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Posted October 24, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up
  2. ZDNet: Chromebook shipments leap by 67 percent
  3. LinuxGizmos: Stick computer runs Android on quad-core Atom
  4. VR-Zone: LCD tech displays 3D images using very little electricity
  5. AnandTech: Investigating Nvidia's BatteryBoost with MSI GT72
  6. Softpedia: 30" 16:10 monitor with 2560 x 1600 resolution launched by
    Iiyama and 17" USB monitor from AOC with built-in DisplayLink released
  7. Sony Alpha Rumors: Sony working on
    8K cameras to be released in 2016 at best
  8. Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) release notes


  1. Reuters: SK Hynix says memory makes to focus on profits in 2015
  2. Reuters: Amazon's holiday-quarter forecast disappoints, shares dive
  3. CPU World: Some features of Intel Xeon E3-1200 v4/v5 processors
  4. PCPer's podcast #323
  5. Newegg's event sale (15% off select items)
  6. Dealzon's deals: $570 coupon for 14" 1080p Lenovo Y40 i7-4500U,
    $251 coupon for 13.3" 1800p Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro i3-4030U, and
    $69 off 3TB WD external HDD

  1. Phandroid: LG G3 Screen is official: 5.9" phablet with
    NUCLUN, LG's in-house 8-core mobile processor
  2. DigiTimes: Intel Global Summit 2014 to focus on
    IoT, smart wearable devices, say Taiwan makers
  3. WinBeta: Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview update
    (8.10.14192.280) rolling out now and it's mandatory
  4. DigiTimes: Sony to launch 12" tablet in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers
  5. iFixit's Apple iPad Air 2 teardown
Software and gaming

  1. HotHardware's Windows 10 hands-on
  2. GamingOnLinux: Unreal Tournament has
    public builds available for all platforms now
  3. PC Per on Civilization: Beyond Earth performance:
    Maxwell vs. Hawaii, DX11 vs. Mantle‏
  4. Civilization: Beyond Earth gaming performance
    benchmarked at Legit Reviews
Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru's Core i7-5820K Haswell-E (6-core) CPU review
  2. Hardware Heaven's MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC review
  3. Björn3D on 16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX
    DDR4 2666MHZ quad-channel memory kit‏
  4. TweakTown's 1.6TB Samsung XS1715
    2.5" NVMe PCIe enterprise SSD review
  5. TweakTown's Transcend ESD400 portable USB 3.0 SSD review‏
Multimedia, casing, and cooling

  1. Björn3D reviews MSI GTX 970 Gaming 4G
  2. Björn3D reviews Gamdias Apollo Extension mouse
  3. HT4U reviews Corsair Gaming M65 RGB mouse (in German)
  4. BCCHardware's Azza XT 1W case review
  5. Ocaholic's Cooltek Coolcube Maxi review
  6. TechSpot's In Win D-Frame Mini review
  7. HTL reviews Cooler Master Nepton 240M liquid CPU cooler

44 comments — Last by MadManOriginal at 2:11 PM on 10/25/14

Posted October 23, 2014

The Pick 6

  1. WCCFtech: Intel and ASML Holdings EUV lithography
    slated for 2016 debut - end of 10nm cycle
  2. Reuters: Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones
  3. Google Online Security Blog: Strengthening
    2-step verification with Security Key
  4. AppleInsider: Apple's new A8X-powered iPad Air 2 smokes
    new Android tablets, including Nvidia's Tegra K1 Shield Tablet
  5. Redmond Pie: Pangu iOS 8 - iOS 8.1 jailbreak for iPhone 6,
    6 Plus, 5s, iPad Air 2 and all other devices released
  6. Ubisoft: The Divisions takes 'takes full advantage' of PlayStation 4, Xbox One


  1. Updated Debian 7: 7.7 released
  2. Dealzon's deals: $530 off 14" 1440p Lenovo X1 Carbon i5-4300U,
    $200 off 14" 1800p Razer Blade i7 / GTX 870M, and $80 off 120GB
    SanDisk 2.5" SSD
Systems and storage

  1. HotHardware on Asus G751 notebook
  2. Benchmark Reviews on ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer AM3+ motherboard
  3. OCC's Asus X99 Deluxe review
  4. Ocaholic's ASRock X99 OC Formula review
  5. PCPer's MSI X99S Gaming 9 AC motherboard review‏
  6. TweakTown's 2TB Seagate enterprise capacity 2.5 HDD v3 review
  7. Hardware Heaven's SanDisk Ultra 2 SSD review

  1. Gaming at 4K: GeForce GTX 970 SLI performance at TechSpot‏
  2. Phoronix: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 offers great Linux performance‏
  3. Benchmark Reviews on Genius DVR-FHD568 vehicle recorder
  4. ThinkComputers reviews Tt eSports Captain Dracco headset
  5. KitGuru's Roccat Tyon mouse and Raivo mouse pad review
Power, cases, and cooling

  1. techPowerUp! reviews 800W be quiet! Straight Power 10 CM PSU
  2. LanOC Reviews: Small Form Factor the new world order
  3. Legion Hardware's SilverStone Fortress FT05 case review
  4. Ocaholic's Fractal Design Core 2500 case review
  5. Modders-Inc reviews Fractal Core 3300 case
  6. TWL's Thermaltake Core V71 case review
  7. Guru3D's BitFenix Pandora micro-ATX chassis review
  8. APH Networks on Deepcool GF120 cooling fan
  9. Ocaholic's NZXT Kraken X31 cooler review
  10. Techgage's Cooler Master Nepton 240M CPU cooler review
  11. Neoseeker's Deepcool Maelstrom 240 liquid cooler review
  12. NikKTech's Thermalright Macho Zero passive CPU cooler review‏

67 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 3:15 PM on 10/24/14

Posted October 20, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: IBM to pay $1.5 billion to take chip unit off its hands: WSJ
  2. WCCFtech: AMD's next-generation x86 Zen architecture
    to debut in 2016 - dense server market to be a top priority
  3. Forbes: Microsoft plans to launch a wearable device within weeks
  4. Free at last: After Windows 10, consumers won't pay for updates or upgrades
  5. DigiTimes: hp dismisses Taiwan supply chain concerns
    about decline in its global notebook market share
  6. CPU World: hp offers desktop PCs with AMD FX-770K "Kaveri" processor
  7. DigiTimes Research: Price pressure on DRAM chips to ease in 4Q14
  8. iFixit's iMac Intel 27" Retina 5K display teardown


  1. Forbes on the week ahead: Can Apple,
    Microsoft, Amazon, and China calm markets?
  2. Computerworld: Kansas City updates tech in bid to boost business
  3. Computerworld: Apple's A8X chip opens door to new devices
  4. C|Net: Touch-screen Mac unlikely, says Apple's Federighi
  5. Science Daily: Ultra-fast charging batteries
    that can be 70% recharged in just two minutes
  6. Android Police cites source: Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA for Nexus 7
    (Wi-Fi) and Nexus 10 will drop on Nov. 3, other devices later in
Software and gaming

  1. ZDNet: Apple patches 144 security flaws across seven products
  2. Linux 3.18-rc1
  3. Phoronix: Direct3D 9 support might land within Mesa 3D drivers
  4. Franchise Herald on PS4 Slim release date: 2015 or 2016?
    Sony expected to make announcements on E3 2015
  5. Official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gameplay launch trailer

  1. Madshrimps on ECS LIVA mini PC kit
  2. Ocaholic's MSI X99S Gaming 7 preview
  3. TweakTown's Crucial DDR4-2133 DRx4
    RDIMM memory review - testing up to 256GB
  4. TweakTown reviews 128GB Toshiba TransMemory Pro EXII flash drive
  5. NikKTech reviews 64GB Kingston HyperX Fury flash drive
  6. Hardwareslave on XTracGear Ripper and Ripper XXL mouse surfaces
  7. BCCHardware's fall 2014 coolers roundup (Noctua, NZXT & Thermaltake)

38 comments — Last by TheMonkeyKing at 9:18 AM on 10/21/14

Posted October 17, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters has an exclusive: Tech firms hp, EMC call off merger talks - sources
  2. The Intel Experience opens exclusively in 50 Best Buy Stores
  3. Guru3D: Ubisoft engineer says Microsoft & Sony pressuring them 30fps on PC
  4. VR-Zone: ASRock motherboards break multiple OC benchmark records
  5. CPU World has more details on Skylake GT1, GT2, and GT3e graphics
  6. Fudzilla: FreeSync monitors to show up in November
  7. Ars Technica: Linksys wants to make network switches "cool" and more expensive
  8. C|Net's Apple iOS 8.1 preview


  1. Reuters: Taiwan's TSMC notches record profit in pre-holiday boom
  2. Reuters: Google's revenue falls short despite curbing price declines
  3. OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica review
  4. MCV: Time to kill Metacritic
  5. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel released for Linux with an explosive trailer - GamingOnLinux
  6. PCPer's podcast #322
  7. Newegg's deals
  8. Dealzon's deals: $200 off 13.3" 1800p Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro M 5Y70, $300
    for Lenovo Erazer X315 PC, and $150 off 256GB Samsung 840
    Pro 2.5" SSD

  1. GSM Arena: Samsung announcees the Exynos 7 Octa, is the old Exynos 5433
  2. The Korea Herald: Zuckerberg in Seoul to discuss Facebook phone with Samsung
  3. HotHardware: Android on Intel x86 tablet performance explored
  4. Hardware Secrets on Asus ZenFone 5 smartphone

  1. TechSpot's Maingear Pulse 15 review
  2. Hardware Heaven's MSI GS70 Stealth Pro (GTX 970M) review
  3. TweakTown's Core i7 5960X Extreme Edition
    S-spec QFRA CPU overclocking guide‏
  4. Hardware Secrets on Asus AM1M-A motherboard
  5. Legit Reviews on Asus Maximus VII Impact mITX motherboard
  6. KitGuru's DDR4 3000MHz memory kits roundup (Corsair, G.Skill & Kingston)‏
Storage and networking

  1. Guru3D's 1TB Samsung 850 Pro SSD‏ review
  2. Hardware Canucks review 120GB Kingston M.2 2280 SATA SSD
  3. The SSD Review on IronKey Workspace W700 secure flash drive
  4. TweakTown's Thecus N8810U-G 8-bay 10GbE rackmount NAS review‏
  5. SPCR reviews Thecus N7710-G 7-bay NAS with 10GbE
  6. NikKTech's Devolo dLAN 500 WiFi network kit review
Multimedia, power, case & cooling

  1. TweakTown: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 4GB video cards in SLI & overclocked‏
  2. Ocaholic's Razer BlackWidow Chroma keyboard review
  3. HTL's Aorus Thunder K7 keyboard review
  4. Benchmark Reviews on Cooler Master Mizar mouse
  5. HTL's HyperX Skyn mouse pad review
  6. techPowerUp reviews 1200W FSP Aurum PT series PSU
  7. Technic3D reviews Phanteks Enthoo Pro case‏ (in German)
  8. OCC's Noctua IndustrialPPC and Redux fan roundup

52 comments — Last by willmore at 7:21 PM on 10/20/14

Posted October 14, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Computerworld: Microsoft hesitates to trumpet
    Windows 10; fears consumers will delay PC purchases
  2. PCWorld: SSDs could get cheaper with Samsung's cutting-edge TLC V-NAND tech
  3. DailyTech: Ireland to close loophole Apple and Google used to evade EU taxes
  4. Variety: Netflix now charging extra for 4K Ultra HD content
  5. Android Police: Verizon's @DroidLanding Twitter account
    teases the Droid Turbo in red [update: tweet deleted]
  6. eSecurity Planet: VeraCrypt a worthy TrueCrypt alternative
  7. Futuremark's Fire Strike Ultra, world's first 4K Ultra HD benchmark
  8. GamingOnLinux: Nvidia GPU-accelearted PhysX now available on Linux


  1. SlashGear: Ballmer, Gates no longer pals; blame Nokia, Vista
  2. Denver Business Journal: Comcast eyes gigabit Internet for Denver area, too
  3. 9to5Mac: Apple Pay setup detailed & retailers
    begin training as service launches at Apple HQ
  4. Cult of Mac: 2GB RAM chips allegedly destined for iPad Air 2 leak online
  5. Microsoft security bulletin advance notification for October 2014
  6. WCCFtech: Far Cry 4 director explains lack of 1080p / 60fps -
    talks about Xbox One version of the game and more
  7. Techgage and TechSpot review Alien: Isolation
  8. TweakTown reviews FIFA 15 (Sony PS4)
  9. Newegg's deals
  10. More deals from Newegg (48 hours only)
  11. Dealzon's deals: $53 coupon for 17.3" hp Pavilion 17t i3-4005U, $420 coupon
    for 14" Alienware i7-4700MQ / GTX 765M, and $200 off 13.3" Lenovo Yoga
    3 Pro QHD+ 1800p touch
Systems and storage

  1. AnandTech reviews 2014 Razer Blade
  2. AnandTech's Intel Xeon E5-2687W v3 and E5-2650 v3 review
  3. Ocaholic's Intel Core i7-5960X SLI gaming performance scaling
  4. The SSD Review on ASRock X99 OC Formula
  5. PCPer's Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H motherboard review‏
  6. HTL's 240GB OCZ ARC 100 SSD review

  1. techPowerUp! reviews MSI GeForce GTX 980 Gaming 4GB
  2. Technology X's Asus Strix GTX 970 OC review
  3. LanOC Reviews on XFX R7 250E Core Edition
  4. TweakTown's VisionTek Connect Dual Head USB 3.0 display adapter review
  5. TweakTown on using the 28" Acer XB280HK 4K monitor
Multimedia, case, and cooling

  1. Legit Reviews on Razer DeathAdder Chroma mouse
  2. KitGuru reviews Cougar 700M mouse and Cougar Speed Mat
  3. Madshrimps review Cougar 700M mouse
  4. ThinkComputers on Tt eSports Team DK Edition gaming peripherals
  5. Benchmark Reviews on Fractal Design Core 2300 case
  6. NikKTech's Scythe Mugen Max CPU cooler review‏

31 comments — Last by l33t-g4m3r at 8:01 AM on 10/16/14

Posted October 10, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Seeking Alpha: Intel, other chip stocks hit hard by Microchip's warning
  2. Seeking Alpha: Rory Read's departure indicative
    of a deteriorating AMD: further downside ahead
  3. AMD: Su hire shows how the game has changed - Seeking Alpha
  4. Jim Cramer's Stop Trading: Buy Intel, not AMD - TheStreet
  5. MarketWatch: What to look for in Intel earnings
  6. Network World: Computer lighting startup Antumbra
    delivers "surround sound for your eyes"
  7. Guru3D: AMD R9 price drops are only temporary - part of promotion
  8. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 overclocked to
    2.2GHz - smashing previous overclocking world record

  9. Weekend update: Newegg's weekend deals


  1. C|Net: Unity, one gaming development platform to unite them all, up for sale
  2. The Cornerplay: Microsoft's rise, fall & reboot‏ - TechSpot
  3. OCC's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review
  4. ThinkComputers & Thermaktake fall giveaway
  5. Newegg's Columbus Day holiday sale

  1. Madshrimps review Elephone G3 smartphone
  2. Tech ARP's Xiaomi Mi power bank (10400 mAh) teardown‏
Systems and networking

  1. Modders-Inc reviews AMD FX-9590
  2. TweakTown pits Core i7-4770K vs. AMD
    FX-8350 with GTX 980 vs. GTX 780 SLI at 4K
  3. Futurelooks reviews Gigabyte GA-X99-UD4
  4. Legit Reviews on 32GB Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400MHz memory kit
  5. KitGuru's Linksys WRT1900AC dual-band wireless router review
  6. Hardware Heaven's Netgear AC750 WiFi extender review
Multimedia, power, and cooling

  1. PCPer on Nvidia GTX 980 3-way and 4-way SLI performance
  2. Ocaholic's Tt eSport Verto headset review
  3. PCPer reviews 1000W Corsair HXi series PSU
  4. APH Networks on SilverStone Nightjar NJ520 PSU
  5. Big Bruin reviews Evercool Venti heatpipe CPU cooler
  6. Technic3D's Cryorig C1 cooler‏ review (in German)
  7. TweakTown's EK Supremacy EVO Clean CSQ CPU water block review‏

36 comments — Last by MadManOriginal at 7:13 PM on 10/13/14

Posted October 9, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. VentureBeat: AMD's new CEO Lisa Su says her
    company won't walk in Intel's shadow (interview)
  2. Reuters: Online retailer Amazon set to open a physical store: WSJ
  3. AnandTech: Lenovo launches refreshes of the Yoga line
  4. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 allegedly postponed to
    Q1 2015 due to strong GeForce GTX 980 and GTX 970 sales
  5. The AnandTech guide to video card overclocking software
  6. Phoronix: AMD moves forward with unified Linux driver strategy, new kernel driver
  7. Phil Spencer: DirectX 12 won't change Xbox One's hardware and graphics
    capabilities - talks about backwards compatibility and cloud - WCCFtech
  8. PC Gamer: How to run Quake II on Windows 7 / 8

Thursday Night

  1. Reuters: Symantec to split into security and storage software companies
  2. Reuters: Apple delays production of larger iPad: WSJ
  3. PCPer podcast #321
  4. AnandTech's introduction to semiconductor physics, technology & industry
  5. Ocaholic on Windows 7 & 8.1 & 10 - gaming performance
  6. eWeek: Google patches Chrome for 159 security vulnerabilities
  7. GameSpot: Final Fantasy XIII for PC has basically no graphics options
  8. OCC's Sleeping Dogs 2-years later review
  9. Newegg's deals

  1. WCCFtech: Android L to feature floating-windows multitasking mode - demo
  2. HotHardware's Apple iPhone 6 Plus review
  3. Ars Technica's Galaxy Alpha review: a Samsung phone with chrome
Systems and storage

  1. AnandTech on MSI GT72 Dominator Pro: performance preview
  2. ThinkComputers reviews MSI X99S MPower
  3. Björn3D reviews MSI X99S XPower AC
  4. HTL reviews Biostar A68N-5000 motherboard
  5. The SSD Review on 256GB Micron M600 mSATA SSD
  6. TweakTown reviews 256GB Apotop S3C SSD
  7. Hardware Heaven's Synology DS415+ NAS review
  8. TweakTown's Netgear ReadyNAS RN716X 10GbE NAS review‏
  9. Legion Hardware reviews Synology DiskStation DS415+
  10. Benchmark Reviews on QNAP TS-451 Turbo NAS server

  1. Technology X on graphics cards - making
    the step up from integrated graphics
  2. Madshrimps review HIS R9 290X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB
  3. Guru3D's Asus GeForce GTX 980 Strix review‏
  4. NikKTech reviews Blackbox M10 SE headphones
Power, cases, and cooling

  1. Technic3D's 550W Thermaltake London PSU review
  2. Techgage's Corsair Graphite 730T case review
  3. Ocaholic's Thermaltake Core V51 case review
  4. techPowerUp! reviews NZXT Phantom 240 case
  5. Hardware Secrets on Cooler Master Elite 130 case
  6. FanlessTech's first look at SilverStone PT18 fanless NUC case
  7. techPowerUp! reviews Enermax ETS-N30 cooler
  8. KitGuru on Arctic Accelero Hybrid II-120 liquid GPU cooler

25 comments — Last by MFergus at 3:05 PM on 10/10/14

Posted October 7, 2014

The Starting Five

  1. Microsoft CEO Nadella: Windows 10 is an IoT play too - ZDNet
  2. WCCFtech: AMD Project 'Amur' and 'Nolan'
    details leaked - slated to be the first 20nm APUs
  3. Forbes: IBM's Power8 server announcement is less than it's cracked up to be
  4. VR-Zone: Surface Mini rumors make a comeback,
    Surface 3 with Win RT also on the way
  5. PC Gamer: CD Projek promises no visual
    for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Tuesday Night

  1. Linux 3.17
  2. AIDA64 v4.70
  3. Newegg's deals on games
  4. Dealzon's deals: $135 off hp Pavilion 14t i3-4030U, $130 off 10.1"
    Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, and $110 off hp Pavilion 500 i3-4130 PC
Systems and storage

  1. Madshrimps review Giada D2308U mini-PC
  2. HotHardware's Dell XPS 18 portable AIO review
  3. TweakTown: AMD FX-8350 powering GTX 780 SLI vs GTX 980 SLI at 4K‏
  4. Guru3D reviews MSI X99S XPower AC
  5. Hardware Secrets on ASRock Fatal1ty X99M Killer motherboard
  6. TweakTown reviews 6TB WD Red NAS enterprise HDD
  7. The SSD Review on 512GB MyDigitalSSD BP4e mSATA SSD
  8. ThinkComputers reviews 480GB OCZ RevoDrive 350 PCI-E SSD
Multimedia, power, case & cooling

  1. Hardware Canucks preview Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M & GTX 970M
  2. techPowerUp! reviews HiFiMAN HE-560 Release Version
  3. HTL's Tt eSports Team DK Edition gaming set review
  4. HT4U reviews Tt eSports Poseidon Z illuminated keyboard (in German)
  5. KitGuru's 750W Antec Edge PSU review
  6. NikKTech's 730W be quiet! Pure Power L8 PSU review
  7. Ocaholic's Cooltek Antiphon Airflow case review
  8. TweakTown's Reeven Okeanos RC-1402 dual-tower CPU cooler review

45 comments — Last by jihadjoe at 3:12 AM on 10/09/14

Posted October 6, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. USA Today: Hewlett-Packard plans to break into two
  2. Tech4gamers: TSMC will produce 16nm
    FinFET+ CPUs
    for AMD and server market
  3. WCCFtech: AMD initiates wave of price cuts - Radeon
    R9 290 now at $299 and Radeon R9 290X at $399
  4. Tech4gamers: AMD explains 12 reasons why
    you should buy its R9 285 graphics card
  5. Seeking Alpha: Intel's Cherry Trail Atom CPUs reportedly ramping in March
  6. Steam hardware & software survey: September 2014
  7. Tech Times: Google going Lego in display innovation
  8. Kodi 14.0 "Helix" alpha 4


  1. GameSpot: Intel pulls ads under pressure from
    "Gamergate," but says it isn't taking sides
  2. Reuters: Microsoft says Samsung owes $6.9 million in unpaid interest
  3. Toshiba: 2025 SSD-drives will be cheaper than hard drives - Tech4Gamers
  4. Wine 1.7.28 released
  5. Tech ARP 2014 mega giveaway contest (week 3)‏

  1. Hardware.Info: Benefit of OC Socket on Asus' X99 motherboards proven
  2. Technology X reviews Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H
  3. NikKTech's 64GB Silicon Power Marvel M70 flash drive review
  4. NikKTech's QNAP SilentNAS HS-251 NAS server review
  5. Phoronix: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 dominates with OpenCL on Linux‏
  6. Hardware.Info's Asus GeForce GTX 980 Strix review
  7. TweakTown's Mpow Mbox portable Bluetooth speaker review‏
  8. TweakTown's Reeven Ouranos RC-1401 CPU cooler review

83 comments — Last by derFunkenstein at 3:26 PM on 10/10/14

Posted October 3, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. DigiTimes: New Wintel platforms may impact 4Q14 PC demand
  2. Bloomberg TV: Gates says he's very happy with Microsoft's Nadella
  3. The Information: Cyanogen spurns Google acquisition interest, seeks $1 billion valuation
  4. Re/code: Apple to hold iPad event on October 16
  5. CPU World: AMD releases FX-8310 CPU for socket AM3+
  6. WCCFtech: HBM 3D stacked memory is up to 9x faster than
    - coming with AMD R9 390X and R9 380X 20nm
    Pirate Islands
  7. Neowin: References for Windows 8.1 update 2 found in Windows 10
  8. TechCrunch: VLC touches down for Windows 8.1

  9. Weekend Update: Newegg's weekend deals (48 hours only)

Friday Night

  1. Reuters: States probe JPMorgan Chase as hack seen fueling fraud
  2. WCCFtech: AMD launches A-series performance
    mobile APUs (Kaveri) in certain markets
  3. Android Police: This guy seems to be using Motorola's Nexus 6 while commuting
  4. ITworld: Why Google is pushing Android One at the expense of open source
  5. Ghacks: 64-bit Firefox for Windows on its way
  6. IGN: New The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt screenshots
  7. HotHardware's podcast
Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru's PCSpecialist Predator X99 System review‏
  2. PCPer reviews Lenovo Y50 Touch notebook
  3. techPowerUp! reviews 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws 4 3000MHz memory kit
  4. The SSD Review on 256GB Micron M600 M.2 SATA SSD
  5. TweakTown's OCZ Intrepid 3600 enterprise SSD review‏
  6. Hardware Secrets shares some thoughts on the performance of SSD RAID 0 arrays
Multimedia and cooling

  1. Hardware Canucks reviews Nvidia GTX 980 SLI
  2. Legit Reviews on Tesoro 5.1 headset
  3. LanOC Reviews on SteelSeries Siberia RAW Prism headset
  4. Modders-Inc reviews CM Storm NovaTouch TKL keyboard
  5. TweakTown reviews Tt eSports Ventus mouse
  6. Tech ARP reviews Gamdias Zeus mouse
  7. OCC's Gamer Storm Maelstrom 240 liquid CPU cooler review

33 comments — Last by Pwnstar at 2:11 AM on 10/07/14

Posted September 30, 2014

7 Up

  1. Cybersecurity veteran Christopher Young to lead Intel Security
  2. WCCFtech: Intel will launch Broadwell-U in
    CES 2015 - but the real story for 2015 is Skylake
  3. 9to5Mac: Apple releases OS X bash update
    1.0 addressing Shellshock vulnerability
  4. Neowin: Windows technical preview build
    and everything else you need to know
  5. Liliputing: Asus VivoMini is a $149 barebones PC
  6. The Verge: Basis' new fitness tracker actually looks
    like something you'd want to wear all day and night
  7. iMore: What's really happening with iOS 8 MAC address randomization?


  1. Newegg's deals
Systems and storage

  1. Guru3D rig of the month - September 2014‏
  2. HTL's AMD FX-8370 and FX-8370e review
  3. Hardware Secrets on Asus X99 Deluxe
  4. HotHardware and PCPer review Micron M600 SSD
  5. TweakTown's 256GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD review‏

  1. TweakTown's 4K showdown - Asus GTX 980
    4GB in single, SLI, 3-way SLI & 4-way SLI‏
  2. Phoronix reviews Nvidia GeForce GTX 980
  3. KitGuru's Asus GTX 980 Strix OC review‏
  4. Ocaholic's Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 OC Edition review
  5. LanOC Reviews on SteelSeries Siberia Elite Prism headset
  6. Techgage's SteelSeries H headset review
  7. KitGuru reviews Gamdias Hades Extension Laser mouse
Power and cooling

  1. techPowerUp! reviews 430W Enermax Revolution X't PSU
  2. Ocaholic's Cooler Master Hyper 612v2 review
  3. Modders-Inc's Cooler Master Hyper D92 CPU cooler review
  4. Neoseeker's Scythe Mugen Max cooler review
  5. HTL's Lepa LV12 CPU cooler review
  6. NikKTech on Alphacool NexXxoS Cool
    Answer 360 DDC/XT watercooling set

11 comments — Last by UnfriendlyFire at 11:43 AM on 10/01/14

Posted September 29, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Microsoft: Windows 9 free to Windows 8 users - Myce
  2. Neowin: Windows Technical Preview weighs in
    around 4GB, here's where the download will be
  3. Ars Technica: Comcast seeks to fix awful customer
    service, admits "it may take a few years"
  4. SuperSite for Windows: Better than Chromebook? A $250 PC gets it done
  5. WCCFtech: AMD promises competition against Nvidia GTX 980
    and GTX 970 - gives 12 points why you should choose Radeon
  6. KitGuru: Nvidia: We will focus on G-Sync, not Adaptive-Sync‏
  7. Consumer Reports test results find iPhone 6 and 6 Plus not as bendy as believed
  8. NeoGAF Forums: New HQ Witcher 3 character models


  1. The Daily Dot: Apple knew of iCloud security hole 6 months before Celebgate
  2. Phoronix: Nvidia starting to sign/ validate GPU firmware images‏
  3. HotHardware: Intel Edison-powered Nixie wearable
    drone camera flies off your wrist to capture the moment
  4. TweakTown's Forza Horizon 2 review (Xbox One)
  5. Newegg's quarter-end clearance deals

  1. PCPer's EVGA X99 Classified review
  2. Madshrimps review Biostar A68N-5000
  3. Legit Reviews on 128GB Transcend SSD370 SSD
  4. techPowerUp! reviews Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 SLI
  5. TweakTown reviews MSI GeForce GTX 980 4GB Twin Frozr V
  6. APH Networks on Func KB-460 (Cherry MX Blue) keyboard
  7. Madshrimps review Attitude One Rapira Elite mouse
  8. Technic3D's Ozone Neon mouse review (in German)
  9. Modders-Inc reviews Noctua IndustrialPPC fans

50 comments — Last by auxy at 1:41 AM on 10/01/14

Posted September 26, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. TechAdvisor's exclusive: Samsung exits laptop market including Chromebooks
  2. Rumor: AMD Tonga has 384-bit interface - VideoCardz
  3. WCCFtech: AMD Radeon R9 390X arrives in
    1H 2015 - may feature "Hydra" liquid cooling
  4. WCCFtech: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M Mobility
    Maxwell specifications and benchmarks revealed
  5. Android Authority: Paul O'Brien shares a possible launch date for Nexus 9
  6. Cortana: How Microsoft will bring Windows 9,
    Windows Phone and Bing closer together - Neowin
  7. Apple: Most OS X users safe from 'Shellshock' exploit,
    patch coming quickly for advanced Unix users
  8. Nvidia GeForce 344.16 driver

  9. Weekend Update: Newegg's weekend deals (48 hours only)


  1. Reuters: Microsoft offers first look at new Windows - and gives it a name
  2. Threatpost: Mozilla latest to part ways with SHA-1
  3. TechSpot's Apple iPhone 6 Plus
  4. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Traveling Monster Hunter (video)
  5. OCC's Metro Redux review
  6. HotHardware's podcast
  7. Newegg's deals
Systems and storage

  1. ThinkComputers: 20 of the worst PC setups – September 2014
  2. Hardware Secrets on MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro
  3. KitGuru reviews MSI X99S Gaming 7
  4. Hardware Heaven's Asus Rampage V Extreme review
  5. Madshrimps review MSI Z97 XPower AC
  6. TweakTown's 6TB Seagate enterprise capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID analysis‏
  7. Legit Reviews on Corsair Voyager Air 2

  1. TechSpot overclocks Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 970 & 980
  2. TweakTown's Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 4GB in SLI‏
  3. HTL's Gigabyte G1 Gaming GTX 980 review
  4. Ocaholic's Asus GeForce GTX 980 Strix review
  5. Hardware Heaven's MSI GTX 980 OC review
  6. Guru3D's GeForce GTX 970 SLI review‏
  7. techPowerUp! reviews Palit GTX 970 JetStream 4GB
  8. KitGuru pits Sapphire R9 285 ITX Compact
    vs. MSI GTX760 Gaming Mini ITX‏
  9. Ocaholic updates GPU charts
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. NikKTech's SuperTooth Disco Twin Bluetooth speaker review
  2.'s Sound Blaster Inferno headset review
  3. Tweaktown reviews Audiofly AF180 in-ear monitors
  4. HotHardware reviews EVGA Torq X10 mouse
  5. Neoseeker reviews XTracGear mouse surfaces
  6. Modders-Inc reviews Phanteks Enthoo Luxe case
  7. techPowerUp! reviews SilentiumPC Aquarius X90 case
  8. Hardware.Info reviews 20 mini-ITX cases
  9. OCC's Scythe Mugen Max review

57 comments — Last by Pwnstar at 3:36 AM on 09/30/14

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

39 comments — Last by jihadjoe at 4:27 AM on 09/24/14

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