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 [LATEST]  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

 [LATEST]  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

 [LATEST]  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

Coolermaster Devastator Mouse & Keyboard Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:03P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Coolermaster and their gaming division CM Storm are a popular choice for PC gamers, with a wide range of cooling, chassis and peripheral products that have won virtually countless awards around the world at their disposal. CM Storm do offer a great range of premium products, but we all know that not everyone in the world has a premium sized budget when shopping for their peripherals, which is why CM Storm have created the Devastator. Priced at an average of just £30 the Devestator promises great value for money by bundling together both the MB24 keyboard and the MS2K mouse. There are many reasons for wanting to save a few bucks at your local retailer, you may just be after a cheaper replacement, you may have spent all your money on a huge graphics card, or maybe your building a rig for your kids to play Minecraft and you don’t think splashing out on a £100 mechanical keyboard is the best course of action. What ever your reason, £30 for a mouse and keyboard combo from a well-known brand name is a tempting option, and today we hope to find out if it really is good value for money or not. CM Storm haven’t let us down with their budget friendly products in the past, so it will be interesting to see just how much you can get for your money at this price range.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:02P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair is using Silicon Motion's new SM2246EN SATA III 6Gbps controller along with 128Gbit Micron L85 20nm ONFI MLC NAND for the Corsair Force LX lineup. This combination gives the Corsair Force LX series a maximum sequential read speed of 560MB/s, which is as good as it gets for SSDs using the SATA III interface. When it comes to write speed the Corsair Force LX 128GB drive has a maximum sequential write speed of 150MB/s and the 256GB model is rated at up to 300MB/s. Read on to see how the Corsair Force LX 256GB drive does when we put it to the test!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

iStarUSA S-915 Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you have read our guide to building your own NAS or our more recent Lian Li PC-Q28 Review, you may be ready to get your own personal NAS project started. The cases featured in both of those articles were great enclosures for a NAS Solution, but didn't really make accessing your drives easy. iStarUSA thinks they have the perfect case for the job, the S-915. This compact mini-ITX tower style chassis may not be an enthusiasts first choice in brand name or feature a sleek all aluminum exterior, but it does have a company with 20 years of experience in industrial computers behind it.
  FULL STORY @ COMPUTINGONDEMAND

Corsair Flash Voyager GTX 128GB Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:00P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Chances are you already have several flash pen drives at home, either lying around on a desk or in a drawer. Smaller drives are ideal for flashing a motherboard BIOS and updating firmware, but the larger drives are more serious – used for backing up and moving large amounts of data between computers. It is true they are generally not the most exciting of devices however today we look at something very special from Corsair, a new flash drive they say is their fastest ever – The Voyager GTX.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Vantec NexStar HX USB 3.0 Edition External Storage Enclosure Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We check out the revamped NexStar HX from Vantec. The last time we looked at it, it included eSATA. This time the new model gets faster USB 3.0 support."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

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Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
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