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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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OWC Upgrades SATA 3 6G SSD Line To Toshiba Flash and SandForce SF-2282 Processor (240GB only) – Final Thoughts

THE COMPANY I will precede this these final thoughts by stating right off that OWC is an advertiser on The SSD Review (look right) and they understand that reviews and editorials are completely independent of that. Myself and their Founder and President, Larry O’Connor, have met personally and he will be the first to admit that I speak my mind …

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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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Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Chassis Review @ eTeknix.com

Antec have been producing cases for many years now and they have numerous models in their range. They are favoured by many users because they have a reputation for being well featured and competitively priced. Today we are going to look at one of their top of the range cases, the 1200 (or twelve-hundred) Ultimate V3 which boasts a plethora …

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NZXT Sentry Mesh Fan Controller – BCCHardware

We have just taken a look at the NZXT Sentry Mesh Fan Controller. This little fan controller offers some pretty nifty features for a very attractive price. If you are looking for a fan controller that gives you basic features at a great price, you’ll want to check out our review for all the details.   Full story at BCC …

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Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 Computer Case Review @ APH Networks

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… the Thermaltake Empire ruled the cooling market. As many of you may know, such a phrase became known throughout the world in May 1977 as the phenomenon Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope hit the theaters. The series — filled with adventures — gave an entirely new perspective of …

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