AMD Athlon II x2 250 Review – Part 3

Ok, in our last look at this AMD Athlon II x2 250 CPU we saw how it handled a synthetic benchmark. This time, we want to pit it against a real game to see how it really performs. And what game better than Crysis. Crysis is undoubtably the one of the most hardware intensive games out there right now.


AMD Athlon II x2 250 Review – Part 2

Well, here is part two of our look at the AMD Athlon II x2 250 CPU. We really wanted to take a look at this CPU and see how it performs in gaming situations. The chip is retailing for around $80 and is a great way to get into the AM3 socket.

Asus OC Station Preview

ASUS, the world’s leading producer and innovator of motherboards, today shed brilliant light on the dark art of overclocking with the introduction of the ROG (Republic of Gamers) OC Station. The OC Station is a pure hardware-based, bay-mounted device with a large 3-inch display that takes OCing to a whole new level of ease, accuracy…

ASUS Radeon Tri-Fan Graphics Card

Here is a great review of a very cool ATI 4870×2 variant from Asus.  Great quiet cooling performance and excellent overclocking from an already spectacular card. The HD 4870 X2 continues to be a power house of the card and the Tri-Fan version from ASUS is great which offers some serious cooling performance without putting…

AMD Phenom II – Overclocked

This is quite an interesting read regarding the performance of the Phenom II processors and what sorts of gains you can get overclocking them.   A system using one of these chips would be more affordable for most people. Phenom II processors are apparently an interesting choice for overclockers, that is, they offer high overclocking potential,…