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Tom Brokaw

Tom is a network and computer hardware enthusiast. He has been reviewing hardware products around for various sites around the net since 1999. He has modded a few cases back in the day, such as cutting a side window or two.

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP! Edition Graphics Card Review

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1060 AMP!

On the heels of the GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 releases, Nvidia drops the GTX 1060. The GTX 1060 is marketed as a mainstream card and the reference card is targeting the $250 range while partner boards tend to be slightly higher. For this review …

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Xtreme Gaming Graphics Card Review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Xtreme Gaming

It is that time again where the GPU wars are heating up. Nvidia recently released Pascal upon the world and with the reference cards in the wild, it is time for the board partners to release their cards. Gigabyte makes a few models of the …

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EVGA X99 FTW K Motherboard Review

EVGA X99 FTW K

Most of EVGA’s products are no frill, hell on wheels,  performance yielding beasts. What I mean by that, is rarely do you see EVGA products with extra “features”. EVGA tends to spend more time developing how to get more performance out of their products. At …

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Gigabyte X99 Phoenix SLI Motherboard Review

X99 Phoenix SLI

  With the release of Intel’s Broadwell-E CPU, motherboard manufacturers are starting to release their refreshed X99 motherboards. Gigabyte’s G1 motherboards are geared towards gamers, and the latest addition to their stable is the X99 Phoenix SLI motherboard. This motherboard adds RGB LED lighting, U.2, …

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Thermaltake Poseidon Z RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Poseidon Z RGB

When it comes down to mechanical keyboards, there are a lot of options to choose from. Keyboards range from a plain mechanical-only keyboard all the way to keyboards with RGB LED lighting, multiple macro keys, USB ports, and audio ports. Switch options vary as well.  …

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Plextor M7V M.2 SATA SSD Review

Plextor M7V

Flash based storage can really wake up an older PC due to it’s massive increase in speed and decrease in seek time as compared it its rotating disk counter part. As the price of flash memory continues to drop, we start to see SSD’s prices …

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Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset Review

HyperX Cloud Revolver

The Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver is the latest headset in Kingston’s product family. Kingston’s gaming headset line up has grown to four different models which feature both 3.5mm and USB connectivity. Last years HyperX Cloud and the updated HyperX Cloud II met with quite a …

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Azio MGK 1 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review: Less Is More

MGK 1 RGB

  Mechanical keyboards have been around since we started using keyboards as input devices for the PC. Early (1970’s era) mechanical keyboards were heavy and loud which eventually led manufactures to produce membrane based keyboards. PC gaming helped lead a resurgence in the reintroduction of …

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Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS216+

The Synology DiskStation DS216+ is the newest member of Synology’s plus series. It also happens to be the cheapest of the series as well. The plus series of NAS typically features advanced multimedia and encryption features and their mid-series as the plus series sits between …

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QNAP TAS-268 Dual Bay NAS review

QNAP TAS-268

Network storage is becoming more and more popular with the home user. As their data needs change, so does they way in which they store their data. More and more, I see each individual family member has their own PC and rather than just share …

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