Computer Hardware

Accell DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Adapter Reviewed

This is one of the shortest and easiest reviews we’ve ever done.  It’s nice when something works as intended without needing to consult a manual or research how to use it.  Meet the Accell DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 adapter, and it works exactly as described.  I plugged it into a full-size DisplayPort on [...]

February 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

Accell DisplayPort 1.2 to 3 HDMI Multi-Display MST Hub Reviewed

I’m a man of simplicity. I’ve often thought of reducing cable clutter on my triple-screen gaming setup in my office in an effort to minimize the amount of wires running from my tower to the monitors. The good news is that there are plenty of options out there that let you customize the wiring arrangement [...]

October 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nvidia Facing a Class Action Lawsuit for GTX 970 Cards

The short story: Nvidia released a kick-ass graphics card called the GTX 970.  It was aggresively priced in the mid $300 range which forced AMD to reduce prices on their high-end lineup.  This is an incredible card and even with this fiasco, I still recommend it above all else for the money as of writing this. [...]

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

MSI’s new GS60 Ghost Laptop hits all the right notes – Now in Gold

There are a few laptops out there that offer a truly high performance machine with a sleek design and low weight.  Razer did a good job with their Blade laptops but they start at a whopping $2200 and approach $2699.  That price makes it inaccessible to many.  Even though the MSI GS60 Ghost Gold Edition might be a [...]

August 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

SATA Express – Next Gen or Small Updrade?

When you look back at major changes in performance, it’s easy for things to get muddled together.  There are a few things that stand out vividly in our mind such as dual and quad cores, PCI-Express, and Solid State Drives.  Computers are certainly getting faster and some standardized interfaces are finally [...]

May 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Roccat Power-Grid Receives Major Update

Roccat Power-Grid is growing at a steady rate.  Gaming geeks and PC enthusiasts have known about this gem for a few months now but it hasn’t quite taken the market by storm yet.  It’s a cool utility that allows you to do many different things with your computer.  The best part about it is the community [...]

January 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

AOC Unveils New 16-inch Portable USB Monitor

AOC Unveils New 16-inch Portable USB Monitor Packed with USB 3.0 and DisplayLink Technology   With a new modern look, AOC’s ultra-light USB-powered portable LED monitor is the business traveler’s ideal laptop accessory for enhanced productivity Fremont, Calif., and Palo Alto, Calif.  – July 24, 2013– AOC, the [...]

July 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

Samson Meteor Mic – Unboxing, Specs, and Quality

    The Samson Meteor Mic is a USB enabled mic that’s compatible with Windows, Mac, and iPads (using the Apple USB adapter).  Although not quite studio quality sound as advertised, for the money it’s an excellent microphone.  The cool retro asthetic can also be a hinderance due to it’s [...]

June 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 Unboxing and Initial Impressions

The Nitty Gritty: The Nvidia GTX 770 is one beast of a GPU.  Granted this isn’t as fast as a GTX 780 or Titan, bot those are priced much higher, $650 and $1000 respectively.  This card is based of the GK104 just like the GTX 680.  The reference model GTX 770s ship with a base clock of 1046MHz which is up from [...]

June 3, 2013 // 4 Comments

New NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 GPU is Finally Here

Thursday, May 23, 2013 NVIDIA today introduced the GeForce® GTX™ 780 GPU, the latest evolution in elite-class GPUs, which delivers jaw-dropping performance and silky smooth visuals for the next generation of PC gaming titles — including Call of Duty: Ghosts, Watch Dogs and Battlefield 4. In addition, NVIDIA [...]

May 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

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