Last week when AMD released the 780G chipset they claimed that it redefines gaming for the mainstream PC. Legit Reviews spent some extra time with this board before we cranked out the review just to get a little better feel for the board and to make sure it was fully stable. Read on to see how for the first time a complete GPU has been integrated into the chipset of a motherboard!
Are you an overclocker? Does the sound of unlocked multipliers make your mouth water? If so, is the AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor might be one of the processors you are thinking about getting. With a clock frequency of 2.3GHz and unlocked multiplier the AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor should fit the bill. With a random retail AMD Phenom 9600 Black Edition processor we find out what it can do with some water cooling.
Are you looking for an iPhone-compatible headset designed to provide premium quality and style with a great price? Maximo Products recently released the iMetal iP-HS1 & iP-HS2 stereo headsets for the Apple iPhone and they have been designed with high-fidelity in mind. Would you rather have a 15mm neodymium driver or the 9mm neodymium driver? Read on as we look at both headsets and help you figure out which headset is right for you.
How many times have you misplaced your thumb drive and all you could think about was what information was saved on it. Was it personal? Was it sensitive to your job? Well Kingston has sent us one of their DataTraveler series thumb drives that is designed to help protect that data and not cost a bundle in the process. Today we look at the DataTraveler 400, read on to see if its a good fit for you.
Laptop coolers are one of those universal accessories that most laptop users will undoubtedly decide to pick up at some point. The Vizo Mini Ninja notebook cooler is a lightweight, sturdy, and quiet laptop cooler for those with 7″-15.4″ widescreen notebooks. Read on as we test the Vizo Mini Ninja against the Zalman ZM-NC1000 notebook cooler to see how it does.
During a recent trip to visit ATI we got a chance to see numerous AMD 780G motherboards and while we are finishing up our 780G review this should hold you over. With the 780G and SB700 chipsets motherboard manufacturers can come up with some interesting designs and today we will be showing you what ASUS, ECS, Foxconn, Gigabyte, MSI, J&W and Jetway have developed.
Cutting-edge technology is coming home with the Alienware High Definition Media Server. With wireless high definition media streaming, full digital home automation readiness, 4 terabytes of hot swappable hard disk drive content storage, and Blu-ray high definition movies, your house just got a whole lot smarter. Read on to see what a $7,000 HD media server looks like!
We’ve had ATI CrossFireX running the past couple days here at Legit Reviews and while the drivers are not public yet, things are looking very good from what we have seen. We have slapped together a Radeon HD 3870 X2 with a Radeon HD 3870, which in turn creates a Triple CrossFireX platform with just two x16 PCI Express slots. Read on to see what CrossFireX is all about!
For the last 15 months the GeForce 8800 GTX has represented the most powerful graphics card that sane people were willing to buy. With the right motherboard and three cards you can now run 3-way SLI with a set of these cards and that is exactly what we did today here at Legit Reviews. Armed with nForce 780i SLI powered motherboard and a set of GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB video cards we pushed the limits of graphics technology on our 30″ Dell monitor!
The old 65nm Conroe dual-core processor that we have all come to know and love has been replaced by a new 45nm Wolfdale dual-core processor! Read on as Legit Reviews takes a look at the Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 processor, which is the flagship 45nm dual-core processor that uses the Wolfdale core. Clocked at 3.16GHz the Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 is fast right out of the box, but it overclocks like a champ and performs faster than any dual-core CPU that we have ever tested.
Ever since we received our Apple iPhone for Christmas, we have been looking have been looking for the perfect case accessory to protect our new mobile baby. With the large screen and thin design of the iPhone, you don’t want to just put it in your pocket or throw it in your backpack. In 2008, we have seen a slew of new products for Apple’s market-leading mobile device. Today, we take a quick look at the Vaja i-Volution SP, a high-end, $80 luxury case for the Apple iPhone.
The NVIDIA GeForce 9 series of graphics cards has finally arrived! Today, NVIDIA is announcing the GeForce 9600 GT video card and while it may not be as anticipated as previous generations, it still marks a significant turning point. Usually, a new series is kicked off by the fastest card in the bunch, but this time around NVIDIA is launching the GeForce series at the heart of the discrete graphics market, the $169-189 price range.
For most consumers, upgrading you system is an every 3-4 year ordeal. Most people do not have the typical enthusiast mentality that says “UPGRADE” every time something can give you a .005% increase in frame rates. The question for every upgrade has to be, “Is it worth it?” AMD tried to make it worth it with the Spider platform. Did they make the case that an upgrade is in the works for you?
Designed to fit securely in the ear in order to improve comfort and enhance sound, the Altec Lansing UHP336 ear phones feature vented armature speakers for incredibly accurate, high-fidelity sound reproduction. Legit Reviews takes a pair of the Altec Lansing UHP336 ear phones and figures out how they stack up compared to the V-Moda Vibe and Maximo iM-490S ear phones, which we recently reviewed. Read on to see which is right for you!
When it comes mixing and matching different types of graphics card and running them in either SLI or CrossFire mode you are bound to have a number of problems. You will not find too many people advising in trying this, but the video card companies are working hard at making this work. Today, we are looking at ATI’s budget friendly Radeon HD 3850 and Radeon HD 3870 graphics cards to seeing how they work together in CrossFire.