REVIEWS

April 24th, 2007

2GB Flash Drive Roundup

This review will focus on four 2GB flash drives from Corsair, OCZ, Patriot and Kingston. While 2GB may not be the largest capacity available, it does represent a happy medium of price and storage capacity which is quickly making it the new norm in flash drive capacity. Some of these competitors promise speedy units which [...]


April 24th, 2007

CPU Water Block Round Up APOGEE GT/GTX vs. STORM vs. FuZion vs. APOGEE

Today we’ll be looking at CPU blocks from a number of manufacturers; they include Swiftech’s new and older products as well as D-TEK’s new FuZion. In this round-up, there are some surprises in store, old favorites will be dethroned and when the dust settles there will only be one winner!


April 24th, 2007

Asrock S775 4CoreDual-VSTA

Not quite what you were expecting? Don’t let the subtitle throw you off, I just wanted to set the ground rules right off of the bat. This is not intended as a standard review for one of Asrock’s latest S775 motherboards.


April 19th, 2007

Core 2 Duo e4300 vs. e6400: performance on Air and Water Cooling

The primary goal of this review is to investigate both the stock and overclocking performance of the e4300. For comparison, the e4300 will be tested against an e6400 CPU under three different cooling solutions: stock air, aftermarket air, and water cooling. There are also a few more tests, but you will have to read on [...]


April 13th, 2007

Apex 460W & 600W Power Supply Review

Another week and another power supply review here on Hardwarecanucks. This week we will be looking at a pair of Solytech units which promise a great price-performance ratio in a pretty cool-looking package. We have seen great promises die horrible deaths and completely unknown power supplies rip through our tests but these two PSUs have [...]


April 4th, 2007

Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570

Gigabyte is pitching this case at enthusiasts who want everything possible in one product with the possibility of expandability in the future….at a reasonable price too. On the surface, this case seems to be the Holy Grail of cases. Let’s see if this case holds up to some serious scrutiny….


March 23rd, 2007

SKYMTL’s 500W+, Sub-$105 PSU Roundup

Well, here we are in what seems to be an almost weekly occurrence: another power supply roundup by yours truly. This time we will be looking at a little more powerful models than we were last time; 500W to 600W models that all come in at under $105. Sounds like a great deal doesn’t it?


March 18th, 2007

Super-Talent 2GB Mega Screen Series MP3 Player Review

If you’re inclined to purchase or rent your music files on-line, you’ll need to pick up a DRM enabled MP3 player licensed by one of the two main camps (WMA or AAC). If, on the other hand, you’d rather purchase your music the old fashioned way and then exercise your fair use rights, there are [...]


March 6th, 2007

SKYMTL’s Budget PSU Roundup

This roundup will focus on four budget-minded power supplies which range in price from $45 to $75 with one power supply being included in the price of a $120 case. I will give all these units a thorough going-over and put them through a battery of tests. You should also know that these are all [...]