Review Index Page 26

  • ATI Radeon HD 4890 vs. Nvidia GeForce GTX 275

    By Steven Walton on

    Gamers looking to spend some $250 on a new graphics card today have two top choices with the Radeon HD 4890 and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 275.
  • ATI Radeon HD 4770 review: The $100 Killer GPU?

    By Steven Walton on

    The new Radeon HD 4770 is the world’s first 40nm graphics processing unit, aiming to deliver the best possible value in a neat cost-effective package.
  • AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition review

    By Steven Walton on

    The new Phenom II X4 looks as having the potential to be the ultimate upgrade solution for AMD users, giving Core 2 Quads a good run in every possible way.
  • Solid State Drive Round-up: Intel, OCZ, G.Skill, and Super Talent

    By Steven Walton on

    There should be no question that SSD technology is the way of the future, it's just a matter of when this future will become a reality for most consumers.
  • Aten Laptop USB KVM Switch review

    By Shawn Knight on

    Rather than calling it a KVM switch, this Aten 'KVM' USB device is more of a wired remote desktop solution.
  • Asus GeForce ENGTX285 TOP review

    By Steven Walton on

    Our performance comparison will put this Asus GTX 285 graphics card against ATI's top offerings, the original GeForce GTX 280, the GTX 260 and the dual-GPU GTX 295.
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! USB Sound Card review

    By Shawn Knight on

    The Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! brings X-Fi quality audio and EAX HD support to your notebook via a spare USB port.
  • Asus Rampage II GENE microATX motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Rampage II GENE is easily the most prominent microATX motherboard we have ever seen boasting of a wealth of useful features that cannot be matched by many of today's standard ATX boards.
  • 5 Beautiful HTPC Cases Reviewed

    By Steven Walton on

    As a convergence device, the HTPC can replace DVD/Blu-ray players, CD players, recording devices and various other multimedia entertainment devices.
  • StarTech 4-in-1 USB VGA Docking Station review

    By Shawn Knight on

    Besides simplifying multiple USB connections, the docking station can also pass-through your audio and even video output using a single USB port for painless operation.
  • Slingbox Pro-HD and SlingLink Turbo review

    By Shawn Knight on

    The Slingbox Pro-HD is a placeshifting/media extending device that allows you to listen or watch HD media remotely over the Internet.
  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 Overclocking Performance

    By Steven Walton on

    Besides finding how far you can overclock the Phenom II X4, we will see how well it scales and therefore performs once overclocked.
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 295 dual-GPU review

    By Steven Walton on

    The GeForce GTX 295 sports dual-GPUs and 1792MB of memory making for an insanely fast graphics card that should be more than capable of taking on the Radeon HD 4870 X2.
  • AMD Phenom II X4 940 & 920 review

    By Steven Walton on

    While AMD may not be setting any performance records, they are certainly delivering some of the best value quad-core processors on the market.
  • Gigabyte EX58-UD4P Intel X58 motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Gigabyte EX58-UD4P is meant to offer value for Core i7 users, retaining some of the X58 chipset's most interesting features like 3-way SLI and CrossfireX support.
  • Netbook Round-up: Lenovo Ideapad S10, Asus Eee 904HA, Acer Aspire One and Smoothbook Slice

    By Shawn Knight on

    It can't be argued that 2008 was the year of the netbook. We take a look at four popular netbooks from four different manufacturers: Lenovo, Acer, Smooth Creations and Asus.
  • Budget & Mid-Range Graphics Card round-up

    By Steven Walton on

    The sub-$200 graphics card market is particularly strong at the moment, with various GeForce and Radeon products battling it out for the lead. In our round-up we tell you what's the best option for your buck today.
  • Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower ATX case review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Cooler Master HAF 932 is quite possibly the best full tower ATX gaming case you can buy today for this kind of money.
  • Asus P6T Deluxe Intel X58 motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Asus P6T Deluxe is possibly the best motherboard we have seen so far this year, partly due to the evident hard work put in by Asus, and partly because the Core i7 platform is just so darn impressive.
  • Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition review

    By Steven Walton on

    Today marks the release of Intel's latest and greatest processor architecture to date. Meet the new Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition processors based on the debuting Nehalem architecture.
  • Far Cry 2 performance in-depth

    By Steven Walton on

    Far Cry 2 benchmarks and performance analysis -- As usual our in-depth performance review takes 20 ATI and Nvidia graphics cards and compares them in this last generation first-person shooter.
  • Das Keyboard Professional and Ultimate review

    By Shawn Knight on

    Modeled after the classic IBM model M, the Das Keyboard employs mechanical gold-plated key switches that provide that same tactical and audible click that many look for in a quality keyboard.
  • Force3D Radeon HD 4870 Black Edition review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Force3D Radeon HD 4870 Black Edition replaces the AMD reference cooler with one of the best VGA air coolers money can buy, the Arctic-Cooling Accelero Twin Turbo.
  • Acer Aspire X1200 SFF system review

    By Shawn Knight on

    Acer describes the Aspire X1200 as a stylish, space saving and low-cost option for an average business computer or home theater PC, we tend to agree.
  • Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 case review

    By Steven Walton on

    Despite its hefty price tag, the Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 remains a stunning looking case that is further enhanced by its unique and innovative design.
  • Gigabyte GC230D Atom Mini-ITX motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Gigabyte GC230D measures just 17 x 17cm (6.7 inches), and in this tiny space it manages to incorporate an Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor and all other basics for less than $100.
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Pro

    By Shawn Knight on

    The X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional is Creative's latest offering in the series aimed at audio enthusiasts and especially gamers.
  • Diamond Radeon HD 4870 X2 review

    By Steven Walton on

    A terrifying prospect given the power of today’s graphics processors, the Radeon HD 4870 X2 boasts dual GPUs for an enviable combined processing power of 2.4TFLOPS.
  • The Best Gaming Mouse: Logitech vs. Razer vs. Microsoft

    By Shawn Knight on

    Meet the cream of the crop: from Logitech, the G5 and G9 mice. Microsoft is represented by the Sidewinder and Habu mice, while Razer rounds out the group with the Lachesis gaming mouse.
  • GeForce GTX 260/280 versus Radeon HD 4850/4870

    By Steven Walton on

    Gamers looking to purchase a new generation graphics card today have quite a few options available ranging in price from $180 to $450.