PERFORMANCE

December 17th, 2015

ASUS Maximus VIII Impact Review

The ASUS Maximus VIII Impact is out to prove that a compact motherboard can offer just as much performance and overclocking headroom as larger alternatives. But do good things really come in small packages?

December 14th, 2015

ASUS Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 Motherboard Review

The Sabertooth Z170 Mark 1 carries on the tradition of ASUS’ TUF series in a big way: with the latest technologies, great overclocking headroom and a 5 year warranty it sure is impressive.

December 9th, 2015

ASUS Z170 Deluxe Motherboard Review

It may be on the expensive side, but ASUS’ Z170 Deluxe offers it all:  awesome overclocking headroom, great looks, high end performance and a feature list to drool over.

December 6th, 2015

Dell S2716DG G-SYNC Gaming Monitor Review

Dell and the term “gaming monitor” haven’t been used together in a long time.  The 27″ S2716DG aims to change that with NVIDIA’s G-SYNC and a high quality TN panel.

December 2nd, 2015

Intel Skylake DDR3 vs. DDR4 Comparison

Intel’s Skylake architecture is the only one that supports both DDR3 and DDR4 memory.  But with all other things being equal, is one really “better” than the other on the Z170 platform?

November 30th, 2015

GIGABYTE Z170-HD3 Review; DDR3 & Skylake

DDR3 on Skylake processors?  Yes it works and GIGABYTE’s Z170-HD3  has you covered but does it sacrifice performance for backwards compatibility?

November 26th, 2015

SteelSeries Rival 100 Gaming Mouse Review

The SteelSeries Rival 100 is the latest gaming mouse aimed at those who don’t want to splash out hundreds of dollars for accurate polling and a delicate sensor. It costs just $40 but does price lead to performance?

November 25th, 2015

Acer Predator XR341CK FreeSync Monitor Review

Acer’s curved Predator XR341CK brings leading-edge innovation to AMD’s FreeSync monitor range.  At over $1000, it isn’t inexpensive but the feature set and awesome color reproduction may make up for the price.

November 24th, 2015

Radeon Software Crimson; The Review

After finally getting some hands-on time with AMD’s new Radeon Software Crimson, we have come to respect it in a big way.  Could this be the one thing that makes people rethink AMD’s drivers?

November 19th, 2015

The AMD Radeon R9 380X Review

AMD’s R9 380X is meant to fill the gap between the R9 380 and R9 390 but with prices ranging from $230 to $260, this new card will need great performance to differentiate itself.