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    NZXT accounces the agressive Noctis 450 mid tower Chassis

    NZXT’s is announcing our return to aggressive and daring case design with the Noctis 450 mid tower chassis.   Equipped with a unique blend of modern functionality from our award winning 440 chassis and a streamlined yet aggressive exterior design style, Nocti...
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    HyperX Savage 240GB SSD Review

    Introduction Solid-State Drives are starting to become the norm when shopping for storage. With drive prices on a decline and capacities getting larger, many are starting to consider SSD’s as there primary source for storage. While prices for the large capaciti...
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    AMD FX 8320E Processor Review

    Introduction The AMD FX Series processors are a few years old now and we haven’t seen any really big changes with AMD’s road map for these aging chips. Going back down memory lane a bit, during AMD’s original launch of the Bulldozer FX 8150, many of...
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    GIGABYTE Hosts X99 CHAMPION CHALLENGE on HWBOT.org

    GIGABYTE Hosts X99 CHAMPION CHALLENGE on HWBOT.org Tweak your GIGABYTE X99 Systems for Big Cash Prizes     City of Industry, California, April 20th, 2015 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announce...
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Philips Quad HD Monitors now in 32-inch Size

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Philips Quad HD Monitors now in 32-inch Size • Crystal clear QHD resolution for brilliant reproduction • Flicker-Free technology for more comfortable viewing • MultiView allows active dual connect and view Crystal clear QHD resolution for brilliant reproduction: the BDM3270QP Amsterdam, 30 April 2015 - MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors, announces an exciting addition to the line-up of displays with super-fine resolutions beyond HD. At 32 inches, the BDM3270QP display is a new size for Philips Monitors with QHD, and offers users another choice for increasing their screen space. Raising productivity with its dazzling viewing experience, the new display features QHD resolution to bring graphics and images vividly to life. Super-fine resolution at a new 32-inch size The new 32-inch display responds to the growing demand for higher resolutions beyond HD at screen dimensions that appeal to users looking to scale their desktops up a level. The QHD (Quad High Definition) display offers a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels (four times as many as the 720p HDTV video standard), with a desktop that provides plenty of space for managing multiple windows with detail-rich clarity. The resolution is matched by excellent colour reproduction: with 1.074 billion colours and 12-bit internal processing, the new 32-inch display gives smooth, natural colours without gradations and colour banding. The display also features Philips Flicker...


COUGAR celebrates its first year in the gaming peripherals market and announces plans for the future

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COUGAR celebrates first year in Gaming Peripherals, announces exciting future April 30th, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan – COUGAR, leading brand in the development of PC gaming hardware, celebrates now its first year in the gaming peripherals market and announces plans for the future. Before entering this market, COUGAR had already become a well-known brand in the area of quality cases, PSUs and fans. In the last five years, COUGAR has been receiving feedback from customers that expressed a wish for an improvement in the gaming peripherals market, which had long been plagued by problems such as non-functional designs, poor quality, unusable software and more problems. In view of this, COUGAR decided to take matters into their own hands. “We love gaming, and we’ve worked hard for years to provide PSUs, cases and fans suited to gamers’ specific needs. We took a long, hard look at the gaming peripherals market and to be honest, with few exceptions, we didn’t like what we saw. We knew it was time for us to do something about it.” Lio Huang – Director COUGAR entered the PC Gaming Peripherals market a year ago with the arrival of the 700 series. Greeted with almost universal acclaim from both the public and expert reviewers, both 700M and 700K received prestigious professional awards due to their design. Together with the 700 series came COUGAR UIX, which due to its functionality and user friendly interface became an instant success, receiving massive appraisal. ...


ADATA Teams Up with compLexity Gaming in Exciting eSports Partnership

ADATA Teams Up with compLexity Gaming in Exciting eSports Partnership Brea, California – April 30th, 2015 – ADATA® Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, announces today its partnership with eSports organization compLexity Gaming. This new relationship represents the first of many great steps for ADATA as it makes inroads into the thrilling world of high-performance gaming and eSports. “Both ADATA and compLexity Gaming have long histories of being leaders in their respective industries, so this partnership makes perfect sense,” said Brian Jackson, Manager of Business Development for compLexity Gaming. “When you go looking for the fastest SSDs out there, it comes as no surprise that ADATA’s at the top of the list.” ADATA and compLexity Gaming have already begun collaborating on many more announcements and events in the near future. ADATA has already outfitted the entire compLexity organization with award-winning XPG Series memory modules and SSDs as the team ramps up for upcoming events. Of the many upcoming games events in 2015 that ADATA and compLexity will attend are DOTA2, Hearthstone, StarCraft2, Heroes of the Storm and more! Backed by ADATA’s quality and performance, gamers can feel confident in earning really high scores using ADATA XPG Series memory and SSDs. “The relationship with compLexity represents a powerful opportunity for ADATA to build our presence in the gaming and eSports industr...


CableMod Comes to be quiet!

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CableMod Comes to be quiet! Premium Cable Kits Now Compatible with Germany’s Premier PSUs (April 29, 2015) – Known for producing some of the most efficient and quiet PC power supplies on the market, be quiet! is one of the world’s premier PSU manufacturers. Today, CableMod is pleased to announce the availability of our B-Series Premium Cable Kits designed for be quiet! Dark Power Pro and Straight Power PSUs. Available in a wide variety of colors, these cable kits featuring exclusive ModFlex™ cable sleeving are perfect for be quiet! users who want the perfect look for their PCs. CableMod cables are complete power supply cable replacements that are designed to replace the cables that are included with your power supply. Utilizing a specially-designed sleeving dubbed ModFlex, these cables bring supreme flexibility and a luxurious look to any PC. And because these are not cable extensions, users will have less cable clutter to contend with during the building process. CableMod be quiet! Premium Cable Kits will launch with the following colors: Here is a list of the PSUs and models that currently work with CableMod Cable Kits: For a full list of compatible models, head over to our compatibility list: http://www.cablemod.com/compatibility More and more cables and cable types are slated for the near future. As always, we encourage users to visit the official CableMod website (http://www.cablemod.com) or the CableMod Facebook Page (http://fb.cablemod.com/) and let us know ...


NZXT accounces the agressive Noctis 450 mid tower Chassis

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NZXT’s is announcing our return to aggressive and daring case design with the Noctis 450 mid tower chassis.   Equipped with a unique blend of modern functionality from our award winning 440 chassis and a streamlined yet aggressive exterior design style, Noctis redefines the meaning of bold design. Open front and top venting on the Noctis reduces airflow restrictions without compromising the clean capabilities of the interior layout. Thick, painted plastic panels provide significantly higher resistance to scratches and fading while feeling much stronger than our last generation plastic paneling.   Key Features - Signature I/O LED with Adjustable Lighting Switch - Integrated 8-port PWM Fan Hub - Integrated PSU Shroud with SSD Mounts - Effortless Cable Management Capabilities - Fully Filtered Intakes & Integrated Accent Lighting - Four Included case fans: 3x 120mm (Front) and 1x 140mm (Rear) - Fully modular hard drive system - 2x USB 3.0 / 2x USB 2.0 and front audio ports Black Pre-Order and Information White Pre-Order and Information


CRYORIG Releases the H5 Ultimate

CRYORIG Releases the H5 Ultimate 27.04.2015 Taipei, Taiwan – Based on the acclaimed H5 Universal, CRYORIG has extended the successful Hive Fin™ based H series line with the CRYORIG H5 Ultimate. The H5 Ultimate features the same award winning features as the original H5 Universal, but with a larger XF140 140 mm fan and new jet-black heatsink covers. The larger XF140 increases the H5 Ultimate’s TDP from 160 to 180 Watt, putting the proprietary Hive Fin™ system to work. Together with the acclaimed MultiSeg™ mounting system, the H5 Ultimate will be the strongest single tower solution CRYORIG has up to date. “The CRYORIG H5 Ultimate is the natural evolution of the H5 Universal. It follows our strategy of offering two different styles of products for our models. The Universal line focuses on the best compatibility on the market, and the Ultimate line, which is about pure performance. The PC DIY Modding and Overclocking crowd is a smart bunch of people who know what they need and want. We at CRYORIG believe that giving extra options and choices ultimately allows for users to find and chose what they need, instead of having the brands choose for them. Choice of customization is key.” – Alex W. Co-Founder of CRYORIG. The included XF140’s air flow rating comes in at 76 CFM, around 17% more than the H5 Universal. Along with the H5 Ultimate’s moniker Hive Fin™ optimized air flow system, the H5 Ultimate boosts its overall TDP wattage to 180 Watt, enough for al...


HyperX Savage 240GB SSD Review

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Introduction Solid-State Drives are starting to become the norm when shopping for storage. With drive prices on a decline and capacities getting larger, many are starting to consider SSD’s as there primary source for storage. While prices for the large capacities SSDs are no where near standard mechanical drives, they are become more affordable in recent years. For those that are looking for SSD Drives, most are typically using them as a primary system drive, or as we call it, the “OS” or “boot” drive. So capacities of 120GB all way to 500GB are not uncommon and seem to be the popular sizes. So with so many SSD Drives in today’s market, often times we tend to turn to the names or companies we are familiar with. Kingston Technology, one of the leaders in the industry has been rather well known for its previous HyperX 3K Series Drives. But as most already know, Kingston started to branch out its HyperX line up to its own brand as of the recent years and the HyperX brand has grown substantially. With this in mind, we are going to be looking at one of these new SSD Drives part of the Savage Series from HyperX. We bring you the HyperX Savage 240GB Solid-State Drive. HyperX’s Savage SSD will be replacing the aging HyperX 3K drives which was previously released by Kingston. The Savage series is considered to be the mid range line up from HyperX while Fury remains to be the entry level and Predator Series are the flagship model. Before we...


 

Club 3D : SenseVision Designed for Surface

Amsterdam, April 24th 2015. Club 3D is proud to announce that its family of SenseVision MST Hubs has now been certified by Microsoft under their ‘Designed for Surface’ program. The Club 3D Multi Stream Transport Hubs CSV-5200, CSV-5300A and the unique Y-cabled Docking Station with MST Support CSV-3203 are now allowed to carry the Microsoft Designed for Surface logo. This certification is an important next step in Club 3D’s effort to increase awareness and recognition by users of the increasingly popular Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and 3 platforms. They are the first tablets really capable of replacing a traditional notebook. Club 3D SenseVision products see a sharp rise in demand as sales of Microsoft Surface continue to grow rapidly, mainly in the B2B market where users want full Desktop PC functionality from their mobile devices. Club 3D will continue to expand the range of SenseVision products which aim to offer the desired connectivity and enable use of your favorite USB peripherals and multiple external monitors to the Surface Pro tablets. The Multi Stream Transport (MST) Hub DisplayPort™ 1-2 CSV-5200 enables you to connect two external displays with up to 2560 x 1440 resolution at 60Hz to your Surface Pro 2 or 3 tablet. The Surface Display will still work with two external displays attached to the CSV-5200. To use your Surface tablet with the MST-Hub a Mini-DisplayPort™ to DisplayPort™ adapter is required. The MST-Hub CSV-5200 draws its power from the USB ca...


AMD FX 8320E Processor Review

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Introduction The AMD FX Series processors are a few years old now and we haven’t seen any really big changes with AMD’s road map for these aging chips. Going back down memory lane a bit, during AMD’s original launch of the Bulldozer FX 8150, many of us had high expectations for AMD’s Piledriver architecture. Unfortunately, the 8 core 32nm processor didn’t match up to the marketing hype, and many folks saw it as a huge failure. Despite that, the engineering behind the architecture was actually a good idea, but the “ecosystem,” as some have put it, just wasn’t ready for AMD’s leap into this territory. Many of today’s applications and software just weren’t designed to adapt to the architecture’s full potential. AMD quickly re-positioned themselves and focused on competing with Intel’s mid-range line up based on price to performance. Shortly after the FX 8150, AMD pushed out their “slightly” revised processor, the FX 8320/8350, which was intended for its flagship AMD line up based on the Vishera platform. The FX 8350 was a little better received and took a strong market hold with solid price to performance, and held its ground for some time. Unfortunately, the platform was not what we would call “new,” and with Intel’s Tick Tock pushing ever forward, AMD again was left behind again. In reality, AMD hasn’t really released a new processor in a little over 2 years...


 

G.SKILL Announces the World’s Fastest DDR4 128GB (16GBx8) Memory Kit at 2800MHz!

G.SKILL Announces the World’s Fastest DDR4 128GB (16GBx8) Memory Kit at 2800MHz! Featuring Samsung 8Gb Chips & Validated on ASUS ROG X99 Rampage V Extreme Motherboard Taipei, Taiwan (23 April 2015) – G.SKILL International Enterprises Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid state storage, is thrilled to announce the world’s first DDR4 128GB(16GBx8) 2800MHz CL16-16-16 -36 1.35V memory kit based on the newest 16GB capacity DDR4 consumer-class memory modules. These high capacity memory modules are manufactured with new 8Gb ICs produced on the latest 20nm fabrication process, which takes performance to a whole new level, by Samsung Electronics. While 16GB capacity have been available for server memory in the past, support and design for such large capacity memory modules are now paving its way to consumer memory modules, suitable for workstation level workloads where high capacity memory is vital. These new G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 series high capacity memory kits are capable of running in quad-channel at a grand total of 128GB, and have already been validated on the latest ASUS X99 Rampage V Extreme motherboard with Intel Haswell-E processors. A stress-testing screenshot of the newly released memory kit with 16GB DDR4 modules can be found below. Following the G.SKILL tradition of high end memory kit releases, the new 16GB memory modules are available in kits of up to 8 modules per kit, as well as high performance frequencies fro...





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