Tech News Roundup for Wednesday December 23rd 2015


It’s almost Christmas, two more days, or one until Christmas eve anyway. There’s still work to do though, like the news roundup, so that’s what I have for you right now so read on…


Storage / Memory Related:

Crucial Ballistix Tactical 32GB DDR4 4x 8GB DDR4-2666 Review

MyDigitalSSD BP5e Slim 7 Series SSD Review (960GB)

OCZ Trion 100 480GB SSD Review

Toshiba Canvio Alu 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review @ NikKTech

Samsung Pro 950 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review @ Hardware Asylum

Synology DiskStation DS716+

Seagate 8TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5? HDD v5 (ST8000NM0055)


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Best Monitors of 2015

ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Monitor Review

Sound Blaster Roar 2 @ LanOC Reviews

Patriot Viper V360 Gaming Headset Review

TweakTown’s Best Reviewed Audio Products of 2015

Thinksound rain2 High Definition In-Ear Headphones Review @ NikKTech

Creative Sound BlasterX Pro Gaming H5 Headset Review

G.SKILL Ripjaws SV710 Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Acer Predator X34 Curved G-SYNC Monitor Review

XFX 4GB R7 370

Razer Kraken Mobile


Mobile Related:

Dell XPS 15 Late 2015 Review: Pushing The Infinity Edge

GIGABYTE P34W v5 Review @ Vortez

Microsoft Surface Book Review

Google Nexus 5X Review: A Model Of Efficiency

MSI GS40 6QE Phantom Review

Google Nexus 6P Review

Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch Review: Tizen Excels


PC Cooling:

SilverStone TD03 Slim AIO Liquid Cooler Review

Thermaltake BigTyp Revo CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Shadow Rock LP Compact CPU Cooler Review


PC Cases:

Fractal Design Core 500 @ techPowerUp

NZXT HUE+ Review Case Lighting System @ APH Networks

Corsair Carbide Clear 600C Inverse ATX Full-Tower Chassis Review

NZXT H440 New Edition Review

Corsair Carbide Clear 600C Case Review

Aerocool Aero 800 Case Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

DeepCool DQ750 ST PSU Review

FSP Hydro G Series 750 W

FSP Hydro G 750W Modular Power Supply Video Review

be quiet! Straight Power 10 600W Power Supply – Unboxing and Overview

FSP Hydro G 750W Power Supply Review



ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming-ITX/ac (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

Gigabyte GA-Z170N-WIFI Z170 mITX Motherboard Review @ APH Networks


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

We take a quick look at Futuremark’s new VR benchmark – VRMark

Nyrius Smart LED Light Bulb and Outlet Review

Linksys EA9200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router Review

TRENDnet TEW-824DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router Review @ NikKTech

How Intel Laptop Performance & Efficiency Evolved From Nehalem To Broadwell @ Phoronix

Intel Xeon E3 1245 v5 Linux Benchmarks @ Phoronix

ElementPC Millennium Gladiator Review @ Vortez

TP-Link Touch P5 review

LiteHawk QUATTRO NEON Quadcopter Drone Review @

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

D-Link DIR-880L Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router Review @ NikKTech

TRENDnet TEW-824DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router Review


Gaming / Gaming Related:

AMD makes game development easier with its new GPUOpen initiative

ASUS STRIX 2.0 Review @ Vortez

Football Manager 2016 PC Review

TT eSports COMMANDER Gaming Gear Combo Review

Top 5 Gaming Fails of 2015

Razer Mamba (2015) @ LanOC Reviews

G.SKILL RIPJAWS MX780 RGB Laser Gaming Mouse Review