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ULi at it again, M1697 makes its presence known

ULi at it again, M1697 makes its presence known

ULi are back in the game with the release of their powerful gamers M1697 chipset for the AMD64 platform. | Dec 12, 2005 11:00 pm CST

AMD Athlon FX-57 Overclocking - 3.54GHz with Phase Change

AMD Athlon FX-57 Overclocking - 3.54GHz with Phase Change

Byron Johnstone, our new writer from South Africa, is a complete overclocking nut and he loves taking all manors of computer products to the extreme. In his first article he has his way with an AMD Athlon FX-57 processor with Phase Change cooling. He shows us what the newest and quickest CPU from AMD can achieve at -12 degrees Celsius with the Prometeia Mach II! | Jul 13, 2005 11:00 pm CDT

ULi Fights Back - M1695 Athlon 64 Chipset Preview

ULi Fights Back - M1695 Athlon 64 Chipset Preview

During Computex 2005 in Taiwan there was plenty of talk around town about ULi's fight back into the chipset scene. The company formerly known as ALi has sent us their newest AMD64 reference motherboard based on their M1695 Athlon 64 two chip chipset solution. Read on as we take a complete look at the design behind the chipset and how it performs against VIA's K8T890 Pro and nVidia's nForce4 Ultra chipsets. Do we have a real new chipset competitor on the block? Read on and find out! | Jul 11, 2005 11:00 pm CDT

nVidia nForce 4 SLI Intel Edition

nVidia nForce 4 SLI Intel Edition

After many hours of blood, sweat and tears we've finished our look at nVidia's latest chipset for the Intel Pentium 4 platform. It's the nForce 4 SLI Intel Edition or as its become known around the labs, the NF4 IE. It follows the features found in the nForce series of chipsets but helps fill a gap in the gaming market offering SLI gaming performance on the Intel platform. | Apr 16, 2005 11:00 pm CDT

Intel 64-bit Desktop CPU comes to life

Intel 64-bit Desktop CPU comes to life

Today we see the launch of the first 64-bit processor from Intel in the flavor of the Pentium 4 Extreme Edition with EM64T which is clocked at 3.73GHz. In this article we cover the changes in the new CPU and how it performs against previous processors from Intel. Read on for your first taste of 64-bit from Intel. | Feb 19, 2005 11:00 pm CST

Performance Computing - Q1 2005 (AMD64 and SLI Overclocked)

Performance Computing - Q1 2005 (AMD64 and SLI Overclocked)

It has been 14 months since our last Performance PC article was published where we collected the best performing computer parts around and built up one of the quickest and most expensive systems of its time. Today we bring you our much anticipated follow-up taking a look at exactly what almost $5,000 USD worth of hardware gets you. Based around an AMD Athlon 64 system with SLI, we have oodles and oodles of performance to play with. Read on as we bring you our recommended Performance Computing system for Q1 2005. | Feb 3, 2005 11:00 pm CST

New VIA PT Chipset Series - AGP and PCI Express working together

New VIA PT Chipset Series - AGP and PCI Express working together

Today we will see the launch of three new chipsets from VIA Technologies for the Pentium 4 chipset - namely the VIA PT880 Pro, PT894 and PT894 Pro. They wish to penetrate the Pentium 4 chipset market with the aim of maximizing end-user upgradeability and value for money by allowing you to use your AGP graphics card AND PCI Express graphics card together along with the ability to choose between using DDR or DDR-II memory. Read on for our impressions of the new chipsets from VIA! | Jan 30, 2005 11:00 pm CST

AMD64 PCI Express Chipsets - nVidia nForce 4 vs. ATI 200 Series

AMD64 PCI Express Chipsets - nVidia nForce 4 vs. ATI 200 Series

Today we are taking a look at two new Socket 939 chipsets for the AMD Athlon 64 platform from nVidia and ATI. Usually we would compare these two companies in the usual GPU wars but today they battle it out against each other in the form of motherboards with nVidia's feature-packed nForce 4 and ATI's 200 Series. Which motherboard based on these chipsets deserves to make it into your Socket 939 AMD64 system? Read on and we'll let you know our thoughts on the subject. | Jan 4, 2005 11:00 pm CST