REVIEWS

November 25th, 2012

Western Digital RE 4TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review

Western Digital may have faced adversity throughout the last year but if the new RE 4TB is any indication, they are back with a vengeance.  This drive is geared towards the enterprise market segment and is one of the largest capacity HDDs around but has its narrow focus sacrificed features that would appeal to enthusiasts?


November 20th, 2012

HP ENVY 6 Sleekbook Review; AMD’s Mobile Trinity APU Arrives

Today’s slim and light notebooks typically hit the $1000 mark, making them all but unattainable for anyone on a strict budget.  Now, HP has teamed up with AMD and their Trinity APU to create the Envy 6 lineup of Sleekbooks.  These ultra portable notebooks start at just $699 yet seem to feature everything we could [...]


November 19th, 2012

Cooler Master Storm Stryker Review

What do you get when crossing the popular Cooler Master Storm Trooper with some extra plastic bits and a white paint job?  The new Storm Stryker, a mid tower case which follows closely in its sibling’s successful footsteps but offers a more refined design and only costs a few bucks more.


November 18th, 2012

ASUS PB278Q 27” PLS Monitor Review

PLS panel technology hasn’t been around for all that long but it has already made a lasting mark upon the display market.  ASUS’ new PB278Q puts this technology to good use in a 27″ 2560 x 1440 WQHD monitor that is targeted towards gamers and professionals alike.


November 14th, 2012

ASUS HD 7970 3GB Matrix Platinum Edition Review

ASUS’ Matrix Platinum series typically comes to the graphics card party a bit late but these cards know how to make an grand entry.  This time around AMD’s HD 7970 gets some special treatment with overclocker-friendly components, some unique features, high clock speeds  and an iconic DirectCU II heatsink.


November 12th, 2012

Cooler Master HAF XB Review

It may be dubbed a LAN Box but Cooler Master’s new HAF XB can still be considered a fully functioning ATX sized enclosure.  It uses a number of innovative design features in order to cram an impressive amount of hardware into a constrained space while still having room for water cooling options.


November 8th, 2012

Corsair Neutron 240GB & Neutron GTX 240GB SSDs Review

The current SSD market is loaded with nearly identical drives from every manufacturer but Corsair’s new Neutron series does things differently.  Both the standard and high end GTX models use Link A Media’s new and unique Amber controller and their performance numbers are impressive to say the least.


November 7th, 2012

BitFenix Prodigy Mini ITX Case Review

BitFenix’s Prodigy may only be large enough to fit an ITX motherboard but it targets the enthusiast community by offering enough internal space for multiple water cooling radiators and high end graphics cards.   This is a unique case but is there enough to make it appealing for gamers and overclockers alike?


November 6th, 2012

OCZ Agility 4 256GB SSD Review

OCZ’s new Agility 4 SSD is meant to combine a high performance Everest 2 controller with mid-tier NAND to create a drive that competes against some of the best around without costing a fortune.  However, at $180, the Agility 4 has been parachuted into a very cluttered market segment which holds several alternatives.


October 31st, 2012

Gigabyte Aivia Krypton Mouse & Mouse Pad Review

Gigabyte’s new Krypton mouse may be slightly expensive at $80 but  it can be used by left or right handed gamers and includes an envious feature set.  This goes hand in hand with the double sided Krypton gaming mouse pad that goes for $40 while providing a huge surface for enthusiasts.