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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Video Card Review The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 will have an MSRP of $599.00 for a starting point, NVIDIA has introduced a Founders Edition which will retail for $699.00. (I will explain briefly about the Founders Edition later in this review). The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics processor is code named …

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Enermax Revolution X’t II 750W PSU Review

Enermax Revolution X’t II 750W PSU Review The Enermax Revolution X’t II 750 watt PSU meets the 80 Plus Gold standard and is a semi-modular PSU. Enermax has built the Revolution X’t II PSU with function in mind though by using flat cabling for all the cabling, this design is to allow better cable management… …

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Gigabyte XM300 Gaming Mouse Review

Gigabyte XM300 Gaming Mouse Review The general design of the mouse is definitely suited for palm grip users and can be used by people with a fingertip grip, although some buttons would be out of reach. I feel like claw grip users would have a hard time with the shape of the mouse, so I …

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Video Card Review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 Xtreme Video Card Review The Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme has a base clock of 1203MHz with a boost of 1405MHz versus the standard 1026 Base and 1190 Boost. Gigabyte has built a custom cooler for this card that features the WindForce cooling setup, and include Ultra Durable technology into the card …

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ADATA XPG SX930 and Premier SP550 240GB SATA 6G SSD Review

ADATA XPG SX930 and Premier SP550 240GB SATA 6G SSD Review Both the ADATA SP550 and XPG SX930 drives come in the typical 2.5” hard drive form factor and both of them are also only 7mm thick. The 7mm thickness allows the drive to be compatible with more products as they get smaller and smaller. …

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ASUS Strix 7.1 Headset Review

ASUS Strix 7.1 Headset Review Sometimes you really need to ask yourself “what’s in a name?”. Seeing a name like Sennheiser, Beyer Dynamics or Grado will immediately equate with audio excellence…..but not always so much for the gamer. While many assume that good audio is simply that, the demands of gaming are vastly different than …

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Killing Floor 2 Game Review

Killing Floor 2 Game Review If you ever played the original Killing Floor you know that it was one game that would be considered an incredible gore fest. Killing Floor 2 brings that back with an even more intensity. Killing Floor 2 starts shortly after the end of the original and is set in Europe …

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XFX Radeon R9 390X Double Dissipation Core Edition Video Card Review

XFX Radeon R9 390X Double Dissipation Core Edition Video Card Review Having 8GB of memory was an added pleasure since I have moved on to 4K gaming, I didn’t feel that I was confined by bandwidth when cranking up the eye candy and although there are games out there that can eat up memory bandwidth …

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MSI Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard Review

MSI Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard Review The MSI Z170 Gaming M7 is an affordable Gaming motherboard that is feature rich and possesses the right amount of eye candy to spark anyone’s interest. The core of the motherboard is the Intel Z170 Chipset which is complimented with 20 PCI Express 3.0 lanes which increases bandwidth to …

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EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review

EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review When you look at a motherboard, what do you see? Is it the boards appearance that grabs your eye or do you prefer a clean uncluttered more classic look? Some motherboard manufacturers add a ton of eye candy to bestow the appearance of being made for a certain genre but …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 950 FTW Edition Video Card Review

EVGA GeForce GTX 950 FTW Edition Video Card Review If you are a budget gamer now or even a light gamer who feels that purchasing a higher end video card is overkill you’re in luck, even though we have recently hit the 4K mark only 23% of all gamers are actually taking advantage of it. …

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GIgabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

GIgabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 Motherboard Review How many of you remember when Gigabyte motherboards looked like they were made for a carnival? If I were to cover all the naming on the Gigabyte Z170X Gaming7 motherboard and show it to you, I don’t think you would be able to guess is was theirs at all. With …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X Graphics Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X Graphics Card Review The last two generations of AMD GPU’s (Higher End) have proven to be somewhat of a monster to keep cool based on their high power consumption and thermal threshold. If you’re familiar with the 290X you are aware that if the correct cooling solution is not placed …

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EK Waterblocks Supremacy EVO CPU Block Review

EK Waterblocks Supremacy EVO CPU Block Review Before we even look at the performance, you have to be amazed at the sheer chameleon-like quality that EK has given the Supremacy EVO. With ten different top options in seven different colors, choice of copper or nickel and tuned inserts and jet plates, the Supremacy EVO is …

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Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake Processor Review

Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake Processor Review Well I would love to say that I had a pleasurable experience testing the new chipset and processor but the best overall experience I can mention was frustration. When the system ran I could say that I did have a nice experience, performance per Intel is a 10% …

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Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review The transformation of the NH-C14 to the NH-C14S was a very slight one. The tower simply needed to be shifted slight over, and at first glance the differences are nearly imperceptible. Thankfully the performance differences are imperceptible, as well, leaving you with simply a more compatible NH-C14. That said, the …

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be quiet! Shadow Rock LP Low Profile CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Shadow Rock LP Low Profile CPU Cooler Review So the Apple watch has finally hit the streets, along with the Motorola, Samsung and LG. While they are not quite the wrist worn micro computers we have seen in sci-fi films, we are definitely getting closer. On the PC front, the Raspberry Pi has led …

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Intel Broadwell Core i7 5775C CPU Review

Intel Broadwell Core i7 5775C CPU Review The Intel Broadwell processor has a 14nm die, some microcode and memory controller changes as well as the addition of an L4 cache and the new Iris graphics processor. With a base frequency of 3.3 GHz we can’t consider it a speed bump since the Haswell 4770K has …

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DXRacer OH/IS166/NB Iron Series Gaming Chair Review

DXRacer OH/IS166/NB Iron Series Gaming Chair Review How many hours a day do you spend sitting on a desk chair in front of your computer? If you’re spending more than 4 hours a day it’s possible that you are constantly changing positions or even getting up more frequently as time progresses. Most home computer users …

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Noctua NH-D15S High Compatibility Enthusiast Class CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NH-D15S High Compatibility Enthusiast Class CPU Cooler Review So, you come out with the best air cooler on the market as a follow up to what was the reigning king of air cooling for many, many years, what could you possibly do next? Well, make it more compatible with the trend of SFF and …

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be quiet! Dark Rock TF Low Profile CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Dark Rock TF Low Profile CPU Cooler Review Be quiet! has grown in leaps and bounds in the cooling field over the last couple of years, and the Dark Rock TF may be their crowning achievement at the moment. Following the rather awkward and disappointing Shadow Rock TF, my expectations weren’t all that …

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MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6G Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6G Video Card Review It’s common that something that is more recognizable will sell more product when on a shelf next to even a better product that is less recognized. It’s just human nature. There is a video card manufacturer who has put a lot of work into the …

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Gigabyte G1 Gaming Geforce GTX 980 Ti Video Card Review

Gigabyte G1 Gaming Geforce GTX 980 Ti Video Card Review With a lesser degree of separation between the different graphics board manufacturers, consumers are having a rougher time making a decision on which to choose. It has really come down to preference on the brand. Gone are the days when one stood out from the …

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ASUS ROG G751JY-DB72 w/G-Sync Gaming Notebook Review

ASUS ROG G751JY-DB72 w/G-Sync Gaming Notebook Review My needs are, at least 1 to 2GB of storage and an SSD, 16GB of memory, a Core i7 Quad core processor, 17” monitor, full backlit keyboard, 4 to 6 USB 3.0 ports, good speakers, wireless AC, HDMI, Display Port or Thunderbolt to hook up to my 4K …

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Corsair Carbide 100R Silent Edition Mid Tower Case Review

Corsair Carbide 100R Silent Edition Mid Tower Case Review The limits on how loud a server can be are changing and newer equipment tends to have fans that throttle down to a more reasonable noise level. Some of these quieter designs, though, have to come from the chassis, and regardless of whether you are someone …

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