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All the new Skylake machines you can buy at Comex 2015

All the new Skylake machines you can buy at Comex 2015

FEATURE  /  05 Sep 2015

Even though Skylake was only officially launched just days ago, several brands have wasted no time in getting Skylake-powered devices out in the market. Here are the ones we saw at Comex 2015 and yes, you can buy one home now!

Aftershock's new Skylake lineup unveiled!

Aftershock's new Skylake lineup unveiled!

FEATURE  /  02 Sep 2015

While other hardware manufacturers are still gearing up to announce their new Skylake machines, Aftershock's beaten them all to the punch with their unveiling of their new machines powered by Intel's new Skylake processors. Find out which models get refreshed inside.

Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn Mechanical Keyboard review

Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn keyboard: Your entry-level ticket to Romer-G switches

REVIEW  /  26 Aug 2015

Logitech's newest keyboard with their proprietary Romer-G switches is here - now in a more compact package. Is the G310 Atlas Dawn as good a keyboard as the bigger G910 Orion Spark? Find out in our review!

Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router review

Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router: Heralding a new Wi-Fi era

REVIEW  /  20 Aug 2015

The Linksys EA8500 MaxStream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi router is the first router to support MU-MIMO technology out of the box. Why is MU-MIMO important and can it deliver on its promises? We find out.

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

ASRock launches new Intel Z170 motherboards for gamers and overclockers

FEATURE  /  16 Aug 2015

ASRock has taken the wraps off its Intel Z170 motherboards at a launch event for power users and the media. The new boards span a wide range, with models that will cater to both mainstream users and enthusiasts.

ADATA XPG SX930 (240GB) review

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

REVIEW  /  15 Aug 2015

Targeted at gamers, the ADATA XPG SX930 is one of the first drives to use JMicron's new JMF670H controller. It also has something ADATA calls Enterprise-grade MLC NAND flash. What is it exactly and does the JMicron controller have the necessary chops to make it in this competitive space?

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X review

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X reviewed: A devil in name only

REVIEW  /  13 Aug 2015

The Radeon R9 390X runs hot, but can PowerColor's hybrid cooling solution tame it? We put the PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X through its paces to find out just how devilish this card is.

ASUS ROG G501 (512GB PCIe SSD) review

ASUS ROG G501 - 4K gaming in a slim and light package

REVIEW  /  05 Aug 2015

The ASUS ROG G501 is a thin and light gaming notebook that packs an ultra-high resolution 4K display. But is its GeForce GTX 960M going to be powerful enough for 4K gaming? We find out.

Ever wished for your own pet dinosaur? Oriinokards makes that wish a reality

Ever wished for your own pet dinosaur? Oriinokards makes that wish a reality

FEATURE  /  31 Jul 2015

With Jurassic World reigniting the interest in dinosaurs all over again, there's no better time for an AR app like Oriinokards to release. We were invited to the game's global launch yesterday and here's what we found out.

ASUS Strix Radeon R9 Fury review

AMD Radeon R9 Fury reviewed: A tamer Fury

REVIEW  /  24 Jul 2015

The AMD Radeon R9 Fury is a pared-down, air-cooled version of the Radeon R9 Fury X. We take a look at the ASUS Strix Radeon R9 Fury to find out whether the card's worth your time.

A feature on PowerColor PCS+ R9 390

AMD Radeon R9 390X and 390 reviewed: Hawaii rebooted

FEATURE  /  21 Jul 2015

Has AMD managed to bring anything new to the table with its rebadged Hawaii cards? We find out in this comparison as we test out the MSI Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8G and the PowerColor PCS+ R9 390 graphics cards against NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 980 and 970 respectively.

OCZ Trion 100 SSD (240GB) review

OCZ Trion 100 SSD: Bringing flash performance to the masses

REVIEW  /  15 Jul 2015

For most mainstream users, SSDs that employ TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND is the best way to go as it offers the best blend of performance and affordability. OCZ’s new Trion 100 SSD is the latest TLC drive to hit the market and we put it through its paces to see if it’s any good.

PowerColor Radeon R9 Fury X review

AMD Radeon R9 Fury X: Reaching out for Maxwell

REVIEW  /  14 Jul 2015

AMD has showed its hand, and the Radeon R9 Fury X is AMD's answer to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X and 980 Ti. Or is it? We put the card through its paces to find out how it compares against NVIDIA's flagships.

A feature on ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 980 Ti DirectCU III OC 6GD5

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.

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