We all know someone that loves computer games, but knows nothing about computers. They want a really fast system, but have no clue how to build one. This is where custom PC builders come in. The thing with many of them is that they are extremely overpriced and they really don’t treat the customer right. Recently we were contacted by Radioactive PC. They are relatively new company that was founded in 2003. They offered is one of their desktops to review and of course we accepted. The system they sent us is their Plasma Mainstream system. Let’s take this system for a test drive and see if it makes it through all of our tests!
San Jose, California – June 14, 2010 – Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced immediate availability of the new TeraDrive CT SSD, which uses the SandForce 1222 SSD processor to deliver astounding performance in laptops and desktops. The new TeraDrive CT has a standard SATA-II […]
SAN JOSE, CA—June 14, 2010—OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, unveils the Deneva Series Solid State Drives, a new enterprise line that is based on cutting-edge architecture that utilizes Sandforce’s 1500 SSD processor with MLC and eMLC to address the […]
Well it’s E3 week! Obviously we are not there covering the show but check out the highlights of the Microsoft E3 Press Conference over at Joystiq. Also be sure to check out our review of the Corsair Force Series F100 100GB Solid State Drive. Now for some affiliate news….
TweakTown’s 2010 Mid Year Audio Roundup @ TweakTown
NZXT LEXA S Crafted Series Black Steel Mid-Tower Case Review @ Futurelooks
Lian Li Armorsuit PC-P50WB Aluminum Gaming Case Review @ Tweaknews
NZXT Vulcan @ PureOverclock
Noctua NH-U9B SE2 @ techPowerUp
Obsidian Architecture: Corsair 700D / 800D Cases Reviewed @ HotHardware.com
Prolimatech Armageddon CPU Cooler Review @ XtremeComputing
JSCO Gamer Mouse Review @ XSReviews
Kingston HyperX 1600/1866 1.25/1.35v DDR3 @ Bjorn3D
For all of the advances in online shopping and web security, there’s still the possibility that someone could steal your payment card information. While many ways to get this information rely on user misjudgement, a.k.a. phishing, there are still some technical problems which could be better handled. The Smart Swipe is a USB magnetic card reader which works with some software in Internet Explorer to address the most glaring of technical errors—cross-site scripting—and prevent the user from entering payment information at all when something about the site’s security is amiss. ThinkComputers checks out this device, and finds that it’s nifty, but limited. Read on for the review.
At CES every solid state drive manufacturer we met with was raving about the SandForce controller, the new controller that is going to bring blazing speeds to solid state drives and bring current solid state drives in the budget category with these new drives being in the enthusiast category. The controller from SandForce is the SF-1200 which is a small step down from the enterprise SF-1500 controller. Corsair has designed a new line of solid state drives around this controller called the Force Series, which is available in 100GB and 200GB versions. Today we will be looking at the 100GB version which boasts very impressive very impressive read and write speeds at 285MB/s and 275MB/s respectively. Let’s check it out!
We have already looked at 2 bags from Speck, the CorePack Fly and the PortPack. Today we will be looking at a 3rd bag from them, the AftPack. While the CorePack Fly was a messenger bag and the PortPack was a shoulder bag the AftPack is a backpack. Backpacks are great for people who want to protect their laptop, but also need to the room to carry large text books and other larger items. Read on as we check out the AftPack from Speck.
Hiyatek is a company many people may not have heard of. Based out of Taipei, they specialize in mainly PC accessories like storage devices, USB hubs, card readers, and notebook coolers. Some of their products are actually really unique and cool. Today we will be looking at their HY-CF-6322 Notebook Cooler. This notebook cooler is actually really interesting because it is foldable, but will it do a good job cooling your laptop? Read on to find out!
Hey everyone make sure you check out the review of the Thermaltake Armor A90 Case and the SilverStone DS221 External 2.5-inch HDD Dual Bay RAID Enclosure. Now for some news from our affiliates…
Computex 2010: Booth Babes @ Legit Reviews
Mini ITX Galore from Zotac @ HotHardware
Computex 2010 Tablet PC Round-up @ HotHardware.com
Taking a Tour of Kingston’s Hsinchu Factory @ Techgage.com
PowerColor Shows Off Custom Video Cards At Computex 2010 @ Legit Reviews
Eagle Tech Arion ET-AR506-BK 2.1 Soundstage Speaker System Review @ Tweaknews
Cooler Master Vortex Plus CPU Cooler Review @ BayReviews.com
CoolIT ECO A.L.C All-In-One Water Cooler reviewed @ Metku.net
Thermaltake SpinQ VT CPU Cooler @ Rbmods
CoolIT Eco A.L.C. CPU Cooler Review @ Technic3D
Antec Notebook Cooler Designer @ TechwareLabs
Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM DVI / HDMI 24-in LCD Monitor Review @ OCIA.net
Toshiba Tecra A11-S3540 Review @ HotHardware.com
TRENDNET TEW-673GRU Dualband Wireless N Router With LCD Screen Review @ OverclockersHQ
Addlogix Lan-Guard LG-2000 All-in-One Internet Security Gateway @ TestFreaks
AMD Athlon-II X2-260 Regor Processor @ Benchmark Reviews
Vantec NexStar CX SuperSpeed Edition HDD Enclosure @ Pro-Clockers
Seagate Constellation (2TB x 3 Drives) & LSI 3Ware SAS 9750-4i 6Gb/s RAID Card @ Bjorn3D
ASUS ROG Matrix 5870 Platinum Edition @ LostCircuits
EVGA GeForce GTX 465 SuperClocked Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets
XFX HD 5870 Black Edition Review @ XSReviews
Yesterday at WWDC10 Steve Jobs announced the iPhone 4. Apple claims this is the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone was released in 2007. The iPhone 4 features an all new design, Apple A4 processor, Retina display, 5-megapixel camera, and much more. Current iPhone users are probably wondering should I get the new iPhone 4? Well read on as we go over the new iPhone 4 and tell you if you should get one or not.