Reviewers from hardware web-site Tom’s Hardware Guide have managed to overclock a specially-selected Intel Pentium 4 “Northwood” processor to stunning 5.25GHz speed. The experiment was carried out using liquid nitrogen cooling, specially-designed ASUS P4C800-E mainboard and Corsair XMS PC4400 memory modules. More details on the matter are available over here.
HardWare.fr web-site did not have the fastest CPU on the planet, but managed to examine the fastest Serial ATA-150 HDD from Western Digital. The highly-anticipated 74GB version of the legendary Raptor definitely worth to be checked out!
ALL-IN-WONDER product series from ATI Technologies and its add-in-board partners is definitely an example of quality, reliability and feature-richness. But maybe there is an alternative product line from other GPU makers? There is, and AnandTech even compares different Personal Cinema graphics cards based on NVIDIA chips over here.
[H]ard|OCP web-site discusses chances of current 800MHz QPB-supporting chipsets to be successfully upgraded with Intel Prescott processor. Looks like now it is time to put the facts straight with the upcoming Pentium 4 processors with SSE3 and supporting mainboards. [H]ard|OCP also awards the “hardest” hardware of 2003 over here.
Have you ever thought about the origin of acquired hardware? Where it was manufactured? How it was tested? Who is behind a well-known brand-name? Well, Envy News decided to visit office and warehouse of well-known graphics cards maker BFG Technologies – a very special partner of NVIDIA Corp.. Find out the details about the visit by clicking here.