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ASUS P8Z77-V Pro Intel Z77 Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Tue, Aug 21 2012 | 9:14A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today were looking at ASUS P8Z77-V PRO. Ranking 2nd in ASUSs mainstream line of motherboards, ranking slightly above the P8Z77-V, and below the P8Z77-V DELUXE. Offering a 12-Phase all-digital power delivery design, 100% Japanese Capacitors, and support for SLI and CrossFire, it boasts all the required features required for a mainstream gamer or overclocker. So what do you say we put it through its paces and see where it ranks, yes?"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Zotac GT 640 Zone Edition @ Bjorn3D
     Tue, Aug 21 2012 | 9:04A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Zotac has made a name for themselves in the SFF community with many of the Zbox systems and SFF boards. Zotac also makes GeForce graphics cards which are quite well featured and targeted at specific user demographics. Today we have the Zone Edition which is designed for the HTPC user who wants a silent system."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

Aerocool Touch-2000 Review
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 4:03P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have taking on the task of looking at the Touch-2000 from Aerocool, a multi fan controller and temperature sensor with an LCD touch screen interface panel...
  FULL STORY @ AEROCOOL

Acer Aspire TimelineU M5 Review
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 4:02P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
More than last year, 2012's ultrabooks have been and will continue to be about tradeoffs: low-res screens vs. high-res, TN panels vs. IPS, snappy SSDs vs. capacious HDDs, dual-core CPUs vs. quad-core, 2GB vs. 8GB, power-sipping IGPs vs. muscle-bound GPUs, mainstream vs. premium pricing, and so on. In other words, shopping for an ultrabook is eerily similar to shopping for any other notebook, which raises concerns about the long-term marketing potential of ultrabooks as a special sub-classification of premium laptops. Acer's new TimelineU makes its own compromises. Our review unit touts a full-size backlit keyboard, 500GB of storage, a GeForce GT 640M LE GPU, an optical drive, an eight-hour battery life and an attractive $830 price tag. Naturally, the question is: what's the catch? Let's get to the bottom of that.
  FULL STORY @ TECHSPOT

Gigabyte GTX 660Ti OC Video Card Review
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review we will be looking at a new video card from Gigabyte called the GV-N66TOC-2GD. The card comes with a respectable factory overclock and custom Windforce cooling solution to improve overall noise and cooling performance.
  FULL STORY @ NINJALANE

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH Z77 motherboard review: dual Thunderbolt
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 4:00P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
he GA-Z77X-UP5 TH has another selling point, and that's the inclusion of two Intel Thunderbolt connectors. Since one of the key features of Thunderbolt is the ability to daisy chain multiple devices, a second connector seems superfluous at first. However, Intel also has a cheaper Thunderbolt chip for peripheral devices that do not have the daisy chaining feature. It's likely that more and more Thunderbolt devices will hit the market that cannot be daisy chained, so the presence of a second Thunderbolt adapter is a good way of future-proofing your PC.
  FULL STORY @ MOTHERBOARD

Test: Crucial Ballistix Elite 4x4GB 2000 MHz CL9 revisited on Ivy Bridge @ ocaholic
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 2:43P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Very recently, we posted a trilogy featuring memory from Crucials recently refreshed Ballistix series. Before Crucial have massively switched to Micron D9PFJ, they had to resort to other IC makers in order to produce their fast memory. Tonight, we will take a second look at some of their older stuff to judge if going Micron made things any better."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

 
Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance Nintendo 3DS Review
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 11:59A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A weird name does not mean this is a bad game by any strech of the imagination."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

News: A quick look at Corsairs Professional Series AX1200i digital power supply
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 11:01A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair`s new Professional Series AX1200i uses digital circuitry to convert AC to DC power. We take a quick look at the PSU and the software enabled by its DSP."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

LEPA G850-MAS Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 10:05A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The LEPA already had a power supply series called G, with 500 W, 700 W, and 900 W models. We reviewed the 500 W and 700 W models, and they deserved our recommendation. Now LEPA is releasing 650 W, 750 W, and 850 W models within its G series, but those models are manufactured by a different company. Let`s see how the new 850 W model fared in our tests. "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Corsair AX1200i Review @ Vortez
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 9:18A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new AX1200i has been much sought after; prior to its launch this week the hardware community has been eager to see it hit the market. As its name suggests this PSU is 1200W; the i signifying the Digital Signal Processor aka DSP. Corsair have integrated this for clean power delivery, efficient power with real-time adjustments. So without further delay let`s begin our review of AX1200i."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Asus N56VZ-DS71 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 9:14A | Networking | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Asus looked to add to the multimedia line of laptops with the N56VZ-DS71. It has a beautiful 1080p 15.6-inch display, great audio quality and speedy performance. While it does lack in battery life, it makes up for it in its design and set of multimedia features."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

Top-Down Racing Destruction: Death Rally Review @ Techgage
     Mon, Aug 20 2012 | 9:04A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
* What`s better than racing? Why, racing and blowing up your opponents, of course! Remedy has just released a remake of its 1995 top-down racer Death Rally, and it`s fun. The game has fast-paced racing, a ton of eye candy, gameplay that allows you to hop off as quick as you hopped on, good variety and a modest $10 price tag."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

Cooler Master Storm Stryker Gaming Case @ Pro-Clockers
     Sun, Aug 19 2012 | 3:39P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, we will be taking a look at another white case this week. This time it is from Cooler Master and is called the Stryker. If you look past the white color, this case may look familiar to you. If it does the case that should come to mind is the Trooper. Reproducing your best-selling cases in white is a good idea as we have seen white becoming what black was to beige. A trend that quickly spread through the masses. Tony Walker Owner/Operator of Pro-Clockers www.Pro-Clockers.com TDub@pro-clockers.com MSN =
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

SilverStone PS07 Review @ Vortez
     Sun, Aug 19 2012 | 2:43P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Released back in April the PS07W - a white variant to the already popular Precision Series PS07, brings an alternative colour configuration to this M-ATX chassis. All-white externals and internals are a popular trend nowadays but can the PS07 deliver on features and price? Let`s find out!"
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Intel Ivy Bridge: GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN
     Sun, Aug 19 2012 | 11:59A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Kicking off the Linux benchmarks this weekend are some early numbers from the GCC 4.8 and LLVM/Clang 3.2 development compilers when running on Intel`s latest-generation Core i7 Ivy Bridge processor. GCC 4.8 and LLVM/Clang 3.2 are still months away from being formally released, but this article provides a glimpse at how the open-source compiler battle is panning out."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

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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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