ASUS has been busy behind closed doors in the recent months. Today at CES 2013 in Las Vegas Nevada they were kind enough to open those doors and show off what they have been so diligently working on. We started off seeing a low power AMD APU mini ITX motherboard featuring the E2-2000 APU and followed that up with the more enthusiast products that we have come to love from ASUS. We were able to take a look at the new ASUS ARES II graphics card that features dual AMD 7970 GHz edition GPU’s, as well as the RAIDR Express. The RAIDR Express is the first entry for ASUS into the SSD market. With the ROG name behind it, it has a lot to live up to!
CES Unveiled is the official press event of the 2013 International CES and Legit Reviews was in attendance trying to find some interesting and innovative products to show to our readers tonight. CES Unveiled is attended by more than 1,500 media and analysts from around the world. We fought the hoard of journalists for a glimpse of what the highlights of the CES 2013 would be and we think we have assembled a good look at those products in this article.
Sony has recently released their latest upgrade to their Vegas video editing application in Vegas Pro 12. This version of Vegas adds tons of feature enhancements and performance improvements. Since this is one of the main tools we use in our arsenal, we wanted to see just how well this new software worked and took it on a test drive to compare it directly with its predecessor.
Thermaltake and BMW’s DesignworksUSA have teamed up again to develop the first Level 10 product that isn’t a case. The Level 10 M is an ambitious mouse that combines passive cooling, unusual looks, and high-end mouse features. Read on and see if this artistic laser gaming mouse is right for you!
Thermaltake recently launched the Toughpower Grand Platinum 700W and 600W power supplies. These PSUs are 80 PLUS Platinum certified, which means they are up to 94% efficiency. When it comes to features, they have a massive single +12V rail, modular cable design, and a patented 14cm flower-shape fan with FanDelayCool Technology. Today we will be having a look at the Toughpower Grand Platinum 700W, a product boasting a very long list of features and a unique appearance.
The Corsair AX860 power supply runs quiet, generates minimal heat and has earned the 80 Plus Platinum seal of approval. The Corsair AX860 is so efficient it operates without the fan even spinning at low and moderate loads. It is also fully modular, so all the power cables detach from the power supply. Read on to see how this PSU that was build with industrial grade 105C capacitors and upgraded components does when put on our load tester!
Are you looking to build a new PC and thinking about using the Mini-ITX platform? Today, Legit Reviews shows you how to create a SFF system and stay under the $650 price point. The system uses an Intel Ivy Bridge processor, a Kingston 120GB SSD, and an ASUS GeForce GTX 650 video card just to highlight a few of the main components. This system should be able to easily tackle normal usage scenarios during the work week and then switch roles to a nice gaming machine on the weekends. Read on to check out the build!
Are you looking for an affordable gaming keyboard that can improve your gaming skills? The Logitech G110 might just be that keyboard! It has twelve programmable G-keys with three macros per key, which means you can configure up to 36 unique functions per game, including complex macros. I has a game/desktop mode switch that allows you to disable the Windows/Context Menu keys when you play. It also has backlighting, and volume control right on the keyboard!
Today we are having our first contact with the products of an European manufacturer, Be Quiet!, a company with a strong presence in Europe but not very well known in the USA and Canada; yet. The German company informed us that they are planning to invade the US markets in early 2013 and sent us the Dark Power Pro 10 650 Watt PSU to try out! Read on to see how it performs!
Setting up a wireless home network is pretty easy to do these days, but have you discovered that the range is lacking? There is nothing more frustrating than having the Wi-Fi signal not reaching where you want to be! The solution to this is to use a Wi-Fi extender that can detect your Wi-Fi signal and then boost that signal so your wireless coverage area is expanded. Read on to see how wireless extenders by ASUS and Amped Wireless perform when we put them to the test!
To make the Strider Gold power supplies even better, SilverStone replaced the fan with SilverStone’s own Air Penetrator and various components were replaced with newer versions for a small boost in efficiency and performance. Thanks to the fan and component upgrades, Silverstone came out with the the Strider Gold Evolution series. This series ranges from 750W to 1200W with 80 PLUS Gold level efficiency, ±3% voltage regulation, ±3% ripple & noise, and high amperage single +12V rail as its main features. Read on to see how the 750W model performs!
To help celebrate 10 years of being online Legit Reviews is going to be giving away 10 Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB SSDs! This will be the first of several giveaways that the site will be doing for this milestone! Read on to see how the site got started and what you need to do to enter this worldwide promotion! You don’t want to miss out on this one!
Today we are looking at the Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC)! This desktop PC uses uses a tiny form factor that measures just 4”×4”×2” and still managed to pack a mean punch thanks to the Third Generation Intel Core i3 ‘Ivy Bridge’ processor inside. Read on to see how this system is assembled and performs after we install Windows 8 on it! Is the NUC the future of computing?
Today, we look at the new Cisco Linksys Smart Wi-Fi AC 1750 Router that is designed to work with the next generation of Wi-Fi for fast data transfer and media streaming. Brought to you by what is arguably the biggest name in network hardware, Cisco packs the EA6500 with every bell and whistle that you can imagine including the latest 802.11ac wireless standard. Read on to see just how good the Linksys EA6500 is.
The Rosewill RK-9100 mechanical keyboard comes with either Cherry MX Blue or Cherry MX Brown switches to give you a customized typing experience that is second to none. This keyboard also sports individually backlit keys that have four brightness levels and three keyboard modes. Add in extras like a 2-Port USB 2.0 hub and 8 multimedia shortcut keys and you got yourself a high-end gaming keyboard! Read on to see what our thoughts are on this keyboard before you spend over $100!