Intel has allowed for controlled benchmarking of their next generation Penryn series processors and Legit Reviews brings you the numbers on how the test drive went. The Intel Yorkfield and Wolfdale 45nm processors both operated at 3.33GHz and shows some serious processing muscle. Read on and see if Intel’s 45nm quad-core and dual-core processors are on the right path!
Based on the GeForce 8800 series GPUs, the GeForce 8600 series finally brings DirectX 10 to the masses at mainstream price points. The Geforce 8600 GTS is the successor to the 7600 GT, which was one of the best value DirectX 9 graphics cards of 2006. Read on as we compare the XFX 8600 GT and 8600 GTS to dozens of other video cards to see how they perform against other great PCIe graphics cards.
Bigfoot Networks has recently introduced the Killer K1, a new, more affordable version of its flagship gaming product, the Killer NIC. Legit Reviews takes the Killer NIC and Killer K1 out for a few frags on Windows XP and Windows Vista to see how it does. Instead of bounce of charts showing ping time LR invited a half dozen gamers over to see if they could tell a difference or not. The results might be shocking to some and this is a must read for any gamer.
Though designed as an audiophile headphone, the V-MODA Vibe was also specifically designed to be used on the go while moving: at the gym, heading to the venue, or walking down the street. Legit Reviews took the Vibe Red Roxx out for a test spin and found the Vibe to be one of the best sets of earphones that we have ever used. Read on to find out what makes the V-MODA Vibe stand out from the crowd and see if you should own a pair!
Legit Reviews brings you a look at the Aerocool Zero Degree, which is one of the more recent computer cases from Aerocool. This case is aimed at gamers and enthusiasts that are looking for great cooling. The Aerocool Zero Degree is different from most standard ATX computer cases as the motherboard actually mounts upside down. Read on to see if this case is right for you!
The Antec Nine Hundred is one very hardcore black gaming case that is well worth the look. This case is designed to be used with high end gaming hardware that produces a lot of heat, as the case has been built for maximum cooling. With a perforated front bezel, three 120mm fans and a top-mounted 200mm fan this case is unlike anything that has been available on the market in recent years. If you are trying to find a case with good airflow and cooling read on!
Designed for the true enthusiast, the EVGA nForce 680i SLI motherboard is said to deliver the performance boost that extreme gamers crave. We take this claim and run with it during our review of the flagship Intel motherboard from eVGA. Built off the reference nVidia design will the eVGA nForce 680i SLI stand out from the crowd or blend in? Read on to find out how the motherboard does!
Intel has more than 15 45nm Hi-k product designs in various stages of development, and will have two 45nm manufacturing fabs in production by the end of the year. With Intel ramping up their 45nm process they took the time to brief the media today and in turn we have combined their slides and news summary to bring you some coverage that is easier for the enthusiast to understand.
The Plantronics .Audio 910 Bluetooth Headset offers true plug-and-play wireless connectivity for internet calling. Skype users receive the additional benefit of remote ring detection and call answer/end from the headset. Ideal for the multi-device user, the .Audio 910 headset system offers multipoint technology to let you seamlessly switch between Bluetooth enabled Internet calls and mobile phones. Read on to see how this Bluetooth Headset performs and if it is worth it!
The nForce 680i LT SLI motherboard brings the performance of the 680i SLI motherboard to a lower price point by removing a few components and limiting some of the features that are found in the BIOS. With many of the luxury features that are used on the 680i SLI have been removed, how will performance be impacted? Read on to see how this sub $200 motherboard does!
Not many publications have the ability to show performance of a dozen video cards over several generations of GPU’s, but that is exactly what Legit Reviews has been able to do. We’ve taken a handfull of our ‘retired’ graphics cards out of the closet to get some updated benchmarking numbers. Armed with the above 24 ATI graphics cards we bring you some benchmark numbers that show how they all stack up!
For years the CeBIT trade show has set the stage for unveiling exciting, futuristic technology and this year is no different. OCZ Technology has demonstrated the NIA (Neural Impulse Actuator) which is an innovative input device that takes is the next step towards a full integration of central and peripheral nerve activity into controlling personal computers. Read on to see if this device might be something that will change the way you use your PC.
Today, Legit Reviews looks at a DDR2 1000MHz CL4 memory kit from CellShock, which is a relative unknown company here in the US market. MSC GmbH is the parent company of CellShock and have been around since 1982, so they are not a new company per say. How will a kit of their CellShock DDR2 1000 memory modules do they measure up to a well known, established brand name? We will see!
The OCZ Vindicator CPU cooler is sold as an enthusiast grade thermal solution that provides superior cooling thanks to six copper heat pipes that rapidly transfer heat away from your CPU up to the dense high-stacked fin array where the heat is quickly and efficiently dissipated. Does the Vindicator live up to it’s name or does it fall short? Read on to see how the OCZ Vindicator does on an Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 as we compare it to four other CPU coolers.
The CoolIT Eliminator CPU Cooler uses multiple TECs (also called peltiers) to chill the coolers liquid coolant. This eliminates the need for a radiator and increases thermal capacity and provides for faster heat absorption at the source. Will the Eliminator be able to cool better CPU’s better than traditional air and water coolers? Read on to see how this interesting cooler performs!