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Intel's Game Changer, One Size Fits All Haswell
     Tue, Sep 18 2012 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel's next-generation CPU, codenamed Haswell, was the major star of IDF. One aspect of the chip we haven't talked about at length, however, is its emphasis on reduced power consumption. When Intel announced that its Ivy Bridge mobile products would target 17W for mainstream systems, it made headlines. Pushing Haswell down to 10W is an even greater achievement, but hitting these targets requires a great deal of collaboration and cooperation...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

LEPA Cooling Fan Collection @ Pro-Clockers
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
And to add to this we are also asking them to look as good as they perform. At your local PC shop you can find fans of various color combinations, sizes and lighting effects. Our reasoning here today to take a look at some new blowers from LEPA, the Chopper, Casino and the Vortex are just a trio of new fans LEPA is excited about. So, lets take a brief look at the new additions."
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

Listing: GeForce GTX 660 @ ocaholic
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Here we go! Just a list of all GeForce GTX 660 around sorted by manufacturers with pics and specs. If you think or see that some are missing, please leave a comment and we will add it as soon as possible."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

MSI GeForce GTX 650 Power Edition OC 1 GB @ techPowerUp
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The MSI GeForce GTX 650 Power Edition OC is a fully customized, overclocked, GTX 650 design which comes with a unique cooler. Depending on your cooling requirements you can add a second fan in two possible configurations to reduce temperatures."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

MTE M3-2I Tactical LED Flashlight Review @ ModSynergy.com
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today I will review a LED flashlight from another well known LED flashlight maker called MTE Co., Ltd. MTE regards themselves as a professional LED flashlight maker operating from Shenzhen, China. Today marks my first review of an MTE flashlight and will give you an idea of the products they offer and what they represent. MTE was adamant that I review one of their higher end models at the time called the M3-2I Tactical. This flashlight offers a high power CREE MC-E LED (4-chip) that is theoretically capable of providing up to 740 of eye-blinding lumens."
  FULL STORY @ MODSYNERGY.COM

NVIDIA Chips Comparison Table @ Hardware Secrets
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you don`t follow the video card market almost daily, it is really complicated to understand the differences between the several different NVIDIA graphics chips available on the market today. To facilitate knowing and understanding the differences among these chips, we have compiled the following table:"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

OCZ Agility 3 60GB SSD @ Rbmods
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:07P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple days ago I had an urgent need for an SSD for my laptop and saw OCZ Agility 3 on sale in local computer store. I decided to buy it without any further inspection what kind of disk it was and thought you might be interested in our thoughts about it. We will take a look at the 60GB model and compare it against other SSD:s we currently have available in our test laboratory. Lets see how well it performs."
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS.COM

 
Seasonic G-360 Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 4:03P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seasonic offers four models under their G series, 360 W, 450 W, 550 W, and 650 W, all featuring the 80 Plus Gold certification. Let`s see how the low-wattage 360 W model fared on our tests."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Asustek, Gigabyte push for annual motherboard shipment goal
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 3:27P | Business / Industry | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seeing the PC market is remaining weak in the third quarter, top-2 motherboard vendors Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both recently dropped their motherboard prices in Europe and China in the hopes to achieve their shipment goal for 2012, with Gigabyte estimated to ship 5.4 million units in the third quarter, only slightly behind Asustek's 5.8-6 million units.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU II TOP Review
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 3:08P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ASUS has launched three custom GeForce GTX 660 Ti video cards. Today we have the "top" end of these three video cards, the ASUS GeForce GTX 660 Ti DirectCU II TOP. Featuring a high factory overclock and custom cooling we review it against a GeForce GTX 670 and overclocked Radeon HD 7950 to find out which offers the best gaming.
  FULL STORY @ HARDOCP

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III review
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 3:08P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III is a very good power supply. Ironically, the main point of criticism we have for the Silencer is that it's not that silent. PC Power & Cooling wins in two areas: looks and price. The white housing and modular cables with XLR-like screw connectors are unique qualities of this PSU. And while the pricetag of £229 isn't cheap, it's still 10 percent more affordable than the competition.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

[Tech ARP] Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 13.7
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 1:05P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These days, there are so many mobile GPU models that it has become quite impossible to keep up with the different configurations. Therefore, we decided to compile this guide to provide an easy reference for those who are interested in comparing the specifications of the various mobile GPUs in the market as well as those already obsolescent or obsolete. Currently covering *362 mobile GPUs*, this comprehensive comparison will allow you to easily compare up to *22 different specifications* for each and every GPU. We hope it will prove to be a useful reference. We will keep this guide updated regularly so do check back for the latest updates. Here are the latest updates: *- Added a new Memory Size specification for all AMD / ATI mobile GPUs. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT mobile GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7490M mobile GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7470M mobile GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7450M mobile GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7430M mobile GPU. - Corrected the Code Name specifications for numerous AMD / ATI mobile GPUs. - Updated the Max. TDP specifications for the AMD Radeon HD 7000 series of mobile GPUs. - Removed the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4850 X2 mobile GPU.*"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

Gigabyte GTX 660 Windforce OC 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 12:11P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today NVIDIA launched their new GTX 660. Gigabyte has sent us their overclocked GTX 660 Windforce OC which also comes with a large dual-fan cooler that provides extremely low temperatures in both idle and load. The overclock out of the box helps to gain some performance on the HD 7870."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Review: OCZ Agility 4 256 GB @ Ocaholic
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 11:44A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Right after the Vertex 4, OCZ released the Agility 4. Traditionally the Agility series is a bit slower than the Vertex series but therefore they charge less for these drive. Never the less, at 410 Megabyte per second sequential write, 420 Megabyte per second sequential read as well as 48`000 IOPS randon read and 85`000 IOPS random write the drive is everything but slow."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

EnGenius XtraRange ESR750H Dual-Band Wireless-N Router Review @ Legit Reviews
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 10:28A | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After using the EnGenius ESR750H router for a few weeks, I really fell in love with some aspects of this sub-$100 router namely, the size, power consumption and user interface. Because the ESR750H is outfitted with 2 external 5 dBi antennas, we really expected the router to have a larger range of service than that of the other routers we have in our arsenal with internal antennas..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Gigabyte GA-7PESLX - Workstation Motherboard @ ocaholic
     Mon, Sep 17 2012 | 9:53A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Usually at this place we tend to have a closer look at enthusiast level motherboards but this time it is a dual socket workstation motherboard Gigabyte sent us. The GA-7PESLX supports up to 384 Gigabyte DDR3 ECC memory via a triple channel memory interface and it comes with two sockets LGA 1356, which support the latest Intel Xeon E5-2400 series processors with up to 8 cores and 16 threads."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

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