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Tt eSports Level 10 M Gaming Headset Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are taking a look at Tt eSPORTS' high-end gaming headset, the Level 10 M. With aluminum construction throughout the frame, an adjustable, locking headband, detachable, bi-lateral cable, and folding noise-canceling microphone this gaming headset seems to have a lot of promise. Read on to see how well it actually performs.
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS

Transcend JetDrive Lite 330 64GB MacBook
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 4:02P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Add storage capacity to your MacBook Pro with the JetDrive 330. Tyler gives us the details on this expansion memory card that won't look out of place."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Toshiba Nearline MG04ACA500A 5TB SATA III HDD Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After a couple of years stuck with up to 4TB HDD capacity models all three major players in the market have finally crossed the 5TB line and although i can't speak for all of you out there that's become reason enough for both me and several people i know to celebrate since instead of four 4TB drives we can now use two 6TB ones (imagine how much difference that can make for professionals who own entire arrays of 4TB drives). Capacity however is not the only thing that has improved since if you've checked our review of the 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 model by Seagate then you know that performance has also increased quite a bit and although we've yet to test the Helium drive by HGST leaving back its Ultrastar predecessors shouldn't be an issue. Today however our review revolves around the latest addition in the Nearline Enterprise Class product line by Toshiba the MG04ACA500A 5TB SATA III model.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Toshiba HG6 256GB SSD Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 4:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we look at the latest Solid State Drive product Toshiba – the HG6. The HG6 drives integrate NAND chips which are fabricated on the second generation 19nm process and they are available in capacities ranging from 60GB to 512GB. Shipping is due to start very soon and they sampled us with the 256GB model.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

XTracGear Carbonic Ripper and Ripper XXL Mouse Pads Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 3:53P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Check out a couple of classics alongside the newest mouse pad from XTracGear. Join us as we have a look at the Ripper, Ripper XXL, and the new Carbonic."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

XFX Type-01 Bravo Review @ Vortez
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 3:45P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Type-01 Bravo is a bulky computer case which can cater for ATX and Micro ATX form factors. Bravo`s strengths lie in the clearance options for high-end components and the plentiful allocation for HDD storage but can XFX do enough to make a lasting impression? Let`s find out!"
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Seasonic X Series XM2 1250 W @ techPowerUp
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 2:57P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Along with their Platinum units, Seasonic also revamped their Gold-certified line-up, and the fresh X-1050 and X-1250 now get to add XM2 to their model numbers. In this review, we will evaluate the X-1250 -- its promise is to deliver high efficiency and top performance at an honest price."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

 
News: A quick look at AMDs Radeon R7 SSD
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 11:02A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD is getting into the storage business. The Radeon R7 SSD combines OCZ`s Barefoot 3 controller with Toshiba`s 19-nm MLC NAND, custom firmware, and a snazzy new sticker. We take a quick look to see what`s what."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wi-Fi Router Review @ Bigbruin.com
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 10:47A | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For someone who is looking for a new router and wants to have the ability to get all of their current and (foreseeable) future wireless devices connected with ease, the D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wi-Fi router is a great choice. You get support for wireless b, g, n, a, and ac - as well as four Gigabit wired ports. The user interface is visually appealing and easy to navigate, and getting any of your devices connected to each other and the Internet should be simple."
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN.COM

MSI Devils Canyon Roundup @ LanOC Reviews
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 10:07A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Its amazing how quickly things can add up. A great example of this is just how many motherboards a company like MSI manufactures. Just on the Intel side of things, you have multiple chipsets and then from there they have an overclocking line, gaming line, and their general line. From there they still have to break things down by price and feature set. Just for the Intel Socket 1150 they have a whopping 67 motherboards listed on their website. With the launch of Devils Canyon CPUs I really wanted to take a look at a few of their boards to get an idea of what the different price points will get you. So today, Im going to take a look at four different Gaming motherboards ranging in size from Mini ITX to full ATX. Three are Z97 boards but there is also their only B85 gaming model slipped in as well. Combined with the Z97 Gaming 5 that I already took a look at, we should be able to get a good idea of what you should be looking at for your builds and why they have such a wide variety of motherboards."
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

ASRock AM1H-ITX Socket AM1 Mini-ITX Motherboard Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 9:03A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASRock AM1H-ITX motherboard has one PCI Express slot, two DDR3-1600 slots, four SATA3 ports, Gigabit LAN, 7.1 sound with optical S/PDIF output, and graphics output via D-Sub, DVI-D, HDMI, or DisplayPort 1.2 and offers even 4K resolution. The power connection is optimally solved, because the ASRock AM1H-ITX can be either connected over a traditional ATX power supply to the internal 24-pin ATX power connector or with an external 19V power supply to the I/O panel 19 volt power connector. We have tested this ASRock AM1H-ITX Socket AM1 motherboard with an AMD Athlon 5350 Kabini APU and compare the benchmark results and the power consumption with many other systems.
  FULL STORY @ OCINSIDE

Transcend SSD370 128GB SSD Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 9:02A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Today we have the Transcend SSD370 in a 128GB capacity for a closer look. That’s not a terribly flashy name for a drive, but we care less about the marketing and more bang for our buck. How about a measly $70 for this SSD, which also includes a rather impressive accessory package? If you’re looking for a very affordable speed upgrade for a notebook or HTPC with a slim form factor SSD, the Transcend SSD370 128GB might be just the thing you need. Let’s dive in and find out.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Adata XPG 2933 MHz DDR3 review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 9:01A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,We review 8GB XPG 2933 MHz DDR3 memory kit from ADATA. It`s fast, it`s cool and has great aesthetics as well. Join us as we review two of the fastest clocked bars of memory your money can get you."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Thermaltake Urban T81 Case Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 9:01A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“The Urban series of chassis is a reset of Thermaltake’s design team. The days of boisterous designs are being replaced with sleeker lines and more modern curves. This is an effort to attract gamers, water cooling and overclocking enthusiasts with this new Urban series of chassis. The flagship model, the Urban T81, will be put to the test in this review. We will attempt a build that should please all three segments.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Hitting the G-Spot with NVIDIAs G-SYNC on the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 8:53A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q is the best gaming monitor on the market right now, powered by NVIDIA`s impressive G-SYNC technology. Anthony shows us why."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

BitFenix Prodigy M Micro-ATX Chassis Review
     Wed, Aug 27 2014 | 2:51A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
BitFenix strikes again. This time with a Micro-ATX Prodigy, with an entirely new layout. Follow on as Chad gives his full thoughts on this computer case."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

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A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
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