Reviews and News for Monday September 1st 2014


Yep time for the news, so go ahead and read it as I’ve got other stuff to do..

Storage / Memory Related:

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4-2800 Quad-Channel Memory Kit Review

Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 128GB Flash Drive Review

Thecus N5550 5-Bay NAS Server

QNAP TurboNAS TS-470 Pro NAS Server Review  @ NikKTech

ICY DOCK Black Vortex 3.5" Drive Cage Review

Drobo 5D Review—An Excellent Storage System With Some Little Flaws

DDR4 (Corsair, Crucial and G.Skill) Review at HardwareHeaven

Corsair Voyager Air 2 1TB Wireless Hard Drive Review

OWC ThunderBay IV RAID 5 Edition External Storage Drive Review

Western DIgital My Cloud EX2 Review @

ICY DOCK EZConvert Air MB382SP Storage Enclosure Review

Verbatim Store ‘n’ Save 1TB USB 3.0 Desktop Hard Drive Review @

Samsung 845DC PRO Enterprise SSD Review

Crucial DDR4 Memory Performance Overview Early Look vs. DDR2 & DDR3

Synology DiskStation DS415play

Kingston V310 SSD Review at HardwareHeaven (960GB)

QNAP HS-210 Network Attached Storage Review @ APH Networks

AKiTiO Thunder2 PCIe Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis Review

Samsung EVO 32GB SDHC UHS I Memory Card Review

Plextor M6 PRO SSD with PlexTurbo Caching Layer Technology Preview

ADATA Premier SP610 256GB SATA Solid State Drive Review

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

Synology DS415play Four Bay NAS Review

Silicon Power Slim S70 240GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

Plextor M6 Pro SSD Review @ HardwareHeaven


Audio / Video / Video Cards:

ASUS Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 Review @ Vortez

Tt eSPORTS CRONOS Gaming Headset Review @ NikKTech

Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC in CrossFire Video Card Review

ASUS STRIX GTX 750 Ti OC Edition Video Card Reviewed

Dune HD Connect Universal Media Player Review  @ NikKTech

HIS Multi-View USB Portable Docking Station Video Review

MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC in CrossFire OCed Review

BT Smart Home Cam 100 review

HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB Overclocked Video Card Review

Workstation Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 8.3

V-Moda XS Headphones Video Review

Elite Screens ezCinema Plus 100” @ LanOC Reviews

HIS R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 OC 4GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

ASUS Xonar Essence STX II 7.1 Sound Card

HIS Multi-View x2 USB Docking Station Video Review


Mobile Related:

Soon No One Will Care About a Phone’s Battery Life

Motorola Moto E Smartphone Review

MSI GS70 Stealth Pro Review

Amazon Fire Phone Review


PC Cooling:

Thermaltake Frio14 Silent CPU Cooler Review

Antec Kuhler H2O 1250 Water Cooler Review

Zalman Reserator 3 Max Dual

DeepCool MAELSTROM 240 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Review  @ NikKTech

CRYORIG R1 Universal CPU Cooler Review

bequiet! Shadow Rock Slim Heatsink Review @ Hardware Asylum


PC Cases:

Corsair Graphite 380T Mini-ITX Chassis Review

Corsair Graphite 380T Review @ Vortez

Corsair Graphite 380T

Corsair Graphite 380T Review

Silverstone Raven RV05-BW Chassis Review

Aerocool DS200 Review @ Vortez


Power Supplies/ Related:

Super Flower Golden Silent 500W Semi-Modular Passive Power Supply Review

be quiet! Power Zone 1000W Modular Power Supply Review

Cooler Master V750 Semi Modular PSU review

Corsair RM Series 1000 W

Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G 850W Power Supply Video Review

Seasonic X-Series 1050W Power Supply (SS-1050XM2)

EVGA SuperNOVA G2 1600 W

LEPA G1600 MA EU 1600W PSU Review



Gigabyte Z97X-SOC Motherboard Review

MSI X99S GAMING 9 AC Review @ Vortez

ASUS X99 Motherboard Launch Coverage

ASRock X99X Killer Fatal1ty (Intel X99) Motherboard Review

Gigabyte X99 SOC Force Preview

MSI X99S Gaming 7 Preview

Asus X99 Deluxe Preview

Asus X99 Deluxe @ LanOC Reviews

MSI X99S GAMING 7 (Intel LGA 2011-3)

GIGABYTE GA-Z97X Gaming GT LGA1150 ATX Motherboard Reviewed

ASUS ROG Maximus VII Formula (Intel Z97) Motherboard Review

ASUS P9A-I/C2550/SAS/4L (Intel Avoton) Server Motherboard Review

MSI Z97I AC (Intel Z97) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

ASUS H97-PRO GAMER Motherboard

Gigabyte J1900N-D3V Review

GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H Motherboard – Circuit and Overclocking Guide

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Win An MSI Radeon R9 270X Mini-ITX Gaming Graphics Card

Win a 64GB Kingston HyperX FURY USB 3.0 Flash Drive at

Intel i7 4790K Devil’s Canyon Processor Review

Keyed Up Labs KUL ES-87 Tenkeyless Mechanical Keyboard Review

Belkin OmniView Secure 4-Port Business-Class KVM Review

Intel X99 Motherboards and DDR4 Memory Buyer’s Guide (Launch Edition)

Intel Octacore i7-5960X Haswell-E Review Part I

Intel Core i7 5960X Haswell-E (8-core) CPU Review

How to Disable DirectWrite in Google Chrome @

Intel Core i7 5960X “Haswell-E” Processor Review Featuring The Gigabyte X99 Gaming 5

8 Apps That Should Be Illegal

Intel Core i7-5960X Extreme Processor Preview

Intel Core i7-5960X Extreme Edition Review @ Vortez

Intel Core i7-5960X CPU Review: Haswell-E Debuts

Intel Core i7-5960X Haswell-E Review on Technic3D

Intel Core i7-5960X and Gigabyte X99-Gaming 5 Review at HardwareHeaven

Intel Core i7 5960X EE (Haswell-E) CPU and X99 Chipset Review

5 Free Image Editing Solutions Worth a Look

Intel i7-5960X Haswell-E @ LanOC Reviews

BIOS Option Of The Week – Boot To OS/2

Hitting the G-Spot with NVIDIA’s G-SYNC on the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q

Intel Haswell Core i7-4790K vs. i7-4770K Comparison


Gaming / Gaming Related:

CM Storm Rapid-i (SGK-4040-GKCM1) Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

CM Storm Mizar, TteSports Saphira and Balista MK-1 Head-to-Head Mouse Review

SteelSeries Sensei Wireless Laser Mouse Review @ APH Networks

ROCCAT Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review

Aorus Thunder M7 Review @ HardwareHeaven

Review of XTracGear Ripper XXL Mousing Surface

Counterspy PS VITA Game Review

Tesoro Lobera Supreme Full Color Illumination Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

Roccat Kone Pure Militart Edition Review @ HardwareHeaven

XTracGear Ripper Mousing Surface Review @ APH Networks