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Posted by Heath Coop
on Thursday, 26 February 2015
ADATA Premier SP610 128GB SSD

Today we will be looking at ADATA’s Premier SP610 SATA III 6Gb/s 128GB SSD. It offers sequential read/write speeds of up to 560 and 150 MB/s, and 4KB random read/write speeds of up to 66,000/35,000 IOPS. With a rather attractive price of around $65, you can enjoy faster boot ups and program loading without breaking the bank. It might be the ideal for upgrade your PC or laptop.

Last updated on Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Read More >>>
Posted by Michael Pabia
on Wednesday, 25 February 2015
OCZ Vector 150

SSDs have become a vital part in building a computer today whether it is a desktop or laptop. Having an SSD boot drive makes a computer significantly faster, consume less power and make the machine more efficient overall. Today there are many options to choose from but one of the old players include OCZ. OCZ have been around for quite some time and was recently acquired by Toshiba Corporation. Today we will be looking at the revision of their Vector SSD which is now called the Vector 150. Let's check out the 120GB variant of the Vector 150 today!

Last updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 | Read More >>>
Posted by Kevin Arndt
on Monday, 23 February 2015
Sentey Brio 20800mAh

In the digital age something as simple as a dead battery on your phone, tablet or other device can feel like the apocalypse and the world is ending.  Our dependence on our devices and staying connected is crucial in our daily lives,  so what are you supposed to when your battery goes dead and you can't get to a outlet.   This is where, something as simple as a power bank is a must have in this digital world and the BRIO Power Bank by Sentey is a lifesaver.  The particular Brio Power Bank we have today has a battery capacity of 20800mAh which we will check out today.

Last updated on Monday, 23 February 2015 | Read More >>>
Posted by Michael Pabia
on Saturday, 21 February 2015
MSI Z97 Gaming 5

MSI is offering a lot of different options for those looking for a Z97 chipset-based motherboard. First they have the classis, gaming and overclocking series; now they have added the Eco series and some Krait edition motherboards. Hence, the gaming series is perhaps the more popular option for builders and gamers today with it having a black and red theme board and with it built for specifically for gaming. Today, we will be looking at one of the gaming series boards, the MSI Z97 Gaming 5 motherboard.

Last updated on Saturday, 21 February 2015 | Read More >>>
Posted by Aaron Howe
on Wednesday, 18 February 2015
AZZA CSAZ-103

Small Form Factor (SFF) builds have been taking the world by storm in the last few years, and with every passing month it seems to become easier to build a compact gaming system that rivals their full sized desktop siblings. When you’re dealing with such a compact space, you have to be picky with what hardware you go with – otherwise you might end up with parts that will not fit well together. With the CSAZ-103 by AZZA they obviously put a lot of work into the case to ensure compatibility with most hardware available today. 

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