Tech News for Saturday April 23rd 2016


Blah, blah, blah, here’s the news roundup for the past week….

Storage / Memory Related:

OWC Mercury Electra MAX 6G 2TB SATA III SSD Review

OCZ Trion 150 (480GB)

Kingston Mobilelite Wireless G3 (MLWG3)& MobileLite Wireless Pro 64GB(MLWG3/64)

Western Digital Red 6TB

Samsung Portable SSD T3 – good things still come in small packages

Kingston 32GB UHS-I U3 microSDHC Review

Patriot Magnum2 USB 3.1 Flash Drive Review (256GB)

Crucial BX200 960GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4

Crucial Ballistix Elite, Sport and Tactical 16GB DDR4 Memory Group Test

Adata i-Memory 64GB Flash Drive Review 

OWC Aura 1TB PCIe SSD Review (mid-2013 & Later) – The Wait Is Over

Toshiba XG3 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Review

Kingston DataTraveler Micro 3.1 128GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive Review @ NikKTech

Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing

Creative Sound BlasterX G5 External USB 7.1 Sound Card Review

Palit Super Jetstream GTX 980 Ti Review

SteelSeries Siberia 200 Gaming Headset Review @ APH Networks

Creative Sound Blaster Roar Pro Review @ Vortez

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Mobile Related:

Dog & Bone Wetsuit iPhone 6/6S Case 

OriginPC’s EON17-X Laptop Review, a modern mobile(ish) marvel?

Asus Republic Of Gamers GX700VO Watercooled Gaming Laptop

Apple’s MacBook Update Falls Flat, Comes Up Short With Obvious Flaws Unaddressed

Razer Nabu Watch Review

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S Review: A Premium, Ultra-Thin Windows Convertible

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium 4K Smartphone Review

PC Cooling:

CRYORIG H7 CPU Cooler Review: Worry-free Compatibility

Thermaltake Pacific RL240 Watercooling Kit Review @

Scythe Shuriken Rev.B Low-Profile CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

How to Build Your Watercooling Loop? What is Needed @ Hardware Asylum

PC Cases:

Anidees AI7 Case

Datamancer Oaken 60% Keyboard Case @ LanOC Reviews

BitFenix Pandora ATX Full-Tower Chassis Review

NZXT Manta Mini-ITX Chassis Review

Power Supplies/ Related:

Go Puck 5x


Gigabyte GA-Z170N-Gaming 5 Z170 mITX Motherboard Review @ APH Networks

Best Motherboards of 2016: Enthusiast, extreme, workstation and budget picks

Assorted / Articles / Misc:

Ian ‘8PACK’ Parry showcases new custom OC’d watercooled systems

ASRock H2R 802.11n Wireless Travel Router and Miracast Adapter Review

Gaming / Gaming Related:

QPAD DX-20 Pro Gaming Optical Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Dark Souls III PC Review

Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Review @ Vortez

Das Keyboard Division Zero M50 Pro Laser Gaming Mouse Review

Test: Vertagear SL4000

Previewing Maingear’s RUSH SuperStock X99: Opulence And The Killer Gaming Rig

Cherry Stream 3.0 Review @ Vortez

Fnatic Gear RUSH G1 Keyboard Review

Cooler Master Devastator II Keyboard+Mouse Combo Review: Working-class Gaming Hero

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB Keyboard

OZONE Strike Battle Mechanical Compact Gaming Keyboard Review @ NikKTech

Quantum Break PC Performance Analysis