System & Components

ADATA XPG SX8200 M.2 SSD Review

ADATA launched the XPG SX8200 in late March this year. It’s built around their second generation 64 layer 3D NAND Flash and it’s their fastest consumer SSD to date. I just happen to have one of these drives here today and we’ll see just how fast it is using our usual array of testing. Read More

Cooler Master H500P Mesh Case Review

Cooler Master is well known in the PC community. Whether you are a budget builder, avid gamer, or an elite overclocker you have undoubtedly purchased some of their products. That’s because Cooler Master has had their hands in nearly every aspect of computer hardware for more than 25 years. For this review they have provided us with the improved mesh variant of the Mastercase H500P, an enthusiast level, mid-tower case with style and tidiness in mind. I will turn the proverbial screws to find out where they have hit their mark and where they have missed. Read More

Toshiba OCZ TR200 480 GB SSD Review

Up today is Toshiba’s OCZ TR200 480 GB SSD, a 2.5″ 3D TLC NAND drive featuring Toshiba’s 64 layer BiCS3 technology. What does all that mean you ask? I’ll touch on this a bit later but for now, it allows Toshiba to produce lower cost, higher density SSDs. Improving the cost/GB and opening the door to the entry-level consumer market by offering an affordable, high-performance alternative to traditional hard disc drives. Read More

Patriot Hellfire M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Up next in our review carousel is another very fast M.2 PCIe NVMe based SSD. With only Toshiba/OCZ and Samsung generally competing in this enthusiast space, it will be nice to see some more competition. To that end, our friends at Patriot have kindly sent over their 480GB Hellfire M.2 SSD. The Hellfire promises to be pretty quick using its Phison PS5007-E7 controller shared by others in the market. Let’s dig in a bit and see what makes the Hellfire tick, and see how it performs in our testing. Read More

SilverStone Primera Series PM01 Review

SilverStone has always been a staple with enthusiast community and are known for their bold cases and clean lines. The Primera is no exception, Translating to “First” or “First Class” in Spanish, it is already staking claim to what we can expect from it. Read More

IdeaUSA W200 BlueTooth Speaker Review

IdeaUSA is at it again. This time they bring us the iDeaPLAY W200 Bluetooth speaker. Overclockers.com has reviewed another product from IdeaUSA, the S204 Headset, and it was nothing less than fantastic. The W200 is claimed to provide premium sound quality, enhanced bass performance, and up to ten hours of playback. Let’s put it to the test and see if it’s as great as we suspect it to be. Read More

Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD Review

Today, we get to check out the VX500 SSD from Toshiba. I am really excited to get to review a product from Toshiba as they has been one of my favorite manufactures since my first laptop. Toshiba acquired OCZ in early 2014, and they continue to work as an independent subsidiary but have been using Toshiba internal components. But, enough chatter, lets have a look at some data. Read More

IdeaUSA S204 Bluetooth Headphone Review

Fresh off the truck is a pair of IdeaUSA S204 AtomicX Bluetooth headphones. The S204 is an over the ear style unit with a built-in microphone, Bluetooth connectivity, accepts a 3.5mm auxiliary jack, and a micro USB charger. It is also portable and comes with a clam shell carrying case. Let’s take an in-depth look at what IdeaUSA is offering with the S204. Read More

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