News for November 12th 2011


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News

Hey it’s Saturday and I think it’s time for the news from our friends around the world! We’ve got lots of things to cover so sit back, grab a coffee or whatever other beverage of choice you may want and check out some reviews!

 


Storage Related:

OCZ Octane SSD Pricing And Specs Released @ The SSD Review

Corsair Force GT 240GB SSD & Crucial M4 SSD Update

Seagate Barracuda XT 3TB (ST3000DM001) @ Bjorn3D.com

Apacer ARES PC3-17066 8GB Kit Review

GeIL EVO Corsa DIMM Kit 8GB PC3-14900U @ Hardwareoverclock.com

Synology DS212j NAS Review – the new budget class leader

Patriot Wildfire 120GB Solid State Drive Review @ eTeknix.com

Areca ARC-1882x RAID Card Review: Lightning Strikes at 4.7GB/s

 

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

PowerColor Devil 13 HD6970 Graphics Card Review @ HardwareHeaven.com

Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 Xbox 360 Headset Review

VisionTek Radeon HD 6850 Video Card @ Benchmark Reviews

Bowers and Wilkins C5 Earphones Review

 

Mobile Related:

Sandberg PowerBank 8000 Portable Battery Review @ Real World Labs

PowerSkin for iPhone 4 Review @ ThinkComputers.org

 

PC Cooling:

Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 CPU Cooler Review @ eTeknix.com

 

PC Cases:

BitFenix Merc Alpha Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

BitFenix Raider @ techPowerUp

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Review @ Vortez

Cooler Master Elite 430 Black Case Review

Corsair Carbide Series 500R Arctic White Mid Tower Case Review

Silverstone Sugo SG06 Mini ITX SFF Case Review @ Hardware Canucks

Lian Li PC-V600F Case Review @ Hardware Heaven

Corsair Carbide 500R @ techPowerUp

Fractal Design Arc Midi Case Review @ Hardware Secrets

CM Storm Enforcer System Enclosure review in Metku.net

 

Power Supplies/ Related:

SilverStone Strider Gold 750W Power Supply Review at Overclockers Online

Enermax NAXN 82+ 550 W Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets

Antec High Current 900W @ PureOverclock

eXtreme Power Supply Calculator Update

Enermax ENM750AWT @ Rbmods

In-Win Glacier 900W Power Supply Review @ Real World Labs

 

Motherboards:

ASUS M5A97 Evo (AMD 970) Motherboard Review

ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Intel Z68 Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org

ECS A75F-M2 Socket FM1 mATX Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews

Gigabyte E350N-USB3 @ LanOC Reviews

 

Assorted:

Jurassic Park (1993) Blu-ray Movie Review

New competition @ HardwareLOOK

AMD FX-Bulldozer Roundup on Technic3D

Wacom Bamboo Capture Multi-touch Tablet Review

Why it is difficult to be a Hardware Enthusiast @ Ninjalane

November Folding@Home Contest, Win a Gigabyte GA-H61N-USB3 @ Bjorn3D

AMD reacts to Kepler news, 7000 series prepped and priced

Mainstream Computing Showdown – AMD A6 APU v Intel 2nd Gen Core i3 CPU

Acer Revo RL100-U20P Home Theater PC Review @MissingRemote

 

Gaming:

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Quick Review

Roccat Arvo Review @ t-break

RAGE the PC Game by id Software @ Benchmark Reviews

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Tested, Benchmarked

PayDay: The Heist PC Review @ eTeknix.com

Sega Renegade Ops Review @ XSReviews.co.uk

ModMyMachine Slamepad mousemat Review @ XSReviews.co.uk

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