Western Digitals 6Gbps Caviar Black 1TB hard drive
ASUS BC-08B1ST Blu-ray Combo Drive
*Quote:* When it comes to choosing an optical drive sometimes it can be hard. A lot of people just choose the cheapest drive, but that is not always the best route. Today we will be looking at a new combo drive fro m ASUS that allows for Blu-ray playback and DVD/CD burning. It also has s ome really cool features like being able to encrypt your burnt discs with 128-bit encryption, True Theater High Definition which boosts DVD playba ck quality and Optimal Tuning Strategy which will perform a test before r eally burning a disc to generate an optimal burning strategy for the best burning quality. Lets see if t he BC-08B1ST Blu-ray Combo Drive is right for you.
Review of the Sapphire HD 5850 Toxic
Sapphire has just added on top of value of the HD 5850 here, with the Toxic model: you get a *real *overclock, that gives you a edge over standard HD 5850s you get a well-rounded and plump bundle you get a great cooler, if you really want to push the OC limits, and on top of that, the Toxic offers good power usage, and the full feature set of the HD 5000 series, such as DirectX 11 and Eyefinity.
ASUS P6X58D-Premium SATA6G Motherboard
ASUS has been a longtime partner to Intel, and both companies have been made better because of their relationship. But when it comes to new technology, sometimes Intel takes a little too long to implement change while ASUS prefers to offer their faithful consumers the options right away. Intels tick-tock plan doesnt coincide with the technical improvements made to areas outside of processor development, such as SuperSpeed USB-3.0 or Revision 3.x SATA 6.0-Gbps (aka SATA-III) controllers. Most hardware enthusiasts agree that its awkward to see Intels Enthusiast
**Sapphire ATI Radeon HD5850 Toxic Video Card
*Today Sapphire introduces two new graphics processor cards based on AMDs ATI Radeon HD 5850. With custom cooling and board solutions, Sapphire is releasing the HD 5850 Vapor-X and HD 5850 TOXIC edition cards, and today well be looking at the latter.*
HIS Radeon HD 5670 IceQ+ 1GB Video Card
Its been ages since weve seen HIS attach a model with its IceQ+ cooling. Over the recent months weve seen more iCooler and reference cards from the company. Its not that theres anything wrong with these models, its just that when I think of HIS, the first series that comes to mind is the IceQ+ one. The latest model to get the IceQ+ treatment comes in the form of a HD 5670 which follows up from the HD 5750 model we looked at just recently. Having a look at this particular card, youll see the IceQ+ cooler that weve seen in the past from other mid-range HIS models in the same series.
Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 Toxic OC Edition
Quote: The cooling solution used is Sapphires proprietary Vapor chamber cooling solution that goes by the name Vapor-X. The cooling solution uses three heatpipes, in addition to the Vapor Chamber, to efficiently pull the thermal load out of the GPU and memory. With the driver controlling the fan speeds, I saw temperatures in the 57 to 59 degree Celsius range, where the reference card I tested came in at 66 degrees Celsius under load. When overclocked, the Toxic peaked at 49 degrees Celsius.
Dorcy 220-Lumen Rechargeable CREE XRE LED 41-4299 Flashlight
The flashlight is without a doubt one of the most invaluable tools ever invented. This hand-held battery powered light source comes in various shapes and sizes and can provide important lighting in emergency situations such as search and rescue, home power outages, in leisure settings such as camping, hunting and much more. Today I will be reviewing one of those brand new high-powered LED flashlights on the market from a company called Dorcy. Its the Dorcy 41-4299 220-lumen rechargeable CREE XRE LED flashlight. Read on to see if this affordable LED flashlight should be one to invest in.
Cooler Master Hyper TX3
Like its larger sibling the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus, Cooler Masterâ€s Hyper TX3 offers an exceptional value. Its smaller size should ensure no space issues in mid tower cases or nearby motherboard components.Weblink