Published on February 4, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)
There are few manufacturers in the PC industry more respected than Lian Li. What it lacks in quantity is more than made up for in quality. Known for its unique designs and use of aluminum in manufacturing, Lian Li has been covered by us a handful of times. Announced this week, the…..
Published on February 3, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)
Bringing affordability to entry-level users, Toshiba announces the refreshed OCZ Trion SSD. Providing 550MB/s read speeds, 530MB/s sequential writes, and random write I/O speeds of up to 91,000 IOPS, the Trion 150 series helps bring improved boot times and system responsiveness to the masses. Built with Toshiba’s 15nm Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND…..
Published on February 2, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (1)
Over the course of the last handful of months, Google software engineer Benson Leung has made it his mission to oust bad USB-C cables. To most of us, a cable might “just be a cable”, but when off-brand cables are being used, a genuine risk can be posed. From the beginning, Leung…..
Published on January 29, 2016 by J.D. Kane | Comment (4)
While it’s a bit daft to call a car that costs almost $60 thousand an entry-level model, the Porsche Boxster is the most “affordable” car available from Stuttgart. As such, while you do get a car that wears the famous Porsche badge, it’s a far cry from its higher-performing kin, the venerable…..
Published on January 29, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)
System builders have long known the Thermaltake name. As different companies have entered and/or departed the industry, Thermaltake has remained a constant. With its longevity, we’ve come to expect some products that highlight the company’s ability to think outside of the box. Announced this week, the Core X5 and Core X5 Riing Edition (not…..
Published on January 28, 2016 by Jamie Fletcher | Comment (8)
It almost feels like “another day, another NAS” at this point, but Synology will be releasing a new 2-bay NAS in the coming week, in its highly desirable plus range – the DS216+. Network storage as a concept has grown in spec over the last few years – from dumb storage pools,…..
Published on January 27, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year for graphics cards. Both AMD and NVIDIA are expected to launch cards that sport dramatically improved or overhauled architectures, with both set to utilize HBM2 memory for their higher-end parts. By this summer, even the mainstream segment could be treated to something special:…..
Published on January 22, 2016 by Rob Williams | Comment (0)
With the highly-anticipated beta of Tom Clancy’s The Division launching next weekend, NVIDIA has decided to give us some details on things we should be aware of. First and foremost, it’s recommended that a GeForce GTX 970 is owned to run the game at 1080p with good detail, while a 980 Ti…..
Published on January 22, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)
Never shy to try new ideas, QNAP has announced that the QTS and Android dual-system TAS-168/268 NASes now support Netflix. The TAS-168/268 NAS is the first Android-based NAS that supports Netflix, and users can now download and install the app from Google Play. As with many of QNAPs offerings, you can simply…..
Published on January 20, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)
With the launch of its newest 2-bay NAS, the N2810, Thecus has added another device to its multimedia-centric portfolio. With a focus on its new NAS operating system, 7.0, the N2810 will be Thecus’ first product shipping with the updated code. Speaking to this, Thecus CEO Florence Shih recently said that, “With the…..