Tech News January 2004

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Hercules 3D Prophet 9800XT Classic 256MB
Hexus :: Wednesday, December 17, 2003

“It’s these kind of factors that will plague any 9800XT model. Hercules’ is a sound one. It does exactly what it says in the box and is quiet in doing so. If you’ve got a spare £370 or so and absolutely must have the best consumer-level graphics card, the Hercules 3D Prophet 9800XT Classic isn’t a bad choice. However, it doesn’t do anything special to make it a must-have product. It’ll sell, but there’s plenty of manufacturers who now want a piece of the high-end pie. A good, solid card that’s a little boring.”

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HIS Radeon 9600SE 128Meg VIVO Videocard Review
Tweaknews :: Wednesday, December 17, 2003

“Before you buy any computer component, it is very important to do your homework and consider what you need (versus what you want… or crave… or drool over, in my case). If you do not need a $350 video card, why would you buy one? If you are not apt to use all of its features, then save yourself a couple hundred bucks and buy something that isn’t as powerful.”

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BFG Sniper Boomslang 2100 Mouse Review
Bjorn3D :: Tuesday, December 09, 2003

“Sniperus Boomslangicus: Latin for “really sensitive gaming mouse!” That is exactly what the BFG Sniper Boomslang 2100 mouse is. With a radical shape and some pretty radical technology to boot, this mouse will bring you new life in your gaming sessions, or put you to an early death.”

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