Wireless Networking: Setup and Security, Dual Layer DVD Shootout, and more!
Hey folks, how's it going? Corsair sent us a notice today, they've produced a document that takes a look at the importance of memory latency and it's impact on performance. If your interested, you can download the PDF file: Here. Here's the rest of your news...
"There are definitely additional issues that could be considered when setting up a wireless network, but covering these basics will make a wireless network much more secure than it was straight out of the box. Many people are confident that no one would be interested in their home network and feel security is just one more headache of technical mumbo-jumbo that they would rather not deal with."
"Today we step aside from the usual motherboard or processor review and take a look at two of the latest DVD burners to emerge from two large Taiwanese companies, ASUS and Gigabyte. Both drives support DVD burning at 16x and both support Dual Layer burning. If you're on the market for a new DVD burner, one of these might be what you're looking for."
"The RIALTO bridge chip itself, although running fairly hot, doesn't actually require any cooling however this board does have a thermal pad covering the package, with a section cut out where the actual chip itself is - this is really to protect the package itself and prevent any resistors for being accidentally knocked off."
"Have you ever wonder why consumer electronics stores don't keep the inkjet printer and the inkjet cartridge refills in the same isles? Because they don't want you to see that it's going to cost just as much (or maybe more) to refill the printer as it does to buy the inkjet printer itself!"
"$82 obviously doesn't buy a peripheral-packed board loaded with extra goodies, but if you're looking for a no-frills package at a budget price, the GA-K8VT890-9's intelligent spec might just be good enough. Read on to see what the board has to offer and how it compares with more expensive Athlon 64 platforms."