The update addresses compatibility, but may break some plug-in features.
Even if it's a relative power hog, the Sapphire Radeon HD 4850 X2 brings so much speed and utility to the table it's hard for us to recommend another midrange 3D card. Only the particularly power conscious or those who play games with known multichip scaling issues should look elsewhere.
PCI-express SSD storage solutions are one of the fastest storage options available, but so far have only been limitedly available for OS X.
If you care more about HD movie watching than gaming and you need a new video card for the task today, we recommend a 3D card like this EVGA with Nvidia's newest mainstream graphics chip. Gamers can get more performance value from Nvidia's higher-end 8800 cards, but for anyone, it would be a good idea to wait to see what's new from ATI in just a few short weeks.
Nvidia's new GeForce 7800 GTX chip makes this 3D graphics card exceedingly powerful. Anything else in the box only sweetens the deal.
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Bob Russo, general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council, explains what his organization is doing to keep payment card data out of the hands of criminal hackers.
PNY's highest-end 3D card is overclocked and comes with a few helpful accessories. We just wish that it included a game or two, as a $500 graphics card isn't very useful if you don't have anything to play with it.
The industry needs to look at technology mismatch problems collectively across the "IT stack" and not just on individual domains.
Dayna PCI Ethernet Card problems (and solutions?)
YARC utility crashes non-PCI Macs?