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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

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

Dead or Alive 5 (PC) Game Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 7:59A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Dead or Alive 5 (PC) Game Review @ HardwareHeaven.com Recently Team Ninja and Tecmo released Dead or Alive 5, pitching it into battle with a wide range of high quality fighting games. Can DOA5 find its own niche in amongst the latest Street Fighter, Tekken and the like? Today we find out."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

 
Edifier Spinnaker Bluetooth Speakers Review @ Techgage
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 7:59A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It`s been a long time since we reviewed anything from Edifier, but with the recent release of the Spinnaker speakers, they were hard to resist. We decided to grab the bull by the horns and take them for a spin. With an eye-catching design, puns out of the way and wireless to boot, will these speakers catch your ear as well as your eyes?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

Enermax MAXREVO 1500 W @ techPowerUp
     Sat, Oct 20 2012 | 7:59A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Recently Enermax enriched their high-end MAXREVO series with the addition of a 1500 W unit. The new MAXREVO 1500 W uses almost the same platform as the Platimax 1500 W and LEPA 1600 W PSUs, so it easily achieves high efficiency throughout all load range along with tremendous power levels."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Review: ASUS HD 7970 Matrix Platinum @ Ocaholic
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 3:53P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Finally after having posponed the embargo date hundred times it is gone for real and we are allowed to publish our review. With all of nVidia`s launches it`s been a while since we have last seen a new Radeon HD 7970 graphics card. The Radeon HD 7970 Matrix Platinum from ASUS come just right to mess up the green team. But not only, with this card ASUS should be able to provide you with a very powerful Radeon HD 7970. Thanks to the fact that this card has been equipped with ASUS` very well performing and yet silent DirectCU II Triple slot cooler along with a strong custom PCB and a huge factory overclocking you might be able to guess where the journey goes."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Rosewill Capstone 750W Power Supply Review @ Legit Reviews
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 1:51P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Overall, the performance of the Capstone 750W is unexpectedly good, considering it is one of the first high performance power supplies that Rosewill released and the fact that the company is usually aiming for maximum value instead of top performance. Aside from the high electrical efficiency, which we could expect from a power supply bearing the 80Plus Gold certification, the 750W version of the Capstone also delivers excellent electrical performance, with tight voltage regulation and excellent ripple suppression..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 11:23A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After releasing the stereo headset Sonuz (tested here), CM Storm put on the shelves another 2.0 model, the Ceres 400. The biggest differences between the two peripherals are the size of the drivers (53 mm for the Sonuz versus 40 mm for the Ceres) and the lightweight design of the newer model. Both the Sonuz and the Ceres 400 are budget-conscious choices for those who don`t care about 5.1 surround sound models that are usually more expensive. We`ll first describe the Ceres, and then put it through the test."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Xigmatek Pure Black Asgard Pro Case Review @ Pro-Clockers
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 11:13A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One of the reasons I am a fan of Xigmatek is because they think outside the box when it comes to their products. One of the first things that come to mind was the integration of the heat-pipe direct transfer technology or H.D.T. And then there was the black coating that was spread over their heat sinks like the Dark Knight. To top it off even with being one of the first to implement anything new they really don`t over-charge for their products. I guess you can say there is a good price-to-performance ratio when it comes to using anything from Xigmatek. Our next product on the table isn`t displaying any new break-thru technology but a lot of class at a great value. The all-blacked out Asgard Pro is a very simplistic case which I think demonstrates style and class that will not empty the old bank account."
  FULL STORY @ PRO-CLOCKERS.COM

Samsung PM840 SSD 256 Gigabyte - Behold the bringer of IOPS @ ocaholic
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 11:06A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When a manufacturer already has an SSD like the PM830 in its portfolio then a successor must be a highly capable drive to not disappoint users expectations. With the PM840 Samsung wants to offer a new drive which should not only be a worthy successor but also push the boundries a bit further. Reading the specs already is impressive: 540 Megabyte per second sequential read performance, 520 Megabyte per second sequential write and 100`000 IOPS when reading 4 Kilobyte blocks randomly."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

ZOWIE GEAR EC1 eVo Black Gaming Mouse Review
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 9:48A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Largely thanks to what i do i get to attend quite a few lanparty/events around Europe (unfortunately time is very limited so i rarely get the chance to travel outside from the EU) most of which are sponsored by manufacturers of gaming related peripherals such as gaming mice, pads, keyboards and headsets. Personally i think it`s great that some manufacturers sponsor such events to showcase their products and at the same time support professional teams (at least the ones that have worthy members). I am mentioning all this because the EC1 eVo Gaming Mouse by ZOWIE GEAR we have here with us today was developed by HeatoN (Emil Christensen) a legendary Counter Strike professional player (used to participate in small tournaments up to 2002 myself)."
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

Apple iPod Nano (2012) Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Fri, Oct 19 2012 | 9:42A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With its latest model, Apple has finally fixed the iPod nano. The 5th- and 6th-generations were a radical rethink that didn`t work all that well. The 7th-generation nano fixes this problem with another full-scale redesign that includes a larger, sharper touch screen. It`s also feather light, yet sturdy feeling, has an improved interface, and comes with better-sounding Apple EarPods."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

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