REVIEWS

August 7th, 2011

Corsair Performance 3 256GB SSD Review

Corsair’s Performance 3 SSDs were all the rage at this year’s CES but after a short time, they were almost forgotten in favor of newer SandForce-based drives.  Now, months after launch we’re taking a look at the Performance 3 in its 256GB form and have come to realize that its Marvell controller has some unique [...]


August 4th, 2011

Cyberlink YouCam 5 Webcam Software Review

Cyberlink’s new YouCam 5 may not be the most interesting piece of software every created nor is it particularly useful for those of you who only want the standard features built into most online video chatting applications. However, it does deliver a broad range of add-ons that will likely take your chat sessions to the [...]


August 3rd, 2011

Patriot Pyro 120GB SSD Review

Patriot has always been known for their well priced yet highly competitive products and their newest SSD series contiues this tradition.  The SandForce-based Pyro drives will be parachuted into a market segment that’s loaded with similar SSDs so does the Pyro 120GB have what it takes to run with the likes of Corsair and OCZ?


August 2nd, 2011

AMD A6-3650 Llano APU Review

When AMD’s Llano desktop architecture was introduced, the A8-3850 was the only APU available but another, more budget-friendly version soon followed.   The  A6-3650 retains all of the features which made its bigger brother so successful but core speeds and the onboard graphics processor have been cut down to  a slightly lower level.  The result [...]


July 31st, 2011

Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD Review

Less than a week ago, we looked at Corsair’s flagship SSD with the Force GT but while cutting edge technology is great to drool over, there’s a huge market out there for a more affordable high performance solution.  This is where the Force 3 series comes in since it can be found for less than [...]


July 27th, 2011

EVGA P67 FTW Motherboard Review

With the release of Intel’s Z68, the P67 chipset may have become yesterday’s news but no one seems to have told EVGA since they have recently introduced their flagship P67 FTW.  This motherboard has some big shoes to fill considering its predecessor –the P55 FTW- was a genre defining product.  But with a long list [...]


July 26th, 2011

Corsair Force Series GT 120GB SSD Review

With a review repertoire that has been highly focused upon high performance 240GB drives, we thought it was high time to begin looking at the more affordable 120GB side of the spectrum.  The new Corsair Force GT 120GB SSD fit the bill perfectly; it is supposed to offer enthusiast-level benchmark numbers while retailing for a fraction of [...]


July 25th, 2011

ASUS RoG GTX 580 Matrix Platinum Review

The Matrix lineup has contained some of the best graphics cards around and now ASUS is introducing yet another product to this expanding repertoire: the GTX 580 Matrix Platinum Edition.  This is a card which many enthusiasts have been eagerly waiting for since it incorporates a high end design with some truly unique features.  But with [...]


July 19th, 2011

Lian Li PC-A70F Full Tower Case Review

When talking about high quality case construction, the name of Lian Li will invariably come up at some point in the conversation.  The only problem was that Lian Li also used to also be synonymous with high prices and products that were next to impossible to find.  Well, times have changed and while Lian Li’s quality [...]


July 18th, 2011

Cooler Master Storm Sirus 5.1 Headset Review

Cooler Master’s Storm series of peripherals and cases are marketed towards the gamer market and they’re now taking the next logical step with a headset.  The Storm Sirus isn’t your typical set of headphones since it incorporates a true 5.1 surround design, an adjustable mic, the option to use either USB or analog connections and [...]