BENCHMARKS

February 15th, 2017

MSI Z270 Gaming M7 Motherboard Review

The Gaming M7 sits near the top of MSI’s Z270 motherboard lineup and it has the features to match a premium price. But how does it match up against the better-entrenched competition?

February 13th, 2017

The Crucial MX300 2TB SSD Review

Crucial’s newest MX300 series continues to roll on with a new 2TB version. This SSD may be one of the best when it comes to performance, price and capacity all combined into one package.

January 30th, 2017

The Intel Kaby Lake Core i3-7350K Review

Intel’s new i3-7350K seems to have it all; high clock speeds, an affordable price and, most importantly, it is completely unlocked. But how does that low cost translate into actual performance?

January 23rd, 2017

Corsair MP500 Force 240GB & 480GB M.2 SSD Review

Last year new M.2 drives moved the performance yardsticks forward and now Corsair is taking the next step towards market leadership with their NVMe-based MP500 Force series.

January 15th, 2017

ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6 Review

Our first Z270 motherboard is here with ASRock’s Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K6. This board represents a huge step up from the Z170 K6 by adding a number of new features including Intel Optane support.

January 13th, 2017

Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte has launched their hat into the Z270 market with the affordable Aorus Z270X-Gaming 5. While Aorus may not be the most recognizable brand, the motherboard should be on your short list.

January 12th, 2017

Intel Kaby Lake i7-7700K & i5-7600K Review

Intel’s desktop Kaby Lake processors are finally ready for their full unveiling. In this review we look at the performance & overclocking of the i7-7700K and i5-7600K.

December 31st, 2016

PNY CS2030 NVMe M.2 240GB SSD Review

M.2 SSDs are known for two things: their tiny size and absolutely insane performance. PNY’s CS2030 adds a good dose of affordability alongside those outstanding benchmark numbers.

December 13th, 2016

The AMD Ryzen CPU Preview; Zen Matures

AMD’s upcoming Zen-based processors now have an official name. Called Ryzen, one of these CPUs will have 16 threads and 20MB of cache. Let’s take a closer look at it!

December 5th, 2016

GTX 1060 vs. RX 480 – An Updated Review

More than four months after the launch of NVIDIA’s GTX 1060, we take another look at its performance against AMD’s RX 480 8GB in more than a dozen games. The results of this one may surprise you……