REVIEWS

November 24th, 2009

Sapphire HD 5750 Vapor-X 1GB Review

While ATI’s HD 5800-series have been in high demand and consequently extremely hard to find, HD 5770 and HD 5750 cards are widely available and represent great value for your money.  In this review we take a look at Sapphire’s custom cooled and overclocked HD 5750 Vapor-X which promises to bring a long list of [...]


November 18th, 2009

ASUS Maximus III Formula LGA1156 Motherboard Review

P55 motherboards come in all shapes and sizes while retailing for prices that are sure to fit anyone’s budget.  On one end of the spectrum we have the budget friendly, basic products while on the other there are the high-end, feature rich  enthusiast boards like the ASUS Maximus III Formula.  This board looks to offer [...]


November 17th, 2009

Sapphire Radeon HD 5970 2GB OC Edition Review

It’s here.  ATI’s latest gamble to grab the performance crown once and for all -beastly dual GPU HD 5970- has landed.  This card packs a massive amount of rendering power onto a single PCB and Sapphire has gone one step further by releasing their OC Edition which features increased clock speeds.  Will the HD 5970 [...]


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 [...]