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Firefall and Roccat - Play for Free and win peripherals at HardwareHeaven
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 4:16P | Drivers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Thanks to our friends over at Firefall and ROCCAT, we are giving lucky readers the chance to win some amazing ROCCAT goodies. The entry method for our Firefall competition could not be easier..."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Transcend SSD370 SSD Review (256GB) Great SSD Value Point
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, value and ease of installation seem to be key ingredients in finding success at the consumer level; great performance, high-capacity and reliability of which have all become commonplace. Transcend hopes to have found just the right mix in the SSD370 SSD, making it widely available in more capacities than we have seen from any other in some time, but also, selling it at a price point that has only ever been equaled by the likes of Samsung, SanDisk and Crucial/Micron themselves. Somehow, their pricing is at, or below that of even the NAND flash memory manufacturers. This might just be a great startbut what about ease of installation?"
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

SanDisk Ultra II SSD Review (240GB) - TLC Memory becomes Mainstream
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 11:05A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
SanDisk is a world leading producer in NAND flash and NAND flash products. From consumer SD cards and USB drives to OEM flash storage, SanDisk is everywhere in this market. Just a few months ago, they released their highest end, enthusiast class SSD, the Extreme Pro. It came in the market and offered some of the best SATA 3 performance we have seen and an unprecedented 10 year warranty at the time. Now, SanDisk is focusing on the mainstream consumer market with the release of their Ultra II series SSD."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

OWC Envoy Pro EX 240GB Portable USB 3.0 SSD Review
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we look at the Envoy Pro EX, a portable SSD solution from OWC. This USB 3.0 bus-powered device fits perfectly in design with the MacBook Pro."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Brando Nexus 7 II Protective Accessories Presentation @ Madshrimps
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 8:58A | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Brando has made available for the Nexus 7 (2013) a lot of protective cases, screens and various accessories in order to use the product optimally while keeping it in mint conditions"
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

Corsair Carbide Series Air 240 Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX Chassis Review
     Mon, Sep 15 2014 | 1:16A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Join us for a look at the small, but impressive Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX chassis. Read on as Chad gives us his full thoughts."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

EVGA X99 Micro Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sun, Sep 14 2014 | 4:16P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I have always been a fan of Micro-ATX motherboards. They give you many of the same great features you find in ATX motherboards in a smaller form factor that is great for building a LAN rig. In the case of the Intel X99 chipset we have seen a couple of companies release Micro-ATX motherboards and EVGA is one such company. While having a Micro-ATX X99 motherboard does not take advantage of the extra PCI-Express lanes the platform offers you can easily run dual graphics (x16/x16) or 3-way graphics (x8/x8/x8) with the three included PCI-Express slots on this motherboard. On top of that you are going to get the higher CPU core count that the new Haswell-E processors have an DDR4 memory support. The EVGA X99 Micro also packs in six SATA 6GB/s ports, a 6 phase digital VRM, six USB 3.0 ports (4 rear / 2 header) and Intel Gigabit Ethernet. If you are looking to build an extreme LAN rig this could be the perfect motherboard for you. Read on as we check it out!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

 
Top SSD Picks for Fall 2014
     Sun, Sep 14 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Summer has come and gone, and over the past few months, there have been quite a few SSDs released into the market, and the question of, Which SSD should I buy? seems to still come up a lot around forums. Usually, there are some predetermined recommended favorite in each. Today we feel we should provide our own answer to the question. Since the answer can cover such a large audience, from those who want a cheap value drive to those who want high-end enterprise grade drives, we will separate our answers for multiple categories."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Mionix NASH 20 Stereo Gaming Headset Review
     Sun, Sep 14 2014 | 11:05A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Roughly three days ago we thought about dedicating this entire"
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

OtterBox Commuter Series Wallet for Samsung Galaxy S4 Review @ ModSynergy.com
     Sun, Sep 14 2014 | 9:00A | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today I`ll be reviewing another OtterBox Smartphone case. I`ll be analyzing the ingenious and creative design of the OtterBox Commuter Series Wallet for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Read on to see how it works and whether or not your wallet and or purse can be a thing of the past!"
  FULL STORY @ MODSYNERGY.COM

ASUS Z97 Sabertooth MARK1 Motherboard Review @HiTech Legion
     Sun, Sep 14 2014 | 1:16A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Sabertooth started out as a server board and has always been a niche component. Features were rather spartan, but there were distinct elements that made the Sabertooth very desirable. From the start, they have been built for longevity and stability, and with that came thermal features and controls that separated the Sabertooth from mainstream boards."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1600 W @ techPowerUp
     Sat, Sep 13 2014 | 4:16P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
EVGA recently introduced their new flagship SuperNOVA unit with 1600 W capacity and 80 Plus Gold efficiency. According to their description, this PSU is the ultimate tool for any highly overclocked system, and in this review, we plan to push it beyond its limits to see how it fares."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Thermaltake Commander G41 Mid-Tower Case Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sat, Sep 13 2014 | 1:09P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Its hard to call the Commander G41 a Mid Tower Case. There is plenty of room for eight expansion slots and a dual-slot graphics card on the very bottom slot with the ATX motherboards and the video cards we have available to us now the fit is nice and right. There is official room for a 120 X 240 mm radiator on the top and even some modified room to mod a 240 mm radiator in the front of the case but not a recommended option so if you didnt mind removing both the drive bays in order to do it there are really two places to put a 120 X 240 mm radiator but its just for modders that know how to make it work. The budget gaming case has some real curb appeal as well. Its a pretty case with a fine window that is extra large window and lots of room for whatever youre building inside, so come with us as we take you through the Thermaltake Commander G41 (Windowed) Edition case Model (CA-1B4-00M1WN-00)."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

QNAP TS-451 @ techPowerUp
     Sat, Sep 13 2014 | 11:05A | Servers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
QNAP released the TS-x51 series, which, although classified lower than the TS-x70 line, is comprised of high-performance members that feature the brand-new Intel Bay Trail SoC. Today, we will take a look at the TS-451. It not only features good performance but also looks great because of its white finish."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review @ Madshrimps
     Sat, Sep 13 2014 | 9:01A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Crucial MX100 SSD we are reviewing today offers plenty of performance and is bundled with the Acronis True Image HD for easy cloning when transferring data from an older SSD or "
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

ASUS X99 Deluxe (Intel X99) Motherboard Review
     Sat, Sep 13 2014 | 1:16A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We take a look at our second Intel X99 chipset based motherboard; this time it`s from ASUS, and carries some sexy, white highlights. Take a look now."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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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
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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.
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