Hey everyone we start another week here at ThinkComputers! Make sure you check out our review of the Antec Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case! Now for the news….
Thermaltake Armor A90 Tower @ Pro-Clockers
Thermaltake Armor A90 Computer Case video overview @ APH Networks
Thermaltake V5 chassis @ Hardware Bistro
Thermalright Venomous X CPU Cooler Review @ Futurelooks
Kingston HyperX DDR3-2400 & HyperX DDR3-1600 LoVo Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
Kingston HyperX LoVo 4GB 1866MHz DDR3 Ram Kit @ Bona Fide Reviews
Thermaltake ToughPower XT 775w @ KitGuru
OCZ Enyo USB 3.0 Portable Solid State Drive Review @ OCIA.net
Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Hybrid Drive Review @ Bigbruin.com
Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Hard Drive @ Viperlair
Western Digital VelociRaptor 600GB @ Techgage.com
Seagate Momentus-XT Solid State Hybrid Drive @ Benchmark Reviews
Seagate Momentus XT 500GB ST95005620AS Review @ OCC
HIS Radeon HD 5870 iCooler V Turbo Video Card Review @ Rage3D.com
Palit GeForce GTX 470 Dual Fan Video Card @ TweakTown
Fremont, CA (May 24th, 2010) –ASUS today announced that Amazon’s “Kindle for PC” application, which lets readers enjoy Kindle books on their personal computers (PC), will come pre-installed on select ASUS netbooks and notebooks sold at Amazon.com. Kindle for PC enables customers to discover and read from over 540,000 books in the Kindle Store -the largest selection of the most popular books that people want to read — including New York Times Bestsellers and New Releases priced from $9.99. Like all Kindle apps, Kindle for PC includes Amazon’s Whispersync technology, which saves and synchronizes a customer’s notes, highlights, bookmarks and last page read across their Kindle, Kindle DX, PC, Mac and other devices* so customers always have their reading material with them and never lose their place whether at home or on-the-go.
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, today introduced new high-capacity Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5″ Solid State Drives. The award-winning lines now include 400GB and 480GB models, making the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 an excellent SSD option for clients who don’t want to be constrained by storage limitations.
Antec may be known for their gaming cases, but what about for those people that don’t like all of the fans, LEDs and like a nice and quiet case? Well Antec has a case for you! Today we have the chance to review the Antec Sonata Elite Mid Tower Case today. It’s a structurally solid and quiet case, with just enough cooling for the average computer. Read on further to see what else this case provides.
With all of the hardware we are getting in to review we are looking for some new staff members. ThinkComputers is a really cool gig and if you like computer hardware and enjoy checking out the latest hardware we would love to have you on our team. We currently have 5 member on the staff, but we would like to expand that so we can get more work done and publish more reviews and articles. If you become a ThinkComputers staff member you will get your own ThinkComputers e-mail account, Blog, Webspace, and can be invited to trade shows like CES and E3. We have specific positions available, so please read on to see what they are.
Hey everyone be sure to check out our review of the Thermaltake Toughpower XT 775W Modular Power Supply! Now for some news…
Antec Sonata Proto Review @ OCC
NZXT Tempest EVO Mid-Tower Case Review @ Hi Tech Legion
In Win Ironclad Case @ TechwareLabs
In Win Diva Swarovski Crystal Case Review @ Tweaknews
Thermaltake Armor A90 Case Review @ Hardware Secrets
Ozone Gaming Oxid Headset Review @ OCIA.net
G.Skill DDR3-1600 CL7 6GB PI Series DDR3 Memory Kit Review @ Legit Reviews
Antec CP-1000 Power Supply Review @ HardwareLook.com
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T 3.20 GHz @ techPowerUp
Intel X25-V 40GB Value Performance SATA Solid-State Drive Review @ Futurelooks
Asus SBC-06D1S-U External Bluray drive @ Rbmods
Antec is a company I usually don’t associate with cooling products, when I think of Antec I think of quality cases and power supplies. This year at CES Antec showed us a lot of new cases, but they were very excited about a new notebook cooler that they had developed. The Notebook Cooler Designer is a notebook cooler made for laptops up to 15-inches and features a 110mm fan that blows at a quiet 800RPM. The notebook cooler also has a very stylish design hence the name designer. Let’s take a look and see if the Notebook Cooler Designer is perfect for your laptop.
Nashville, TN — May 18, 2010 — Griffin Technology Inc., maker of ingenious ways to power, play, protect and connect, today announced their latest car charging solutions, updated to the 2.1 amp charging level required by iPad: PowerJolt Plus, PowerJolt Micro and PowerJolt SE. This announcement expands upon Griffin’s industry-leading core charging lineup.
“A versatile device such as iPad provides a variety of design opportunities,” said Mark Rowan, President of Griffin Technology. “We are excited to present iPad users with a wider range of charging options, ensuring a perfect fit, no matter the use.” Griffin’s new car charging products for iPad include…
SAN JOSE, CA—May 17, 2010—OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCZ), a worldwide leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), memory modules, and power supplies for computing devices and systems, unveils the Fatal1ty 750 Watt power supply, a new high-performance PSU targeted at gamers and enthusiasts that prefer modular cabling.
OCZ is dedicated to delivering premium power solutions, and the new 750W was co-developed with Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel, twelve-time World champion, to meet the specific needs of fellow gamers. “I worked with OCZ on this new modular 750W Fatal1ty power supply to give the strength and power to my PC; I need to win!!,” stated Johnathan “Fatal1ty’” Wendel. Featuring new “low-profile” flat modular cabling with efficiencies in airflow and control, the Fatal1ty 750W PSU not only provides stable, efficient power, but also unique, user-friendly connectors that promote greater flexibility and organization inside the PC case. Featuring glowing red LED lights to add style, Fatal1ty power supplies are an ideal upgrade for users who need a computer setup able to take on hours of non-stop gaming. Additionally, Fatal1ty 750W power supplies are designed to perform even at elevated temperatures of up to 45°C, nearly twice that of the industry standard.
Thermaltake’s latest series in its line of power supplies is the XT series. These are certified 80PLUS Bronze, for at least 82% efficiency, as well as Crossfire and SLI for multi-GPU operation. Add in a modular cables, a 140 mm fan, and a five year warranty, and this series is looking quite interesting. Today we will be talking a look at the 775W version, read on to check it out!