HyperX Predator PCIe SSD

CES 2014: Kingston Shows HyperX PCIe SSD, Fury Memory, microDuo Flash Drive and More!

Kingston demonstrated their upcoming PCIe SSD using the LSI SandForce SF3700 Flash controller.  According to Kingston, it is capable of speeds up to 1800MB/s read and we were able to see it reach these speeds when we were there. This drive was on early alpha firmware, so no write speeds were shown.  As this will …more

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MSI Logo

CES 2014: MSI Shows off New mATX and mini-ITX MSI Gaming motherboards

MSI is floating around here at CES 2014 in Las Vegas NV and I was invited to spend some quality time with them and see what they have cooking for the new year. Among their new products is a couple of Intel Z87 motherboards. MSI has had alot of success with their Z87 Gaming series …more

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ASUS and Sapphire Custom Radeon R9 290X Video Cards

ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II and Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Video Card Reviews

Custom AMD Radeon R9 290X Video Cards Arrive The AMD Radeon R9 290x and R9 290 both have great performance when gaming, but the cards run notoriously hot. AMD says that the cards were designed to run at 94C and that there is nothing wrong with running that high, but many enthusiasts think otherwise and …more

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Raptor HS30 and Raptor HS40

Corsair Raptor HS30 and HS40 Gaming Headsets Reviewed

Corsair and Raptor Gaming Drop the Corsair Raptor Headsets It was late-summer in 2012 when Corsair announced it had acquired Raptor Gaming, a German based maker of gaming peripherals. Corsair gained both a European based headquarter to distribute its wide range of computer hardware and Raptor Gaming’s entire portfolio of keyboards, mice, headsets, and accessories, …more

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G.SKILL RIPJAWS F3-1866C11D-8GRSL

G.SKILL Ripjaws 1866MHz 8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM Memory Kit Review

G.SKILL Ripjaws F3-1866C11D-8GRSL If you are building an Intel NUC or Gigabyte BRIX PC powered by an Intel Haswell processor you might have noticed that 1.35V Low Voltage DDR3 SO-DIMM memory is needed for your system build. It’s not every day that you build a desktop PC that uses notebook memory, but many of these …more

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GIGABYTE BRIX Ultra SFF PC & Projector Packaging

GIGABYTE Brix Ultra Small Form Factor PC & Projector Review

GIGABYTE BXPi3-4010 PC & Projector When Intel first released the NUC (Next Unit of Computing) it was intriguing to me to see where PC computing was going, it was getting smaller and smaller. Personally I wasn’t convinced about the next wave of computing, I’ve always been one who’s looking for more power, more speed and …more

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WD Black2 Hybrid Drive

WD Black² Dual-Drive 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD Hybrid Review

Western Digital Doubles The Pleasure Ever since the emergence of Solid-State Drives, there’s been a conundrum facing laptop users in regards to storage options. Storage could be fast, large capacity, or low price – pick two of the three. We’ve seen hybrid drives that mesh SSDs with HDDs using a caching method to boost performance …more

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Vantec IDE/SATA To USB 3.0 Adapter

Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 3.0 Adapter Review

Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 3.0 Adapter All storage drives fail at some point and there is likely a situation where you wanted to connect a drive to your computer to work on, but couldn’t easily do so. Vantec came up with a nifty little product called the Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter  (part number CB-ISATAU2) …more

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Corsair Vengeance 1500 Gaming Headset

Corsair Vengeance 1500 (V2) Gaming Headset Review

Corsair Vengeance 1500 (V2) Gaming Headset We’re back with another 2013 Corsair headset and this time, Legit Reviews gives its attention to the Vengeance 1500 (V2). This is a USB headset aimed at gamers who are unwilling or unable to upgrade to a dedicated sound card, but are interesting in advanced hardware codec features such …more

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Netgear R6100 802.11ac Router

Netgear R6100 Wi-Fi Router Review – 802.11AC Wireless For Under $100

Netgear Releases Sub-$100 Wireless-AC Router Over the past couple of years, we have gone to great trouble to look at what we consider the fastest wireless routers on the market. In the past, this has included Netgear, Western Digital, Asus, and a few others.  The cost for the very best has always been close to …more

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Plantronics BackBeat Go 2

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds Review

Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds Christmas is just a week away and many of you might be looking for that last minute gift for under $100. Most mobile devices these days have Blutooth technology, yet many people don’t use it. Pretty much everyone these days listen to music stored on their tablets, smartphones …more

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ASUS MARS 760 4GB Video Card

ASUS MARS 760 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Republic of Gamers Creates Wicked GeForce GTX 760 Video Card We review hundreds of PC components and accessories every year and it can get boring at times.  After you’ve reviewed a couple hundred video cards, they all start to blend together as most are very similar and differ by just the GPU cooler and …more

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AMD Radeon R7 260 1GB Video Card

AMD Radeon R7 260 1GB Video Card Review

AMD Cuts Bonaire GPU Features To Get The Price To $109 The AMD Bonaire XT GPU was first used on the AMD Radeon HD 7790 video card in March 2013 and then more recently on the AMD Radeon R7 260X video card in October 2013. The AMD Radeon HD 7790 and the R7 260X are …more

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ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Intel X79 Motherboard Layout

ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Intel X79 Motherboard Review

ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition: The New Flagship ASUS recently launched their new flagship for their LGA2011 product stack, the Rampage IV Black Edition. The ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is the newest Intel X79 motherboard from ASUS and features, well just about everything under the sun! Since the ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition is …more

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Corsair H75 Liquid CPU Cooler

Corsair Hydro Series H75 Sealed Water Cooler Review

Corsair Hydro Series H75 Sealed Water Cooler Introduction Liquid CPU coolers have become quite prevalent over the last couple years, and you can’t help but notice another one pop up on the market here and there, especially from Corsair.  Ivy Bridge and Haswell CPUs are very well known to be large heat producers, so one …more

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