OCZ RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD Review
In this review we test the RevoDrive 350 PCI Express SSD from OCZ Storage Solutions. Armed in RAID empowered by four LSI SandForce controllers and snazzy Toshiba NAND flash memory we now close in at 1800 MB per second read and write performance. Obviously you'll need the right circumstances to achieve these numbers, but that doesn't make this any less impressive. Join us in a review we where we check out what is possibly the fastest consumer PCIe SSD available on the market.
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Sapphire releases Factory Overclocked 295x2 OC model
Sapphire has released a Factory Overclocked R9-295x2 called the R9-295X2 OC. Now before you expect a massive tweak I'd say don't get excited just yet as the reality of things is almost funny. The overclock is rather shameful and very laughable as the reference clock from 1018 MHz got tweaked towards (drum-roll) 1030 MHz. That's right a whopping 12 MHz overclock !Read more
Raijintek Morpheus VGA Cooler
After their CPU coolers EreBoss, Themis and Pallas the young brand RaiJintek released a cooler for graphics cards. As the product’s name - inspired by Greek mythology - already suggests, Morpheus lets the user’s dreams come true. Whisper-silent operation, twelve heat pipes and a superb compatibility - such are key features of the gargantuan model, that can easily handle the latest high-end graphics cards. Only at Overclockers UK!Read more
Call of Duty gamer loses a game - calls in real SWAT team on his enemy
So this has to be the story of the day, as a Call of Duty gamer loses a game online and then calls in a real SWAT team on his enemy. A prank caller called the cops over Skype, saying that he was Rafael Castillo, 17, from Long Beach, saying "I just killed my mother and I might shoot more people". Castillo was a real person, except that he was playing Call of Duty - Castillo's brother, Jose, told The Post: "Some guy threatened to swat him. He was pissed that he had lost".Read more
Intel Devils Canyon and Pentium K launch June 2nd 2014
Intel Devils Canyon and Pentium K launch are going to launch in the week of Computex, June 2nd 2014. The K-Series Haswell Refresh processors in specific are codenamed Devil’s Canyon which have an improved packaging and improved TIM (Thermal Interface). The processors are specifically re-engineered for enhanced performance and overclocking. The Core i7-4790K will be the flagship processor of the Haswell Refresh lineup and the first 22nm consumer CPU to obtain clock frequency of up-to 4 GHz.Read more
8K Shots From Unreal Engine 4's Tech Demo
Here are some pretty 8K screenshots from the tech demos that were included in Unreal Engine 4. below the fold you can see some rescaled screenshots, and click the link to see them full size.Read more
Red Orchestra 2 Free on Steam for 24 Hours
Tripwire Interactive has announced that you can get Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad for free on Steam until April 24th at 10:00AM PST. Word is: "Today, Tripwire Interactive is pleased to announce a special fan promotion in which users can download Red Orchestra 2, PC Gamer's 2011 First-Person Shooter Game of the Year (Multiplayer) on Steam free of charge for a 24 hour period! And, so long as you install it during that 24 hour period, it is free to keep. Permanently! "
BenQ XL-Z Gaming Monitors
BenQ today announced the availability of three new additions to its XL-Z series of first-person shooter (FPS) purpose-built gaming monitors: the 27-inch XL2720Z and 24-inch XL2420Z and XL2411Z widescreen full-HD displays.Read more
ASUS to Unleash Full SATA Express Performance
ASUS today announced that research and development work supported by Intel has led to the discovery of a BIOS structure that unleashes the true full potential of the latest SATA Express interface standard on future ASUS motherboards. Following the CES 2014 debut of the ASUS Z87-Deluxe/SATA Express concept motherboard, ASUS and Intel continued working together to ensure that users enjoy the full performance of the SATA Express interface and SATA Express components.Read more
VisionTek mSATA SSD Enclosure
VisionTek Products LLC, (VisionTek), a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PC and Apple Macintosh computers, today announced the immediately availability of the VisionTek mSATA mini Enclosure. The USB 3.0 bus-powered enclosure is a Plug and Play solution for re-tasking an existing mSATA Solid State Drive after upgrading the SSD in an ultra-slim notebook or for adding a new mSATA SSD to create a high-performance ultra-portable external drive.Read more
299 USD OnePlus One SmartPhone Aims to Steal Sales from Flagship SmartPhones
OnePlus announced the One, a low-cost smartphone that goes toe-to-toe with the world's best devices. The OnePlus One runs CyanogenMod, which is based on Android 4.4 KitKat but includes stronger security and some features not found in stock Android, such as Voice Wakeup and custom on-screen gestures. The OnePlus One is one of the first mass-market devices to ship with CyanogenMod on board. The phone includes a 5.5-inch full HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and has exchangeable rear covers that come in a variety of difference materials, such as cashew and bamboo. The One is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor with 3GB of RAM. It packs a 13-megapixel Exmor camera sensor from Sony, with an f/2.0 aperture and six lens elements.Read more
Sony FMP-X5 4K Media Player does HEVC Netflix and 4K
Sony revealed a new media-player that can manage 4K content encoded in hevc/h265. According to to Sony the mediaplayer is intended to be coupled and connected towards Sony 4K Ultra HD televisions. The product is due for a release in August.Read more
AOC Launches 28-Inch m2870Vhe and m2870Vq MVA Monitors
AOC launches its first two 28″ (71.1 cm) monitors. The m2870Vhe and m2870Vq feature extra-large 16:9 MVA panels with Full HD resolution, wide viewing angles and high luminosity. Rich colours, high contrast and fast response times make these two displays ideal for both professional needs and entertainment such as video games and movies. Both models come with an extensive array of input options and other features, with the m2870Vq even boasting an additional DisplayPort connector and stereo speakers.Read more
Kingston 240GB And 480GB SSDNow mS200 mSATA SSDs
Kingston has just added two new storage capacities ’240GB’ and ’480GB’ to its SSDNow mS200 mSATA SSD line-up. Designed for notebook, tablet and ultrabook PCs, these ultra-compact SSDs come with a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, an LSI SandForce 2281 controller, a MTBF of 1 million hours.Read more
AMD Athlon 5350 APU and AM1 Review and test
Low power (25 Watt) and low budget are keywords for this review. We review the AMD Athlon 5350 APU and AM1 Platform with socket FS1b motherboards. This APU is based on AMD's Kabini architecture bringing the CPU and the GPU close together. Kabini will aim at several low-end segments in the processor business to compete with Intel's Bay Trail CPUs.
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SanDisk 15 Nanometer Technology
And SanDisk as well announces 15 Nanometer Technology. SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today announced the availability of its 1Z-nanometer (nm) technology, the most advanced NAND flash process node in the world. The 15 nm technology will ramp on both two bits-per-cell (X2) and three bits-per-cell (X3) NAND flash memory architectures with production ramp to begin in the second half of 2014.Read more
Toshiba Starts production 15 nm NAND Flash Memory
While others struggle to move to 20 nm Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first 15-nanometer (nm) process technology, which will apply to 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit (16 gigabytes) NAND flash memories.Read more
Rapoo E9080 and E9180P Wireless Touchpad Keyboards
Rapoo's ultra-slim, 5.6 mm, E9080 and E9180 Wireless Touchpad Keyboards combine two peripherals in one easy solution. Boasting a sleek, aluminum exterior and scissor key structure, the keyboards with integrated touchpads provide a cable-free, stylish and comfortable typing experience.Read more