News for January 16th 2013

Yes it’s time for the news again… there’s plenty of it, including a lot of CES stuff too!


Storage Related:

Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB SSD Upgrade Kit Review @ NikKTech

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB 3.0 64 GB

G.Skill TridentX DDR3-2400 CL9 Memory Kit

EonNAS 1100 NAS Network Storage Server @ Benchmark Reviews

SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD Review (256GB)

OCZ Vector 256GB Review @ Vortez

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review @ Techgage

Synology DS413j NAS Designed for Home & Offices Review

Crucial Ballistix Tactical LP 1600MHz 16GB Kit Review @ Pro-Clockers

Western Digital RE 4TB HDD @

Mushkin Atlas 30GB mSATA Solid State Drive

OCZ Vector 256GB @ PureOverclock

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 512GB Review

We drop a Corsair Survivor 16GB pen drive from 10th floor hotel room at CES on video – does it survive?

Plextor M5 Pro SSD Review @

Asustor AS-606T NAS


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

HIS Radeon HD 7970 3GB IceQ X2 Overclocked Video Card Review

VTX3D HD 7870 Black Edition 2 GB

Ozone Rage ST Review @ Vortez

Sapphire HD7870 W/ Boost (Tahiti LE) Review

MEGATech Reviews: NuForce Cube Portable Speaker

ASUS RoG Orion Pro Gaming Headset

Five-Way NVIDIA GeForce Comparison On Nouveau @ Phoronix

Sapphire TRIXX Video Card Tweak Utility Overview


Mobile Related:

Mobility Digest Review: Kitsound Mini Buddy Penguin Speaker

Lenovo IdeaCentre A720 Windows 8 All-In-One Review

Edifier Esiena Bluetooth Review – A Universal Audio Dock @ Techgage

LC Power tablet  Sina-1

Otterbox iPhone 4 / 4S Defender Series with Realtree Camo Case Review

ECBC Spear Laptop Tote @ PureOverclock

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook Review

NZXT Cryo X60 Notebook Cooler @ Benchmark Reviews

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Smartphone Review @

Ubuntu phone OS walkthrough on a Galaxy Nexus, looks so good – I’m ready to buy it


PC Cooling:

Noctua NH-L9i Low Profile CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NM-I3 Mounting Kit Review

NZXT Respire T20 CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master Eisberg Prestige 240L Cooler Review on Technic3D

Noctua NH-L9i Low Profile CPU Cooler Review @

Noctua NH-L9i Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

Spire Air Force 120 and Air Force 120 LED Cooling Fans Review @ Pro-Clockers

HTPC capable CPU coolers from Thermalright and LC-Power

NZXT Respire T20 CPU Cooler Review

Sapphire Vapor-X CPU Cooler Review on Technic3D

Thermalright AXP-100 Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech


PC Cases:

Lian Li PC-A76 Full Tower Case Review @ Hardware Canucks

NZXT Phantom 820 @ PureOverclock

Akasa Venom Toxic Black Full Tower PC Case Review @ NikKTech


Power Supplies/ Related:

Cougar GX 800W Power Supply Review

Why Is Your Power Supply Important? @

Fractal Design Integra R2 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Review

Cougar GX-S 500 W Power Supply Review

Zalman ZM1250 Platinum 1250W 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review

Rosewill Tachyon 1000W 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review



EVGA Z77 Stinger Motherboard Review @ RWLabs

Gigabyte Z77N-WiFi mITX Intel LGA 1155


Assorted / CES 2013:

CES 2013: Swiftech @

CES 2013: Gigabyte Shows Off Thin Mini ITX Motherboards for Smart TVs

CES 2013: OWC @

CES 2013: Seagate, Antec, Intel, A-Data, Digital Storm, Sapphire & More @ Legit Reviews

CES 2013: The Girls from CoolerMaster

Best of CES 2013: Top Technologies That Took Home the Gold

CES 2013 Video Coverage – Episode Three – NZXT, InWin, ANTEC, ADATA, Rosewill and Silverstone

Apple stock drops below $500 as reports on dwindling iPhone 5 sales surface

CES 2013: Archos Tablets @

CES 2013: Mad Catz @

CES 2013: NZXT @

CES 2013 Video Coverage – Episode Two – Cooler Master (CM Storm), ROCCAT, Kingston Technology, Zalman and GIGABYTE

CES 2013: CyberPower @

Canonical Demos Ubuntu For Smartphones at CES 2013, We Go Hands On

OCZ Vector PCI Express SSD Benchmarks from CES

Micron and Crucial Unveil M500 Series SSD, DDR4 Ballistix Memory Kit

SanDisk Gets Its SSD On With New Solid State Drives

Rosewill Throne Full Tower and Helios RK-9200 Dual-LED Mechanical KB From CES

Lian-Li Teases Slew of All-Metal, All-Black Pre-Production Cases at CES 2013

Hands-on With Roccat’s New Mechanical Keyboard And Power Grid

NZXT Brings Modularity to New Phantom 630 Case

CES 2013: The Booth Babes @

Bjorn3D CES 2013 Coverage

CES 2013: Kingston HyperX 10-Year Anniversary Party & StarCraft II Tournament @ Legit Reviews

CES 2013 MEGATech Videos – Mobile Accessories from Antec Mobile Products, LUXA2, Kingston, iDAPT, and Joy Factory

TechwareLabs CES 2013 Coverage: NZXT

TechwareLabs CES 2013 Coverage: ROCSTOR

TechwareLabs CES 2013 Coverage: KB Covers

TechwareLabs CES 2013 Coverage: Breffo

CES 2013: MSI Laptops & Tablets @



Tt eSports Level 10 M Mouse Review

Plantronics GameCom 780 7.1 Surround Sound PC Gaming Headset @

Steelseries World of Warcraft Wireless Gaming mouse

DMC: Devil May Cry (XBOX 360) Video Review with Kaeyi Dream @

ZombiU Wii U Review