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Shogun Bros. Ballista MK-1 Gaming Mouse Review
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 4:39P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A brand that needs more recognition in the PC gaming peripheral market is Shogun Bros. They make high quality products worthy of the highest praise, and the Ballista MK-1 Gaming Mouse is proof of that. The market in the ~$50 price bracket is very high, so it is hard to wade through all the different brands and mice. In this article Benchmark Reviews hopes to shed some light on why the Shogun Bros. Ballista MK-1 is quite possibly the best-in-class must have gaming mouse."
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ review
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 4:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In this review we benchmark the PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ graphics card. The card itself is fully customized including component selection, custom PCB, custom cooling, well .. custom everything ! Powered through 8-Pin + 6-Pin power configuration it obviously runs at factory overclocked specifications as well. The card will clock towards 1050 MHz and has an improved GDDR5 memory frequency as well. Did I just catch your attention ? I figured that much, let`s go and check out shall we ?"
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Corsair Raptor K40 Gaming Keyboard Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 3:50P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair Raptor K40 Gaming Keyboard Review @ HardwareHeaven.com Today`s product takes the rubber/membrane approach for keys and prices it at a competitive $70/55 with a number of gamer and media features built in. Enter the Corsair Raptor K40..."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Monsters University (2013) Blu-ray Movie Review
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 9:48A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I act scary, Mike. But most of the time, I`m terrified."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Insane Crypto-Currency Mining Rigs @ ThinkComputers.org
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 9:07A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Crypto-Currency mining has really taken off over the past year or so. So much so that we have seen a shortage of AMD graphics cards that are used for mining this currency. There are even motherboards and PC cases made specifically for mining. While many people mining are just using 1-2 graphics cards there some pretty insane setups. Read on to see what I am talking about"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Rollei S-50 Wi-Fi Nitro Circus Live Limited Edition Action Camera
     Mon, Mar 03 2014 | 8:31A | Imaging | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
People have always liked to take impressive risks in order to feel alive and just by looking at some of the most popular extreme sports like parachuting (plane jumping), skiing, snowboarding, Cyaking, deep diving and surfing that`s not really hard to figure out. However why do something so extreme if you can`t keep a visual record of it not only as proof that you actually did it but also to help you improve. Up until a few years ago there was simply no easy way for people to record video while taking part in outdoor activities something which changed with the arrival of tiny cameras that could be easily mounted pretty much everywhere. We are of course talking about Action Cameras and today we will be checking out the brand new S-50 Wi-Fi Nitro Circus Live Limited Edition model by Rollei."
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

Sapphire Tri-X R9 290X Graphics Card Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Sun, Mar 02 2014 | 4:27P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we take a look at Sapphire`s current high end model, the overclocked R9 290X with Tri-X cooler... we will be testing some of the latest games such as Battlefield 4 in real world use as well as taking a look at AMD Mantle and gaming at 4K too."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

 
Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare Video Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Sun, Mar 02 2014 | 4:04P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Kaeyi Dream takes a look at Plants Vs. Zombies Garden Warfare from PopCap and EA Games, cooperative third-person shooter and tower defense video game."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sun, Mar 02 2014 | 9:48A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With Ultrabooks and solid state drives becoming more and more popular we are seeing new notebooks come with smaller capacity hard drives. While this may not be an issue to some, others who need the larger storage capacity end up getting a portable hard drive to take with them. Today we are taking a look at one such drive, the Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive. This drive has a very attractive design to it and is USB 3.0 compatible so transfer speeds should be pretty fast. Lets take a look"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

GIGABYTE Z87X-UD4H (Intel Z87) Motherboard Review
     Sun, Mar 02 2014 | 9:07A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Looking for a cheaper Intel Z87 solution? This stylish looking Z87X-UD4H from GIGABYTE could be just what you need. Let`s take a look now."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Radeon R9 290X overclocked and benchmarked at 4K
     Sun, Mar 02 2014 | 8:31A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We heavily overclock our amazing SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X Tri-X GPUs, and test them again at 4K"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X OC 4 GB @ techPowerUp
     Sat, Mar 01 2014 | 4:15P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Sapphire`s custom design R9 290X Tri-X OC impresses with low noise levels, that still run the card at cool temperatures. The card is also overclocked out of the box, which makes it run faster than GTX Titan. In Europe, the price over reference is just 10%, which makes the choice a no-brainer."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 128GB M.2 SATA 6G SSD Review
     Sat, Mar 01 2014 | 4:04P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When last we looked at the newest MyDigitalSSD M.2 SSD family, we posted a review of the MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 64GB SSD as a caching SSD and we tested it in the Lenovo Y510 with Hybridisk in use as the caching software. We also have on hand the 128GB version of the SC2 which we are going to let stand on its own for testing today but we wanted to reiterate a great configuration we thought up while testing the Y510."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive Review @ Legit Reviews
     Sat, Mar 01 2014 | 9:48A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Have you ever heard of consumer electronics company called Matsunichi? Matsunichi was established in 1993 in Hong Kong, China and since 2012 they have been slowly moving into the US market with low cost tablets, streaming media players and storage drives. Believe it or not you can find Matsunichi products online at Amazon, Newegg, Walmart, Tiger Direct and even Best Buy. We managed to get our hands on the Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 portable hard drive and thought we`d give it a very quick test drive to see how it performs."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

Gamdias Hermes Review @ ocaholic
     Sat, Mar 01 2014 | 9:07A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gamidas is a new manufacturer for gaming peripherals and so far we`ve never had any of their products for review. Today we`re having a closer look at their Hermes gaming keyboard, which features mechanical CherryMX Blue switches. Other than that there is a huge wrist rest, so overall this might be a rather comfortable input device."
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC.CH

Enterprise Flash Virtualization: Flash In The Pan or Here to Stay?
     Fri, Feb 28 2014 | 4:04P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
There are several flash virtualization solutions popping up with slightly different implementation paths. Is this latest innovation here to stay?"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.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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