Crucial are a big name in the memory industry and in particular, their high performance Ballistix kits. The latest addition to this line of DDR3 performance Random Access Memory comes in the form of the BL2KIT25664FN1608 4GB kit rated at 1600MHz. However, Crucial has added temperature sensing capabilities to the DIMMs with an in-built sensor integrated into the SPD chip reporting information back to the Memory Overview Display (MOD) software. Whilst CPUs are very much geared up to provide accurate temperature data, it’s rarely seen with memory kits. Crucial has seized upon this gap in the market with MOD offering a USP. Let’s check it out...
The colossal company that is Antec has recently released its Dark Fleet range of cases optimised for high performance cooling with a hot-swappable SSD and swish styling throughout. The DF-35, the particular model we are focusing in on today, completes our trio of reviews on the initially released Dark Fleet enclosures. Read on for a closer look, in detail, at the DF-35.
Antec DF 30
Antec’s new line of high performance chassis’ are aimed at gamers and professionals alike offering exceptional cooling combined with flexibility and functionality. Indeed, the Dark Fleet DF-85 has already been granted high praise here at XSReviews so how will this cheaper, mid tower Dark Fleet offering shape up? Introducing the DF-30...
NZXT Tempest Evo
To conclude our trio of NZXT enclosure reviews, we bring you the Tempest EVO. As with so many of NZXT’s cases, the product has undergone some sort of evolution whereby the original design has been adjusted or altered to improve its functionality leading to the addition of the EVO part of the name. How has the chassis been changed though and is it for the better? Let’s get stuck in and find out.
Recently we’ve been working our way through several of NZXT’s newest enclosures and next on the agenda is the Hades. As a manufacturer intent on producing exactly what the consumer is after, the Hades is perfectly priced at around £60 – much more affordable than many competing mid tower chassis’ on the market which often stretch past the three figure mark. Needless to say the pricing only matters, if a case is worth buying though. Marketed as offering advanced features and flexible cooling options, the Hades looks good on paper but there’s only one way to thoroughly determine a case’s standard and that’s to get hands on.
As a general rule of thumb wireless gaming mice are far inferior to their wired rodent cousins; simply due to sod's law which makes it run out batteries just as you're going for that important kill. Roccat are well versed in the wired sector of the market with designs such as the Kone and Kova warranting significant praise from reviewers and consumers alike. With the Pyra, Roccat has decided to throw its hat into the mobile gaming market ring but can the PC peripheral manufacturer succeed where numerous others have failed? Let’s get started.