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Cryorig R1 Ultimate Heatsink Review

Cryorig has an “ultimate” heatsink for us: the Cryorig R1 Ultimate. This heatsink is full of advanced technology, and it uses two 140 x 25 mm fans and tandem fin-stack towers. Ultimate, indeed. But does all of this give us the ultimate in cooling experience? Only one way to find out. We will explore the heck out of this heatsink. Read More

G.SKILL Trident Z 16GB DDR4-3400 CL16 Memory Review

A couple of weeks ago on Overclockers we posted a review of a great performing G.SKILL Trident Z 16GB DDR4-3200 memory. Today we wish to present a higher frequency memory kit from the same G.SKILL series – Trident Z 16GB DDR4-3400 CL16. After such good reviews of DDR4-3200 kit, we have high expectations regarding this faster version of Trident Z. Let’s not make this introduction any longer as I’m sure all wish to see what the Trident Z 16GB DDR4-3400 memory kit has to offer. Read More

I-Venstar S406 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Review

Today’s review is of the I-VENSTAR S406 high quality Bluetooth speaker. I-VENSTAR (A.K.A. VENSTAR) is a company which is becoming pretty well known for producing quality Bluetooth speakers. In this review we will attempt to test the S406’s capabilities as well as their claims of waterproof and dustproof. Let’s see what it has to offer, shall we? Read More

ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 980 Ti Platinum Edition Video Card Review

The ASUS ROG Matrix platinum video cards are well known among many enthusiast circles. From the hardcore liquid nitrogen-using, competitive overclocker down to the hardcore gamer that wants some of the fastest clocks and “best of the best” hardware. I remember this line of cards from the HD5870 series on forward being a beast in nearly all aspects of its use. I have a funny feeling that will not change with the latest flagship, the ASUS ROG Matrix GTX 980 Ti Platinum Edition video card, we have for review today. We will talk about some of its unique features, as well as check out its performance. Seat belts on, tray tables in their upright and locked positions…we are a go for launch! Read More

Noctua 24-Volt Fans and Chromax Review

When Noctua announced they had released 24-volt fans, I ignored it, asking, “What does that have to do with me?” I had tried 24-volt fans from other manufacturers with unhappy results. But the Noctua rep told me “They actually run nice and quiet in 12V PC environments!” It was at that point I had to test these fans to see how well they do. Do they really run quietly at 12 volts? And how strong are they? Immediately thereafter, Noctua announced their Chromax line of accessories. From having these two releases coming so close together, this combined review was born. Read More

Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, everyone gather ’round for the Overclockers review of the new and improved Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset, wow that’s a mouthful, known henceforth simply as “G933”. Following in the footsteps of the widely used G930, the bar is set high for the G933. Sporting wireless connectivity, dual inputs, surround sound, and more it seems like the G933 has all you could need, and more, for a gaming headset. Let’s take a look at this headset, see the new features it brings, and listen to how it performs! Read More

EVGA Z170 Stinger Motherboard Review

Today, I come to you with the fortune to review another new installment from EVGA’s Z170 motherboard series. This time around it’s the Z170 Stinger that’ll be shown the ropes. The Stinger’s feature set is largely unchanged from last generation. I can’t wait to see what they kept, improved, and dropped on this newest iteration. Who else is ready? Read More

MSI Z170A SLI Plus Motherboard Review

Today we will have a chance to look at yet another board in MSI’s seemingly already full product stack for Z170 based motherboards. The offering we have today is the MSI Z170A SLI Plus. This board, while it should game and overclock well, is pointed to a more specific market: those that use multiple GPUs. It is geared that way because of the spacing between the main PCIe slots (triple slot spacing). So one can use two of your choice cards, be it AMD or NVIDIA based, and still have some room between the cards for better cooling, particularly for the top card. Read More

Sapphire R9 380x Nitro Video Card Review

Just in time for the Holiday season, AMD is releasing another card in their 3xx series to help fill in their lineup. Fill in their lineup you say? Don’t they have 8 cards out (between the 3XX and Fury Series) already you ask? Even though they have several cards in their current lineup, from top to bottom, budget to rare unicorn, there was a fairly large performance and price gap between the R9 380 and R9 390. In comes the AMD R9 380X. The card is marketed towards being a great gaming GPU for 1080p (1920×1080) and entry level for 1440p (2560×1440). Read More

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