Computer Hardware

SATA Express – Next Gen or Small Updrade?

May 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

When you look back at major changes in performance, it’s easy for things to get muddled together.  There are a few things that stand out vividly in our mind such as dual and quad cores, PCI-Express, and Solid State Drives.  Computers are certainly getting faster and some standardized interfaces are finally [...]

Roccat Power-Grid Receives Major Update

January 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Roccat Power-Grid is growing at a steady rate.  Gaming geeks and PC enthusiasts have known about this gem for a few months now but it hasn’t quite taken the market by storm yet.  It’s a cool utility that allows you to do many different things with your computer.  The best part about it is the community [...]

AOC Unveils New 16-inch Portable USB Monitor

July 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

AOC Unveils New 16-inch Portable USB Monitor Packed with USB 3.0 and DisplayLink Technology   With a new modern look, AOC’s ultra-light USB-powered portable LED monitor is the business traveler’s ideal laptop accessory for enhanced productivity Fremont, Calif., and Palo Alto, Calif.  – July 24, 2013– AOC, the [...]

Samson Meteor Mic – Unboxing, Specs, and Quality

June 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

    The Samson Meteor Mic is a USB enabled mic that’s compatible with Windows, Mac, and iPads (using the Apple USB adapter).  Although not quite studio quality sound as advertised, for the money it’s an excellent microphone.  The cool retro asthetic can also be a hinderance due to it’s [...]

Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 Unboxing and Initial Impressions

June 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

The Nitty Gritty: The Nvidia GTX 770 is one beast of a GPU.  Granted this isn’t as fast as a GTX 780 or Titan, bot those are priced much higher, $650 and $1000 respectively.  This card is based of the GK104 just like the GTX 680.  The reference model GTX 770s ship with a base clock of 1046MHz which is up from [...]

New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 GPU is Finally Here

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Thursday, May 23, 2013 NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce® GTX™ 780 GPU, the latest evolution in elite-class GPUs, which delivers jaw-dropping performance and silky smooth visuals for the next generation of PC gaming titles — including Call of Duty: Ghosts, Watch Dogs and Battlefield 4. In addition, NVIDIA [...]

Oculus Rift – VR GAME-Changer

January 18, 2013 // 2 Comments

This could be a huge change in gaming as we know it.  The Oculus Rift looks like something we’ve seen before (remember Virtual Boy?).  I can assure you it’s much better in every way.  The universal nature of this device is where the good part starts.  Don’t be fooled by it’s bulky look, it [...]

Akitio Neutrino U3+ Drive Enclosure – Aluminum is in!

December 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

So having an external portable (2.5″) drive is pretty important these days.  Luckily for us there are a lot of choices on the market.  So how does a brand stand out?  Many people shop for a hard drive based off a sale price or what’s in stock, but don’t necessarily compare the differences.  For [...]

Gigabyte Force M9 ICE Wireless Mouse – All Surfaces, No Compromises

August 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

The marketing and design team hit a home run with this one.  Gigabyte’s new Force M9 Ice Wireless Mouse has a no-nonsense type aura to it.  The name alone makes any avid tech enthusiast’s mouth water.  It get’s better from there.  The device looks amazing, having the word “Force” [...]

NZXT Phantom 410 – Ballin’ on a Budget

July 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mid towers are the most common PC form factor for PC enthusiasts, for many reasons.  NZXT knows this and has quite the selection of cases for different styles and requirements.  Today we cover the NZXT Phantom 410 in White, which is offered at an astonishingly low $99.99 MSRP. The first thing you notice is very [...]
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