Today we have a review of the Viper Extreme Division 4 quad channel memory kit from Patriot. It is clocked at 1600 MHz with 8-9-8-24 timings and a voltage of 1.65v.
Category: Mobos & Memory
In-depth reviews of motherboards, chipsets, and memory (RAM)
Our coverage of quad channel Sandy Bridge memory continues today with our Crucial Ballistix Elite Review. It is a 16 GB kit, and is the first we’ve reviewed so far that is rated at 1866 MHz with low latency timings.
Today we’ll be looking at the 990FXA-UD3 from Gigabyte. It’s a mid-range solution, priced at around $150 online. Although it is not jam packed with features like the last board we looked at, it should have just about everything you need to take your AMD FX to the limit with air or liquid cooling.
Asus has combined a lot of extra hardware features and unique software to come up with one of the more interested motherboards we’ve come across in a while. Today we review the Crosshair V Formula, which is based on the AMD 990FX chipset.
We take a look at the Asus Crossfire IV Formula, which has the reputation of being one of the best motherboards you can buy for a high end AMD system. It is certainly one of the most expensive, so we have put it to the test to see if it has earned its reputation, and whether it is worthy of the high price.
Which DDR3 1600 memory kit is best for Sandy Bridge? We seek to find out, as we take kits from five of the leading memory manufacturers and put them to the test. What follows is the toughest conclusion we’ve had to come to in quite some time.
We take a look at the latest integrated graphics solutions from Intel and AMD, and see how they perform in today’s hardcore games. Considering how much this console generation has held things back in terms of 3D graphics, we were wondering: Does either one have what it takes to play games with reasonable visual settings?