News for Wednesday October 24th 2012

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Did you ever start to do something and then get sidetracked and hours later you think you’re done, but you still never did what you started out to do in the first place? My entertainment center has glass shelves and they collect dust like magnets so it seems I have to dust them twice per week to keep them looking decent. When I have something to review that involves my system the I like them really clean of course! I got something interesting from Sewell coming up for review and I decided to clean it all up yesterday. I did the shelves and the components etc, then I noticed the metal brackets that hold the glass had collected dust and needed cleaning as well, they’re rectangular and are under the glass shelves holding them up all the way around. This involved me removing everything from the entertainment center and that’s when I noticed the rat’s nest of cables and power cords and network cables I had going on back there and I didn’t know what plug was for what and everything was just really hard to separate and get untangled. So, brilliant me, thought hey let’s clean it up a bit and label things so I know what’s what back there. I grabbed my Epson LabelWorks LW-400 Label Printer and started going at it, labeling the HDMI cables, the power cords and even the Ethernet cables. The process was time consuming, most of which was untangling things. Then once things were labeled I went about putting things back and tidying up the wires, re-routing them, and using zipties to shorten the longer ones. Amazingly this process took me all day and into the evening and when I was all done I realized I never dusted the metal brackets that were holding up the shelves that I originally started out doing…. So I guess it’ll get done another day as I’ve had enough cleaning and organizing…

Storage Related:

Patriot Intel Extreme Masters DDR3-2133 16GB Memory Kit Review @

Mach Xtreme MX-DS Turbo 120 GB SLC

ADATA Premier Pro SP300 24GB mSATA Cache Solid State Drive Review

Patriot Supersonic Boost XT & Magnum Review @ RWLabs

Runcore Rocket Air SSD Review

Team Group Xtreem LV DDR3 2600MHz 8GB Memory Kit Review @

GSkill TridentX PC3-20800 8GB Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

Patriot 8GB 2133MHz Extreme Masters Limited Edition @ PureOverclock

Comay Venus Pro 3 240GB SSD Review


Head Out Of The Clouds: Why Local Storage Matters

Thecus N4100EVO NAS Server Review @ NikKTech

ICY DOCK MB559U3S-1S Ultra Slim USB 3.0 & eSATA External HDD Enclosure Review @

OWC DIY Kit (Data Doubler + SSD) and SuperSlim USB 2.0 External Enclosure Review

Thecus TopTower N6850 6-Bay NAS Review @

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review @ circuitREMIX

Seagate 1TB Back Up Plus USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review @ Legit Reviews


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

MSI GTX 650 Ti Power Edition @ PureOverclock

MSI GEFORCE GTX 650 1GB Power Edition Video Card Overclocked

Palit GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB JetStream Graphics Card Review @

PowerColor DEVIL13 Radeon HD 7990 6GB Video Card Review

MSI GEFORCE GTX 650 1GB Power Edition Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 660 HAWK 2 GB

AMD Never Settle Game Bundle & Catalyst 12.11 Driver Performance @ Legit Reviews

AMD Catalyst 12.11 Performance Analysis

HIS Radeon HD 7750 iCooler 1GB Low Profile Review @ NikKTech

NVIDIA Chips Comparison Table

AMD Catalyst: Ubuntu 12.10 vs. Windows 7 @ Phoronix

Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Vapor-X Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

 Gigabyte HD 7970 Super Overclock

Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

Pivos XIOS DS Media Play Android Entertainment Device

Mobile Related:

Asus Vivo Tab RT Review: Windows RT Takes Flight

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet Review

Motorola DROID RAZR HD Full Review

Samsung Galaxy Note II review

MSI GX60 Gaming Laptop Review (A10-4600M/HD7970M)

Sony Xperia T Android Smartphone Review @

Arctic Charging Station Review

Lenovo Y580 15.6-inch Laptop Review @


PC Cooling:

Silverstone HE01 Performance Heatsink Review @ Ninjalane

DeepCool Gammaxx 400 Heatsink Review @

Thermalright Archon SB-E CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

bequiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 CPU Cooler Review

Swiftech G Lok-Seal Compression Fittings Review

NZXT HUE RGB LED Controller Review @

Thermaltake WATER2.0 Performer Review @ APH Networks

Swiftech MCR240-QP "Quiet Series" Dual 140mm Radiator Review

SilverStone HE01 Review @ Vortez

SilverStone Heligon Series HE01 CPU Cooler Review @

LEPA Casino, Vortex and 70D Fans 120mm and 140mm Review

Xigmatek Fan Round Up @ PureOverclock


PC Cases:

NZXT Phantom 820

CM Storm Scout 2 Review @ Vortez

In-Win BUC Case Review @ OCmodshop

Aerocool X1 Devil Red Edition Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

CM Storm Stryker

Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

BitFenix Prodigy

Xigmatek Pure Black Asgard Pro Case Review @ Pro-Clockers

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower ATX Gaming Case Review @ HCW

Fractal Design Node 304 Mini-ITX PC Chassis Review @

Cougar Challenger ATX PC Case Review

NZXT Phantom 820 Case Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

SilverStone Strider Gold 450W SFX-PSU

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 500W Power Supply Review @ Pro-Clockers

Aerocool Strike-X 800W Review @ Vortez



MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 Motherboard Halloween Review @ PureOverclock

GIGABYTE X79-UP4 Review @ Vortez

ASUS M5A99X EVO Review @ Vortez

ASRock Z77 OC Formula Motherboard Review

Thunderbolt-equipped Gigabyte Z77X-UP5TH meets Velociraptor Duo Review



CM Storm Joint Giveaway @ NikKTech

AMD “Vishera” FX-8350 & ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z ROG @ PureOverclock

AMD FX-8350 Vishera CPU Review on Technic3D

AMD FX-8350 8-Core Black Edition Processor Review @ Legit Reviews

Windows 8, The TechSpot Review

AMD FX-8350 "Vishera" Linux Benchmarks @ Phoronix

AMD FX-8350: Piledriver

AMD FX-8350 – Piledriver – CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.8GHz – Multi-GPU Gaming Performance

AMD’s NEW “Vishera” FX-8350 8-Core AM3+ CPU Reviewed

FX-8350 vs. Core i5-3470 CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 "Vishera"

AMD FX-8350 (AM3+) Piledriver Processor Review @

AMD FX-8350 Vishera 8-Core CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 Vishera Desktop Processor @ Benchmark Reviews

AMD Piledriver FX Review – FX 8350, 8320, 6300 vs Intel Core i5 and i3

AMD’s FX-8350 processor reviewed

Launch: AMD FX-8350 Processor Review @

AMD FX8350 BE / Gigabyte HD7970 / ASUS Sabretooth 990FX R2 Review

AMD FX-8350 and FX-6300 Piledriver Review

AMD’s new FX-8350 Vishera CPU

AMD FX-8350 – "Piledriver" for AMD Socket AM3+

Did AMD Drop Support for Windows XP?

TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 Router

A8-5600K vs. Pentium G2120 CPU Review

The Best of GITEX 2012

Technology as a Hegemon driver

Win an LG Optimus L7

AMD 12.11 "Never Settle" Driver Performance @ Hardware Canucks

Motherboard Advertising & DRAM Compatibility @ Benchmark Reviews

SysAdmin Corner: 7 Network Security F-Ups Small Offices Make @ Techgage

AMD A8-5600K Trinity Desktop APU Review @ Legit Reviews

Netgear Prosafe WNDAP360 Wireless-N Access Point Review @

GITEX: Top 5 things – Last day Edition

Win a CM Storm Recon Mouse Bundle at

Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Professional

TerraLUX TLF-3C2AAEX LightStar220 2xAA Aluminum CREE XRE Q4 LED Flashlight Review @



Razer BlackShark Battlefield 3 Edition PC Gaming Headset Review @

Razer Naga MMO Gaming Mouse Review @

 I-MEGO Throne Headset

Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T.9 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Cooler Master Storm QuickFire Pro Mechanical Keyboard Review @ APH Networks

Mad Catz TRITTON Pro+ 5.1 Surround Headset for X360/PS3/PC Review

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review – Tinfoil Hats Recommended @ Techgage

Dishonored PC Review @

Forza Horizon Xbox 360 Review

Thrustmaster GPX LightBack Xbox 360 Controller Review @

SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] Glossy Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset Review

LEETGION Hellion Mechanical Gaming Mouse Review @

ASUS RoG Vulcan Pro Gaming Headset Review @

Will PC Gamers be happy with Windows 8? @ OCmodshop

Corsair Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse Review @ TechwareLabs

CM Storm Ceres-400 Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews

End of Nations Beta

AZiO Levetron Mech5 Gaming Keyboard Review

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