FIIL Wireless Headset Review

Audio/Others by stefan @ 2016-09-29 read/post comments()

This headset comes with quite a bit of new technologies like Bluetooth V4.1 support, ANC, capacitive controls right on the headset cups but also integrates NFC, can operate in both wired and wireless modes, while the necessary cables are offered for both Android and iOS platforms. The headset is ready for taking calls, navigating through music players, can be connected to two Bluetooth devices at the same time, while the integrated 570mAh battery allows quite a bit of usage during a single charge. The supplied FIIL+ application completes the product by offering easy switch for ANC mode, different EQ presets but also simulated 3D surround effects for different environments. read more

Be Quiet Silent Loop 240 AIO Water Cooler Review

Cooling/Water Cooling by leeghoofd @ 2016-09-27 read/post comments()

At Computex, Be Quiet introduced to the press an upcoming addition to their current cooling lineup: The Silent Loop AIO series. Featuring three different radiator models, a 120, a 240 and the monster 280 model, this to satisfy the demands of the PC community.  Be Quiet has received many awards over the last decade and has established itself as one of the market leaders in quiet, yet powerful power supplies and processor cooling gear, especially their Silent Wings fan series are loved by watercooling purists as these Fans feature an excellent combination between airflow/pressure and silent operation. Time to open the box Be Quiet send to the MadShrimps lab. We requested the 240 model as it will be the most… read more

TP-LINK Neffos Y5L Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2016-09-27 read/post comments()

The 4.5’’ Neffos Y5L smartphone from TP-LINK is reaching the low-end segment by incorporating a Snapdragon 210 32-bit SoC, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory (which can be further expanded via MicroSD cards). The back 5MP shooter is quite average, while the screen choice for this model is TN, which lowers the viewing angles, while the screen is harder to read during day light. read more

Crucial MX300 525GB SSD Review

Storage/SSD by stefan @ 2016-09-25 read/post comments()

The MX300 525GB SSD from Crucial is marketed as a mainstream product and unlike the regular TLC drives where we have experienced high write performance drops (to about 90MB/s) when transferring large files, the 3D TLC NAND is able to deliver higher writes even after the cache is filled. This is Crucial’s first 3D NAND generation in cooperation with Intel and we expect further to see improvements with firmware upgrades. read more

Creative Aurvana ANC Headset Review

Audio/Others by stefan @ 2016-09-22 read/post comments()

Right after installing the battery inside the Aurvana ANC, we wanted to check out the noise cancelling feature, so without having it connected to any audio source, we put the headset on; with the feature turned off, we could hear a low level of background noise coming in both ears but with the noise cancelling on, that noise was completely gone, which is quite impressive. read more

KFA2 GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC 8GB Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2016-09-20 read/post comments()

The GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC board from KFA2 impressed us positively regarding the overall build quality, factory overclocking levels, while the dual 100mm fans keep the board cool while keeping minimum noise levels. The manufacturer has also thought of enthusiasts who like to keep their systems hardware visible during operation via case windows, so the fans along with the GeForce GTX logo are LED lighted; the logo can be further customized via the supplied Xtreme Tuner Plus utility. One other important aspect to point out is that the KFA GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC 8GB video card is one of the most affordable cards on the market with custom cooling, with the same GPU. read more
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