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Corsair AX1200i PSU review
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 10:05A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We review the Corsair Professional Series AX1200i PSU. The 1200W PSU is massive in performance, the one massive 100A 12-volts says it all really. Excellent for multi-GPU solutions and hardcore overclockers. Corsair also embeds their LINK technology into the PSU. That means you can monitor the PSU with the help of software, things like PSU efficiency, power usage or simply to adjust the fan RPM. We`ll show you that in the review though. Read the review here"
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Ubuntu 12.10 Is Faster With Intel Hardware
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:47A | Operating System | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
While benchmarks have already indicated ARM performance improvements in Ubuntu 12.10, early testing of this Quantal Quetzal release has also revealed that Intel hardware is benefiting too from performance optimizations for this Linux operating system update due out in October."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE Motherboard Review @ Techgage
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:18A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Want a motherboard that won`t have you wishing you chose differently? There are plenty of reasons why ASUS` P8Z77-V DELUXE deserves your consideration. It`s a feature-packed board that gives you everything you`d hope for in a motherboard - and then throws in some extra for good measure."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

[Tech ARP] Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 13.5
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:07A | 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 *355 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 Bus Interface specification for all AMD mobile GPUs. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7870M GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7850M GPU. - Added the AMD Radeon HD 7700M GPU. - Added the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 IGP. - Added the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3100 IGP. - Updated the specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 7970M GPU. - Updated the specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 7750M GPU. - Updated the specifications of the AMD Radeon HD 7730M GPU. - Updated the specifications of the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450 GPU. - Updated the specifications of the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430 GPU. - Updated the specifications of the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 GPU. - Removed the AMD Radeon HD 7950M (Future) GPU. - Removed the AMD Radeon Xpress 1150M chipset. - Removed the AMD Radeon Xpress 1100M chipset. - Removed the AMD Radeon Xpress 200M chipset. - Removed the AMD Mobility Radeon chipset.*"
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP.COM

Crucial 256GB v4 SATA II Solid State Drive @ Pro-Clockers
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:04A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The next option may be the best. You can run out and pick up a brand spanking new Crucial v4 solid state drive. The v4 series is new to Crucial`s SSD line-up and is built around a SATA II controller. Yes, that is right the v4 is a SATA II model and comes in the more popular sizes of 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB units. And another attractive thing is the price. Tony Walker Owner/Operator of Pro-Clockers www.Pro-Clockers.com TDub@pro-clockers.com MSN = tawalker98@yahoo.com Like us on
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

built-in headphone amplifier
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:03A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ASUS tackles lackluster sound quality in note- and netbooks with the Xonar U3, a small USB audio card with a built-in headphone amplifier. There's convenience in the form of a portable optical output tucked into this small shell, but we put the U3 to the test to see how it compares to typical onboard audio solutions.
  FULL STORY @ NEOSEEKER

Acer S5 Ultrabook: with hidden connectors and Thunderbolt
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:02A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Acer has created a very interesting Ultrabook with the Aspire S5, which they have clearly positioned above the existing Aspire S3. The retractable connectors are a fun gimmick, but the presence of a Thunderbolt connector is even more exciting. Another unique feature are the dual SSDs consisting of two 64 GB SSDs in RAID 0.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

 
Asrock X79 Extreme11
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:01A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Those that require the ability to create a RAID array with up to eight 6Gb/s drives along with extreme multi-GPU setups will find the X79 Extreme11 actually fairs rather well in terms of value. For those that do not require these features the X79 Extreme11 is obviously overkill and Asrockā€™s less extreme motherboards will fit the bill better, and with the X79 Extreme9, 7, 6, 4 and 3 to choose from, all options are covered.
  FULL STORY @ LEGIONHARDWARE

Lenovo IdeaPad U410 review: affordable and powerful Ultrabook
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 9:00A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For the price you get a pretty powerful and well-equipped Ultrabook. Most brands offer a Core i5 at this level, but Lenovo includes an energy-efficient Core i7 and 8 GB memory. And instead of the typical 500 GB hard drive you get a 1 TB version and even a dedicated graphics card by Nvidia. While it's just the GeForce 610, it's still a nice addition.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

Cooler Master Storm Stryker Case Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 8:59A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Storm Stryker full tower chassis is large enough to handle just about any type of computer components we wish to use with it. It is also solidly built and portable, which is where having a chassis that is solidly built really starts to shine. "
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Genius G-Shot HD575T Digital Camcorder Review @ TechwareLabs
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 8:41A | Digital Cameras | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this technology rich world we live in, there is no shortage of ways to capture those spontaneous or special moments in your life. The reality is that many of us carry devices (smartphones, tablets, etc) capable of capturing still pictures and motion video at some level. Where these devices excel in being extremely portable, the quality, feature, and functionality of capturing these moments in your life is generally limited due to their inherent small form factor. So, the video camera market is still very much alive and kicking!"
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS.COM

Canon Pixma Pro-1 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 7:42A | Digital Cameras | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Canon Pixma PRO-1 is Canons new flagship A3+ photo printer, capable of producing high-quality prints at up to 13 by 19 inches. It is a step up from the Canon Pixma Pro9500 Mark II, employing more and larger ink tanks and clocking faster photo-printing speeds."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

Diablotek Cyclops Mid Tower Case Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 4:59A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We are back with another case from Diablotek. The last case we reviewed by Diablotek did not impress us that much at all so we are hoping for something better with this case. Part of Diabloteks Gamer Series the Cyclops is a mid tower case that features support for full length graphics cards, is USB 3.0 ready, has tool-less drive bays, and has 5 pre-installed fans! You get all of this for under $70! Will this case be one of your choices for your next build? Read on to find out!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

MSI Radeon HD 7770 Power Edition review
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 4:04A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We review the MSI Radeon HD 7770 Power Edition. MSI recently released an updated Radeon HD 7770 1GHz edition with their own 1.1 GHz custom model. They use their own custom 4-layer PCB and equipped it with a dual cooling solution. I say dual here as you get an extra fan that you can pop onto the card for extra cooling. MSI also opened up the voltages for Aux, GPU and memory making the card very tweakable. Read the article here"
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Sleeping Dogs PC Technical Review @ Rage3D.com
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 3:20A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
*We test drive United Front`s open world crime game Sleeping Dogs and see if it`s a rough port or a winner in our PC technical review."
  FULL STORY @ RAGE3D.COM

Review: Crucial Ballistix Smart Tactical 2x4GB DDR3-1866 MHz CL9 @ ocaholic
     Tue, Aug 14 2012 | 3:15A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple of weeks ago, we began our quest to study Crucials recently refreshed Ballistix lineup. Having spent two rounds with new Elite series variations, this time were going to deal with a model that has been around since the very beginning."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

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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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