News for Wednesday January 8th 2014

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Yes time for the news once again.  It’s cold outside, but I’m sure you know that already, kids have been off school for the last couple days because of it and it’s hard to get anything done with them here. Anyway, read the news and stop back later for a bunch more tech news..

Storage / Memory Related:

QNAP TS-470 NAS Server Review

Silicon Power Sky Share S10 Wi-Fi 16GB SD Card Review

Kingston DataTraveler Vault Privacy 3.0 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ APH Networks

Comay BladeDrive G24 480GB PCIe SSD Review

ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer’s Native PCIe SSD Performance Preview

KingSpec SATA M.2 NGFF Ultrabook SSD Review (128GB)

Kingston SSDNow KC300 240GB SSD Upgrade Kit @ NikKTech

Intel 530 240GB SSD Review

Review: Seagate 600 Pro 200GB Enterprise SSD @ Custom PC Review

VisionTek Go Drive SSD Review (240GB)

Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive Review (1TB HDD/120GB SSD)

Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD Review (500GB)

SanDisk Optimus Eco Enterprise SAS SSD Review

Samsung 840 EVO 1TB mSATA SSD Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Corsair Vengeance 1400 & 2100 Review @ Vortez 

Sennheiser G4ME Zero Headset Review

Zetta Z15 HD Security Camcorder @ NikKTech

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB in CrossFire Video Card Review

Gigabyte R9 290X OC WindForce Review (1600p, Ultra HD 4K)

MSI GTX 780 Ti Gaming 3 GB

X2 Saturn 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Video Review @

Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 27.5

Sennheiser Momentum Closed Circumaural Headphones

Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB TOXIC Video Cards in CrossFire

PowerColor PCS+ R9 270X @ LanOC Reviews

Hands On with Dell’s 27-inch P2714T Touch Monitor

Fanny Wang Inner-Ear HD WangBuds Review

ASUS Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II TOP 2GB Video Card Review

TDK A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker @ NikKTech

HIS R7 240 iCooler Boost Clock 2GB GDDR3 Video Card Review


Mobile Related:

Alienware 18 Laptop Review @

Enermax TwisterOdiO 16 Notebook Cooler Review

Samsung NP915S3G-K01 13.3" Touch Screen Notebook Review

10 Mobile Tech Predictions for 2014

EVGA Tegra Note 7 Android 4.3 Tablet Review


PC Cooling:

Noctua NH-U12S Heatsink Review @

Scythe Mugen 4 Heatsink Review @

Antec KÜHLER H2O 950 Liquid CPU Cooler Video Review

Cooler Master Hyper 103 Review

Cooler Master Nepton 140XL Liquid Cooling System Review @

Scythe Ashura

Corsair Hydro Series H75 Liquid AIO CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NH-U12S CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Shadow Rock TOPFLOW Silent CPU Cooler Review @ HCW


PC Cases:

Thermaltake Armor A30i Speed Edition Gaming Cube Chassis Review

Thermaltake Urban S41 Windowed Mid-Tower @ NikKTech

BitFenix Ronin Case Review

Phantek Enthoo Primo


Power Supplies/ Related:

Diablotek PHD450 PHD Series 450 Watt Power Supply Review

Diablotek PSUL775 UL Series 775 Watt ATX Power Supply Review

EVGA 600B PSU Review on Technic3D

be quiet! Power Zone 1000 W



EVGA Z87 FTW Review @ HCW

Asrock Z87 Extreme11/ac Review: The Making of a Unique Motherboard

ASUS VANGUARD B85 Motherboard

GIGABYTE G1-Killer Sniper 5 Z87 Gaming Motherboard Reviewed


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Hands On With Lenovo’s New X1 Carbon and ThinkVision 28 Smart Display with Next-Gen NVIDIA Tegra

NVIDIA CES 2014: Tegra K1 Debutes With 192 GPU Cores

BIOS Option Of The Week – N/B Strap CPU As

Intel Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E Review @ Vortez 

Best Networking Hardware Roundup – January 2014 @

The Workstation & Server CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 6.6

Func KB-460 Mechanical Keyboard Review @ APH Networks


Gaming / Gaming Related:

Mionix Avior 7000 gaming mouse

Corsair Raptor HS30 Gaming Headset Review

CM Storm Havoc Gaming Mouse

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition PlayStation 4 Review

Mionix NAOS 8200 High Performance Gaming Mouse @ NikKTech

Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review @ Hardware Asylum

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Video Game Review

Sennheiser U320 Multi-Platform Gaming Headset Review

Roccat Gaming Gear Trio Review @ Hardware Asylum

Roccat Kone Pure Color Phantom White Gaming Mouse Video Review

Killer Instinct Video Review @





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