The CRYORIG R1 Ultimate

Cryorig R1 Ultimate CPU Cooler Review

Cryorig R1 Ultimate CPU Cooler Founded in 2013, CRYORIG is a relatively new name in the world of high performance computer cooling, but the team has a lot of experience in the field, with many of them having worked previously at companies such as Thermalright, Phanteks, Prolimatech and more.  CRYORIG claims to be made up of PC …more

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XFX Radeon R9 390 Black Edition

XFX Radeon R9 390 Black Edition OC 8GB Video Card Review

Is AMD’s Radeon R9 390 Black Edition Video Card Enough For Gaming and VR? It has been a long time since we’ve looked at any AMD Radeon R9 390 video card here on Legit Reviews. Steve’s article way back in June 2015 on the Sapphire Nitro R9 390 8GB video card was the first and only review …more

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Synaptics IronVeil Technology Arrives

Synaptics IronVeil Fingerprint Sensor Integrated Into Mice

Advancing The Human Interface – Synaptics IronVeil Synaptics has been working on integrating different sensors into different products to make them more user friendly.  One of those sensors is a fingerprint reader, similar to what we are used to on mobile devices.  Working with Thermaltake, LiteOn, EVGA and others, Synaptics has integrated their latest fingerprint …more

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Intel Compute Stick - Intel Atom x5-Z8300 Processor

Intel Compute Stick STK1AW32SC Review with Cherry Trail

Intel Compute Stick Gets The Latest Intel Atom Processor – Cherry Trail The Intel Compute Stick was introduced in April 2015 and received a luke warm welcome as the tiny HDMI computer stick certainly had a number of faults.  Most people need to keep in mind that the Intel Compete Stick was a first generation product …more

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Corsair Carbide 400Q

Corsair Carbide 400Q Silent Mid-Tower Case Review

Corsair Carbide 400Q Silent Mid-Tower Case Just scant weeks ago we took a look at Corsairs new Carbide 600C full tower case and as a follow-up, Corsair sent us what at first blush appeared to be a mid-tower version of this with arrival of the Carbide 400C/Q. This was promising to be a good case …more

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G.SKILL SV710 Virtual 7.1 Headset

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset We’ve mentioned our well met expectations of G.SKILL’s new RIPJAWS gaming peripherals in other reviews so we’re not going to dwell too much on an introduction here. The RIPJAWS SV710 virtual 7.1 headset is the stereo sibling to the real 7.1 surround SR910 which we have also reviewed. …more

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Radeon R9 Nano Versus GeForce GTX 980

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Versus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

Meet Radeon R9 Nano – The Newest $499 Video Card Around When the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card received a price cut yesterday we were excited about it as the third card based on AMD’s Flagship Fiji GPU core was frankly overpriced and AMD was hoping that people were willing to pay a premium to …more

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Huawei Mate 8 Smartphone

Huawei Mate 8 Review

Huawei began selling the Mate 8 smartphone, the successor to the Ascend Mate 7, in China on December 9th, 2015 and the phone has been getting rave reviews and flying off store shelves. According to the company’s CEO, Yu Chengdong, over one million units of the Mate 8 smartphone have already been sold in China! Huawei might …more

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Your Build. Our Core.

Thermaltake Core X71 Full-Tower Chassis Review

Introduction to the Thermaltake Core X71 Full-Tower Chassis Today we’re going to take a look at a brand new case that Thermaltake is announcing at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. Kicking off our review coverage today, we’ll take a look at what this full-tower case all has to offer, and show you what makes …more

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Roundup

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Video Card Roundup – ASUS, MSI and Zotac

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Video Card Roundup It’s hard to believe that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB video card came out ago six months to the week, however, the card is still dominating on the performance front and more time than not it outperforms AMD’s flagship Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB video card. …more

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Intel NUC Mini PC NUC5PGYH

Intel NUC NUC5PGYH Review – Complete Mini PC w/ Windows 10

Intel NUC NUC5PGYH – The First NUC That Comes With Windows! The Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) mini PC debuted in 2012 as a barebone kit that consisted of just a mainboard with a 22nm Ivy Bridge Processor, CPU cooler, enclosure, VESA mounting bracket and an external power supply. Over the past several years Intel …more

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Acer Predator X34 Curved Display

ACER Predator X34 3440×1440 Curved G-Sync Gaming Display Review

ACER Predator X34 Curved Gaming Monitor If you are looking for a curved monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync support the Acer Predator X34 might be exactly what you are looking for. This monster 34-inch curved display sports an IPS panel with a 3440×1440 screen resolution for a 21:9 aspect ratio. The monitors default 60Hz refresh rate …more

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G.SKILL SR910 Real 7.1 Headset

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SR910 Real 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

G.SKILL RIPJAWS SR910 Real 7.1 Headset We’re rounding up our reviews on G.SKILL’s new RIPJAWS gaming peripherals with a quick look at a pair of headsets with lots of promising features. We’ve already reviewed the MX780 mouse and the KM780 mechanical keyboard both which notably crammed lots of high-end feature favorites at competitive high-end pricing. …more

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G.SKILL TridentZ Series 8GB DDR4

G.SKILL Trident Z 4000MHz DDR4 Memory Kit Review

G.SKILL TridentZ Extreme DDR4 Memory Review DDR4 memory prices have fallen significantly over the past year and prices are expected to decline even further in 2016. This is due to weak demand for DDR4 in the PC market that is causing an oversupply and to top it off the memory makers are shifting from DDR3 to DDR4 production …more

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Kingston-Predator-M2-240GB

HyperX Predator PCIe M.2 SSD Bootable RAID 0 Performance

Firmware Update Enables Bootable RAID in HyperX Predator Drives When the Intel Z170 chipset was released, one of the features we were looking forward to was the option to enable a bootable RAID utilizing M.2 drives.  Kingston provided us a couple of their HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe 240GB drives to test this feature. Since the …more

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