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Real World Labs And RaidSonic Joint Contest
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 9:12A | Web News | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Normally having given away over 60 prizes inside 2011 would be more than just enough, still with the current state of things we thought it would be nice to make yet another Christmas present to all of you and so to that end we teamed up with our friends over at RaidSonic to make 3 more great prizes available for grabs."
  FULL STORY @ RWLABS.COM

Corsair Vengeance 1866MHz CL9 16GB DDR3 Review @ Vortez
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 9:11A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Vengeance is the name they have struck upon to wreak havoc among the gaming fraternity and while a full line up of gaming peripherals is about to be unleashed under the vengeance umbrella, Corsair have not forgotten their roots and have blessed a range of memory modules with the same title."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

Cooler Master Storm Sirus 5.1 Gaming Headset Review @ Bigbruin.com
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 9:08A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The sound quality from the Cooler Master Storm Sirus 5.1 gaming headset is impressive; providing solid bass reproduction, while the other channels are clear and crisp. Using the control pod, the sound quality can be adjusted to meet any need. In addition, the microphone is easily able to pick up your voice to allow for clear voice chat while gaming."
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN.COM

ASUS P9X79 WS Motherboard Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 9:03A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASUS P9X79 WS motherboard is the latest addition in ASUS? workstation motherboard lineup. The ASUS P9X79 WS is designed for supreme reliability and server-level compatibility with a wide selection of RAID and LAN cards. With 4-way SLI or CrossFireX capability, the ASUS P9X79 WS offers 30% better graphics performance compared to X79 motherboards limited to 3-SLI configurations. In terms of network connectivity, the ASUS P9X79 WS motherboard is outfitted with a pair of Intel server-class Gigabit LAN ports which can help lower network CPU utilization by up to 71%. Combined with other ASUS exclusive features for the X79 platform, including: SSD Caching, USB boost and BIOS flashback, the ASUS P9X79 WS motherboard stands out from the rest of the X79 motherboard offerings currently available."
  FULL STORY @ HITECHLEGION.COM

Corsair Vengeance LP 16GB DDR3-1600 Memory @ Benchmark Reviews
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 2:22A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The introduction of Intel`s X79 chipset with its quad-channel memory controller coincides nicely with historic lows in memory prices. Corsair`s recently introduced Vengeance line of peripherals includes products as diverse as headphones, mice, and even memory. Representing a lower-cost alternative to their Dominator memory line, Vengeance memory is offered with both high and low profile heat spreaders and several different speeds and timings. Benchmark Reviews tests the 1600MHz C8 16GB quad-channel low profile Vengeance kit against an assortment of other memory in this test."
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

Xigmatek Elysium Case Review
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 1:17A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The cooling performance was top notch and with overclocked hardware, it was either the best performing thermally or a very strong runner up. When you look the support for long video cards and just a massive internal volume, it`s easy to see how this case would be appealing. The top of the case can house not only the single radiator used in my testing, but a dual 120 mm one with no ill effect. I can say that I honestly wouldn`t be buying this case myself at this price point - perhaps at a reduced cost, I might spring for it simply for its large size, though definitely the non-window version. It`s a big case, but it isn`t a big bang for your buck.,,,"
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Zowie Celeritas Mechanical Keyboard @ PureOverclock
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 1:07A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We`ve got the latest mechanical keyboard from gaming gear manufacturer Zowie, and it`s called the Celeritas. It`s geared to gamers, and this board features the vaunted Cherry switches. Interestingly, it has Cherry Brown switches, so you have the tactile feedback response unlike most gaming boards. Is this better? Can it work well both for gaming and typing? At a price of $100, the Celeritas is one of the more affordable mechanical gaming keyboards on the market. Let`s dive into the review and see what Zowie has to offer."
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK.COM

 
Everki 18.4-inch Advance Laptop Bag @ LanOC Reviews
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 1:03A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When I picked up an 18.4 inch laptop I knew that I would deal with problems while traveling due to its size. What I didn?t expect was to have as much trouble finding laptop bags. While at CES last year I was visiting a company we had seen the year before called Everki and noticed that they had a whole selection of 18.4 inch laptop bags. With CES coming up soon I finally set aside the time to get in touch and give one a try. Maybe their Advance Laptop Bag for 18.4 inch laptops would make traveling a little more convenient for me in the future."
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:20A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As good as the performance is with the stock clock speeds of 925 MHz core and 1375 MHz memory the true beauty of the Radeon HD 7970 was found when it was overclocked. We were able to push the card all the way up to 1165MHz core and 1625 MHz, which increased the performance of the card by over 20% in the benchmarks. With the Radeon HD 7970 overclocked to the max it was able to compete with the AMD Radeon HD 6990 OC and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590. It`s nice to see the flagship single GPU card of the current generation flirting with the dual-GPU behemoths...,,,"
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:04A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Next month AMD will introduce their latest family of graphics chips, called Southern Islands, based on a completely new architecture and supporting the new PCI Express 3.0 protocol. The first model to be released will be the most high-end model, the Radeon HD 7970, codename Tahiti, which will cost USD 550. Let`s check its performance.,"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Overclockers.com - AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card Review
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Graphics Core Next is here. Come with us on a journey to see how AMD`s new HD 7970 stacks up against the competition.,,,"
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 @ techPowerUp
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today AMD launches their new Radeon HD 7970. The card is based on brand-new 28 nanometer silicon which promises reduced power consumption. Another important change is AMD`s move to a new shader architecture, enabling increased performance, easier design of future products and more efficient rendering.,,,"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 CrossFire Performance Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD Radeon HD 7970 CrossFire Performance Review @ HardwareHeaven.com This review focuses on DUAL GPU performance comparing 2x Radeon 7970 with GTX 580 in SLI... and a little GTX 590 and Radeon 6990 performance thrown in for good measure. So let`s see how the 7970 does running CrossFire in games such as Arkham City and Battlefield 3.,,,"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Thu, Dec 22 2011 | 12:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card Review @ HardwareHeaven.com Today we take a detailed look at the Radeon HD 7970 in the latest games, including Star Wars: The Old Republic and Batman: Arkham City. Added to that is GPU computing performance as well as 1080p playback tests and power, thermal and noise testing.,"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Wed, Dec 21 2011 | 11:59P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
4.3 billion transistors, a 28nm manufacturing process, 2048 cores, a 384-bit memory bus and 3GB of GDDR5 memory; the new AMD HD 7970 has it all. Based off of the new Southern Islands architecture it represents a leap forward for AMD`s core engineering and is designed from the ground up for DX11 a compute performance. While its specifications page may read like a gamer`s wishlist, the HD 7970 has some big expectations to live up to and some heavy competition to beat.,,,"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

Logitech G300 Gaming Mouse Review @ Techgage
     Wed, Dec 21 2011 | 11:12P | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are many gaming mice on the market that sell for well over $60, but Logitech delivers an option at a mere $40 that it believes will cater to a huge number of gamers out there. It features a small, light design, a total of nine completely configurable buttons, a 2500 DPI sensor, comprehensive support for macros and more."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

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