Posts Tagged: Lvcoyote

Saying Goodbye to Lvcoyote

Matt Ring (mdcomp), Edvard (from EKWB) and Dino DeCesari (lvcoyote) at the Ice Bar (from left to right)

On Saturday morning, the world lost a wonderful person in Dino DeCesari, aka Lvcoyote, an editor and moderator. According to his wife, Dino passed away in his sleep at the age of 56. Although he joined in 2002, his involvement took a massive leap when he began writing… Read More

ASUS X99 Pro Motherboard Review


ASUS has released an impressive array of X99 motherboards since the inception of Intel’s Haswell-E processors. To date, only one ASUS X99 motherboard has escaped our test bench, but that’s coming to an end as we explore the X99 Pro in this review. This offering is a step up from the X99-A we reviewed just a short time ago and brings a very appealing set of features often reserved for their higher-end motherboards. Could this be the perfect balance between price, performance, and features? Let’s dive in and find out! Read More

ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 980 Graphics Card Review

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In typical ASUS fashion, they’ve taken one of thee most popular high-end graphics cards and put their unique stamp on it. This time around, we have the ROG Poseidon GTX 980 that offers a hybrid cooling solution dubbed the DirectCU H2O. The card also features a beefed up power delivery section and a factory applied overclock, which leaves no doubt this is aimed squarely at PC enthusiasts and gamers alike. From all appearances, the ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 980 seems to have it all… let’s go find out! Read More

Inateck BP2001 Bluetooth Stereo Speaker Review


Let’s face it, most portable devices don’t provide very good sound quality as a stand-alone device. Inateck recently released their BP2001 Bluetooth Stereo Speaker to help you improve on that situation. With the holiday shopping season upon us, portable device accessories can make excellent gifts for your tech savvy friends and family. Boasting a pair of 5 Watt speakers (10 Watt total) and other intriguing features, could it be a good addition to your stack of portable device accessories? Let’s find out. Read More

Inateck FD2002 Dual Bay USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station Review


A hard drive docking station can be a useful item to have in your arsenal of computer peripherals, especially for those that often need to swap large amounts of data between drives or need additional external storage. Inateck, a Germany-based company, sent us their new FD2002 USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station to have a look at, which also features offline cloning capabilities. So, let’s have a good look at this Inateck docking station and see what it’s capable of and how well it performs. Read More

ASUS X99-E WS Motherboard Review


Even though the X99-E WS motherboard is listed as a workstation offering by ASUS, don’t let that classification fool you. The X99-E WS has many of the same features found on ASUS’ enthusiast-level motherboards. Particularly appealing to the gaming crowd is its quad-SLI/CrossFireX support at x16/x16/x16/x16 speeds. There are a host of other unique and intriguing features the X99-E WS offers that should appeal to the enthusiast and gamer alike. So, let’s find out if this latest offering from ASUS is worthy of consideration in the increasingly crowded X99 motherboard market. Read More

EVGA GTX 970 FTW Graphics Card Review


We’ve recently reviewed several NVIDIA GTX 980 based graphics cards here at Overclockers, and we came away impressed with their low power consumption, great performance, and “bang-for-the-buck” pricing. Today, we’re going to drop it down a notch and have a look at our first GTX 970. More specifically, the EVGA GTX 970 FTW. The factory overclock EVGA applied to the GTX 970 FTW is one of the highest we’ve ever seen, which leads us to believe EVGA is extremely confident in the headroom that’s available on these Maxwell 2 GPUs. Read More

Lian Li PC-T80 Test Bench Review


Lian Li is best known for their all aluminum PC cases, which are widely regarded as the best money can buy. Everything from build quality to stunning looks have made Lian Li a popular choice among PC enthusiasts for quite some time now. Back in 2012, Lian Li tried their hand at producing a test bench and released the PC-T60. The PC-T60 was a very unique approach to a test bench, but was a little limited as far as enthusiast features go. Fast forward to today; and Lian Li presents the PC-T80, which is quite a bit larger than its predecessor and offers support for motherboards up to XL-ATX in size. There are several more enthusiast-level features the PC-T80 offers, and we’ll explore these as the review progresses. Read More

Arctic Z3 Pro Triple Monitor Arm Review


Arctic (formerly Arctic Cooling) has been around for well over a decade now and is synonymous with great cooling products. Back in 2010, Arctic decided to expand their product offerings well beyond cooling products and now offer home entertainment, computer accessories, and mobile device accessories. One of their new endeavors into the computer accessories world is their full line of monitor arms. Today, we’ll have a look at the Z3 Pro, which is capable of supporting three monitors up to 27″ in size. This should be a very enticing product for the gaming crowd, so let’s go have a look at the Arctic Z3 Pro! Read More

ASUS X99-A Motherboard Review


The Haswell-E/X99 platform has become a popular choice among enthusiast users when considering their next system build. Unfortunately, the price associated with building a system based around this new platform can be a deal breaker for a lot of people. In an effort to ease that pain a bit, ASUS offers up their more affordable X99-A motherboard. Don’t let the affordability of the X99-A fool you though… it’s still packed with a lot of enthusiast-level features the more discerning user looks for. So, let’s take a close look at the X99-A motherboard and see what ASUS brings to the table this time around. Read More