REVIEWS

July 21st, 2009

Corsair TX850 850W Power Supply Review

As power supply reviews continue here at Hardware Canucks, we have come to the point where we needed to take another look at one company that has been leading the field for some time now:  Corsair.  Their TX850 may not be the newest unit on the market but its price point is low enough that [...]


July 16th, 2009

Patriot Torqx 128GB SSD Review

Patriot has been at the forefront of the SSD battle and are quickly advancing their lineup.  Today we take a look at one of their newest products:  the Torqx 128GB which is based off a design we have seen a few times before.  What sets this SSD apart from the competition?  Let’s start with the [...]


July 15th, 2009

Enermax Revolution 85+ 1050W Power Supply Review

Power supply reviews are back at HWC!  We start things off with a bang by looking at one of Enermax’s flagship units: the Revolution 85+ 1050W.  The features this power supply comes with reads like a laundry list of exactly what enthusiasts are looking for in a high end unit and because of this our [...]


July 9th, 2009

Cooler Master Hyper 212 PLUS CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master has been at the forefront of case market for some time now but their coolers have been somewhat lacking.  Now we have before us the Hyper 212 PLUS.  This is an HDT cooler that is priced at a mere $40 and we have some very high expectations for it.  Let’s hope it can [...]


July 7th, 2009

Gigabyte GK-K6800 Keyboard Review

Gigabyte is well known for their motherboards and graphics cards.   However, when it comes to the peripheral marketplace they have yet to hit their stride but are moving forward with all guns blazing.  Their new multimedia keyboard (simply called the K6800) looks to offer a long list of features and a low price of [...]


July 6th, 2009

Gigabyte Ghost GM-M8000 Gaming Mouse Review

Mice are usually the last thing many people think of when putting together a brand new build but for gamers and professional users, there is no denying the importance of a good set of peripherals.  Gigabyte is hoping to make their name more common place in households  with their new Ghost series of gaming mice.


July 5th, 2009

OCZ Vertex 120GB SSD Review

The SSD battle has really been heating up as of late with battle lines being drawn as more and more companies enter this burgeoning market.  While there are plenty of new faces, OCZ has been on the SSD bandwagon since their first release into the retail marketplace.  Today, we take a look at one of [...]


July 4th, 2009

GlacialTech UFO V51 CPU Cooler Review

GlacialTech is a company of many talents; from LED lighting to CPU cooling.  Today we take a look at their new UFO V51 CPU cooler that is marketed towards gamers and is compatible with a wide variety of systems.  In the past we have been impressed with GlacialTech products so the expectations for this cooler [...]


July 2nd, 2009

ASUS Maximus II GENE P45 mATX Motherboard Review

Technology in general advances at a breakneck pace and while the old adage of “faster, stronger” is still in full effect, miniaturization is the new flavor that is sweeping the industry.  The ROG Gene motherboards from ASUS take an overclocker’s dream and shrink it down to a more manageable size.  Can they actually fit in [...]


July 1st, 2009

NZXT Panzerbox Mid Tower Case Review

Up until recently, NZXT had been relatively quiet when it came to releasing new products.  While they had a great lineup, they seemed to be sitting on their laurels…but that has all changed with enclosures like the Beta and a few other enclosures.  The Panzerbox is one of these new products that is supposed to [...]