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. Now as my day job, I am an IT Manager but doing reviews on my time and my dime.

Fractal Design Define R6 Blackout TG Review

By |2019-04-02T04:57:53-07:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Desktop|Tags: , , , , |

It seems like everyone is building a case these days, and there is nothing wrong with that because it makes companies try harder to make a better case.  That being said, this review might be on that better case, it’s for you to decide, but I will give you my input.  Today's review is on [...]

iBUYPOWER MEK 2 Pro RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review

By |2018-05-13T07:20:30-07:00May 13th, 2018|Categories: mechanical keyboard|Tags: |

iBUYPOWER is known to build some pretty nice gaming systems, laptops and desktops alike but did you know they also have some gear?  As part of that gear, aside from the mice, mouse pads and other things today we will be reviewing the iBUYPOWER MEK 2 Pro RGB Mechanical Keyboard.  This review almost took a [...]

BenQ treVolo S Electrostatic Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

By |2018-04-12T06:19:21-07:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Bluetooth, Bluetooth, News Update, reviews|Tags: , |

Everyone now is making Bluetooth speakers with a bunch of gimmicky features that you will never use.  Stripping needless features, BenQ has provided me with their treVolo S Electrostatic Portal Bluetooth Speaker that looks to have all you need, but does it?  Let’s go check out its specifications and features and then we will get into [...]

Glyph Atom Black 1TB SSD A1000BLK Review

By |2018-04-12T06:19:25-07:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Consumerism, reviews, Technology, Travel, Windows10|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Thumb drives are a dime a dozen now, coming in all shapes, sizes and speeds but it is really hard to find a good one.  Good speeds, sizes and shapes determine usually what drives we buy and this one might fit the bill.  Today we will be looking at the Glyph Atom Black 1TB SSD, [...]

EaseUS Data / Partition Recovery Review

By |2017-12-07T06:59:50-08:00December 10th, 2017|Categories: Freeware, reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

After finishing up a video for the Geeek H700 DIY Computer case, I wanted to get working on another review for a bit and magically I find one of my drives missing.  Of course, I freaked out because I have data on that drive, perhaps also review data and I had my Western Digital MyBook [...]

Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse AW958 Review

By |2018-04-12T06:19:33-07:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Consumerism, Desktop, News Update, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It seems like everyone is making mice these days and there is nothing wrong with that, it just means they will keep getting better.  Alienware has stepped into that arena and provided that extra something but is it enough?  Today we will be reviewing the Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse, specifically the AW958. Let’s take a [...]

Alienware Pro Gaming Mechanical Keyboard AW768 Review

By |2018-04-12T06:19:34-07:00October 15th, 2017|Categories: News Update|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My usual reviews for keyboards consist of mechanical keyboard with some loud switches, but today's review is a little different.  Today’s review is on the Alienware Pro Gaming Mechanical Keyboard AW768 with Kailh brown switches, so they are quiet but they feel so nice.  The keyboard is nice, but a few things bug me and you [...]

EVGA Z270 FTW K 132-KS-E277-KR Motherboard Review

By |2018-04-12T06:19:39-07:00September 5th, 2017|Categories: Desktop, News Update|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Whether your PC was bought in a store or you built it on your own, you have a motherboard in there.  Like everything, there are different types of motherboards and with them different quality levels of motherboards.  Today’s review is on EVGA’s Z270 FTW K 132-KS-E277-KR motherboard, it’s got tons of features and specs, but [...]

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

By |2017-08-16T07:27:40-07:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Desktop, Featured, News Update, reviews, Technology, Windows10|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

By |2019-04-14T13:27:39-07:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: News Update|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

By |2018-03-11T20:14:36-07:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: LED, News Update, reviews, Technology, Windows10|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]