Tech News Roundup for Saturday July 2nd 2016


So it’s time for the news again and the big news this week was the release of the AMD Radeon 480 video card so there’s plenty of those reviews in here for you to check out before you decide to buy one. I’d love to buy one but short on cash right now, maybe later I can get one. Anyway, for now read the news….


Storage / Memory Related:

Techman XC100E5C 1.6TB Enterprise PCIe NVMe SSD Review

Drobo 5N review: Protection with BeyondRAID

Toshiba HK4R Enterprise SSD Review (1920GB)

Synology DS916+ Four-Bay Consumer NAS Review

Kingston HyperX Savage 16GB DDR4 HX426C13SB2K2/16 Memory Kit Review

SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB SSD (SDSSDA-120G-G25) Review

Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB SSD Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X 8G RGB Review

Samsung CF591 Curved Monitor Review

Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless Earbuds Review @ NikKTech

The OpenGL Speed & Performance-Per-Watt From The Radeon RX 480 To HD 4850/4870 @ Phoronix

Review: AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB – Polaris Finally Arrives!

AMD Radeon RX 480 On Linux @ Phoronix

AMD Radeon RX 480 Review: Polaris Hitting The Sweet Spot

AMD Radeon RX 480 Review at Hardwareheaven

AMD Radeon RX 480 Video Card Review – Starting a Rebellion From $199

AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB Review

AMD Radeon RX 480 Review

AMD Radeon RX 480 8 GB @ techPowerUp

AMD Radeon RX 480 CrossFire @ techPowerUp

AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB @ LanOC Reviews

MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X 8 GB @ techPowerUp

MSI GeForce GTX 1070 Gaming X 8G – Silent Gaming + Major OC Headroom


Mobile Related:

Umi Touch Review: All specs, no polish

Razer Blade Stealth Review

Acer Chromebook 14 Review


PC Cooling:

Scythe Grand Kama Cross 3 CPU Cooler Review

SilentiumPC Air Cooler Challenge – 6 Way Round-up

Alphacool Eisbaer 240 Liquid CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

Alphacool Eisbaer 240

Cryorig A40 AIO Water Cooler Review


PC Cases:

Cooler Master MasterBox 5 Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

Phanteks Evolv Tempered Glass Case Review

Raidmax Narwhal Midi Tower Review @ NikKTech

be quiet! Dark Base Pro 900 Review @ Vortez

Anidees AI7 Black Cube Chassis Review

Thermaltake CORE P5 Open Air Mid Tower Case Review

Fractal Design CORE 500 Mini-ITX Small Form Factor Chassis Review



GIGABYTE X99-Designare EX (Intel X99) Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE X99-Phoenix SLI (Intel X99) Motherboard Review

MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Review

Gigabyte X99 Designare EX Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Yuxiang 668-A3 Quadcopter Drone Review @

UK Gaming Computers Styx Mini-ITX System Review

AIDA64 v5.75 is released

Best Routers 2016


Gaming / Gaming Related:

Xtrfy XG1-R LED Mechanical Keyboard Review

Doom Graphics Performance Tweak Guide

Bloody B188 Light Strike Keyboard Review

ROCCAT SUORA Review @ Vortez