Tech News Roundup for Saturday April 23rd 2016


Another week comes and goes, it’s Saturday so it’s time to see what’s been going on the past week in the news and reviews. I’ve got plenty of it for you, a nice mix of a little bit of everything really, nothing special going on this week. Read on….

Storage / Memory Related:

OWC Mercury Electra MAX 6G 2TB SATA III SSD Review

OCZ Trion 150 (480GB)

Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 (MLWG3)& MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB(MLWG3/64)

Western Digital Red 6TB

Samsung Portable SSD T3 – good things still come in small packages

Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review

Patriot Magnum2 USB 3.1 Flash Drive Review (256GB)

Crucial BX200 960GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4

Crucial Ballistix Elite, Sport and Tactical 16GB DDR4 Memory Group Test

Adata i-Memory 64GB Flash Drive Review 

OWC Aura 1TB PCIe SSD Review (mid-2013 & Later) – The Wait Is Over

Toshiba XG3 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Review

Kingston DataTraveler Micro 3.1 128GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive Review @ NikKTech

Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing

Creative Sound BlasterX G5 External USB 7.1 Sound Card Review

Palit Super Jetstream GTX 980 Ti Review

SteelSeries Siberia 200 Gaming Headset Review @ APH Networks

Creative Sound Blaster Roar Pro Review @ Vortez

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions


Mobile Related:

Dog & Bone Wetsuit iPhone 6/6S Case 

OriginPC’s EON17-X Laptop Review, a modern mobile(ish) marvel?

Asus Republic Of Gamers GX700VO Watercooled Gaming Laptop

Apple’s MacBook Update Falls Flat, Comes Up Short With Obvious Flaws Unaddressed

Razer Nabu Watch Review

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Review: A Premium, Ultra-Thin Windows Convertible

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 4K Smartphone Review


PC Cooling:

CRYORIG H7 CPU Cooler Review: Worry-free Compatibility

Thermaltake Pacific RL240 Watercooling Kit Review @

Scythe Shuriken Rev.B Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

How to Build Your Watercooling Loop? What is Needed @ Hardware Asylum


PC Cases:

Anidees AI7 Case

Datamancer Oaken 60% Keyboard Case @ LanOC Reviews

BitFenix Pandora ATX Full-Tower Chassis Review

NZXT Manta Mini-ITX Chassis Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Go Puck 5x



Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Z170 mITX Motherboard Review @ APH Networks

Best Motherboards of 2016: Enthusiast, extreme, workstation and budget picks


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Ian ‘8PACK’ Parry showcases new custom OC’d watercooled systems

ASRock H2R 802.11n Wireless Travel Router and Miracast Adapter Review


Gaming / Gaming Related:

QPAD DX-20 Pro Gaming Optical Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Dark Souls III PC Review

Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Review @ Vortez

Das Keyboard Division Zero M50 Pro Laser Gaming Mouse Review

Test: Vertagear SL4000

Previewing Maingear’s RUSH SuperStock X99: Opulence And The Killer Gaming Rig

Cherry Stream 3.0 Review @ Vortez

Fnatic Gear RUSH G1 Keyboard Review

Cooler Master Devastator II Keyboard+Mouse Combo Review: Working-class Gaming Hero

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB Keyboard

OZONE Strike Battle Mechanical Compact Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

Quantum Break PC Performance Analysis