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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...
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 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...
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...
The AMD Athlon XP 3000+: A 2.16GHz CPU with 512K L2 Cache Has AMD Done Enough to Take The Speed Crown From Intel? By, Marco Chiappetta and Chris Angelini February 10, 2003 Calendar year 2002 was a great one for the computer geek.  The economy may not have performed very well, but most of the major players in PC Hardware were on a roll,... Read more...
The Logitech Z-680 5.1 Channel THX-Certified Speaker System A Killer Home-Theater Sound System for Your PC... By - Marco Chiappetta February 5, 2003 PC enthusiasts are constantly upgrading their systems in an almost never-ending endeavor to improve their multimedia and gaming experiences.  All too often we find ourselves replacing our... Read more...
The Gigabyte Maya II R9500 Pro vs. The Sapphire Radeon 9500 Atlantis Pro Premium Performance, Mainstream Price By - Tom Laverriere & Marco Chiappetta February 3, 2003     It's game 7 of the World Series, bottom of the 9th and the winning run is standing just 90 feet away.  Who do you want in the batters box?  You... Read more...
NVIDIA's GeForce FX Ultra A Pre-Production Showcase By - Dave Atlavilla January 27, 2003 The wait for NVIDIA's new GeForce has been almost an eternity it seems.  Since their initial hints at their next generation technology, back in June, there has been much speculation and rumor milling with regards to the specifics of the retail board... Read more...
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