Corsair has been expanding its entry into the audio market with the Corsair SP2500 2.1 speaker system, which HardwareHeaven reviewed. It received a rating of 10 out of 10 on almost everything except value, which got 9 out of 10, ultimately securing a Gold Award. Build quality, design, and performance were seen as top rate.
TweakTown reviewed the Zalman ZM1000-HP Plus 1000W power supply unit, giving it a rating of 89 percent. It was praised for high performance and almost complete silence, but its high price and low build quality lost it a few marks.
HotHardware brings news of Western Digital’s latest hard drive, its 750GB Scorpio Black HDD, a 2.5-inch 7200RPM internal drive for laptops, one the largest capacities and fastest speeds available for the portable market. It also comes with a 16MB cache, Advanced Format technology and a reasonable price tag of $149.
AnandTech got some hands on time with the Motorola Atrix 4G webtop, a Tegra 2 smartphone that can be docked into a netbook for a very different experience. With a 36Wh battery, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage, expandable to 48GB and the option to dock to the webtop for a larger Android experience or even have Windows 7 streamed over the web, this could make an interesting replacement for a standard netbook.
Tom’s Hardware has a feature on the best value graphics cards in different price ranges. The AMD Radeon HD 4650, HD 4670, and HD 5670 stole the show in the under $100 section, while two Radeon HD 6870s in CrossFire were seen as the best option for those with a much higher budget. Price ranges between are also covered.