System & Components

Toshiba OCZ TR200 480 GB SSD Review

Up today is Toshiba’s OCZ TR200 480 GB SSD, a 2.5″ 3D TLC NAND drive featuring Toshiba’s 64 layer BiCS3 technology. What does all that mean you ask? I’ll touch on this a bit later but for now, it allows Toshiba to produce lower cost, higher density SSDs. Improving the cost/GB and opening the door to the entry-level consumer market by offering an affordable, high-performance alternative to traditional hard disc drives. Read More

Patriot Hellfire M.2 NVMe SSD Review

Up next in our review carousel is another very fast M.2 PCIe NVMe based SSD. With only Toshiba/OCZ and Samsung generally competing in this enthusiast space, it will be nice to see some more competition. To that end, our friends at Patriot have kindly sent over their 480GB Hellfire M.2 SSD. The Hellfire promises to be pretty quick using its Phison PS5007-E7 controller shared by others in the market. Let’s dig in a bit and see what makes the Hellfire tick, and see how it performs in our testing. Read More

SilverStone Primera Series PM01 Review

SilverStone has always been a staple with enthusiast community and are known for their bold cases and clean lines. The Primera is no exception, Translating to “First” or “First Class” in Spanish, it is already staking claim to what we can expect from it. Read More

IdeaUSA W200 BlueTooth Speaker Review

IdeaUSA is at it again. This time they bring us the iDeaPLAY W200 Bluetooth speaker. Overclockers.com has reviewed another product from IdeaUSA, the S204 Headset, and it was nothing less than fantastic. The W200 is claimed to provide premium sound quality, enhanced bass performance, and up to ten hours of playback. Let’s put it to the test and see if it’s as great as we suspect it to be. Read More

Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD Review

Today, we get to check out the VX500 SSD from Toshiba. I am really excited to get to review a product from Toshiba as they has been one of my favorite manufactures since my first laptop. Toshiba acquired OCZ in early 2014, and they continue to work as an independent subsidiary but have been using Toshiba internal components. But, enough chatter, lets have a look at some data. Read More

IdeaUSA S204 Bluetooth Headphone Review

Fresh off the truck is a pair of IdeaUSA S204 AtomicX Bluetooth headphones. The S204 is an over the ear style unit with a built-in microphone, Bluetooth connectivity, accepts a 3.5mm auxiliary jack, and a micro USB charger. It is also portable and comes with a clam shell carrying case. Let’s take an in-depth look at what IdeaUSA is offering with the S204. Read More

SilverStone Redline RL05 Case Review

This week we get to check out the SilverStone Redline RL05. This case was a joy to build in and was one of the smoothest builds I’ve ever had. It’s stylishly simplistic, available in red or black trim options, and has a price tag small enough to keep any builder happy. Read More

Patriot Viper V760 Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

Patriot is well known for performance memory, but how about their peripherals. In July we reviewed Patriot’s V560 Viper gaming mouse and we were very impressed. Today we will look at the V760 Viper gaming mechanical keyboard. With this being Patriot’s first keyboard in a saturated market, many decisions had to be made to ensure success. If the V760 gaming keyboard is anything like the V560 gaming mouse it is sure to be a home run for Patriot’s first at bat. Read More

Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset Review

Today, we get to take a look at the Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset. Not only is it visually stunning, but it boasts some serious studio quality promises. With all of the compatibility this headset has to offer across different platforms, you’ll likely never need another one. Read More

Anidees AI Crystal Case Review

Today, we get hands on with the Anidees AI Crystal. I spent a lot of time admiring this case, and then a bit more building in it, so sit back and grab a snack as we jump right into it. Read More

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