News and Reviews for Wednesday October 24th 2012

Hello all, time for the news again, so read on for the news and reviews from sites around the world!  There’s a few contests in there too down in the Assorted section, so you might be able to win something!


Storage Related:

Patriot Intel Extreme Masters DDR3-2133 16GB Memory Kit Review @

Mach Xtreme MX-DS Turbo 120 GB SLC

ADATA Premier Pro SP300 24GB mSATA Cache Solid State Drive Review

Patriot Supersonic Boost XT & Magnum Review @ RWLabs

Runcore Rocket Air SSD Review

Team Group Xtreem LV DDR3 2600MHz 8GB Memory Kit Review @

GSkill TridentX PC3-20800 8GB Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

Patriot 8GB 2133MHz Extreme Masters Limited Edition @ PureOverclock

Comay Venus Pro 3 240GB SSD Review


Head Out Of The Clouds: Why Local Storage Matters

Thecus N4100EVO NAS Server Review @ NikKTech

ICY DOCK MB559U3S-1S Ultra Slim USB 3.0 & eSATA External HDD Enclosure Review @

OWC DIY Kit (Data Doubler + SSD) and SuperSlim USB 2.0 External Enclosure Review

Thecus TopTower N6850 6-Bay NAS Review @

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review @ circuitREMIX

Seagate 1TB Back Up Plus USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive Review @ Legit Reviews


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

MSI GTX 650 Ti Power Edition @ PureOverclock

MSI GEFORCE GTX 650 1GB Power Edition Video Card Overclocked

Palit GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB JetStream Graphics Card Review @

PowerColor DEVIL13 Radeon HD 7990 6GB Video Card Review

MSI GEFORCE GTX 650 1GB Power Edition Video Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 660 HAWK 2 GB

AMD Never Settle Game Bundle & Catalyst 12.11 Driver Performance @ Legit Reviews

AMD Catalyst 12.11 Performance Analysis

HIS Radeon HD 7750 iCooler 1GB Low Profile Review @ NikKTech

NVIDIA Chips Comparison Table

AMD Catalyst: Ubuntu 12.10 vs. Windows 7 @ Phoronix

Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Vapor-X Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

 Gigabyte HD 7970 Super Overclock

Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

Pivos XIOS DS Media Play Android Entertainment Device

Mobile Related:

Asus Vivo Tab RT Review: Windows RT Takes Flight

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet Review

Motorola DROID RAZR HD Full Review

Samsung Galaxy Note II review

MSI GX60 Gaming Laptop Review (A10-4600M/HD7970M)

Sony Xperia T Android Smartphone Review @

Arctic Charging Station Review

Lenovo Y580 15.6-inch Laptop Review @


PC Cooling:

Silverstone HE01 Performance Heatsink Review @ Ninjalane

DeepCool Gammaxx 400 Heatsink Review @

Thermalright Archon SB-E CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

bequiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 CPU Cooler Review

Swiftech G Lok-Seal Compression Fittings Review

NZXT HUE RGB LED Controller Review @

Thermaltake WATER2.0 Performer Review @ APH Networks

Swiftech MCR240-QP "Quiet Series" Dual 140mm Radiator Review

SilverStone HE01 Review @ Vortez

SilverStone Heligon Series HE01 CPU Cooler Review @

LEPA Casino, Vortex and 70D Fans 120mm and 140mm Review

Xigmatek Fan Round Up @ PureOverclock


PC Cases:

NZXT Phantom 820

CM Storm Scout 2 Review @ Vortez

In-Win BUC Case Review @ OCmodshop

Aerocool X1 Devil Red Edition Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

CM Storm Stryker

Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

BitFenix Prodigy

Xigmatek Pure Black Asgard Pro Case Review @ Pro-Clockers

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower ATX Gaming Case Review @ HCW

Fractal Design Node 304 Mini-ITX PC Chassis Review @

Cougar Challenger ATX PC Case Review

NZXT Phantom 820 Case Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

SilverStone Strider Gold 450W SFX-PSU

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 500W Power Supply Review @ Pro-Clockers

Aerocool Strike-X 800W Review @ Vortez



MSI Big Bang Z77 MPower

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP7 Motherboard Halloween Review @ PureOverclock

GIGABYTE X79-UP4 Review @ Vortez

ASUS M5A99X EVO Review @ Vortez

ASRock Z77 OC Formula Motherboard Review

Thunderbolt-equipped Gigabyte Z77X-UP5TH meets Velociraptor Duo Review



CM Storm Joint Giveaway @ NikKTech

AMD “Vishera” FX-8350 & ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z ROG @ PureOverclock

AMD FX-8350 Vishera CPU Review on Technic3D

AMD FX-8350 8-Core Black Edition Processor Review @ Legit Reviews

Windows 8, The TechSpot Review

AMD FX-8350 "Vishera" Linux Benchmarks @ Phoronix

AMD FX-8350: Piledriver

AMD FX-8350 – Piledriver – CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.8GHz – Multi-GPU Gaming Performance

AMD’s NEW “Vishera” FX-8350 8-Core AM3+ CPU Reviewed

FX-8350 vs. Core i5-3470 CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 "Vishera"

AMD FX-8350 (AM3+) Piledriver Processor Review @

AMD FX-8350 Vishera 8-Core CPU Review

AMD FX-8350 Vishera Desktop Processor @ Benchmark Reviews

AMD Piledriver FX Review – FX 8350, 8320, 6300 vs Intel Core i5 and i3

AMD’s FX-8350 processor reviewed

Launch: AMD FX-8350 Processor Review @

AMD FX8350 BE / Gigabyte HD7970 / ASUS Sabretooth 990FX R2 Review

AMD FX-8350 and FX-6300 Piledriver Review

AMD’s new FX-8350 Vishera CPU

AMD FX-8350 – "Piledriver" for AMD Socket AM3+

Did AMD Drop Support for Windows XP?

TP-LINK TL-WDR4300 Router

A8-5600K vs. Pentium G2120 CPU Review

The Best of GITEX 2012

Technology as a Hegemon driver

Win an LG Optimus L7

AMD 12.11 "Never Settle" Driver Performance @ Hardware Canucks

Motherboard Advertising & DRAM Compatibility @ Benchmark Reviews

SysAdmin Corner: 7 Network Security F-Ups Small Offices Make @ Techgage

AMD A8-5600K Trinity Desktop APU Review @ Legit Reviews

Netgear Prosafe WNDAP360 Wireless-N Access Point Review @

GITEX: Top 5 things – Last day Edition

Win a CM Storm Recon Mouse Bundle at

Paragon Hard Disk Manager 12 Professional

TerraLUX TLF-3C2AAEX LightStar220 2xAA Aluminum CREE XRE Q4 LED Flashlight Review @



Razer BlackShark Battlefield 3 Edition PC Gaming Headset Review @

Razer Naga MMO Gaming Mouse Review @

 I-MEGO Throne Headset

Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T.9 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Cooler Master Storm QuickFire Pro Mechanical Keyboard Review @ APH Networks

Mad Catz TRITTON Pro+ 5.1 Surround Headset for X360/PS3/PC Review

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Review – Tinfoil Hats Recommended @ Techgage

Dishonored PC Review @

Forza Horizon Xbox 360 Review

Thrustmaster GPX LightBack Xbox 360 Controller Review @

SteelSeries Sensei [RAW] Glossy Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset Review

LEETGION Hellion Mechanical Gaming Mouse Review @

ASUS RoG Vulcan Pro Gaming Headset Review @

Will PC Gamers be happy with Windows 8? @ OCmodshop

Corsair Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse Review @ TechwareLabs

CM Storm Ceres-400 Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews

End of Nations Beta

AZiO Levetron Mech5 Gaming Keyboard Review