December 18th, 2008

ASUS Rampage II Extreme X58 Motherboard Review

As a follow-up to the massively popular Rampage Extreme, ASUS had a considerable task on their hands and it would have been easy for them to drop the ball. However, at first sight, it looks like they have not only succeeded in creating another exceptional product, but have once again raised the bar when it [...]

December 18th, 2008

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 Video Card Preview

It is almost here. Nvidia’s answer to the HD 4870 X2 is one step closer today and we have a preview of its performance for you. Called the GTX 295, this card sports a pair of the new 55nm G200b cores along with a few surprises. Can it possibly dethrone the HD 4870 X2? Let’s [...]

December 14th, 2008

Hardware Canucks Christmas Wish List

Christmas is coming and you are probably busy with your last-minute shopping and are in a panic to find that perfect gift. Well, if you have a tech-savvy person on your list we have you covered with our first annual Christmas Wishlist.

December 10th, 2008

The Games of Christmas ’08: GPU Performance Part 1

As Christmas approaches, many of us have the latest games on our wish lists but are unsure which GPUs perform best. In the first part of a two part series, we take a look at high-end GPU performance in some of this holiday season’s most popular games. Which card will come out on top?

December 4th, 2008

Gelid Silent Spirit CPU Cooler Review

Not many of you will be familiar with the name Gelid but they are working hard on trying to make a name for themselves in the air cooling market. The Silent Spirit is their first CPU cooler entry which is billed for doing exactly what its name implies: adequately cooling your processor while keeping noise [...]

December 1st, 2008

SilverStone Fortress FT01 Mid-Tower Case Review

We all know that Silverstone makes some of the cases in the market today but we normally associate their name with the famous TJ07 or TJ10. However, their mid-tower enclosures are gaining quite a following as well. Today we look at their new Fortress FT01 mid-tower case which is set to take a whole new [...]

November 27th, 2008

Samsung LN52A850 52” LCD TV: The Living Review

Samsung is one of the premier manufacturers of HCD HDTVs on the market and today we begin our Living Review of their LN52A850 52″ TV. This unit boasts 1080P resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate and you guessed it…an eye-watering price. Let’s check it out.

November 25th, 2008

Gigabyte EP45-DS3R P45 Motherboard Review

With the release of the Intel P45 chipset, there has been a massive influx of new budget-oriented motherboards flooding the market. We have seen the high-end Gigabyte P45 motherboards so now it is time to look at one which is more reasonably priced: the EP45-DS3. If this board is able to carry on where Gigabyte’s [...]

November 21st, 2008

Far Cry 2 Hardware Performance Review

Even though Far Cry 2 has been out for a little while, it is still an extremely popular game and it boasts some of the best visuals available on the PC today. All of this eye candy leads to some unique system requirements and downright interesting benchmark numbers. Come check out how some of today’s [...]

November 17th, 2008

BFG GTX 260 OCX MAXCORE (216SP) Video Card Review

BFG has entered the 216 shader processor arena with a number of new GTX 260 MAXCORE models. Today we will be looking at their OCX version which is the highest-clocked of the bunch with a price that is in-line with what the standard GTX 260 card were selling for a few short months ago. Let’s [...]