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

[M] Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 128GB Flash Drive Review

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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… Go To Full Article

How would you change the Fitbit Flex?

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Fitbit is one of the most well respected names in the quantified-self space, so we expected a lot of the Fitbit Flex. When we put the device in front of Terrence O'Brien, he found that it wasn't the most feature-packed,… Go To Full Article

MSI X99S GAMING 9 AC Review @ Vortez

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After so much speculation we can today reveal Intel's X99 chipset, more specifically, the X99S Gaming 9 AC motherboard from MSI. MSI are widely regarded as one of the most overclocking friendly manufacturers and so our review will focus heavily… Go To Full Article

Facebook Addresses Messenger Rumors

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If you pay any attention to Facebook, then your page likely was inundated with mass hysteria regarding Facebook Messenger's rather wide permissions requirement. FB dev Peter Martinazzi tries to set the record straight on a special page in FB and… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Frio14 Silent CPU Cooler Review

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While all in one liquid cooling units continue to dominate the high end CPU cooling space, there is still plenty of room left in the market for a good old fashioned air cooler. Today we will be taking a look… Go To Full Article

Flaw lets hackers break your WiFi router's security with one guess

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Typically, attacks against your WiFi router require a lengthy attempt to guess any codes and passwords. Not if you use 0xcite's new technique, however; the research firm has detailed a flaw in some router chipsets that lets hackers bypass the...… Go To Full Article

Twitter makes it easier to decide who you'll follow first

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Twitter said early this year that it would do more to help first-timers follow people, and it's now making good on its word. The social network has just revamped its sign-up process to help you tailor those first follows to… Go To Full Article

Creative Unveils the Sound Blaster E5 USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier

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Creative Technology Ltd today launched the Sound Blaster E5 - Flagship of the "Sound Blaster E-Series", and a new audio solution for USB DAC and headphone amplifier. Boasting audiophile-grade specifications and components, the Sound Blaster E5 is designed to deliver… Go To Full Article

See How a Bugatti Veyron is Delivered

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The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse costs around $3 million USD so you should expect that delivery would be more than signing a handful of docs and driving off the lot. Someone captured the delivery process in a video so… Go To Full Article

Huntkey Officially Announces X-MAN DIY Chassis at ChinaJoy 2014

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Huntkey Enterprise Group, a global professional power supply provider, has demonstrated the colorful X-MAN DIY chassis to the gamers for the first time at ChinaJoy 2014. Following the E3 in U.S. , and the Tokyo Game Show… Go To Full Article

Dell says its curved monitor will help make you a better gamer

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What good is having an ultra-powerful PC if you're still connecting it to a dusty old monitor? We reckon doing so would be pretty silly. Good thing that alongside the new Alienware Area 51, Dell's pulled the curtain back on… Go To Full Article

HTC's plasticky One E8 lands in the US courtesy of Sprint

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Jonesing for a taste of the HTC One M8 lifestyle but don't have the cash to make it happen? Never fear -- Sprint has just started offering the fantastic-in-plastic HTC One E8 to customers who want M8 horsepower without the… Go To Full Article

Yahoo Mail for Android now lets you filter emails while on the move

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If you're an email fiend, you already know the value of filters -- you can easily color code and label incoming emails with a few simple rules so that your inbox isn't a cluttered mess. Unfortunately, however, if you're a… Go To Full Article

A Quick Look at the GS5 LTE-A Subpixel Layout

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While it was easy to make an educated guess that the Galaxy S5 LTE-A Broadband had a PenTile subpixel layout to support the higher pixel density, I didn't get visual confirmation of this until now. While this picture is rather… Go To Full Article

EVGA Debuts Its X99 Motherboard Lineup

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The EVGA X99 lineup has arrived. EVGA has rebuilt its motherboard lineup for the next generation Intel platform, offering a stunning set of new features and overclocking support. These motherboards also feature EVGA's new GUI BIOS that focuses on the… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7-5960X Extreme Processor Preview

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Intel has upped the ante for LGA2011 systems with the new LGA2011-V3 specification, comprising the new X99 chipset and Haswell-E CPUs. The top-end Core i7-5960X is Intel’s first consumer 8-core CPU and boasts an amazing 20 megabytes of on-chip cache… Go To Full Article

G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 Achieves DDR4 Memory Record at 4004 MHz

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G.SKILL International Co. Ltd., the leading high performance memory designer and manufacturer, is proud to announce breaking the DDR4 memory speed record at 4004 MHz extreme frequency. G.SKILL never stops pushing the computing performance to the limits.… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Lumia 730 and 735 caught on camera

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Microsoft’s plans to announce the Lumia 730 and Lumia 830 at IFA 2014 next month have already been confirmed, and leaked images are giving us a clear look at the Lumia 730 ahead of its official unveiling. The leaked images… Go To Full Article

ASUS Announces X99 Series Motherboards

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ASUS today announced X99-Deluxe, X99-Pro and X99-A, three new ATX motherboards based on the Intel X99 chipset and packed with exclusive technologies, including OC Socket and 5-Way Optimization, to ensure ultimate performance from the latest LGA 2011-v3 Intel Core i7… Go To Full Article

The Big Picture: a heat map of the 'entire' internet

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As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. In this case, though, let's say it's worth millions and millions of internet connections. Thanks to John Matherly, founder of Shodan, a search engine which focuses on helping companies… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7-5960X Haswell-E

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The Intel Core i7-5960X Haswell-E CPU arrived Technic3D. We will check the new High-End Processor from Intel on a X99-Mainboard with DDR4 Ram, against the Intel Core i7-4770K, 4960X, 3960X, i5-4670K, AMD A10-7850K and many more. More see you in… Go To Full Article

Intel Core i7 5960X Extreme Edition Review @ OCC

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"It's good to finally have Intel refresh the Extreme line up and take that step up to an eight core processor to do it. There are distributed computing crunchers just salivating at the performance potential that comes along with the… Go To Full Article

GIGABYTE X99 Motherboard Launch

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In previous generations, GIGABYTE has often been ambitious with the number of models it produces and supports. X99 is no different, so while the other manufacturers have four or five models coming through launch and September, GIGABYTE is starting with… Go To Full Article

ASUS X99 Launch

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The launch today is one of the biggest in the last few years, with DRAM, CPU and Chipset all getting a refresh. Understandably ASUS is getting in on the action, and they sent over their PRs detailing what they have… Go To Full Article

Intel i7-5960X and X99 Review at HardwareHeaven

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"This is our review of the Intel Core i7-5960X and we will be running it on one of Gigabytes latest X99 boards along with some of Corsairs DDR4-2800MHz, 16GB of it to be exact." Go To Full Article

ASRock on X99 Motherboards

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It is safe to say that all the motherboard manufacturers have been ambitious for the X99 launch. While I recently gave kudos to one of the others for supporting eight motherboards at launch, it would seem that ASRock is keen… Go To Full Article

MSI X99 Motherboards Launched

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With the X99 and Haswell-E platforms being launched today, MSI is coming to market officially with four models on sale with another coming soon. We took a look at the MSI X99S SLI PLUS when it was leaked earlier this… Go To Full Article

The Intel Haswell-E CPU Review

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Today marks the release of Intel’s latest update to its Extreme processor line with a trio of Haswell-E models including Intel’s first consumer socketed 8-core product. This is the update from Ivy Bridge-E, which includes an IPC increase, a new… Go To Full Article

The Alienware Area-51 gaming rig just got one hell of a redesign

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After a few years finding itself/getting a heavy-duty industrial makeover, Alienware's well-respected (and, importantly, customizable) desktop gaming PC has returned. The Area-51 isn't small, but it now has a new triangular... hexagonal...... Go To Full Article

Sentey Crimson Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ TestFreaks

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"Up for review today I have an excellent product, one that I've come to love honestly, it's the Crimson Pro mechanical gaming keyboard from a company called Sentey and it features Cherry MX Black switches. The Crimson Pro has plenty… Go To Full Article

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