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  1. Skyguy

    Sapphire Pure Black X79N

    We have our hands on Sapphire’s newest motherboard release, the Pure Black X79N. With some exciting added features, we didn’t waste anytime to check out this bold new motherboard. Click Sapphire Pure Black X79N for the full review.
  2. Skyguy

    Verbatim SATA III 120GB

    Async SSDs can provide as much as $100 in savings verses a SSD that uses synchronous (Sync) NAND of the same capacity. The Verbatim SATA III 120GB is one such SSD, so let's see if the performance and price are a winner. Click Verbatim SATA III 120GB for the full review.
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    Plextor M3 256GB SATA III

    The Plextor M3 256GB SATA III contains an updated Marvell controller that continues to use a SATA 6G interface, which is able to take advantage of the insane speeds offered by the new standard. At a 256GB capacity, this drive is surprisingly affordable and very fast, satisfying the top...
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    SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA III

    The SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD comes with a larger capacity on the SandForce controller. Is it faster with the new firmware and NAND configuration? Well, we will save the suspense and start off by telling you this is the fastest SATA III drive we have tested to date. Click...
  5. Skyguy

    ADATA S510 120GB Solid State Drive

    We're looking at the cost effective drive offering from ADATA, the S510 120GB SATA III drive. Currently retailing for about $160, the primary reason for the lower cost is ADATA’s choice of asynchronous (Async) NAND flash memory. But what about performance? Let's find out. Click...
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    Patriot Pyro SE 240GB SATA 3

    The Pyro SE is Patriot's mid-range SSD, bringing SandForce innards to those who want a respectable price tag but don't want to compromise on performance. Click for the full review.
  7. Skyguy

    Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H and Z68XP-UD4

    We're looking at a couple of Z68 motherboard from Gigabyte, and we hope the winning ways continue. We've got the Z68X-UD3H and Z68P-UD4 on the bench, and while they share many similar features, there are some distinct differences. Let's take a closer look at these boards and find out if they can...
  8. Skyguy

    ASUS P6X58-E Pro

    We all know that LGA1366 X58 motherboards are not new products. They've been around for some time now and have proven to have quite a bit of longevity. Today we will take a peek at the ASUS P6X58-E Pro motherboard and see what goodies ASUS has added to this long lasting and versatile chipset...
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    OCZ Vertex 3 240GB

    OCZ is known for their SSD innovations, and the Vertex 3 looks to be another in a long line, sporting the new SandForce controller and promising big performance increases to what was already an impressive product in the Vertex 2 predecessor. Today we've got the Vertex 3 in a 240GB capacity. Big...
  10. Skyguy

    Sapphire Pure Black X58

    The Sapphire Pure Black X58 is the company's first foray into the premium Intel motherboard market, and this board sports gorgeous styling, strong features, and impressive performance. But it's in for a very tough fight against some established companies and products. Can the Pure Black X58...
  11. Skyguy

    ASRock X58 Extreme6

    The ASRock X58 Extreme6 motherboard offers performance and value in a quality package to consumers. It has extensive SATA 6G and USB 3.0 connections, an improved layout from the Extreme3 predecessor, and some handy enthusiast tidbits that should interest those who want a strong overall board but...
  12. Skyguy

    Thermaltake BlacX 5G Docking Station

    The Thermaltake BlacX 5G docking station is a product that will accommodate hard drives up to 2TB with SATA III capability. And with the new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, file transfer speeds are no longer bottlenecked on a hard drive. Moving big files, archiving files, and drive...
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    ASRock X58 Extreme3

    The ASRock X58 Extreme3 motherboard looks to be one such product that offers performance and value in a quality package to consumers. It has SATA 3, USB 3.0, and some handy enthusiast tidbits that should interest those who want a strong overall board but don't have a hefty budget to spend...
  14. Skyguy

    Asus M4a88td-v Evo/usb3

    For review, we've got the ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 . Featuring integrated HD4250 graphics with DirectX 10.1 support, SATA3 and USB3 .0 support, it's pretty loaded, and for less than $120, it's looking good so far. However, as we all know, paper specs don't always match up to real-life...
  15. Skyguy

    ASUS Crosshair IV Formula

    Featuring the new AMD 890FX chipset, the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula looks to bring a litany of impressive features and performance to the Phenom faithful. Let's take a closer look at this new motherboard and see just what it can do on a flagship hex-core chip. Click HERE for the full review.
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    ASUS M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 890GX Motherboard

    Looking to capitalize on new technologies such as SATA 6.0Gb/s and USB 3.0, AMD's new 890GX chipset incorporates these, and other several features in looking to continue to provide computing and gaming value to consumers. The 890GX sports "new" integrated graphics and a new SB850 southbridge...
  17. Skyguy

    ASUS P6X58D Premium Motherboard

    Often seen as trailblazers, ASUS has released the P6X58D Premium, currently their only board that features USB 3.0 and SATA III, as well as being ready for the upcoming 32nm 6-Core processors. The P6X68D Premium is positioned to be the successor to the P6T going forward in the ASUS product...
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    Msi P55-gd85

    Today we're looking at MSI's foray into the USB 3.0 and SATA III market with their premium LGA1156 board, the P55-GD85. Based on a very similar design of the GD80, this new board looks to build upon the success of its predecessor, offering the same enthusiast features including MSI's OC...