Tech News Roundup for Saturday January 23rd 2016


It’s the snowpocalypse! Yep I’m on the East coast as it were in PA and we got smacked with all kinds of snow, not as bad as some parts but still it’s ridiculous all the snow here just overnight. I hate snow, I hate driving in it, I hate shoveling it, blah…  Any, it’s a good time for the news so read on….


Storage / Memory Related:

Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD V.5 ST8000NM0055 8TB Hard Drive Review @ APH Networks

SanDisk Ultra +Cloud 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

TridentZ, Ballistix Sport LT, Vengeance LPX DDR4 Review @ Vortez

HyperX Savage 128GB USB 3.1/3.0 Review

Crucial BX200 480 GB SSD Review

QNAP TS-451+

Adam Elements iKlips Review

Samsung SM863 & PM863 960GB Enterprise SATA III SSD Review

Lexar JumpDrive M20c USB Type-C Flash Drive Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

1080p NVIDIA Linux Comparison From GeForce 8 To GeForce 900 Series @ Phoronix

Sapphire R9 390 Nitro 8 GB

SteelSeries Flux In-Ear Pro Earphones Review

Sapphire Nitro Radeon R9 Fury Video Card Review @ Hardware Asylum

Plantronics RIG FLEX LX Xbox One Gaming Headset Review

HiFiMAN HE-1000

 Zagg Flex Arc Wireless Headset Review


OpenGL Performance & Performance-Per-Watt For NVIDIA GPUs From The Past 10 Years @ Phoronix

Philips Brilliance BDM3490UC Ultra-wide 21:9 Curved Display Review

Plantronics RIG 500 Modular Headset Review


Mobile Related:

Aorus X7 Pro-Sync Review

ASUS ZenWatch 2 Review: An Affordable Android Wear Smartwatch

Dell Inspiron 15 7559 Review: Affordable, Upgradeable

Gigabyte P34W v5 Review


PC Cooling:

COOLER MASTER Silencio FP 120 PWM Fan Performance Edition (R4-SFNL-24PK-R1) Quiet The Beast!

SilverStone Tundra TD02-E AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

Cryorig A40 AIO CPU Cooler Review

Arctic Freezer i32 CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake Frio Silent 14 CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master MasterAir Maker 8 CPU Cooler Review


PC Cases:

Thermaltake Suppressor F31 Case Video Review

Phobya WaCoolT Black Owl PC Case Review @ NikKTech

be quiet! Silent Base 600 ATX Case Review

Lian Li PC-Q21 Mini Tower Chassis Review

Phanteks Enthoo Mini XL Dual System Case Video Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Ergo Air Charge Wireless Charging Review 



ASRock X99 WS-E/10G Motherboard Review

Asus Z170M Plus Motherboard Review

BIOSTAR A68N-5200 Motherboard Review

4 mid-range Z170 motherboards reviewed

Asus Maximus VIII Impact (Z170) Motherboard Review


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Intel Compute Stick (2016) Cherry Trail Review: Pocket-Sized Windows 10 PC

LiteHawk QUATTRO SNAP Quadcopter Review @

Rantopad MXX

ASUS ROG G752 Review @ Vortez

LiteHawk QUATTRO NEON Quadcopter Drone Review @


Gaming / Gaming Related:

Corsair Strafe RGB Cherry MX Silent @ LanOC Reviews

Tt eSports Poseidon Z RGB Gaming Keyboard Review

Aftershokz Gamez @ LanOC Reviews

Tt eSPORTS Theron Plus Smart Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Vertagear Racing Series S-Line SL4000 Gaming Chair Review