Tech News for Monday January 11th 2016


Yep time for the news.. I’m tired, I don’t like getting up at 4:30am, and I’m just miserable so just read the tech news as I’ve got nothing else to say and I’m sure you don’t care what I have to say either…

Storage / Memory Related:

Zalman VE350 USB 3.0 External HDD Enclosure Review

Thecus W4000+ Windows Server NAS Review

ADATA DashDrive Durable HD710 1TB External HDD Review

Crucial MX200 500Gb SSD Review

ICY DOCK MB492SKL-B, MB491SKL-B, and MB973SP-2B Drive Bays

Toshiba 16GB TransMemory U401 USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review

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

Mushkin Redline Ridgeback 8GB Dual-Channel DDR4-2666MHz (15-15-15-35) (997192T)

Patriot Viper 4 2800MHz 16GB (2x8GB) Dual-Channel Memory Kit

Crucial BX200 SSD (480GB)

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Audiofly AF56m Earphones Review @ APH Networks

StarTech USB3DOCKH2DP Triple Video Docking Station Review

New AMDGPU Details & Looking Forward To Major Radeon Linux Improvements In 2016 @ Phoronix

Corsair VOID USB Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset Review

Amkov AMK5000S WiFi HD Action Camera Review @

ASUS GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum Video Card Review

AMD’s next-gen Polaris GPU architecture unveiled, arrives in mid-2016

AMD RTG Reveals Next-Gen Polaris GPU Architecture, Designed For FinFET

VRAM Put to the Test: 2GB vs. 4GB GTX 960 and R9 380, 4GB R9 290 vs. 8GB R9 390

JBL Flip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review @ NikKTech

GIGABYTE GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2GB

Mobile Related:

Google Pixel C Review

MSI GT80S 6QF Titan SLI w/ Desktop GTX980’s (unboxing)

Mad Catz L.Y.N.X. 9 Mobile Hybrid Controller Review

Cooler Master Jas Mini Portable Aluminum Ipad Mini & iphone

PC Cooling:

Corsair Hydro H5 SF CPU Cooler Preview

Cooler Master GeminII S524 Ver.2 CPU Air Cooler Video Review

Swiftech H320 X2 Prestige Liquid CPU Cooler Review

SilverStone Tundra TD03-Slim Liquid CPU Cooler Video Review

PC Cases:

anidees AI7

Corsair Carbide Series 400Q

Thermaltake Core W100 Super-Tower Chassis Review

Corsair 600Q Review at Hardwareheaven

Thermaltake Core P5 Chassis Review

Corsair Carbide Series 400Q Review @ Vortez

Corsair Carbide 400Q Review

Corsair Carbide 400Q Review

Power Supplies/ Related:

22 power banks reviewed @Hardware.Info


GIGABYTE Z170X-GAMING 7 (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

ASUS Z170-A (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

Supermicro C7Z170-OCE (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review

ASRock Z170 Extreme4 Motherboard Review

which Z170 motherboard to get?

ASRock will soon let you overclock Skylake Xeon CPUs

MSI Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard Review

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

AVM FRITZ!Box 3490 AC1750 Gigabit Modem Router Review @ NikKTech

CES Day 5 Roundup @ APH Networks

TechSpot Best of CES 2016

TechwareLabs CES 2016 Booth Babes!

KeyedUpLabs ES-87 TLK Keyboard @ LanOC Reviews

CES 2016 Day 4 Roundup @ APH Networks

Zalman ZM-K700M Mechanical Keyboard Review

Logitech G410 Atlas Spectrum Mechanical Keyboard Review

CES 2016 Day 3 Roundup @ APH Networks

CES 2016 Day 1 and Day 2 Roundup @ APH Networks

LiteHawk QUATTRO NEON Quadcopter Drone Review @

10 Tech Predictions for 2016

AMD Powered Star Wars Battlefront Radeon 380X-Powered Gaming PC Build

Hands-On Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga With OLED Display, X1 Carbon And X1 Tablets At CES 2016:

Hands On With Lenovo’s Gaming Systems, Desktops and Yoga Mobile Products At CES 2016:

NVIDIA Unveils Drive PX 2 Autonomous Driving Platform With Pascal GPUs, Claims Power Of 150 MacBook Pros In Your Trunk:

Building Our Latest Z170 Test Bench – Skylake & 64GB of DDR4 Memory!

Netgear ProSAFE XS728T 24-Port 10GbE Ethernet Switch

Best Hardware of 2015 – The KitGuru Editorial Awards

Gaming / Gaming Related:

Tesoro Thyrsus H8L MMO Laser Gaming Mouse Video Review

Sumo Gamer Suede Beanbag Chair Review @ APH Networks

Zalman ZM-K700M Dynamic Mechanical LED Keyboard Review

Maiden voyage to BlizzCon @ LanOC Reviews

G.SKILL RIPJAWS MX780 RGB Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

Star Wars: Battlefront Gaming Graphics Performance Tweak Guide

MSI GS40 6QF Phantom – Battlefront Testing

HAVIT Lammergeier RBG Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Combo Set