Hardware Roundup: Thursday Edition

Nemo - September 4, 2008 02:18AM in Affiliate News

Looking at videocards in our roundup today, we see cards at both ends of the spectrum. at the high end of the performance (and price) spectrum we have another look at the ATI HD 4870 X2. At the other end, we have a pair of Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT cards. The TRENDNet wireless N adapter is a fairly cost effective way to upgrade your laptop to 802.11n connectivity, but can it deliver on the promised speeds? Follow the link to find out just how well it performs.

Cooling
Xigmatek HDT-S1284EE Heatsink @ FrostyTech

Networking
TRENDnet TEW-624UB 300Mbps Wireless N USB 2.0 Adapter @ TweakTown

Power Supplies
Antec Signature Series 850W Power Supply @ ThinkComputers

Video
Foxconn 9500GT-256FR3 @ Bjorn3D
AMD ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 @ [H]ardOCP
ZOTAC GeForce 9500 GT ZONE Edition Graphics Card @ TweakTown