REVIEWS

May 29th, 2008

QNAP NVR-1012 Network Surveillance System

With systems coming down in price, network surveillance systems are gaining popularity for both home and small business use. With their NVR-1012, QNAP is offering a cost-conscious solution for those of you who want a little more security in your lives. This system seems to offer all the bangs and whistles of its competitors but [...]


May 26th, 2008

Noctua NH-U12P CPU Cooler Review

While they may not be the least expensive, people know that when they buy Noctua, they are buying quality. In this review, we will be taking a look at their NH-U12P CPU cooler which was just recently released. Can this new product continue Noctua’s tradition of high-quality cooling solutions?


May 24th, 2008

OCZ EliteXStream 800W Power Supply Review

It has been a while since OCZ released their last power supply but the day has finally come when they take a stab at the high-end market. Today we will be reviewing their EliteXStream 800W power supply which is looking to reign supreme in the price / performance category.


May 21st, 2008

Thermaltake DuOrb CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake is one of the best-known cooler manufacturers and today we will be looking at one of their newest products: the DuOrb CPU cooler. It is unique in design, and it definitely looks great, but can it perform up to our expectations in both dual and quad core applications?


May 19th, 2008

Sapphire HD3870 512MB TOXIC Edition Review

While it has been a while since Hardware Canucks did a GPU review, today we are back with a bang with an in-depth look at the Sapphire HD3870 TOXIC Edition. In addition to it being an overclocked card, Sapphire has also equipped this card with a one-of-a-kind heatsink called the Vapor-X. We give both the [...]


May 16th, 2008

Sans Digital Mobilestore Hard Drive Enclosure Review

Sans Digital isn’t very well known to the average consumer but they are trying to make a push into the enclosure market in a big way. Today, they have sent us their MOBILESTORE MS2UTN+B to review. This is an eSATA-equipped product that promises blistering RAID speeds while keeping a low price.


May 15th, 2008

ASUS Rampage Formula X48 Motherboard Review

Enthusiasts rejoice, Intel’s X48 chipset has finally made its debut into the marketplace. Today we will be looking at a DDR2 X48 board from ASUS: the Rampage Formula. As part of the RoG series of motherboards, this product is squarely targeting the enthusiast market with an amazing array of features. Yet, can those features overshadow [...]


May 13th, 2008

ASRock Penryn1600SLIX3-Wifi Motherboard Review

ASRock is well known among our readers for producing some solid budget motherboards which give users the ability to use their older components. However, they are now dead-set on catering a bit more to the enthusiast market and with the Penryn1600SLIX3-Wifi they are taking that all-important first step.


May 11th, 2008

Corsair HX1000W Power Supply Review

It’s here; Corsair’s new 1000W power supply has hit the market here in Canada and overseas. We have waited a long time for this mythical product but Corsair has finally seen fit to release it and it has a laundry-list of features. But, with seemingly everything going for it, is the HX1000W really worth the [...]


May 8th, 2008

IN-WIN B2 Stealth Bomber Mid-Tower Case Review

Here at Hardware Canucks we have very rarely seen cases from In Win but today we have a review of one such enclosure. This time we will be taking a look at their B2 Stealth Bomber mid tower case which comes with an impressive case of features. Yet will these features impress US? Read on [...]