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Kingston HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset Review

The Kingston HyperX Cloud II Pro Gaming Headset is much like it’s predecessor in both features and aesthetics. The HyperX Cloud II features 7.1 channel virtual surround, which is accomplished with an advanced USB audio control box with built-in DSP sound card. The Cloud II still retains the ability to function with other devices that utilize a 3.5mm plug, including ... Read More »

Kingston SDCA3 microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 Card Review (64GB)

For the latest and greatest action cams or even cellphones like the Note 4, microSDXC cards are essential. With 4K video output becoming a norm and high bit rates following it, flash memory with high write speeds is in great demand. Typical UHS-I U1 cards may not be able to keep up, that is where UHS-I U3 cards come into ... Read More »

Antec X-1 Xbox One USB Console Cooler Review

We take a look at the Antec X-1, a USB powered cooling solution for the Xbox One. If you love your Xbox One, you may want to take a close look at this one. Antec X-1 Xbox One USB Console Cooler Review @ Tweak Town Read More »

Noctua NH-D9L CPU Heatsink Review

The NH-D9L is essentially a smaller version of the NH-D15. How will the “cute” version of the D-series line perform? Noctua NH-D9L CPU Heatsink Review @ APH Networks Read More »

WD My Cloud 3 TB Network HDD Review

The WD My Cloud 3 TB is a network hard disk drive, also know as NAS (Network Attached Storage). It must be connected to your router through a Gigabit Ethernet port, and it supports the installation of a second drive through a USB 3.0 port that is available. Some of its highlights include media streaming, remote internet access, DLNA, and ... Read More »

Corsair Graphite Series 380T

The market for Mini-ITX based LAN rigs has grown a lot over the past few years. This is both because people are realizing that you can get the same performance out of a small rig as a big one and also because companies are finally starting to produce the products we always needed to really go all out with our ... Read More »

New High-Rely NetSwap Mini+E Backup NAS Offers Versatile Replication Options

High-Rely 2-Bay NetSwap Mini Backup NAS

Nevada-based Highly Reliable Systems Inc is announcing a new 2-bay NetSwap Mini+E backup NAS server appliance equipped with a 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130 processor. The Mini+E backup NAS series devices are capable of block-level AES-256 data encryption and supports CIFS network shares, NFS Linux/Unix/Vmware shares, or iSCSI block level drive access. For more information, check out the official press release ... Read More »

PSA: GTX 970 Memory Allocation Issues

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It appears that many users have been reporting all over the web of observed problems related to the GTX 970’s memory allocation. Basically, the problem has to do with the GTX 970 being unable to fully utilize 4GB of VRAM and when the last 500~700MB gets accessed, performance drops significantly. So far it seems to only affect the GTX 970 ... Read More »

ASRock Introduces its Most Powerful HTPC to Date: VisionX 471D

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Motherboard manufacturer Asrock has launched the latest in their VisionX HTPC line which is armed to the teeth with high-end components. The VisionX 471D is equipped with an Intel Core i7 mobile processor and R9 M270X graphics card, 2TB HDD storage and 256GB mSATA SSD in a very compact form factor. What is even more impressive is that the entire ... Read More »

Palit GTX 960 Super JetStream 2 GB

In this article, we are reviewing the Palit GTX 960 Super JetStream, which is the highest-clocked GTX 960 we are reviewing today. It is also the only card that comes with a triple-slot cooling solution. Like all other cards, it will completely turn off the fans in idle or during light gaming, which results in the perfect noise-free experience. In ... Read More »