The Intel Optane Memory Module Review

Intel’s Optane technology is finally available for home users in the form of an affordable, high performance add-in 32GB module. But can its benchmark results align with expectations? … [Read more...]

The AMD RX 580 8GB Performance Review

AMD’s RX 480 replacement has arrived. Called the RX 580, this card is poised to take on the GTX 1060 6GB while offering more performance and a great price. … [Read more...]

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X & 1500X Performance Review

The Ryzen 5 1500X and 1600X may not look like the most impressive CPU’s but some surprising benchmark numbers make their price to performance ratio one the best around, beating even the Ryzen 7 series! … [Read more...]

GIGABYTE BRIX Review; A Mini Powerhouse?

Gigabyte’s newest BRIX now rocks a Kaby Lake i7-7500U processor but how much performance can such a small PC really offer? … [Read more...]

ECC Memory & AMD’s Ryzen – A Deep Dive

The debate about ECC memory and Ryzen has been raging for the last few weeks. In this article we detail what you can expect right now for ECC compatibility on AMD’s Ryzen processors. … [Read more...]

ASRock X370 Taichi AM4 Motherboard Review

AMD’s Ryzen processors may have found the ultimate motherboard with ASRock’s X370 Taichi. From overclocking to stock performance and features, this board seems to have it all! … [Read more...]

Intel’s Optane & DC P4800X; A Deep Dive

Intel is hoping their Optane technology will usher in a new era of PC performance. The upcoming DC P4800X gives us a glimpse of what is possible and it’s nothing short of incredible. … [Read more...]

ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac Review

ASRock’s new Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX/ac is the Mighty Mouse of the Kaby Lake world. It has high end features, great overclocking chops and a surprisingly low price. … [Read more...]

AMD’s Ryzen 5 Processors; A Preview

Hot on the heals of their Ryzen 7 launch, AMD has now revealed specifications, pricing an availability date and some rough performance numbers for their 4 and 6 core Ryzen 5 processors. … [Read more...]

AMD Ryzen 7 1700X Review; Testing SMT

AMD’s Ryzen 7 1700X is a CPU that offers 90% of the 1800X’s performance in a much less expensive package. But how does it fare against Intel’s competition without SMT enabled? … [Read more...]