G.Skill Trident Z 16GB DDR4-3200 C16 Memory Review


G.Skill continues to release new DDR4 memory kits for Intel Skylake platform and of course we are happy about this fact. After a great Ripjaws V series we have a chance to test Trident Z whose design is simply exceptional. In this review we will present probably one of the most interesting memory kits for computer enthusiasts and gamers, the Trident Z 2x8GB DDR4-3200 CL16. Stay with us to find out how much you can expect from this memory and why it’s one of the best options on the market. Read More

Premium Gaming Headset Showdown


Many headphone and peripheral manufacturers today are creating headsets with gamers in mind. The higher-end gaming headsets tend to offer features such as simulated surround sound, wireless capabilities, equalizer profiles for different types of games, physical customization, improved comfort, and better sound than their more budget-friendly counterparts. In this article, I will be reviewing several different headsets from multiple companies: Logitech (G930), Sennheiser (G4ME One), SteelSeries (Siberia v3 Prism, Elite Prism, H Wireless), and Turtle Beach (Elite 800). Read More

MSI Launches Z170A SLI PLUS Motherboard


MSI is getting ready to launch a new motherboard in their Z170 line, the Z170A SLI PLUS. You may recognize the namesake of the board from its older twin on the X99 platform, the X99A SLI PLUS. MSI reports that this board offers “an enhanced experience and best in productivity and reliability…and has been configured to satisfy even the most demanding user.” Read More

EVGA SuperSC 16GB DDR4-2800 Memory Kit Review


I was pretty surprised when I received the info that EVGA is offering a DDR4 memory kit for review. Somehow I missed the fact that EVGA had entered the DRAM market some time ago and has already presented DDR3 and DDR4 memory kits designed for both gamers and power users.… Read More

Scythe Slip Stream 120DB Fan Review


Scythe has unleashed a round dozen of their dual ball bearing Slip Stream 120DB fans on an unsuspecting world. They look just like the old Slip Stream fans of yore, keeping the narrow fan hubs to maximize airflow. Are they worthy successors? Let’s find out. Read More

G.Skill Ripjaws KM780 RGB, SR910, and MX780 Keyboard/Headphone/Mouse Quick Look


Today we get an opportunity to take a look at some new products from G.Skill. Surprise, surprise though, its not memory or an SSD, but something for the gaming crowd. G.Skill has decided to take a jump into the market and expand its Ripjaws line with the new KM 780 mechanical keyboard, SR910 7.1 Surround heaphones, and MX780 laser gaming mouse (among other offerings). On the surface it looks like a lot of bells and whistles from the full individual LED keys on the keyboard, to the 10 discrete (5 for each ear) drivers in the cans, to the Avago gaming sensor used in the RGB mouse. This is probably going to be one of my favorite reviews as I get to test out these new products by gaming, and listening to music among other things. Let’s see how they worked out! Read More

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB (Brown Switch) Mechanical Keyboard Review


No more than a few months old is the RGB version of the Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z Mechanical Keyboard, an input device which is geared toward the gaming crowd. With fancy lighting, a fully mechanical layout, and macro functionality this keyboard looks to be loaded with features. Let’s see how it stacks up with the fierce competition in the gaming keyboard market. Read More

Deepcool Lucifer K2 Review

Heatsink Installed

Deepcool has been building computer cooling hardware for years. In the last several years they have been pushing into making products for computers. They started with fans. Then they made cases and heatsinks. We are reviewing a new entry, produced under Deepcool’s sub-brand, Gamer Storm. Today: the Lucifer K2. That’s four brand names for this heatsink. That last is a mountain in the Karkorams, second highest in the world. Will it cool as well as its lofty name? Let’s find out. Read More

GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-UD5 Motherboard Review


Today we have the Z170X-UD5 which is in the upper tier of GIGABYTE’s current lineup, just behind their Z170X-Gaming 7. Being near the top of the lineup, the UD5 looks like a great board on paper and deserves a good testing. Read More