Reviews

8.0
Date: Feb 1st 2008
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Razer Piranha Headset

The Piranha is Razer's newest effort to conquer the budget gaming headset market. It features a noise canceling microphone and a lot of other neat features that add to the value of the product which is sold at a mere $79.99.

9.4
Date: Jan 31st 2008
Author: t_ski
In: Watercooling
Danger Den MPC-975X Chipset Waterblock

With the redesigned MC-TDX CPU waterblock, Danger Den has also released some new chipset blocks based on the same pin design. The new MPC series chipset blocks feature 225 heat-dissipating columns in the typical copper base. We take a look at the MPC-975X chipset block, which is designed to work with the Intel 975X chipset.

9.2
Date: Jan 29th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: USB Sticks
A-DATA Nobility N702 4GB USB Flash Drive

A-DATA is known for their unique USB flash devices. The new Nobility N702 is no different. It looks so fancy, that it can be used as a necklace or key chain with its shiny metal casing and tugged away USB connector.

8.5
Date: Jan 29th 2008
Author: Linkin
In: Keyboards
Logisys UltraSlim Keyboard

The Logisys Ultra Slim Soft Touch Multimedia Keyboard has much more to offer than just your average keyboard. It has a two-tone matte/glossy black finish to compliment the very slim and compact design. The keystroke is soft and very quiet, while the palm rest ensures maximum comfort. Combine this with a range of internet and multimedia hot keys, and you have a recipe for a great product with a great price.

Date: Jan 28th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: WayTronX

WayTronX is the company behind the OCZ Hydrojet technology, while OCZ is the company which exclusively produces the coolers.

8.0
Date: Jan 27th 2008
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
HIS Radeon HD3870 X2 1 GB

The HIS Radeon 3870 X2 combines the power of two ATI RV670 GPUs into one to reach for the performance throne in single card processing power. Even tough the implementation has some minor limitations the overall product is certainly interesting and can maybe bring AMD back in the game.

Date: Jan 27th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Cool IT Systems

Cool IT Systems is showing off a few new pre-filled and ready to go TEC systems for both the high-end and entry level. You will also find new cooling systems for modern graphic cards and up and running systems.

9.8
Date: Jan 27th 2008
Author: Frederik S
In: Mouse Pads
Razer Destructor Mouse Mat

Razer Destructor is the name of the newest hard gaming surface that uses a new surface technology. The Destructor features the all new "Fractal" surface that should enable you to get the best tracking out of your laser or optical mouse.

9.1
Date: Jan 25th 2008
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Sapphire HD3870 Atomic Edition

Sapphire's new HD 3870 Atomic Edition is a special version of the Radeon HD 3870 with a single slot cooler. This is only possible because Sapphire uses a new cooling technology called Vapor-X cooling that improves cooling performance considerably while keeping noise down. Another plus of this card is that it comes overclocked out of the box with full warranty.

Date: Jan 24th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Genius

Genius is a very diverse brand and there are a few very interesting offerings on display. These range from input devices to digital fridge magnets. Also you could see a combination of 22" display and touch sensitive graphics tablet.

Date: Jan 24th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Lian-Li

Lian-Li is presenting their newest case for enthusiasts. The Armorsuit P60 and P80. There is a new HTPC case as well as power supplies at their booth. Another very nice concept is an XBox360 enclosure made from aluminum.

Date: Jan 24th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: A-DATA

A-DATA has an open booth and are showcasing their new Disney themed products, as well as new SSD products. Besides that you will also find their new DDR3 memory up to 2000 MHz at the booth.

Date: Jan 23rd 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Sapphire

Sapphire has a small suite in which they have some real nice new releases to take a look at for example an AGP based HD3850. This means that even users of the aging AGP platform can enjoy the benefits of DirectX 10 titles on their system.

Date: Jan 22nd 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Lexar & Crucial

Lexar has an open booth at the show floor, which also holds the Crucial products. There are new Ballistix Tracer and SSDs as well as Disney themed Lexar memory flash devices.

Date: Jan 22nd 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: Mushkin

Mushkin has a suite away from the show floor in the New York, New York casino with a few interesting tidbits and new releases to share with you.

Date: Jan 22nd 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: OCZ Technology

OCZ has a booth at the Bellagio in which you can view their new SSD products and new GameXStream power supply. A new watercooling product is being presented here as well together with the mighty HydroJet cooler.

8.1
Date: Jan 22nd 2008
Author: W1zzard
In: Power Supplies
Xigmatek NRP-HC1201 1200W

Xigmatek's new NRP-HC1201 power supply offers 1200W of power with support for up to six VGA power connectors. Juice is delivered over four 12V rails with up to 36A per rail. Of course the usual features like long and fully sleeved cables and 80+ high efficiency are present as well.

9.0
Date: Jan 21st 2008
Author: t_ski
In: Other
Sanyo Denki A11H Online UPS

These days, computer equipment is more sensitive to power disruptions than ever before. The Sanyo Denki A11H is a true on-line UPS that provides constant power to multiple computer systems, and its design allows it to work well with backup generators. We take a look at a 700W tower-style model and the optional LAN Interface card.

Date: Jan 20th 2008
Author: Darksaber
In: Tradeshows
CES 2008: ASUS

ASUS has a small booth with a few interesting items. There is a dedicated gaming products section and their new mainboards and other gadgets can also be seen.

9.6
Date: Jan 20th 2008
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Westone UM1 Earphones

The Westone UM1 in-ear-monitors are aimed at people wanting good sound quality on the move without having to spend several hundreds of dollars. With a price of $109 they are Westone's contribution to a highly competitive price segment.

9.0
Date: Jan 18th 2008
Author: t_ski
In: Watercooling
Danger Den MC-TDX Waterblock

Danger Den redesigned the TDX to improve its performance on multiple-core CPUs. This new version, dubbed the MC-TDX, features 240 pins above the CPU core area to help dissipate heat. The rest of the design is classic TDX, with its offset outlet barb, acrylic top and simple mounting hardware.

9.0
Date: Jan 17th 2008
Author: W1zzard
In: Video Cards
Diamond HD 3850 Ruby Edition 512MB

Diamond has designed their HD 3850 Ruby Edition with additional cooling performance in mind. Their cooler is a custom dual-slot solution which does quite a good job at keeping the card cool. In addition to that the memory has been doubled to 512 MB of GDDR3.

9.8
Date: Jan 17th 2008
Author: t_ski
In: Thermal Paste
Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Compound

Noctua recently released their new NT-H1 thermal compound. This new thermal interface material is designed to give maximum performance while being simple to use. Best of all, it is ready to use immediately and does not require a "burn-in" time like the other manufacturer's products. With a long storage life, long-term stability on the CPU, being non-conductive and being suitable for compressor cooling, this thermal compound seems to have it all.

9.0
Date: Jan 15th 2008
Author: Frederik S
In: Headphones
Westone UM2 Earphones

With a price of around $300 you can expect quite some performance from the Westone UM2 Earphones. They are designed as in-ear-monitors and feature two high-end drivers aimed at people that are not willing to accept compromise.

9.3
Date: Dec 31st 2007
Author: Darksaber
In: Other
AirLive WL-5460CAM WiFi Pan-Tilt Cam

The AirLive WL-5460 builds on the features of the smaller WL-5400 and adds a pan & tilt function and built-in microphone to the device, while keeping the video quality the same. The included software also raises the parallel surveilance capability from 4 to 16 cameras.