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Mushkin Unveils the New REACTOR 1TB Solid State Drive


Solid State drive performance is undeniable and lifespans have increased but many users still clamor for larger storage spaces for their programs, especially that some of the latest games even reach 55GB install sizes, making that 256GB SSD feeling cramped all of a sudden. Thankfully, companies such as Mushkin are expanding their offerings to deliver larger solid-state drive capacities such ... Read More »

New Phanteks Low Profile PH-TC12LS Cooler Announced


Cooling manufacturer Phanteks is targeting the ever expanding HTPC/SFF market with the new PH-TC12LS cooler, a low profile solution that boasts excellent cooling at only 47mm tall (without fan). The PH-TC12LS uses a C-type design with six 6mm nickel plated heatpipes and paired with a 120mm PH-F120MP PWM fan out of the box (bringing total height to 74mm) for active ... Read More »

ASRock Aims to Break LAN Speed Records with X99 WS-E/10G Motherboard

ASRock X99 WS-E 10G

As a motherboard company, ASRock has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years and they are continually setting goals in terms of motherboard design. Their latest project involves building an excellent workstation motherboard with incredible LAN speed teaming performance via a  pair of Intel I210AT ethernet controller. Running iXChariot test, ASRock claims its X99 WS-E reached a ... Read More »

Patriot Upgrades LX Series of SDXC and microSDXC Cards


Patriot added two new additions to its LX Series of SDXC and microSDXC cards reaching new capacities making it easier than ever before to capture images and record in high definition. Patriot LX Series 256GB UHS-I Class 10 SDXC Flash Card Compliant with the latest SD Association 3.0 specifications consumers are able to capture images and video in real time ... Read More »

Fractal Design Releases Define R5 Computer Case


Silence Redefined…The DEFINE R5 is here! The wait is over!  Fractal Design is proud to announce the next generation of the, worldwide, award winning Define series.   Fractal Design Define R5 is the next evolution in the widely popular Define Series. Packed with intelligently designed enthusiast-oriented features delivering a silent case with powerful and expansive air and liquid cooling support, ... Read More »

ASRock and Ubisoft to Bundle the Ghost Recon Phantoms Assassin’s Creed Pack


ASRock is offering a limited number of redemption codes for limited-edition “Assassin’s Creed Pack” items of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Phantoms with every ASRock Intel 8/9 series, Intel Bay Trail-D series and AMD FM2+ series motherboards. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Phantoms will be available in ASRock’s APP Shop starting from Nov 19, 2014, ASRock motherboard buyers will be granted a ... Read More »

Thermaltake Core V21 Micro-ATX Stackable Case Now Available


Thermaltake has added a new micro-ATX verison to their Core V series of caes featuring a large side window and boasts DIY/AIO liquid cooling system compatibility despite the small space. Extending its flexibility further, the Core V21 can be stacked on top of each other to create hybrid builds and has the capability to mount the motherboard vertically or horizontally ... Read More »

GELID Launches Slim Silence AM1 CPU Cooler


Small form-factor builders using AMD’s AM1 Kabini systems will be glad to hear that a slimmer, more silent alternative to the stock AMD cooler is available from GELID. The Slim Silence AM1 is supremely affordable with an MSRP of only 11 USD and 8.65 Euros and is only 26mm tall so it will fit even in the most compact mini-ITX ... Read More »