REVIEWS

September 14th, 2017

Fixing Bent Pins on AMD’s Ryzen PGA CPUs

On a recent shipping adventure one of our Ryzen CPUs met with an untimely death via bent socket pins. But is this really a lost cause? We explore potential fixes.


September 4th, 2017

MSI B350 Tomahawk AM4 Motherboard Review

With AMD’s Ryzen processors settling in, conversation has shifted to motherboard selection and the MSI B350 TOMAHAWK begs the question: do you really need X370?


August 29th, 2017

Crucial BX300 480GB SSD Review

After the BX200 took the budget SSD market by storm, the performance expectations for the follow up BX300 are sky high. But can it compete in a cluttered market?


August 22nd, 2017

MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium Review

As one of the most expensive X370′s on the market, MSI XPower Gaming Titanium has a lot to live up to but does it have the overclocking and benchmarking chops to keep up?


August 14th, 2017

AMD RX Vega 64 & Vega 56 Performance Review

After nearly two years of teases, AMD’s Vega 64 and Vega 56 have finally arrived. Can these two graphics cards really compete with NVIDIA’s Pascal lineup?


August 10th, 2017

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X Review

AMD’s HEDT platform has finally arrived with the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X and 1950X. They’re designed to go head to head against Intel’s i9-7900X but can their performance match up?


July 30th, 2017

AMD Reveals RX Vega Price, Performance & Specs

AMD has finally revealed almost everything there is to know about RX Vega including its pricing, performance and specifications. Is it a disappointment or everything we were hoping for?


July 27th, 2017

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X & 1200 Performance Review

AMD’s Ryzen processors are making their way into more affordable price brackets with the Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200. But can their performance live up to already-high expectations against the i3 7300 and i3 7100?


June 19th, 2017

The Intel Kaby Lake-X i7-7740X Review

Intel’s X299 platform has finally arrived and with it some unique new Core-X processors. In this review we go in-depth and test the Kaby Lake-X i-7740X’s performance & overclocking abilities.


June 12th, 2017

NVIDIA’s MAX-Q; GTX 1080′s & Ultrabooks Collide

Cramming low power components into ultrabooks is easy. But what NVIDIA has done is shoehorn some serious GPU horsepower into some of the thinnest gaming notebooks around without requiring many sacrifices.