Home / Tag Archives: Intel

Tag Archives: Intel

MSI GTX 950 Gaming 2G Video Card Review

DSC_6708

The sub-$200 market is for emerging or budget gaming. This market is for those that do not want to dump a ton of money into their PCs but still want to have good gaming performance without cranking the graphics options to their lowest settings. There ...

Read More »

Intel Core i7-6700K Review: Inching Toward Extreme

chipihs

The Gigahertz war has long been over but it is hard to shake off the intoxicating effects of speed. Although now uncontested and unchallenged in two fronts, Intel still marches to the cadence of a ‘tick’-‘tock’ cycle and builds upon the momentum of previous victories ...

Read More »

Biostar N3150NH Mini-ITX Motherboard Review: Passive Progressive

n3150nh00

Computers have become so ubiquitous in daily life that it is absurd to think that the very concept of having one in every household was considered a joke a mere 35-years ago. Back then, the concept of personal computing, let alone connected computing, was difficult ...

Read More »

Intel and Micron Produce Breakthrough Memory Technology

3D+XPoint+Wafer+Close-Up_1000

From a joint project between Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, comes 3D Xpoint technology, the latest innovation in non-volatile memory that is poised to completely replace NAND flash which was introduced in 1989. 3D Xpoint is not only 1,000 times faster than NAND but it ...

Read More »

Intel Core i7-5775C Review: More Than Meets the Eye

5775ca

While it is important to recognize one’s strengths and leverage it as an asset, accepting shortcomings and working on them is equally as important for the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. For others, it is hard to admit weakness in a ...

Read More »

Kingston HyperX Fury 2400 MHz DDR 4 Memory Review

DSC_5884

Kingston has long been known for their RAM. In the past, I’ve used Kingston’s ValueRam series with great success. While the ValueRAM line of products isn’t going to break any speed records, it was reliable and got the job done. With the release of the ...

Read More »

ECS LIVA X Mini-PC Review: Efficiency Matters

livax06

There are many things that seem like a good idea in theory and looks good on paper but ends up being a disappointment and a failure when applied in the real world: Duke Nukem Forever, J.J. Abrams Star Trek, the Kama Sutra , body cameras ...

Read More »

Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5P Motherboard Review

DSC_5693

Gigabyte has one of the largest selections of X99 motherboards. A quick search on their website yields a result of 16 motherboards across three lines. Gigabyte recently released their Champion series. The Champion series of motherboards include four models and have been designed to get ...

Read More »

Intel NUC5i7RYH w/ i7-5557U Review @ HiTech Legion

The NUC is an extremely small device to house an entire computer, with that said expandability is limited to some degree. This particular model has slots for you to install one 2.5” drive and one M.2 drive. Thankfully I think we all realize that we ...

Read More »

Origin Genesis PC Chassis Review – Part 2

DSC_5670

A few months back we brought you Part 1 of the Origin Genesis PC chassis. Part one is mainly an overview of the chassis while part 2 details the installation of the hardware. I approached the installation as if the Origin Genesis was a mass ...

Read More »