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Asus U31JG-A1
     Sun, Apr 17 2011 | 9:01A | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“The Asus U31JG-A1 ultraportable laptop has a lightweight aluminum construction, long-lasting 8 hour battery, and plenty of features, like a backlit keyboard and Bluetooth, that adds icing to the cake. But the U31JG-A1 suffers from a glitchy trackpad—a problem that's hard to ignore—which keeps it from a higher recommendation.”
  FULL STORY @ NOTEBOOK

Top Budget to Mainstream Graphics Cards
     Sun, Apr 17 2011 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The last few months we've seen both AMD and Nvidia turn their attention to the high-end segment of the graphics market. In addition to launching their latest single-GPU flagship boards, both companies just recently launched a couple of dual-GPU beasts. We have to say it's great to see such spirited competition as it's usually customers that reap the benefits. That's especially true today as mainstream cards are getting more and more powerful and even a $100 product is capable of far more than you may give it credit for. So, while AMD and Nvidia settle the score at the super expensive enthusiast level, we actually want to have a look at what's been happening elsewhere. We've compiled a table with some of what we consider the best options at several price points between $70 and $200.
  FULL STORY @ BUDGET

Aerocool RS-4 Case Review
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 4:03P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The RS-4 is part of Aerocool's PGS R or "professional" series of cases, and it features a carrying handle, a memory card reader, an analog fan controller and other interesting features. Let's take a look at it."
  FULL STORY @ ARTICLE

OCAU has reviewed the MSI R6970 Lightning 2GB
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 4:02P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Three voltage check points for the GPU, Memory and PLL (PCI-Express interface) are present on the edge of the card, and as mentioned earlier, MSI include a set of cables that you can attach easily to your multimeter (not provided) for accurate voltage monitoring while benchmarking or volt-modding. In addition to those voltage check points, MSI include their own dual-BIOS technology as originally seen with reference HD 6970's, but this time they've included their own second BIOS setting that increases the PowerTune range (2.5x) and maximised the Catalyst Control Centre overclocking limit with a click of a button.
  FULL STORY @ OVERCLOCKERS

Cooler Master GX 450 W Power Supply Review
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 4:01P | Power Supply | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"The Cooler Master GX power supply series was released a while ago with 550 W, 650 W, and 750 W models. Now the manufacturer is releasing a 450 W version. Let's see if it is a good buy."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS

We’ve got an Intel SSD 320 series 300GB drive on hand
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 4:00P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel officially announced the new SSD 320 Series drives yesterday, which feature proprietary Intel SSD processors paired to cutting edge 25nm NAND flash memory. This new family of drives, however, isn’t geared for ultra-high performance. While still fast, the overarching goals with the Intel SSD 320 series were increased reliability and security. In fact, despite being released after the SSD 510 series which we took a look at a few weeks back, these technically newer 320 series drives do not feature support for the faster SATA III interface. The Intel SSD 320 series drives are SATA II only.
  FULL STORY @ REVIEWS

Verbatim Store'n'Go Executive Metal 8 GB
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 12:03P | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Verbatim packs the Executive Metal flash drive in a fancy dark grey metal shell, promises great read and write performance and offers up to 64 GB of capacity. We take a close look at this weighty flash drive to see if the brains equals the brawns of the storage device.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

 
Computex 2011: Lenovo, Fujitsu and Samsung to showcase Oak Trail-based tablets
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 12:02P | Tradeshows / Events | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Lenovo, Fujitsu and Samsung Electronics will showcase a number of tablet PCs built on Intel's Oak Trail platform at the Computex Taipei trade fair in June, while Micro-Star International (MSI) will start marketing its latest tablet PCs built using AMD's Brazos APUs, according to industry sources
  FULL STORY @ DIGITIMES

Crucial M4 / Micron C400 256GB SSD Review
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 12:01P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Crucial, best known for their memory products, was the first to put an SSD on the market with a 6Gbps interface way back in early 2010 with the C300 drive. Back then, we ran some tests and found it to be impressive when compared with what was on the market at the time. Since then, a lot has changed and there are a number of 6Gbps interface drives on the market now so competition is definitely stiffer this time around. Will it hit them mark using the same controller with firmware and NAND updates? Read on and see.
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

ROCCAT Kulo Stereo Gaming Headset Review
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 12:00P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest Stereo Gaming Headset from ROCCAT is named Kulo, is very light (suitable for LAN Parties), and comes with an unique feature: the Automatic Mic-Mute; also, the in-line volume control is very handy. Even if it is an on-ear model, it's confortable even after many hours of use.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Gigabyte G1.Sniper (Intel X58)
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 9:03A | Motherboards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The advantage of featuring these high quality embedded devices is that it frees up the expansion slots for 3-way CrossFireX or 3-way SLI configurations, which is ultimately what the G1.Sniper is all about. It means that gamers can install triple Radeon HD 6970 graphics cards for example and not have to worry about having no room left for their sound card, as it is already included onboard.
  FULL STORY @ LEGIONHARDWARE

Thermaltake eSPORTS Shock One Gaming Headset
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 9:02A | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake eSPORTS Shock One headset features good all round sound and good directionality with its DTS Surround Sensation. While it might not have the best comfort or sound out of the box (until you swap it for the included velour pads), it has definitely become a real joy to use after a week of use. Using its potent set of 40mm drivers, the Shock One is definitely a contender in the sub $100 market, and has impressed me thus far. Definitely recommended for anyone who is looking for a good looking headset with great sounds.
  FULL STORY @ EVERYTHINGUSB

Kingston 12GB HyperX T1 Black Edition Memory Kit
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 9:01A | Memory | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
While the HyperX T1 Series are not new to the market, and have previously been introduced in both dual- and triple-channel variants, with the release of the Black Edition, Kingston has expanded the maximum RAM to 24GB. The Kingston Hyper X T1 Black Edition is offered in three kits: 6GB, 12GB, and 24GB. The definitive feature of the newly introduced memory is the black heatsink. Aside from its looks the memory is made to support the performance of the Core i7 990x and is designed for a stock frequency of 1600 MHz with a latency of 9-9-9-27. However, the frequency can be overclocked in order to achieve maximum performance, which we intend to test in this review.
  FULL STORY @ EDITION

Lian Li PC-V2120
     Sat, Apr 16 2011 | 9:00A | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The V2120 may be the largest chassis from Lian Li. It can not only hold a boatload of drives, but also the biggest enthusiast mainboard on the market: the EVGA SR2. With a hefty price tag we take a look at every aspect of the chassis with eagle eyes, to see if it is the ultimate computer case.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

36 Sound Absorbing Materials on Frostytech.com
     Fri, Apr 15 2011 | 6:51P | Cooling / Heatsinks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tucked away in a corner of Frostytech is a collection of acoustical absorbing / barrier / sealing & vibration damping materials, originally provided as a material sampler some years ago by the company Polymer Technologies. If you want to sound proof your computer a little more extensively than melamine foam can offer, this is a good primer on what different material technologies are commercially available.

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  FULL STORY @ FROSTYTECH

BitFenix Survivor Case Review
     Fri, Apr 15 2011 | 4:03P | Cases | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Soon after the Colossus hit the market BitFenix announced their second case, the Survivor and today we have that mid-tower on our test bench. We'll be finding out whether it is the ideal solution for anyone looking at a high quality compact chassis and whether BitFenix have taken on some of the key learning's from Colossus."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN

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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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Installing a socket LGA1156 Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor into a fresh motherboard as part of a new PC build can be intimidating step, particularly if you've never worked inside a computer before. PCSTATS received a few emails from novice readers on this subject, so we thought it worthwhile to lay out the steps for you in this Beginners Guide.
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
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The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
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