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Super Flower Leadex Gold 650W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Super Flower have turned a lot of heads since they have started selling their power supplies branded under their own name. Previously Super Flower ...

October 1, 2014 at 7:59 am by
Silverstone_Nightjar_520_ftd

Silverstone Nightjar 520W Passive Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging One thing that you learn reviewing power supplies is just how big Seasonic are. Seasonic platforms are used by multiple brands due to their ...

September 25, 2014 at 9:06 am by
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Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB 2800MHz Quad Channel DDR4 Memory Kit Review

Introduction With every new DDR memory release comes a decline in operating voltage and a decrease in heat output. In the transition from DDR2 to DDR3 and now DDR4 we’ve ...

September 24, 2014 at 9:18 pm by
MSI_Z97S_SLI_PLUS (15)

MSI Z97S SLI PLUS (LGA 1150) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging Something that becomes apparently obvious with the motherboards I review on a regular basis is that most of them have too many ...

September 24, 2014 at 3:59 pm by
seasonic_fanless_520_ftd

Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Fanless power supplies have become increasingly popular over the past few years as the efficiency of power supplies has risen, meaning they ...

September 23, 2014 at 11:56 am by
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Nvidia Game24 London Event Coverage

To celebrate the launch of their brand new GTX 970 and GTX 980 Maxwell graphics cards Nvidia hosted a global event called “Game24″. Game24 started on September ...

September 22, 2014 at 10:27 am by
amd_fx8370e_ftd

AMD FX-8370E 95W “Piledriver” Octa-Core Processor Review

Introduction & What’s New? The 32nm “Vishera” processors from AMD have been around for a long-while; since October 2012 to be exact. Vishera was ...

September 22, 2014 at 7:55 am by
Xilence_730W_ftd

Xilence Performance A Series 730W Non-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging During August 2013 the parent company of well-known German brand Be Quiet, Listan GmbH & Co. KG (Listan for short), announced their takeover ...

September 19, 2014 at 11:05 am by
gtx_980_SLI_ftd

Testing Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 980 4GB Graphics Cards In SLI

Introduction At eTeknix we were fortunate enough to have received a pair of GTX 980s for Nvidia’s launch day so we thought we’d see what they have to offer in ...

September 19, 2014 at 3:32 am by
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Gigabyte G1 Gaming GeForce GTX 980 4GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction Nvidia’s GTX 980 is now official and with it comes the wonders of the Maxwell architecture for high-end desktop users. In this review we are taking a look ...

September 19, 2014 at 3:31 am by
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 4GB “Maxwell” (28nm) Graphics Card Review

Introduction Nvidia’s newest Maxwell architecture first made its appearance in February this year when Nvidia revealed their entry level GTX 750 Ti graphics card. One of ...

September 19, 2014 at 3:30 am by
hyper_x_predator_3000_ftd

Kingston HyperX Predator 16GB 3000MHz Quad Channel DDR4 Kit Review

Introduction With every type of product there’s always a particular brand or SKU that rules the roost, that pushes the boundaries in terms of quality and performance. In ...

September 18, 2014 at 3:09 pm by
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Gigabyte X99 UD4 (LGA 2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging A short while ago we took Gigabyte’s X99 Gaming 5 motherboard to our test bench for a review. As the name suggests that ...

September 17, 2014 at 9:49 am by
Be Quiet Straight Power 10 800W (21)

be quiet! Straight Power 10 CM 800W Semi-Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Today be quiet! are expanding their Straight Power series of power supplies with a new range of models. The Straight Power series already has 400W ...

September 16, 2014 at 9:00 am by
Antec Edge 650W (10)

Antec Edge 650W Modular Power Supply Review

Introduction & Packaging Today Antec are unveiling a brand new power supply series which they are calling the “Edge” series. Some of the key features of the ...

September 15, 2014 at 7:46 am by