NIGHTHAWK X8 TRI-BAND WIFI ROUTER

How Quick Is The Netgear RMA / Warranty Process in 2018?

Most review sites don’t cover the RMA process, but trying to get a consumer electric device repaired or replaced under warranty can truly be a painful experience and is something we like to cover. We recently had a Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router give up the ghost when it got stuck in a …more

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Pocket Vault eXpress PVX 1TB Portable SSD

MyDigitalSSD Pocket Vault eXpress Portable SSD Review

When our friends over at MyDigitalSSD asked if we wanted to review their Pocket Vault eXpress (PVX) Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD we said send it on over! It boasts wicked fast transfer speeds up to 1,600 MB/s read and 1,000 MB/s write, so if you want blazing file transfer speeds on a super portable drive look …more

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Corsair H100i Pro RGB Lighting

CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i PRO Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Just over six months ago, Corsair launched the first closed-loop liquid cooling solutions that use the 6th Generation of Asetek’s cooling technology. The two new models introduced were the H150i Pro, a 360mm closed-loop liquid cooling solution for $159.99 and then the smaller H115i Pro 280mm liquid cooler at $129.99. Both of these liquid CPU coolers use …more

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Intel 8086 with Core i7-8086K

Intel Core i7-8086K Processor Review

Intel recently celebrated 40 years of the x86 instruction set by releasing the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8086K processor and it can be picked up for $389.00 shipped. Intel introduced the first x86 series processor on June 8, 1978 with the 8086 microprocessor and changed the modern world. The 8086 was a screamer back in the …more

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Netgear Nighthawk Routers

NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 WiFi Router Review – Wired Performance Tested

Charter Communications recently doubled the download speed of Spectrum Internet in a handful of areas from 100 to 200 Mbps at no additional costs to customers. To get the faster 200 Mbps some existing Spectrum Internet customers will need to swap out your older DOCSIS 1.1 or 2.0 cable modem to a newer DOCSIS 3.0 …more

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HP Portable SSD P600

HP Portable SSD P600 Review

HP Goes After The Portable SSD Market If you are looking for a portable drive that will quickly transfer large files between different devices a portable SSD (Solid-State Drive) is what you need here in 2018. SSDs are a must have inside your PC since they are faster and more reliable than traditional spinning hard …more

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Adata Spectrix D40 RGB DDR4

ADATA XPG Spectrix D40 16GB RGB DDR4 Memory Review

Adata XPG Spectrix D40 DDR4 RGB Memory Years ago picking out memory was fairly easy, as long as it was compatible with your motherboard you were good to go.  Now there are many things to take into consideration, such as the heatsink, speed, timings, overclockability and design.  The recent trend is to put RGB LEDs …more

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Kingston UV500 Series Drives

Kingston UV500 SATA SSD Review – Self-Encrypting Drive

Kingston UV500 Self-Encrypting Drive Protecting data has always been important, but over the past year the general public and most any business have become security-conscious. Self–Encrypting Drives (SEDs) have been on the market for years, but very few people actually fully utilize these drives. Like the name implies, a self-encrypting drive uses an encryption engine built …more

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Phison E12 Reference SSD

Sneak Peek – Phison E12 High-Performance SSD Controller

Phison PS5012-E12 Arrives to Power PCIe NVMe SSDs Chances are you’ve never heard about Phison’s PS5012-E12 SSD controller, but the Gen3 x4 NVMe 1.3 high-performance controller is sampling to customers and it is supposed to be wicked fast thanks to its 8-channel design and on-board cache. Once released, the E12 will be the flagship controller for …more

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Blue Yeti Pro on Blue Compass Boom Arm

Blue Compass Broadcast Boom Arm Review

Did you know that an estimated 67 million people over the age of 12 listen to podcasts every month? And that $250 million will be spent on podcast advertising this year alone? That figure is expected to double by 2020, so no wonder so many are considering creating a podcast these days.  It also doesn’t hurt …more

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MyDigitalSSD SBX M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

MyDigitalSSD SBX 512GB NVMe SSD Review

NVMe SSD On The Cheap – MyDigitalSSD SBX If you’ve never used an SSD before you are in for a treat as an SSD is the single biggest performance upgrade that can be done to your computer. A decade ago a good SATA II SSD would run you around $7 per gigabyte, but these days …more

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ADATA XPG SX8200 480GB SSD

ADATA XPG SX8200 M.2 SSD Review – 480GB Model Tested

XPG SX8200 – Newer Controller and TLC NAND For More Performance If you are looking for a fast and affordable Solid-State Drive (SSD) the ADATA XPG SX8200 PCIe SSD series is worth taking a look at. This M.2 2280 NVMe 1.3 supporting drive series is actually ADATA’s fastest SSD to date! ADATA went with the Silicon Motion SM2262 …more

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Toshiba RC100 480GB SSD

Toshiba OCZ RC100 SSD Review – M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe

Toshiba RC100 Series – Tiny Drive For A Small Price We first learned about the Toshiba RC100 Series SSD at CES 2018 and were intrigued by the by what Toshiba was showing off. The RC100 series are all M.2 PCIe Gen 3×2 NVMe drives that use the tiny 2242 form factor rather than the much …more

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Corsair HS70 SE Wireless Headset

Corsair HS70 Wireless Headset Review

The only word I can repeat after using the Corsair HS70 WIRELESS Headset that is designed for PCs and Playstation 4 console gamers is FINALLY!  Finding a high quality wireless headset for the PS4 while not breaking my bank has been a fruitless search – until now. At an MSRP of $89.99, the Corsair HS70 …more

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HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB 32GB

HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB 32GB 2933MHz Memory Kit Review

We have been reviewing HyperX memory for nearly 16 years, but today we are looking at our first HyperX memory kit that features RGB lighting. RGB RAM has been around for some time, so HyperX knew they had to bring something innovative to market this late in the game and that is exactly what they …more

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