REVIEWS

September 18th, 2014

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Performance Review

With the GTX 980, NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture has finally morphed into a bonafide high end graphics card with the new GM204 core. With a price of just $550, it is about to upturn the GPU market.


September 16th, 2014

Vacation & Content at HWC; A Personal Message

As you have all noticed, there has been a distinct lack of content here at Hardware Canucks over the last three or so weeks. Many asked for an explanation and that’s exactly what this quick post is intended to do.


August 29th, 2014

Intel i7 5960X Review; Haswell-E Arrives

Intel’s Haswell-E is finally here. In this review we take a look at the i7 5960X which is the 8-core, 16-thread flagship of this lineup.


August 24th, 2014

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SSD Review

Kingston has long been known as a company that caters to budget-minded buyers and that’s exactly what their new HyperX Fury SSD does. However, this time performance is also a priority.


August 20th, 2014

PNY GTX 780 & GTX 780 Ti Customized OC Review

PNY’s latest Customized series will be rolling through their GTX 780 and GTX 780 Ti lineups, bringing high end cooling and increased performance.


August 13th, 2014

Plextor M6S 256GB SSD Review

Plextor’s M6S is supposed to combine low pricing with good performance but it isn’t the only SSD to lay claim to those highlights. Can it hope to compete against more entrenched rivals?


August 13th, 2014

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s ARC 100 240GB combines the Barefoot 3 M10 controller with Toshiba’s new A19nm NAND to create a value drive that gives more expensive SSDs a run for their money.


August 11th, 2014

ASUS Z97I-PLUS ITX Motherboard Review

ASUS’ new Z97I-PLUS is an ITX board that has a ton of features but with a price of just $160 it is also one of the most affordable around.


August 11th, 2014

Acer Goes Tegra K1 for Chromebook 13

By using NVIDIA’s new Tegra K1 SoC, Acer’s Chromebook 13 it is supposed to bring forth a higher level of performance alongside the value users are looking for in Chromebooks


August 7th, 2014

PNY GTX 780 Ti XLR8 OC Single & SLI Review

PNY’s GTX 780 Ti may not be the fastest card on the block but with a lifetime warranty it represents a great value. Plus, when placed in SLI it can outpace a TITAN Z.