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Review: Samsung 845DC EVO 240GB, 960GB SATA SSD

TLC for the Datacenter A little less than two years ago, Samsung surprised the storage industry by unveiling the world’s first 3-bit MLC, or TLC (Triple Level Cell), NAND based SSD, the Samsung 840. At the time, TLC...


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Review: SteelSeries H Wireless Gaming Headset

Multiplatform Wireless Audio Wireless headsets are awesome. Not only do they make you look like a badass when gaming all by yourself, no cord also means you can do stuff like grab a soda from your kitchen without putting your m...


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Review: Crucial MX100 256GB SSD

World’s First 16nm MLC SSD As one of the largest SSD manufacturers in the world, Crucial and parent company Micron has been making some huge moves with their SSD lineup, already introducing three new SSDs this year. In...


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SanDisk Purchasing Fusion-io, Further Strengthens Enterprise SSD Portfolio

In a not-too-surprising move, SanDisk recently announced that they’ve entered an agreement to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1 billion cash, further strengthening SanDisk in the enterprise SSD space. Fusion-io, primarily known ...


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Updated Roadmap Reveals Intel 750, DC S3710, DC S3610 SSDs for Q4 2014

According to an article recently published by computer hardware news site TechPowerUp, Intel recently posted an updated SSD roadmap for their presentation at 3D Revolution 2014 which revealed Intel’s plans on the SSD fro...


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Computex 2014: MEGA Booth Babes Gallery

Booth Babes of Computex 2014! Unlike CES where most companies have significantly toned down on the use of show girls, or “booth babes” to encourage visitors to check out their booths, an almost integral part of the ...


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Computex 2014: Zotac’s Sphere Shaped Mini-PC, Fanless Zbox C Series Mini-PCs

As one of the more prominent players in the mini-PC space, Zotac showed off a number of new systems here at Computex, but one of the more interesting systems on display was the Zotac Zbox Sphere OI520, which as its name implie...


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Computex 2014: LSI SandForce SF3700 Update (feat. ADATA, Kingston)

After announcing the SandForce SF3700 back in November of last year, LSI SandForce and their board partners have been relatively quiet on the upcoming controller. At CES earlier this year, we were hopeful that LSI was going t...


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Computex 2014: Allone Cloud Disk Drive 101 RAMDisk Pulls 500,000 IOPS

While storage performance have increased by leaps and bounds with the popularization of SSD technology, volatile memory (DRAM) is still the champ when it comes to raw performance. Unfortunately, with volatile memory being vola...


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Computex 2014: OCZ Pulls 3.8GB/s Off Dual RevoDrive 350 SSDs in RAID 0

Without a doubt, OCZ’s RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD is fast. Designed for workstation and entry level enterprise, each RevoDrive 350 is capable of sequential read/write performance up to 1,800MB/s and random 4K read/write perf...


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Computex 2014: ASRock Displays Two X99 Motherboards

Aside from MSI, the only other motherboard vendor to show off X99 motherboards here at Computex is ASRock, who had two motherboards on display. Unlike MSI, ASRock’s motherboards were well hidden among their lineup of Z97...


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Computex 2014: MSI X99 Motherboard, USB 3.1 Support

MSI’s booth included a very early sample of a motherboard that looks like a possible X99 based successor to the X79A-GD65. In huge font, MSI advertises the board as the world’s 1st DDR4 X99 motherboard which is inte...


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Computex 2014: Kingston HyperX M.2 PCIe x4 Marvell Altaplus Powered SSD

With LSI’s SandForce division changing hands numerous times within a matter of months and the seemingly endless delays with SandForce’s long anticipated SF3700 series controller, even SandForce’s largest part...


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Computex 2014: PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X, Turbo Timer

Computex this year wasn’t exactly filled with new GPU announcements, but one interesting new GPU comes from the guys over at PowerColor who displayed some working samples of their latest Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X graphi...


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Computex 2014: Gigabyte’s Insane Water Force Tri-SLI AIO Water Cooling Setup

In recent years, CPU all in one (AIO) water cooling has become quite popular with system builders for its ease of use and superior performance over air cooling, and recently GPU AIO water cooling is beginning to gain traction...