The speakers on test today are a little different. The Microlab SOLO 7C is a set of stereo floor standing speakers tailored more for the living room space than your average PC desk, but whatever your usage scenario is intended to provide a more fully rounded audio experience than the standard PC or Television set-up."
"Can Razer's new Tiamat 7.1 headset... with true multi-channel sound meet our expectations or is this destined to disappoint offering a less desirable alternative than the virtual 7.1 headsets which are already on the market?"
Released last year by BitFenix the Shinobi becoming an instant hit in the chassis market and winning multiple awards in the process. Remakes are typically not as good as the originals hence there was a sense of foreboding when BitFenix released the larger version of its mid-tower case; the Shinobi XL. Instead of a new design the engineers at BitFenix boldly decided to expand on their most popular product yet. If the Shinobi review is anything to go by then the XL has much of its work cut out.."
Flagship gaming cards garner most of the hype but it s the mainstream cards that often more quietly bring in the profits. Not to miss out on that opportunity Sapphire now has the Sapphire Radeon 7770 Vapor-X for the masses. It certainly looks stylish and the price is competitive. Nvidia doesn t have any Kepler products in its lineup to compete at this price point for the time being so affordable graphics cards are ripe for the picking for Team AMD. Let s take a closer look at the Sapphire Radeon 7770 Vapor-X and see how it stacks up. "
Samsung s Series 7 Gamer takes a new third-gen Ivy Bridge processor updated NVIDIA graphics and a beautiful 17.3-inch full HD display and makes one powerful gaming laptop. While not only for gaming this laptop is a definite desktop replacement powerhouse that delivers the best performance we ve seen from a laptop earning it a rare perfect score in our books. "
Sapphire has added a Killer Networks e2200 network adapter that works with a software utility to manage the network configuration to make sure that you are able to pull off that next head shot. Features can make or break a motherboard. The Killer NIC Quadfire support four DIMM slots that support up to 32GB of DDR3 memory support for Intel Third generation Core series processors Smart Response and Rapid Start technology Voltage measure points Dual BIOS and switchable graphics with Lucidlogix Virtu software makes the Pure Platinum Z77K a premium player. Pricing comes in at a respectable $149.99 for these capabilities. "
The Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition Vapor-X looks give a good bit of power with cooler temperatures. The Sapphire 7770 GHz Edition keeps the known GHz overclocks and adds Sapphire s popular Vapor-X cooling. This combination ensures an efficient operating mainstream video card. The core clock is overclocked to 1100MHz and the memory clock is set at 1300MHz. The Radeon HD 7770 uses the newest 28nm GCN technology. Onboard there are 640 stream processors and 1GB of GDDR5 memory. This next generation card utilizes the newest PCI Express 3.0 ports for maximum throughput. All of the usual AMD features are included. The Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition Vapor-X can use AMD HD3D technology AMD Eyefinity 2.0 Shader Model 5.0 OpenGL 4.2 AMD PowerTune and AMD APP technology.// /"
Up for publishing today is a multi-card multi-driver comparison spanning several generations of discrete ATI/AMD Radeon graphics cards looking at the Radeon OpenGL performance as found by default in Ubuntu 12.04 as found when updating to the latest Git development code when tweaking the latest development code for maximum performance and finally when using the proprietary AMD Catalyst Linux display driver. "
It is the start of week 3 of our Month of Giveaways! Each week we will be giving away a different prize! This week up for grabs is the Thermaltake Commander MS-I Snow Edition Case Tt eSPORTS Theron Gaming Mouse and Tt eSPORTS Landon Gaming Mouse Pad! They way this contest is going to work is there will be 2 winners. One winner for the Commander MS-I and one winner for the Tt eSPORTS gaming gear. The contest is only running for a week so make sure you get your entry in quickly and make sure you meet the requirements! Special thanks to Thermaltake for providing the Commander MS-I Snow Edition Case Tt eSPORTS Theron Gaming Mouse and Tt eSPORTS Landon Gaming Mouse Pad. "
Thermaltake just last week announced they were releasing two AIO liquid cooled kits which were the Water 2.0 Performer and Pro the Pro being the higher end kit and the model we will be reviewing today. The Pro has a thicker more surface area radiator than the Performer but is that enough to choose it over some of the air-coolers we have tested just recently? We will put it on the bench and find out."
VTX3D s HD 7970 X-Edition uses the proven AMD reference design PCB with a custom dual fan cooler and massively increased clock speeds out of the box. Thanks to a large variety of included adapters that will help getting EyeFinity up and running the card effectively comes at reference design pricing."
Not everyone is looking to spend $500 on their video card in some cases that is the total budget for a build. When you are up against a wall trying to pack the best performance you can get into a budget build you still want to get the most performance you can out of your video card. Thats where cards like the XFX R7750 Black Edition Double Dissipation come into play. XFX has taken the styling and cooling from their high end cards and combined it with the price of budget cards like the HD 7750. Today we are going to take a look at how those two things do combined in XFXs R7750 Black Edition Double Dissipation."
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen Oct 02 | Beginners Guides Rating:
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.