Intel silently launched the Intel Pentium 4 6XX series over the weekend, but the processors do have a core change. How does one extra MB of L2 Cache, EMT64, Execute Disable Bit, and improved thermal properties sound? All are improvements that are needed to compete with the AMD Athlon64!
Looking for an Intel LGA775 motherboard that has all the newestest features and some above average overclocking options? The ASUS P5GD2 motherboard is an Intel 915 chipset board that we put through the paces and were pleased with what we found.
Last week I brought you my thoughts on the ABIT RX600 video card for PCI-E systems. During the testing phase of that review I used an XFX 6600GT video card for comparison and while the RX600 showed to be a decent card for people looking to transition to PCI-E systems while on a budget, the XFX stole the show by simply crushing the RX600 across the board.
Rumors are flying that Samsung TCCD IC’s are no longer being produced and that enthusiasts need to stock up on memory modules. We take a look at the situation and go straight to the memory companies to see what is really going on. Read on to see if you should stock up on rations or ignore the press.
Today we talk with Kingston Technology the sales leader in SDRAM technology and Digital Media storage industries , as to their upcoming plans for 2005. We sit down with Heather Skinner, Kingston’s Public Relations Mananger and get insight from someone that has been in the memory industry for 13+ years. Read on to see what Heather has to say!
The ABIT RX600 Pro-GURU was the first card from ABIT that featured vGURU technology. Today we take a look at this card and see how it performs and give the vGURU software a test drive. It looks like vGURU is going to be a feature on many of ABIT’s upcoming cards, so we better get used to it!
On January 29th, Legit Reviews went out an supported a local LAN Party in the Gateway to the West: St. Louis, MO. This LAN was put on by the crew at WarFactory.net and we took the time to get to know our local readers! While we were there, we took the opportunity to find out what kind of hardware our local Missouri enthusiasts use.
Today we preview the latest in chipset technology from VIA covering their new PT 880 Pro, PT 894 and PT 894 Pro chipsets for the Pentium 4. These chipsets allow for AGP/PCIe graphics cards and DDR1/DDR2 memory to all be used on a single motherboard! If you want to upgrade your Intel system read on!
The question is simple… Should I use value memory or low latency memory in my gaming notebook? Legit Reviews has been getting asked this question and today deliver the results to the consumers. The results were shocking and something that everyone needs to know!
Today NVIDIA tightens their grasp on the AMD chipset market by adding to their nForce Professional product line. Today NVIDIA releases the nForce Professional 2200 and the nForce Professional 2050 for servers and workstations. Here we will give you a rundown of the new technology on these chipsets, as well as show you pictures of the reference board and Tyan’s new workstation boards that use these chipsets!
Kingston showed off their upcoming DDR2 memory today and it is rated at PC2-6000 (750MHz). The memory is not out on the market yet and Kingston says there is one major holdup… Lack of motherboards supporting memory frequencies.
With the release of numerous new Gaming titles like Doom III and Half-Life 2, we return to our video card stock pile, find the HIS X600 XT and decide to take it through our gauntlet of benchmarks. With a challenge from ASUS’ AGP 9600XT, the HIS PCI-E card shows what it could do in your new system!
OCZ Technology has come out with a new power supply series that we have been using since we built the Legit Reviews LAN Rig for Quakecon 2004 back in August. Three editors in three different states have used the same PSU and we are ready to give you our final thoughts on OCZ’s attempt to enter the PSU market.
Now that things have calmed down from CES, Rich posts his thoughts on his meetings with several hardware companies. He got a sneak peak at some upcoming products from Antec, Corsair and DFI. Read on to figure out what Rich saw and what he thinks about some upcoming products.
Thermaltake, a leader in heatsink technology for PC’s has introduced a new cooler for Socket-478, AMD K7, and K8. The POLO-735 Extreme 3 in 1 Cooler is a powerful all copper thin-finned unit. Mated with a powerful 80mm smart-fan, thermistor, and rheostat, all in an ergonomically friendly package.