Asus Maximus VI Impact Review – A Small But Powerful Mini-ITX Z87 Motherboard

Asus Maximus VI Impact Review

Mini-ITX motherboards are becoming more and more popular nowadays. However, unlike the micro-ATX or full ATX motherboards, mini-ITX boards tend to become limited in terms of features and capabilities. Usually mini ITX motherboards are just entry level or mid-range boards, but Asus has pushed their mini ITX boards to the next level. Today, we are …

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Plextor M6e PCIE 256GB SSD Review – Breaking the SATA 6Gbps Barrier

Plextor M6e PCIE SSD Review

Solid State Drive or SSD has become very popular over these past months/years. Not only that SSDs have become more affordable, but they have also evolve fast that the SATA III 6Gbps interface has become a bottleneck and a limiting factor already. Nowadays, we see SSDs reaching close to 600MBps (560MBps to be exact, or …

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Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 780 Platinum Review – Featuring DirectCU H2O Hybrid Air and Water Cooler

Asus ROG GTX 780 Poseidon Platinum Review

Asus has evolved and further improved their award winning Direct CU II cooler in the form of the DirectCU H20, where air cooling meets water cooling. Today, let’s take a look at the Asus ROG Poseidon GTX 780 Platinum featuring Asus’ DirectCU H20 Hybrid cooler. The Poseidon GTX 780 Platinum not only has a unique …

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Asus VX279 Review – A Nice 27-Inch IPS Monitor with Thin Bezel

Asus VX279H 27-inch IPS Monitor Review

Desktop monitors have greatly evolved and improved over the years; from the ancient bulky and heavy CRT monitor, to the almost bezel-free super bright IPS display. Nowadays, monitors do not come only with a wider and larger screen size, but they also produce brighter and more vivid pictures and images which are pleasing to the …

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Asus ROG Striker GTX 760 Platinum 4GB Review – High-End Features in a Mid-Range Graphics Card

Asus ROG Striker GTX 760 Platinum 4GB Review

Asus has introduced a new kickass looking mid-range graphics card – the Asus ROG Striker GTX 760 Platinum (ROG STRIKER-GTX760-P-4GD5), featuring a 4GB memory, redesigned and top tier looking DirectCU II shroud, higher clock speeds and offers a noticeable improvement compared to the reference NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760. Comparing it with its predecessor, the Asus …

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WD My Passport Slim 1TB Review – A Nice Portable Drive with Aluminum Enclosure

wd my passport slim 1tb review

Today, let’s take a look at one of Western Digital’s mobile storage solution – the WD My Passport Slim. It’s one of their newer portable storage drive, featuring a slim body compared to its predecessors, an aluminum enclosure, uses USB 3.0 connectivity, has cloud backup feature and comes with a 256-bit hardware encryption protection. The …

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Kingston HyperX Beast 16GB DDR3 2400MHz Review (KHX24C11T3K2/16X)

Kingston HyperX Beast 16GB DDR3 2400MHz Review

Kingston is well known for its high quality storage and memory solutions. Today, let’s take a look at one of Kingston’s high performance DDR3 memory – the Kingston HyperX Beast (KHX24C11T3K2/16X). Memory is a very important component in a desktop PC; and like a graphics card or a processor, the memory also comes in various …

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ADATA XPG SX900 256GB SSD Review – A Fast and Reliable SSD with SandForce 2281 Controller

ADATA XPG SX900 256GB SSD Review

Solid State Drives or SSD are becoming more and more popular nowadays, not to mention prices are also going down. The market has become very competitive and many manufacturers are targeting the different market, from value SSD, mainstream SSD to high performance SSD. Today, let’s take a look at ADATA’s XPG SX900 256GB SSD featuring …

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Asus Maximus VI Gene Review – Powerful Z87 Motherboard in Micro-ATX Form Factor

Asus Maximus VI Gene Review

Today, let’s take a look at the Asus Maximus VI Gene, a micro ATX motherboard and the current Asus ROG Maximus Gene featuring Intel’s Z87 Express Chipset. Asus ROG Gene has become popular ever since the first Gene was released, and until today its legacy continues, offering feature rich and powerful performance in a small …

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