News and Reviews for 12-4-09

It’s Friday, and I’ve got a ton of news for you from our friends..

Gaming and Games:

Dirt 2 CPU benchmarks with DirectX 9 and DirectX 11: Phenom doing well, quad-cores rule @ PCGamesHardware

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 (PC) review @ Elite Bastards

 Mionix Saiph 1800 Mouse Review @ High Tech Reviews

Need for Speed: Shift Patch 2 accelerates Radeon graphics cards @ PCGamesHardware

ROCCAT Sota Gaming Mouse Mat Review @

Roccat Kova Mouse @ Rbmods

DiRT2 DirectX 11 ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series Comparison @ TweakTown



CPUs, and Cooling:

iXBT Labs Review: Intel Xeon 3450 Processor

A Futurelooks News Flash – Thermaltake SpinQ Heatpipe CPU Cooler Review

AMD Athlon II X2 240e & X3 435 @ Techgage

Cooler Master Hyper N620 CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Secrets

Xigmatek Thor’s Hammer CPU Cooler/Heatsink Review @ Tweaknews

Apack ZEROtherm Core92 CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

Choiix Air-Through Notebook/Laptop Cooler Review @ TechwareLabs

Noctua NH-D14 140mm CPU Cooler @ TweakTown

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler Review @

Titan Fenrir Christmas Edition Heatsink Review @ High Tech Reviews

Titan Fenrir & Skalli CPU Coolers Review @ Hardware Canucks

Enermax Twister Series Fan Review Roundup @

VIZO Ninja HS @ LanOC Reviews

EnerMax Aeolus Laptop Cooler Review @ TechwareLabs

Win a CoolIT Systems Domino A.L.C. CPU Cooler in the NFL Pool

GELID Tranquillo CPU Cooler @ TweakTown



Storage Related, Memory, Flash etc:

A-DATA SH93 Rugged Portable Hard Drive Review @ techSpot

iStorage Pro iT8SAE 8-bay SAS / SATA Expander @ TweakTown

Seagate Barracuda XT SATA-6G Hard Drive @ Benchmark Reviews

Overclock3D have just published a new article titled: Kingston SSDNow V+ 64GB

Gigabyte 333 Event – Details about SATA 6G and USB 3.0 @ Madshrimps

Seagate FreeAgent Go 1TB USB Hard Drive Review @

Intel X25-M G2 34nm Firmware 2CV102HD Quick Test @ Madshrimps

Simpletech by Hitachi SimpleTOUGH 500GB USB 2.0 External Enclosure @ TweakTown

Spire Slide Pro @ techPowerUp

Thecus N0503 Combo NAS Review @ Tweaknews


Assorted Stuffs:

TweakTown Holiday Buyers Guide 2009

TR’s Christmas 2009 system guide

Public Enemies Blu-Ray Review @

Asus EeeTop PC ET2002 Review @

Linux Firewall Part 5: The GUI Interface @ [OC]ModShop

How To: Change the Windows 7 Logon Screen @ [OC]ModShop

Intel Unveils 48-Core Single-Chip Cloud Computer @ HotHardware

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS @ InsideHW

Nokia E75 Mobile Phone Review @

Beginners Guides: 99 Performance Tips and Tweaks for Windows Vista  @

Home Printer Buying Guide: How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Needs @ Digital Trends

The Death of Free: Will Free Online Content Like Hulu Ever Dry Up? @ Digital Trends

I4U News published a review of the new Acer Aspire AS5738PG-6306 Touchscreen Notebook

Why Wait for Chrome OS? Our Review of iCloud, the "Free Online Computer" @

The iPhone becomes a victim of its own popularity @ TweakTown

Experts Say Blu-ray Players are Here to Stay @ Digital Trends

War on Warranties: Are Extended Warranties Worth It? @ Digital Trends

Olympus E-600 Review @ Digital Trends

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review @ Digital Trends

Speedlink Gravity Blaster Review @ XSReviews

Samsung X420 Notebook – X and Why @ HardwareZone

A HardwareZone Special: PlayTest November 2009

Fujitsu’s Winter Launch of Tiny Notebooks and More @ HardwareZone

Audio Technica ATH-ON300 Headphones @ HardwareZone



Video Cards and Video Stuffs:

GIGABYTE 275GTX Super Overclock @ Bjorn3D

ATI HD 5770 Review @ XSReviews

TRENDnet TV-M7 7-Inch Wireless IP Camera Monitor @ TweakTown

GIGABYTE Radeon HD 5970 2GB Video Card @ TweakTown

Xigmatek Bifrost VD1065 Video Card Cooler @ Benchmark Reviews

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Thermalright 4890/4870 VRM R1

nVidia Chips Comparison Table @ Hardware Secrets

SDC Megtron LC-Display @ techPowerUp

Sapphire Radeon HD 5750 Vapor-X Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

Patriot Box Office HD Media Player Firmware P02 Update @ Legit Reviews

Galaxy GeForce GTX 260+ Razor Edition @ hardwareZone



iXBT Labs Review: Intel DP55WG "Warrensburg" Motherboard

ECS A785GM-M @ Planted3dNow

iXBT Labs Review: ASRock P55M Pro Motherboard

Overclocking with MSI Afterburner @ Bjorn3D

ASUS P7P55D Evo Intel P55 Motherboard Review @


Cases / Chassis:

Thermaltake Element G Gaming Case Review @ Legit Reviews

Antec Nine Hundred Two Mid Tower Case Review @

AZZA Solano 1000R Case Review @ TopReviewShop

SilverStone SUGO SG04-FH Case Review @

Cooler Master HAF 932 Full Tower Case Review @

Cooler Master HAF 922 Midi-Tower @ Technic3d

Case In Point: Searching For the Perfect Mid-Tower @

NZXT Beta Review @ XSReviews

Silverstone Temjin TJ10B: Water Cooled with Silence @ Bjorn3D

NZXT LEXA-S Computer Chassis @ Benchmark Reviews

NZXT Lexa S Review at Overclockers Online

Thermaltake Element G Mid-Tower Case Review @ High Tech Reviews



Power Supplies:

Topower Tiger Series 1200W PSU @ Bjorn3D

Thermaltake Evo Blue 650Watt Power Supply Review @ Ninjalane

Amacrox Free Style 650 W Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets

FSP NB S90 Universal Notebook Adapter @ LaNOC Reviews