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Noctua NH-L12

Jun 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Heatsinks, Fans, Coolers and Cooling Accessories, Noctua, Reviews
Size may not always matter but Noctua has you HTPC and SFF users in mind with the NH-L12 low profile cooler for when it does. With a single fan installed height of 66mm it is clearly aimed at giving you maximum performance in a limited area but also with the flexibility to use two fans when space permits. Is it right for you?

OCZ Agility 3 2.5″ 120GB SATA III

Jun 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Flash memory, OCZ, Reviews
Upgrading to an SSD has never made more sense than now. SATA III with a 6GB/s interface and a SandForce controller should get anyone interested. Today we are featuring the OCZ Agility 3 120GB which looks to bring value to the SSD landscape. Is this solid state drive all that you need? Read on to find out.

HIS HD7870 Fan GHz Edition (H787F2G2M)

Jun 6th, 2012 | By | Category: HIS Digital, Reviews, Video Cards
The HIS 7870 Fan GHz Edition won’t break your budget but offers a lot of performance for the price. 2GB of RAM, support for 4 monitors and a quiet cooler ensure it can handle anything you throw at it. All of this and good performance could mean it’s just the card for you.

HIS HD7850 Fan 2GB (H785F2G2M)

May 20th, 2012 | By | Category: HIS Digital, Reviews, Video Cards
When it comes to gaming the graphics card is an essential piece to the puzzle. The HIS 7850 Fan 2GB might be that missing piece you are looking for with Eyefinity support for up to 4 monitors with a price that won’t break your budget. Read on to see how well this card performs.

Corsair Performance Pro Series 256GB SATA III (CSSD-P256GBP-BK)

May 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Corsair, Flash memory, Hard Drives, Reviews
A hard drive is no longer just a hard drive. There are many options available to you and today we feature the Corsair Performance Pro Series 256GB SATA III SSD. It utilizes the Marvell controller and isn’t afraid to show off its power.

HIS HD7770 iCooler 1GB (H777F1G2M)

Apr 18th, 2012 | By | Category: HIS Digital, Reviews, Video Cards
The 7770 iCooler 1GB is the big brother to the 7750 iCooler and adds a larger cooler, 8 more texture units and an additional 128 stream processors to give it more horsepower. Does this add enough to make this card worthy of your machine? Read on to find out the performance this card offers.

HIS HD7750 iCooler 1GB (H775F1GD)

Apr 9th, 2012 | By | Category: HIS Digital, Reviews, Video Cards
It doesn’t always take a lot of coin to able to afford a video card to play your favorite games. HIS is looking at this sweet spot of entry level gaming and giving it their special cooling touch with the HIS 7750 iCooler 1GB GDDR5. Read on to see if this entry level card have the chops to handle your games.

AZZA Fusion 3000 Full Tower Case

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: AZZA, Cases, Reviews
Got lots of hardware or perhaps you want a lot of hardware? Want to keep it cool? Full towers are where it is at and the Fusion 3000 from AZZA has all of the features to keep the largest and hottest hardware happy. Space for ten hard drive sounds about right….Read along to find out if it’s right for you.

Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (RC-431P) Mid Tower Case

Jan 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Cases, Cooler Master, Reviews
When you hear budget you usually think cheap and barebones. Cooler Master wants to change the meaning of the word when it comes to cases. The Elite 431 Plus aims to bring a new meaning with features not normally associated with the segment.

Arctic Sound P321 USB Headset

Dec 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Arctic, Reviews, Speakers & Headsets
It’s not always possible to use your speakers for movies, music and games. There are times when a good headset is invaluable. Could you imagine blasting some tunes at night when your roommates are sleeping? You’d probably get a few dirty looks in the morning! With the P321 USB Headset you get quality sound without an expensive add-in sound card.

Patriot Torqx 2 128GB SSD

Oct 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Hard Drives, Patriot Memory, Reviews
There is plenty of talk about SATA III, but for the users still running with SATA II, and there are many, there is hope. Patriot has you in mind as they launched the Torqx 2 SSD line of drives. It’s rated at 270 MB/s sequential read and 230 MB/s sequential write. Follow along as we see what kind of performance the 128 GB Torqx 2 offers.

Corsair Vengeance 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 Memory Kit (CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B)

Aug 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Corsair, Desktop and Notebook Memory (RAM), Reviews
8GB is the new 4GB and Corsair comes along again with another 8GB kit of Vengeance DDR3-1600 dual channel memory only this time it is decked out to match a blue theme. Read on to see if this Vengeance kit is everything you need.

Thecus N2200XXX NAS

Jul 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Network Attached Storage, Reviews, Thecus
Thecus’s new XXX series is on a mission to build the right NAS for every persons need. The N2200XXX takes a good stab at this goal as it is easy to setup and operate but also boasts a powerful set of features. Is this 2-bay NAS the perfect one for you?

Crucial Ballistix 8GB DDR3-1600 BL2KIT51264BA160A

Jul 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Crucial, Desktop and Notebook Memory (RAM), Reviews
When it comes to RAM kits, typically the enthusiasts and tweakers get all of the focus with high performance kits. Crucial is looking to satisfy those that want high performance RAM without all the tweaking needed with their Ballistix Sport line.

RCA DHT235C Portable Digital TV

Jun 8th, 2011 | By | Category: RCA, Reviews, TV
The switch to digital broadcasting all but killed off portable TVs. RCA is doing their part to keep portable TVs alive. The DHT235C is a pocket sized TV running on standard AA batteries making it an ideal choice for an emergency readiness pack. Alternatively, with 3 hours of play time on four AAs, it should last long enough for to enjoy a ball game at the beach.