How does Asus' £300 Z490 ROG Strix board stack up against the competition?
Rick looks back at a 20th Century classic.
MSI's new premium £400 Z490 board certainly looks and feels ace but can it handle Intel's Core i9-10900K?
The HD-DVD drive for the Xbox 360 will be released in Japan, with a lower price than expected.
Another kick in the nads for Sony, as Microsoft matches the PS3's until-now-superior-on-paper specs for HD output.
Rumours are a-flying that Microsoft will integrate HD-DVD drives into a "second generation" 360.
Pricing is rumoured for the next-gen optical drive that will attach to the 360, whilst it seems that the Premium package will come with an added bundled game.
A Chinese newspaper says that there aren't enough bits of Blu-ray laser to go around, and Sony isn't sharing.
Are we going to see a new version of the Xbox 360 with a digital output? New spy pics suggest so.
A cunning hack discovers a cunning hack, leaving full-resolution copies of high-def titles a distinct possibility.
Fancy a 1TB PVR with HD-DVD recording ability? Toshiba is stepping up to the mark with a £2000 player. Dig out the wallet...
The BDP-S1 is pushed way, way back, possibly in order to make sure that there are enough PS3s to go around.
The two already have a manufacturing relationship but they have announced plans to create a hybrid device that could end the format wars.
COMPUTEX 2006: The green team lays out its software and hardware compatibility for HD movies with HDCP content protection. It's got a new technology to cater for movies - PureVideo HD.
Sapphire has a new Radeon X1600XT video card which has a passive cooler with a twist, while MSI has a new GeForce 7600 GS card with a passive cooler. Both support video acceleration and HD playback - which one should end up in your rig?
The DVD Forum has changed its mind. The first HD-DVD discs had no region coding, but future ones just might. If you've bought an early player, you could be in trouble.
Analogue outputs might not be downscaled in next-generation players, thanks to a rumoured agreement between manufacturers and content producers.
Speculation is mounting in the retail industry that the cost of the Xbox 360, combined with the pre-announced HD-DVD add-on drive, will be cheaper than the PS3.
No longer will we see new Blu-Ray discs on May 23. The date has been put back to June 20 - more details inside.
Han shot first. Jabba wasn't in A New Hope. Mos Eisley looked rubbish. Yes, the original versions of the first three Star Wars films is heading to DVD later this year.
Porn will decide the next-gen DVD format, according to analysts. The next-gen DVD battle will decide the console wars, they also suggest. So, puting two and two together...
Film studio Warner Brothers is beginning to release films in a hybrid disc format, with both DVD and HD-DVD on the same disc. Could this be the edge over Blu-Ray the format needs?
Microsoft looks set to save itself a wadge of cash, as the firm that makes the PowerPC triple-core processor for its console announces a move to 65nm.
It's April 18 - and HD-DVD players and films have finally hit the shelves (virtual and physical) of stores in the States. Have you got yours yet?
Japanese punters will be able to get their hands on the 17" high definition Qosmio very soon. It features a HDMI output and 7800 graphics.
Toshiba has delayed the release of its first next-generation DVD player to coincide with the availability of discs.
May 15 2020 | 11:00
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