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QNAP TS-453mini NAS Review

QNAP TS-453mini NAS Review Powered by a dedicated and efficient platform from Intel, the J1900 quad-core processor and paired with 2GB of RAM, the TS-453mini is running the last version of the fully-fledged QTS which is currently at its 4.1.4 version and is also sporting a unique-shaped chassis design. Speaking about the chassis, now it …

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HIS Radeon R9 390 IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 390 IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review The technology incorporated inside the R9 390 GPU is not new but is based on the Hawaii (now baptized Grenada), with the same shader count, texture units, ROPs and so on. The manufacturing process is also still 28nm but there are minor improvements which …

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VKWorld VK6735 Smartphone Review

VKWorld VK6735 Smartphone Review VK6735 from VKWorld is another low-cost smartphone which is using the already established VK6735 SoC but at a lower frequency of 1GHz, while sporting the same ARM Mali-T720 GPU. We get 2GB of RAM for running more applications in the same time, 16GB of storage space with a single partition and …

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OCZ Vector 180 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Vector 180 240GB SSD Review The Vector 180 from OCZ takes part from their high-end offerings and besides the useful Power Failure Management Plus (PFM+) addition, we do also benefit from the ShieldPlus warranty which implies no shipping costs and no extra hassles. Thanks to the OCZ Barefoot 3 M00 controller, the performances of …

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HIS Radeon R9 390X IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review

HIS Radeon R9 390X IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review We are indeed dealing with a refresh of the previous Hawaii XT GPU now baptized Grenada XT, featuring GCN 1.1, 6200 million transistors, 2816 shading units, 176 TMUs, 64ROPs and 44 Compute Units. The available VRAM is now 8GB instead of 4GB GDDR5 and …

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BIOSTAR GAMING Z97X Motherboard Review

BIOSTAR GAMING Z97X Motherboard Review BIOSTAR has arrived to the market with their high-end board a little bit later but not without a lot of improvements like a revamped design, a bonus Gaming Commander box, a solid VRM, USB 3.1 capabilities, a redesigned and easier to use UEFI and more. Through the board features we …

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ASUSTOR AS-5102T 2-bay NAS Review

ASUSTOR AS-5102T 2-bay NAS Review AS5102T 2-bay NAS from ASUSTOR is undoubtedly the AS5104T little brother and while it loses the LCD display and two extra bays, most of the other features are included like the solid chassis, the Intel Celeron J1900 CPU, upgradeable memory feature from the included 2GB (up to 8GB), lockable trays …

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Corsair HG10 A1 Bracket + H80i GT Cooler Review

Corsair HG10 A1 Bracket + H80i GT Cooler Review Corsair has nailed it again with the release of the HG10 A1 GPU bracket, which is recycling the stock blower fan for optimal VRM cooling and combines it with the usage of one of the available AIO CPU coolers in order to bring excellent cooling performance …

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Mlais M7 Smartphone Review

Mlais M7 Smartphone Review The Mlais M7 smartphone has given us an overall pleasant experience thanks to its high-quality build and system performance. Speaking about the performance, the MT6752 SoC is able to deliver quite a bit especially when it is paired with HD displays so we were able to score over 47K in AnTuTu. …

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Matias Tactile Pro 4 Keyboard Review

Matias Tactile Pro 4 Keyboard Review The Keyboard Company has just started to bring in the Matias Tactile Pro and has lots of stock for potential enthusiast buyers. The newer v4 version is featuring re-engineered Matias Click switches compared to v3 and are meant to eliminate the ringing sound of the previous Fukka. Be warned …

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Blackview Zeta Smartphone Review

Blackview Zeta Smartphone Review Blackview has taken a step ahead regarding their low-end smartphone line by releasing the Zeta which is available in multiple colors so the younger people with budget restrictions would be more attracted to it. We see it as a worthy successor of the Breeze, by sporting a friendlier look and the …

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ADATA Premier SP600 128GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier SP600 128GB SSD Review The new revision of the ADATA Premier SP600 SSD is incorporating one of the newer Jmicron JMF670H controller, which is accompanied by one Nanya NT5CB64M16FP-DH as buffer and also eight ADATA-branded MLC NAND Flash memory chips. Premier SP600 is meant for the entry to mainstream market and while the …

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SISWOO C50 Longbow Smartphone Review

SISWOO C50 Longbow Smartphone Review We really enjoyed looking upon one of the latest smartphones which feature the 64-bit CPUs from MTK, the SISWOO C50 Longbow, which is a 5’’ HD terminal, with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage capacity. Its memory can be always enhanced via a microSDHC card and for taking photos …

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Silicon Power Armor A60 USB 3.0 Portable HDD Review

Silicon Power Armor A60 USB 3.0 Portable HDD Review After releasing the rugged Armor A30 model, Silicon Power went ahead and upgraded it with a new Armor A60 model, which has passed the military drop-test standards (MIL-STD 810G), including the specific height free fall test of 122cm. Additionally, the product is water resistant by supporting …

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen Convertible Tablet Review

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen Convertible Tablet Review As the Dell Venue 11 Pro Convertible, the ThinkPad Helix 2-in-1 works on the same principle which means passive cooling, producing absolutely zero noise when operating, which is quite an achievement. The tested model comes equipped with the Intel Core M 5Y10 processor and is paired with …

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Fractal Design Kelvin S36 360mm Liquid Cooler Review

Fractal Design Kelvin S36 360mm Liquid Cooler Review Swedish Fractal Design already revealed its upcoming Kelvin CPU water cooling series way back at CeBIT 2014 in Hannover. At last year’s Computex we saw the same prototypes again, scheduled for a summer release. Finally in December 2014 the retail versions popped up; Fractal Design added three …

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Toshiba MQ02ABF075 2.5” Mobile Thin HDD Review

Toshiba MQ02ABF075 2.5” Mobile Thin HDD Review The MQ02ABF075 drive from Toshiba exhibits good performances for a 5400RPM drive and comes with two platters and four heads on a 7mm form factor. This drive is mostly meant for ultrabooks and high-end multimedia devices, which do not need very high read/write performances but more storage space …

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TP-LINK Archer C9 Wireless Dual Band Router Review

TP-LINK Archer C9 Wireless Dual Band Router Review Based on a second generation Broadcom chipset, the Archer C9 AC1900 router shares many characteristics with the C8 which we have reviewed previously, including elements of design. The router takes quite little space on the table and is ventilated properly thanks to the grill located in the …

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Synology DiskStation DS415+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS415+ NAS Review Synology has amazed us again with one of their latest NAS server releases, the DS415+, which is built around the Intel Rangeley platform which incorporates the Atom C2538 SoC (4C/4T Silvermont Cores @ 2.4GHz) which is paired with 2GB of DDR3 RAM… at MadShrimps Related Items: Synology DiskStation DS415+ NAS Review …

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VKWorld VK2015 Smartphone Review

VKWorld VK2015 Smartphone Review Based on the older MT6582 quad-core SoC from MediaTek, the VK2015 low-cost smartphone is snappy enough for being used with the latest social applications like Facebook, Skype but also for playing simple games as Angry Birds. The chassis has rounded edges and a rubberized plastic back cover, it is easy to …

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Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140 Convertible PC Device Review

Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140 Convertible PC Device Review If you are looking for a professional looking convertible with the latest available low power consumption Intel Core M processor which is paired with 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and comes with a fully-fledged Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, then look no further, your answer is …

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Corsair Gaming Sabre Optical RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Gaming Sabre Optical RGB Gaming Mouse Review We have tried multiple titles (Heroes of the Storm, Dying Light, Dirty Bomb, CounterStrike Global Offensive) with the Sabre Optical RGB and we were pretty impressed with the overall comfort, which was matched by precision thanks to the latest Avago ADNS S3988 6400DPI sensor. The mouse was …

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HIS Multi-View X2 USB Docking Station Review

HIS Multi-View X2 USB Docking Station Review The Multi-View X2 USB Docking Station from HIS is a real help when we are frequently on the road or even at offices if using compact laptops/ultrabooks with a low number of ports. With laptops and Windows tablets, we are able to have up to four displays on …

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Silicon Power Stream S06 4TB USB 3.0 HDD Review

Silicon Power Stream S06 4TB USB 3.0 HDD Review The Stream S06 4TB variant from Silicon Power is incorporating drives from Seagate, and to be more exact the ST4000DM000 model, which is built to support the 6Gb/s SATA interface, with a spindle speed of 5900RPM. The drive is featuring four platters, 1TB each and comes …

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Toshiba MG04ACA400A 4TB Enterprise HDD Review

Toshiba MG04ACA400A 4TB Enterprise HDD Review The new MG04ACA series from Toshiba is composed from drives which are meant for enterprise, mission-critical applications, while sporting higher transfer rates and capacities. The tested sample comes with 128MB of cache and comes in two versions, depending on the applications it is needed for: with 512 sector emulation …

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