News for Friday November 9th 2012–Blah…

Blah.. my kids are off today and they’re driving me nuts.. They’ve only been up for about 2 hours and my nerves are frayed already.. it’s going to be a very long day I see.. Anyway read the news…

Storage Related:

Windows 8 SSD Performance Roundup November 2012 @

Corsair Neutron 240GB & Neutron GTX 240GB SSDs

Newer Tech 7 Port USB 2.0 Powered Hub

Kingston HyperX PnP KHX16S9P1K2/16 2x8GB Laptop RAM @ APH Networks

Thecus Top Tower N6850 6-Bay NAS Review

Best Network Drive Storage Solutions for Your Business @ TechwareLabs

Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB Solid State Drive Review @

Corsair Neutron GTX 480GB SATA III SSD Review @ RWLabs

OCZ Agility 4 256GB SSD

ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB (2x 8GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

 Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Review @ HCW

Intel Solid State Drive 335 Series SSD Review

OWC Mercury Electra MAX 3G 960GB SSD Review

OCZ Agility 4 256GB SSD

PNY XLR8 PRO Solid State Drive @ Benchmark Reviews

Corsair Neutron Series GTX 480GB SSD Review

ICY Dock Blizzard MB080U3S-1SB 3.5” USB 3.0/eSATA External Enclosure Review

Patriot Memory Supersonic RageXT 32 GB USB 3.0

Kingston HyperX Predator 2666MHz 8GB Kit Review @ Pro-Clockers

Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

Western Digital VelociRaptor 3 x 1TB RAID 0 Review @


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Sparkle Calibre X680 Captain Review

Benchmarking NVIDIA’s R310 Linux Driver Improvements @ Phoronix

HIS 7950 IceQ X2 @ PureOverclock

Paddytek Paddy Vibe BT Edition Resonance speaker

AMD FirePro W5000 Professional Graphics Card Review @ Legit Reviews

Nikon D800 Review

Quick look: Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

Clock-For-Clock, Nouveau Can Compete With NVIDIA’s Driver @ Phoronix

HIS Radeon HD 7750 IceQ X Turbo 1 GB

First Look – Ceton Echo Windows Media Extender @MissingRemote


Mobile Related:

Mobility Digest Review: Case-Mate TOUGH XTREME iPhone 5

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7in Review @

Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet Review @

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime (with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean) Review

iPod Touch (5th Generation) Review


PC Cooling:

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Performer Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @

AMD FX-Series Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @

Phanteks PH-TC90LS Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master TPC 800 Vapour Chamber CPU Cooler Review @

Phanteks PH-TC90LS CPU Cooler Review

Zalman CNPS9900DF Dual Tower CPU Cooler Review

Thermaltake WATER2.0 Pro Review @ Vortez

EK Supremacy CPU Water Block Full-Nickel @ PureOverclock

Silverstone Heligon HE01 Twin Tower Heatsink Review @

Bitfenix Hydra Pro and Recon Fan Controllers @

Corsair Air Series Fans Review

Thermalright HR-02 Macho 120 CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro Liquid Cooling Heatsink Review @ PCSTATS


PC Cases:

Aerocool XPredator X1 Devil Red Review @ Vortez

Aerocool Mechatron Full-Tower PC Chassis Review @

Thermaltake Armor Revo Gene Mid Tower Case Review @ Legit Reviews

BitFenix Prodigy Mini ITX case

Corsair Obsidian Series 550D Case Review @

Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Chassis

NEXUS Prominent 5 Midi Tower Review @ NikKTech

Cougar Challenger Mid-Tower Chassis Review @

InWin GRone Full-Tower Chassis

InWin GRone Full-Tower Chassis Review


Power Supplies/ Related:

Kingwin Power Force 850 W Power Supply Review

Corsair AX760i 760 W

Corsair AX860i 860W 80 PLUS Platinum Digital Power Supply Review

Seasonic X-460 80Plus Gold Silent Powersupply Review @ PCSTATS

Rosewill Fortress 750Watt 80PLUS Platinum ATX Power Supply Review

Xigmatek Centauro 600W Power Supply Unit Review @ NikKTech

Xigmatek Centauro 600 Watt Modular PSU Review

Corsair AX760i Power Supply Review

Corsair AX860i Digital Power Supply Review @

Corsair Professional Series AX760i and AX860i Review

Seasonic Platinum Fanless 520 W Power Supply Review



ASUS F2A85-V PRO: The A85X Chipset

GIGABYTE Z77X-UP7 (Intel Z77) Motherboard Review



Win 16GB ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB Memory

NETGEAR R6300 Gigabit Wi-Fi Router @ Benchmark Reviews

Ninjalane Podcast – Enthusiast Gaming Keyboards and Holiday Shopping Season

Gigabyte Osmium Keyboard: Great Design, Poor Accuracy

Top 9 Cheap Tech that you Overpay For @ OCmodshop

Applying Power Quality Measurements to Predictive Maintenance @ TechwareLabs

Win a 1TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 Hard Drive at

Revoltec Backlight Flexible Review

ASUS ROG TYTAN CG8890 Desktop Review

Quick Look: HP Envy x2

Win a Buffalo LinkStation Mini SSD 240GB

How Has Windows Search Improved Since Win2k? Hint: It Hasn’t!

Intel Clover Trail Atom Z2760 Tablet Performance Preview

Windows 8 Review – Part Two: The Things I Love @ Techgage

Microsoft Comfort Keyboard 3000 Review @ OCmodshop

Digital Storm Bolt Small Form Factor Gaming PC Review

Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 Review @



Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. 7 Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

CM Storm Recon Gaming Mouse & Scorpion Bungee

SteelSeries Siberia V2 Limited Editions Review @ Vortez

CM Storm Speed-RXL & Skorpion Mouse Bungee

Halo 4 Review @ OCmodshop

Assassin’s Creed III Video Review by Kaeyi Dream @

Epic Gear Meduza Gaming Mouse and Skorpios Bungee Review

Halo 4 Review

Tt eSPORTS Level 10 M Gaming Mouse Review @

SteelSeries Kana Counterstrike Global Offensive Edition Review

Cooler Master Storm Recon Mouse Review @ OCmodshop

Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita) Game Review @

Steelseries Siberia V2 Counterstrike: Global Offensive edition headset

How to Use a PS3 Controller in Windows 8 (and others) in Local Mode