The four months since our previous Extreme Gaming PC Buyer's guide have brought several expected hardware developments as well as a few disappointments. Quad-Core processors have retained high prices with little in the way of software development to make use of the extra power. NVIDIA's nForce 680i SLI chipset turned out to be great on features, if a bit shy on overclocking ability, but its 8800 series graphics processors exceeded many expectations. ATI's RD600 chipset was released with reduced features, and its R600-powered graphics card line has been delayed yet again. On the software side, Microsoft's highly-anticipated Vista operating system still looks like a late beta product...Check it out over here.
Need a new system? Extreme PC Buyer's Guide
Posted on Saturday, Mar 24 2007 @ 18:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Interested in buying a new rig? Sharky Extreme compiled their monthly extreme gaming PC buyer's guide this week: