HTC Vive Headset (CES 2016 Version)

HTC Vive Pre-Order Date Announced

The much-anticipated HTC VIVE, the first consumer virtual reality headset featuring budding SteamVR technology, has been given an official pre-order date, though pricing still remains a question.  Fresh off of seeing many consumers who are interested in virtual reality put off by the announced $599 price-tag of the Oculus Rift, HTC CEO Cher Wang has told British website …more

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano

AMD Radeon R9 Nano Price Cut To $499

AMD just  emailed Legit Reviews and confirmed that the AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card is getting a significant price cut. The card is having its price slashed from an MSRP of $649 to $499. That is a massive 23% price cut and it is effective immediately, says AMD. We took a quick look at Newegg and the lowest …more

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Gigabyte Brix PC

Gigabyte Brix Get Updated – Skylake Processors, Thunderbolt 3, GeForce GTX 950M & Dual Gigabit LAN

Gigabyte has unveiled its new range of BRIX mini PC systems which are now equipped with Intel Skylake processors and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity at CES 2016. The Brix miniature desktops feature slightly updated cases that are now color coded to go along if they are using an Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 Skylake processor. The …more

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Intel Skylake Processor Bug Causing PCs To Freeze In Complex Workloads

The mathematicians and community over at mersenneforum.org  found a bug in the new 6th Generation Intel Core ‘Skylake’ architecture that freezes any system that has a Skylake processor in it when running the GIMPS Prime95 Advanced Exponent test. The Skylake processor bug is reproducible when using the Windows and Linux operating systems. Intel has confirmed that …more

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CES-Unveiled 2016

Kensington and Ventev Present at CES Unveiled 2016

Kensington and Ventev Present at CES Unveiled 2016   Kensington Expert Mouse Wireless Trackball While most users are more comfortable with using a mouse, there is still a dedicated group of users that prefer Trackballs.  Sadly, there hasn’t been many updates to the Trackball over time, however Kensington has launched an updated version that now …more

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Synaptics IronVeil Technology Arrives

Synaptics Shows Gaming Mice and Keyboards With Fingerprint Security at CES 2016

Synaptics Shows Gaming Mice and Keyboards with Fingerprint Security Synaptics is easily the best at developing and designing the Touchpad that is in nearly every laptop.  They are continually looking to make improvements in their technology to make it more user friendly and add additional features.  In the past some of those additional features included …more

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DeepCool GamerStorm Liquid Cooling PSU

Deepcool Shows Off Water Cooled Power Supply at CES 2016

The Consumer Electronics Show is full of all sorts of crazy products, but just when we thought there wasn’t anything too off the wall with regards to PC hardware we ran across the GamerStorm Liquid Cooled power supply prototype that DeepCool was showing off in their hotel suite. The thought of having a water block …more

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AMD AM4 Platform

AMD Zen-based CPUs and APUs Will Have Unified Socket AM4

AMD today officially announced the AM4 socket for the upcoming Summit Ridge and Bristol Ridge family of Zen-Based APUs and CPUs. This confirms the rumors over the past year that Bristol Ridge and Summit Ridge products will indeed be using a unified platform with the AM4 socket! AMD’s current platform lineup has three different sockets. The slide below shows …more

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NBC Launches ‘Seeso’ Streaming Comedy Service

Comcast NBC Universal’s new streaming comedy video service has officially gone live. Named Seeso, the subscription service provides 2,000 hours of content at launch, including full seasons of NBC shows like “Saturday Night Live,” “Parks and Recreation,” and the “The Kids In The Hall.” The service will run you $3.99 a month, and users can download …more

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Thermaltake Showcases New Tt eSPORTS Gear at CES 2016

Thermaltake had lots of new products to show at CES 2016 including some new Tt eSPORTS gaming gear. The biggest highlight went to the CHALLENGER PRIME RGB Membrane Gaming Combo which consists of the old Challenger Prime keyboard with a few new upgrades and a matching gaming mouse. The new keyboard takes the original Challenger …more

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Intel NUC CES 2016 Lineup

Intel Readies Quad-Core Core i7 Swift Canyon NUC That Is Gamer Friendly

Intel’s NUC, or Next Unit of Computing, mini PC has gone through and handful of refreshes over the year and they keep getting more power and features. That trend continues this year with the addition of the Intel’s sixth generation Skylake 14nm processor in 4th Generation NUC models that are code-named Swift Canyon (Rock Canyon was Broadwell based). …more

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AMD Wraith

AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Brings Much Needed Updates

AMD showed Legit Reviews the new AMD Wraith CPU Cooler that will be replacing the reference CPU cooler that they have been using for the past 4+ years. It has been known for some time that the reference cooler that comes with AMD processors is rather loud and boring looking, so we are glad to learn that …more

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Plextor Presents New Storage Drives at CES 2016

CES 2016 – Plextor Presents New Storage Drives Plextor was showing off several new SSD’s and PCIe M.2 drives at CES 2016.  Let’s take a brief look at what they are planning on releasing near the end of the first quarter this year. M7V SSD Series Updating their SSD line to include a new 2.5″ …more

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Kingston DT2000

Kingston Updates Encrypted Flash Drive With Alphanumeric PIN at CES 2016

Kingston’s DataTraveler 2000 Encrypted Flash Drive Flash drives that are encrypted isn’t a new concept, Kingston has had them for many years.  Also, flash drives with an Alphanumeric keypad for unlocking the flash drive isn’t a new concept.  However, Kingston has combined both the AES 256 hardware encrypted flash drive with the Alphanumeric keypad in …more

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