Online News March 4, 2013

  • [Techreport.com] Samsung's ATIV Smart PC Pro 700T convertible tablet reviewed

    I’m not really impressed with Windows RT tablets. There, I’ve said it. Oh, don’t get me wrong; it’s great that Microsoft is pursuing a two-pronged strategy, with ARM on one side and Intel on the other. Spurring some competition is always good. The thing is, Windows RT tablets just don’t seem to…
  • [Techreport.com] Friday Shortbread

    *_Eight is Enough_*
    1. X-bit labs: Seagate to cease (http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/storage/display/20130228212108_Seagate_to_Cease_Production_of_7200rpm_Mobile_Hard_Drives_This_Year.html) production of
    7200RPM mobile hard drives this year
    2. The Verge: Sony 4K movie service…
  • [Techreport.com] Saturday Shortbread

    *_The Pick 6_*
    1. Verizon’s Shammo: 50 Mbps (http://www.fiercetelecom.com/story/verizons-shammo-50-mbps-fios-sweet-speed-spot/2013-02-26) is FiOS’ sweet speed spot
    2. Reuters: Judge cuts (http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/02/us-apple-samsung-damages-idUSBRE92010820130302) Apple award versus…
  • [Techreport.com] Those next-gen games? Yeah, one just arrived

    We’ve been swept away by a wave of talk about next-gen consoles since Sony unveiled the specs for the PlayStation 4, and we’re due for another round when Microsoft reveals the next Xbox. The reception for the PS4 specs has largely been positive, even among PC gamers, because of what it means for…
  • [Techreport.com] Deal of the week: BioShock Infinite, discounted RAM, and cheap SSDs

    Crysis 3 just came out (http://www.amazon.com/Crysis-3-Hunter-Edition-Download/dp/B007W3ZZS0?ie=UTF8&tag=thetecrep08-20) last week, but there are more big releases on the horizon—not least of all Irrational Games’ BioShock Infinite, which is due out on March 26.

    If you’re planning on…

  • [Techreport.com] Release roundup: Cases, graphics, and a compact gaming PC

    We have a pretty full roster of releases for this week’s roundup. Cooler Master, iBuypower, Thermaltake, and Zotac have all e-mailed us about new products.

    Image: http://techreport.com/r.x/2013_3_1_Release_roundup_Cases_graphics_and_a_compact_gaming_PC/coolermaster.jpg …

    Read more……

  • [Anandtech.com] Seagate to Discontinue 7200rpm 2.5" Drives Later This Year

    Image: http://images.anandtech.com/doci/6810/DSC_4740_575px.jpg (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6810/seagate-to-discontinue-7200rpm-25-drives-later-this-year)

    Earlier today X-bit Labs reported…

  • [Techreport.com] Those next-gen games? Yeah, one just arrived

    We’ve been swept away by a wave of talk about next-gen consoles since Sony unveiled the specs for the PlayStation 4, and we’re due for another round when Microsoft reveals the next Xbox. The reception for the PS4 specs has largely been positive, even among PC gamers, because of what it means for…
  • [Bjorn3d.com] Noctua Low Profile Heatsinks: NH-L9a and NH-L9I

    Categories: Hardware (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/), Heatsinks/Coolers (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/hardware/heatsinkscoolers/), Reviews & Articles (http://www.bjorn3d.com/category/reviews-articles/)

    Tags: 100W…

  • [Anandtech.com] Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Review: OC Oriented Orange Overkill

    Aside from Gigabyte’s gaming motherboards (the G1 Series (http://www.anandtech.com/show/6170/four-multigpu-z77-boards-from-280350-plx-pex-8747-featuring-gigabyte-asrock-ecs-and-evga)) and its channel motherboards (such as the UP4 TH…
  • [Overclock3D.net] Alpenfohn Vs Prolimatech Air cooler Review

    Having moved to socket 2011 and seen the round up of some great all in one water cooling system we figured it was about time we got some air coolers on the chart, and what better way to kick things off than to have a little friendly competition between to well known brands

    More……

  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Thecus Announces the Intelligent N2520 (2-bay) and N4520 (4-bay) NAS

    Thecus releases an all new 2-bay N2520 and 4-bay N4520 NAS server to lead the competition. The latest 2 and 4 bay NAS are designed to offer a revolutionary experience to the NAS industry. It utilizes the latest Intel Atom processor with 1GB RAM (N2520) and 2GB RAM (N4520). In addition, superspeed…
  • [Techpowerup.com] XIGMATEK Dark Knight Frostbourne Edition CPU Cooler Announced

    After giving its Dark Knight SD1283 a pitch-black color-scheme with the Nighthawk Edition (http://www.techpowerup.com/163495/Xigmatek-Readies-the-Dark-Knight-SD1283-Night-Hawk-Edition-CPU-Cooler.html) released last April, XIGMATEK announced availability of its polar opposite color scheme, the…
  • [Legitreviews.com] Mushkin Atlas Deluxe mSATA 30GB SSD Review

    Image: http://www.legitreviews.com/images/reviews/2145/icon.jpg (http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2145/1/)Once again we have a look at an mSATA drive, this time from Mushkin. The Atlas Deluxe 30GB drive may be small in capacity and stature, but with the SandForce SF-2281 controller on board, it…
  • [Techpowerup.com] (PR) Aqua Computer Intros Kryographics Full-Coverage Water Block for GeForce GTX Titan

    To efficiently cool down the GeForce GTX TITAN graphics card, Aqua Computer offers the new Kryographics series full cover blocks. Other than the old aquagrafx series the new blocks feature wider openings at the side of the copper base and a revised connection terminal to optimize the flow rate.

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