Hardware Reviews

Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, 21 November 2014
VisionTek USB Pocket SSD 120GB

USB flash drives are about as common as a computer accessory can be. Most computer users have at least one, may have more than one. They have proven to be one of the must have devices for transferring files back and forth between USB enabled systems. Soon flash drives may soon be replaced with something just a bit different.

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Posted by William Lyon
on Thursday, 20 November 2014

Have you ever finished up a gaming session and took off your headset only to realize you didn't really have anywhere to put it? Sure you could just lay it on your desk but then it might be in the way. You can set it on top of your case - but depending on your case's top panel that may not be possible. Well our friends over at In-Win have just the solution - the IEar headset holder. In-Win was kind enough to send one out to us to check out so let's do it!

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Posted by Aaron Howe
on Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Raijintek Pallas CPU Cooler

In the world of SSF (Small Form Factor) coolers there are many options available for the enthusiast these days. A lot of people have been trying to cram full sized radiators and water blocks into their builds, but with some computer cases this is not as always an easy option. RaijinTek claims they have an answer with the Pallas cooler. Being marketed as a high-end, low-profile cooler, it is designed for HTPC’s and narrow enclosure desktop PC builds. It’s height with the included fan is only 68mm tall, and is equipped with 6 powerful heat pipes.

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Posted by Michael Pabia
on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Chassis fans are more than just cooling components for computers. These have become one of the decorative additions to computers now that more and more users prefer LED lighting and colored fans. Today, we will be looking at the NO-12025 chassis fans from ID-Cooling. We reviewed their tank-like mini-ITX chassis T60-SFX last month and they also gave us some of their NO Series fans to play with. Let's check it out as we review it today.

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Posted by Michael Pabia
on Monday, 17 November 2014

It has been a while since Intel released the 9 series chipset on the LGA 1150 platform. We have reviewed a couple of Z97 motherboard in the site already. Today, MSI have sent us one of their Z97 motherboards to play with under the Classic series, the Z97S SLI PLUS ATX motherboard. This particular motherboard uses the classic MSI color theme of blue and black. It is also the top of the tier in the classic series having the best specifications. Let's check it out and compare it with the previous motherboards we have reviewed so far.

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Posted by Michael Pabia
on Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Diamond Ultra Dock MDS3900

Last month, we reviewed Diamond's DS3900 Ultra Dock which helps you expand an ultrabook or macbook to add more peripherals and other devices. Today, we will be reviewing the mini version of it, the MDS3900 mini docking station. Ultrabooks and macbooks sure is portable and lightweight but compared to laptops, they have less USB ports, video ports and so on. Read on and know more about this docking solution addresses that concern.


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