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OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Review
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:55A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In the ATTO testing the Vertex 4 met or exceeded the read and write specifications with the new firmware of 560MB/s read and 510MB/s write. OCZ nailed the performance with this drive as well as the reliability concerns that come with a new controller. To make sure that the end user has piece of mind for the long term usability of the Vertex 4 OCZ has increased the length of the warranty by two years over the warranty period in place on the Vertex 3 to five years."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:55A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We all know OCZ as one of the top names in the SSD market. Believe it or not just a few years ago their main focus was enthusiast memory! The popular 3rd party solid state drive controller that everyone has been using over the past year or so has been the SandForce SF-2281 chip. Because so many companies are using the same controller the solid state drive market has become saturated with the same type of drives that offer just about the same performance. OCZ wants to remain a big player in the solid state drive market and with their purchase of Indilinx last year they made that very apparent. Earlier this year OCZ announced the second generation Everest solid state drive controller (Everest 2) and the Vertex 4 is the first consumer drive to use this controller. With rated speeds of 560MB/s read and 510MB/s write it is set to compete very well with SandForce-based drives. Read on as we check out this new drive from OCZ!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

PNY GeForce GTX 670 @ Bjorn3D
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:55A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The NVIDIA GTX 670 is one of our favorite cards at the $400 price range due to its performance, low power consumption, and relatively quiet operational noise. The PNY GTX 670 again follows the companys tradition of using the reference design from NVIDIA, but what sets the PNY GTX 670 apart from other reference design GTX 670s is the lifetime warranty and price."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

Raidmax Viper @ Techreaction.net
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:55A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have the Raidmax Viper on our test bench for testing. Raidmax is well known across the industry as always having some wild looking cases, because they like to push the envelope in the aesthetic department. The Viper is one of the more tame designs they have produced, which could be a good thing for some people. It sports a USB 3.0 connection that has an internal connection for motherboards and comes in three different color schemes. We have the Black/Orange themed Viper today. The other color schemes are White/Red and Red/Black. Now we shall see how well this Viper does in our testing. Read on "
  FULL STORY @ TECHREACTION.NET

Roger splmann Tanner with new Z77 Corsair memory overclocking world record @ Ocaholic
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:55A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
During the last week-end Roger (splmann) Tanner was overclocking an ASUS Maximus V Gene with Corsair Dominator GTX 6 modules and a Core i7-3770K CPU. The results: a new memory world record!"
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Patriot EP Pro 32GB UHS-I SD Card Review @Hi Tech Legion
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:37A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Patriot EP Pro 32GB UHS-I SD Card aims to meet the demands of the fastest DSLR and cameras out there. The EP Pro features the latest UHS-I class 1 transfer speeds and is also SDHC class 10 compliant. Speeds are rated to top out with read rates of 90MB/s and write rates of 50MB/s. While this is the 32GB capacity, Patriot plans on releasing 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB flavors. All cards come with a 5 year warranty. Operating voltage will range from 2.7V to 3.6V. These also have write protection switches to avoid accidental deletion."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

HD 7970 CrossFire Gaming Performance: AMD Catalyst 12.7 Beta @ ocaholic
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:16A | Drivers | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We found out that there were 2 different drivers dated june 12 that popped out on the web. The first one we tested earlier were the Catalyst 12.x Unofficial Beta labeled 9.000.0 and now comes the Catalyst 12.7 Beta version 8.981.2. We were a bit disappointed by the 9.000.0 even if they had the best performance ratio a glitch in performance was present under Dragon Age II. Are the 12.7 Beta better? Will there be the same performance glitch or even more? Let`s see which is the best driver for the Radeon HD 7970 CrossFire!"
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

 
News: The other side of Computex
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:10A | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After spending a week reporting the latest hardware news from Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, TR`s Geoff Gasior has penned a new blog post looking at the other side of the trade show."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Satechi 4 Port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 9:07A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Now that USB 3.0 devices are starting to become more and more prevalent, the need for open ports to plug them in grows. All the while, mobile computers are getting more and more compact, offering fewer ports. Satechi may have a solution with their colorful four port USB 3.0 hub. While it offers additional ports, will it muck up the USB 3.0 speeds in the process? Have a look to see."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Corsair GS800 PSU @ Rbmods
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Time for another powersupply review here at Rbmods! We are going to take a look at one of Corsairs latest PSU units that seem to sell for a fair price and still it has decent specifications. Lets figure out how good this unit performs."
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS.COM

Corsair Vengeance K90 MMO - Mechanical Gaming Keyboard @ ocaholic
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With their Vengeance brand Corsair has been in the gaming sector for quite some time now and the Vengeance K90 MMO is their first gaming keyboard specially designed for MMO gamers. To create a basis for a good product they chose to combine mechanical Cherry MX keys with some interesting, additional features."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

EVGA Z77 FTW Intel Z77 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
While the EVGA Z77 FTW may not have been our fastest motherboard, it was certainly consistent and rock solid. The EVGA Z77 FTW was one of the best overclocking boards that I have used to date, if you`re in the market for one hell of a board I would easily recommend the EVGA Z77 FTW..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

GeIL PC3-19200 2400MHz 16GB EVO CORSA Quad Channel Memory Kit Review @ Madshrimps
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These modules are not cheap, the kit being available online for about 185 Euros."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

HTC Desire C Android Smartphone Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
HTC Desire C Android Smartphone Review @ HardwareHeaven.com Sitting at the entry level in terms of new Android 4.0 smartphones is HTC`s Desire C. Clearly taking its design from the high end One family the Desire C looks to replace the Wildfire at the bottom end of the HTC product stack and today we have a handset on our test bench to find out what it offers."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

iFrogz BOOST Near Field Audio Amplifying Speaker Review
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
iFrogz BOOST is completely new and offers an interesting audio technology with NearFA giving big things for small portable devices."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Tue, Jul 17 2012 | 6:48A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new Lenovo ThinkCentre M92p Tiny is a business-oriented desktop PC that takes the meaning compact to a whole new level. It has a 1.4-inch thickness and a total volume of one liter, so it can definitely fit into tight spaces. With a new Intel Ivy Bridge CPU, optical drive and DisplayPort, it`s one nice machine."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

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