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SilverStone EC05 Two Port SATA III PCI Express RAID Card Review
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 10:58A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Need additional SATA 6Gbps storage connectivity for your PC? Then SilverStone has a low-cost solution for you to consider, and it includes RAID."

HIS R7 260X iPower IceQ X2 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review @ Madshrimps
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 10:17A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Are you a gamer on a budget? Do you own a 22 monitor for playing the latest games or even a 24 and would not mind sacrificing some detail levels? Then the HIS R7 260X might be for y"

PowerColor Devil R9 270X Review
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 10:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Knowing what PowerColor brings to the table with the Devil series cards, it`s easy to see it put forth the effort to make sure the design just works. First and foremost it is built to give the enthusiast a long life, all the while delivering great performance for the $239 price point. PowerColor does this by leveraging a custom PCB equipped with its Platinum Power Kit 7+1+1 phase digital power delivery solution to make sure the power plane is stable and efficient over the long term. Next, PowerColor adds in a custom three fan, quad heat pipe, dual fin array equipped cooling solution to keep this factory overclocked card from making a trip to the nether world early in its lifespan."

GIGABYTE G1.Killer Sniper 5 Intel Z87 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 9:59A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For years GIGABYTE has been among the best of the best when it comes to motherboards and other computer components. Today we will have the pleasure of looking at one of their flagship products, the G1.Killer Sniper 5 motherboard. The G1.Sniper 5 is a beast of a board, both in features and size. Before we delve to far into the features, it?s certainly worth mentioning that the G1.Sniper 5, like it?s predecessors carries a pretty steep price tag. Right now you can find the GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 5 for $339.99 shipped after a $50 rebate, it?s a hefty price tag but keep in mind this board should be among the best of them! Read on to find out if it is!"

ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ APH Networks
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 9:15A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Compact, good looking, and fast? Let`s see if the ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 lives up to its claims."

HIS Radeon R9-290X review
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In this review we test the HIS Radeon R9-290X. The product is based on the reference design of the original Radeon R9-290X. These cards are little beasts. As such this in-depth review will cover the Volcanic Islands GPU architecture, Hawaii for the 290 series, we`ll benchmark these cards with FCAT Frametimes, Ultra High Definition and of course, we`ll check out game performance with the latest games next to power consumption and heat levels as well. This is one review you don`t wanna miss!"

Creative Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Card Review @ Madshrimps
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 4:53A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Creative has recently launched their latest ZxR Sound Blaster flagship which features a more simplified software interface and the hardware is divided in two components, one being t"

OCZ Fatal1ty 750W PSU review
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 4:21A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In today`s review we test the OCZ Fatal1ty 750W PSU. The PSU itself is modular has good looks and something you can appreciate for those of you with a side panel window in their chassis. Being 750W and with all the aforementioned features the PSU is priced in a 75 EUR range here in the Netherlands. To top it off, OCZ even gives this PSU a 5 year carry in warranty. Not a bad deal really."

SteelSeries Apex Keyboard Review @ APH Networks
     Wed, Nov 27 2013 | 4:14A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With stunning lighting effects and a fully featured design, how does the non-mechanical SteelSeries Apex step up against the competition?"

NZXT Source 530 is a budget-priced case
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:17P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The NZXT Source 530 is a budget-priced case packed with features and functionality typically seen in more expensive cases. Was NZXT able to pull this off without cutting corners? We put the full-tower to the test in our latest case review.

Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:16P | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Portable devices are becoming ever more powerful, and users are increasingly utilizing them to keep up with news and friends, get work done, and for entertainment. Smartphones and tablets have never been so powerful, and if you're in market for either, it's going to be a fun holiday season, packed with some great options to choose from. Whether it's for you or someone else, consider this your go-to guide for picking out the perfect tablet or smartphone. We're all about spreading the holiday cheer around here, and if it means sifting through dozens of devices to find the best ones, then so be it. That's what we do, and we'd much rather you spend your time this holiday season with your family and friends than clicking frantically around the web trying to make sense of all the mobile devices available. We've already done it, and these are our picks...

Xbox One, iPad Air, Nexus 5, GeForce GTX 780
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:16P | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this episode of HotHardware's Two and a Half Geeks, Dave, Marco and Iyaz discuss the just-released Xbox One game console, Apple's super thin iPad Air, Google's hot new Nexus 5 smartphone with Kit-Kat, NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 780 Ti beast of a graphics card, and give a few details of our next sweepstakes in which we'll be giving away a couple of brand-new NVIDIA Tegra Note tablets, just in time for the holidays!

Five AMD Radeon R9 270X tested: ASUS, MSI, Sapphire and XFX
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:16P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Out of the five AMD Radeon R9 270X we tested, the MSI R9 270X Gaming came out on top. It's the most silent, energy-efficient and, more importantly, the most affordable card. If you enjoy overclocking video cards, the Hawk is a good option.

Gigabyte Z87X-UD5 TH Thunderbolt Motherboard Review
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:15P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The GA-Z87X-UD5 TH tries to bridge the gap between a mainstream motherboard and benchtop overclocker by making full use of the chipset and adding in some higher cost options, like Thunderbolt and WiFi.

Fussball Manager 14 – last version ?
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:15P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Football Manager 14 caused a storm of indignation among gamers. Reason enough to check out if the criticism is justified!

Battlefield 4 reviewed
     Tue, Nov 26 2013 | 5:14P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With battlefield 4 electronic arts and dice have released the successor of battlefield 3. We take a look at the differences and similarities. What’s better and what’s worse?

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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
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
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
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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  14. Crash Recovery: The Blue Screen of Death
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  18. Diagnosing Bad Hard Drives
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  20. Downgrading Windows Vista Back To Windows XP
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  23. Ergonomics & Computers
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  28. Forgotten Passwords & Recovery Methods
  29. Formatting and Partitioning a Hard Drive
  30. Fundamentals of Upgrading a PC
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  32. Home Networking and File Sharing
  33. How to Install: Intel Socket 775 CPU and Heatsink
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  37. How to Install: AMD Socket FM1 CPU and Heatsink
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  40. How to Update a Motherboard BIOS
  41. Installing RAID on Desktop PCs
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  44. Internet Connection Sharing
  45. Legally Copying Software and Music
  46. Linux Part 1: Getting Familiar
  47. Linux Part 2: Installing a PC
  48. Linux Part 3: New Software
  49. Little Known Features of WindowsXP
  50. Making Old Software Compatible with Windows Vista
  51. Making DVD Movies from Video Files
  52. Most Common Ways to Kill a PC
  53. Optical Drives & Recording Formats
  54. Overclocking the CPU, Motherboard & Memory
  55. Overclocking the Videocard
  56. Preventing Data Theft from a Stolen Laptop
  57. Printer Sharing on a Home Network
  58. Quick Guide for Eliminating Spyware and Hijacker Software
  59. RAM, Memory and Upgrading
  60. Registry: Backups, Repairs, and Protection
  61. Remote Access to Computers
  62. RSS Feed Setup & Subscriptions
  63. Safe Mode in Windows Vista For Crash Recovery
  64. Setting up an FTP Server in WinXP
  65. Slipstreaming WindowsXP with Service Pack 2
  66. Spyware Protection and Removal
  67. Stopping Spam
  68. Stopping Vista From Thrashing Hard Disks to Death
  69. Synchronizing Files and Folders
  70. Unattended Windows 2000/XP Installations
  71. Understanding & Creating Batch Files
  72. Understanding & Tweaking WindowsXP Services
  73. Upgrading A Motherboard Without Reinstalling
  74. Upgrading Win98 to Windows XP
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  77. Website Hosting From A Home PC
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  79. Windows Vista Crash Recovery and Repair Install
  80. Windows XP Command Prompt
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