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Intel 925XE Chipset with 1066FSB Support

Intel 925XE Chipset with 1066FSB Support

If you can find the time to pull yourself away from playing HL2, we have posted an article which looks at the recent FSB speed increase from Intel with their 925XE chipset and Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.46GHz processor. We compare the performance of the new 1066FSB system against an older 800FSB system with reference 925X motherboard. Is it worth the upgrade in such little time? Read on and find out! | Nov 15, 2004 11:00 pm CST

AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 (Socket 939) Processor Review

AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 (Socket 939) Processor Review

Mike has checked in with a review of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 processor today which is based around the new Socket 939 platform. After taking a quick look at what the processor has to offer in terms of features we get down to the real issue and see how the expensive beast can really perform in today's current games such as Doom 3 against an older overclocked Athlon XP processor. | Sep 9, 2004 11:00 pm CDT

Pentium 4 moves house - New Socket and Platform surfaces from Intel

Pentium 4 moves house - New Socket and Platform surfaces from Intel

Last weekend Intel introduced a brand new range of products to the world for its Pentium 4 platform. With it comes a bunch of changes including the new LGA775 socket, DDR-II memory and PCI Express support along with two new chipsets and two new processors. We've got the lot covered in this article which investigates the changes from Socket 478 and what type of performance can we expect from the new designs right now. | Jun 21, 2004 11:00 pm CDT

Pentium 4 Budget Chipset Shootout - Single Channel DDR Roundup

Pentium 4 Budget Chipset Shootout - Single Channel DDR Roundup

While AMD and Intel have been fighting for years for dominance, most of us have already made the decision as to which line of processor to support. For those who have gone the Intel route but don't have the number of dollars necessary for top of the line performance, there is hope. Today we take a look at four budget chipsets that prove once and for all that you don't have to be made of money to enjoy high performance on your Intel rig! | May 29, 2004 11:00 pm CDT

Three Pentium 4 Amigos - Northwood, Gallatin and Prescott Compared

Three Pentium 4 Amigos - Northwood, Gallatin and Prescott Compared

Today we have each of the Intel Pentium 4 amigos under the spotlight. We compare Northwood (P4C), Gallatin (P4EE) and Prescott (P4E) against each other and discuss compatibility issues with P4E and which processor is your best choice. | May 12, 2004 11:00 pm CDT

nVidia nForce3 250 - Athlon 64 Chipset Design Done Right

nVidia nForce3 250 - Athlon 64 Chipset Design Done Right

nVidia's new nForce3 250 chipset is an innovative product for the AMD Athlon 64 platform which includes the majority all in one Media and Communications Processor with native Gigabit networking. Read on find out why we think it is Athlon 64 Chipset Design Done Right as we take nVidia's reference motherboard for a spin! | Apr 20, 2004 11:00 pm CDT

Dual Channel DDR Pentium 4 Chipsets - Six under the Microscope

Dual Channel DDR Pentium 4 Chipsets - Six under the Microscope

Today we have six Dual Channel DDR Pentium 4 chipsets under the microscope from Intel, VIA, SiS and ATI. Read on as we discover the best Pentium 4 chipset to spend your hard earned dollars on. | Mar 15, 2004 11:00 pm CST

VIA PT880 Chipset - Canterwood has competition, finally

VIA PT880 Chipset - Canterwood has competition, finally

For such a Christian oriented company, VIA has been through hell and back in the past 18 months with battles against Intel for rights and blessings to produce Pentium 4 chipsets with their motherboard partners. We've got VIA's very first Dual Channel DDR-400 Pentium 4 chipset under the spotlight today in the form of the PT880 from MSI. | Jan 19, 2004 11:00 pm CST