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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
Logitech G413 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review: The Best Budget Gaming Keyboard On The Market
The Logitech G413 keyboard is a great mid-range mechanical gaming keyboard that features an attractive, modern design and comes with Logitech’s exclusive Romer-G switches.
4 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
AMD Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 Review: The Best Graphics Cards For 1080p+ Gaming
AMD says that the Radeon RX 570 is aimed at 60FPS 1080p gaming and is as much as 2.3X faster than the R7 370 while the RX 580 is up to 57 percent faster versus the R9 380X, and is capable of achieving over 60FPS at 1440p in several titles.
15 May 2017
AMD Radeon RX 550 Review: Perfect For eSports Gamers
The new RX 500 series come with bumped up clock-speeds and slightly adjusted prices. The Radeon RX 500 series takes aim at the mainstream and lower-end market while RX Vega which will be released in the current quarter is aimed at the high-end market.
1 May 2017
AMD Wraith Max and Wraith Spire Coolers Review: Stock Cooling Just Got A Whole Lot Better
With the release of the Ryzen processors, AMD has also released a new line of Wraith Coolers which feature incredibly 92mm quiet fans, customizable RGB lighting and improved cooling performance.
30 April 2017
Fractal Design Define C Window Review: An Aesthetic Compact ATX Case
Today we are looking at the Define C Window which retails for $89.99 and it incorporates a wide range of features such as space for high performance graphics cards, support for various cooling configurations and it even comes with Velcro straps for easy cable management.
28 April 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X Review: Intel's Core i5 Lineup is Obsolete Now
The Ryzen 5 1600X and Ryzen 5 1500X processors retail for $249 USD and $189 USD. The Ryzen 5 series takes aim at the mainstream PC market while the Ryzen 3 series which will be released later this year is aimed at the lower-end of the market.
23 April 2017
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Review: Lives Up To The Hype
With the release of the Ryzen processors, AMD has undoubtedly shaken up the market with its Ryzen 7 line-up and has put serious pressure on Intel. Their Ryzen processors finally bring much-needed competition to the CPU market that's been dominated by Intel for quite some time now.
9 April 2017
Noctua Chromax Accessories Review: Stylish and Very Easy to Install
Today we are looking at Noctua's Chromax line which consists of anti-vibration parts that give users the option of color-customizing their fans to match individual build color schemes. The NA-SAV2 and NA-SAVP1 are available in red, blue, green, yellow, black and white.
24 March 2017
AOC AG271QG Agon 165hz G-Sync Monitor Review: The Best G-Sync Monitor On The Market
AOC has sent us the AOC AG271QG Agon which is a 27 inch stylish gaming monitor that incorporates a wide range of features such as IPS panel, fully adjustable stand, and support for G-Sync with 165Hz refresh rate.
12 March 2017
Interview With Crucial's Senior Product Managers, Jonathan Weech and Jeremy Mortenson
This is an interview with Crucial's senior marketing managers, Jonathan Weech and Jeremy Mortenson. Crucial/Micron is a well-known manufacturer in the memory and storage industry and they are known for making high quality products.
12 March 2017
Patriot Supersonic Mega 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review: A Fast And Sturdy Drive
The Patriot Supersonic Mega 256GB flash drive retails for $79.99 on Amazon and comes with 5 years of warranty. It comes with read speeds up to 380MB/s and write speeds up to 70MB/s and it features a tough industrial strength zinc alloy housing.
18 February 2017
Team Group T-Force Vulcan 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz Kit Review: Great Performance For Gamers
The Team Group T-Force Vulcan 16GB DDR4 3000Mhz (2x8GB) memory kit retails for $99.99 and comes with a lifetime warranty and it comes in densities from a single 4GB stick and up to 8GB kits and either 2400MHz or 3000MHz.
15 February 2017
Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum Review: The Best Gaming Mouse On The Market
Logitech is a company that is well respected in the enthusiast market for creating some of the most advanced and well engineered gaming mouses on the market. Today we will be taking a look at the Logitech's G900 Chaos Spectrum mouse.
11 February 2017
Lexar JumpDrive P20 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review: Speeds As Advertised
The Lexar JumpDrive P20 64GB comes with read speeds up to 400MB/s and write speeds up to 270MB/s and features a sleek design with a metal alloy base and high-gloss finish top and comes with a key ring loop.
4 February 2017
Galax GeForce GTX 1070 EXOC SNPR Review: Huge Improvements Over Founders Edition
The Galax GTX 1070 EXOC SNIPER Black edition retails for $429.99 and comes with 3 years of warranty. There is also a white edition available which looks cooler in my opinion because it makes the video card stand out from the crowd.
17 January 2017
Crucial Ballistix Elite 3000MHz DDR4 16GB Kit Review: Sturdy and Aesthetic
When DDR4 memory first came into the market, you had to pay a premium price but now it has become mainstream and with so many brands releasing hundreds of memory kits to the market, it's become hard to choose a reliable memory brand.
15 January 2017
Crucial MX300 525GB and 1050GB SSD Review: King of Price To Performance Ratio
Micron is one of the largest flash storage manufacturers in the world and they have an excellent reputation in high performance memory technologies. Micron has released a Crucial MX300 SSD series ranging in capacity from 275GB and all the way up to 2TB.
8 January 2017
Crucial Ballistix Tactical 3000MHz DDR4 16GB Kit Review: Fairly Priced and Reliable
The Crucial Ballistix Tactical 3000MHz DDR4 16GB memory kit retails for $129.99 and comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Crucial provides these kits in densities from a single 4GB stick and up to 32GB kits and either 2600MHz or 3000MHz.
24 December 2016
SilverStone Strider Titanium ST80F-TI Review: Silent And Modular
The ST80F-TI is a 80+ Titanium certified PSU, fully modular and comes in a compact design. It uses all high-quality Japanese brand capacitors that ensure long-term reliability. The ST80F-TI outputs enough power to feed two high-end graphics cards and still has plenty of room if you plan to overclock your CPU.
18 December 2016
SilverStone Strider Platinum ST75F-PT Review: A High Quality PSU
The SilverStone Strider Platinum ST75F-PT power supply retails for $154.99 and comes with 5 years of warranty. SilverStone displayed the ST75F-PT at CES at the beginning of 2016 and it received a lot of positive attention.The Strider Platinum line ranges in capacity from 550W all the way up to 1200W.
4 December 2016
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