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The ubiquity of USB 3.0 as a high speed interface for PCs and the increasing affordability of flash memory has led to some very interesting products. USB flash drives are a dime a dozen, but there is scope for manufacturers to differentiate themselves. High-performance flash drives have traditionally employed a SATA SSD controller behind a USB 3.0 - SATA bridge. However, this increases the drive cost in what is essentially a price-sensitive market. Controller vendors have recently started to introduce native high-performance USB 3.0 flash controllers. Today, we look at two products from the Corsair stable - the Flash Voyager GTX and the Flash Voyager GS. While the GTX is the high performance play (topping out at 256GB), the GS is more of a...

Corsair Obsidian 250D Case Review

Corsair is a name familiar to any computer enthusiasts, and the company today offers numerous products: computer cases, power supply units, air and liquid CPU coolers, solid-state drives, and...

52 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/21/2014

Hands On with Corsair at CES: RGB LED Backlit Keyboards and More

Corsair had plenty to show at their suite, but I’ll be honest: the RGB LED backlit Cherry MX switch mechanical keyboard was by far the coolest looking thing I...

14 by Jarred Walton on 1/13/2014

Corsair Showcase a Technology Smörgåsbord at CES 2014

With another year comes another Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas every January. CES represents one of the three major showcasing events in the calendar, the other...

19 by Ian Cutress on 1/7/2014

Corsair at CES 2014: A Mechanical Keyboard with Per-Key Full RGB, aka the MX RGB Project

In a small CES preview, Corsair have emailed us about one of their internal design projects they will be showcasing this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

39 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2014

Corsair Vengeance Pro Review: 2x8 GB at DDR3-2400 10-12-12 1.65 V

Corsair is a well-known manufacturer of PC components, including DRAM, chassis, power supplies, USB storage, fans, SSDs, gaming peripherals (keyboards, mice, headsets) and cooling, among others. Today we...

26 by Ian Cutress on 12/13/2013

Analyzing Power Use: 80 Plus Bronze vs. Platinum

I’ve been toying around with updating my computer lately, and one of the topics I wanted to look at was the choice of power supply. For the most part...

77 by Jarred Walton on 10/30/2013

The Neophyte's Custom Liquid Cooling Guide: How To, Why To, What To Expect

When Swiftech offered to provide us with the materials to build a full custom loop, we couldn't resist.

108 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/30/2013

Corsair Force LS (240GB) Review

Like many manufacturers without a NAND fab or controller technology, Corsair's SSD portfolio has focused a lot on SandForce based SSDs, but lately Corsair has been exploring other options...

30 by Kristian Vättö on 9/25/2013

Corsair Obsidian 750D Case Review

Corsair launches a true successor to the venerable Obsidian 800D.

42 by Dustin Sklavos on 9/24/2013

Corsair Releases RM Series Power Supplies

Corsair sell a lot of components for PCs: memory, cases, SSDs, cooling, peripherals and power supplies to name their current lineup. For that last element, Corsair have released...

40 by Ian Cutress on 9/14/2013

Corsair Carbide 330R Case Review

Corsair fires a shot across the bows of Nanoxia and Fractal Design with a $99 silent enclosure.

28 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/25/2013

Capsule Keyboard Roundup: Entries from Logitech, SteelSeries, and Corsair

I recently had an extended chat with a product manager at Corsair over keyboards. Their Vengeance K-series mechanical keyboards have apparently been selling well, and that's understandable; they're attractive...

46 by Dustin Sklavos on 8/2/2013

Corsair Carbide Air 540 Case Review

Corsair's cases have been defined by excellent ease of assembly, solid watercooling support...and middling air cooling performance. The Air 540 is a completely different beast, though, and it looks...

41 by Dustin Sklavos on 7/3/2013

Haswell and GK110 vs. Ivy and GK104: DigitalStorm Virtue System Review

While NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 780 has proven to be a solid update to the venerable 680, Intel's Haswell architecture has left enthusiasts underwhelmed. Can a good GPU and overclock...

70 by Dustin Sklavos on 6/23/2013

Sea Sonic and Corsair Power Supplies Certified for Haswell

The Haswell launch gets just a little more complicated each day, with the latest wrinkle being that standard ATX power supplies that conform to the ATX 2.3 standard may...

23 by Dustin Sklavos on 5/14/2013

Cooler Master Seidon 240M and 12 More Coolers: The Retest and Mega-Roundup

There's no right way to describe it; we're testing the Cooler Master Seidon 240M along with two new Noctua coolers in a new testbed. Alongside ten of our industry's...

60 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/26/2013

Corsair Obsidian 350D Case Review

Corsair's Obsidian 350D is the company's first micro-ATX case, and it's a heck of an entrance.

65 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/25/2013

Corsair Obsidian 900D Case Review: Think Big, That's Only HALF as Large

An enclosure built from the ground up for custom liquid cooling loops is actually a fairly rarefied thing. Why wouldn't it be? Building a custom loop is expensive and...

64 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/16/2013

Closing the Loop II: New Liquid Coolers from Corsair and Swiftech

When we visited CES 2013, it became increasingly clear that not only were closed loop liquid coolers here to stay, but that they are in fact "the next big...

53 by Dustin Sklavos on 2/1/2013

Corsair Scales Up: H90 and H110 Released

I’m a big fan of these closed loop all-in-one liquid coolers. For a little extra on the cost of an air cooler we can get a quieter cooling...

27 by Ian Cutress on 1/17/2013

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