REVIEWS

April 18th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6670 1GB & HD 6570 512MB Review

Another week, another graphics card launch.  This time AMD is hitting the entry level with a pair of new products:  the HD 6670 and HD 6570.  Both of these are supposed to offer budget conscious buyers some new choices over the previous generation while adding features like UVD3 into the mix.  Hopefully, they’ll allow lower [...]


April 14th, 2011

Cooler Master CM Storm Enforcer Gaming Case Video Review

“Gaming” cases seem to be a dime a dozen these days but Cooler Master’s products always seem to stand out from the crowd.  Their latest addition to the CM Storm line is called the Enforcer and it looks to offer an excellent combination of features and sleek design design elements into a case that doesn’t [...]


April 12th, 2011

F@H Core 16: Taking AMD GPU Folding to the Next Level?

A few weeks ago, Stanford introduced the new Core 16 Project 11293 work units which are specifically tailored towards OpenCL-supporting AMD graphics cards.  But do they bring the hoped-for increase in Folding@Home performance or is this yet another step towards disappointment?


April 11th, 2011

Gigabyte P67A-UD7-B3 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Earlier this year, Intel’s new Sandy Bridge architecture went on a bit of a hiatus as a recall swept the market clean of supporting motherboards.  Now all-new “B3″ models have started hitting retailers’ shelves and one of the premier boards is Gigabyte’s P67A-UD7.  It boasts a remarkably full feature set, some great overclocking potential and [...]


April 10th, 2011

ASUS PA246Q ProArt 24” IPS Monitor Review

For many discerning users, the current crop of inexpensive 24″ monitors sporting TN technology don’t even come close to offering the quality they are looking for.  Unfortunately, stepping up to an IPS-totting panel meant shelling out well over  $600 but ASUS is now offering another route.  Their ProArt 24″ monitor seems to offer the impossible: [...]


April 6th, 2011

Cooler Master Spawn Gaming Mouse Review

Cooler Master has released a long line of successful peripherals in their Storm-branded gaming range but they have played it safe by going after mass market appeal.  The Spawn gaming mouse on the other hand caters to a specific group of gamers who prefer to “claw grip” their mice while retaining the great price structure [...]


April 4th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6790 1GB Review

The aptly named HD 6790 1GB will be gunning for a number of cards in NVIDIA’s current lineup while sitting between the older HD 5830 and HD 5770 cards.


April 3rd, 2011

Samsung UN55C9000 55″ 3D LED HDTV Review

At a mere 33mm thick, it boasts a design to die for but can the picture quality live up to the expectations brought about by an initial price of nearly $8000?


March 31st, 2011

Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB Hard Drive Review

As SSDs continue to encroach upon the storage market, hard drive manufacturers have been working overtime to increase the capacity and performance of their products.  Seagate has taken things to the next level with the Barracuda XT 3TB; a drive which offers impressive benchmark numbers alongside a massive amount of storage space.


March 27th, 2011

Gigabyte Aivia M8600 Hybrid Gaming Mouse Review

When it comes to gaming peripherals, Gigabyte’s products have always been well priced for the rich feature sets and high end design they offer.  The new Aivia M8600 continues this tradition by offering a uniquely designed mouse which has the ability to be used in both wired and wireless modes for under $100.  However, Gigabyte [...]