bandwidth

  1. Taffer

    PCIe bandwidth

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows what bandwidth I'll get on the third PCIe x16 slot on my good ol' P6T Deluxe V2 if I use the first and third slot for 2-way sli (not using 2nd PCIe x16 at all). I'm guessing x8, but I'd like to be sure before I get a 2nd card. Hopefully one of you gurus can...
  2. Skyguy

    GeIL EVO TWO 6GB DDR3-1800

    Today we’ll be looking at such a set of memory modules, the GeIL EVO TWO 6GB DDR3-1800 modules, which sport some gorgeous heatspreaders. But what about performance? In our world, performance is what counts, so let's find out if these GeIL EVO TWO sticks have what it takes. Click HERE for the...
  3. Skyguy

    OCZ Revo 120GB

    We're looking at another SandForce SSD, but this one is very special as it's essentially two drives in one that feature a RAID 0 configuration. The name of this juggernaut is the OCZ Revo. Think a SandForce SSD is fast? Wait until you see what happens in a single card RAID 0 setup. Click HERE...
  4. Skyguy

    OCZ Flex EX 12GB DDR3-2133

    OCZ Technology recently introduced their latest Flex EX DDR3 modules for the Flex XLC (Xtreme Liquid Cooling) series. Are are looking at the OCZ DDR3 PC3-17000 Flex (DDR#-2133) EX kit. So how high can 12GB of memory overclock on water? Let's find out. Click HERE for the full review.
  5. Skyguy

    Patriot Inferno 100GB SSD

    The new SandForce drives offer killer performance, even leaving the Indilinx drives in the dust. Normally such performance boosts come with a very hefty premium, but that's not happening for the most part, but especially with the Patriot Inferno 100GB. We have a drive here that is crazy fast and...
  6. Skyguy

    Mushkin Ridgeback 4GB DDR3-1600 CL6

    If you're looking for some high performance memory modules for your new Core i5/i7 system that aren't fussy and won't cost a fortune, today's product will certainly interest you. We're looking at a set of Mushkin Ridgeback 4GB DDR3-1600 CL6 modules that are optimized for use in the LGA1156...
  7. Skyguy

    OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB SSD

    Recently the SandForce-based SSDs have been making waves with their killer performance numbers, and today we're looking at a horse of a different colour, so to speak. The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB SSD certainly does come in a unique colour, but under the hood it packs the same horsepower...
  8. Skyguy

    Corsair P64 SSD RAID 0

    We're looking at a pair of Corsair P64 SSDs, specifically their RAID-PK1 set, in a RAID 0 configuration to see just what's possible. There are a couple drawbacks to configuring SSDs in a RAID setup, so let's take a closer look at these Corsair P64's in RAID 0 and see just how fast they fly...
  9. Skyguy

    GeIL Ultra 4GB DDR3-2000

    If you're looking for some high performance memory modules for your new Core i5/i7 system that aren't fussy and won't cost a fortune, today's product will certainly interest you. We're looking at a set of GeIL Ultra 4GB DDR3-2000 modules that are optimized for use in the LGA1156 platform. They...
  10. Skyguy

    Kingston HyperX 4GB DDR3-1600

    We've seen in our past testing that Kingston modules typically offer great performance and value, and we can tell you right now that this trend has not changed with these sticks on the test bench today. In fact, you will be shocked at how far these Kingston modules can be pushed. Without tipping...
  11. Skyguy

    G.Skill Ripjaws 4GB DDR3-1600

    We're looking at a set of G.Skill Ripjaws 4GB DDR3-1600 modules that are designed for use in the LGA1156 socket Core i5/i7 platform. We've seen in the past that G.Skill modules typically great performance at excellent prices, particularly in the more "mainstream" market, so let's find out if...
  12. Skyguy

    OCZ Platinum 4GB DDR3-1866

    One company offering new 1156-capable modules is OCZ Technology. Today we're looking at a set of OCZ Platinum 4GB DDR3-1866 modules that are designed for use in the LGA1156 socket Core i5/i7 platform. We've seen in our past testing that OCZ modules typically offer great aesthetics and...
  13. Skyguy

    Kingston SSDNow V+ 64GB

    Not all SSDs are created equal; there is a wide range of performance available on the market. An example of this is Kingston Technology's SSD lineup; they run the gamut, from the Intel-based X-25 to the JMicron-based V-Series, and now the Samsung-based V+ drive. One fish, two fish, red fish...
  14. Skyguy

    Crucial M225 128GB SSD

    We know that the Crucial M225 SSD looks gorgeous, and more importantly, it is one of the least expensive Indilinx-based drives on the market. That's all fine and dandy, but what about performance? Has Crucial used their time wisely and harnessed the power the technology has to offer? Let's put...
  15. Skyguy

    OCZ Vertex Turbo 120GB SSD

    We've been looking at several Solid State Drives (with more on the way) and today we'll be examining the OCZ Vertex Turbo that features some impressive performance claims. We recently tested its vanilla sibling, the Vertex, and were quite impressed. So the promise of a turbo boost (quite...
  16. Skyguy

    Patriot Torqx 128GB SSD

    Recently we've been looking at several Solid State Drives (with more on the way) and today we'll be examining the Patriot Torqx that features some impressive performance claims. We've heard several manufacturers boast about their products and top performance numbers, and a few have delivered but...
  17. Skyguy

    G.Skill Falcon 128GB SSD

    G.Skill's Falcon 128GB SSD is one of many Indilinx-based drives on the market, so we figured it would be fast. But how fast? Let's say we were rather surprised at the results. We wanted to check things out up close and personal so G.Skill let us test drive a Falcon. That's a good thing, because...
  18. Skyguy

    OCZ Agility 120GB SSD

    OCZ's Agility is the latest in their solid state drive product lineup, and with it featuring the Indilinx 'Barefoot' controller we have no doubt it'll likely be fast. But the Agility is considerably less expensive than its competitors by using some cheaper memory chips. How significantly will...
  19. Skyguy

    Transcend Ultra 120GB SSD

    We've seen several SSDs that feature the Indilinx 'Barefoot" controller and Transcend's Ultra is another such multi-layer SSD, so we know it's going to be very fast. The question is how does it stack up against some other popular SSDs on the market? Today we’ll pit it against some of the fastest...
  20. Skyguy

    OCZ Vertex SSD

    OCZ's Vertex is a multi-layer SSD that features the Indilinx 'Barefoot' controller, promising very fast performance numbers, particularly with Write operations. OCZ's Vertex is the latest in their product lineup, and the performance claims sound impressive. Today we’ll pit it against some of the...
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