REVIEWS

January 22nd, 2015

The NVIDIA GTX 960 Performance Review

At just $199 NVIDIA’s new GTX 960 is looking to provide a perfect combination of performance, efficiency and value for a highly competitive market segment.  Its benchmark numbers are good, but are they enough?


January 14th, 2015

BenQ XL2420G G-SYNC Monitor Review

G-SYNC has been a defining technology since it was introduced and BenQ’s XL2420G combines it, 3D Vision, a 144Hz refresh rate  and a fairly reasonable price into one good looking gaming monitor.


January 13th, 2015

DeepCool Maelstrom 120 Water Cooler Review

DeepCool has some crazy plans for their Maelstrom 120; at $75 it’s supposed to go head to head against the likes of NZXT’s X31 and Corsair’s H60.  They’ll need more than luck to pull that one off.


January 12th, 2015

Crucial DDR4-2133 32GB Memory Kit Review

Crucial’s entry level 2133MHz kit may not have a cool heatsink design or extreme clock speeds but it is one of the lowest priced 32GB DDR4 kits available and it overclocks just as well as higher-end offerings


January 8th, 2015

ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Formula Motherboard Review

The ASUS Z97 lineup has a ton of models in it but the Maximus VII Formula arguably has the best combination of gaming features and price.


January 7th, 2015

G.Skill Phoenix Blade 480GB PCI-E SSD Review

With read and write speeds of 2000MbpsG.Skill’s Phoenix Blade is truly a next generation storage device but there are some sacrifices if you want ultra fast performance.


January 6th, 2015

NZXT Kraken X31 CPU Cooler Review

NZXT’s Kraken X31 is setting out to do the impossible:  offer high performance CPU cooling and a ton of advanced features in an all-in-one liquid cooler that costs less than $75.


December 30th, 2014

2015 CPU Cooler Testing Methodology

For 2015, Hardware Canucks has updated our CPU Cooler testing methodology. We go over the changes in this quick article.


December 22nd, 2014

ASUS GTX 980 Matrix Platinum Review

Enthusiasts have been waiting for it and here it is: The ASUS GTX 980 Matrix Platinum in all of its overclocking, gaming glory and the performance on tap is spectacular.


December 18th, 2014

ASUS Rampage V Extreme Motherboard Review

The ASUS Rampage V Extreme is meant to be the best X99 motherboard around and with its overclocker-focused features, there’s more than enough here to satisfy the most demanding users.