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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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A Beginners Guide To LN2 Benchmarking – Subzero Series

If you are reading this, then maybe you are ready to make the jump into subzero benchmarking or just interested in a simple how to. Subzero benchmarking is where you use LN2 (Liquid Nitrogen), DICE (Dry Ice), Phase change units or even, for those daring enough, LHE (Liquid Helium). The main focus of this guide is to show you what …

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Sapphire R9 380 Nitro 4GB Graphics Card Review

Sapphire has long been known as one of AMD’s best GPU partners, making some very incredible cards in the past like the Toxic 290X, which was one of the best cards available. Today we have Sapphire’s R9 380 Nitro 4GB card, a value oriented card using a value oriented GPU, seems like a nice match lets see how well it …

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In Win 703 Mid Tower Chassis Review

In Win’s 703 Mid Tower Chassis is today’s topic of discussion. Coming in on Amazon at $74.09, this case is a steal for under $100. This mid tower case is like a dapper suit for your components. It’s strong bold colours resonate the beauty and strength of this case. It comes in two colour patterns, a predominately black with red and …

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G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4-3000 Memory Review

G.Skill memory has a great reputation, especially with PC enthusiasts, gamers,  overclockers and extreme overclockers. They have made DIMM’s using various IC’s from PSC on their DDR3 Pi series, Hynix IC’s on the Ripjaws line and with Samsung on their DDR3 TridentX line up.  Today, we have  G.Skill Ripjaws4 DDR4 3000CL15 16GB kit on the Bench with the product code …

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Gigabyte F2A88X-UP4 AMD Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Motherboard FM2+ A88x UP4

Thanks to our friends at AMD we are glad to bring you a Gigabyte A88X UP4 Motherboard Review. This board came with our test kit of the AMD A8 7650K APU which was a pleasant surprise thanks to our experiences in the past with other Gigabyte boards like the Z97X UD3-BK and the X99-UD3P so naturally we have some high expectations, does …

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Noctua NH-U9S CPU Cooler Review – Compact Asymmetrical Design

Today we’ll be taking a look at yet another fine cooling solution from the good folks at Noctua; a company whom, if you’ve read our cooling reports before, you should be quite familiar with by now.  However, if you haven’t, all you need to know is that they specialize in making top quality and acoustically fine-tuned PC cooling solutions. While …

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