REVIEWS

December 3rd, 2012

Western Digital Black 4TB Hard Drive Review

In the never ending quest to cram the maximum amount of storage capacity into a single drive, Western Digital’s new Black Edition 4TB stands as a unique device.  While other 4TB drives are already available, this is the only one which successfully combines performance and capacity with a surprisingly low price of under $350.


November 28th, 2012

Silverstone Sugo SG09 SFF Case Review

It may be considered a small form factor chassis but Silverstone’s SG09 is absolutely packed with features and has a surprising amount of interior space.  While there isn’t any available space for water cooling, the SG09′s sub-12″ height still allows for mico ATX motherboad  compatibility and even dual graphics card configurations.


November 27th, 2012

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review

With the competition slowly overtaking their high-end Vertex 4, it was high time for OCZ to make introduce a revamped high end SSD lineup.  That starts today with the Vector series. OCZ’s. By incorporating an in-house designed Barefoot 3 controller and fast NAND, this could be drive which puts OCZ back on the enthusiast map.


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.