News for February 12th 2012

News

So it’s time again for the news from our friends around the world! In here you’ll find quite a bit, I’ve got a three days worth for you. There’s also a few decent giveaways going on so you can get a chance to win some cool products. Anyway, I’ll be back later with a review so read the news and check back for a review.


Storage Related:

Understanding SSD Advertised Performance and Its Purchase Implications – An SSD Primer

G.Skill RIPJAWS-Z 16GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Memory Review on Technic3D

Funky Kit Review: OCZ Vertex 3 MaxIOPS 240GB SSD

OCZ Synapse Cache SATA III Solid State Disk @ Pro-Clockers

Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200RPM HD Review

OCZ Technology Octane 512GB Solid State Drive with 1.13 Performance Firmware

OCZ RevoDrive 3 120GB SSD Review

Hitachi Touro Desk Pro 3TB USB 3.0 External HDD Review

Intel 520 Series 240GB (Raid 0 update) SSD Review

 

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Audiophiles: No difference between Monster cables and coat hanger

MSI HD 7950 Twin Frozr III 3072 MB

AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB CrossFire Review @ Legit Reviews

MEGATech Reviews – AVerMedia Game Capture HD for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii

VMware’s Virtual GPU Driver Is Running Fast @ Phoronix

NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 featuring the ASUS VG278H Screen @ HardwareHeaven.com

VisionTek Radeon 7970 @ PureOverclock

Zotac GTX 580 AMP2 3GB Edition Review @ HardwareLOOK

Western Digital WD TV Live Media Player

GeChic On-Lap 1301 Portable Monitor Review @ ThinkComputers.org

ASUS VG278H LCD Monitor 3D Vision-2 Kit @ Benchmark Reviews

 

Mobile Related:

Interview with Alec Saunders, RIM’s VP of Developer Relations

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review

Toddy Smartcloth Screen Cleaner @ TechwareLabs

Sony Ericsson Live WT19i Review

The $300 ultraportable experiment

HTC set to release ICS for some phone models

Choiix/Cooler Master Mobile Wave Stand Review @ eTeknix.com

 

PC Cooling:

Shagon’ ARC-118

Phobya Shrouds Review on Technic3D

Lamptron FC9 Fan Controller Review @ eTeknix.com

Corsair H80 and H100

SilenX EFZ-120HA5 CPU Cooler @ Bjorn3D

SilenX Effezio EFZ-120HA5 CPU Cooler Review @ circuitREMIX

Spire Kepler Pro CPU Cooler

Swiftech H20-220 Edge HD Liquid Cooling Kit Review @ Legit Reviews

 

PC Cases:

Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

Cooler Master COSMOS 2 Review @ Vortez

NZXT Switch 810 Full Tower Chassis Review @ eTeknix.com

Xigmatek MidGard II Case Review

NZXT Switch 810 Full Tower Chassis

 

Power Supplies/ Related:

Antec VP450 Power Supply Review

GeiL Thortech Thunderbolt 1000W PSU Review on Technic3D

Athena Power AP-MFATX40P8 400 W Power Supply Review

Spire BlackDragon 400 W

 

Motherboards:

Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3 Intel LGA1155 Motherboard Review

 

Assorted:

AMD A8-3870K and Sapphire HD6450 FleX Review

Vapor King Portable Charging Case Review

Win a Logitech C270 HD Webcam

Win a Logitech h250 Stereo Headset

Vapor King Auto USB Passthrough Review

Trendnet TPL-307E2K Powerline Adapter kit @ Rbmods

Funky Kit: Win a Steelseries Kana Mouse plus a Qck Mouse Pad

Laser or inkjet for the home office, that’s the question

Basic Casemodding Listener Mailbag Interview with a Top Overclocker

 

Gaming:

Bastion PC Review @ eTeknix.com

Corsair Vengeance M90 Review @ XSReviews.co.uk

SteelSeries SRW-S1 Review

Lux Delux Review @ FusionMods.Net

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