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High-end graphics slugfest: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti custom card shootout

FEATURE  /  07 Jul 2015

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti is a powerful card that dishes out near-Titan X levels of performance. How much of a difference is there among custom cards in the highest tier of the GPU market? We round up cards from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI and Palit to find out.

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review

Aorus X3 Plus V3 review: Great power in a small package

REVIEW  /  04 Jul 2015

It might look like the impressive Aorus X7 Pro that we found much to like about, but does the Aorus X3 Plus V3 live up to the standard set by its SLI-ed big brother or is it the black sheep in the family? We check out the capabilities of this compact high performance gaming notebook.

Aftershock Tremor review

Aftershock Tremor: A compact DIY PC built for you

REVIEW  /  01 Jul 2015

The Aftershock Tremor is a small form factor gaming system that offers you the convenience of a pre-built PC and the upgradeability of a DIY system. We delve deeper to find out if it can perform as well as other gaming machines.

ASUS Strix Radeon R9 380 review

ASUS Strix Radeon R7 370 and R9 380 reviewed: New cards for the mainstream (Updated)

REVIEW  /  18 Jun 2015

With AMD officially launching a whole stack of new graphics cards, we check out the ASUS Strix Radeon R7 370 and Radeon R9 380 that may just give AMD a renewed foothold in the mainstream GPU market.

Linksys WRT1200AC AC1200 Dual-Band Wireless Router review

Linksys WRT1200AC AC1200 Dual-band Smart Wi-Fi Router - A premium AC1200 class router

REVIEW  /  15 Jun 2015

The new WRT1200AC AC1200 dual-band Smart Wi-Fi router is Linksys' latest addition to its high-end WRT lineup of routers and networking peripherals. We check it out to see if it lives up to the WRT series' lofty reputation.

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

NVIDIA's Play the Future event for HWZ members

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2015

With NVIDIA's recent launch of their GeForce GTX 980 Ti and new developments in the gaming and VR scene, they decided it's time to meet our local hardware enthusiasts and share the good work they've been putting out as of late. Yesterday, NVIDIA execs from Taiwan flew down for a special invite-only event to do just that, so here's what went down.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2015

We are updating our SSD migration guide, so whether you are using Windows or Mac, here's how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.

AMD's "Godavari" A10-7870K supersedes desktop Kaveri APU

AMD's "Godavari" A10-7870K supersedes desktop Kaveri APU

FEATURE  /  02 Jun 2015

AMD introduced the latest addition to its line of desktop A-Series processors, the A10-7870K "Godavari" APU, a refresh to the existing "Kaveri" line of processors. Find out what's different and the capabilities of this new APU.

HP launches new range of Pavilion devices targeted at millennials at YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015

HP launches new range of Pavilion devices targeted at millennials at YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015

FEATURE  /  21 May 2015

HP has just announced a range of new Pavilion devices and also teased their new Envy Phoenix gaming desktop at the YouTube FanFest Singapore 2015. Built with millennials in mind, these devices are affordable and are available in multiple configurations and colors.

Roccat Tyon review

Roccat Tyon: So many buttons!

REVIEW  /  17 May 2015

Roccat's Tyon is one of the most hardcore gaming mice we've ever seen. With 14 physical buttons, the mouse definitely isn't for casual gamers. Does it hit all the right marks as a hardcore gaming mouse though?

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB: A Cost-Effective Alternative

REVIEW  /  08 May 2015

We take a look at the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB, a more value offering from Gigabyte that claims to offer similar performance to pricier alternatives from Gigabyte itself and other manufacturers.

OCZ Vector 180 (240GB) review

OCZ Vector 180: A decent but unspectacular high-end drive

REVIEW  /  07 May 2015

OCZ has refreshed its Vector drive with the new Vector 180. The new drive uses OCZ’s in-house developed Barefoot 3 controller and now features power loss protection. We check out this new drive to see if it’s a worthy alternative to kingpins from Samsung and Crucial.

ASUS ROG G20 review

ASUS ROG G20AJ: Boutique performance gaming PC

REVIEW  /  05 May 2015

The ASUS ROG G20 is a gaming machine aimed at gamers who want the power of a desktop in a small form factor. It packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 and an Intel Core i7-4790 CPU, proving itself fairly capable of taking on modern games. Not to mention, it looks good too.

A feature on ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless-AC3200 Gigabit Router

Battle of the AC3200 monster routers: ASUS RT-AC3200 vs. D-Link DIR-890L

FEATURE  /  19 Mar 2015

If you have lots of wireless devices at home, AC3200 class routers are the way to go, simply because they broadcast three separate networks and offer the most bandwidth. Here we pit two of the largest and most outrageous against each other to find out which is best.

HP Omen review

HP Omen: HP's first stab at the gaming notebook market

REVIEW  /  15 Mar 2015

With HP trying to re-enter the lucrative premium gaming notebook market, does the Omen spell doom for its competitors? We spent some time evaluating their gorgeous new Omen gaming notebook and we tell you how it fares along with design details you wouldn't have expected from a gaming notebook.

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

FEATURE  /  05 Mar 2015

Anything happening at Mobile World Congress 2015, the largest mobile industry trade show of the year? Lots, apparently. We round up the key news and some interesting sights at the show floors. Enjoy and see you next year.

Is Unreal Engine 4 being free really a good deal?

Is Unreal Engine 4 being free really a good deal?

FEATURE  /  05 Mar 2015

With Epic recently announcing that their latest gaming engine will be free for all, we take a step back and take a good hard look on whether that's actually a good thing. If it is, for who exactly?

A feature on Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router R7000

AC1900 Wireless Router Shootout: ASUS vs. D-Link vs. Linksys vs. Netgear

FEATURE  /  04 Mar 2015

With 802.11ac clients becoming more mainstream, there has never been a better time to invest in a 802.11ac compatible router. We pit four of the finest AC1900 class routers from the biggest names in networking - ASUS, D-Link, Linksys and Netgear - to find out which is best.

A feature on Intel SSD 730 Series (240GB)

Battle of the SSD juggernauts - Intel vs. SanDisk vs. Samsung

FEATURE  /  22 Feb 2015

Intel, SanDisk and Samsung are three of the biggest names in the flash business. All three have their own NAND production facilities and two of them even produce their own SSD controller. We pit the respective flagship drives from each brand to see who will emerge victorious.

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI review

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI: The world's most over-the-top gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  16 Feb 2015

The MSI GT80 has the honor of being the first ever notebook to have an integrated mechanical keyboard. That's all well and good, but does it perform as well as other gaming notebooks or is it just the first to have a mechanical keyboard but the last in other aspects?

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