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Sapphire x1900XT 512mb Graphics Card

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
Recently I made a large upgrade to my main gaming/review rig. I went from a 3500+ Venice CPU to an E6600 Conroe. From 1gb of OCZ PC4000 VX memory to 2gb of OCZ PC6400. However the most expensive but certainly…

Matrix Orbital MX610

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
The base MX6 kit is $110 from Matrix Orbital. I have compared this price to competing companies and found that it is a competitive price. I am not going to tell you that you absolutely need this product at all.…

Marvell Unveils Single-Chip Bluetooth, WLAN Chipset

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
Marvell's miniaturization techniques allow the 88W8688 to be 50% smaller than a previous two-chip, discrete WiFi and Bluetooth solution. The 88W8688 fully supports 802.11a/b/g and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. The chip is also firmware upgradeable to Bluetooth 2.1. The 88W8688 is also…

Benchmarking on Trial - Real World vs Timedemos

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(1)
Performance evaluations are never easy and the argument of using synthetic and real world benchmarks is one that's neverending among reviewers, the general public and even manufacturers. However, it is important to realize that there is a difference between benchmarks…

Thermalright Ultra-120 CPU Cooler

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
As CPU manufacturers keep pumping out more gigahertz and cores, the heat emitted by the CPU continues to rise, thus increasing the need for quality cooling systems. Today we're looking at one of Thermalright's most popular air-cooling…

Thermaltake Purepower Power Express 250W SLI PSU

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(1)
One of their latest products is very unique, not only in design, but also functionality. Thermaltake calls this new product the Purepower Power Express 250W power supply (model W0099RU). Being a power supply isn't what makes it unique, the fact…

Solwise HomePlug Ethernet PL-85PE

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
There are two key methods employed when trying to network a household – wireless or wired. Wireless can be problematic, has limited speed, reliability and security issues. Wired is faster, reliable but more time consuming to setup…

Asetek VapoChill LS

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
The FX-60 is a fast dual core CPU at stock speeds, its also the second fastest Athlon available in terms of clockspeeds at 2.6Ghz, with only the FX-62 being clocked higher. This indicates that there might not be a lot…

Shuttle XPC X100 (Core Duo)

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
At the forefront of this has been Shuttle, which pioneered the small form factor (SFF) enclosure that found favor as both portable LAN gaming machines and equally stylish home theater PCs (HTPCs). Its SFF systems have been popular among enthusiasts…

Motherboard makers prepare shift of ATI chipsets to AMD-based solutions

@ 2006/08/21 read/post comments(0)
The impact of a combined AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)-ATI Technologies has begun to be felt in Taiwan, with motherboard makers likely to reduce or even suspend their efforts to develop Intel-based motherboards built utilizing chipsets from ATI, while switching more…

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