News for Tuesday June 12th 2012

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So we’re back with the news, or should I say more news.. Already posted some new stuff today and a review but this is the news roundup from sites around the world and there’s a lot of it. All the way down in the assorted section you’ll find plenty of Computex coverage if you’re interested. Hopefully I’ll have another review up for you tonight or tomorrow morning, but for now read the news..

Storage Related:

SanDisk Extreme SATA III 240 GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

G.Skill ARES DDR3-2133 16GB Quad Channel Memory Kit Review @

LSI Discovers SandForce 256-Bit Encryption Limited To 128-Bit – Problem Resolved and Fix On The Way

MyDigitalSSD Releases BP3 and Smart mSATA SSDs

Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 10K RPM Hard Disk Drive Review

WD My Passport 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review

Topower Black-X 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 Review @ Vortez

CoreRise Comay Venus Pro 120GB SSD Review @ RWLabs

VisionTek GoDrive 120GB @ PureOverclock


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

An Optimized Open-Source Driver Tries To Compete With AMD Catalyst @ Phoronix

Gigabyte GTX 670 OC 2 GB

ASUS GTX 670 DirectCU II TOP Graphics Card Review

Computex: HIS is readying its Radeon HD 7970 IceQ X2

Huge GTX570 overstock delays GTX660 until August


Mobile Related:

ASUS G75VW notebook @

Samsung Galaxy S3 Android Smartphone Review @

Lenovo ThinkPad X230T Convertible Notebook:

ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A Review

Nokia PureView 808 Unboxing Video

HTC One X Smartphone – Indepth Analysis

Android Gaming – New Controllers Announced at E3 @


PC Cooling:

Noctua NH-L12 Low Profile CPU Cooler

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 Dual Tower CPU Cooler Review

Corsair 600T Watercooling & Modding Guide


PC Cases:

Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced Black & White Edition Case Review

Raidmax Seiran Red PC Tower @ Pro-Clockers

Corsair Carbide 500R @ PureOverclock

MSI Ravager Case @ LanOC Reviews


Power Supplies/ Related:

Corsair GS500 Power Supply Review



Gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H Motherboard – packs a punch at £80



Gigabyte Motherboards at Computex 2012 @ PCSTATS

Thunderbolt on Windows with Asus, Intel and Promise

Roshan’s Win a trip to Computex 2012 Guest Blog Story

EVGA Taiwan Office Visit 2012 @ Ninjalane

efergy Energy Saving Products Review @ NikKTech

Overclock, Benchmark, Backup and Diagnostic Software Tools Roundup

Computex: Ultrabooks is the future, but it isn’t quite here, yet

Beauty and the Beast 3D (2012) Cinema Review

Intel Ivy Bridge Overclocking Guide @

A Tour Of The Phoronix Office @ Phoronix

Ninjalane Podcast – Skyrim Tower Defense Processor Selection for Overclocking CyberpowerPC

Enermax dips into liquid cooling
Noctua explains active noise cancellation tech
Silverstone’s Sugo SG09 packs big punch in small chassis
Sapphire flexes custom 7-series Radeons

BitFenix shows off prodigious Mini-ITX enclosure
Acoustic foam quiets Thermaltake Soprano enclosure
Gigabyte mechanical keyboard has USB 3.0 connectivity
MSI MPower motherboards extend warranty to overclockers
Silverstone’s new tower comes in two flavors
Five fans cool Super Overclocked GeForce GTX 680

Computex: Corsair new Link_A_Media SSD’s, memory and more

Computex: Cooler Master – new cases, coolers, headset, mouse and more

Computex 2012 Booth Babe Edition @ Ninjalane

Zeo Bedside Sleep Management System Review

Intel’s 4-inch Next Unit of Computing to cost $400
EVGA’s hot-clocked GTX 680 features massive blower
Fractal Design’s Node enclosures ripe for the living room
Next-gen NAND demoed in SandForce SSDs



Cmstorm Sentinel Advance 2 Gaming mouse

Steelseries SRW-S1 Steering Wheel Review @

CM Storm Sentinel Advance II Laser Gaming Mouse

SteelSeries Kinzu V2 Pro Silver Special Edition Mouse Review @ NikKTech

A Technical Look at Max Payne 3 @ Techgage

The Ultimate Computex 2012 Booth Babe Collection Final Cut  – Computex 2012 Update

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