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Shuttle Barebone XH97V PC Review

Shuttle Barebone XH97V PC Review By sporting one of the latest Intel chipsets, Shuttle has built another barebone from their Slim-PC series, which can accommodate processors from the latest Haswell or Haswell Refresh series, up to 16GB of SODIMM RAM, extra storage via the full-size Mini-PCIe slot, additional expansion thanks to the half-size Mini-PCIe slot …

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Corsair Vengeance K70 RGB Fully Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Corsair Vengeance K70 RGB Fully Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review Corsair have really outdone themselves with the release of the K70 RGB keyboard, by providing near unlimited possibilities regarding the LED lighting configuration thanks to the CUE software but also a large number of customizations are available per-key… at Madshrimps Related Items: Corsair Vengeance K95 Fully Mechanical …

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HIS Multi-View USB Portable Docking Station Review

HIS Multi-View USB Portable Docking Station Review For people constantly on-the go, the HIS Multi-View USB Portable Docking station comes to help by providing an extra HDMI port, one VGA port but also one Ethernet gigabit port, all in a single adapter; potential customers will say that by plugging this device we will lose one …

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UleFone Be One Smartphone Review

UleFone Be One Smartphone Review The Be One model from UleFone sports a newer Android version than Kolina K100+ V6, 4.4.2 and we have promises Android 5.0 will be also available for this model. Speaking of the device performances, we are dealing with the quite familiar octa-core MTK6592, which was released after the quad-core MTK6589, …

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Synology DS415play NAS Review

Synology DS415play NAS Review Synology presents itself with another high-quality NAS model, the DS415Play which is oriented to home users with plenty of multimedia content for playback on different devices. Thanks to the Intel solution, unsupported file formats will be converted for different devices on-the fly so they will be played without additional issues. The …

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Kolina K100 + V6 Smartphone Review

Kolina K100 + V6 Smartphone Review The Kolina K100 + V6 smartphone we have reviewed in this article shares the same SoC with the ThL 5000 and is a slightly overclocked version of the MTK6592, with the letter T at the end for Turbo. This SoC seems to provide decent performances for a mainstream product …

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review The Redmi Note 4G smartphone has impressed us positively because if offers a lot for its value; the incorporated Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 SoC from Qualcomm may not have a very powerful 3D component but it compensates with good CPU performance, quite decent power consumption and thanks to that we …

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AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review

AMD Radeon R7 240GB SSD Review The R7 240 AMD-Branded SSD succeeds to perform really well and positions itself along with the latest Vertex 460 and Vector 150 drives from OCZ; the product succeeds to render very good write speeds and it comes in 7mm format, which makes it compatible with the latest ultrabooks. AMD …

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E-CEROS Revolution 2 Tablet Review

E-CEROS Revolution 2 Tablet Review The tablet from the E-CEROS Chinese OEM has really impressed us in terms of performance; Revolution 2 is the successor of the original Revolution tablet which was launched last year and packs a gorgeous IPS 2048×1536 9.7’’ display and in some way it has some resemblances with the Apple products… …

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Fractal Kelvin T12 AIO Watercooling Kit Review

Fractal Kelvin T12 AIO Watercooling Kit Review Fractal already revealed its upcoming Kelvin water cooling series at CeBIT 2014 in Hannover; at Computex we saw the same prototypes again. Back than the launch date was foreseen for mid-summer. Now on the 9th of December 2014 it is D-day for the new breed of All In …

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ECS Z97I-DRONE Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

ECS Z97I-DRONE Mini-ITX Motherboard Review ECS does not disappoint with the release of the cheap ECS Z97I-Drone which allows installation of a powerful Haswell processor which can be paired with RAM up to 16GB and eventually a potent VGA card inside the provided PCI Express x16 slot; be warned however that using a beefy CPU …

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QNAP TS-653 Pro SMB NAS Review

QNAP TS-653 Pro SMB NAS Review The TS-653 Pro NAS from QNAP is built on a solid Intel platform and while using the chassis from last year, the power consumption is noticeably less, while keeping a high level of performance. Thanks to the Intel Celeron J1900 Quad-Core, we also have transcoding capabilities up to 4K …

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Silicon Power Armor Series A30 USB 3.0 2TB Portable HDD Review

Silicon Power Armor Series A30 USB 3.0 2TB Portable HDD Review The Armor A30 2.5’’ USB 3.0 portable drives from Silicon Power are built to last in harsh conditions and the manufacturer has included materials like shock-resistant silica gel which combines with the plastic external shell. Silicon Power also reminds us that the drive has …

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Func MS-2 Gaming Mouse Review

Func MS-2 Gaming Mouse Review The Func MS-2 mouse has given us a good impression as the MS-3 version before it and is able to deliver a good gaming experience for mainstream gamers and seems to be better suited for fingertip grip users with smaller hands. The soft-touch coating offers a good grip which is …

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Shuttle Barebone XH81 PC Case Review

Shuttle Barebone XH81 PC Case Review Shuttle proposes another compact X-type chassis with their XH81 barebone which can house the latest Intel Haswell processors and the motherboard is driven by the H81 chipset which we have also found with the DS81. Its dimensions are 238 x 200 x 72 mm (LWH) and also supports installation …

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ThL 5000 Smartphone Review

ThL 5000 Smartphone Review If you are on the market for a high-performance octa-core MTK model, which is packed with a good Sony camera sensor, 16GB of internal memory, 2GB of RAM and a very consistent 5000mAh battery, then look no further since the ThL has all these and is bundled with plenty of other …

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HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 OC 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 OC 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review As the R9 285 OC model from Gigabyte, the HIS R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC video card is based on the Tonga architecture and is using a new form of compression for frame buffer color data, which reduces the amount of memory bandwidth …

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ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review

ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review The mini PC kit ECS has offered is shipped in a DIY format, and incorporates a dual-core Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. The footprint of the product allows us to carry it anywhere and it can be even powered by an USB powerbank, …

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COUGAR 700M Aluminum Gaming Mouse Review

COUGAR 700M Aluminum Gaming Mouse Review COUGAR 700M is an interesting futuristic mouse which features the popular ADNS-9800 sensor which allows DPI values up to 8200. Adjustments are available for the palm rest in order to fit with multiple hand shapes and also for allowing both claw and palm grips; value is added via the …

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Elephone G3 Smartphone Review

Elephone G3 Smartphone Review Elephone has recently launched the G3, a terminal aimed at older users at a surprisingly low sale price. What are we offered for just $50? A smartphone incorporating one 4.5’’ IPS screen and has at its core a dual-core MTK6572 SoC at 1GHz, while the video acceleration is managed by a …

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Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 285 WindForce OC Video Card Review

Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 285 WindForce OC Video Card Review The R9 285 WindForce OC video card from Gigabyte impresses with the new GCN 1.2 technology improvements, a lower TDP and a solid cooling system which keeps the GPU cool even during stressful long gaming sessions. Despite the fact that the card possesses a shrinked …

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iconBIT Toucan 4K Android Mini-PC Review

iconBIT Toucan 4K Android Mini-PC Review The Toucan Nano 4K is a powerful mini-PC from iconBIT which houses at its core one Amlogic M8 SoC which has its four CPU cores clocked at 2Ghz and is paired with no less than 8 GPU cores (Mali 450), 2GB of RAM and 8GB of NAND. The device …

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DOOGEE DAGGER DG550 Smartphone Review

DOOGEE DAGGER DG550 Smartphone Review DAGGER DG550 is a low-cost but highly-acclaimed smartphone from DOOGEE, integrating a 5.5 inch (720P resolution) screen and an octa-core MTK6592, which is paired with 1GB of RAM. The terminal runs on Android 4.4.2 and has some bits and pieces customized by the manufacturer; the back camera is 8MP and …

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Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H Motherboard Review

Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H Motherboard Review For the mainstream segment, Gigabyte has prepared an interesting Z97 solution, the GA-Z97-UD5H. This board has a clean PCB design, with Dual LAN, decent spacing between the PCI-Express slots, a shielded RTL1150 solution but also M.2 and SATA Express for future proofing… at Madshrimps Related Items: Gigabyte Z87X-UD5H LGA 1150 Motherboard Review …

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MSI Z97 XPOWER AC Motherboard Review

MSI Z97 XPOWER AC Motherboard Review MSI continues to update their range of Overclocking motherboards with each new major chipset release. When Intel released their brand new socket 1150 Z97 chipset MSI was ready with another three motherboards targeted at the OC crowd. The affordable Z97 MPOWER exists in two versions: the Z97 MPOWER and …

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