Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 128GB Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2014-09-01 read/post comments()

Corsair has gone even further in terms of performance by including a SSD controller inside their latest USB Flash Drive; this way the Voyager GTX USB 3.0 was born and features a nice brushed aluminum chassis for a sturdy design and is available in both 128GB and 256GB variants. read more

Intel Octacore i7-5960X Haswell-E Review Part I

CPU by leeghoofd @ 2014-08-29 read/post comments()

August 29, 2014 the launch date of another of Intel's finest desktop processors. This time the enthusiast range gets a complete overhaul! Bye bye Ivy Bridge-E, welcome 22nm successor Haswell-E and it is more than a new processor architecture; DDR4 memory support is finally here. Now in contradiction to other launch articles and due to time constraints the exploring of Intel's latest marvel will be spread out over a few parts. Having just received the sample from Intel a few days back it was nearly impossible to properly explore the new architecture. First of all our official Intel sample was lost for over a week in the Benelux Bermuda Triangle; secondly the main motherboard manufacturer which promised us a board… read more

CRYORIG R1 Universal CPU Cooler Review

Cooling/CPU Cooling by jmke @ 2014-08-25 read/post comments(0)

CRYORIG launches onto the CPU cooler market with a bang. Their R1 cooler is build to cool down the hottest of CPU out there, weighing over 1000 gram and equipped with 2x140mm fans this product means business, let's see how it does! read more

HIS R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 OC 4GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2014-08-25 read/post comments()

By using a proven high-quality cooling system and also adding a few bonuses like a custom backplate, HIS is releasing a pre-overclocked R9 290 which trades punches with the Nvidia GTX 770. While the factory overclock is quite mild, we will be able to raise the clocks even further in order to enhance the gaming experience even more. read more

Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2014-08-21 read/post comments()

The Crucial MX100 SSD we are reviewing today offers plenty of performance and is bundled with the Acronis True Image HD for easy cloning when transferring data from an older SSD or mechanical drive. The product comes in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB flavors and is very affordable. read more

Thecus N2310 Soho/Home NAS Server Review

Storage/NAS by stefan @ 2014-08-19 read/post comments()

This time we will review an entry-level NAS from Thecus, with an AMCC APM 86491 800MHz processor which is paired with 512MB of DDR3. The device works on the latest ThecusOS version and for storage expansion we have two USB ports, one of which is 2.0 and the other USB 3.0. read more
Cases & PSU/Cases CORSAIR CARBIDE SPEC 01 Gaming Case Review by leeghoofd @ 2014-08-18
Tradeshow & OC events Gigabyte Extreme Overclocking Competition 2014 by leeghoofd @ 2014-08-13
Videocards/VGA Reviews Gigabyte GeForce 750Ti Ultra Durable BLACK EDITION Video Card Review by stefan @ 2014-08-12
Cooling/VGA & Other Cooling EKWB ASUS GTX 780 Ti DCII OC Full Cover Water Block Review by leeghoofd @ 2014-08-05
Videocards/VGA Reviews ASUS R9 270 Direct CU II OC 2 GB Video Card Review by stefan @ 2014-08-04

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

NVIDIA Announces Game24, Massive 24-hour Celebration of PC Gaming

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
NVIDIA announced Game24, a worldwide, multinational event spanning 24 hours, celebrating PC gaming. Scheduled for 18th September, 2014, The event will be held across seven locations around the world, and live-streams of each will be broadcast the world over. NVIDIA… Go To Full Article

SilverStone Launches the Argon AR05 and AR06 Low-Profile CPU Coolers

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
SilverStone Technology has now introduces two new CPU coolers in the Argon Series, the AR05 and AR06. Both models feature a low-profile (the AR05 is 36.7 mm tall while the AR06 stands at 58 mm), they are equipped with a… Go To Full Article

Apple reveals the the most common reasons that it rejects apps

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Apple is such an opaque company that even app developers can be left, out in the cold, wondering why their app was rejected from the app store. Thankfully, the company does have some sympathy for those dejected coders, which is… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7 5960X Review

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
"The Core i7 5960X I will be looking at in this review is Intel's first 8-core desktop processor, which sets it as the cream of the crop of the chipmaker's desktop line of processors. This fully unlocked beast of a… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-D15 Review at HardwareHeaven

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
"Today DaveChaos brings us a Noctua NH-D15 Review, comparing it to three other coolers." Go To Full Article

Compro TN95W Cloud Network Camera Video Review

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"The Compro TN95W Cloud Network Camera comes with a 105° wide angle lens that's capable of resolutions up to 720p and also does stills and video in daylight or darkness. It's super easy to setup and works on just about… Go To Full Article

Opportunity rover is getting reformatted after ten years on Mars

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
NASA's ironman Mars rover Opportunity, like your five-year-old PC, is about to get reformatted. Problems have been causing the aging vehicle to reboot and scientists suspect that worn-out cells in the flash memory are to blame. Opportunity's been... … Go To Full Article

Func KB-460 Keyboard Review

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
A few years ago, an era of change came to Func, and with it came a desire to redefine the gaming experience once again. In order to do this, they had to look beyond just cosmetics, and find a way… Go To Full Article

OCZ ARC 100 SSD 240 GByte Review @ Hardware-Mag.de

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
We have just released a Review of the brand new 240 GByte OCZ ARC 100 Solid State Drive based on a Indilinx Barefoot 3 M10 Controller and Toshiba A19 nm MLC-NAND-Flash, including Benchmarks and many more details. Go To Full Article

UK police threaten companies that sell domains to piracy sites

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
When a piracy site is targeted by authorities, the owner's usual trick is to move the website to another domain (and sometimes hosting provider) to re-establish access for users. The Pirate Bay is probably the biggest example of this, which… Go To Full Article

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own… Go To Full Article

EK Announces Intel Socket R3 (LGA-2011-3) Water Block Compatibility

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
EK Water Blocks, Ljubljana based premium water cooling gear manufacturer, confirms that all of it's current CPU water blocks fully support the latest generation Intel LGA-2011-3 (Socket R3) Core i7 series processors (codename Haswell-E). Due to the same mounting holes… Go To Full Article

Google lines up September 15 press event in India to further detail Android One

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
Hard at work on polishing Android L, enriching the possibilities of Android Wear and opening up Android Auto to the masses, Google doesn’t seem to have forgot about Android One either, and the platform may be further detailed in just… Go To Full Article

XTracGear Ripper Mousepad Review @ TestFreaks

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
"There's a lot things that I think people overlook when it comes to their computer setups and one of them is the mousepad, the average person I mean of course, gamers and enthusiasts know that a good mousepad can make… Go To Full Article

Tablet sales go slow

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
Market research firm IDC said it has lowered its forecast for tablet sales in 2014 almost halving its estimate of how many will ship. The reason for that, according to the company, is that buyers in mature… Go To Full Article

EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1600 W @ techPowerUp

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
EVGA recently introduced their new flagship SuperNOVA unit with 1600 W capacity and 80 Plus Gold efficiency. According to their description, this PSU is the ultimate tool for any highly overclocked system, and in this review, we plan to push… Go To Full Article

Physics' best-known lectures are now available to everyone on the web

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
Ask professors about important physics lectures, and they'll probably point you toward Richard Feynman's famous 1964 talks. They led to one of the most popular physics books ever (over 1.5 million English copies sold) and helped generations... Go To Full Article

Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite Keyboard @ PureOverclock

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
“A fully mechanical keyboard that sports a sleek design and caters to gamers who want something uncomplicated, the Tesoro Tizona G2N Elite has some unique features including a detachable and movable numpad, suitable for lefties or righties. That certainly got… Go To Full Article

Facial recognition market booms

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
A report said that the market for facial recognition is set to see 27.7 percent compount annual growth to 2018, when it will be worth around $6.5 billion. The research from ReportsnReports.com said the market is segmented… Go To Full Article

VisionX 420D Review: ASRock's mini-PC Lineup Continues to Impress

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
ASRock has been one of the few motherboard vendors to focus on mini-PCs targeting the HTPC and portable gaming markets. Starting from the ION-based nettop days, they have consistently refreshed the mini-PC lineup in sync with Intel's product cycle. We… Go To Full Article

Sony's RX10 camera now shoots higher-quality video at a lower price

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
Sony's Cyber-shot RX10 is a pretty capable camera, but it still has weaknesses: it doesn't shoot super high-quality XAVC-S video, and that steep $1,300 price is bound to steer some people toward DSLRs and mirrorless cams. Well, consider both of… Go To Full Article

ASUS Rolls Out the Republic of Gamers Gladius Gaming Mouse

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
ASUS rolled out its workhorse claw-grip gaming mouse to compete with market favorites such as Razer Deathadder 2013 and SteelSeries Rival; the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Gladius. Measuring 126 mm x 67 mm 45 mm (LxWxH), and featuring a fixed… Go To Full Article

This 'Find My iPhone' exploit could be to blame for celebrity photo hacks

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
​We don't need to rake over the gory details here, but in the last 12 hours, the internet has lost its "you know what" over some leaked celebrity photos. Initial reports suggested that hackers targeted the iCloud accounts of the… Go To Full Article

MSI TwinFrozr V Cooling Solution Teased

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
MSI teased the first CGI sketches of its next-generation TwinFrozr V cooling solution, designed for high-end GPUs, under its Gaming Series. A prototype of the cooler made its first appearance at Computex 2014, in June. The cooler features a large… Go To Full Article

CM Storm Rapid-i (SGK-4040-GKCM1) Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
CM Storm Rapid-i mechanical gaming keyboard is something that I wish their CM Storm Quickfire TK was- a small keyboard with directional keys. The main cons I highlighted was that CM should have ditched the Numpad and provide dedicated buttons… Go To Full Article

MSI X99 Motherboards Break 6 World Records

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
The MSI X99S XPOWER AC, one of MSI's new Intel X99 based OC motherboards, just obliterated the Cinebench R15 world record for the Intel Core i7 5960X processor by scoring a staggering 2314 points while all 8 cores were running… Go To Full Article

'Summer Lesson' is the questionable Project Morpheus VR title from the 'Tekken' team

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Teasing its forthcoming appearance at the Tokyo Game Show later this month, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan revealed a new demo for its prototype VR hardware -- with assistance from the creative forces behind the Tekken fighter series. You should... Go To Full Article

7 Features You’ll Get If You Upgrade to the Professional Edition of Windows 8

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Windows 8.1 invites you to “Get more features with a new edition of Windows.” You’ll get six more features if you upgrade to the Professional edition — plus a seventh if you pay extra. Go To Full Article

AnandTech founder leaves site, joins Apple

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
Anand Lal Shimpi, the editor and publisher of the well-regarded AnandTech site, is going to work at Apple. An Apple rep confirmed that the company was hiring Shimpi, but wouldn't provide any other details. Last night, via a post on… Go To Full Article

BitFenix Fury Passes Intel Haswell Testing

@ 2014/09/02 read/post comments(0)
The release of the Fury PSU Series has made serious waves in the hardware community with impressive power specifications and cables featuring all Alchemy sleeving. Another great benefit is high efficiency and cost savings, especially when paired with Intel's Haswell-class… Go To Full Article

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