Synology DiskStation DS211+ Review @ KitGuru

Synology have been riding high in 2010, releasing some of the finest NAS systems ever to hit the consumer market. We use several of these devices in the KitGuru offices for our network file sharing and have found them to be both extremely reliable and fast. Last month we looked at the Synology DS211, a fantastic performing mainstream unit which …

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Thermaltake Armor A60 Mid-Tower Case @ Big Bruin

If you have never heard of Thermaltake, it’s time to come out of the cave and discover a company that consistently pushes the boundaries of computer components. Since 1999, Thermaltake has been an innovative leader when it comes to items such as cases, power supplies, coolers and other equipment. The A60 is one of Thermaltake’s mid-tower Armor series cases, and there …

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PowerColor Radeon HD 6970 Video Card Review @Benchmark Reviews

Featuring a 1536-Core Cayman GPU, AMD’s Radeon HD 6970 competes against NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 470. With the introduction of AMD’s Cayman GPU, the Radeon HD 6870 video card becomes their flagship DirectX-11 desktop graphics product. Aside from the dual-GPU Radeon HD 5970, gamers can expect the new Radeon HD 6970 to quench their thirst for demanding graphics power. The Cayman …

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Powercolor HD6970 Graphics Card Review@KitGuru

Long known for its value products, Powercolor has been one of AMDs longest serving and most loyal partners. Over the past 12 months, they have also invested heavily in product design “ especially coolers. Today we continue our coverage of AMDs Radeon HD 6900 series launch,  looking next at the PowerColor HD6970 graphics card. Lets put this card under the …

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AMD Catalyst Software Update Preview @ eTeknix.com

No matter what operating system you use these days you will find that you need drivers, and with more complex hardware you will find that the more complex driver you need to run it. Taking a simple device like a webcam for instance that requires drivers; but most of the settings are down to the application itself. Graphics cards however, …

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AMD Catalyst 10.12 and Catalyst Software Update @Hi Tech Legion

“AMD Catalyst is a utility driver package for Radeon Graphic cards. First introduced in 2002, the Catalyst suite consisted of unified Radeon Graphic drivers, Hydravision desktop management software, Multimedia center and Remote wonder software. ” The Catalyst driver package has since then evolved and has been streamlined for increased stability, performance and convenience. . The latest AMD Catalyst software consists of …

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Lian Li PC-V1020R Full Tower Computer Case @ Benchmark Reviews

There’s been a lot of innovation in the computer case market in the last couple of years, and while there have been some real advances in features and utility, there’s also been some stuff that’s best described as “silly”. As cases evolve to handle the demands of enthusiast systems, Lian Li has been updating their traditional designs to meet the …

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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Great News For New SSD Buyers!!

SandForce has released a new firmware update to client level manufacturers that significantly improves the performance of  ‘SandForce Driven’ drives.  As far as we can tell, the firmware is only available in new SSD purchases and we haven’t seen the same firmware available to present owners of  SSDs using SandForce technology. . We believe this update has yet to be …

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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Page 2

SandForce SF-1200 and SF-1500 Similarities The first hint that SandForce had upgraded the SF-1200 to the level of the SF-1500, an enterprise level product, was also in the Renice PCIe review.  What is not common knowledge  at the enterprise or consumer level is that the physical makeup of the two processors is exact.  The SF-1200 and the SF-1500 are physically …

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