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AMD A10-6800K Review ....................

Antec ISK110 VESA Case Review .............................. ....................

Antec P280 Case and HCP1200 PSU ....................

Intel Ivy Bridge i7-3770K CPU

Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR Camera

AMD Radeon HD 7870

AMD Radeon HD 7770 & 7750

AMD Radeon HD 7970 .........................

AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 CPU

ASUS EAH6970 Graphics Card

AMD Llano A8-3850 Review

Cougar GX G1050 1050W PSU

Antec HCG900 900W PSU

Rasurbo Xange Case and 550W PSU ....................

Cooler Master Storm Enforcer Case ....................

AMD Phenom II X4 980BE CPU Review

AMD 6-series Entry Level GPUs

AMD ATI Radeon HD6990 Review

Intel 510 Series 250GB SSD


Sapphire Radeon HD6870 Vapor-X

Antec Minuet 350 Case Review

Sapphire Radeon HD6950

Intel Sandy Bridge Processors

AMD Phenom II X4 975BE & X6 1100T

AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Thuban CPU ...............

Kingston V+ Series 128GB SSD Review

Antec P183 Case and 1000W PSU

AMD ATI Radeon 5670 Review

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5850 Review

AMD Athlon II X4 630 CPU Review

Intel Lynnfield i7-870 Processor Review

Kingston DDR3 Memory Review

ASUS Maximus III Gene Motherboard

ASUS M4A79T Deluxe Motherboard

Antec Midi Tower Case and PSU

Active Media SaberTooth SSD

More Power Protection Products ......................... ...............

DDR2 Memory Roundup

Dual Layer DVD Burners Reviewed

Dual Format DVD Burner Review

QuietPC Product Roundup

GlobalWIN Product Roundup

Sapphire Radeon 9800 AIW Pro

Athlon 64 FX-51 Review

Lian Li PC37 Aluminum Mini Tower Case ...............

Abit IS7-G Motherboard Review 

AOpen AX4C Max Review

Promise S150 TX4 RAID Controller

Silent Power Supplies Reviewed

Nvidia GeForce FX5900 Ultra ....................

Promise TX4000 RAID Controller

ASUS V9900 Ultra Review

Promise TX2Plus RAID Controller

AMD Athlon XP3200+ CPU Review

Intel Canterwood Chipset Review

ASUS P4SDX Deluxe Motherboard

Dual Athlon MP2600+ Review

Pinnacle Systems: Edition DV500

Athlon XP3000+ CPU


TwinMOS Memory


Leadtek K7NCR18D-Pro

Aopen CRW4850 CD Burner Review

AOpen AK77-8X Max Motherboard Review

AOpen AX4PE Max Motherboard Review

Enlight Cases Roundup

Power Protection Products Review

Creative Webcam Pro eX Review

PAPST Fans (Silent PC Part2)

AMD Athlon XP2700+ CPU

Leadtek WinFast A280 MyVIVO

Crucial PC2700 DDR333 Memory

Chieftec Wireless Desktop Review

Intel Pentium4 3.06GHz CPU with Hyper Threading Review

Hyper-Threading Technology Guide

PURE Digital SonicXplosion Sound Card

PURE Digital ZXR-500 Speaker System

Logitech Z-560 4.1-Speaker System

Global Win GAT-001 Case Review ....................

Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz Review

Belkin Omniview 4-Pt. KVM Switch + Audio

AKASA Paxmate Acoustic Matting Installation Guide

Chieftec Winner Series: WX-01BD Case Review ..........

Cooler Master ATC-710 Case Review

80mm -> 60mm Fan Adapter

TDK USB Bluetooth Adaptor

Socket-A Cooler Roundup 

Promise FastTrak SX4000 RAID Card













Archived News

28/06/04   8-Speed Dual Format DVD Burners Galore!

We tested some of the latest dual format DVD-Rewriters against a variety of criteria.  See who came out on top here.

19/06/04   QuietPC - Hear Yourself Think!

QuietPC are the only online vendor specialising in providing PC owners with innovative products aimed at reducing or eliminating operating noise.  See how well they perform here.

26/03/04   GlobalWIN's Hot New Products

We have 3 of GlobalWIN's latest gadgets to make your PC run Cool and Silent.  Find out how they performed here.

15/03/04   We're Still Here!

Let me begin by apologising to our Millions of regular readers for the lack of updates recently.  This has been due to an error on one of the Hard Drives in our Main Server.  The good news, the disc is being replaced, the bad news is the data is not.

To thank our Millions of readers for their loyalty and continued support, we'll be hard at it re-writing the lost reviews over the next week.  Stay tuned for new offerings from:  GlobalWIN, Intel, QuietPC and a roundup of 8 Speed Dual Format DVD Writers that will probably be the largest in the World!

03/11/03   Fastest All-In-Wonder solution yet?

Sapphire's Radeon 9800 AIW Pro Beast advertises the fastest 3D speed currently attainable with a plethora of multimedia facilities (including video capture and time-shifting) for not much more than most Radeon 9800 Pro cards on their own. Is it truly a Beast? Find out here.

01/10/03   Red Hot Reviews - Reviews You Can Use!

While you've been enjoying our wonderful reviews, we've been hard at it setting up a new site just for you, yeah you!  Visit now and be in with a chance of winning loads of DVD's.  We currently have competitions running for Frank Herbert's Children of Dune and Boomtown, with many many more competitions planned for the future (including Star Trek goodies).  What are you waiting for visit Red Hot Reviews now!

23/09/03   Athlon64 FX-51

The world's first consumer 64-bit processor is finally here, find out how it does against The Hardware Reviews tough testing here.

14/09/03   Aluminum Case Review

Today we review the Lian Li PC37 Aluminum Mini Tower case. How much better is this material at keeping the insides of a PC cool? Read the review here.

01/09/03   Coming Soon!

We will be bringing you products from the next big name in Networking and Communications, Xincom utilize cutting edge technology and innovative ideas to provide you with products that are not only easy to use and purpose built, but they actually work well too!  Look out for exclusive reviews on The Hardware Review and in the mean time visit Xincom here.

20/07/03   Canterwood versus Springdale

Is the Canterwood King of performance or can Abit's souped-up Springdale offering take on the more expensive contender and win? Read our reviews of the AOpen AX4C Max and the Abit IS7-G.

10/07/03   Abit launches first board based on VIA KT600 chipset

Abit announces the immediate release of the KV7 motherboard which is based on the long-awaited KT600 chipset. VIA chipset based boards have always represented good value for money and the KV7 should be a big step up from the often criticised KT400 series. It will be interesting to see if it can take the Socket-A crown from the NForce range. Full details and specifications are available at

08/07/03   VIA Launch PT800

VIA are today launching their PT800 Chipset.  This is a budget solution for processors with an 800MHz FSB and it already has the backing of the major motherboard manufacturers.  It utilizes Single-Channel DDR memory, however, we have been told that it performs as well as the more expensive Springdale and Canterwood boards.  Stay tuned for our review which should be coming your way soon.

07/07/03   Silent Power Supplies Examined

In the third of our articles on making PCs as quiet as possible we look at two new PSUs which claim to offer silent or near silent operation and provide a hefty 400 plus watts of power. Read all about it here.

28/06/03   GeForce FX5900 Ultra reviewed

We took the fastest graphics card available for a spin and the results are right here.

25/06/03   Fastest Springdale board ever?

In what is described as a spectacular feat of engineering prowess, the ABIT Engineers have created a BIOS for the IS7 Series that unlocks the performance of the 865PE chipset, making the ABIT IS7 series boards the fastest 865PE motherboards ever made! Even at stock speeds, the IS7 series is said to be 17% faster than all other Springdale boards. The IC7 Series also takes advantage of ABIT's Game Accelerator making the ABIT IS7 / IC7 series the gamer's choice for more frags, better gameplay and mind-bending graphic performance. Within ABIT Softmenu(tm), Game Accelerator allows users the following options: Auto Turbo Street Racer F1 Users have a choice between "Auto", "Turbo", "Street racer" and "F1" so they can optimize their system performance according to their memory modules.  The IC7-G will also come equipped with these new settings. With each setting, users can push their overall PC performance further and further.  Those who select F1 in the BIOS settings are looking to get Formula 1 performance from their desktop PC, and so should be prepared to unleash raw computing power.  Stay tuned and we'll have a complete review for you soon.

21/06/03   GeForce FX 5800 Ultra Reviewed

We take the ASUS V9900 Ultra for a spin.  The full review is here.

15/06/03   Need a cheap way to add S-ATA and RAID to your system?

We reviewed the Promise S150 TX2Plus RAID controller card which supports both S-ATA and ATA-133 drives. You can find all the details here.

04/06/03   ASUS UK Competition Update! .

Those nice people over at ASUS UK really want you to win.  They have updated their competition to allow anyone who has purchased their Canterwood (P4C800) or Springdale (P4P800) boards the opportunity to win one of 4 Intel Pentium4 3.2GHz (800MHz FSB) Processors.  If that wasn't enough you can also put your name down to win one of their feature packed Springdale boards in a No Purchase Necessary extension of their competition.  Click here for more information or to enter. 

28/05/03   Crucial has completely revamped their Web sites for the UK, EU, and US. Find out more at .

Crucial say they want to make the site more user friendly. Finding an upgrade for a PC has always been fast and easy with their step by step tools.  However, moving forward they wanted to make other areas of the site just as easy. This includes the other products that they sell, as well as the areas of the site like support, library, and the FAQ sections that help service customers before, during and after the sale.

21/05/03   ASUS UK Competition

With the launch of the lightning fast P4P800 Deluxe Springdale Motherboard.  ASUS UK are offering you the opportunity to win one of 4 top of the range Pentium4 3.2GHz (800MHz FSB) Processors.  All you have to do to be in with a chance of wining is to purchase the board and enter your details here.

18/05/03   Promise TX4000 RAID Controller

We have it reviewed right here.

13/05/03   AMD strikes back

Today AMD launch their newest processor - a Barton core with a 400MHz FSB. Read our review here.

14/04/03  Intel have done it again

Read our review of Intels new Canterwood Chipset and the Pentium4 3GHz chip with an 800MHz Front Side Bus here.

11/04/03  First SiS 655 motherboard to support Hyper-Threading?

We examine the ASUS P4SDX Deluxe motherboard which is based on the revised SiS 655 chipset (revision B) which fully supports Hyper-Threading to see if this is the best Pentium4 motherboard on the market here.

23/03/03  Dual Processing for the masses?

We compare 3 systems based on an Athlon XP3000+, a Pentium4 3.06GHz and a Dual Athlon MP2600+ all of which cost about the same to buy to see which gives the most performance for the money. You can read it here.

02/03/03  TwinMOS Memory Products Reviewed

We have just finished our review of TwinMOS DDR333 and DDR400 Memory and their 256MB Compact Flash Card.  You can find the details here.

19/02/03  Crucial have jumped on the DDR400 bandwagon

In a move sure to excite their customers, Crucial who sell their memory (and graphics cards now) direct to the public at wholesale prices have added PC3200 DDR400 memory to their range of products. Here's what they have to say:

We've received a growing number of requests for this higher-speed memory in recent months and are now offering a solution to meet the diverse needs of our customers. PC3200 is designed for use in motherboards that require a 200MHz front-side bus with an effective front-side bus speed of 400MHz Crucial's PC3200 modules have components at 400MHz (200Mhz x 2). They are not overclocked components. You can find out more information about our new modules online here.

17/02/03  Leadtek K7NCR18D-Pro Reviewed

How does Leadtek's Socket-A flagship fare? We threw in an XP3000+ and gave it a spin here.

10/02/03  Barton 3000+ Reviewed

Is the Barton 3000+ AMD's answer to Intel's flagship CPU? Read our review here.

29/01/03  Budget Radeon?

Crucial are selling their Radeon 7500 64MB graphics card for just 40.99 with free postage in the UK.  You can find more details here.

21/01/03  Crucial offers online discount on Radeon Pro 9700

Those who've been waiting for the price of this high end card to come down may like to know that Crucial UK are offering this product for under 200 with free UK shipping (5 to Europe) if you buy a DDR memory chip at the same time. Details can be found here.

18/01/03  The Hardware Review Forums are now open.

Everyone signing up before 31st March 2003 will automatically be entered into our prize draw for a chance to win a Promise  SX4000 FastTrak RAID Controller Card.

We also have reviews of the AOpen AK77-8X Max Motherboard and an Aopen CRW4850 CD Burner.

12/01/03   More Reviews

We have reviewed the AOpen AX4PE P4 motherboard here. And our first Home Entertainment review (the Grundig GDT1000 Freeview Set Top Box) can be found here.

26/12/02  15-inch LCDs set to rise in price

Just when flat panel displays were becoming affordable we have the spirit dampener here.

25/12/02  A Merry Christmas to all our readers.

We hope you are having fun this holiday season.

15/12/02  More Reviews

  • PAPST Fans (Silent PC Part2) reviewed right here.

  • Promise FastTrak SX4000 RAID Controller reviewed right here.

09/12/02  Reviews Galore

We've been slaving away all weekend to bring our readers a plethora of reviews:

  • Amd Athlon XP2700+ CPU reviewed right here.

  • Leadtek WinFast A280 MyVIVO Graphics card reviewed right here.

  • Crucial PC2700 DDR333MHz Memory reviewed right here.

  • Chieftec Wireless Desktop reviewed right here.

  • TDK USB BlueTooth Adapter reviewed right here.

  • Socket-A Cooler Roundup reviewed right here.


Hardware Review cover all aspects of Computer and Home Entertainment hardware with articles and reviews that tend to concentrate on areas often overlooked in traditional on-line review sites. We are a UK based team that currently consists of Amar Mahmood, Asim Mahmood and Zain Rashid.


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