REVIEWS

January 9th, 2011

CES 2011: MSI Demos New AM3+ Big Bang Conqueror & Lightning GPUs

For MSI, things are rolling with brand new marketing and PC product development teams. Not only did they show off a number of new and upcoming products at highly competitive price points but overclocking muscle was also flexed with an overclocking event dubbed MOA.  In this article we take a look primarily at the AM3+ [...]


January 9th, 2011

CES 2011: Hands on With Corsair’s New Products

At this year’s CES, Corsair was one of the few PC component manufacturers brave enough to set up shop at the Las Vegas Convention center. Their major announcement was of course their new-found partnership with CoolIT but there were plenty of other interesting items as well.


January 7th, 2011

CES 2011: Kingston Showcases Next Generation of Products

During this CES, Kingston is showcasing a number of upcoming and current products which mostly focus upon the quickly expanding storage market. With USB 3.0 and SATA 6 coming into the limelight, 2011 will feature a large number of devices from nearly every sector which takes advantage of these two technologies.


January 5th, 2011

CES 2011: NVIDIA Press Conference Debrief; Project Denver Announced

NVIDIA’s press conference has just finished. While most of it was about Tegra 2′s place in the mobile market, an announcement was made about Project Denver; the first dedicated high performance ARM core which is being jointly developed by NVIDIA and ARM.


January 5th, 2011

CES 2011: ASUS Showcases Its New Tablets

ASUS today announced four new tablet computers designed for a wide range of users and applications — The Eee Pad Slider, Eee Pad Transformer, Eee Pad MeMO and Eee Slate EP121.


January 3rd, 2011

AMD Phenom II X4 840 & X4 975 Black Edition Processors Review

There is no denying the fact that AMD has been hell-bent on providing the CPU market with some much-needed value options as of late.  While this approach hasn’t led to any direct competitors against Intel’s high-end products, there are several Phenom and Athlon processors that feature an excellent price / performance ratio.  Today, AMD is [...]


January 3rd, 2011

Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5 2500K & Core i7 2600K Processors Review

With Intel still adhering to their tick / tock release strategy, it was only a matter of time until a new architecture was introduced and it’s name is Sandy Bridge.  Today marks the launch of no less than eight new desktop processors based on a highly refined 32nm manufacturing process and ranging in price from [...]


December 29th, 2010

Western Digital Caviar Green 3TB Hard Drive Review

As media files balloon in size and high definition content moves towards the mainstream, consumers’ storage needs have expanded by leaps and bounds.  Hard drive manufacturers have been trying to keep up with products sporting higher and higher capacities.  Western Digital is now pushing the limits with their new Caviar Green 3TB and has come [...]


December 28th, 2010

MSI P67A-GD65 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Preview

MSI has long been held in relatively high regard by the vast majority of the enthusiast community but competing against the likes of Gigabyte and ASUS is never easy.  Nonetheless, their upcoming 1155 lineup is looking strong and in this preview we will be taking a look at the P67A-GD65, a board that will certainly [...]


December 28th, 2010

Gigabyte P67A-UD7 & P67A-UD4 Sandy Bridge Motherboards Preview

With Intel’s Sandy Bridge architecture right around the corner, motherboard manufacturers are naturally chomping at the bit to introduce their newest generation of products.  Gigabyte will have a full lineup of P67 and H67 boards and in this article we take a quick look at two of them:  the inexpensive P67A-UD4 and the enthusiast-oriented P67A-UD7