System & Components

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower Case Review

Challenger Buttons

The Challenger is a new case from Cougar. When you see it you are to think about missile firing switches. It is designed to accommodate large graphics cards and to facilitate cooling as well as looking cool. And though they don’t advertise this, Cougar has clearly gone to some lengths to make the Challenger easy to work in. So did they succeed? Let’s go exploring and see. Read More

HighPoint RocketCache 3240X8 Review

Today, we have a product from a company typically associated with the server and business market, HighPoint Technologies, Inc. What we’ll be taking a look at in this article is their RocketCache 3240×8; a product for combining multiple SSDs and HDDs into high performance, high capacity storage solutions. Read More

Thermaltake Smart 730 W Power Supply Review

I’m back at it again! This time it’s a Thermaltake Smart 730 W PSU that I’m torturing. The Smart series promises solid performance for a low price. An entry level buyers dream! The question of the day is: How’s the performance? We’ll see. Read More

SteelSeries Sensei: MLG Edition Mouse Review

SteelSeries is one of the premier gaming peripheral manufacturers in the world, with products ranging from keyboards and headphones to mice and mouse pads. As one of the prominent sponsors for E-Sports, SteelSeries brought in two dozen professional gamers to weigh-in on what features of a mouse are the most important. SteelSeries used this feedback to craft the SteelSeries Sensei. Read More

EVGA SuperNova NEX1500 W Classified Power Supply Review

Here we have it folks, EVGA’s entry into the “Ultimate PSU” market. EVGA has gone above and beyond the usual even for this market segment. 1500 W isn’t enough, so they put in eight rails (that can be set to a single huge rail via software or a DIP switch), fan controls, software to monitor and adjust the unit, 16 PCIe cables. It’s an impressively excessive PSU, really. Read More

Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF Power Supply Review

Today we’ll look at Arctic Cooling’s entry into the brutal market of low wattage entry level units. This unit is aimed squarely at the (meh) Tt Smart 530w we reviewed recently. Will the Fusion 550RF stomp the Smart into the ground? Will it live up to its name and explode? We’ll see! Read More

Lian Li PC-V750 Case Review

What’s in a case? Well, a computer, that’s what…but what’s existentially in a case? Form? Function? Airflow? All of the above? That’s usually what Lian Li tries to pull off with their creations. It’s hard to say no when they offer to let you look at their latest E-ATX case, so that’s what we’re bringing you today – a look at their new PC-V750. It’s a normal case, but with a twist; the power supply goes in the front. Will it work? Let’s find out. Read More

Cooler Master CMStorm Ceres Headset Review

UPC Side of Box

In school science class, you learn early on that sound travels through air (or similar medium that allows vibrations). Yet here I am, tasked with reviewing a headset that is as light as the air that the sound moves through. Is it possible to have good sound and for the headset to be tough enough to be used despite how wisp-light it is? Come inside to find out. Read More

NZXT Hale82 N Series 550 W Power Supply Review

Today we have a second NZXT HALE82 N series unit, this time it’s a 550 W. The 750 W flavor turned out to be solid, this unit looks to be on the same platform. This is a good sign. Will it pass with flying colors? Will it explode? You’re going to have to read the review to find out! Read More

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