Reviews

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    Vertagear Triigger 350 Special Edition Gaming Chair Review

    By Kyle Bennett   May 19, 2017

    What happens when you rope yourself in to doing a gaming chair review? You take your time, do it right, and make sure your butt spends at least a few months in the chair before you write your review. My butt has been in the VertaGear Triigger 350 Gaming Chair for over 3 months, and here are my thoughts.

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    SilverStone SX800-LTI SFX-L Power Supply Review

    By Paul Johnson   May 17, 2017

    SilverStone continues on its march to absolutely own the small form factor PSU market. This PSU is a huge 800 watts worth of power shoehorned into a SFX-L sized package all while claiming "silent" operation with fanless modes as well. Along with that is a healthy amount of PCIe power plugs and claims of unsurpassed efficiency.

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    AMD Financial Analyst Day Raja Koduri Presentation

    By Kyle Bennett   May 16, 2017

    Raja Koduri, Radeon Technologies Group Senior VP and Chief Architect, just finished up with his AMD Analyst Day presentation that was firmly focused on its upcoming Vega GPU and how it will pertain to the Machine Learning and Advanced Visualization markets by introducing the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition.

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    AMD Financial Analyst Day Lisa Su Presentation

    By Kyle Bennett   May 16, 2017

    AMD is holding its annual Financial Analyst Day right now. AMD announced its Epyc brand Naples based datacenter processor CPUs as well as its Radeon Instinct Datacenter products based on the Vega GPU. This is AMD CEO Lisa Su's introduction slide deck that touches on all of today's presentations still happening now.

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    MSI Z270 Krait Gaming LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

    By Daniel Dobrowolski   May 12, 2017

    While it is generally the flagship motherboards that grab the most attention, it's the midrange offerings that see the most sales. MSI's Z270 Krait Gaming motherboard is one of those bread and butter type offerings. It has everything the gamer needs without the unnecessary and expensive fluff.

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    NZXT Kraken X62 All-in-One CPU Liquid Cooler Review

    By Marc Adams   May 10, 2017

    With today's NZXT Kraken review we step up the performance ladder and review its X62 model AIO CPU Cooler. As NZXT spells out on it website, and it is not modest about it, saying that the new Kraken series "have been redesigned to bring you the greatest experience in liquid cooling, all backed by an industry-leading 6-year warranty."

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    Corsair Crystal 460X RGB Compact ATX Mid-Tower Case

    By Mike Hermon   May 04, 2017

    What do you do when a window just isn't enough? Corsair believes they have the answer in the Crystal 460X RGB case. The front and side are made of tempered glass giving you the ability to show off your pride and joy. Is it more than just a pretty face? Can the Crystal 460X RGB make a PC enthusiast happy?

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    Enermax Revolution SFX 650W Power Supply Review

    By Paul Johnson   May 01, 2017

    The small form factor segment has been hot for a while now when it comes to enthusiast PC builders and Enermax is entering the SFX fray today with the Revolution SFX 650W PSU. It touts fanless modes under 30% load, 100% Japanese capacitors, and complete flat flexible cables for easier routing in tight cases.

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    MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium Motherboard Review

    By Daniel Dobrowolski   April 27, 2017

    MSI’s Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium is a feature packed powerhouse that’s got everything you need to take your game to the next level. The MSI Z270 XPower Gaming Titanium is easily one of the most robust solutions for overclocking. If you want a feature rich solution that can deliver the goods on the overclocking front, check this one out.

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    NZXT Kraken X52 All-In-One CPU Liquid Cooler Review

    By Marc Adams   April 25, 2017

    NZXT has been stepping up its cooling game this year, and the Kraken X52 All-In-One represents its "in between" liquid CPU cooler model for those cases with somewhat limited space for the radiator. The Kraken X52 comes with a healthy feature set that has most of the bells and whistles that are needed to make it competitive.

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    PowerColor Red Devil RX 580 Golden Sample Overclocking

    By Brent Justice   April 21, 2017

    We take the new PowerColor Red Devil RX 580 Golden Sample and overclock it as much as possible as we did not have time to do this in our original review. Find out our final overclocking results and how high the new AMD Radeon RX 580 GPU is capable of going. Will we break through past 1.5GHz on this GPU?

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    GIGABYTE AORUS AX370-Gaming 5 Motherboard Review

    By Daniel Dobrowolski   April 20, 2017

    At long last we've finally got a full retail AM4 motherboard on hand to put through its paces. GIGABYTE's AX370-Gaming 5 is probably one of the best bets on an AM4 system right now. Unfortunately, that path will have a few bumps in the road. We fill in all the gaps and let you know what to look for.