The Modding Toolbox: Abrasives Part One - Hand Tools
We take a peak at some of the essential hand tools used for smoothing surfaces.
We take a peak at some of the essential hand tools used for smoothing surfaces.
Yakuza returns for Kiryu's final outing.
If you want your PC to be centre of attention, Thermaltake's enormous Core P90 will dominate any room, but is it any good?
Still no firm launch date, though.
With an IPS panel and LED backlight the IPS236V seems well specified, but can it clinch an award?
BioShock 2 has the same widescreen issue as the first game - cropping the 4:3 image down to suit 16:9 screens.
Fancy a 23in widescreen TFT with a resolution higher than 1,920 x 1,200? For less than £190? Then you've come to the right place. Join us for a review of Dell's brilliant budget SP2309w TFT.
Eizo usually caters for image professionals, but the new Foris range is the company's first foray into entertainment screens. Expect high quality images, more features than you could possibly want, excellent build quality and probably a price to match!
At last, a 22in monitor that doesn't have a TN panel! We have a look at Eizo's FlexScan S2242W 22-inch widescreen TFT, which features a PVA panel with a 1,920 x 1,200 native resolution. Is this the monitor we've been looking for? Read on to find out.
Monitor manufacturers are starting to listen to customers - we want some much-needed choice in the 22-inch market. The HP LP2275W is another 22-incher equipped with Samsung's latest S-PVA panel technology - is this the monitor we've dearly been waiting for?
We've been looking for the perfect 22-inch monitor for quite some time now, but we haven't had much luck so far. Today we look at NEC's MultiSync P221W, which features a brand new 22-inch S-PVA panel with a 10-bit look-up table - could these ingredients make this the perfect 22-incher?
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.
Our first Full HD 16:9 widescreen monitor has hit the labs. The Iiyama ProLite E2208HDS is a 22-inch display with a 1,920 x 1,080 native resolution, which means it has an ultra-tight pixel pitch. Does it do enough to win us over? Read on to find out...
EA has released an official de-authorisation tool for Spore, while a Ubisoft patch corrects widescreen issues in Far Cry 2.
We've been growing tired of the mediocrity present in the 22-inch widescreen monitor market, but HannsG has come along with something that piqued our interest. At just £110, the HG221AP is one of the cheapest 22-inchers on the market, but is it any good?
Viewsonic unveiled the first inexpensive LED-backlit display at CES earlier this year and it's now made it into the channel. We have a look at the VLED221wm 22-inch widescreen monitor to find out if LED-backlighting can deliver great image quality at an affordable price point.
We've looked at a lot of TN+Film 'gaming' monitors recently, but NEC has thrown that idea out of the window and put its own spin on the 24-inch widescreen gaming monitor. Today we look at the company's all-new MultiSync 24WMGX3 to see if its MVA panel can work wonders.
Uh-oh. We've seen this particular sequence of events before. It seems that, just like BioShock, Far Cry 2 has a problem with widescreen.
There are a lot of 22-inch displays on the market these days and it isn't easy to navigate your way through the swamp of TN+Film panels. We have a look at the Asus VK222H to see if it can rise above the swamp and catch our eye. Read on to find out how it gets on...
Big widescreen monitors are becoming increasingly commonplace in today's market and, by that same rationale, so are TN+Film panels. Samsung marries to two concepts with its SyncMaster 2693HM monitor - we check it out to see if it's any good.
At the current rate of growth, NEC says it expects more than 90 percent of all desktop LCDs it ships to be widescreen by the end of 2010.
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?
BenQ looks to target gamers with its X2200W 22 inch widescreen monitor. It packs DVI, HDMI and VGA inputs with one of the best TN+Film panels we've seen to date. It also comes with a selection of image enhancing extras designed to bridge the gap to better panel technology.
ViewSonic has attacked the 20" and 22" monitor market from a different angle with its VX1940w 19-inch widescreen monitor. It sports the same 1,680 x 1,050 resolution, but has a tighter pixel pitch thanks to the smaller diagonal. Will this pull the masses away from bigger screens?
NEC has joined the party of relatively low-cost TN+Film 24" widescreen LCDs with its AccuSync LCD24WMCX monitor. It's competitively priced, and sits reasonably well on paper. How does it perform in the real-world though? Let's find out.
CES 2008: ViewSonic has announced a 22 inch LED backlit widescreen monitor with a claimed 12,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.
Dell has been flaunting a sleek and sexy concept LCD monitor for some time now, but it looks like CES will be when Dell finally says it’s available to buy, as its specs have been leaked.
Dell and HP have both introduced new widescreen monitors this week coming in at 20 and 24 inches respectively. One of them will rotate and the other will watch you work.
BioShock widescreen cropping got you down? Well then here, help yourself to the Levine-Apology Plasmid!
We have a look at Asus' PG221, the company's new 22 inch widescreen gaming monitor. Will this do enough to take the crown from Samsung's SM215TW?
This week's poll: we want to know how big your primary monitor is!
This new Samsung 22 inch monitor sports a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a shiny design and good specifications. With a decent price tag to boot, is this SyncMaster the best 22" widescreen around?
Today, we have a look at Acer's AL2216w 22" widescreen monitor. It comes with an exceedingly good price tag, but is this 22" display the best bang for buck on the market right now?
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...
Want widescreen gaming on a budget? 20 inches not quite enough screen for you? We may have the solution for you as we take a look at Iiyama's 22 incher.
Dell has announced a new version of its massive UltraSharp 3007WFP, boasting better colour vibrancy and image quality.
The 24" monitor is a gamer's best friend, providing awesome picture quality and a great complement to a high-end graphics card. Can this Benq model beat out competition from Dell and Samsung to become the one to buy? We find out.
Launching today is ATI's newest mid-range card, the Radeon X1950 Pro, designed to take on the likes of NVIDIA's 7900 GS in the sub £150 mainstream gamer market. We put Sapphire's retail X1950 Pro through our gruelling real-world gaming benchmarks - could this be the new mid-range king?
We take a look at another selection of some of the hottest mods from the bit-tech Forums. This month we've got a custom-built widescreen projector, three Cooler Master Stackers and a Shuttle XPC.
Kicking off the Apple Expo, Viewsonic has released a new monitor - set to dock with your video iPod. Not surprisingly, it's called the ViewDock.
Not content to watch Dell mop up all the monitor sales to Quad-SLI enthusiasts, HP is getting in on the game too, come November.
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.
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.
The 2407WFP hits Dell's website. The improvements - HDCP support for playing next-generation movies. That's it.