Cheap PC hardware News & Rumors

Category: Power Supplies

Computer Components
The Definitive AMD Ryzen 7 Real-World Gaming Guide

Introduction The hype is real, AMD’s Ryzen series of CPUs have garnered intense interest from computer enthusiasts. There was a lot of hype leading up to Ryzen’s launch, and everyone is clamoring to test Ryzen in every way possible from gaming to content creation. You can check out our initial Ryzen 7 1700X CPU review. […]

Computer Components
Scythe Mugen 5 CPU Air Cooler Review

Introduction Scythe has been making the Mugen cooler for more years than I can remember. We reviewed the Mugen 4, way back in 2013 and at the time found it to be a very capable cooler. “The best,” in fact, at the time it was tested. The CPU cooling landscape has changed quite a bit […]

Computer Components
MSI Radeon RX 570 GAMING X Video Card Review

Introduction Let’s go back to April 18th, 2017 and talk about AMD’s Radeon RX 500 series launch. In that launch AMD re-introduced, re-branded, re-launched (whatever you want to call it), its Polaris Radeon RX 400 series of GPUs. The Radeon RX 480 became the Radeon RX 580 with a higher clock speed, the Radeon RX […]

Computer Components
GIGABYTE Z270X Ultra Gaming Motherboard Review

Introduction GIGABYTE is the world’s largest motherboard manufacturer and given the excellence of the products I’ve used over the last year or so, it isn’t hard to understand why. GIGABYTE has been a premium brand for a very long time, but it is in the last couple of years where GIGABYTE has really begun to […]

Computer Components
MSI VR ONE – Wireless VR Backpack Review

HardOCP VR Performance Testing As you might know, we spent a lot of time last year looking at VR gaming performance when it comes to video cards. Since last year there has been very little movement in terms of VR and GPU performance. However we did have the introduction of the AMD Radeon RX 580, […]

Computer Components
ASUS ROG Poseidon GTX 1080 Ti Platinum Edition – Part 2

Introduction In this evaluation we are going to test and focus on liquid cooling the ASUS ROG Poseidon GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Platinum Edition (ROG-POSEIDON-GTX1080TI-P11G-GAMING) video card. We are going to compare all the results to our previous testing of this video card out-of-the-box on air cooling. We will be able to take the previous […]

Computer Components
Seasonic FOCUS PLUS Gold 850W Power Supply Review

Introduction In the power supply realm, when consumers think of quiet and efficient power supplies one of the first companies that comes to mind is Seasonic. Today, we are having a look at a brand new Seasonic unit that is part of their new FOCUS PLUS Gold lineup. In this review, we will specifically be […]

Computer Components
MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti LIGHTNING Z Video Card Review

Introduction We’ve been reviewing some very high-end, enthusiast grade GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GPU based video cards as of late. Video cards with great air cooling, and even liquid cooling, all poised to deliver the best gaming experience, and potential for overclocking. However, there is one video card from MSI that takes all of these […]

Computer Components
Kingwin Stryker STR500 Power Supply Review

Introduction Today we have the opportunity to have a look at a power supply being branded by KWI Technology Inc., or better known to most readers as Kingwin. Kingwin has been in business since 1992 manufacturing mobile racks and general storage solutions. Today though we find Kingwin branding, and in some product categories developing, a […]

Computer Components
Corsair HX1050 1050 Watt Power Supply Review

Introduction Corsair is known in enthusiast circles as a premier supplier of high performance memory and has risen to become one of the most talked about power supply brands around. Corsair was able to establish such an amazing presence in such a short time through the use of quality OEM builders (Seasonic and CWT), rigorous […]