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Samsung 845DC EVO SATA SSD Review

Samsung 845DC EVO SATA SSD Review Now that Samsung has proven TLC NAND on the client side, Samsung is now the first SSD manufacturer to take the same technology to the enterprise with a datacenter oriented derivative of their Samsung 840 EVO they’d creatively like to call the Samsung 845DC EVO… at CustomPCReview Related Items: …

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Crucial MX100 256GB SSD Review

Crucial MX100 256GB SSD Review Today we’ll be reviewing the Crucial MX100 SSD which is Crucial’s latest mainstream SSD offering. It’ll come in capacities of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB although unlike the M500 or M550, a 1TB option is not currently available at this time. The Crucial MX100 will be controlled by an eight channel …

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Plextor M6M 256GB mSATA SSD Review

Plextor M6M 256GB mSATA SSD Review That said, today we’ll be reviewing the Plextor M6M 256GB SSD. As far as components go, the Plextor M6M/M6S is controlled by the Marvell 88SS9188 (Monet Lite) controller, which is a controller we’re seeing on our test benches for the first time today along with some of Toshiba’s latest …

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OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review The OCZ Vertex 460 will come in three flavors – 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB. It’ll still continue as a high performance grade SSD, but it’ll be slightly lower in performance than the flagship Vector 150. That said, performance is still rated at a blazing 545MB/s sequential reads and 525MB/s …

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Seagate 600 Pro 200GB Enterprise SSD Review

Seagate 600 Pro 200GB Enterprise SSD Review While the Seagate 600 is a fantastic consumer oriented drive, it also has an enterprise oriented twin – the Seagate 600 Pro, which we’ll be checking out today. Now the Seagate 600 Pro is a fairly new category of SSD that’s become quite popular with enterprise users in …

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Samsung 840 EVO 250GB mSATA SSD Review

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB mSATA SSD Review Fast forward five months after the initial launch of the 840 EVO and Samsung is now launching the Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD. I expected Samsung to introduce a 120GB, 240GB, and 500GB mSATA 840 EVO, but what I didn’t expect was a 1TB edition as well. Whereas …

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Creative Sound Blaster AXX 200 Audio Device Review

Creative Sound Blaster AXX 200 Audio Device Review Now only a year after the initial release of the first generation Sound Blaster AXX, Creative has gone back to the drawing board and have released the second generation Sound Blaster AXX, which promises to improve on the already feature filled Sound Blaster AXX with a whole …

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ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD Review

ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD Review Today we’ll be doing a review on the ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB. The DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB is a USB 3.0, bus powered portable SSD that, unlike portable hard drives, should easily be capable of saturating USB 3.0′s 5Gbps bandwidth. The drive is unfortunately only offered …

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Audioengine 2+ (A2+) Powered Desktop Speakers Review

Audioengine 2+ (A2+) Powered Desktop Speakers Review Today we’re very excited to review the new Audioengine A2+, which is Audioengine’s latest pair of powered desktop speakers. The Audioengine A2+ is actually an update to the older Audioengine A2 that’s been on the market for quite a while. While we didn’t have the chance to review …

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Max Keyboard Blackbird Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Max Keyboard Blackbird Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review Today we’ll be reviewing the Max Keyboard Blackbird, which is a new tenkeyless mechanical gaming keyboard from the guys who brought you the Max Keyboard Nighthawk series mechanical gaming keyboards. Whereas the Nighthawk series was an off the shelf ODM model with a couple small customizations from Max …

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Razer Kraken Forged Edition Headphones Review

Razer Kraken Forged Edition Headphones Review That pair of headphones my friends, is the Razer Kraken Forged Edition. Handcrafted in the deep, dark depths of… China, constructed of aircraft grade aluminum, and tuned by Razer’s finest sound engineers, the Kraken is Razer’s first and most daring leap into the enthusiast audio market and luckily, we …

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PowerColor Devil R9 270X 2GB Video Card Review

PowerColor Devil R9 270X 2GB Video Card Review Today we’ll be reviewing the PowerColor Devil R9 270X. As you may expect, the PowerColor Devil R9 270X is quite a special variant of the R9 270X as it comes with a host of features catering to the enthusiast crowd. Among the features we get PowerColor’s aggressive …

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Seagate 600 480GB SSD Review

Seagate 600 480GB SSD Review We’ll be doing a review on the Seagate 600 480GB, which is Seagate’s entry level SSD and their only consumer oriented offering. The next step up, the Seagate 600 Pro is a enterprise oriented SSD focused on highly consistent performance and data security. That said, let’s take a look at …

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PNY XLR8 Pro 240GB SSD Review

PNY XLR8 Pro 240GB SSD Review Today we’ll be doing a review on the PNY XLR8 Pro 240GB SSD. PNY offers a complete line of SSDs oriented towards the entry level user to the enthusiast/enterprise user with the XLR8 Pro that we’re reviewing falling into that enthusiast user category. Like most enthusiast class SandForce drives …

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Toshiba Q Series Pro 256GB SSD Review

Toshiba Q Series Pro 256GB SSD Review Toshiba’s competing product comes in the form of the Toshiba Q Series Pro, which we’ll be reviewing today. Toshiba appears to have modeled their SSD lineup off of Samsung’s highly successful 840 Series with Toshiba releasing their latest Q Series and the Q Series Pro SSDs. The Toshiba …

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Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H LGA 1150 Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H LGA 1150 Motherboard Review With the release of Intel’s latest Z87 chipset and their accompanying Haswell parts, many motherboard manufacturers are scurrying to put out their latest generation of motherboards and with some of the features we’ve seen from various vendors this generation, competition is fiercer than ever. Now today we’ll be reviewing …

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Razer Ouroboros Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

Razer Ouroboros Wireless Gaming Mouse Review The Razer Ouroboros, along with the Razer Mamba, will sit up top on the Razer lineup as the flagship wireless gaming mice in Razer’s stable of gaming mice. Along with its cool design, the Ouroboros features a modular and adjustable design, which allows users to swap out sidepanels and …

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ASRock Z87E-ITX Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

ASRock Z87E-ITX Mini-ITX Motherboard Review With that said, today we’ll be reviewing out the ASRock Z87E-ITX motherboard, which as you may expect is a mITX formfactor motherboard based off Intel’s Z87 chipset. This is one of ASRock’s latest motherboards and despite the fact that it’s based off a 17cmx17cm size, the motherboard is very full …

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OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 450 256GB SSD Review This of course leads us OCZ’s latest offering, the OCZ Vertex 450, which we’ll be reviewing today. The OCZ Vertex 450 is the newest SSD in OCZ’s lineup and for the most part is an update of sorts to the already successful Vertex 4. On the controller side, OCZ …

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Samsung 840 EVO SSD Review

Samsung 840 EVO SSD Review Now, when it comes to the SSD market, no other SSD vendor out there is making as much noise as Samsung these days and less than 10 months after Samsung’s initial unveiling of the Samsung 840, they’ve introduced the successor, the Samsung 840 EVO. Today we’ll be reviewing both the 250GB …

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Razer Hammerhead Pro In-Ear Gaming Headset Review

Razer Hammerhead Pro In-Ear Gaming Headset Review Luckily it seems like Razer is catching onto the fact that there is such a void in the market and have introduced the Razer Hammerhead along with the Hammerhead Pro – the only difference between the two is that the Hammerhead Pro comes with an inline microphone and play/pause/call/stop/etc. …

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