What do geeks do when confronted with one of the hottest game consoles at the moment, one that is going on eBay for many times its list price? Why, they try to install Linux on it of course. Join us as we turn our PS3 into a card carrying member of the Linux community.
The highly anticipated nForce 600i series of chipsets for the Intel platform have been released by NVIDIA with promises of extreme overclocking support for the Core 2 Duo. 1333MHz FSB and DDR2-1200 are only the highlights of the nForce 680i SLI, but what else is there? Find out inside.
Hidden in secrecy for four years, the G80 graphics core comes alive in the form of the GeForce 8800 series. Boasting a new unified architecture, NVIDIA's Lumenex engine and the first DirectX 10 GPU ready for whatever Windows Vista and its games have in store, the flagship GeForce 8800 GTX is a showstopper!
You may have or think you have a High Definition capable PC today, but are you ready to embrace Blu-ray and HD DVD yet? In this article, we take a look at what is needed to get a PC truly ready for the next generation HD media and some of our early musings on quality.
The highly successful Core microarchitecture infiltrated desktops and laptops, but don't forget they also made their way into workstations and servers with the rejuvenated Xeon 5100 series. Codenamed Woodcrest, they aren't as expensive as perceived to be as we found out when pitting it against the Core 2 Extreme.
With an onslaught of new processors and platforms monthly ever since late May, it looks like there's no slowing down of this segment anytime soon. Before we get swept by the next wave, we roundup results from dual-core processors of the AMD Athlon 64 X2 series, Intel Pentium D 900 series and of course the Core 2 Duo.
At IDF today, we managed to get our hands on a machine equipped with Intel's latest Core 2 Extreme QX6700 processor. We ran a couple of quick benchmarks and compared the results with a similar system running a Core 2 Extreme X6800 processor.
Many of you would have heard about this industry-shaking merger that has numerous implications not only for the entire IT industry, but for the consumers as well. Hardware Zone managed to catch up with Bryan Low, the VP for Sales and Marketing in South Asia at AMD to answer our queries of the merger, current status and upcoming plans.
The new Intel-based MacBook and Mac mini will not only perform faster than its predecessors but are also more affordable than before.
We've shown you the processor's monstrous performance, but that's just one highlight of the Core microarchitecture. Join us as we reveal to you more mind-boggling figures as we investigate the Core 2 processor's power consumption and heat output.
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