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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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ECS Z97 Machine Motherboard Review

ECS Z97 Machine Motherboard Review The Z97 Machine motherboard from ECS takes part of their mainstream offerings and this particular model has been enhanced on the audio interface by including the ESS Sabre ES9010K2M DAC. A M.2 slot for SSD is also present and we can mount up to two video cards (AMD CrossFireX) for …

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Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD Review

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD Review Corsair has developed another great product in the name of the LX 256GB SSD, which has a very accessible price point and offers very decent performances all over the board. Regarding the internal construction, we could remind the Silicon Motion SM2246EN controller, 128MB of DDR3 buffer, but also 8 …

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Gigabyte Z97X-SOC FORCE Motherboard Review

Gigabyte Z97X-SOC FORCE Motherboard Review Gigabyte continues to produce their orange themed overclocking motherboard series. The first of the series was the immaculate X58 OC motherboard, a trimmed down on features board, however purely designed to provide the ultimate overclocking experience. Sadly the X58 OC board arrived just a tad too late on the market …

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Synology DS414j Budget-friendly 4-bay NAS Server Review

Synology DS414j Budget-friendly 4-bay NAS Server Review Synology has updated their low-end 4-bay model with the release of the DS414j which retains the old version chassis and at its core we will find the 1.2GHz MindSpeed Comcerto dual-core ARM processor, which is paired with 512MB of RAM. As the more expensive models, DSM 5.0 is …

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HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB GDDR5 Video Card Review With the R9 280 GPU (rebadged Radeon HD 7970), HIS have released a new card which features the proven 5-heatpipe two-slot cooling system; the product comes with a mild overclock but retains a very good overclocking potential, being able to reach and even surpass …

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Shuttle Barebone DS81 PC Case Review

Shuttle Barebone DS81 PC Case Review The Slim PC chassis from been reincarnated in the shape of the DS81 which supports the latest Haswell processors with a TDP up to 65W and supports 4K video output thanks to the DirectX 11.1 IGP. The DS81 chassis features a 1.3-liter slim design with a thickness of only …

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