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Ballistix Elite DDR4 3466MHz 16GB Kit Review: Excellent Build Quality

Today we are reviewing the Ballistix Elite DDR4 3466MHz 16GB (2x8GB) memory kit which runs at 1.35V and has a stock rated timings of 16-18-18-36. Ballistix has equipped their Elite DDR4 memory kit with a thermal sensor and you can use the Ballistix M.O.D. utility for real-time temperature monitoring.

14 December 2017

Patriot Viper V570 Blackout Edition Review: A Versatile Gaming Mouse

The V570 blackout is Patriot's current flagship gaming mouse and is an update to the original V570 mouse and shares almost the same design style as the original V570 except for a few small changes. It retails for $59.99 on Amazon and comes with 2 years of limited warranty.

10 December 2017

AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 Review: Another Win For AMD

AMD has released the Ryzen 3 series which consists of the Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 processors which retail for $130 and $110 USD, respectively. The Ryzen 3 series takes aim at the lower-end of the market and competes with Intel's Core i3 series.

4 August 2017

AMD Radeon RX 560 Review: Faster And Cheaper Than The Competition

AMD launched the RX 560 back in May with the 2GB model priced at $100 and 4GB model priced at $110. The launch of the RX 500 series is based on refined versions of the Polaris 10 and 11 architectures with the exception of the RX 550 which is based on a new Polaris 12 chip.

23 July 2017

Ballistix Elite 3466MHz DDR4 32GB Kit Review: Sturdy and Reliable

The Ballistix Elite 3466MHz DDR4 32GB (4x8GB) memory kit retails for $374.99 and has a stock rated timings of 16-18-18-36. The Elite series line is aimed at gamers and enthusiasts and it features a black anodized heat spreader with aggressive militaristic styling which I really like.

18 June 2017

Make Your PC Ultra Quiet With Noctua Fans

Today we are going to talk about some tips and tricks you should know when building or upgrading your PC on how to optimize the airflow and noise in your PC. For this article, we have decided to use Noctua fans because they are some of the most well designed fans on the market that are engineered for noise and airflow.

27 May 2017

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 and 1400 Review: Intel's 4C/4T Era is Finally Over

With the release of AMD's Ryzen 5 CPUs, there's really not a single reason to buy a Core i5 CPU now. The Ryzen 5 lineup has put an end to Intel's 4C/4T era by giving people 2x thread count and 2 extra cores. You would have to be romantically in love with Intel to even consider getting a Core i5 CPU now.

22 May 2017