Arctic Accelero S3 Passive Graphics Card Cooler Review

Today, we get a chance to review an Arctic branded cooler, the Accelero S3 Passive. As the name states, this cooler does not come with any fans, so it would be dead silent. Arctic overcomes forced air movement cooling by using a large heatsink surface and heatpipes to get heat away from the core. Clearly, something like this isn’t made for high end GPUs, but something in the mid-range area it is said to handle without a worry. I strapped the unit on the recently reviewed MSI GTX 960 Gaming, a solid mid-range performer, to see how it does. Read on for more details! Read More

Patriot Viper 4 DDR4-3000 MHz Memory Kit Review

At the beginning of January this year, Patriot launched their Viper 4 line of DDR4 memory. The kits are designed for Intel’s X99 chipset and come in varying quad-channel capacities and speeds. Today’s review sample is the 16 GB DDR4-3000 MHz kit (PV416G300C6QK), which consists of 4X4 GB modules. The Viper 4 series falls in the middle of Patriot’s DDR4 offerings – below the Viper Extreme Edition and above the Signature Line. Read More

Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD Review

Our recent trip to CES 2015 afforded us the opportunity to meet with folks from Patriot Memory. They were eager to show off some of their newest products and provide us with a glimpse of things to come. One such product on display was their new Ignite series SSD line. The Ignite SSD is available in a 480 GB (today’s review sample) or 960 GB version. Patriot Memory has been around for 30 years now and is well known for providing high performance and enthusiast level products. Does the Ignite series SSD hold up to this standard? Let’s take it for a spin and find out! Read More

be quiet! Silent Base 800 Case Review

Late last year the German company be quiet! released a new case, the Silent Base 800. What does be quiet! have to add to the world of cases? The world of PC cases is filled with every innovation that engineers and craftsmen can devise. What makes their case so good that we would pick this, rather than another? Today we will explore the Silent Base 800 and find out. Read More

MSI GTX 960 Gaming 2G Video Card Review

In today’s review, we get a chance to look at another GTX 960 folks! This time its from our friends at MSI. They kindly sent us over their gaming version of the GTX 960 which is aptly named the MSI GTX 960 Gaming 2G. As we know from previous reviews from Lvcoyote, the GTX 960 is slated to be a mid-range level card that should be solid for moderate 1080p (or less) gaming. Read More

Inateck BTSP-10 Plus Bluetooth Speaker Review

Inateck recently updated their BTSP-10 Bluetooth speaker and now call it the BTSP-10 Plus. My partner in crime, ATMINSIDE, reviewed the original BTSP-10 and came away impressed with the quality, performance, and its modern looks. Those looking for portability, good sound, and an affordable price seem to be Inateck’s target audience for the BTSP-10 Plus. Did they hit the bulls-eye? Let’s go find out. Read More

EVGA GTX 960 SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Graphics Card Review

As far as graphics cards are concerned, EVGA needs no introduction. They have always been and continue to be a popular choice among PC and overclocking enthusiasts. EVGA has a full array of graphics cards planned to complement the release of NVIDIA’s new GTX 960 GPU. Today, we’ll be looking at the GTX 960 SuperSC ACX 2.0+ that comes factory overclocked and includes EVGA’s new cooler in the ACX 2.0+. Read More