REVIEWS

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 [...]


June 17th, 2009

OCZ Blade 3x2GB PC3-16000 CL7 DDR3 Tri Channel Memory Review

Memory manufacturers have always pushed the limits and few have done more pushing than OCZ.  Their new Blade PC3-1600 tri channel kit is made to continue their tradition of offering enthusiasts the best of the best.  They have pushed current DDR3 technology to the max but what happens when we push back with some of [...]


June 16th, 2009

Antec P183 Mid-Tower Case Review

Ever since it was first released, the Antec P-series of enclosures have been at the forefront of the enthusiast mindset.  From the dimunitive P150 to the high end P190, these cases are designed with cooling  performance meshing seamlessly with amazingly good looks.  In this review, we take a look at the new P183; the next [...]


June 15th, 2009

GIGABYTE P55 & Second-Gen X58 Motherboards Revealed

Gigabyte has been releasing new motherboards at a breakneck pace.  But what does the future hold?  In this article we take a look at upcoming P55, X58 and AMD-based Gigabyte products and even take a look at some of their future software.