When it comes to external hard drive enclosures ICY DOCK is a name you should know. They have been making enclosures for quite some time now. Their enclosures are always quality-made and have sleek designs so you are not ashamed to have them sitting on your desk. The enclosure we are taking a look at today is no different. The MB559U3S-1S is a single-bay enclosure that not only is ultra thin, but also features two of the fastest connections available, USB 3.0 and eSATA. Read on as we take a look!
Today LaCie announced that its professional 2big and 4big Quadra multi-bay RAID solutions, designed by Neil Poulton, now feature USB 3.0 technology. LaCie completely re-engineered these external storage solutions for optimized performance with new Mac computers. Thanks to UAS (USB-Attached SCSI Protocol) compatibility and 7200rpm hard drives, these products reach speeds up to 210MB/s and 245MB/s respectively. With these speeds the user can transfer 10GB of data in less than one minute.
Intel’s X79 platform has been out for a little while now. This platform is the real high-end when it comes to gaming and CPU-intensive tasks. ASUS has quite a few different X79 motherboards to choose from. Today we will be taking a look at their P9X79 Pro Motherboard. This board sits in the middle of ASUS’s P9X79 boards with the P9X79 LE ($229) and P9X79 ($259) boards being below it and the P9X79 Deluxe ($359) and P9X79 WS ($379) being at the high end. With a price point of $299 the P9X79 Pro sits right in the middle. The board features quad-channel memory support, an all digital power design, SATA 6GB/s and USB 3.0 support, ASUS’s UEFI BIOS, ASUS SSD caching and much more. Read on as we take a look…
In Win is a company known for its unique style of cases, but today we’ll be looking at a rather non-stylish case by the company. It offers two USB 3.0 ports and even supports up to two SSD’s, in addition to the six 3.5” drive bays. Keeping this case simple helps keep bring down the price of the case, but will this drop in style equal a drop in overall quality? Read on further to find out.
If you travel at all or take your laptop with you anywhere you most likely have a portable hard drive. Most of these drives are normal and do not offer that much protection. Drop them once and they normally are toast! For those looking for something that it is going to last through the drops, rain and other conditions you may want to check out the Rugged Portable Hard Drive from ioSafe. We’ve put this hard drive through everything and it keeps on going! Read on as we check out this practically indestructible hard drive!
When I hear the name MSI I mainly think of video cards and motherboards, but to many people’s surprise they make quite a few different products and one of them happens to be cases. Today we are checking out their Stealth Mid Tower Case. This case features a very sleek design, lots of cooling, USB 3.0 support, USB charging port and tool-less installation for both your hard drives and optical drives. Is this case going to make MSI a name you think about when looking for a new case? Read on to find out!
Today we’re looking at Hornettek’s “SHARK” 2.5-inch SATA drive enclosure. You take your existing 2.5” drive and put in the enclosure and voila! Portable drive! The SHARK utilizes USB 3.0 technology, giving it an edge over comparable products still using USB 2.0. Crafted from Aluminum, the enclosure is definitely one designed with the aesthetic-oriented tech crowd in mind. Keeping this in mind, does it keep up in terms of performance too? Read on to find out more..
Today we’ll be looking at one of Raidmax’s latest cases, the Seiran. It’s available in a multide of colors and offers superior cooling and flexibility for those with multiple drives. The case keeps up to par with the latest cases by including USB 3.0, SSD support, cable management, and tool-free installation methods. Read on further to see what else this case has in store.
We have been hearing a lot about Intel’s 3rd generation Core processors and the Z77 chipset. The Z77 chipset is made to be an upgrade from the current Z68 chipset. Using many of the same technologies as the Z68 chipset the Z77 also adds support for the Virtu Universal MVP, native USB 3.0 support, Smart Connect and Rapid Start. Today we are taking a look at our first motherboard based on the Intel Z77 chipset the Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H. This motherboard is one of the twelve Z77 motherboards Gigabyte has announced. It is set to be their mainstream Z77 offering so let’s just right in and take a look.
Today we are unboxing one of Thermaltake’s latest cases to Overseer RX-I. This full tower case has all of the Thermaltake styling that you know and love and that makes it look very futuristic. Not only that this case features 2 large 200mm LED cooling fans, USB 3.0, a top mounted hard drive dock, support for both 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch hard drives and much more. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
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