ASUS P8Z77-V LE PLUS Motherboard Review

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At last count there are no less than 20 choices to be had within the ASUS Z77 lineup. You can find many offerings in the same price range that differ only by the features included on them. Today we’ll’ be looking at one such mid-level offering, the P8Z77-V LE PLUS. So. let’s have a look at what ASUS has packed into this Z77 offering! Read More

EVGA GTX 650 Ti BOOST SC Graphics Card Review

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We’re back today with another iteration of NVIDIA’s new GTX 650 Ti BOOST, this time from EVGA in the form of their GTX 65 Ti BOOST SuperClocked (SC for short). This card is obviously clocked above the stock 650 Ti BOOST, but how much does that gain? Let’s find out. Read More

Super Talent TeraDrive CT3 120 GB SSD Review

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The name Super Talent will probably bring memory modules to mind. Like most memory manufacturers have done, Super Talent has migrated into the SSD market with a full line of products. Today’s review is on their TeraDrive CT3 120 Gb SSD, which certainly carries enthusiast-like specifications. Let’s find out if the TeraDrive CT3 SSD is a worthy contender in both the SSD and enthusiast market, shall we? Read More

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 1200 W Power Supply Review

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Today we have something interesting. We have the German version of Excess in Power Supply form. Previously we checked out the American version of Excess in the NEX1500. Today’s unit, the be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 1200 W is an entirely different sort of excess. It looks suspiciously like people at be quiet! are thinking about people’s needs. If this unit has performance to match its specifications I am going to be very happy indeed. Will I be happy? Will it function correctly? Will it come with a USA power cable? All that and more will be revealed! Read More

Galaxy GTX 650 Ti Boost Review

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If you have been following the GPU landscape this last generation, you may have observed a bit of the “Goldilocks Paradox” with some recent releases. AMD fired first with their HD 7790 to fill a price and performance gap, and most recently, NVIDIA fired back with the release of the GTX 650 Ti Boost to do the same. NVIDIA’s aim was to put out a card for the ‘sweet spot’ resolution of 1920×1080 while using ‘high’ settings in games. It’s time to kick the tires and take the Galaxy GTX 650 Ti Boost for spin. Let’s see if their goals were met and what other goodies Galaxy has under the hood. Read More

ASUS F2A85-V Pro Motherboard Review

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We’ve done our fair share of reviews on the Trinity platform, but this will be our first time looking at an ASUS offering. Today’s review will be on the F2A85-V Pro, which is a top-end offering from ASUS’ FM2 line of motherboards. So, let’s take an in-depth look at this offering from ASUS and see how it stacks up against previously reviewed FM2 Trinity motherboards! Read More

HighPoint RocketStor 5322 Hard Drive Dock Review

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External hard drive adapters are essential disaster recovery or troubleshooting devices for do-it-yourself and professional repairs alike. However, there are many folks out there using these temporary solutions as “more than temporary.” Luckily, hard drive docks like the HighPoint RocketStor 5322 are durable enough to be utilized in many different capacities while still giving you easy access to your data. Read More

Thermalright AXP-100 Heatsink Review

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Thermalright is one of the top names in PC cooling with a wide array of heatsinks to cool just about any component in a computer. Thermalright has recently released the AXP-100, which is designed for small form factor PCs, such as HTPCs and mini ITX systems. The AXP-100 will be pitted against a direct competitor, the Samuel 17 from Prolimatech, as well as a few larger heatsinks. Will the AXP-100 live up to the Thermalright name? Read More