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First Actual Intel Broadwell Core M Benchmarks From IDF 2014
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 2:37P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We just got the scoop on some actual benchmarks run on Intel’s just-released Broadwell platform. We’ve gone into detail on Broadwell’s architecture and features and discussed expected power and performance characteristics in a couple of previous articles. But now we can finally show you some cold, hard numbers—not percentage comparisons versus previous platforms. We saw a 12.1” Broadwell-based, Core M 5Y70-powered Windows tablet live at IDF 2014, and have pictures of the actual benchmark runs posted for you here...

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon ZX Mechanical Keyboard - BCCHardware
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 1:09P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Poseidon ZX is a solid product that performed well, feels great and is built like a tank. If you`re in the market for a new mechanical keyboard to take to a LAN (and you`re a WASD gamer), make sure to check out the Poseidon ZX. There are a lot of other keyboards this size in the wild, but this keyboard just plain gets the job done. There is no software, no fuss and nothing to update."

TP-Link AV500 Powerline and Wi-Fi Review at HardwareHeaven
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:18P | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today we take a look at powerline networking in our TP-Link AV500 Review. Two products are covered, their starter kit and a more advanced Wi-Fi capable kit."

Cooler Master N600 Mid Tower Review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:16P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One can easily say that Cooler Master is a household name among PC enthusiasts. With an absolute plethora of cooling products and chassis to choose from, Cooler Master boasts one of the largest product lines in the industry. With products such as the immensely popular Hyper 212 EVO CPU cooler and the HAF 932 chassis, one can generally expect good things to come from Cooler Master. Last year Cooler Master released the N-series cases, which includes the N200, N400, and N600 models. The N600 is the premier model in the series, designed to bring enthusiast features at a more affordable price point.

G.SKILL Releases World's Fastest DDR4 3333MHz Memory
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:12P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
G.SKILL International Co., Ltd., the leading high performance memory designer and manufacturer, is releasing the world's fastest DDR4 memory kit at a breath-taking and neck-breaking 3333MHz!!! With a total capacity of 16GB (4GBx4), the system can take full advantage of quad channel mode and crank up the bandwidth speed to new heights. Not to mention the CAS timings are maintained at a nice CL16-16-16-36, and fully validated on the newest ASUS ROG Rampage V Extreme X99 motherboard!

Core i7 5960X Haswell-E is here for the extreme enthusiasts
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:11P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel is today not only announcing the new X99-plattform but also new Haswell-based CPU's to go with it. We have tested the Intel Core i7-5960X which is the top of the charts with 20MB Cache and 8 cores with 16 threads via enabled Hyperthreading technology for a total 16 logical cores.

Corsair Graphite 380T
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:11P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair is aiming to take the Graphite series on the road with the Graphite 380T. A compact Mini-ITX chassis with a solid grip and sweet looks, it certainly has the specs to be an awesome LAN-gaming rig. But all this comes at a fairly high price - will the Graphite 380T manage to make each cent count?

Cooler Master V750 Semi Modular PSU review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:10P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
While we have focused in recent weeks on 1000W+ units, today we thought it was time to analyse an enthusiast ‘mainstream’ unit – the new Cooler Master V750 semi modular. This 750 watt power supply uses high grade Japanese capacitors and is 80 Plus Gold Certified. Available for around £95 in the UK, should this be making your shortlist?

Corsair Carbide Air 240 Micro-ATX Chassis Review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:10P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Since I first saw this chassis at Computex earlier this year I have been eager to get my hands on it. I absolutely loved the Air 540 chassis, but I had one minor gripe about its design, it was too big! I wanted to use the chassis for my own system build, but it wouldn’t fit under or on top of my desk due to its box like form factor. Either way, the Air 540 was a lovely looking and very capable chassis, but Corsair know people want something a little more compact and have come back with the Air 240, a mini-ITX / MicroATX compatible HTPC / LAN box style chassis.

Core i7-4790K vs i7-4770K Gaming-Performance
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 12:09P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gamers are continuously asking which is the best CPU for their system, from a performance as well as a price perspective. In this series of articles, we're comparing the gaming performance of two CPU's in recent games and we will be showing you which CPU is most suitable for which budget. Other than that we will also let you know whether it would make sense to upgrade from one model to another or not. Last but not least you will get an overview which CPU is most suitable for the type of gaming PC you want to build.

Core i7 5960X Haswell-E Review DDR4 Performance
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 11:46A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With Haswell-E, Intel is not just launching a few new high-end desktop CPUs but a completely new platform. In combination with X99 and DDR4, Haswell-E is big step forward for Intel. On top of all this there are now eight core CPUs available for endusers, which is something enthusiasts as well as professionals have been waiting for.

Gigabyte X99 SOC Force Motherboard Review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 11:46A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review we check out the Gigabyte X99 SOC Force, will the force be strong with this one ? We certainly can tell you that is is one of the most impressive X99 motherboards we have had our hands on. It has a massive feature set like SLI/Crossfire support, heaps of SATA3 connectors, M.2., VERY sweet overclock features, a near audiophile audio solution, and yeah the means to tweak. Join us in another X99 motherboard review, a product that is bound to shock and awe.

ASUS X99 Rampage V Extreme Review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 11:46A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review we check out the ASUS Rampage V Extreme motherboard, armed with the X99 chipset and with that luxurious OC panel this motherboard is amongst the most high-end X99 motherboards available on the globe. It's big, fast, ROG themed and has luxurious features and overclocking written all over it. The Rampage V ROG Edition is an E-ATX form factor motherboard for the new Haswell-E series of processors. The motherboard comes with a massive feature set like SLI/Crossfire support, AC WIFI, heaps of SATA3 connectors, overclock features, a nice audio solution, M.2 PCIe compatibility and yeah, the means to overclock.

Lian Li PC-V359 Micro-ATX Modular PC Case Review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 11:35A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Lian Li PC-V359 is a micro-ATX cube style case, utilizing a dual compartment design which separates the motherboard and graphics card from the power supply and hard drives. It is available in four models, Black (V359WX), Black and Red (V359WRX), Champagne/Gold (V359WG) and Silver (V359WA). While they should be available now, they are in limited supply so it can be difficult to track one down, if you are lucky to find one, expect to pay around $179.99 plus shipping. Read on to see what makes this case special!

Samsung 850 PRO SSD 256 Gigabyte Review @ ocaholic
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 11:05A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The 850 PRO 256 GB is Samsung`s flagship consumer-grade SATA SSD. The series features Samsungs latest 3D V-NAND with 24 layers and 128Gbit density. Thanks to this NAND flash memory the drive features a high endurance rating and apart from that also performance should be on a seriously high level."

PowerColor Radeon R9 285 TurboDuo review
     Tue, Sep 16 2014 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In this review we look at the new PowerColor Radeon R9-285 TurboDuo. Armed with an ultra silent cooler this Tonga GPU based product bring you high-end gaming at a price of 249 USD - With 2GB of graphics memory you can game with good image quality settings at Full HD. Follow us into this review where we`ll look at temperatures, noise, performance and go with the latest game titles on the globe."

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