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MSI Z87-G45 GAMING LGA 1150 Mainboard Review: Let's Game! MSI Z87-G45 GAMING  LGA 1150  intel z87  Haswell  MSI  Micro-Star
[04/15/14 | Mainboards ]

This model uses a full set of Intel Z87 features. Besides, it provides additional set of MSI brand technologies. Theoretically it looks good, but lets take a look on practical work. How will it operate during nominal mode and overclocking?

Corsair Obsidian 250D and SilverStone Sugo SG05-450 Cases Review: Mini-ITX for Gamers Corsair Obsidian 250D  SilverStone Sugo SG05-450  mini-ITX
[04/14/14 | Cases/PSU ]

Today we take a look on two of mini-ITX cases which easily can be used to build performance gaming system. The first, Corsair Obsidian 250D has fully compatible with the usual "desktop" components and offers wide opportunities for expansion. The second, SilverStone Sugo SG05 has a smaller size but it still has sufficient functionality.

ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II Review: Cooler, Quieter, Faster
[04/12/14 | Graphics ]

ASUS made the first original Radeon R9 290 videocard which eliminates all disadvantages of reference design. But people always want something more.

Intel 730 Solid State Drive Review
[04/03/14 | Storage ]

Recently Intel has announced a new great PC-class SSD, which has a lot of anticipated features. There are own third generation controller and modern 20-nm MLC NAND. Is Intel 730 an enthusiast dream? Can this drive outperforms unexcelled Samsung 840 Pro. Let’s take a look!

What is the best memory for Haswell? From DDR3-1333 to DDR3-2933: performance scaling test Haswell  DDR3 SDRAM  DDR3-1333  DDR3-1600  DDR3-1866  DDR3-2133  DDR3-2400  DDR3-2666  DDR3-2933  LGA 1150  G.Skill
[03/28/14 | CPU, Memory ]

The development of the new processor microarchitectures goes on and frequencies of contemporary types of DDR3 SDRAM grow as well. Is there any sense in using high-speed memory with modern Haswell processors? To answer this question, we have analyzed DDR3 frequency and timings influence on LGA 1150 platform performance.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti in 2-way SLI: Performance Review
[03/20/14 | Graphics ]

A set of two high-end graphics cards must be a great performer. We had tested SLI setup of two GeForce GTX 780 Ti and now we can tell about our decision. Is this configuration a good choice from price-performance point of view? Where is hidden dangers of it? Read the review!

Asus Gryphon Z87 LGA 1150 Mainboard Review: High Reliability in MicroATX
[03/17/14 | Mainboards ]

The board doesn’t looks like any other MicroATX mainboard. But in spite of non-typical interior Gryphon Z87 works as most ASUS products. It’s real ASUS mainboard with usual for this manufacturer set of features and peculiarities.

Samsung 840 EVO Solid State Drive Review: Evolution by Samsung Samsung  samsung 840 evo  samsung mex
[03/10/14 | Storage ]

Despite the current price war Samsung developers work on performance of their SSDs in addition to value. And Samsung 840 EVO is the result of such work. This SSD is one of the greatest technologically advanced drive for consumer market today.

Raijintek Nemesis Cooler Review: Is It a New Supercooler? Raijintek  Raijintek Nemesis
[03/08/14 | Cooling ]

The new cooler from Raijintek seems to have everything it takes to be one of the best: a huge dual-section heatsink, two 140 mm fans, thick heat pipes, and a reliable multi-platform retention mechanism...

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition Review GeForce GTX 780 Ti  Kepler  GK110  Zotac  ZOTAC GeForce GTX 780 Ti AMP! Edition
[02/28/14 | Graphics ]

We have started a series of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti reviews. As you know, It is the fastest gaming videocard of today. And firstly we have tested GeForce GTX 780 Ti built by Zotac

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Review: Meet the Maxwell Maxwell  GeForce GTX 750 Ti
[02/24/14 | Graphics ]

Maxwell is the new GPU architecture from NVIDIA which will arrive in a lot of graphics cards this year. Let's talk about the first model based on this architecture.

AMD FX-9590 and FX-9370 Review: Socket AM3+ Platform's Swan-song amd fx  socket am3+  Vishera  Piledriver  fx-9590  fx-9370  Centurion
[02/17/14 | CPU ]

AMD roadmap tells us about the company had finished evolution of Socket AM3+ platform and FX processors. Vishera CPUs based on Piledriver microarchitecture is the last CPUs for this platform. We have tested the last additions in this lineup: eight-core FX-9370 and FX-9590 with monstrous TDP.

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