Computers Archive

Plextor M8Pe NVMe SSD Review

In the early 2000’s, computer enthusiasts could flex their hardware muscles with a RAM drive. All you’d have to do is build a system with a ton of volatile memory (this was expensive!) and allocate a portion of it to storage. The shockingly fast access times made it feel like our data was being transferred at lightening speed, especially when compared to the hard drives …

Logitech M585 Wireless Mouse Review

What makes a good mouse? There are a variety of factors at play. For some, proper ergonomics is the mark of a good mouse. Others value precision. We’re seeing an increasing focus on ease of use, with many mice that can be automatically paired, or have a long battery life. Mice have been around almost as long as graphical interfaces. Technology is improving at a …

Mionix Wei Mechanical RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

The gaming industry is full of trends. Stylish headphones, flashy computer cases, and giant curved screens are all telltale signs of a serious gamer. But the savvy consumer knows that not all of these technologies will actually improve your gaming experience. In many cases, they’re just for looks. Keyboards are often lumped into this category. While it’s true that many keyboards are more form than …

The Best X299 Motherboards for Intel’s Skylake-X, i9 Processors

There has never been a better time to build a high-end gaming desktop. Between AMD’s showstopping 16-core Threadripper CPUs and Intel’s shockingly powerful i9 processors, consumers have a lot to choose from. Anytime Intel releases a new batch of X-series (previously known as Extreme Edition) processors; they push the boundaries of what’s possible with current technology. These changes aren’t restricted to their new chips; they …

Logitech MX Master 2S & MX Anywhere 2S Review

Whether we’re buying a pre-manufactured computer or assembling out own, we put a ton of time into researching the components that go into our computer. We select fast processors, add huge banks of memory, and combine lightening quick solid state storage with massive hard drives. Unfortunately, we often tend to neglect some of the most important parts – our peripherals. Our keyboards, mice, and monitors …