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News and Reviews for August 9th 2012


It’s time for the news once again, and there’s plenty of it. There seems to be a lot of power supply reviews this time around and many videos cards as well. Mixed in there is a contest as well, so maybe you can win something cool and exciting! So read on…

Storage Related:

Akitio NT2U3 USB 3.0 Dual Bay RAID Enclosure Review @ NikKTech

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD Review on Technic3D

LSI 9207-8i Mustang RAID Controller Host Bus Adapter Review

OCZ Vertex 4 SSD

Quick Look – SanDisk Extreme 16GB USB 3.0

SanDisk Extreme 120GB SSD Review

Western Digital 1TB WD RE4 Enterprise Hard Drive Review @ PCSTATS

Plextor M5 Pro 256GB PX-256M5P Solid State Drive Review

OCZ Agility 4 256 SSD Review – 57p per GB!

Synology DiskStation DS112+ High-Performance 1-bay All-in-1 NAS Server Review

NETGEAR ReadyNAS NV+ v2 Network Storage @ Benchmark Reviews

3 Way DDR3 SODIMM Comparison @ NikKTech

Buffalo 500GB MiniStation Thunderbolt Review

Samsung MV-3V4G3D DDR3-1600 8GB Memory Kit Review @

Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review @ RWLabs

MSI R7770 PE1GD5/OC Power Edition 1GB GDDR5 Video Card Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

AFOX HD7850 Single Slot Crossfire Review

Overclocking the MSI N680GTX Lightning @ Benchmark Reviews

Asus’ budget Xonar DGX and DSX sound cards reviewed

Siberia V2 USB-Powered Headset – Frost Blue Edition Review @

HIS HD 7770 iCooler 1GB Review @ HardwareLOOK

Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 Vapor-X OC Edition 1GB Video Card Review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 Super Overclock Review

Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB OC Edition Video Card Review

Gigabyte SkyVision Wireless HD Video Sync Review @

HIS HD 7870 IceQ Turbo 2GB Review @ HardwareLOOK

MSI R7870 HAWK Edition.

MSI GTX 680 Lightning graphics card

Sapphire TOXIC 7970 GHz 6GB Graphics Card Review @

RaidSonic ICY BOX IB-CAM2002 1.3MP Outdoor IP Camera Review @ NikKTech

Gigabyte GTX 680 Super Over Clock 2GB Graphics Card Review @

ASUS VG23AH Monitor Review

Scythe Kro Craft Extra Rev.B PC-Soundsystem Review on Technic3D

GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC Version 2048MB (2GB) GDDR5 Video Card Review

 Genius SW-G2.1 3000GX Speakers

Sharkfin Self-Molding Earbuds Review @

Mobile Related:

Emulate an Android Tablet on your PC @ OCmodshop

The ThinkPad Goes Ultra: Hands-On with Lenovo’s Hot ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook

7 Laptop Accessories to Keep You Productive During Summertime

Skifta DLNA Controller Application for Android Devices Review @MissingRemote

Cooler Master NotePal I100 Laptop Cooler @ Pro-Clockers

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700T) Android Tablet Review @

Waterfield Designs Muzetto Leather Notebook Satchel Review @ PCSTATS


PC Cooling:

Arctic Alpine 11 PLUS CPU Cooler Review

NZXT Hue RGB LED Controller Review @

BitFenix Recon Internet-Connected Fan Controller @ Pro-Clockers

NZXT Fan Roundup

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro LCS

Tuniq TX-2 Extreme Thermal Compound @ Pro-Clockers

Arctic Accelero Xtreme III VGA Cooler Review


PC Cases:

SilverStone Grandia Series GD08 HTPC Case Review @

Thermaltake Armor Revo Snow Edition Case Review @ Ninjalane

Aerocool Xpredator Evil Black Edition Full-Tower Gaming Chassis Review @

SilverStone PS07 Review @ Vortez

Cooler Master Elite 120 Advanced Mini-ITX Case Review @ Legit Reviews

Xilence Interceptor Pro Case Review

Xclio Touch 767 Full-Tower PC Chassis Review @

BitFenix Prodigy Arctic White Mini-ITX Chassis Review

MSI Barricade Mid Tower PC Case Review @ Legit Reviews


Power Supplies/ Related:

Thermaltake Toughpower XT Gold 1375 W

FSP Raider 650 W Power Supply Review

be quiet! Dark Power Pro 10 850W Power Supply @ Pro-Clockers

FSP Aurum Pro 850W Power Supply Review @

Thermaltake Smart M Series 750W PSU review

Corsair AX1200i Review @ Vortez

NZXT HALE82 N Series 750 Watt ATX Power Supply Review

be quiet Dark Power Pro 10 550W Power Supply Review @ Ninjalane

A quick look at Corsair’s Professional Series AX1200i digital power supply

Corsair AX1200i 1200 W

Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX Power Supply Preview

Corsair AX1200i PSU Review

Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX 1200-watt Power Supply Review




Gigabyte GA-Z77-UP4 TH (Z77) Motherboard Review @

Sapphire PURE Platinum Z77/K @ PureOverclock

Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH Motherboard

ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE Motherboard Review @ Techgage

ASUS ROG Maximus V Gene (Z77) Review

MSI Z77A-GD55 Motherboard Review @ Techgage

Gigabyte B75M-D3H Intel LGA 1155

Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H WiFi Review @ HardwareLOOK



Intel Core i5-760 Processor Review

NO!SE: The Game of Silence – win awesome prizes!

Maingear Potenza Super Stock SFF System Review

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

ASUS ROG TYTAN Gaming Desktop PC Review

Acer Aspire 5600U Review

VMware Virtualization With OpenGL Still Smacks Oracle VirtualBox @ Phoronix

Hands on with Intel’s open all-in-one platform

Windows 8 GUI Annoyances @ OCmodshop

Matias Tactile Pro 3.0 Mechanical Keyboard Review

Das Keyboard Model S Professional @ PureOverclock

Apple Thunderbolt Display Presents Problems For Linux @ Phoronix

Automate the Web Using IFTTT: Useful Recipes to Get You Started

AHCI vs. IDE Modes With A SATA 3.0 SSD On Linux @ Phoronix

CPU Socket Guide 2012 @ OCModShop

Radeon Gallium3D Has Made Much Progress In Two Years @ Phoronix



CoolerMaster Storm Sonuz Gaming Headset @ PureOverclock

Tt eSPORTS DRACCO Review @ Vortez

NZXT Avatar S Gaming Mouse

Maurus Professional FPS/RTS Gaming Mouse

New Super Mario Brothers 2 Nintendo 3DS Review

ShootMania Storm PC Preview @

Quantum Conundrum (PSN) Review

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