SanDisk 64GB Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card

SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB CFast 2.0 Memory Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 CFast 2.0 memory cards were specifically developed for next-generation professional video applications as 2K video was common and full-frame 4K video was gaining traction among high-end production companies and individual enthusiasts. Obviously, the video and photographic applications capturing these high resolution images generate very large files that need fast data …more

Intel Optane Memory Module

Intel Optane Memory Tested As Boot Drive, Secondary and RAID 0

Intel Optane Memory – More Benchmarks To Look At Last month Intel/Micron 3D Xpoint memory technology came out and it is the first new memory technology to hit the market in the last 30 years. One might expect the new memory technology to have been introduced on the a flagship consumer product that claims to …more

Corsair GLAIVE RGB Gaming Mouse

Corsair GLAIVE RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair GLAIVE RGB Gaming Mouse Introduction Corsair has added yet one more product to their ever growing gaming peripheral repertoire with their launch of the GLAIVE RGB Gaming Mouse. If you’re like me, the word glaive drew a big blank so I had to look it up to find out that it simply means ‘sword’. …more

G.SKILL Flare X Series 16GB 3200MHz CL14 DDR4

G.SKILL Flare X Series 16GB DDR4 3200MHz AMD Memory Kit Review

G.Skill Flare X DDR4 Memory For AMD Ryzen Platforms Picking out the right DDR4 dual-channel memory kit for an AMD Ryzen processor can be a daunting task as there are hundreds of kits on the market to pick from and not all work well with AMD’s latest AM4 platform. The good news is G.Skill has …more


AMD Ryzen 7 Air vs. Liquid Cooling Performance Testing

Ryzen CPU Cooler vs. Performance Testing Ryzen has been a massive hit amongst the PC enthusiast and it’s pretty clear why – cost per performance is pretty dang low!  You can get a ton of computing power for a fraction of the price of the competition, and most people will be attracted to this.  Sure …more

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Gaming Mouse

Kingston HyperX Pulsefire FPS Gaming Mouse Review

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Gaming Mouse Introduction It’s time again for us to take a look at a gaming mouse and this time it’s a first for a well-known company that’s been around a long time. That would be Kingston under their HyperX brand which encompasses their lineup of enthusiast gamer products. The HyperX Pulsefire FPS …more

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Overclocked Benchmark Results At 4.1GHz

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X – Overclocking to 4.1GHz With No Manual Voltage Increase A recent trip to the local Micro Center location in St. Louis, Missouri showed that all the AMD Ryzen 5 6-core processors were sold out and rightly so as the Ryzen 5 1600X and Ryzen 5 1600 are both exceptional values. The …more

Ryzen 1700x Vs Intel i7-7700x

Intel Core i7-7700k versus AMD Ryzen 1700X 14 Game CPU Showdown

Gaming Performance Showdown AMD Ryzen 1700x vs Intel i7-7700K We have been reading and seeing a lot of performance and testing done on the latest AMD CPU, the Ryzen 7 1700X.  After it was released, people were quick to find that there was a significant difference in performance between running the system in a Balanced …more

Intel Optane Memory Packaging

Intel Optane Memory Review – 32GB Module With 3D Xpoint Tested

Intel Optane Memory Will Speed Up Your Hard Drive If you building a PC on a budget this year you’ll likely find yourself deciding between a high capacity Hard Disk Drive (HDD) or a smaller, albeit faster SATA III Solid-State Drive (SSD). You can currently buy a WD Blue 1TB 5400RPM desktop hard drive for about $50 or …more

Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 580 Limited Edition

Sapphire NITRO+ Radeon RX 580 Limited Edition Video Card Review

AMD Radeon RX 580 Arrives – RX 480 Enhanced The AMD Radeon RX 500 series was released this week and the new Polaris based graphics card series consists of the Radeon RX 580, RX 570, RX 560 and RX 550. These cards are mostly all based on the Polaris architecture found on the RX 400 series as …more


Tt eSPORTS CRONOS Riing RGB 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Tt eSPORTS CRONOS Riing RGB 7.1 Gaming Headset Thermaltake began making gaming peripherals in 2010 through the brand Tt eSPORTS to appeal to the growing PC gaming market. Along with Tt eSPORTS’ lineup are a number of keyboards, headsets, controllers, gaming chairs, etc. Thermaltake is a recognizable name in the world of cooling solutions and …more

AMD Ryzen 5

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X Overclocked Benchmark Results At 4.2GHz

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X – Overclocking to 4.2GHz The AMD Ryzen 5 1500X is the newest 4-core, 8-thread processor to come out and at $189.00 it might make for a compelling budget system build that won’t break the bank. This AMD Ryzen 5 CPU is a 65W TDP part that has a base clock speed of …more

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X and 1500X Processor Reviews

AMD Ryzen 5 – 6-Core CPUs Arrive For Under $220 After weeks of leaks the AMD Ryzen 5 series of processors has finally been launched! With the launch of the AMD Ryzen 5 processors, AMD is attacking the mainstream market at the $169 to $249 price points where most gamers buy processors. AMD believes that …more

AMD Ryzen Windows 10 Custom Power Plan

AMD Ryzen Balanced Power Plan Benchmarked

AMD Ryzen Windows Power Plan Disables Core Parking Earlier this morning we were surprised with an e-mail from AMD offering a preview of a new Ryzen Balanced power plan for Windows that is said to improve performance on Ryzen processors. We pushed some of the things we were working on today off the agenda and started …more

Ashes of the Singularity

AMD Ryzen Performance Update Released For Ashes of the Singularity

When the AMD Ryzen 7 platform was released many of the reviews were critical of the 1080P gaming performance on the Ryzen 7 processor series. AMD promised that we would see a series of game and engine updates for the new Ryzen architecture fairly quickly and the first game title to become optimized for Ryzen …more