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Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS Review

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The Synology DiskStation DS216+ is the newest member of Synology’s plus series. It also happens to be the cheapest of the series as well. The plus series of NAS typically features advanced multimedia and encryption features and their mid-series as the plus series sits between …

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ASRock X99 Motherboards Now Broadwell-E Ready

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Intel’s Broadwell-E HEDT CPU is definitely arriving soon and not just the stuff of rumours as evident with the another motherboard manufacturer announcing BIOS updates that will enable compatibility with current X99 motherboards. First MSI announced two weeks ago that updates are now available to …

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i7-6950X Broadwell-E CPU Spotted on Intel’s Website

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Intel’s flagship Core i7-6950X HEDT CPU has been found listed under the downoad page for the latest Intel Management Engine, prompting people online to speculate its impending release. The long awaited successor to the Intel Core i7-5960X based on Haswell will make use of the …

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QNAP TS-251+ Network Attached Storage Review

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Much like in a business environment but on a smaller scale, we as home users, have an insatiable appetite for data. Our internet connection bandwidth has increased to the point where some can get speeds of 1 gigabit per second. Application sizes have increased. Some …

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Biostar Z170Z5 Hi-Fi Supports DDR3 and DDR4 Memory

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The latest addition to Biostar’s Hi-Fi motherboard family is the Z170Z5, an ATX motherboard that curiously supports both DDR3L and DDR4 memory modules on its four DIMM slots. The black modules support DDR3 modules while the brown DIMM slot pair supports DDR4. The Z170Z5 has …

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Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Graphics Card Review

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Just a little while ago the world was introduced to the new budget Maxwell GPU from Nvidia. The budget segment is considered by many to be in the range of sub – $200.00 for a GPU. The GTX 950 is aimed at the budget market. …

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ASRock Beebox Gets Upgraded

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The Beebox is ASRock’s take on the Intel NUC mini-PC sporting a compact 0.6L size but packed with plenty of features for all manner of uses. This mini-PC now has an upgraded version powered by an Intel N3150 SoC, 32GB eMMC SSD and bundled with …

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Biostar Announces H170T Gaming Motherboard and GTX 980Ti Video Card

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Biostar is keeping to their promise of venturing into offering high-end gaming products with the announcement of the new Biostar H170T Gaming motherboard and a Biostar GTX 980Ti. The H170T Gaming motherboard is of course based on Intel’s H170 chipset which does not have unlocked …

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MSI PRO MOD Season 2 Wraps-up, Season 3 Launched Immediately

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MSI’s PRO MOD Season 2 just recently wrapped up with many entries from Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Hungary, Russia, Netherlands and Germany submitting a very diverse collection of modded entries utilizing MSI hardware with a theme celebrating MSI’s new “Mystic Light” feature (basically, integrated LEDs). Some …

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EKWB Offers Water Block for Intel 750 Series PCI-E SSD

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File this under things you do not see every day; Slovenian water-cooling company EKWB has announced the availability of a new waterblock designed not for graphics cards but for Intel’s 750 Series SSDs. The unit is based on a nickel-plated copper with an elegant look …

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