Published: Friday, March 08, 2019 - Motherboards
Overall I really enjoyed using the Aorus Z390 Xtreme Waterforce. It tested well, has a nice layout and a great set of features. The waterblock is a wonderful surprise and really pushes this product beyond what a typical enthusiast would expect.
Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - Power Supply
When it comes to power supplies there are a few things to consider. First and foremost select the power range best for your build. If you are putting together a high-end SLI rig using a 12 core CPU with 30 hard drives there is a good chance a 600w PSU isn't going to cut it
Published: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - Memory
Before CES 2019 I was asked to test two dual channel Ballistix memory kits and I jumped at the chance. For these tests I was focused on overclocking and divided my efforts into three categories with the goal of monitoring frequency and total speed. The results may surprise you.
Published: Monday, February 18, 2019 - Motherboards
In this review I’ll be looking at what might be considered the next best thing and is what I would call a revision enhancement of their previous Z390 that improves and tunes the motherboard for extreme overclocking while still offering out of box performance for fans of high-end hardware.
Published: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Storage
In this review I’ll be going over the Mushkin Pilot. The Pilot is one of two new NVMe based M.2 drives from Mushkin. The drive featured in this review is the 1TB version (MKNSSDPL1TB-D8) and features 3D TLC and is backed by a Silicon Motion SM2262
Published: Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Sound
In this review I’ll be showing you the Plantronics RIG 800LX. This is a wireless gaming headset that is built on the Plantronics RIG platform. It shares many features with the RIG 400LX that I reviewed last year. The box heavily suggest that this is an Xbox One gaming headset however, it also works just fine on a Windows PC.