While 2001 didn't bring a renewed look of www.HardwareZone.com that we pulled off during Y2K, it was still a significant year for both the publication and the company as we scaled new heights with the inaugural Hardware Zone Awards, the birth of HWM, the cool Bubble Zone and much more! Read on for the details.
For the alert few who have sneaked a peek of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic in The Dark Knight and seen the leaked images all over the web, wait no more, as we give you the official preview (both images and video) of the Symbian S60 5th Edition touchscreen device from Nokia, right here at www.hardwarezone.com!
MSI is the next manufacturer to show us a tantalizing glimpse of the Intel X58 chipset with its upcoming Eclipse motherboard. Featuring MSI's DrDOS technology and a new dark blue color scheme, it's a departure from MSI's usual colors. Here's a pictorial feast for your eyes.
HIS is renowned for its IceQ cooling system, which is in its fourth generation. We check out the HIS Radeon HD 4850 IceQ 4 Turbo X to see if the IceQ 4 cooling system can live up to its predecessors. Along the way, we also find out if this is the best Radeon HD 4850 money can buy now.
In its own right, the i-mate series of Windows Mobile devices has a few tricks up its sleeve, so here's our take on the i-mate Ultimate 6150.
ATI continues on its spree of introducing new mainstream and budget graphics cards with the debut of the Radeon HD 4550. We took the opportunity to pit it against NVIDIA's comparable GeForce 9400 GT to find out who rules the budget segment.
Samsung is a rather popular choice among the style conscious due to its emphasis on design. This trend is now extended to its LCD displays with the latest SyncMaster T220.
AMD's new 790GX chipset comes paired with a new Southbridge and a feature that's touted to improve the overclocking on Phenom processors. For enthusiasts looking for a quick and dirty CrossFireX setup, this seems like great news. We check out the facts with two motherboards from Foxconn and MSI.
Dell is the next major vendor to jump into the netbook arena with its upcoming Inspiron Mini 9, an Atom powered netbook with a 8.9-inch screen. We managed to get some early shots and specifications in this preview so read on to find out more.
NVIDIA's recently released GeForce 9800 GTX+ GPU was meant to do battle with ATI's Radeon HD 4850 and we have a fine example here in Zotac's GeForce 9800 GTX+ Zone Edition. Boasting an elaborate water-cooling mechanism, we check to see if the 9800 GTX+ has what it takes to go against the HD 4850 and if Zotac's water-cooling unit actually works.