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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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MSI Z97 GAMING 9 AC Motherboard Review

MSI Z97 GAMING 9 AC Motherboard Review I’m not one of those gamers with just a few dollars; I do run triple GTX780 TI cards, so what board for Intel’s Z97 chipset from MSI would I use? I’ve already covered some of the SKT1150 MSI GAMING products (and had this review written until an SSD’s …

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Reveen Steropes CPU Cooler Review

Reveen Steropes CPU Cooler Review Reveen looks to impress with their small-form-factor friendly Steropes low-profile CPU cooler. At just 60 mm tall, this diminutive cooler may lack size, but it certainly doesn’t lack style. Offering solid performance and low noise, it might be just what you need for a SFF or HTPC… at techPowerUp! Related Items: …

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Palit GTX 960 Super JetStream 2GB Video Card Review

Palit GTX 960 Super JetStream 2GB Video Card Review We are reviewing the Palit GTX 960 Super JetStream, which is the highest-clocked GTX 960 we are reviewing today. It is also the only card that comes with a triple-slot cooling solution. Like all other cards, it will completely turn off the fans in idle or …

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EVGA GTX 960 SSC 2GB Video Card Review

EVGA GTX 960 SSC 2GB Video Card Review We are testing the EVGA GTX 960 SSC with ACX cooler. The card is overclocked out of the box and features the company’s famous cooling solution which has been upgraded to completely turn off in idle or during light gaming, which results in the perfect noise-free experience… …

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SilverStone Raven RV05 PC Case Review

SilverStone Raven RV05 PC Case Review The SilverStone RV05 is the latest Raven mid-tower chassis with a 90°-turned internal layout. Sporting the same elaborate looks as all other cases in the family, it aims to please the mainstream with its compact size and interesting price tag. Will the RV05 capture our heart or instill fear? …

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ECS LIVA-X Mini PC Review

ECS LIVA-X Mini PC Review Tired of your smart TV’s horrible interface? Looking to add Wi-Fi and digital media options to your home theatre? Want Windows in your living room? ECS’s LIVA X is the cost-effective, silent solution to meet those needs, as well as the basic compute needs of most Internet users. With added …

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SilentiumPC Grandis XE1236 CPU Cooler Review

SilentiumPC Grandis XE1236 CPU Cooler Review SilentiumPC hits it out of the park with the Grandis XE1236, bringing top-tier performance and low noise levels to an unheard-of budget friendly price. With the ability to improve performance even further using a third fan, this heavy-weight CPU cooler towers over its competition… at techPowerUp! Related Items: SilentiumPC Fera …

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Fractal Design Kelvin S24 CPU Cooler Review

Fractal Design Kelvin S24 CPU Cooler Review I take a look at the Fractal Design Kelvin S24, which, while not their top-tier product for the line, will most likely be the most popular. It features an all-copper 240 mm radiator with an all-cooper block and the Alphacool DC-LT pump. The fact that the unit features …

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Phanteks Enthoo Evolv PC Case Review

Phanteks Enthoo Evolv PC Case Review The Phanteks Evolv aims to transform what a mATX chassis should be capable of. Catering to the liquid-cooling crowd without compromising on air-cooling capability, the Evolv comes with the great feature set we have come to expect from Phanteks – all while combining quality with an enticing price… at techPowerUp! …

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Cooltek C3 PC Case Review

Cooltek C3 PC Case Review The Cooltek C3 aims to be an affordable, 100% aluminum chassis, attractive to both HTPC users and those looking for a compact chassis for fairly potent hardware. It also comes in two colors, and you can have your pick of a solid or windowed side panel… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Cooltek …

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ASRock X99 Extreme11 Motherboard Review

ASRock X99 Extreme11 Motherboard Review ASRock has been releasing “Extreme 11″ boards for many generations now, fitted with a huge whack of PCIe expansion options and featuring a built-in LSI RAID card, attached right to the board’s PCB like it’s no big deal. The board then offers the end user a ton of SATA ports …

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