Tech News Roundup for Friday January 1st 2016


Happy New Year! Let’s start the new year off with the news from our friends and I’ve got lots of reviews coming, so read the news and stop back for a review or two…

Storage / Memory Related:

QNAP TurboNAS TS-451+8G NAS Server Review @ NikKTech

HyperX Savage 128GB USB 3.1 Drive @ LanOC Reviews

EVGA 2800 SuperSC DDR4 Memory Review: Exploring Speeds Up To 2800MHz


Crucial BX200 480GB & 960GB SATA III SSD Review

OWC Envoy Pro mini 240GB Portable SSD Review

Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

Toshiba 16GB TransMemory U201 Mini USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review

Western Digital Red Pro WD6001FFWX 6TB Hard Drive Review @ APH Networks

Zotac Premium Edition 240GB SSD Review

Kingston SSDnow V300 240GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

GeIL Dragon RAM DDR4-3600 8GB Dual-Channel Memory Kit Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

SteelSeries Siberia 200 Gaming Headset Review

2015 was the Revolution of Resolutions, but 2016 is even more exciting

NVIDIA Linux Driver 2015 Year-in-Review @ Phoronix

Asus Strix RAID DLX 7.1 sound card review

Amkov AMK5000S WiFi HD Action Camera Review @

Kensington SD4000 4K Ultra HD DisplayPort Docking Station Review

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Review

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Headphones

New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob @ Phoronix


Mobile Related:

HP Spectre X2 Review: A Core m Powered Surface Alternative

Amazon 7-inch Fire Tablet Review


PC Cooling:

SilverStone Tundra TD02-SLIM Closed Loop Water Cooler Review @ APH Networks

SilverStone Tundra TD02-Slim Liquid CPU Cooler Video Review

Cryorig C7 CPU Cooler Review


PC Cases:

Lian Li PC-O8 Case

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Chassis Review

Thermaltake Suppressor F31 ATX Chassis Review

IN WIN 909 Full-Tower Case Preview

SilverStone Raven X RVX01 Review @ Vortez


Power Supplies/ Related:

EVGA 700B 700W Power Supply Video Review



TYAN S7076 (Intel C612) Server Motherboard Review

Supermicro C7H170-M Motherboard

BIOSTAR GAMING Z170X Review @ Vortez

GIGABYTE Z170N-WIFI (Intel Z170) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

U-Tec Ultraloq UL3 Smart Lock Review

Cyberpower UK Infinity Luxe 805 GT PC

Origin PC Omega Review

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Is Continuing To Prep ZFS Support @ Phoronix

NZXT Hue+ Review


Gaming / Gaming Related:

ROCCAT KIRO Review @ Vortez

Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS Ventus X Gaming Mouse Review

Alienware Steam Machine Review: Dell’s SteamOS Console Competitor

Mad Catz R.A.T. PRO X Ultimate Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Patriot Viper V560 Gaming Laser Mouse & V760 Gaming Keyboard Review

Rantopad MXX Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

XTracGear Carbonic XL Mousing Surface Review @ APH Networks

The Best PC Games (You Should Be Playing)

EPICGEAR ZORA IR LED Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Scimitar RGB Gaming Mouse Review