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SilverStone Precision Series PS07 Case Review @ Pro-Clockers
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 11:17P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Precision series currently has a size range from mATX to mid tower like the PS06 we review last week. Today, we will be taking a look at the smallest member of the family and that would be the PS07. The mATX form factor is fast becoming a high profile trend. The explosion of high overclocking motherboards and solid state drives which requires much less space has helped to drive the sales of the small cases. And couple this with the ability to use today`s larger high powered graphic cards; you really can`t go wrong with one of the little enclosures and that includes the PS07."
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

Review: MSI Radeon HD 7970 Lightning @ Ocaholic
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 3:53P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The graphics card provided to us by MSI belongs to their Lightning series and it is no less than the legendary R7970L. The one that broke and is still breaking all 3D World Records. But here we are going to see what this card is worth under non extreme conditions. If you are familiar with the Lightning series then you already know what to expect about this one. The card comes with an heavily customized PCB and power design, the Twin Frozr IV cooler and a nice factory overclocking."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Rosewill RHTS-11004 Supra-aural Headphones @ techPowerUp
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 1:51P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Rosewill`s newest supra-aural headphones, dubbed RHTS-11004, are put to the test. This new old looking design comes with quite a few neat tricks up its sleeves such as user replaceable cable and pleather pads. At only $30 these headphones should definitely be checked out by anyone looking for a set of portable and affordable headphones."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

[DreamWare Computers] Samsung EX2F Digital Camera
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 1:45P | Digital Cameras | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Over the course of the last year quite a few digital cameras have passed through my test bench. Some have been simple point-and-shoot models, where as others have been more advanced compact and CSC cameras aimed at being suitable, but smaller sized replacements to your bulky SLR. Here today I have the Samsung EX2F, which is a camera I`ve been excited to get my hands on. The EX2F is a little bulkier than a point-and-shoot, but still significantly smaller than a CSC or SLR camera would be. Where the EX2F stands out is all the features and functionality that is packed into such a small package."
  FULL STORY @ DREAMWARECOMPUTERS.COM

CM Storm Ceres-400 Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 11:23A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The CM Storm Ceres-400 gaming headset is an awesome entry-level stereo headset. The $49.99 price point and impressive make this a no-brainer for someone looking for a great headset that can be used with more than just a PC..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

AMD A8 3870K APU Facebook Giveaway! @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 11:13A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Thats right we are giving away another AMD A8 3870K APU! This time we are doing it on our Facebook Page! The giveaway is very plain and simple. All you have to do is Like and Share our post. Then go ahead and fill out the entry form here. That is it! It really is that simple! The contest will fun for 1 week only and the winner will be selected the night of Wednesday October 23rd. This contest is only open to residents in the US and Canada. Good luck everyone!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Samsung Series 5 535 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 11:06A | Web News | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Samsung Series 5 535 is a 14-inch ultraportable that isn`t quite as light and portable as some other similar laptops but it does have an optical drive and good graphics capabilities. It is powered by an AMD CPU, which does well against its Intel counterpart but it does come up slightly short."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

 
[Affiliates News] Genius SW-G2.1 3000 2.1 Compu ter Speaker Review @ APH
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:48A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
How is Genius` latest foray into the gaming audio market? We have this 2.1 speaker set covered at APH Networks."
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS.COM

ASRock X79 Extreme6/GB Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:42A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When a new chipset comes out almost every motherboard manufacturer releases a slew of motherboards and it is really hard to choose which one is right for you. As it stands right now ASRock has 10 motherboard based on the X79 chipset. Today we are checking out one of ASRocks mid-range X79 motherboards the X79 Extreme6/GB. It is really hard to call this board mid-range as it has all of the features any enthusiast, gamer or overclocker would want. With its sleek looks, three SLI/CrossFire PCIe 3.0 slots, support for up to 64GB memory and 10 SATA connectors this board means business. The Extreme6 comes in two flavors the normal Extreme6 and the Extreme6/GB. The GB version which we are reviewing comes with a PCIe add-in Game Blaster card that features Creative Sound Core3D 7.1 CH HD audio and Broadcom Gigabit LAN. Read on as we take a look!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

News: My smartphone conundrum
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:25A | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A lot of folks aren`t pleased with iOS 6. Some are even thinking of switching smartphone platforms. But what`s the best alternative? In his latest blog post, TR`s Cyril Kowaliski explores some of the possible replacements for his aging iPhone 4and in his view, there are no longer any clear winners in today`s smartphone market."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 Rev 1.1 Review
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:05A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The build quality is excellent and just what I have come to expect from Gigabyte. The one concern I have with this motherboard is some of the software that accompanies it, specifically Touch BIOS and EasyTune 6. They both are a bit baroque in both form and function to the quality of Gigabyte`s motherboards, and I would like to see the company go back to the drawing board with the AMD UEFI and overclocking software for an update that matches the tremendous quality of the motherboard itself. Other than this issue, the GA-990-FXA-UD7 is a top flight motherboard that will take your AMD setup just about as far a you want it to."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Corsair Neutron SSDs review: first SSDs with LAMD controller
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:03A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It's impressive that LAMD is able to join the high-end segment right-away with its first controller in the Corsair Neutron 240GB and the Neutron GTX 240GB SSDs. Looking at the benchmarks, it's clear that their new controller is faster than SandForce, and faster than the previous-generation Marvell. The outstanding performance of the Neutron SSD can be seen in a number of areas. The sequential write speed of the Neutron GTX is very high, for example.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

OKI MC562dn review: small office LED all-in-one
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:02A | Monitors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
the end, the OKI MC562dn is an interesting solution if you're looking for a small office all-in-one with lots of features. Considering the high price tag, the print quality is not quite on the level it should be. The high purchase price is offset somewhat by the low cost per page. If you can live with the price, and you are most interested in high print speed and large number of features, then this is a very good all-in-one.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

Samsung SSD 840 Pro 256GB review: the fastest SSD currently around
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:01A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Samsung SSD 840 Pro is by far the fastest SSD currently around- faster than the OCZ Vertex 4, faster than the Corsair Neutron GTX and faster than the Plextor M5 Pro. Samsung also has a proven track record in terms of reliability and quality, as the Samsung 830 series had very few known issues. History is of course not a guarantee for future success, but there is no reason to think that the new 840 Pro series will be any less dependable.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

12 micro-ATX round-up: compact chassis
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 9:00A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We noticed two distinct directions in this round-up of 12 micro-ATX chassis, not in terms of market positioning, but more in terms of philosophy. The micro-ATX chassis from Chieftec, Cooler Master and Spire are clearly budget products. They're made out of thin steel, have a low-quality finish and virtually non-existent cooling. It's not all bad news, however. Fractal Design and Silverstone have proven that a micro-ATX chassis can also be really high-quality. The Core1000 from Fractal Design is not only very affordable, but has a quality finish, lots of expansion options and cools very effectively. The Silverstone Fortress FT03 came out on top, combining a unique design with modern connectors, easy installation and outstanding performance.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 7:59A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A year or so ago Mad Catz released the Cyborg R.A.T. series mice. These mice were the craziest looking computer peripheral that Ive ever looked at till this point. What made the R.A.T. series great was the facts that not only were they unique and cool to look at they were solid performers. Bob reviewed the M.M.O. 7 Mouse a while back and gave it great remarks. The Mad Catz Cyborg S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard (S7) takes the unique level of the R.A.T. series mouse and puts it to shame, the big question is can it hold up to the level that the R.A.T. performed at?"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

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