| Unreal Tournament 2003 Demo
Unreal Tournament 2003 is the sequel to 1999's
multiple 'Game of the Year' award winner. It uses the very latest Unreal Engine
technology - where graphics, sound and gameplay are taken beyond the bleeding
edge. Unreal Tournament 2003 employs the use of Vertex as well as Pixel Shaders
and it's recommended that you use a DirectX 8 videocard to get the most out of
much just more of the same here. Stock performance is good, overclocked is better.
Case modders out there take note!
GeIL's new Golden Dragon line of memory is easily the best looking
memory on the market with advanced WLCSP DRAM and red-LED eyed dragon. With looks playing
such an important role in today's computer buying, GeIL has raised the
bar for every other memory manufacturer out there. Coloured heat spreaders are no
longer enough, if they ever were...
With a retail price of $177 CDN ($129 US) , the two
sticks of 256MB GeIL Golden Dragon Ultra PC3500 DDR memory is provides for good economy.
Corsair's TwinX3200LL retail for about $50 CDN more, and two sticks of OCZ EL
PC-3500 retail about $80 CDN more!
Performance of the memory was okay, not the fastest we have ever tested and not
the slowest either. The GeIL Golden Dragon seems more engineered for those who
want a good mix of appearance and (overclocking) performance.
We did have some initial problems with the GeIL memory in the Epox 8RGA+ motherboard, and to resolve
this the DIMM voltage had to be raised to 2.63V to stabilize the situation at 166
MHz. After that though, the DIMM's worked great together all the way up to 217
MHz FSB with the most aggressive memory timings, and with more conservative times of 2-3-3-6, up to
If you're looking for
something to spice up your computer during a late night overclocking session the GeIL Golden
Dragon Ultra PC3500 is a good choice, even though there were a few speed bumps along
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