REVIEWS

May 27th, 2009

Mushkin Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6 Memory Review

Mushkin hasn’t been seen around these parts for quite some time now but they been nonetheless working on some interesting products.  One of those is their new Redline Ascent 3x2GB XP3-12800 C6 kit for Intel’s i7 processors.  In this review we take these modules to the max with not only our usual suite of benchmarks but [...]


May 27th, 2009

Welcome to the New Hardware Canucks!

Extreme Makeover: Website Edition No, we weren’t the unwitting recipient of a Ty Pennington knockoff series (much to the dismay of those who had to code it) , but you are in fact looking at the new face of the Hardware Canucks homepage. We have made some enormous changes in the past few years and [...]


May 25th, 2009

GeForce GTX 275 Roundup (GIGABYTE, EVGA, MSI, Sparkle, BFG)

The GTX 275 was released a short while ago and while it was in short supply, it can now be found everywhere. With sales of these cards happening on a nearly weekly basis, what better time would there be to do a roundup? Today we look a products from EVGA, BFG, Sparkle, Gigabyte and MSI. [...]


May 20th, 2009

Cooler Master Storm Scout Mid-Tower Case Review

When Cooler Master released the first case in their Storm series, gamers the world over found a case series which would fit their needs. While the Sniper was the first enclosure released in this new brand, many LAN part goers needed something which was both lighter and smaller. Enter the Storm Scout.


May 18th, 2009

Prolimatech Megahalems CPU Cooler Review

Even though the high-end air cooling market is cluttered with pretenders, every now and then a heatsink comes along which causes up to stand up and take notice. A few short months ago, a new company named Prolimatech released their Megahalems CPU cooler and suddenly the best of the best had a new competitor on [...]


May 13th, 2009

Cooler Master HAF 922 Case Video Showcase

Cooler Master is known for great case designs which appeal to many enthusiasts and gamers. With the HAF 932, they had a product which offered a little bit of everything…but it was on the large side. Now, for those of you who are looking for a more compact chassis, they have released the product we [...]


May 12th, 2009

ASUS Rampage II Gene mATX Motherboard Review

The Republic of Gamers series from ASUS has seen its fair share of legendary motherboards. From the Blitz to the Maximus, these products have been aimed directly at enthusiasts who want the best of the best. Today we take a look at an evolution of the Rampage namesake with one of the first mATX enthusiast [...]


May 7th, 2009

GeForce GTS 250 Roundup (ASUS, Gigabyte, Sparkle, EVGA)

A few months ago, everyone was up in arms over Nvidia’s choice to give the 9800 GTX+ a brand new name. What is now known as the GTS 250 had a rocky beginning but in this roundup we find how the lineup has matured by looking at a quartet of cards. ASUS, Gigabyte, Sparkle and [...]


May 4th, 2009

Cooler Master V8 CPU Cooler Review

After we reviewed the Cooler Master V10 a while ago, we were anxious to get our hands on its little brother: the award-winning V8. Not only has this cooler won numerous design awards but it also promises some extreme performance on both i7 and LGA 775 systems. Can it live up to the hype and [...]


April 27th, 2009

ATI Radeon HD 4770 512MB GDDR5 Review

ATI seems to be releasing cards on an almost monthly basis but today marks yet another new direction for the graphics card world: the move the 40nm. With their new HD 4770, ATI is hoping to capture the attention of gamers everywhere with a $100 card that packs some serious gaming muscle.