HyperX Achieves Fastest 128GB DDR4 Memory Kit

HyperX sent word today they are releasing a DDR4-3000 MHz memory kit running at an impressive 3000 MHz. The kit is said to offer timings at 16-16-16-36, and consists of eight 16GB modules. Here is the press release we received today. Read More

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

It wasn’t that long ago when the future of OCZ was in doubt, which came as sad news to many in the PC enthusiast community. Luckily, almost immediately after filing bankruptcy, they were promptly swooped up by the Toshiba Group. The acquisition seems like a match made in heaven with Toshiba being a worldwide leader and manufacturer of NAND flash. The marriage definitely affords OCZ the opportunity to be much more competitive in the saturated SSD market. Read More

Kingston HyperX Savage 240GB SSD Review

HyperX (a division of Kingston Technologies) lifted the embargo on their new Savage line of SSDs today, and we’re Johnny on the spot with a review on launch day. Meant to be the replacement for the HyperX 3K SSD, the Savage SSDs offer much faster speeds than its predecessor and does away with the SandForce controller in favor of the Phison S10 quad-core controller. Read More

Akasa InterConnect EX Review

It has been my policy not to review items that companies did not send for review. In the case of the Akasa InterConnect EX, I am violating that policy. I bought this unit retail, and I was so impressed with it I had to share. When we are done with this review, you will see why. Read More

G.SKILL Announces World’s Fastest DDR4 128GB Memory Kit at 2800MHz!

G.Skill announced today they have released a 128 GB Ripjaws4 memory kit (16GBX8) at 2800 MHz, making it the fastest 128 GB kit on the market. The kit features respectable timings of 16-16-16-36 and requires 1.35 V for operation. The Samsung ICs found on the kit use the 20nm fabrication process. Here is the press release we received today. Read More

GIGABYTE Hosts X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT

If you own a GIGABYTE X99 series motherboard, there is an opportunity to win some great cash and hardware prizes during the month of May. A total of $2800 cash and three X99 motherboards will be awarded to the contest and lucky draw winners. Here is the press release we were sent today, which includes a link to the official contest rules. Get your overclock on and see if you have what it takes to bring home some cash! Read More

Thermaltake Core X9 Case Review

Thermaltake has long been known for carrying a wide variety of products. Items such as power supplies, CPU coolers (both AIO and Air), many accessories, and also cases to name a few. This review covers one of their new cases, the Core X9. The case is shaped like a cube, part of a new(ish) trend in enthusiast computing because of the room and flexibility they tend to offer over your typical towers and mid-towers. Read More

Inateck FD1006C USB 3.0 Docking Station Review

Inateck continues to roll out a steady stream of new and innovative products to meet the demands of their customers. Case in point is their newly released FD1006C USB 3.0 docking station, which they sent along for us to check out. This Inateck docking station is a “Lay-Flat” design that supports the UASP protocol and accepts large capacity 2.5″ or 3.5″ HDDs. So, let’s get started and see what Inateck has come up with this time around. Read More