In the enthusiast hardware world you will find that just about every component you can buy has been customized to a certain degree. These customizations could be minor like a new heatsink design or something major to enhance power delivery and overclocking. These changes define what an enthusiast product is and can often influence how is used.
Corsair has been catering for the hardware enthusiasts and gamers for many years now and have gained a lot of praise for their high quality and high performance hardware. In this review Benchmark Reviews examines and tests out the Corsair Vengeance C70 mid-tower gaming PC case. Many of us believe that consoles killed PC gaming and Intel killed overclocking, but now we have another problem - Case manufactures killing case modding. The Corsair Vengeance C70 computer case has an ammo box theme and comes in military green to boot (also available in white and black). The C70 has some new features unique to this model and comes with two 120mm intake fans and one 120mm exhaust fan and removable mesh intake filters. There is also support for many different watercooling configurations including dual radiators for the deep pocketed enthusiast out there.
We compare the Phanteks PH-TC14PE to its apparent target - the Noctua NH-D14. Both coolers share similar dimensions, design, and price. Which one is better? We have a pretty conclusive answer.
As some of you already know, at the heart of the Vertex 4 is an “Indilinx Infused” SSD flash processor called the Everest II. This dual core ARM processor is based on Marvell silicon and “Infused” with OCZ’s own Indilinx proprietary firmware. This is an entirely new concept than was the case with OCZ’s previous flagship Vertex 3. The Vertex 3 was an LSI SandForce based SSD which was powered by firmware written by SandForce. Because the Vertex 4’s Everest II SSD flash processor is powered by OCZ’s own Indilinx firmware, OCZ themselves can choose to improve upon the firmware as often as they see fit, which is something the end user can really benefit from.
The NETGEAR N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router is said to deliver the ultimate performance and range, with a fast, reliable and secure wireless connection to the Internet. The Netgear N900 wireless provides up to 450 + 450 Mbps speed and with simultaneous dual band technology it avoids interference ensuring top WiFi speeds. Read on to see how this wireless router performs when we try it out!
Many SSD manufacturers offer some form of upgrade kits for laptops. And Corsair is no different. Providing the user with not only the drive but cabling and software not only to transfer your data but you whole Windows installation over to the new drive. This makes the entire installation process much shorter not having to go through the Windows install.