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The Ultra-thin Platform Battle: AMD Congo vs. Intel CULV

The Ultra-thin Platform Battle: AMD Congo vs. Intel CULV

Ever wondered how a similarly configured AMD and Intel platform based notebook would fare? The notebook scene goes ultra light and portable, and we pit the Intel CULV and AMD Congo platforms with the HP Pavilion dm3, which comes in both configurations. Can AMD snatch the win from Intel? Details inside.

Preview: ASUS Does 890FX and 880G

Preview: ASUS Does 890FX and 880G

As motherboard vendors prepare to launch updated chipsets like the 890FX and 880G from AMD at the end of the month, we managed to snag a couple of ASUS' upcoming models for this sneak preview.

Phenom II X2 vs. Athlon II X2 - A Question of Cache

Phenom II X2 vs. Athlon II X2 - A Question of Cache

The different cache hierarchies in AMD's Athlon II X2 and Phenom II X2 processors allow us to return to a question that has popped up from time to time: what effect does processor cache have when running applications? We paint you our findings in this modern day matchup.

GeForce GTX 480 SLI Performance Analysis

GeForce GTX 480 SLI Performance Analysis

The GeForce GTX 480 is the undisputed fastest GPU in the world, but how would two in a SLI configuration perform? Check out our performance analysis to find out.

AMD's 890FX and 880G - A Preview from Gigabyte

AMD's 890FX and 880G - A Preview from Gigabyte

The AMD 890GX chipset launched in March is just the first of AMD's chipset refresh for the year. Next up, expect the enthusiast class 890FX and the more mainstream 880G. Here's a quick preview of what's coming from Gigabyte.

Next Generation NVIDIA Ion Coming Real Soon!

Next Generation NVIDIA Ion Coming Real Soon!

The NVIDIA Ion has been famous for enabling the gaming and multimedia aspects to the typical netbook. Its successor, the Ion 2 as it's fondly referred to, will soon be upon us. The new Ion has morphed into a GPU-only component and we give you the breakdown on what to expect of it.

Preview: Panasonic G2 & G10 Micro Four Thirds Digital Cameras

Preview: Panasonic G2 & G10 Micro Four Thirds Digital Cameras

The Micro Four Thirds digital camera system looks set to stay, as Panasonic reveals their latest cameras in the line - the Lumix G2 and the G10. Read on for a hands-on preview.

Preview: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro

Preview: Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro

Probably laying claim to the world's smallest Android phone to date, we offer our initial thoughts of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini and X10 mini pro in this preview.

Only If You're Rich - HardwareZone V-Day Special!

Only If You're Rich - HardwareZone V-Day Special!

It's that time of the year again to impress the significant other, and what better way to do it than flaunting your wallet with gifts that are (literally) out of this world! Alternatively, if you're looking for hints, we do still have some gifts that 'may' fit your budget.

NVIDIA's Optimus Technology - Best of Both Worlds

NVIDIA's Optimus Technology - Best of Both Worlds

NVIDIA was the first to implement switchable graphics, where a notebook has both integrated and discrete graphics and one can switch between the two as desired. Taking this step further, the company has announced its Optimus technology, where the switching is done automatically. We check out this new feature that will soon be heading your way.

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