REVIEWS

August 20th, 2007

Thermalright XWB-1 CPU Water Block

For years now, Thermalright has been an innovator and a leader in the high end air cooling market. Today marks the day that Thermalright enters uncharted waters by releasing a CPU water block named the XWB-1. Hopefully this beautiful-looking block will perform as well as it looks.


August 14th, 2007

Tagan 2-Force II 600W

Here we have one of Tagan’s new 2-Force II series of power supplies in 600W flavor. These latest-generation units are supposed to improve on earlier series by adding benefits like an 8-pin PCI-E power connector and improved thermal characteristics.


August 10th, 2007

Xion Supernova 600watt Power Supply

The Xion Supernova 600W power supply seems to promise the impossible; deliver 600W of power through a modular interface while costing as little as a good 500W power supply. Is this all bluster or has Xion done the impossible? Read on to find out!!


August 8th, 2007

OCZ Platinum Rev.2 PC2-6400 2GB DDR2

Hardware fanatics are seeking top-performing memory, but are held back by a budget. OCZ once again hopes that they have the answer to this problem They say they focus on what is best for consumers, rather than drawing their attention to profits so we will have to see is this memory performs as well as [...]


August 6th, 2007

QNAP TS-109 Pro NAS

Whether you are the home user that needs a boost to their network or looking for a solution for your office network that isn’t quite ready for an IT department, you will want to read on as the QNAP TS-109 Pro may just be the all-in-one solution that you are looking for today.


August 4th, 2007

Edifier S5.1 Super Theater Review

This review will be examining one of Edifier’s flag ship products, the Edifier S5.1 Super theater system. This system is in a 5.1 configuration but has the option to be upgraded to 6.1 with addition of a rear center channe speakerl. This system is compatible with Dolby Digital and DTS using analog cables and with [...]


August 2nd, 2007

Koolance CPU-330 Water Block

This will be a definitive review of Koolance’s latest and greatest CPU block. We’re going to prove once and for all how it compares to some of the other blocks from Swiftech, D-TEK, and Magicool that we have in our testing lab. Drumroll please…


July 31st, 2007

Nexus NX-8040 400W

Even though Nexus is a newcomer to the power supply scene, this does not stop them from loading up all of their power supplies with some pretty impressive features. All of their new power supplies feature APFC, modular cables and 80Plus certification just to name a few of the highlights.


July 28th, 2007

Antec Earthwatts 500W

This time Antec studied the direction trends were heading and decided to include their Seasonic-built Antec Earthwatts 500W power supply with the new Sonata III case. But, how does it perform? Let’s find out.


July 28th, 2007

Antec Sonata III

The third phase of the Sonata evolution is upon us with the aptly-named Sonata III. Antec is offering a case that it hopes will appeal to the majority of entry-level consumers by building on the lessons they learned from the Sonata II in order to make a superior value-oriented case. This time they have added [...]