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March 24, 2017

Review: AMD Ryzen 1700

Well, this is it ladies and gentlemen. We’ve been waiting anxiously for over a year now for AMD’s latest Processor, after the disappointment of Bulldozer the PC building scene became primarily an Intel favored one for most serious workloads. While AMD’s APUs have found a pleasant place in the budget market and the FX lineup became a decent option for gamers looking for good bang for the buck, AMD remained way behind Intel in technology for what seams like forever. That changes today. Today we will be looking at Ryzen, will it live up to the hype? Will it fall flat on it’s face?

AMD Ryzen Specs CPU Ryzen 1700 Ryzen 1700X Ryzen [...]
 
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February 20, 2017

AMD Ryzen Wraith Stock Cooler Pictured, Specifications Revealed in Latest Rumor

Following up on the leaked image of trays of AMD Ryzen CPUs as well as an up close shot of the CPU, a new image of a chart with SKUs and specifications of the stock Ryzen Wraith Cooler have also popped up around the web.

Currently, there seem to be two coolers available. The Wraith Max cooler is designed for up to 140W TDP CPUs while the Wrath Spire is designed for 95W TDP CPUs. The Wraith Max looks to have at least two heat pipes that extend out from the base and into the heatsink. The Wraith Spire simply has a fan seated on top of a circular cooler. Despite being rated for up to 140W and 95W TDP, both coolers are quite compact. Horizontal footprint is rated at 105mm [...]

 
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August 30, 2013

Affiliate Reviews Round up – February 9, 2013

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October 16, 2012

Genius Mordax Gaming Headset Review

The Scorpion’s Sting

In a crowded gaming peripherals market, today we’ll be taking a look at a new gaming headset from Genius. Having never having heard of the company before, I did a little research into their product catalogue. Genius has built up an array of technological devices from audio peripherals, digital photo frames, and even children’s tablets.

Today, we’ll be specifically reviewing the the Genius Mordax Universal Gaming Headset. The Mordax falls into their newly developed GX line of gaming devices and peripherals, and being a universal headset, the Mordax aims to take on the likes of Tritton, Turtle Beach, and Sharkoon by offering a [...]

 
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August 28, 2012

NZXT Havik 120 and Havik 140 CPU Cooler Review

Wreak Havik

Back in 2004, NZXT started out as a computer case manufacturer based out of Los Angeles, California producing some very innovative cases such as the NZXT Nemesis, NZXT Guardian, NZXT Gamma, etc., and with their success in the computer case market, they’ve recently branched out quite a bit to cover a wide variety of computer related products such as CPU coolers, power supplies, case accessories, notebook coolers and more.

Today, we’re going to be reviewing a couple of NZXT’s offerings from their Havik series of CPU coolers, the Havik 120 and Havik 140. Both CPU coolers have quite a solid reputation among the hardware enthusiast community [...]

 
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July 28, 2012

Cooler Master TPC 812 CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master’s Vertical Vapor Chamber

20 years ago back in 1992, Cooler Master started out as an OEM CPU cooler manufacturer after realizing a strong demand for CPU cooling with the emergence of the PC market. For years that’s all they did; however, with the continued success of their innovative cooling designs, they began expanding into the world of computer cases and, as of late, have even gone into the gaming peripherals and mobile accessories markets as well. Today, we’ll be taking a look at one of Cooler Master’s newest and most innovative CPU cooler designs, the Cooler Master TPC 812.

Coming from a long history of innovative Cooler Master CPU [...]

 
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July 7, 2012

Cooler Master X6 Elite CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master X6 Elite

For nearly 20 years Cooler Master has been making some of the most well known computer performance peripherals and accessories on the market. It seems that lately they’ve put a lot of focus into their peripherals department, but today we’re going to be looking at one of their latest CPU coolers, the X6 Elite.

The X6 Elite features six 6mm heatpipes, a 120mm fan with the ability to add another fan later in a push/pull configuration if you desire to, and a unique angled stance which we will talk a little more about later on. Cooler Master has priced the X6 Elite at just $42.99, and has included a two year warranty should anything [...]

 
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June 24, 2012

Affiliate Reviews Roundup – June 24, 2012

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June 18, 2012

Spire Introduces “Air Force” – Nano-Ceramic Precision Bearing Fan

Press Release Introduction of the Nano-Ceramic Precision Bearing Fan Series

Spire Corp – We are proud to introduce our new fan series with Nano-ceramic precision bearing. Spire fans with Nano-bearing offer a more silent, reliable and durable solution for the most demanding situations.

Traditional fans with oil seal bearings have serious wear with a relatively short service life as the bearings can easily overheat which results the impeller jamming and the pcb melting. Fans with nano-ceramic bearings are made from namo-zirconia powder as main material and a collocating special nano-particles lubricant to guarantee an exponentially longer life. The average service life is [...]

 
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July 3, 2012

Spire TherMax Eclipse III CPU Cooler Review

Never heard of Spire? It may be time to…

Back in 1998, Spire started out as an OEM PC hardware manufacturer, but recently, they’ve been starting to work their way into the enthusiast grade computer accessories market. Their lineup currently includes power supplies, chassis, and of course, cooling solutions – most of which you probably never heard of before. That’s why today, we’re going to be looking into their TherMax Eclipse III, or TME III for short. The TherMax Eclipse series has proven to be a reliable cooling solution in the past, but with only a single fan it was definitely fighting an uphill battle against coolers [...]

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