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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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UMI C1 Smartphone Review

UMI C1 Smartphone Review UMI has prepared another affordable but large-diagonal smartphone with 1280×720 resolution; we could also mention the 1.3GHz MTK6582 quad-core SoC which is paired with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM, support for microSDHC cards in order to expand storage space and also one 8MP Sony camera which is also found …

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Shuttle Barebone XS35V4 Mini PC Review

Shuttle Barebone XS35V4 Mini PC Review The latest X35V4 model from Shuttle integrates one energy-efficient J1900 quad-core Intel SoC which features Ivy Bridge Graphics and inside the enclosure we can also house one 2.5’’ HDD/SSD, up to 8GB DDR3L SODIMM, a slim optical drive or with an extra adapter we can install a secondary 2.5’’ storage …

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CORSAIR Graphite 380T Computer Case Review

CORSAIR Graphite 380T Computer Case Review During Computex 2014, Corsair have shown their latest additions to their gaming enclosures. Besides the Carbide Air 250, a shrinked version of their popular 540 Air Cube case, Corsair jumped on the ultra portable mITX gaming enclosures band wagon with the new Graphite 380T, a futuristic design with rounded …

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Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review The Crucial MX100 SSD we are reviewing today offers plenty of performance and is bundled with the Acronis True Image HD for easy cloning when transferring data from an older SSD or mechanical drive. The product comes in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB flavors and is very affordable… at Madshrimps …

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Thecus N2310 Soho/Home NAS Server Review

Thecus N2310 Soho/Home NAS Server Review This time we will review an entry-level NAS from Thecus, with an AMCC APM 86491 800MHz processor which is paired with 512MB of DDR3. The device works on the latest ThecusOS version and for storage expansion we have two USB ports, one of which is 2.0 and the other …

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CORSAIR CARBIDE SPEC 01 Gaming Case Review

CORSAIR CARBIDE SPEC 01 Gaming Case Review Corsair surprised friend and foe when they released the Carbide SPEC series: three affordable gaming enclosures would join the ranks of Corsairs elite enclosure lineup. With affordable Corsair really meant affordable; take for example the SPEC 01 which retails at just below the 50 dollar mark, thus similar …

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EKWB ASUS GTX 780 Ti DCII OC Full Cover Water Block Review

EKWB ASUS GTX 780 Ti DCII OC Full Cover Water Block Review For those who haven’t heard yet from Slovenian EK Waterblock company, must have been either computer-less for the last 10 years or maybe just started to get interested in some high end Do It Your Self water cooling gear. Forget about All In …

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