MSI B150A Gaming Pro Motherboard Review

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Today, we get a chance to review a unique motherboard from MSI. Typically, we look at enthusiast products, since we are, after all, Overclockers.com. But not all of our readers overclock (blasphemy!) or need high-end equipment. Sometimes you just need a no frills motherboard for standard day-to-day operation. In that light, MSI sent along thier B150A Gaming Pro that makes use of Intel's B150 chipset devoid of overclocking bells and whistles. As the name implies, the board is steered towards the gaming crowd. Let's take a look at the board and see what it has to offer! Read More

ADATA Premier SP550 240GB SSD Review

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You certainly can't accuse ADATA of sitting still as far as SSD offerings go. They've released a number of different SSDs over the past year featuring different NAND controllers, read/write speeds, and price points. They seemingly have something for everyone in this regard. Today's review is on their latest Premier SP550 offering, which is aimed at users looking for an affordable upgrade without having to sacrifice performance. The SP550 is ADATA’s first foray into Silicon Motion's SM2256 NAND controller and its NANDXtend technology. Let's go find out how well the SP550 240 GB SSD performs and if it's worth your hard earned dollar. Read More

Patriot Announces New Viper 4 3400MHz Dual Kit

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Since the release of Intel's Skylake/Z170 platform, demand for higher speed memory kits has risen. Looking to keep pace, Patriot Memory has announced a new DDR4 3400 MHz Viper 4 dual-channel memory kit designed specifically for the new platform. Here is the press release we received this morning. Read More

Swiftech Launches Komodo-R9 FuryX ECO GPU Waterblock

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On Friday, Swiftech announced their newest reference R9 Fury and FuryX card water cooling solution, the Komodo-R9 FuryX Eco. Other than sporting good looks, this waterblock serves the practical purpose of cooling the GPU as well as other hot-spots like the memory and MOSFETS. Swiftech claims that a more holistic approach to video card cooling should lead to improved stability during the course of overclocking. Read More

HyperX Releases Additions to FURY, Impact Line of DRAM

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HyperX sent along their latest press release today, which announces new DDR3L and DDR4 SO-DIMM memory kits. The new HyperX Fury DDR3L kits are offered in speeds of 1600 MHz and 1866 MHz with capacities ranging from 4 GB up to 16 GB. Single module or dual-channel kits are available. The HyperX Impact DDR4 SO-DIMMs are being offered in speeds up to 2666 MHz and capacities up to 16 GB. Kits of two, or single modules are available. Here is the press release we received. Read More

ASUS ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti Graphics Card Review

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Have you ever considered purchasing a graphics card with the idea of adding it to your water cooling loop at a later time? Do you shudder at the thought of disassembling a graphics card to to install a water block? The ASUS ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti gives you the best of both worlds with its proprietary DirectCU H2O cooler. The DirectCU H2O cooler combines an effective air cooling solution with a GPU water block all in one package. Read More

AMD's R9 Nano Details Emerge! Launch Imminent!

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It has been a few weeks since the big guns in AMD's Fiji line were released in late June (24th). The water cooled and flagship Fury X and the Fury blasted on to the scene with kudos and boo's alike, similar to nearly all product releases. When these cards came out, its 'little' brother, the Nano wasn't anywhere to be found and wasn't due to be released for a short while after that. But the time is drawing closer now and we have some specifications and information on the card we can share with your this morning! Read More

MSI GTX 950 Gaming 2G Video Card Review

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Today, we will get a chance to see a budget gaming card from NVIDA - the GTX 950. MSI put their own twist on the GTX 950 by adding their Twin Frozr V cooler, beefed up components, and some factory overclocking out of the box making it superior to the reference cards. Get comfortable as we go through the specifications and performance of the MSI GTX 950 Gaming 2G! Read More

EVGA Z170 Classified Motherboard Review

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EVGA was on their game and had Skylake/Z170 platform motherboards ready on launch day. Initial Z170 chipset offerings from EVGA include the mini-ITX Stinger, the FTW, and today's review sample - the Classified. The EVGA Z170 Classified is complete with all the latest technologies the Skylake/Z170 platform has to offer and supports true 4-way SLI using up to four NVIDIA graphics cards. It all looks great on paper, but let's go find out for ourselves! Read More

GIGABYTE Z170X Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

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In our continuing series of reviews on Z170 based motherboards (got to love when new CPUs are released!), GIGABYTE has kindly sent us a board for the masses in their Z170X Gaming 7. The Gaming 7 motherboard falls second in line of their G1 Gaming lineup with the G1 being the flagship, and the Gaming 5 and Gaming 3 below it. The G1 Gaming series (it's a popular trend now to group motherboards for their intended use) uses a unique theme of black, red and white to set it apart from their overclocking SOC series (typically orange and black), and their regular line. Read More

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