We review a wide range of technical components, from mainboards to graphic cards, from display devices to storage drives, spanning a large array of technology products in the market. These are the software tools we use to test them:
PCMark and 3DMark benchmark software courtesy of Futuremark Corporation Please note that the list of software in each category does not reflect the actual usage of all listed, as certain hardware may not be capable of running certain benchmarks. SurgeMaster®
Surge Protector All processors are cooled with stock heat-sink and fan coolers, and Cooler Master NanoFusion Supreme Thermal Compound. To protect all these equipment in our test laboratory, we rely on Belkin’ss SurgeMaster Protector. Where applicable, we use GP Batteries to power devices for testing. We rely on Procare’s e-care cleaning products to maintain effectiveness of our hardware. For testing DVD writer drives, we rely on Imation DVD+R 4.5GB (single-layer) media. To test Blu-ray Disc (BD) writer drives, we use Verbatim BD-R (4x) and BD-RE (2x) 25GB (single-layer) media. For connecting HD devices, we use GE Ultra Pro HDMI cables, courtesy of Alcom Networks Sdn Bhd. For keeping all our test lab notebook screens, monitors and TVs clean and protected, we use xShine Deluxe for crystal clear perfection. We use the Toshiba Qosmio F750 0 notebook for all our wireless routers testing, courtesy of Tele Dynamics Sdn Bhd.