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.
Today we’ll be taking a look at one of DFI’s latest entries for the LGA 775 motherboard market, the DFI LanParty 875P-T. A unique, and very interesting, “hybrid” board that mixes Intel’s new LGA 775 processor with the previous generation’s 875P high performance chipset.
PQI has been making a lot of headlines the past few months with their Turbo series memory. We were lucky enough to get a Dual Channel kit of their PC4000 TURBO memory to see just how well it would do for us.
ATI is announcing the Mobility Radeon X800 and the budget Mobility Radeon X300 today. Also known as the M28 and M22 these mobile GPU’s enter ATI into the PCI Express market for notebooks with low & high end mobile PCI Express solutions. Does the X800 perform up to par? How does 90+ FPS in Half-Life 2 sound at 1024×768!?!
Now that CompactFlash (CF) memory has become popular we take a look at Kingston’s flash memory line. We take their ElitePro series and see how it performs over the standard series. Is it worth the extra ~10% to get a “high-speed” CF card over the standard? We think it can be justified!
As the digital world infiltrates the living room, silent operation becomes the key. More and more people are investing and building home theater PCs. Thermaltake has since released a power supply that is guaranteed to please even the stiffest of audiophiles when it comes to silent operation. The Thermaltake Silent PurePower Fan-less Power Supply sets the bar high when it comes to power, efficiency, and silent operation.
We take a look at the entire line of products Microcool motherboard coolers, including the “North Pole” northbridge cooler set, the “Hook Adapter” set for the “North Pole” cooler, as well as their entire family of Microcool “Chipsinks” for passive cooling of the integrated motherboard chips. We check them out and see if your motherboard needs them.
SunnyTech Mentor 3D 5.1 surround sound headphones bring a new level of realism to your gaming and multimedia experiences. These headphones are under $50 and make a great accessory for any audiophile! Read on to see what our staff thought of them and see if they are something you could use.
Antec has recently released a modular power supply that takes cable management to the next level for computer builders. Legit Reviews looks at the overall concept of the Antec NeoPower PSU and makes sure that the voltage rails are stable on our AMD Socket 939 test system.
Today we’ll look at AMD’s intial entry into the 90nm processor field. Can the AMD Winchester core conquer the thermal beast where Intel’s Prescott failed? Read on and find out how the 90nm CPU’s performs and check out the thermals when we overclock our 90nm and 130nm A64 3500+ processors!
With the recent release of the new 90nm core of the A64 socket 939 chip, and the hopes of higher overclocking 90nm parts users are looking for the perfect 939 board to use. Today we take a look at the ABIT AV8 and see how it performs! Is ABIT on the right track with another great board?
The ATI Radeon Xpress 200 has arrived and offers another choice for those users wanting a better integrated graphics solution. We found that it more than doubles the graphics performance when compared to Intel’s 915G IGP solution! ATI may have a winner if the final production boards look anything like this!
Today (Halloween by chance) is the day that Intel makes public the updated 925X chipset and the new processor that can capitalize on it. Enter the 925XE Express Chipset and Pentium 4 Processor Extreme Edition with HT Technology at 3. 46GHz (13x266MHz). Overclockers will be happy with the new chipset that can do 1066MHz and beyond!
Today we set out on a fun little project. We decided to test a mod that was floating around on the net and see if it really works! The Sony DW-U18A DVD burner was a popular model, and now there are instructions on the net to show you how to flash it to a Lite-On 832s! Thus, making your single-layer burner turn into a Dual-Layer (DL) burner! Is this really a free upgrade? We will find out!
Enthuisiasts are always looking for a few extra MHz here and there and you can never have too much head room! We have noticed that certain memory PCB’s perform better than others and today bring you our findings! Read on to find out which brands are using the best ones and which are using the slower reference designs.