Akasa InterConnect EX Review

It has been my policy not to review items that companies did not send for review. In the case of the Akasa InterConnect EX, I am violating that policy. I bought this unit retail, and I was so impressed with it I had to share. When we are done with this review, you will see why. Read More

GIGABYTE Hosts X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT

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If you own a GIGABYTE X99 series motherboard, there is an opportunity to win some great cash and hardware prizes during the month of May. A total of $2800 cash and three X99 motherboards will be awarded to the contest and lucky draw winners. Here is the press release we were sent today, which includes a link to the official contest rules. Get your overclock on and see if you have what it takes to bring home some cash! Read More

Thermaltake Core X9 Case Review

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Thermaltake has long been known for carrying a wide variety of products. Items such as power supplies, CPU coolers (both AIO and Air), many accessories, and also cases to name a few. This review covers one of their new cases, the Core X9. The case is shaped like a cube, part of a new(ish) trend in enthusiast computing because of the room and flexibility they tend to offer over your typical towers and mid-towers. Read More

Inateck FD1006C USB 3.0 Docking Station Review

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Inateck continues to roll out a steady stream of new and innovative products to meet the demands of their customers. Case in point is their newly released FD1006C USB 3.0 docking station, which they sent along for us to check out. This Inateck docking station is a "Lay-Flat" design that supports the UASP protocol and accepts large capacity 2.5" or 3.5" HDDs. So, let's get started and see what Inateck has come up with this time around. Read More

Fractal Design Define R5 Case Review

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Fractal Design has updated their Define series of cases to the Define R5. From looking at the list of features, this case seems to put together a number of desirable design elements all in one case. Is it a good case? Is it a case for you? Let’s see. Read More

EVGA GTX 960 4GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Graphics Card Review

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When the NVIDIA GTX 960 GPU was released a couple months ago, almost immediately there were calls from the enthusiast community for a 4 GB version to better support high-resolution and multi-monitor gaming. As a company driven by the needs and wants of the enthusiast community, it's no surprise EVGA added 4 GB versions to all three of their GTX 960 offerings. Today, we'll be looking at the SuperSC ACX 2.0+ version, which comes decked out with the newest rendition of their GPU cooler and a pretty stout factory overclock. It all sounds good on paper, so let's go check it out! Read More

HyperX FURY Pro Gaming Mouse Pad Review

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Everyone has their favorite mouse for sure; but to get the most from the experience, a good mouse pad is essential. Enter the newly released HyperX Fury Pro Gaming Mouse pad. While advertised as a gaming mouse pad, the different available size options are suitable for just about any scenario. The folks at Kingston HyperX asked us to have a look at this mouse pad and let them know what we think, so let's get to it. Read More

GIGABYTE Z97N-WIFI Motherboard Review

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Mini-ITX system builds have become a very popular option for those who might be limited on space or looking to integrate a HTPC with their entertainment center. GIGABYTE has a few different Mini-ITX motherboards in their repertoire, but today we'll be looking at the Z97N-WIFI revision 1.0 offering. At first glance, the motherboard seems to have everything you need for a sweet small form factor (SFF) build. Read More

Galax Gamer 120GB SSD Review

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Today we bring you a new SSD on the market from Galax, you know, formerly Galaxy, the maker of the infamous high end NVIDIA H.O.F. cards we all love so much?! Galax has teamed up with JMicron to bring you an SSD made for gaming primarily. While this data isn't particularly special in how it needs to be handled, what we don't need on a drive like this is blazing write speeds as once things get installed, its usually there. And even the slowest of the SSDs are still way faster than a HDD by leaps and bounds. Let's see what the Galax Gamer 120GB SSD has to offer us, shall we? Read More

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