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Silicon Power Diamond D03 1TB USB 3.0 HDD
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As far as value goes, the Diamond D03 is a winner. We were able to find this 1TB drive online for about $75 USD, which is a great price for a drive with that much capacity (and isn't some cheap no name brand). For the extra few dollars you have to spend to go from the 750GB Diamond D10 drive to the 1TB Diamond D03 drive you will get 25% more storage and faster performance which is really a double win. . .
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

Cougar PowerX 550W Power Supply Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"With some stand out styling and a low price point the PowerX 550w PSU looks to offer bronze level efficiency for those looking to build a gaming system, possibly with multiple low-mid range GPUs."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN

Cmstorm Quickfire TK mechanical gaming keyboard
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A compact mechanical keyboard; is it something that interests you? Today we are looking at the Cmstorm Quickfire TK mechanical keyboard. This is a compact keyboard that is a little different; for example it does not have the usual arrow keys. The question is; is this a product that can successfully compete with the other mechanical keyboards on the market? Let’s find out!
  FULL STORY @ QUICKFIRE

HIS Radeon HD 7850 IceQ Turbo 2GB Review @ Custom PC Review
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Today we’ll be reviewing one such mid range graphics card from our friends over at HIS, the HIS Radeon HD 7850 IceQ Turbo 2GB. Looking at the specs, the card is definitely promising. As its name suggests, it comes with a new revision of HIS’s custom IceQ cooler. We’ve had a couple run-ins with HIS’ IceQ cooling solutions in the past and we’ve generally come out very impressed with its cooling..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

Lian Li PC-A55B Mid Tower Review @ XtremeComputing
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"In today’s review we will be looking a bit different to most computer cases and that is the Lian Li PC-A55B. The PC-A55B is a Chassis that has a bit of a twist to it, why not something major, I think it turns this case into an ideal solution for the system builder. Here is some info for those of you who don’t know who Lian Li are."
  FULL STORY @ XTREMECOMPUTING

VTX3D HD7990 Review (w/ GTX690 & 6GB HD7970 Toxic CF)
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 4:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are looking at the VTX3D HD7990 Graphics card, a flagship product created by partners after AMD failed to deliver an official dual GPU product this year. The VTX3D HD7990 in particular has generated a lot of interest as it is the least expensive HD7990 in the UK today available at £679.99 inc vat, significantly cheaper than both Club3D and Powercolor models. Dabs are also offering a £40 cashback voucher in December, bringing the total price to £640 inc vat.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Antec ISK110 VESA Mini-ITX Desktop @ techPowerUp
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 1:34P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Antec has updated their ISK100 mini-PC to fit a modern mini-ITX board with desktop CPU and standard cooling. As the name implies, the new unit also offers the ability to be mounted on the back of a monitor VESA 100 mount with the included tray."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

 
Corsair Carbide 200R @ techPowerUp
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 11:55A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair continues to move down the price range ladder to offer cases for every budget. The Carbide 200R is the most affordable case from Corsair yet, but still manages to impress with a simple but very effective feature set."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Philips PD7030/12 Portable DVD Player Review
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:47A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As far back as i can remember whenever i rode in the back seat of a car or in a bus i always wanted to be able to watch my favorite movies and series on a rather large screen and not the one from my MP4 player. Naturally not many people can afford to have an 2din in-dash DVD player in their car while even less can afford to have headrest LCD screens plugged into a central DVD console (to be honest with you that seems a bit overkill unless you have kids). So it didn`t take long for manufacturers such as Philips, Sony and Panasonic to come up with portable DVD players that also came with 7+ inch screens attached to them. The only problem is that when these devices made their debut the price was so high that it also wasn`t easy for everyone to have one. Luckily 5+ years later this is no longer the case and so today we will be taking a look at the latest entry level offering by Philips the PD7030/12 7 Portable DVD Player."
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

AMD Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition Review
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Just when you think they're done, AMD ships another Deneb-based chip, saying "hey, we're not abandoning you just because Bulldozer is coming!" Clocking in at 3.7 GHz, the Phenom II x4 980 Black Edition is a speed bump over the previous x4 975 Black Edition."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS

Mega tablet round-up
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:02A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Quote: With the holidays around the corner and so many tablets on the market now, it can be helpful with a little guidance. When you compare their benchmark performance with their price, it's clear that the ASUS Nexus 7, the Yarvik Xenta 9.7" and the Point of View Protab 3 XXL give you the most bang for your buck.
  FULL STORY @ ROUND

Lian Li PC-7H review: cool aluminium chassis
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:01A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lian Li is a respected name in the computer chassis market. This manufacturer has been making aluminium chassis for a number of years, when most manufacturers have been using steel and plastic. That design choice has made the Lian Li chassis quite recognisable in terms of looks, with a low weight and usually also a hefty price tag. Hardware.Info reviewed the Lian Li PC-7H, which is available for around £90 and quite cheap in Lian Li terms. This price segment has a lot of competition, so we picked out a number of chassis to compare it to.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

LG E93 monitor review: is wider better?
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 9:00A | Monitors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We were very impressed by the EA93, it's a unique and daring monitor with a very stylish design. Of course it would have been nice to able to adjust the height of the screen, but other than that it is very complete in terms of features and the performance is excellent in many areas. Where the EA93 really stands out is with colour rendering, it is one of the best we've seen in this regard. We do wonder if graphic designers and photo/video editors will prefer 2560x1080 over 2560x1440.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP 1600MHz 16GB Kit Review @ Pro-Clockers
     Tue, Jan 01 2013 | 5:47A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Thankfully, the issue of your high-end CPU cooler having the necessary clearance for the DIMM slots can be rectified by simply journeying over to Crucial.com and ordering up a new set of their Ballistix Sport VLP memory kit. Not only will they eliminate the clearance problem between the two aforementioned components, but also omit having to pump tons of voltage into the DIMMs to achieve a rather heft overclock out of them. Just how much? Well, we can`t give away all the juicy details right away, can we? Jump on in and find out!"
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

Corsair Hydro H60 Watercooling System Review
     Mon, Dec 31 2012 | 11:16P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair's Hydro H60 is an all-in-one, entry level liquid cooling CPU heatsink for Intel LGA2011/1366/1155/1156/775 and AMD socket AM2/AM3/FM2/FM1 processors. It comes with a single-120mm fan sized heat exchanger that is good for mid-to-full tower PC cases.
www.frostytech.com
A single 120mm PWM fan is shipped with the Hydro H60 which operates at a moderately audible 2000RPM or as slow as a whisper quiet 900RPM. The waterblock is connected by 28cm of flexible composite rubber tubing to a 157x119x27mm aluminum liquid-to-air heat exchanger.
www.frostytech.com
  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

Silverstone Heligon HE01 Heatsink Reviewed on Frostytech!
     Mon, Dec 31 2012 | 5:48P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
On Frostytech's test bench today is the Silverstone Heligon HE01 (SST-HE01) heatsink, an interesting asymmetric dual tower CPU cooler built for Intel LGA2011/1366/1156/1155/775 and AMD socket AM2/AM3/FM1/FM2 processors. At the heart of the heatsink is a massive 140mm vaneaxial fan, flanked by differently sized fin stacks which correspond to intake and exhaust air flows.

  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

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