With the release of numerous new Gaming titles like Doom III and Half-Life 2, we return to our video card stock pile, find the HIS X600 XT and decide to take it through our gauntlet of benchmarks. With a challenge from ASUS’ AGP 9600XT, the HIS PCI-E card shows what it could do in your new system!
OCZ Technology has come out with a new power supply series that we have been using since we built the Legit Reviews LAN Rig for Quakecon 2004 back in August. Three editors in three different states have used the same PSU and we are ready to give you our final thoughts on OCZ’s attempt to enter the PSU market.
Now that things have calmed down from CES, Rich posts his thoughts on his meetings with several hardware companies. He got a sneak peak at some upcoming products from Antec, Corsair and DFI. Read on to figure out what Rich saw and what he thinks about some upcoming products.
Thermaltake, a leader in heatsink technology for PC’s has introduced a new cooler for Socket-478, AMD K7, and K8. The POLO-735 Extreme 3 in 1 Cooler is a powerful all copper thin-finned unit. Mated with a powerful 80mm smart-fan, thermistor, and rheostat, all in an ergonomically friendly package.
While walking the floor at CES 2005 we bumped into the guys at Infinium Labs and got a chance to take a look at the Phantom. We took a few photos and asked some general questions about the Phantom. Read on and see what we figured out and our thoughts.
Corsair XMS Xpert Memory??? You better believe it! Corsair pulls out all the stops and has already launched their first product for 2005! We take a look at the modules and see what all makes the Xpert modules different from the Pro series.
Danger Den’s TDX was released almost a year ago. Its success was overwhelming, and it’s been cooling processors all over the world. Today we re-evalute this copper block, with its unique “channeled heat void” design, our catalyst, the P4 550. Is this the right block for you? Read on to find out!
Cooler Master is among the industry leaders in high quality cases. From the TAC T01 Wave Master to the incredible CM Stacker, Cooler Master has produced some of the best looking and sturdiest cases available. Today we take a look at the Centurion 5 case and see how it fits in the Cooler Master product line.
NVIDIA Editors’ Day Coverage!! It’s here, so if you weren’t there take a look and see what the the press crew was talking about. NVIDIA was busy in 2004 with the launch of the Geforce 6 series, PCI Express cards, MXM designs, and tons of other products. Read on to see what was talked about!
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.