News for Wednesday June 5th 2013


So school is out, well no, it’s the last day today for my kids so it’s going to be a long summer home with them. Oh well, something to look forward to, maybe go to the movies and grab a matinee or two. Anyway, it’s time for the new from around the world and the latest of course is the launch of the  new AMD products. So read on to see what’s new…


Storage / Memory Related:

KingSpec Challenger E3000 120GB SSD @ PureOverclock

LSI SandForce Next Gen SSD Controller With 1800MB/s Speeds Discovered at Computex

Western Digital My Passport Edge for Mac 500GB External HDD Review

The History Of The Hard Drive @

PQI Air Card 4GB Wi-Fi SDHC Review

ADATA Displays New Gen LSI SandForce 2.5? SSD

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme II 120GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme II Series 120GB, 240GB and 480GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

A look at SanDisk’s Extreme II SSD Architecture

SanDisk Extreme II 480GB SSD Review

Adaptec (by PMC) ASR-72405 RAID Controller (X2) Review

KingFast E-Drive KF2510SCF 120GB 2.5" SATA 3 SLC SSD Review @

QNAP TurboNAS TS-221 NAS Server @ NikKTech


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Gainward GTX 770 Phantom Review @ Vortez

EVGA GeForce GTX 770 SuperClocked ACX Review @

SilverStone ARM11SC Arm One LCD Monitor Mount Video Review

Gigabyte HD 7790 2GB (GV-R779OC-2GD)

Creative Sound Blaster ZxR Review @ Vortez

Cooler Master Sonuz Headset at Modders-Inc

ASUS GTX 670 Direct CU Mini Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770/780.

EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked ACX Cooling Video Card @ Legit Reviews

Logitech G430 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review @ Techgage

Gigabyte GTX 780 WindForce OC 3GB Video Card Review


Mobile Related:

Cooler Master NotePal U2 Plus Laptop Cooling Pad Review @ Pro-Clockers

Cooler Master Notepal U2 Plus @ LanOC Reviews

Thermaltake Luxa2 H1-Touch Premium Holder Review @ Pro-Clockers

Intel’s Haswell: Optimized For Mobility

Gigabyte U2442F Ultrabook Review @

Samsung’s Sleekest 13.3-inch Ultrabook Notebook Reviewed @ PCSTATS

Muvit Flip ‘n’ Charge for Xperia Z @ 3DVelocity

[Tech ARP] Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 14.7

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 Review @


PC Cooling:

AeroCool Touch-2100 Fan Controller Review

NZXT Grid 10 Port Fan Hub Review

Thermalright AXP-100 Cooler Review on Technic3D

SilenX Effizio Fans 80, 92, 120 and 140mm Review

Noctua NH-U12S


PC Cases:

Lian Li PC-Q12 mini-ITX Chassis Review @ Techgage

Cougar Spike



MSI Z87 MPower @ LanOC Reviews

ASUS Maximus VI HERO Motherboard

GIGABYTE Z87-D3HP Review @ Vortez

ASUS ROG Maximus VI Hero Intel Z87 Motherboard @ Legit Reviews

Exclusive Asus Z87 Maximus VI Extreme Video

Gigabyte Z87X-UD3H Motherboard

MSI Z87 MPower MAX Motherboard Review @ Benchmark Reviews

MSI Z87-G45 Gaming vs. Gigabyte Z87-D3HP Motherboard Review @

GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Review @ Vortez

Asus Z87 Pro and Asus Z87 Plus @ LanOC Reviews



AMD A10-6800K und A10-6700 CPUs Review on Technic3D

AMD A10-6800K and A10-6700 Richland APU Reviews @ Legit Reviews

MSI Z87 MPOWER MAX Review (w/ 4770k / HD7990 / 2,933mhz DDR3)

AMD A10 6800K and A10 6700 review

AMD A10-6800K and A10-6700 Richland APUs Tested

AMD A10-6800K APU Richland Processor @ Benchmark Reviews

AMD Richland A10-6800K APU Review

AMD Richland APU Launch Review: A10-6800K and A10-6700 @

AMD Richland Desktop Review; A10-6800K & A10-6700 Benchmarked @ Hardware Canucks

AMD A10-6800K and A4-4000 Richland APU Review

Stuffa Jacket  @ NikKTech

Intel Core i7 4770K "Haswell" Benchmarks On Ubuntu Linux @ Phoronix

A quick look at LSI’s Syncro CS, HA DAS Collaboration with Microsoft

Hardware Canucks Tours Lian Li’s Factory in Taipei @ Hardware Canucks

TweakTown Blue Prodigy PC breaks PCMark Storage World Record at Computex 2013

TweakTown’s "Best of Computex 2013" Awards and Winners

How I Fell (Back) In Love With the Desktop PC

Intel Haswell 4th Generation CPU: i5-4670K and i7-4770K Review

TweakTown’s Guide to 3D Printing: Part 2 – 3D Printer Kit Selection

Attitude One Kamaz Wrist rest

Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell 3.5GHz Quad-Core CPU Review @ Legit Reviews

Intel Core i7-4770K Haswell



Leetgion El’Druin Mouse Review

Prison Architect: One of 2013’s Most Interesting PC Games

SteelSeries WOW Wireless MMO mouse @ NikKTech

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Available Now On All Platforms for $14.99

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Netflix Orders Fourth Season Of Longmire for 2015

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Yeah ok, so it’s not exactly Sci-Fi or Fantasy, but it’s a great TV series I think  and it does…
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Turtle Beach Launches Heroes of the Storm PC Gaming Headset

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Black Friday: Deals Run from Wednesday November 26th through Saturday December 6th

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Synology Unveils DiskStation DS215j NAS

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