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XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review, Mainstream Just Got Better!

XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC Review The XFX Rs XXX Edition Rx 570 4GB OC bears most of the RX 470’s specifications but is based on a slightly more mature 14nm fab process allowing for higher core and boost speeds and shares the same basic core. AMD did …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING Review, Unleash The Beast!!! (11G-P4-6696-KR)

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 GAMING, Unleash The Beast!!! There’s just no way to hide it when EVGA puts out a GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 they have unleashed the beast! The EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti FTW3 is so beefy and ankle deep in geeky goodness that just holding …

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Corsair Force MP500 240GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review, Ridiculously Fast!!!

Corsair Force MP500 240GB M.2 NVMe SSD, Ridiculously Fast!!! NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) drives have been around for a couple of years now but the prices have dropped enough to make them available to a wider market segment. The Corsair Force Series MP500 240GB M.2 NVMe SSD comes in at a …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Corsair Vengeance LED 2666MHz DC (16-18-18) (CMU32GX4M2A2666C16R)

Corsair Vengeance LED 2666MHz Today we are taking a look at Corsair’s Vengeance LED 32GB 2666MHz Kit. It’s a high-density kit of 2 x 16GB sticks and has top mounted red LEDs. It’s been a while since we have seen any high quality LED kits on our bench and they …

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Kingston HyperX Savage 16GB Dual-Channel 3000MHz DDR4 Review 15-17-17 VS 15-16-16 (HX430C15SB2K2/16)

Kingston HyperX Savage 16GB Dual-Channel 3000MHz DDR4 Review  (HX430C15SB2K2/16) 15-17-17 VS 15-16-16 Timings For as long as we can remember, the debate between looser and tighter timings has been raging, with sites reviewing different manufacturers kits with slightly different timings to try and settle that debate. We one upped that format …

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Thermaltake Riing 12 LED RGB LED Radiator Fan (3 Fan Pack)(P/N: CL-F042-PL12SW-B)

Thermaltake Riing 12 LED RGB LED Radiator Fans Leave it to Thermaltake to come up with with Riing LED RGB LED Radiator fans! As enthusiasts we all want to have that eye catching machine that takes peoples breath away. We also want practical bling that serves a specific purpose and …

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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 …

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VisionTek 240GB TLC 7mm SATA III Internal 2.5″ SSD RAID 0 Review (900878)

VisionTek 240GB TLC 7mm SATA III Internal 2.5″ SSD RAID 0 The VisionTek 240GB TLC 7mm SATA III SSD features a Silicon Motion SM2256 controller specifically built for TLC Nand flash. The SSD industry has been talking about Triple-Level Cell for several years but the lack of a strong enough controller that …

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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 …

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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 …

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ASUS Strix ROG GTX 1060 6GB, Gaming With Godzilla (STRIX-GTX1060-O6G-GAMING)

ASUS Strix ROG GeForce GTX 1060 6GB The ASUS Strix ROG GeForce GTX 1060 6GB at a $329.99 initial price and with all the ROG Strix bells and whistles we would put it in the GTX 1060 Luxury video card category. Packed with Pascal technology on a 16nm process with a …

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ASUS ROG Strix RX 480 8GB, Strix Gone RX 480! (ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING)

ASUS ROG Strix Gaming RX 480 8GB ASUS has done it again and “Strixed” the RX 480 with all the Strix bells and whistles. Direct CU III cooling solution, 3 Wing Blade fans, ASUS Fan Connect, Auto Extreme Technology, Aura Lighting, VR friendly HDMI ports and tosses in GPU Tweak …

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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 …

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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. …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (P/N: 08G-P4-6276-KR)

EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 Once again, EVGA has graced us by sending the EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0. This time it’s the EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 with it’s Pascal GPU. The Pascal GPU is NVIDIA’s most advanced GPU core ever …

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Corsair: ML120 PRO LED White 120mm Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan

Corsair: ML120 PRO LED White 120mm Premium Magnetic Levitation Fan Fans are often an overlooked component in computer builds. We order a case with the features we need and hope for the best on the fans included with the chassis. Now there are cases that come with great fans and …

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Sound Blaster ZxR Studio-Grade Sound Card, Hear The Blaster Roar!

Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Card Sound Blaster has been around since the inception of sound card technology. Back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, there was “The Adlib Multimedia PC Upgrade Kit” and the “Sound Blaster Multimedia Upgrade Kit”. It consisted of a sound card, a CD-ROM drive and a small …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0

EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW GAMING ACX 3.0 (08G-P4-6286) It’s been a couple of weeks since the release of Nvidia’s Founders Edition GTX 1080 and we’ve eagerly been waiting for the custom cards to hit the bench. Luckily the first one to hit our bench is the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW …

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EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 (incl QDC) (EAN: 3831109863350)

EKWB EK-XLC Predator 360 With processors running faster, and overclocking an everyday event for a lot of enthusiasts, the use of watercooling to cool processors is becoming a more common method than ever before. EKWB builds some of the best kits and AIO watercoolers in the business. While other manufacturers …

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Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Gaming Keyboard (RZ03-01760100-R3U1)

Razer BlackWidow X Chroma Has Razer got another gaming hit on their hands with the new BlackWidow X Chroma which features all Razer Green Mechanical switches, Chroma LED back lighting with 16.8 million colors, and is a slightly cut down model of the BlackWidow Chroma? The BlackWidow Chroma comes with …

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IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard (GKB703L)

IOGEAR Kaliber Gaming IKON Gaming Keyboard Far to often the least consideration given to a killer computer is the gaming accessories. Face it by the time you get the core parts built you have an empty wallet and whatever you can afford often ends up being your keyboard. Your old …

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Western Digital Blue 1TB 2.5″ SSHD (WD10J31X), SSD in a HD or HD in a SSD?

Western Digital Blue 1TB SSHD With the myriad of hard drives appearing in the last couple of years it can get pretty confusing on what to pick for what applications or machine you use. If your going for blazing speed at a cost just doesn’t matter then a NVME M.2 …

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Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Gen 1 128GB, HyperX Fast USB Thumb Drive

Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 Gen 1 128GB Drive Thumb drives are growing in capacity and speed as SSDs drop in price and increase in capacity. Today’s portable storage looks much different than just a few years ago. My first USB drive review was a Panda USB 1.0 drive with …

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Western Digital Blue 4TB SSHD (WD40E31X) Platter & SSD Ride The Range Together

Western Digital Blue 4TB SSHD Combining a 8GB Solid State Drive with a 4TB platter drive, the Western Digital 4TB SSHD is a hybrid drive designed to give tons of storage space and that little extra go power of an 8TB SSD. The drives electronics decide what programs and files …

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COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition (R4-SFNL-24PK-R1) Quiet The Beast!

COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition Tons of money have been spent on one seemingly easy thing, computer fan performance. We’ve gone from little 80mm screamers wedged against the back of aluminum and steel cases when the noise would chase a pack of Wolves off a fresh kill. …

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G.Skill TridentZ 16GB DDR 4 DC 3200 MHz (16 18 18 38), The Need For Speed!

G.Skill TridentZ DDR 4 DC 3200 MHz When it comes to computers faster bigger and badder is better and speed in computing is a factor of money and carefully selected components that keep you off the Ramen shelves at your local grocers. Processor speed has always been king in computing …

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Seagate 8TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5″ HDD v5 (ST8000NM0055)

Seagate 8TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5″ HDD v5 (ST8000NM0055) We all need storage on our computers and we’ve seen 4 and 5 drive setups with cables running willy nilly through machines until it looks like a mass of electrical spaghetti bulging the motherboard side of the computer case out. Most of …

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XFX R9 Fury Pro Triple Dissipation (R9-FURY-4TF9)

XFX R9 Fury Pro Triple Dissipation “XFX dares to go where the competition would like to, but can’t. That’s because, at XFX, we don’t just create great digital video components—we build all-out, mind-blowing, performance-crushing, competition-obliterating video cards, power supplies, and computer accessories. And, not only are they amazing, you don’t …

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ASUS Z170 ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Review! Asus Drops The Bomb!

ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME Every generation of chip-sets manufacturers carefully design and implement their Flagship offering and we wait with bated breath to see whats been put on the offering plate. The ASUS ROG MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME is the top dog Flagship simply crammed with every feature a person can think of …

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Razer Mamba, Wired & Wireless (Chroma) Mouse Review

Razer Mamba Intro & Unboxing Razer has a long tradition of revamping their products to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s gamers and the Razer Mamba is no exception to that rule. Razer actually went a little modest in naming this mouse just the “Razer Mamba” , it’s more the …

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ASUS Strix GTX 950 DC2OC, Strix Goes Mainstream!

ASUS Strix GTX 950 DC2OC ASUS released the Strix GTX 950 DC2OC at an Entry / Mainstream price of $159.99 and previous to the GTX 950 NVIDIA was stuck at the $200 price point with the GTX 960. The GTX 960 $200 price point left them vulnerable to sub $200 AMD video cards covering that …

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XFX R9 380 4G Double Dissipation Black Edition (R9-380P-4DB5)

XFX R9 380 4G Double dissipation Black Edition No body in the GPU manufacturing community does a Black Edition like XFX does and when they release an XFX R9 380 4G Double Dissipation Black Edition we wanted to be first in line to grab one and get it on the …

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Mushkin Atlas Vital 250GB M.2 SSD (MKNSSDAV250GB-D8)

Mushkin Atlas Vital 250GB M.2 2280 SSD The ever-growing need for hard drive speed is being met in a variety of ways, while E-Sata is taking the rear of the pack on development and Sata 6G has reached its bandwidth limit HD pioneers like Mushkin are pressing on to the …

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Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 Edition

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 Edition The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 Edition is a mechanical keyboard featuring Razers proprietary award-winning mechanical keys.  Razers put a lot of engineering into their key setup to have a tactile response on actuation and a short reset return. Normal keys take a 2.2mm ± 0.6mm …

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Crucial Ballistix Sport 2400MHz 16GB Dual Channel DDR4 Review (BLS8G4D240FSB)

Crucial Ballistix 2400MHz 16GB Dual Channel DDR4 Review Intel dropped the initial Skylake offerings and naturally there’s a bevy of new Motherboards and Ram flooding the component pipeline faster than ever before. Crucial is always ready for a new platform and today we have a kit of Ballistix 2400MHz 16GB dual Channel …

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Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB DDR4 2666MHz (15 17 17) Dual Channel Review (HX426C15FBK2/16)

Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 (16 16 16) Dual Channel Review Skylake processors landed with a thundering applause and stores are sold out of the I7 6700K and production can’t keep up with demand yet. Since it’s not Intel’s “HEDP” High End Desktop Platform it uses Dual Channel Ram. The …

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Gigabyte Brix S GB-BXi5H-5200

Introduction Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing) is an initiative that Intel started in 2012 aimed to bring the powerful computing experience in a system that fit into the size of your palm. Typical NUC system takes the footprint that is no bigger than a few CD jewel case stacks …

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