REVIEWS

August 11th, 2008

Palit Radeon HD4870 X2 2GB (R700) VIdeo Card Review

ATI is finally ready to take another stab at the performance crown and this time they have come to the table with some serious firepower. Their HD4870 X2 2GB card is now set to deliver a broadside to the competition. Can it perform up to expectations or will its dual GPU nature drag it down. [...]


August 7th, 2008

ATI HD4870 & HD4850 Crossfire Performance Review

With so many people buying Crossfire compatible motherboards coupled with the fact that the new ATI HD4800-series is one of the best selling ATI products in the last decade, we thought it was high time to tackle a Crossfire review. So, here we are running head first into dual card performance of the HD4870 and [...]


August 5th, 2008

ASRock P45R2000-WiFi (P45) Motherboard Review

ASRock has long been known to produce some of the least expensive motherboards in the industry while offering end users an open door to upgrades in the future. However, with their new crop of boards they are breaking from their mold by offering products which cater to enthusiasts as well as first-timers. In this review [...]


July 31st, 2008

Thermalright TRUE Black 120 CPU Cooler Review

While we have reviewed many CPU coolers here at Hardware Canucks, there has always been one that people ask us to look at: The Thermalright Ultra eXtreme 120. In this review we take it step further with a complete review of the latest incarnation of the TRUE: the Black 120 Edition.


July 28th, 2008

ASUS P5Q PRO P45 Motherboard Review

Without a doubt, ASUS is the best known motherboard manufacturer in North America and they have recently released their lineup of new P45-based products. The P5Q PRO we are reviewing here today is one of the most popular boards on the market right now. Let’s see if it can perform up to our expectations.


July 27th, 2008

BFG GTX 260 896MB Video Card Review

With the recent release of the ATI HD4800-series, Nvidia has been in a tough situation while trying to compete against a less expensive product. However, with the recent price cuts to the GTX 260 it seems that they are bringing all guns to bear on the competition. Let’s take a look at how the GTX [...]


July 22nd, 2008

Noctua NH-C12P CPU Cooler Review

Noctua has been releasing quite a few interesting CPU cooling solutions as of late and today we bring you a review of their first downdraft cooler: the NH-C12P. Considering the performance we have seen in the past from their products, we have some high expectations for this heatsink.


July 20th, 2008

Hiper Osiris Mid-Tower Case Review

The last time we saw a Hiper case it was their vaunted Anubis which was up for testing and we were more than impressed with it. The Osiris is Hiper’s new enclosure which is priced a bit less than the Anubis but looks to continue the winning tradition put forth by its sibling. In this [...]


July 17th, 2008

Mushkin Ascent 2x2GB PC3-12800 Review

It has been a while since we last saw a Mushkin product here at Hardware Canucks but today they return with a bang. Their new Ascent 2x2GB PC3-12800 DDR3 kit has graced our test bench and we put it through its paces and then some. Let’s check out how this new kit performs!


July 16th, 2008

Age of Conan Hardware Performance Review

An MMORPG set to rival the graphical requirements of Crysis, Age of Conan is setting a new precedent for visual quality in the online realms. We take a look at common hardware upgrades that will allow gamers to experience the mesmerizing scenery and help them find out what is best in life.