Karen Tokar

Believe it or not my interest in computers started before most of my generation even knew what one was. It was that interest and a move to Goose Bay, Labrador that began what would turn out to be a major turning point after the purchase of my first computer. The rest is history as they say.

OCZ Virtualized Controller Architecture 2.0 @ Benchmark Reviews

Not long ago Benchmark Reviews tested the OCZ RevoDrive and OCZ RevoDrive X2 PCI-Express solid state drive storage devices, both of which are based on SandForce SF-1200 SSD controllers and Silicon Image SiI3124 RAID chip. When SandForce launched their second-generation chip, featured in the OCZ RevoDrive3 X2, the four integrated SandForce SF-2200 SSD controllers used an undocumented OCZ SuperScale Storage …

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Add 2 PSU – PSU Expansion Module @ Ninjalane

Ever wondered how to run more than one PSU in a single system? Well, ok dumb question we have all done that before but never with this much ease. Add 2 PSU is a relay module that will power on secondary PSUs when power is detected on the 4pin Molex. Basically this is an extremely safe way to control additional …

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Strontium Matrix Series 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Frequent followers of our SSD reviews have already been introduced to Strontium, a SSD manufacturer from Singapore. Our first review of the company’s product was the Gamma Series 115GB published last week. The Gamma Series is Strontium’s entry level SSD that uses a SandForce SF-1200 controller and pairs it with 25nm IMFT flash. The Matrix Series drive that we are …

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All Core i3 Models @ Hardware Secrets

An updated series of quick reference tables showing the main specs of all Core i3 models released to date. Here is a snippet: “The Core i3 is a CPU series manufactured by Intel aimed at value computers. In this tutorial, we will present a series of quick reference tables for you to compare the main differences between all models released …

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Consignment stock – ticking time bomb for Acer/HP? @ Kitguru

Consignment stock “ ticking time bomb for Acer/HP? As the world comes to terms with the channel choke saga, additional far-reaching effects are also coming to light. The potential time bomb here concerns the way that larger stores do business. KitGuru heads to the shop floor to try and understand the cash flow battle between DSG and multi-nationals like Acer …

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Sonos Play:3 @ Review the Tech

Since I started covering Sonos products in 2007 their product selection and features have grown exponentially while becoming more affordable. For those people who have been hesitant about adopting a Sonos system now is the time to reconsider that stance. Late in July Sonos released their PLAY:3 speaker system which is a portable stereo system priced at $299 which is …

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Catherine PlayStation 3 Review @ Tweak Town

Gamers know as a culture that Japan can produce some quite interesting and weird games, many of which do not leave the oriental shores of the land of the rising sun due to lack of demand, or just no interest from publishers. It seemed earlier in 2011 that this was the fate that Catherine was going to be consigned to. …

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Hitachi UltraStar 7K3000 3TB SATA 3 HDD Review

The latest enterprise class UltraStar 7K3000 3TB SATA 3 HDD by Hitachi GST may not be worlds apart in terms of raw performance when compared to its smaller brother the DeskStar 7K3000 3TB SATA 3 HDD but that’s just about the only thing that these two drives have in common. Full story at Real World Labs.  

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Tt eSPORTS Shock One Gaming Headset Review @ Kitguru

We have looked at a couple of products from Thermaltakes eSPORTS division over the past year including the impressive [3]MEKA mechanical gaming keyboard and the great value [4]Black Gaming mouse. So we are excited to see what they can deliver with their latest gaming headset. Today we are going to look at the Thermaltake Tt eSPORTS Shock One gaming headset …

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