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ATI Radeon 9100 IGP RS300 Pentium 4 Chipset Review

ATI Radeon 9100 IGP RS300 Pentium 4 Chipset Review

Today we've got ATI's very first mainstream desktop Intel Pentium 4 based chipset on the test bed to go under the grinder in the form of the FIC P4M-RS300 motherboard. The ATI Radeon 9100 IGP is designed to compete against Intel's Springdale chipset. Read on and find out just how well it does! | Nov 30, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST

AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003

AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003

AMD has given us mainstream 64-bit processing and now we have a bunch of chipsets to join the joy ride. Today we pit all the newest chipsets from VIA, SIS, nVidia and ALI and find out who our best choice is for our Athlon 64 powered motherboard! | Nov 29, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST

AMD Athlon 64 Performance Computing - The heat is on!

AMD Athlon 64 Performance Computing - The heat is on!

We collected high-end performance parts from AMD, ABIT, ATI, GeCube, Mushkin, Maxtor, VIA and Thermaltake and built the fastest possible Athlon 64 desktop computer around. The heat is on - become part of the action and read about what this high-powered system is capable of! | Nov 22, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST

VIA K8T800 Chipset Preview - Dual Opteron in Action

VIA K8T800 Chipset Preview - Dual Opteron in Action

It has been a long time coming but we are finally reaching the beginning stages of 64-bit mainstream computing. AMD has been the first to bring a 64-bit processor to the market with any true support in the Opteron. VIA is one of the key chipset companies supporting AMD64 and today Shawn "Toxic" Baker takes a preview look at their new K8T800 chipset with AMD Opteron 242 and 244 processors. 64-bit computing is boarding - don't miss the train! | Aug 24, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

VIA PT800 Chipset - Single Channel taken to the Max

VIA PT800 Chipset - Single Channel taken to the Max

Over the past 18 months VIA Technology has been hindered by an on-going court case with Intel over Pentium 4 licensing rights. Just recently Intel settled their disagreements with VIA which has allowed both companies to get back to work. This week VIA released their new PT800 single channel, fully licensed, Pentium 4 chipset. Follow Shawn "Toxic" Baker as he tells us all about it and if it can keep pace with Intel's dual channel monsters, Canterwood and Springdale! | Jul 10, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

Survival of the Fittest - Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz vs. AMD Athlon XP 3200+

Survival of the Fittest - Intel Pentium 4 3.2GHz vs. AMD Athlon XP 3200+

Later on today Intel will release its newest and fastest desktop processor yet - the Pentium 4 at 3.2GHz on an 800MHz quad-pumped FSB. It is a 200MHz jump over their previous processor and 1GHz faster than AMD's fastest desktop processor. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson gives us the dirt on Intel's fastest processor and puts it head to head with AMD's Athlon XP 3200+ for the survival of the fittest under our intense benchmarking suite. | Jun 21, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

Athlon XP Chipset Shootout - VIA KT400 vs. VIA KT400A vs. nVidia nForce 2

Athlon XP Chipset Shootout - VIA KT400 vs. VIA KT400A vs. nVidia nForce 2

In terms of the enthusiast, AMD Athlon's XP processor has now taken second stage to Intel's all conquering Pentium 4 processor and army of Dual Channel enabled chipsets. AMD continue to battle it out with the support of third party chipset manufacturers, VIA Technology and nVidia, who keep the Athlon XP in the battle for the enthusiasts' loot. Today Shawn "Toxic" Baker puts nVidia's Dual Channel nForce 2 up against VIA's Single Channel KT400 and KT400A chipsets. There can only be one winner, which will it be? Read on and discover the answer! | Jun 11, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

Intel I865 Springdale Chipset Review

Intel I865 Springdale Chipset Review

Not long ago Intel graced us with their greatest DDR platform yet, the Canterwood 875P chipset for the Pentium 4 platform with 800MHz FSB support, PAT and Dual Channel DDR-400 support. However not everyone can afford the high asking price of Canterwood based motherboards, Intel's answer is the cheaper Springdale. Today Cameron "Sov" Johnson bench tests the non-PAT Springdale 865PE compared directly to the Canterwood. | May 24, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

Intel I875P Canterwood Chipset Review

Intel I875P Canterwood Chipset Review

The newest and maybe greatest Pentium 4 chipset from Intel was released earlier this week, it of course being the Intel I875P "Canterwood" bringing a bunch of features to the Pentium 4 most importantly including 800MHz FSB for Intel's new range of bus increased processors. Hold on to your seats tightly as Cameron "Sov" Johnson gives us his opinion on the new and hottest chipset from Intel which he promises is the best yet! | Apr 17, 2003 at 11:00 pm CDT

Pentium 4 Overclocking Adventure

Pentium 4 Overclocking Adventure

We all love overclocking, and the effect it has on our 3DMark scores - some people more than others. Today Tio "Tha Realest" Chaharbaghi takes us on a Pentium 4 overclocking adventure taking a 2.4GHz processor to its maximum with explanations along the way and clock speed increases and the effect on 3DMark 2001 SE scores. If you are new to the Pentium 4 overclocking scene, make time to check out this article! | Feb 16, 2003 at 11:00 pm CST