Multi-GPU World Tour Part 7: Uncommon Benchmarks 2

Multi-GPU World Tour Part 7: Uncommon Benchmarks 2

Today the famed Multi-GPU World Tour comes to St. Louis, Missouri for some uncommon benchmarking at the offices of Legit Reviews. We benchmark eight common games that do not have built-in benchmarking utilities and see how CrossFire and SLI do in games that don’t get much attention with the media. The results are interesting and a must read for any gamer considering SLI or CrossFire!

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The Ultra X-Connect X2 550W Power Supply Update

The Ultra X-Connect X2 550W Power Supply Update

Last month in the 8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply Roundup we found that not every power supply makes the cut on the high end gaming systems that were used for testing. One of the power supplies that ended up in our yellow caution zone was the Ultra’s X-Connect X2 550W power supply. After talking with Ultra LR tries some new things to balance the load to see if it makes a difference.

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$300 Gaming CPU’s: AMD 5000+ Versus Intel E6600

$300 Gaming CPU’s: AMD 5000+ Versus Intel E6600

With AMD getting ready to slash prices we figured that now was a great time to jump the gun and take a look at gaming performance on two soon to be $300 processors. With enthusiasts and gamers waiting to see realistic gaming performance numbers we tested six games at resolutions of 1280×1024 and 1600×1200 to show you what’s up.

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Corsair 2GB PC2-6400 C3 DDR2 Memory Review

Corsair 2GB PC2-6400 C3 DDR2 Memory Review

With Intel Conroe systems coming to market and AMD’s AM2 platform already available the need for enthusiast DDR2 memory has never been greater. Today we take a look at Corsair’s PC2-6400C3 memory line, which is aimed at overclockers and gamers. The Twin2X2048-6400C3 comes with Enhanced Performance Profiles (EPP) and tight timings of 3-4-3-9.

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Prey by 3D Realms PC Game Review

Prey by 3D Realms PC Game Review

Prey by 3D Realms Publisher: 2K Games Developer: Genre: Sci-Fi First-Person Shooter Release Date: Jul 11, 2006 ESRB: MATURE ESRB¬†Descriptors:¬†Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language It was a dark and stormy night… OK, so it sounds cliche but that’s the best description of the opening scene of 2K’s latest game Prey. Not …more

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Intel Unleashes Conroe: X6800 and E6700 Reviewed

Intel Unleashes Conroe: X6800 and E6700 Reviewed

The long awaited Intel Conroe processor is no longer under NDA! Today we bring you the details, benchmarks, power consumption figures and overclocking results that you can’t wait to see. Come take a look at the Intel Core 2 Duo and the Intel Core 2 Extreme processors and be prepared to see a new performance king!

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Integrated Graphics vs Budget ATI and Nvidia Video Cards

Integrated Graphics vs Budget ATI and Nvidia Video Cards

Here at Legit Reviews we usually review computer hardware directed at the gaming/enthusiast market. A quick trip to your local Walmart’s electronics isle will put things into perspective for many as the shelves are lined with GeForce 6200TC video cards. With the bulk of America shopping at Walmart on a weekly bassis I feel it is time we stop and take a look at something everyone can buy. Today we compare integrated graphics to the ATI X300 and NVIDIA 6200TC budget graphics cards.

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Building Your Own Intel Core Duo Gaming Notebook

Building Your Own Intel Core Duo Gaming Notebook

With the popularity of whitebook notebooks on the rise we stop at take a look at the Clevo M57U (also under the name Sager 5760) gaming noteook. With a super glossy 17″ widescreen, a GeForce 7900GTX graphics card, and the Intel Core Duo processor this notebook screams game on me! Read on as we compare it to the whitebook we built last year.

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ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe Motherboard Review

ASUS A8R32-MVP Deluxe Motherboard Review

The A8R32-MVP Deluxe motherboard supports dual PCI Express x16 slots running at full speed to liberate ATI graphics cards through ATI’s CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset. To help overclockers the board comes with Q-Fan2 and Stack Cool2 to ensure quiet yet efficient cooling. With ASUS claiming that this board shows off the real potential of the ATI CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset, Legit Reviews takes a look and finds out they might be right!

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Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-6400 C4 Memory Review

Kingston HyperX 2GB PC2-6400 C4 Memory Review

Today, we take a look a 2GB kit of PC2-6400 Low Latency memory, which is one of the most recent additions in Kingston’s HyperX series. Kingston’s KHX6400D2LLK2/2G kit consists of two low-latency DDR2 800MHz modules that operate at 4-4-4-12 memory timings. Read on to see how this kit performs our on Intel test platform.

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8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

8-way SLI and Crossfire Power Supply (PSU) Roundup

Today Legit Reviews brings you our thoughts on EIGHT power supplies that we tested on two top shelf gaming AMD and Intel gaming platforms to see which ones can hang our torture test. While ATI and Nvidia have their approved power supplies our testing found that some of their approved models couldn’t make the cut. Read on and see which THREE power supplies don’t pass.

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AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

AAC On Their PureXS Conroe Powered Gaming PC

While entering in the doors of The World Series of Video Games we walked right into the booth of ATI and saw some Conroe systems up and running with Intel E6700 processors. We sat down with the builder of one of those systems and see what All American Computer has to say about their PureXS Conroe PC systems.

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Abit AT8 32X  Crossfire Xpress 3200 Motherboard Review

Abit AT8 32X Crossfire Xpress 3200 Motherboard Review

With the arrival of AMD’s AM2 processors, does it make any sense to buy a new s939 board? After the recent AMD pricing changes the ‘old’ 939 processors pack a great price versus performance value on a mature platform. The question we answer in this review today is, “Is the abit AT8 32X the board to buy if you are staying with s939?”

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Oakley Thump 2 512MB Sunglasses Review

Oakley Thump 2 512MB Sunglasses Review

The Oakley Thump Sunglasses were the world?s first digital music eyewear and the Oakley Thump 2 series have a new design with the option of even greater memory capacity. Today Legit Reviews takes the Oakley Thump 2’s out for a test drive in Sanata Monica and escape from behind the desk for a bit!

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Intel’s Common Building Blocks For Notebooks

Intel’s Common Building Blocks For Notebooks

At the start of 2006 Intel launched their Common Building Blocks (CBB) program for whitebook computers and today Legit Reviews takes a look at how far Intel has come after the program has been around for nearly six months. If you are a system builder or a DIY enthusiast you might want to take a closer look at the 11 notebook models that are in the CBB program!

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