Reviewed Products with Top Scores Page 5

  • Intel's Sandy Bridge Microarchitecture Debuts: Core i5 2500K and Core i7 2600K CPUs Reviewed

    By Steven Walton on

    Enter the Sandy Bridge 32nm architecture, which marks the introduction of the 2nd generation Intel Core processors. Sandy Bridge is designed to be a two-chip platform consisting of a processor and Platform Controller Hub (PCH). It incorporates an Integrated Display Engine, Processor Graphics, and Integrated Memory Controller.
  • Samsung 470 Series 256GB SSD Review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Samsung 470 Series 256GB has certainly surprised us. This quiet achiever came from nowhere to dominate our performance charts with stellar performance matching and sometimes surpassing current top SSD drives.
  • Cooler Master HAF X Case Review

    By Steven Walton on

    When Cooler Master announced the new HAF X as the new flagship model of its 'High Air Flow' line, they had our immediate attention as we wondered how they could have improved the impeccable 932's formula.
  • AMD Radeon HD 6870 Review

    By Steven Walton on

    Today marks an overhaul with AMD launching two new graphics cards designed to tackle the GTX 460. The Radeon HD 6870 and 6850 are being presented as the new mid-range offerings on AMD's line-up with a suggested retail of $239 and $199.
  • Lian Li Mini Q PC-V354 MicroATX Case Review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Lian Li Mini Q PC-V354 is a rather unique product, and that's not an easy thing to achieve in today's chassis industry. The company has managed to shrink a full size ATX case into a MicroATX case, while still accommodating hefty enthusiast components like a full-size graphics card.
  • Thermaltake Level 10 Case Review

    By Steven Walton on

    We've never seen a chassis that looks remotely like the Thermaltake Level 10. It's not the kind of case you walk by without noticing, and when you do see it, resisting the urge to move in for a closer look is impossible. Simply put, the Level 10 is a piece of art.
  • Budget Sub-$150 Solid State Drive Round-up

    By Steven Walton on

    Recently there has been a surging demand for solid state drives that sacrifice space for speed and more affordable price tags, and manufacturers have been racing to deliver just that.
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 SLI Performance Review

    By Steven Walton on

    Those looking for top notch gaming performance and the best possible value will likely be interested in what the GeForce GTX 460 SLI configuration has to offer.
  • Palit GTX 460 Sonic Platinum & Inno3D GeForce GTX 460

    By Steven Walton on

    What Nvidia desperately needed is a new graphics card that could provide serious value, and they may finally be up to task with the release of the GeForce GTX 460.
  • Hitachi SimpleTough Rugged Portable Hard Drive Review

    By Steven Walton on

    The SimpleTough portable drive can withstand a ten foot drop, and more impressively it can handle the pressure of a one-ton truck - see our durability testing for more.
  • Asrock Ion 330HT-BD Nettop Review

    By Steven Walton on

    By combining Nvidia's latest chipset with the Intel Atom processor, Asrock has put together an extremely impressive low-profile computer.
  • 7-Way Intel P55 Motherboard Round-Up

    By Steven Walton on

    Our round-up comprises products from the likes of Asrock, Asus, DFI, ECS, EVGA, Gigabyte and MSI. In total we have 7 motherboards ranging in price from $120 to $250, so there should be something for everyone.
  • Acer Timeline 14" 4810T Notebook Review

    By Shawn Knight on

    If you need a notebook with decent processing power that will last the course of the day without a recharge, the Timeline 4810T could be the one for you.
  • HIS Radeon HD 5850 Review

    By Steven Walton on

    At $260, it doesn’t take a great deal of cash to get your hands on a Radeon HD 5850, and the performance you'll get is nothing short of amazing.
  • Intel Core i5 750 Processor Review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Core i5 750 is Intel's latest quad-core part based on the 'Lynnfield' architecture, which debuts along the new mainstream LGA1156 platform.
  • Synology Disk Station DS-409+ NAS review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Disk Station DS-409+ is a powerful NAS server supporting four hard drives, designed to appeal to small-and-medium business users seeking an affordable solution for efficient data sharing and backup.
  • ATI Radeon HD 4770 review: The $100 Killer GPU?

    By Steven Walton on

    The new Radeon HD 4770 is the world’s first 40nm graphics processing unit, aiming to deliver the best possible value in a neat cost-effective package.
  • Solid State Drive Round-up: Intel, OCZ, G.Skill, and Super Talent

    By Steven Walton on

    There should be no question that SSD technology is the way of the future, it's just a matter of when this future will become a reality for most consumers.
  • Asus Rampage II GENE microATX motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Rampage II GENE is easily the most prominent microATX motherboard we have ever seen boasting of a wealth of useful features that cannot be matched by many of today's standard ATX boards.
  • Asus P6T Deluxe Intel X58 motherboard review

    By Steven Walton on

    The Asus P6T Deluxe is possibly the best motherboard we have seen so far this year, partly due to the evident hard work put in by Asus, and partly because the Core i7 platform is just so darn impressive.
  • Intel Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition review

    By Steven Walton on

    Today marks the release of Intel's latest and greatest processor architecture to date. Meet the new Core i7 920, 940 and 965 Extreme Edition processors based on the debuting Nehalem architecture.
  • Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 case review

    By Steven Walton on

    Despite its hefty price tag, the Lian Li Tyr PC-X2000 remains a stunning looking case that is further enhanced by its unique and innovative design.