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ASRock X99 OC Formula Motherboard Review – Designed For Overclocking

In the past, overclocking has been seen as sort of “hacking” your hardware to run outside of the manufacturer’s specifications. This type of behavior would have been against the manufacturer’s wishes and likely void your warranty. However, today we live in a world of overclocking competitions and world records. Many of the very same companies that would have forbidden it in the ... Read More »

ASUS Maximus VII Impact LGA 1150 Motherboard Review

With ASUS Republic of Gamers motherboards it’s all about the sequels. You have to wonder just how long ASUS can keep its momentum pumping out sequel after motherboard sequel. ASUS’ Maximus VII Impact shows us that there is seemingly no end in sight, and very likely with good measure as well. ASUS Maximus VII Impact LGA 1150 Motherboard@ HardOCP Read More »

Lian Li PC-O5SX Review

The Lian Li PC-O5S tries to go the more extravagant route by delivering an intricate interior with an interesting mixture of aluminum and glass. So, right off the bat, the chassis is not for those looking to get the most bang for their buck. Instead, this one is geared toward those who put form over function, with the exception that ... Read More »

Thermalright Macho 90 CPU Cooler Review

We’ve mentioned plenty of times in the past that CPU Coolers come in many sizes and designs but what happens if you take one of the top performance tower (U-type) models and shrink it just enough to fit virtually every PC case? Well we know that you will not have nearly the same cooling efficiency as the regular sized model ... Read More »

AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review

The R7 240 AMD-Branded SSD succeeds to perform really well and positions itself along with the latest Vertex 460 and Vector 150 drives from OCZ; the product succeeds to render very good write speeds and it comes in 7mm format, which makes it compatible with the latest ultrabooks. AMD has extended the warranty to 4 years and for added value ... Read More »

Roccat Tyon Gaming Mouse Review

First announced at Computex in June, Roccat’s newest gaming mouse has finally hit the market. Packing an 8200 DPI laser sensor, Roccat’s EasyShift[+] function, configurable LED lighting in two zones and 12 programmable buttons (16 programmable “actions” if scroll up/down, etc. is included) the Tyon appears to check all of the same boxes as many high-end gaming peripherals. Look a ... Read More »

Thermalright Macho Zero Passive CPU Cooler Review

The “Zero” in Thermalright’s new Macho Zero is in reference to its noise level, as it includes no fan and is designed for Enthusiast level passive cooling. Unlike passive coolers we have seen in the past, the Macho Zero is of reasonable size and has full component compatibility blocking no RAM slots or PCIe slots on either AMD or Intel ... Read More »