January 5th, 2015, 5:12 PM

CES 2015; ASUS Announces MG279Q Gaming Monitor w/ 120Hz IPS Panel

ASUS’ upcoming  MG279Q is a monitor that targets the gaming market with a 120Hz refresh rate but with an IPS panel it also caters to those  who are discerning enough to care about color reproduction and contrast levels. It used to be that gamers had to make a choice; either buy a fast TN panel and [...]

January 5th, 2015, 4:55 PM

CES 2015; ASUS’ ROG Swift PG27AQ Monitor: 4K, IPS, G-SYNC, Oh YES!

ASUS has announced what may be the holy trinity of gaming monitors: a 27″ 4K UHD display with a color-accurate IPS panel and NVIDIA’s G-SYNC technology. Gamers have been waiting for a 4K display that sports G-SYNC technology and ASUS seems to have delivered in a big way with their ROG Swift PG27AQ. However, not [...]

December 30th, 2014, 9:02 AM

2015 CPU Cooler Testing Methodology

For 2015, Hardware Canucks has updated our CPU Cooler testing methodology. We go over the changes in this quick article.

December 18th, 2014, 7:08 PM

ASUS Rampage V Extreme Motherboard Review

The ASUS Rampage V Extreme is meant to be the best X99 motherboard around and with its overclocker-focused features, there’s more than enough here to satisfy the most demanding users.

December 15th, 2014, 6:42 PM

Seagate Enterprise Capacity v4 6TB HDD Review

The Seagate Enterprise Capacity 6TB hard drive boasts some of the most advanced features of any HDD on the market and while it may cost a small fortune, there isn’t a better solution for mission critical environments.

December 14th, 2014, 7:05 PM

NZXT Kraken X61 & X41 CPU Coolers Review

NZXT’s X61 and X41 don’t look any different from many other All in One water coolers but the original Kraken design has been thoroughly updated for better performance and quieter acoustics.

December 8th, 2014, 9:00 PM

AMD Omega Driver; Details & Performance

AMD and drivers have had a contentious relationship in the past but Catalyst Omega is supposed to change that in a big way. The new “Omega” drivers offer better stability, higher performance and more features all wrapped in one package.

December 7th, 2014, 7:26 PM

AMD R7 240GB SSD Review

The latest addition to AMD’s product lineup is the unassuming R7-series SSDs which, in our testing at least, are worth every penny of its affordable price.

December 2nd, 2014, 7:30 PM


The ASUS GTX 980 STRIX is fast, quiet and only costs a few more dollars than NVIDIA’s reference design. It may be the perfect high end graphics card.

December 1st, 2014, 7:37 PM

GIGABYTE GA-X99-Gaming G1 Review

With a price north of $350, there’s no doubt that GIGABYTE’s GA-X99-Gaming G1 targets enthusiasts but can it compete against the likes of ASUS and EVGA?