St. Louis Gaming – Warfactory LAN

St. Louis Gaming – Warfactory LAN

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.

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VIA PT Series Chipset Preview

VIA PT Series Chipset Preview

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!

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Notebook Memory Options

Notebook Memory Options

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!

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nForce Professional 2200/2050 Launched

nForce Professional 2200/2050 Launched

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!

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Kingston shows off PC2-6000 (750MHZ)

Kingston shows off PC2-6000 (750MHZ)

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.

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HIS Excalibur X600 XT VIVO Edition

HIS Excalibur X600 XT VIVO Edition

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!

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OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU

OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU

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.

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Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

Antec, Corsair & DFI Updates

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.

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Thermaltake POLO 735 Extreme

Thermaltake POLO 735 Extreme

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.

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The Phantom Game Service

The Phantom Game Service

While walking the floor at CES 2005 we bumped into the guys at Infinium Labs and got a chance to take a look at the Phantom. We took a few photos and asked some general questions about the Phantom. Read on and see what we figured out and our thoughts.

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Corsair XMS Xpert Arrives

Corsair XMS Xpert Arrives

Corsair XMS Xpert Memory??? You better believe it! Corsair pulls out all the stops and has already launched their first product for 2005! We take a look at the modules and see what all makes the Xpert modules different from the Pro series.

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Danger Den TDX for Socket-775

Danger Den TDX for Socket-775

Danger Den’s TDX was released almost a year ago. Its success was overwhelming, and it’s been cooling processors all over the world. Today we re-evalute this copper block, with its unique “channeled heat void” design, our catalyst, the P4 550. Is this the right block for you? Read on to find out!

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The Cooler Master Centurion 5 (CAC-T05-WWA)

The Cooler Master Centurion 5 (CAC-T05-WWA)

Cooler Master is among the industry leaders in high quality cases. From the TAC T01 Wave Master to the incredible CM Stacker, Cooler Master has produced some of the best looking and sturdiest cases available. Today we take a look at the Centurion 5 case and see how it fits in the Cooler Master product line.

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Nvidia Editors Day

Nvidia Editors Day

NVIDIA Editors’ Day Coverage!! It’s here, so if you weren’t there take a look and see what the the press crew was talking about. NVIDIA was busy in 2004 with the launch of the Geforce 6 series, PCI Express cards, MXM designs, and tons of other products. Read on to see what was talked about!

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Motorola HS-810 Headset

Motorola HS-810 Headset

Now that Bluetooth phones are mainstream consumers can now use wireless headsets. That’s right… no need to plug this one into your phone! Today we take a look at a model from Motorola that combines class with functionality to take wireless technology to the next level.

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