REVIEWS

November 2nd, 2009

Sapphire Radeon HD 5870 Vapor-X 1GB Review

We all know that the HD 5870 is popular but many of us have been waiting to see what interesting spins manufacturers will put on their customized cards.  Today Sapphire is releasing their Vapor-X version that sports a custom heatsink based along with slightly higher clock speeds.  If this card is anything to go by, [...]


November 1st, 2009

Samsung UN55B7100 55″ 120Hz LED HDTV Review

HDTV technology is changing at an incredibly fast speed and companies are forced to come up with unique and interesting ways to stay in the consumer’s mindset in such a fluid environment.  With their new LED-based LCD TVs, Samsung is thrown down the gauntlet to the competition by releasing an incredibly thin and energy efficient product [...]


October 28th, 2009

Gigabyte GTX 275 1792MB Super Overclock Review

Amid the torrent of new ATI releases, Gigabyte has introduced their GTX 275 Super Overclock which is billed as the highest clocked GTX 275 available today.  While some may question this move and others may scoff at it, we take an in depth look at this card to see if it has what it takes [...]


October 26th, 2009

Value Meets Performance: HD 4890 Cards from Gigabyte and MSI

We all know that ATI’s HD 5000-series are currently running rampant through the GPU market but right now one of the best price / performance values available is the HD 4890-series of cards.  Today we will be looking at custom cooled, pre-overclocked cards in the guise  of MSI’s Cyclone OC and Gigabyte’s Ultra Durable OC [...]


October 25th, 2009

A-DATA S592 128GB SSD Review

It seems that every time we look at the SSD market new companies have thrown their hats into the ring and are releasing their products.  Lately, Indilinx-based drives are the talk of the town with everyone from OCZ to Corsair to G.Skill releasing drives with Indilinx controllers.  A-Data is the latest to enter the fray [...]


October 21st, 2009

Intel Core i7 / LGA1366 CPU Cooler Roundup

Over the last few months we have been building up an impressive array of CPU coolers for Intel’s i7 / 1366 CPUs and it was high time they were all compared to one another.  In this roundup we will be looking at new products from well-known companies like Tuniq, Kingwin and Zalman along with coolers [...]


October 18th, 2009

MSI P55-GD80 LGA1156 Motherboard Review

We all know MSI as the company that had so much potential but then faded a bit right as the X38 boards were released.  However, they are back with a vengeance and are sporting one of the strongest P55 lineups of any manufacturer.  Their flagship board is the P55-GD80 and its looking to take on [...]


October 14th, 2009

Xigmatek Midgard Mid-Tower Case Video Review

We all know the name Xigmatek as being synonymous with high quality, high performance CPU and GPU cooling solutions.  However, they have now released their first case called the Midgard which they hope will take on some of the best of the best in the $100 market.  Will they succeed?


October 12th, 2009

XFX Radeon HD 5750 1GB GDDR5 Review

In a changing market, everyone seems to be looking for the graphics card that will give them the most possible performance for their money.  ATI’s answer to this need is their HD 5700-series, in particular the new HD 5750.  In this review we take a look at the XFX HD 5750 1GB, a card that [...]


October 12th, 2009

XFX Radeon HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 Review

It seems like the 9800 GTX and its offspring the GTS 250 have been around forever without much competition from ATI.  However, today ATI is introducing a card that should rectify that situation:  the HD 5770 1GB.  Decked out with GDDR5 memory and a mouth-watering price, this is a product that could take the sub-$200 [...]