NZXT E850 Digital Monitoring PSU Review

NZXT E850 PSU Review

It’s Been a Long Time

NZXT used to be a familiar name in the PSU world. Even though the company was, and still is known for cases, the Hale series stirred up some attention. That was quite a few years ago however, so seeing the new E850 come to market was a decent surprise. The unit has some strong bragging rights, with Seasonic as the OEM, and a new feature that feels quite unique to the industry. First, a quick word from NZXT, then we’ll move right over to the unit. Continue reading “NZXT E850 Digital Monitoring PSU Review”

NZXT HUE 2 Strives for RGB Perfection

NZXT HUE 2 Thumb

RGB Elegance

Crazy amounts of colorful lighting can look impressive. It also tends to lend itself to a gaudy appearance. A large reason for this is the lack of precise control of the lighting schemes. NZXT is tackling this problem head on with their latest addition of HUE 2 accessories. The goal is to allow a builder to have a plethora of lighting, while being able to expertly synchronize color schemes as well. Continue reading “NZXT HUE 2 Strives for RGB Perfection”

Ballistix Sport AT RAM Review

Ballistix Sport AT RAM Review

But Why is the RGB Gone?

It seems like the only new RAM is RGB RAM. In the midst of this, Ballistix makes the bold move to release “normal” memory. The new Sport AT modules arrive with a simplistic design, while partnering with Asus TUF branding. In theory, we should be able to expect some impressive performance. We’ll find that out soon, right after a quick word from Ballistix. Continue reading “Ballistix Sport AT RAM Review”

Lian Li Launches Lancool One Case

Lian Li Lancool One Case news

Merging Classic and Modern

Lian Li is one of the elegant case manufacturers. They typically use aluminum construction, but certain designs come with some hefty price tags. The other issue buyers can have with aluminum designs is that they can feel like the case is a bit boring. What’s a company to do? If you’re Lian Li, you make an amazing, innovative design. The Lancool One mixes the best of classic aluminum, and the best of modern beauty. Continue reading “Lian Li Launches Lancool One Case”

Swiftech Intros Drive X3 AIO CPU Coolers

Swiftech Drive X3 CPU Cooler News

The Best AIO Just Got Better!

I had the opportunity to test out the Drive X2 all-in-one CPU cooler from Swiftech. It was easily one of the best liquid coolers I’d ever seen! Essentially, Swiftech created a pre-assembled custom loop. CLCs pail in comparison to what their units can offer. As expected, the company has improved the design yet again and the Drive X3 was released about a week ago. There looks to be some serious improvements on the design that will likely increase performance, but definitely increases the aesthetic quality. Continue reading “Swiftech Intros Drive X3 AIO CPU Coolers”

AMD Announces Radeon Pro WX 8200, ProRender Updates

The Battle of the GPUs

In the war between Nvidia and AMD, the green side appears to be the clear winner. AMD fans are longing for a card that can compete with 1080 Ti levels of performance, but the upcoming release of the Turing architecture will broaden the average FPS gap even more. With all the focus on gaming, many PC users can miss the fact that AMD is much more competitive in the professional arena. You won’t find many workstation focused reviews. However, Techgage has a really good write up that showcases the strengths of the two companies. As you would expect, AMD fairs much better in certain software suites. Continue reading “AMD Announces Radeon Pro WX 8200, ProRender Updates”

This Affordable 1TB NVMe Drive is from… Eluktronics?

Eluktronics Eluktro Pro-X G2 NVMe News

Who is Eluktronics?

You would be forgiven if you asked who Eluktronics is. To be fair, I was actually looking for a completely different NVMe drive when I stumbled across them. On the other hand, I’m glad I did. The company looks like it became an official business in 2011. All considering, that’s incredibly young even for a tech biz. The large portion of their products seems to come from laptops. If you’ve ever wanted a BYO option for a gaming laptop, this is the company to check out. I might address that more later, but let’s get back to the NVMe drive. Continue reading “This Affordable 1TB NVMe Drive is from… Eluktronics?”

Samsung MicroSD Pro Endurance 128GB Card Review

Samsung microSD Pro Endurance Review

Solid State Reliability

Samsung has always had a good reputation for reliability. Since the Pro Endurance is leaning heavily on longevity, it’s a good thing that it has a strong name behind it. However, this microSD card isn’t going to take the crown in the speed competition. The real question we want to answer is how well this card holds up to its specs, and how well it costs in comparison to the market. We want to give a huge thank you to Samsung for providing the sample in this review. Continue reading “Samsung MicroSD Pro Endurance 128GB Card Review”

Arctic Cooling Serving North America, Opens in Florence SC

Arctic US Warehouse News

More Arctic in the US

If you don’t know Arctic Cooling, now is a great time to get acquainted. The company has some impressive CPU cooling designs that focus on performance. They may not be the company for flashy RGB right now. On the other hand, it’s one of the great things about them. In fact, the Liquid Freezer line of CLCs has great performance at a great price as well. The opening of a warehouse in Florence, SC should help with better product availability in North America. Continue reading “Arctic Cooling Serving North America, Opens in Florence SC”