Intel teases 'Odyssey' graphics events
Hype building for 2020 dGPU launch.
Promises a 'direct pipeline' for modders.
Interested in expanding your TV, film or media consumption to an all capable home theatre PC? Check out our latest buyer's guide to see what the bit-tech team recommends - from ultra tiny mini-ITX, to gaming HD behemoth!
BFG adds its spice to the GeForce GTX 285 and has created one of the fastest graphics cards we've ever tested. The GeForce GTX 285 OCX boasts impressive clock speed increases and promises a whole lot more - but will it live up to expectations?
Nvidia launched its 55nm update to the GeForce GTX 280 at CES and we're now able to disclose how that card performs. The new Nvidia GeForce GTX 285 boasts higher clock speeds and lower power consumption, but is the price right? Let's find out.
In-Win sent us its camo styled, CWT built modular PSU and it certainly does quite a bit to differentiate itself in the market. We tested all 750 watts of the Commander to see if In-Win is worthy of your consideration in the PSU realm.
Our final voter winner for the bit-tech Mod of the Year competition has been chosen - check inside to see if you've won!
If you like a bit of bling in your case and don't care for extreme wattages, Hipers Type R II with its shiny blue casing, LEDs and metallic fan could be right up your street. We test this feature filled mainstream performer to see if it's cheap for a reason, or just fantastic value for money.
Seasonic breaks its own mould with the highest power unit it has ever launched. That's not what's special though - the ultra high quality fan and 80Plus Silver efficiency rating could very well raise the PSU bar again.
We've got our third winner for the Mod of the Year competition, to reward those of you who took the time to vote. Check out if you won inside!
Building the perfect home network can be tricky, especially if you've got thick walls which interfere with Wi-Fi signals or don't want Cat5e trailed everywhere. We check out Belkin's Powerline AV starter kit which uses the existing electricity wiring in your home to carry a network signal and see if it's a decent alternative.
Antec's Signature is its definitive power supply, built on a idea of quality it's not cheap but it sports an 80 Plus Bronze efficiency, a semi-modular design and "hand certification." Are these the ingredients required to earn the bit-tech stamp of approval?
Following our UCP 900W review, YOYOTech has dropped the unit's price by £20. And that's before Alistair Darling's VAT cut comes in!
Lian Li is famed for its high quality cases but not yet for its PSUs - is that about to change? Will the company instil the same level of design and build quality into powering a PC like it does housing one? We jacked up the voltage to find out.
UPDATED: By 2009 Enermax will shut up shop in the UK and will move its distribution hub back to Germany.
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.
Palit took the AMD ATI Radeon HD 4850 reference design and threw it out of the window before it started working on the Radeon HD 4850 Sonic. We check out Palit's completely redesigned card to see if it can stand up against the fierce competition on the market.
The Radeon HD 4800 series has been on a roll ever since its release. It not only won the hearts and minds of enthusiasts, but it also made Nvidia re-think its pricing structure. We take a look at AMD's ATI Radeon HD 4870 1GB to see if AMD can put even more pressure on Nvidia's product lineup.
OCZ's latest PSU has a PC Power & Cooling core and a pretty decent price to boot. Will this quiet, all black non-modular power supply become our new favourite? We stressed it to its limits to find out.
HIS has added its own flavouring to AMD's hugely popular ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card. We have a look at the HD 4850 IceQ 4 TurboX to find out whether this card does enough to set itself apart from the crowd of Radeon HD 4850s with aftermarket cooling solutions.
From its Tagan roots we have an inexpensive, yet powerful 850W power supply from Silver Power. We find out if it's a wolf in sheep's clothing or bit of bling strapped to a brick.
Apple has initiated a product recall for compact mains-USB adaptors provided with the iPhone 3G in the US, Japan, and other countries due to risk of electric shock.
This cute little 17cm square motherboard is absolutely jam-packed with features from PCI-Express to HDMI and High-Definition to 65W full AMD CPU support. Could this be the ultimate low power, ultra small form factor home theatre motherboard?
The Atom platform bounces out of the netbook and onto a mini-ITX motherboard for Gigabyte and we test it to dispel the myths about what Intel's new low power, low cost prodigy can and cannot do.
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...
We take a quick look at Enermax's spangly new power supply that will replace the popular Galaxy DXX range later this year. It has an 80Plus Silver award already, as well as a few new features but does it deserve to be called the Revolution?
Corsair HX series has been a staple diet of many for a few years now, and finally those wanting a super-high wattage, Corsair quality modular power supply might be in for a treat with its HX1000. We put it on the testing block to squeeze it to its limits and beyond to see if it survives!
Hot on the heels of Asus' announcement last week, MSI lets bit-tech in on a sneak peek of its new X58 to Eclipse all others. From the looks of things, it's a fresh start in the right direction!
IDF FALL 2008: Pat Gelsinger spent quite a bit of his keynote talking about Nehalem's new power management technology known as Turbo Mode.
Asus takes Nvidia's nForce 780a to the next level with its second generation CrossHair motherboard. Does Hybrid Graphics cut the mustard? Does Asus make another Republic of Gamer masterpiece? We went off to find out.
We test the modular, rubber lipped Cooler Master Silent Pro 700W power supply to its limits to see if it really is silent and professional. More importantly, is it worth your money? Let's find out.
VIA has launches the new Nano processor, formerly codenamed Isaiah, as part of the new VIA EPIA-SN platform.
The name might be a relative unknown in the PSU industry but the people behind it sure aren't - in a whisper we discover if this German brand makes a power supply to rival the best of them.
Seasonic's reputation for quality is notorious - we check out the company's cheap and cheerful S12-II 500W offering. Will it be quite so cheerful after it's been on the load bench? Let's find out...
While we've been inundated with P45 boards from across the breadth of the motherboard world, Asus is the first to us with a BIOS that works well. We take it for a full spin to see if Intel's highly anticipated new mainstream chipset is a worthy successor to the massively popular P35.
Nvidia's latest GeForce 8200 IGP is (finally) here and we take a look at a special little mini-ITX motherboard from Jetway to see if High-Definition capable things can really come in small packages.
Are you looking for a power supply and you're on a budget? Corsair's VX550W might be just what you're looking for. We check to see if the quality of Corsair's range continues down to the low end... or are corners cut along the way? Read on to find out.
We recently interviewed Doug Dodson, the CTO of premier PSU maker PC Power & Cooling, about his thoughts on the industry, enthusiasts, where the humble power supply is heading, his own designs for modular units and his quips on Ultra's modular patent!
If you think quad-core is excessive but dual-core is old hat, how about a Ménage à trois from AMD's new Phenom X3 8750? Is it the cheap and cheerful multi-threading meat eater enthusiasts have been waiting to lap up? We just had to find out...
Thermaltake takes things to an extreme with its Toughpower 1500W W0171 power supply. We test this 1,500W behemoth to see if it really is worthy of the Toughpower name. And, more to the point, find out if is there a need...
IDF SPRING 08: Anand Chandrasehker said this morning that Intel will deliver Mobile Internet Devices to market within 60 days.