iXBT Labs - Computer Hardware in Detail

Platform

Video

Multimedia

Mobile

Other

Latest News


Friday, January 16, 2004

Daily mailbox: OnlyNewZ, myWORLD Hardware, FiringSquad, TweakTown, Designtechnica, Hardware-Mag, etc — Cormac @ 19:35  Discuss this

Turok Evolution PC Review @ OnlyNewZ

"Finally, the review is online. ACCLAIM has some nice features included in Turok Evolution. I have:
- 350 Screenshots available
- 8 DivX movies available
- 11 Funny details :)
- And ofcourse more!

Read more at OnlyNewZ.

ABIT IS7 (i865PE) Motherboard Reviewed @ myWORLD Hardware

"Abit has gone a long way in the motherboard industry. Tracing back to its roots of its highly acclaimed BH6 i440BX to its latest IC7-MAX3, Abit never fails to impress its enthusiast fans. Recently we’ve reviewed the IC7-MAX3 featuring Intel’s very best Canterwood i875. While the i875 is catered for a premium niche market, its sibing, the Springdale i865 holds a much favorable price tag with a near i875 performance. This time around, we’re going to take a closer look at Abit’s i865PE solution, the IS7."

Read more at myWORLD Hardware.

FiringSquad article: "Siteseeing: US Nuclear Submarine Air Purification on your Desk"

"We all know that dust can impede system cooling and cause instability, so today FiringSquad will be looking at a desktop air purifier that´s using the same 5-stage electrostatic precipitation mechanism used in US nuclear submarines. That´s not exaggerated marketing either, these purifiers are built by Trion, the sole supplier of air cleaners for the US Navy nuclear submarine fleet."

Read more at FiringSquad.

Serial ATA Explained – What’s the big deal? @ TweakTown

"Today we begin our investigation into the relatively new and future orientated Serial ATA interface for our personal computing storage needs and discuss the benefits, as well as disadvantages, compared to the aging Parallel ATA standard which we’ve been using for around 15 years now."

Read more at .

Designtechnica´s CES 2004 Wrap-Up

"The theme of the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) might as well have been "flat panels, flat panels and more flat panels." It seemed as if every exhibitor had an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display), PDP (Plasma Display Panel), or DLP (Digital Light Processing) display to show off. While we have no way of quantifying our assessment, it´s probably safe to say that never before has there been such a collection of LCD, DLP and PDP displays under one roof.
Products ranged from the huge 80-inch Samsung and 76-inch LG Electronics PDPs to the tiny 240x320 LCD displaying ATI´s new 3D graphics engine for mobile phones.
The Designtechnica crew was at CES in Las Vegas from January 7 to January 11th and walked through the 1.38 million square feet Las Vegas Convention Center for four days to bring you the latest and greatest products from the world of consumer electronics. "

Read more at Designtechnica.

Ausstattung pur: Aspire X-Superalien Gehäuse @ Hardware-Mag

"Das X-Superalien erinnert äußerlich ein wenig an die bekannten Chieftec- oder Antec-Gehäuse, welche ebenfalls über eine Front-Tür und einen ähnlichen darunter liegenden Aufbau verfügt. Auch die Konstruktion lässt eine gewisse Verwandtschaft mit den genannten Gehäusen vermuten. Die außergewöhnliche Optik wurde zusätzlich noch mit einem hervorragenden Lieferumfang und einer saubersten Verarbeitung abgerundet: Zum Lieferumfang gehören zum Beispiel sechs vorinstallierte blau beleuchtete UV-reaktive 80 mm Gehäuselüfter, zwei Lüftergitter im "X-Alien"-Design, die Seitenwand mit großem Window und ein Levicom X-Alien Visible Power 500 Watt Netzteil. Mehr dazu in unserem Artikel. Viel Spass beim Lesen!"

Read more at Hardware-Mag.

HWZ review: Imation Portable Slim Combo drive

"To sum things up, this 2-in-1 slimmer might just be what you need to breathe a new lease of life into your notebook or even desktop PC. You can use it to create multimedia CDs, backup your files to free up your notebook’s limited hard-disk space, and even watch your favorite DVD movie titles. Essentially, it converts your notebook into a personal entertainment unit. It’s also a great optical drive replacement should your existing one becomes defective or is just a plain old CD-ROM drive."

Read more at HWZ.

Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 Hard Drive Reviewed @ myWORLD Hardware

"When we utter the word “Barracuda”, we all immediately knew that it was Seagate´s flagship hard drive for the high-end desktop consumers. It became famous since their initial release of the Medalist Pro 9140, which is later known as Barracuda ATA, II, III, IV, V and now, “.7”. As a 7th generation of Seagate Barracuda line, they decided to label them as Barracuda 7200.7 as part of new naming scheme."

Read more at myWORLD Hardware.

Epson Perfection 3170 Photo @ TrustedReviews

"Quality-wise the 3170 surpassed what I expected from a flatbed scanner, especially when it came to scanning film. While it’s safe to say that a dedicated film scanner will almost always produce better results, the definition in the scans of my colour negatives and the colour accuracy in my transparencies are both splendid."

Read more at TrustedReviews.

Zalman CNPS7000A-Cu CPU Cooler Review @ Bjorn3D

"The weight alone, or that combined with the fear of possibly voiding a warranty, may scare many people away from such a beefy HSF. However, there is a very good reason this CPU cooler weighs so much — its large chunk of copper coupled with the 92 millimeter fan are meant to keep a CPU very cool with minimal noise. I hooked the CNPS7000A-Cu up on an Athlon 64 to see if its weight is justified by its performance. Read on to find out..."

Read more at Bjorb3D.


[ Previous Day ] [ Search ] [ News Archive ]

Latest headlines


ASUS Launches R9 200, R7 200 Series, Matrix R9 280X Graphics Cards

Apacer Launches SATA SLC-lite SSD solutions

ADATA Introduces a Stylish External HDD HC630

Samsung Introduces New Wireless Multiroom Speakers

WD Gives Consumers a Cloud of Their Own


Write a comment below. No registration needed!




blog comments powered by Disqus

  Most Popular Reviews More    RSS  

AMD Phenom II X4 955, Phenom II X4 960T, Phenom II X6 1075T, and Intel Pentium G2120, Core i3-3220, Core i5-3330 Processors

Comparing old, cheap solutions from AMD with new, budget offerings from Intel.
February 1, 2013 · Processor Roundups

Inno3D GeForce GTX 670 iChill, Inno3D GeForce GTX 660 Ti Graphics Cards

A couple of mid-range adapters with original cooling systems.
January 30, 2013 · Video cards: NVIDIA GPUs

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1

An external X-Fi solution in tests.
September 9, 2008 · Sound Cards

AMD FX-8350 Processor

The first worthwhile Piledriver CPU.
September 11, 2012 · Processors: AMD

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Ivy Bridge vs. Sandy Bridge

Trying out the new method.
September 18, 2012 · Processors: Intel
  Latest Reviews More    RSS  

i3DSpeed, September 2013

Retested all graphics cards with the new drivers.
Oct 18, 2013 · 3Digests

i3DSpeed, August 2013

Added new benchmarks: BioShock Infinite and Metro: Last Light.
Sep 06, 2013 · 3Digests

i3DSpeed, July 2013

Added the test results of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 and AMD Radeon HD 7730.
Aug 05, 2013 · 3Digests

Gainward GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST 2GB Golden Sample Graphics Card

An excellent hybrid of GeForce GTX 650 Ti and GeForce GTX 660.
Jun 24, 2013 · Video cards: NVIDIA GPUs

i3DSpeed, May 2013

Added the test results of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770/780.
Jun 03, 2013 · 3Digests
  Latest News More    RSS  

Platform  ·  Video  ·  Multimedia  ·  Mobile  ·  Other  ||  About us & Privacy policy  ·  Twitter  ·  Facebook


Copyright © Byrds Research & Publishing, Ltd., 1997–2011. All rights reserved.