Albert Vogd

Steelseries goes Positively Pink against breast cancer

Recently Steelseries introduced their Siberia V2 PINK edition headset, in the fight against breast cancer. Steelseries donates 10% of the retail purchase price to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, in order to raise at least $10.000 for these lads. At the time of writing this article, their website shows that Steelseries has raised close to $8000, so based on their …

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Samsung 840 250GB and Samsung 840 Pro 256GB vs. OCZ Agility 3 240GB

Introduction Solid State Drives (SSD’s) define a great deal of today’s computing power. For more serious computer users, conventional hard disk drives (HDD’s) are mere storage devices, if possible tucked away in a Network-Attached Storage (NAS) in the closet. The advantages of SDD’s? Zero noise, like USB-sticks; low power consumption; extreme reading and writing speeds. What’s more to want? Well, …

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Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP DDR3-1600 CL9

Introduction It’s been a while since we treated you with a memory review, but not to fear, Ballistix is here. Crucial’s Ballistix series has been a well-known phenomenon for years now, with the Tracers lighting up like Christmas trees. If you’re sporting a HTPC, or generally need roam around your CPU cooler, Crucial has something interesting for you to look …

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Mini-ITX Gaming HTPC: building the ultimate powerhouse

Introduction What’s good about a gaming rig is that it usually functions as a HTPC pretty much perfectly. The downside is the size, heat production and possibly noise issues of a gaming rig in comparison to an HTPC; so I set out on a journey to bring the best of both worlds together! Today we’re going to take a look …

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Lian Li PC-Z60

Introduction The Taiwanese Lian Li is well known for their high quality PC and NAS cases, they also have PSU’s and chassis-related accessories. Lian Li sent me the aluminum black PC-Z60 ATX case to review and that’s what we’ll be talking about today.   Specifications   Unboxing and accessories The PC-Z60 comes in a reasonably sized box with the main …

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Chillblast Fusion Vacuum

Introduction ‘Silent’ is a word that is greatly over used in the PC industry. Power supplies, CPU coolers and video cards are all marketed as being silent, despite featuring fans or other moving parts. These products may well be quiet, but they are definitely not silent. Chillblast’s Fusion Vacuum PC is different. It is 100% passively cooled in nature, has …

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