ASUS ROG Swift PG278G

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-SYNC Monitor Review

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q – Our Fist G-Sync Gaming Monitor The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) SWIFT PG278Q 27-inch WQHD G-Sync display has been lauded as the best gaming monitor for the second half of 2014. This monitor boasts a 27-inch WQHD LED display boasts a 2560 x 1440 (16:9) screen resolution on a TN panel with …more

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ECS Z97-PK Intel Z97 Motherboard

ECS Z97-PK Deluxe mATX Motherboard Review

ECS Z97-PK Deluxe mATX Motherboard I am constantly asked to help build a low cost system for the casual gamer.  Generally, I’ll point them to an AMD based system, which doesn’t compare to an Intel i5 system, but generally it’s within people’s budget and does what they need.  Earlier this year, Intel released the Pentium …more

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D-Link DIR-880L 802.11ac Wireless Router

D-Link DIR-880L Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router

D-Link’s Latest Flagship Router – The DIR-880L Introduced earlier this year, the D-Link DIR-880L Router is designed to be D-Link’s newest flagship and provide wireless speeds of up to 1.9 Gbps (1900 Mbps) over 2 wireless bands.  The 5 GHz band can provide up to 1300 Mbps, while the 2.4 GHz band runs at 600 …more

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Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Gaming Headset Review

Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma Gaming Headset Peripherals with multicolor lighting are trending this year thanks in part to Corsair’s RGB keyboards redefining creative possibilities. The hyped showcase at CES 2014 was beset by many months of waiting for the actual release and during that time, other companies have stepped up to the plate with their …more

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HMDX Craze

HMDX Craze Bluetooth Earbuds Review

HMDX Craze Bluetooth Earbuds HMDX is best known for their award winning Jam Bluetooth speaker line.  While Jamz Audio and HMDX Audio are now separate companies, many of their designs are still very similar.  HMDX has the Craze Bluetooth ear buds, while JAM Audio has the Transit.  If you take a look at these, they …more

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Cooler Master Nepton 280L

Cooler Master Nepton 280L AIO CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master Nepton 280L Liquid CPU Cooler Introduction Closed-loop (All-in-One) CPU water coolers seem to be a dime a dozen these days, but they’re far from identical to each other. Each cooler will serve its purpose, whether you’re cooling an HTPC or your monster gaming rig. AIO coolers become the ultimate cooling solution to those …more

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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth

Civilization: Beyond Earth Gaming Performance Benchmarked – AMD Versus NVIDIA

Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth – AMD DX & Mantle Versus NVIDIA DX   Civilization is without a doubt one of the most successful strategy games ever released and chances are you are anticipating the release of Civilization: Beyond Earth this week. Civilization: Beyond Earth reimagines the expansive franchise in a new sci-fi setting where …more

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Corsair Dominator Platinum 3300MHz DDR4 Memory

Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 3300MHz DDR4 Review

Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 3300MHz DDR4 Memory Corsair currently has 16 different DDR4 memory kits available in the mainstream Vengeance overclocking line and also the high-end Dominator Platinum series. Last week we looked at the Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 3200MHz DDR4 memory kit.  That kit of memory offered pretty impressive performance, but it is not …more

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ASUS Maximus VII Impact Motherboard Layout

ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 Motherboard Review

ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 Motherboard Today I have a chance to look at and play with the latest small form factor motherboard from ASUS, the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 motherboard. The Maximus VII Impact may be tiny, but it packs a lot of features into that small …more

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Corsair Dominator Platinum DDR4 3200MHz Memory Kit

Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 3200MHz DDR4 Memory Kit Review

Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB 3200MHz DDR4 Memory If you consider yourself an enthusiast and have been building computers for years you’ve like certainly heard of heard of Corsair. Corsair started out building enthusiast memory kits and have become known as one of, if not the very best, markers of all things DRAM. When Intel released …more

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Corsair Graphite Series 780T Full Tower PC Case

Corsair Graphite 780T Full Tower Case Review

Corsair Graphite Series 780T Full Tower PC Case When Corsair releases a case, they watch which features are popular and incorporate those into their next case line.  When they released the Graphite 600T the side panels and the front I/O cluster were hits, however it was only a mid-tower with customizable interior to fit larger …more

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Razer DeathAdder Chroma

Razer DeathAdder Chroma Gaming Mouse Review

Razer DeathAdder Chroma Razer is a company that needs little introduction, being one of, if not the most well-known names in gaming hardware. Many cite the effectiveness of Razer’s aggressive marketing, but there is no denying that they were able to put themselves into that position with several key developments in their history. One of …more

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Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 Memory

Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400MHz 32GB Memory Kit Review

Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 – Overclocking and Tight Timing Champ? If you are looking to build a new system using the Intel X99 platform you’ll be needing a kit of DDR4 memory. It looks like most enthusiasts are looking for more performance than what the so-called “standard” kits that feature 2133MHz clock speeds. Desktop DDR4 …more

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The Helm of Hades

Tesoro Kuven.pro True 5.1 Gaming Headset Review

Tesoro Kuven.pro True 5.1 – ‘The Helm of Hades’ Today we’re looking at a true 5.1 gaming headset from the likes of Tesoro Technology, an up and coming gaming peripheral company based in Northern California that’s been around since 2011 and not to be confused with the petroleum refining company Tesoro Corporation. The headset is …more

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Corsair RGB is Here!

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Corsair RGB is Here It’s finally here. After three quarters since being revealed to the world, a certain lineup of keyboards with obnoxiously bright individually backlit keys that spill copious amounts of light from beneath the keycaps are now more gaudy than ever much to our delight. Multicolor RGB lighting for the Corsair Vengeance K70 …more

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