Crucial Ballistix 4GB PC3-12800 DDR3 Kit with Thermal Sensor Review

@ 2010/07/13 read/post comments(0)
The item we'll be looking at in this review is from Crucial's very popular Ballistix line of enthusiast grade system memory. With their latest Ballistix DDR3 modules (including this 1600MHz 4GB dual channel kit), Crucial has incorporated thermal sensors on… Go To Full Article

ASUS ARES Radeon HD5870X2: Only for the Chosen Few

@ 2010/07/13 read/post comments(0)
Last season saw an ASUS MARS limited edition graphics card model, based on a doubled NVIDIA GeForce GTX285. We thought at the time that the name Mars must stem from the name of the Roman god of war. We’re positive… Go To Full Article

OCZ Vertex 2 50GB Solid State Drive Review

@ 2010/07/13 read/post comments(0)
The drive we have for evaluation today is the OCZ Vertex 2 50GB, the successor to the popular Indilinx-based Vertex we looked at a year ago. As you may have guessed, the Vertex 2 uses the SandForce SF-1200 which is… Go To Full Article

Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB DDR3-1600

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These Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB DDR3-1600 memory modules are their new budget offering, bringing the respected HyperX name in an affordable package to the masses. Does budget mean cheap or slow with these modules? Well, that is exactly what we're… Go To Full Article

Gaming on the Go: Laptop vs LAN Rig

@ 2010/07/13 read/post comments(0)
Being on both the host and attendee side of numerous LAN parties, portability becomes just as important as power. That conundrum, paired with being a full-time student, prompted me to purchase a custom built gaming laptop. My editor, however, took… Go To Full Article

iBUYPOWER Launches 3D Gaming Notebook and Two Desktop Systems NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460

@ 2010/07/12 read/post comments(1)
El Monte, CA – July12, 2010 – iBUYPOWER, a leading innovator in gaming PCs, is excited to announce its first 3D Gaming Notebook – Battalion 101 W860CU-3D. The company also announced the availability of two new desktop systems today, Paladin…

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 460: The $200 King

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The retirement of production of 55nm GPUs created a hole in the market where neither AMD nor NVIDIA could really compete well. NVIDIA could never get a massive GPU down to $200, while AMD’s smaller Cypress GPU is profitable enough… Go To Full Article

Asus P6X58D-E Motherboard Review

@ 2010/07/11 read/post comments(0)
This motherboard supports the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors in LGA1366 package with integrated memory controller to support 3-channel (6 DIMMs) DDR3 memory. Supports Intel® QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) with a system bus of up to 6.4 GT/s and a max… Go To Full Article

Overclocking the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 + Core i7-980X with LN2

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2010 is shaping up to be a fun year for me. Some of the hardware that is available is staggering. Rich in features, easy to use and quality components; which brings us to the motherboard that we will be looking… Go To Full Article

Sapphire Radeon 5550 Ultimate GDDR5

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The Sapphire Radeon 5550 Ultimate sports upgraded GDDR5 memory and higher core/memory clock speeds, offering a performance boost in a card that has low power consumption and runs very quiet. Suitable for an HTPC setup and those looking for some… Go To Full Article

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