About Iggy Castillo

I have spent many years in the PC boutique name space as Product Development Engineer for Alienware and later Dell through Alienware's acquisition and finally Velocity Micro. During these years I spent my time developing new configurations, products and technologies with companies such as AMD, Asus, Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA and more. The Arts, Gaming, New & Old technologies drive my interests and passion.

Review of the Patriot Viper 32Gig 2800MHz DDR4 PVE432G280C6KGY memory kit

RAM, we all need it in our PC’s (yeah Macs are included here), Tablet’s, Phones, Consoles (Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, etc) and just about any device that computes.  Windows 10 itself requires 2Gigs of it (64-Bit), if you are only running 2 Gigs in Windows you might be a little held back by [...]

Sapphire Radeon PULSE RX 570 ITX 4GB 11266-06-20G Video Card Review

Pulse, it’s Sapphire answer to your wallet, but is it worth it?  Sapphire has created a line, separate from its NITRO series card to give you a little more to game with, with a smaller price tag.  Sapphire's catch here is toning down on the LED lighting, getting rid of the buzz worthy aesthetics and [...]

Patriot Viper V370 RGB 7.1 Virtual Surround Gaming Headset Review

There are so many options when selecting gaming headphones today, the market is saturated with them.  With that, finding a good set of 7.1 headphones especially is difficult and with that I bring you todays review of the Viper V370 RGB 7.1 Surround Gaming.  Time to find out if they are good or not. Before [...]

Patriot Viper V570 Full RGB Laser Gaming Mouse Review

Whether you’re a gamer, in the office, a writer and anything using a PC, Mac and even some tablets, chances are you are using a mouse and there are many variations of these input devices.  There are the incredibly expensive type that have tons of features, buttons and gadgets and then the basic affordable ones, [...]

Sapphire Radeon PULSE RX550 4GB 11268-01-20G Video Card Review

A time comes when you need a video card, upgrading from on chip/die/board GPU, upgrading your existing video card or maybe replacing and existing video that might have died, the time comes for us all.  The type of GPU/Video card you buy can depend on a few things like your budget, preference or functionality and [...]

WD Black 512GB PCIE NVMe SSD Review

Disclaimer:  Western Digital provided us with the WD Black 512GB PCIE SSD to do a thorough and accurate review.  All opinions are 100% authors and authors alone. If you have a PC, Mac or even a Tablet there is almost a 100% chance you have some sort of storage.  That storage can come in the [...]

EVGA Geforce GTX 1080 TI Founders Edition 11G-P4-6390-KR Review

Every computer, even an Apple Mac has a video card, be it AMD, NVIDIA, Intel, Matrox, and so on.   The image you are seeing at this very moment on your monitor is courtesy of a video card.  Different video card chipsets and manufacturers create all sorts of flavors of video cards, from integrated, on-die or [...]

Cougar Panzer Case Review

Glass, Glass, Tempered Glass everywhere, all case manufactures are getting it to now but which does it best?  Well, it’s a hard one to gauge because everyone’s taste is different but they are for the most part sexy.  Cougar’s gotten into the game with their Panzer case and its nice, functional and its got the [...]

Interview, Gameplay and Overview with Brawlhalla’s Executive Producer Zeke Sparkes (UPDATED)

While at PAX East 2017 in Boston, I had the pleasure to speaking with Zeke Sparkes, Executive Producer of Brawlhalla over at Blue Mammoth Games. Zeke has been in this sort of work for quite some time coming from being a Lead Developer on the MMO Neverwinter.  He was also the Design lead on the [...]

Cougar Attack X3 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

The competition between keyboard manufacturers is fierce, each one adding a new feature that many might not use, but you can brag about it.  Then others copy other manufacturers designs and call it their own, and then some that come out with basic boring keyboards.   Today I bring you my review of the Cougar ATTACK [...]

COUGAR Revenger 12000 DPI RGB Gaming Mouse Review

It seems like everyone makes a mouse, throw a billion buttons on it, throw some DPI and a bunch of gimmicks on it and it’s good right… wrong.  Many times, these mice are clones, look and feel like every other but many don’t care about the things that mater, but it seems that Cougar does.  [...]

HyperX CLOUD Stinger Gaming Headphones Review

Now that everything can play audio: consoles, phones, computers and more, it’s hard to find a pair of quality headphones that will work for all of them and sound good too without breaking the bank.  Those days of frantically searching for those headphones or maybe buying multiple pairs might have ended with the HyperX release of the [...]

Tablet Express Dragon Touch S8 Android Tablet Review

We are all on the hunt for an affordable tablet that can do it all, and usually the 2 don’t go together, Affordable and the ability to do it all.  Working with the tablet manufacturers I have seen many different budget tablets and a few performers as well and today I will bring you a [...]

Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 470 4GB OC 11256-01-20G Review

Video cards, one of the most wanted upgrades for any PC and tons of them keep getting released thankfully, each bigger and better than the previous.  Gamers will drool over the latest gaming GPU, as a gamer myself I loved the chance to get to review Sapphire’s latest gen of AMD’s GPU.  Today I bring [...]

Western Digital’s WD Blue 500GB WDS500G1B0A SSD Review

We all want out computers to be the best PC they can be, be it for Gaming, Computer Aided Design, Basic Internet Browsing, Video and Music production and just about everything.  For everything I just mention, we need speed, yes even basic internet browsing needs some speed but some of those tasks require much more, [...]

Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX460OC 4GB 11257-02-20G Review

Being a gamer is expensive, I know I have probably paid for a house with all the money I have put into PC’s since I was 13…. a ton of money.  Even though I have put so much in and looking back, it hurts to see how much I have but I know it will [...]

HomePro RG Star Laser Projector ND-S100RGB Review

There are tons of holidays, parties and many different reasons to celebrate.  When we celebrate we like some bright lights and this review is on those bright lights, the HomePro RGB Star Laser Projector ND-S100RGB.  Christmas, Diwali, Festivus, Weddings, Parties with DJ’s anything; these lights just might be what you need to liven things up a [...]

EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 FTW ACX 3.0 Video Card

Out of any updates you can do for your PC as a gamer, one of the most important, if not the most important is a video card.  You can get a new processor and see some improvement, an SSD and see a bit of improvement, memory helps lots too but a video card can make [...]

Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 480 8GB OC Review

As a gamer and for all fellow gamers, we are bombarded with promises of upgrades will change our lives, and for the most part they don’t do much.  SSD’s and memory do help tons, but one of the things that get us as gamers are video cards, but they are ALWAYS so expensive.  Today I [...]

Anidees AI Crystal Chassis Review

Have you ever seen that Chassis also known as Case, that just calls your name, it was made just for you?  It might have been some time since that happened, but just listen carefully, because maybe,… just maybe this case might be calling for you.  It’s got the brains and the beauty all in one [...]

Cougar 550M Gaming Mouse Review

If you are a gamer on a PC, 99.9% chance you are using a mouse, heck if you use a PC, 95% chance you are using a mouse.  I know some use a touchscreen monitor as an input device, but after 5 minutes of that,… you are back on your mouse.  Keyboard and mouse have [...]