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Cooler Master Nepton 240M CPU Cooler

Cool and Quiet, Like a Ninja: Cooler Master Nepton 240M CPU Cooler Review

Posted on October 22, 2014 in Water-Cooling

Cooler Master is no newbie in the world of AIO (all-in-one) pre-fab water cooling solutions. Its newest, the Nepton 240M, brings the promise of improved performance over air coolers and other AIO water coolers on a few fronts: Superior thermal dissipation, quieter operation, and easier installation. Does it succeed and deliver on all of these promises? Read on to find out.

Thecus N2560 NAS

Thecus N2560 Dual-bay SOHO NAS Review

Posted on October 20, 2014 in Network-Attached Storage

For either the home or home office, a NAS can be a boon for those looking to have a no-nonsense, feature-rich storage solution. Of course, not everyone has needs for a ton of storage, and in many cases, a simple dual-bay would suffice. And as far as those go, Thecus’ N2560 is definitely worth checking out.

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To The Moon! Borderlands: Pre-Sequel Preview-Review

Posted on October 18, 2014 in Gaming

After the events of Borderlands and before the events of Borderlands 2, we have a gap. No bullets were fired, no corny jokes were told, no heroes were around, and certainly not enough tentacles. A gap so large, it couldn’t be filled with a prequel, a gap too long to be filled by a sequel; Ladies and gentlebeings, I present, CLAPTRAP!! – Wait, I mean, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

SilverStone Fortress FT05 Chassis

SilverStone Fortress FT05 Mid-Tower Chassis Review

Posted on October 15, 2014 in Full-Tower

After having gone 3 years without looking at a SilverStone chassis, we’re back with a look at the company’s latest, the mid-tower Fortress FT05. Can it deliver on the promises of big cooling and big flexibility while retaining as small a footprint as possible? It’s time to man the fort and find out.

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In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream – Alien: Isolation Review

Posted on October 13, 2014 in Gaming

After so many forgettable and atrocious adaptations of such an iconic franchise, Alien: Isolation lands itself in a difficult position. After the bitter taste left by Colonial Marines, faith in the series is at an all-time low. Will developer Creative Assembly finally bring us something that can live up to the name, Alien?

Tech News

Breaking the Wire: KX Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Now Available

by Brandon Mietzner on October 23, 2014 4:17 PM EST
KX_Wireless_Meyboard

The mechanical keyboard has been making a strong comeback the last few years thanks to PC gamers, but wireless has still proven to be a very elusive mistress to conquer when it comes to the bewildering demands of those gamers. With many mechanical keyboards on the market and only one or two wireless options available, […]

Lian Li Gets NAS-ty With the PC-Q26 Mini-ITX Chassis

by Ryan Perry on October 23, 2014 2:09 PM EST
Lian Li PC-Q26 Angled

The Techgage staff have had some “spirited” debates about pre-built, stand-alone NAS systems versus ones built ourselves. Thanks to Lian Li, those who would rather build a NAS themselves from hand-picked components are sure to be happy with the announcement of the PC-Q26 mid-tower NAS chassis. The silver or black aluminum PC-Q26 supports mini-ITX motherboards, […]

Cool and Quiet, Like a Ninja: Cooler Master Nepton 240M CPU Cooler Review

by Techgage Staff on October 22, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Cooler Master Nepton 240M CPU Cooler

Cooler Master is no newbie in the world of AIO (all-in-one) pre-fab water cooling solutions. Its newest, the Nepton 240M, brings the promise of improved performance over air coolers and other AIO water coolers on a few fronts: Superior thermal dissipation, quieter operation, and easier installation. Does it succeed and deliver on all of these […]

Back to the Future is Back in the Present: Hoverboards are Here!

by Brandon Mietzner on October 21, 2014 5:45 PM EST
Hendo Hoverboard

The idea was simple: How to use magnetic fields to make levitation feasible. Today, Greg Henderson has not only developed a technological revolution, but he has done it in one of the most iconic ways imaginable, with a Hoverboard. The idea is currently being spearheaded on Kickstarter under the banner Hendo Hoverboards – World’s first REAL […]

Forced to Use a Locked-down Work PC? Microsoft Excel is Here to Help You Pass the Time

by Rob Williams on October 21, 2014 9:30 AM EST
Microsoft Excel - Music Player

Microsoft’s Office suite has been around for what seems like forever, and while many of its included products look tame on the outside, many of them are unbelievably complex under-the-hood. That being the case, there’s been some extremely cool tricks that some folks have created over the years, such as creating a small game that […]

When One Scroll Wheel is Not Enough: Introducing the SPEEDLINK PRIME Z-DW

by J.D. Kane on October 20, 2014 3:15 PM EST
SPEEDLINK PRIME Z-DW Gaming Mouse

Sometimes, one of something is just good enough.  One sun in our solar system is just perfect.  One moon for our nighttime sky?  Ditto.  One heart, one brain, one set of reproductive organs…  you get the picture. But there are things out there in the universe, both natural and man-made, where you can have two […]

Thecus N2560 Dual-bay SOHO NAS Review

by Techgage Staff on October 20, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Thecus N2560 NAS

For either the home or home office, a NAS can be a boon for those looking to have a no-nonsense, feature-rich storage solution. Of course, not everyone has needs for a ton of storage, and in many cases, a simple dual-bay would suffice. And as far as those go, Thecus’ N2560 is definitely worth checking […]

To The Moon! Borderlands: Pre-Sequel Preview-Review

by Techgage Staff on October 18, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Borderlands Pre-Sequel Logo

After the events of Borderlands and before the events of Borderlands 2, we have a gap. No bullets were fired, no corny jokes were told, no heroes were around, and certainly not enough tentacles. A gap so large, it couldn’t be filled with a prequel, a gap too long to be filled by a sequel; […]

Meet the PC-T80, Lian Li’s Latest Test Bench

by J.D. Kane on October 17, 2014 10:30 AM EST
Lian Li PC-T80 Test Bench

Lian Li announced that it has launched its newest open-air test bench, the PC-T80.  The new test bench is an update of the PC-T60. As is typical with most of the company’s products, the PC-T80 is made of brushed aluminum.  Like its smaller predecessor, the PC-T80 is a simple yet superbly-executed design.  However, it is […]

MSI Updates Its 27″ All-in-one PC Arsenal With NVIDIA GTX 900M GPUs

by Ryan Perry on October 17, 2014 9:00 AM EST
MSI AIO Gaming PC - NVIDIA GeForce 900M Series

The first all-in-one PC that I encountered was a slow, boring, power-hungry hunk of junk that sat on a friend’s shelf in their kitchen.  They watched YouTube, played music, checked email, and looked up recipes while they cooked.  Well, forget that stuff!  Them things is meant for gamin’, and MSI knows it! MSI has had […]