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ZOTAC GeForce GTX TITAN AMP! Edition 6144 MB @ techPowerUp
     Tue, Jul 09 2013 | 8:21A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ZOTAC`s GTX Titan AMP! Edition comes with increased GPU and memory clocks for an extra performance boost. The package also includes three Assassin`s Creed games and a Metro: Last Light coupon. But with pricing of $1139 is it worth it?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

ROCCAT ISKU FX Illuminated Gaming Keyboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Tue, Jul 09 2013 | 3:37A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Last year we took a look at ROCCATs ISKU Illuminated gaming keyboard and we really did like it, especially for the fact that was not a mechanical keyboard, but was still very comfortable and had many features that gamers would enjoy. While the original ISKU did have blue backlit keys many gamers wanted customization over the color of the backlighting. This is where the ISKU FX comes in, it adds customizable backlighting to the ISKU keyboard enabling you to change the color to any color you would like and it also adds in some cool lighting effects. Read on as we take a look."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

15-Way Open-Source Intel/AMD/NVIDIA GPU Comparison
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 4:22P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When running Fedora 19 with its updated open-source Linux graphics drivers, 15 different Intel, AMD Radeon, and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs were compared when looking at the open-source Linux OpenGL performance. The tested graphics processors span from the Intel HD Graphics 4600 Haswell integrated graphics to the AMD Radeon HD 7950 Southern Islands graphics card to the vintage Radeon X1800XL."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX.COM

A Futurelooks News Flash - AMDs Richland APUs The A10-6800K and A10-6700 Reviewed
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 4:22P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The introduction of the original AMD FM1 APU (codenamed Llano) was an innovation because, for the first time, a CPU maker treated the on-die GPU as an important piece of the silicon. And over the last 3 years, AMD has continued to refine the APU design with improvements in every aspect from generation to generation. The new Richland series looks to continue this trend and represents the first drop-in updates to the current FM2 socketed Virgo Platform. Lets breakdown the new APU to see if an upgrade is warranted over the previous generation. *"
  FULL STORY @ FUTURELOOKS.COM

ADATA XPG 1.0 2x8GB DDR3-1600 C11 Memory Kit Review @ Madshrimps
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 4:22P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ADATA have launched a new XPG series of memory kits with frequencies ranging from 1600MHz up to 2133MHz. Different CAS latency variants are also offered and regarding capacities we have both 8GB and 16GB memory kits ready."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

Addonics CipherUSB Review Portable Encryption Made Easy @ Techgage
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 4:22P | Biometrics | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As important as data encryption can be for the home user, its even more imperative in the enterprise. The problem? The most effective measures are usually cast aside in lieu of something a little easier to deal with. With the CipherUSB, Addonics hopes to bring simple and most effective together as one. Does it succeed?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

Aerocool Xpredator X3 Devil Red Edition Full-Tower Chassis Review
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 4:22P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Ultimate Gaming Series of cases from Aerocool gets a new design. They delivered the Xpredator X3 Devil Red Edition to our labs for testing - let`s take a close look."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

 
Corsair Vengeance Pro Series 2x8GB DDR3-2400 CL10 1.65V Review @ Ocaholic
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 1:15P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Responding to the release of Haswell microprocessors, Corsair have recently expanded their product range by a Vengeance Pro memory lineup. A couple of days ago we already had a chance to tangle with a pair of 2133C11 but since one model might not represent the changes brought into entire series, let us try to draw a clearer picture by putting another Pro set on todays menu."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

OCZ Vertex 3.20 240GB SSD Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 11:49A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
OCZ`s Vertex series has a long history of providing high performance but with the Vertex 3.20 model, this enthusiast brand is now making its way to lower price points. By using 22nm NAND, OCZ has been able to achieve a sub-$250 price point while maintaining top-shelf performance."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

[Affiliates News] iStarUSA BPN-DE230SS-SILVER @ APH Networks
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 10:04A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
APH Networks reviews the latest iStarUSA hot swap bay."
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS.COM

Seagate 600 240GB SATA III 6Gbps SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:17A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seagate is certainly one of the titans when it comes to PC storage options - both consumer and enterprise. It makes sense for them to use their considerable infrastructure to make their mark on the SSD market segment - something they`ve been slow to do. We found performance on our Seagate 600 240GB drive to be very good with the Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD) LM87800 controller handling all the heavy lifting. The specifications of 550MB/s reads and 450MB/s writes were hit without a problem and even on incompressible data, speeds were solid. IOPS performance was very good as well, exceeding the 80,000/70,000 reads/writes by a bit to place in the upper portion of the comparison list..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

NVIDIA's GTX Titan
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
NVIDIA's GTX Titan gets a kid brother in the form of the new GTX 780, which is also geared for the high-end market. The GTX 780 isn't exactly little, being based on the same GPU as the Titan and featuring the same GPU Boost 2.0 technology, as well as 3GB GDDR5 memory with potential core/memory clocks of 900/1100+MHz. It's priced lower too at around $649 MSRP, which still isn't exactly cheap. Hit our review of the GTX 780 to see just what sort of punch that sort of price will get you!
  FULL STORY @ NEOSEEKER

Notepal U2 Plus, an aluminium
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:02A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The NotePal U2 Plus is aluminium cooling pad designed to support notebook computers measuring up to 17". It's construction makes it slim and lightweight, allowing it to double as a carrying case of sorts for your notebook thanks to the included rubber strap. The NotePal U2 Plus also comes with two cooling fans which can be attached to the pad itself as you see fit. Sounds like much ado over a simple peripheral running $29.99 USD, so hit our review to see whether or not it will make a difference during heavy notebook use.
  FULL STORY @ REVIEWS

AMD A10-6800K (Richland) APU Review
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:01A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are going to take a look at the latest ‘Richland’ APUs from AMD which have been refreshed with ‘Piledriver’ cores to enhance performance. There are numerous other improvements including the addition of 2133 MHz memory support for the A10 models.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Mad Catz M.O.U.S.9 Gaming Mouse @ Benchmark Reviews
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:01A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Enthusiasts know Mad Catz and their gaming-oriented peripherals. In fact, the company motto is All About the Game. Under their Tritton, Saitek, and Cyborg sub-brands, they`ve offered keyboards, headsets, game controllers, mice, flight sticks and other peripherals aimed at gamers. Now, they tell us, they`ve decided to offer a more mainstream mouse, the M.O.U.S.9. Although it`s visually very similar to their R.A.T. series of gaming mice, the M.O.U.S.9 is more consumer-oriented. How much more so? Well, we here at Benchmark Reviews aim to find out."
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

ARIA Gladiator 6300-HD7870LE AMD 4.10ghz 6 core
     Mon, Jul 08 2013 | 9:00A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you have a limited budget then many of the high end systems we review on Kitguru are simply out of reach. Today we aim to redress this by looking at a budget oriented build from UK retailer ARIA. The Gladiator 6300 comprises a 6 core AMD processor, 8GB of 1,600mhz memory, Corsair power supply and an AMD HD7870 Tahiti LE graphics card. The asking price? A cool £499.99 inc vat. Is this THE budget system you need to be looking at this year?
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

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