REVIEWS

July 19th, 2010

Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake was one of the first companies to release a high-end CPU cooler but in recent years they have struggled to find their stride.  The Frio is their latest foray into the heatsink market which retails for under $60 but is supposed to bring Thermaltake’s name into line with other industry luminaries like Thermalright and [...]


July 18th, 2010

StarCraft II GPU Performance Comparison

StarCraft II:  Wings of Liberty is right around the corner and is bound to be one of the most popular PC games of the last few years.  In this article we take a look at this game’s performance with a number of today’s most popular graphics cards.  Who will come out on top?  The answer [...]


July 15th, 2010

Patriot Inferno 100GB Solid State Drive Review

By now we should  have all come to the realization that the majority of higher-end SSDs on the market will be released with a SandForce controller at their hearts.  Patriot is one of a long list of companies that have jumped on the SandForce bandwagon for their Inferno series of drives.  Coupled with their excellent [...]


July 14th, 2010

EVGA GTX 460 768MB Superclocked Single & SLI Review

Our initial impressions of the GTX 460 768MB were extremely positive since it offers amazing performance for a card that is priced at around $200.   But what happens when you combine two of them together and then add a bit of EVGA’s Superclocked goodness?  Will this combination prove to be a match for higher-end [...]


July 12th, 2010

Eclipse Wireless Litetouch LCD Keyboard Review

In the grand scheme of things, the basic design of computer keyboards hasn’t changed since their inception decades ago.  However, Eclipse’s new Litetouch LCD keyboard strives for innovation with the use of a customizable LCD touch pad.  Can this serve as a new benchmark in keyboard design?


July 11th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 1GB & GTX 460 768MB Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 400-series have so far been met with a mix of rave reviews and harsh criticism but with the introduction of the GF104 core, a new leaf in Fermi’s history could be turning.  The first two cards using this new core are the GTX 460 1GB and GTX 460 768MB which both target the [...]


July 5th, 2010

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 470 OC Edition Review

Gigabyte isn’t all that well known for their pre-overclocked cards outside of their Super Overclock series but they do have a whole range of moderately priced cards that do offer some additional performance.  In this review we will be looking at the GTX 470 OC which features an overclocked core and Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable VGA [...]


June 30th, 2010

GIGABYTE 870A-UD3 AM3 Motherboard Review

AMD processors  have come a long way in the last year and have been making some serious inroads in the price / performance market.  The motherboards have been following along with the newly-released 800-series chipsets competing directly with the best Intel has to offer.  In this review we will be looking a fully featured, sub-$110 [...]


June 29th, 2010

NVIDIA’s 3D Vision Surround: A Game Changing Experience?

After some initial delay’s NVIDIA’s 3D Vision Surround is finally read for prime time.  With it, they are looking to usher in a new era for multi monitor gaming by essentially following in ATI’s footsteps and adding in their patented out of screen 3D effects with 3D Vision.  In this article we take a closer [...]


June 23rd, 2010

G.Skill Phoenix 100GB Solid State Drive Review

At this point, SSDs sporting SandForce controllers seem to be a dime a dozen.  This hasn’t stopped G.Skill from releasing their own SF-1200 based drive but they have also modified the design in order to improve performance while keeping its price below that of the competition.  Could this be the perfect SSD for enthusiasts looking [...]