Hardware Reviews

Posted by Lon Shirk
on Monday, 28 July 2014
Thecus 2310 NAS

Over the last few years Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices have gained in popularity. The ability to store and share files, media, and other data on a small, but powerful piece of network equipment provides for easier setup, administration, and faster data access at an affordable price. Thecus, a company that prides itself on creating quality storage devices, has a wide variety of storage products to fit the need of the individual user, as well as, the enterprise level storage solutions. The Thecus N2310 is a lower price alternative to the expensive file servers and media servers available in the retail market. This entry level NAS server is running at 800MHz, and has 512MB of DDR3 RAM. The N2310 has two 3.5" and 2.5" hard drive bays for up to 8 TB of storage. Let's learn who Thecus is and what they are all about.

Last updated on Monday, 28 July 2014 | Read More >>>
Posted by Craig Deeter
on Wednesday, 23 July 2014
In Win Rocker Mat 2

In Win is known primarily for their stylish and unique computer chassis, but that's not all they make. They also have a line of mouse pads known as Rocker Mats, and we are looking at the Rocker Mat 2. In Win has this to say about the Rocker Mat 2.

Last updated on Sunday, 27 July 2014 | Read More >>>
Posted by Nick Blackwell
on Monday, 21 July 2014
Shadow Rock Slim

The two most important factors when taking a new CPU Cooler into consideration are the Thermal Design Power which tells you total amount of heat the CPU cooler can handle. Some coolers will not work with over sized RAM heat sinks or Large mosfets heat sinks can also get in the way. If you are looking for something better than the stock cooler your processor came in with and not really needing a high-performance cooler, the Be Quiet Shadow Rock Slim CPU Cooler might just be the one you need. Find that out as we review this cooler today!

Last updated on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | Read More >>>
Posted by Craig Deeter
on Wednesday, 16 July 2014
Thermaltake Massive V20

Thermaltake is a company well known and well loved in the PC community for delivering quality components that enhance the performance and look of PCs the world over. They make a wide array of products including CPU heat sinks and fans, CPU AIO liquid solutions, case fans, PC enclosures, and more. They also offer a range of notebook coolers, and today we will be looking at their newest entry level cooler - the Massive V20. 

Last updated on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | Read More >>>
Posted by Heath Coop
on Monday, 14 July 2014
Sentry Cobalt Pro

Founded in 2001, Sentey produces a wide range of computer components, including cases, power supplies, mice, headsets, and many more. They also produce keyboards. Their current keyboard lineup includes five different models. These models range form their entry level  Phoenix to their top of the line Crimson Pro and Cobalt Pro. It is the latter that we'll be review today.

Last updated on Monday, 14 July 2014 | Read More >>>
Posted by Nick Blackwell
on Thursday, 10 July 2014
Mionix Avior 7000

When we go out looking for a new mouse, most of us look for durability, weight, adjustable dpi and comfort.  For most of us, finding a good mouse is not an easy task and for someone that are left-handed, it's even harder due to the limited number of models available. A lot of times left handers end up making sacrifices in quality or performance and adapt the "It will do" approach. Whether you are a gamer or an office worker that uses the computer a lot, having the right mice that suits your preferences is important because it will literally mean winning or losing, a faster job done or a painstaking one. With the Mionix Avoir 7000 that is no longer the problem as it aims to address all the factors you consider. Let us see why the Mionix Avoir 7000 would likely be the perfect mice for you to use.

Last updated on Saturday, 12 July 2014 | Read More >>>