Hardware Reviews

Posted by Heath Coop
on Thursday, 05 March 2015
Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX

Today we are taking a look at the Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ITX. The Evolv ITX l has long list of features that enthusiasts look for in an ITX case. There are multiple drive mounting points that support both 2.5 and 2.5 drives. There is support for up to 5 fans and dual radiators. The top radiator mount slides out for easy installation. Phanteks even includes a water pump mounting bracket. Top that off with rubber cable grommets, Phanteks' hook-and-loop cable management, and black or white finishes shows that Phanteks is looking to deliver a unique product. 

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Posted by Michael Pabia
on Thursday, 05 March 2015
Innodisk ServerDOM 3ME

There are so many flash storage form factors available today and this perhaps is the most unique one we've encountered lately. Hence, flash storage devices are improving at a rapid pace. We see them getting cheaper, having larger capacities, faster speeds and getting smaller as well. If you think M.2 SSDs are small, check out Innodisk's ServerDOM tailor-made disk module. It is very small and packed with features ideal for server use. Join us as we check out one of the variants, the ServerDOM 3ME. 

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Posted by Heath Coop
on Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Kingston HyperX Fury 32GB DDR4 2400MHz

The Kingston DDR3 HyperX Fury has become quite popular since they were released. The DDR4 version continues to offer many of the same features. They are available with black medium profile aluminum heat spreaders and black printed circuit boards. New for the DDR4 platform is an automatic overclocking feature. This is something that is sure to get the attention of many enthusiasts.

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Posted by Michael Pabia
on Monday, 02 March 2015
LUXA2 Groovy Duo Live

LUXA2, a division of Thermaltake Technology, offers a lot of unique and interesting audio solutions which we have reviewed previously such as the Groovy R 360° micro wireless wall-mount speaker and Lavi-S over-ear wireless headphones which also transforms into a wireless speaker. Today, we will review another unique audio solution which is the Groovy Duo Live wireless speakers.

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Posted by Aaron Howe
on Saturday, 28 February 2015
Thermaltake NiC L32

Thermaltake is a rather well-known name in the industry; they make a variety of high-end components for the enthusiast. The NiC L32 is marketed as a non-interference cooler, meaning that they’ve strived to make sure it doesn’t block any of your other components from being installed. It’s meant for being used with high-end RAM that has the ability to be overclocked to the limits. With three solid 8mm heat pipes, and equipped with a single 140mm PWM fan, it supports processors up to 180W TDP.

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Posted by William Lyon
on Friday, 27 February 2015

Accessorizing your latest PC build is becoming more and more popular these days. Everything from paint to windows to lighting are the norm in the community. RGB LED lighting is starting to take hold over single color lighting though because of its ability to be any color the user chooses on demand. One of the first consumer PC-oriented RGB LED controllers was the NZXT HUE. And while the HUE did a great job it lacked complete customizability. Taking that up a notch is the new Smart WiFi LED controller that our friends over at is offering. Performance-PCs was kind enough to send us a kit with some RGB LED strips to check out so let's get to it!

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