“To summarize, both the XFX and Sapphire HD 7770 perform well under stock and overclocked conditions. I was hoping for a little more performance to be shown off under the HD 7000 series lineup, but we can’t have everything. It is a jump up from the HD 6770 cards in performance, but they also cost a little bit more too. Hopefully as the 12.x Catalyst drivers progress, we will see a little more performance from the 28nm cards. Soon, we should be seeing the HD 7800 cards which should be an interesting balance between the big dog HD 7900s and these more budget-oriented HD 7000 cards.”
“The AMD Radeon HD 7700 series is here to fill your hearts with joy and shoot arrows in your general direction. Does AMD’s Cape Verde take one to the knee, or is it a clean shot to your wallet?”
“The HP Wi-Fi Touch Mouse X7000 performs a neat trick: It connects to your laptop or desktop not with a cable, a wireless dongle, or Bluetooth, but with Wi-Fi. It throws in an extra treat for social networking fanatics—a dedicated “post to Facebook” button—but it leaves plenty of other people out in the cold.”
“The Phantom 410 is a Mid-tower version of the popular full-tower NZXT Phantom case. The NZXT Phantom 410 mid-tower case brings new features and improves upon the original full-tower design. An acrylic viewing window adorns the Phantom 410’s left side panel, giving enthusiasts a chance to show off their hardware. The NZXT Phantom 410’s top 140mm exhaust fan is outfitted with LED lights to accentuate the interior components further. Despite having a smaller size, the NZXT Phantom 410 mid-tower case makes intelligent use of component mounting options, providing plenty of room for large graphics cards, multiple HDDs and even a 240 or 280mm water-cooling radiator on top. Like the original NZXT Phantom full-tower case, the NZXT Phantom 410 is available in multiple color options, including an upcoming black version with an orange or white trim.”
Via Hi Tech Legion
“The new Radeon HD 7770 is codenamed: Cape Verde XT. And looks to be placed in a market where it will have its fair share of buyers. At $150, it boasts fully DirectX 11 compliance, multi-display setups and this is just the beginning.
Based on the Cape Verde XT chipset, the HD 7770 features 640 streaming processors and 1GHz of GDDR5 memory with a 128 bit bus looks to be in close competition of the older Radeon HD 6850 series. We will now put the card through its paces and see just how well it does.”
“Today is the official launch date of AMDs latest mid-range graphics cards of their HD 7770 series. Therefore we received an HD7770 DirectCU Top from ASUS which comes with quite a significant factory overclocking.”
“To conclude these last few Cooler Master reviews, I’m going to look at the Hyper 412S. It’s the only tower style cooler that I’ve had from them this time. The cooler has quite a low FPI (Fins Per Inch) which should make for a cooler that performs well at low fan speeds. Hopefully it makes for another quiet cooler from Cooler Master!”
“Shank 2 quietly may its way to PC, PSN, and Xbox Live Arcade last week. The original side-scrolling beat-em up was also released amidst little fanfare and turned out to be a nice surprise. It didn’t hurt that it was released around the same time as the Robert Rodriquez film Machete, so those looking for more brutal action featuring strong lead characters named after blades, well, let’s just say they were taken care of. A few years later, Shank has returned with more weapons, better controls, and even more enemies to frustrate the living hell out of you.”
Via MEGATech Reviews
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Le Pan is a name you may not know but you really should. We have received so much feedback on our review of the original Le Pan TC970 tablet and our unboxing video is one of our most viewed videos on our YouTube page. The Le Pan tablets are really powerful and great tablets. There are so many Android tablets out there it is really hard to decide which one to get, especially with all of these larger brands shoving their overpriced and underpowered tablets down your throat. The Le Pan II is much improved over the original Le Pan tablet with a faster processor, more memory and it runs Android 3.2 with a free upgrade to 4.0 when it becomes available. Let’s take a look at see what the TC979 is all about.
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