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Noctua NH-U9S Review: Great Improvement Over Previous Generation
The NH-U9S is an asymmetrical cooler with five heatpipes that not only provides better cooling performance than the previous generation but also improves compatibility with mini-ITX and micro-ATX motherboards. The improved asymmetrical design allows for full compatibility with PCIe cards, be it on ATX, microATX or ITX.
24 September 2016
Netgear R6700 AC1750 Router Review: Excellent Router For Large Homes
Netgear's R6700 is a large router that packs a 1Ghz dual-core processor that's designed for large homes. It is a mid-range router that supports up to 450Mbps on the 2.4Ghz frequency band and up to 1300Mbps on the 5Ghz frequency band. It measures 11.22 x 7.26 x 1.97 in (HWD) and weighs a little over 1.6 pounds.
14 September 2015
Noctua NH-C14S Review: An Engineering Marvel
The original NH-C14 was released back in 2011 and it received a lot of positive feedback from the community but now Noctua has released the updated version called NH-C14S. The NH-C14S is the successor to the NH-C14 which is a top-flow design cooler that is designed to be compatible with mini-ITX and micro-ATX motherboards.
10 September 2016
Interview With SilverStone's Marketing Manager, Tony Ou
An interview with SilverStone's marketing manager, Tony Ou. Tony was kind enough to answer some of our questions about computer cases, power supplies and other upcoming products from SilverStone. We ask Tony questions about the current series of computer cases which includes Precision, Redline and Primera.
7 September 2016
Noctua NH-D15S Review: Noctua Dominating The Cooling Market
The NH-D15S uses an asymmetrical layout and a single fan that allows the NH-D15S to provide greater RAM and PCIe compatibility than the regular NH-D15. Noctua's products are always top notch when it comes to build quality and the NH-D15S is no exception.
5 September 2016
SilverStone EP03, EP05 and EP07 Review
SilverStone is not only known for making computer cases, power supplies and cooling fans but also for making a wide range of accessories for personal computers and today we will be looking at the EP03, EP05 and EP07. The EP03 is a USB 3.0 hub that has four 5Gbps USB 3.0 ports so you can use it transfer data or to charge mobile devices.
3 September 2016
SilverStone Primera PM01 Review: SilverStone Does It Again
The Primera PM01 is a stylish mid tower case inspired from a sports car and comes in three versions of this case – matte black with red LED (PM01CR-W), piano black with red LED (PM01BR-W) and white with blue LED (PM01WA-W) which is the one that I will be reviewing.
27 August 2016
AMD A10-7860K Review: AMD's Most Power Efficient APU
Back in February AMD announced the A10-7860K APU which replaces the A10-7850K. The A10-7860K is a 65W TDP APU with full A10 four steamroller cores and 8 GCN Cores with 512 Stream Processors and this makes the A10-7860K the most efficient AMD APU released.
14 August 2016
SilverStone Redline RL05 Review: A Beautiful Budget Case With Great Airflow
The Redline RL05 is a quality budget case that incorporates features such as flexible storage options, two front USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C port, space for high performance graphics cards, and support for various cooling configurations.
10 August 2016
AMD A10-7870K Review: Perfect For HTPC, Office And Light Gaming
AMD launched the A10-7870K last year but now it comes bundled with the new near-silent Thermal Solution that's designed to handle TDPs of up to 125 watts. The A10-7870K is identical to the A10-7890K in terms of core counts and TDP but it is clocked 200MHz lower. You can find the A10-7870K for $140 on Amazon.
4 August 2016
OLALA 64GB iPhone Flash Drive External Storage Review
The OLALA 64GB iPhone flash drive is designed for people who tend to fill their iPad/iPhone up with photos and videos pretty quickly and want to move them onto an external storage device without using any cables. OLALA has sent me their 64GB iPhone flash drive external storage to review which retails for $42.99 on Amazon.
30 July 2016
OLALA 13000mAh Portable Battery Charger Review
There are plenty of portable battery chargers on the market but most don't come close to their advertising specifications. I have had trouble with portable battery chargers in the past not working after a few weeks or losing their charge very quickly. OLALA has sent me their 13000mAh portable battery charger to review which I have been...
24 July 2016
SilverStone PS11 Review: An Outstanding And Durable Mid-Tower Case
The SilverStone PS11 is a high quality entry-level case that comes in two versions, one with side window and another with sound absorbing foam. It incorporates a wide range of features such as flexible storage options, two front USB 3.0 ports, space for high performance graphics cards, and support for various cooling configurations.
20 July 2016
AMD Athlon X4 880K Versus Intel Pentium G4400 Review
AMD's Athlon X4 880K is all about value and while it is nice to have the latest and most powerful hardware, most of us can only afford something in the mid to low-end. The Athlon X4 880K is essentially a A10-7870K/7890K without an integrated R7 GPU, allowing the X4 880K to be about $50 cheaper than the A10-7890K.
14 July 2016
SilverStone PS13 Review: A Well Designed Mid-Tower Budget Case
SilverStone was founded in 2003 and since then, they have become a well known name in the enthusiast market and have gained a lot of respect for releasing high quality products. SilverStone has made two models of the SilverStone PS13; PS13B (black) which is the one that I will be reviewing and PS13B-W (black + window).
9 July 2016
Netgear ReadyNAS RN3138 Review: Great NAS For Small Businesses
The RN3138 is a 4-bay 1U rack mount enterprise NAS with a maximum capacity of 32TB for up to four hard disks. The RN3138 replaces the RN3130 with a faster CPU and double the RAM of the RN3130. Netgear's RN3138 is powered by the Intel Atom C2558 Quad-Core 2.4GHz processor with 4GB of ECC DDR3 RAM.
25 June 2016
AMD FX-6350 Versus Intel Core i3-6100 Review
AMD initially announced the Wraith with the FX-8370 and A10-7890K processors but the FX-8350 and FX-6350 are also shipping with the Wraith. In terms of price, the direct competitor of the FX-6350 is the Core i3-6100 which is the processor that I will be comparing the FX-6350 to in this review.
16 June 2016
AMD A10-7890K Review: Fantastic Performance For Entry Level Gaming
The A10-7890K is AMD's fastest APU that is based on the Kaveri design introduced two years ago. It offers great performance for entry level gaming. The main difference with the A10-7890K APU is that AMD has given it a 200Mhz speed increase over the A10-7870K and has bundled it with the Wraith cooler.
9 June 2016