With more and more people moving to laptops for either work or for home desktop replacement there is the ever growing need for a safe and reliable way to transport the laptop. Today we will be looking at the Swiss Gear Pegasus Laptop Backpack by Wenger, the makers of the legendary Swiss Army Knife. If you are a Laptop user that is always on the go with up to a 17″ notebook this article is for you!
Even though OCZ has recently acquired PC Power & Cooling and their line of power supplies, OCZ still has a few high end units of their own in the market. Today, we take a look at the OCZ ProXstream 1000W PSU and decide if it is good enough to be the heart of your system! Read on to find out if this 1000W power supply is right for you and your enthusiast system!
Our final day of exclusive Computex 2007 coverage uncovers some very interesting products being introduced by ASUS, Thermaltake, and VIA. We were the last reporter standing on this closing day of the conference and were privileged enough to get an inside peek on some great new products. Once again, this is a must read for hardware enthusiasts.
With the latest computer hardware being shown off at Computex 2007, it’s been a busy week in Taiwan trying to see everything that is coming out. Today we take a look at what Gigabyte, PC Power & Cooling, OCZ Technology, Super Talent and Antec are up to and talk about their latest and greatest products. This is a must read for all those that love new hardware!
This time around we have a nice mATX form factor motherboard from ASRock. While it is our experience that mATX motherboards are stripped of both features and performance, we have run the ASRock ConRoe 1333-DVI/H through the paces right next to our top performers! Take a look and see if this little budget board will surprise you!
This morning at Computex, Intel held a very small and private tech session that was aimed at showing off what a pair of their upcoming 45nm Penryn processors could do in their famed V8 test system. With a pair of 3GHz Penryn processors locked and loaded in the V8 machine, Intel set off to show the raw power of their upcoming processors. If Intel was trying to bury the hatchet firmly in AMD’s back they might have succeeded this morning.
With the latest computer hardware being shown off at Computex 2007, it’s been a busy week in Taiwan trying to see everything that is coming out. Today we take a look at what ECS, HIS, MSI, Kingston, CoolIT, Enermax and Thermalright are up to and talk about their latest and greatest products. This is a must read for all those that love new hardware!
Looking for a GPU Cooler for your nVidia GeForce 6800/7800/7900 Series graphics card? The TMG ND1 VGA Cooler from Thermaltake uses an ultra low speed 10cfm fan and cools more effectively than the original heat sink! Producing a mere 16 decibels of sound through the low speed 80mm fan, its ultra efficient triple heat pipe design makes other GPU coolers look dated. Read on to see if the TMG ND1 is better than stock cooling!
Yesterday, Corsair Memory showed off the world’s fastest production DDR3 memory rated at a blazing-fast 1,600MHz (PC3-12,800) and had a preview of the Corsair DOMINATOR memory kit running at 2,000MHz (PC3-16,000). LR just happened to be in the same building as Corsair when they sent out their press release, so we headed up to their suite here at Computex and show you the 2GHz memory kit Corsair has running!
This past week THQ Inc. released a patch adding Microsoft DirectX 10 support to PC game title Company of Heroes. This makes Company of Heroes is the first commercially available DirectX 10 Windows PC game and we have been busy benchmarking it over the last couple days to bring you some performance numbers on the latest and greatest DX10 video cards from both ATI and NVIDIA.
The GA-P35-DS3 motherboard is the latest high performance platform based on the killer combination of the new Intel P35 chipset from Intel and Gigabyte. The GA-P35-DS3 is part of the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 2 Series of motherboards, featuring top quality electronic components which provide optimized power savings, ultra cooling and extended system durability. Read on to see how it performs compared to other leading chipsets!
The Adaptec RAID 3805 is an 8-port controller that supports SATA and SAS drives and next-generation PCIe connectivity. It features Adaptec RAID Code (ARC) with RAID levels 0, 1, 1E, 5, 5EE, 6, 10, 50, 60, JBOD and more! Read on to see how this MD2 low-profile RAID card does as we test it with 8 150GB Western Digital Raptor hard drives in 11 RAID configurations on Linux!
OCZ brings us face to face with the Reaper… Will you be dying to get your hands on this ram from OCZ? Find out as we take a look at the Reaper and see how it compares to other high quality memory out there. These were the first modules to be incorporate the new Reaper heatsink and are rated at 1150MHz at CL 5-5-5. Read on to see if these copper heat pipe clad memory modules are right for you.
Let the music flow—from your stereo Bluetooth enabled mobile phone—and never miss a call with the Plantronics Pulsar 260 headset. This custom designed Bluetooth Headset had been designed for the increasing number of people who want to use their mobile phone as a music player but don’t want to miss calls. Read on to see if this device is worth your hard earned money!
OCZ is well known for their high performance memory and power supplies, now they are trying their hand at video cards. OCZ claims that each and every GeForce 8800 GTX card they put out has superior overclocking headroom thanks to premium GDDR3 memory and a special screening process in which only the best video cards make it to the market. Read on to see if what OCZ says it true and to see if it can compete with other brands of cards!