REVIEWS

November 4th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB Review

The R9 290 is a rare card; it competes well against higher-priced NVIDIA and AMD offerings (including the mighty R9 290X) while selling for just $399.  Does that sound like a near-perfect approach?  You bet!


October 27th, 2013

ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Professional Review

ASRock has been making some waves in the enthusiast motherboard segment and the Fatal1ty Z87 Professional one of their latest endeavors for Haswell processors.


October 23rd, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Review

AMD’s R9 290X 4GB is finally here. This card has been designed to compete directly against NVIDIA’s GTX 780 and TITAN but there’s one major surprise in this launch: a price of just $549.


October 21st, 2013

Rosewill Armor EVO Review

Rosewill’s Armor EVO is a rare case; while it utilizes the massive E-ATX form factor and incorporates a ton of interior space, the EVO actually costs less than most budget-conscious mid towers.


October 15th, 2013

SilverStone Tundra TD02 & TD03 Review

With the Tundra TD02 and TD03, SilverStone has officially entered the water cooling market with two extremely competitive all in ones.  They compete well against the likes of Corsair’s H100 series and NZXT’s Krakens.


October 13th, 2013

Cooler Master N400 & N600 Cases Review

Cooler Master’s N400 and N600 are cases with one distinct goal:  to offer the best possible value to gamers.  Priced at $60 and $90 respectively they could do just that.


October 9th, 2013

Will it Crossfire? R9 280X & HD 7970 Scaling

With the R9 280X using a Tahiti XT core, many have been wondering whether or not it could used in Crossfire with an older HD 7970.  In this quick article, we find out and come up with some surprising results.


October 7th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 280X 3GB Review

AMD’s R9 280X is meant to target the “gamers’ sweet spot” at $299 and even though the existing Tahiti architecture runs at its heart, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better value.


October 7th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 270X & R7 260X Review

The R9 270X and R7 260X may not have the prestige of AMD’s R9 280X but they offer an excellent combination of performance and price for gamers who are looking for a great mid-level GPU.


October 3rd, 2013

ASUS GTX 770 DirectCU II OC Review

The ASUS GTX 770 DirectCU II OC is relatively inexpensive and provides excellent performance.  So much so that it is currently one of the best options available in its product category.