News and Reviews for 12-4-09

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It’s Friday, and I’ve got a ton of news for you from our friends..

Gaming and Games:

Dirt 2 CPU benchmarks with DirectX 9 and DirectX 11: Phenom doing well, quad-cores rule @ PCGamesHardware

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 (PC) review @ Elite Bastards

 Mionix Saiph 1800 Mouse Review @ High Tech Reviews

Need for Speed: Shift Patch 2 accelerates Radeon graphics cards @ PCGamesHardware

ROCCAT Sota Gaming Mouse Mat Review @

Roccat Kova Mouse @ Rbmods

DiRT2 DirectX 11 ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series Comparison @ TweakTown



CPUs, and Cooling:

iXBT Labs Review: Intel Xeon 3450 Processor

A Futurelooks News Flash – Thermaltake SpinQ Heatpipe CPU Cooler Review

AMD Athlon II X2 240e & X3 435 @ Techgage

Cooler Master Hyper N620 CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Secrets

Xigmatek Thor’s Hammer CPU Cooler/Heatsink Review @ Tweaknews

Apack ZEROtherm Core92 CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

Choiix Air-Through Notebook/Laptop Cooler Review @ TechwareLabs

Noctua NH-D14 140mm CPU Cooler @ TweakTown

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler Review @

Titan Fenrir Christmas Edition Heatsink Review @ High Tech Reviews

Titan Fenrir & Skalli CPU Coolers Review @ Hardware Canucks

Enermax Twister Series Fan Review Roundup @

VIZO Ninja HS @ LanOC Reviews

EnerMax Aeolus Laptop Cooler Review @ TechwareLabs

Win a CoolIT Systems Domino A.L.C. CPU Cooler in the NFL Pool

GELID Tranquillo CPU Cooler @ TweakTown



Storage Related, Memory, Flash etc:

A-DATA SH93 Rugged Portable Hard Drive Review @ techSpot

iStorage Pro iT8SAE 8-bay SAS / SATA Expander @ TweakTown

Seagate Barracuda XT SATA-6G Hard Drive @ Benchmark Reviews

Overclock3D have just published a new article titled: Kingston SSDNow V+ 64GB

Gigabyte 333 Event – Details about SATA 6G and USB 3.0 @ Madshrimps

Seagate FreeAgent Go 1TB USB Hard Drive Review @

Intel X25-M G2 34nm Firmware 2CV102HD Quick Test @ Madshrimps

Simpletech by Hitachi SimpleTOUGH 500GB USB 2.0 External Enclosure @ TweakTown

Spire Slide Pro @ techPowerUp

Thecus N0503 Combo NAS Review @ Tweaknews


Assorted Stuffs:

TweakTown Holiday Buyers Guide 2009

TR’s Christmas 2009 system guide

Public Enemies Blu-Ray Review @

Asus EeeTop PC ET2002 Review @

Linux Firewall Part 5: The GUI Interface @ [OC]ModShop

How To: Change the Windows 7 Logon Screen @ [OC]ModShop

Intel Unveils 48-Core Single-Chip Cloud Computer @ HotHardware

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS @ InsideHW

Nokia E75 Mobile Phone Review @

Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows Vista  @

Home Printer Buying Guide: How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Needs @ Digital Trends

The Death of Free: Will Free Online Content Like Hulu Ever Dry Up? @ Digital Trends

I4U News published a review of the new Acer Aspire AS5738PG-6306 Touchscreen Notebook

Why Wait for Chrome OS? Our Review of iCloud, the "Free Online Computer" @

The iPhone becomes a victim of its own popularity @ TweakTown

Experts Say Blu-ray Players are Here to Stay @ Digital Trends

War on Warranties: Are Extended Warranties Worth It? @ Digital Trends

Olympus E-600 Review @ Digital Trends

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review @ Digital Trends

Speedlink Gravity Blaster Review @ XSReviews

Samsung X420 Notebook – X and Why @ HardwareZone

A HardwareZone Special: PlayTest November 2009

Fujitsu’s Winter Launch of Tiny Notebooks and More @ HardwareZone

Audio Technica ATH-ON300 Headphones @ HardwareZone



Video Cards and Video Stuffs:

GIGABYTE 275GTX Super Overclock @ Bjorn3D

ATI HD 5770 Review @ XSReviews

TRENDnet TV-M7 7-Inch Wireless IP Camera Monitor @ TweakTown

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card @ TweakTown

Xigmatek Bifrost VD1065 Video Card Cooler @ Benchmark Reviews

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Thermalright 4890/4870 VRM R1

nVidia Chips Comparison Table @ Hardware Secrets

SDC Megtron LC-Display @ techPowerUp

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 Vapor-X Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

Patriot Box Office HD Media Player Firmware P02 Update @ Legit Reviews

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ Razor Edition @ hardwareZone



iXBT Labs Review: Intel DP55WG "Warrensburg" Motherboard

ECS A785GM-M @ Planted3dNow

iXBT Labs Review: ASRock P55M Pro Motherboard

Overclocking with MSI Afterburner @ Bjorn3D

ASUS P7P55D Evo Intel P55 Motherboard Review @


Cases / Chassis:

Thermaltake Element G Gaming Case Review @ Legit Reviews

Antec Nine Hundred Two Mid Tower Case Review @

AZZA Solano 1000R Case Review @ TopReviewShop

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review @

Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower Case Review @

Cooler Master HAF 922 Midi-Tower @ Technic3d

Case In Point: Searching For the Perfect Mid-Tower @

NZXT Beta Review @ XSReviews

Silverstone Temjin TJ10B: Water Cooled with Silence @ Bjorn3D

NZXT LEXA-S Computer Chassis @ Benchmark Reviews

NZXT Lexa S Review at Overclockers Online

Thermaltake Element G Mid-Tower Case Review @ High Tech Reviews



Power Supplies:

Topower Tiger Series 1200W PSU @ Bjorn3D

Thermaltake Evo Blue 650Watt Power Supply Review @ Ninjalane

Amacrox Free Style 650 W Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets

FSP NB S90 Universal Notebook Adapter @ LaNOC Reviews

Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazing Looking 1/4 Scale Boba Fett Figure

Sideshow Collectibles Taking Pre-Orders for Amazin…

Kristofer Brozio
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Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Cortana Support and More

Shazam for Windows Phone Gets an Update with Corta…

Kristofer Brozio
I do miss my Windows Phones, I had two of them, but I went back to Android because there’s just more…
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Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Year

Archie Comics Relaunches with New ARCHIE #1 Next Y…

Kristofer Brozio
I never got into Archie comics, I was more into sci-fi and fantasy and super heroes and such but I d…
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Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Dish Network Integrates Netflix Into Set-Top Boxes

Kristofer Brozio
Now this is cool, Dish has become the first pay TV or cable company as it were to integrate Netflix…
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Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Games for Exercising

Atari Fit Let’s You Unlock Classic Atari Gam…

Kristofer Brozio
So it seems Atari is coming out with their own fitness app called Atari Fit in early 2015. The cool…
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