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August 15th, 2013

Corsair Carbide AIR 540 Review

Corsair’s Carbide AIR 540 is a unique case.  It uses a distinctive dual chamber design which not only saves vertical space, improves airflow and houses large E-ATX motherboards.

August 11th, 2013

Galaxy GTX 770 GC 4GB Review

Galaxy’s GTX 770 GC 4GB doubles up on the reference card’s memory while also utilizing higher clock speeds.  It also happens to be one of the most expensive GTX 770 cards on the market but does the additional GDDR5 actually make a difference?

August 5th, 2013

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5H Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s new Z87X-UD5H may be targeted towards the upper end of the mid-range market but it incorporates features normally found on flagship models.  But with such cutthroad competition among Haswell motherboards, will this be enough?

June 5th, 2013

AMD Richland Review; A10-6800K & A10-6700 Benchmarked

While it may be based on last year’s Trinity architecture AMD’s new Richland A10-6800K and A10-6700 APUs bring higher performance and new features to the table without consuming more power.  However,  in such a competitive processor market, will they really have a chance to shine?

September 16th, 2012

Corsair Vengeance 2000 Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Corsair’s Vengeance 2000 seems to combine everything a gamer could possibly want in a headset:  virtual 7.1 surround sound capabilities, long distance wireless operation and lightweight construction.  But in a market filled with competing solutions (some of which are Corsair’s own), will its $150 price turn some people away?

September 13th, 2012

NVIDIA Launches Mainstream GTX 650 Graphics Card @ $109

Alongside today’s launch of the $229 GTX 660, NVIDIA will also be introducing the GTX 650, a mainstream product priced at just $109. The GTX 650 is a relatively straightforward card which is designed around NVIDIA’s GK107 core and is meant to compete against AMD’s HD 7750 in the entry level market.  At this point, [...]

September 13th, 2012

NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB Review; GK106 Arrives

NVIDIA’s new GTX 660 is aimed directly at the highly popular $199 to $249 price bracket.  Equipped with a Kepler-based GK106 core, this new card is meant to go head to head against AMD’s HD 7870 while costing significantly less at just $229.

September 5th, 2012

MSI GTX 670 Power Edition OC Review

MSI’s GTX 670 Power Edition OC has an enviable rap sheet:  it’s performance nearly matches a GTX 680, there’s a long feature list and the included Twin Frozr IV heatsink is cool and extremely quiet.  However, the largest selling point of this graphics card is its price of just $409.

September 4th, 2012

Crucial V4 256GB SSD Review

At first glance the Crucial V4 256GB is the antithesis of current SSDs since it fails to deliver convincing performance wins over its brethren.  However, the V4 still provides HDD-destroying benchmark numbers and 256GB of capacity alongside a price of under $180.

August 30th, 2012

GTX 660 Ti Roundup (ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, Galaxy, MSI)

With the newly-released GTX 660 Ti making inroads within the GPU market, we have decided to look at five competing cards from NVIDIA’s top board partners.  ASUS, MSI, Galaxy, Gigabyte and MSI have all sent cards but once the dust settles, only one can come out on top