Back in January of 2005, Corsair released a press release about their new “smart” memory modules, dubbed “Xpert.” Since then they have been raved about as one of the most innovative products on the market for memory since activity lights. Today LR takes a look at a single 512MB module utilizing the fantastic Xpert display.
Over the past month we have looked at some pretty fine cases from Antec, today we look at the next case in the TX Performance series, the TX640B. This is a mini tower case thats looks stout like its bigger brother the TX1050B. Take a look and see if the TX640B is a case that you need for your next build.
Mushkin’s XP4000 Redline memory modules aim at eliminating the memory as a potential bottleneck when overclocking. With 2-2-2 timings at DDR500 these modules might be able to do just that. Get the active cooling ready and crank up the voltage, because Redline memory has arrived.
For years notebook enthusiasts and gamers suffered with poor graphics drivers. ATI today proved that although it took a numbers of years to address the problem all the gripes did not fall on deaf ears. CATALYST Mobility drivers have come and will on a monthly basis!
The Motorola HS-810 bluetooth was a very popular headset with a slick design and good performance. The HS-850 represents a natural evolution of the HS-810 by offering bluetooth 1.2 and even longer batter life. Today we take the Motorola HS-850 for a test drive with the Motorola RAZR V3 and Treo 650 phones.
With Secure Digital media cards becoming more popular we are starting to see faster cards enter the market. Kingston was one of the first with a 133x SD memory card and we take it for a test spin to see how it performs during our daily grind. Read on to see if a high-speed SD card is something you need to invest in!
With summer rapidly approaching, it is time to take a look at some cooling solutions. This week we bring you the Koolance Exos-2, as the name implies, this is the second generation to the extremely popular Exos cooling system.
If you are in the market for an external cooling kit check out this article.
Corsair’s PC2-5400UL memory was the first on the market at 675MHz to offer tight timings of 3-2-2. Today, we take their new Micron D9 “Fat Body” memory modules out for a test drive all the way up to 1066MHz! If you are looking to upgrade your old DDR2 or looking to buy new this is a must read!
Today we continue our look at Antec’s 2005 line of enclosures with an in depth look at their Performance TX1050B Server Case. The Performance TX happens to be Antec’s third generation of cases and has been updated to include the latest technologies. All models are designed to meet Intel’s Thermally Advanced Chassis (TAC) design guide and come with ATX12V v2.0 power supplies.
The Seagate USB 2.0 Pocket Hard Drive offers consumers up to 5GB of storage space in palm-size drive at a great price. Flash media is popular up to 1GB, but most people want more storage space these days. Today we take a look at the 5GB Seagate Pocket Hard Drive and see how it does.
Centon Electronics is starting to focus on the enthusiast memory market in recent months and today we bring you a preview of their memory. LR gets the chance to look at some PC2-5400 modules before they hit the street to see and gives our thoughts on Centon’s move into Corsair & Kingston’s market space.
Thermalrock has an interesting case that will appeal to those that are looking for artistic impression with a PC case. Some will love it, some will hate it. Either way you know you want to get a good look and find out what all the noise is about. Read on to find out what the ThermalRock Circle case is all about!
In recent weeks it seems that every hardware enthusiast has been asking about UTT based memory modules. Everyone that brings up UTT memory modules such as OCZ’s VX Memory thinks these are new and super fast IC’s that just hit the market. These “new” IC’s are based off the old Winbond die revisions, and the term UTT is nothing new for those in the memory industry. What consumers don’t understand is that…
nVidia’s goal with the Turbo Cache was to bring the latest generation of graphics to the entry level market. Using new PCI-Express technology nVidia attempts to make change the entry level market forever. Today we look at Albatron’s TC6200Q and see how these sub $100 cards do in testing! You will be amazed at what this little card can do.
Kingston Launched a new line of validated ValueRAM modules for Intel-based servers today and we take a closer look at what validation is all about. This schema change is important for system builders, vendors, and all other consumers looking to build a servers based on Intel Validated parts.