With Secure Digital media cards becoming more popular we are starting to see faster cards enter the market. Kingston was one of the first with a 133x SD memory card and we take it for a test spin to see how it performs during our daily grind. Read on to see if a high-speed SD card is something you need to invest in!
With summer rapidly approaching, it is time to take a look at some cooling solutions. This week we bring you the Koolance Exos-2, as the name implies, this is the second generation to the extremely popular Exos cooling system.
If you are in the market for an external cooling kit check out this article.
Corsair’s PC2-5400UL memory was the first on the market at 675MHz to offer tight timings of 3-2-2. Today, we take their new Micron D9 “Fat Body” memory modules out for a test drive all the way up to 1066MHz! If you are looking to upgrade your old DDR2 or looking to buy new this is a must read!
Today we continue our look at Antec’s 2005 line of enclosures with an in depth look at their Performance TX1050B Server Case. The Performance TX happens to be Antec’s third generation of cases and has been updated to include the latest technologies. All models are designed to meet Intel’s Thermally Advanced Chassis (TAC) design guide and come with ATX12V v2.0 power supplies.
The Seagate USB 2.0 Pocket Hard Drive offers consumers up to 5GB of storage space in palm-size drive at a great price. Flash media is popular up to 1GB, but most people want more storage space these days. Today we take a look at the 5GB Seagate Pocket Hard Drive and see how it does.
Centon Electronics is starting to focus on the enthusiast memory market in recent months and today we bring you a preview of their memory. LR gets the chance to look at some PC2-5400 modules before they hit the street to see and gives our thoughts on Centon’s move into Corsair & Kingston’s market space.
Thermalrock has an interesting case that will appeal to those that are looking for artistic impression with a PC case. Some will love it, some will hate it. Either way you know you want to get a good look and find out what all the noise is about. Read on to find out what the ThermalRock Circle case is all about!
In recent weeks it seems that every hardware enthusiast has been asking about UTT based memory modules. Everyone that brings up UTT memory modules such as OCZ’s VX Memory thinks these are new and super fast IC’s that just hit the market. These “new” IC’s are based off the old Winbond die revisions, and the term UTT is nothing new for those in the memory industry. What consumers don’t understand is that…
nVidia’s goal with the Turbo Cache was to bring the latest generation of graphics to the entry level market. Using new PCI-Express technology nVidia attempts to make change the entry level market forever. Today we look at Albatron’s TC6200Q and see how these sub $100 cards do in testing! You will be amazed at what this little card can do.
Kingston Launched a new line of validated ValueRAM modules for Intel-based servers today and we take a closer look at what validation is all about. This schema change is important for system builders, vendors, and all other consumers looking to build a servers based on Intel Validated parts.
The 6XX series CPU offers 64 bit support, 2MB of L2 cache, Intel’s patented “Speed Step” technology, and other enhancements for the desktop CPU line. How does this latest release stack up to AMD’s sinilarly priced offering? We’ll put the two through some benchmarks using systems costing approximately the same in the hopes of helping those of you looking for a new system choose the right CPU.
The Antec Titan 550 aims to set a new standard for server grade systems. Antec designed the Titan 550 to meet the needs of consumers in the server and workstation markets. Today LR looks at the case and see if the features are appealing to enthusiasts.
Just a couple weeks ago Kingston made headlines when they launched the world’s fastest DDR2 memory modules. The new speed grade was called PC2-6000 and runs at a frequency of 750MHz with 4-4-4 timings. Today we take a look at PC2-6000 memory versus PC2-5400 memory and see which comes on top.
Thermaltake has been expanding product lines. Where they were once simply associated with heatsinks, they’re now building some ergonomic gems in aluminum cases and power packed PSUs. Themaltake has also expanded into watercooling and their design philosophy is one of cohesion. Thermaltake cases are designed to house their watercooling systems and today we’ll delve into their SHARK aluminum tower case.
AMD’s exclusive hold on SLI (Scaleable Link Interface) came to an end last week with NVIDIA’s release of it C19 solution. Will Intel fans be jumping for joy, or considering a major shift in their next hardware purchases? LR puts NVIDIA’s newest chipset solution to the test against the upcoming Intel i955X chipset and reveals some surprising, and some not so surprising results.