Matsunichi's Low Cost 500GB External Drive

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive Review

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable External Drive Have you ever heard of consumer electronics company called Matsunichi? Matsunichi was established in 1993 in Hong Kong, China and since 2012 they have been slowly moving into the US market with low cost tablets, streaming media players and storage drives. Believe it or not you can find …more

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Corsair Obsidian 250D Exterior Features

Corsair Obsidian 250D Mini ITX PC Chassis Review

Corsair Obsidian 250D mITX Chassis It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was able to get my hands on the Corsair Obsidian 900D, AKA Godzilla. Without a doubt the Obsidian 900D is a massive case to say the least. It has all the bells and whistles and just an enormous amount of room to …more

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AMD Mantle API

AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2 – Overclocking the GPU and CPU

Overclocking AMD Mantle API with Catalyst 14.1 On February 1, 2014 AMD released the first public beta of the Catalyst 14.1 drivers as Beta 1.6 with Mantle support.  Previously we tested Beta 1.5 drivers, and found it increased the performance of Battlefield 4 by 15.8% on a Sapphire Radeon R7 260X video card.  As this is …more

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Intel NUC Kit DN2820FYKH

Intel NUC DN2820FYKH Bay Trail System Review

The Affordable Bay Trail Powered Intel NUC DN2820FYKH What kind of DIY desktop computer kit can you get for just $128.00? The Intel NUC DN2820FYKH is so inexpensive and tiny (measures just 116.6mm x 112.0mm x 51.5mm) that it grabbed our attention and we just had to get our hands on one. The Intel NUC Kit …more

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Cooler Master Glacer 240L

Cooler Master Glacer 240L Expandable Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master Glacer 240L Expandable Liquid CPU Cooler Introduction About a year ago, Swiftech brought the world an AIO liquid cooler that you could pull apart and retain the factory warranty, which was called the H220.  If you wanted to rip apart any other kit on the market, you would have to forfeit your warranty …more

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AMD Mantle Technology

AMD Mantle API Real World BF4 Benchmark Performance On Catalyst 14.1

AMD Mantle Real World Performance AMD has been talking about the potential performance increase that their new Mantle technology is going to provide, we have all seen the numbers that AMD and EA-DICE has been releasing.  AMD has finally released CATALYST 14.1 beta drivers, so now we can do our own independent testing to check …more

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GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5 TH Motherboard Layout

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5 TH Intel Z87 Thunderbolt Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5 TH Intel Z87 Motherboard GIGABYTE recently sent out one of their latest boards for me to play with, the GIGABYTE Z87X-UD5 TH. The Z87X-UD5 TH is is an Intel based motherboard with an Intel Z87 chipset at its heart. Having the Intel Z87 chipset at its core means that it supports the latest …more

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Light Up With 16.8 Million Colors

SteelSeries Siberia Elite Gaming Headset Review

Steelseries Siberia Elite Gaming Headset SteelSeries is perhaps a brand that needs little introduction. In-fact, it’s very likely you’ve heard of their name and products through some of your favorite eSports teams SteelSeries sponsors, from other gamers such as your friends or the greater community, or on tech enthusiast sites such as this one. Then, …more

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16GB High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I card (633x)

Lexar microSDHC UHS-I 633x 16GB Card Review

Lexar 16GB High-Performance microSDHC UHS-I card (633x) Earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show we got a chance to sit down and meet with Lexar and talk about some of their upcoming products for 2014. During that meeting we got our hands on their upcoming high-performance microSD UHS-I cards 633x (95MB/s). The current high-end …more

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ASUS A88X-PRO Motherboard

ASUS A88X-PRO AMD FM2+ Motherboard Review

ASUS A88X-PRO FM2+ Motherboard ASUS recently released their latest motherboard for the new AMD Kaveri FM2+ APU, the A88X-PRO.  Based on the A88X platform, the A88X-PRO is ASUS’s high end enthusiast motherboard that supports both the FM2 Trinity and Richland processors, as well as the new Kaveri.  The FM2+ motherboard adds support for eight SATA …more

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G.SKILL RIPJAWS 2133MHz DDR3L

G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB 2133MHz DDR3L SO-DIMM Memory Kit Review – F3-2133C11D-8GRSL

G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3L 2133MHz 8GB Kit F3-2133C11D-8GRSL Earlier this month we took an in-depth look at the G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB 1866MHZ CL11 memory kit that is sold under part number F3-1866C11D-8GRSL for $82.99 shipped. We found that running faster DDR3L memory in newer systems powered by 4th Generation Intel Haswell processors to be very …more

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Corsair Vengeance 2100

Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

Corsair Vengeance 2100 Wireless Gaming Headset We’ve saved the best for last…or is it? The Vengeance 2100 headset we’re are looking at represents our last product review of Corsair’s 2013 headset refresh. Amongst the entire collection of five headsets, the Vengeance 2100 fills a premium niche with the most notable feature being its wireless capabilities. …more

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Vertex 460

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

The Last Vertex SSD Ever? This is the first new drive we’ve received from OCZ since they filed for bankruptcy and were subsequently bought by Toshiba. It carries the storied Vertex name but given the company transition, does this mean that this will be the last Vertex drive ever? Not according to our friends at …more

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VisionTek mSATA

VisionTek 120GB mSATA SSD Review

VisionTek Gets In On The mSATA Trend The mSATA rush is officially on as desktop PC usage plummets and laptops, especially ultra-portables are the hot sellers. These devices are cramming more and more hardware into an ever shrinking space so why use a 2.5″ x 1/4″ drive when you can use an mSATA drive that’s …more

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AT&T Unite Pro

AT&T Unite Pro 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Review

AT&T Unite Pro 4G LTE Hotspot Mobile hotspots are nothing new to the market, but manufacturers like coming up with new ways to make them more user friendly, modernized in both appearance and functionality, and have a greater battery life.  AT&T recently released the Unite Pro 4G LTE hotspot, manufactured by Netgear, which packs a …more

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