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!
The Logitech Zone Touch Mouse T400 goes beyond traditional mouse functionality by letting you quickly and easily access popular elements of the Windows 8 operating system. It features a glass touch-surface that is designed for smooth horizontal and vertical scrolling with your fingers, and you can click anywhere on the front of the touch zone to go directly to the Windows 8 Start Screen to access your favorite apps. Read on to find out more about this sub $45 mouse for Windows 8!
The ROCCAT Savu was released earlier this year and was interesting due to the fact that it is considered a mid-size hybrid gaming mouse. When it was introduced in May 2012 it carried a fairly high suggested retail price of $99.99, but now can be found for $51.65 shipped. Not a bad price considering this mouse uses a 4000 dpi optical sensor for precise gaming movements! Now that the price has dropped by nearly half, we figured that we should check it out!
This summer, Corsair impressed enthusiasts and experts alike with the release of the AΧ1200i. This power supply was great, but was larger than what the average PC user needs and the price reflected that. Corsair today announced the release of two smaller AXi models which should cover the majority of the enthusiast’s market, the AX860i and the AX760i. We have put the AX760i to the test and today we bring you its thorough performance review.
Today we looked at the Amped Wireless R20000G Dual Band Wireless router. The R20000G features dual high powered 2.4GHz 600mW amplifiers, with dual high power 5.0 GHz amplifiers and dual low noise amplifiers for improving wireless reception. Amped Wireless outfitted this router with tons of bells and whistles but can it really hold up to other more expensive routers? Read on to find out!!
Today we take a look at the SteelSeries Siberia V2 Frost Blue Edition gaming headsets. These headsets are based on the original award-winning Siberia series headsets which are used by professional gamers worldwide. This is the latest ‘enhanced’ version featuring blue illumination, a noise cancelling microphone, and an integrated USB sound card supported by the SteelSeries Engine software. Read on to see if these headphones are a true upgrade to the original Siberia!
In the past few months we reviewed two middle range products from Antec, the gamer oriented HCG-520M and the efficient EA-650, both of which were excellent products. However, middle range products are not what defines a company such as Antec, renowned as one of the best case and power supply suppliers worldwide; high end products designed to satisfy the most demanding of enthusiasts are. Today we will be having a look at such a product, the High Current Pro 1000W Platinum power supply.
The Cooler Master Storm Ceres 400 headset was designed for gamers “on the go” that wanted good quality sound and an affordable price. The end result is a gaming headset with 40mm drivers for under $50 shipped! Read on to see if the CM Ceres 400 has the comfort and audio quality that a enthusiasts must have when considering a gaming headset!
The Rosewill CAPSTONE series of 80 PLUS GOLD certified power supplies are said to deliver unprecedented performance, uncompromised features with unbeatable efficiency that is vital to today’s high-end system. The Rosewill CAPSTONE-750 power supply is rated at 750W @ 50°C and uses a single +12V rail with 62 Amps to get the job done. Read on to see how it performs when we test it out on our custom test bench!