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ThunderX3 TGC20 Series Gaming Chair Review
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 4:03P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Aimed primarily towards young gamers the great looking yet affordable TGC20 Series Gaming Chair by ThunderX3 may not share the same features as many higher-end models but it's certainly a great upgrade over a regular desk chair.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB Graphics Card Review
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 4:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
PowerColor has a long history of creating high-performance AMD graphics cards, and their latest, the PowerColor Red Devil RX 580 promises to deliver faster performance than the 4xx series, better cooling, higher clock speeds, and offers up 8GB of GDDR5 memory. It is equipped with the latest AMD’s 4th generation GCN 4 architecture, which features asynchronous shaders. The PowerColor RX 580 is perfect for those who are gaming with the latest Direct X 12 and Vulcan APIs, and best of all, it’s competitively priced too.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

AOC AGON AG251FZ 240Hz FreeSync Monitor Review
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 4:01P | Monitors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When it comes to gaming, speed matters. In other words, most gamers would agree that a faster PC monitor is a better PC monitor. But is there a limit to that seemingly simple principle, a point at which adding speed eventually degenerates into diminishing returns?
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 4:00P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lenovo's signature business ultraportable, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon is now in its 5th generation, adding new Intel Kaby Lake processors and a larger battery without sacrificing portability. And after using this laptop for a few weeks now, it's clear that Lenovo's minor year-on-year improvements have led to a stunning device that's the best ThinkPad ultraportable yet.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

How To Choose The Best Drive For Your PC
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 9:03A | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Every drive has a purpose, and it is important to use the right drive for the job. Let us show you how to choose the best drive using the WD drive colours!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

Lexar JumpDrive P20
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 9:02A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"So there you have it: an inexpensive USB drive that performs extremely well. Hitting 400 MB/s second on reads is obviously quite impressive, and the write speeds are very good, with the expected improvement based on capacity. This trio of drives, ranging from about $19.99 to $49.99 on Amazon (well below Lexar’s MSRPs), are an outstanding value for very fast portable storage."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

TP-Link Archer C3150 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 9:01A | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Not only is the TP-Link Archer C3150 an affordable 802.11ac router; boasting features like MU-MIMO and over 3100Mbps of wireless performance, it is the fastest router we've looked at - for any price. This is not a coincidence or something to overlook either. If you need a high-end router, you don't have to pick other brands that cost more. The TP-Link C3150 is solid and it performs like an absolute champ...
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

 
Intel i7-7700K vs. AMD Ryzen R7 1700 in Gaming
     Wed, Apr 26 2017 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So at the Ryzen launch I took a look at the 1800X and the 1700X and compared them to the Intel i7-6900K and the i7-7700K and I followed that up with the Ryzen R7 1700. Well around that time Intel sent over the i7-7700K, the one I did my previous testing on was a loaner. So rather than cover everything everyone has already seen with the 7700K I wanted to change things up. I posted up on our Facebook asking people what they would like to see compared between the 7700K and the R7 1700 and I ended up with a list of games and someone also mentioned streaming performance. I decided to combine that list with all of the games we already test our video cards with and I put together a big list of games to check out. After a LOT of testing, I’m ready to finally sit down and check out the results. Are you guys ready? I know I am!
  FULL STORY @ LANOC

Razer Blade (Kaby Lake Core i7) with Razer Core / GTX 1080
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 6:22P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We began our recent review of the 2017 Razer Blade by telling you that Razer had updated the graphics chip from GTX 970M to GTX 1060. The laptop has continued to evolve and now it’s the turn of the CPU which has been changed from Intel Core i7-6700HQ Skylake to Core i7-7700HQ Kaby Lake. The only other change we found in the specification was a minor update from DDR4-2133MHz RAM to DDR4-2400MHz. As you will see in our video this means the revised Razer Blade is effectively unchanged.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Palit GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GameRock Premium 11 GB
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 6:07P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Palit's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GameRock Premium is the company's latest flagship card. It introduces a new fan design in which two stacks of two fans each operate in a counter-rotating fashion. Also the card comes with a dual BIOS and a large overclock out of the box.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

Intel Optane Memory Review - 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:52P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel Optane Memory is Intel' first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry. At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry. The term 'Optane' is the new branding designation for flash products using Intel' newest 3D XPoint flash memory. 3D XPoint just may be game changing, and in fact, it could almost be argued that Intel/Micron may have just invented a better wheel when the entire 3D Xpoint story is told.
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW

Intel Optane Memory Module.
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:37P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's Optane technology is finally available for home users in the form of an affordable, high performance add-in 32GB module. But can its benchmark results align with expectations?
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

AMD Ryzen R5 1500X Quad-Core AM4 Processor Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:27P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Following on from our coverage of the Ryzen R7 series of 8-core, 16-thread processors, the Ryzen R7 1700, Ryzen R7 1700X, and the Ryzen R7 1800X, we kick things off today with a look at the more affordable Ryzen R5 series! The R7’s have been a huge hit for AMD, with many of our readers reporting their new AM4 system builds, and I myself invested in the 1700X for my own system. The R5 are designed to be a bit more mainstream than the R7 series, offering 4 and 6 core variants, with 8 and 12 threads respectively, while also offering a much lower price point.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Mad Catz F.R.E.Q.9 Wireless Surround Headset Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:27P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
At launch the rather expensive F.R.E.Q.9 Wireless Headset by Mad Catz was considered to be among the top headsets of its class not only due to its impressive audio clarity and accuracy but also due to its excellent build quality and available connectors thanks to its audio box. 2+ years later and with its price reduced by over 70% due to EOL status the F.R.E.Q.9 is by far the best headset of its class today.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

MSI GT73VR Titan GTX 1070 SLI Gaming Laptop Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:26P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Getting massive amounts of performance from a desktop system is easy, you just buy the big graphics cards, the big power supply, big coolers, and plug it all in. Trying to get massive amounts of power in a laptop form factor, however, is not so easy. The latest system from MSI is designed for those who need something that’s just as powerful as an enthusiast grade desktop system but has just enough portability to be mobile. While at its heart this is setup in a way to be a powerful gaming system, it’s configuration means it’ll power through workstation tasks, rendering, even scientific applications if you really need to. Of course, all this performance doesn’t come cheap, and you won’t be getting much change from £3000, but do you get good value for money? Let’s take a look!
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

SilverStone ST45SF V3.0 450W Power Supply Review
     Tue, Apr 25 2017 | 5:26P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The SilverStone ST45SF V3.0 450W is another excellent SFX unit from SilverStone and High Power.
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS

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Samsung ATIV Book 9-Lite NP915S3G-K01 13.3-inch Touch Screen Notebook 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
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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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