System & Components

ADATA Premier SP550 240GB SSD Review

You certainly can’t accuse ADATA of sitting still as far as SSD offerings go. They’ve released a number of different SSDs over the past year featuring different NAND controllers, read/write speeds, and price points. They seemingly have something for everyone in this regard. Today’s review is on their latest Premier SP550 offering, which is aimed at users looking for an affordable upgrade without having to sacrifice performance. The SP550 is ADATA‚Äôs first foray into Silicon Motion’s SM2256 NAND controller and its NANDXtend technology. Let’s go find out how well the SP550 240 GB SSD performs and if it’s worth your hard earned dollar. Read More

Kingwin Power Dock USB 3.0 Clone Docking Station Review

Portable storage devices have become very popular over the years, especially for people on the go or in charge of maintaining numerous PCs. The Kingwin Power Dock Clone Docking Station has the ability to easily add external storage via its USB 3.0 interface and can also clone hard drives without being connected to a PC. These features should make it an enticing option for IT professional and home users alike. Read More

Inateck HB4009 4-port USB 3.0 Hub With KM Switch

Ever wondered how you could use one mouse and keyboard with multiple devices, especially if one device is Android? Do you ever wish you could easily transfer between systems directly instead of having to use other media? Inateck comes to us today with the HB4009 which is a 4-port USB 3.0 hub with the capability to share USB devices between different systems. Read More

OCZ Trion 100 480GB SSD Review

OCZ has put out some great SSD drives over the years. From high-end enthusiast drives in the Vertex and Vector lines to the smoking fast PCIe based Revo drives (and let me tell you, we are looking forward to the PCIe based NVME drives too!). OCZ also has their ‘bang for the buck’ line in the Agility and new Arc series. Now they have an even more price oriented line in the Trion 100 series. The Trion line of drives are a more ‘read performance oriented’ series versus write performance when compared to the Arc and other OCZ high-end enthusiast SSDs. SSD drives like this are good for a slew of things, but storage and gaming come to mind first as that’s a high read environment with minimal writes. Read More

Spotswood Compact Tech Station

You may have heard the name Spotswood Computer Cases thrown around a few times, but they’re definitely not a mass producer of computer cases. What they are though is a company that makes tech stations and custom cases for the enthusiast community. Let’s take a look at their Compact Tech Station! Read More

ADATA XPG SX930 240GB SSD Review

JMicron recently released their new JMF670H controller, and ADATA was quick to implement this new controller in their new XPG SX930 line of SSDs. This new offering from ADATA comes in capacities of 120, 240, and 480 GB and promises excellent performance while keeping an eye on reliable endurance. Anytime a new controller hits the market, we’re always anxious to find out how it performs. So, let’s get started and see what the ADATA XPG SX930 has in store for us. Read More

Thermaltake Suppressor F51 Mid-Tower Case Review

Thermaltake’s new Suppressor F51 mid-tower case hits our review bench today and promises massive water cooling options, near silent operation, and a host of other features we’ll take a look at. The Thermaltake Suppressor F51 comes in a windowed and non-windowed version with today’s sample being the windowed offering. In the competitive mid-tower case market, does Thermaltake have something worth your hard earned dollar? Let’s go find out! Read More

Inateck BK1003E Bluetooth 3.0 Ultra Slim Keyboard

Today I come to burn up the keyboard with a review for a… keyboard! The BK1003E is Inateck’s ultra slim Bluetooth keyboard. This keyboard takes a “one for all” approach on the market with support for the three main operating systems; Android, Windows, and iOS. Bringing along a stylish look and a form factor that’s easy to pack away, this keyboard is dressed to impress Read More

Kingston 32GB DataTraveler microDuo 3C Flash Drive Review

Many of you are aware by now that USB 3.1 drives are becoming available in two connection types – Type-C and the standard Type-A that has been around since the beginning of USB connectivity. Kingston sent us a USB 3.1 flash drive that offers both connection types, which ensures compatibility with all USB 3.1 capable devices. Read More

Lian Li PC-O8 Case Review

Today for your reading pleasure, a product that’s hot off the assembly line from Lian Li! This is their brand new PC-O8 ATX cube case. A completely new design to the Lian Li lineup, this case is set for the top-end of the market. Kick back, grab your reading glasses, and see what sets this apart from other cube cases out there. Read More

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