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Posted November 16, 2015

The Pick 6

  1. Intel @ SC15: Launching Xeon Phi "Knights
    " & Omni-Path Architecture
  2. Legit Reviews: Intel Kaby Lake processor
    and 200 series chipet overview posted
  3. Neowin: Microsoft now confident Windows 10 is
    ready for the enterprise with November Update
  4. WCCFtech: Xbox Elite Controller will allow to fix
    deadzones and possibly to add more functions on PC
  5. Softpedia: Fallout 4 has major bug linked to
    Monsignor Plaza, workarounds are available
  6. BGR: Report says Apple won't wait until
    September to release first new iPhone of 2016


  1. Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court
    rejects LCD screen patent appeal
  2. Microsoft Zune retirement FAQ
  3. Softpedia: GNOME 3.18.2 officially released,
    the devs will now concentrate on GNOME 3.20
  4. PSLS: Naughty Dog has "maybe two or more" games
    left to release during this gen after Uncharted 4

  1. KitGuru's Asus ROG G20AJ review
  2. Intel Speed Shift tested at PCPer
  3. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VIII Impact preview
  4. Phoronix on the Nvidia Jetson TX1
  5. Techgage on Cooler Master CM Storm Pitch Pro gaming earphones
  6. Technology X on Kidz Gear Bluetooth headphones
  7. LanOC Reviews on Cooler Master Barebones Novatouch
  8. ThinkComputers has water cooling 101

7 comments — Last by Savyg at 4:10 AM on 11/22/15

Posted November 11, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Dark Reading: NSA discloses 91% of
    vulnerabilities it finds, but how quickly?
  2. The Telegraph: Apple's Tim Cook declares the
    end of the PC
    and hints at new medical product
  3. CRN: AMD 'confident' profitability will return
  4. WCCFtech: TSMC's 10nm FinFET process is on-track -
    ready to begin ramp to trial production at Fab 15 in 2H 2016
  5. Paul Thurrott's complete guide to Surface Book
  6. Softpedia: Steam Machines technically launches
    today, but in practice delayed for two weeks
  7. Nvidia: Our laptop gaming is more powerful than current
    generation consoles and fully VR capable - WCCFtech
  8. Fudzilla: Nvidia's G-Sync not N-Sync with fast monitors


  1. Laptop: PC support reps tell users to uninstall Windows 10 (exclusive)
  2. WCCFtech: Mac mini gets a new HDMI
    that results in smoother performance
  3. techPowerUp!: SilentiumPC announces the Vero L1 600W power supply
  4. The official Wireshark blog: Let me tell you about Wireshark 2.0
  5. Google Chrome Blog: Updates to Chrome platform support
  6. G for Games shares Galaxy S7 rumor: 1:1
    ratio between Exynos 8890, Snapdragon 820
  7. WinBeta: Windows 10 Mobile Emulator build 10586 begins its roll out
  8. Apple Music Beta arrives on Android
  9. Ubiblog: Rainbox Six Siege PC specs
  10. Dealzon's deals: $90 off 12.3" Microsoft Surface Pro 4,
    $378 coupon for hp Envy 750se i7-6700K / GTX 970,
    and $95 off 23" LG IPS monitor
Systems and storage

  1. Neoseeker's ECS LIVA X2 mini PC review
  2. Phoronix on Nvidia's JTX1: finally an exciting 64-bit ARM board
  3. OCIA reviews 16GB Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4-2666 memory kit
  4. TweakTown's 240GB Zotac Premium
    Edition 2.5" SATA III SSD review
  5. KitGuru's QNAP TS-453 Pro review
Multimedia and cases

  1. Hardware Canucks review Nixeus
    NX-VUE24A 144Hz FreeSync monitor
  2. TweakTown's Aluma in-ear headset review
  3. Ocaholic's Razer Mamba mouse review
  4. Benchmark Reviews on Rantopad MT Aegis keyboard
  5. TechSpot's Thermaltake Core P5 case review
  6. OCC's Raidmax Viper GX II case review
  7. NikKTech's Cooltek Jonsbo UMX2 mini-ITX case review
  8. Legit Reviews on Inateck FD2008C
    USB Type-C external drive enclosure

76 comments — Last by Star Brood at 1:39 PM on 11/16/15

Posted November 9, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. AnandTech: ASRock Rack launches Xeon D motherboards
  2. VR-Zone: AMD Radeon R9 380X rumored to debut on 15th for $249
  3. techPowerUp!: AMD "Fiji" die-shot revealed by Chipworks
  4. AMD Catalyst 15.11 beta driver
  5. AnandTech: Nvidia launches NVS 810 digital signage video card
  6. techPowerUp!: Acer intros blazing fast Predator XB271HU display
  7. Xiaomi Today: Kirin 950's Mali-T880 GPU benchmarks
    appear and it thrashes its predecessor by a huge margin
  8. Xbox Wire: Introducing your first 104
    Xbox One backward compatibility games


  1. Neowin: Windows 10 Insider Preview build
    for PCs now available on Fast ring
  2. techPowerUp!: Corsair delivers the Hydro Series
    HG10 N980 and N970 cooling brackets
  3. Ars Technica: Google apparently wants
    to design
    its own smartphone chips
  4. SamMobile: Galaxy S7 rumored to
    feature 20MP camera with RAW support
  5. AppleInsider: Apple's 'iPhone 7 Plus' expected to
    pack 3GB of RAM into 'A10' CPU in late 2016
  6. SamMobile: Samsung Galaxy A9 to have a 6" screen
  7. The history of Fallout
  8. TweakTown's Fallout 4 review
  9. Ars Technica's Rise of the Tomb Raider review

  1. Ars Technica test drives a fully loaded, $4,000 27" 5K iMac
  2. KitGuru's Asus ROG G752VT exclusive hands-on preview
  3. AnandTech: Examining Intel's new Speed Shift
    tech on Skylake: more responsive processors
  4. TechSpot's Intel Z170 motherboards roundup
  5. Madshrimps review QNAP TS-563 5-bay NAS
  6. ThinkComputers on Scosche SportclipAIR wireless earbuds
  7. APH Networks on Patriot Viper V360 headset
  8. WCCFtech's Razer Mamba mouse review
  9. Ocaholic's Cougar 200K keyboard review
  10. NikKTech's Tt eSports Challenger Go keyboard review

50 comments — Last by BobbinThreadbare at 2:11 PM on 11/14/15

Posted October 8, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Ars Technica: Net neutrality on chopping
    block as Democrats fight to save FCC's rules
  2. Softpedia: Zero-day exploit found in Avast Antivirus
  3. Re/code: Photography startup Light takes on
    DSLR with the point-and-shot L16 camera
  4. DigiTimes: AMD partners with Oculus
    and Dell to power Oculus ready PCs
  5. 9to5Mac: Apple planning to launch new 4K 21.5-inch
    iMac next week, iPad Pro in early November
  6. Microsoft's Surface Book has a custom Nvidia GPU
  7. Nvidia GeForce 358.50 (WHQL) driver
  8. WCCFtech: Star Wars Battlefront benchmarked on Nvidia
    and AMD, runs best on Radeon—exceptionally well-optimized
    across the board

Thursday Night

  1. DigiTimes: Toshiba, SanDisk reportedly
    among takeover targets of Tsinghua
  2. CNN Money: Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans
  3. Consumerist: Best Buy testing robot customer service employees
  4. Neowin: Here is how the new liquid cooling
    works in the Surface Pro 4
  5. ITworld: Memory is dirt cheap at a time when it should be expensive
  6. VR-Zone: Samsung announces SE370 AMD FreeSync
    monitor with integrated wireless charging feature
  7. techPowerUp!: BitFenix announces the Nova chassis - budget evolved
  8. Softpedia: Valve makes SteamOS 2.0 the
    official distro, now based on Debian 8.2
  9. KDE ships Plasma 5.4.2, bugfix release for October
  10. Softpedia: LibreOffice 4.4.6 to be last in the series, new RC is out
  11. AnandTech on the Seagate Game Drive
    for Xbox: do you need a green drive?
  12. WCCFtech: Sonic Lost World making its way
    to PC in November with full optimization
  13. WCCFtech: No ETA on ARK DX12 update, says dev
  14. Bullets or Blades GeForce GTX bundle: get Assassin's
    Creed Syndicate or Rainbox Six Siege for free
  15. Dealzon's deals: $100 off 13.3" Alienware i7-6500U / GTX 960M,
    $100 off 15.6" Dell 7000 i5-6300HQ / GTX 960M, and $75 off
    XFX Radeon R7 260X GPU

  1. WCCFtech: Convert your Windows 10 Mobile
    to a PC with Microsoft's new display dock
  2. VR-Zone: Samsung Galaxy View specs outed
    on GFXBench, packs an 18-inch 1080p display
  3. SamMobile: Samsung rumored to launch three
    Galaxy S7 variants, each with a different processor
  4. TechSpot's Apple iPhone 6s Plus review

  1. KitGuru's MSI GS60 6QE (Ghost Pro 4K) Skylake notebook review
  2. HotHardware's Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming G1 review
  3. Technology X reviews 1TB Plextor M6V SSD and PlexTurbo
  4. KitGuru's 500GB SK Hynix Canvas SL301 SSD review
  5. Madshrimps review Lexar JumpDrive P20 jump drive
  6. PCPer explains SD card speed classes, grades, bus modes, and file systems
  7. Hardwareslave's Raijintek Aeneas mATX Cube review
  8. Benchmark Reviews on SilverStone ML06-E mini-ITX HTPC case
  9. Modders-Inc's Swiftech H240-X AIO CPU cooler review

21 comments — Last by TopHatKiller at 9:45 PM on 10/10/15

Posted September 23, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: Nvidia confirms Volta to succeed Pascal,
    launching in 2018 - to power supercomputers in 2017
  2. DSOGaming: Microsoft disables Safedisc DRM on
    Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1 & Windows 8/8.1
  3. Nvidia GeForce driver 355.98
  4. VR-Zone: Exynos-powered Samsung Galaxy S7
    GeekBench scores leak, leaves Apple A9 in the dust
  5. VR-Zone: EASARS unveils Spotter gaming mouse and Hellbenter bungee
  6. WCCFtech: Arctic Cooling moves into semi-passive
    CPU cooling with the Freezer i32 / A32
  7. WCCFtech: Vulkan is the right way forward, not much
    reason to create DX12 backend, says Valve's Ginsburg
  8. Breaking bad: How to crash Google's Chrome browser with just 8 characters

Wednesday Night

  1. WSJ: Apple targets electric-car shipping date for 2019
  2. Meet the new Opera brand identity
  3. playfab: What we found when we asked players about security
  4. Installing Linux on a Chromebook: What you need to know - PCWorld
  5. Fedora 23 Beta released
  6. Linux 4.3-rc2
  7. Firefox 41.0 release notes
  8. Softpedia: Kodi 15.2 RC2 open-source media
    center is out for grabs, final release coming soon
  9. Eurogamer: The voice of The New Order's Anya
    strongly suggests a new Wolfenstein is in the works
  10. Ars Technica's hands-on with the Sublevel Zero
    preview build—it's Descent, and that's great
  11. Halo 5: Guardians campaign cinematic introduces Blue Team - Xbox Wire
  12. The Angry Birds Movie - official teaser trailer
  13. Newegg's deals
Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru on Scan 3XS GW-HTX35 workstation (w/ Quadro M6000)
  2. LanOC Reviews on Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming-7
  3. Guru3D's Gigabyte Z170X Gaming G1 review
  4. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VIII Gene review
  5. Technic3D's Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 3 review (in German)
  6. HotHardware, Legit Reviews, PCPer, The SSD Review, and
    TweakTown review 1.6TB Intel DC P3608 series NVMe PCIe
  7. NikKTech's 24TB Seagate NAS Pro 6-bay NAS server review
  8. KitGuru's 8TB PowerNAS CMA review
  9. Legion Hardware reviews Synology DiskStation DS715 & DS215+
  10. techPowerUp! reviews Synology DS215+ 2-bay NAS
Multimedia, case & cooling

  1. PCPer on world's fastest mobile GPU -
    full GM204 GTX 980 for notebooks
  2. Hardware Canucks review Asus R9 Fury Strix
  3. Technology X on XFX R7 370 4GB Double Dissipation
  4. CowcotLand reviews MSI R7 370 (in French)
  5. PCPer's Thrustmaster TX F458 Ferrari Italia Edition review
  6. Benchmark Reviews on Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX SE case
  7. Modders-Inc reviews EKWB EK-XLC
    Predator 240 AIO CPU liquid cooling unit

75 comments — Last by JustAnEngineer at 7:26 AM on 09/25/15

Posted September 18, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Wired UK: AVG can sell your browing and search history to advertisers
  2. AnandTech: The death of Intel's Broadwell has been
    greatly exaggerated - socketed Broadwell continues
  3. ITworld: Intel kills off a top-of-the-line processor
  4. VR-Zone: Dell prepping XPS 12 Windows 10
    tablet with 4K edge-to-edge display
  5. techPowerUp!: Gigabyte unveils G1.Sniper B7 Socket LGA1151 motherboard
    and MSI announces Z170I Gaming Pro AC & B150M Night Elf motherboards
    and Asus Maximus VIII Extreme motherboard pictured
  6. BBC: First 8K TV screen to be put on sale by Sharp in October
  7. VR-Zone: Unannounced LG H740 leaks with a
    5.7-inch 1080p display and Snapdragon 615 SoC
  8. Sony: Z5 Premium only renders media in 4K, the
    rest in 1080p for a two-day battery - Phone Arena

Friday Night

  1. Neowin: Satya Nadella discusses all things Microsoft
    and the 'iPhone Pro' at Salesforce conference
  2. 9to5Mac: Apple Campus 2 construction progress
    gets a close up in latest 4K drone flyover
  3. TweakTown: Asus Republic of Gamers
    unveils the G20CB SFF gaming desktop
  4. VR-Zone: G.Skill unveils new RipJaws Cherry
    RGB / MX mechanical keyboards for gaming
  5. PCPer podcast #367
  6. Dealzon's deals: $700 coupon 17.3" Lenovo Y70 i7-4720HQ /
    GTX 960M, $400 coupon for 15.6" Lenovo Z51 i5-5200U / R9
    M375, and $240 off 29" Samsung 2560x1080 curved monitor

  1. VentureBeat: Samsung's foldable 'Project Valley'
    smartphone leaks, hints at January unveiling
  2. Droid Life: Google's new phones will be called Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P
  3. VR-Zone: Apple iPad Air 3 could be in
    the works, alleged specifications leak
  4. VR-Zone: Samsung's rumored Surface Pro 3
    contender listed at Zauba with 12-inch screen
  5. Liliputing: hp Envy Note 8 tablet with
    stylus and Cherry Trail CPU coming soon
  6. VR-Zone: Another Asus ZenFone 2 configuration
    surfaces, offering 4GB RAM at $229
  7. ZDNet: Microsoft delivers promised Update 3 for Windows RT 8.1
  8. Hardware Secrets on iOS 9
Software and gaming

  1. Blogging Windows: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10547
  2. Phoronix: AMD has a Vulkan Linux driver, but will be closed-source at first
  3. Performance analysis of Catalyst 15.8 beta at BabelTechReviews
  4. Softpedia: GNOME 3.18 RC is out,
    stable version to land on Septenber 23
  5. What's new in Python 3.5
  6. WCCFtech's exclusive: Xbox One - potential impacts of DirectX 12,
    Asynchronous Compute and hardware specifications explored;
    compared with Sony PS4
  7. Unreal Engine Technology: Infiltrator released for free
  8. VG24/7: Bethesda called in id Software to help with Fallout 4's gunplay
Systems and networking

  1. KitGuru reviews Overclockers Renda PW-E7F workstation
  2. PCPer's CPU water block comparison on Haswell-E
  3. Hardware Canucks review Asus Maximus VIII Hero
  4. Hardware.Info's Asus RT-AC3200 review

  1. techPowerUp! on AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire
  2. techPowerUp! reviews AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB
  3. Hardwareslave's Sapphire Radeon R9 Nano review‏
  4. KitGuru's Sapphire R9 380 Nitro 4GB review‏
  5. NikKTech on Rikomagic V5 4K Android TV stick
  6. Big Bruin reviews Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum keyboard
  7. TechSpot reviews G.Skill Ripjaws KM780
    RGB & MX780 RGB keyboard and mouse
Power and cases

  1. TweakTown's 750W SilverStone SST-ST75F-GS V2 PSU review
  2. ThinkComputers feature THAURUS case mod
  3. APH Networks on Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV case
  4. Ocaholic's In Win 703 case review
  5. Technology X reviews BitFenix Aegis Core mATX case
  6. Benchmark Reviews on SilverStone CS01B-HS mini-ITX case

31 comments — Last by Krogoth at 11:49 PM on 09/20/15

Posted September 11, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. The Inquirer: Microsoft is downloading
    Windows 10 to your machine 'just in case'
  2. DigiTimes: AMD Zen architecture set for 4Q16
  3. AppleInsider: Apple's iPad Pro has ultra-
    fast storage
    thanks to new controller
  4. BGR: iOS 9 jailbroken
  5. SamMobile's exclusive: First Galaxy S7
    details emerge, codenamed Project Lucky
  6. GamingBolt: DX12 will allow game code to run faster
    on Xbox One / PC, better post-processing effects
  7. What Defines Doom Multiplayer? (video)
  8. DSOGaming: Epsilon - Unreal Engine 4-powered squad
    shooter - first gameplay trailer, closed beta coming soon

Friday Night

  1. Apple - September Event 2015 (video)
  2. Exploring three new cities for Google Fiber
  3. WindowsCentral: Windows 10 version of Dell
    Venue 8 Pro tablet leaked, due in November
  4. Softpedia: LibreOffice 5.0.2 to feature a lot of DOCX fixes
  5. TechCrunch: Microsoft announces
    Office 2016 will arrive September 22
  6. Softpedia: How to remove Microsoft
    Edge from Windows 10
  7. Linux gaming: Ultimate Edition 4.6 Gamers released
  8. Android Official Blog: Android Pay released
  9. PCPer podcast #366
  10. TouchArcade: 'Infinity Blade III' goes free
    for the first time, don't miss out on this one
Systems and storage

  1. Windows 10 and the CPU: Choosing the architecture - Softpedia
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Z170 Deluxe review
  3. The SSD Review on 960GB Samsung SM863 & PM863 SSDs
  4. Tech ARP on 2TB WD My Passport Ultra (2015)
Multimedia and case mod

  1. Guru3D, Hardware Heaven, HotHardware, KitGuru, Legion Hardware,
    TechSpot, TweakPC (in German), and TweakTown review AMD Radeon
    R9 Nano
  2. KitGuru reviews Cooler Master Pitch Pro earphones
  3. TechSpot's Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn keyboard review
  4. NikKTech's Cherry Strait black-corded keyboard review
  5. Legit Reviews on Cougar 550M mouse
  6. Benchmark Reviews on Mionix Castor mouse
  7. ThinkComputers features Green Carnage case mod

78 comments — Last by Kretschmer at 10:11 AM on 09/15/15

Posted September 7, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Windows Central: Here is how to install Media Center on Windows 10
  2. Neowin: Google Chrome reportedly bypassing
    Adblock, forces users to watch full-length video ads
  3. The NY Times: New Apple TV is said to focus
    on games, challenging traditional consoles
  4. Betanews: Time to patch yuour firmware! Backdoor
    discovered into Seagate NAS drives
  5. WCCFtech: Custom SFF Radeon R9 Nano rig packs 10TFlops
    performance - uses Xeon E5-2699 V3 18-core processor
  6. WCCFtech: AMD Radeon R9 Nano can be CrossFired with Radeon
    R9 Fury X - Fiji-powered cards with air and liqid cooling combo
  7. techPowerUp!: Philips monitors bring the
    era of quantum dot monitors to Europe
  8. Ars Technica UK: Canon unveils 250-megapixel prototype
    DSLR camera sensor and Samsung unveils world's
    first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player

Labor Day

  1. Reuters: Michael Dell sees consolidation
    among PC makers in next few years
  2. Motherboard: Gaming computers use a truly astonishing amount of energy
  3. Neowin: Microsoft is tweaking the UI and bringing
    new icons for upcoming Windows 10 builds
  4. techPowerUp!: Asus announces Zen AiO S
    series and Gigabyte unveils the Z170X-UD5
    TH Thunderbolt 3-certified motherboard
  5. VR-Zone: Asus' latest router has more antennae than you'll ever need
  6. VR-Zone: Razer introduces Orochi 2016 wireless mouse for gamers
  7. Neowin: Some users seeing iOS 9 update alert days before official release
  8. Mozilla Blog: Firefox for iOS now available for preview

  1. Neowin: Tronsmart's Ara X5 stumlbes for work, but excels for play
  2. Hardware OC's MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition review (in German)
  3. Tech ARP's BIOS option of the week - USB emulation mode
  4. Technic3D's Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming G1 review (in German)
  5. Guru3D's PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 390X review
  6. Madshrimps review HIS R7 360 iCooler OC 2GB
  7. reviews Acer Predator XR341CK monitor
  8. NikKTech on SilverStone's Teratrend TS432U 4-bay 3.5" HDD enclosure

95 comments — Last by Pancake at 9:30 PM on 09/09/15

Posted September 1, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Engadget: Intel's 'Skylake' CPU family includes an unlocked laptop chip
  2. The Verge: Windows 10 and Skylake processors
    were 'designed together,' says Intel's Kirk Skaugen
  3. DigiTimes: China semiconductor investment
    fund reportedly targets GlobalFoundries
  4. Berkeley Lab: Gaming computers offer
    huge, untapped energy savings potential
  5. It's official: Windows 10 accounts for
    over 5% of all PCs in use -
  6. Jon Peddie Research: A healthier workstation
    market calms nerves in Q2'15
  7. Reddit: Kollock (Oxide Games) made a post
    discussing DX12 performance in AotS
  8. Nvidia GeForce 355.82 WHQL driver for Windows 10

Tuesday Night

  1. Ars Technica: Microsoft accused of
    adding spy features to Windows 7, 8
  2. Computerworld: Tired of memorizing passwords? A
    Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick.
  3. Official Google Blog: Google's look, evolved
  4. VR-Zone: Patriot Memory announces
    Viper 4 DDR4-3400MHz dual-channel kit
  5. AnandTech on the mobile CPU core-count
    debate: Analyzing the real world
  6. Phoronix: x86 systems will see some
    boot time optimizations with Linux 4.3
  7. Neowin: Stardock announces Object Desktop 2016,
    a complete Windows customization experience
  8. New Xbox One Elite Bundle and Lunar White Wireless
    Controller offers fans the ultimate gaming experience
  9. Dealzon's deals: $219 off 13.3" Macbook Pro i5-5257U
    $270 off 9.7" iPad Air 2 64GB, and $50 off Logitech
    G710+ keyboard
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. ThinkComputers: 20 of the worst PC setups – August 2015
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VIII Hero review
  3. Guru3D's MSI Z170A XPower Gaming Titanium review
  4. reviews 16GB G.Skill Trident Z DDR4-3000 memory kit
  5. NikKTech's 480GB OCZ Trion 100 SSD review
  6. TweakTown's Asustor AS5004T 4-bay NAS review
  7. Benchmark Reviews on EnGenius ENS1750 outdoor access point
Graphics, power, and cases

    LanOC Reviews: AMD R7 370 CrossFire testing
  1. Technology X has 1250W DeepCool Quanta
    DQ1250 PSU unboxing & overview
  2. NikKTech's 650W FSP Aurum 92+ PSU review
  3. Hardware Asylum's SilverStone Kublai KL06 case review
  4. PCPer's Phanteks Enthoo Pro case review
  5. techPowerUp! reviews Fractal Design Node 202 case

25 comments — Last by auxy at 7:36 PM on 09/02/15

Posted August 31, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: Intel Skylake-S mainstream deskto processor lineup
    launching on 1st September - Core i3-6100 and Pentium G4400
  2. 9to5Mac: Apple TV 4 coming in October for under
    $200, Apple TV 3 stays & gets new streaming service
  3. Softpedia: Prototype of Khronos's Vulkan API puts OpenGL to shame
  4. VentureBeat: Microsoft created an open-source
    using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  5. Windows 10: Is it finally time to migrate to Ubuntu?
  6. Engadget: BlackBerry's Android-powered
    Venice phone surfaces in the wild
  7. GSMArena: Google Nexus 8 tablet dummy shows up in photos
  8. TechRadar: If you're about to buy a new
    1TB PlayStation 4, don't. Here's why


  1. Ubuntu 15.10 Beta 1 released
  2. TweakTown's Until Dawn review (PS4)
  3. Newegg's deals (24 hours only)

  1. Guru3D rig of the month - August 2015
  2. Björ3nD's Asus Maximus VIII Hero review
  3. Phoronix: Running the AMD Radeon R9 Fury
    with AMD's new open-source Linux driver
  4. Björn3D's Corsair H110i GTX review
  5. HardwareOC's Arctoc Accelero Hybrid III-140
    VGA cooler review (in German)

31 comments — Last by NTMBK at 3:12 AM on 09/01/15

Posted August 28, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. SamMobile: Samsung inches closer to
    Intel in the semiconductor business
  2. Exclusive at Reuters: Russia's Kaspersky
    threatened to 'rub out' rival, email shows
  3. MacRumors: Intel's Skylake processor
    lineup for Retina MacBook revealed
  4. AMD Catalyst Software Suite with Oculus 0.7 SDK support
  5. 9to5Mac: No 4-inch 'iPhone 6c' at Sept. 9 event,
    iPhone 5c to be discontinued, 5s/6/6 Plus staying
  6. SuperSite for Windows: Windows 10 Home users can
    now toggle automatic app updates in Windows Store
  7. Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10532 for PC
  8. Softpedia: Microsoft will release Windows 10
    update info, but not for all users

Friday Night

  1. Softpedia on the cheapest FreeSync monitors you can get under $200
  2. Windows 10 vs. 8.1 performance analysis at BabelTechReviews
  3. PCGamer: Free Dying Light demo is now available on Steam
  4. DSOGaming: Killing Floor 2 - new video
    shows PhysX FLEX gore effects in action
  5. GameZone: Guild Wars 2 to get raids and go free-to-play (sort of)
  6. Newegg's deals

  1. HotHardware reviews Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+
  2. Techgage's Asus ZenFone 2 smartphone review
  3. Madshrimps review Oukitel U10 smartphone

  1. Ocaholic's how to - AMD FX ATX gaming rig
  2. The Intel Skylake i7-6700K overclocking
    performance mini-test to 4.8GHz - AnandTech
  3. PCPer's Asus Z170-A motherboard review
  4. KitGuru's Gigabyte Z170XP-SLI motherboard review
  5. Guru3D and TweakTown review MSI GTX 980 Lightning
  6. techPowerUp! reviews UE MegaBoom wireless speakers
  7. Technology X reviews Tt eSports Shock headset
  8. ThinkComputers features I am Iron Man case mod
  9. Björn3D reviews SilverStone SG12 SFF case

66 comments — Last by auxy at 1:43 AM on 09/01/15

Posted August 27, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. WCCFtech: AMD details Carrizo APUs energy efficient design at
    Hot Chips 2015 - 28nm bulk high density design with 3.1 billion
    transistors, 250mm2 die
  2. LaptopMedia: The new Intel Core i7-6500U
    (Skylake) is already in our rankings
  3. techPowerUp!: MSI launches the Z170I
    Gaming Pro AC
    mini-ITX motherboard
  4. Integral SSD takes performance to the extreme
  5. GeForce Hotfix driver 355.80
  6. Softpedia: AMD also quietly launches the Radeon
    R9 370X, Sapphire gives it Vapor-X treatment
  7. Ars Technica: LG brings OLED tech and HDR to non-curved 4K TVs
  8. Corsair Gaming and Team Dignitas collaboration spawns first
    products: Team Dignitas Edition gaming mouse and mat

Thursday Night

  1. Reuters: IDC expects steeper 8.7% PC shipment decline this year
  2. Updated and upgraded - Alienware brings liquid
    cooling and dynamic overclocking to holiday lineup
  3. VideoCardz: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning detailed
  4. WCCFtech: Downgrading Windows 10
    after 30 days is possible—here's how
  5. LibreOffice 5.0.1 released, to keep the momentum going
  6. Mozilla 40.0.3 released
  7. PCPer podcast #364
  8. Newegg's deals
  9. Dealzon's deals: $186 coupon 15.6" hp Envy 15t Slim i7-4722HQ /
    GTX 950M, $300 off 13.3" MacBook Air i5-5250U, and $10 coupon
    for Asus GeForce GTX 960 GPU

  1. Ars Technica: Former security intern admits
    developing super-stealthy Android spyware
  2. The Verge: Obi reveals its first two low-cost
    smartphones from former Apple CEO John Sculley
  3. Phone Arena: Xiaomi to release two chipsets for in-house use next year
  4. iPhone 6S: China telecom rep confirms several features - G for Games
  5. Phones Review: Nexus 6 Android Marshmallow
    vs. Galaxy S6 Edge Lollipop bootup speed test
  6. Ars Technica on Galaxy Tab 2: A lighter
    tablet with the right aspect ratio, high price
  7. Android Headlines: 6.8" Lenovo Phab Plus
    phablet goes on sale in China for $406
Systems and storage

  1. HotHardware's Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 review
  2. KitGuru's Asus ZenBook UX305 ultrabook review
  3. NikKTech's 480GB OCZ Trion 100 SSD review
  4. Björn3D tests VisionTek Go Drive SSD in RAID 0
  5. TweakTown's 480GB Super Talent TeraNova SSD review
  6. Technic3D's 6TB HGST Deskstar NAS HDD review (in German)
  7. ThinkComputers reviews 32GB Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3
  8. Legion Hardware's QNAP TS-563 NAS review
  9. Techgage's Synology DiskStation DS415play 4-bay NAS review
  10. Computing on Demand's QNAP TVS-863+ NAS review

  1. Guru3D, PCPer, Tech ARP, and TweakTown
    preview AMD Radeon R9 Nano
  2. PCPer's Asus Strix Radeon R9 Fury review
  3. TweakTown's MSI GTX 980 Ti Gaming 6G review
  4. LanOC Reviews on MSI GTX 950 Gaming 2G
  5. TweakTown's Razer Leviathan 5.1-channel sound bar and sub review
  6. Björn3D reviews EVGA Torq X5 mouse

23 comments — Last by sweatshopking at 1:07 PM on 08/29/15

Posted August 26, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. VR-Zone: Lenovo, hp, Dell and Asus all cook
    new laptops with Intel Skylake inside
  2. CPU World shares some details of Core i3 and Pentium "Skylake" CPUs
  3. Toshiba: 128TB SSDs will hit the market in 2018 - KitGuru
  4. Ars Technica: The USB-IF doesn't want
    you to be confused about USB Type-C
  5. VideoCardz: AMD Radeon R9 Nano
    confirmed to feature 4096 Stream Cores
  6. AnandTech: Qualcomm details Hexagon 680
    DSP in Snapdragon 820: accelerated imaging
  7. PhoneArena: Rumored Nexus 8 tablet run through Geekbench 3
  8. TorrentFreak: µTorrent explores options to make users pay


  1. AnandTech's special interview with Intel Fellow Dr. Genevieve Bell
  2. DigiTimes: PC-related players taking measures to survive the cold winter
  3. AnandTech's Windows 10 review
  4. Ars Technica: The Windows Start menu saga, from 1993 to today
  5. Ars Technica: How Linux was born, as told by Linus Torvalds himself
  6. Ars Technica: VMware brings Windows 10
    and graphics boost to Fusion and Workstation
  7. The Daily Dot: Counter Logic Gaming sweep rivals to win their first LCS title
  8. Newegg's deals
  9. Dealzon's deals: $510 coupon for 17.3" hp Envy 17t i7-5500U /
    GTX 950M, $196 coupon for 15.6" hp Envy 15t i7-4722HQ /
    GT 950M, and $90 off 1TB Samsung 850 EVO 2.5" SSD
Systems and storage

  1. TechSpot's hands-on with Nvidia's Mobile G-Sync, Origin EON-17X
  2. Björn3D's Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming G1 review
  3. Ocaholic's MSI Z170A Gaming M5 preview
  4. HTL's MSI Z170A Gaming M7 review
  5. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VIII Hero preview
  6. HotHardware reviews 1TB and 500GB Crucial MX200 SSDs

  1. Hardware Canucks pits GTX 780 Ti vs. R9 290X—in a rematch
  2. Guru3D's Asus GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum review
  3. OCC's PNY GTX 980 XLR8 review
  4. TweakTown reviews Zotac GeForce GTX 950 AMP!
  5. LanOC Reviews on Asus R7 370 Strix 4GB
  6. PCPer's 24" Nixeus Vue 1080p 144Hz TN FreeSync monitor review
  7. Technology X's Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum keyboard review
  8. Techgage's Tt eSports Poseidon Z Forged keyboard review
  9. KitGuru on Logitech G303 Daedalus Apex RGB mouse
Case and cooling

  1. Hardware Asylum's SilverStone Sugo SG12 case review
  2. Benchmark Reviews: Optimized CPU cooling with top-down heatsinks
  3. NikKTech's Alphacool custom 480mm watercooling kit review

28 comments — Last by Deanjo at 2:37 PM on 08/26/15

Posted August 22, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. CPU World: AMD to offer mobile business-class Carrizo APUs
    and lists specifications of Intel Skylake-H mobile processors
  2. Softpedia: The first HDDs with HAMR will arrive with only 4TB capacity
    and some Intel SSD devices receive new firmware updates — download
    SSD Toolbox 3.3.1
  3. Computerworld: Windows 10's usage share growth flatlines
  4. Redmond Pie: Pangu Team demos iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak
  5. Softpedia: Motorola X Play coming to Verizon as Droid Maxx 2 - report
  6. The Verge: Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, Band 2,
    and new Lumias set for October launch
  7. Neowin: Mozilla is making major changes
    to Firefox that make it more like Chrome
  8. Newegg's deals for Saturday (24 hours only)


  1. DigiTimes: Portable PC sales to remain flat
    despite Windows 10 launch, says ABI Research
  2. TechTarget: Windows 10 no savior for slumping PC market
  3. WCCFtech: Secret Start Menu in Windows 10 -
    how to open it and have access to several features
  4. DigiTimes: Acer to launch 1st gaming tablet
  5. Reuters: Swatch CEO signals plans to
    add to smartwatch range: Swiss paper
  6. Polygon: Destiny developer Bungie
    looking for a 'PC compatibility tester'

  1. Mac + Windows 10: Boot Camp on
  2. AnandTech: Understanding Intel's Dynamic Power
    and Thermal Framework 8.1: smarter throttling
  3. APH Networks on 16GB Silicon Power
    Xpower PC3-19200 memory kit
  4. TweakTown reviews QNAP TurboNAS TS-431+
  5. HTL reviews EVGA GeForce GTX 950 FTW
  6. PCPer's 25" Asus PB258Q frameless WQHD IPS monitor review
  7. ThinkComputers features Man of Steel case mod
  8. KitGuru's Cooler Master MasterCase 5 & Pro 5 review
  9. TweakTown's Zalman Z11 Neo case review
  10. Hardwareslave's Noctua NH-D15S CPU cooler review

69 comments — Last by Voldenuit at 12:10 AM on 08/25/15

Posted August 21, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Neowin: Here's a workaround for Chrome
    crashes in Windows 10 build 10525 [update]
  2. WSJ: hp's earnings, revenue slide
  3. Ars Technica: The many tricks Intel Skylake uses to go faster and use less power
  4. WCCFtech: Intel assures Broadwell-EP Xeon E5-2600 V4
    processors in Q4 '15 — may feature up to 22 cores and 44 threads
  5. VideoCardz: AMD Radeon R9 Nano coming next week
  6. TweakTown: AMD's next-gen GPUs will
    feature between 8-16GB of super-fast HBM2
  7. DirectX 12 tested at Ars Technica
  8. DisplayMate's Galaxy Note 5 OLED display technology shoot-out


  1. Exclusive at Reuters: U.S. government, police
    working on counter-drone system - sources
  2. The Register: Microsoft will explain only 'significant' Windows 10 updates
  3. Windows Central: Surface Pro 2 and 3 firmware updates
    improve graphics performance on Windows 10
  4. SamMobile's exclusive: Samsung is working
    on a huge Android tablet with an 18.4" display
  5. Android Central: Your new phone will have less Google bloatware
  6. IGN: Xbox One backwards compatibility could extend to original Xbox
  7. DSOGaming: Unreal Engine 4.9 - DX12 tech demo - Sun
    Temple demo combined with Metroid Prime fan project
  8. IGN: Showtime still developing Halo TV series
  9. Newegg's deals
  10. Dealzon's deals: $250 off 15.6" hp ProBook 450 G2 i7-5500U, $800 off
    14" 1440p Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon i7-4600U, and $293 off 34" LG
    34UM95 1440p IPS monitor

  1. Madshrimps review Biostar N3150NH ITX motherboard
  2. NikKTech's Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 980 4GB Ultra review
  3. BabelTechReviews and LanOC Reviews on Asus Strix GTX 950
  4. Neoseeker's Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 roundup featuring Asus and MSI
  5. Guru3D's Palit GeForce GTX 950 Storm Dual 2GB review
  6. TweakTown's LEPA Lenyx LPC801A-B case review
  7. CowcotLand's be quiet! Silent Base 800 case review (in French)

53 comments — Last by the at 8:58 AM on 08/27/15

Posted August 19, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. KitGuru: Intel Core i7-6700K 'Skylake' hits nearly 7GHz
  2. WCCFtech: Intel's new Skylake processors will have voice control features
  3. CPU World has launch schedule of mobile Intel Skylake processors
  4. Gizmodo: Here's the box that can turn a puny laptop into a graphical powerhouse
  5. HotHardware: First DirectX 12 in-game benchmarks
    a level playing field? Drama and frame rates collide
  6. 1080Players: DX12 adding a 20% performance
    increase on PC, even more on Xbox One
  7. AnandTech: Asus announces a 144Hz WQHD gaming monitor with FreeSync
  8. VR-Zone: Dell to release new UltraSharp Premium
    series high-res monitors by October this year

Wednesday Night

  1. MS Security Bulletin MS15-093 - Critical
  2. Neowin: Known issues with Windows 10 build 10525
  3. HotHardware's Windows 10 vs. Windows 8 game performance review
  4. VideoCardz: MSI GeForce GTX 980 Ti Lightning teased once again
  5. SlashGear's Intel Tango phone hands-on: Android RealSense
  6. PhoneArena: The Google Now Launcher from Android
    6.0 Marshmallow is now available for download
  7. VR-Zone: Asus schedules IFA press event for
    September 2, but will we see anything new?
  8. Tech ARP's Asus ZenPad 7.0 (Z370CG) sneak peek rev. 2.0
  9. Ars Technica's OnePlus 2 review
  10. TF2 Blog: Introducing PASS Time, a new beta game mode
  11. Dealzon's deals: $500 off 17.3" MSI Stealth Pro i7-4710HQ / GTX 970M,
    $50 off 15.6" Asus i5-5200U, and $20 off 6TB Toshiba 7200 RPM 3.5" HDD
Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru's DinoPC Raptor watercooled system review
  2. Techgage has Intel Skylake Core i7-6700K: a performance look
  3. Phoronix tests Intel Skylake HD Graphics 530 performance on Linux
  4. ThinkComputers reviews Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming G1
  5. HTL's EVGA Z170 FTW motherboard review
  6. TweakTown on GeIL's 16GB Super Luce
    DDR4-3400 quad-channel memory kit
  7. TechSpot's 2TB Samsung SSD 850 EVO review
  8. Big Bruin reviews Synology DiskStation DS414slim 4-bay NAS server
Multimedia and case

  1. Hardware Canucks review Asus GTX 980 Ti Strix OC
  2. LanOC Reviews on Sapphire Nitro R7 370
  3. TweakTown's Shure SE112m+ in-ear headset with remote + MIC review
  4. Neoseeker's Azio MGK1 mechanical keyboard review
  5. Tec hnic3D's Lian Li PC-08 case review (in German)

37 comments — Last by Pwnstar at 1:43 AM on 08/21/15

Posted August 17, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. WSJ: Rambus expands with its own chip brand
  2. Comcast VP: 300GB data cap is "business
    policy," not technical necessity - Ars Technica
  3. WinBeta: Windows 10 EULA states Microsoft
    can check a PC for 'counterfeit games'
  4. KitGuru: Asus and Intel confirm global shortage of Intel "Skylake" chips
  5. WCCFtech: Intel's Skylake processor allegedly rocking 'Inverse Hyper
    ' - VISC-like architecture with massive single-threaded performance
  6. KitGuru: Intel rolls out its most advanced air
    cooler to date: TS15A for LGA1151 processors
  7. VideoCardz: Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 confirmed to feature 768 CUDA cores
  8. VR-Zone: iBuyPower gets into the peripheral market with the MEK keyboard


  1. Neowin: After 53 million installs, Windows 10 takes 4.95% of the market
  2. Neowin: Is Microsoft preparing for a post-Windows 10 RTM Insider build?
  3. Mozilla: New experimental private browsing and
    add-ons features ready for pre-beta testing in Firefox
  4. AnandTech: HGST and Mellanox show off
    SAN fabric backed by phase change memory
  5. AnandTech: Nixeus NX-VUE24A 144Hz FreeSync monitor set to ship
  6. Linux 4.2-rc7
  7. VirtualBox 5.0.2 released
  8. Newegg's deals

  1. VR-Zone: Apple iPhone 6s GFXBench scores
    suggest best-in-class graphics performance
  2. WCCFtech: ARM Mali T880 benchmark scores
    appear coupled with Samsung's Mongoose cores
  3. Liliputing: Updated hp 10 Android tablet coming soon?
  4. KitGuru's Vodafone Smart Prime 6 smartphone review

  1. PlayStation Blog: Darth Vader-inspired PS4 system
    revealed, two Star Wars bundes out this November
  2. WCCFtech: Photogammetry awesome looking
    CryEngine demo released; download link available
  3. Ars Technica: Rogue System is a button-
    studded, checklist-filled space survival sim

  1. Ocaholc's ASRock Z170 Extreme7+ unboxing video
  2. Ocaholic's Asus Maximus VIII Gene preview
  3.'s PowerColor Radeon R9 390X Devil review
  4. TweakTown on Roccat Syva in-ear headset
  5. APH Networks on Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum mechanical keyboard
  6. Madshrimps review Tt eSports Black V2 mouse
  7. NikKTech's 750W DeepCool DQ750 EVO Quanta PSU review
  8. Technology X's Thermaltake Luxa2 S100 & R200 review
  9. Modders-Inc's Maingear Shift case review
  10. ThnkComputers reviews Noctua NH-D15S CPU cooler
  11. Hardwareslave's Noctua NH-C14S CPU cooler review
  12. TweakTown on Reeven Steropes RC-1206 low-profile CPU cooler

29 comments — Last by TopHatKiller at 12:02 PM on 08/18/15

Posted August 14, 2015

Eight is Enough

  1. Chromebooks are a bright spot in a stagnant
    B2B PC and tablet market, according to NPD
  2. Gizmodo: Dell's new 13" Chromebook is like a Pixel you can actually afford
  3. techPowerUp!: Intel Core "Skylake" processor start selling
  4. Fudzilla has exclusive details on AMD's Zen
  5. WCCFtech on iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak - everything you need to know
  6. Neowin: Stardock announces Start 10, now available for download
  7. July 2015 NPD: Lack of new games doesn't hurt industry — or PlayStation 4
  8. Mirror's Edge Catalyst's graphics & gameplay video


  1. WSJ: Candy Crush decline continues drag on King's profits
  2. VR-Zone: Sony advises against Windows 10 updates for Vaio PCs
  3. AnandTech spend time with Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+
  4. Neowin: Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 ISO leaks online
  5. How-To Geek: How to install SteamOS in VirtualBox
  6. IGN: Blizzard will 'consider Warcraft' RTS once StarCraft 2 is done
  7. OCC's Deepcool Assassin II review
  8. PCPer podcast #362
  9. Newegg's deals
  10. Dealzon's deals: $659 off 13" 1440p Alienware i5-4210U / GTX 860M,
    $480 coupon for 15.6" Lenovo Y50 i7-4720HQ / GTX 960M, and $50
    for 8TB Fantom GreenDrive3 external HDD

  1. techPowerUp! reviews 960GB Toshiba HK3R2 SSD
  2. CowcotLand reviews 480GB OCZ Trion 100 SSD (in French)
  3. Hardware.Info: 6 32-inch Ultra HD monitors tested - 4K
  4. BCCHardware on Optoma NE800M brass & carbon fiber earphones
  5. TweakTown's LEPA BTS02 Bluetooth 4.0 portable speaker review
  6. NikKTech's Antec Mobile Products WAV Bluetooth speaker review

20 comments — Last by Nevermind at 4:02 PM on 08/14/15