Hardware

Phanteks Eclipse P400S Chassis Review

When it comes to chassis’ what is it that you’re looking for? Is it size, customization, noise levels or price? The list can go on as to what we, as individuals, are looking for in the perfect case. Especially considering that every one has their own perfect idea of what they are looking for in a chassis. Today we are going …

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PNY CS1311 SSD Review (480GB) – An Easy HDD to SSD Upgrade!

You may recall that earlier this week we posted a review of the PNY CS2211 SSD, specifically designed for gamers and enthusiasts. Today we are looking at the simpler consumer drive the PNY CS1311 SSD, designed to make upgrading from the lagging HDD a breeze. As PNY explains, this drive is an excellent option for replacing a hard drive, a secondary …

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PNY CS2211 SSD Review (480GB)

Today, we are reviewing one SSD that serves as an excellent upgrade from a slow and sluggish PC to a quick gaming rig – the PNY CS2211 2.5″ SATA III SSD. This is PNY’s latest storage product to enter their gaming and enthusiast line, XLR8. While some may still be digging their way out of a snow storm, others may be …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production of World’s Fastest DRAM – Based on Latest High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) Interface

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading producer of high-performance memory devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 4-gigabyte (GB) DRAM package that is based on the 2nd generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) interface. Targeted usage scenarios are high-performance computing, advanced graphics systems, advanced network systems, as well as enterprise servers. Samsung’s latest HBM solution …

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XMP Profiles & Skylake Stability Issues – CES 2016 Update

As CES continues one of the topics that we frequently discussed with memory and motherboard manufacturers is the on-going issue of unstable Skylake builds. This topic seems to be rather ‘hush-hush’ throughout the industry, and if not ‘hush-hush’ than it is a topic not readily discussed.  As seen in our latest Z170 build, we found that with clock frequencies ranging up …

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Thermaltake Core P5 Chassis Review

Looking for something a little different than usual? Have a system you kind of want to show off? Well the Core P5 is the chassis for you. An open concept that is easy to assemble and best of all you can wall mount it!UNBOXING When you pop it out of the box at first you may have a few questions …

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Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Chassis Review

Personalization and innovation, this is the vision of Cooler Master by bringing you the MasterCase 5. This ATX mid-tower is appealing from the box in. The concept brought to us in the MasterCase is Cooler Master wants your case to look and function under your complete control. In our opinion it’s a big step in the right direction. PACKAGING The …

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Thermaltake Suppressor F31 ATX Chassis Review

By far one of the most spacious and modular cases we’ve reviewed in a while. This chassis was built for those who do things a little different from the norm. Extremely customizable and fun to build with, buckle up while we talk about Thermaltake’s new Suppressor F31 case.PANELS & FILTERS A first look at the F31 shows us a solid …

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