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    HERCULES® introduces 3D Prophet 9800 Pro The graphics board for hardcore gamers By. Jay R. Gibson April 16, 2003 Montreal, April 15, 2003 - Hercules® is delighted to announce the launch of 3D Prophet 9800 Pro, its new flagship graphics board based on ATI®'s latest and fastest chipset. 3D Prophet 9800 Pro is the most recent addition... Read more...
The ATi Radeon 9600 Pro Debut Decent card, fuzzy naming convention By - Marco Chiappetta April 16, 2003 It seems like we've been covering new video card releases on an almost weekly basis over the last few months.  Since the beginning of the year, we've seen NVIDIA announce, and then release, multiple flavors of GeForce FX cards, albeit... Read more...
  The Plextor PX-504A DVD+R/RW Drive More Space, More Speed, More Compatability By, Jeff Bouton April 15, 2003   Plextor is one of the top manufacturers of optical drives.  In fact, many consider their drives to be the best available.  Over the years, we've had the opportunity to review quite a few models, with virtually... Read more...
  Review on the Abit BH7 Motherboard The Legend Continues... By Robert Maloney April 9th, 2003 Everyone holds a few memories close to their heart; their first kiss, the first time they drove a car solo, and the first time they got a sweet overclock on a motherboard.  OK, that last one might be a bit of a stretch, but there are a... Read more...
The HotHardware Vintage PC Collection! A Quick Trip Down Memory Lane... By, Marco Chiappetta April 2, 2003 We spend quite a bit of time working with cutting edge technology here on HotHardware.Com.  We've recently had our hands on 3.06GHz Pentium 4s, Radeon 9800 Pros, a slew of low-latency memory, the latest motherboards and even some... Read more...
Albatron's GeForce4 Ti4800SE Powerful Graphics on a Budget By - Jeff Bouton March 26, 2003 Albatron is one of those companies that seemed to come out of nowhere and rapidly make a name for themselves.  Just around the time NVIDIA was rolling out their GeForce 4 product line, Albatron slipped into the spotlight, and became a player in... Read more...
  Maxtor's DiamondMax Plus 9 Serial ATA Drive Serial ATA Drives Mature By Dave Altavilla March 20, 2003   Our first look at a Serial ATA drive, quite frankly, was a little less than inspiring.  That is to say that, even though the SATA 150 standard offers a higher bandwidth interface and those tidy, thin little cables, ... Read more...
Asus V9280S Geforce 4 Ti4200 A Ti4200, or something more? By - Robert Maloney January 22, 2003 Marketing -  simply defined as the process of bringing a product to market.  Tim Cohn, on www.marketingprinciples.com, describes marketing as "to find out what your customers want and then give it to them."  Sometimes it... Read more...
  The VIA P4PB Ultra Motherboard Review Intent on Total System Performance for the P4 By Robert Maloney March 19th, 2003 Our first impression of the VIA P4PB Ultra, when the box showed up on the testing bench, was that it screamed (literally) that it was here to play.  From the no-nonsense black box with a guy yelling (at what we... Read more...
  The MSI CR52-A2 - 52X CD-RW Drive Breaking the speed barrier at 52X By Tom Laverriere March 14, 2003 The first CD-RW drive I ever bought was an 8X4X32X unit for around $200 beans and I thought it was amazing how fast that thing could burn CD's.  It took me only about 10 minutes to burn a full disc of songs.  I was loving life. ... Read more...
GeForce FX Go 5200 and 5600 Mobile GPUs NVIDIA's New Mobile FX Offering Unveiled By - Dave Altavilla March 13, 2003 The PC Graphics Industry certainly has been heating up over the past few weeks, to say the least. NVIDIA and ATi alone are making coverage, of their new technologies for the desktop alone, a full time job.  In addition however,... Read more...
  ATI 'M10' Mobile Graphics Preview Mobile Gaming Diversifies By, Chris Angelini March 13th, 2003 The computer industry has been in the doldrums as of late.  And as much as we want to deny it, business isn't picking up as quickly as the analysts forecasted.  It isn't voodoo, though.  There is no witchcraft involved in judging... Read more...
The Centrino Mobile Technology Launch Event Intel Takes Mobile Computing to the Next Level By - Jeff Bouton March 12, 2003 After a few remote illustrations, the demonstration portion the presentation was over and the focus shifted to input from high ranking executives from T-Mobile, Boeing, Marriot, MacDonalds, Toshiba, SAP, Cisco and several... Read more...
  Tyan S2662 Trinity i7205 Dual Channel DDR for the Pentium 4 By, Chris Angelini February 24th, 2003 KISS - four letters that together, can mean so many different things.  It's a '70's rock band, it's a gesture of affection, and for Tyan, it's an acronym.  "Keep It Simple, Stupid" - quite possibly the best way to avoid... Read more...
GeForce FX 5200 Ultra Performance Analysis Detailed Benchmarks With NVIDIA's Value Gaming Card By - Marco Chiappetta and Dave Altavilla March 12, 2003 Last week's Game Developers Conference was pumped up with lots of hype and excitement, regarding not only the software behind next generation game engines, but also the hardware that will power... Read more...
  The ATi Radeon 9800 Pro Full Release Review ATi Technologies Distances Itself From NVIDIA Once Again By, Dave Altavilla March 5, 2003 This article and review showcase should come as no surprise to those of you that have been following the never ending saga of World Domination in the 3D Graphics Card arena.  Just a few short weeks... Read more...
It's Official!  NVIDIA's NV30 is Now the GeForce FX! Will we soon be crowning a new 3D King, again? By - Marco Chiappetta November 18, 2002 Virtually all of the companies actively producing 3D chipsets today, have been working toward one goal, to deliver a product that can render interactive, cinematic quality 3D images, in real-time... Read more...
The GeForce FX 5200 & 5600 Debut! The NV34 and NV31 Officially Unveiled By - Marco Chiappetta March 6, 2003 In November '02, during COMDEX in Las Vegas, NVIDIA introduced their eagerly anticipated GeForce FX GPU, formerly codenamed NV30.  The high-end GeForce FX part on display at COMDEX, was NVIDIA's answer to ATi's DirectX9 compliant... Read more...
The Shuttle XPC SN41G2 Small Form Factor + nForce2 = Perfect Combination By, Marco Chiappetta February 27, 2003 There is no denying that Shuttle Inc., started a trend that got PC enthusiasts and mainstream users interested in SFF (Small Form Factor) systems.  Way back in December of 2001, we took a look at the SV24, and were immediately... Read more...
The Abit BG7E Motherboard Review An Abit Board For the Masses... By Robert Maloney February 24, 2003 A few months back, we published a three board round-up of products based on the new Intel I845PE Chipset, including one from Abit, that being the BE7-RAID.  Without regurgitating facts about the chipset, suffice it to say that it proved... Read more...
  Tyan S2495 Trinity KT400 More KT400 Madness By, Tom Laverriere February 17, 2003 Now that NVIDIA's nForce2 chipset has become mainstream, it seems as though many other AMD based motherboard chipsets just pale a little.  We know at least one chipset maker that would disagree with this of course, VIA.  VIA's KT400 offering has... Read more...
MSI's VT2D8X GeForce4 Ti4600 More Bandwidth, More Cooling, More Goodies! By - Jeff Bouton February 16, 2003 As we enter the latest phase in the nVidia vs. ATi battle, the focus again is on who's video card is going to be the all out fastest.  It's natural that we get caught up in the hype of who has the faster card, but the bottom line... Read more...
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