The era of new generation graphics cards is on its dawn, but slightly outdated products still attract quite a lot of interest. Bjorn3D.com has reviewed PowerColor RADEON 9800 Platinum Edition graphics card. Although this product is based on R360 core clocked at 380MHz, this is not a typical RADEON 9800 PRO-based graphics card: it has 128-bit memory bus width, which limits its performance in a number of cases.
Digital Silence has issued an article which explains what DirectX is and how does it work. Find out the secrets and future plans for one of the most used software layers on your PC.
SubZeroTech has taken a look at Buffalo Firestix PC4000 memory module kit. This product delivers 500MHz working frequencies with neat and very efficient high-quality heat-spreader as well as noticeably good support and lifetime warranty.
Tom’s Hardware Guide has posted a round-up of seven new water cooling solutions. Water coolers in the past have been difficult to install and use. During the last couple of years water cooling solutions matured and now are more than easy to use.
InsaneTek has reviewed OCZ PowerStream 420W PSU. This power supply boasts with OCZ’s patented technologies, such as OCZ PowerWhisper, OCZ PowerFlex, OCZ ConnectAll, OCZ PowerShield, Overvoltage/Short-Circuit protection as well as five-year limited warranty from OCZ. Low noise, ability to connect to ATX, BTX and EPS12V standards, those are only few highs which are accessible with this device.
Overclockers Online has reviewed Liteon SOHW-1633S DVD burner. This optical drive is aimed at those users who need a well-performing and reliable recorder capable of writing all of the modern CD and DVD standards. This drive is ease to install and use, while the included software should make DVD burning easy for even novice users.
PCWorld.com has posted its new month’s picks of single-layer and dual-layer DVD-R/RW drives. The DVD-burner speed race continues. Four new 12x drives have joined list this month. In case you are looking for a DVD burner and cannot decide which one has the best price/performance ratio, then have a look here, as this may be a help.
TheTechLounge has reviewed Mushkin 128MB MP3 player. This particular product is capable of playing MP3s and WMAs, serve as a flash drive and even a voice recorder. Check out whether a great memory manufacturer can make a great MP3 player.
The Tech Zone has reviewed Logitech Z-2200 speakers. The Z-2200 features two satellite speakers, a ported subwoofer and a wired remote control. Total system power is 200 watts with 80 watts going to the satellite speakers and 120 watts going to the subwoofer. Total peak power is 400 watts.