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Buffalo LinkStation LS421DE Enclosure Review

Buffalo are a leading Network brand, and today we are reviewing a new release of their popular LinkStation series. The LS421DE is a high performance two-bay network attached storage device, which even features Raid 0 and Raid 1 configurations. The LS421 offers many features, including Gigabit Ethernet, Cloud Storage, a …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

Synology have been one of the key players in the Network Attached Storage Devices for some time now, and each new DiskStation model is eagerly anticipated. The DS214 is no exception with it first being teased at Computex in June of this year, along side its more powerful DS214+. This …

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Teratrend SST-TS431U 4-bay USB 3.0 Storage Tower Review

SilverStone is a company that you will most certainly have heard of. They produce a large range of Cases, Power Supplies and Storage devices. On the other hand, the name Teratrend probably won’t mean much to you. Teratrend is a new division of SilverStone dedicated to delivering professional storage solutions. …

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CM Storm Pitch Gaming Earphone Review

The gaming peripheral market has been one of the fastest growing sectors over the last few years with companies like Cooler Master even setting up their own gaming range, CM Storm. Today’s product is the CM Storm Pitch Gaming Earphones which feature 10 mm drivers, a solid metal casing, passive noise isolation …

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Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 Review

Routers are the life and soul of the media party in many modern households. They are also under an ever increasing demand to deliver high definition media content to multiple devices simultaneously. Whether this be for streaming TV, gaming online,  downloading or uploading content – it all requires a fast …

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Lian-Li PC-B12 Aluminium Chassis Review

There is no doubt that Lian-Li are one of the finest chassis manufacturers on the market. They tend to use the highest grade aluminum and their understated design ethic is very appealing to the high end enthusiast audience. The Lian-Li PC-B12 has a very simple design but is finished in …

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Aerocool Mechatron Ultimate Gaming Series Chassis Review

Aerocool are working hard to raise their profile in Europe and we have reviewed a handful of their products recently, including the Aerocool Strike-X 800W PSU. Today we are looking at the Aerocool Mechatron which is part of the PGS B range of Chassis which stands for ‘Performance Gaming System …

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BitFenix Ghost Chassis Review

The BitFenix Ghost is a mid-range chassis, designed with gamers in mind. Bitfenix claim that not all gamers are willing to deal with excessive fan noise so they have attempted to design a chassis with minimal noise characteristics. To create a silent chassis BitFenix have armed the Ghost with an …

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Synology Diskstation DS213 Air NAS Review

Synology are one of the leading NAS manufacturers, and their software – DiskManager, has earned high acclaim worldwide. Today we are looking at the DS213 Air, a unique NAS device as it features built-in wireless support allowing it to connect to your network wirelessly. It can even be your wireless …

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CM Storm Scout II Chassis Review

CM Storm have been updating some of their products this year and today is the turn of the CM Storm Scout model, which was first launched several years ago. On paper, the CM Storm Scout II looks to be a vast improvement on its predecessor, as it features USB 3.0, …

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ICY BOX External 2.5″ HDD USB 3.0 Enclosure Review

We have reviewed several USB 3.0 enclosures recently, this time is the turn of a 2.5″ device from ICY BOX. With the price of SSD’s falling constantly, a 2.5″ HDD enclosure has never been more tempting. With a 60 GB SSD recently being retailed at under £30, it certainly wouldn’t …

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ICY BOX Powerline Network Adapter Kit Review

Network devices are a fairly common addition in most households. As the numbers of devices requiring internet, such as Phones, Tablets, Laptops, Games Consoles, Smart TV’s etc expands, we are all looking for more ways to improve our wireless coverage or to get an internet connection to the other side …

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TonidoPlug 2 Small Home Server Review

Media and enthusiast-servers are growing in popularity as more people realise the benefits within a home environment; after all numerous computer systems, tablets, televisions and phones can be utilised in accessing media files. Media servers allow people to have media stored in one area which can then be streamed to …

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