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QNAP TVS-463 8G AMD Powered NAS Review

QNAP TVS-463 8G AMD Powered NAS Review QNAP has for the first time used an AMD CPU with one of their NAS offerings. The new series is codenamed TVS-x63, and today, we will evaluate the TVS-463, which, as its model number implies, can take up to four HDDs. It is also 10GbE ready through an …

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Netgear Arlo Security System Review

Netgear Arlo Security System Review Surveillance and security systems are of interest to many users nowadays. Netgear recently introduced the Arlo security system with weatherproof and wireless camera(s) and a dedicated base station. The main advantages of this system are its easy installation and out-of-the-box cloud support… at techPowerUp! Related Items: NETGEAR Arlo Smart Home Security …

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In Win 703 PC Case Review

In Win 703 PC Case Review While making a splash with unique enclosures such as the D-Frame, H-Frame or S-Frame, In Win hasn’t contributed anything to the mainstream chassis market in a while. The 70X series is here to change all that, and the 703, a chassis for an affordable 70 US dollars, nails more …

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Xigmatek Maverick S 500W Power Supply Review

Xigmatek Maverick S 500W Power Supply Review Xigmatek released the Maverick S line consisting of three rather compact, Bronze-certified PSUs a while ago. We will evaluate the line’s 500 W member today; it features a semi-modular design and interesting looks. This unit’s strongest point is its incredibly low price; however, you currently won’t find it …

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CRYORIG H5 Universal CPU Cooler Review

CRYORIG H5 Universal CPU Cooler Review CRYORIG’s H5 Universal is an interesting design as it offers 90% of the R1 Universal’s surface area with a single 140 mm x 13 mm fan. While it may seem a bit silly to pair such a slim fan with a large heatsink, the results don’t lie. The H5 …

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Synology DS1815+ NAS Review

Synology DS1815+ NAS Review Synology definitely put up a strong showing in the SMB category with the DS1815+ that can support up to 18 HDDs if paired with two optional DX513 expansion units. Today, we will put it to the test to figure out how it fares against the competition… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Synology DS214play …

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BitFenix Prodigy M PC Case Review

BitFenix Prodigy M PC Case Review The prodigy M combines the mATX interior of the Phenom M with the portability of the original Prodigy. Doing so is no easy task as gamers would want to take advantage of all the interior features for multi-GPU setups, liquid cooling, or an external drive bay. We take a …

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NVIDIA GeForce Titan X 12GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce Titan X 12GB Video Card Review Today NVIDIA launches the GeForce Titan X, their fastest single-GPU card yet. It is built on a brand-new fully unlocked GM200 silicon, using 3072 shaders and a massive 12 GB of VRAM. Thanks to the energy efficient Maxwell architecture, this $999 card uses only 225 Watt during …

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Asustor AS7004T NAS Review

Asustor AS7004T NAS Review Asustor recently released their AS7004 and AS7008 NAS servers which address small- and medium-sized business environments with 200 and more users. Today, we will put the AS7004 to the test, which can take up to four HDDs and is based on an Intel i3 processor… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Asustor AS-302T NAS …

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NZXT Source 340 PC Case Review

NZXT Source 340 PC Case Review The NZXT Source 340 aims to draw the masses away from picking elaborate-looking counterparts for 70 USD by showing them how sleek and beautiful a case can look without breaking the bank. Available in black or white, the Source 340 utilizes metal panels all around – a first for …

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Seasonic Snow Silent Series 1050W Power Supply Review

Seasonic Snow Silent Series 1050W Power Supply Review Seasonic released a special version of their Platinum offering with 1050 W capacity; it comes with a while paint job and is equipped with an FDB fan and a relaxed fan profile for less noise output, which will thrill users looking for a quiet high-performance PSU… at techPowerUp! …

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CM Storm NovaTouch TKL Gaming Keyboard Review

CM Storm NovaTouch TKL Gaming Keyboard Review CM Storm is debuting its new gaming keyboard dubbed the NovaTouch TKL. The NovaTouch TKL features Topre switches with Cherry MX-type stems, which allows for a lot of accessories to work on these Topre mechanisms. The keyboard is, as the name suggests, a ten-key-less design, which is great …

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Fractal Design Core 2300 PC Case Review

Fractal Design Core 2300 PC Case Review The Fractal Design Core 2300 sits right in-between the Core 1300 and Core 3300 in the family of enclosures. It essentially offers the same layout and feature set as the Core 3300 for 10 Euro less. But will that result in a better price / performance ratio? We …

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Crucial MX200 250GB SSD Review

Crucial MX200 250GB SSD Review Crucial’s new MX200 SSD is able to utilize portions of the flash capacity in super-fast SLC mode, which makes it the fastest SSD we ever tested. Once the disk gets fuller, the drive automagically switches to MLC mode, block-by-block, all in the background, so you can maximize disk space usage… …

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Thermalright Silver Arrow ITX CPU Cooler Review

Thermalright Silver Arrow ITX CPU Cooler Review Thermalright is shaking things up with the Silver Arrow ITX. It features a tweaked design that offers better compatibility with Mini-ITX motherboards, especially the ASUS ROG line. With solid performance, exceptional style, and near-silent operation, the Silver Arrow ITX manages to hold its own against the competition… at techPowerUp! …

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ASUS GTX 980 Matrix 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS GTX 980 Matrix 4GB Video Card Review The ASUS GTX 980 Matrix is the company’s flagship GTX 980 designed to break world records using liquid nitrogen. It comes with an innovative memory heating circuit, which protects against dreaded cold bugs causing memory instability. The card also features a dual-BIOS, voltage measurement and control points… …

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Thecus N4310 NAS Review

Thecus N4310 NAS Review Thecus has lately paid some additional attention to mainstream NAS servers by offering solid products at very affordable prices. The N4310 falls into this category and provides users with a rich feature set at a highly competitive price… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Thecus N2310 NAS Review Thecus N5550 NAS Review Thecus N7710-G …

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Antec ISK 600M PC Case Review

Antec ISK 600M PC Case Review Antec aimed to take the ISK 600 and enlarge it with the ISK 600M – for a mATX board, more hard drives, and better cooling, and it does so while re-defining some design elements in the front. Will this bigger version of the ISK 600 manage to leave a …

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Shuttle XH97V with Pentium G3258 Media Player Review

Shuttle XH97V with Pentium G3258 Media Player Review We now have the opportunity to test the XH97V from Shuttle. As its model number denotes, this barebone is based on Intel’s H97 chipset, making it compatible with 4th generation Haswell CPUs (its cooling system can support up to 65 W TDP CPUs). Shuttle advertises it as …

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Lian Li DK-02X Mid-Tower Case Review

Lian Li DK-02X Mid-Tower Case Review The Lian Li DK-02X should not be considered a computer chassis. It should be considered a designer table with the ability to hold two full systems. But is the biggest of the DK line of desks still a functional piece of furniture, especially once its costs vs. design vs. …

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Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 360 CPU Cooler Review

Deepcool Gamer Storm Captain 360 CPU Cooler Review All-in-one liquid coolers are proving to be ever more popular. In response, Deepcool is setting themselves apart with their all new Gamer Storm Captain 360. Featuring a unique LED-illuminated, reactor-style pump with a visible coolant channel and a 360 mm radiator, it has some serious specifications, and …

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ID-Cooling T60-SFX PC Case Review

ID-Cooling T60-SFX PC Case Review ID-Cooling may be a new brand, but they made a splash with their introduction of the ultra-compact T60-SFX chassis. As one of the most compact Mini-ITX cases out there and consisting of nothing but aluminum while featuring a unique shape, we were eager to get our hands on it… at techPowerUp! …

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Fractal Design EDISON M Series 650W Power Supply Review

Fractal Design EDISON M Series 650W Power Supply Review Fractal Design has for the first time worked with Seasonic, and the outcome is the Edison Modular series. Today, we will take a detailed look at the Edison M with 650 W capacity, the second-strongest unit of the series. It features Gold-certified efficiency, a semi-modular cabling …

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Gigabyte GTX 960 G1 Gaming 2GB Video Card Review

Gigabyte GTX 960 G1 Gaming 2GB Video Card Review With 3x DP, 2x DVI and 1x HDMI, Gigabyte’s GTX 960 G1 Gaming features the most complete output configuration. The card is also overclocked out of the box, and a powerful triple-fan thermal solution keeps it cool, yet it stays very quiet in gaming and will …

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In Win D-Frame Mini PC Case Review

In Win D-Frame Mini PC Case Review The In Win D-Frame Mini is a smaller, updated version of the original D-Frame. It actually improves on the compatibility, comes fully assembled, and looks sleeker than the original. Forget looking at the price – the D-Frame Mini is not a sensible buy. Look at it from a …

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