As the Apple iMac G5 series continues to gain market share among multimedia users many are finding out that the original system specifications are not up to par. Today we take apart an Apple iMac G5 and show you how to install additional memory modules to improve system performance.
When DDR2 came out on Desktop computers to replace DDR1 many enthusiasts saw lower performance numbers across the board. Today Legit Reviews looks at the latest Sonoma platform from Intel and figures out if DDR2 is good or bad for notebooks. If you are a mobile user or interested in memory read on!
OCZ Gold Series EL PC-3200 with Voltage eXtreme technology is a revolutionary line of memory designed to pursue a new level of DDR performance. At 2.6V volts the VX modules feature 2-3-3 timings, but running at 3.2 volts, the PC-3200 Gold VX is capable of blistering timings of 2-2-2! We take these eXtreme modules and put them to the test today for your reading pleasure.
With the release of Intel’s Pentium D 840, those who could afford the best of the best finally saw the benefits that dual core processors bring to the table. With Intel’s release of the Pentium D 820, Intel brings the benefits of dual core processors to the masses for under $300. Today, Legit Reviews takes a look, and gives you our impression of Intel’s budget dual core processor — the Intel Pentium D 820.
Back in January of 2005, Corsair released a press release about their new “smart” memory modules, dubbed “Xpert.” Since then they have been raved about as one of the most innovative products on the market for memory since activity lights. Today LR takes a look at a single 512MB module utilizing the fantastic Xpert display.
Over the past month we have looked at some pretty fine cases from Antec, today we look at the next case in the TX Performance series, the TX640B. This is a mini tower case thats looks stout like its bigger brother the TX1050B. Take a look and see if the TX640B is a case that you need for your next build.
Mushkin’s XP4000 Redline memory modules aim at eliminating the memory as a potential bottleneck when overclocking. With 2-2-2 timings at DDR500 these modules might be able to do just that. Get the active cooling ready and crank up the voltage, because Redline memory has arrived.
For years notebook enthusiasts and gamers suffered with poor graphics drivers. ATI today proved that although it took a numbers of years to address the problem all the gripes did not fall on deaf ears. CATALYST Mobility drivers have come and will on a monthly basis!
The Motorola HS-810 bluetooth was a very popular headset with a slick design and good performance. The HS-850 represents a natural evolution of the HS-810 by offering bluetooth 1.2 and even longer batter life. Today we take the Motorola HS-850 for a test drive with the Motorola RAZR V3 and Treo 650 phones.
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.