Tech News and Reviews for August 9th 2013


Yeah, yeah.. time for the news again.. enjoy.. I’ve got a couple more How-To articles coming up so be sure to check back for those..


Storage / Memory Related:

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable Hard Drive Review @ Techgage

Patriot EP Series 128GB SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card Review

Plextor M5 Pro 256 GB SSD

ADATA SX300 256GB mSATA SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 450 256GB Review @ Vortez

SanDisk Extreme 2 240GB SSD

SilverStone SOB02 Slot Loading 6x Blu-ray Writer Review

Seagate Slim Portable 500GB Hard Disk Drive Review

Synology DS713+

Silicon Power Blaze B20 USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Avexir Core Extreme 3000MHz 8GB Memory Kit Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Ozone Oxygen Headset

Alienvibes EP02 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review @

2560×1600 Tests: GeForce GTX 770-780 vs Radeon HD 7950-7970

MSI GTX 760 HAWK @ PureOverclock

EVGA GTX 780 Classified Video Card Review @ Ninjalane

Ozone Oxygen earphones @ Rbmods

MSI N760 HAWK Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews

MSI GTX 760 Hawk @ LanOC Reviews

Sapphire HD 7790 Dual-X @ LanOC Reviews

Samsung WB800F Smart Camera Review

Cooler Master CM Storm Pulse-R Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews

Hauppauge HD PVR2 Gaming Edition Plus Review

Noontec Zoro Wireless Hi-Fi Headphone Review @


Mobile Related:

Mi Cable Tidy Review

Battle Cats for Android Review

Nike Fuelband Real Life Review

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Active, a Rugged, High-End Alternative

Nexus 4 Months Later Video Review

Cooler Master Comforter Mini Video Review

Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review: The Best Android Tablet Yet

Review: Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone

Nokia Lumia 925 Review

DefenderPad: Laptop Radiation & Heat Shield Video Review


PC Cooling:

Deepcool Gamer Storm Assassin Heatsink Review @ Ninjalane

Raijintek Ereboss CPU Cooler @ PureOverclock

Prolimatech Panther CPU Cooler Review

RaiJintek EreBoss Cooler Review on Technic3D

SilverStone Air Penetrator SST-AP123 Cooling Fan Review @ APH Networks

Noctua Fan Round Up @ PureOverclock

Aerocool Strike-X Air Review

Deepcool M6 Laptop Cooler Review @ APH Networks

Be Quiet! Shadow Rock 2 CPU Cooler @ NikKTech

XSPC RayStorm 750 AX240 Watercooling Kit Review @

Noctua NH-U12S and NH-U14S CPU Cooler Review

Funky Kit Review: Thermaltake NiC 5 – Untouchable CPU Cooler

Alpenfohn Brocken CPU Cooler Review


PC Cases:

Enermax Fulmo-ST Midi-Tower Chassis Review

NZXT H230 Case Video Review

Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 Case Video Review with XSPC Watercooling Kit @

Lian Li PC-TU100 M-ITX Chassis Review

SilverStone Fortress FT04 ATX case

CaseLabs Merlin SM8

Thermaltake Chaser A71 Full-Tower Chassis

Thermaltake Chaser A31 Case Review

Lian Li PC-TU100 B Mini-Tower Chassis Review

Aerocool Strike-X Xtreme Black Edition Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Corsair Carbide Air 540 Case Review on Technic3D


Power Supplies/ Related:

Corsair AX860 860-Watt 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review

Antec HCP-850 Platinum 850-Watt 80 PLUS Platinum Power Supply Review

Super Flower Leadex Platinum 1000 W

Thermaltake Smart 750W Power Supply Review @

Corsair CX430M PSU Review on Technic3D



GIGABYTE Z87N-WIFI (Intel Z87) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Asus Maximus VI Hero (Z87) Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE Z87X-OC Force Motherboard Digital PWM and Cooling Deep Dive

Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H motherboard



Diamond Multimedia WR300NSI Wireless-N Repeater Review

Funky Kit Article – Interview with Antec

Camera Lens Buying Guide Rev. 4.3

Upgrading from Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 to Core i7-4770K

BodyMedia Link Armband Review @

The Silverstone PP05 Short PSU Cable Kit Solves Small Form Factor Cabling Conundrums (Video)

CM Storm QuickFire XT Keyboard Review

Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 13.6

BIOS Option Of The Week – PCI-E Max Read Request Size



Corsair Vengeance K70 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Cooler Master Quickfire XT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Video Review

CMStorm Havoc Professional Gaming Mouse Review

MSI GK-601 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Civilization V: Brave New World Review @ Techgage

ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad review

Razer Naga (2014) MMO Gaming Mouse Video Review with Kaeyi Dream @

SteelSeries APEX Gaming Keyboard @ NikKTech

Pikmin 3 Nintendo Wii U Review