FEATURED REVIEWS

April 11th, 2011

Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Earlier this year, Intel’s new Sandy Bridge architecture went on a bit of a hiatus as a recall swept the market clean of supporting motherboards.  Now all-new “B3″ models have started hitting retailers’ shelves and one of the premier boards is Gigabyte’s P67A-UD7.  It boasts a remarkably full feature set, some great overclocking potential and [...]

April 10th, 2011

ASUS PA246Q ProArt 24” IPS Monitor Review

For many discerning users, the current crop of inexpensive 24″ monitors sporting TN technology don’t even come close to offering the quality they are looking for.  Unfortunately, stepping up to an IPS-totting panel meant shelling out well over  $600 but ASUS is now offering another route.  Their ProArt 24″ monitor seems to offer the impossible: [...]

March 24th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB Review

After more than a year of rumors, false leads and stiff competition, NVIDIA is finally releasing their near-mythical dual Fermi graphics card.

March 16th, 2011

ASUS P8P67 PRO LGA1155 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Even though Intel’s Sandy Bridge has had its fair share of ups and downs, it remains one of the better price / performance platforms currently on the market.  With B3 revision motherboards finally arriving at retailers, we take ASUS’ budget friendly yet feature rich P8P67 PRO board out for a test drive.

March 7th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB Review; Antilles Arrives

AMD’s second generation DX11 lineup is finally starting to take full shape and the latest card is one which many have been eagerly anticipating.  Code named Antilles and officially called the HD 6990, it incorporates a pair of Cayman XT cores into a single PCB design which sports 4GB of GDDR5 and a sky high [...]

February 7th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

When it was originally released  a few weeks ago, NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti impressed us with its excellent performance coupled with a highly accessible price.  NVIDIA’s board partners have been quick to offer up some of their own custom overclocked versions and in this roundup we take a closer look at four such cards from [...]

January 25th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Review

NVIDIA has been on a roll as of late with the introduction of their refreshed GF110-based cards:  the GTX 580 and GTX 570.  Now the popular GF104 has undergone the same treatment and the result is the GF114 which has been incorporated into NVIDIA’s GTX 560 Ti.  This card is supposed to slot into a [...]

January 20th, 2011

Samsung FX2490HD 24″ LED Hybrid HDTV & Monitor Review

For many, the differences between computer monitors and HDTVs are distinct enough that separate products will likely be bought in order to encompass all of benefits each brings to the table.  Samsung however thinks they have found a solution:  an all-in-one hybrid which combines the best features of both genres into a 24″ product dubbed [...]

January 17th, 2011

EVGA Geforce GTX 570 Superclocked Review

Late last year, NVIDIA released their GTX 570 – a card that proved itself to be the perfect solution to AMD”s upcoming HD 6900-series since it ended up outperforming even the GTX 480.  Since then board partners have released a steady stream of non-reference designs and EVGA has led the pack with their Superclocked edition.

January 12th, 2011

Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Hybrid Hard Drive Review

With SSDs making some minor inroads into the market hard drives used to have sole proprietorship over, manufacturers like Seagate needed something new to spice things up.  Enter a new generation of hybrid drives which combine the capacity of a traditional hard drive with the high speed NAND of an SSD.  The Momentus XT is [...]