Kingston DataTraveler Elite G2 Speed Test Results

So got a USB Stick and decided to mess around with transfer speeds to see if they held up to advertised rates.  The USB stick I wound up getting was the Kingston 128GB DataTraveler Elite G2 which is very inexpensive and makes for a good portable backup USB stick or a stick to transport data while on the go that you may need to use between computers. In doing data transfer tests to see if … Read more

Kingston A1000 480GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD Review

There is always an upgrade to improve the performance of your PC, be it an SSD, RAM or Video card and this review is about one of them.  Kind of an SSD, the Kingston A1000 is an SSD, but it is an NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD, the kind of SSD that you want to have.  Is this drive particular though the one you want? My review of the Kingston A1000 480GB PCIe NVMe M.2 will … 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

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

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 curves as well.  Today I bring you my review of the Cougar Panzer case, and yeah, it’s got tempered glass … 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

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

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 package, you cant find it often, but it will make you work for it.  Today I present to you my … 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

Review and Build inside the ThermalTake Core X31 PC Case

It’s hard to know what a good case is by a simple picture, and so many cases may look nice but once you get them it’s nothing like what you had imagined.  I have reviewed quite a few cases, and even one from ThermalTake in the past and I was pleased when I had the opportunity to review this one, the ThermalTake Core X31. Let’s first take a look at the features and spec’s of … Read more

Kingston HyperX Savage 128GB USB Flash Drive Review

Kingston has sent us USB Flash Drives to review before, but nothing quite like their brand new HyperX Savage line of USB Flash Drives with USB 3.1 support.  These flash drives which come in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacity claim to have 350MB/s read and 250MB/s write speeds but do they live up to that claim?  Let’s find out, but first let’s showcase the packaging. The Savage USB Flash Drive has a really nice solid … Read more

Review of the Fractal Design Define S Chassis

Some of us want an extreme case, a case that can support any and everything you can think of and some of us just want a case that can support the basics.  Then there are those of us in between that want the case that supports the basics and a bit more but still looking basic, super quiet and still pack a punch, if I am describing you here; you may want to check this … Read more

Review of the Thermaltake Suppressor F51 Computer Case

Thermaltake again takes its aim at performance with the Suppressor F51 E-ATX Mid-Tower case. The stock case alone provides just about everything needed, but we are never happy with stock, and neither is Thermaltake.  Let’s take a look at the features and spec’s. ThermalTake Suppressor F51 Windowed Specs and features Motherboard Support: Micro-ITX, Micro ATX, ATX, Extended ATX (E-ATX) Mid Tower Maximum GPU Length without HDD Cage: 18.3 inches / 465mm Maximum GPU Length with … 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

Kingston Digital Releases Fourth-Generation High-Speed Media Reader; 64GB 600X CF Card

Fountain Valley, CA – March 30, 2015 – Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its 4th generation HS4 All-In-One Media Reader. The multi-function reader improves upon the previous model as it reads all major card format types including the latest SD card speeds (UHS-I, UHS-II) and CF Type I and II (UDMA 0-7). Users can easily back up and transfer … Read more

Review of the HyperX Cloud II Headset

HyperX comes back strong with the release with the HyperX Cloud II hot on the heels of the success of the HyperX Cloud. They have been pumping out quality products for some time now but let’s see exactly is good about these. Let’s start off with the specs. Specifications • Driver Unit: 53mm Neodymium Magnets • Headphone Frequency Response: 15Hz-25KHz • Headphone Input Impedance: 60 ohm • Connector: 3.5mm & USB • Airplane Adapter • … Read more