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Rosewill RSL-113 Solar Infrared LED Lights @ Benchmark Reviews
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 6:39A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Benchmark Reviews tests a lot of computer-related hardware, so this item might seem out of place. Performance enthusiasts invest in their gear, so it makes sense to ensure it`s safe and protected. The Rosewill RSL-113 Dual-Head PIR Solar Light is a (passive) pyroelectric infra-red activated lighting system that draws power from three AA solar-charged batteries located inside the unit. In this article, Benchmark Reviews investigates the Rosewill RSL-113 Solar-Charged Infrared Dual-LED Lights..."
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST OC review
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 4:27A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,In this article we review the MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST OC edition review with that OC for a factory tweak. The product is customized with a new PCB, cooling and a few tweaks, it has 2GB of memory with both that memory and the core base-clock slightly overclocked. Overall an interesting product at an interesting price in the lower segment of the mainstream market."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Intel LANFest SoCal 2013 Local Gaming & Fun @ Legit Reviews
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 4:23A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This past weekend during April 26 through 28, Legit Reviews returned to Cal Poly Pomona in Southern California to attend the second Intel LANFest SoCal. Last year?s summer LANFest SoCal occurred alongside the GIGABYTE ESport LAN. While GIGABYTE`s invitational tournament did not return this time, a good portion of the GESL volunteer staff returned as LANFest SoCal 2013 gamers or volunteers."
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

ZOTAC GTX Titan AMP! Edition (Overclocked) versus Radeon 7990 @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 2:27A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ZOTAC GTX Titan AMP! Edition (Overclocked) versus Radeon 7990 @ HardwareHeaven.com Today sees the release of a new GTX Titan from ZOTAC, the AMP! Edition. This is the highest clocked air cooled Titan we have seen so far and we will be putting it up against the 7990 as well as the GTX 690 in a selection of the latest games which include Bioshock: Infinite, Crysis 3 and Tomb Raider. Of course as always we will look at GPU Computing, Media Playback, power, thermal, and acoustics as well as overclocking."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Legendary Internet Tech Pricing Mistakes and their (a)moral Implications
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 2:03A | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
eCommerce or freeCommerce? In light of Razer`s recent 90% off discount coupon nightmare, we discuss all things Internet Pricing Mistakes."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

ASRock Z77 Extreme11 Intel LGA1155 @ techPowerUp
     Fri, May 03 2013 | 12:29A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Fourteen SSDs, quad VGAs, 32 GB of RAM, and 8 threads of high performance Intel horsepower--is that what you are looking for? Look no further as the ASRock Z77 Extreme11 offers all that. ASRock`s flagship Intel Z77 Express product, the Z77 Extreme11, does it all and includes an LSI SAS controller for an additional eight SATA ports."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

XFX R7790 Black Edition OC 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 11:45P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
XFX has completely revamped the HD 7790 reference design and optimized it for their requirements. The R7790 Black Edition OC 2 GB comes at reference design pricing of $150, yet is overclocked out of the box and provides twice the video memory. But can this extra memory make any difference?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

 
GIGABYTE G1.Sniper 3 Motherboard Review @ Techgage
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 11:36P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The motherboard market is loaded with options targeted squarely at overclockers and the general enthusiast, but finding a board much less an entire series dedicated to gamers is difficult. GIGABYTE realized that back in 2011, and thus its G1 series was born. In this article, were taking a look at the companys current Z77 offering, the G1.Sniper 3."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

USB Auto Update Guide
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 11:12P | Beginners Guides | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I do not actually have directories labeled `Defrag` and `Uninstall` but I did not want to name the programs I am actually excluding on my smaller drive. As you can see though, we are able to just list what we want excluded one after another. The `wlx` files were something you are unlikely to see again as the program that used them is no longer supported. Because there are no spaces in the names we do not need the quotation marks, but I use them out of habit. At this point, you should be able to go through and generate the batch file(s) you will want to use. To test the batch file(s) I suggest inserting the USB drive you want to update, making sure the destination uses its drive letter, and run the batch file with the command prompt. This way you will be able to watch as the instructions are carried out, and see if any error occurs. Also, be sure you are using `dummy` files and folders; if you accidentally setup the instructions to delete files, you will not lose anything important."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

TSSDR Top SSD Recommendations For May 2013 - Samsung TLC Dethrones the SanDisk SSD Family
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 9:55P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Those of us close to SSDs watch e-tailer customer reviews very carefully as they can provide a very accurate view of SSDs from those that matter most, SSD owners. In the case of the Samsung 840 Series TLC SSD, its success is counted in 446 of 470 reviews as being 4-star or higher, which seems to dispel original predictions many had of the success of TLC memory. Let`s take a look at our top SSD choices for May 2013 along with our thoughts on each."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Acer Aspire E1-531 Laptop Review @ Madshrimps
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 8:12P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Aspire E-531 laptop from Acer is priced competitively and is equipped with a Pentium B960 CPU, 4GB of RAM and also a 500GB HDD from Western Digital (5400RPM). The quality of the build is decent and if we do not mind the glossy display, we can use it successfully for watching HD movies or play simple games on the web."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

ASUS CUBE Google TV Media Streamer @ Benchmark Reviews
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 7:42P | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Television and streaming multimedia content are staples to modern personal entertainment, allowing online providers such as Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO GO, and YouTube to compete with premium cable and network programming. It`s become clear that digital music, photos, and movies have practically replaced their physical counterparts. Likewise, the growing number of people who enjoy streaming and downloaded multimedia content could soon outnumber those tuning in to television broadcasts or renting movies on disc. The industry knows this to be true, which is why ASUSTeK Computer Inc. has introduced the ASUS CUBE Media Streamer with Google TV and given users 50GB of ASUS WebStorage space. In this article, Benchmark Reviews explores the ASUS CUBE and demonstrates how well this second-generation Google TV `buddy box` fits into the modern home theater landscape..."
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

Video Perspective: Corsair Obsidian Series 350D Case Review
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 7:27P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For $99, the new Corsair Obsidian 350D might be my favorite Micro-ATX chassis yet! I personally like the flexibility of the full size ATX case designs and I know that many people will decide to scale all the way down to a Mini-ITX chassis (if they are concerned about space). But the 350D presents a great middle ground that enables advanced configurations using 240/280mm water coolers and SLI/CrossFire graphics configurations."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

ZOTAC GTX Titan AMP! Edition @ Bjorn3D
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 7:22P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Do you think the regular NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan is too slow? Need a bit more speed in that delicious expensive single-GPU package? Then Zotac has just the products for you. The ZOTAC GeForce GTX TITAN AMP! Edition is, according to Zotac at least, the fastest single GPU card and the fastest GTX Titan available right now. While we cant vouch for that we can tell you that it is a GeForce GTX Titan that has been overclocked almost 10% right out of the box. What does that mean for performance? Well, read on to find out!"
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

TIP - Windows 8 and Bringing back the Start Menu
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 5:27P | Tips | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Once Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview boots to the virtual machine desktop you'll be presented with the totally new 'Metro' user interface. It will take a bit of learning to get used to this maze of icons.... navigation is very different and we here at PCSTATS found it quite frustrating, at first.

To get rid of Windows 8 Metro user interface and bring back the familiar Start Menu, here's what you have to do is this....

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  FULL STORY @ PCSTATS

TechTip - Bring Back the Quick Launch Bar in Windows 7
     Thu, May 02 2013 | 5:27P | Tips | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"To add the toolbar back, you’ll want to right-click on an open area of the taskbar, and choose Toolbars \ New Toolbar from the menu. You should probably also unlock the taskbar at this point. Now’s the slightly tricky part… you’ll want to paste the following path into the location bar:

%appdata%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch

Make sure that the location bar shows the full path and click okay. You’ll immediately notice the Quick Launch toolbar on the taskbar..." "

  FULL STORY @ HOWTOGEEK

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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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