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Silverstone Strider Gold ST55F-G Power Supply Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 11:56P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Silverstone Strider Gold ST55F-G is fully modular, including all MB and PCIe connections. Connections for one 6+2 pin and one 6 pin PCIe, eight SATA, three 4-pin molex and one floppy connector fit the expansion needs for almost any single GPU system. MB, 8-pin and PCIe connectors are a generous 550mm, while SATA and 4-pin connectors are slightly shorter at 500mm with all cables sleeved in black mesh. The depth of the ST55F-G comes in at a smaller than standard 120mm, making it a perfect choice for smaller form factor systems. A 120mm silent fan provides ample cooling for the ST55F-G. To keep things running safely, Silverstone has built seven way protection into the ST55F-G, including No Load Protection, which is a step rarely seen taken. Naturally, with 80 PLUS Gold Certification, the ST55F-G is going to provide its power with great efficiency"
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

Android App Pick - Dinner Spinner - BCCHardware
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 10:41P | Software | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have just posted up another Android App Pick of the Week and this week we are exercising our culinary talents with Dinner Spinner from AllRecipes.com. This Application helps you decide what to cook, bake and prepare by spinning to win. Think of it as Roulette for your stomach. There are some good combinations and a lot more details."
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H-WiFi Review
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 9:56P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Now when it came to overclocking, the Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H-WiFi will allow your processor and memory to scale almost effortlessly when manually tweaking the settings. Up to the limits of your hardware at least. I was able to pull a 1.2GHz overclock out of the CPU and run the 2133MHz rated memory at up to 2400MHz by adjusting the timings and tweaking the voltages a bit for stability. Manually tuning in the 3D BIOS is not the only avenue to increase the performance of your installed hardware. Using Easy Tune 6 you can overclock from within the operating system to see what works and what does not. The utility does not come by the Easy Tune name just the sake of calling it something. Using the Auto Tuning feature of the Tuner section of ET6 you can choose a few preset options to overclock your hardware from a mild 4.18GHz using a 102MHz bclock to a more aggressive 4.68GHz using a 104MHz bclock."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Transcend SSD720 256GB SSD Review
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 1:51P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Transcend goes for gold with its new flagship SSD720 product that brings LSI SandForce performance to a new higher capacity point. The new 7mm package coupled with 24nm flash and working TRIM makes this the best RAISE free SandForce offering yet."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

ASUS SABERTOOTH
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 12:03P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Recently, after several months of saving, I bought an ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 Motherboard and an AMD FX-8350 Vishera CPU to go with it. As you probably would imagine if you are reading this, I felt like a kid on Christmas morning and was eager to get to using my new hardware. The problem is that (at this moment) there is not any (official) way to use a Piledriver CPU with this motherboard. You heard right. Not only does ASUS' latest motherboard the SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0, which features AMD's newest enthusiast chipset, not support this CPU out of the box there is currently not even a BIOS available from ASUS to support it, either."
  FULL STORY @ MONSTER-HARDWARE

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690s
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 12:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Pricing aside, the ORIGIN Genesis is the fastest and most impressive PC we have tested at PC Perspective and we have seen our fair share of systems in our labs. If you want the ULTIMATE gaming experience then this machine will power it though I recommend (almost require) you invest in three monitors for a Surround experience if you are already shelling out $5000+ for a computer."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

Paddytek Paddy Vibe BT Edition Resonance speaker
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 12:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With more and more smartphones being used as music players we see more portable speakers on the market. Paddytek, a swedish company, has created a portable speaker that can be ran with both a 3,5mm connector or Bluetooth. Their claim is that it uses resonance to supposedly create a high quality sound,. So lets take a look at what we can expect from this 50$ portable speaker!
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS

 
Intel Solid State Drive 335 Series SSD Review
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 12:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Intel SSD 335 is the company’s first solid state drive to ship with NAND flash memory produced using a 20nm process. Intel claims the drive “uses the smallest, most efficient multi-level cell NAND flash on the market”. The flash memory used on the Intel SSD 335 was jointly developed my Intel’s and Micron’s IM Flash Technologies (IMFT) and was announced last April, but is now ready for prime time in a drive targeting the sweet spot of the enthusiast and DIY market...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

REVIEW: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 Motherboard Halloween Review @ PureOverclock
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 11:46A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Even though market conditions are still relatively slow, companies like Gigabyte have a full line of Z77 motherboards to choose from. So, which one will fit the bill for a top tier system? Perhaps Gigabyte will be able to take a nice chunk of the marketshare with products like this uniquely designed GA-Z77X-UP7. Let`s get this Halloween treat into the Pure Overclock lab and see what it has under the hood. Also, don`t be scared of the monsters! We have an exotic cooling performance surprise a bit later that will surely keep those beasts at bay!"
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK.COM

[Affiliates News] Patriot Gauntlet 320 Wireless Hard Drive Review @ APH
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 11:45A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
APH Networks reviews the Patriot Gauntlet 320 wireless hard drive, along with battery life and performance testing. How does it stack up?"
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS.COM

Cooler Master HAF XB @ LanOC Reviews
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 11:42A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One of the best parts about CES is that we get the chance to catch up with companies like Cooler Master and take a peek at what they are toying around with behind the scenes. This year they had an interesting case that at the time they called a LAN case. This struck a tone for me because of a fundamental issue I had with the case being for LAN use, its size, and I let them know it. Over 10 months later the HAF XB is sitting here in the office, with an improved design and a more appropriate focus. The HAF XB is considered a case / test bench. Those of you who like to tweak and play with your builds may have just perked up. The HAF XB is a completely new form factor for Cooler Master; considering their past wins this should be interesting. Maybe even game changing?"
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

Magnetyze Apple iPhone 4 / 4S Charger Review @ TestFreaks
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 11:23A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Well known inductive charger brands include PowerMat and Energerizer Qi. These systems involve using bulky case on the iPhone and a flat inductive mat. Conductive chargers are less known but BuQuTech plans to change that with their Magnetyze iPhone 4/4S charging system which features a low profile case and a magnetic stand. "
  FULL STORY @ TESTFREAKS.COM

MSI GEFORCE GTX 660 HAWK 2GB Video Card Review
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 10:59A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have a look at the latest HAWK video card from MSI which is driven by the NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 660 GPU."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Cooler Master HAF XB Case Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 10:30A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, Cooler Master is releasing the HAF XB, a case targeted to gamers that looks like a huge cube and focuses on airflow. Let`s check it out."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Cooler Master HAF XB Review @ Pro-Clockers
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 9:27A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
You may be aware that everything contained within the HAF product line is geared towards the gamer and enthusiast and this new product is no different. The XB can play the role of the gamer rig as well as an open-air test bench. That`s right you can open up the sides and remove the top panel and have the ideal test bench platform."
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

F1 Race Stars (PC) Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Tue, Nov 13 2012 | 9:27A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
F1 Race Stars Review @ Hardwareheaven.com F1 Race Stars sees Codemasters Racing studio head in a completely new direction with the franchise. Here we are bobble headed versions of the real world teams, complete with karts, power-ups, crazy circuits and, in theory, a whole load of fun."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

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