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Samsung SSD 860 PRO Solid State Drive Review
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 4:03P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Planar NAND allowed manufacturers to offer speedy solid state storage at fair price, while Samsung’s recently announced 860 EVO SSD improved upon this with their latest 3-bit MLC V-NAND flash technology. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the 512GB Samsung SSD 860 PRO, which utilizes 64-cell layer 2-bit MLC V-NAND for high endurance and improved sequential performance to produce up to 560 MB/s reads at 100,000 IOPS and 530 MB/s writes at 90,000 IOPS, and compare SATA 6 GB/s performance against the all the leading competition.
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS

Legit Reviews Corsair Headquarters Tour
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 4:02P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
California-based Corsair is one of the most well known manufacturers of components and peripherals for the PC enthusiast market. Corsair and Legit Reviews have been working together for over fifteen years, but surprisingly, none of our staff had made a visit to their newer HQ building in Fremont, California that they moved into a couple of years ago. Nathan covered when Corsair moved offices over a decade ago, but Corsair has since moved on to a bigger, better office, this one coming in at a massive 64,000 square feet. Check out Corsair's headquarters!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Why Dell Precision Is World’s Preferred Workstation
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 4:01P | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Find out why the Dell Precision workstation is the preferred choice of the world's biggest and best companies in every industry from manufacturing and engineering to healthcare and content creation. The world literally runs on Dell Precision workstations!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

Razer Blade Pro Review (w/ Core i7; GTX 1060
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 4:00P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We’ve seen Razer Blade laptops before, but nothing like the Blade Pro. This updated machine is designed to appeal to gamers and professionals in equal measure – and it does that by mixing superb design with high-end components. With the model in question being the slightly cheaper GTX 1060 variant, can the Blade Pro do enough in terms of price-to-performance? Let’s find out.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Amped Wireless Titan AC1900 Wireless Router Review
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 12:03P | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The performance was in all honestly decent for an AC1900 class solution, take a look as we run it through the tests."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Thinksound USP1 Monitor Series In-Ear Headphones Review
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 12:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The USP1 Monitor Series In-Ear Headphones by thinksound are not only their very first to feature metal alloy housings but they also offer superb audio reproduction thanks to their brand new fine-tuned 8mm dynamic drivers.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Microsoft Spectre + Meltdown Patch Schedule Rev. 2.0
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 12:01P | Operating System | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Microsoft quietly released their Windows Spectre and Meltdown patch schedule. This schedule listed the patches they have released so far, or are about to release. For your convenience, we have divided and sorted them according to the applicable Windows version.
  FULL STORY @ TECHARPTECHARP

 
Windows 10 WSL vs. Linux Performance For Early 2018
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 12:00P | Operating System | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Back in December was our most recent round of Windows Subsystem for Linux benchmarking with Windows 10 while since then both Linux and Windows have received new stable updates, most notably for mitigating the Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities. For your viewing pleasure today are some fresh benchmarks looking at the Windows 10 WSL performance against Linux using the latest updates as of this week while also running some comparison tests too against Docker on Windows and Oracle VM VirtualBox."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX

Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD Review
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 9:03A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Plugable puts its name in the hat for the best portable SSD of 2018!"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Linner NC50 Review – £50 Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Earphones
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 9:01A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Wireless earphones are becoming more and more popular. Alongside that, we are now seeing active noise cancelling (ANC) headphones beginning to take over the market as well. High end products that combine both wireless and ANC technology don’t usually come cheap, though, so what if you want some ANC action on a budget? Enter the Linner NC50 – a £50 earphone with proper ANC.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

2.5 Geeks 1/31/18: Killer Crypto And Gaming Rigs, Yoga 920
     Sun, Feb 25 2018 | 9:00A | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this latest episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, we'll be looking at Origin PC's hot, new Millennium Gaming Desktop, a beastly mining Rig from Maingear and Unirkn, Lenovo's Yoga 920 premium 2-in-1 ultrabook, a new and ultra-fast Z-NAND SSD from Samsung, and Windows getting a core revamp...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Seagate DJI Fly Drive 2TB Review
     Sat, Feb 24 2018 | 4:03P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Is the Fly Drive the perfect companion for all DJI owners? Read on!"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Seagate IronWolf 12TB HDD Review
     Sat, Feb 24 2018 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seagate takes the lead with the highest capacity NAS drive on the market."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Bloody B945 Optical Gaming Keyboard
     Sat, Feb 24 2018 | 4:00P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Bloody B945 is a unique full-size keyboard with a left-sided numpad, which effectively helps with getting the mouse closer to the keyboard for better ergonomics while in use. It features their new LK Libra optical switches with a stabilizer bar for every single switch, dust and spill resistance, and a software driver that crams in a ton of customization options as well!
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

Crucial MX500 500GB SSD Review
     Sat, Feb 24 2018 | 12:03P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest SSD range to enter the market from Crucial is the MX500. Aimed at the mainstream market segment, the MX500 is a replacement for the MX300 family using Micron’s latest 2nd generation 64-layer 3D TLC NAND instead of the 32-layer used in the MX300 series.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming K3 (Intel Z370) Motherboard
     Sat, Feb 24 2018 | 12:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The GIGABYTE Z370 Aorus Gaming K3 is one of the most affordable Z370 motherboards that is centered on gaming."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

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Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook Review
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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Oct 02 | Beginners Guides
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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.
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Jul 27 | Motherboards
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The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
May 29 | Hard Drives/SSD
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All Constellation ES drives are rated to 6Gb/s SATA III speeds, incorporate 64MB of cache, utilize 7200RPM spindle speeds and offer Native Command Queing. The drives are covered by an impressive 5 year warranty and rated to1.2 million hours MTBF.
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  30. Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
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  33. How to Install: Intel Socket 775 CPU and Heatsink
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  35. How to Install: Intel Socket 1155 CPU and Heatsink
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  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
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  40. How to Update a Motherboard BIOS
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  42. Installing Windows Vista
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  44. Internet Connection Sharing
  45. Legally Copying Software and Music
  46. Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar
  47. Linux Part 2: Installing a PC
  48. Linux Part 3: New Software
  49. Little Known Features of WindowsXP
  50. Making Old Software Compatible with Windows Vista
  51. Making DVD Movies from Video Files
  52. Most Common Ways to Kill a PC
  53. Optical Drives & Recording Formats
  54. Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
  57. Printer Sharing on a Home Network
  58. Quick Guide for Eliminating Spyware and Hijacker Software
  59. RAM, Memory and Upgrading
  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
  61. Remote Access to Computers
  62. RSS Feed Setup & Subscriptions
  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
  65. Slipstreaming WindowsXP with Service Pack 2
  66. Spyware Protection and Removal
  67. Stopping Spam
  68. Stopping Vista From Thrashing Hard Disks to Death
  69. Synchronizing Files and Folders
  70. Unattended Windows 2000/XP Installations
  71. Understanding & Creating Batch Files
  72. Understanding & Tweaking WindowsXP Services
  73. Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling
  74. Upgrading Win98 to Windows XP
  75. USB Memory Drive Projects & Tips
  76. VPNs and Internet Connection Security
  77. Website Hosting From A Home PC
  78. Website Hosting With Apache
  79. Windows Vista Crash Recovery and Repair Install
  80. Windows XP Command Prompt
  81. Windows XP Safe Mode Explained
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