Tech News for Friday January 1st 2016


Yeah it’s a new year, I went to bed at 11:30pm last night but sadly my neighbors woke me up… New Years Eve doesn’t mean much to me anymore, it’s just another day so I was more than happy to sleep through it but apparently I wasn’t allowed… Oh whatever, read the news…

Storage / Memory Related:

QNAP TurboNAS TS-451+8G NAS Server Review @ NikKTech

HyperX Savage 128GB USB 3.1 Drive @ LanOC Reviews

EVGA 2800 SuperSC DDR4 Memory Review: Exploring Speeds Up To 2800MHz


Crucial BX200 480GB & 960GB SATA III SSD Review

OWC Envoy Pro mini 240GB Portable SSD Review

Icy Dock MB971SP-B DuoSwap Reader Review

Toshiba 16GB TransMemory U201 Mini USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review

Western Digital Red Pro WD6001FFWX 6TB Hard Drive Review @ APH Networks

Zotac Premium Edition 240GB SSD Review

Kingston SSDnow V300 240GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

GeIL Dragon RAM DDR4-3600 8GB Dual-Channel Memory Kit Review

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

SteelSeries Siberia 200 Gaming Headset Review

2015 was the Revolution of Resolutions, but 2016 is even more exciting

NVIDIA Linux Driver 2015 Year-in-Review @ Phoronix

Asus Strix RAID DLX 7.1 sound card review

Amkov AMK5000S WiFi HD Action Camera Review @

Kensington SD4000 4K Ultra HD DisplayPort Docking Station Review

NVIDIA Quadro M4000 Review

Sennheiser Momentum In-Ear Headphones

New AMD GPU Performance To Be Boosted By Linux 4.5; How It Compares To The Binary Blob @ Phoronix

Mobile Related:

HP Spectre X2 Review: A Core m Powered Surface Alternative

Amazon 7-inch Fire Tablet Review

PC Cooling:

SilverStone Tundra TD02-SLIM Closed Loop Water Cooler Review @ APH Networks

SilverStone Tundra TD02-Slim Liquid CPU Cooler Video Review

Cryorig C7 CPU Cooler Review

PC Cases:

Lian Li PC-O8 Case

Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Chassis Review

Thermaltake Suppressor F31 ATX Chassis Review

IN WIN 909 Full-Tower Case Preview

SilverStone Raven X RVX01 Review @ Vortez

Power Supplies/ Related:

EVGA 700B 700W Power Supply Video Review


TYAN S7076 (Intel C612) Server Motherboard Review

Supermicro C7H170-M Motherboard

BIOSTAR GAMING Z170X Review @ Vortez

GIGABYTE Z170N-WIFI (Intel Z170) Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

U-Tec Ultraloq UL3 Smart Lock Review

Cyberpower UK Infinity Luxe 805 GT PC

Origin PC Omega Review

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Is Continuing To Prep ZFS Support @ Phoronix

NZXT Hue+ Review

Gaming / Gaming Related:

ROCCAT KIRO Review @ Vortez

Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS Ventus X Gaming Mouse Review

Alienware Steam Machine Review: Dell’s SteamOS Console Competitor

Mad Catz R.A.T. PRO X Ultimate Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Patriot Viper V560 Gaming Laser Mouse & V760 Gaming Keyboard Review

Rantopad MXX Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review

XTracGear Carbonic XL Mousing Surface Review @ APH Networks

The Best PC Games (You Should Be Playing)

EPICGEAR ZORA IR LED Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Scimitar RGB Gaming Mouse Review