GTX 470 Mini Review

Today we will be looking at the much anticipated and first DX11 offering from Nvidia, the Fermi/GF100 or better known in the retail chain as the GTX 470 and GTX 480. More specifically, we will be looking at the little brother of the two, the GTX 470. Read More

Thermalright Venomous X

After using a performance/dollar CPU cooler for around a year, I decided it was time to dip into the “high-end” air cooling solutions. The Venomous X had recently entered the game and I found a good deal on it (free shipping reels me in), so I pulled the trigger. I went into detailed testing to see if my buy was worth the money. So, today I have a summary of my testing, findings, and results for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy! Read More


IN-WIN Development, Inc. has been around the block a time or ten. Founded in 1986 as a manufacturer of computer chassis, they have since expanded to include power supplies and digital storage devices, but their core business remains their cases. Today we’re going to be looking at their flagship, the full-tower IRONCLAD. Read More

G.Skill Pi DDR3-2400 4GB Memory Kit Review

My first experience with G.Skill RAM was as a moderator of the (dearly departed) abit forums. They. Just. Work. We’d recommend them all the time because once you set the BIOS properly, you were done. In an exclusive, the kit we’re looking at today is one of their highest, the PI series DDR3-2400 4Gb kit, model # F3-19200CL9D-4GBPIS. Read More

Scythe Yasya Six Heatpipe CPU Cooler Review


Today we are bringing you a look at the new Scythe Yasya tower cooler. This is a brand new design from Scythe that utilizes six, 6mm heatpipes in the popular tower configuration. This particular design is very unique and looks great. But looks aren’t nearly as important as performance, so the question is: Does the Yasya have the performance to back up the looks? Read More

IN WIN Griffin Case Review

Computer cases have been around since the pc age and now it’s a huge market geared towards the pc builder. There is literally a plethora of brands, sizes, styles and colors to choose from. IN-WIN has been around for quite sometime no doubt, and their quote states: “Contemporary & Innovative”

Today we’re going to take a look at IN-WIN’s new GRIFFIN Yellow Mid Tower case. Read More

Lamptron FC-2 and FC-3 Fan Controller Review

What’s in a fan controller? If you’re Lamptron, a large chunk of your business! Lamptron “…develops and markets the next generation of high performance computer peripherals…” Their products have been around for a little while now and no doubt most of you have seen at least one of their controllers floating around. Needless to say, they definitely look the part.

Previously, Earthdog completed a review on their top-of-the-line FC-5 Fan Controller. Today we’ve been graced with the middle children of the Lamptron family – their FC-2 and FC-3. Read More

Gigabyte P55A-UD7 on liquid nitrogen

UD3R + i5 670 in CPU-Z

Gigabyte now has an extensive lineup of motherboards based around the LGA1156 socket. The top range boards use the P55 chipset, and at the top of the heap is the new UD7. I’ve already looked at the P55-UD3R, the P55A-UD3R, and the P55A-UD6…does this new entry really have what it takes to be called the best? Read More

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