REVIEWS

January 28th, 2009

nMedia HTPC-1000B Product Showcase Video

In this pilot edition of the Hardware Canucks Product Showcase, we take a look at the nMedia HTPC-1000B Media Center Case which offers a bundle of features at an attractive price.


January 25th, 2009

Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe Video Card Review

It has been a while since we last looked at an ATI-based card but we are back with a bang and the new Palit Revolution 700 Deluxe. This custom-built card is based off of the beastly HD 4870 X2 and carries with it a massive heatsink and a bit of pre-overclocked goodness for good measure. [...]


January 22nd, 2009

Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme 1366 RT CPU Cooler Review

Everyone knows Thermalright as the company they can count on if they are looking for a high performance, high quality heatsink for either their CPU or GPU. With the introduction of the of Intel’s LGA 1366 Core i7 processors it was time for Thermalright to reintroduce the Ultra eXtreme in a new flavor and packing [...]


January 20th, 2009

BFG GTX 285 OCX 1GB Video Card Review

With the Nvidia GTX 285 going through the usual motions of launch we thought it was time to post yet another review of this card. This time we will be looking at BFG’s GTX 285 OCX which is currently the highest-clocked GTX 285 available.


January 19th, 2009

Cooler Master ATCS 840 Full Tower Case Review

Lately, Cooler Master has been busy releasing whole new lineups of products that encompass everything from high end coolers to gamer-oriented cases. In this review we will be looking at one of their newest full tower cases: the ATCS 840. Following in the steps of the HAF, this new product has a lot to live [...]


January 15th, 2009

EVGA GeForce GTX 285 1GB SSC Edition Review

It seems like Nvidia is going full throttle these days with the implementation of their new 55nm cards. Today we take a look at the evolution of the GTX 280 into the higher clocked, 55nm GTX 285. In this case EVGA sent us their GTX 285 SSC Edition which carries with it some pretty impressive [...]


January 13th, 2009

CoolIT Domino A.L.C CPU Cooler Review

Every time CoolIT releases a product a hush of expectation comes over the folks here at HWC. We know that this is one company that continues to evolve every one of their products so when the Domino made its way into our labs, you can imagine the excitement. We all hoped it would live up [...]


January 10th, 2009

EVGA GTX 295 1792MB GDDR3 Video Card Review

The ultra high end has been the sole property of ATI for several months now but Nvidia has launched the card they hope will dethrone it: the GTX 295. In this review we will be looking and the stock-clocked EVGA GTX 295 in all its glory. Can it compete where other products have failed?


January 7th, 2009

Hardware Canucks: Benchmarkers Guide to the Phenom II

Recent developments in the overclocking and benchmarking world have once again vaulted AMD into the limelight with their Phenom II. News from AMD at recent tech demos has shown that the dreaded cold bug was all but gone allowing operation at liquid nitrogen temperatures of -196C, and possibly beyond. It was with this information that [...]


January 6th, 2009

EVGA X58 SLI LGA 1366 Motherboard Review

Intel’s Core i7 processors burst onto the market not too long ago and with them came a deluge of X58 motherboards. In this review we will be looking at the EVGA X58 SLI which not only promises Tri-SLI but also extreme overclocking potential. Can it live up to our hopes?