Gigabyte has come out with a rather impressive NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 2GB/4GB video card that has the company’s WindForce 3X GPU Cooler and a custom designed PCB. This card stands out from the crowd due to the WindForce 3X GPU cooler that uses six copper heatpipes (2x 8mm and 4x 6mm) and three cooling fans to keep this factory overclocked card running smoothly. Read on to see what we think of the Gigabyte GV-N770OC-2GD!
E3 has just ended and we are still trying to get our hearing back and strength back in our legs from walking around for 3 days. While we are sifting through our notes with conversations with AMD, Microsoft, Sony and the likes, we thought you might like to see what we thought were the best looking assets from this year’s E3. Yes, sir, it’s that time to take a look at the Top Fifty Booth Babes of E3 2013!!!
Intel’s 4th Generation Core series processors have been out for a couple weeks and we have had a chance to better look at Haswell’s C6/C7 low-power states. This is a power saving feature that will help reduce temperatures and lower power consumption, but sadly most motherboard vendors have chosen to disable C6/C7 by default in the BIOS. Read on to see what happens when we enable it on the Intel Desktop Board DZ87KLT-75K with the Core i7-4770K processor
Today we look at the ASUS flagship 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router. This router is built on around a Broadcom processor and, like other wireless-AC devices, is designed for gigabit Wi-Fi speeds. If this router looks familiar, it should since it has the same exact shape and dimensions of ASUS’s successful wireless-n dual-band router. Read on to see how this ASUS AC1750 router does against our suit of 802.11ac routers and if the step-up to wireless-ac is worth the cost.
Mad Catz newest additions to the iconic R.A.T. mice are mobility focused designs featuring Bluetooth connectivity and 1-year battery cycles. Are you wondering if these mice are actually robots in disguise? Well they do have lasers! The R.A.T. M is a notebook gaming mouse with a 6400 DPI sensor and the M.O.U.S. 9 has a R.A.T. form with a glass tracking sensor. There’s plenty to see and we have you covered with much more!
Legit Reviews is in Los Angeles as the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, is about to start. The doors haven’t quite opened yet, but we got a sneak peak from certain companies as they prepare to open their doors on Tuesday. We expect to hear big things from companies like Microsoft, Sony, EA, Disney, and many others. Of course we are keeping a sharp eye open for the latest and greatest hardware to be announced. Read on to see what exciting things we are prepared to see over the next few days!
PowerColor has been one of the very few add-in board manufacturers that continually releases enthusiast class, silent graphics cards in the companies SCS3 (Silent Cooling System) product line. When we learned that PowerColor would be building a passive AMD Radeon HD 7850 1GB video card with stock clock speeds we were dumb founded. How could PowerColor built a totally silent version of this mid-level gaming graphics card? Read on to find out!
Corsair’s Voyager Air is the first wireless all-in-one mobile drive, home network attached storage, USB drive, and wireless hub. This gadget is supposed to provide easy access to media from network-enabled smart TVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, DVRs, and streaming media boxes. Read on to see what we’ve found out about this drive!
Gamers want the ability to play any PC game with buttery smooth frame rates. If you are gaming at 1920×1080, that really isn’t that tough to accomplish with most high-end discrete graphics cards. Those that are gaming at Ultra HD or 4K resolutions have a much harder time getting the smooth frame rates at the image quality settings they would like. Read on to see if running a pair of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 video cards in 2-way SLI is the answer!
Most everyone has has owned a computer in the past few decades stands a good chance of having used a Seagate drive in their system. They’ve been a giant in the hard drive storage arena and are now turning their sights on the SSD side of things. Their 600 series is rolling out with the Link_A_Media Devices LM87800 under the hood which we’ve already seen put out some solid numbers. See how it fares on our test bench.
Last week, Intel released 4th Generation Core “Haswell” processors and this week we have AMD releasing the company’s 3rd generation of APUs, known as “Richland.” AMD “Richland” APUs are said to bring 20-40 percent performance increases over the previous generation of AMD A-Series “Trinity” APUs, so AMD fans have been waiting months for this day to come. Read on to see how the AMD A10-6800K and A10-6700 perform!
ASUS is known for their quality, the Republic of Gamers motherboards and Graphics cards are known for an excessive amount of quality! Today we have one such board for you, the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VI Hero Intel Z87 Motherboard. The ASUS ROG Maximus Hero is a Republic of Gamers board at a value price, well at least compared to other ROG motherboards. It retails well below the top branded ROG Maximus VI Extreme and will give those that couldn’t get an ROG board before, the opportunity now! Read on to see how our first ASUS Z87 Motherboard does!
SanDisk follows up on it’s high performance SSD Extreme series with its launch of the Extreme II drives that take advantage of the newest Marvell 88SS9187 controller. They kick performance up overall to compete with some of the hottest drives on the market. Have a look at the article to see if it flies or flops on our test bench.
The EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked with ACX Cooling is supposed to be one of the best enthusiast graphics cards available. We take this custom cooled and factory video card by EVGA and put it to the test! The EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked with ACX cooling comes with a base clock of 967 MHz a boost clock of 1020 MHz, so it should be a performer! Read on to find out!
Today Intel officially announced their 4th Generation Intel Core Processor architecture code-named “Haswell.” This is the “tock” in Intel’s roadmap that many enthusiasts have been waiting over a year for. While the Intel Haswell processors remain on the tried and test 22nm process, they require a motherboard with the Z87 chipset and LGA 1150 socket. Read on to see how Haswell performs!