System & Components

Cooler Master HAF XB Case Review

Cooler Master, never a company to sit around and do nothing, seems to have spent some time thinking outside the box. The result is this HAF XB case. It’s shaped like a box, I assume they didn’t do their thinking inside as it’s too small to fit a standardized engineer inside it. Read More

Cooler Master Silent Pro Platinum 1000 W PSU Review

Here we have Cooler Master’s latest PSU. No longer content with mere Silver or Gold ratings, this unit is rated as an 80+ Platinum unit. The 80+ Platinum badge certifies that the PSU is disgustingly efficient and contributes a bare minimum to global warming. Or at the very least, that it’s at least 89% efficient at full load, 92% at 50% load, and 90% at 20% load. Read More

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower Case Review

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The Challenger is a new case from Cougar. When you see it you are to think about missile firing switches. It is designed to accommodate large graphics cards and to facilitate cooling as well as looking cool. And though they don’t advertise this, Cougar has clearly gone to some lengths to make the Challenger easy to work in. So did they succeed? Let’s go exploring and see. Read More

HighPoint RocketCache 3240X8 Review

Today, we have a product from a company typically associated with the server and business market, HighPoint Technologies, Inc. What we’ll be taking a look at in this article is their RocketCache 3240×8; a product for combining multiple SSDs and HDDs into high performance, high capacity storage solutions. Read More

Thermaltake Smart 730 W Power Supply Review

I’m back at it again! This time it’s a Thermaltake Smart 730 W PSU that I’m torturing. The Smart series promises solid performance for a low price. An entry level buyers dream! The question of the day is: How’s the performance? We’ll see. Read More

SteelSeries Sensei: MLG Edition Mouse Review

SteelSeries is one of the premier gaming peripheral manufacturers in the world, with products ranging from keyboards and headphones to mice and mouse pads. As one of the prominent sponsors for E-Sports, SteelSeries brought in two dozen professional gamers to weigh-in on what features of a mouse are the most important. SteelSeries used this feedback to craft the SteelSeries Sensei. Read More

EVGA SuperNova NEX1500 W Classified Power Supply Review

Here we have it folks, EVGA’s entry into the “Ultimate PSU” market. EVGA has gone above and beyond the usual even for this market segment. 1500 W isn’t enough, so they put in eight rails (that can be set to a single huge rail via software or a DIP switch), fan controls, software to monitor and adjust the unit, 16 PCIe cables. It’s an impressively excessive PSU, really. Read More

Arctic Cooling Fusion 550RF Power Supply Review

Today we’ll look at Arctic Cooling’s entry into the brutal market of low wattage entry level units. This unit is aimed squarely at the (meh) Tt Smart 530w we reviewed recently. Will the Fusion 550RF stomp the Smart into the ground? Will it live up to its name and explode? We’ll see! Read More

Lian Li PC-V750 Case Review

What’s in a case? Well, a computer, that’s what…but what’s existentially in a case? Form? Function? Airflow? All of the above? That’s usually what Lian Li tries to pull off with their creations. It’s hard to say no when they offer to let you look at their latest E-ATX case, so that’s what we’re bringing you today – a look at their new PC-V750. It’s a normal case, but with a twist; the power supply goes in the front. Will it work? Let’s find out. Read More

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