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[Tech ARP] 64 GB Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G3 Flash Drive Review
     Wed, May 22 2013 | 10:28A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As one of the top manufacturers of USB flash drives, it`s no surprise that Kingston offers a wide variety of USB flash drives under their DataTraveler label. Not only do they have a ton of choices for the discerning consumer, they also have some exotic options like ultra-encrypted USB flash drives for the enterprise and government market, and performance-grade USB 3.0 drives for hardware enthusiasts. Today, we are going to take a look at Kingston`s latest USB 3.0 flash drive targeted at the performance market - the *Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 Generation 3 (DTU30G3)*. Here are the DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G3`s key features..."

FEZ Review
     Wed, May 22 2013 | 10:14A | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When playing the game just to finish it, you will have a good time trying to find everything and going everywhere like you would in any well-designed game world. Getting lost does not matter because you can just keep going through doors, ending up where ever you may, with more items to collect. Once you start trying to complete it and find every single collectible, the experience becomes more irritating and tedious with confusing puzzles and a poorly designed map for getting from one area to another. The basic gameplay is quite good but left me unimpressed, though perhaps that is a good thing, because the world-spinning mechanic was so well implemented that it never stood out to me. The advanced gameplay that follows does not appear to be designed for the average gamer, but even if you can only solve a few anti-cube puzzles without help, you will enjoy doing so."

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable Storage Drive Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, May 22 2013 | 9:17A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Western Digital has been focusing on cloud integration and this is the first My Passport drive to come with new standalone WD SmartWare Pro app that just came out in 2013. Before the WD My Passport and accompanying WD SmartWare software would automatically back up file changes to the My Passport local drive on the fly, but now you can schedule backups to both the drive and a Dropbox account. This is the major new selling point for the WD My Passport Ultra and shows that WD is fully embracing the cloud movement that is taking place right now worldwide..."

Logitech G19s Gaming Keyboard Review
     Wed, May 22 2013 | 9:11A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you are in search of a gaming keyboard that can display stats in the heat of battle or even watch a movie on, Logitech may have your answer."

Teratrend TS231U Dual Bay USB 3.0 / eSATA Enclosure Review
     Wed, May 22 2013 | 6:37A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Professional grade storage at the fingertips of the consumer. Teratrend sent over the TowerStor TS231U for testing."

be quiet! Shadow Rock TopFlow SR1 CPU Cooler Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 8:12P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I have to admit something; I hate top down air coolers. I cant put my finger on what it is about them I so dislike. Perhaps its simply that they dont tend to perform very well. Or maybe its just their strong dissymmetry that rubs me the wrong way. Whatever it is, something inside tells me to take a tower cooler over them any day. And so it is with great fear and trepidation that I present another air cooling product from German manufacturers, be quiet!, the Shadow Rock TopFlow SR1. Please follow along as I attempt to prove my instincts wrong., or right, as we find out how this cooler performs."

News: The TR Podcast 132: BioShock bundles and big SSDs
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 4:27P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this episode of the podcast, we speculate about the next version of Windows, debate the merits of BioShock Infinite, and chat about the latest solid-state and hybrid drives."

Genius SP-960BT Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review @ ModSynergy.com
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 12:12P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Genius hopes that their new SP-960BT portable Bluetooth stereo speaker can bridge the gap at offering high-quality audio with the practicality of being portable enough to carry along with you to the skate park. Introducing our Genius SP-960BT Portable Bluetooth Stereo Speaker Review!"

Y-Cam Bullet HD 1080 Review @ Vortez
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 10:28A | Imaging | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Bullet HD 1080 is under our observation today and is Y-Cam`s premium choice in their outdoor range. It boasts full HD capabilities, as well as up to 30fps, WiFi support and impressive Infrared night vision support. So let`s waste no further time and begin our look at Bullet HD 1080."

EVGA GeForce GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature 2 Review + SLI @ Ocaholic
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 10:14A | Computer / SFF PCs | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we take a look at EVGA`s fastest GeForce GTX 660 Ti. The FTW Signature 2 features a high factory overclocking on the core, the manufacturer`s Signature 2 cooler and 2GB of memory. Last but not least and probably the most interesting about his card it makes use of a GTX 680 PCB."

Seagate 600 SSD 240GB RAID Report
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 9:26A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It`s been quite a long time since we`re published a RAID report. Today is Seagate`s big day with four product categories emerging from under the covers. We ended up with a pair for 600 SSD 240GB drives so it was a perfect opportunity to try them in RAID 0."

Thermaltake SMART Series SP-750M PSU Review @ Hi Tech Legion
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 9:17A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake Smart-M 750 Watt SP-750M PSU is a semi-modular power supply. The hard wired cables for the Thermaltake SP-750M include the 24 Pin ATX and 4+4 Pin CPU connector. Modular connectors are provided for the four PCI-E (6+2 pin), nine SATA, six 4-pin Molex, and one 4-pin Molex to FDD converter. All of the modular cables are flat for easy routing and the hard wired cables are sleeved in mesh to keep them neat. The single +12V rail is used in the SP-750M and produces up to 62A of power. The PSU`s 80 Plus Bronze rating means that the PSU meets the standard of running with a minimum of 82% efficiency. Cooling is provided by a 140mm variable speed fan to ensure that the PSU maintains silence and the proper temperature. Other features include a MTBF of over 100,000 hours, a five year warranty, and a full suite of power protection circuits.///"

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G3 32GB Flash Drive Review @ Legit Reviews
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 9:11A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 series has been around since 2010 and has a proven track record of being fast and reliable USB 3.0 Flash drives. The latest third generation drives have an updated appearance and are also thinner, faster and less costly than the previous generations. It is hard to find something complain about when the price of the DataTravler Ultimate 3.0 32GB drive goes from $100 in 2010 with 80MB/s read speeds to $38.06 shipped with 150MB/s read speeds. Nearly doubling performance and more than halving the price tag is pretty sweet..."

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB USB 3 Flash Drive (DTHXP30) Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 8:55A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Normally when a company releases a 512GB USB 3.0 drive we would assume that it was a 2.5 form factor model, often using a mechanical drive but occasionally containing a SSD. Kingston havent taken that route though and instead have managed to fit half a gigabyte of storage into a much more compact package. So compact in fact that they include an attachment so that it can be carried about with us along with our keys."

Seagate Constellation ES.3 4TB Review
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 6:37A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Comparing the Constellation ES.3 to a pair of consumer mechanical drives shows the performance advantage of this drive in just about every test. RAID 0 performance scaled nicely, driving throughput of the Constellation drives to a level on par with some earlier solid state drives. Speed and capacity are what the Constellation drives bring to the table. Surely the 128MB of onboard cache helps the performance along with the 7200RPM spindle speed. As an enterprise class drive it is meant to spend its lifespan of 1.4 million hours dutifully answering data calls."

PQI Air Bank 500GB External Wi-Fi Hard Disk Drive Review
     Tue, May 21 2013 | 4:23A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The PQI Air Bank offers unique portable storage option for anyone on the go. Let`s take a close look at the device."

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