All of the buzz this month has been about Microsoft Windows Vista RC1 so Legit Reviews got back to our roots and did a weekend of gaming on this new operating system. Using ATI and NVIDIA graphics cards we were able to compare 32-bit gaming performance on XP Pro and Vista RC1 using the latest and greatest drivers from both ATI and NVIDIA.
Today NVIDIA announced the GeForce 7950GT and the GeForce 7900GS, but only the 7900GS is available for purchase right away. We have the retail XFX GeForce 7900GS 480M Extreme on hand and give it the usual review and compare it to a dozen other cards that are on the market from ATI and NVIDIA to see where you should spend your hard earned dollar. This card packs a mean punch for $199! Read on to find out what we mean.
The ASRock 775Dual-VSTA motherboard can be found for under $56 and supports the latest Intel Core 2 processors with no problems at all. It sounds too good to be true, but we have had one on the test bench and it’s no B.S. this time around. Read on and see what the budget friendly ASRock 775Dual-VSTA motherboard can do against the Intel D975XBX ‘Bad Axe’ motherboard that costs nearly five times as much!
Legit Reviews has been briefed by Corsair on the new Dominator series and today brings a number of the presentation slides to give you a better understanding of what this new high performance memory line is all about. We also get a chance to interview John Beekley and ask him some more questions to dig a little deeper. Sit back, relax and enjoy this fine read!
With the embargo lifted on performance numbers Legit Reviews can finally show you what the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7600 is all about on our Dell XPS M1710 gaming laptop. Now that the Merom core is fully launched come take a look and see if it’s worth the upgrade as it is nothing more than a drop-in upgrade for those with Core Duo platforms!
The Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6300 costs just $193 and is rumored to have decent overclocking potential. Today we put that rumor to the test and overclock this entry level Conroe processor and see how it does. After some minor tweaks our system overclocked the E6300 like no other reaching an 800+MHz overclock with little fuss. Read on to see how the E6300 does.
Previously Legit Reviews looked at single card performance with the ATI Radeon X1950XTX with stellar results, but was still conducting our CrossFire testing. With X1950 Crossfire testing complete the outcome is different than single card testing with the GeForce 7900GTX SLI making a comeback of sorts. Read on to see what this means and which multi-GPU platform is right for you.
ATI is today launching the Radeon X1950 XTX, which is the world?s first video card using GDDR4 memory. Today Legit Reviews looks at the ATI Radeon X1950 XTX and single card performance to see what’s new and how it stacks up against 13 other graphics cards from ATI and NVIDIA. Tomorrow Legit Reviews will be bringing you the Crossfire numbers for those that want to see multi-GPU performance.
No matter what segment of the market you are in, there is an AM2 offering that will suit your needs. Today, MSI and Asrock take on the challenge of a new socket in the form of AM2, and do it from completely opposite ends of the market – from budget to enthusiast! Read on as we take a look at the Asrock AM2V890-VSTA and MSI K9A Platinum motherboards to see which one of these boards will work for you?
We recently had a chance to sit down with Tom Petersen, the technical marketing manager of the NVIDIA MCP group and find out what’s new and have him answer some of the questions that our readers have been asking. LR: So, what’s new? NV: Wow! That’s a loaded question! Seriously though, things have been crazy …more
Introduction Due to the intense competition in the flash drive market, prices have fallen and what was once only for the tech-elite, now is for the everyday consumer. No longer are we content with the 256MB or even 512MB sizes, the whopping 2GB is now on the horizon. One of the company?s leading the way …more
Today Legit Reviews takes the same processor we overvolted to reach an amazing 3.1GHz thanks to water cooling and go the other direction. We undervolt the AMD A64 X2 4200+ AM2 processor and try to find the lowest possible voltage the processor can run still stable at with the hopes of lowering power consumption and system temperatures.
I’m sure you’ve heard about it. I’m sure that you have seen the software rendered pictures. And I’m pretty sure you’ve seen people saying that the Killer NIC by Bigfoot Networks is nothing more than vaporware. Today Legit Reviews has the exclusive on the first pictures of the card. If you’ve been waiting to see what the real product will look like this is your chance!
Yesterday we overclocked the AMD A64 X2 4200+ processor with the help of air cooling and today we are back with water cooling. See what water cooling does in terms of overclocking and if it can help make the system stable. In this part of the article we show some gaming benchmarks and what overclocking did for performance.
The AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ “Windsor” Socket AM2 processor has become an attractive processor for those looking to get an X2 dual-core processor for roughly $185. Before last months drastic price cuts this processor ran over $330! Today Legit Reviews takes a look at the 4200+ AM2 processor, which is a CPU that doesn’t get much time in the hot seat, yet is one of the most purchased processors in AMD’s desktop arsenal.