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Nvidia Ion Platform

Nvidia Ion Platform: Atom gets GeForce Graphics Intel’s Atom CPU and the subsequent net-product phenomenon in the last year has been the fresh talk of the industry in an otherwise pretty regular world. It’s not often we see a whole new product segment created and exploded – we’ve covered plenty of netbook and mini-ITX products […]

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Christmas 2008 Graphics Performance on Core i7

Christmas 2008 Graphics Performance on Core i7 So, Christmas is a little over a week away and you want to upgrade your PC to play some of the great games that came out this year but you don’t know where to start. Fear not, as bit-tech has been preparing a rather large Christmas graphics treat […]

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AMD Athlon X2 7700 Series CPUs

AMD’s Athlon X2 7700 Series CPUs Manufacturer: AMD AMD Athlon X2 7750 Black Edition UK Price (as reviewed): £65-70 (inc. VAT) – est. US Price (as reviewed): $79 MSRP AMD Athlon X2 7550 UK Price (as reviewed): £55-60 (inc. VAT) – est. US Price (as reviewed): $69 MSRP It feels like a strange time of […]

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The Windows Vista SP2 beta performance

Windows Vista SP2 beta performance Manufacturer: Microsoft On Friday, Microsoft announced widespread availability of the Windows Vista Service Pack 2 beta through its Customer Preview Program ahead of its official release in the first half of next year. According to the latest rumours, the release candidate for Service Pack 2 will be available in February […]

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Calculate Intel Core i7 CPU and Platform Value

How do we calculate CPU and Platform value? OK humble readers, it’s time to crack out those calculators and pop on those math hats because we’ve got some sums to work out. Well, in truth, you don’t – that’s our task – but we’ll walk you through how we’ve calculated the value of CPUs and […]

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Reviewing AMD A10-7800

AMD A10-7800 APU Review Manufacturer: AMD UK price: £120 (inc VAT) (approx) US price: $153 (ex Tax) When it comes to battling Intel at the low end, AMD has several weapons at its disposal but has slowly been ramping up the performance of its APUs. In particular, 2D performance and IPC have seen noticeable boosts […]

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Reviewing the Intel Core i7-5930K and Core i7-5820K

Intel Core i7-5930K and Core i7-5820K Review Click to enlargeYou have three options when it comes to Intel’s new Haswell-E CPUs. The top-end, £800 Core i7-5960X offers two additional cores, (eight in total with 16 threads), compared to the cheaper two of bunch. Whether you’ll be running it at stock or overclocked, if you’re heavily […]

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The Athlon X2 7750 vs. Intel E5200 OC Value

Overclocking the Athlon X2 7750 vs Intel E5200 Manufacturer: AMD Athlon X2 4850e US MSRP (as reviewed): $61 Athlon X2 5200+ US MSRP (as reviewed): $66 Athlon X2 6000+ US MSRP (as reviewed): $76 Athlon X2 7750 BE US MSRP (as reviewed): $79 Phenom X3 8430 US MSRP (as reviewed): $104 Manufacturer: Intel Intel Pentium […]

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Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs: Details of the next gen

Intel Sandy Bridge: Details of the next gen A third party gave us this information – Intel won’t comment on unreleased products.We’ve got details in front of us of Intel’s next generation platforms due in 2011, along with its ‘Sandy Bridge’ CPUs. Sandy Bridge CPUs will be based on the current 32nm, second generation High-k […]