Noctua NH-L9x65 CPU Cooler Review: A New Low-Profile King

Noctua NH-L9x65

Certain limitations are obvious for vertically-challenged heatsinks such as limited thermal management capability but their small size allows for a more flexible compatibility when it comes to fitting in tight spaces. This is why the stock Intel CPU cooler is the default go-to cooler in a DIY SFF/HTPC with its 45mm height. Unfortunately, it is generally louder and not particularly ...

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Thecus Announces New Zero-Crash 5-Bay NAS, the N5810PRO


Storage expert Thecus has introduced a new “zero-crash” 5-day NAS called the N5810Pro, promising unmatched security with built-in mini-UPS. Inside is an Intel Celeron J1900 Quad core 2.0 GHz SoC with 4GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB) and equipped with five Gigabit LAN ports. The N5810PRO is expected to start shipping out globally by the end of April. For ...

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EVGA Introduces GeForce GTX 980 HYBRID


EVGA has long been a supporter of liquid cooling enthusiasts with their Hydrocopper product line but this time, they have expanded their water-cooling support to those who wish to use self-contained units moreso than those with a custom loop. Seen at CES 2015, the GeForce GTX 980 HYBRID comes with a single 120mm radiator and self-contained loop connected to the ...

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Futuremark Updates 3DMark with API Overhead Feature Test


Itching to find out DirectX 12 performance compared to Mantle and DirectX11? 3DMark wants you to find out as well with their new 3DMark API Overhead feature test, the first independent test of its kind. The purpose of this benchmark is to compare the relative performance of different APIs on a single system and was developed with input from Intel, ...

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High-Rely DeltaSync File-Level Backup Technology Introduced

High-Rely 2-Bay NetSwap Mini Backup NAS

Nevada-based backup storage expert Highly Reliable Systems introduces their DeltaSync File-Level backup technology as part of the NetSwap firmware release 2.13. DeltaSync is a tracking feature that queues changes in memory and improves synchronization time for the backup system. More information is available from the official press release below: High-Rely DeltaSync File-Level Backup Technology Introduced NetSwap and RAIDFrame Firmware Update Adds Important ...

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Two New AM3+ 970 Motherboards Announced by ASRock


ASRock has listed not one, but two 970-chipset based AMD3+ motherboards. The first is the 970 Fatal1ty Performance motherboard, supporting 220W CPUs such as the FX-9590 and 8x/8x capability in dual-card configuration. I don’t know why they did not just go for a 990FX chipset so they don’t have to use 3rd party switches but maybe manufacturing is more economical ...

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