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 [LATEST]  Best XBMC Addons for 2014
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 4:03P | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
xbmc-featured XBMC is a powerful HTPC front end, but you never truly realize its potential until you start exploring ways of extending its functionality. Add-ons extend XBMC’s functionality bringing you new and incredible ways to enjoy your HTPC. Given the large number of add-ons out there… here is MY list of the top 5 for 2014 so far.
  FULL STORY @ COMPUTINGONDEMAND

 [LATEST]  How to Export all Excel Worksheets as CSV
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 4:02P | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I recently went on a hunt to try and figure out a way to export all my worksheets in an Excel document to CSV. The need arose simply out of frustration. Instead of copying cells and pasting as values into a new workbook then saving as CSV, I wanted a simple and logical approach that could save me time and frustration.
  FULL STORY @ COMPUTINGONDEMAND

 [LATEST]  QNAP TS-470 Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 4:01P | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
QNAP-TS-470 (12) If you are hunting around for your next NAS, you have plenty to pick from. With countless options, NAS makers are hard at work trying to ramp up their products and are jockeying for the number 1 spot on your short list. It seems like only yesterday that QNAP had introduced their X69(L) lineup and already we are being greeted by a more powerful X70 lineup. For the last few months, we have been putting QNAP's TS-470 to work in our office... the real question is, is it worth your dollar?
  FULL STORY @ COMPUTINGONDEMAND

 [LATEST]  ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ Motherboard Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 4:00P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
FM2+ Motherboards sporting the A88X chipset started appearing in October 2013, but the improved functionality over the latest FM2 motherboards only became truly apparent with the release of the Kaveri line of APUs in January 2014. Add to that the recent release of AMD drivers supporting the Mantle API, and the FM2+ motherboards start to make sense. Benchmark Reviews has the AMD A10-7850K APU and a couple of FM2+ motherboards on hand. This article is dedicated to reviewing the ASRock FM2A88X Extreme6+ Motherboard to discover what sets it apart from the rest of the FM2+ crowd.
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS

Intel SSD 2500 Pro 240GB Solid State Drive Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:37P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel’s solid state storage offerings are as diverse as they come. Although Intel started with only a single family of enthusiast-class drives a number of years ago, the company has since expanded its scope to include everything from ultra-high-end PCI Express-based offerings to small, entry-level SATA drives, meant to be used solely as a cache. The product we’ll be showing you here, the just-announced Intel SSD 2500 Pro, falls somewhere in the middle of Intel’s SSD line-up. The SSD 2500 Pro is the follow-up to last year’s SSD 1500 Pro series, which targets corporate and small-business clients. The drive shares much of its DNA with some of Intel’s consumer-class drives, but the Pro series cranks things up a few notches with support for advanced security and management features, low power states, and an extended management toolset.
  FULL STORY @ HH

Intel Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 CPU Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:37P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel announced earlier this year the Haswell refresh lineup together with the release of their latest mainstream chipset, the Z97. This refresh release was overshadowed by the eagerly awaited high end K SKU Devils Canyon and the low end 20th Anniversary Pentium processor; especially the latter is a very interesting product as it now sports a fully unlocked multiplier and retails at an insane low price. We have to thank the boys from Denmark Zzolio and Riska which allowed us to spend some time with their G3258 Pentium ES processor.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Intel Core i7-4790K Devil's Canyon Processor Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:37P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Intel Core i7-4790K and Core i5-4690K are without a doubt the most anticipated processors to come to market for the LGA1150 platform since the first Haswell processors were released back in June 2013. Read on to find out how the Intel Core i7-4790K performs!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

 
Intel Core i7-4790K Devil’s Canyon
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:36P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When Intel announced their Haswell refresh some of us questioned where the “K-Series” unlocked processors were. We soon found out that Intel was working on two special processors made for enthusiasts codenamed “Devil’s Canyon”. These “Devil’s Canyon” processors would make up the K-Series of the Haswell refresh, but also have features that the other processors do not. Intel has addressed many issues that we saw on Ivy Bridge and Haswell processors in the past. Today we will be taking a look at the flagship Core i7-4790K quad-core processor. This is Intel’s first consumer processor to be clocked at 4.0 GHz and it actually boosts all the way up to 4.4 GHz! Let’s take a look…"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

New Intel CEO outlines company product plans
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:36P | Business / Industry | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
From datacenters to ultra-mobile devices such as tablets, phones and wearables, computing segments are undergoing exciting and even game-changing transitions, said new Intel CEO Brian Krzanich during the opening session of the Intel Developer Forum on September 10. Krzanich laid out Intel's vision and described how Intel is addressing each dynamic market segment - such as accelerating Intel's progress in ultra-mobile devices - with new products over the next year and beyond, including a new, lower-power product family.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 2:32P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Cooler Master V1200 Platinum PSU arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review from Technic3D the next PSU with one +12V rail (100A), a 135mm Fan, 12x SATA hard disk connectors and 6x PCI-e 6+2-Pin."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D

Zalman ZM-VE300 External Hard Drive Enclosure Review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 12:03P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The ZM-VE300 is a great tool for having portable data and could save some space by no longer needing disk or disk drives. That being said, it is still something that most PC users would not need or use often, but for those who do need both an external hard drive and the ability to mount ISO files and use a virtual optical drive, there are not many options on the market."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

Biostar Hi-Fi Z97WE Motherboard Review @HiTech Legion
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 12:02P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have to take a look at the Biostar Hi-FI Z97WE motherboard as a basic motherboard that anyone can use. Especially when we consider that it is in the budget to mainstream price range what you get is expected."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

Mionix Nash 20 Headset Review @HiTech Legion
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 12:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"You know, I still have no idea what D.A.C.T. drivers are….but I do know that I like them. The Mionix Nash 20 truly came out of left field for me. I just wasn’t expecting anything like what I got, and certainly not anything nearly this good. While they are (sometimes) a “gaming” headset, Mionix is showing off a stellar all-around headset with the Nash 20, and that is few and far between in computer component manufacturers, or by any manufacturer at this price point."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION

Nosgoth Beta Key Giveaway
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 10:36A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have some beta keys for one of the latest and greatest free to play titles available from today. Nosgoth is a competitive, team-based Human versus Vampire free-to-play multiplayer experience set in the brutal fantasy world of the Legacy of Kain series.Developed by the team who worked on Gears of War, Unreal Tournament 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Homefront, Bulletstorm, and Mass Effect 3 it looks to offer a fresh take on competitive action."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Corsair Flash Voyager GTX 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 9:12A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
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  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Black review
     Tue, Jul 22 2014 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A while ago Nvidia launched the GeForce GTX Titan Black which we review. We never tested it as it was supposed to be a professional series and targeted card. Nvidia's Board partners however are slowly re-releasing this product as a gaming graphics card, as well as Nvidia who is plugging the product in their gaming benchmarks on their own website. As such, we figured that it is about time we review this puppy as well. Meet Joe Black, ehm Geforce GTX Titan Black.
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D

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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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