Networking is a confusing and often misunderstood topic. It does not help that manufacturers are often vague in their descriptions and marketing material. Here is a guide to help you understand the latest standard in wireless technology.
AC-2400 wireless routers are all the rage now and two of the hottest routers to have landed are the ASUS RT-AC87U and the Linksys E8350. To find out which is best, we dropped them both into a ring. Last one standing wins.
Due for release later this month, we get some hands-on time with an early unit of the ASUS ROG G751 gaming notebook - a 17.3-inch behemoth with NVIDIA's latest GPU options. We give you more details and close-up photos in this preview!
The MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4G boasts of a new Twin Frozr V cooling system that features a pair of 100mm Torx fans. They have new dispersion fan blades too that provide better airflow at reduced noise levels. In addition, its massive heatsink, coupled with MSI's SuperSU heatpipes, provide optimal heat dissipation to its overclocked GM204 graphics core. Find out how it fared!
Gamestart 2014 kicked off this past weekend and the HWZ team was there to check out what could potentially be Singapore's premiere gaming convention in upcoming years.
The ASUS X99-Deluxe motherboard features an Intel X99 chipset that supports the extremely high-end Intel Core i7 "Haswell-E" processors. It is also the first desktop platform to support DDR4 memory. Due to its deluxe pedigree, this board has a rich feature set, and an abundant bundle of accessories to complement it. Read on to uncover its richness!
First seen at Computex 2014, join us as we get up close and personal with ASUS' super-slim 4K 15-inch Ultrabook, the Zenbook NX500.
After the release of the GeForce GTX 900M GPUs, Aftershock was among the first to send us a test sample of their new gaming notebook that's part of their high performance slim line series. Christened as the S15, this 15.6-inch notebook has big performance for a modest price point. We have the details inside!
If you've been on the lookout to purchase a new gaming notebook, now would be the perfect time. When NVIDIA launched their new mobile GPUs yesterday, it wasn't just a paper launch. These new gaming notebooks from ASUS, MSI, Clevo and Gigabyte are ready to roll and we've a photo spread of them.
NVIDIA achieves desktop-class gaming performance with the new GeForce GTX 980M and GTX 970M mobile GPUs. We give you the lowdown behind the technologies such as Battery Boost to make this possible along with the second generation Maxwell GPU architecture. To prove that it's not fluff, we've got performance figures from a prototype notebook.
NVIDIA Gamer's Day event was held in our very own backyard - Singapore! With the support of five add-in card partners from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, Palit and Zotac, this was the perfect opportunity for them to showcase their GTX 900 offerings to hardware and gaming enthusiasts from the HardwareZone community. Read on to uncover the event's happenings.
ASUS has just unveiled a range of digital lifestyle products including its new VivoPC, Chromebox, ROG GR8 small form factor gaming PC, monitors and more. Here's a first-hand look at them.
The new ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync monitor boasts impressive specifications such as a speedy 1ms response time and ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rates, and supports both NVIDIA G-Sync and 3D Vision technologies. Could this be the ultimate gaming monitor?
The AMD Radeon R7 and Plextor M6 Pro are two of the latest high-end SSDs to hit the market. We put them through their paces to see if they can challenge other established high-end SSDs, such as the Samsung SSD 840 Pro and OCZ Vector 150.
Maxis games are generally really fun to play. Maybe it is because I'm a control freak, but I love Sims Tower, Sim City and The Sims. However, I think I'm giving The Sims 4 a miss, at least for now. Here is why.
The new Netgear Nighthawk X6 tri-band router is one of the first routers in the market to employ Broadcom's latest 5G Wi-Fi XStream platform. What does it do and how can it improve your wireless networking experience at home? Find out in our preview of Netgear's latest flagship router.
The ASUS B85-Pro Gamer is billed as an affordable gaming board that would make a budget DIY enthusiast pleased as punch! Sporting the previous generation Intel B85 chipset, this full ATX board attempts to make up for lost time with a fine balance of performance and features. Despite being late to the party, is it really good value?
Kingston has just released its new HyperX Fury SSD, a mainstream drive specifically targeted at budget-conscious gamers. Oddly, it uses a SandForce controller, but we gave it a go to see how it compares to other mainstream heavyweights from Crucial and Samsung.
Have you lost a gun fight because of lag? Or came close to killing your enemy's hero but missed out because your spell wouldn't cast? Fear not, here are some tips that hopefully can help improve your online gaming experience.
MSI has released a range of refreshed notebooks in its GS series, with the GS60 2PE Ghost Pro boasting an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 870M GPU in a sleek chassis no more than 23mm thick and 2kg heavy. But how is the user experience? And how does it stack up against other similar gaming notebooks in the market? We find out.