Tech News Roundup for Saturday March 6th 2016


Well Spring is here finally, at least the calendar says it is, it’s 32F outside right now, it doesn’t feel like Spring at all. Luckily I just got a portable heater for review to help keep me warm, and it’s really nice. Anyway, I’ve got the tech news roundup for you so read on…

Storage / Memory Related:

Samsung T3 Portable SSD

Samsung 850 EVO With 3rd Gen 48 Layer V-NAND SSD Performance Comparison

Mushkin IMPACT 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ NikKTech

Synology DiskStation DS416j Network Attached Storage Review

ZOTAC Sonix 480GB NVMe PCIe AIC SSD Review

QNAP TS-451+


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Imagination has big plans for its Ray Tracing Wizard PowerVR GPU

Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1X Audiophile Open-Ear Gaming Headset Review

Gigabyte GTX 980Ti Waterforce

Accessory Power Enhance GX-H3 Gaming Headphones Review

Braven Balance Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

AMD vs. NVIDIA Vulkan & OpenGL Linux Performance With The New Drivers @ Phoronix

Asus ProArt PA329Q 32 inch Colour Accurate 4K IPS Display Review

ACTIVEON CX Gold Review at

Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2


Mobile Related:

GIGABYTE P34W V5 Laptop First Impressions

Samsung Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge Review: Hot Android Hardware

HP Envy 13 Review

Tested: The Galaxy S7’s always-on display consumes very little battery

Dell XPS 15 Review


PC Cooling:

Cooler Master Silencio FP 120 PWM Performance Edition Cooling Fans Review @ APH Networks

Noctua IndustrialPPC NF-F12 and NF-A14 24V PWM Fans Review

CRYORIG R1 Universal CPU Cooler Review @ APH Networks


PC Cases:

Antec Performance One P380 Full-Tower Chassis Review

Deepcool Genome Chassis Review

Azza Nova 8000 CSAZ-8000B Full-Tower Chassis Review

MSI Z170A GAMING PRO Carbon Review @ Vortez

be quiet! Silent Base 600 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Corsair Carbide 400Q

Silverstone ML08 Case Review

Thermaltake Core X31 Case Review

Zalman Z9 Neo Mid-Tower ATX Case Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Cooler Master V Series 650 W

FSP Hydro G 850W Modular Power Supply Video Review

be quiet! Pure Power 9 600W PSU review


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

The CompuLab Airtop Continues Hitting Expectations As A High-Performance, Fanless PC @ Phoronix

Seasonic Easter Comp – win 3 PSU’s and 10 mystery prizes!

NASA ISS Resupply Mission Tour Shows Swamp Works Tech, A Roaring Crawler Demo And Nighttime Fireworks Launch

Synology RT1900ac High Speed Wirless AC Router Review

Swann Xtreem Gravity Pursuit Video Drone Review

Building A Butcher Block Computer Desk To Comfortably Handle Six Monitors @ Phoronix

Virtual Reality: The true cost of admission

Hykso Boxing Sensors Review: Wearable Technology And Fitness Collide

Smanos W020i WiFi Alarm System Review @ NikKTech

Behind The Scenes Of NASA’s ISS Resupply Mission And The Future Of U.S. Manned Spaceflight

ASUS RT-AC88U AC3100 Extreme Wireless Router Review

CeBIT 2016 Coverage with over 200 pictures

NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S R7800 AC2600 Wireless Router

HAVIT HV-KB378L RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboard


Gaming / Gaming Related:

COUGAR Attack X3 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

Tesoro Ascalon Spectrum Optical Gaming Mouse Video Review

Razer WildCat Controller

Roccat Ryos MK FX Keyboard

Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum RGB Wired Gaming Headset Review

QPAD DX-20 Review @ Vortez

Bloody ML160 Commander Mouse Review

Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum RGB Wireless Gaming Headset Review

The 10 Most Anticipated PC Games of 2016

SteelSeries Siberia 650 Gaming Headset Review @ NikKTech

Tom Clancy’s The Division Xbox One Review