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Arctic C1 Portable Universal Charger

May 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Arctic, Power supply, Reviews
The Arctic C1 portable universal charger comes with an integrated solar panel to keep your mobile devices charged up on the go. With the price of electricity on the rise, do your part and save the environment with this solar charger. How well does it work? Read on for details.


Arctic NC Laptop Cooler

Apr 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Arctic, Heatsinks, Fans, Coolers and Cooling Accessories, Reviews
There is a plethora of laptop coolers out there all claiming to cool down your hot laptop. Is the NC from our beloved Arctic Cooling worth your money? There have been more than one instance where a hot laptop has burned someone and this has only fueled the laptop cooling bandwagon. Read on to find out more about the Arctic Cooling NC.


NZXT Sentry LXE External Fan Controller

Jan 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Controller, Heatsinks, Fans, Coolers and Cooling Accessories, NZXT, Reviews
The NZXT Sentry LXE offers an elegant and convenient way of controlling your fans and monitoring your temperatures in a sleek external package. Is it better than the last Sentry we reviewed? Read on for the details on this unique product.


Lite-ON eNAU108 Slim External DVD/CD Writer

Jan 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: LiteOn, Optical Drive, Reviews
If you have a netbook that doesn’t have a DVD drive and would like one, the Lite-ON eNAU108 offers all you need in an extremely portable package. Read on for the details.


Plextor PX-B120U External Blu-ray Combo Reader Drive

Nov 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Optical Drive, Plextor, Reviews
The Plextor PX-B120U is an affordable external Blu-ray reader drive that will allow you to enjoy the latest in Blu-ray technology without breaking the bank. How does it perform? Read on to find out.


Eagle Arion ET-AR508LR-BK 2.1 Soundstage Speakers

Aug 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Eagle, Reviews, Speakers & Headsets
The Eagle Arion AR508 tries to bridge the gap between low-quality integrated speakers and high-end systems with its 2.1 soundstage speakers with subwoofers featuring 140W of peak power.


G.Skill Falcon II 64GB SSD

Jun 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Flash memory, G.Skill, Hard Drives, Reviews
The G.Skill’s Falcon II 64GB solid state drive with TRIM is claimed to have read and write speeds of 220 and 110 MB/s. Too fast to be true? While it may be pricey, too fast is not necessarily so. Join us as we put it to the test to validate these claims and more.


Zalman MS1000-HS2 Mid-Tower ATX Case

May 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Cases, Reviews, Zalman
Zalman’s products have always been designed with cooling performance in mind and the MS1000-HS2 is no different. Although it looks professional and elegant from the outside, it is optimized for cooling performance.


Lite-On eHAU424 External DVD Writer

Apr 12th, 2010 | By | Category: LiteOn, Optical Drive, Reviews
In this day and age of netbooks and laptops without DVD drives, an external writer is a nice accessory to have. Even if you have a DVD drive in your laptop, an external will allow you to burn discs faster. The USB 2.0 interfaced Lite-On eHAU424 has all the speed and features you’d want in an external.


Antec Launches New Sonata Proto Case for PC Enthusiasts

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: News
Fremont, CA – April 7, 2010 – Antec, Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components and accessories for the gaming, PC upgrade and Do-It-Yourself markets, today announced the Sonata Proto, the newest addition to Antec’s critically acclaimed Sonata line of Quiet Computing™ enclosures. Based on the worldwide best-selling Sonata III 500, the Sonata Proto [...]


Axle GeForce G210 512MB

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Axle, Reviews, Video Cards
The Axle GeForce G210 features NVIDIA’s new GT218 GPU based on a 40nm process mated with an Arctic Cooling supplied cooler. Although this is an entry-level card, it is definitely not lacking in terms of features but what about performance? Read on to find out.


Zalman CNPS10X Flex CPU Cooler

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Heatsinks, Fans, Coolers and Cooling Accessories, Reviews, Zalman
Zalman is no newcomer to the CPU cooler market and their computer noise prevention system (CNPS) line of heatsinks have won numerous awards. From their latest CNPS10X line comes the Flex variant which allows you to use two 120mm fans of your choice with it.


Noctua NH-U12P SE2 CPU Cooler

Jan 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Heatsinks, Fans, Coolers and Cooling Accessories, Noctua, Reviews
The Noctua NH-U12P SE2 is the successor to the NH-U12P which was well-received by the press. The SE2 is more compatible and includes two NF-P12 fans. Does this make an already great CPU cooler even better? Read on to find out!


CRU-DataPort SecureDock 500GB Encrypted Enclosure

Jan 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Dataport, Enclosures, Reviews
Data encryption is serious business and CRU-DataPort is a company that takes it very seriously. Their SecureDock is a hard drive enclosure that allows you to use military grade AES encryption on your regular old SATA hard drive. Sounds complicated? Quite the contrary. Read on for the details.


NZXT Panzerbox Aluminum Mid-Tower Chassis

Oct 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Cases, NZXT, Reviews
From NZXT's Classic Series comes a case sporting not one, but two 190mm fans: the NZXT Panzerbox. If adequate case cooling is important to you, you can't go wrong with 190mm fans. How exactly is the performance? Read on to find out.