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Intel Socket-775
Upcoming Intel and AMD processors, first looks.

Both Intel and AMD will be introducing new processors in 2006. Intel will debut a new architecture and AMD will move to a new socket and support DDR2. We take a closer look at what both manufacturers will be introducing in 2006.

ATI Radeon X1800
ATIís Radeon X1000 series, what to expect?

The Radeon X1000 series will be introduced next week, featuring the X1800, X1600 and X1300 graphic cards. We take a first look at the new architecture and these new graphic cards, including pictures, pricing and availability.

Piracy
The sum of piracy, copy protection and price fixing?

In these past few weeks we've discussed piracy, online product activation, online content delivery, DRM, copy protection schemes and more. Read on as we explore these subjects further, and paint a proper perspective.

DVD backups
Making successful DVD backups to DVD+/-R

Making backups of DVDs and keeping the originals in a safe location is often the only way to safeguard them. But creating a backup can often be a daunting task. We explore exactly what is needed to create successful backups.

BTX motherboard
Intel's BTX form factor, what to expect

The BTX form factor is Intel's answer to the aging ATX standard and promises to bring better thermal management and smaller PCs. We take a look at some of the problems that plague ATX and whether BTX offers a compelling solution to remedy these.

GeForce 6800 Ultra
Graphics processors, running hot and wild?

Modern graphic cards are becoming quite a challenge to keep cool. Future graphic processors will not change that, as performance and heat production will only increase. We take a look at what to expect from these processors.

Athlon 64 processor
AMD's 90nm process, a success story?

AMD's 90nm process has been touted as successful whereas Intel's seems to be lacking in public appeal. But in reality Intel is shipping millions whereas AMD is shipping just a handful. Does AMD's 90nm process really have the making of a success story?

Crucial memory
New webserver, backing things up

Designing and building a webserver isn't something that should be attempted without careful consideration of the task at hand. In this article we give a look behind the scenes of how we've been going about building our own webservers.

Thermalright XP-120
Keeping Intel's Prescott cool and quiet

Intel's Prescott processor is notorious for its heat production and power consumption, which make it a challenge to keep cool and quiet. We detail how to go about making sure a Prescott PC is running whisper-quiet and cool.

Intel Socket-775
Socket-775, an update from the trenches

Intel is aggressively moving forward with the socket-775 platform, it is getting harder and harder to find a high-performance socket-478 PC for sale anywhere. Here's a brief update on our findings with the socket-775 platform until sofar.

GeForce 6800 series SLI
Nvidia SLI, SLI's back with a vengeance

If you thought a GeForce 6800 Ultra is fast, how about two of them runnning in tandem? Nvidia today released detailed information about their GeForce 6800 series SLI implementation, the new king of 3D graphics is here.

Intel Socket-775
Intel Socket-775 platform, what to expect?

The pending introduction of Intel's latest mainstream platform marks the beginning of the end of the MHz race, shifting the emphasis from speed and raw power to features and usability. In this editorial we'll explore what to expect from Intel in the next few weeks.

Computex
Computex 2004 Taiwan, wrapup and more

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2004 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2004 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Computex
Computex 2004, June 2nd, Abit, SiS and ALi/ULi

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2004 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share?

Computex
Computex 2004, June 1st, Nvidia, S3 and Iwill

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2004 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share?

CeBIT
CeBIT 2004, Europe's largest IT show

Hardware Analysis' CeBIT 2004 coverage. Want to know what is happening at CeBIT? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our CeBIT 2004 coverage from the Hannover Messe.

Space Shuttle
2003, the year in review, news and articles

Want to take a look at what happened in 2003, what new products and technologies where introduced? What news headlines made a lasting impression? Here's our 2003 coverage from January to December.

AMD
How NOT to install computer hardware

Wonder what could go wrong when installing your newly bought computer hardware? This article details how NOT to install newly purchased hardware. Please give it a good read and take the advice to heart.

Computex
Computex 2003 Taiwan, wrap up and more

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2003 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Computex
Computex 2003 Taiwan, XGI, eXtreme Graphics Innovation

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2003 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Computex
Computex 2003 Taiwan, SFF systems, SiS chipsets

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2003 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Computex
Computex 2003 Taiwan, Athlon 64, DeltaChrome and Nvidia

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2003 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Computex
Computex 2003 Taiwan, 1200 exhibitors, 2500 booths

Hardware Analysis' Computex 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at Computex? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our Computex 2003 coverage from Taipei, Taiwan.

Dell
A visit to Dell, understanding the magic

Ever wondered what is going on behind the doors of one of Dell's manufacturing facilities? What is needed to manufacture and ship thousands of computers every day? Here's a brief look behind the scenes of their European facility.

Apple
Apple's PowerBook G4, it's simply gorgeous

Ever wondered whether you could live with a Mac? Apple sent us a 17" PowerBook G4 for evaluation, and we decided to tell you all about our personal experience with it, how does a Mac fare from a PC user's perspective?

Semiconductors
Semiconductor Physics, Part 3

Ever wondered about why our electronic devices work the way they do? The physics that makes even the most simple transistor possible is an incredible process, and one not easily explained. Read Part 3 of our how-it-works series on Semiconductor Physics.

CeBIT
CeBIT 2003, wrap up and more

Hardware Analysis' CeBIT 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at CeBIT? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our CeBIT 2003 coverage from the Hannover Messe.

CeBIT
CeBIT 2003, Europe's largest IT show

Hardware Analysis' CeBIT 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at CeBIT? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our CeBIT 2003 coverage from the Hannover Messe.

CeBIT
CeBIT, off to Hannover, Germany

Hardware Analysis' CeBIT 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at CeBIT? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our CeBIT 2003 coverage from the Hannover Messe.

TeleCity
Datacenters, a visit to Telecity

Ever wondered what is going on behind the doors of a datacenter? What is needed to keep all of those servers up and running? And what kind of measures are taken to ensure that your server is safe and secure? Here's a brief look behind the scenes.

Intel Developer Forum
IDF Spring 2003, Convergence of Technology

Hardware Analysis' IDF Spring 2003 wrap-up. Interested to know what technologies impressed us most? Looking for a summary of featured articles or streaming video content? Or just personal things we want to share?

Intel Developer Forum
IDF, R/C Car race, MHz doesn't matter

Hardware Analysis' IDF Spring 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at IDF? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our IDF Spring 2003 coverage from San Jose, CA.

Intel Developer Forum
IDF, Product Showcase and Racecars

Hardware Analysis' IDF Spring 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at IDF? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our IDF Spring 2003 coverage from San Jose, CA.

AMD
AMD Athlon-64 Benchmarks and more

Wondering about AMD's Athlon-64? Want to know what AMD has been working on? Here's an update with the latest information about AMD's Athlon-64, the AMD Opteron and AMD's mobile Athlon-64.

Intel Developer Forum
IDF, Centrino and Prescott

Hardware Analysis' IDF Spring 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at IDF? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our IDF Spring 2003 coverage from San Jose, CA.

Intel Developer Forum
IDF, Convergence of Technology

Hardware Analysis' IDF Spring 2003 coverage. Want to know what is happening at IDF? What products are on display? Or just personal things we want to share? Here's our IDF Spring 2003 coverage from San Jose, CA.

AMD
AMD Product Update, Athlon-64 and more

Wondering about AMD's Athlon-64? Want to know what AMD has been working on? Here's an update with the latest information about AMD's Athlon-64, the AMD Opteron and AMD's mobile Athlon-64.

Semiconductors
Semiconductor Physics, Part 2

Ever wondered about why our electronic devices work the way they do? The physics that makes even the most simple transistor possible is an incredible process, and one not easily explained. Read Part 2 of our how-it-works series on Semiconductor Physics.

Semiconductors
Semiconductor Physics, Part 1

Ever wondered about why our electronic devices work the way they do? The physics that makes even the most simple transistor possible is an incredible process, and one not easily explained. Read Part 1 of our how-it-works series on Semiconductor Physics.

AMD Fab 30 Dresden
AMD's Fab 30, Simply Fabulous

Hardware Analysis' visit to the AMD Fab 30 facility in Dresden. Want to know what technology and products AMD is working on? Or are you interested to learn what process technology AMD is using to manufacture their products?

RIAA
The Music Industry, Dinosaur soon to be extinct?

The music industry is fighting a losing battle and although they're trying very hard to stay afloat, by frantically lashing out at users of peer-to-peer networks, here's why they will lose if they don't adapt their business model soon.

High-Performance Web Server
Building a High-Performance Web Server

Aspiring to build a high-performance web server? In this article we'll detail how to build a server designed to serve daily changing content with lots of images, movies, active forums and millions of page views every month.

IDF Fall 2002
IDF, The Current State of Technology

Hardware Analysis' IDF Fall 2002 wrap-up. Interested to know what technologies impressed us most? Looking for a summary of featured articles or streaming video content? Or just personal things we want to share?

VIA
VIA's KT400, Revisited

We follow up last weeks editorial regarding VIA's KT400 chipset, and address some of the concerns voiced over the article as well as look at some of the issues once more. Read on as we again explore VIA's KT400 chipset.

VIA
VIA's KT400, Misguided?

VIA Technologies is about to launch its KT400 chipset, and press forward with support for DDR400. We ask what the point is, and examine the real reason VIA is so eager to push DDR333 and DDR400.

The Megahertz Myth
The Megahertz Myth, Apple, AMD and Intel.

Megahertz, the good old, ever effective, marketing tool has been under fire from a number of manufacturers as of late. We take a look at how Apple, AMD and Intel use clockspeed as a marketing tool to sell their products.

Sony DV-in Enabling
Enabling DV-in on Sony Digital Camcorders

Many digital camcorder manufacturers disable recording from external sources such as the FireWire port. This article provides an in-depth how-to-guide on enabling recording on Sony digital camcorders.

AMD Athlon XP
AMD's PR rating, Performance has a Name?

The introduction of the new AMD Athlon XP and MP series CPUs marks the return of the dreaded PR-rating system. AMD has opted for a different implementation than before, but it still is meant to take the focus off the raw clockspeed.

Nvidia's Titanium
Nvidia's Titanium, Upholding the 6-month Product Cycle.

Nvidia's Titanium series, a new generation of GeForce? Or simply rebranding of products running at a somewhat higher clockspeed? With ATi's new Radeon just around the corner Nvidia seems eager to regain the performance crown.

Terrorist Attack
The Aftermath of Evil

Yesterday's attack on the WTC and the Pentagon has raised a large numbers of questions. In this editorial we'll be addressing some of the questions and issues at hand and take a look at the bigger picture.

ATi Radeon 8500
Radeon 8500, ATi flexes some muscle

ATi has finally released samples of their new Radeon product line to the press. We were able to get up-close-and-personal with a Radeon 8500 for a couple of hours. Here's how it performs in comparison to Nvidia's products.

nVidia nForce
nVidia, thinking outside of the Xbox?

NVidia's nForce chipset, integrated solution extraordinaire, a force to reckon with? A contestant for the performance crown? A dead-ringer to take the integrated solution market by storm? Or more?

Different points of view
Different points of view? Entertaining new trains of thought?

There seems to be an increasing number of individuals who simply refuse to consider different viewpoints. The unwillingness to consider what they disagree with hurts them more than anyone else, and here's why.

760 MP and nForce
The AMD 760 MP and nVidia's nForce, crowd pleasers?

Both AMD and nVidia introduced new chipsets this week, both offering new features and improved performance. But does the 760 MP stack up to Intel's SMP offerings? And how about the nForce, marketing hype or a genuine revolutionary product?

Echelon
Echelon, Big Brother is watching?

Echelon, the worldwide intelligence network, is being denied by the NSA, openly discussed by the European Parliament, featured on global TV, documented by paper and online press and a topic of much controversy.

Clock throttling
Clock throttling, a hot issue?

Clock throttling is a feature that is well documented in the Pentium 4's thermal documents. However, some claim that the feature is actually affecting its performance more than a little. Hereís a closer look into the matter.

Pentium 4
Intel's Pentium 4, a closer look

Intelís Pentium 4 CPU is being promoted as a CPU optimized for multimedia and streaming content based on its low latency architecture, deep pipeline, and SSE2 instructions. Hereís a closer look into some of its most promising features.

Apple Shop
An Apple outlet around every corner?

Apple announced today that it'll be opening a chain of Apple retail outlets across the country. Whereas traditional retail outlets sell both Macs and PCs, these outlets will exclusively sell Apple products and software.

AMD Athlon 4
Athlon 4, AMD puts the pressure on

AMD introduced their mobile Athlon 4 CPU today, a CPU that has been known as 'Palomino' for the past few months. Although this introduction might cut into Intel's share of the mobile performance segment, there's much more to it than just that.

Wireless networking
Wireless networking, no strings attached

Wireless networking is nothing new, but standardization and improved performance may just allow this technology to replace traditional wired LANs, and skyrocket like cellular phone technology has.

Intel Xeon DP
Dual Intel Pentium 4 Xeon Preview

Intel's new Xeon is based on the Pentium 4 core, offering SMP and multithreading, as its capable of running in a dual CPU configuration. The supporting chipset, the i860, also offers more than just another CPU socket.

PC Recycling
PC recycling, 2400-baud modem anyone?

Many of us upgrade their computer on a regular basis, resulting in a growing surplus of obsolete computer hardware. However most of this computer hardware can be put to good use instead of being obsoleted.

Dist. Computing
Distributed computing, where to put those idle CPU cycles?

Distributed computing projects such as SETI@home have already proven their feasibility with the immense computing power they can tap into. Now its time to make this form of computing worthwhile for the participant.

Transmeta Crusoe
Transmeta's Crusoe, HotRod or Performance Hog?

Upon introduction Transmeta's Crusoe processor has generated much interest with its promises of strong performance and long battery life. Does its code morphing architecture live up to these expectations?

 

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