What is the real importance of PCI Express for graphics? See how ATI Radeon X1900 and Nvidia GeForce 8800 high-end graphics cards perform at reduced PCIe link speeds.
We looked at two RAID-based external storage appliances from easyRAID and Sans Digital. They deliver increased performance, but with annoying decibel levels.
How good is Nvidia's mainstream nForce chipset? The 650i SLI takes on the competition by AMD and Intel.
Where are the differences between consumer hardware and professional server products? Tom's Hardware evaluates professional components and their characteristics.
A quick hard drive such as Western Digital's Raptor noticeably accelerates your PC, but is it still the best choice for enthusiasts?
Storage has countless faces these days, including numerous useful accessories. We found fives products to help you flexibly install, connect, silence and manage 2.5" and 3.5" hard drives.
AMD's Turion 64 X2 battles Intel's mobile Core 2 Duo. We X-ray both product families, and provide our test results in a new Interactive Charts category: please welcome our Mobile CPU Charts!
Our $300 PCs are powerful enough to take on everyday workloads, but can they cope with Vista's requirements? It's all in the components.
What's better than fast memory? Right, even faster memory! Corsair's latest toys run 1,250 MHz to satisfy the performance hunger of the most demanding enthusiasts - if you can fork out the $600.
Vista is finally here, and it is controversial. We look under the hood at Vista's performance-enhancing features SuperFetch and ReadyBoost and analyze why the new OS "feels" fast.
We already know that Windows Vista offers tremendous improvements in usability, but isn't that good a choice for gaming - at least not yet. How is its application performance compared to Windows XP?
Motherboards with Nvidia's nForce 680i chipset are now hitting the shelves, so we decided it was time for a chipset battle. The goal? To find out what is the best solution for your Core 2 Duo system.
Hamachi is a free tool for establishing secure VPN connections between two PCs by mediating p2p connections (like Skype does). Its potential for Internet backup and data replication is huge.
Fileservers require redundant storage to safeguard vital data. Here are five of the latest RAID controllers for Serial ATA hard drives that supposedly do the job.