Review Raijintek Orcus 240 Review
Standing out in the AIO market is tough, but the snazzy Orcus 240 does the trick.
Standing out in the AIO market is tough, but the snazzy Orcus 240 does the trick.
Richard has never played any of the Monkey Island games before, so seeing as Lucasarts has just released a graphical remake of the original game we thought we'd remedy that. Is Monkey Island still a genre-defining classic by today's standards?
AMD's Phenom II goes from strength to strength, and this new dual core Black Edition CPU promises some large overclocks for very little cash. Is it enough to take on Intel's 45nm Wolfdale and become our recommendation for a bargain buy?
According to rumours coming from Taiwan, Intel persuaded Microsoft to change the maximum specs for Windows 7 Starter Edition.
For under £120, AMD has a fast 45nm triple core CPU that's unlocked and prime for overclocking. We walk you through our experiences and settings with a bevy of popular motherboards to show you that this budget monster is well worth considering.
Another Kuma is on the loose and it's 100MHz faster than the last one. Has anything else changed and does AMD have a bargain processor to take on the Intel Penium Dual Core E5200? We test their stock clocks and comparative overclocking potential to see which is the best bargain buy.
The fastest AMD to hit the streets is here. It's 3.2GHz of Black Edition overclocking friendly badness and we test its wares to see if this AM3 part is worth considering over the already tempting AM2+ Phenom II X4 940 on DDR2.
With DDR3 prices dropping faster than the FTSE, AMD's AM3 motherboards, like the Asus M4A79-T Deluxe, are becoming really quite attractive. Built on familiar M3A79-T technology - one of our favourite AM2+ boards - does the latest generation offer an equally great buy?
Cooler Master has revealed some more details about the Black Edition bundle we revealed last month.
AMD's new 45nm Deneb CPUs are apparently designed for overclocking should hit 4GHz easily and 6GHz with extreme cooling.
Cooler Master is set to release a limited edition run of "Black" Cosmos cases. We've got some early details on what is planned.
Zotac's GeForce GTX 260 AMP²! Edition is a pumped up version of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 260+, which features 216 stream processors. We have a look at how the card performs against the competition to find out where the best value lies.
XFX recently introduced a new, supercharged 9600 GSO to combat AMD's assault on the mainstream market with the recently-launched Radeon HD 4670. We have a look at the XFX GeForce 9600 GSO 680M XXX Edition to find out how it compares in a market where value for money is everything.
IDF FALL 2008: After playing with many of the Nehalem machines dotted around IDF, it looks like the fastest Intel Core i7 processor at launch will be clocked at 3.2GHz.
After previous calls from bit-tech for MSI to change its support for 125W Athlons and 125W Phenoms - MSI's lineup has changed.
Nvidia has announced the GeForce 9600 GT today. Based on the G94 GPU, it's designed to hit a mainstream pricepoint of around £120 - will the retailers meet that price and, more importantly, will it perform well enough against some stiff competition? Read on to find out.
We take Zotac's factory-overclocked GeForce 8800 GT 512MB AMP! Edition for a spin to find out if an overclocked 8800 GT 512MB is better than a standard-clocked 8800 GTS 512MB. Read on to find out how it gets on...
We test AMD's new Phenom 9600 Black Edition to see what kind of performance it offers at stock speed, and also what it gives away for free. Will this have the Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 quaking in its boots?
Asus' latest Republic of Gamers motherboards are feature packed to the point of exploding at the edges. Thankfully you shouldn't have to fight to the death in an ancient arena, to get a hold of one of them though.
Bioware has confirmed exactly whats going to be in the Limited Edition version of the upcoming Xbox 360 RPG, Mass Effect. Get the full skinny on what's going to be in the box.
Reports have trickled in about poor quality of the 're-mastered scenes' in the Legendary Edition of Halo 3. Bungie address the issue.
AMD has surprisingly added a new CPU to the Athlon 64 lineup. It's called the X2 5000+ Black Edition and is more than just another 5000+.
Got Halo 3 Limited Edition on the way? Yeah, well you may soon wish you hadn't thanks to the shoddy packaging, which has caused scratches on many copies of the game.
XFX gets all pornographic on us with its pre-overclocked GeForce 8600 GT 620M XXX Edition. Is this an XXX worth looking at, or is it just another B-grade Blue movie to avoid? Read on as we find out...
Microsoft has introduced a new special edition Halo 3 Zune that will be available to US troops.
New kid on the block Zotac recently sent us its current flagship GeForce 8800 GTX AMP! Edition card. We run it through the bit-tech gauntlet to find out if it's a force to be reckoned with.
Matrox has entered the digital era with the TripleHead2Go, as it now comes complete with DVI ports and more. We find out if three-way is the way to go.
The Asus Commando is yet another Republic of Gamers edition motherboard, meaning high end gaming at a premium price. Is it a Commando Elite or just void of underpants?
Today, we have a look at BFGTech's watercooled GeForce 8800 GTX - a card that needs almost no introduction. It is the first GeForce 8800-series card to move away from the reference cooler, so let's find out if it's worth the hefty price premium...
XFX has announced the world's first overclocked GeForce 8800-series video cards, with XXX versions of both GeForce 8800 GTX and 8800 GTS. Availability should follow very shortly.
Asus has designed its P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP Edition motherboard around Intel's recently-released P965/ICH8R chipset combination. It incorporates a mamouth feature set, but do these features make a great motherboard? We have the answers for you here.
Today, we have a look at the ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi Edition motherboard. It's another fantastic looking board from ASUS, but looks aren't everything - does it perform as well as it looks? We have the answers right here...
COMPUTEX 2006: NVIDIA was demonstrating its new nForce 590 SLI Intel Edition reference motherboard with a Core 2 Duo processor and a pair of GeForce 7950 GX2s in Quad SLI.
We have spent some time with an Intel Conroe system - today we're bringing you some initial benchmarks as a 'performance preview'. Check in for a look at how Conroe performs against Intel's current flagship Pentium Extreme Edition 965 CPU.
Tom's Hardware has taken Intel's entry-level dual core Pentium D 805 chip past the performance of both the AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 and the Intel Pentium Extreme Edition 965 with a more-than-affordable cooling solution...
We have a look at Biostar's TForce4 U 775 motherboard, based on NVIDIA's nForce4 Ultra Intel Edition chipset. Does this board live up to expectations by catering for the gaming enthusiast looking to get the most out of their system? Read on to find out...
Today, Intel is announcing the final chapter of its NetBurst architecture with the successor to the Pentium XE 955. We run the Pentium Extreme Edition 965 through our battery of benchmarks - read on to see the first benchmark with an Intel beating an Athlon in ages...
This morning, AMD announces its latest FX-series processor: the Athlon 64 FX-60. Unlike previous Athlon 64 FXs, this one is a dual core processor based on the excellent Athlon 64 X2. Read on to find out how it performs...
Early reports from Japan suggest that the first batch of Pentium D 900 series processors may not have some or all of Intel's power-saving technologies in a fully functional state. Intel has stated that the problems will be fixed in a BIOS update expected in Q2.
CES 2006: We have some spy shots of the internals of the Dell XPS 600 Renegade system that showcases NVIDIA's Quad SLI.
CES 2006: Dell and NVIDIA are showcasing the first Quad SLI PC at CES in Las Vegas. This baby comes with 2GB of system memory, 2GB of video memory, four GPUs and four logical execution threads inside the CPU, just to add insult to injury...
Intel's new Extreme Edition processor sports two physical cores and Hyper Threading for another two virtual cores. Is the the ultimate processor for the hardcore gamer, or is it more suited to power users? We go in-depth to find out.