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Upclose with MSI's New Intel 9 Series Chipset Motherboards

Upclose with MSI's New Intel 9 Series Chipset Motherboards

We are at a special event in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to check out MSI’s latest motherboards that are based on Intel’s new 9 Series chipset. Apart from checking out MSI’s latest offerings, we also learn more about the company’s strategy and plans for the year ahead.

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Hands-on: Aftershock's Next-Gen X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 Gaming Notebooks

Lately, Aftershock rolled out its next-gen X and XG series gaming notebooks. Every machine now comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 800M series GPU as well as a few other enhancements. We dive in to see what the refreshed X15S-V2 and XG13-V2 models have to offer.

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Hands-on: Heroes of the Storm

Currently in technical alpha testing, Heroes of the Storm is Blizzard's newest franchise, a free-to-play MOBA (or ARTS if you prefer) in the style of DotA and League of Legends featuring an all-star cast from the Diablo, Starcraft and Warcraft universes. We take a closer look in this hands-on.

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

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OCZ has just released the first SSD under its new leadership of Toshiba - the Vertex 460. With flash memory giant Toshiba giving backing and support, we gave the drive a spin to get a taste of things to come.

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

When Samsung launched its mainstream SSD 840 EVO last year, it also introduced a new caching technology called RAPID mode and it has now included this technology for its flagship SSD 840 Pro drive. We take a closer look to find out how and if it really works.

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

Around this time last year, we brought to you our first ever high-end SSD shootout which pitted the latest and greatest SSDs that were in the market against each other. This year, we've refreshed the shootout with several high profile candidates from Samsung, Plextor, Corsair, OCZ and more doing battle. Find out who emerged victorious!

Corsair Obsidian Series 250D - A No Compromise Mini-ITX Casing

Corsair Obsidian Series 250D - A No Compromise Mini-ITX Casing

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First seen at CES 2014, the Corsair Obsidian Series 250D is positioned as a no compromise Mini-ITX casing for enthusiasts and gamers. We try it out for ourselves to see if you can build a serious gaming rig with it.

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

If you've just picked up Sony's new Playstation 4 console, you'll soon discover that it has one piece of hardware that can severely bottleneck your performance. We show you how to replace and upgrade it to eliminate in-game stuttering and to make your boot up, install and load times up to five times faster!

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

A Showcase of AMD Kaveri APU Powered Systems

Following the official launch of AMD's next-gen APU series codenamed Kaveri, we were given a quick round of hands-on time with some of these systems. Check out what we found and our firsthand experience.

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