CES 2016: OCZ Debuts Revodrive 400 M.2 Drive and Trion 150 SATA SSDs

This is a pretty exciting time in the storage arena with the release of the M.2 form factor and much faster NVMe-based drives. Not only are the physical size of drives going down, but pricing as well, while capacity and performance is going up. To that end, our CES coverage continues with a visit to our friends at OCZ. I was excited to see them with dreams of looking at their latest NVMe-based offerings, and I was not disappointed. Read More

CES 2016: EVGA's New Case, Gaming Laptop, Discrete Audio & More

In another one of our many stops today for our CES 2016 coverage, we visited our friends at EVGA. They had some pretty cool things to show off. EVGA has steadily expanded their product lineup over the last couple of years moving into peripherals, power supplies, and even their own memory. That trend continues this year with them expanding into the full tower case market, gaming laptops, AIO watercooling, and even a discrete sound card! Read on for more details of that and other twists on existing products! Read More

CES 2016: Patriot Shows Off Hellfire M.2, Viper 1TB SSD and More

In part two of our CES 2016 coverage from Las Vegas, we visited with Patriot earlier today. They had several new Hellfire solid state drives, standard solid state drives, memory and a plethora of accessories. Patriot is poised for a big year with expansion of the Viper lineup in many different areas and even more gaming peripherals. Read More

Aerocool Presents 80+ Gold Certified Xpredator PSU

  Aerocool is expanding their Xpredator line by adding four all new 80+ Gold rated semi-modular power supplies. These new high efficiency PSU’s will be available in 550W, 650W, 750W,& 1000W units. Availability will be through Aerocool’s normal e-tailers starting this week so keep an eye out for them.  … 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