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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

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

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 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

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Review: The New King of Price To Performance Ratio

A few weeks ago AMD released the first three models of its highly anticipated, high-performance AMD Ryzen processor. AMD Ryzen processors come in three series; Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3. The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X and Ryzen 1700 are 8 core offerings with 16 threads and are fully unlocked.

26 March 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