HyperX Predator 480GB PCIe SSD RAID

HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 – Hitting 2.8GB/s

HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 Last month we looked at the performance of the HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe G2 x4 Solid-State Drive and found that was one of the fastest M.2 SSDs that you can purchase right now. To be honest the only two M.2 PCIe SSDs that enthusiasts should be looking at …more

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ASUS Strix 7.1 Gaming Headset

ASUS Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Review

ASUS Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Flashy and fashionable audio wear has been a fascinating trend with new ideas being tested every year. The ASUS Strix headset lineup is perhaps one of the showiest audio products to be released that we are getting the chance to take a look at. Curves and edges give way …more

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Seagate ST5000DM000

Seagate Barracuda ST5000DM000 5TB Desktop Hard Drive Review

One of our readers asked us to look at the Seagate Barracuda ST5000DM000 5TB 3.5-inch internal desktop hard drive as he bought one off of Amazon and was having some performance issues with the drive. We looked into it and discovered that Seagate does not sell an internal 3.5-inch desktop drive on the market. That is …more

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Corsair H80i GT

Corsair Hydro Series H80i GT AIO Liquid Cooler Review

Corsair Hydro Series H80i GT AIO Liquid Cooler At CES 2015, Corsair announced that in the first quarter of 2015, they were updating their AIO liquid coolers with a higher efficiency radiator, and a new design.  The Corsair Hydro H80i GT is Corsair’s smalled AIO liquid cooler and can be found online under part number CW-9060017-WW …more

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Kingston HS4 All-in-One Memory Card Reader

Kingston HS4 Media Reader and 64GB CF Ultimate 600x CompactFlash Card Review

The CompactFlash memory card was introduced in 1994 and helped the digital camera market grow into a multi-billion dollar industry. Despite being around for 21 years, CompactFlash is still used by Canon and Nikon for as the memory card of choice for their flagship digital cameras. CompactFlash cards might be larger than their SecureDigital counterparts, …more

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Cooler Master Silencio 652S Silent Chassis

Cooler Master Silencio 652S Mid Tower Chassis Review

Cooler Master Silencio 652S PC Case Computer chassis are one of the few very subjective pieces of a computer system. What one person likes another may not. With that being said, today I have the pleasure of taking a look at the Cooler Master Silencio 652S that is sold under part number SIL-652-KKN2. The Cooler Master Silencio …more

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Netgear Nighthawk X4 R7500

Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 WiFi Router Review – Quad-Stream X4 Architecture

Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 WiFi Router with Quad-Stream X4 Architecture Today we are evaluating the newest Netgear 802.11ac router, the Nighthawk X4 R7500 that is the first high-end Netgear router to feature Quantenna’s QSR1000 4×4 chipset for MU-MIMO support to help boost performance for multiple users of the same router.  The R7500 is an Dual-Band AC2350 which …more

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Samsung Evo 850 Trio

Samsung 850 EVO mSATA and M.2 SSD Review

The Samsung SSD 850 EVO Goes M.2 and mSATA When we reviewed the Samsung SSD 850 EVO drive last December we knew that different form factors were coming but we didn’t know exactly when. That question has now been answered as we have a few different drives on our hands. With the same components we …more

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DirectX 12 Benchmarking

Looking At DirectX 12 Performance – 3DMark API Overhead Feature Test

Gamers are more than excited about DirectX 12 coming to market later this year and after seeing what other low-level APIs like AMD Mantle could do with regards to lowering the API overhead we certainly understand why. AMD Mantle was the first API to greatly reduce CPU overhead that is caused by the command lists …more

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Corsair Hydro Series H100i GTX Water Cooler

Corsair H100i GTX Extreme Performance Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Corsair H100i GTX Liquid CPU Cooler Introduction It’s an undeniable fact that the H100i Liquid CPU cooler, which was released two years ago already, was an absolutely giant success for Corsair and continues to be today. Corsair is good at what they do and they will continue to build on their success. Recently Corsair announced …more

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ASUS USB 3.1 TYPE-A CARD

ASUS USB 3.1 Type-A Card Review – Add USB 3.1 For $39

First Look at USB 3.1 Performance With ASUS! It took some time to get here, but devices supporting the USB 3.1 standard are finally coming to market. Besides the obvious new logo and SUPERSPEED+ name change, the USB 3.1 standard doubles the transfer rate of USB 3.0 and the encoding overhead has been greatly reduced …more

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OCZ Vector 180 480GB

OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD Review

The Vector Gets More Reliable Ever since OCZ went through a bit of a transformation after the departure of then CEO Ryan Peterson, they’ve renewed their focus to prioritize quality and reliability. Prior to then, time to market appeared to be the main driver and it showed with OCZ having several product gaffes on both …more

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HyperX Predator PCIe SSD

480GB HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD Review

HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe G2 x4 SSD HyperX today released the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD! This highly anticipated drive was supposed to ship in February 2015, but was delayed a number of weeks in order to give Kingston time to perfect the firmware on their new highest-end SSD. Getting the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD firmware dialed in was …more

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Seagate Wireless Mobile Portable Hard Drive Storage

Seagate Wireless Mobile Storage 500GB Portable Hard Drive Review

Seagate Wireless 500GB Over the past several years, many companies have come out with wireless storage options for the ever growing mobile community;  Seagate released the Wireless Plus a couple of years ago.  At CES 2015, they announced the Seagate Wireless, a mobile storage drive that is designed to stream music, video, photos and other …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X Video Card

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X Video Card Review

The GeForce GTX Titan X is The Baddest GPU of The Land We’ve talked so much about the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X video card lately that is feels odd to write an introduction for its official reveal, so we’ll just jump right into it. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X uses the ‘big’ GM200 …more

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