Sapphire PURE Platinum A85XT Motherboard Review

With the recent release of AMD’s new Trinity APUs, motherboard manufacturers have been quick to respond with their Socket FM2 offerings to support this new platform. You can include Sapphire in this group – with their newest release, the PURE Platinum A85XT, which is armed with full support for everything the Trinity APU and A85X chipset brings to the table. Read More


AMD Trinity A10-5800K APU Review

AMD’s 2012 A-Series platform has arrived, and with it, some exciting new technologies. The code name ‘Trinity’ has been assigned to this latest AMD APU offering, which features the introduction of a new x86 core architecture, called ‘Piledriver’. So, let’s have a look at this Trinity APU and see what the new technologies bring to the table. Read More


BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X Motherboard Review

It’s all about the audio my friends, BIOSTAR’s Puro Hi-Fi audio to be exact. The idea behind this motherboard is to attract the overclocker, the gamer, the audiophile, and those that might be looking for a HTPC motherboard solution. Sounds like pretty high expectations, so let’s carry on and see what the BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z77X brings to the table. Read More


Cooler Master Storm Stryker Case Review

The Cooler Master “Storm” product line has added a new member to the family recently, the full tower Stryker chassis. From all appearances this seems to be a design much like that of the previously released Storm Trooper, albeit with some new wrinkles added, most notably a left side window as well as the white and black color scheme. Read More