Corsair PC-3200 Value Select Memory

Corsair PC-3200 Value Select Memory

Introduction: While we have looked at many of Corsair’s XMS modules over the past couple years we have yet to review any of their value memory. Seeing how many consumers cannot afford or are not in need of the Corsair XMS line they often opt for Corsair’s Value Select memory due to brand loyalty and …more

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Behind The Scenes: DDR2

Behind The Scenes: DDR2

Marketing Departments + DDR2 = One Very Confused Consumer When DDR2 memory hit the market I was honestly anxious to see what the memory companies and their marketing departments would do. During the months leading up to the launch of DDR2 platforms and the actual memory I was lucky enough to get see the development …more

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July 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

July 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

Introduction: Now that DDR2 are arriving on the market how are prices looking for DDR2? For the first time since DDR2 modules starting hitting the market in Q1 2004 we have begun to see the prices of the existing lines steady out, while at the same time we have the introduction of new models for …more

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Building a Whitebox Notebook: Part 2

Building a Whitebox Notebook: Part 2

Introduction: In Part 1 of our three part notebook series we showed what pieces were needed to build your own “custom” notebook. Once you get all the pieces for your notebook you then just have to put it together! While many DIY (Do-It-Yourself) users may feel overwhelmed building a notebook — it is really quite …more

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Is DDR2 Ready To Replace DDR1???

Is DDR2 Ready To Replace DDR1???

Introduction: To get a better understanding of DDR2 memory we need to go back to when it all began! It was back in October of 2002 that things started looking good for DDR2 memory and that it would actually become the successor to the DDR1 memory line. This is back during the time period where …more

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NVidia Announces Hidden SLI Technology

NVidia Announces Hidden SLI Technology

Introduction: Today NVidia announced a little hidden surprise for users interested in updating their systems to the latest and greatest graphics technology available. NVidia is bringing a technology to the public domain that developers have been using since the days of the Voodoo2 cards: SLI or Scalable Link Interface. How will it work? You all …more

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June 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

June 2004 DDR2 Pricing Update

Introduction: Now that DDR2 platforms are out how are DDR2 prices? The next generation motherboards that will be using DDR2 are now out and many consumers are looking into building their next system. Since your old DDR memory won’t work on these new platforms you will need to run out and buy new DDR2 memory …more

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Socket T Arrives & Comes With A Plethora Of Goodie

Socket T Arrives & Comes With A Plethora Of Goodie

Introduction: We all knew that Intel had a bunch of new products coming, but by the time all the working parts got there we had little time to get the benchmarking done let alone anything else. We usually have a good 3-4 week advance on a new processor entering the market. This time around we …more

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AMD Socket 939 Memory Testing

AMD Socket 939 Memory Testing

Introduction Popular PC-3200 Memory & Socket 939 (VIA K8T800-Pro): After being asked by our readers to look into benchmarking memory on a Socket 939 platform we have had the chance to take a look and the results are in! Since the most popular DDR1 memory sold on the market is still PC-3200 we took a …more

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Antec Overture

Antec Overture

Introduction We have the opportunity today to look at a wonderful little case from Antec. Antec is not new to Legit Reviews, but if you need more info on them, you can visit their site at www.antec.com . You will find that they have a great variety of high quality products available for the everyday …more

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Attack of the Prescott Heat Sinks! @ Computex 2004

Attack of the Prescott Heat Sinks! @ Computex 2004

Introduction We all know that the upcoming LGA775 platforms are coming real soon from Intel. The original Prescott made a lot of news with it’s high temps and we wrote a couple articles about cooling and their temperatures. For thouse of you that missed "Prescott Temperatures Examined" please go back and look it over to …more

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Socket 939 Processor’s Arrive!!

Socket 939 Processor’s Arrive!!

Introduction After months of waiting AMD enthusiasts finally have another option available for their processor selection — Socket 939. As of today, AMD is releasing the following four processors: AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 (939-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3800+ (939-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3700+ (754-pin) AMD Athlon 64 3500+ (939-pin) Although these processors are based on …more

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Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory

Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory

Introduction: A couple days ago we published a “preview” of the new Corsair XMS 3200XL Memory and now we are publishing our regular full review! The new series of Corsair memory is going to be called Corsair XMS-XL. The reason that this product is exciting to us is because of the specifications that the memory …more

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Corsair Introduces XL Memory!

Corsair Introduces XL Memory!

Corsair XMS XL Arrives: It seems that Corsair has been developing a new line of memory for their successful XMS Series of memory. They managed to keep it a secret up until today! The new series of memory is going to be called Corsair XMS-XL. The reason they kept the new product on the down …more

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Building A Whitebox Notebook: Part 1

Building A Whitebox Notebook: Part 1

Can I build my own laptop? ASUS M6N “Whitebox Notebook” Open ASUS M6N Side View Closed For years the only way to buy a notebook computer was to buy a bundled notebook from a major company. This means that you are likely to get all the features you do not want and none that ones …more

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