Galax GTX 970 HOF Video Card Review

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Ladies and gentlemen, today I get to present to you an offering from the Galax camp! We all read the GTX 980 SOC reviewed I published a couple weeks ago and know it was a beast. We also mentioned on the front page the release of Galax’s famed Hall of Fame (HOF) version of the GTX 970 and GTX 980. Now, we have the Galax GTX 970 HOF in our hands for review. If it is anything like their 780Ti HOF I reviewed a while back, you all are in for a treat as Galax really does a number on improving NVIDIA’s reference design both on the PCB, and on the cooling. Let’s check it out, shall we? Read More

CES 2015: Captherm Shows Off MP-1240 Multi-Phase CPU Cooler

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Captherm’s products are the only consumer cooling solutions on the market to use a multi-phase design, which takes advantage of the change from liquid to vapor. What you can’t see in the photo below, is that the refrigerant is actually bubbling, so you can see the cooling power in action. Read More

ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 980 Graphics Card Review

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In typical ASUS fashion, they’ve taken one of thee most popular high-end graphics cards and put their unique stamp on it. This time around, we have the ROG Poseidon GTX 980 that offers a hybrid cooling solution dubbed the DirectCU H2O. The card also features a beefed up power delivery section and a factory applied overclock, which leaves no doubt this is aimed squarely at PC enthusiasts and gamers alike. From all appearances, the ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 980 seems to have it all… let’s go find out! Read More

EVGA X99 FTW Motherboard Review

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Today we have a chance to look at another EVGA X99 based board. Instead of their more than formidable flagship Classified that Lvcoyote reviewed, this time we get to look at a more mainstream offering in the FTW. This model offers plenty of features for the gamer and for the heavy overclocker, so don’t let that label fool you. Let’s hunker down and take a look at what the EVGA X99 FTW has to offer! Read More

Be Quiet! Straight Power 700W Power Supply Review

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Be Quiet! has one of the strangest, if not the strangest, brand name in the computer technology industry. Their name however is very well known as well, as they are the most popular European manufacturer of computer power supply units. They have a very strong presence in Europe and the company is now exporting their products to Asian and North American markets as well. Be Quiet! is particularly well-known for designing their products with low noise operation in mind. Today we will have a look at their mainstream PSU series, the Straight Power 10. Read More

Inateck BTSP-10 Bluetooth Mini HiFi Speaker

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Hey guys! In the slot for today is another offering from Inateck. This time around we’ll be taking a look at their new HiFi (High Fidelity) Bluetooth mini speaker, the BTSP-10. Don’t let the name fool you, this speaker isn’t solely for Bluetooth use, it has connections for wired devices as well. The BTSP-10 is definitely targeted toward the mobile crowd, with the obvious intention being a portable speaker solution that produces high quality sound. Alright, enough of my talking, let’s focus on the speaker!
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Inateck UA1001 USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter Review

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In for today is an item a little out of the norm for my reviews, the Inateck UA1001 USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter. I’m sure you all have seen plenty of external HDD/SSD enclosures and docking stations, but this is Inateck’s portable solution. This adapter is small enough to stick in your pocket, backpack, or laptop bag for use on the fly. Instead of encasing the HDD or SSD, this adapter just plugs in to the end of the drive much like SATA cables would. Let’s take a look the adapter and check out the performance! Read More

Inateck BP2001 Bluetooth Stereo Speaker Review

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Let’s face it, most portable devices don’t provide very good sound quality as a stand-alone device. Inateck recently released their BP2001 Bluetooth Stereo Speaker to help you improve on that situation. With the holiday shopping season upon us, portable device accessories can make excellent gifts for your tech savvy friends and family. Boasting a pair of 5 Watt speakers (10 Watt total) and other intriguing features, could it be a good addition to your stack of portable device accessories? Let’s find out. Read More

Inateck FD2002 Dual Bay USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station Review

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A hard drive docking station can be a useful item to have in your arsenal of computer peripherals, especially for those that often need to swap large amounts of data between drives or need additional external storage. Inateck, a Germany-based company, sent us their new FD2002 USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station to have a look at, which also features offline cloning capabilities. So, let’s have a good look at this Inateck docking station and see what it’s capable of and how well it performs. Read More