Karen Tokar

Believe it or not my interest in computers started before most of my generation even knew what one was. It was that interest and a move to Goose Bay, Labrador that began what would turn out to be a major turning point after the purchase of my first computer. The rest is history as they say.

Antec Solo-II Computer Case @ Benchmark Reviews

Stark, quiet and commanding; like a monolith, the Solo II has an immaculate appearance which belies its sophistication. By listening and responding to the demands of their customers, Antec has perpetuated the viability of the popular Sonta series of quiet computing cases. They’ve realized that the quiet computing segment contains gamers and system builders with needs beyond pure aesthetics. With …

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Antec One Hundred Gaming Case Window Edition Review @ Kitguru

Today we are looking at a Special Edition Antec One Hundred Case ¦ a window version. These are proving to be popular alternatives to standard cases as they allow you to show off that fabulous gaming rig with the latest water-cooling system, or new LED ram. The Antec One Hundred Case was designed to offer several high-end features at a …

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ECS A990FXM-A Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets

Let’s take a look at this socket AM3+ motherboard from ECS based on the new AMD 990FX chipset for the forthcoming “Bulldozer” CPUs, supporting three PCI Express x16 slots. “Today we are going to take a look at the A990FXM-A, the first socket AM3+ motherboard from ECS, supporting the forthcoming “Bulldozer” CPUs from AMD and coming with three PCI Express …

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Kingston HyperX SandForce SSD Bundle Kit @ TechwareLabs

On the first of this month Kingston began shipment of their HyperX Drive Utilizing the new SandForce controller. This performance drive comes in two sizes the 120Gb and The 240Gb. Today we will be reviewing the 120Gb HyperX Bundle. Join us as we take a swing at these more than impressive speed boasts. Full story at Techware Labs.

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Cooler Master GX-650 Bronze Power Supply Review @ OCINSIDE

Cooler Master already enthused the ocinside.de online magazine with some Silent Pro Gold Series power supply units, which can be found in the upper price segment. Today we look at the much more inexpensive Cooler Master GX-650 Bronze power supply, which should have a good energy efficiency in spite of the low price. Let us compare the results of this …

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ADATA S511 240GB Solid State Drive Review @ Tweak Town

ADATA isn’t new to the SATA III market. The company already released the S501; a Marvell controlled SATA III drive with good wear capabilities. The S501 was a stopgap product between ADATA’s successful S599 SandForce SF-1200 drive and the new S511 featuring SandForce’s latest flagship, the SF-2281. In the past ADATA has competed for the price / performance crown and …

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ARCTIC Power Charger Plus Rechargeable NiMH Set @ APH

Being fascinated with the concept of time travel for as long as I can remember, there are always moments of my life where I would just sit there and wonder, “If I could travel back in time, would I have done things differently?” While my enthusiastic self-study of theoretical physics in my free time (I am actually in Electrical Engineering) …

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