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  • The Crew Gets NVIDIA GameWorked!

    NVIDIA: The Way It's Meant to be Played

    Just ask anyone that's an aficionado of high speed video racing games, to see what all that adrenaline is all about. It's likely things like anti-aliasing and artifacts might be mentioned, along with eye-candy and better frame rates. But in reality, the real rush comes from the sheer realism and exhilarating speed that a realistic high speed racing game can provide.

  • Lenovo Horizon 2 AIO Desktop Computer Review

    Benchmark Reviews

    "The desktop computer is changing, acquiring hardware and software features first seen on mobile devices. As Microsoft works to unify the Windows experience across everything from phones to desktops, vendors work to make their desktops work more like phones, with integrated all-in-one designs, touch screens, and new user interfaces. Today Benchmark Reviews looks at Lenovo's latest entry in this evolving category, the Horizon 2 All-In-One PC."

    Benchmark Reviews

  • GeForce GTX 980 PCI-Express Scaling

    "PCI-Express x16 3.0 is well established in the market, and the majority of gamers are using that interface. But what happens if you end up in a slot-bandwidth constrained situation? We are testing NVIDIA's latest GeForce GTX 980 flagship in 17 games, at four resolutions, including 4K, to assess what performance to expect."

    techPowerUp

  • MSI GTX 760 ITX Video Card Review

    "MSI is currently offering their midrange cards in these mini-ITX liveries. The card we have today is the GTX 760 Mini-ITX Gaming. The GTX 760 is a fairly popular card due to it being fairly quick, but not too expensive. It is still based on the GK104, though fairly heavily cut down from a fully functional die. The GTX 760 features 1152 CUDA Cores divided into 6 SMXs. A fully functional GK104 is 1536 CUDA Cores and 8 SMXs. The stock clock on the GTX 760 is 980 MHz with a boost up to 1033 MHz."

    PC Perspective

  • ASUS ROG Gladius gaming mouse review

    "Most people are aware of mechanical keyboards these days, with their multiple switch options allowing a level of customisation that many other peripherals cannot match. But what if they could? That is one of the features that the ASUS ROG Gladius takes very seriously, giving you the chance to change its mouse feet, cable and even its left and right click switches. This is a no-nonsense mouse that is not trying to sell you a high DPI, but accuracy, comfort and hardware options. At least that is what the marketing material says."

    Kitguru

  • DimasTech Bench/Test Easy V3.0 Review

    "Using an open air case or otherwise called a test bench can save those that which out hardware on a regular basis a lot of time. Even for those that rarely change out hardware need to look at Dimastech Bench/Table Easy V3.0 for its ease of access, looks and options. Lets jump into the review and I will walk you though the build."

    Modders-Inc

  • Asus G751 Gaming Laptop: Mobile Maxwell Done Right

    "The PC laptop market is a funny place. Good laptops are fairly easy to find, but great laptops are staggeringly rare. This is true even at the boutique end of the market, where manufacturers have a tendency to choose powerful components, but cram them into a chassis that can't handle the heat without sounding like a jet turbine, or pick great, quiet hardware but opt for a sub-par 1080p screen whose quality leaves something to be desired. The Asus G751 is not a good laptop. The G751 is a great laptop. It is, in fact, the single best gaming laptop I have ever reviewed. If you're in the market for a system of this type, we hope you read on. This machine is powered by the excellent, Maxwell-based NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M, but Asus deserves a significant amount of credit for the G751's design and construction choices."

    Hot Hardware

  • ADATA Premier DDR4-2133 16GB Kit 4x 4GB DDR4 Review

    OCInside

    "DDR4 memory modules are on many hardware shopping lists at the latest since the introduction of the Intel Haswell-E processors. DDR4 modules are not only interesting in the server area, but conquer also the upper mainstream area thanks to higher bandwidth and lower power consumption. But what are the DDR4 advantages compared to DDR3, which DDR4 memory you should buy and how high can one overclock DDR4 memory? We have today at OCinside.de a 16 GB DDR4 Quad Channel Kit tested, consisting of four ADATA Premier 4 GB DDR4-2133 CL15 memory modules."

    OCInside

  • 20 of the Worst PC Setups – October 2014

    Think Computers

    "I'm sure at some point you had a bad PC setup. Maybe moving into a new place, waiting for a new desk to arrive or you just ran out of room. I can remember my horrible PC setups from when I was living at the dorms in college. If you have ever ventured over to the Shitty Battlestations sub-reddit you will find a lot of horrible PC setups. We will are going to pick 20 each month and feature them as 20 of the Worst PC setups for that month. Here are some of the bad ones from October!"

    Think Computers

  • Asus' X99-A motherboard reviewed

    "Rather than loading up on flashy extras and extraneous accessories, Asus' X99-A motherboard focuses on the basics. It has a sensible spec, loads of builder-friendly features, and a diverse array of powerful tweaking options. Read on to see what makes this our favorite Haswell-E motherboard to date."

    The Tech Report

  • Mach Xtreme MX-ES 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

    NikkTech

    "Lately most storage media manufacturers focus in the production of USB 3.0 compatible flash drives that offer good performance levels and capacities at reasonable prices (targeting the main consumer base is the obviously thing to do). However i do miss the time when manufacturers would focus most of their resources in the design and manufacture of the fastest flash drives possible (remember the kind of performance the first dual and quad channel flash drives delivered?) aimed towards people who could really use the extra boost in performance. This is not to say that there aren't extremely fast USB 3.0 flash drives in the market as we speak but there's always room for improvement, in most cases anyways. The latest USB 3.0 compatible flash drive line released by Mach Xtreme Technology is called the MX-ES (MXUB3SES) and promises read/write speeds of up to 170-185MB/s so as always we just had to take a closer look."

    NikkTech

  • Lian Li Unveils PC-D666 Dual-System Double-Wide Brushed Aluminum Chassis

    Lian Li

    Lian-Li unleashes a hellish beast onto the enthusiast PC market with the dual system PC-D666 double wide brushed aluminum chassis. With a red and black aesthetic to match the number of the beast name, the PC-D666 supports a full EATX/ATX “workhorse” system on one side of the chassis, and a Micro-ATX/Mini-ITX “gaming” system in the other.The Lian Li PC-D666 will be available early in November at NewEgg, with a MSRP: USD 599. See More

  • Lian Li Unleashes Hell on the PC Market with the PC-D666

    Lian Li Unleashes Hell on the PC Market with the PC-D666

    Lian Li PC-D666

    One Chassis, Two Systems

    31 October 2014, Keelung, Taiwan - Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd, today unleashes a hellish beast onto the enthusiast PC market with the dual system PC-D666 double wide brushed aluminum chassis. With a red and black aesthetic to match the number of the beast name, the PC-D666 supports a full EATX/ATX “workhorse” system on one side of the chassis, and a Micro-ATX/Mini-ITX “gaming” system in the other.

  • Razer Announces the Naga Epic Chroma Gaming Mouse

    Razer

    Razer announces the Naga Epic Chroma Gaming Mouse that showcases the new Chroma lighting on its tilt-click scroll wheel and mechanical thumb grid, a feature that allows personal color customization through Razer Synapse. "This one-size-fits-all ergonomic MMO gaming mouse offers a total of 19 buttons with 12 mechanical buttons situated on the iconic Razer Naga’s thumb grid. It is outfitted with an 8200 DPI 4G laser sensor that captures up to 200 inches per second and offers a maximum acceleration of 50 G, and also features both a wireless and wired mode with 1,000 Hz Ultrapolling and a 7-foot, lightweight, braided fiber cable." See More

  • Razer Introduces Naga Epic Chroma Mouse for Wireless MMO Gaming

    RAZER INTRODUCES THE NAGA EPIC CHROMA MOUSE FOR WIRELESS MMO GAMING WITH 19 BUTTONS AND 16.8 MILLION COLOR OPTIONS

    Razer Naga Epic Chroma gaming mouse.

    Razer’s new gaming mouse features MMO optimized buttons, wireless gaming-grade technology and Chroma lighting features

    CARLSBAD, Calif. October 30, 2014 – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today announced the launch of the Razer Naga Epic Chroma gaming mouse.

  • MSI Announces World's First Gaming Laptop Featuring a Mechanical Keyboard

    MSI Gaming

    MSI unveils the GT80 Titan, the world's first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard."First of its kind, MSI's GT80 Titan ushers the future of gaming by integrating a SteelSeries gaming keyboard with Cherry Brown MX switches into the 18-inch gaming beast. Mechanical keyboards provide superior tactile feedback, increases durability, and enhances overall gaming experience by eliminating key jamming even during the most heated battle sessions." See More

  • World's 1st Gaming Laptop with Mechanical Keyboard - MSI GT80 Titan

    MSI Unveils World's First Gaming Laptop with Mechanical Keyboard

    MSI - GT80 Titan

    18-inch trailblazer outfitted with SteelSeries gaming keyboard featuring Cherry Brown MX Switches

    City of Industry, Calif. October 30, 2014 MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils the GT80 Titan, the world's first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard.

  • ROCCAT Launches the Ryos TKL Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

    ROCCAT Ryos TKL Pro

    ROCCAT Studios adds yet another keyboard to its roster of Ryos peripherals with the Ryos TKL Pro gaming keyboard. "With best-in-industry Cherry MX Key Switches, our patented ROCCAT Talk which allows your ROCCAT devices to communicate with one another, 470 programmable macros, and two 32-Bit ARM Cortex processors plus 2 MB of flash memory, the Ryos TKL Pro is a monster win for not only eSports gamers, but anyone who wants to experience the ultimate gaming keyboard experience." The ROCCAT Ryos TKL Pro is available now for $139.99. See More

  • ROCCAT Ryos Family Gets an eSports All-Star

    ROCCAT Ryos Family Gets an eSports All-Star

    ROCCAT Ryos TKL Pro mechanical gaming keyboard

    Ryos TKL Pro mechanical gaming keyboard arrives in stores, in style

    Hamburg, October 30, 2014 – ROCCAT Studios adds yet another keyboard to its roster of Ryos peripherals in the Ryos TKL Pro gaming keyboard, with an eye cast toward design and function suited for the eSports-centric gamer. The most complete tenkeyless mechanical keyboard on the market, the Ryos TKL Pro hits retailers and online shops worldwide today, arriving with tons of hands-on research and testing already on the books via our own gaming living legend HyuN, the number one StarCraft II player in the world, as well as our engineers and other professional gamers.

  • Fractal Design Core 3300

    "The Core X3 series, Fractal Design's entry level line of cases, now includes the Core 3300 looking to deliver what the enthusiast on a budget is gunning for. Throwing itself into the hardest-fought-over case segment, it'll be interesting to see whether it manages to deliver on the core elements it needs to capture the hearts of its buyers."

    techPowerUp

  • Gigabyte X99 SOC Force Overclocking Motherboard Review

    "In this review we will be looking at a new motherboard from Gigabyte called the X99 SOC Force. The SOC stands for Super OverClock and is designed for hardware enthusiasts who like to tweak and tune their systems for the best performance."

    Hardware Asylum

  • ASRock X99 Extreme11 Motherboard Review

    The SSD Review

    "The ASRock X99 Extreme11 seems to be on par with that of the X99 chip, noting of course that much of the testing conducted here cannot be completed on any other consumer enthusiast level motherboard in the world. Right now, not only is the X99 the only to have 18 SATA ports, but also, it is also the only with 4 included SAS ports along with two M.2 PCIe 3.0 X4 slots."

    The SSD Review

  • Corsair H1500 Review

    "Corsair recently rebranded their gaming arm and today we take a look at one of their initial headsets in our Corsair Gaming H1500 Review."

    Hardware Heaven

  • Corsair Voyager Air 2 Mobile Wireless Storage 1 TB Review

    "The portable Voyager Air 2 portable drive from Corsair is sporting wireless capabilities and also includes DLNA and Internet pass-through support. Inside it we have one 1TB 5400RPM from Toshiba and the whole system is powered by a large battery which can bring the usage time up to seven hours."

    Madshrimps

  • Steiger Dynamics Maven Core HTPC Review

    "As it was shipped to us, our Maven Core is equipped with an Intel Core i5-4690K and an NVIDIA GTX 980. By utilizing two of the most power efficient architectures available, Intel's Haswell and NVIDIA's Maxwell, the Maven should be able to sip power while maintaining low temperature and noise. While a GTX 980 might be overkill for just HTPC applications, it opens up a lot of possibilities for couch-style PC gaming with things like Steam Big Picture mode."

    PC Perspective

  • Moto X (2nd Gen) Smartphone by Motorola Review

    "When Motorola introduced the Moto X last year, the company was owned by Google. In our hands-on review of the first-generation Moto X, we pointed out that the collaboration between Motorola and Android engineers led to an incredibly sleek device and a good user experience. Although the first-generation Moto X didn't have quite as impressive hardware specifications as its high-end competitors at the time, the phone still performed very well. What's more, the Moto X also included a number of unique extras, like touchless controls that worked exceptionally well. Fast forward to today, and a lot has changed on the mobile front. Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo and closing the Fort Worth plant where the original Moto X was made. We also have a new set of heavyweight smartphones on the market. The 2014 edition of the Moto X, also known as the 2nd generation Moto X, is hoping to attract the attention of users who may be considering some of today's high-end phones from Apple, Samsung, HTC, or LG, and it may very well succeed."

    Hot Hardware

  • ASRock X99 WS Motherboard Review

    Think Computers

    "Intel's Haswell-E or X99 platform is of course their high-end desktop platform and is made for extreme setups. Well the X99 motherboard we are taking a look at today definitely fits that description. Today we are checking out our first X99 workstation motherboard and it comes from ASRock. It is the ASRock X99 WS and it has all of the features you would want in a high-end motherboard like 4-way SLI and CrossFireX support, a powerful 12 phase power design, server-grade LAN chip support, support for ECC memory, 10 SATA ports, an Ultra M.2 slot and of course ASRock's Super Alloy design. You can build a pretty insane system with this motherboard, let's take a look and see how it holds up to our tests."

    Think Computers

  • The TR Podcast 164: We get twitchy over Apples, Nexuses, and beefy games

    "This podcast covers a wide gamut of topics including new products from Apple, the new Avengers trailer, earnings from Intel, Apple, and AMD, and a ton of other stuff."

    The Tech Report

  • Seagate 1200 SSD 400GB SAS 12Gb/s Review

    NikkTech

    "Since day one we've tried bring you reviews of as many SSD models as possible and although we mostly focus on consumer oriented models since that's where the majority of our readers belong (obviously) we also test enterprise class models from time to time to cater to the needs of our more demanding readers. Now as many of you are well aware although the latest 12GB/s standard has been with us for good well over a year now there aren't really many compatible storage solutions in the market as we speak so it's not easy for us to compare similar products. Still when Seagate last year introduced their high-performance 600 and 600 Pro SATA III SSD lines aimed at consumers and professionals they also introduced the 1200 SAS 12Gb/s SSD line aimed towards intensive enterprise workloads and today we will be thoroughly testing the 400GB variant of that line."

    NikkTech

  • Corsair Announces Ultralight Gaming Sabre RGB Mice in Two Versions

    Corsair

    Best results can always be expected when one simply selects the tight tool for the right job. Especially when it comes to one that must perform as an extension of the mind and hand. Corsair introduces the Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB gaming mice, which come with one of two types of sensors: optical and laser. "Designed with input from veteran pro gamers, the new mice are engineered with a new sleek, ergonomic shape and are built with an ultralight chassis for quick, fluid, and precise movements over extended gaming sessions." See More

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