Behind Closed Doors @ Corsair Memory, Inc.

Behind Closed Doors @ Corsair Memory, Inc.

Introduction: Last month I was able to get out to California and was given the opportunity to go behind closed doors at Corsair and tour their entire company. Corsair modules are assembled in Fremont, California by a work force of almost 140 employees working two full shifts. I was shown everything they had at their …more

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Corsair XMS 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Corsair XMS 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Introduction: With many more power users picking up the AMD Opteron and Athlon64 FX processors the end users are finding themselves confused with which dual memory channel registered memory brand to purchase. If you are going to spend the big bucks on one of these processors, more than likely a pair of top quality registered …more

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PC4000 HyperX Examined

PC4000 HyperX Examined

Introduction: Legit Reviews has the honor to work closely with the majority of the memory manufacturers in the world and recently learned that Kingston has begun using some Hynix IC’s on their PC4000 line. Prior to using Hynix IC’s Kingston was using Samsung Revision “C” IC’s on their PC4000 memory modules and received some negative …more

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Event Coverage: Comdex 2003

Event Coverage: Comdex 2003

Inroduction: I believe the above picture sums up Comdex very well. I took this photo Wednesday at noon just outside the front door. With empty sidewalks and only one person around, this picture details the overall size of the show — small. The weather was sunny with temperatures around 70 degrees, but that didn’t help …more

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HyperX 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

HyperX 1GB DDR400 Registered Memory

Introduction: As many of you know, the AMD Opteron and Athlon64 FX processor both require dual memory channel registered memory. If you are going to spend the big bucks on one of these processors, more than likely a pair of registered DDR400 modules are next in line to be ordered. If you look around the …more

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OCZ EL DDR PC-4200 Dual Channel Preview

OCZ EL DDR PC-4200 Dual Channel Preview

Introduction: Today we have a look at a "Beta" product from OCZ Technologies; the dual channel kit of 4200EL DDR. OCZ Technologies has begun to ship Beta samples for us to test! This dual-channel kit contains two 256mb sticks, rated at a speed of 533MHz DDR with timings of 3-4-4-8.They are packaged that way because …more

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Mushkin 1GB PC4000 Dual Pack

Mushkin 1GB PC4000 Dual Pack

Introduction: It is hard to believe that it has been over a month since out our 6-way DDR500 roundup shocked the community with some new testing methods and crowned a winner for the best memory on the market. Since we have posted our roundup we have taken a look at Corsair’s XMS Pro 4000 and …more

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Corsair TwinX1024-4000Pro Memory Kit

Corsair TwinX1024-4000Pro Memory Kit

Introduction: A few weeks ago on September 15, 2003 Corsair released a new line of memory (XMS Pro) that was aimed directly at the heart of the enthusiast and DIY (Do-It-Yourself) crowd. The new modules have been altered, but the changes do not have an impact on performance. This is good news as all the …more

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Antec Internal LED Light Tube

Antec Internal LED Light Tube

Introduction Box Shot of The Kit Working shot of the Light Intro: Many enthusiasts enjoy making their case/rig look its best. So many of them modify (mod) their cases to add uniqueness and personality. Today we are taking a look at one of the items that should be included in almost every case mod: a …more

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AMD Athlon 64 FX-51

AMD Athlon 64 FX-51

Introduction Today is one of the biggest day’s in AMD’s corporate history as they are launching one of the most expensive processors they have ever designed. AMD will have retail processors available and expects system builders to be taking orders on systems today, September 23, 2003. Therefore the Athlon 64 and Athlon 64 FX should …more

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6-Way 1GB DDR500 Round-up

6-Way 1GB DDR500 Round-up

Introduction: Have you ever taken the time to read a review on a product and later purchased it only to find out that the reviewers got hand picked “special” samples? Yeah, we know it happens, and quite often we (insiders) purchase something on our own that is very different from the samples that were sent …more

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Chaintech Apogee A-FX71

Chaintech Apogee A-FX71

Introduction: Introduction: We have recently received quite a few e-mails asking us to take a look at a card that the average gamer could afford. Last week we took a look at the retail ATI 9600 PRO from one of our favorite online resellers and took it for a test drive with some pretty good …more

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ATI Radeon 9600 Pro AGP Video Card Review

ATI Radeon 9600 Pro AGP Video Card Review

Introduction We have recently received quite a few e-mails asking us to take a look at a card that the average gamer could afford. To answer the call of all these e-mails we picked up a retail ATI 9600 PRO from one of our favorite online resellers and took it for a test drive! Since …more

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QuakeCon 2003

QuakeCon 2003

Introduction: Being enthusiasts and a gamers, Justin West and I (Nathan Kirsch) completed the mecca down to Dallas from St. Louis for Quakecon 2003 and ended up very happy we did. We found that this is really a chance for the hadware industry to show their support for the enthusiast. Enough of the chit-chat let’s …more

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Albatron GeForce FX5200 Ultra

Albatron GeForce FX5200 Ultra

Introduction A very important place where one can gain performance in their system is in the video card. Therefore video card purchases should be carefully evaluated prior to spending your hard-earned cash. Today Legit Reviews is planning on helping you with that evaluation by reviewing the Albatron GeForce FX 5200 Ultra 128MB Video Card. Albatron …more

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