Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: Diamond Multimedia
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Introduction & Specs

Diamond Multimedia lets loose with an affordable sound card featuring Dolby Digital Live. We put it through games, subjective listening, and even CPU scaling to see how it stacks up to today's competition.

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Subject: General Tech
Manufacturer: General
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The Reader's Have Their Voice

The PC Perspective 2005 Reader's Choice Awards voting is over, and now the winners can be crowned. Take a peak inside to see who won the titles of best CPU, GPU, chipset and much more for the past year.

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Manufacturer: ATI
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ATI's R580 - What R520 Should Have Been

ATI's R580 architecture is released on the world today and it might be the fastest GPU we have ever seen here at PC Perspective. Did I mention we look at a LOT of GPUs here...?

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Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specifications

Asus has packaged an overclocked X1800 XT with an external power supply, USB game pad and more to create a great enthusiast level graphics card. This might be the fastest single GPU video card we have tested.

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Manufacturer: General
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Introduction and Changes

Futuremark is set to reveal the new 3DMark06 benchmark today and we have information on the new tests they have included that take advantage of SM2.0, HDR and SM3.0 graphics card features. We have also have scores from a slew of recent GPUs for a comparison using the new benchmark.

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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nForce for the Whole Family

NVIDIA is announcing two new chipsets for the Intel platform, aimed mainly at the mainstream and budget markets. You won't find quad SLI systems in here, though maybe you'll find a new system for mom?

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Manufacturer: XFX
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Introduction and Specifications

NVIDIA launched the 6800 GS GPU late last year and XFX has a model to display today that might make those readers looking for a mid-range video card sit and pay attention.

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Manufacturer: General
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Trying Something New

At this years Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we look at what the PC industry has to offer and provide some videos of the booths and technology showcased as well.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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Introduction and Processor Specs

AMD finally puts dual cores in their FX line of processors but sacrifice 200 MHz to the previous FX flagship CPU. Does the FX-60 have it what takes to be the new top CPU in the land?

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Manufacturer: NVIDIA
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Yes you read that right

NVIDIA and Dell showcased a quad-SLI system featuring four NVIDIA 7800 GTX 512 MB GPUs!! Holy crap!

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: Intel
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The Pentium XE 955 CPU

Intel is announcing a new processor today that packs 4 MB of L2 cache and a 1066 MHz FSB into a 65nm core.

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Subject: Processors
Manufacturer: AMD
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The Challenge

AMD's X2 line of processors is probably the best you can buy. But wouldn't like to get the top level performance without having to pay the top dollar? Don't we all! But the X2 3800+ looks like it has what it takes to bring that to you.

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Manufacturer: ATI
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CrossFire Generation 2

ATI readies their CrossFire card for the recently released X1800 XT and X1800 XL cards. Are you ready to pony up the money for these and will the performance gains be worth it?

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: XFX
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Introduction

XFX's Revo64 is a unique RAID controller offering speed and security. Does the PCI interface matter? How can it compare to the Silicon Image SiL 3132 and NVIDIA controllers? The results are very interesting indeed! (This also a good review of integrated controllers).

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Manufacturer: General
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Introduction

Valve showed a handful of hardware editors what was coming in the days and months ahead for the Source engine. After an impressive HDR implemenation, Valve is going back in time and adding filmic effects such as motion blur and depth of field to Source.

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Subject: Mobile
Manufacturer: ATI
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ATI Brings X1000 Technology to the Notebook

ATI has prepped their new X1600 Radeon Mobility GPU for release today marking the first mid-level next generation notebook part since the X700 and 6600 GPUs. Does this 90nm X1600 have the muscle and light step to make a great notebook solution?

Manufacturer: Antec
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Introduction

The new Antec Neo HE 500 power supply is environmentally friendly thanks to its high efficiency, which results in less waste heat generation and quieter operation. The Neo HE 500 also includes modular cable management system.

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Subject: Motherboards
Manufacturer: Asus
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Introduction and Specifications

Asus is one of the first to get a CrossFire ready motherboard out on the market; and this one should fit in the mainstream budget quite well...

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Manufacturer: XFX
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Introduction and Specifications

XFX has prepared a budget GPU based on the 6600 from NVIDIA that now features DDR2 memory and turns out to be a great option for casual gamers.

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Subject: Chipsets
Manufacturer: VIA
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Introduction to the K8T900

VIA readies another chipset that is both ready for the M2 socket as well as competing in the currently NVIDIA-dominated AMD-platform chipset market.