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The Haswell Review - Intel Core i7-4770K Performance and Architecture
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 10:31A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
From a desktop component perspective, Haswell has impressed me with the Core i7-4770K. I honestly wasn`t expecting as much CPU performance increase with this release but seeing our benchmarks scale from 5-15% (sometimes higher) from the 3770K to the 4770K makes it pretty clear that if you are building a new system today and you aren`t considering the $1000 CPU options, Haswell is the route to go."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

Intel Core i7 4770K Review
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 9:22A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After taking an initial look at a press-only event a few weeks back, I was hopeful that there were just some really bad early samples out and that the Core i7 4770K would overclock at least as well as the three Core i7 3770Ks I have. Truth be told it was right on par with my ES 3770K and a little behind the two retail samples at 4.7GHz. All in all not bad, as that is a 1.2GHz bump over the base clock speed. By pushing this far, heat is going to be an issue even with water cooling, so the recommendation was to try and stay under or around 1.25v, and no more than 1.275 as the thermal load contained in the small confines of the die just cannot be shed fast enough to keep from warming up regardless of the cooling used."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

Sandberg iConheli Bluetooth Helicopter
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 8:21A | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Women like to think that all men regardless of age always remain children deep inside and they just might be on to something since we all enjoy playing our favorite game titles alone, with our friends and perhaps more times with unknown people from around the globe (even if they are not right however who am i to argue especially when something works in my favor?). Remote controlled cars used to be amongst my favorite hobbies around 10 years ago (i still own a Mugen 2hp 1/20 RC car) but due to the fact that there aren`t that many certified tracks where i live (the nearest one is like 60km away) i lost interest. Then i turned to RC helicopters but since the really good ones were quite large and also needed fuel to run i soon realized that once again i needed to operate them in specific places which were quite far as well (the law doesn`t allow people using them on rooftops unfortunately). Such limitations however don`t apply for all the small Bluetooth RC Helicopters that have flooded the market lately and one of those is the iConheli by Sandberg which has been in our hands for a full month of testing both indoors and outdoors."
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

Computex 2013 Previen: An AMD comeback Windows 8.1 and More Tablets @ Hardware Canucks
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 8:02A | Operating System | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Before the official start of Computex, Hardware Canucks` reporters at the show have a discussion regarding what`s expected and which companies are about to make a big splash.  "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning review
     Sun, Jun 09 2013 | 3:52A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning Video Card Review - NVIDIA debuts the new GeForce GTX 770 today. The GeForce GTX 770 is poised to provide refreshed performance, for a surprising price. We evaluate a retail MSI GeForce GTX 770 Lightning flagship video card from MSI with specifications that will make any enthusiast smile. The $399 price point just got a kick in the pants."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Lian Li PC-Q12 mini-ITX Chassis Review @ Techgage
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 8:49P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
*Building a small yet powerful PC has never been easier, thanks to the increasing popularity of feature-packed mini-ITX motherboards. They`ve never been more attractive, either, as Lian Li`s PC-Q12 mini-ITX proves. So, let`s dig in and see if the chassis` features are as attractive as its aesthetics."
  FULL STORY @ TECHGAGE.COM

Asus Maximus V Formula @ LanOC Reviews
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 2:09P | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lets be honest, Asus has a whole product line full of good motherboards. So much that it really takes a special motherboard to stand out from the crowd. There has been one specific board that has stuck with me for the past year and a half though, back from when I took a visit to the Asus office and they pulled it out to show me. That motherboard would be the Maximus V Formula. Im sure you are wondering what made it stand out, especially considering all of the motherboards we have in the office, including boards like the Rampage IV. Well I only have a limited amount of space in the opening; you will have to peek inside our review to find out."
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

 
MSI Radeon HD 7790 1GB OC Overclocked Video Card Review
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 12:35P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We check out another retail AMD Radeon HD 7790 1GB video card. This time it`s from the folks at MSI and we overclock it."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

News: Seagates 600 SSD solid-state drive reviewed
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 12:14P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For years, hard drive makers have largely steered clear of consumer SSDs. Seagate is finally ready to get into the market, and we`ve taken a closer look at its affordable 600 SSD."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

MSI Z87 MPower MAX Motherboard Review @ Benchmark Reviews
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 11:46A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel`s new Haswell CPUs bring with them a new socket, LGA1150, and a new supporting chipset, the Z87. MSI`s new Z87 MPower MAX motherboard is the first of third-party Intel Z87-Express desktop motherboard we`ve had the opportunity to test. As a member of MSI`s MPOWER motherboards, the full-sized ATX motherboard is a high-end product stuffed with features aimed at enthusiasts and gamers. Let`s take a look at it!"
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS.COM

Genius SP-U115 Colorful USB Powered Stereo Speakers Review @ ModSynergy.com
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 11:35A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I was very curious to what one could buy for $15.74USD and if something so inexpensive could enhance the audio experience in various scenarios such as the PowerPoint multimedia presentation, or even simply replacing the tiny speaker on your notebook, netbook, desktop as you watch YouTube videos. Genius is a name you might remember. Not too long ago I reviewed their portable Bluetooth stereo speaker and was pleasantly surprised to how well it sounded for something quite compact. It`ll be quite interesting to see if the new Genius SP- U115 Colorful USB powered stereo speakers with 1.5W of RMS (continuous) power can continue that element of surprise. This specific model is offered in four different color combinations which include black, blue with black, red with black, and lime green and white accents."
  FULL STORY @ MODSYNERGY.COM

The Hangover Part III (2013) Cinema Review
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 10:31A | Home Theatre | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
My name`s Alan and I bought a giraffe! Oh, my life is perfect!"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Intel Core i7 4770K and Z87 Motherboards reviews
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 9:22A | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,Hello everybody, here at Guru3D.com we have three new articles ready for you today. Roughly 70 pages of info on Core i7 4770K (Haswell) and the Z87 chipset based motherboards."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

Samsung SSD 840 comparison @ Hardwareoverclock.com
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 8:21A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Hardwareoverclock.com has just posted another review. Last week we have taken a look at Samsung`s SSD 840 series. In the review we have compared the older SSD 830 between the new SSD 840 and 840 Pro. More about the performance and handling you can find in the article. "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREOVERCLOCK.COM

Azza Silentium 920B PC Case @ DreamWare Computers
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 8:02A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Silentium 920B and 920W (B for black and W for white), is minimalistic in design with a sleek appearance on the outside. It has 2 USB ports, a 3.0 & 2.0 as well as microphone & headphone jacks. On the inside it is equipped with sound dampening system to make it whisper quiet. This mid-tower case supports micro ATX and ATX motherboards. AZZA makes all of its gaming cases out of Tamahagane. Tamahagane is the original steel used by Japanese sword smiths. Tamahagane takes 5 days to make. One day to build the walls (clay and sand), 3 day?s to smelt and 1 day to remove the iron out of the tatara. In this 5 days process, they need about 13 tons of charcoal and 8 tons of satetsu (black sand) to produce 2 tons of iron and steel. "
  FULL STORY @ DREAMWARE.COM

ModSynergy 10-Year Celebration Contest - USA and International Edition @ ModSynergy.com
     Sat, Jun 08 2013 | 3:52A | Editorial | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ModSynergy is celebrating 10-years of being online! We`re also celebrating in anticipation to our 300th review! Now and leading up to our 300th review, we`ll be having contests as a way of saying THANK YOU for your endless support throughout the years! Today`s contest is for anyone living in the USA and Internationally. 10 great prizes are up for grabs from Antennas Direct, AlienVibes, INEO, and JOBY. Good luck to all!"
  FULL STORY @ MODSYNERGY.COM

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