Reviews and News for Wednesday April 16th 2014


So according to trace route I ran GoDaddy, my host, is apparently blocking me from accessing my own websites periodically and it’s annoying me as I can’t update or see them or access them via ftp or http. It’s up now apparently so here’s the news…


Storage / Memory Related:

MUKii TransImp TIP-330U2-BK 3.5" USB External Hard Drive Enclosure Review

CoreRise Comay BladeDrive E28 1.6TB Enterprise PCIe SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Asustor AS-204TE

HGST Ultrastar SSD800MH 12Gb/s SAS3 Enterprise SSD Review

How Does an SSD Work – Learning To Run With Flash

Thunderbolt 2: Ready for Windows with the ASUS ThunderboltEX II

OCZ VERTEX 460 240GB Review @ Vortez

Samsung XP941 Native PCIe M.2 SSD (512GB) Review

Synology DS414 High Performance 4-bay NAS Server for SMB & SOHO Review


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Microlab M-1910 Review @ Vortez

XFX Radeon R7 240 Core Edition Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X OC and R9 290 Vapor-X OC review

Powercolor AMD Radeon R7 250X 1GB GDDR5 Graphics Card Review

EVGA Backplate Install for the GTX 780 Ti Classified @ Hardware Asylum

Gigabyte BRIX Pro And Intel Iris Pro Graphics Review

GIGABYTE R9 290X OC and ASUS GTX 780 Ti DCUII Review

Wavemaster Stax 2.1 Speaker Review

Sapphire R7 250 Ultimate Passive 1GB GDDR5 Graphics Card Review

Creative Sound BlasterAxx 200 Axx

Acer S241HL bmid 24-inch 5ms Full HD Monitor Review

Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 28.1


Mobile Related:

Xtorm LAVA CHARGER Universal Solar / USB Charger @ NikKTech

Samsung Galaxy S5 Android Smartphone

Mobile CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 10.7

Verizon Wireless Nokia Lumia Icon @ LanOC Reviews


PC Cooling:

CPU-Kühler: Scythe Iori Kotetsu

Enermax ETS-N30 Budget CPU Air Cooler Review

SilentiumPC Fera 2 HE 1224 CPU Cooler Review

Cooler Master Nepton 280L Water Cooler Review @ APH Networks

Cooler Master Nepton 140XL CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NH-D15 Review


PC Cases:

Nanoxia Deep Silence 6 HPTX Chassis Review

SilverStone PS10 Case Video Review

Thermaltake Urban T81 Full Tower @ NikKTech

Cooler Master Silencio 652S Case Review on Technic3D

In Win 901 Mini-ITX Case Review @ Hardware Asylum


Power Supplies/ Related:

EVGA SuperNOVA G2 750 W



ASRock FM2 A85X-ITX Motherboard Review


Assorted / Articles / Misc:

TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 802.11ac Wireless Router Review

Should You Select MBR Or GPT When You Install A New Drive?

Acer TA272 HUL All-in-One Review: Android Invades the Desktop

Gigabyte CDRomland OC Workshop

Linksys WRT1900AC 802.11ac Smart Wireless Router Review

AMD Athlon 5350 (Kabini AM1 Platform) FS1b APU Review (w/ Sapphire R7 240 Low Profile)

Adventure Time: The Complete Third Season (2012) Blu-ray Movie Review

SteelSeries Rival Optical Mouse Review @ APH Networks

BIOS Option Of The Week – EXT-P2P’s Discard Time

The Lego Movie (2014) Cinema Movie Review

George Lowden O35 – Myrtle

Linksys EA6900 AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router @ NikKTech

Facebook acquiring Oculus VR could do wonders for VR


Gaming / Gaming Related:

Ozone Strike Pro Backlit Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

DXRacer M-Series Game Chair @ LanOC Reviews

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Nintendo 3DS Review

Corsair Raptor K40 Gaming Keyboard Review

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Gaming Keyboard Video Review @