VTX3D Radeon HD 6790 1GB @ OCAU

With all the fancy and feature-dripping high-end video cards it’s easy to forget some of the better value cards on the market today, and the fact that not everyone has the budget, or even the need, for a $500+ video card. So today we take a look at VTX3D’s Radeon HD 6790 equipped with 1GB of speedy GDDR5 memory linked to a 256-bit memory …

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Gigabyte Z68X UD7 B3 Motherboard Review @ Ninjalane

One of the first motherboards we received after the Sandy Bridge launch the Gigabyte P67A-UD7 and we almost instantly fell in love with the board. Sadly were we unable to get the review posted before the worldwide chipset recall but we did spend a considerable amount of time tweaking and tuning the board and even posted some very impressive numbers …

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PowerColor PCS+ AX6950 Vortex II @ Benchmark Reviews

It’s a predictable progression: NVIDIA or AMD release a new GPU, along with a “reference design” video card built around it. All of the marketing partners introduce new video cards that are the reference design card with a vendor label or graphic affixed to it. And while some vendors leave it at that, others aim for the enthusiast market by …

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Cooler Master Silencio 550 Chassis Review @ Kitguru

Enthusiast users with a constrained budget often have to make compromises in regards to quality, building a PC around a chassis that emits a lot of fan noise due to thin panel design and the inclusion of low quality fans. Enter Cooler Master with their new Silencio 550, a case set to redefine noise emissions for the low end market.   …

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ASUS P8Z68-V Pro (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review

As the days go on we find ourselves with more and more Z68 based boards arriving in our labs for us to look at. The latest today is from ASUS and carries with it the P8Z68-V Pro model name. We didn’t preview any ASUS boards prior to the Z68 launch, so we’ll be looking at what exactly is on offer …

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Thermaltake Armor A30 mATX Case – BCCHardware

We have just taken a look at the Thermaltake Armor A30 mATX Case. This case is pretty small, and while not a true “Cube” case in the sense of a cube, it is nice and small – low profile and yet offers a great list of features including support for SLI or CrossfireX systems, full-sized power supplies and a lot …

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