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OCZ Vertex 4 256GB (VTX4-25SAT3-256G)

OCZ ditched the SandForce controller in their Vertex 4, instead opting for their own Indilinx Everest 2 controller. How does the new controller perform compared to others? Can it carry the Vertex brand to the next level? 

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BitFenix Shinobi XL Window Full-Tower Case

Earlier this year, BitFenix introduced the Shinobi XL case. A full-tower version of last year’s Shinobi case, the Shinobi XL has a number of features making it a great choice for a gaming system. The most important feature we found was the ability of this case to fit a stunning ...

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ASUS P8Z77-V Premium

    ASUS has pushed many new models onto the playing field with Z77, and with the P8Z77-V Premium, we now see the first solution Intel-certified for Thunderbolt, along with many other technical and feature advances that push ASUS even further in the forefront for the Z77 offerings.

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CyberPower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000 SE Review

The CyberPower PC Gamer Xtreme 2000 SE is a very fairly priced and professionally built gaming desktop PC. It offers the latest technologies, including the latest microprocessor from Intel—the Core i5-3570K 3.4 GHz overclocked at 4.5 GHz—along with AMD’s Radeon HD 7850 Graphics card. With the combination of the latest ...

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Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad

The iPad has come a long way since it was introduced a few years ago. While most people probably still use it primarily for gaming and entertainment there is no question that it also slowly is starting to be used for more professional uses, many of which really benefit from ...

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Thecus N4800

Thecus’s latest 4-bay NAS, the N4800, is designed for small and medium size businesses (SMB) or home users who need a powerful data file server to centralize all of their digital content. The successor to the Thecus N4200, the new unit has much beefier specs, using Intel Cedar Trail Atom D2700 ...

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Noctua NH-I12 CPU Cooler

Noctua is no stranger at designing high quality coolers, as the company has been in the cooler business since 2005. Their latest model, NH-L12, is a versatile low profile quiet cooler that is designed for small form factor PCs. It is perfect for those who wish to build a smaller ...

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SAPPHIRE VAPOR-X HD 7770 GHz EDITION OC Video Card

The SAPPHIRE Vapor-X HD 7770 GHz Edition OC Video Card is SAPPHIRES latest offering in the AMD Radeon HD 7770 line-up of graphics cards. The Vaper-X HD 7770 GHz Edition OC uses a vapor design air cooler with two fans to provide a quiet and cool gaming environment over the ...

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Complete AMD 2012 APU Line Up

Mobile Trinity kicks off 2012 for AMD by incorporating the Piledriver CPU core (an enhanced version of the Bulldozer) and the updated GPU core based on the VLIW4 design derived from AMD’s Northern Island discreet GPU from the HD 6970. With the mobile APU out of the way, AMD also launched the ...

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XFX Radeon HD 7750 Black Edition Video Card

The XFX Radeon HD 7750 Black Edition is a solid mainstream video card for average gamers running smaller resolution monitors. If you are on a small budget and need a video card to get you by which also has great cooling and overclocking potential, look no further than the XFX Radeon ...

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AMD E-Series APU “Brazos 2.0″

A glance over AMD’s plan shows that 2012 will see a greater push for APUs. From high performance systems all the way down to everyday performance and productivity systems, AMD has APUs designed to meet users’ computing needs. After introducing the second generation mobile A-Series APU (codenamed Trinity) in May, AMD ...

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Genius DX-ECO Mouse

Have you ever considered the environmental waste from all of the disposable batteries you throw away from your wireless mouse? The DX-ECO from Genius has an ingenious solution to this problem. The DX-ECO uses capacitors as opposed to conventional batteries to store a charge. This makes the mouse extremely light ...

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Thecus® Leading Trends at Computex 2012

Thecus is showing off their latest products at Computex 2012 that includes the TopTower Series, Microsoft Windows Storage Servers W Series, V Sereis, Vision Series, and NVR Visoguard. The company will also shows the ThecusOS 5.0 that brings system monitoring with live feedback on error, maintenance issue and activity. The ...

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ASUS Maximus V Gene

ASUS jumped into the Z77 chipset head first with many models and of course a ROG offering in the Maximus V Gene. Let’s see if small size can still deliver big performance and features.

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SilverStone FP58

Join us as we examine the SilverStone FP58, a 5.25 inch bay adaptor for mounting a slot loading slim optical drive, and up to 4 2.5 inch drives.

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Cubitek Mini-ICE CB-ICI-B104

 Designed with two pieces of aluminum for a sleek look, the Cubitek Mini ICE is a case for mini ITX boards. Unlike other mini ITX cases, it is aimed for gamers and enthusiasts who plan to watercool and use high-end GPUs.

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CoolerMaster TPC 812 CPU cooler

The CoolerMaster TPC 812 CPU cooler has what they call a Vertical Vapor Chamber. Will this new tech keep overclocked CPU's cooler? Let's find out.

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AMD presents 2012 A-Series APU (Trinity)

AMD today unveiled the next generation APUs for notebooks: Trinity. With more performance, Eyefinity-support and more improvements it looks like the perfect companion for those new Ultrathin laptops.

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Cooler Master Quick Fire Pro Mechanical Keyboard

The CM Storm Quick Fire Pro enters the highly saturated mechanical gaming keyboard market. How does it stack up to it's competitors?

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Gigabyte Sniper M3 Review

Gigabytes G1 series is a premier gaming/performance offering and with the Sniper M3 it is a mATX highly featured gaming board. Lets see exactly what it has to offer.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card

Could it be that NVIDIA’s latest GeForce GTX 670 can beat AMD’s flagship 7900 series graphics cards at a lower cost? Keep reading to find out!

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GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC

  The GIGABYTE GTX 670 OC is a veritable force to be reckoned with not only for price versus performance, but in quality thermal design. Read on to find out!

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SilverStone SST-EC01+ USB 3.0 Expansion Card

The EC01+ is a USB 3.0 adaptor card which claims an increase in speeds over the previous generation of cards from silverstone. Today we take a look at it.

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Roccat Kone+

The Roccat Kone+ excels not only in precision and tracking at unprecedented levels, but takes a synergistic approach to form-factor and ergonomics. Read on to discover why.

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GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H

The GIGABYTE Z77X-UD3H includes a litany of features including USB 3.0, mSATA, and more. It would be a great addition to a mainstream Ivy Bridge system.

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Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB Hard Drive

  The WD VelociRaptor 1TB hard drive comes with a 10,000 RPM spindle speed and a whopping 333GB per platter! How does it stack up against a growing slate of SSD’s and hybrid hard drives? Keep reading to find out.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690: The Dual-GPU Beast Review!

Dual-GPU Card? More like Dual-GPU beast! The GTX 690 is here: sleek, sexy, and with the power to back it up. Keep reading to see just how well this monster performs.

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CMStorm Sentinel Advance II Mouse

The CM Storm Sentinel Advance II embraces new innovation providing a custom graphical display while enhancing performance with it’s new laser sensor system.

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Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe Motherboard

Asus has splashed many offerings into the Z77 playing field and today we are looking at the P8Z77-V Deluxe, with a high feature count and performance.

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Nvidia’s Flagship Dual-GPU Powered GTX 690 Preview

The Dual-GPU GeForce GTX 690 is Nvidia’s fastest card yet. With two Kepler GK104 GPUs on a single PCB, and with a bit of overclocking, the GTX 690 could easily match two GTX 680s in SLI.

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ASUS Announces Flagship P8Z77-V Premium Motherboard

ASUS just announced that they will have a new flagship motherboard for their channel lineup with the new P8Z77-V Premium. Let’s take a peek!

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Enermax Revolution87+ 1000 watt PSU

Does the Revolution87+ 1000watt PSU really hit the 80+ gold efficiency level? Let’s find out.

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CoolerMaster HAF XM Mid-Tower Chassis

CoolerMaster has released a new chassis in the HAF line: the XM. Not quite a smaller version of the HAF X, this new case incorporates some of features from the X, along with some truly out-of-the-box thinking.

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Intel Core i7 3770K (Ivy Bridge)

The Ivy Bridge promises higher performance per watt over Sandy Bridge on both the CPU and GPU front. Built with tri-gate 3D transistors on a 22nm die, how much performance should we expect from the new CPU?

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2x Kingston HyperX 240GB 3K SSDs in RAID 0 Configuration

If you’re a gamer, and you’d like to improve your gaming experience with faster loading and less jumpy gameplay, the Kingston HyperX 3K SATA III SSD could be an option for you.

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Swiftech H20-320 Edge HD Liquid Cooling Kit

Swiftech’s new H20-320 Edge kit includes the best of their lineup with the Apogee XT Edge waterblock. Let’s see how it performs.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Branded Razer Peripherals

Read on to find out if hokey religions and ancient weapons are a match for these Star Wars-branded peripherals by Razer.

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NZXT Switch 810 Full-Tower Case

The NZXT Switch 810 is a great case and the price makes it an incredibly formidable competitor in this sector of the case market. Keep reading to find out more!

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Corsair Vengeance K90 Keyboard

The Corsair Vengeance K90 provides not only unprecedented response in keyboard control, but adds a feature rich bank of dedicated macro and multimedia keys.

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Kingston 2400MHz 8GB Quad Channel Memory Kit

Today we take a look at an 8GB high performance memory offering from Kingston. These modules run at a blazing fast speed of 2400MHz while offering full stability in quad channel.

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