CategoryReviews


GELID GX-7 Rev. 2 CPU Cooler Review



Some critics have said that “gamer” geared components are simply a marketing gimmick, but that in my opinion is not an accurate way of describing what is going on. It is accepted in the automotive world that there are “luxury” and “sport” vehicles that are separate from the mainstream sedans so why should CPU coolers be any different? A luxury or sport vehicle e […] Continue Reading


Patriot Supersonic Magnum 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review


Product Name: Patriot Supersonic Magnum 128GB Flash Drive

Price: Starting at $123.99 – Amazon

Introduction:

We have reviewed multiple flash drives throughout the last week and maybe, just maybe we saved the best for last. Today we are going to be looking at the Patriot Supersonic Magnum 128GB Flash Drive. Like the other dr […] Continue Reading


AMD Radeon R7 260 1GB Review



Right before a graphics card launches there is usually a massive frenzy in the media where info pertaining to the upcoming graphics card gets published on multiple sites, regardless if the info is right or wrong. The AMD R7 260 though is a product that fly in under the radar, and until I opened the package shipped to me from AMD I had no idea what to expect.

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ASUS Maximus VI Hero Z87 Motherboard Review


 

Heroes come in many forms. They can be clad in black or draped in a red cape, protecting a city. They can be fighting for a just cause or they can be non-violent resistance leaders in thoughtful pause. They can be titans of industry advancing an economy or they can even be a working class hero raising a family. What is the same thread uniting all of these is tha […] Continue Reading


Rosewill Apollo RK-9100xBBR Cherry MX Brown Keyboard With Individual Key LED Lighting – Review


Introduction

Rosewill is a brand that you may have heard of, but may never have purchased. The company has traditionally produced value focused gear, but has been making impressive inroads into premium high-end gear without the bloated price tags of other famous manufacturers. Mechanical keyboards with genuine Cherry switches can easily run about $200 when you factor in individual […] Continue Reading


Sapphire Radeon R9 270 Dual-X 2GB Review



Product Name: Sapphire Dual-X Radeon R9 270

Price: Starting at $179.99 – Amazon

Most of the Volcanic Islands graphics cards (sans only the 290 and 290x) are based on a refreshed architecture from AMD’s previous Southern Island’s family, but this new series offers better performance at lower prices. Also due to improved arch […] Continue Reading


Noctua S12A Series Fans Review



Product: Noctua NH-L9i Heatsink

Price: Starting at $42.99 – Amazon

Good fans are often overlooked due to the nature of their function. Much like cops, movers and politicians, it is easier to notice them when they screw up […] Continue Reading


G.Skill Ripjaws Z 2133MHz Memory Review


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G.Skill has been well regarded in the gaming and enthusiast communities for years. Even back before memory was the sexy hardware it is today, G.Skill was making extreme kits of memory that pushed the boundaries in terms of performance. You have to be pretty young, or new to the game to not remember owning the G.Skill DDR 500 memory modules, which had a black heat spreader and were one of the onl […] Continue Reading


ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review


Introduction:

Over the last few years flash drives have started to use extremely fast and high capacity NAND memory that has allowed them to push the boundaries of what a portable storage device can be. With today’s flash storage you no longer have to use multiple drives for large amounts of data, or wait to transfer images, music and movies. Instead we now have the ability to transfer up to 1GB […] Continue Reading


Cooler Master CM 690 III Computer Case with Seidon 120V Review


Introduction:

The Cooler Master CM 690 series has been one of the staples in the mid-range Cooler Master stack for years and it is one case I am extremely familiar with. Four years ago, I was building systems for friends and family and whenever one of them came to me with a tight budget I almost always recommended the CM 690. The reasons were simple, it was affordable, had an abundance of space to […] Continue Reading