REVIEWS

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 [...]


March 24th, 2011

NZXT H2 Silent Mid Tower Case Video Review

NZXT is targeting the H2 Silent at those who are looking for a quiet PC and also great value.


March 24th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 3GB Review

After more than a year of rumors, false leads and stiff competition, NVIDIA is finally releasing their near-mythical dual Fermi graphics card.


March 16th, 2011

ASUS P8P67 PRO LGA1155 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review

Even though Intel’s Sandy Bridge has had its fair share of ups and downs, it remains one of the better price / performance platforms currently on the market.  With B3 revision motherboards finally arriving at retailers, we take ASUS’ budget friendly yet feature rich P8P67 PRO board out for a test drive.


March 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti Roundup: ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI

With NVIDIA’s GTX 550 Ti hitting the market, board partners are set to launch a long list of custom cards; some of which will retail for prices that don’t go above the reference card’s $150 MSRP.  In this roundup we take a look at four such cards from ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte  and MSI.


March 15th, 2011

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1GB Review

AMD’s HD 5770 has long been the only real option for people looking to spend around $150 for a graphics card but now finally NVIDIA is trying to muscle into this price bracket.  In order to do this, they are launching a new graphics card called the GTX 550 Ti 1GB which incorporates a revised [...]


March 9th, 2011

ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 & M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 AM3 Motherboards Review

AMD has made it a point of marketing to concentrate upon adding value to certain price segments and their supporting motherboard manufacturers have really caught on.  Today we will be taking a look at two products which take this mantra to heart:  the sub-$110 ASUS M4A88TD-M/USB3 and M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3.  Both use the 880G/SB850 chipset combination [...]


March 8th, 2011

Sapphire Pure Black X58 LGA1366 Motherboard Review

Around here, we usually see motherboards from the like of ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI.  Even EVGA makes an appearance every now and then but there is one other company which is trying to break into this market once again:  Sapphire.  With their new Pure Black X58, they hope to once again make an entry into [...]


March 7th, 2011

AMD Radeon HD 6990 4GB Review; Antilles Arrives

AMD’s second generation DX11 lineup is finally starting to take full shape and the latest card is one which many have been eagerly anticipating.  Code named Antilles and officially called the HD 6990, it incorporates a pair of Cayman XT cores into a single PCB design which sports 4GB of GDDR5 and a sky high [...]


February 28th, 2011

Sparkle ONE GTS 450 1GB OC Single Slot Review

As the GTS 450 series has matured, board partners have come out with some unique products.  Sparkle has headlined their lineup with a single slot and overclocked card that hopes to strike a cord with HTPC users who are looking for more performance than integrated solutions can offer.