REVIEWS

November 9th, 2009

Cooler Master Storm Sniper Black Edition Video Review

In the case market, every company tries to differentiate themselves from their competition by releasing unique designs and different takes on the tried, tested and true ATX layout.  In this review we take a look at a new case from Cooler Master that is supposed to be a cut above:  the Storm Sniper in its [...]


November 4th, 2009

Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Hard Drive Review

These days we have been reviewing SSD after SSD for the simple reason that those high-end drives are literally saturating the market.  Meanwhile, standard hard drives have taken a back seat but it seems Western Digital isn’t willing to let their drives go unnoticed.  Their new Black Series 2TB drive promises high performance, massive amounts [...]


November 3rd, 2009

Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Advance Mouse Review

Gaming mice usually come in one of two categories:  feature rich and expensive or dumbed-down and cheap.  Cooler Master is trying to break the mold with the lasted addition to their Storm series of gaming products:  the Sentinel Advance gaming mouse which has a list of features as long as my arm but retails for [...]


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 [...]