Digital-Daily.com has posted an article containing all the information about AMD’s microprocessors that come in PGA939 packaging. Find out about heat emission, overclockability, performance numbers, specific technologies, etc.
The Tech Report has reviewed three PCI Express graphics cards. The first one is Gigabyte CV-RX60X128V graphics card based on the ATI RV380 GPU clocked at 500MHz and with 128MB of 128-bit memory bus width clocked at 742MHz. The second one is ABIT RX600XT-PCIE features the same core and memory, with the exception of the GPU working frequency which is 13MHz higher. Albatron Trinity PCX5900 is the last graphics card reviewed. It boasts with NVIDIA NV35 core clocked at 350MHz with 128MB of 256-bit width memory bus clocked at 550MHz.
Small Form-Factor Systems
ExtremeTech has put up a roundup of eleven PC barebones from AOpen, Shuttle, EPoX and Soltek. Read on to find out which of the barebones can serve as a PC, DVR and DVD player at once and in a quiet way.
TrustedReviews has reviewed Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 NX external sound solution. This USB interface driven audio box boast such features as 24-bit audio playback and recording, plus Dolby Digital EX and DVD Audio support.
Hard Extreme has taken a look at TapWave Zodiac mobile entertainment console. The TapWave Zodiac has dimensions of 5.6” x 3.1” x .55”. You may watch full color movies on the Tapwave on the unit’s 3.8” 480x320 screen. The unit comes with Kinoma Producer software giving you the ability to load and convert many types of files including MPEG1, MPEG4, QuickTime and AVI videos. The unit provides superb sound with the included Yamaha Audio Component and built in stereo speakers.
If you are looking for cheap but efficient hard drive cooling solution, bit-tech.net has reviewed such product from Speeze. With hard drives getting faster and hotter, you may find the Speeze Hard Drive Cooler very useful.
Modthebox.com has reviewed an unusual but useful product made by Enermax. The Enermax UC-9FATR2 multifunction panel is a 5.25” based unit designed to incorporate maximum functionality in the form of four card readers, fan control, USB, IEEE 1394, SATA and more.
OverClock Intelligence Agency has taken a look at Thermalright SP-94 heatsink. This heatsink is one of the best non-water cooling solutions which utilizes an extremely efficient heat-pipe technology, fully cooper made with 590g.of weight and capability of installing a 92mm fan.
PC Perspective has reviewed CoolerMaster Hyper 6 cooler. This cooler is enormously big and is made of copper; furthermore, it utilizes the so-called heat-pipe technology for even better performance. It is one of the best ways to efficiently cool down AMD’s and Intel’s latest microprocessors. However, you may encounter some problems during installation and usage of such device.