News for Friday November 9th 2012

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TGIF and all that! Yep, happy Friday, it’s time for the news again! I’ve got plenty of news for you and don’t forget we’re still giving away Hawken beta keys, which is going on right now, so check out the post, Like us on Facebook and follow us on twitter to get one. For now though read the news and check back for more stuff and a reviews maybe.


Storage Related:

Windows 8 SSD Performance Roundup November 2012 @

Corsair Neutron 240GB & Neutron GTX 240GB SSDs

Newer Tech 7 Port USB 2.0 Powered Hub

Kingston HyperX PnP KHX16S9P1K2/16 2x8GB Laptop RAM @ APH Networks

Thecus Top Tower N6850 6-Bay NAS Review

Best Network Drive Storage Solutions for Your Business @ TechwareLabs

Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB Solid State Drive Review @

Corsair Neutron GTX 480GB SATA III SSD Review @ RWLabs

OCZ Agility 4 256GB SSD

ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB (2x 8GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

 Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Review @ HCW

Intel Solid State Drive 335 Series SSD Review

OWC Mercury Electra MAX 3G 960GB SSD Review

OCZ Agility 4 256GB SSD

PNY XLR8 PRO Solid State Drive @ Benchmark Reviews

Corsair Neutron Series GTX 480GB SSD Review

ICY Dock Blizzard MB080U3S-1SB 3.5” USB 3.0/eSATA External Enclosure Review

Patriot Memory Supersonic RageXT 32 GB USB 3.0

Kingston HyperX Predator 2666MHz 8GB Kit Review @ Pro-Clockers

Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

Western Digital VelociRaptor 3 x 1TB RAID 0 Review @


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Sparkle Calibre X680 Captain Review

Benchmarking NVIDIA’s R310 Linux Driver Improvements @ Phoronix

HIS 7950 IceQ X2 @ PureOverclock

Paddytek Paddy Vibe BT Edition Resonance speaker

AMD FirePro W5000 Professional Graphics Card Review @ Legit Reviews

Nikon D800 Review

Quick look: Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

Clock-For-Clock, Nouveau Can Compete With NVIDIA’s Driver @ Phoronix

HIS Radeon HD 7750 IceQ X Turbo 1 GB

First Look – Ceton Echo Windows Media Extender @MissingRemote


Mobile Related:

Mobility Digest Review: Case-Mate TOUGH XTREME iPhone 5

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in Review @

Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet Review @

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime (with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean) Review

iPod Touch (5th Generation) Review


PC Cooling:

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @

AMD FX-Series Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @

Phanteks PH-TC90LS Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master TPC 800 Vapour Chamber CPU Cooler Review @

Phanteks PH-TC90LS CPU Cooler Review

Zalman CNPS9900DF Dual Tower CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake WATER2.0 Pro Review @ Vortez

EK Supremacy CPU Water Block Full-Nickel @ PureOverclock

Silverstone Heligon HE01 Twin Tower Heatsink Review @

Bitfenix Hydra Pro and Recon Fan Controllers @

Corsair Air Series Fans Review

Thermalright HR-02 Macho 120 CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @ PCSTATS


PC Cases:

Aerocool XPredator X1 Devil Red Review @ Vortez

Aerocool Mechatron Full-Tower PC Chassis Review @

Thermaltake Armor Revo Gene Mid Tower Case Review @ Legit Reviews

BitFenix Prodigy Mini ITX case

Corsair Obsidian Series 550D Case Review @

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Chassis

NEXUS Prominent 5 Midi Tower Review @ NikKTech

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

InWin GRone Full-Tower Chassis

InWin GRone Full-Tower Chassis Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Kingwin Power Force 850 W Power Supply Review

Corsair AX760i 760 W

Corsair AX860i 860W 80 PLUS Platinum Digital Power Supply Review

Seasonic X-460 80Plus Gold Silent Powersupply Review @ PCSTATS

Rosewill Fortress 750Watt 80PLUS Platinum ATX Power Supply Review

Xigmatek Centauro 600W Power Supply Unit Review @ NikKTech

Xigmatek Centauro 600 Watt Modular PSU Review

Corsair AX760i Power Supply Review

Corsair AX860i Digital Power Supply Review @

Corsair Professional Series AX760i and AX860i Review

Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520 W Power Supply Review



ASUS F2A85-V PRO: The A85X Chipset

GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review



Win 16GB ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB Memory

NETGEAR R6300 Gigabit Wi-Fi Router @ Benchmark Reviews

Ninjalane Podcast – Enthusiast Gaming Keyboards and Holiday Shopping Season

Gigabyte Osmium Keyboard: Great Design, Poor Accuracy

Top 9 Cheap Tech that you Overpay For @ OCmodshop

Applying Power Quality Measurements to Predictive Maintenance @ TechwareLabs

Win a 1TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 Hard Drive at

Revoltec Backlight Flexible Review

ASUS ROG TYTAN CG8890 Desktop Review

Quick Look: HP Envy x2

Win a Buffalo LinkStation Mini SSD 240GB

How Has Windows Search Improved Since Win2k? Hint: It Hasn’t!

Intel Clover Trail Atom Z2760 Tablet Performance Preview

Windows 8 Review – Part Two: The Things I Love @ Techgage

Microsoft Comfort Keyboard 3000 Review @ OCmodshop

Digital Storm Bolt Small Form Factor Gaming PC Review

Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 Review @



Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

CM Storm Recon Gaming Mouse & Scorpion Bungee

SteelSeries Siberia V2 Limited Editions Review @ Vortez

CM Storm Speed-RXL & Skorpion Mouse Bungee

Halo 4 Review @ OCmodshop

Assassin’s Creed III Video Review by Kaeyi Dream @

Epic Gear Meduza Gaming Mouse and Skorpios Bungee Review

Halo 4 Review

Tt eSPORTS Level 10 M Gaming Mouse Review @

SteelSeries Kana Counterstrike Global Offensive Edition Review

Cooler Master Storm Recon Mouse Review @ OCmodshop

Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita) Game Review @

Steelseries Siberia V2 Counterstrike: Global Offensive edition headset

How to Use a PS3 Controller in Windows 8 (and others) in Local Mode