News and Reviews for Monday January 28th 2013

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Yep time for the news once again. I’m sitting here just waiting for a phone call, my car is getting inspected right now, fun-fun I guess. There had better not be any problems with it, it just hit 3,000 miles last Friday, so I would think it’s still fine, but with my luck….  Anyway, read the news…


Storage Related:

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD

MyDigitalSSD BP4 mSATA SSD Review (240GB)

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 G3 64GB USB Thumb Drive @ TechwareLabs

Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB Solid State Drive

Patriot Limited Edition ‘Intel Extreme Masters’ DDR3 2133MHz 8GB Memory Kit Review

RAMDisks: Maximizing High-Capacity RAM

Kingston HyperX Beast PC3-19200 16GB Dual Channel Memory Kit Review

 Intel DC S3700 200GB & 800GB, Enterprise SSDs

Toshiba THNSNF512GCSS 512GB SSD Review @ NikKTech

Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB SSD Review @ Legit Reviews

KingFast F3 Series mSATA3.0 SSD KF1310MCF 120GB Review

AVEXIR MPower Core Series 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 Review @ Vortez

 

Audio / Video / Video Cards:

PowerColor PCS+ HD7870 Myst Edition Video Review with Lauren from TastyPC.tv @ HardwareHeaven.com

Ubuntu 13.04 Will Improve Gaming On Open-Source GPU Drivers @ Phoronix

NVIDIA Kepler versus Fermi in Adobe After Effects CS6 @ Legit Reviews

Asus VG248QE 144hz Gaming Monitor Review

EVGA GTX 670 FTW Signature 2 2GB

Netgear NeoTV MAX HD Streaming Player Review @ Legit Reviews

Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT (Tahiti LE) 2GB with Boost Overclocked Video Card Review

MEGATech Reviews: Nikon D600 24MP Digital SLR Camera

PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB PCS Overclocked Video Card Review

HIS HD 7970 IceQ X² & HD 7950 IceQ X² graphics cards

 

Mobile Related:

Why I’m excited about Microsoft’s Surface Pro

Antec A.M.P Mobile Audio Review Roundup – Gain, ISO and dBs

Wi-Fi Tweak Guide for Better Wireless Performance in your Home or Office Network

MEGATech Reviews – Kobo Arc Android 4.0.4 Tablet E-Reader

Antec AMP "iso" Active Noise Canceling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Review

Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook Review – 2012 Version @ Legit Reviews

iPad 5 with iOS7 launches alongside JOBS film at Easter

Dell XPS 10 Tablet (Windows RT / 64GB) Review @ HardwareHeaven.com

Antec AMP SP1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review @ ThinkComputers.org

Poetic Atmosphere Nexus 4 @ LanOC Reviews

 

PC Cooling:

NZXT Kraken X40 Liquid CPU Cooler Review

Corsair Hydro Series H55 Review @ Vortez

Gelid Solutions Black Edition CPU Cooler Review

Corsair Hydro 90 & H110 Review – 140mm Cooling Power

Fractal Design Adjust 108 Fan-Controller Review on Technic3D

Cooler Master Eisberg Prestige 240L Water Cooler Review

Antec Kühler H2O 620 v4

Fractal Design Adjust 108 Fan Controller Review

Be Quiet! Shadow Rock Topflow Review @ XSReviews.co.uk

Liquid Cooling Roundup January 2013  @ HardwareHeaven.com

Corsair Hydro H110 Review

Noctua NF-A14 ULN, NF-A14 FLX and NF-A15 PWM Fan Reviews

Coolermaster Gemin II M4 Heatsink Review @ Frostytech.com

Noctua NF-A15 and NF-A14 Cooling Fan Review @ OCmodshop

Cooler Master Seidon 240M @ LanOC Reviews

Cooler Master Seidon 240M AIO CPU Cooler Review @ Pro-Clockers

Spire X2.9883 CPU Cooler Review @ NikKTech

Thermaltake Water 2.0 Extreme 240mm Liquid Cooling System Review

 

PC Cases:

NZXT Phantom Full Tower Chassis Review

Raidmax Raptor

Antec Eleven Hundred

NZXT Phantom 630 Case Review

In Win GRone Full Tower Case Review @ ThinkComputers.org

Antec P280 Full Tower Chassis Review

Fractal Design Node 304 Mini-ITX Case Review

Antec One case

Case Conundrum: Affordable Midtowers Compared

NZXT Phantom 630

Antec GX700 Case Review @ HardwareHeaven.com

Antec GX700 Military Themed Mid-Tower Chassis Review

 

Power Supplies/ Related:

PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 750 W

PC Power & Cooling Silencer MK III 750W Review

Cougar GX-S 600W@ PureOverclock

PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III 1200W Review @ APH Networks

 

Motherboards:

ASUS Maximus V Gene Motherboard Review @ ThinkComputers.org

Gigabyte Z77X-UP5 TH Motherboard Review @ RWLabs

ASRock FM2A85X Extreme6 (AMD A85X) Motherboard Review

Assorted:

iXBT Labs Review: AMD FX-8350 Processor

Win an Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe & Asus HD7970 Matrix!

Vishera Reloaded

Linux 3.2 To 3.8 Kernels With Intel Ivy Bridge Graphics @ Phoronix

Taking a look at MEGA (beta) – cloud storage, done safely?

Ninjalane Podcast – CES 2013 Highlights

Rosewill RPLC-500 500Mbps Powerline Networking Kit

Can A New GPU Rejuvenate A 5 Year Old Gaming PC?

ASRock VisionX 321B Ivy Bridge HTPC Review

Desktop PC: Intel Says the End is Near @ Benchmark Reviews

Intel Core i3-3225

How to Generate Floppy Disks for Old Macintosh Computers

CES 2013: Zalman Coolers, Cases, GPUs & PSUs

Intel Core i7-3960x vs. i7-3970x: A Clash of Titans

Troubleshooting and Fixing Windows 8’s Boot Configuration

CES 2013: OCZ Shows Off Epic Storage Z-Drive R4

 

Gaming:

GIGABYTE Aivia Osmium Review @ Vortez

Ninjalane Podcast – Borderlands 2 Farming

LEETGION El’Druin Gaming Mouse Review

Thermaltake Level 10M Gaming Mouse @ Benchmark Reviews

Anarchy Reigns Xbox 360 Review

Far Cry 3 @ LanOC Reviews

Tt eSPORTS Level 10M Gaming Mouse Review @ NikKTech

Mad Catz GLIDE 7 Gaming Surface Review @ HardwareHeaven.com

Confessions of a Retro Gaming Addict (Inc. Games Room Collection Video) @ HardwareHeaven.com

Roccat Sense High Precision Gaming Mousepad Review @ ThinkComputers.org

Let’s get the elderly gaming

Zowie G-CM Mouse Mat Review

Minecraft Strategy Guide (Xbox 360) @ OCmodshop

Mad Catz STRIKE 7 Gaming Keyboard Review with Kaeyi Dream @ HardwareHeaven.com

SteelSeries CS: GO Siberia V2 Headset, Kana Mouse and QcK Pad Review @ Techgage

CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset

DmC: Devil May Cry Review (PS3)

SteelSeries Flux Headset Review @ XtremeComputing