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Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1050 Ti 4G Graphic Card Review
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I have the Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 1050 Ti and MSI GTX 1050 OC graphic card. These variants do not have a Founders edition available in retail. The reference specs are nothing more than a minimum paper specification. Nvidia’s AIB partners will have its own versions with variable cooling, PCB designs and variable factory clock settings.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREBBQ

Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Cooler Master MasterPulse Pro is a very well built headphone with some cool new features, but falls short against the competition in almost every way.
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS

Will last-gen game support hold iterative consoles back?
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 4:01P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Iterative consoles bring a host of benefits, but also some drawbacks: could last-gen backward compatibility be holding PS4 Pro and Xbox One S back?"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

AWD-IT Aura (GTX 1070) System Review
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AWD-IT Aura system uses the GTX 1070, which we reviewed in June over HERE. Alongside that we find an i7-6700K overclocked to 4.5GHz, as well as 16GB of 3000MHz Corsair DDR4 and a Samsung 750 EVO SSD. It is certainly a good spec on paper, and with a price of £1499 it looks to offer good value.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

HyperX Alloy FPS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 9:03A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
HyperX used to be considered the gaming division of Kingston solely because their system memory and solid state drives offered the high performance that you needed to power a serious gaming computer. While those products are still what I would consider the core business of HyperX, they now offer other items that should also appeal to gamers. We have looked at a few of their gaming headsets in recent reviews, and this time around we will be looking at their first gaming keyboard.
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

SteelSeries Siberia 840 Wireless Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After connecting the Siberia 840 to our PC via USB, we started testing it by watching quite a few YouTube videos, some TV Shows, and of course, we did play some games: Carmageddon Max Damage, Devilian, Paladins, Mafia III and Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon. As the older version, the headset comes with a well-balanced output, which means that the bass is not over-the-top as we may expect from a headset exclusive for gaming; this "feature" does transform the Siberia 840 into an ideal companion for watching movies as well as listening to music."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Moto Z, Moto Z Play & Moto Mods Revealed.
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 9:01A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lenovo recently revealed the Moto Z and Moto Z Play smartphones, along with their very interesting range of Moto Mods and Style Shells. Check them out!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

 
D-Link DIR-885L AC3150 Ultra Wi-Fi Router
     Sat, Dec 03 2016 | 9:00A | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
D-Link's DIR-885L AC3150 Ultra Wi-Fi router just might be the thing for homes with many devices looking to get on the Wi-Fi network. With all of your basic wireless needs, plus phones, tablets, and smart TVs looking to stream high definition content, a typical wireless router can easily become the bottleneck and hinder the performance of the connected devices. The DIR-885L AC3150 Ultra offers a solution that is designed just for such a setting.
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

Creative iRoar Go Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 4:03P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The iRoar Go Bluetooth Speaker is another impressive release from Creative which was built upon the already successful design of its older brothers, but features a smaller footprint, while keeping the active drivers at the same diameter. We can play back music on it via Bluetooth, have it connected to our PC for listening to music and conferencing thanks to the integrated microphone, connect an external sound source via Aux In, use an USB Flash Drive with audio in order to play it back easily but it is also supplied with a microSD card slot as another resource from where we can listen to music. Additionally, we can use the internal battery to charge our mobile devices on USB (up to 1A output), install a 3rd party microphone in order to enhance the recording quality and also work with the audio profiles thanks to the Creative Sound Blaster Connect desktop and mobile applications. As Creative does mention, the newly-released iRoar Go is not afraid of water and is splash-resistant with an IPX6 rating."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Creative iRoar Go Bluetooth Portable Speaker Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 4:02P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
  FULL STORY @

The Best Tablets
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 4:01P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Exploding tablet sales are no more. The latest figures show us that slates and detachables' sales have fallen eight quarters in a row. This could be explained by a number of factors, among them that smartphones are now larger and faster, while laptops are thinner and lighter than they used to, so the scope of tablets has been narrowed down significantly.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

Lenovo IdeaCentre Y900 + Y27g RE (Razer Edition) Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 4:00P | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lenovo and Razer teamed up to produce the IdeaCentre Y900 RE gaming PC and Y27g RE gaming monitor. Both turn out to be worthy products for gamers."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Fnatic Gear Rush G1 Mechanical Keyboard Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 9:03A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The world of eSports has grown tremendously over the last few years so much so that high-profile teams don't need sponsors for peripherals anymore- instead they can design their own. Today, we are looking at Team Fnatic's own keyboard, released under the 'Fnatic Gear' brand. How does it stack up to the competition? With recent price drops from £119.99 to £69.99 we felt we should re-evaluate the Rush keyboard.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

LG Music Flow P5 Bluetooth Speaker Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This Bluetooth speaker may be a bit more expensive than others, but it is clear the LG Music Flow P5 is in another class.
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS

Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Mid-Tower Chassis Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 9:01A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair's second case in the trio to be released today is the Crystal Series 460X RGB mid-tower compact ATX chassis. Here's our full review."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Case Review
     Fri, Dec 02 2016 | 9:00A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Corsair Crystal Series 460X RGB Case arrived Technic3D. The 460X supports ATX, Mini-ITX and Micro-ATX motherboards and have place for 6x 120mm or 2x 140mm Cooling-Fans. We will check this and many more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D

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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.
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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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