OCAU has taken an in-depth look at Intel's MatrixRAID technology, which his allows you to use both RAID0 and RAID1 at the same time, with only two hard drives required. Philips PSC724 Ultimate Edge Six Channel Soundcard breaks the 5.1 barrier, but before you buy into the hype, have a look around for 7.1 channel speaker systems.
Network got you down? Time to swap out those old 10/100 Dlink's? If that describes you, then this SMC Gigabit Equipment review is for you. Speaking of which, pc-base.net have a review of the D-Link Express EtherNetwork DI-604 4-Port Ethernet Broadband Router. Whoo-hooo.
Digital cameras save a lot of money, but after a while it's nice to have actual prints you can hold in a hand. Behardware.com of Paris, France, run through several 4" x 6" printers, including; "the Canon Selphy DS700, Epson pictureMate, Kodak Printer Dock Plus, HP Photosmart 325, and Olympus P10." Performance is compared to the R300 and photo lab prints. Lanaddict have a three-Way Gaming Mouse Showdown, while the Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z3 4MP Digital Camera goes under the gun at Bytesector.
Got Spyware? Give Microsoft AntiSpyware a shot. 5.1-channel sound with only two satellites, one subwoofer and a central speaker? This is what Altec Lansing offers with the GT5051R. Xbitlabs run through their own Workstation Cases Roundup: Best Power Characteristics, Best Cooling, Best Design!
Beyond3D is looking at Sapphire's Radeon X800 the lower end X800 product based on R430 core: "One thing that can be noted on this board is that it features full 2ns GDDR3 RAM, which is the same RAM used on the X800 XL and numerous other higher end boards. Given that X800's RAM is only running at 350MHz this represents a fairly serious underclock of that RAM and board vendors could very well just utilise..." The Radeon x800 XL was bound to be next. On the lower end of ATI's scale, the All-In-Wonder X600 Pro is starting to make waves.
Viperlair sat down with Dan Snyder of Intel in this interview, and talked a bit about current and upcoming Intel technologies: Dual Core CPUs, BTX, etc.
Hang on to your seat belts as HIT.com takes a look at the new PC4400 memory from Mushkin - the specs for this memory is DDR 550 with a CAS rating of CAS 2.5-4-4-8! Alright, who likes videocards? Have I got a treat for you: The Fastest Graphics Cards of 2004: Ultimate Testing of 27 GPUs. Part I: Major Events of the Year 2004 in 3D Graphics. Neoseeker tests out Gigabyte's Fanless X800 256MB videocard.
Is that a hard drive in your pocket, or are you just carrying the Seagate 5GB Pocket Hard Drive? No? What about the Seagate 100GB Portable External HDD? Video tape based camcorders are a dying product line I think, what with all the digitization going on now. Accelenation test out the Samsung DuoCam SC-D6040, and tell you what they think.
Adrian's Rojak Pot is a flurry of activity, what with all the articles it has released. Here are the highlights: Intel Centrino Overclocking Guide, BenQ Joybook 7000 Notebook, Logitech Z-640 5.1 Speaker Set, Dell Pocket DJ, RIO Forge 256MB Sport MP3 Player, and the Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 7.5!
Ecoustics asks, DVI vs. HDMI vs. Component Video -- Which is Better?
The first Ultra X-Connect Powersupply PCStats tested went up in a puff of smoke, the second unit worked in full UV gloy. Here is what a couple other websites have to say about the Ultra X-Connect 500W ATX PSU: Legionhardware, TheCrucible, Overclockersonline, and hi-techreviews.
OCZ powersupply reviews have also been coming out of the woodwork like no tomorrow. Here are couple Modstream 520W reviews (here, here, and here) and Powerstream 420w reviews (here, here, here, and here).