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Gamdias Hephaestus Gaming Headset (GHS2000) Review @ TechwareLabs.com
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 4:16P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Choosing the right headset is often a challenge, with a handful of established headsets out there it is often very difficult for a new headset to make an impact on the over-saturated market. PC and console headset makers are implementing new features to differentiate their headset from others, these new features may often end up being a game changer or are quickly buried and forgotten. Gamdias, the Greek mythology themed peripheral design company has surprised us with some of the most unique gamer gear out there. The Gamdias Hephaestus Gaming Headset (GHS2000) beings a new dimension to sound quality by adding a blast source identifier that causes the ear cups to vibrate independently. Ear cup vibration plus an interesting built in cooling..."
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS.COM

MSI R9 280X Gaming 3G GPU Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In my opinion, MSI has done a bang up job with AMD’s R9 280X GPU. From the pictures of the naked card, we are using Rev 1.2. Compared to other reviews at launch time, the PCB and components are a little different. Hardware wise, I have no complaints about this card.
  FULL STORY @ MODDERS

AIDA Memory Bandwidth Overall World Record
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 4:02P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you take a closer look at the screenshot below you will notice Hiwa managef to score 83’460 MB/s memory read speed and 78’216 MB/s write speed. In order to do so he had to push the G.Skill DDR4 kit (F4-3000C15-16GRR) to 3.0 GHz and reduce the latency to CL 11-14-16-15 with tRFC at 270 and command rate 1T. Also note the NB (Uncore) frequency which is almost 5.0 GHz. Apart from the uncore running highly overclocked the CPU was clocked at 5’124.91 MHz and CPU cooling was handled with liquid nitrogen. In this case the memory was capable of doing the job aircooled. All this hardware was installed on an ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme motherboard and powered by a Seasonic Platinum Series 1050 Watt power supply.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Shogun Bros Ensense Commander Series Pro Gaming Headset Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 4:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today is a good day in the office, Shogun Bros are one of the newest players in the peripherals market and they’re back again with their second feature review here at eTeknix. When I reviewed their Ballista MK1 gaming mouse it proved that the company knows how to make a great peripheral without the need for a crazy budget, it was packed full of features, had great build quality, really nice aesthetics and competitive performance. Now they’re launching their first headset and if it is half as good as their gaming mouse, then we should be in for a real treat today.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Fractal Core 1100 Computer Case Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 4:00P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Fractal introduced the new Core series at Computex 2014; instead of having a booth at the infamous Nangang Hall, they unraveled the different Core versions at the Hyatt Hotel. In a similar trend as other enclosure manufacturers the focus point is on very affordable cases, a challenge as affordable usually goes hand in hand with making compromises. MadShrimps has already reviewed several 50 dollar cases, though with the Core 1100 Fractal goes even a few notches lower with a street price of a whopping low 35 dollars. Can Fractal maintain their typical stylish look and professional build quality even at this price level? Let us pop the box and explore the Fractal Core 1100 mATX case.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Western Digital My Passport Ultra Review @ TechwareLabs.com
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are taking a look at Western Digital`s performance portable drive, the My Passport Ultra. This drive offers up exceptional speeds through USB 3.0 with up to 2TB of capacity. Combine that with an incredibly small and slim package and this drive looks to have a lot of promise. Read on to see how it performs."
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS.COM

EVGA X99 Classified Motherboard Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 12:03P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
EVGA has been known as some of the best components out there for some time now. Today I have the opportunity to look at the flagship motherboard from their Intel X99 product stack. The EVGA X99 Classified motherboard (151-HE-E999-KR) is hitting the shelves with a retail price of only $399.99! The EVGA X99 Classified isn’t geared for the casual overclockers, it’s built for those that want to push the Intel core i7-5960X to the extreme speeds using liquid nitrogen and other sub-ambient cooling methods. Read on to see how this board performs!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

 
Foxconn considering lawsuit over leukemia report
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 12:02P | Business / Industry | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering taking legal action against UK-based Daily Mail for its recent report claiming Foxconn employees working in Shenzhen plants have developed leukemia. Foxconn has demand the Daily Mail present evidence of its claim within a week.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Angelbird SSD2go Pocket External SSD Review (512GB)
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 11:05A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Typically after a photo shoot, I backup my images to multiple external HDDs, which can be a tedious task at best. This increase in redundancy helps to ensure I always have a copy of my data. However, I have seen my share of scares when backup drives have corrupted, fell and were damaged beyond use, or have just been stolen. Having a portable SSD could have definitely helped out in most of those cases. SSDs offer much faster speeds over HDDs, much greater physical endurance, and a smaller foot print as well as more reliability. When thinking of fast, high quality storage products, Angelbird is always first to come to our mind. Last year we reviewed their Angelbird SSD2go. We were truly blown away with the performance and quality the drives offered. Today we have their newest product, the Angelbird SSD2go Pocket. The Austrian designed and precision-manufactured SSD2go Pocket is an ultra-portable external SSD that combines Angelbirds quality and powerful features into a stylish pocket-size form factor."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Silicon Power Blaze B06 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 9:03A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When a friend asked me a couple of days ago about what review i was working on and i told him that we had 6 of the latest USB 3.0 flash drives to hit the market plugged into our primary test rig he pointed out to me that testing such drives is not the most exciting thing but at least it's quite easy to do. For good or bad he's right since it's indeed not very exciting to test storage devices in general and yes it's also easy since such tests take less time to finish compared to the vast majority of PC hardware and electronics. Judging however by how everyone here used to research each and every single USB flash drive in the market prior to purchasing one (when we were teenagers) and also by the amount of Facebook messages we've received by many of you asking for such reviews i think that in the end it's very important for us to check and find out what's the best drive you can buy with your hard earned money. Today we'll be taking a look at one of the latest USB 3.0 Flash Drives by Silicon Power called the Blaze B06.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Thecus N2310 2-bay NAS Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 9:02A | Servers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are going to look at one of the latest products in Thecus’ range of NAS servers – the N2310. This comes in at the bottom of their range, designed for home and small business users on a budget. We are interested to see where they have compromised on features to keep the price down.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Chris gives us a close up look at Samsung`s 850 Pro 512GB SSD, the one he considers best for price and performance in the 850 Series. Take a look."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Gaming Surface Reviews
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 9:00A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Enter stage left Boogie Bug, created at the turn of the century and dedicated to PC Tuning. We need to admit not always thinking of them when kitting out our rigs, we hope to make amends today. Their website states “When gamers talk to gamers” which if true, can never be a bad thing. We inferred in the Storm RX Gaming Surface review, that even Cooler Master could be a faceless corporation when it comes to what gamers want. We are not entirely sure we can claim the same for Boogie Bug, who seem to be aimed clearly at gamers, something fundamental to their journey.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESLAVE

Overview of GIGABYTEs DDR4 Intel Xeon C612 Server Motherboards
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 8:58A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
GIGABYTE presents its new line up of server motherboards, utilizing the new Intel C612 chipset that supports DDR4 and Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-2800 Quad-Channel Memory Kit Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 1:16A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have our first official retail DDR4 memory kit review using the brand new Corsair Vengeance LPX quad-channel kit. Take a look at Shawn`s review."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

G.Skill Ripjaws4 DDR4-3000 16GB Quad-Channel Memory Kit Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:16P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Our second DDR4 kit comes from G.Skill and carries an out of the box clock of 3000MHz DDR. Read on as Shawn tests it and sees just how fast it will go."
  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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