News

hardware
gadgets

hardware

DDR prices up as shortage kicks in

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
DDR memory continues to be in short supply, DRAM Exchange said in its weekly report on the fervid memory market. That's on the spot rather than on the OEM market, the Dramurai are all hoping against hope…

ThermalTake Aquabay M4 HDD block

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
For testing all I can really do is compare temperatures as measured by the onboard sensor on the hard disk in the cooler and in the 3.5” bay. For stressing the HDD I ran PCMark 04 HDD test on loop…

AMD samples AM2 platforms

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
We were warned not to expect miracles from the AM2 platform but we also learned that it should work nice and steady, it is just the memory controller that AMD changed inside of the CPU. Manufacturers such as Nvidia used…

Socket AM2 CPU Getting Ready to Sell

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
Since the technical features of the processors haven’t really changed with the introduction of DDR2-800 support, most of the letters used in the processor marking remained the same. For example, the Socket AM2 version of Athlon 64 X2 4800+ will…

Scythe SAMURAI Z Dual Heatpipe CPU Cooler

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
The Scythe Samurai Z cooler turned out to be an exceptional improvement over the stock CPU cooler included with my P4, and a great addition to my overclocked system. The cooler itself does the job efficiently and relatively quietly -…

3.5" Perpendicular Recording Hard Drive

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(2)
Seagate's big news today is the announcement of an update to its flagship enterprise disk, the Cheetah 15K.4. The new model, the Cheetah 15K.5 will become Seagate's top-of-the-line 15,000 RPM disk and the industry's first 3.5" disk with perpendicular recording.…

Intel Core Duo on the desktop

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
THE CORE DUO MAY WELL BE Intel's best microprocessor. Conceived initially as a mobile processor, Core Duo is the dual-core descendant of the Pentium M and the direct predecessor to Intel's next-generation microarchitecture, versions of which are due to arrive…

ICute Coolive QH01-5G1-BB Case

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
The main selling point for the ICute Coolive QH01-5G1-BB Case is the absolutely enormous cooling fan located on the left side panel. Covered with a black grill and surrounded by a plastic bezel, the fan doesn't really jump…

The PSU Factor

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
The PSU Factor, for some reason, wasn't necessarily discussed as much in the years before when creating computer systems for consumers. After all, consumers did not need such a reliable power system for their machines--or so it was thought. The…

Logitech X-530 5.1 Speaker System

@ 2006/04/18 read/post comments(0)
Refurbished items, a lot of people do not even consider buying them, but when your budget is tight sometimes you have to go that route. Geeks.com has a lot of refurbished items that you can get at great prices. They…

‹ First  < 7830 7831 7832 7833 7834 >  Last ›