REVIEWS

September 23rd, 2014

ASUS GTX 970 STRIX OC Review

A price of just $339, GTX 780-beating performance and near silent operation. The ASUS GTX 970 STRIX OC brings all of those elements and more to the table in what may be the best graphics card available.


September 21st, 2014

ASUS X99 Deluxe Motherboard Review

ASUS’ X99 Deluxe may be one of the best options available for Intel’s Haswell-E platform but at $400, it has a ton of expectations to live up to .


September 18th, 2014

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Performance Review

With the GTX 980, NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture has finally morphed into a bonafide high end graphics card with the new GM204 core. With a price of just $550, it is about to upturn the GPU market.


September 16th, 2014

Vacation & Content at HWC; A Personal Message

As you have all noticed, there has been a distinct lack of content here at Hardware Canucks over the last three or so weeks. Many asked for an explanation and that’s exactly what this quick post is intended to do.


August 29th, 2014

Intel i7 5960X Review; Haswell-E Arrives

Intel’s Haswell-E is finally here. In this review we take a look at the i7 5960X which is the 8-core, 16-thread flagship of this lineup.


August 24th, 2014

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD Review

Kingston has long been known as a company that caters to budget-minded buyers and that’s exactly what their new HyperX Fury SSD does. However, this time performance is also a priority.


August 20th, 2014

PNY GTX 780 & GTX 780 Ti Customized OC Review

PNY’s latest Customized series will be rolling through their GTX 780 and GTX 780 Ti lineups, bringing high end cooling and increased performance.


August 13th, 2014

Plextor M6S 256GB SSD Review

Plextor’s M6S is supposed to combine low pricing with good performance but it isn’t the only SSD to lay claim to those highlights. Can it hope to compete against more entrenched rivals?


August 13th, 2014

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s ARC 100 240GB combines the Barefoot 3 M10 controller with Toshiba’s new A19nm NAND to create a value drive that gives more expensive SSDs a run for their money.


August 11th, 2014

ASUS Z97I-PLUS ITX Motherboard Review

ASUS’ new Z97I-PLUS is an ITX board that has a ton of features but with a price of just $160 it is also one of the most affordable around.