Under the Spotlight: WING X99 by Andreas Fredholm
We sit down with Andreas Fredholm to learn a bit more about his Mod of the Year winning rig, WING X99.
Aims for better feedback.
Still no quicksave feature, though.
Hopes to have PCIe 5.0 ready early 2019.
HIS' 5450 Silence is the first PCI graphics card to feature native HDMI output.
Details of Intel's Z68 Express chipset for Sandy Bridge processors appeared on a leaked slide.
Devices implementing Sony's TransferJet short-range wireless technology are already available in Japan, and are coming to Western shores some time in the spring.
We review Akasa's PowerMax kilowatt "Gaming" PSU to find out what makes it so gamer-worthy. Is its attractive price a boon, making it a great bargain, or is it cheap and not-so cheerful? Read on to find out...
Asus Xonar DX is the inexpensive version of the full fat PCI-Express Xonar D2X. Now featuring an extended emulated EAX in addition to Dolby features and high quality components, does this make the Xonar DX the ultimate soundcard?
Yes, that's an X3 - three Radeon HD 3850s on a single PCB with watercooling as standard. We've got plenty of pics inside too!
The original Striker was arguably the most popular motherboard in the Asus RoG series and now it gets a brother - the Striker II. It's based on the new Nvidia nForce 780i SLI chipset and has many tweaked features - we check it out to see what's changed.
Finally, an enthusiast's soundcard that supports PCI-Express is available, some four years after the interconnect's inception! We throw on some cans and take the latest Asus Xonar D2X with its funky lights and black EMI shield for a spin.
Not everything has to be built around a huge ATX case, and Shuttle's XPC range gets another revision to include yet more features: Oasis cooling, solid aluminium capacitors our favourite P35 chipset to make a potential teeny performance monster.
Asus has hit the sound card market with all guns blazing, but should the mighty Creative start sweating as another computing behemoth lands the heavyweight Xonar D2 into the PC audio market?
Get your wallets ready as details and pictures of Gigabyte's Intel X38 and AMD RD790 DQ6 boards arise.
We grab Abit's Airpace WiFi card and take it through the motions to see if it can make wireless networking any less of a headache.
COMPUTEX 2007: The Asus Xonar D2 now features a few more lights, and a lot more product details. We grabbed some pics of the final product, its box and the low down of what goes on inside.
COMPUTEX 2007: It turns out that there's yet another 'hidden' feature in Intel's P35 chipset, as Intel has now revealed that it supports PCI-Express 2.0.
COMPUTEX 2007: With AMD's RD790 chipset closer than you think, Gigabyte (among others) expects it to launch soon with quad CrossFire not far behind.
PCI-SIG has said that PCI-Express 2.0 compliant products are on schedule to appear on the market in December.
CEBIT 2007: How about a PCI-Express x1 sound card? We've certainly been waiting for one ever since the first PCI-Express mobos came out back in 2004. Asus' soundcard could be what the doctor ordered...
Today, we have a look at MSI's K9A Platinum based on AMD's 580X CrossFire chipset. Could this turn out to be a great bargain for budget gamers? Let's find out...
The PCI consortium has ratified the next installment of PCIe. "More Power" and "Ludicrous Speed" are the words of the day.
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.
If you haven't upgraded to PCI-E yet, your AGP system is about to get two generations out of date, as a new version of the connection standard is debated.
Reports suggest that there will be a new interface for the card coming in October, making it easier to squeeze into a new system.
Though it may not be winning any top-rung awards, the good old PCI graphics card is far from dead...Visiontek has just breathed some new life into it with a new X1300 256MB on PCI.
ATI board partner HIS has released the first Radeon X1000-series card that sports a PCI-Express x1 interface.
GDC 2006: Alienware has begun taking orders for system featuring the AGEIA PhysX PPU physics card from today. Over 100 games said to be in development; Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter amongst first to support PPU.
CeBIT 2006: Many of NVIDIA's motherboard partners were showing nForce 500-series mobos on their stands. All of the dual full bandwidth PCIe x16 boards had dual chip solutions.
A report in a Taiwanese newspaper suggests that Intel has signed a licensing agreement with Taiwanese audio codec specialist C-Media. Details of the agreement are light at the moment.
Report suggests that ATI's CrossFire will launch some time in August - 2 months after its unveiling at Computex.
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.