Right out of Russia comes Xbitlabs.com, and the gang there produce some of the best reviews in this industry. On the menu, along with lots of Vodka, are a Closer Look at the 19" Monitor Features, Focus on ATI's 0.11 Micron Chips, Memory Market Overview, the ASUS A8V-E Deluxe Mainboard, X-bit labs CeBIT 2005 coverage, and here and here too.
Hexus are next in line as PCStats focuses on content coming into news-central from around the world. Starting from the top, Hexus dish out thoughts on the ECS's 915-A Mainboard, the lack-luster ABIT RM-11 Remote control, some new FSP power supplies, NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI for Pentium 4 results, and nVidia's take on the technology.
Insanetek tests out the Patriot PDC1G3200+XBLK 1GB DC Kit (that would be memory) against some OCZ Gold PC4000 VX DDR. ExtremeMHz gets back to basics with a write-up on the Logisys Optical Fan Mouse and Thunderhawk 2.0 Browser.
Trusted Reviews offers up a ton of great reviews, let's have a look at the highlights: Leadtek WinFast PX6800, Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5, InFocus LP-120 projector, HP Color LaserJet 3550 printer, Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4010 tablet PC, Toshiba TDP-SW20 Wireless DLP Projector, Fujifilm FinePix S5500, Netgear MP101 - Wireless Digital Music Player, Seagate 5.0GB USB 2.0 Pocket Hard Drive, NEC MultiSync LCD2070NX, Brother MPrint MW-140BT, and the Nintendo DS!
DDR Development Continues On 600MHz and Up @ CoolTechZone, and Apple Discovers 2nd Finger with 2-Button Mouse. Need sound on the go? Try the Altec Lansing inMotion iM4 Portable Speakers. The Corepad Magna Blue comes into focus at atruereview, as do the Bluetake BT007Si Bluetooth USB Adapter, XPER X-Armor ATX Case, Transformer ATX Case, and Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 400GB SATA Hard Drive.
Ecoustics are devoted to sound, audio, and making both really sound cool. Brian Mitchell has a few interesting articles up for the audiophile at heart; The Mythical Burn-In Period, Little Speakers Can Create Big Problems, How to Set Your Speakers, and An Essential Guide to Home Theater Speaker Placement. Legionhardware have the EPoX 9NPA+ Ultra motherboard and a BTX solution from Gigabyte. Want to know about AMD’s dual core processor plans for the coming year? Read this article; "In a more detailed look at the advantages dual core Athlon 64 processors will have over in the digital home and multitasking, there is still nothing mentioned of gaming."
Small form factor PCs seem to be nearing the end of their useful lifespan as consumers realize that upgrading just isn't an option, but that hasn't stopped consumers from flocking to the Shuttle XPC SN25P.