Recovering Data After Drive Failed With Carbonite Cloud Backup Services

One of the worst things that can happen to a person who relies on their computer is to have a hard drive failure. There are many applications and services on the market that helps users recover from these catastrophic loses. One of the most popular and widely used is Carbonite. Carbonite is an online-based backup …more

MSI Vigor GK60 Mechanical Keyboard Review

MSI Vigor GK60 Mechanical Keyboard Review The MSI Vigor GK60 is a full-size mechanical gaming keyboard with genuine Cherry MX Red switches. It comes with four metal WASD key caps with four standard ones in the box, a premium metal back plate, and red LED illumination. This makes the keyboard just as functional for gaming …more

Lenovo YOGA C630 WOS Laptop

Lenovo Yoga C630 WOS 2-in-1 PC Review

Qualcomm has been pushing the Always-Connected PC (ACPC for short) for a number of years now and the ACPC segment continues to mature and getting better. All mobile users want an always connected, highly portable device that has extreme battery life. Current flagship smartphones have all day battery life and are always-on, so why can’t …more

MSI Immerse GH30 Gaming Headset

MSI Immerse GH30 Gaming Headset Review

MSI Immerse GH30 Gaming Headset Review The MSI Immerse GH30 gaming headset provides exceptional sound quality for games, movies, and music. As an entry level gaming headset, it does lack RGB illumination and surround sound. However, it includes 40mm drivers for good audio performance across high, medium, and low frequencies. The GH30 comes with a …more

Blender 2.80 - BMW CPU Benchmark

12 Desktop Processors Tested on Blender 2.80 versus Blender 2.79b

Legit Reviews has been using Blender in our benchmarks for years and hopefully you’ve found the results worthwhile and interesting. Blender, for those that might not know, is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing …more

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series CPUs

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Max Boost Clock Fix Tested

AMD recently released AGESA 1003 ABBA to motherboard partners and they in turn have started to release BIOSes based on AGESA 1003 ABBA. The big news with this AMD Generic Encapsulated Software Architecture (AGESA) build has changes in it that will help AMD Ryzen 3000 series CPUs reach their advertised boost speeds. Specifically, this build …more

Ballistix Elite DDR4

Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 4000MHz Memory Review

Ballistix, Micron’s global brand of gaming memory, today announced the addition of 4000MHz memory to their Elite series. This is the fastest Ballistix offering to date and best of all the new Ballistix Elite 4000MHz memory modules are AMD Ryzen and Intel platforms ready with an Intel XMP 2.0 profile for easy setup and configuration. …more

Ryzen 3000 Series Boost Clocks

AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Boost Clocks Investigated

The desktop CPU war between Intel and AMD is the most exciting it’s been in years. AMD has been rapidly catching up thanks to their new Zen core microarchitecture that was first introduced in 2017 in Ryzen 1000 series processors. AMD has since rolled out the Ryzen 2000 and Ryzen 3000 series and everything was …more

Geekbench 5

12 CPUs Tested on Geekbench 5 and Geekbench 4

Geekbench 5 was officially released by Primate Labs today and Legit Reviews has been taking a look at this benchmark in the lab. The release of Geekbench 5 brings new machine learning, augmented reality, and computational photography workloads to the CPU test. Primate Labs also updated their existing workloads to use larger data sets to …more

WD_Black P10 Game Drive

WD_Black P10 Game Drive Review – 5TB Tested

The WD_Black P10 Game Drive is a pretty straight forward storage device that is aimed at gamers looking for a cool-looking portable drive to hold their game library. It solves the decades old problem of not having enough internal storage space by using your PC or game consoles USB port to quickly and easily expand …more

Novabench Benchmark Utility

12 CPUs Tested Using Novabench Benchmark Software

In our quest to find new CPU benchmarks we were told about Novabench by members of the #SiliconGang on Twitter. Novabench has been around since 2007 and is a free benchmark application that has been used by millions of people. We’ve never ran this benchmark here on Legit Reviews, so we figured that we’d give …more

Neat Video 5 Filter

12 CPUs Tested Using Neat Video Noise Reduction Tool w/ NeatBench 5

We’ve been looking to try out some new benchmarks for Legit Reviews and have been taking a look at a number of them. One of the more interesting real-world benchmarks is NeatBench 5, which is the benchmark application for Neat Video. Neat Video came out in 2005 and is a video editing plug-in tool for …more

3900X versus 9900K

IPC Battle – AMD Ryzen 9 3900X Vs Intel Core i9-9900K

AMD’s new 3rd Gen Ryzen processors that are built on the 7nm manufacturing process helped close the performance gap with Intel when they launched last month. Our testing showed that AMD led many of the heavily threaded tests since they had more cores, but Intel was still the single-threaded performance leader. AMD claimed its new 3rd …more

Intel Core i3-9100 Processor

Intel Core i3-9100 4-Core Processor Review

A 9th Gen Coffee Lake-R Processor For Under $90 Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Intel Core i3-9100 quad-core desktop processor that was released in May 2019. Intel offers the Core i3-9100 with and without integrated graphics. The base model is the Intel Core i3-9100F without graphics that runs $89.99 shipped and …more

Logitech G513 RGB Gaming Keyboard

Logitech G513 Carbon RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

Logitech G513 Carbon RGB Gaming Keyboard Beginning business in October of 1981, Switzerland’s Logitech is one of the largest, most well-known manufacturers of computer peripherals on Earth, with over 9,000 employees worldwide. The Logitech Gaming Division, or Logitech G as it is branded, is responsible for producing peripherals for the PC gaming market. We’ve had …more