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Noontec Zoro Headset Review @ XtremeComputing
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 12:01P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"On first inspection I notice that they look undeniably like the Dr. Dre’s Monster Beats brand which they do but can they match the sound quality, but having said that lets hope they beat (excuse the pun) the build quality as my own set of beats lasted 2 months before the headband just cracked and broke…"
  FULL STORY @ ARTICLES

Zalman CNPS8900 Extreme Low Profile Heatsink Review
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 12:00P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"When it comes to low profile heatsinks for miniPC/HTPC/MiniITX/bookPCs there aren't many options. With an eye towards the under populated low profile cooling segment, Zalman released the CNPS8900 Extreme; a 60mm tall, 121mm diameter low profile cooler built for compact cooling situations."
  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

[DreamWare Computers] SilverStone FP37 Front Bay Card Reader
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 11:21A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For many years I`ve been using SilverStone`s FP35 card reader, but am often left complaining when I have a micro card to read and it can`t support it. Due to the age of the FP35, micro storage cards were not nearly as common on the market at the time of it`s release and SilverStone opted to exclude a micro card slot in favor of packing even more features on the front of this nifty device. Now, several years later, a lot of the extra features found on the FP35 have been replaced by newer, better and faster technologies. The FP37 is the newer iteration of the FP35. The FP37 has nothing but card slots and a single USB 3.0 port on the front of it - which, as we`ll see later, is actually an efficient replacement for the trio of ports it`s replacing from the FP35. Without any further adieu, let`s check out the FP37!"
  FULL STORY @ DREAMWARECOMPUTERS.COM

Cooler Master HAF XM Mid-Tower Chassis Review
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 10:43A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The HAF XM hits our labs; have a look at the latest in mid-tower creations from Cooler Master."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

PC vendors launch products with new Ivy Bridge processors
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 9:03A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
PC brand vendors have been aggressively unveiling their latest notebook products featuring Intel's third-generation Ivy Bridge-based Core processors, including Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) EliteBook, Dell's XPS 15, Lenovo's ThinkPad, Intel's N series, Sony's VAIO E series and Micro-Star International's (MSI's) GT and GE series.
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Cooler Master's HAF XM
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 9:02A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Cooler Master's HAF XM is the celebrated HAF X case reborn in mid-tower size, complete with updated features and a lower price to boot. Find out what's new in our review, and see if the HAF XM lives up to the standard set by its older (and larger) sibling.
  FULL STORY @ NEOSEEKER

Kingston USB-Flash Drive Roundup
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 9:01A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
USB-Flash medias are here to stay. Their speeds are rising all the time and some of them even compete with the speeds of traditional hard disks. Today we will be taking a look at three budget class USB-Flash sticks from Kingston. Let's see how well they perform.
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS

 
Coolermaster TPC-812 Vapor Chamber/Heatpipe Heatsink Review
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 9:00A | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Tthe Coolermaster TPC-812 is the first CPU heatsink to pass our test bench employing both vapour chambers and heatpipes in one package. Combined, the TCP-812 heatsink has six 6mm diameter heatpipes as the primary heat conductors and two 19x3mm vapour chambers as the secondary heat conductors. These eight thermal conductors join a chunky nickel plated copper base plate with a 112mm aluminum tall fin stack."
  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

LG 55LM6700 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 7:14A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
LG`s 55LM6700 is a 55-inch LED-backlit HDTV oozes style and is packed with features. You get passive 3D with six bundled pairs of glasses, integrated Wi-Fi with LG`s myriad apps and streaming media services, an almost completely flat front panel, and a unique new motion-based remote."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREVIEWSOURCE.COM

Raidmax Seiran Mid Tower Case Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sat, May 05 2012 | 6:00A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we?ll be looking at one of Raidmax?s latest cases, the Seiran. It?s available in a multide of colors and offers superior cooling and flexibility for those with multiple drives. The case keeps up to par with the latest cases by including USB 3.0, SSD support, cable management, and tool-free installation methods. Read on further to see what else this case has in store."
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

MSI Radeon HD 7770 Power Edition 1GB Overclocked Video Card Review
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 11:31P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
MSI`s first Radeon 7000 series Power Edition video card arrives in the form of the HD 7770, a model that`s been hit and miss."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Dying Atoms: The Failure Of Low-Power x86 Processors
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:19P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Consumers have spoken. Nettops are all but dead an all-in-ones have moved to laptop versions of Intel processors instead of Atom. Even netbooks seem to be nearing the end of their life. We`ve heard from ASUS that their next line of netbooks, which will be powered by the AMD E-Series, is the last they have planned."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

Gaming Friday: Pittco Iron Storm XIII Lan Party @ ThinkComputers.org
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:19P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This past weekend we had the pleasure of attending Pittco?s Iron Storm XIII Lan Party! This 42 hour day event hosted about 150 gamers and started April 20 and concluded on April 22nd. They had official tournaments for Counter-Strike: Source, League of Legends, Starcraft II, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Halo Reach and many more. Besides just the tournaments there was quite a lot of gaming going on as well as other fun. Read on to see what the event was all about!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Enermax Revolution87+ 1000 watt PSU @ Bjorn3D
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:19P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Does the Revolution87+ 1000watt PSU really hit the 80+ gold efficiency level? Let`s find out."
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

Crucial Adrenaline 50GB m4 Cache SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:19P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In terms of performance, it`s a mixed bag. Most operations like boot, frequently used file/application loads, etc are dramatically enhanced with times rivaling some of the top SSDs. However, the Dataplex software must first prioritize this data which can take a few iterations before it really hits its stride. Basically this means performance can feel uneven depending on your computing habits. Anyone not using Windows 7 is out of luck because currently that is the only OS the software supports..."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

CrazyOnDigital Silicon Skin Case for Sony PlayStation PS Vita @ Review the Tech
     Fri, May 04 2012 | 4:12P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Sony PS Vita is a gorgeous looking device and if you want it to stay that way you need a case for it. I do have the official Sony PS Vita case that works well for the most part, but that?s only protecting the Vita while it?s in the case. I wanted something else to protect my Vita while it wasn?t in the case and honestly I?m cheap so off to Amazon I went and found a silicon case for the Vita for only $2.99. I like finding deals and for the most part many of the things I get inexpensively do a decent job. There are exceptions though of course but this one isn?t bad overall, so read on? "
  FULL STORY @ DRAGONSTEELMODS.COM

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A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
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