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News: ASRocks Z97 Extreme6 motherboard reviewed
     Fri, Oct 24 2014 | 9:14A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With Broadwell compatibility and a secondary M.2 socket connected to four PCIe Gen3 lanes in the CPU, ASRock`s Z97 Extreme6 might just be the most future-proof Haswell motherboard around. It`s surprisingly affordable, too, despite having loads of other extras. Read on for more on a truly unique Z97 contender."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 G1 Gaming review
     Fri, Oct 24 2014 | 8:59A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,After the reference review we will now review the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 G1 SOC gaming graphics card. Armed with a totally custom design, two 8-pin power feeds and an all new WindForce based cooler this Maxwell based high-end card hauls azzz! The G1 Gaming has 4 GB graphics memory, is energy efficient and factory overclocked for you. You will be surprised by how this card looks, how silent it is and how well it performs."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

NZXT Kraken G10 Review
     Thu, Oct 23 2014 | 4:22P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
One word really sums it up for me - WOW! Now really, the glory goes to the X31 - after all, it did all the work. But NZXT hits the ball out of the park with the combination of the X31 and the G10. My GPU temps took a huge dive under the heaviest of loads. And for just an extra $29.99 over the cost of the X31, you have a serious weapon against the heat."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

ASUS Strix GTX 970 OC 4 GB @ techPowerUp
     Thu, Oct 23 2014 | 9:34A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ASUS has just released their GeForce Strix GTX 970 OC, an overclocked, custom-PCB version of the GTX 970. What is special about the STRIX technology is that it will shut off the fans completely during idle, media playback and light gaming, resulting in a completely noiseless experience."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 AC3200 Wireless Router Review
     Thu, Oct 23 2014 | 9:14A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Tyler gives us a close look at the new Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 AC3200 wireless router. It costs a bit, but includes loads of features - read on."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

LUXA2 GroovyR Micro Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
     Thu, Oct 23 2014 | 9:01A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I didn't expect to be impressed by the audio performance of such a compact, lightweight speaker. At 120mm in diameter by 32mm tall, and just 230g (much of which has to be battery), I didn't think it would have what it took to fill a room with accurately reproduced sound. I was wrong. While the bass from the GroovyR is definitely tame, it covers the full range of sounds very well and there is absolutely nothing tinny about what you hear.
  FULL STORY @ BIGBRUIN

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 G1 Gaming review
     Thu, Oct 23 2014 | 8:59A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,Next to the flagship product we also test the more budget Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 G1 SOC gaming graphics card. The product does not vary much from the 980 other than a chunk of performance. This card however has one 6 and one 8-pin power feed but then again, does come with that 600 Watt WindForce cooler. The G1 Gaming has 4 GB graphics memory, is energy efficient and factory overclocked for you. You will be surprised by how this card looks, how silent it is and how well it performs."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

 
NVIDIA GTX 980 Review @ Vortez
     Wed, Oct 22 2014 | 4:22P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
NVIDIA finally release their next-generation graphics card; GTX 980. Join us as we unveil their new flagship GPU based around 28nm Maxwell GM204 architecture."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

V-MODA XS Headphones Review @ APH Networks
     Wed, Oct 22 2014 | 11:12A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We here at APH Networks are picky audiophiles. Spoiler: This product takes home the highest score ever awarded here at APH Networks. How good is it really?"
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS.COM

ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Oct 22 2014 | 9:34A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today I have a chance to look at and play with the latest small form factor motherboard from ASUS, the ASUS Republic of Gamers Maximus VII Impact mITX Intel Z97 motherboard. The Maximus VII Impact may be tiny, but it packs a lot of features into that small footprint. The Maximus VII Impact is designed for the latest processors in the LGA1150 package, like the Intel Core i7-4790K Devils Canyon processor. Though it will certainly work with other LGA 1150 processors, your best bet is going to be an unlocked K-series processor for some overclocking fun! Right now the ASUS Maximus VII Impact mITX motherboard can be found for only $229.99, when you find out more about the Impact, you?ll see it?s worth it in features alone!"
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Extender Review at HardwareHeaven
     Wed, Oct 22 2014 | 9:14A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A compact, easy to configure device. This is our Netgear AC750 WiFi Extender Review."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

GeForce GTX 980 SLI vs GTX 780 SLI at 2560x1440
     Wed, Oct 22 2014 | 8:59A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We pit the new Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 980s against our Kepler-based GTX 780s in SLI at 2560x1440"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

NVIDIA GTX 980 Review
     Tue, Oct 21 2014 | 4:22P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
From a performance perspective the GTX 980 has some positives and very few negatives. In games that can use the additional memory bandwidth, we can see decent performance scaling and margins over the GTX 780 Ti, and an even wider gap when compared to the R9 290X. The 3DMark results point to a card that is going to rewrite the record books by this weekend, if not tonight. Overall you do get a higher level of performance, but in some games the margin is almost non-existent over the GTX 780 TI. With base clock speeds of 1126MHz on the GM204 core that hits 1216MHz under Turbo Boost 2.0 speeds, and 1750MHz on the 4GB of GDDR5 memory, the GTX 980 comes right out of the gate with a pretty strong baseline performance level."
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERSCLUB.COM

SuperTooth Disco Twin Bluetooth Stereo Speaker Review
     Tue, Oct 21 2014 | 11:12A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
After having used a large number of portable Bluetooth"
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH.COM

ASUS Maximus VII Formula Top End ROG Gaming For Z97 @ Bjorn3D
     Tue, Oct 21 2014 | 9:34A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Seems like just yesterday we were looking at the Maximus VI Formula from ASUS based on the Z87 and today we have the Z97 variant, the Maximus VII Formula and it actually looks alot like the previous Z87 variant which to us is not a bad thing as they made a very good and capable board. The Maximus VII Formula comes to market with a street price of $369.99 directly from Newegg at the time of writing. This price point puts it definitely in the upper bracket in regards to gaming board pricing but still not outside the realm of possibility. The thing about these higher price points is they require some special features to make them worth the cash and knowing previous ROG boards we are sure this one is no different and will come dressed to impress. "
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D.COM

MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming OC review
     Tue, Oct 21 2014 | 9:14A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
1.html,We review the new MSI GeForce GTX 970 Gaming OC edition. This affordable model comes with the new TwinFrozr V cooler. The GM204-200 chip is smacked onto a custom PCB surrounded with Military class components and obviously, with OC in the name... it comes a little tweaked as well. This card however has one 6 and one 8-pin power feed and again, does come with that new revision model 5 TwinFrozr cooler. The card has 4 GB graphics memory, is energy efficient and factory overclocked for you. You will be surprised by how this card looks, how silent it is, how well it performs and how much it can be overclocked."
  FULL STORY @ GURU3D.COM

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