Category: Hardware Reviews

Hardware Reviews

Vizio 65” E Series E65u-D3 4K UHD TV Review

With the 65” model currently on sale for $899, Vizio’s E series TV’s represent their value play – a TV that while affordable tries not to compromise too much on picture quality. In this case, Vizio has stripped down the built-in apps and smart TV features in most E, and […]

Razer BlackWidow Chroma Keyboard Review

Last month I had the chance to review Razer’s BlackWidow Chroma keyboard, a mechanical gaming keyboard with some very powerful color tweaking and lighting capabilities. Razer’s PC peripherals have been a longstanding mainstay of the enthusiast and gamer communities, focusing on build quality, precision and appealing design. Razer has a lengthy history […]

SVS Prime Tower Speakers Review

When it comes to home theater, I’m probably one of the more budget-conscious people you’d ever meet. I’ve been involved in home theater since 1985, before there really was such a thing, connecting my Beta HiFi VCR to my bookshelf system, and adding rear speakers using the audio out on […]

D-Sonic M3-5400-7 Amplifier Review

The longstanding debate of integrated receiver versus a separate pre-amp/processor and amplifier will probably survive as long as home theaters and living rooms exist. For your average consumer, separates either don’t exist or are a myth, the sort of thing that only the wealthy or truly obsessed would invest in. […]

Samsung UN55JS9000 Curved 4K UHD TV Review

Sitting one model below the top of Samsung’s lineup in terms of features and quality the UN55JS9000 is an UltraHD set with 4K resolution (2160p), and is what Samsung is now referring to as a SUHD display. The S doesn’t stand for Super or anything else specifically, but represents a […]

Legacy Audio Signature SE Review

My love affair with Legacy Audio speakers began in 2012, when I had the opportunity to review the Signature SE’s bigger brother, the Focus SE in my home. It was the first time I can recall that a speaker I reviewed so thoroughly captivated me. Whether it was music of […]