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ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II OC Overclocking Review @ HardOCP

The gang at HardOCP does a good job with some in-depth testing on the R9.   Right before Christmas, at the end of 2013 in December, we got our hands on our first custom cooled and configured AMD Radeon R9 290X video card.  The ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II OC ...

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Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion

I am really interested in trying a Nest in my house.  Looks like Google is going to be everywhere. The search giant announced Monday that it’s buying connected device maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest, led by former Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) designer Tony Fadell, develops “smart” ...

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-13

Today, we got Zotac Zbox Nano AQ01 Plus review, Asus Rampage IV Black Edition review, Tweaktown has HP Z1 All-in-One Workstation review, PureOverclock has BitFenix Prodigy M review, LanOC Reviews has OCZ Vertex 450 review, HardwareHeaven has Netgear ReadyNAS RN104 review, and more.

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Zotax Zbox Nano AQ01 Plus

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While Zotac maybe is most knows for their graphics cards they also are specialized on small motherboards and small desktop systems. Today we are reviewing one of those tiny small desktop PC’s: the Zotax Zbox Nano AQ01 Plus. This is a very small PC that even comes with a VESA-mount ...

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In First Day With Bitcoin, Overstock Does $126,000 in Sales

I am really thinking I might need to start mining. Less than 30 minutes after online retailer Overstock.com started accepting payments in bitcoin, Jason Steele used the digital currency to buy a new case for his smartphone. Steele — a 32-year-old computer programmer from Atlanta who has been using bitcoin ...

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-12

Everyone is still recovering from the CES madness so not much news today. If you need to check out some reviews, Nikktech has Cougar CMX V.3 850W PSU, Kitguru reports Intel may shift introduction of Broadwell to Q3. 

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-11

Today, Ocholic has AUS Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II OC review, Frostytech has their top 5 liquid cooling CPU heatsink, Tweaktown has Gran Turismo 6 PS3 review and SuperSSpeed S301 64GB RAID report, and more.

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-10

Today, Tweaktown has PowerColor Radeon R9 270X OCS+ review, LanOC Reviews has Cooler Master GXII 650W review, Benchmark Review has ADATA DashDrive Air AE800 review, Kitguru has Bitfenix Flo Gaming headset review, Legit Reviews has VisionTek Data Fusion PCIe SSD review, and mroe.

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-09

Today, Hexus reviews Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X WindForce OC, Ocholic reviews PowerColor Radeon R9 280X Turbo OC, Kitguru reviews Asus R9 290X Direct CU II, Techspot reviews Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X OC, Neoseeker reviews Noctua NH-U12S and NH-U14S, and more.

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The Black is Back! ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Motherboard Review

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Introduction – ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition Echoes of AC/DC ring in my head as I came up with this title, and it took everything in me not to have about a thousand different “Back in black” references but I think we can survive a few. ASUS seems to reserve ...

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Dell Delivers 4K for less than $1K! Dell’s 28-inch Ultra HD Monitor priced at $699

Now Showing at CES: Dell’s 28-inch Ultra HD Monitor priced at $699 At CES this week, some of the next-generation technologies that will likely generate a ton of buzz are Ultra HD “4K” resolution monitors, televisions and cameras. Delivering four times the resolution of Full HD, many tech enthusiasts and ...

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Gigabyte Brings BRIX Pro with Intel Iris Pro Graphics

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GIGABYTE shows off their latest addition to the BRIX family–the GIGABYTE BRIX Pro. If you recall, the BRIX is GIGABYTE’s ultra compact DIY PC Kit. The latest addition is equipped with the latest forth generation (Haswell) Intel Core i7 4770R processor that features Intel Iris Pro graphics 5200. The new ...

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Mushkin Announces Ventura Ultra 480GB USB 3.0 Drive

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Mushkin brings 480GB of storage space to its Ventura Ultra Series. The Ventura Ultra is Mushkin’s USB 3.0 SSD that uses LSI SandForce SF-2281 controller. The latest entry to the Ventura family delivers up to 455 MB/s reads and 445 MB/s write and up to 39K of 4K random IOPS. ...

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AMD Kaveri Delivers 20% Performance Improvement

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During the CES 2014, AMD has officially released the next generation APU, the A10-7000 Series APU codenamed “Kaveri”. We have already know quite a lot about the Kaveri and cannot wait to get our hand at one so we can test it out.  The Streamroller CPU core is an improved ...

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Daily Roundup: 2014-01-08

Today, Vortez has Cyberpower Ultra Fusion review, HCW has EVGA Z87 FTW review, HardwareHeaven has Alienware 18 Laptop, Ocaholic has Asus GeForc eGTX 780 Poseidon Platinum review, Nikktech has Thermaltake Urban S41 review, Tweaktown has Thermaltake Armor A30i review, Hexus has Thecus N2310 review, and more.

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