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Be Quiet! Silent Wings 2 140mm Fan Review


 

Outside of an anechoic chamber or the vacuum of space, nothing is truly silent but you can’t fault a person for trying to build a computer system that runs stealthily. Although it was quite an undertaking a few years ago, recent advances in CPU and GPU efficiencies have made it easy to run powerful systems without resorting to high-RPM fans for cooling. Not al […] Continue Reading


Cougar Spike Mini Gaming Case Review



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When it comes to cases there are very few that have an MSRP as low as $34.99, even mini towers cost more, but the COUGAR Spike is one such case. However, even with the extremely low price tag it still comes with a host of features that make it a great case for any Micro-ATX build.

The COUGAR Spike is designed to offer a blend of performance and functions for a mini tower […] Continue Reading


Kingston HyperX Beast Black 16 GB 2133 Review


Kingston HyperX Beast memory is memory designed for the enthusiast community and a quick look at both the visual style and specifications make this perfectly clear. First off the HyperX Beast memory has a sexy black heatspreader with fins and the top and instead of using a standard green PCB, Kingston went with a black PCB that gives this kit a visual edge over most memory on the market. Additionally, the […] Continue Reading


Judge Rules NSA Spying Legal Under Constitution


A New York Judge, William Pauley recently ruled the illegal, invasive, dickish activities of the NSA to be completely legal under the constitution. A move that no doubt has the founding fathers waiting for the zombie apocalypse, so they can be the first to eat his brains. Though I imagine it would taste like failure and stupidity.

When it comes to the law you always hope that people can see past the […] Continue Reading


Patriot FUEL+ 9000mAh Mobile Rechargeable Battery Review


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Smartphones and Tablets have revolutionized the way we access data on the go and with current 4G networks and Wi-Fi we never have to miss the latest Miley Cyrus Twerking video or drunken “Yolo” Tweet. The Achilles heel of most mobile devices though is the weak battery life. Take my Motorola Razr Smartphone for example. After a full charge I can only get a few hours of battery life when doing […] Continue Reading


PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 270X 2GB Review


 

PowerColor first introduced their DEVIL series with the flagship DEVIL13 HD 7990 graphics card, which featured a dual slot – triple fan heatsink capable of cooling two fully enabled Tahiti XT graphics processors, 6GB of VRAM and a power delivery system capable of supplying 375W total board power. In addition, the DEVIL came with a sleek red and black color scheme and aesthetics that put most other […] Continue Reading


ASUS Maximus VI Gene Z87 Motherboard Review


 

The quick rise of mobile technology and console gaming in the last few years drove fear into the hearts of many enthusiasts that were worried about the future of desktop of computing. Once the data came in however, it is clear that the PC is here to stay and the sales are only projected to grow stronger with Valve’s big move with Steam OS and Steam box release […] Continue Reading


Pumpktris – Interactive Tetris Pumpkin


Halloween is just a few weeks away. I am going to pick up a few pumpkins tonight for carving, but I don’t think my carving, or engineering skills match this guy’s skill. The pumpkin in this image includes a fully playable version of Tetris. The unique pumpkin was created last year and post on the website Hahabird.

Be sure to watch the video to see it in action

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Gigabyte Z87X-UD5 TH Thunderbolt Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum


The GA-Z87X-UD5 TH tries to bridge the gap between a mainstream motherboard and benchtop overclocker by making full use of the chipset and adding in some higher cost options, like Thunderbolt and WiFi.

Full Review Here: http://www.hardwareasylum.com/reviews/motherboards/ga-z87x-ud5th

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Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler Review


Swiftech has been a major player in the water-cooling industry since 2001, but up to this point it they had not created a self-contained AiO unit. The H220 changes this though, as it is the first unit designed by Swiftech, but it is no simple cooler that would be comparable to the CoolIT and Aestek coolers. Instead, the Swiftech H220 is a custom made cooler that is design […] Continue Reading