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Crucial Teases Upcoming MX200 and BX100 SSDs

Posted on January 7, 2015 6:30 PM by Robert Tanner
Crucial MX200 SSDs

Just about everyone is announcing new SSDs at CES 2015 and Crucial is no exception with two new product families expected to reach the market later this quarter. First up is the MX200, which just so happens to be the consumer variant of the Micron M600 that debuted last September. Like the… read more

Kingston Intros Super-fast microSDXC UHS-I Class 3 Card & Ultra-secure Locker+ G3 Flash Drive

Posted on January 7, 2015 5:30 PM by Rob Williams
Kingston microSDXC UHS-I U3 64GB

It’s almost impossible to top a product like the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, but, there are two other products Kingston has announced at CES that are well-worth checking out. Up first is the super-fast microSDXC UHS-I Class 3 memory card, which peaks at 90MB/s read, and 80MB/s write. This makes it an… read more

Corsair’s $50 Carbide 100R Acts Like a Higher-end Chassis, Comes In A Silent Flavor For $10 More

Posted on January 7, 2015 4:45 PM by Ryan Perry
Corsair 100R Mid-Tower Chassis

Back in “the day”, as an under-appreciated phone jockey at a local call center, money was pretty tight and I really could have used a chassis like the newly announced Corsair Carbide 100R. This little wonder has the look and features of a higher-priced Corsair enclosure, but at a price tag that… read more

Samsung Unveils First PCIe 3.0 x4-based M.2 SSD, Delivering Speeds Of Over 2GB/s

Posted on January 7, 2015 3:30 PM by Robert Tanner
Samsung SM951 PCIe 3 M2 SSD

I’ll admit a dirty little secret. For a long time now, SSD launches rarely spark any interest in considering an upgrade of my personal midrange SSD. Just like with processors, after a certain threshold,, the performance gains just aren’t tangible outside of specialized programs and benchmarks. Samsung apparently decided to fix that… read more

Corsair Caters To The Mobile Speed Demon With New Voyager Flash Drives

Posted on January 7, 2015 2:20 PM by Rob Williams
Corsair Slider X2 Thumb Drive

Flash drives might not be the most exciting product category nowadays, but Corsair still manages to intrigue with its latest crop of Voyager drives. This includes a brand-new series it calls Slider X1 and X2, which, as it turns out, is an apt name given its design: Slider’s biggest selling-point is a… read more

Kingston Shows Off HyperX Predator, PCIe-Optional M.2 SSD at CES 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015 1:00 PM by Robert Tanner
Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD

Kingston is showcasing a new addition to the still-fledging discrete PCIe SSD market with the announcement of the HyperX Predator. The Predator is an M.2 drive slotted into a PCIe Gen 2 x4 adapter card for one simple reason, performance. Sequential read speeds are listed as up to 1,400MB/s and writes at… read more

Thermaltake’s Core X Cube Chassis Series: An Interesting New PC Chassis Design Concept

Posted on January 7, 2015 11:00 AM by J.D. Kane
Thermaltake Core X9 Chassis

Thermaltake kicked off its CES 2015 activities with something cool by unveiling its new Pacific RL240 water cooling kit yesterday. Well, very hot on the heels of that debut is the announcement of a trio of Core X series cube-style PC chassis optimized for liquid-cooled systems. The Core X1, X2, and X9 are… read more

Corsair Delivers More Advanced Liquid Cooling Solutions

Posted on January 7, 2015 10:00 AM by Tom Roeder
Corsair HG10 N780 GPU Cooling Bracket

Coming to you fresh from CES in Las Vegas, we have some news from the good folks at Corsair. For those of you familiar with Corsair, you likely already know that it has a very impressive lineup of liquid cooling solutions, among many other PC hardware products This CES brings us an even more… read more

More From Thermaltake At CES: SHOCK 3D Headset, THERON Plus+ Mouse & Updated DPG G App

Posted on January 7, 2015 9:00 AM by J.D. Kane
Tt eSPORTS SHOCK 3D Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Thermaltake has opened its CES 2015 activities with introductions of a couple of all-new items as well as an announcement heralding an update to its DPS G App software. Making their first public bows in Las Vegas are the Tt eSports SHOCK 3D 7.1 gaming headset and the THERON Plus+ SMART Mouse. The SHOCK 3D 7.1… read more

OCZ Unveils Its ‘JetExpress’ Next-Generation NVMe SSD Controller at CES

Posted on January 6, 2015 5:00 PM by Robert Tanner
OCZ JetExpress Controller Teaser

OCZ Storage Solutions is gearing up to debut its new solid-state drive controller, codenamed JetExpress. JetExpress will make the first SSD controller designed in-house by OCZ since its acquisition and major restructuring by Toshiba Group, so it will be intriguing to watch OCZ’s future products that will utilize this controller. As the… read more

TRENDnet Promises ‘Extreme’ Performance With Its 1200 AV2 Powerline Adapters

Posted on January 6, 2015 11:00 AM by Rob Williams
TRENDnet 1200 AV2 Powerline Adapters

TRENDnet has its hands in a good number of networking-related product categories, and over the years, we’ve taken a look at products from most of them. Perhaps surprisingly, powerline adapters hasn’t been one of them, although I can still back them up as being solid solutions – I’ve been using a TRENDnet… read more

ASUS Expands Strix Line Of Products With Gaming Keyboard, Mouse & Surround-sound Headset

Posted on January 6, 2015 10:00 AM by J.D. Kane
ASUS Strix Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Not to be outdone by its in-house competitor, Republic of Gamers, ASUS’ Strix sub-brand also has its own trio of gaming-oriented peripherals to announce at CES 2015. Making their debuts are the Strix 7.1 headset, the Claw gaming mouse, and the Tactic Pro mechanical keyboard. The Strix 7.1 is a true 7.1 surround… read more

Mad Catz’s F.R.E.Q. 9 Aims To Be The Gamer’s Dream Wireless Headset

Posted on January 6, 2015 9:00 AM by Tom Roeder
Mad Catz FREQ 9 Wireless Gaming Headset

Right about now, your head might be spinning with all of the CES coverage as there’s just so much out there, and so many exciting products.  Here at Techgage we really try to “thin the herd” for you, bringing you the most exciting and relevant news about what is really exciting coming out… read more

Philips’ Ultra-wide 34-inch ‘Brilliance’ Display Brings Sleek Curves, Lots Of Pixels

Posted on January 5, 2015 9:00 PM by Rob Williams
Philips 34-inch Brilliance Ultra-wide Curved Display

A CES just wouldn’t be a CES without a ton of display announcements, and while 4K is still dominating much of the showfloor, “ultra-wide” has moseyed right on in, demanding some immediate attention. Its name doesn’t keep much a secret, but ultra-wide displays aim to blend the benefits of having just one… read more

QNAP’s Latest ‘TVS’ NAS Models Utilize AMD Embedded Processors, 10GbE Networking

Posted on January 5, 2015 8:15 PM by Greg King
QNAP TVS-863+ AMD-equipped NAS

Somebody has to be first. Announced today, QNAP has partnered with AMD to release two new models of NAS devices. Powered by an AMD 64-bit G-Series quad-core CPU, the 4/6/8-bay TVS-x63 and the 10GbE-ready TVS-863+ are the first NAS devices to feature an AMD embedded CPU. “QNAP is renowned for providing comprehensive… read more

Thermaltake Brings Us Back To Our DIY Roots With Pacific RL240 Water Cooling Kit

Posted on January 5, 2015 7:15 PM by Rob Williams
Thermaltake Pacific RL240 Water Cooling Kit

As much as I love all-in-one CPU coolers, I can’t deny that my interest in them has waned over the years. It’s not that current models are boring, of course; it’s just the fact that at this point, the coolers been refined so much, it’s hard to make them exciting. In a… read more

ASUS Gives Gamers Something Good To Look At With Its PG27AQ & MG279Q Gaming Monitors

Posted on January 5, 2015 5:15 PM by Greg King
ASUS Repubic of Gamers Swift PG27AQ 4K G-SYNC Monitor

Sticking to tradition, ASUS has inundated us with product announcements at this year’s CES, and fortunately for our gaming audience, many products have been designed just for you. JD has already given his thoughts on ASUS’ latest Republic of Gamers peripherals, so here, I’ll talk about two gaming monitors the company’s showing… read more

ASUS Announces New Republic of Gamers Peripherals at CES 2015

Posted on January 5, 2015 4:00 PM by J.D. Kane
ASUS Republic of Gamers Sica Gaming Mouse

ASUS announced a trio of new gaming peripherals to be released under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) banner at CES 2015. Breaking cover for the first time are two gaming mice, the wireless Spatha and the corded Sica, and an innovative mouse pad called the Whetstone. The Spatha is designed for optimum… read more

Logitech’s Ultimate Ears Introduces The UE MEGABOOM Portable Speaker

Posted on January 5, 2015 1:45 PM by Brett Thomas
UE MEGABOOM Portable Speaker

Readers of our reviews know that I was blown away when I got the opportunity to review Logitech’s BOOM wireless speaker, brought from the sound labs of Ultimate Ears.  Prior to doing the review, I couldn’t imagine paying half the cost of that product for something as “simple” as a wireless speaker…afterwards,… read more

SanDisk Introduces SSD Plus And Ultra II mSATA Form-factor SSDs

Posted on January 5, 2015 12:00 PM by Robert Tanner
SanDisk SSD Plus

SanDisk is starting CES 2015 by announcing two new models in its SSD lineup. The SanDisk “SSD Plus” will be a 2.5” entry-level drive geared for consumers looking to enter the solid-state drive market on a budget, while the Ultra II mSATA SSD takes the popular Ultra II brand and gives it… read more

Seagate’s All-steel ‘Seven’ Mobile Hard Drive Is World’s Thinnest, Also World’s Sexiest

Posted on January 5, 2015 9:00 AM by Rob Williams
Seagate Seven Mobile Hard Drive - Sketches

We’ve had a good number of mobile hard drives cross our path over the years, and I can honestly say that I don’t ever remember being “wowed” by one for looking so aesthetically pleasing. It’s just a mobile drive, right? Well, Seagate wants to make an exception. If it were commonplace for… read more

Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV Micro-Tower Chassis Review

Posted on January 5, 2015 7:00 AM by Techgage Staff
Phanteks Enthoo Evolv Chassis

The line “big things come in small packages” has been used often to describe small form-factor chassis, so we’ll spare you this time. What we have today is Phanteks’ Enthoo EVOLV, a micro-ATX enclosure that’s big on features, but small on space. While our testing wasn’t without issues, it looks to be… read more

NVIDIA Demos NVIDIA DRIVE Automotive Computer Tech

Posted on January 5, 2015 1:30 AM by J.D. Kane
NVIDIA DRIVE CX

As an automotive enthusiast, I get excited by new technologies applied to cars. You can attribute that to a childhood dominated by evenings watching Knight Rider. Thankfully, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) always delivers, and NVIDIA is the first to present new tech that promises to revolutionize the automotive world. NVIDIA’s… read more

NVIDIA Announces Tegra X1 Mobile Processor, Uses 256 CUDA Cores To Push 1 TFLOPs

Posted on January 5, 2015 12:30 AM by Rob Williams
Tegra X1 Chip Shot

At its annual CES keynote, NVIDIA’s Jen-Hsun Huang announced his company’s next-generation Tegra mobile processor, “X1″. The X in its name refers to Maxwell, the latest architecture to power NVIDIA’s desktop GPUs, including the GeForce GTX 980 and 970. As usual, Jen-Hsun touts some impressive things with Tegra X1. For starters, it… read more

Techgage @ CES 2015

Posted on January 5, 2015 12:00 AM by Techgage Staff
CES Logo

Believe it or not, the annual Consumer Electronics Show is upon us once again, and sticking to sound logic, CEA has dubbed this one “CES 2015″. While Mother Nature caused some disruption last year, we’ve made it to Vegas for the latest event and will be reporting on the coolest stuff to come out… read more

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