Archive for May, 2010

Gigabyte Releases Worlds First USB3 Mini-ITX Motherboard

You might have thought someone would have already done this? Apparently not,  just released this week is the worlds first USB 3 Mini-Itx motherboard from Gigabyte, the GA-H55N-USB3. Based on the H55 chipset for LGA1156 processors, the board supports up to a Core i7 870 processor with up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM. The board also features a […]

Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Review

Our recent marathon of Thermaltake case reviews forges ahead with a look at the mid tower Armor A90.  “Created for Combat” is the motto Thermaltake has applied to this chassis, no doubt in reference to it’s rugged design and emphasis on gaming. First up is a quick company profile of Thermaltake.  Once upon a time […]

XSPC Releases Two New Reservoirs

Today sees the release of two new reservoirs for the water cooling enthusiast market. Designed around the popular Liang D5 and D5 vario these products are set to provide maximum compatibility whilst being user friendly. The reservoirs attach directly to the Liang pumps, thus eliminating the need to install tubing from the reservoir to the […]

Akasa Freedom Tower CPU Cooler Review

  Introduction What constitutes as a bang for buck cooler? First, It must be supplied with a decent fan (or two), have support for both Intel and AMD platforms, and further still must have the same high performance cooling as the elite coolers but without the same expensive price tag. Akasa must be one of […]

Akasa Venom CPU Cooler Review

Introduction We reviewed the Akasa’ Nero S CPU cooler only just last month dubbed their “premium cooler”. Now however Akasa have come to the market with a cooler capable of mounting two 120mm fans titled, the “Venom”, not to be confused with the Venomous X from Thermalright. Akasa state on the box “King of Cooling”. […]

Prolimatech Armageddon CPU Cooler Review

Introduction While heatsinks have become a common feature at Overclockers Tech since the start of this year, Prolimatech’s Megahalems never really made much of an impact in our testing. That said we did review the more expensive Mega Shadow variant that wasn’t worth the extra £20 premium over the original and didn’t perform too well […]

Thermaltake Element G Mid Tower Case Review

The fine folks at Thermaltake USA were kind enough to send along a Element G mid tower case for us to review.  The slogan attached to the Element G by Thermaltake is “Create For Pros”.  We are assuming that means the professional gamer as the pictures on the back of the box show several different […]

Patriot Viper Extreme Performance 6GB DDR3 PC3-12800C8 Review

Introduction Choosing the right memory kit for you isn’t easy nowadays – especially if you factor in the recent hike in memory prices. It’s getting harder to decide just what is value for money, and what is cheap and nasty. Patriot’s 6GB (3x2GB) 1600MHz CL8 Vipers for X58 systems are reasonably priced currently at £150.00 […]

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