Components

AMD Phenom II X4-810/MSI 790GX-G65
Posted on: May 6, 2009
Today we take a look at two products in one- the new AMD Phenom 810 CPU which introduces AMD to the world of DDR3 and the MSI 790GX-G65 mothebroard, upon which we’ve tested this CPU. The Phenom II X4 8xx series reduces the L3 cache on the Phenom II platform from 6MB to 4MB which [...]

Zotac GeForce GTX295
Posted on: April 29, 2009
We take a look at the Zotac GTX295 graphics card, a dual GTX200 GPU solution running in SLI slapped into a single PCI-E card delivering maximum performance to its’ users as a single solution to get into extreme gaming.   SpecificationsGraphics Processing Unit- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 295 @ 576 MHz engine clock- 480 Processor Cores [...]

Asus Axe Square
Posted on: April 22, 2009
  We take a look at a premium heatsink from Asus , the Axe Square. It comes complete with luxury packaging, a gold-aureate finish and a silent 120mm fan that Asus claims to produce only 16 dBA of noise. We’re going to stress the Axe Square out by mounting it onto the socket 1366. Features [...]

USB Drives
Posted on: April 20, 2009
Its quite amazing how popular USB flash drives have become. They have pretty much replaced all forms of portable storage devices and there are many reasons why that happened. First and foremost, a USB port is available on almost any recent Mac and PC. Secondly, these drives are quite portable and sometimes even fashionable. Lastly, [...]

Asus Triton 81
Posted on: April 20, 2009
Yep, we’re looking at yet another heatsink from Asus. They seem to be knocking them right out of the ballpark! The Triton 81 will cool the LGA 1366 socket with dual 92mm fans and quad heat pipes. Let’s put it through our tests and see how it copes!   Specifications CPU Support: Intel® Core™ i7 [...]

Asus Triton 85
Posted on: April 14, 2009
We review the Asus Triton 85 heatsink, an upgraded version of the Triton 75. The most obvious difference between the Triton 85 and its’ predecessor is that the 85 now features a fan mounted on top of the heatsink. Features • Excellent 35% Enhanced Cooling with 120mm Top Flow Cooler • Quietest Cooling with PWM [...]

OCZ Gladiator Max
Posted on: April 9, 2009
We take a look at another upgraded version of a heatsink, the OCZ Gladiator Max. The heatsink has grown bigger and offers increased performance on the LGA 1366 Intel 965 Extreme Edition CPU, so let’s see how well it can stand up to the heat in our tests. Specifications Heatsink • For Sockets AMD 754/755/939/940/AM2, Intel LGA775       [...]

Corsair HX1000W
Posted on: March 31, 2009
Computer enthusiasts might be familiar with Corsair’s excellent RAM modules such as the XMS and Dominator series, but power supplies are relatively new ground for Corsair. Their power supplies have been well received in the past and the HX1000W is their entry into the kilowatt PSU territory. So if you’re not getting enough power to [...]

Seagate/WD 500GB USB Hard Drives
Posted on: March 30, 2009
USB drives have become extremely common to use because of their portability and ease of use. All modern operating systems offer the functionality of USB plug’n’play devices making it easy for you to carry your data without worrying whether it would work or not. Although thumb drives are catching up in capacity with 64GB and [...]

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