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Archive for May 26th, 2019

ASUS U7 USB Sound Card

ASUS is one company that has for a while now been making quality PC-audio components for both gamers and audiophiles. Good sound quality can come in a variety of packages, and today, we will take a look at the self-powered U7 DAC/Amp solution from ASUS. Not a bulky, grid-powered solution, it makes sense for laptops and uncluttered desktops. The U7 is packed with features for home entertainment and has full 7.1 out and both coax and optical S/P-DIFF, which you don’t see in a lot of external DAC/Amps. Apart from its many connectivity options, the U7 also features a headphone amplifier that can be used with medium demanding headphones. Full Review: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/U7/



PowerColor HD 7870 Devil 2048 MB

The Radeon HD 7870 is now one and a half years old. Its GPU, Pitcairn, is a downscale from the HD 7900 “Tahiti” silicon that introduced AMD’s Graphics Core Next architecture. Targeting a wide price-range, the HD 7800 series falls into the market-segment both AMD and NVIDIA have referred to as the “sweet spot”. Apart from 1280 stream processors, Pitcairn has 80 Texture Memory Units (TMUs), 32 ROPs (Raster Operations), and a 256-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface holding 2 GB of memory.   Full Review: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Powercolor/HD_7870_Devil/



CM Storm Pulse-R Aluminum Gaming Headset for E-Sports

Get Lound. Be Heard. Chino, California – July 30th, 2013 – Cooler Master, a leading creator, innovator and manufacturer of desktop components and more, today announces the CM Storm Pulse-R aluminum gaming headset. The Pulse-R is the first modular headset that allows gamers to represent and brand their team in the growing e-Sports world while providing powerful sound to keep gamers immersed in the action. Get Loud. Be Heard. The Pulse-R is fitted with custom 42mm drivers for thumping sound and astonishing clarity while the convenient in-line remote can also be detached for easy travel and storage. The Pulse-R also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancelling microphone for pristine voice chat while the cushioned ear cups and aluminum headband provide a luxurious feel and remain comfortable even after the most epic gaming sessions. Full product info on the CM Storm Pulse-R aluminum gaming headset can be found at Pulse-R. Learn all about the benefits of the Pulse-R’s technology at Cooler Master University’s Power of Sound at: www.coolermaster-usa.com/cmuniversity The Headset Designed for E-Sports Teams Heading to a tournament or streaming for your fans? Stand out from the crowd with stylish white-LED lighting and customize the removable laser-etched aluminum ear plates to represent your squad and intimidate your foes. The Pulse-R is the first gaming headset that empowers users to take their creativity to new levels. Availability The Pulse-R is now shipping to...



 
 
 
 
 

XSPC Photon 270 Glass Tube Reservoir Review

When getting a new CPU for you system build, the first thought used to be "which heatsink and fan am I going to use?" but today that thought process has changed and years ago, adding water cooling to your PC was a risky task. However, the traditional paradigm has been shifting in PC cooling over the last few years. Today's modern cooling technology has taken several leaps forward in advancement. Because of this we are seeing more and more PC builders using water cooling as your every day cooling solution. Water cooling has proven to be a reliable and easy solution to help keep your hottest processors and graphics cards cooler. Today we are going to be looking at water cooling manufacturer XSPC. XSPC has been in the cooling business for over ten years and has built a positive reputation for itself. They continue to lead the market in custom liquid cooling solutions, delivering a complete range of cooling components worldwide. On our test bench, we have XSPC's new glass tube reservoir called the Photon 270. As we move forward, we are going to fully explore the XSPC Photon 270 Tube Reservoir and share our experience and impressions. Can the Photon 270 Tube Reservoir from XSPC live up to their previous reputation? Read on to find out.





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