REVIEWS

February 3rd, 2015

ASUS X99-PRO Haswell-E Motherboard Review

The X99-PRO seems to combine most of the X99-Deluxe’s features and overclocking potential into a package that’s more affordable.  However, that lower price does hide several areas that have been cut back.


February 1st, 2015

Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2666 16GB Review

Corsair’s Vengeance LPX series is supposed to combine oveclocking potential, performance and pricing into a perfect option for Haswell-E DDR4 users.


January 27th, 2015

The GTX 970′s Memory Explained & Tested

There has been plenty of controversy about NVIDIA’s GTX 970 and the way the core addresses its associated memory.  In this article we explain the limitations and test whether or not they have a negative effect on performance.


January 22nd, 2015

The NVIDIA GTX 960 Performance Review

At just $199 NVIDIA’s new GTX 960 is looking to provide a perfect combination of performance, efficiency and value for a highly competitive market segment.  Its benchmark numbers are good, but are they enough?


January 14th, 2015

BenQ XL2420G G-SYNC Monitor Review

G-SYNC has been a defining technology since it was introduced and BenQ’s XL2420G combines it, 3D Vision, a 144Hz refresh rate  and a fairly reasonable price into one good looking gaming monitor.


January 13th, 2015

DeepCool Maelstrom 120 Water Cooler Review

DeepCool has some crazy plans for their Maelstrom 120; at $75 it’s supposed to go head to head against the likes of NZXT’s X31 and Corsair’s H60.  They’ll need more than luck to pull that one off.


January 12th, 2015

Crucial DDR4-2133 32GB Memory Kit Review

Crucial’s entry level 2133MHz kit may not have a cool heatsink design or extreme clock speeds but it is one of the lowest priced 32GB DDR4 kits available and it overclocks just as well as higher-end offerings


January 8th, 2015

ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Formula Motherboard Review

The ASUS Z97 lineup has a ton of models in it but the Maximus VII Formula arguably has the best combination of gaming features and price.


January 7th, 2015

G.Skill Phoenix Blade 480GB PCI-E SSD Review

With read and write speeds of 2000MbpsG.Skill’s Phoenix Blade is truly a next generation storage device but there are some sacrifices if you want ultra fast performance.


January 6th, 2015

NZXT Kraken X31 CPU Cooler Review

NZXT’s Kraken X31 is setting out to do the impossible:  offer high performance CPU cooling and a ton of advanced features in an all-in-one liquid cooler that costs less than $75.