System & Components

CES 2016: Patriot Shows Off Hellfire M.2, Viper 1TB SSD and More

In part two of our CES 2016 coverage from Las Vegas, we visited with Patriot earlier today. They had several new Hellfire solid state drives, standard solid state drives, memory and a plethora of accessories. Patriot is poised for a big year with expansion of the Viper lineup in many different areas and even more gaming peripherals. Read More

Aerocool Presents 80+ Gold Certified Xpredator PSU

  Aerocool is expanding their Xpredator line by adding four all new 80+ Gold rated semi-modular power supplies. These new high efficiency PSU’s will be available in 550W, 650W, 750W,& 1000W units. Availability will be through Aerocool’s normal e-tailers starting this week so keep an eye out for them.  … Read More

Preview 3DMark's Newest Benchmark VRMark

The folks at Futuremark have reached out to us once again to let us know of a new 3DMark Holiday Beta available through Steam. With this Beta you can preview VRMark, their newest addition to the 3DMark line for 2016, as well as some of the latest features and an all new interface. The preview can be run through steam or with the stand alone 3DMark benchmark. Read More

Lian Li Releases New Mid-Tower: PC-X510 Chassis

Today, Lian Li announced the latest addition to their stunning family of cases, the PC-X510 mid-tower. Highlights of this case include a built-in fan controller, three separate airflow chambers, side window and plenty of connectivity. Lian Li boasts the PC-X150 is geared towards a “full tower build in a mid tower” case. Read More

Swiftech Launches Komodo-R9 FuryX ECO GPU Waterblock

On Friday, Swiftech announced their newest reference R9 Fury and FuryX card water cooling solution, the Komodo-R9 FuryX Eco. Other than sporting good looks, this waterblock serves the practical purpose of cooling the GPU as well as other hot-spots like the memory and MOSFETS. Swiftech claims that a more holistic approach to video card cooling should lead to improved stability during the course of overclocking. Read More

Kingston Releases 128GB, 256GB Additions to its Fastest SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 Cards

Today, Kingston sent word of their newly released higher capacity SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) cards. The cards are said to offer transfer speeds up to 90 MB/s read and 80 MB/s write, which makes them ideal for recording and playback of 4K content. For photography, they will also be ideal for use with D-SLR and D-SLM cameras. Here is the press release received this morning. Read More

Computex 2015 - Kingston Digital Releases USB Type-C Flash Drive

Kingston has announced the release of a nifty new flash drive that can plug into both standard Type-A and the new Type-C USB connections. The flash drive falls under their DataTraveler family and is dubbed the microDuo 3C. The drives are available in 16, 32, and 64GB capacities and offer read and write speeds up to 100 MB/s and 15 MB/s respectively. Read More

Computex 2015 - G.Skill Showcases Expanded Product Line And Trident Z DDR4 Memory

G.Skill is on the move and will soon make available several new products to the gaming and enthusiast communities. In addition to expanding their DDR4 memory to include the Trident Z series, you can expect to see power supplies, gaming keyboards, gaming mice, and gaming headsets. We received a few press releases from G.Skill about these new offerings, and here they are! Read More

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