ASUS TUF Sabertooth X99 Motherboard Review

ASUS continues its assault on the X99/Haswell-E motherboard scene with the release of their new TUF Sabertooth X99 motherboard. If enthusiast-level performance coupled with server grade stability and reliability is something that catches your eye, then ASUS thinks they have the answer in the TUF Sabertooth X99 motherboard. Read More

G.SKILL Announces Highest Frequency Ripjaws 4 Series DDR4 3666MHz Memory kit

G.Skill is pushing DDR4 memory to new heights yet again. This time they are releasing the fastest available Ripjaws 4 kit at a whopping 3666 MHz. The 16GB kit will be available in a 4X4GB arrangement and uses Samsung IC chips. It’s going to be fun watching just how high manufacturers can push DDR4 memory as time goes by, but you can be sure G.Skill will be at the forefront. Here is the press release we received today. Read More

OCZ Vector 180 240GB SSD Review

Today we get a chance to review OCZ’s latest enthusiast-level drive in the Vector 180 240GB. OCZ boasts the Vector series of drives is the “be-all and end-all of feature sets for the most demanding of users who won’t settle for anything but the best”. We will take a look at the feature set, check out the drive performance, and see how it stacks up to the competition. Read More

HyperX Achieves Fastest 128GB DDR4 Memory Kit

HyperX sent word today they are releasing a DDR4-3000 MHz memory kit running at an impressive 3000 MHz. The kit is said to offer timings at 16-16-16-36, and consists of eight 16GB modules. Here is the press release we received today. Read More

OCZ ARC 100 240GB SSD Review

It wasn’t that long ago when the future of OCZ was in doubt, which came as sad news to many in the PC enthusiast community. Luckily, almost immediately after filing bankruptcy, they were promptly swooped up by the Toshiba Group. The acquisition seems like a match made in heaven with Toshiba being a worldwide leader and manufacturer of NAND flash. The marriage definitely affords OCZ the opportunity to be much more competitive in the saturated SSD market. Read More

Kingston HyperX Savage 240GB SSD Review

HyperX (a division of Kingston Technologies) lifted the embargo on their new Savage line of SSDs today, and we’re Johnny on the spot with a review on launch day. Meant to be the replacement for the HyperX 3K SSD, the Savage SSDs offer much faster speeds than its predecessor and does away with the SandForce controller in favor of the Phison S10 quad-core controller. Read More

Akasa InterConnect EX Review

It has been my policy not to review items that companies did not send for review. In the case of the Akasa InterConnect EX, I am violating that policy. I bought this unit retail, and I was so impressed with it I had to share. When we are done with this review, you will see why. Read More

G.SKILL Announces World’s Fastest DDR4 128GB Memory Kit at 2800MHz!

G.Skill announced today they have released a 128 GB Ripjaws4 memory kit (16GBX8) at 2800 MHz, making it the fastest 128 GB kit on the market. The kit features respectable timings of 16-16-16-36 and requires 1.35 V for operation. The Samsung ICs found on the kit use the 20nm fabrication process. Here is the press release we received today. Read More

GIGABYTE Hosts X99 Champion Challenge on HWBOT

If you own a GIGABYTE X99 series motherboard, there is an opportunity to win some great cash and hardware prizes during the month of May. A total of $2800 cash and three X99 motherboards will be awarded to the contest and lucky draw winners. Here is the press release we were sent today, which includes a link to the official contest rules. Get your overclock on and see if you have what it takes to bring home some cash! Read More