Reviews

  • Review: Far Cry 3 (PC)

    The third installment of the Far Cry series takes you to a tropical island paradise. Are you in for a day at the beach, or should you seek shelter from the coming storm?

  • Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Review

    We delve into the incredible depths of Titan Books' Awakening: Art of Halo 4 featuring a myriad of concept art masterpieces that helped shape Halo 4.

  • Pre-CES 2013 Crystal Ball – Intel’s Atom might win the ARMs race

    During our short time with the Atom Medfield powered Motorola RAZR i, which surprised us in many areas, we had an epiphany – What if Intel added moar cores and a better GPU engine into their upcoming torpedo (Clovertrail+) aimed at the ARM dominance in smartphones?

  • Cooler Master Seidon 120M and Hyper T4 Mini-Review

    Today we take a quick look at two inexpensive aftermarket CPU coolers from Cooler Master – a regular heatpipe tower heatsink that is the Hyper T4 and a closed-loop water cooling kit called the Seidon 120M. How well do they perform?

  • Akasa Venom Power 1000W PSU Review

      Akasa is a company which offers a very wide variety of products to technology junkies, from cooling solutions to modding parts and from power supplies to tablet peripherals. Today we will be having a look at the latest and most popular unit of their power supply range, the Venom Power 1000W. The unit bears

  • Prolimatech Genesis CPU Cooler Review

      It is well known that nowadays CPU coolers come in all shapes and sizes but today we are going to present you one of the largest and weirdest designs ever to hit the retail market. This CPU cooler is no other than the Prolimatech Genesis, a hybrid design of massive proportions combining a C-type

  • ZTE Grand X LTE T82 Smartphone Review

    ZTE's affordable dual core LTE entry, the Grand X T82, combines decent performance and display with somewhat plain design. How does it feel in everyday use?

  • Rosewill RK-9100 Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

      Rosewill has been on fire lately, releasing product after product after product. Even though the company started as an in-house brand of Newegg, they slowly fledged into a fully stand-alone manufacturer and exporter with myriads of technology-related products, including high performance products for gamers and enthusiasts. Today we will be having a look at

  • ARM – Possible Beginning of the End for AMD? – Part 2

    Last month's move by AMD to license the initial 64-bit ARM cores for its server use could signal a brave attempt towards a new direction, as well as finally giving up any plans to competitively fight Intel on the X86 performance front. Aside of the still relatively healthy GPU business, what is the impact on

  • ARM – Possible Beginning of the End for AMD? – Part 1

    Last month's move by AMD to license the initial 64-bit ARM cores for its server use could signal a brave attempt towards a new direction, as well as finally giving up any plans to competitively fight Intel on the X86 performance front. Aside of the still relatively healthy GPU business, what is the impact on

  • Review: Assassin’s Creed III (PC)

    With Assassin's Creed III finally out for all platforms, it's about time we looked under the hood. Is this game a revolutionary, or just sidenote in videogame history?

  • Intel SSD 525 180GB mSATA – Speedy Gonzales for Small Form Factors

    Many Ultrabooks and tablets till now have been fitted with criminally slow and small flash drives for media storage, which is usually the primary speed bottleneck in modern systems. Can Intel raise the bar with its upcoming mSATA SSD? 

  • Intel Next Unit of Computing (NUC) – Meet your new Overlords

    Whether or not you believe in the Post-PC era malarkey, there is no denying that the emphasis on personal computing has shifted on to smartphones and tablets rather than the latest Bulldozers and Geforces. After all, it's not the size that matters, but what you do with it…

  • Lepa G1600-MA 1600W PSU Review

      To the dismay of our most hardcore enthusiasts who own major energy consuming equipment, it has been a while since we last reviewed a 1kW+ power supply here in VR-Zone. Today we will try to redeem ourselves by bringing you a review of the most powerful power supply currently available, the LEPA G1600-MA 1600W.

  • GTA IV vs. V graphics comparison

    Recently, there's been a bunch of comparisons showing up online of how Grand Theft Auto V looks when measured against Grand Theft Auto IV. Check out some of the best comparisons here!

  • Be Quiet Dark Power Pro 10 850W PSU Review

      A few weeks ago we had a look at the Dark Power Pro 10 550W power supply, a product with low maximum output but of stunning quality and performance. Although it was a great product, it definitely was not enough for the system of an advanced enthusiast or hardcore gamer. Be Quiet responded to

  • Review: Call of Duty – Black Ops II (PC)

    It's Call of Duty time! With Black Ops II, it's once again Treyarch's time to release a game in the long running series. Have they managed to release something new and innovative, or is this another exercise in mediocre repetition?

  • Corsair Neutron GTX 480GB SSD Review

    As the controller is the most important part of a SSD drive and virtually defines the entirety of its performance, it is only natural that every company is seeking the optimal solution in order to gain leverage over the others. Corsair surprised us recently with the launch of their new high end drives, the Neutron

  • Halo 4 Review

    How does 343i's newest chapter in the Halo universe compare to its predecessors, and why has it become one of the most anticipated games of 2012? Jump in to find out!

  • Gigabyte X79S-UP5-WiFi Review

    Today we have something fresh and different in our labs, the Gigabyte X79S-UP5-WiFi. The name of this board is deceiving as it is not based on an X79 Express but on a C606 chipset instead, effectively making it a hybrid between an enthusiast's motherboard and a workstation product. We will be examining its features, speed