June 25, 2014 - kenshinjeff

Tom’s Hardware recommended list 2013

Not sure why there isn’t a readily available list for one glance instead of clicking everything……

Here’s the original link
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/toms-hardware-readers-choice-2013,3691.html

Motherboards
ASRock Z87 Extreme 4 (Smart Buy)
ASRock Z87 Extreme 6 (Smart Buy)
ASRock Z87E-ITX (Approved)
Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 (Smart Buy)
Asus Maximus VI Formula (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Asus Z871-Deluxe (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Asus Z87 Plus (Approved)
Asus Z87 Pro (Approved)
Biostar Hi-Fi Z87X 3D (Smart Buy)
Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 (Approved)
Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H (Approved)
Gigabyte Z87N-WiFi (Smart Buy)
MSI Z871 (Smart Buy)

Monitors/Display
AOC I2757Fh (Smart Buy)
AOC Q2963 Monitor Review (Smart Buy)
Asus ProArt PQ279Q (Smart Buy)
Asus VG248QE (Smart Buy)
ViewSonic VX2770Smh (Smart Buy)

Cooling solutions
Noctua NH-U14S (Approved)
NZXT Kraken X40 (Smart Buy)
Thermalright True Spirit 140(BW) (Smart Buy)
Thermaltake Water2.0 Extreme (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Zalman CNPS8900 Quiet (Smart Buy)

Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 280X (Smart Buy)
AMD Radeon R9 290X (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 (Smart Buy)
PowerColor HD7870 PCS+ Myst Edition (Smart Buy)

Storage/Memory
Crucial 256 GB m4 in the mSATA form factor (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP (Approved)
G.Skill Sniper SR2 (Approved)
G.Skill RipjawsX DDR3-1866 CAS 10 (Smart Buy)
Mushkin Redline Ridgeback 997121R (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Samsung 840 EVO SSD (Smart Buy)
SanDisk Extreme (Tom’s Hardware Elite)

Keyboard, Mouse, Casing
Corsair Obsidian 900D (Case) (Smart Buy)
Enermax Ostrog GT (Case) (Smart Buy)
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium (Keyboard) (Smart Buy)
Logitech G9x (Mouse) (Approved)
Razer BlackWidow Tournament Edition (Keyboard) (Approved)

Miscellaneous
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (Approved)
Asus RT-AC66U (Tom’s Hardware Elite)
Google Chrome (Approved)
Mozilla Firefox 22 (Approved)

annoyances / geeky stuff

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