Portal on the NVIDIA SHIELD

Portal on the NVIDIA SHIELD for $9.99

When Valve brought Portal out in 2007 it revolutionized what one expected from first-person puzzle-based video games. The game offers challenging puzzles to players that are based on physics and reality. The games plot is very simple: the player (Chell) is inside the Enrichment Center for Aperture Laboratories and has a portal gun that shoots …more

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ADATA SP920

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 512GB SSD Review

Your Data on ADATA It’s been awhile since we’ve had an ADATA product on our bench and today we’ll be looking at the ADATA Premiere Pro SP920 512GB SSD that is powered by the Marvell 88SS9189 controller that we’ve seen on a few drives now and know to be very effective. In fact, the Crucial …more

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Func HS 260

Func HS-260 Gaming Headset Review

Func HS-260 Gaming Headset We took a look at our first products from Func a few weeks ago, the MS-3 gaming mouse and 10302 mouse pad and concluded our review with positive words. We now turn our attention to their HS-260 gaming headset which we’ve been using for some time. Func has been quiet in …more

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Amped REC15A Extender

Amped Wireless REC15A 802.11ac Wi-Fi Range Extender Review

Extending Your 802.11AC Network with REC15A Extender With so many Wireless devices in populating the home these days there is a growing need to guarantee Wi-Fi coverage.  For those that have invested in Wi-Fi-AC routers for their wireless computers, games, and multimedia devices, the last thing they want is to run out of useful signal.  …more

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Fractal Design Node 804 Case

Fractal Design Node 804 Micro-ATX Case Review

Fractal Design Node 804 Micro-ATX Case Fractal Design is a Swedish company that focuses on designing computer hardware that keeps with the Scandinavian minimalist viewpoint.  Currently, there are four case lines that focus on different aspects of the minimalist view.  The Node series, is focused on home entertainment, designing the cases to be small and …more

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Intel SSD 730 Series

Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD Review in RAID

By The Power Of Grayskull There once was a time, not so long ago, where an Intel SSD was the gold standard against which all other consumer SSDs were measured. That didn’t last long as other drive makers improved quickly and a handful of third party controllers emerged to level the playing field to anyone …more

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ASUS Z97-Pro [Wi-Fi ac] Performance Review

ASUS Z97-Pro Wi-Fi AC Intel Z97 Motherboard Review

ASUS Z97-Pro Wi-Fi AC Intel Z97 Motherboard A couple of days ago, ASUS began unveiling their latest Intel Z97 motherboards to the world. We were given the chance to look at the ASUS Z97-Pro (Wi-Fi ac), though we couldn’t show any of the performance benchmarks at that time. Well that time has passed and you …more

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ASUS Hyper Express Enclosure

SATA Express Performance on ASUS Hyper Express Drive

First Look At SATA Express Performance Last week we talked about what makes SATA Express important and showed off some performance benchmarks of the ASUS Hyper Express SATA Express External Enclosure.  We’ve been able to acquire our own ASUS Hyper Express drive and we spent this week trying it out on our own systems to …more

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AMP SPzero

Antec Mobile Products SPzero Bluetooth Speaker Review

Antec Mobile Products SPzero Bluetooth Speaker Introduction Tinny music from your mobile phone speaker sounds awesome, doesn’t it?  It thumps right along, providing rich and clear sound that you can easily make out the words to songs, right?  Ok, we’re just kidding!  Mobile phone speakers are some of the worst speakers that your ears can …more

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VisionTek mSATA Mini Drive Enclosure

VisionTek mSATA Mini USB 3.0 SSD Enclosure Review

VisionTek mSATA mini Enclosure Mini-SATA (abbreviated as mSATA) was announced by the Serial ATA International Organization in September 2009 and has been widely popular since being brought to market over the past several years. mSATA devices were big in the mobile market, on Small Form Factor (SFF) PCs and a number of desktop motherboards offered …more

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AMD Mullins Discovery Tablet

AMD Beema and Mullins APU Performance – 3rd Generation APUs

AMD Beema and Mullins APU During CES 2014, AMD announced their development of their next generation low powered APUs being designed for tablets, notebooks and small form factor systems.  Detailed information is finally available for their new “Beema” and “Mullins” APUs.  Beema is being targeted at the notebook, ultrabook and small form factor type systems, …more

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ASUS Z97 Pro Motherboard Layout

ASUS Z97-Pro (Wi-Fi AC) Motherboard Preview

ASUS Z97 Pro (Wi-Fi AC) Intel Z97 Motherboard Preview The ASUS Z97 Pro (Wi-Fi AC) is the first of the new Intel Z97 chipset motherboards to hit the Legit Reviews bench. The ASUS Z97-PRO (Wi-FI AC) carries an MSRP of $219.99 USD and is considered one of the higher-end Intel Z97 motherboards offered by ASUS. …more

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THIEF Gets AMD Mantle and TrueAudio Support

AMD Mantle Patch for THIEF on Intel 3570K CPU

AMD Mantle Patch for THIEF on Intel 3570K CPU Battlefield 4 was the first game to support Mantle, and Legit Reviews found that with just a driver update and patch by EA-DICE, Mantle did provide a significant performance increase.  Now, Square Enix has stepped up and patched Thief to support Mantle and AMD’s TrueAudio.  Recently, we …more

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ASUS Hyper Express SATA Express Drive

ASUS Hyper Express SATA Express Drive Performance Preview

Earlier today we explained what SATA Express is and now we have the opportunity to show off the first 2.5-inch SATA Express drive that we have had the chance to take a look at personally. Our friends at ASUS gave Legit Reviews a chance to see and benchmark the ASUS Hyper Express SATA Express External …more

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Looking closer at SATA Express

What Is SATA Express and Why It Matters

Explaining SATA Express The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) recently announced Serial ATA Revision 3.2 and with that comes the first implementation of SATA Express. You know what SATA Express is right? It is the new specification that blends PCI Express with Serial ATA to come up with a super faster interface that alleviates the …more

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