REVIEWS

September 8th, 2009

Corsair Obsidian 800D Video Review

Corsair is well known as being a company that gets things right when they release new products, so naturally their announcement of a case into their lineup got people excited.  Its name?  The Obsidian 800D.


September 7th, 2009

Intel Lynnfield Core i5-750 & Core i7-870 Processor Review

After countless previews, leaked benchmarks and general, all-round excitement, Lynnfield processors are finally here and will be launched to the public.  Naturally, with widespead availability comes reviews and today we will be looking at two of Intel’s new “mainstream” processors: the i5 750 and the i7 870.  As you will soon come to see, neither [...]


September 3rd, 2009

ASUS RoG Maximus III Formula Lynnfield Motherboard Preview

It seems everywhere we turn these days there is a new P55, Lynnfield-supporting motherboard coming out of the woodwork.  Today we take a quick look at the board that ASUS hopes will head up every enthusiast’s shopping list when the new i5 / i7 processors are released:  the Maximus III Formula.  This Republic of Gamers [...]


September 2nd, 2009

XFX Black Edition 850W Power Supply Preview

These days, power supplies seem to be a dime a dozen but when big-name manufacturers enter the market with their own units, people stand up and take notice.  That is why when we received XFX’s brand new Black Edition 850W, we just had to share with you our first impressions.  In advance of our full [...]


August 31st, 2009

Samsung LN55B650 55” 120Hz LCD HDTV: A Layman’s Review

With the face of HDTV technology changing at a break-neck pace, it is nearly impossible for most consumers to keep up. The latest generation of TVs promise not only vastly improved picture quality and some mind-bending contrast ratios but huge power savings as well. The LN55B650 from Samsung promises all these things and more. But [...]


August 30th, 2009

ASUS Crosshair III Formula AM3 Motherboard Review

If we went back in time to just a few short months ago, there really wasn’t anything that was really exciting about what motherboard manufacturers had on tap for AMD’s lineup.  Now, with the resurgence of the AMD brand’s Phenom architecture, things are rapidly changing and the AM3 platform is being noticed by enthusiasts.  Today [...]


August 26th, 2009

Corsair P64 64GB SSD Review

While there are many companies in the SSD marketplace, few carry with them the same brand recognition as Corsair.  In this review we take a look at one of their newer solid state drives which promises  great performance at a price point that has up until now been reserved for much lower-end products.  Let’s hope [...]


August 20th, 2009

MSI P55-GD80 Lynnfield Motherboard Preview

As of late, MSI seems to be a company on the upswing as they seem to be following up their success in the laptop and netbook markets by pouring money into their motherboard development teams.  Once the Lynnfield processors are released, expect MSI to be leading the P55 charge with the product we are previewing [...]


August 19th, 2009

Lancool Dragonlord PC-K62 Case Review

Lancool isn’t a brand that many of you may know but considering they are a division of the famed Lian Li, their pedigree is beyond reproach.  The Dragonlord PC-K62 is Lancool’s mid-range case but don’t let it’s price of $120 fool you; it is jam packed with features.  


August 19th, 2009

EVGA P55 Motherboard Lineup Revealed + P55 FTW Preview

As our P55 previews continue, we are now able to bring you some exclusive information:  the details of EVGA’s entire P55 motherboard lineup along with some new pieces of overclocking technology.  Piggybacking onto this deluge of drool-worthy information is our preview of the upcoming EVGA P55 FTW motherboard.