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Swiftech MCX159-CU Chipset Cooling

@ 2006/06/19 read/post comments(0)
One thing that I don’t like with many nForce4 motherboards is that their Northbridge chipset get quite hot and most companies thus have to use fans to coole the chipset. There’s nothing wrong with using a fan but too many…

PayPal fixes fatal flaw

@ 2006/06/19 read/post comments(0)
The scam involved tricking users into accessing a URL hosted on the real PayPal web site. This URL used SSL to encrypt information transmitted to and from the site, and a valid 256-bit SSL certificate was presented to confirm that…

Patriot Memory 2GB PC2-5300

@ 2006/06/19 read/post comments(0)
Patriot Memory continues to impress with their overclocking and budget friendly memory modules. For most people, hitting just shy of PC2-8000 is more than enough, especially when you're only paying for PC2-5300's. A little more voltage and we probably could…

VIA Chipset Roadmap

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(0)
VIA intends to keep its current chipset lineup consisting of the PT890, PT880 Ultra, P4M800, P4M800 Pro and P4M890 for Intel processors. For AMD processors, VIA is keeping the K8T800 Pro, K8T890, K8T900 and K8M890 for AMD processors. The Intel…

Leadtek GeForce 7950GX2 Video Card

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(0)
NVIDIA let everyone know that it’s intentions were to bring Quad-SLI based PCs to market a few months ago, which has only been done with system builders. While the logic behind keeping it away from the retail market were legitimate…

Core2 Duo Preview : Core 2 Memory Latencies

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(1)
The table above shows that higher latencies dont really effect Core 2 that much- a very different picture than the one painted by AM2 CPUs that rely a lot more on better latencies. This is good for consumers as they…

How Many Miles per Gallon Does Your CPU Get?

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(0)
We might all be plenty happy to ogle over the next gigahertz revolution, but CNet recently pointed out that rating processor performance alone is becoming a useless measure. We can make the processors fast, the quesiton is, can we do…

Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB - Big Low-Noise Champ?

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(2)
The search for a quiet high capacity hard drive continues with the WD 500GB Caviar SE16. SPCR's favorite drives are rapidly disappearing as the Samsung Spinpoint P80 and the Seagate Barracuda IV fade further into history; the market has long…

Core 2 Extreme X6800 VS FX-62 In-Depth Performance Preview

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(2)
HKEPC takes an in-depth look at the Core 2 Extreme X6800, comparing it to the Pentium XE 965 (3.73Ghz) and AMD FX-62 (2.8Ghz) in many application benchmarks, game benchmarks and they also do some Crossfire testing. Beside the performance numbers…

Core 2 Extreme X6800 chilled and overclocked with LN2 to 5Ghz!

@ 2006/06/18 read/post comments(1)
Somebody at Xtremesystems laid his hands on a "yet to be released" X6800 Extreme Edition Core 2 and put it under LN2, he was able to overclock it to 5Ghz (default 2.93Ghz), I don't need to tell you that SuperPi…

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