Published April 9, 2012 · 0 comments

Corsair Force Series GT 180GB SSD solid state drive image

The Corsair Force Series GT 180GB SSD has a lot of things going for it. At 180GB of storage space it provides a healthy amount of room for your operating system, swap file, and a number of applications which you want to load near instantaneously. There’s its rated 555 MB/s read and 525 MB/s write speeds […]

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Published April 9, 2012 · 0 comments

Intel Z77 Express Ivy Bridge chipset image

In preparation for their upcoming Ivy Bridge line of processors Intel has released their Z77 Express system chipset to provide a shiny new platform for their next CPU, fortunately for all of us the new chipset also supports the previous generation of LGA 1155 CPUs so there’s plenty of testing going on. The Z77 provides […]

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Published April 9, 2012 · 0 comments

PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 600W 80 Plus power supply image

PC Power & Cooling’s Silencer MK III 600W power supply brings together a number of helpful features that make it a nice option for those of us that enjoy a bit of quiet while using their machine. The biggest benefit to the PSU is its reduced noise output which they achieve by using a single […]

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Published March 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Intel logo image

Intel’s mid-range refresh, in the form of the upcoming “Ivy Bridge” processor, has had a bit of a delay while the previous generation clears up space so it can come in and crush the performance charts. The new chip design sports a smaller manufacturing process and quite a few tweaks that will enable it to […]

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Published March 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Diamond Radeon HD 7970 3GB video card image

The Diamond Multimedia Radeon HD 7970 has a tough job setting itself apart from all the other reference design based cards on the market… luckily its impressive performance capabilities are more than enough to capture people’s attention. Behind its run of the mill cooler beats the heart of 2048 compute unite and 3GBs of extremely […]

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Published February 23, 2012 · 0 comments

Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 video card CrossFireX image

Sapphire’s Radeon HD 7950 3GB video card is quite capable of pushing your gaming performance to new heights but if you find its performance lacking at some obscenely high resolution then you should consider a CrossFireX setup which can improve your frame rates, especially at ultra high resolutions which aren’t as CPU bound. You might […]

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Published February 6, 2012 · 0 comments

ASUS P9X79 WS Intel X79 LGA 2011 Core i7 motherboard image

The ASUS P9X79 WS motherboard is one of the few options to turn to if you want to give your next Intel Core i7 build the best possible platform to build on since they’ve gone for connectivity overload with a total of six PCIe x16 slots, of which two provide x4 bandwidth while the other four […]

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Published January 28, 2012 · 0 comments

ARCTIC Freezer i30 CPU processor heatsink Intel Core i3 i5 i7 image

CPU heatsinks tend to come in a few flavors, most of which have a focus on keeping your processor as cool as possible which tends to come along with quite a bit of noise from however many fans they attached to it. The ARCTIC Freezer i30 follows in the company’s fine tradition of offering low noise […]

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Published January 20, 2012 · 0 comments

Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3way CrossFireX video card image

A hefty graphics solution is, sometimes, the only way to improve your high resolution gaming experience which an AMD Radeon HD 7970 3-way CrossFireX setup is more than happy to oblige you with. Normally such an extreme setup would require quite a bit of CPU power in order to drive the cards in the latest […]

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Published January 9, 2012 · 0 comments

XFX Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition Double Dissipation video card image

XFX’s Radeon HD 7970 Black Edition video card didn’t have many options when it came time to improving on an already fast and powerful gaming option so they did the only sensible thing… upgraded its cooling solution and increased clock speeds. The old reference cooler is out in favor of a custom dual fan cooler […]

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Published January 6, 2012 · 0 comments

Intel Core i7-3820 CPU Sandy Bridge-E processor image

The Intel Core i7-3820 isn’t about being the fastest processor on the planet, it’ll leave that distinction to its bigger six cored brother the Intel Core i7-3960X, instead what you’ll find is a 4 cores and 10MB of cache that will still take advantage of all the nice features on Intel’s X79 chipset such as a […]

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