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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.

January 22nd, 2015, 5:56 AM

The NVIDIA GTX 960 Performance Review

At just $199 NVIDIA’s new GTX 960 is looking to provide a perfect combination of performance, efficiency and value for a highly competitive market segment.  Its benchmark numbers are good, but are they enough?

January 14th, 2015, 6:50 PM

BenQ XL2420G G-SYNC Monitor Review

G-SYNC has been a defining technology since it was introduced and BenQ’s XL2420G combines it, 3D Vision, a 144Hz refresh rate  and a fairly reasonable price into one good looking gaming monitor.

January 13th, 2015, 7:08 PM

DeepCool Maelstrom 120 Water Cooler Review

DeepCool has some crazy plans for their Maelstrom 120; at $75 it’s supposed to go head to head against the likes of NZXT’s X31 and Corsair’s H60.  They’ll need more than luck to pull that one off.

January 12th, 2015, 6:31 PM

Crucial DDR4-2133 32GB Memory Kit Review

Crucial’s entry level 2133MHz kit may not have a cool heatsink design or extreme clock speeds but it is one of the lowest priced 32GB DDR4 kits available and it overclocks just as well as higher-end offerings

January 8th, 2015, 6:42 PM

ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Formula Motherboard Review

The ASUS Z97 lineup has a ton of models in it but the Maximus VII Formula arguably has the best combination of gaming features and price.

January 7th, 2015, 6:47 PM

G.Skill Phoenix Blade 480GB PCI-E SSD Review

With read and write speeds of 2000MbpsG.Skill’s Phoenix Blade is truly a next generation storage device but there are some sacrifices if you want ultra fast performance.

January 7th, 2015, 5:46 PM

EVGA Announces Their New GeForce GTX 970 SSC

EVGA already has an impressively wide GTX 970 lineup but their new SSC (Super Superclocked) turns the performance dial up even further but doesn’t cost a dime more than the Superclocked version. EVGA’s Superclocked with its optional ACX 2.0 cooler is one of the better GTX 970′s around while the awesome FTW is one of [...]

January 7th, 2015, 5:05 PM

Phanteks Expands EVOLV Lineup With New ATX & Mini-ITX Cases

Phanteks showed off the newest additions to their award-winning EVOLV lineup:  an updated ATX-sized case and a brand new mini-ITX chassis. Our coverage from the Phanteks suite is in the video below.

January 7th, 2015, 4:19 PM

Mushkin Announces STRIKER SSD Lineup

Mushkin is rapidly expanding their SSD lineup with the latest addition is the STRIKER, an SSD that promises fast speeds and excellent endurance. Equipped with a quad core, eight channel Phison PS3110-S10 controller and MLC NAND the STRIKER is rated to offer sequential read and write throughput of up to 565 and 550MB/s respectively, with [...]