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Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

SAPPHIRE R9 300 NITRO SERIES

SAPPHIRE’s NITRO-series R300 cards are available in a broad range of prices, for a broad range of users and for various types of games.

SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY
Phone: (555) 555-5555
Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

Intel SSDs

Where SSDs are concerned, one size does not fit all.

Intel Americas Inc.
Phone: (408) 765-8080

General Content

Front Side   |    August 01, 2015

ASUS Formally Announces Strix GTX 980 Ti

We first caught a glimpse of the ASUS Strix GTX 980 Ti at COMPUTEX, but now ASUS is formally announcing its new graphics card.

EVGA's GeForce GTX 980 Ti Classified ACX 2.0+ is a powerhouse built for overclocking. The graphics card comes with a base clock of 1190MHz and boost clock of 1291MHz and features dual BIOS support.

Front Side   |    July 01, 2015

What's Happening

News, product release information, and stats from the tech industry.

Front Side   |    July 01, 2015

Digital Economy

A current snapshot of the world of technology and the tech jobs market.

System Build   |    July 01, 2015

CPU System Workshop: A Midsummer LAN's Dream

In honor of all the intense competition that’s sure to go down at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Tex. this July 23 through 26, we proudly present to you the Battle Box.

All told, the Battle Box produced very satisfying results in all of our benchmarks. It’s an incredibly well-rounded, not to mention good-looking system.

The EVGA SuperNOVA P2 power supply line is now available in 850, 750 and 650 watt versions. Based on the award winning P2 power supplies, these units feature 80 Plus Platinum rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component.

Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

Look For CPU At These LAN Parties Across The Nation—& Beyond!

Would you like us to help promote your next LAN? Give us a call at 1.800.733.3809 We’ll be glad to consider your event!

Loading Zone   |    July 01, 2015

Up To Speed

A wild kingdom of programs named after animals receives updates this month. This month’s zoo consists of Data Crow, EagleGet, and GreaseMonkey. Other updates cover hardware and passwords, and GeForce and HDHomeRun owners get a new driver and firmware.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Deepcool Tristellar

The Tristellar is unlike any other case we’ve seen, and that’s quite an achievement.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

The Best Of Computex

We recently travelled to Taiwan to attend COMPUTEX and saw a variety of intriguing conceptual designs and innovations, some of which will likely be available in the near future.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

From PCB To Motherboard

During our visit to Taipei for Computex, GIGABYTE invited us to take a tour of its Nan-Ping factory where a good portion of its motherboards are made, and we got to see how GIGABYTE transforms a mere PCB into a cutting-edge motherboard.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

SAPPHIRE NITRO R9 390 8GB

If you were starting to wonder what AMD had been up to since late 2013, the Radeon R9 300 Series is here to answer that burning question.

SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY
Phone: (555) 555-5555
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Intel Core i7-5930K

The core speed of this chip is set to a base clock of 3.5GHz, with a Turbo Boost clock kicking the processor up to 3.7GHz when applications need the extra horsepower.

Intel Americas Inc.
Phone: (408) 765-8080
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

MSI R9 380 GAMING 2G

One of the best features of this card is its factory overclock, which MSI pumped to 1,000MHz.

MSI Computer Corp
Phone: (626) 913-0828
Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

SAPPHIRE NITRO R9 380 4GB

Gamers looking for a lot of performance for not a lot of scratch will find lots to love about SAPPHIRE’s NITRO R9 380.

SAPPHIRE TECHNOLOGY
Phone: (555) 555-5555
Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

LEPA AquaChanger 240

Whether you’re interested in entering the world of watercooling, seeking a higher overclock, or both, this cooler deserves a spot on your short list.

ECOMASTER Technology Corporation
Phone: (626) 913-8899
Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

PNY GeForce GTX 980 Ti

For those looking for TITAN X-like performance and support for true 4K gaming, but with a more manageable price tag, the GeForce GTX 980 Ti is your best choice.

PNY
Phone: (973) 515-9700
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

GIGABYTE GA-X99-SLI

Topping our list of things to love about the X99-SLI is the board’s support for 4-way SLI and CrossFire when you run it with an Intel Core i7-5960X or i7-5930K.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

Thermaltake Core X2

If you’ve seen the Core X9 and like the cut of its jib but are looking for something a little more restrained, the Core X2 might be for you.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 850W

The be quiet! Dark Power Pro 11 850W was a great addition to this build.

Listan GmbH & Co.
Phone: 49 (0)40 / 736 76 86 44
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Thermaltake Pacific RL240 Water Cooling Kit

Custom liquid-cooling can be daunting to beginners, but it doesn’t get any easier than this.

Loading Zone   |    July 01, 2015

The Bleeding Edge Of Software

This month we cover new beta versions of Tidal For Windows and GuinpinSoft MakeMKV.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

GIGABYTE GA-X99-GAMING 5P

If you’re in the market for a durable and attractive X99 motherboard with lots of extras for gamers and overclockers, the X99-GAMING 5P is a surefire winner.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-2666 16GB

Oh, and you may recall that we told Crucial we wanted a kit that looked the part . . . this one does.

CRUCIAL TECHNOLOGY
Phone: (208) 363-5790
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Aerocool Aero-1000

If you’re looking for a solid, attractive case at a price that won’t shred your budget, this chassis won’t let you down.

Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

Heroes Of The Storm

Heroes of the Storm is at once both a departure and a homecoming. Although you could say that MOBA games, notably Dota 2 and League of Legends, owe their success to Blizzard properties Starcraft and especially Warcraft III, HotS is the company’s first off

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Crucial MX200 500GB

That performance is, as we expected, terrific.

CRUCIAL TECHNOLOGY
Phone: (208) 363-5790
Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

The Elder Scrolls Online

If you’re looking for an MMO with an Elder Scrolls setting, this game is for you. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a follow-up to Skyrim with some MMO trappings, you may be less impressed.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

Tt eSPORTS ISURUS PRO

Tt eSPORTS respectfully suggests that in certain situations, maybe the answer is to ditch the cans and play wearing an in-ear headset instead.

Heavy Gear   |    July 01, 2015

ASUS SABERTOOTH X99

You have a lot of options if you’re looking for an X99 motherboard, but few others have as much technology focused on keeping the board—and the rest of your components—running reliably for a good long while.

Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

Q&A With Cooler Master’s Rajiv Kothari

Cooler Master Regional Marketing Manager Rajiv Kothari shares some details with us about his company's new MasterCase 5 and the MasterConcept design project that helped bring it about.

Cooler Master
Phone: (888) 624-5099
Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

ASUS MG279Q

The ASUS MG279Q is a gorgeous 27-inch, WQHD 2,560 x 1,440 monitor that is designed specifically for gaming.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Kill It With Water

As we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each type of liquid-cooling, keep in mind that there’s no perfect solution for everyone. You can get your feet wet with either, so let us help you with the shopping list and guide you through the process.

Back Door   |    July 01, 2015

Q&A With DXRacer Marketing Director John Spiher

We recently discussed DXRacer's history and products with John Spiher, DXRacer's Marketing Director.

Hard Hat Area   |    July 01, 2015

Deepcool Tristellar

The Tristellar is unlike any other case we’ve seen, and that’s quite an achievement.

Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

Killing Floor 2

If you and a handful of friends are looking for a little zombie-eviscerating catharsis, Killing Floor 2 delivers. And delivers. And delivers . . . .

Digital Living   |    July 01, 2015

A Game Of Games

With daily fantasy eSports, though, anybody can get in on the game, and possibly make some money doing it.

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