Biwin's NuvoDrive NX is the first SSD announced with the new Novachips Bugatti controller. Today Chris takes a full run with an engineering sample to see if this 10-Channel controller lives up to its racy name.
Although as we speak there are many 80 Plus Platinum certified power supply units in the market (and we’ve been expecting the 80 Plus Titanium certification to get announced for quite some time now) it is the 80 Plus Gold certified units that most people choose mainly because they offer the best price/performance ratio right now (at least for demanding users). Be quiet! Has always been amongst the top PSU manufacturers but it wasn’t until recently that they started expanding to other countries outside of Germany and what best way to do that than to release a brand new PSU line with both 80 Plus Gold and Platinum units. Today we will be taking a look at the Dark Power Pro P10 750W variant which should be more than enough to power systems with dual GPU configurations.
MyDigitalSSD has just updated firmware for their new budget friendly line of SSD’s, the Bullet Proof 3 series. The drive we are going to take a look at today is the BP3 256GB mSATA drive, MyDigitalSSD's new Bullet Proof 3 series SATA 6Gbps mSATA takes aim directly at the low cost, mainstream performance category. The BP3 is the successor to the Bullet Proof 2, an mSATA 3Gbps series of drives.
Roccat has provided us with some wonderful PC peripherals and today we're going to be looking at the Roccat Isku. The Roccat Isku is an illuminated gaming keyboard, which features as many as 36 programmable macro keys, on the fly profile switching and backlit keys. Backlit with ROCCAT Extreme Ice Blue Lighting in 6 adjustable brightness levels, the Isku makes it easy to always hit the right key -- even in low lighting. The Isku’s optimized illumination also means it’s perfect for avoiding eye strain during those long gaming sessions.
If you're like me, over the years you've collected a huge digital library full of music, pictures, and movies onto your computer. Occasionally, I might watch a video from off my laptop or listen to a song while working at the desktop, but high-definition movies and music are really best enjoyed on a home theater system with larger screen and powerful speakers. The ASUS O!Play LIVE HD Media Player makes this transition easy, accepting every modern media format over local storage and network connections. Watching broadcast television and DVD/BD movies have been replaced with streaming Internet content and downloaded multimedia files, especially for college aged viewers who own a smartphone or tablet device. In this article Benchmark Reviews tests the ASUS O!Play LIVE HD Media Player, and we evaluate how well it performs our tasks.