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ADATA Premier SP610 256GB SATA Solid State Drive Review

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ADATA has recently, they launched their latest SSD featuring a new controller. As part of their Premier series, this new controller helps ADATA service customers who need bang for buck performance, positioned just below their Premier Pro line. The Premier series gets a new model dubbed the SP610, which comes in a range of sizes. The SP610 sports a new …

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SATA SSD Reviewed

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Not too long ago, it seemed like SSD pricing would never reach mass market affordable levels. Now we’re finally seeing SSD prices below 50 cents a GB, making it a great time to buy. 240GB SSDs seem to be the sweet spot for many builds, and can be found for under $120 US. For those looking for larger dries, even …

NZXT H440 ATX Computer Enclosure Reviewed

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Many enthusiasts are starting to gravitate towards clean looking cases. And companies like NZXT are willing to deliver them. While this trend has gone so far as removing even optical drive bays, end users still occasionally need DVD/physical media to build systems or install games. However, the majority of physical media has shifted away towards downloadable content. Even the best …

Kingston HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset Review

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When it comes to video games, three attributes sell the game: audio, graphics, and game play. However, I’ve found that many game developers really focus on the graphics and game play more so than the audio. It’s such a shame when you miss the full game’s experience due to dull, uneventful, or canned game audio. In fact, I find that …

The Intel Core i7-4790K “Devil’s Canyon” Processor Reviewed

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Haswell’s successor is code named “Devil’s Canyon” and it’s here for us to check out today. And it turns out that the LGA 1150 socketed processor is compatible with both Z87 and Z97 motherboards which is great news for all enthusiasts. In short, Devil’s Canyon has two major revisions, which include a better thermal interface underneath the aluminum cap and …

Intel Z97 Motherboard Round Up – GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-UD5H, MSI Z97 Gaming 7, ASUS Z97 Sabertooth MKI, ASRock Fatal1ty Z97 Killer

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The computer DIY market is an interesting paradox these days. The Intel 9 Series “Broadwell” chipset motherboards released, while Z87 boards seemingly start hitting their prime with solid BIOS and software updates. In fact, there are still quite a few excellent Z87 boards on the shelves. But it makes sense since the Z97 chipset isn’t really a major leap forward, …

WD My Passport Pro 4TB Thunderbolt Portable RAID Drive Review

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In this day and age of digital entertainment, the associated files that are edited to bring you amazing still life imagery or high-definition video require high performance peripherals. With a large amount of digital content producers being out on location and not in the comfort of their studios, their devices need to be portable without sacrificing performance. This is where …

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler Review

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In the quest for higher performance and higher overclocks, processors keep heating up our cases, and hardware manufacturers are always looking for new methods to keeping their products cool. And, with motherboard partners helping enthusiasts overclock so easily today, companies like be quiet! have their work seriously cut out for them. Their previous Dark Rock Pro and Pro 2 CPU …