EVGA GTX 780 Classified Hydro Copper Waterblock Review

On the heels of our recent review of EVGA’s GTX 780 Classified graphics card, today we’re going to take a look at an eagerly anticipated accessory for said card – the Hydro Copper Waterblock. As we all know by now, overclocking Kepler-based graphics cards can be limited by GPU temperature and power target limits. This especially holds true when higher voltages are applied to the GPU. In an effort to take away the worry of reaching the maximum temperature threshold while overclocking, and at the same time appease the water cooling crowd, EVGA has made available the Hydro Copper Waterblock. Read More

ASUS Z87I-Deluxe Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Small form factor (SFF) builds have been popping up more and more frequently over the past few hardware generations, and ASUS has definitely taken note of that. ASUS has a couple ITX boards in their Z87 lineup that could fit the bill for your next SFF build. We’ll be taking a look at the Z87I-Deluxe to find out how well it fits in the SFF scene and if it can compete with larger form factor boards. Read More

Cooler Master Cosmos SE Full Tower Case Review

It’s another Cooler Master release date! This time around, Cooler Master has a new member of the Cosmos family of full tower cases – the Cosmos SE. When compared to the Cosmos II, we have a full tower offering that is a little smaller in stature, but still appears to be loaded with features. The Cosmos SE sports a classic design with aluminum handles, and is said to be well equipped for the water cooling enthusiast. So, let’s dive in and find out what Cooler Master has in this latest Cosmos offering. Read More

AMD R9 290X Pictures Leaked

Alleged pictures of AMD’s upcoming high-end graphics card have been leaked to the web over the weekend. The images posted show the whole card with heatsink removed, making it easy to spot the resemblance with HD 7970 cards. Read More

STEIGER DYNAMICS Introduces LEET Monochrome Gaming HTPC

STEIGER DYNAMICS, maker of some very nice looking home theater PCs, is introducing a limited edition free add-on to its existing line of custom built computers. The LEET Monochrome Limited Edition Gaming HTPC focuses on increasing the aesthetics of its already attractive product lines while packing serious computing power for the enthusiast gaming needs in the living room. Read More

AMD Confirms Hawaii is 28nm

Talking to Forbes, VP and General Manager of AMD’s Graphics Business Unit, Matt Skynner, confirmed a couple details about the upcoming enthusiast level GPU from AMD. The new GPU and graphics cards built around it will show up in the last quarter of 2013, as expected. Read More

FinalWire Updates AIDA64 Benchmarking Software to v3.20

Today Budapest-based software company FinalWire announced the availability of the latest iteration of AIDA64 stress-testing and benchmarking software. The new v3.20 adds compatibility for newer hardware and software used by consumers and professionals. Read More