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?

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The DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR

The DFI LANParty NF4 SLI-DR

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!

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SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Review **UPDATE 3/26**

SkyHawk PowerONE 620w Review **UPDATE 3/26**

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!

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A Few Minutes With Vivian Lien of DFI

A Few Minutes With Vivian Lien of DFI

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!

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Corsair Memory: New Memory & Location

Corsair Memory: New Memory & Location

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?

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Spring IDF 2005: 65nm Yonah Spotted

Spring IDF 2005: 65nm Yonah Spotted

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!

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