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Posted September 22, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: AMD teasing new product, is it Radeon or FirePro?
  2. WCCFtech: AMD embedded roadmap 2014 - 2016 leaked—gives
    insight into next-gen 20nm APUs / SOCs and discrete GPU solutions
  3. WCCFtech: Nvidia promises support for AMD FreeSync—Adaptive
    Sync gets green light and Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 on track for release
    next month—simulated benchmarks surface
  4. Ars Technica: Oculus announces new virtual reality headset prototype, Crescent Bay
  5. AnandTech: Microsoft details Direct3D 11.3 & 12 new rendering features
  6. KitGuru‏ and OCC have Nvidia GAME24 coverage
  7. AnandTech: Acer releases XBO series: 28: UHD / 4K with G-Sync for $800
  8. Ars Technica's hands-on with the USB Type-C plug


  1. A tour of the new Phoronix office for Linux benchmarking‏
  2. LinuxInsider: Opera sings for Linux users, with just a few sour notes
  3. Newegg's deals

  1. Hardware Canucks review Asus X99 Deluxe
  2. NikKTech's 2TB Silicon Power Stream S03 portable hard drive review
  3. Madshrimps review QNAP TS-251 NAS
  4. HTL's MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G review
  5. TweakTown reviews Andromedia Supersonic-X
    and Supersonic-P‏ vibration speakers
  6. OCC's Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL keyboard review
  7. TweakTown's Enermax EMK3201 dual-bay
    2.5" HDD / SSD internal enclosure review‏
  8. SPCR reviews Enermax Liqtech 120X and NZXT Kraken X61 liquid coolers
  9. Quentin Rademaker's Noctua NH-D15 CPU cooler review

38 comments — Last by Pez at 7:53 AM on 09/23/14

Posted September 20, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. AnandTech: Samsung acknowledges the SSD 840
    EVO read performance bug - fix on the way
  2. PC Gamer: DirectX 12's new rendering features are coming to DirectX 11.3, too
  3. Windows 9: Resolution support up to 8k, better DPI scaling
    and Start menu changes color to match the theme - Neowin
  4. OCC: Nvidia announces Dynamic Super Resolution,
    providing 4K-quality graphics on any HD monitor
  5. Ubisoft Forums: Far Cry 4 & Assassin's Creed:
    Unity—exclusive PC graphical features unveiled
  6. Fierce Wireless: Verizon Wireless plans to launch Wi-Fi calling in mid-2015
  7. Ars Technica: Hack runs Android apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers
  8. iFixit's Apple iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 teardowns


  1. Ars Technica: GameStop execs "very bullish" on reselling consoles' used DLC
  2. Big Media: If you want privacy, you're probably a pirate
  3. DailyTech: Samsung hopes to launch budget Tizen device in India by November
  4. AppleInsider: Siri partners with Shazam to recognize songs in iOS 8
  5. AnandTech and Ars Technica review Apple iOS 8
  6. Newegg's deals

  1. Futurelooks reviews 256GB Plextor PX-G256M6e M.2 PCI-E SSD
  2. AnandTech's 240GB SanDisk Ultra II SSD review
  3. Hardware Secrets on 120GB Kingston SM2280S3 M.2 SATA SSD
  4. TweakTown's 64GB MX Technology ES Ultra flash drive review
  5. TweakTown's QNAP NAS memory upgrade guide

  1. Hardware.Info's Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 SLI / 3-way SLI / 4-way SLI review
  2. TweakTown: GeForce GTX 980 SLI vs GTX 780 SLI at 2560x1440‏
  3. Guru3D, HotHardware, and TechSpot review Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970
  4. Benchmark Reviews, Björn3D, CowcotLand, Hardware Canucks, Hardware Heaven,
    HTL, KitGuru, LanOC Reviews, Legit Reviews, Neoseeker, OCC, and Techgage
    review Nvidia GeForce GTX 980
  5. Legion Hardware reviews Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 970 & GTX 980
  6. techPowerUp! reviews Asus Strix GTX 970 OC 4GB
  7. Ocaholic's Gigabyte GeForce GTX 980 G1 Gaming review
  8. Guru3D, Modders-Inc, and TweakTown review MSI GTX 970 Gaming
Multimedia and casing

  1. NikKTech's Mio MiVue 568 Touch dash cam review
  2. APH Networks' V-Moda XS headphones review
  3. Techgage's : BitFenix Neos case review
  4. APH Networks on Fractal Design Core 3300 case
  5. The SSD Review on RAIDON Runner GR2660 SSD/HDD RAID enclosure

61 comments — Last by Ninjitsu at 11:20 AM on 09/22/14

Posted September 18, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Apple to unveil new iPads, operating system on Oct. 21: report
  2. WSJ's Apple iOS 8 review: a new phone without buying one
  3. Bing Blogs: Beginning the next phase of image search
  4. CPU World: Intel discloses details of Xeon D processors
  5. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 press slides, pictures, charts
  6. MacDailyNews: Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 with Safari 7.0.6
  7. WMPoweruser: Windows 9 build 9821 leaked on the web
  8. The Verge: Microsoft's next version of Office
    includes a Clippy-like helper and a very dark theme

Thursday Night

  1. eSecurity Planet: TrueCrypt getting a new life
  2. OCC's Humble Indie Bundle 12 review
  3. PCPer podcast #318
  4. Dealzon's deals: $340 coupon for 15.6" Lenovo Z50 i5-4210U, $250 off
    15.6" Lenovo U530 Touch i7-4500U, and $150 coupon for 14" Lenovo
    U430p i3-4010U
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. TechSpot: The history of the microprocessor and the personal computer
  2. Return of the Athlon: AMD brings Kabini to the desktop - Björn3D
  3. Futurelooks and KitGuru review Asus X99 Deluxe
  4. TweakTown's EVGA X99 Classified review
  5. Ocaholic updates X99 charts: 7 boards - ASRock X99 Extreme 6
  6. Björn3D reviews Asus Maximus VII Formula
  7. Hardware Secrets on ASRock D1800B-ITX motherboard
  8. OCC's 64GB Kingston HyperX Fury flash drive
  9. TweakTown's Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 AC3200 wireless router review‏
Multimedia and case

  1. MegaTech Reviews on Rosewill R-Studio SP-4310BT Bluetooth 2.1 speaker‏
  2. TweakTown's Sentey Harmoniq headset review
  3. Modders-Inc reviews Tt eSports Ventus mouse
  4. NikKTech's Zowie FK1 mouse review
  5. OCmodshop's Cougar 700M mouse‏ review
  6. Technic3D's Cooltek UMX2 case review (in German)

17 comments — Last by blastdoor at 2:08 PM on 09/19/14

Posted September 16, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. The Verge: Microsoft announces 'Windows 9'
    event in San Francisco on September 30th
  2. NPD: PC gamers tend to earn more than console gamers
  3. ExtremeTech: AMD CEO just laid out the company's two-year roadmap
  4. AnandTech on AMD's Power Pack: 6 APUs in a box for system builders
  5. IDF 2014: Where is Thunderbolt headed? - AnandTech
  6. Only at VC: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 final specifications
  7. techPowerUp!: Radeon R9 290X sees price cuts
  8. WP Central: Toshiba's 7" Encore Mini now
    in stock at the Microsoft Store for only $119


  1. Reuters: Google launches $105 Android One; eyes low-price smartphone boom
  2. Cult of Mac: Apple confirms iPhone 6 NFC chip is only for Apple Pay at launch
  3. Linux 3.17-rc5
  4. Newegg's deals
  5. Dealzon's deals: $125 off 17.3" hp Envy 17 Select i5-4200M, $80 off
    15.6" hp Envy 15z AMD A8-5550M, and $54 coupon for Lenovo
    multimedia remote keyboard
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. HotHardware's Maingear Pulse 15 3K notebook review
  2. LanOC Reviews on EVGA X99 Classified
  3. TweakTown reviews Gigabyte X99-UD5-WiFi
  4. Hardware Secrets on Asus Maximus VII Formula / Watch Dogs
  5. TechSpot's 7-way Intel Z97 motherboards roundup‏
  6. Tech ARP posts RAM disk guide rev. 3.0‏
  7. TweakTown's 480GB Samsung SM843T enterprise SSD review
  8. Ocaholic's 256GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD review
  9. The SSD Review on 240GB SanDisk Ultra II SSD
  10. techPowerUp! reviews QNAP TS-451 NAS
  11. TweakTown's Asus RT-AC87U AC2400 dual-band wireless router review

  1. ThinkComputers posts Nvidia GeForce GTX 900 series preview
  2. Benchmark Reviews on XFX Radeon R9 285 DD
  3. TweakTown's HIS Radeon R9 285 IceQ X2 2GB OC review
  4. HT4U reviews Sapphire R9 285 ITX Compact-Edition (in German0
  5. Guru3D's Palit GeForce GTX 750 Ti KalmX review
  6. OCmodshop's CM QuickFire Stealth keyboard review
Power, cases, and cooling

  1. Ocaholic's Seasonic Platinum series SS-1050W XP3 PSU review
  2. CowcotLand's 700W be quiet! Straight Power 10 PSU review (in French)
  3. KitGuru's 600W be quiet! Straight Power 10 CM PSU review‏
  4. NikKTech's 550W Antec Edge PSU review‏
  5. PCPer's Fractal Design Core 3300 case review‏
  6. Legit Reviews on Lian Li PC-V359 micro-ATX case
  7. Technic3D's Streacom FC10S case review (in German)
  8. Techgage's Thermaltake Water 3.0 Ultimate review

77 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 2:04 PM on 09/17/14

Posted September 12, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. MacRumors: Apple's ultra-slim 12" notebook coming
    in mid-2015 with silver, gold, and space gray options?
  2. WCCFtech: GeForce GTX 970 and 980 pricing leaked,
    $399 and $499 respectively - Zotac GTX 970 pictured
  3. VideoCardz: MSI shows off GeForce GTX
    970 / 980 Gaming with Twin Frozr V cooler
  4. VideoCardz has breaking news: AMD Radeon R9 390X cooling pictured
  5. Reuters: Larger Apple iPhone shipments delayed amid record orders
  6. LinuxGizmos: VR headset mixes Oculus firmware and Android phablet
  7. Softpedia: Play Linux is a gaming OS that wants
    to stop people from dual-booting with Windows
  8. WCCFtech: GTA V next-gen vs. last-gen screenshot
    comparison shows staggering graphical improvements

Friday Evening

  1. Reuters: Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions
  2. LanOC Reviews on LanOC v15.0 recap
  3. TechSpot has Metro: Redux benchmarked: graphics & GPU performance
  4. Newegg's weekend super sale - systems
  5. Newegg's storage sale
  6. Dealzon's deals: $225 coupon for 15.6" hp Envy 15t Slim i7-4712HQ /
    GTX 850M, $50 coupon for 15.6" 1080p Lenovo Y50 GTX 860M /
    512GB SSD, and $600 off 14" 1080p Lenovo Y40 i7-4510U / Radeon R9
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. TweakTown's overview of Supermicro's DDR4
    Intel Xeon C612 server motherboards‏
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Rampage V Extreme review
  3. Benchmark Reviews on Asus X99-Deluxe
  4. TweakTown's 240GB SanDisk Ultra II SSD review
  5. The SSD Review and TweakTown review
    512GB Angelbird SSD2go Pocket external SSD
  6. Hardware Heaven's TP-Link AV500 Powerline and Wi-Fi review
Multimedia, power, and cases

  1. LanOC Reviews on Sappphire ITX Compact R9 285
  2. Technic3D's Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 OC review (in German)
  3. KitGuru's Asus GTX 750 Ti Strix OC Edition review
  4.'s Inateck BP2001 Bluetooth speaker review
  5. NikKTech's Mionix Nash 20 headset review
  6. ThinkComputers reviews Adesso Xtreme H3 Bluetooth headphones
  7. techPowerUp! on MP4Nation Brainwavz Delta in-ears
  8. OCC's Cougar 700M mouse and Speed mouse pad reviews
  9. Ocaholic's Nilox SRM-850 PSU review
  10. techPowerUp! reviews Corsair Graphite 780T case
  11. Legit Reviews on Phanteks Enthoo Luxe case

70 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 9:04 PM on 09/15/14

Posted September 9, 2014

The Pick 6

  1. Ars Technica: AT&T and Verizon say 10Mbps
    is too fast
    for "broadband," 4Mbps is enough
  2. Liliputing: hp announces the 14", $300 hp Stream laptop
  3. AppleInsider shares rumor: Apple's next-gen handsets
    will be named 'iPhone 6' and 'iPhone 6 Plus'
  4. 9to5Mac: Supposed iPhone 6 ran through Geekbench,
    once again suggest 1GB RAM, dual-core A8
  5. Cult of Mac: Shatterproof and water-resistant?
    Full iPhone 6 spec list contains surprises
  6. BGR: Apple's iWatch may have just been leaked - here are the first pictures


  1. Linux 3.17-rc4
  2. SeaMonkey 2.29
  3. Newegg's Back & School Final Sale
  4. Dealzon's deals: $440 off 15.6" Dell 5000 series Ti5-4210U, $30 coupon
    for hp Pavilion 500qe PC i5-4460S, and $50 off 22" Planar monitor
Systems and storage

  1. Tech ARP's desktop CPU comparison guide rev. 15.1‏
  2. Legit Reviews on Gigabyte GA-X99-SOC Force LN2
  3. Ocaholic updates X99 motherboard charts with Gigabyte GA-X99-UD4
  4. Hardware Secrets on ASRock D1800M motherboard
  5. TweakTown on G.Skill's 16GB TridentX PC3-12800 dual-channel memory kit
  6. SPCR reviews TB (2.5-inch) hard drives
  7. TweakTown's 512GB Corsair Force Series LX SSD review‏
  8. Guru3D's 256GB Plextor M6 Pro SSD review‏
Multimedia, power, case & cooling

  1. Hardware Heaven's Radeon R9-285 review
    (Sapphire Compact & PowerColor OC)
  2. OCC's Sapphire ITX Compact R9 285 OC review
  3. TWL reviews Tt eSports Poseidon ZX keyboard
  4. Technic3D's Func KB-460 keyboard review (in German)
  5. Ocaholic's SteelSeries Sensei wireless mouse review
  6. SPCR reviews SilverStone SX600-G PSU
  7. Benchmark Reviews on Corsair Graphite 380T mini-ITX case
  8. ThinkComputers reviews Deepcool Maelstrom 120 AIO liquid CPU cooler
  9. HTL's Scythe Mugen Max CPU cooler review

56 comments — Last by blastdoor at 5:31 PM on 09/10/14

Posted September 8, 2014

The Starting Five

  1. Bloomberg: AMD CEO says more time needed before new chips bolster sales
  2. Intel: We will not need EUV for 10nm process technology - KitGuru
  3. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980, GTX 970,
    GTX 980M & GTX 970M 3DMark performance
  4. Phone Arena: Nexus 5 (2014) benchmarks leak, reveal Android 5.0 Lion surprise
  5. Mac Rumors: Both 4.7" and 5.5" iPhone 6
    models reportedly launching on September 19


  1.'s 6th birthday promo: year 1

  1. TweakTown's Xeon E5-2600 v3 server family processor overview‏
  2. TechSpot's Core i7-5960X Haswell-E review
  3. KitGuru's 256GB Plextor M6 Pro SSD review‏
  4. Legit Reveiws on 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000MHz memory kit
  5. CPCR and OCC review PowerColor R9 285 Turbo Duo
  6. Big Bruin's LUXA2 GroovyR micro Bluetooth speaker review
  7. TWL's Gamdias Hephaestus headset review
  8. BCCHardware reviews Tt eSports Poseidon ZX keyboard
  9. techPowerUp's 1000W Corsair HXi series PSU review
  10. Madshrimps review Fractal Core 1100 case
  11. NikKTech on EK WaterBlocks EK-KIT L360

41 comments — Last by sweatshopking at 8:52 PM on 09/09/14

Posted September 4, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. AMD FX-8370 claims new world record
  2. CPU World: AMD slashes prices of FX CPUs
  3. RedGamingTech: Nvidia's GTX 980 Maxwell slower
    than GTX 780 Ti & 8GB model coming later
  4. OverclockersUK: Reference GeForce GTX 980 / 970
    with 4GB, 8GB models also planned - VideoCardz
  5. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 receives 15% price-
    to tackle Radeon R9 285 - now available for $275
  6. ZDNet: Microsoft gears up to mass produce large-screen touch displays
  7. WindowsITPro: Google's Chrome OS trojan horse coming to Windows 7
  8. LinuxGizmos: Open WebOS reborn in new LuneOS release


  1. Apple's media advisory update to celebrity photo investigation
  2. MIT Technology Review: Google launches effort to build its own quantum computer
  3. New Lenovo tablet and gaming PC innovations
    satisfy diversity of consumer tech cravings
  4. LinuxGizmos: Android 4.4 mini-PC packs 64-bit quad-core Atom punch
  5. Wired: Toshiba's $330 Chromebook 2 will make you reconsider that MacBook Air
  6. phoneArena: HTC Desire 820 is official - a 64-bit
    Snapdragon 615-powered King of the Midland
  7. Macworld: VMware releases Fusion 7, ready for OS X Yosemite
  8. GamingOnLinux: Borderlands 2 coming to Linux
  9. Newegg's IT Must-Haves
Systems and storage

  1. Hardware-Info's Core i7-5960X / 5930K / 5820K Haswell-E review
  2. Benchmark Reviews and PCPer p/review Asus X99-Deluxe
  3. TweakTown's Toshiba THNSNJ480PCS3 HK3R enterprise SSD review‏
  4. Legit Reviews on 1TB WD My Passport wireless storage drive
  5. HardwareHeaven's Synology DS115j NAS review
Multimedia, case, and cooling

  1. KitGuru's Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC review
  2. HardwareSlave's PNY XLR8 GeForce GTX 770 Enthusiast edition review
  3. Hardware Asylum's EVGA Torq X10 Carbon mouse review
  4. Ocaholic's Antec ISK600 case review
  5. TweakTown's Alpenfoehn Himalaya II CPU cooler review‏
  6. NikKTech's SilentiumPC Gradis XE1236 CPU cooler review‏

45 comments — Last by jihadjoe at 4:57 PM on 09/10/14

Posted September 1, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: MSI teases GeForce GTX 980 / 970 Gaming with Twin Frozr V
  2. Activision could make a play for Take-Two Interactive
  3. The Verge: Google may reveal first low-cost
    Android One phones at September 15th event
  4. CPU World shares some details of Xeon E5-1600 v3 CPUs
  5. Fudzilla: EVGA unveils its X99 motherboard lineup
  6. Gigabyte launches new X99 series motherboards
  7. Creative unveils the flagship professional-grade Sound
    Blaster E5
    USB DAC and portable headphone amplifier
  8. Mozilla Firefox 32 (direct download)

Labor Day

  1. DigiTimes: Asus to release $100 7" tablet in Taiwan
  2. VR-Zone on the story of @evleaks
  3. techPowerUp!: Asus rolls out the Republic of Gamers Gladius gaming mouse
  4. Linux 3.17-rc3
  5. Newegg's Labor Day highlights
Systems and storage

  1. CowcotLand (in French) and Neoseeker review Core i7-5960X
  2. TweakTown on Corsair's 16GB Vengeance
    LPX DDR4-2800 quad-channel memory kit
  3. NikKTech's 512GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD review
  4. The SSD Review on 256GB Transcend SSD370 SSD
  5. Madshrimps review 128GB Corsair Flash Voyager GTX
  6. BCCHardware reviews Thecus N5550 5-bay NAS server
Multimedia, power, and cooling

  1. Ocaholic's GPU charts 2014: 66 graphics cards
  2. ThinkComputers reviews Tt eSports Verto headset
  3. Technology X's Func KB-460 keyboard review
  4. TweakTown reviews Keyed Up Labs KUL ES-87 tenkeyless keyboard
  5. techPowerUp! reviews 1600W EVGA SuperNova G2 PSU
  6. CowcotLand reviews Seasonic Platinum P1050 PSU (in French)
  7. Hardware Heaven's Noctua NH-D15 CPU cooler video review

35 comments — Last by FireGryphon at 11:23 PM on 09/02/14

Posted August 30, 2014

7 Up

  1. Bloomberg: Google's Smith is top candidate for U.S. Chief Technology Officer
  2. Exclusive at Reuters: Intel hires senior Qualcomm exec to boost mobile business
  3. MaximumPC podcast #231: AMD and Origin PC settle past dispute on the show
  4. A failed experiment: How LG screwed up its webOS acquisition
  5. Phandroid shares rumor: Microsoft, Amazon, Yahoo!
    and other tech giants looking to court Cyanogen, Inc.
  6. Re/code: Apple wearable won't ship until next year
  7. GamingBolt's Metro: Last Light Redux video comparison:
    PS4 trumps Xbox One, PC is still the superior version


  1. Phoronix on the fastest Nvidia GPUs for open-
    source Nouveau with Steam Linux gaming
  2. Diablo III patch 2.1.0 preview: Seasons
  3. Newegg's weekend deals

  1. Benchmark Reviews, Björn3D, Guru3D, Hardware Heaven, HotHardware,
    KitGuru, Legit Reviews, Madshrimps, Ocaholic, OCC, PCPer, Techgage,
    Technic3D, and TweakTown review Core i7-5960X
  2. TweakTown's Intel X99 motherboards and
    DDR4 memory buyer's guide (Launch Edition)
  3. TweakTown reviews ASRock X99X Killer Fatal1ty
  4. Ocaholic's ASRock X99 WS review
  5. Björn3D and Ocaholic review Asus X99 Deluxe
  6. Björn3D reviews MSI X99S Gaming 9
  7. NikKTech reviews Tt eSports Cronos headset
  8. APH Networks on SteelSeries Sensei wireless laser mouse
  9. KitGuru's Corsair Graphite 380T case review

10 comments — Last by sweatshopking at 11:07 AM on 09/01/14

Posted August 29, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Forbes: As AMD and Origin PC bury the hatchet, a
    personal story about AMD's efforts to win back trust
  2. PC outlook improves, although shipments are still
    expected to fall by -3.7% in 2014, according to IDC
  3. Jon Peddie Research: Add-in board market down in Q2, Nvidia holds market share lead
  4. Only at VC: Nvidia to skip GeForce 800 series, GeForce
    GTX 980 and GTX 970 mid-September - VideoCardz
  5. $99 Parallella supercomputer has successful launch after 18 months
  6. HTC announces Desire 510: first 64-bit Android phone - AnandTech
  7. The Next Web: Microsoft's iconic MSN Messenger is
    closing down
    in China, the last market where it remains
  8. Xbox One update: new Media Player app, SmartGlass
    features, and more rolling out - Major Nelson


  1. Yahoo! Tech on Parallels Desktop 10: A smoother way to run Windows on your Mac
  2. PCPer's podcast #315
  3. Newegg's Labor Day weekend sale
  4. Dealzon's deals: $149 off 17.3" Lenovo Y70 i7-4710HQ / GeForce GTX 860M,
    $50 coupon for 15.6" Dell 5000 series i7-4510U, and $99 off 11.6" Lenovo Miix
    2-11 i3-4012Y
Systems and storage

  1. ThinkComputers: 20 of the worst PC setups - August 2014
  2. Hardware Canucks and LanOC Reviews review Core i7-5960X
  3. techPowerUp! reviews MSI X99S Gaming 7
  4. LanOC Reviews on Asus X99 Deluxe
  5. OCC's MSI Z97 XPower AC review
  6. CowcotLand's MSI Z97 MPower review (in French)
  7. TweakTown on OWC ThunderBay IV RAID 5 edition external storage drive
  8. TWL's Western DIgital My Cloud EX2 review
Multimedia and cases

  1. Ocaholic updates GPU charts 2014: 58 graphics cards
  2. Phoronix on the most energy-efficient Radeon GPU for AMD Linux gaming
  3. TweakTown tests MSI Radeon R9 280 3GB Twin Frozr Gaming OC in CrossFire
  4. TweakTown tests Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2GB OC in CrossFire
  5. Futurelooks reviews Asus Strix GTX 750 Ti OC edition
  6. KitGuru's BT Smart Home Cam 100 review
  7. NikKTech's Dune HD Connect universal media player review‏
  8. Benchmark Reviews on Roccat Kone XTD mouse
  9. Guru3D and techPowerUp! review Corsair Graphite 380T case
  10. Techgage's Corsair Obsidian 450D case review

6 comments — Last by raddude9 at 3:16 PM on 08/29/14

Posted August 27, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: Intel Haswell-E i7-5960X, i7-5930K, and i7-5820K pricing revealed
  2. WCCFtech: Nvidia GTX 980M and GTX 970M Maxwell
    Mobility getting listing on second week of October
  3. DigiTimes: Slimmer MacBook to launch in 4Q14 or 2015, say Taiwan makers
  4. Forbes: New Google Nexus leak confirms 192-core, 64-bit Apple rival
  5. WindowsITPro: It's back. Microsoft begins
    pushing out fixed version of KB2982791
  6. ZDNet: Want Windows XP SP4? Unofficial versions are on the way
  7. Google Chrome 37 lands in the stable channel
  8. GamingOnLinux: SteamOS beta 133 released

Wednesday Evening

  1. Reuters' exclusive: Chipmaker Qualcomm may face EU antitrust probe - sources
  2. Reuters: U.S. judge rejects Apple bid for injunction against
    Samsung and hp recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazard
  3. Fudzilla: Skylake-S supports DirectX 12
  4. Intel announces XMM6255: the world's smalles standalone 3G modem
  5. AnandTech spends a month with the
    iPhone 5S: impressions from an Android user
  6. Announcing Apache OpenOffice 4.1.1
  7. Dealzon's deals: $400 off 17.3" 1080p Asus ROG i7-4700HQ / GTX 770M,
    $125 off 15.6" 1080p hp Envy 15 slim GTX 850M, and $400 coupon for
    14" 1080p Lenovo Y40 i7-4510U / Radeon R9
Systems and storage

  1. Ars Technica system guide: August 2014
  2. TechSpot's MSI GS70 Stealth Pro review
  3. KitGuru's Gigabyte J1900N-D3V review‏
  4. Ocaholic's Gigabyte-Z97X-UD3H preview
  5. Futurelooks reviews Gigabyte GA-Z97X Gaming GT
  6. Techgage reviews Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming G1 WIFI-BK
  7. TweakTown's Crucial DDR4 memory performance
    overview early look vs. DDR2 & DDR3‏
  8. TweakTown's Samsung 845DC Pro enterprise SSD review‏
  9. OCC's 480GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD review
  10. NikKTech's 240GB Silicon Power Slim S70 SSD review‏
  11. TweakTown's Synology DS415play 4-bay NAS review
Multimedia, power, and cooling

  1. TweakTown's HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 3GB review
  2. Hardware Heaven's Aorus Thunder M7 mouse review
  3. Legit Reviews on Tt eSports Theron mouse
  4. techPowerUp! reviews 1000W Corsair RM series PSU
  5. KitGuru's Cooler Master V750 semi-modular PSU review‏
  6. ThinkComputers reviews Corsair HX750i PSU
  7. Hardware Asylum's be quiet! Shadow Rock Slim heatsink review

46 comments — Last by NIKOLAS at 10:06 AM on 08/30/14

Posted August 23, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Neowin: Windows 8.1 'August update' BSODs affected less than 0.01% of users
  2. techPowerUp!: Intel Core i7-5820K features fewer PCI-Express lanes after all
  3. LinuxGizmos: Android-on-ARM mini-PC draws less-than-7W
  4. AMD working on 20nm "Faraway Islands" GPU (in Spanish)
  5. WCCFtech: AMD Catalyst 13.9 WHQL to 14.7 RC benchmark
    comparison - 4% overall increase with interesting anomaly'
  6. Reuters' exclusive: Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling
  7. Mac Rumors: iPhone 6 information leak sourced from
    Foxconn details dimensions of 4.7" and 5.5" versions
  8. GameSpot: Witcher 3 dev responds to report that
    game may not run in 1080p on PS4, Xbox One


  1. CPU World: Intel "Braswell" systems-on-a-chip delayed (again)
  2. Celebrating 30 years of graphics and gaming at AMD
  3. Newegg's weekend deals
  4. Dealzon's deals: $50 coupon 17.3" 1080p touch Dell 5000 series
    i7-4510U, $50 coupon for 14" Lenovo Y410p i7-4700MQ / GT
    755M, and $100 off 13.3" 1080p touch Dell XPS 13
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. ThinkComputers has a hands-on with the ECS LIVA mini PC kit
  2. Hardware Slave's home server build part 3: the context
  3. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VII Impact review
  4. TweakTown's Asus P9A-I/C2550/SAS/4L (Intel
    Avoton) server motherboard review‏
  5. Hardware Heaven's 960GB Kingston V310 SSD review
  6. CowcotLand reviews 256GB Plextor M6 Pro SSD (in French)
  7. APH Networks on QNAP HS-210 NAS
  8. Hardware Heaven's Netgear EX6200 - AC1200 extender review
Multimedia and cooling

  1. Benchmark Reviews on Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 headset
  2. KitGuru's i-Rocks K10 USB keyboard review
  3. techPowerUp! reviews Zalman Reserator 3 Max Dual

41 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 10:11 AM on 08/29/14

Posted August 21, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. VideoCardz: AMD Radeon R9 285 arrives
    September 2nd, preliminary information in 2 days
  2. Fudzilla: Acer releases new G-Sync monitor
  3. Dallas Business Journal: GameStop's software,
    tech firms boost Q2 earnings to $24.6M
  4. Seeking Alpha: Why hp's $199 laptop is good for AMD
  5. Zacks Equity Research: AMD collaborates with OCZ Storage Solutions
  6. Intel urged to buy MediaTek to grow mobile chip business
  7. Trefis: Intel's acquisition of LSI's networking business to boost its presence in IoT
  8. LinuzGizmos: Firefox gets preliminary support for casting to Chromecast

Thursday Evening

  1. FanlessTech: Intel readying NUC 2.0
  2. Neowin: Microsoft to make Opera default browser on its feature phones
  3. HotHardware's Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport review
  4. PCPer's podcast
Motherboard, storage, and networking

  1. TweakTown on Supermicro's X9SRL-F-O (Intel C602) server motherboard
  2. Madshrimps review 256GB Crucial MX100 SSD
  3. Big Bruin's D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wi-Fi router review
Multimedia, power, cases & cooling

  1. Guru3D's HIS Radeon R9-290X Hybrid IceQ review
  2. Hardware Canucks review PNY GTX 780 & GTX 780 Ti Customized OC
  3. KitGuru's Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 headset review
  4. NikKTech's 1000W Antec High Current Pro Platinum PSU review
  5. techPowerUp! reviews In Win 901 case
  6. Legit Reviews on Thermaltake Core V71 case
  7. Ocaholic reviews Deepcool MaelStrom 240 liquid CPU cooler

22 comments — Last by sweatshopking at 3:02 PM on 08/22/14

Posted August 20, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. MarketWatch: hp results show the PC is alive and well
  2. Re/code: hp still touting Windows 7 PCs, two years after Windows 8 debut
  3. X-bit labs: AMD readies FX-8370, FX-8370E microprocessors
  4. PCWorld: Microsoft offers custom Windows
    OS to all first-generation Intel Galileo owners
  5. 9to5Mac: Report claims next-gen iPad air will double RAM amount to 2GB
  6. MacRumors: New iPhone 6 images depict rear
    shell and front panel together for the first time
  7. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt not likely to be 1080p on PS4, Xbox One - GameZone
  8. Eurogamer's performance analysis: Diablo 3 at 1080p on Xbox One

Wednesday Night

  1. Ars Technica: Are processors pushing up against the limits of physics?
  2. eWeek: Linux founder Linus Torvalds 'still wants the desktop'
  3. Ars Technica: Parallels upgrade brings more Windows-on-Mac integration for $80
  4. Dealzon's deals: $200 coupon for 17.3" hp Envy 17t touch i7-4710HQ,
    $120 coupon for 15.6" Dell 5000 Series i5-4210U, and $50 coupon for
    15.6" Toshiba S50 i7-4700MQ
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. ThinkComputers reviews Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming GT
  2. Tech ARP posts the RAM disk guide rev. 2.1
  3. KitGuru and The SSD Review on 960GB Kingston SSDNow V310
  4. NikKTech's 2TB Seagate wireless mobile storage device review
  5. Legit Reviews on Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC 3200 tri-band WiFi router
  6. TweakTown's Linksys RE6500 portable AC1200 Wi-Fi range extender review
Multimedia, power, and cases

  1. Ocaholic's Sapphire Radeon R9 290 review
  2. TweakTown on PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 280 3GB OC CrossFire
  3. TechSpot's Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury mouse review
  4. Hardware Heaven's Gamdias Hades extension mouse review
  5. Modders-Inc reviews Genius F-1000 Arcade Stick for PC/PS3
  6. techPowerUp! reviews 1250W Seasonic X series XM2 PSU
  7. Benchmark Reviews on Phanteks Enthoo Luxe case
  8. CowcotLand reviews Fractal Design Core 3500 case (in French)

15 comments — Last by SomeOtherGeek at 9:20 AM on 08/21/14

Posted August 19, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. BBC News: Chinese PC maker Lenovo posts 23% jump in profit
  2. Ars Technica: Leaked Comcast employee metrics show what we figured: sell or perish
  3. CPU World: AMD Athlon X4 860K processor available for pre-order
  4. PCGH: MSI X99 mainboards shown at Gamescom (in German)
  5. WCCFtech: AMD Radeon R7 250XE GPU spotted -
    1GHz core clock and 1GB GDDR5 memory
  6. Reversible USB port on the new Lightning cables (video)
  7. Polygon: John Carmack's 9-year old son just released his first video game
  8. VG24/7: Playable Unreal Tournament Pre-Alpha builds surface online

Tuesday Night

  1. Linux 3.17-rc1
  2. The Visual Studio Blog: Visual Studio "14" CTP 3 released
  3. AppleInsider: Apple's sixth beta of iOS 8 is for carrier testing - only
  4. Newegg's deals
  5. Dealzon's deals: $100 coupon 13.3" hp x360 13z touch AMD A8-6410,
    $120 off 10.1" Yoga 10 tablet, and $565 off 27" Monoprice 1440p IPS
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. OCW reviews Asus Z97 Maximus VII Ranger
  2. CPCR, HTL, Legit Reviews, and PCPer review 512GB Angelbird SSD
  3. Guru3D, Hardware Heaven, HotHardware, KitGuru, Ocaholic, The SSD
    , and TweakTown review 240GB AMD Radeon R7 series SSD
  4. Hardware Secrets and NikKTech review 240GB Kingston HyperX Fury SSD
  5. TweakTown's 128GB Samsung XP941 PCIe SSD review
  6. TweakTown's 6TB Western Digital Red NAS HDD RAID report
  7. Madshrimps review Thecus N2310 SOHO / home NAS server
  8. TweakTown's D-Link DSP-W215 Wi-Fi Smart Plug review
Multimedia, power, cases & cooling

  1. Modders-Inc reviews Sapphire R7 260X
  2. OCC's Diamond UGA USB-to-DVI/HDMI/VGA adapter review
  3. Benchmark Reviews on Roccat Ryos MK Pro keyboard
  4. Hardware Heaven and Legit Reviews on Logitech's G402 Hyperion Fury mouse
  5. HTL's Corsair HX750i PSU review
  6. PCPer's CM HAF Stacker 935 case review: part 1
  7. Madshrimps review Corsair Carbide SPEC 01 case
  8. Ocaholic's Cooltek Antiphon case review
  9. ThinkComputers reviews Cooler Master Nepton 280L CPU cooler
  10. Hardware Asylum's Raijintek Pallas low-profile heatsink review

41 comments — Last by Jason181 at 10:04 AM on 08/22/14

Posted August 16, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Macworld has 2014 Mac Pro release date, price and specs
  2. CPU World: Intel Haswell-E CPUs to debut on August 29
  3. ChipLoco: Intel Haswell-EP E5-2600 v3 full lineup's details leaked
  4. AnandTech: Asus ROG Z97 Maximus VII Impact officially launched
  5. AnandTech: Nvidia refreshes Quadro lineup, launches 5 new Quadro cards
  6. AMD Catalyst 14.7 Beta RC3
  7. Blue's News: AMD Catalyst Beta drop Win 8.0 support
  8. TechHive: Activision's Skylanders bridges
    the gap between tablets and game consoles


  1. DigiTimes: TSMC 4Q14 production capacity almost fully booked and
    Taiwan semiconductor supply chain to be affected by Apple CPU orders
  2. Ars Technica: Internet routers hitting 512K limit, some become unreliable
  3. DailyTech: Ex-Siri CEO poaches Apple to create "Viv: The Global Brain"
  4. Activision's Eric Hirshberg: Company unlikely to
    paid early access model - GameInformer
  5. MIT TR on the man who really built BitCoin
  6. Ars Technica: Microsoft considered renaming
    Internet Explorer
    to escape its checkered past
  7. PhoneArena: Moto S (Shamu) may not be a
    Nexus, but an Android Silver device for Verizon
  8. WMPoweruser: BBM for Windows Phone updated, exits beta
  9. PCPer podcast #313
  10. Newegg's weekend deals
Systems and storage

  1. OCC's Asus Z97-Deluxe & Z97-A review
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VII Formula review
  3. APH Networks on Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK
  4. TweakTown reviews Gigabyte Z97N-Gaming 5
  5. TechSpot's 480GB SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD review
Multimedia, casing, and cooling

  1. TweakTown reviews Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 2GB Vapor-X OC
  2. TweakTown's Oculus VR Rift DK2 unboxing
  3. Benchmark Reviews on Roccat ISKU FX keyboard
  4. CowcotLand (in French), Guru3D, KitGuru, PCPer, and
    techPowerUp! review Corsair Carbide Air 240 case
  5. HTL's Icy Dock IcyCube 4-bay external enclosure review
  6. NikKTech's Thermalright Archon IB-E X2 CPU cooler review

53 comments — Last by jdaven at 6:38 AM on 08/20/14

Posted August 13, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Falcon Northwest Tiki-Z micro-tower totes a Titan Z graphics card
  2. CPU World has more details on Athlon X4 860K
  3. Neowin: How-to disable the Windows button on the Surface Pro 3
  4. BBC News: Sony reveals PlayStation TV launch dates in U.K. and U.S.
  5. PhoneArena: Motorola Shamu AKA Nexus 6 gets bench-
    marked, indicating a 1080p display and Snapdragon 801
  6. Samsung Galaxy Alpha officially announced
  7. PocketNow: Samsung to allegedly focus
    on low-end Tizen phones, kill Samsung Z
  8. Bloomberg: Apple suppliers start making new iPads


  1. Bloomberg: Activision winning holiday game shootout with EA's Delay
  2. Hardware Asylum's podcast
  3. Newegg's deals
  4. Dealzon's deals: $350 off 13.3" Apple MacBook Air 256GB SSD,
    $230 off Dell Inspiron 3000 i5 desktop, and $102 off 240GB
    Kingston HyperX 3K 2.5" SSD
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. SPCR reviews Asus X200MA Bay Trail notebook
  2. Neoseeker reviews AMD A10-7800 APU
  3. Björn3D reviews MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC
  4. Björn3D reviews MSI Z97 XPower AC
  5. CowcotLand (in French), Guru3D, Hardware Canucks, HotHardware,
    KitGuru, Legion Hardware, Legit Reviews, Ocaholic, PCPer, TechSpot,
    The SSD Review, and TweakTown review OCZ ARC 100 series SSD
  6. C.O.D. takes a closer look at Samsung RAPID
  7. NikKTech's 256GB Toshiba HG6 SSD review
  8. HTL's AData DashDrive Elite SE720 external SSD review
  9. Funky Kit reviews Synology DS412+ NAS
  10. TWL's Netis Beacon N300 wireless router review
  11. TweakTown's D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 wireless router review‏
Multimedia, power, case & cooling

  1. Ocaholic's Asus GeForce GTX 750 Strix OC Edition review
  2. Hardware Heaven's Zotac GTX 750 Zone Edition review
  3. Gaming-Daddy's Polk N1 gaming sound bar review
  4. KitGuru's Seasonic Platinum 1050WXP3 PSU review
  5. TweakTown reviews Phanteks Enthoo Luxe case
  6. SPCR reviews NZXT Kraken X31 & X41 liquid CPU coolers
  7. ThinkComputers reviews Noctua NH-D15 CPU cooler

29 comments — Last by Ninjitsu at 1:02 PM on 08/14/14