News for January 8th 2012


It’s Sunday and my youngest got up at 8am and I have to ask why. I don’t like getting up early on Sundays. So I figured I’d post some news and I’ve got a lot of it for you. Just a tiny bit of CES stuff, but I’m sure we’ll see a lot more soon as it’s kicking into high gear now. For now though read the news and see what’s been happening.

Storage Related:

OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB PCI-E Storage Solution Review @ Real World Labs

IcyDock MB994SP-4S Four-bay 2.5-inch SATA/SAS Hard Drive Rack Review

RunCore Pro IV USB 3.0 MoonDrive Review

GeIL Evo Corsa 8GB 2133CL9 Dual Channel Kit Review

ADATA S510 120GB @ PureOverclock

Corsair Performance Series Pro 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Verbatim Store ‘n’ Go USB 3.0 Hard Drive Review @ TechwareLabs

Synology Diskstation DS212 @ Bjorn3D

Corsair 240GB Force GT RAID0 Review

Buffalo LinkStation Pro LS-VL Network Attached Storage Review @

Kingmax 120GB SATA III SSD Review

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive @ APH Networks

Seagate Momentus XT 750GB Solid State Hybrid Drive Review

RunCore RCP V mSATA T50 SATA III 120GB SSD Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB Reference Video Card Review

PowerColor JustSling @ techPowerUp

Boxee Box By D-Link Review @

AMD Radeon HD 7970 Quad CrossfireX: The Stock Air Cooling Champion

EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2Win Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

KItguru Lite Video: Close up on the Radeon 7000 series

Mimo Magic Touch 10" USB Monitor Review

AMD A8-3870K Graphics With Gallium3D @ Phoronix


Mobile Related:

Two Weeks with Ooma: Quasi-Free Phone Service Never Sounded So Good:

Jabra STREET2 Bluetooth Stereo Headset Review @ Real World Labs

Asus’ Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet

Samsung Series 9 900X3A Review @

Amazon Kindle Wi-Fi 6-inch E Ink Display Review @ HardwareLOOK

Trident Case Kraken Case for Apple iPad 2 Review

Toshiba Portégé Z835-P330 Ultrabook Review


PC Cooling:

Funky Kit Review: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011

Fit for fan update – which cooler fit on the motherboard ?

Arctic Cooling Accelero XTREME Plus II and Thermalright Shaman VGA Cooler Review

Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO @

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Lamptron FC8


PC Cases:

SilverStone Grandia DG06 HTPC Chassis Review @MissingRemote

Mid-Tower Case Round-Up: Antec, Corsair, NZXT, Thermaltake

In Win Mana 136 Case Review @ Hardware Secrets

AZZA Fusion 3000 Full PC Tower @ Pro-Clockers

Lian Li PC-TU200 Case Review @

NZXT Tempest 410 @ techPowerUp

Cooler Master Silencio 550 Case Review on Technic3D


Power Supplies/ Related:

GeiL Thortech Thunderbolt Plus 800W PSU Review on Technic3D

Seasonic Platinum 1000W Power Supply Review @ APH Networks

OCZ ZT Series 650W Power Supply (OCZ-ZS650W) @ Bjorn3D

Corsair Professional Series Gold AX 650 W @ techPowerUp

Funky Kit Review: Thermaltake Smart 730W Power Supply



First Looks: ASUS ROG Rampage IV GENE (Intel X79) – mATX gaming powerhouse

ASRock Extreme9 X79 Motherboard Review – ASRock Earns Recognition as The Overclocking King

GIGABYTE G1 Killer Assassin 2 LGA2011 Sandy Bridge-E ATX Motherboard Review

Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel LGA 2011 @ techPowerUp

Gigabyte GA-Z68AP-D3 Motherboard Review @ HardwareLOOK

ASUS Rampage IV Extreme Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews

ASRock X79 Extreme9 Motherboard Review

Unboxing the Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 Intel Z68 Motherboard @



Devices to expect from Apple in 2012

Can Kodak survive 2012?

SteelSeries Interview with Kim Rom @

Intel SNA Architecture Is Constantly Evolving @ Phoronix

Funky Kit Prize Giveaway – Win a Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler

Interview with Palringo about its plans for global comm dom

iBUYPOWER Gamer Paladin XLC Intel X79 Gaming System Review @

Tech Tip: Enable Concurrent Desktop Sessions in Windows

MEGATech Showcase: The Five Best Sci-Fi Films of 2011

AMD ATI Chips Comparison Table

CES 2012 Part #1 – Getting Ready @

Intel Ironlake In 2011 Had Some Gains, Some Losses @ Phoronix

‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows’ Review

‘Warrior’ Review

Enermax Aurora Keyboard Review

HP Photosmart 6510 e-All-in-One

Piracy to Blame for Falling Music Sales? I Don’t Think So @ Techgage



SteelSeries Simraceway SRW-S1 Steering Wheel Review @ Legit Reviews

SteelSeries Diablo III Mouse Review

Razer Blackwidow Ultimate Gaming keyboard @ Rbmods

Exclusive video: Guild Wars 2 is world’s best MMO, writers claim

Tt eSPORTS MEKA G1 Keyboard Review @ TechwareLabs

Unboxing the Razer Naga Epic MMO Gaming Mouse @

SteelSeries Simraceway SRW-S1 Wheel @ Benchmark Reviews

XFX WarPad Gaming Mousepad Review @ Hardware Canucks

Corsair Vengeance 1300 & 1500 Gaming Headsets Review @ Hardware Canucks

Mad Catz Eclipse Wireless LiteTouch Keyboard Review @ Real World Labs

SteelSeries Simraceway S1 Steering Wheel

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