Tech News for Sunday August 16th 2015


I’m tired… I went to bed at about 3:30am and I was up at 6:40am for some reason… I tried to lie back down but it really didn’t work… oh well, read the latest tech news…

Storage / Memory Related:

Samsung SSD 850 Evo 2TB

Strontium Nitro Plus Nano 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive Review

ICY DOCK ToughArmor MB998SP-B Eight-Bay SATA Backplane Cage Review

Silicon Power Blaze B50 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ NikKTech

Vantec UGT-PC370A 2-Port USB 3.1 Gen II Type-A PCIe Card Review

SilverStone MS08 Internal SATA Hot Swap Bay Review @ APH Networks

QNAP TS-453mini NAS Review

VisionTek SSD RAID 0 Review (900512)

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

GIGABYTE GTX 980 Ti G1 GAMING Video Card Review @ [H]

ROCCAT Syva In-Ear High Performance Headset Review

Optoma NuForce NE800M Earphones

6 32-inch Ultra HD monitors tested – 4K @Hardware.Info

LEPA BTS02 Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Speaker Review

3440×1440 benchmarked on AMD Radeon R9 Fury X, R9 295X2 and more

EVGA GTX 980 Ti Classified Video Card Review @ Hardware Asylum

3440×1440 benchmarked on NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX Titan X, and more

MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6G Video Card Review

HIS R9 380 IceQ X2 OC 2GB Video Card Review

3440×1440 benchmarked on NVIDIA GeForce cards in SLI

LG 34UC87C 34-inch 21:9 Curved UltraWide IPS Monitor Review

Mobile Related:

Antec Mobile Products WAV Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Review @ NikKTech

Fondling Samsung’s Next Big Thing, Galaxy S6 Edge+ And Note5 Hands On

Ultimate Ears Roll Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review

ASUS ROG G751JY Laptop


PC Cooling:

Noctua NH-L9x65 Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

Reeven Brontes CPU Cooler Review: Reaching New Heights in Low-Profile Design

Noctua NH-C14S C-Style CPU Cooler Review

PC Cases:

Fractal Design Define S Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

Fractal Design Node 202 Enclosure Review

Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX Tower Chassis Review

Antec GX505 Case Video Review

Corsair Carbide Air 240

Zalman Z11 NEO Case Review: Value vs Features

Fractal Design Define S Case Review

Cooltek RM1

SilverStone SG12

Power Supplies/ Related:

DeepCool DQ750 EVO Quanta 750W Power Supply Unit Review @ NikKTech


ASUS Z170 Deluxe LGA 1151 Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE Z170X-Gaming G1 (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K6+ Motherboard Review

MSI Z170A Gaming M5 @ LanOC Reviews

EVGA Z170 FTW (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

MSI X99A Gaming 7 Motherboard Review

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Intel Z170 Chipset Summary @ [H]

HotHardware’s 2015 Back To School Tech Gear Shopping Guide

Win a stunning Deepcool Tristellar case, 750W PSU and Liquid Cooler

AMD Piledriver vs. Steamroller vs. Excavator

Preparing System Image for Windows 10 Upgrade

Vantec U320GNA USB 3.0 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Review

AMD A10-7870K @ LanOC Reviews

Cherry MX 6.0 Keyboard Review

Intel i7-5820K and i7-5930K Processor Review

A Linux User’s Review Of Microsoft Windows 10 @ Phoronix

Building our new silent PC with the be quiet! Silent Base 800 chassis

Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7 Performance

Khronos Debuts OpenGL ES 3.2 & New GL Extensions, But No Vulkan This Week @ Phoronix

Intel Core i7-6700K Review: Inching Toward Extreme

Switch it up with our massive test of gigabit switches @Hardware.Info

Gaming / Gaming Related:

Tt eSPORTS BLACK V2 Gaming Mouse Review

Mionix Castor Gaming Mouse Video Review

Cooler Master Quickfire XTi @LanOC Reviews

Corsair STRAFE Review @ Vortez

AMD vs Intel – Our 8-Core CPU Gaming Performance Showdown!

Kingston HyperX CLOUD II Pro Gaming Headset Review @ NikKTech

Classic PC Games that Have Aged Well

Razer Mamba Tournament Edition Gaming Mouse Video Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti: Simply The Best For Linux Gamers @ Phoronix

ROCCAT NYTH Modular Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Gaming STRAFE mechanical keyboard review

gamescom 2015 Coverage