Home » Reviews & Articles (page 3)

Reviews & Articles

Enermax Ostrog ADV Computer Case

  Enermax Ostrog ADV Computer Case Introduction Enermax, founded in 1990, is a Taiwan-based company that offers a variety of products including cooling fans, CPU coolers, PC chassis’ and other peripherals. The Ostrog is a new series they have added to their mid-tower chassis roster. While attempting to discover the …

Read More »

XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X Review

XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X Review Leave it to XFX to come up with swappable fans for their elite lineup of AMD-based graphics cards. On the bench today we have the XFX Radeon RX 470 RS 4GB Hard Swap Triple X which is packed with geeky …

Read More »

Patriot Viper V760 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

INTRODUCTION The Patriot Memory Company is known primarily for their memory related products including memory modules, USB flash drives, SSDs and flash memory cards. They also boast a diverse roster of peripherals such as cooling solutions, storage and add-on cards. They’ve recently decided to follow the trend of most other …

Read More »

Cooler Master MasterCase Maker 5t

MasterCase Maker 5t Hello hardware enthusiasts. Cooler Master has unveiled their latest addition to the MasterCase series, the MasterCase Maker 5t. While any case from the MasterCase series can be made into whatever type of build you want, the Maker 5t is aimed specifically at the top-tier gamer. The MasterCase …

Read More »

Razer ManO’War 7.1 Gaming Headset

Razer ManO’War 7.1 Gaming Headset The audio portion of computers has advanced light years over the initial offerings some decades back. A multimedia computer kit consisted of a 1x CDROM, a small set of unamplified speakers and a Sound Blaster or Adlib card and cost $269. Now you can enjoy …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Slim AIO Liquid Cooler Review

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Slim AIO Liquid Cooler Review Introduction SilverStone is a Taiwan-based company that offers a variety of PC products including computer cases, power supplies and most importantly for our purposes here, coolers. The SilverStone Tundra TD02-Slim is the new slim version of its predecessor, the Tundra TD02. The …

Read More »

Razer DeathAdder Elite Review, The DeathAdder Strikes Again!

Razer DeathAdder Elite Razer has never hesitates to improve on existing products and remarket them, as is the case with the new DeathAdder Elite. The DeathAdder Elite got a facelift and the most precise Optical Sensor made, a 5G 16,000 DPI scaling sensor that tracks at 450″ per second. The DeathAdder …

Read More »

VisionTek BTi65 Wireless Speaker

INTRODUCTION VisionTek is most widely known for their graphics cards and SSDs, but they also offer a wide range of technology accessories for everyday use. Today we are looking at the VisionTek BTi65 wireless speaker, a compact and portable device that is designed for use in an active lifestyle. The …

Read More »

Razer Gigantus Black Edition, Ginormous Meets Mouse Mat!

Razer Gigantus Black Edition Ever run out of real estate during that critical e-battle, run that mouse right off the mat in an attempt to sweep the battlefield for the sniper zeroing in on the head shot? If you need more real estate for your mouse to roam on, Razer …

Read More »

Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 140

INTRODUCTION Earlier this year Cooler Master released their MasterLiquid Pro 120 and 240 models of AIO liquid cooling solutions. Cooler Master has stated that they have user that want to push their systems to the next level in mind with the MasterLiquid Pro series. Utilizing their holistic approach to controlling …

Read More »

Corsair Harpoon RGB Gaming Mouse

INTRODUCTION Where is a company supposed to go after putting all the bells and whistles into a top-end gaming mouse? There are only so many RGB lights that can be added before the device becomes too obnoxious, and adding more buttons to a mouse with 20+ existing buttons is just …

Read More »

Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Review (HX-HSCR-BK/NA)

Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Review Faced with a myriad of choices for headsets, it’s hard to choose just one headset for all your needs. Kingston’s HyperX Cloud Revolver addresses the one headset problem and uses a standard 3.5mm jack suitable for mobile devices like phones and tablets and perfect for …

Read More »

CORSAIR M65 PRO RGB FPS GAMING MOUSE

Introduction The Corsair M65 PRO RGB is the latest iteration of the M65 FPS gaming mouse. The most notable change being the upgraded internals. Corsair has chosen a PMW3360 sensor which bumps the M65 PRO RGB up to a 12K DPI capability. The M65 PRO RGB is a purpose-built peripheral …

Read More »

Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Headset

Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Headset The Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Headset is an over-ear headset with an inline soundcard and virtual 7.1 surround sound as well as Bass FX technology. Cooler Master decided to get on the RGB bandwagon with this design and the logo on the headset is RGB and …

Read More »

OCZ VX500 SSD (1TB)

INTRODUCTION Designed with mainstream desktop and laptop devices in mind, the OCZ VX500 SSD utilizes Toshiba’s MLC NAND to usher in a replacement for the Vector 180. The VX500 falls in between the budget-oriented Trion 150 drives, and the blazing-fast RD400 NVMe offering. Offering 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB sizes, …

Read More »

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Lite AIO Water Cooling

SilverStone Tundra Series TD02-Lite AIO Water Cooling Since the inception of computers, the processors have been driven harder and faster with every generation. Then add overclockers wanting to run 24/7 overclocks beyond the range of air coolers, and several techniques were developed. Peltiers, dedicated CPU air conditioning, then some decided …

Read More »

Corsair Gaming K70 LUX RGB Mechanical Keyboard Cherry MX RGB

Corsair Gaming K70 LUX RGB Mechanical Keyboard Cherry MX RGB Looking for a keyboard for gaming to carry you into the next decade? Look no further than the Corsair Gaming K70 LUX RGB Mechanical Keyboard, an excellent, feature-rich keyboard. The wallet ding on the Corsair K79 LUX RGB is currently $159.99 which …

Read More »

Lenovo Yoga 900S

Introduction Lenovo is a Chinese international company that designs, builds and sells all types of consumer and industrial electronics, including smartphones, desktops, servers, notebooks, tablets and other electronics we use in our everyday lives. Here in the United States, most users are most familiar with the Thinkpad line, which was …

Read More »

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset

INTRODUCTION Kingston’s HyperX Cloud line of headsets have historically been top-notch. And while many gaming headsets come with a premium price, Kingston has taken note, and released the HyperX Cloud Stinger. This stereo headset features a very basic design and feature set, but that doesn’t mean you should skip right …

Read More »

HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Review

HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Review HIS has a long history of producing high quality video cards and is a 1st Tier AIB partner with AMD. Their video cards have been renowned worldwide as performance-leading graphics cards and are more well known in the Euro market than …

Read More »

Cooler Master V550 Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU

CoolerMaster V550 Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU The Cooler Master V550 80+ Gold fully Modulated PSU is aimed at consumers who want a PSU that has all the technological advances and efficiency of the larger modals, without the need for all the power. The V550 has been updated from the …

Read More »

Crucial MX300 525GB and 1TB

Introduction Samsung shipped the world’s first 3D NAND SSD in 2013 and has enjoyed great success with drives such as the 850 Pro, 950 Pro, and 850 Evo that all come packed with 3D V-NAND and deliver exceptional performance. It’s amazing how Samsung has been able to dominate the market …

Read More »

Marshall Major II Bluetooth

Marshall Major II Bluetooth Headphones Marshall is a well-known brand going back decades whose name has become synonymous with the music industry. It is well known for guitar amplifiers that have been used by many great artists throughout history, including ones found in the different music halls of fame. Marshall branched …

Read More »

Crucial MX300 SSD (750GB)

INTRODUCTION Crucial is back with a new revision of their MX series of SSDs, and this time around the MX300 750GB features Micron’s latest 3D NAND, promising improved performance and greater endurance. While the 750GB model of the MX300 line is touted as being “Limited Edition”, this was just for …

Read More »

Enermax D.F. Pressure

Introduction Enermax has a long history in the PC hardware industry dating back to 1990. Throughout its history, it has strived to innovate and push boundaries; today that boundary is the new D.F. Pressure fans. Fans are something we generally don’t pay much attention to when it comes to building …

Read More »

Bequiet Dark Rock Pro 3 (250W TDP)

Bequiet Dark Rock Pro 3 Modern computers need active cooling on the CPU and there’s to mainstream methods of cooling, Air and Water Cooling. Generally we prefer water cooling but at times a CPU air cooler of magnanimous proportions hits the market and we have to take a look at …

Read More »

Corsair MM800 RGB Polaris Mouse Pad

INTRODUCTION RGB. It’s an acronym you just can’t escape these days in the PC component world. Just about every component you can think of now offers at least some form of RGB lighting. Motherboards have backlighting, glowing logos and even add-in card clips. Cases can be lit up to match …

Read More »

MasterKeys Lite L Combo with RGB

MasterKeys Lite L Combo with RGB Cooler Master has a long dedicated tradition of producing great quality gaming peripherals at an affordable price. In this case the MasterKeys Lite L Combo with RGB, a RBG Keyboard and Mouse combo with a MSRP of $59. For your $59 dollars you get a …

Read More »

PowerColor Red Devil RX 470 4GB Review

PowerColor Red Devil RX 470 4GB Landing on the test bench today we are lucky enough to test the PowerColor Radeon Red Devil RX 470 4GB GDDR5 video card with it’s Polaris 10 based 14nm FinFET design. This Polaris 10 variant Ellesmere PRO is a change up in strategy for AMD. …

Read More »

Tesoro Gram Spectrum with Red Agile Switches

Gamers swear by their mechanical keyboards, as they give gamers the tactile feedback that is needed for quick firing in games. Each gamer has his/her own preferred switch depending on the type of the games, and it is hard to say that one switch that works for one gamer would …

Read More »

Razer Naga Hex V2

Razer Naga Hex V2 Razer has released a new version of the Naga Hex, aptly named the Naga Hex V2 and added the Chroma feature to its bag of tricks. This version strangely has seven buttons in the “Hex” pad, defying the definition of hex, but it’s definitely from the …

Read More »

Cooler Master NOTEPAL ERGOSTAND LITE

Cooler Master NOTEPAL ERGOSTAND LITE When you have that laptop sitting on your lap and things start to heat up it can become uncomfortable. Laptops seem to go from warm to hot, and sitting on your lap can produce a red area that isn’t healthy. It’s not only unpleasant at …

Read More »