Glyph Atom Black 1TB SSD A1000BLK Review

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, yeah 1 terabyte of portable storage, but it is not a regular thumb drive.  Let’s check out the specifications first. … Read more

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

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 does it have the quality to be considered a high-end gaming board? Don’t be misled though when I say a … Read more

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 what you can do.  Top it off with a web browser, applications, games and the likes and you are going … Read more

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 pulling the reigns back on the cooling and a few other things.  You might be scared at the cooling part, … Read more

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/bcrooard 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 I might have something that might fit on a few of those lists.  Today I bring you my review of … Read more

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 form of a Hard Drive, Removable Storage (SD Card, microSD, memory Stick, DVD/BluRay or even floppy) and if you are … Read more

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 dedicated, you can thank your video card for all you see on the screen.  With that introduction, I have the … Read more

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 review on a budget tablet, but this one is a bit different.  Today I bring you my review of the … Read more

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 you my review of the Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 470 4GB GDDR5 OC  11256-01-20G. Before we get to the card … Read more

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, but where do we begin?  Well, the processor is one thing, but as applications become better optimized, they are a … Read 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 just be a love affair that will continue.  When I started, I didn’t have much money and back in those … Read more

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 have the pleasure of bringing you my review of the Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 480 8GB GDDR OC 11260-01-20G. Ohh…. … Read more

Patriot Viper Elite DDR4 8GB / 16GB 3000MHz Dual Channel Kit Review

From the oldest to the newest PC, they all have a few things in common, but the one I am focusing on today is RAM.  RAM has been used throughout the PC’s history, usually the more RAM you have or the faster the better your PC runs and the more work you can get done, even consoles have RAM.  Aside from the capacity of the RAM, another important aspect is the speed of the RAM, … Read more

HyperX Predator Quad Channel DDR4 RAM 16Gig Kit Review

Every single PC has one thing in common (well, they have a few, but this is one of them), Different capacities and speeds, RAM is something they all need, usually the more RAM you have or the faster the better your PC runs and the more work you can get done.  There are many other things as well that affect the speed of your computer, but we are focusing on RAM here, come on people … Read more

Dell XPS 13 Ultra-portable laptop review

Review of the Dell XPS 13 Ultra-portable laptop Ultra-Portable Laptops were supposed to be our answer to Ultra heavy laptops of yesteryear, but they more often than not lacked the power of their bigger and heavier counterparts.  It’s the year 2016 and it’s time to put away childish thoughts of years passed, put away childish toys and step up our games and with that our way of thinking.  Amazing things just keep growing smaller as … Read more

Review of the Sapphire Radeon NITRO R9 390 8GB GDDR5 Tri-X OC

Hello all my fellow gamers and video card performance aficionados out there.  Today I have the pleasure of reviewing for you the Sapphire Radeon NITRO R9 390 8GB GDDR5 Tri-X OC video card.  Sapphire being one of AMD’s premiere board partners will surely help to keep AMD’s fire, that was not a play on words and you will see why throughout this review.  One other thing about this card, its Sapphire’s latest series, the NITRO … Read more

Review of the PNY GTX 960OC XLR8 Video card

In this multi-flavored and Skittles colored array of GPU board manufacturers, it’s hard to find the one perfect for you. Everyone seems to have a different theme and magical offering to get you to come down their line, but what if simple was the best? PNY has never been known to get caught up in throwing a bunch of useless gimmicks but does work hard to give you a performer. Today I bring you a … Read more

Review of the Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD PI480GS25SSDR

One of the best improvements one can make on their computer to get amazing speeds is to replace their C drive, or OS drive with an SSD, the difference is literally night and day. With a mechanical drive, it can take minutes to boot into the OS or to load a game, with an SSD a few seconds, want to upgrade, well read here first and lets see what you think.. You don’t know how … Read more