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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?
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).
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.
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?
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.
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...
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.
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.
EPoX unleashes the world's first Socket 754 nForce 4 SLI motherboard. This product has all the markings for an amazing gaming system, but how does it compare to other PCI-Express systems out there?
The Cooler Master Centurion 531 enclosure is a mid-tower case that features hybrid construction, tool-less installation, and enhanced air flow that is sure to appeal to price conscious consumers.
NVIDIA has released an ATI killer today -- a 512 MB version of the 7800 GTX with a 550 MHz core clock and a 850 MHz memory clock! This GPU on steroids is costs quite a pretty penny, but if you want the top gaming performance in your PC, this is going to be the card to get.
This beefy board sports a ton of features, the most impressive of which is not one, not two, but four PCIe x16 slots! Quad-SLI might not be something that will work out but I bet SLI plus running multiple monitors with additional GPUs might entice some.
Asus is the first motherboard vendor to get a retail board out based on the new nForce4 SLI X16 chipset for the AMD systems. NVIDIA has been touting this as the ultimate gamer's platform and we were eager to see if the product matched the PR.
The Sound Blaster X-Fi is marketed as a sound card for the future, but does that mean you should buy one now? We go beyond frame rates to give you a different perspective on Creative Lab's latest sound card.
Update Nov 3rd, 2005: NF4 and X-Fi seem to have some compatibility issues.
The new Antec Phantom 500 power supply is a more powerful version of the fan-less Phantom 350. It incorporates hybrid fan technology, which allows the PSU to produce up to 500 watts of continuous power while still operating in silent mode most of the time.
Compaq Presario V2410 Turion 64 laptop is the only game in town for a 14" WXGA display and 64-bit processing. It's a slim laptop with killer looks, but is it lacking where it counts?
Asus has just released the worlds fastest video card! Don't believe me? How about dual 7800 GTs in a single PCI Express slot? Oh, and it comes with an external power supply too...
BFG has a 7800 GT card with a pre-installed water block on it for the extreme enthusiast market. How does water cooling affect overclocking and performance?
ATI is ready to unveil its R520 architecture at long last in the form of not one card, but an entire family! Does it have the power to unseat the 7800 series from NVIDIA finally?