News for February 24th 2012

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So here’s me up at 5:30 am and I don’t know why, yep I’m wide awake. I was up at 3am, but I got back to sleep thankfully! I figured why not get some news posted as it’s been a while, longer than I’d like actually. So there’s a lot of it for you in here, sit back, relax and read some news and reviews from our friends around the world…

Storage Related:

OCZ Octane SATA 6GB/s Indilinx Everest SSD @ Benchmark Reviews

Plextor M3 / M3S 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Funky Kit Review: OCZ RevoDrive 3 – 120GB PCIe SSD

OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 1TB Review

Kingston HyperX Genesis DDR3-1600 8GB Dual Channel Memory Kit Review @

Kingston SSDNow 200V+ 120GB

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 240GB Solid State Drive Review @

G.Skill Ripjaws-Z DDR3 1866MHz 16GB Memory Kit Review @

QNAP TS-879U-RP NAS Rack Server @ Benchmark Reviews


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3072MB Review

Gigabyte 7950 Windforce @ PureOverclock

Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Cards in CrossFire Overclocked

Samsung WB750 Camera Review @

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review @

XFX R7770 Black Edition S Review @ Vortez


Mobile Related:

Mobility Digest Review: TenOne Design Magnus iPad 2 Stand

Siemens Gigaset SL910A Review @ t-break

Luxa2 H6 Portable iPad Stand Review @

Mobility Digest Review: HTC CR C600 Desktop Cradle for HTC TITAN

Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Review

Dell Vostro V131 notebook

Mobility Digest Review: Inexpensive Screen Protector for HTC Titan from Amazon


PC Cooling:

Noctua NF-N12 PWM 120mm fan Review  @ XtremeComputing 

Xigmatek Prime SD1484

Noctua NF-F12 Review @

Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 @ PureOverclock

Phanteks PH-TC14PE (vs. Noctua NH-D14) CPU Cooler Review

Coolermaster Hyper 412S CPU Cooler Review @ HardwareLOOK

Aqua Computer Aquaero 5 XT USB Fan Controller Review @ Legit Reviews


PC Cases:

Rosewill Ranger-M MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case Review

Antec One Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

Aerocool Strike-X ST Review @ Vortez

Cooler Master 690 II Advanced Black & White Review.

AZZA Fusion 3000 Full Tower Case Review at Overclockers Online

NZXT Switch 810 Full-Tower Chassis Review

SilverStone Grandia Series GD06 Chassis Review

Antec One Case Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Coolermaster GX Lite-700W

Huntkey Jumper 600B Power Supply Review

Antec High Current Gamer M 620 W Power Supply Review

Enermax Platimax 1000-watt Power Supply Review

Enermax Platimax 1000w Super Overclock Edition PSU Review

Antec HCG-620M 620 W



ASUS P9X79 Deluxe Sandy Bridge-E LGA2011 ATX Motherboard Review

ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 Professional Gen3 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z68X UD3H Motherboard Review @ Ninjalane

BIOSTAR TPower X79 Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews

ASUS Rampage IV Formula BF3 Edition @



Giveaway: Win one of three OtterBox Defender Series Cases!

Alienware X51 Desktop Review @

TR’s March 2012 system guide

eTeknix Builds New Rendering Machine – System X @

Intel Core i7-3820 Sandy Bridge-E Review @ Hardware Canucks

Mac OS X 10.8 vs. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Performance @ Phoronix

Intel Core i7-3820 Quad-Core CPU Review – Get Ready for Some Great 5.0 GHz Speeds!



The Darkness II (PC) Game Review @

SteelSeries Desmo @ LanOC Reviews

Epic Gear Meduza Gaming Mouse with Hybrid Dual Sensor Technology @ TechwareLabs

ROCCAT Kave 5.1 Gaming Headset

SteelSeries Simraceway SRW-S1 Steering Wheel Review

Darkness II (PC Review)

CM Storm Quickfire Rapid Review @ FusionMods.Net

Tesoro Durandal Ultimate G1NL Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @

SteelSeries Sensei Fnatic Gaming Mouse Review @

SteelSeries Kana Black 1.1 Gaming Mouse Review