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NZXT Aperture M Card Reader Review

NZXT have introduced numerous cases, fans, heatsinks and fan controllers over the years which have earned them a lot attention from the PC enthusiast audience.  Today we will look at their new Aperture M card reader. The Aperture M is a 5.25” mesh style reader that looks to set a new …

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SilenX EFZ-120HA5 Heatsink Review

Today we are reviewing the new EFZ-120HA5 heatsink from SilenX Corporation. The EFZ-120HA5 is a tower style heatsink that utilizes three 6mm heatpipes that contact directly with the processor for maximum thermal dissipation. A universal mounting bracket supports the widest range of current AMD and Intel sockets, including the latest …

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NZXT Premium Cable Starter Kit review

NZXT have been gaining popularity among the enthusiast community by releasing a range of competent and appealing cases, such as the Phantom.  Today we are going to look at something a little different from the company.  NZXT have released a kit of four very attractive sleeved extension cables.  What makes …

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Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Case Review

Thermaltake has been making cases for several years but they also have many different product lines such as power supplies, CPU coolers, fans, keyboards and mice.  Today we have the opportunity to review one of their new full tower cases.  The case we are going to examine is the Thermaltake …

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Xigmatek Venus XP-SD1266 Cooler Review

Last month we looked at the Xigmatek MidGard II chassis and today we are featuring another product from Xigmatek, the Venus XP-SD1266 CPU Cooler. The Venus XP-SD1266 has a nickel coated copper base and features six 6mm heatpipes to draw heat away from the processor. This tower style cooler relies …

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NZXT Switch 810 Full Tower Review

Over the past 3 years NZXT have created some very impressive products for the PC enthusiast market. The company started out with chassis designs and have expanded to include coolers and other peripherals such as fan controllers. Today we are going to look at the Switch 810 which they refer …

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Enermax Fulmo GT Full Tower Review

The computer chassis market is one of the most competitive in the tech industry with many companies fighting for market share. Today we are looking at the Enermax Fulmo GT … a high cost case which offers ultimate cooling performance with multi GPU support. When I first got involved in …

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Akasa Venom Voodoo Cooler Review

Aftermarket cooling products is a massive market with numerous companies fighting for enthusiast money. Akasa is one of the companies fighting for position in this overcrowded market. Back in October of 2010 we looked at their original Venom cooler and today we are going to check out the new Akasa …

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Anidees Al-6B Mid Tower Case Review

Today we have a newcomer on our test bench, the Anidees Al 6 Mid Tower. This is the first offering from Anidees … a very stylish chassis with a brushed aluminum finish and plenty of features to capture the attention. Anidees is a small independent company with staff in Europe, …

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Xigmatek MidGard II Case Review

Today we will be focusing on a new Mid Tower chassis from Xigmatek, the MidGard II. This is the second case released in the MidGard series, following up on the popular original MidGard model.  Can the new MidGard II match the success of it’s predecessor? One of the main talking …

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Bitfenix Raider Mid Tower Review

Today we have the Bitfenix Raider Mid Tower chassis in our test lab.  The Raider is the latest offering from Bitfenix and going on past experiences, we hope this is a quality case at a competitive price point.  Bitfenix have become well known for the special surface treatment they use …

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Antec P280 Case Review

Today we are looking at the latest offering in the Antec Performance One lineup … the P280 chassis. We have reviewed many Antec cases in the past and have generally been impressed with their combination of cooling efficiency, build quality and wide ranging component support. Antec are marketing the sleek …

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Fractal Design Arc Midi Case Review

Today we are looking at the Arc MIDI chassis, which is one of newer offerings from Fractal Design. We have looked at other cases from Fractal Design in the past and they have proven to provide high build quality at an affordable price. The new Fractal Design Arc Series of …

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NZXT releases new Switch 810 Full Tower

El Monte, CA – January 17, 2012 – NZXT, a company built on realizing the dreams of gamers worldwide, is proud to announce the Switch 810 hybrid chassis. Built for the hardcore PC enthusiast, Switch 810 is the most versatile and highly adaptable full tower chassis to date. It enables …

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NZXT Havik 120 Review

NZXT made a positive impression within the enthusiast sector after they released their first CPU cooler – the Havik 140. It immediately started scooping up awards, as it performed at a similar level to the best coolers on the market. 6 months later and we have their second cooler – …

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Evercool Transformer 4 Plus Review

Back in August we looked at our first cooler from Evercool and today we are going to examine their Transformer 4 CPU. This cooler is a tower style heatsink that uses four 8mm direct touch heatpipes. Evercool provide dual 120mm fans to increase performance but give the option to use …

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NZXT Tempest 410 Elite Review

In 2008 NZXT released the original Tempest case, at the time it was considered one of the finest ventilated cases available in the budget sector. Recently NZXT decided to update the range with the new Tempest 410 and 410 Elite. NZXT has incorporated a clear acrylic window and a large …

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NZXT HAVIK 140 Cooler Review

Today we have the chance to put the NZXT HAVIK 140 CPU Cooler through its paces. This is the first retail CPU Cooler that NZXT have released and if size matters, they will have a winner on their hands! The HAVIK 140 uses six, 6mm heatpipes, 46 aluminum fins and …

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Evercool Transformer 3 CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to examine the Evercool Transformer 3 CPU cooler. The cooler is a tower style heatsink that uses direct touch heatpipe technology to increase it’s performance capabilities and it is compatible with both AMD and Intel processors. Today we will be conducting our testing on the AMD …

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NZXT Sentry Mix Review

NZXT has just released their latest offering in the fan controller market, The Sentry Mix.  The Sentry Mix is very similar in design to the Sentry Mesh that we looked at in back in June.  The front panel design once again simulates the look of a graphic equalizer. It is …

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Smartfish Whirl Mini Laser Notebook Mouse Review

Today we are going to look at another mouse designed by Smartfish Technologies – The Whirl Mini. which just like the Whirl is designed with ergonomics in mind. Smartfish Technologies say that their new portable mouse will have a major impact on conventional notebook mouse designs. The Whirl Mini also …

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NZXT Avatar S Gaming Mouse Review

Back in 2008, NZXT released the Avatar gaming mouse featuring an ambidextrous design. As with all of NZXT’s PC accessories, ‘Avatar’ was designed to provide gamers with an advantage over their competitors. Move forward to summer of 2011 and NZXT has released the Avatar S, the successor to the original …

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NZXT Sentry Mesh Review

KitGuru has reviewed many items from NZXT since we opened a little over a year ago.  Today we have one of their latest items to hit the market, the Sentry Mesh. The Sentry Mesh is a new fan controller that features 5 individual 30 watt channels and it fits into …

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