AMD’s Athlon 64 4000+ Arrives

AMD launches their latest processors and gives the Athlon 64 line a speed boost. Enter the FX-55 and 4000+ processor! The 4000+ is basically the old FX-53 renamed and the FX-55 has a 200MHz boost over the previous FX model while also getting strained silicon on insulator technology!

By Nathan Kirsch

PQI Turbo Memory — Enthusiast Memory??

PQI Turbo memory has been doing a marketing push in North America. Is the memory something to take a look at or something to skip over? Today we pull out all the spots and punish the PQI Turbo PC-3200 memory with our RST Pro2 memory tester and a bunch of memory bandwidth benchmarks!

By Nathan Kirsch

Building A Whitebox Notebook: Part 3

We have already shown you what you need to do in order to build a notebook. Now we walk you through installing Windows XP, updating the BIOS, desktop video card drivers, and overclocking the video card. We have managed to take a great notebook that gets 38FPS on DOOM 3 to a notebook that gets 52FPS after we get done with it. Without touching the Processor!!

By Nathan Kirsch