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VAIO S11 and VAIO S13 Notebooks
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:42P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
VAIO is back! These iconic notebooks from the VAIO Corporation are now back, with the launch of the VAIO S11 and VAIO S13 notebooks. Get the full details here!

What Are the Best CCleaner Alternatives?
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:41P | Software | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For a long time CCleaner has been the most popular system-cleaning tool for Windows, extending its reach to other platforms like macOS and Android phones. However since security giant Avast acquired it last year, it's been a stormy ride that's had many doubting how effective or trustworthy the tool really is.

ASUS ROG Strix Scar II (17.3in) Gaming Laptop
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:41P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Just ahead of Gamescom 2018, ASUS ROG has announced the latest addition to its laptop family – the Strix Scar II. If you think that sounds familiar, the 15.6in Strix Scar II was announced at Computex 2018. The model we are looking at today is the 17.3in version, complete with a 3ms 144Hz display.

Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ Review: 4K 144Hz HDR Is Finally Here
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:41P | Monitors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In the realm of gaming monitors, the long awaited Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ is something truly special. This is the first G-Sync HDR monitor on the market, sporting top-of-the-line specs like a 4K, 144Hz IPS panel with 1000 nits of peak brightness and 384-zone backlighting.

TRENDnet TWC-L10 Wi-Fi Light Bulb Security Camera Review
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:40P | Imaging | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The TWC-L10 is a fresh way to integrate security into your homes recessed lighting."

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:39P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2950X brings Precision Boost 2, XFR 2, and the benefits of GlobalFoundries' 12LP process to the already admirable Threadripper 1950X. We ran the 2950X through the wringer to see just what 16 Zen+ cores and 32 threads can do.

NikKTech & 1MORE Feel The Sound European Giveaway
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:39P | Audio / Sound | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
For our 74th giveaway we've partnered with our friends over at 1MORE to make three of their best headphones to date available for our readers. So up for grabs today we have their brand new Spearhead VR Gaming Headset, MK801 Noise Isolating Headphones and their iBFree Bluetooth In-Ear Sport Headphones.

iKBC CD108 BT Keyboard
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:39P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
iKBC brings out their first wireless keyboard with the budget-friendly CD108 BT that supports Bluetooth in addition to wired operation. Add-on features include removable batteries, PBT keycaps, and extensive on-board functionality, that makes this a modern option for a wireless keyboard in 2018.

ASUS ROG GX531 Zephyrus S Preview
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:38P | Notebooks | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We first saw ASUS ROG’s Zephyrus laptop last year, when the first model launched with GTX 1080 Max-Q. Ahead of Gamescom 2018, we got to look at the newest model – Zephyrus S. This laptop is even slimmer than before and sports the latest Intel 6-core processors. With a 144Hz display and GTX 1060 graphics, it looks great for the gamer on the go.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper Family
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:38P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD just launched the 2nd Gen Threadripper processor family with four CPUs! Let's take a look at their key features, price and specifications!

HP S600 240GB SATA SSD Review
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:38P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we’ll be looking at the HP SSD S600 2.5? SATA III drive series. HP has been really making a name for themselves in the SSD market over the past year and the HP S600 was recently launched to cover the entry-level SATA SSD market. Under the hood you’ll find the Marvell 88NV1120 dual-core, dual-channel DRAM-less controller that has been paired with Micron’s 64-layer TLC 3D NAND Flash Memory. Read on to see how this combination performs!

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:37P | Mobile Devices | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here. It's big, bold, powerful, pricey, wields an S Pen and makes no apologies for its curvaceous and bodacious exterior. Is it a worthy successor in one of Samsung's most successful flagship product lines? We'll try to answer that question here, but as it turns out, the new Note 9 is more about evolutionary refinement, than it is revolutionary new features. And that, as you'll see, is likely just fine for most Android phone enthusiasts.

Gamdias Hades M1 Gaming Mouse Review
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:37P | Mouse Pads | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Gamdias has added a new mouse to their product line, but this time it is a wireless mouse. The Hades M1 is equipped with wireless functionality, a 10800 DPI optical sensor, dual RGB light streams, two additional side panels grips, and more. It is also supported by the Gamdias HERA software, which allows the user to manage multiple Gamdias peripherals simultaneously. There are also seven programmable buttons and a weight adjustment system for further customization. In this article, Benchmark Reviews will be taking a look at the Hades M1 to see how it compares to the competition.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080: What We Know So Far
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:21P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Everything we know about NVIDIA's next-generation GeForce GTX 1180, GTX 2080, RTX 1180, RTX 2080 - or whatever it will be called"

TSMC sees pickup in orders for mining ASICs
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:21P | CPU / Processors | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and its design services partners have recently seen orders for cryptocurrency mining chips pick up, as major crypto mining machine suppliers in China and Japan are racing to roll out new machines despite the sustained mining chill, according to industry sources.

Cougar Armor S Gaming Chair
     Thu, Aug 16 2018 | 2:20P | Games | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Cougar Armor S is a comfortable gaming chair of good build quality and with a fair price tag. It is fully adjustable, and its black and orange color combination and diamond stitching pattern make for nice looks.

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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV HD Media Player Review
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Beginners Guide: Install/Remove Intel Socket LGA1156 CPU and Heatsink
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Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
Beginners Guides: Repairing a Cracked / Broken Notebook LCD Screen
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A broken or cracked LCD screen makes a laptop utterly useless, good thing PCSTATS can show you how to replace that busted laptop screen with a minimum of fuss and for less money than a service center charges. PCSTATS will be fixing a cracked LCD screen on a Lenovo T530 ThinkPad notebook, the general procedures outlined here work for any notebook though.
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Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 Intel X79 LGA2011 Motherboard In-Depth Review
Jul 27 | Motherboards
The Gigabyte GA-X79-UD5 is an awesome 'Sandy Bridge-E' motherboard for anyone in the business of content creation, yet still nimble enough to take on multi-videocard gaming and overclocking at the end of a days work.
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
Seagate Constellation ES 1TB Enterprise Hard Drive Review
May 29 | Hard Drives/SSD
All Constellation ES drives are rated to 6Gb/s SATA III speeds, incorporate 64MB of cache, utilize 7200RPM spindle speeds and offer Native Command Queing. The drives are covered by an impressive 5 year warranty and rated to1.2 million hours MTBF.
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