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Apple MacBook Pro (15-Inch Retina Display) Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 4:08P | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With a higher-resolution display, thin chassis, and up-to-date components, the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina Display is the new king of high-end desktop replacement laptops. It is the laptop you want if you care about performance, thinness, and the screen."

Force Disk Usage Refresh
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 4:02P | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I can't tell you how many times I have looked at the resources page of my QNAP NAS only to be left wondering how much space I have left after some large transfers. Unfortunately, QNAP did not build in a manual refresh option for the storage on your NAS. As always, there are a couple of ways you can do this.

Intel 910 800GB and 400GB PCI Express
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Intel jumps into the server PCIe flash acceleration market and in a big way. With an amazingly low price point compared to competitors, Intel aims to dominate this market segment."

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 4:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The benchmark results on the Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD came out very much as we expected. Performance nearly mirrors that of the Kingston HyperX 5K drive and places itself amongst the best drives we have tested. The read/write specifications of 555MB/s and 510MB/s respectively are good to start with but we saw the writes exceed that specification in the ATTO benchmark by an additional 24MB/s. Real world scores were very good as well and since we`ve spent several months using the 5K drive in one of our 24/7 systems without incident, we expect to see the same consistent performance from the 3K drive..."

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Solid State Drive
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 4:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Quote: Kingston has been one of the more prominent brands in the SSD market, in part because they offer a diverse line up that covers the full spectrum of capacity, performance, and budgets. The item up for review today, Kingston's HyperX 3K 240GB SSD, is a perfect example of how high performance and high capacity are achievable without an astronomically high price.

Z77 Motherboard Roundup II: EVGA, ASRock, Gigabyte, Zotac
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 3:50P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We've already covered all of the juicy details of Intel’s Z77 chipset and put a few motherboards through their paces, but there are so many manufacturers with killer boards available based on the chipset, that it’d be a crime if we didn’t round up another stack of them for you. This round of Z77 mainboards consists of entries from ASRock, EVGA, Gigabyte, and Zotac, more specifically the ASRock Fatal1ty Z77 Professional, EVGA Z77 FTW, Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H, and Zotac Z77-ITX WiFi...

Cooler Master Silent Pro M2 1500 Watt Power Supply
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 3:47P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Cooler Master a name known for gaming as well as extremes has extended its Silent Pro M2 line to a system like one mentioned above. As of today the 1000W model will be upped by a 1500W model with all the cabling and connectors to support the ultimate rig. The new model offers dual 12v rails with 55A on the first one and 70A on the second. Looks like the making of a pretty good PSU in our eyes. Read on to learn more about it.

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 2:08P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Dell`s XPS 13 is what we would call the quintessential Ultrabook.  It has one of the slimmest chassis we have seen, uses top shelf materials and incorporates a very quick SSD which makes up for a lack of processor speed.  It is nearly perfect for on-the-go users looking for an ultra portable notebook with long battery life.  But Dell did make some sacrifices. "

SSD NEWS: MyDigitalSSD SMART Series 256GB SSD Review ? Top Performance Unmatched Capacity Killer Price
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 11:59A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Its not often that I credit a companys business practices but this is going to be the exception for Matt Dawson and MyDigitalSSD who recently sent us three new SSDs for review, the Smart 256GB mSATA, the Bullet Proof 256GB value driven mSATA and the 512GB BP 3 2.5 SSD. Todays evaluation will be on the MyDigitalSSD Smart Series 256GB SATA 3 SSD and I guarantee this review will raise a few eyebrows. As a bit of a hint, lets just say that things arent always as they seem."

MSI GeForce GTX 680 Lightning 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 11:54A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI`s GTX 680 Lightning combines the outstanding performance of the GTX 680 with the unique heritage of MSI`s Lightning series. The card brings many features geared toward overclockers and advanced users, but even for gamers it`s a good choice thanks to the overclock out of the box."

Bitfenix Shinobi XL @ Techreaction.net
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 11:05A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It is always a fun day at the office when boxes from Bitfenix show up. Today we have their new take on the Shinobi, the Shinobi XL. The Shinobi was a great mid tower that we took a look at awhile back and we are hoping the XL just builds off that greatness. The XL sports internal USB 3.0 headers, along with a new SuperCharge port that supplies 2.5A, up to 5 times what USB 2.0 provides, to help charge your portable devices. There is improved wire management inside the XL, which we will be sure to examine. Now, lets get this shin-dig started shall we?"

[Affiliates News] OCZ Octane 512GB Solid State Drive @ APH Networks
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 9:59A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
APH Networks reviews the epic large 512GB SSD from OCZ. Is it as awesome as its capacity suggests?"

SilverStone Temjin TJ04-EW Evolution ATX Computer Chassis Review
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 9:21A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are a lot of great ATX mid-tower cases on the market today. The only real way to set yourself apart is to either have the best of a particular feature or a very unique feature. SilverStone has been one of the companies we can depend on to create unique case designs. The case we are looking at today is not a unique look, but does have a very unique system of space and cable management. Lets see what a seemingly basic box can be when its pushed to the design edge with the SilverStone TJ04-E (Windowed) Evolution chassis! *"

Review: AMD Bulldozer FX-4170 @ ocaholic
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 9:10A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It`s been quite while since AMD released it`s bulldozer processors. When they were launched we reviewed the FX-8150 and the FX-8120 octacore CPUs. These two processors haven`t been able to convince because of their poor performance per MHz. Now we`re going to check wether the FX-4170 with 4.2 GHz is a fierce competitor for Intel or not."

EPIC GEAR Meduza HOST Gaming Mouse Review @ Madshrimps
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 9:10A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Epic Gear Meduza Gaming Mouse features HDST (hybrid dual-sensor technology), an ergonomic shape and 6 fully programmable buttons. The mouse can be set to operate in three differ"

Z77 Motherboard Charts: 15 Models tested - update ASUS P8Z77-V Premium @ Ocaholic
     Tue, Jun 26 2012 | 8:02A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In our comparison tables, meanwhile you find benchmark values regarding 15 recent Z77 motherboards. Furthermore we do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right motherboard."

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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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Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
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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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