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Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Mon, Apr 16 2012 | 12:11P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Crucial Adrenaline Solid State Cache Review @ HardwareHeaven.com The idea behind the Crucial Adrenaline and Nvelo`s Dataplex software is that we drop in the SSD and use it as a high speed cache which allows our system to perform faster while using an existing mechanical drive for storage. Today we take a look at this solution to find out if it is the ideal solution for those who might not have the budget for a high end/capacity SSD."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Intel DZ77GA-70K Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets
     Mon, Apr 16 2012 | 10:30A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Intel DZ77GA-70K is a high-end socket 1155 motherboard targeted to the forthcoming Ivy Bridge processors (third-generation Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 processors) and also supporting the current Sandy Bridge models (second-generation Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 processors). Let`s see what the Intel DZ77GA-70K will have to offer."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

News: A closer look at some GeForce GTX 680 features
     Mon, Apr 16 2012 | 9:29A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When we first reviewed the GeForce GTX 680, we were in our usual rush to push out an article at the time of the product`s unveiling, after a solid week of poking and prodding Nvidia`s new GPU. We were also attempting some of the more complex analysis of real-time graphics performance we`d ever done, and these things take time to produce. Something had to give. Our choice was to take a mulligan on writing up several of the new hardware and software features built into the GTX 680 and its GK104 graphics processor, with the intention of fixing the oversight later. We figured omitting some stuff and patching it later was pretty fitting for a GPU introduction, anyhow. Well, we`ve been working on writing up those features, and given additional time to describe them, we indulged our penchant for ridiculous detail. The word count shot up like Apple`s stock price, and the result is this article, because there`s no way we`re not totally milking this thing for more readership. Read on for more detail than you probably deserve to have inflicted on you concerning the GeForce GTX 680`s new dynamic clocking scheme, antialiasing capabilities, adaptive vsync, and more."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Rosewill Hive 750 Watt PSU review
     Mon, Apr 16 2012 | 8:12A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We review the Rosewill Hive 750 Watt PSU. There are vast differences in quality and price of course and a higher end enthusiasts PSU can cost a few hundred dollars. Many people are looking for good quality at a more reasonable price and this is where products like the Rosewill Hive series comes into play offering high power and features usually seen at higher price points. Direct URL: http://www.guru3d.com/article/rosewill-hive-750-watt-psu-review/"
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Corsair 300R Case Review
     Mon, Apr 16 2012 | 1:05A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Testing the 300R I was a little surprised. I expected some high temps but I was actually baffled by the results. I honestly ended up running it an extra hour through after the initial hour of testing. The CPU temp at load was remarkably low. It was the lowest I`ve seen in all the cases I`ve had through this year. Nothing else stood out besides the CPU and chipset temps, and the only explanation I could come up with was the fact that the case is rather small, the front fan is in the middle pushing air right up over the board and CPU and right out the back fan. The idle temps and load temps for everything else were on the high end. An odd channel of air that even caused me to take a second look; if nothing else you`ve got the idle setup for cooling your chipset and CPU at full loads."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Samsung S27A850 LED Ultra HD Monitor - BCCHardware
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 4:47P | Monitors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We are looking at the S27A850 unit that comes in boast WQHD resolution. For those of you not up to date on that particular specification, that means the screen comes in at 2560x1440. It follows a 16:9 aspect ratio instead of the 16:10 aspect ratio of my trusty 30 305T display (2560x1600). This screen has a few other features other than just a nice high resolution and I can honestly say that the screen can go bright enough to light up your entire office. . ."
  FULL STORY @ BCCHARDWARE

Roccat Isku Gaming Keyboard @ Techreaction.net
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 4:03P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we have the German engineered Roccat Isku gaming keyboard for our testing. Roccat boasts that the keyboard and mouse can team up to become ?one,? giving you the power to command your mouse from your keyboard. The exclusive ROCCAT? TalkĀ© protocol allows the Isku Illuminated Gaming Keyboard and the ROCCAT? Kone[+] gaming mouse to talk to each other. This will give you the power to execute mouse macros quickly and easily right from your keyboard. This technology works together with Roccat?s exclusive Easy-Shift[+]? technology. Simply use the Easy-Shift[+]? key on your Isku to activate macros for both your keyboard and mouse. The Kone[+] will even signal you with a light flash every time it?s chatting with the Isku, so you?ll know when the two are working together. ROCCAT? TalkĀ© also sports Easy-Aim technology, Easy-Aim will instantly optimize the DPI setting on your Kone[+]. Now that the niceties and new technology sported with the Isku has been laid out, lets? test it all out and see how well it really works. Is it all nice marketing or does it actually work as intended and does it actually make gaming easier? Well, we do not know until we test it out, which we are diving into now ?"
  FULL STORY @ TECHREACTION.NET

 
SSD News: Samsung 830 Series SATA 3 512GB SSD Review - Amazing Performance and an Unbeatable Toolbox
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 1:47P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Samsung`s experience with SSDs didn`t start with the 830 Series SSD. Samsung can rightfully claim to be one of the originators of solid state storage as it is currently known and the 830 is the culmination of that knowledge and experience. Based around a lineup of 27nm Toggle NAND, 256MBs of low power DRAM, and a tri-core ARM controller, the 830 is very much a product of Samsung`s many disciplines."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Corsair Vengeance M60 Mouse Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 12:10P | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We continue to explore the new Vengeance line from Corsair. After our review of their FPS keyboard, the K60, it`s time to check out its companion mouse, the M60. The model reaches 5,700 dpi of resolution, and its main features include an aluminum metal frame and a red sniper button for precision shooting. Let`s describe the product and then proceed to the analysis."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Crucial Ballistix Elite Memory
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:51A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB DDR3 1600 CL8 Memory arrived Technic3D. Technic3D will see as good they are on Windows 7 64 Bit and the Intel DX79SI Extreme Series Mainboard. You can see 2.133 MHz (1,5V) with 10-10-10-28 (2T) and more in the following Review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHNIC3D.COM

Enermax KW001 Briskie Keyboard mouse combo review
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:48A | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Keyboard kits come in all sizes, shapes and forms .. and that`s next to a gazillion of manufacturers that offers them. Surprisingly enough a few weeks ago Enermax, the guys behind the best power supplies and the brightest fans also launched a keyboard/mouse combo. Briskie is all about value and as such for 25 USD/EUR you get a mouse and what we think is a very decent wireless RF keyboard. Click here to read the review. Direct URL: http://www.guru3d.com/article/enermax-kw001-briskie-keyboard-mouse-combo-review/"
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Head-Direct HE-400 Planar Magnetic Headphones @ techPowerUp
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:46A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Head-Direct`s latest addition to the HE-line of headphones is the much anticipated HE-400. The HE-400 sells for only $400 which is quite low for a high-end set of planar magnetic headphones. We take them for a spin to see how they compare to both planar magnetic and dynamic headphones"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Kingwin Lazer Platinum 850 W Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:43A | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Kingwin offers five power supply models within their Lazer Platinum series: 550 W, 650 W, 750 W, 850 W, and 1,000 W. Today we are going to take a look at the 850 W version. Let`s check it out."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Lian Li PC-100 Case Review @ Rbmods
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:41A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we will be evaluating the revolutionary Lian Li PC-100, aluminum mid tower chassis. It?s a unique design, and the first of it?s kind. Let?s see if this is the future."
  FULL STORY @ RBMODS.COM

MAINGEAR Shift System Review - Triple HD 7970s and Sandy Bridge-E
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:38A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have seen other retail cases with the 90 degree rotation but MAINGEAR was the first system builder to implement it and continues to push forward with innovative updates like the custom built water coolers and the Epic Audio system. The system components are not unique though - that is a problem for all system builders to differentiate - but MAINGEAR is one of the few builders to really find ways to stand out."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Preview @ Techgage
     Sun, Apr 15 2012 | 11:35A | Software | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With the next version of Visual Studio soon to be upon us, we`re taking a look at what`s worth waiting for. While some animosity exists around certain decisions made by Microsoft, VS11 brings a lot to the table, most notably the addition of a robust environment for creating Metro-based apps."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

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