REVIEWS

August 11th, 2013

Galaxy GTX 770 GC 4GB Review

Galaxy’s GTX 770 GC 4GB doubles up on the reference card’s memory while also utilizing higher clock speeds.  It also happens to be one of the most expensive GTX 770 cards on the market but does the additional GDDR5 actually make a difference?


August 7th, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone Review

Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S4 is the quintessential superphone.  It has a large, 5″ AMOLED screen, an ultra fast CPU / GPU combination and more features than we can hope to cover.  It really is one of the best smartphones around.


August 6th, 2013

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Review

SanDisk’s Extreme II 240GB is setting out to follow in its predecessor’s footsteps by offering an enticing combination of a low price and excellent performance.  With 19nm eX2 ABL NAND and a new Marvell Monet controller, it will certainly make a splash.


August 5th, 2013

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5H Motherboard Review

Gigabyte’s new Z87X-UD5H may be targeted towards the upper end of the mid-range market but it incorporates features normally found on flagship models.  But with such cutthroad competition among Haswell motherboards, will this be enough?


August 1st, 2013

AMD 13.8 Frame Pacing Driver Benchmarked

AMD’s highly anticipated frame pacing feature is finally here, available to the public in the form of their 13.8 beta driver.  Is this the cure-all to Crossfire’s stuttering problems?  With an HD 7990 in hand, we’re about to find out.


July 30th, 2013

NVIDIA SHIELD Review; Android and More

NVIDIA’s SHIELD has been teased for months and now launch has finally arrived.  Is it everything NVIDIA promised?  Can it break out of its predetermined Android mold?  You bet!


July 25th, 2013

MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning Review

MSI’s Lightning series has had a storied  history and the technology used in previous cards is now making its way into NVIDIA’s new GTX 770.  The resulting GTX 770 Lightning is a fast, powerful card that never fails to impress.


July 24th, 2013

NZXT H630 Silent Full Tower Case Review

The H630 represents a new direction for NZXT:  a new full tower case that’s supposed to be one of the quietest cases around.   By combining these elements, they hope to capture a niche market of enthusiasts who want performance and silence.


July 23rd, 2013

Cooler Master V8 GTS CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master’s V8 GTS incorporates several unique technologies in an effort to make this one of the best CPU heatsinks available.  However, with a price of $100, it has to compete against the likes of Corsair’s high performance  H90.


July 16th, 2013

AMD FX-9590 Review; Piledriver at 5GHz

With the FX-9590, AMD has taken their Piledriver architecture and pushed it to the absolute limit.  By running at an astounding 5GHz, this new CPU is the fastest in the FX-series stable.