NEWS

February 24th, 2015, 6:38 PM

NVIDIA GTX 960 5-Way Roundup

The GTX 960 is a polarizing graphics card but we have five of the best models on the market going head to head.  These may just change your opinion of NVIDIA’s latest GPU.

February 23rd, 2015, 6:27 PM

AMD Carrizo APU Preview; Efficiency Forward

AMD has been working hard on their mobile Carrizo architecture and they’re now releasing some details about these Excavator architecture-equipped next generation APUs.

February 17th, 2015, 6:49 PM

Crucial BX100 1TB SSD Review

Crucial’s BX100 combines performance, endurance and value into one awesome budget-friendly SSD  The best part?  The 1TB version costs just $400.

February 11th, 2015, 6:36 PM

NVIDIA GTX 960 Reference Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 960 has been reviewed over an over again in its pre-overlcocked form but now we take a reference design for a spin at 1080P and 1440P.  The performance results are interesting to say the least.

February 10th, 2015, 6:04 PM

Crucial MX200 500GB & 1TB SSD Review

As a replacement to the MX100, Crucial’s MX200 seems to have it all; performance, longevity, a low price and advanced features.  These new SSDs may be some of the best around.

February 5th, 2015, 6:43 PM

Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-2666 16GB Review

Enthusiasts have been waiting for Crucial’s Ballistix Elite to hit the market and it is everything we could have wanted; overclocking headroom, performance and a lifetime warranty…it’s all here.

February 3rd, 2015, 6:52 PM

ASUS X99-PRO Haswell-E Motherboard Review

The X99-PRO seems to combine most of the X99-Deluxe’s features and overclocking potential into a package that’s more affordable.  However, that lower price does hide several areas that have been cut back.

February 2nd, 2015, 3:32 PM

Site Downtime; Moving To New Host

In the next 24 to 48 hours, expect some service interruptions on HWC as we move our hosting services to the “cloud”. The total outage time should not be more than a few hours at most. This is the first phase as we move towards what should be a more stable (Linux) back-end, an upgraded [...]

February 1st, 2015, 6:22 PM

Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2666 16GB Review

Corsair’s Vengeance LPX series is supposed to combine oveclocking potential, performance and pricing into a perfect option for Haswell-E DDR4 users.

January 27th, 2015, 6:41 PM

The GTX 970′s Memory Explained & Tested

There has been plenty of controversy about NVIDIA’s GTX 970 and the way the core addresses its associated memory.  In this article we explain the limitations and test whether or not they have a negative effect on performance.