REVIEWS

December 12th, 2012

Corsair Carbide 200R Case Review

From the Carbide to Obsidian series, Corsair has a wide variety of cases in their stable, but one option was conspicuous by its absence: a truly budget-friendly solution for entry level gamers.  At a mere $60, the new Carbide 200R fits this bill perfectly while still offering quality and a wide ranging feature set.


December 11th, 2012

AMD Radeon RAMDisk Review

With memory prices on the decline and Intel’s RST caching offering a great solution for budget conscious buyers,  AMD is reviving the idea of memory-based application acceleration.  Called Radeon RAMDisk, it promises to reduce load times to mere seconds on even the most basic of systems.


December 5th, 2012

Corsair Hydro H60 & H55 CPU Coolers Review

Corsair’s Hydro series is getting a minor refresh with the H55 and new H60 taking over from the previous generation’s H50 and H60 respectively.  Priced at just $70 and $80 they target the entry-level gamer who wants increased cooling performance for overclocking and easy installation.


December 4th, 2012

Dell S2740L 27” IPS Monitor Review

Is it possible to have a monitor that looks as good as it performs?  In the past, the answer to that question was a resounding “no” but Dell is on a mission to prove history wrong.  Their new $369 S2740L may not be part of the vaunted UltraSharp lineup but it incorporates an IPS panel [...]


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.