Today with the launch of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 AMD has launched their first dual-core processor in their FX line of processors. Rated at 2.6GHz the FX-60 is 200MHz slower than the 2.8GHz single-core FX-57 processor. Read on to see how the FX-60 does against several Intel Extreme Edition CPU’s and AMD processors.
Today Infinitevalence walks you through several products that he saw from CES that he really liked. Read on to see what products caught his attention while he tried to avoid the 150,000+ people around him! While CES 2006 is a thing of the past we are already gearing up for CES 2007.
Kingston Technology announced during CES 2006 that they fully support the growing U.S. multifunction mobile or “Smartphone” market with the release of microSD expansion memory cards as well as larger capacity miniSD and MMCmobile cards. We got a chance to take a look at the 256MB microSD card during the show!
Dell’s upcoming XPS 600 Renegade gaming PC features the World’s first Quad-SLI video card solution with 2GB of memory on board. If you think seeing high end games run smooth on a dual card SLI or CrossFire system is impressive you haven’t seen anything now that Quad-SLI is being used!
While at CES 2006 we got a chance to see the the revolutionary WD Raptor X SATA hard drive, the first ever drive with a view. Offspring of the immensely popular WD Raptor, fastest SATA drive on the planet, WD Raptor X focuses a large, crystal-clear lens on the drive to let you see into the inner workings and witness the drive in action.
While at CES we spotted the upcoming OCZ Cryo-Z Phase Change Cooler out in Vegas. These single phase change coolers are still over a month away from being in full production, but are still worth a look. If prices get down under $300 like OCZ hopes water cooling might be dated!
It is around this time at the start of a new year that people believe they can get off to a fresh beginning. While most people are running out getting gym memberships or buying magical patches to stop smoking, those in the tech industry find themselves trekking out the first week of the year to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Today Intel launched the Intel Pentium Processor Extreme Edition 955 and we take it out for the initial test drive. We take a look at the features, pricing, temperatures, power consumption and of course overclocking. Does Intel’s next generation have want it takes? Read on for our introduction to the next generation Intel Processor.
While the ATI X1800 XL is a very fast video card by today’s standards there is always need for more speed and that leads to overclocking. Today we overclock an X1800 XL with the goal of catching up with the higher priced X1800 XT video card. Read on to see how our overclocking trial went.
Today we look at the nXZEN Plus Bluetooth headset, which features the world’s most powerful digital signal processor (DSP) available in any Bluetooth headset. With 120 mips of digital processing power this is a headset that should make PC enthusiasts think about overclocking their bluetooth devices. Well maybe not, but read on for the full review.
Today we have an editorial by Nathan Kirsch on the future of computer memory and what he believes is the right memory for you. With Windows Vista due out in 2006 and time running out in 2005 his recommendations for system memory has changed for professional users, gamers, and enthusiasts. Read on to see what made him change his mind.
Want to enhance your audio experience while gaming, watching movies, or just listening to music? The Buttkicker Gamer provides a vibration to your office chair in sync with the low frequency sounds. So you will be able to feel the bass while fragging, watching your favorite action scene, or listening to your song of choice! Check out this article to find out what we thought of the Buttkicker Gamer.
Today we are taking a look at the latest and greatest video cards that ATI has to offer. We benchmark five of today’s most played games and give you the results to see what card performs at your desired level of performance. We also toss in some nVidia GeForce 6 and GeForce 7 series cards to give you the big picture. Read on to see which ATI card fits your budget and needs.
The DFI LANParty UT RDX200 CF-DR motherboard is the first board that is CrossFire certified by ATI and designed by the legendary Oskar Wu. The RDX200 is aimed at the enthusiast, but did they hit the mark? If you are in the market for a high-end AMD socket 939 motherboard read on to see if the RDX200 has what it takes!
Want a simple way of testing to see if your ATX power supply is good? If you do then you want to take a look at our article on the Antec ATX 12V Power Supply Tester! We take a look at a simple device to tell you if a PSU is good or not. Read on to see if the $20 device is right for you.