Author:
Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
Tagged:

A Surprise Addition

Intel wasn't going to let the AMD Phenom processor launch with a bunch of fanfare and now reply with SOMETHING. That something is the new QX9770 processor that runs at 3.2 GHz with a completely new 1600 MHz front-side bus and is the fastest CPU we have ever tested.

Author:
Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
Tagged:

The Phenom CPU Architecture

AMD's Phenom processor launch could be called the most anticipated hardware release in a decade with literally years of information and news spread about its development. Today is finally the day of its unveiling but can it possibly compete with the power house of Intel CPUs that has been built in 2007?

Author:
Manufacturer: AMD
Tagged:

Introduction and RV670

AMD has been in a difficult situation in the graphics market for some time now but their new RV670 graphics core is going to change all that, at least according to AMD. Stop in and see how the new HD 3850 and HD 3870 perform against NVIDIA's best of breed!

Tagged:

Introduction and Features

The ITZ1300 has one of the largest output capacities of any PC power supply sold in the US but our testing suggests this PSU is being pushed a little too hard to get there.

Author:
Manufacturer: Asus
Tagged:

Introduction and Specifications

Asus puts a new spin on the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT graphics card by including a nifty little overclocking tool - a dial on an external drive bay that also displays temperatures and frame rate.

Manufacturer: Koolance
Tagged:

Introduction and Features

In addition to complete water-cooling systems, Koolance offers a full line of high-quality components for the DIY system builder, including of course, kool waterblocks. Check out how they perform on today's CPUs and GPUs.

Author:
Manufacturer: XFX
Tagged:

G92 Details - The NVIDIA 8800 GT

The NVIDIA 8800 GT looks to be the best deal in a graphics card in many years offering performance on par with $400 GPUs for about half the price! Come see how the XFX model we reviewed stands up to the competition.

Author:
Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Tagged:

Can NVIDIA Revolutionize your PC?

NVIDIA is attempting to introduce a new standard for communications between your system and devices like your power supply, water cooler and even your chassis! What for you may ask? The Enthusiast System Architecture looks to help you get the most from your system.

Manufacturer: Corsair Components
Tagged:

Introduction and Features

The new Corsair TX650W and TX750W PSUs are targeted towards value conscious users who want stable outputs, high efficiency and minimal noise with higher output capacities.

Author:
Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: Asus
Tagged:

Introduction and Specifications

The Asus Eee PC 701 is a super small and light notebook that uses a solid-state hard drive and a custom Linux operating system to bring it down to a $300 price point. It has a 7 inch screen and weighs just about 2 lbs making it one of the most mobile systems you will find.

Author:
Manufacturer: AMD
Tagged:

RV670 and DX 10.1 Details

We get a hold of some interesting information on the upcoming RV670 graphics card from AMD just as the release of NVIDIA's 8800 GT card is about to hit. Coincidence? I think not.

Author:
Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
Tagged:

Yorkfield/Penryn Core Enhancements

Intel's new Yorkfield core processor, based on the Penryn design, is unveiled today and could be the fastest processor we have ever tested at PC Perspective. Come in and see how gaming, media encoding and CPU power consumption will all change.

Author:
Manufacturer: General
Tagged:

Crysis Demo Overview and Testing Setup

The single player demo of Crysis was released just yesterday and we have put together a quick performance preview, even while on the road! Come in and see how our top systems are able to handle the graphical beast that is Crysis!

Author:
Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
Tagged:

PCMark Vantage Overview

The PCMark suite of benchmarks has become a staple in our selection of tests for processors, motherboards as well as other PC components and the Futuremark group has just released the first major update to it since the release of PCMark05. Come see how the latest CPUs from Intel and AMD stack up in this new benchmark!

Author:
Subject: Displays
Manufacturer: Viewsonic
Tagged:

Introduction and Specifications

Viewsonic has a value monitor that comes in at 22 inches and a price point that should get most gamers to finally move on from the 15-19 inch displays. Read our review to get the highs and lows of moving up in the world!

Author:
Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
Tagged:

Introduction and Specifications

The Asus P5E3 Deluxe WiFi is one of the most intriguing motherboards to hit the market in some time with a combination of three PCIe x16 slots, DDR3 memory support, great overclocking options and even an embedded Linux OS!

Manufacturer: Antec
Tagged:

Introduction and Features

The Quattro 1,000W PSU offers a full 1kW of stable DC power with excellent regulation, good efficiency, and comes with a 5-year warranty. Unfortunately, above average AC ripple on some of the DC outputs dampened our enthusiasm.

Author:
Manufacturer: General
Tagged:

Introduction and Menus

Epic Games is set to release their first demo for Unreal Tournament 3 and to say the suspense is building would be quite an understatement. Curious to see some screen shots and how the game performs on an array of NVIDIA and AMD cards?

Author:
Manufacturer: General
Tagged:

Jumping Right To It

Okay, we admit it, this is too soon. But AMD has the world abuzz about the upcoming Catalyst 7.10 'Shoot-em-up' drivers and we need to see how they affected our round up of DX10 titles we tested last week. Here's the update.

Author:
Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Gigabyte
Tagged:

The Intel X38 Chipset

Intel unleashes their new X38 chipset for enthusiast platforms and Gigabyte has the first one to hit our test benches. See if the first PCI Express 2.0 motherboard is worth your money and if Intel can compete with NVIDIA's high end chipsets.