Hardware

The BitFenix NOVA Chassis Giveaway

We are pleased to announce our winner Joe Nault, from Wisconsin, USA.  Thank you to all who entered. Stay tuned for future contest opportunities. This contest is now closed and the winner will be annouced shortly. Focused on combining superior design with the latest advances in technology, BitFenix creates state-of-the-art computer hardware and peripherals that blur the line between man …

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Thermaltake Poseidon Z RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

A little while back we took an in-depth look at the Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum, a gaming keyboard that surprised us. Today we are looking a similar gaming keyboard, the Thermaltake Poseidon Z RGB, from Tt eSports. Since there hasn’t been much change when it comes to the mechanics of gaming keyboards in the last while, one of the trends that …

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Plextor M6V SSD (1TB) & PlexTurbo Review

Recently our big brother website, The SSD Review, posted an article outlining the standard performance of the Plextor M6V. The article looked at the throughput through your standard SATA 3 (6Gb/s) port, and if you take a read through the article you can see that this value oriented drive provided very consistent performance. While we could sit here and regurgitate the …

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AMD A10 7870K CPU Review – Welcoming Competition!

The A10-7870K is not any version of Carrizo. It relies on the same Steamroller cores as Kaveri, hence the title ‘Kaveri Refresh’, and is the same architecture as Kaveri. This is the “big daddy” of Kaveri, nicknamed Godvari by enthusiasts, since this is the highest clocked and best binned APU available on the market today. The A10 7870K is very …

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XFX R7 370 4GB Double Dissipation Graphics Card Review

Starting a new build? Maybe you are looking for an intense gaming rig to play your games in 4K, or maybe you are looking for a budget build that lets you find that happy balance between performance and quality. A good place to start is with our graphics card today, the XFX R7 370 Double Dissipation. WHY DO I WANT …

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BitFenix AEGIS Core mATX Case Review

The BitFenix AEGIS is quite an interesting microATX case. Its shield-inspired front is stylistic and they claim that it also helps to keep down noise. It is offered in bold colors and just like many cases as of late, its designed has been heavy influenced by watercooling capability and modularity. This case can support up to eight 120mm fans or …

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DeepCool Quanta DQ1250 1250W PSU Unboxing & Overview

In the wonderful world of DIY PC building, easily one of the most important components in any system is the power supply. Unfortunately, this is usually one area that is an afterthought for most users, as for the most part, power supplies tend to lack the excitement that is brought upon us by the more performance-effecting components such as the CPU …

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Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum – A Surprising Gem!

Gaming keyboards can be considered a dime a dozen, and really when you think of it, there are but a couple of things that are necessary: a solid build and great performance. Everything else can be considered luxuries. Today we have the privilege of reviewing a keyboard that we not only found to have mastered both of our credentials, but …

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