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AMD Catalyst Software Update Preview @ eTeknix.com

No matter what operating system you use these days you will find that you need drivers, and with more complex hardware you will find that the more complex driver you need to run it. Taking a simple device like a webcam for instance that requires drivers; but most of the settings are down to the application itself. Graphics cards however, …

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AMD Catalyst 10.12 and Catalyst Software Update @Hi Tech Legion

“AMD Catalyst is a utility driver package for Radeon Graphic cards. First introduced in 2002, the Catalyst suite consisted of unified Radeon Graphic drivers, Hydravision desktop management software, Multimedia center and Remote wonder software. ” The Catalyst driver package has since then evolved and has been streamlined for increased stability, performance and convenience. . The latest AMD Catalyst software consists of …

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Lian Li PC-V1020R Full Tower Computer Case @ Benchmark Reviews

There’s been a lot of innovation in the computer case market in the last couple of years, and while there have been some real advances in features and utility, there’s also been some stuff that’s best described as “silly”. As cases evolve to handle the demands of enthusiast systems, Lian Li has been updating their traditional designs to meet the …

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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Great News For New SSD Buyers!!

SandForce has released a new firmware update to client level manufacturers that significantly improves the performance of  ‘SandForce Driven’ drives.  As far as we can tell, the firmware is only available in new SSD purchases and we haven’t seen the same firmware available to present owners of  SSDs using SandForce technology. . We believe this update has yet to be …

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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Page 2

SandForce SF-1200 and SF-1500 Similarities The first hint that SandForce had upgraded the SF-1200 to the level of the SF-1500, an enterprise level product, was also in the Renice PCIe review.  What is not common knowledge  at the enterprise or consumer level is that the physical makeup of the two processors is exact.  The SF-1200 and the SF-1500 are physically …

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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Page 3

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD Review (Re-Fresh) Our first indication that there may be new firmware on the horizon came earlier in the year with OWC who had requested a review on their soon to be released Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD.  Receivingthe SSD was a confusing process which was uncommon with  OWC who had sent us samples previously, …

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REVIEWED! – Corsair F90 Force Series 90GB SSD Review

It was just a few days back that Corsair announced the news of their upcoming release of the F90 and F180 solid state drives, both member of their Force Series of SSDs with capacities of 90 and 180GB respectively. We found a very interesting bit of information in this release that seems to run along the same course of many …

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Corsair F90 Force Series 90GB SSD Review – Testing Protocol and ATTO Disk Benchmark

TEST BENCH, SOFTWARE AND PROTOCOL TEST BENCH CONFIGURATION Motherboard Asus Rampage III Gene SATA 6Gb/s USB3 CPU Intel i7-930 CPU@2.80Ghz (OCd to 3.2Ghz) RAM 6Gb G.Skill 1600 Triple Channel Graphics MSI N460GTX DDR5 768MB Power Supply OCZ ModXStream-Pro 600w CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212+ OS Windows 7 64 Bit Ultimate Wifi Belkin Surf & Share Wireless USB Adapter Monitor …

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Corsair F90 Force Series 90GB SSD Review – Benchmark Evaluation

2. Crystal Diskmark x64 ver. 3.0 (oFill) We were discussing the importance of the 4kb random writes earlier and the result of 59MB/s here is an excellent result.  For a better understanding of this, one of our most popular articles, ‘The Manufacturers Bluff’, is linked and discusses the imnportance of the 4kb random performance results in comparison to the coveted …

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