BENCHMARK

April 5th, 2017

GIGABYTE BRIX Review; A Mini Powerhouse?

Gigabyte’s newest BRIX now rocks a Kaby Lake i7-7500U processor but how much performance can such a small PC really offer?

February 1st, 2017

MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

MSI’s Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is loaded with features and comes in at a fair price….but there’s a lot of competition at this end of the market.

August 18th, 2016

The Zotac GTX 1070 AMP! Extreme Review

Zotac’s GTX 1070 AMP! Extreme is clearly overkill but we happen to like it that way!

June 24th, 2015

AMD R9 Fury X Review; Fiji Arrives

AMD’s R9 Fury X has been rumored, leaked, previewed and now finally benchmarked. There are some high expectations placed on its shoulders but is there enough performance to overcome NVIDIA’s GTX 980 Ti?

January 22nd, 2015

The NVIDIA GTX 960 Performance Review

At just $199 NVIDIA’s new GTX 960 is looking to provide a perfect combination of performance, efficiency and value for a highly competitive market segment.  Its benchmark numbers are good, but are they enough?

October 13th, 2014

NVIDIA GTX 970 SLI Performance Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 970 is arguably the best bang for buck graphics card currently available. That makes two of them in SLI an amazing performance value that will provide plenty of future proofing.

July 7th, 2014

The NVIDIA TITAN Z Performance Review

NVIDIA’s TITAN Z was launched without much fanfare but drew both admiration and derision from gamers due to its steep price tag. But how does it actually perform in games? We find out.

November 25th, 2013

Western Digital Black² 1TB Dual Drive Review

Western Digital is finally jumping on the hybrid drive bandwagon.  Their new Black² 1TB combines a 1TB hard drive alongside a dedicated 120GB SSD which gives users the best of both worlds.

November 7th, 2013

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Performance Review

NVIDIA’s GTX 780 Ti is quite simply the fastest graphics card available and at $699 it is also one of the most expensive.  But for that price, you get TITAN-demolishing performance for hundreds less.

November 4th, 2013

AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB Review

The R9 290 is a rare card; it competes well against higher-priced NVIDIA and AMD offerings (including the mighty R9 290X) while selling for just $399.  Does that sound like a near-perfect approach?  You bet!