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Gigabyte X58A-OC Review: By Overclockers, For Overclockers

Gigabyte X58A-OC

The Gigabyte X58A-OC motherboard is specifically built for overclocking and described as being “designed by overclockers, for overclockers”. That isn’t only marketing speak folks! With so many motherboards targeting the gamer demographic, it is truly exciting to finally see a motherboard designed specifically for the Overclockers niche with custom power delivery design, and without some of those extraneous features piled on that we don’t need or want. Read More

AMD Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition Review

Just when you think they’re done, AMD ships another Deneb-based chip, saying “hey, we’re not abandoning you just because Bulldozer is coming!” Clocking in at 3.7 GHz, the Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition is a speed bump over the previous x4 975 Black Edition. Read More

OCZ Revodrive X2 SSD Review

If you were to look up “fast hard drive” in the dictionary, you’d surely see a picture of the OCZ Revodrive X2. Words cannot describe the speed of this thing, but numbers can, so get ready to be blown away. Read More

Evercool Transformer 4 Heatsink Review

The Transformer 4 is the first heatsink I have tested from Evercool. It seems like their high-end offering with four heatpipes and two fans for a push-pull setup. This conventional tower style heatsink sounds like it might have what it takes to be a killer cooling solution. Read More

NZXT H2 Classic Silent Case Review

One of the most important aspects of a PC case outside of having the components they use fit or good airflow is noise. NZXT has given us one of their mid-tower cases, named the H2 Classic, which aims to curb some of the sounds that come out of our PC. Read More

Sapphire 5830 Extreme Review

Sapphire decided to resurrect the 5830 and update it with Optimized PWM’s, Eyefinity and an aggressive price point. Let’s take a look at the second coming and see what the 5830 Extreme has to offer. Read More

Silverstone GD05B HTPC Case

Bottom view showing PSU air inlet

This review takes a look at Silverstone’s GD05B HTPC case. An affordable price tag coupled with a well thought out design combine in another quality case as you’d expect from one of the premier case manufacturers. Read More

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