PC Reviews. One MegaHertz at a Time
Mad Catz is a name I'm sure almost every single one of you has heard of before. They've been making lots of gaming accessories for both PC and consoles for quite some time now. Possibly their greatest claim to fame in the PC world is their line of R.A.T. gaming mice. On August 12th Mad Catz released their TE - Tournament Edition - line of accessories to the world. These include the S.T.R.I.K.E. TE mechanical gaming keyboard, the M.M.O. TE gaming mouse and the R.A.T. TE gaming mouse. The R.A.T. TE is based off of the R.A.T. 3 but has some upgrades - the optical sensor being one. Mad Catz was kind enough to send us over a new R.A.T. TE to check out for you guys so let's get to it!
A new trend is on the rise with gaming PCs nowadays in the form of size. Small Form Factor (SSF) is the new thing recently and many are into it for some very good reasons. These builds are smaller than typical gaming PCs, lighter and compact which is suitable for LAN parties and also for those that don't really have much space at home to spare. Today, you would see different hardware to make this possible from cases, power supplies down to the motherboard itself with the mini-ITX form factor. Today MSI have given us an opportunity to check out their top-tier mini ITX board, the Z97I Gaming AC mini-ITX motherboard under Intel's new 9 series for the LGA 1150 platform. Let's see what this compact yet powerful motherboard MSI has to offer as we review it today.
Logitech started out in the peripherals game all the way back in 1981, starting their company in the realm of mice. Over the years they have branched out into many different peripherals, some of their product lines include Harmony remote controls, Case+ phone accessories, their G gaming products, along with other mice, keyboards, webcams, PC speakers, and tablet keyboards. The G510s is the focus of our review today, and it has some tricks up it's sleeves.
Nvidia has many things planned for their Game 24 event. Gaming is the most obvious, but they also have a planned Mod 24 event and they are releasing two new graphics cards; the GeForce GTX 970 and the GeForce GTX 980 based on Nvidia's Maxwell architecture. It is the former that we will be looking at today.
Cougar is a name that a lot of people recognize for their PC cases, Fans, and Power Supply's, however not many people know that Cougar has made the move to their own line gaming hardware like Keyboards, Mice and Pads, which brings us to today's review of the Cougar 700M Gaming Mouse and Speed Pad. Cougar recently debuted their 700M gaming mouse and their Speed series mouse pads. They were kind enough to send me out 700M in black and a Speed Pad in large check out for you guys so let's get to it!