Thermaltake TR2 700 W Power Supply

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Hardware Secrets — The Thermaltake TR2 700 W is manufactured by FSP; it is actually a rebranded FSP700-80GHN(85) unit, which is also sold as the FSP Epsilon 85 Plus 700.

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 240GB SSD

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Vortez — The Vertex Series is now in its 3rd generation and has world-wide renown, having won multiple awards. OCZ recently unveiled an alternative version of their Vertex 3 Series SSD called the Max IOPS Edition. OCZ claim that this drive can achieve up to 85,000 IOPS so let’s waste no further time and begin our analysis!

AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 / FX-8120 Review

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
ocaholic — AMD's latest processors have been launched. The CPUs with Code name Bulldozer, also know as FX-8150 and FX-8120 are the first octa core CPUs which have been introduced to the consumer and enthusiast market. Today we are testing both eight core based Bulldozer FX CPUs. So, how do these CPUs perform? That's what we're going to find out in the following article.

Oracle Solaris 11 Is Finally Released

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Phoronix — It's been seven years since the release of Solaris 10, and about one year later than originally slated, but Oracle officially released Solaris 11 today.

Gigabyte G1.Sniper2 Z68 Motherboard

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Hot Hardware — We've looked at our share of Z68-based motherboards here at HotHardware, and the Gigabyte G1.Sniper2 is another stand-out to consider. The G1.Sniper2 is in Gigabyte's line of Sniper/Guerilla/Assassin gaming motherboards, although it's currently the only one in the family with the Z68 chipset.

14-Way Comparison Of NVIDIA vs. Nouveau Drivers

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
Phoronix — Back in September I provided the most comprehensive AMD Radeon Linux graphics comparison that took 28 graphics cards from all supported ATI/AMD Radeon product families and tested them under Linux using the latest Catalyst driver as well as the open-source Mesa/Gallium3D driver.

Fractal Design Define Mini mATX Case

Posted on November 9, 2011 by Sean Potter | Affiliate News
ThinkComputers — Not that long ago we took a look at our first case from Fractal Design, the Arc Midi Tower and were very impressed. It seems the Swedish case maker has really been making great headlines over the past few months and we are excited to take a look at our second case from them the Define Mini, which is a mATX case.