News

hardware
gadgets

hardware

Intel Core i7 920 and 940 CPU review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Away from the actual CPU cores is where much of the real interest lies, in what Intel prefers to call the "uncore" - Basically everything that isn't the CPU cores themselves. The most notable change within this "uncore" is probably… Go To Full Article

SilenX iXtrema IXG-80HA2 Noiseless VGA Cooler w/IXG-3F2 Fan Kit Review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Today I will be looking at the SilenX iXtrema IXG-80HA2 VGA cooler. It has five heatpipes directly touching the GPU, a large fin array, and fits most single-GPU video cards built in the last couple of years. Though the cooler… Go To Full Article

Asus ENGTS 250 Review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
If you're looking for a good value card, but aren't interested in this one for its performance, overclockability, or lower energy requirements, then get it for CUDA and PhsyX. Programs such as vReveal, which are very processor intensive, can perform… Go To Full Article

AMD Phenom II Efficiency and Cooler Selection

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
As we have already found out, Phenom II has relatively low requirements to a motherboard and a PSU, so moderate overclocking requires no extra expenses. However, it will be good to find out how many Watts this "moderate" implies for… Go To Full Article

Scythe Katana 3 CPU Cooler Review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
The katana 3 Scythe's latest addition to the Katana series, is named after the extremely rare Japanese long sword that the samurai used. The design of this sword has lasted hundreds of years and only a few is now capable… Go To Full Article

Hitachi 2.5-inch 500GB 5K500.B Hard Drive Review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Today we are going to look at the Hitachi 5K500.B 2.5-inch HDD for notebook computers. The drive is only 9.5mm thick and needs only 1.4W during read/write operations. One of the most common upgrades that power users perform on… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Setto 1000 & ODIN 470W PSU

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
The Gigabyte Setto 1000 looks great on the outside, with its stylish aluminum front and choice of three different colors. The case goes all out on looks, but keeps to the bare minimum on interior features and the price tag… Go To Full Article

Zalman CNPS9900 LED

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Many companies use in their products mostly on similar themes, especially when it comes to the successor to the already established products. Zalman makes it no different and it is not surprising that the new CNPS9900 optically connected to its… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Sileo 500

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
Not every PC build needs to be a full size case with 15 fans. Sometimes you are just looking for a simple case that will keep your rig cool enough and most importantly keep the noise to a minimum. At… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake BigTyp 14 Pro CPU Cooler Review

@ 2009/04/14 read/post comments(0)
The Thermaltake promotional material claims the BigTyp 14 Pro is "completely silent", which just isn't true at any speed with the included fan. Despite this, I was quite pleased with the performance and noise level at the lowest speed setting.… Go To Full Article

 1 2 3 >  Last ›