Tech News for Friday August 21st 2015


Yep, it’s time for the tech news roundup…

Storage / Memory Related:

SanDisk Ultra II SATA III SSD Review

ADATA XPG SX930 Gaming SSD Review

Thecus W4000+ NAS Video Review

GeIL Super Luce DDR4-3400 16GB Quad-Channel Memory Kit Review

Samsung SSD 850 Evo 2TB Review

Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 SSD Storage Performance Analysis

Synology Diskstation DS414slim 4-Bay NAS Server

How Much Memory Should You Get? 4GB vs. 8GB vs. 16GB Performance Tested

Toshiba AL13SXB600N 600GB SAS 6Gb/s HDD Review @ NikKTech

OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD Review

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

ASUS R9 390X STRIX DirectCU III OC 8G video card

MSI GTX 950 Gaming 2G Video Card Review

Gigabyte GTX 950 OC Graphic Card Review

Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 980 4GB Ultra Review @ NikKTech

The Extreme Cases Where A Sub-$200 NVIDIA GPU Can Beat A $550+ AMD R9 Fury On Linux @ Phoronix

Asus GTX 950 Strix @ LanOC Reviews

Palit GTX 950 2GB StormX Dual Review

Asus STRIX Gaming GTX 950 2GB DC2 OC Review

GeForce GTX 950 Review at HardwareHeaven

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 950 Is A $150+ Bargain For Linux Gamers @ Phoronix

MSI GeForce GTX 950 Gaming 2G Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Review

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950

EVGA GeForce GTX 950 SSC 2 GB

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 950 OC 2 GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 Review

ZOTAC GeForce GTX 950 AMP! Edition 2 GB


Sapphire Nitro R7 370 @ LanOC Reviews

Violet Design “The Maestro” large diaphragm microphone

Tt eSports Cronos (Bass Boosted) Review @ Vortez

Shure SE112m+ Sound Isolating In-Ear Headset with Remote + Mic Review

Intel Skylake HD Graphics 530 Performance On Linux @ Phoronix

HIS R7 370 IceQ X2 OC 2GB Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 390 IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review

Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 980 4GB Ultra Review @ NikKTech

Mobile Related:

First Look Hands-On With ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 Z580CA Intel-Powered Android Tablet

Vodafone Smart Prime 6 Smartphone Review

PC Cooling:

A Beginners Guide To LN2 Benchmarking – Subzero Series 

Noctua NH-D15S D-Style CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Shadow Rock LP

Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review

Reeven Steropes RC-1206 Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review

PC Cases:

LEPA Lenyx LPC801A-B Full-Tower Chassis Review

Thermaltake Suppressor F51 Midi Tower Review @ NikKTech

Rosewill WolfAlloy Review Case Review @ Hardware Asylum

Cooler Master MasterCase 5

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 PC Case Review

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Modular FreeForm Mid-Tower Chassis Review

SilverStone Sugo SG12 Micro-ATX Case Review

MAINGEAR Shift Case Review

Power Supplies/ Related:

Cyonic AU-650x 650W Compact Power Supply Review


Thermaltake Luxa2 S100 & R200 Review – Welcoming Wireless Charging!

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


BIOSTAR N3150NH ITX Motherboard Review

ASRock Z170 Extreme4 / Extreme4+ (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

TechPowerUp $800 Build Guide

DinoPC Raptor Watercooled System Review

Intel Skylake Architecture Preview Quick Take From IDF 2015

Intel Demos Project Tango Smartphone And Ultra-Fast 3D Xpoint Powered Optane SSD At IDF 2015

Gaming / Gaming Related:

Windows 10 Vs Windows 8 Game Performance Review, Major Titles On Microsoft’s New OS

14-Way AMD vs. NVIDIA Linux Gaming Performance For DiRT Showdown @ Phoronix

Ozone Argon Gaming Mouse Review

First DX12 In-Game Benchmarks A Level Playing Field? Drama And Framerates Collide

Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum Mechanical Keyboard Review @ APH Networks