Computer Hardware

SK hynix jumps back into retail with “Gold S31” Solid State Drives

August 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

SK hynix is everywhere, whether you realize it or not.  Founded in 1983, they are the second largest memory chip maker in the world (following Samsung).  I’ve used them in countless builds when purchasing RAM from companies such as Crucial and Corsair.  Although many readers may not recognize this company, [...]

Be Quiet! Dark Base 700 Mid-ATX Case Reviewed – Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

March 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Queue the music as I introduce my favorite computer case I’ve ever had the joy of working with. It’s not the most expensive case, nor the flashiest. What the Dark Base 700 case represents is the best blend of aesthetics, build quality, and features you can find under $200, never mind it’s $180 MSRP [...]

Accell Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station Reviewed

November 28, 2018 // 0 Comments

Note: For a limited time the Accell Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station can be found for only $200 on Amazon by using a special coupon.  That’s 50% off MSRP! https://www.amazon.com/Accell-Thunderbolt-Docking-Station-Certified/dp/B07GY15HCF Intro Accell has been my go-to company for almost a decade now when it comes [...]

Cherry MX Board 6.0 Reviewed

November 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Cherry MX Board 6.0 Keyboard is truly unique.  I know that term is used and abused but this is actually the case here.  It does share a lot in common with other boards including Cherry MX Red mechanical key switches, backlighting (red only), and game mode (disables Windows key). For a purchasable price of around [...]

Viotek Unveils GN Series of High-Refresh Curved Gaming Monitors

November 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

Monitors are one of the most important components of any good PC build.  When you play games on your PC or console, you stare at a screen.  It’s the screen’s responsibility to present stunning graphics with fast refresh rates, color depth, contrast and more.  For this reason, it’s not something to [...]

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 and Radeon Pro Vega 16 Released

October 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

In late November, new Apple MacBook Pro laptops will now feature Vega 20 and Vega 16 graphics processors.  AMD states they are designed for exceptional visual immersion by supporting 3D model rendering, fast photo and video editing, and legitimate 1080p gaming performance with today’s AAA titles. One big [...]

Cherry MX Board 3.0 Reviewed – Sleek and Stealthy

June 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cherry is known for lot’s of things.  Mechanical key switches, government peripherals, and delicious fruit.  For the uninitiated in the PC Master Race movement, Cherry MX mechanical switches are synonymous with almost all high end battlestation builds on the web.  The switches are so good, many vendors [...]

SteelSeries Apex M500 Keyboard Review – Best Mechanical Under $100?

July 11, 2017 // 1 Comment

Since I reviewed the Rival 500 mouse a few months back, I’ve been very excited to cover a keyboard from them.  After trying many different brands of peripherals, it seems that SteelSeries has been making exactly what I want lately.  The Apex M500 is no different, and here’s why… Aesthetics: Some [...]

Cherry MX Board Silent Reviewed – The OG Keyboard

July 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Any gamer or computer geek will immediately recognize the brand Cherry.  Cherry is to keyboards what Coke is to soda.  The good news is, just like Coke, there’s more than one flavor to choose from.  For the Cherry MX Board Silent, the board itself is available in black or red, with Cherry MX switches in [...]
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