News and Reviews for May 16th 2011

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It’s time for the news, instead of doing them individually it’s going to be done in list format, categorized for ease of use to find things. I’ve been sick lately with the Flu, not fun at all but we’ll be posting reviews and other content very soon, so check back shortly for that. For now read the news…


Storage Related:

G.Skill Ripjaws-X Series PC3-17000 16GB Kit Review @ TweakTown

ADATA Nobility N005 16 GB USB 3.0 @ techPowerUp

Intel’s Smart Response; SSD Caching Tested @ Techgage

ADATA S511 240GB SSD Review (Sandforce 2281) @ Kitguru

OCZ Vertex 3 240GB Max IOPS SATA 3 SSD Review – OCZ Reaches Even Higher Maintaining Price Point

Samsung Spinpoint F4EG EcoGreen 2Tb Hard Drive Review @ The SSD Review

Patriot Torqx 2 128GB SSD Review @ The SSD Review

Plextor PX-B120U BD Rom Review @

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Icy Dock MB668U3-1SB

WD My Passport Essential 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Drive Review @ Everything USB

Finding the Best Memory for Sandy Bridge @ HardCoreWare

ineo I-NA559N Pro 5-Bay NAS Server Review @ TweakTown

G.SKILL Phoenix EVO 115GB Solid State Drive Review @ APH Networks

Intel 311 Solid State Drive Tests @ Benchmark Reviews

G.Skill Sniper 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 Memory Kit Review @

Intel 311 Larson Creek 20GB SLC SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

Intel Smart Response Technology and Intel 311 Larson Creek SSD Review @ PCSTATS

Kingston HyperX Genesis PC3-12800 4GB Kit Review @ TweakTown

Startech VGA, USB Docking Station Review @

Kingston X58 Triple Channel kit 2250Mhz Cas 9 Review @ Madshrimps

Patriot Supersonic 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @

Patriot Viper Xtreme Division 2 DDR3-1600MHz (2 x 2GBs) Kit Review @ The SSD Review

Thermaltake Max 5G Active Cooling 3.5” External HDD Enclosure Review @ Madshrimps

OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G 240GB Solid State Drive Review @ TweakTown

Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 @ HardwareBistro

Mach Xtreme GX 16 GB USB 3.0 @ techPowerUp



Audio / Video / Video Cards:

iXBT Labs Review: Sapphire Vapor-X HD 6870 1GB, Toxic HD 6870 1GB, HD 6850/6870 1GB Graphics Cards

Netgear NeoTV 550 HD Network Media Player Review @ Legit Reviews

Lucid Virtu Graphics Virtualization Technology @ Benchmark Reviews

Gigabyte Radeon HD 6870 1GB SOC Graphics Card Review @ APH Networks

Plantronics Audio 995 Digital Wireless Stereo Headset Review @

Genius SW-G2.1 1250 4-Piece Gaming Speakers @ Pro-Clockers

Budget Graphics Card Comparison: 13 Sub-$150 Boards Tested @ TechSpot

Head-Direct HiFiMAN HE-6 Headphones @ techPowerUp

MSI Radeon HD 6950 2GB Twin Frozr III PE OC’ed Video Card Review @ TweakTown

GeForce GT 440 512 MB GDDR5 vs. 1 GB DDR3 Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets

AMD Radeon HD 6570 512 MB Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets

Boxee Box D-Link DSM-380 Media Player Review

Ceton InfiniTV Network CableCARD Tuner Guide

Epson EX7200 LCD Projector Review @ Tweaknews



Mobile Related:

Mobility Digest Review: Speck FitFolio for iPad 2

Mobility Digest Review: Kensington Pocket Battery for Smartphones

Mobility Digest Review: Remote Desktop for Windows Phone

Mobility Digest Review: Toddy Gear: Toddy Smart Cloth

Mobility Digest Reviews: Sony DSXS300BTX

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Review @ Techspot

Corsair’s Obsidian Series 650D enclosure @ Techreport

Fusion-Notebook Samsung RV515 – impressions

Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone 7 Smartphone Review @ Hot Hardware

Lenovo T420: The Ultimate Business Machine @ InsideHW

Lenovo IdeaPad U260 Review @ t-break

Targus Truss Leather iPad Case Review @

Marware EcoVue iPad 2 Case Review @ Virtual-Hideout

iPhone 4 App Review: Type n Walk @ t-break

iPhone 4 Commuter Series Quick Look @ t-break

Kensington Quick Release Car Mount for iPhone and iPod Touch Review @ Virtual-Hideout

Samsung Infuse 4G Smartphone Sneak Peek @ Hot Hardware

LG Optimus 2X (G2x / P990) Android Phone Review @

Arctic Cooling Arctic Notebook Cooler @ LanOC Reviews

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Android 3.0 Tablet Review @ Hot Hardware

Cooler Master CM Storm SF-19 Strike Force Notebook Cooler Review @

Griffin Technologies Elan Folio Slim for iPad 2 Review @ Virtual-Hideout

HTC Incredible S: HTC at its Best @ InsideHW

A Futurelooks News Flash – Getac V100 Fully Rugged Convertible Tablet PC Review

PC Cooling:

Funky Kit Review – Antec KÜHLER H2O 620 CPU Cooler

Intel Stock Thermal Compound Review @ Hardware Secrets

Xigmatek Thor’s Hammer CPU Cooler Review @

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Xilence M612 Pro

Swiftech Polaris 120 CPU Cooler Review @

Larkooler KU3-241 Watercooling kit @

EK Water Blocks EK-FC580 GTX Nickel @

Neuigkeiten auf DeXgo | Swiftech Polaris 120

Zalman CNPS11X Extreme CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Secrets

iXBT Labs Review: Scythe Mine 2 CPU Cooler



PC Cases:

Cooler Master Elite 371 Case Review @ Top Review Shop

Lian Li PC-C50B HTPC Chassis Review @

Corsair Obsidian 650D Mid Tower Case Review @ TweakTown

OC3D: NZXT H2 vs Fractal Designs R3 Review

Thermaltake Armor A30 Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

Thermaltake Armor A30 Case Review @ Ninjalane

Sentey Burton (GS-6500) Chassis Review at Overclockers Online

Cooler Master Storm Enforcer Mid Tower Chassis Review @ TweakTown

OC3D: Silverstone Raven RV02-E White Ltd Edition Review

Cubitek M4 Mid-Tower Case Review @ Kitguru

In Win Dragon Rider Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

IN WIN BUC Mid Tower Chassis Review @ TweakTown

Akasa Raptor White Chassis Review @



ASUS P8Z68-V Pro @ Bjorn3D

MSI Z68A-GD80 (B3) Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets – ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution Motherboard Review

ECS HDC-I Mini-ITX Fusion Board Review @ Madshrimps

ASRock Z68 Pro3 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review

ASUS P8Z68-V Pro Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews

GIGABYTE X58-USB3 (Intel X58 Express) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown

Gigabyte Z68X-UD5-B3 Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets

iXBT Labs Review: Gigabyte GA-E350N-USB3 Motherboard

ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review @ Kitguru

OC3D: Gigabyte Z68X UD5 B3 Review

MSI P67A-G43 LGA 1155 Motherboard Review @

MSI Z68A-GD80 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown

GIGABYTE Z68X-UD7-B3: Z68 Chipset With Smart Response @ Bjorn3D

Gigabyte G1.Assassin Socket 1366 Motherboard @ Pro-Clockers

ASRock Z68 Extreme4 (Intel Z68) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown

GIGABYTE Z68X UD4 Review @ Vortez

ASUS P8Z68V PRO Intel Motherboard @ Benchmark Reviews

ASUS P8Z68-V PRO Z68 Sandy Bridge Motherboard Review @ Hardware Canucks

Gigabyte Z68X UD5 B3 Motherboard Review @

Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4-B3 @ techPowerUp – Gigabyte X58A-OC Review: By Overclockers, For Overclockers

Gigabyte Z68X UD5 B3 Motherboard Preview @

TechwareLabs Review: Sapphire Pure Fusion Mini E350

ASUS Maximus IV Extreme @ PureOverclock

Asrock H61M / USB3 Motherboard @ Rbmods


Cheating on my CDs and DVDs with Steam @ Techreport

AMD Phenom II X4 980 BE 3.70 GHz @ techPowerUp

OCZ ZX Series 850W Modular Power Supply Review @

Ubuntu Developers Party In Budapest @ Phoronix

OCZ ZX 850W Power Supply Review at Overclockers Online

Sapphire Edge HD: A Compact Ionisation @ InsideHW

The Twilight Zone: Season Two (1960) Blu-ray Movie Review @ TweakTown

AMD Phenom II X2 560 Black Edition AM3 Processor Review @

Athena Power 350W FlexATX Power Supply Review (AP-MFATX35) @ Kitguru

Enermax NAXN 82+ 750 W Power Supply Review @ Hardware Secrets

A MEGATech News Flash – Science Fiction Shows That Died Too Soon

Mushkin Enhanced Joule 800 Watt Power Supply Review @ TweakTown

Five Clever Ways To Make Dropbox More Useful @ TechSpot

ASUS RT-N56U Dual-band Gigabit Wireless-N Router Review @

VIA Launches New Low Power QuadCore Nano CPU @

Unlocking The AMD Radeon HD 6950 to 6970 – BIOS Flash Guide @ Legit Reviews

Thermaltake Toughpower Grand 1050W Power Supply Review @ Ninjalane

TechwareLabs Editorial: Finding, Not Searching: How to Use Search Engines Correctly

Twitpic Owns your Pictures @

Installing a Computer in a Car @

15 Web Browsers Tested and Benchmarked @ Legit Reviews

Interview with Gabriel Torres of HardwareSecrets @ Benchmark Reviews

ASRock Vision 3D 137B HTPC with NVIDIA 3DTV Play @




CM Storm Sentinel Z3RO-G Review @ Vortez

Homefront Review @ FusionMods.Net

Speedlink Strike FX Wireless Gamepad Review @

Steelseries Siberia V2 Gaming Headphones Review @ Hardware Canucks

Virtua Tennis 4 Review (Playstation 3) @ Kitguru gaming

Razer Starcraft 2 Mouse, Keyboard and Headset Review on Technic3D

Virtua Tennis 4 PlayStation 3 Review @ TweakTown

Gaming Friday: TrackMania Nations Forever @

Razer Chimaera 5.1 X360 Headset Review @ t-break

Nexus SM-8000B silent mouse @ Rbmods

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate vs. SteelSeries 6Gv2 @ TechCentral

PLAYSEAT Office – Elite @ LanOC Reviews

A Quick Look at Futuremark’s PCMark 7 @ Techgage

Tt eSPORTS Gaming Headset Review @ Vortez

 Thermaltake’s Tt eSports Challenger Ultimate Gaming Keyboard and Black Element Gaming Mouse

Cooler Master CM Storm Sentinel Z3RO-G 5600DPI Gaming Mouse Review @ Kitguru

Plantronics Gamecom X30 Xbox Review @

CM Storm Sentinel Z3RO-G Gaming Mouse Review @

Razer Ironclad @ LanOC Reviews

Sharkoon X-STATIC SP Gaming Headset Review @