Review Swiftpoint Z Review
A £200 mouse: Has Swiftpoint lost the plot, or can it justify the price tag?
A £200 mouse: Has Swiftpoint lost the plot, or can it justify the price tag?
SteelSeries has brought two new mice to the market; the Rival 310 and Sensei 310 are very similar, but are they any good?
Antec looks to start making a name for itself again in the case market - is the P110 Luce up to the task?
The Noblechairs Icon Real Leather gaming chair isn't cheap, but is it worth the asking price? Find out in our review!
Gainward have stepped up again with another overclocked card. This Golden Sample improves on the reference clocks of the 7800GTX whilst coming in at a fantastic price point. We love it, and so will you...
Gigabyte isn't a name you'd usually associate with case. However, their first entry into the market is a stunner. Sporting three 120mm fan mounts and a separate, dedicated watercooling kit, should this be your next purchase?
Has Intel's low-cost dual-core part got you considering an upgrade based around the Pentium D? If so, you'll be wanting a 955X motherboard, and we have two of the finest on test here. Which has the best features, best performance and best added extras? We drill down to the details and give you the low-down.
Richard Swinburne has been busy with two NForce 4 SLI Intel Edition motherboards from MSI and Gigabyte. Are either boards worth considering over Intel's well-established chipset line up, or instead of an AMD-based SLI motherboard? We have the answers for you right here.
Stupified by shaders? Finding pixels perculiar and vertices vexing? Check out our guide to shaders, which will explain all the complex details in a nice and simple manner.
Scan delivers a Media Center system... that looks like a toaster? Sporting a 3.2GHz Pentium 4 it could probably toast any food product you like, but it's also a capable media machine.
Looking for a completely silent gaming system? Need a video card? How much memory do you need on a high-end video card these days? We have a look at GECUBE's Radeon X800 XL 512MB SilentCool Edition and investigate whether 'more is better'. Find out inside...
Want a new monitor for gaming? Think that LCDs can't handle your hardcore abilities? Check out this new 19" flat panel from Viewsonic, which sports a 4ms response time.
In the market for a new system? Want double everything? We take a look at this super-charged rig that sports dual-core, dual-graphics and dual-hard drives. It's stonkingly fast and rather good-looking too.
Galaxy are a company that we haven't worked with a great deal in the past. Today, we evaluate their GeForce 6600 GT featuring a dual BIOS and buzzer alarm - will these features be useful to the cost concious enthusiast that is looking to get the most out of their video card? We have the answers inside.
Want a new case? These new Coolermaster Centurion models are just 70 bucks, but have a great design and featureset. With dual 120mm cooling and distinctive styling, are these the new budget cases to beat?
We have a look at a Shuttle based on ATI's Radeon Xpress 200G chipset: the ST20G5. It features an integrated graphics processor that will allow for up to three monitors to be driven when coupled with a discrete ATI-based video card.
Don't know your AA from your AF? With modern graphics cards offering a plethora of performance options, we take a look at what Anti-Aliasing and Anisotropic Filtering actually is.
We take a look at this overclocked X850 from HIS. With the price of Radeon cards about to go into freefall, how does the card perform in our suite of real-world benchmarks?
Want to colour-coordinate your memory with the rest of your rig? We've got just the thing for you.
This morning, AMD announce the fourth generation Athlon 64 FX: the FX-57. The chip is manufactured on a new 90nm process, using the San Diego core - Tim Smalley evaluates what the Athlon 64 FX-57 brings to bleeding edge gaming enthusiasts. Is the latest generation Athlon 64 FX worth buying? Read on to find out...
It's finally here: NVIDIA's latest GPU, the GeForce 7800 GTX, is put through its paces by Tim Smalley. How much faster is it than SLI? Find out...
What lies beneath the heatsink of the GeForce 7800 GTX? Tim Smalley pops the hood and explains all the new technology inside.
The Bravo is an X700 from PowerColor that sports a passive cooler and some souped-up clocks. Can it compete with with a 6600?
Today, Richard Swinburne has a look at Shuttle's SN25P barebones chassis. It is based on the NForce 4 MCP and is capable of supporting video cards with dual-slot cooling solutions.
Today we have a look at OCZ's PC5000 EL Platinum memory modules - they're specifically tuned for the DFI LANPARTY nF4 series motherboards, rated at an astonishing 625MHz DDR.
Earlier this week, ATI announced its rival to NVIDIA's SLI technology, dubbed CrossFire. Here, we give you an introduction to the technology behind the dual graphics solution from the Canadians.
Fed up of playing Need For Speed on your keyboard? Can't hang with your console-owning mates on Tony Hawks? XFX have a couple of new cut-price gamepads that could be just the ticket.
We take a look at this full-size home theatre case from Arisetek. The Accent is a full-size ATX case that will look great on your A/V rack.
IWILL have upped the power stakes with their latest SFF box sporting not only dual AMD Opteron processors, but also NVIDIA SLI. We take a sneak peak at the mean, green machine ahead of Computex next week.
In our first ever review of a full-system, we take a look at a mid-range PC from Watford, designed specifically to be upgradeable and appealing to modders.
We collect our thoughts, together with NVIDIA and its partner's thoughts, in an editorial that looks at the raw deal that some buyers might be getting if they choose to buy one card now, and another later. We also sum up our conclusions from the week of SLI coverage.
We look at how far SLI is limited by your CPU speed. We match up a pair of 6800GTs with bleeding-edge, mid-range and low-end processors to see how real-world gaming performance scales.
The third part of our extensive look at NVIDIA's SLI takes us to evaluating the more affordable GeForce 6800 Std and GeForce 6600 GT SLI solutions.
Yesterday, we had a look at four NForce 4 SLI motherboards for Socket 939. Today we continue with SLI, covering the basics of getting SLI to work, while also evaluating the real-world gaming experience delivered by the GeForce 6800 Ultra and GeForce 6800 GT in SLI.
After a number of false starts, we finally begin our journey on NVIDIA's Scalable Link Interface. The motherboard is an important part of building a stable and powerful gaming machine. We take a look at four feature-rich NForce4 SLI based motherboards for socket 939.
Richard Swinburne evaluates a rather interesting motherboard from ECS: the PF21 Extreme. It's based on Intel's 925XE and ICH6R chipset, and advertises a 1.2GHz front side bus.
Today, AMD release third party benchmark scores of its Athlon 64 X2 architecture. With dual core up on us, does it really make a fat lot of difference? We answer this question inside...
We pit a pair of air cooled heatsinks from Cooler Master against a new offering from Gigabyte
Today, ATI release their first consumer product with 512MB of video memory. We have already highly praised the Radeon X800 XL, and we discuss what this video card brings to the table.
Tim Smalley has a look at a budget video card from Club3D, based on XGI's XG42 GPU. This card is not one for the gamers, but could be the ideal video card for a Home Theatre PC system?
Tim Smalley investigates the overclocking potential of the Radeon X800 XL, and whether an additional power connector is beneficial to the enthusiast who is looking to find the best bang for buck.
Richard Swinburne takes a look at a Micro ATX board from EQS based on the Radeon Xpress 200G chipset, which includes a DirectX 9.0 integrated graphics chipset.
The first in Coolermaster's 2005 update range is here, and we have the skinny. Have the Taiwanese case kings managed to put out another all-conquering model? Or is it just another silly-named pretender to the throne? We have the answers, inside.