Tech News Roundup for Tuesday December 15th 2015


Ten days until Christmas, my 10 year old is getting very excited about it. I remember being young and getting excited about Christmas, but as I’ve gotten older I’ve found it’s just another day to me, nothing special anymore, the magic is gone as it were. Anyway, it’s nice to see him excited though, it’s good to see that. Anyway, I’ve got the tech news roundup for you so read on…


Storage / Memory Related:

Samsung 950 Pro M.2 SSD Review

QNAP TS-251+ Network Attached Storage Review

Kingston HyperX Savage DDR4-3000 16GB Dual-Channel Memory Kit Review

Asustor AS3102T 2-bay NAS @ techPowerUp

Mushkin Redline Ridgeback DDR4-2666 16GB Dual-Channel Memory Review

Inateck FE2008X USB Type C 5Gbps Storage Enclosure Review

ICY DOCK ToughArmor MB491SKL and MB492SKL Drive Cages Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Diamond Multimedia STREAM2TV WPCTV3000 Miracast, iPlay, & DLNA Endpoint

OZONE Blast Ocelote World 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Headset Review @ NikKTech

Creative Sound BlasterX H5 Review @ Vortez

Sapphire R9 390 Nitro 8GB (Rev 2 w/ backplate)

V-MODA Crossfade Wireless Bluetooth Headset Review @ APH Networks

Asus STRIX 2.0 Headset Review

Hands-On Video Preview With Acer Predator X34 Curved G-SYNC Monitor, Pure Gaming Glory

Acer Predator X34 34′ Curved UltraWide NVIDIA G-Sync Monitor Review

Powercolor PCS+ Radeon R9 380X Myst Edition 4GB

HIS R9 380X IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB Video Card Review

Radeons To Support HDR Displays, FreeSync Over HDMI In 2016

from a great height: 8 monitor stands reviewed @Hardware.Info

Vantec NBV-320U3 USB 3.0 Dual Video Display Adapter Review

Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2


Mobile Related:

Lenovo Stack Review: Modular Gadgets For Road Warriors

MSI Gaming 27 6QE Review @ Vortez

Microsoft Lumia 950 Review: A Premium Windows 10 Smartphone

ASUS ROG G752VT Gaming Laptop Review: G-Sync And Skylake United

OtterBox Note5 line of case’s


PC Cooling:

Scythe Ninja 4 CPU Cooler Review @ APH Networks

Reeven Justice RC-1204 CPU Cooler Review

Be Quiet! Shadow Rock LP CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

Air Cooler Challenge – 7 Way Round-Up

Cooltek Skall

Enermax ETS-T40Fit CPU Cooler Review: A Twist on a Classic


PC Cases:

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Case Video Review

Be Quiet! Silent Base 600 Review @ Hardware Asylum

SilverStone Raven RVX01 Case Video Review

Phanteks Enthoo Evolv Galaxy Silver Case Review

Streacom F12C ATX HTPC Chassis Review

Corsair Carbide 600C Case Review

Corsair Carbide 600Q Review @ Vortez

Corsair Carbide Series 600C

Corsair Carbide 600C Review

be quiet! Silent Base Orange 600 Window Chassis Review

Raijintek STYX


Power Supplies/ Related:

Cooler Master V Series 550 W

Cooler Master Fully Modular V650 650W Power Supply Video

How much PSU do you really need? @Hardware.Info

Xtorm AL420 Waterproof Power Bank Xtreme 9000mAh Review @ NikKTech



ASRock Z170 OC Formula Intel LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

MSI Z170A GAMING M7 Motherboard Review


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

LiteHawk QUATTRO SNAP Quadcopter Review @

The Best Computer Mice

Building An Intel Xeon E3 v5 “Skylake” Linux System @ Phoronix

Stanley FatMax LEDLISL and HIDLISL Lithium-Ion LED/HID Spotlight Review @

Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Super Cute Droid Review

Exclusive: Overclocking Locked Intel Skylake CPUs is Now Possible, Tested

Best CPUs of 2015

Emoji – A New Universal Language

Performance-Per-Watt & How The Raspberry Pi 2 + Pi Zero Compare To Old NetBurst CPUs @ Phoronix

NETGEAR Nighthawk EX7000 AC1900 Wi-Fi Range Extender Review



Gaming / Gaming Related:

Corsair Strafe RGB MX Silent Gaming Keyboard Review

Using a Graphics Card as a PhysX Processor – Beneficial or Not?

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void PC Review

NVIDIA vs. AMD Linux Performance For GRID Autosport @ Phoronix

Tesoro Sharur H3L Gaming Mouse Video Review

Tesoro Sagitta Gaming Mouse Video Review

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

G.Skill MX780 RGB gaming mouse review

G.SKILL RIPJAWS MX780 Laser Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech