Western Digital, Toshiba announce BiCS4 QLC flash
Up to 2.66TB per package.
Looking for a mid-priced, capacious case for a media PC? We check out the Grandia GD03, another box of brushed aluminium chique from the chaps at SilverStone, which features handy touches such hot-swappable hard disk bays and removable dust filters.
The HDAV Slim is an affordable, half-height sound card for HD audio. It doesn't monkey around with compressing or 'enhancing' the audio on your Blu-ray disc, it just delivers pure, unadulterated HD audio goodness to your speakers or amp.
Dell has joined the ever-increasing number of monitor manufacturers selling 22-inch full HD monitors. We have a look at the S2209W, which is priced ideally for gamers and discerning home users on a budget.
Viewsonic is the second monitor manufacturer to jump on the 16:9 bandwagon after Iiyama. We check out the VX2260WM, a 22-inch 1,920 x 1,080 display with a decent array of connectivity options, to see how it stands up to what else is out there.
The latest range of MacBook hardware, featuring a Mini DisplayPort as its only video output option, enforces DPCP DRM on certain iTunes video files - preventing playback via VGA.
The 24" desktop display market is already very competitive, and today we review the Samsung 245T. We know the Korean giant makes great LCD TVs, but can they trump the competition for enthusiast monitors?
NEC's MultiSync LCD3090WQXi is the company's first foray into the world of 30-inch monitors and what an entry it has made! The display is packed full of features and delivered some of the best image quality we've ever seen - read on to find out why this is the screen we'd all love to own!
COMPUTEX 2008: Gigabyte showed us its new G45 mobo playing Blu ray movies on two popular players using a normal VGA connection.
AMD has launched its new 780G integrated graphics chipset today which sees the beginning of a revolution. We take a closer look to see if it's any better than the already awesome AMD 690G.
After finding out that PowerDVD Ultra downsamples all audio from HD down to 48KHz/16-bit we contacted Cyberlink to get to the bottom of it all.
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...
Biostar has one of the first Nvidia GeForce 7050 integrated graphics motherboards with HDMI and HDCP on-board. Does it give AMD's 690G chipset a run for its money?
COMPUTEX 2007: Zotac is the latest vendor to turn up and start manufacturing Nvidia graphics cards. We have a look at what it was showing off at Computex.
These days, there's often a lack of differentiation between the various graphics card partners. However, there's recently been a lease of life blown into the market with a slew of 'different' products. Today, we're pointing the spotlight at PowerColor, as it has managed to passively cool a X1950 Pro...
AMD's 690 series chipsets launched earlier this week and it's a much needed refresh to AMD/ATI's integrated chipset product line. We preview 690G's performance potential before getting down and dirty with the boards over the next week or so.
Muslix64, the man who cracked the AACS copy protection on HD-DVD, has done the same thing for the Blu-ray format, leaving Hollywood with egg on its face.
Looking for a 22" widescreen with a little bit of flair? This one from Viewsonic looks good, but can it deliver the image quality required for the price tag? We fire up Quake to find out.
A new budget 22" widescreen monitor has appeared on Dell's New Zealand website. Release date isn't confirmed, but specifications and price look good on paper...
HIS has announced a silent PCI-based Radeon X1300. It’s a low profile card with a dual slot passive cooler and it comes with a pair of DVI ports, including one that is dual-link capable.
Today we have a look at Inno3D's GeForce 7950 GT. It comes complete with a factory fitted Zalman cooler and everything else you'd expect to get from a GeForce 7950 GT. However, is it enough to tempt away from waiting for the first DirectX 10 hardware?
EVGA has superclocked NVIDIA's recently announced GeForce 7950 GT. It looks like the e-GeForce 7950 GT KO Superclocked is the fastest 7950 GT out there.
Today, NVIDIA is launching a new high-end video card as an update to the GeForce 7900 GT. We check out XFX's pre-overclocked and silent GeForce 7950 GT 570M Extreme, evaluating real-world performance against the reference GeForce 7950 GT and ATI's Radeon X1900XT 512MB to find out which one is worth your money.
NVIDIA adds the GeForce 7900 GS and GeForce 7950 GT to its product lineup. We explain why there's no bit-tech review today.
Word is out that NVIDIA's new 80nm GPU is right around the corner - September, in fact.
BenQ has announced its FP421W monitor - the World's first true High Definition monitor. It's a 24" panel running at 1920x1200 and comes with a HDCP-compliant HDMI connector.
Sony has produced the World's first Blu-ray notebook with its VAIO VGN-AR11S. Along with a Blu-ray re-writeable drive, it features a 1920x1200 17" screen and a HDCP compliant HDMI port.
Is the best 20" monitor a 21"? We look at the SyncMaster 215TW widescreen offering from Samsung which sports fantastic picture quality, great design and HDCP compatibility - as well as a little bit more room than normal.
NVIDIA is expected to update its product line next month with HDCP-ready versions of its GeForce 7900-series video cards.
ATI's major board partner steps up to the mark with an Avivo-enabled, low-profile Radeon X1600 Pro video card that has support for sound and video over HDMI.
If you're looking for a new monitor, why not step up to something bigger, and wider? We check out the Dell's 2407WFP flat panel, which promises faster response time and full HDCP compliancy.
Yesterday, NVIDIA launched the GeForce 7950 GX2 - billed as the fastest available single card solution on the market. It features a pair of G71 GPUs, a 1GB frame buffer, a HDCP crypto-ROM and it all fits into a single PCI-Express x16 slot. How does it stack up against 7900 GT SLI, 7900 GTX and X1900XTX?
Analogue outputs might not be downscaled in next-generation players, thanks to a rumoured agreement between manufacturers and content producers.
The 2407WFP hits Dell's website. The improvements - HDCP support for playing next-generation movies. That's it.
'HDCP ready' doesn't mean 'HDCP actually works', and a bunch of American consumers are rather annoyed at that. Will ATI be forced to reign in its marketing spin?
In something of an unexpected move, Sony won't be messing with the people that bought into HDTV before digital inputs became standard. HD over Component!
IDF SPRING 06: VGA is dead, long live... wait, what happened to DVI and HDMI? We get to the bottom of next-gen displays on PCs.
Real life Tomb Raider models. Honestly, who's idea was that? Graphics cards in the year of HD-DVD with no HDCP support. Come on! Sony and its PlayStation 2. Why must they release such darned good games on such an appalling platform?
Don is the man behind Intel's leading brand, Centrino, and its new digital home initiative - Viiv. We sat down to talk to the man that wants an Intel chip (or two) in every living room, covering topics including DRM and Linux.
Hot on the heels of the Radeon X1900XT and XTX, ATI has released the X1900 All-in-Wonder. It's clocked a little lower, but still sports great gaming performance, as well as the added benefit of the multimedia functionality. But does it still have a place in today's changing video landscape?