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Importing a Samsung Galaxy S7 gets you a faster phone

Where you buy your smartphone from doesn’t usually matter, but when it comes to the Samsung Galaxy S7, it does. That’s because the UK’s version will come fitted with an Exynos 8890 processor, while U.S. buyers will have the same handset fitted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. While that wouldn’t matter …

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New AMD Zen details have begun to surface

With AMD set to release its Zen architecture processors towards the end of this year, the company has begun giving out more details during its quarterly earnings call. This week, AMD reported its quarterly earnings and in that call, CEO Lisa Su revealed a few more details on the Zen …

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How does Fallout 4 run on PC?

One of the most highly anticipated games of the last couple of years has been Fallout 4, ever since the famous Kotaku leak of 2013. Now, the game has finally arrived, bringing us back to the wasteland, but how does the PC version hold up? I managed to get access …

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First benchmark results of GeForce GTX Titan X get published

As Nvidia continues to keep virtually all information about its forthcoming GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card under wraps, unofficial sources continue to feed the world with preliminary information about the forthcoming solutions. One of the web-sites has published what it claims to be the first benchmark results of the …

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Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest coolers from Thermalright, the Silver Arrow IB-E. This is a sizable dual-tower air cooler which goes up against the best models from the likes of Noctua and Phanteks. Thermalright might not be the first brand that comes …

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Arctic P253 BT Bluetooth Headphones Review

Today we are going to look at one of Arctic’s latest products, the P253 BT Bluetooth headset. This has been designed for budget-restricted users who are looking for a decent pair of Bluetooth headphones, particularly those who want to use them for sports. Even though we are more accustomed to reviewing …

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Samsung to fix 840 Evo SSD performance crippling bug

Over the last few weeks there has been numerous reports of a performance crippling bug found in Samsung’s 840 Evo SSDs. Users over at Overclock.net found that when month old data was found on the drive, read speeds would suffer greatly. However, fortunately for Samsung SSD users, the company has …

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Thecus N2310 2-bay NAS Review

Today we are going to look at one of the latest products in Thecus’ range of NAS servers – the N2310.  This comes in at the bottom of their range, designed for home and small business users on a budget.  We are interested to see where they have compromised on …

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NZXT Source 530 Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at the NZXT Source 530 case which has been designed to offer a balance between features and affordability.  It is available for around the £80 mark, targeting a mass audience.  There are a number of other manufacturers who have strong offerings around …

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XFX Type01 Bravo Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at the XFX Type01 Bravo … the companies first attempt at a PC Case. Until now, XFX’s range of products has consisted predominantly of graphics cards and power supplies, so it will be interesting to see if the Type01 Bravo can be …

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Corsair Obsidian 250D Case Review

Today we are going to take a look at the latest case in Corsair’s Obsidian line up, the 250D. This appears to have been designed specifically for those who are looking to build a compact gaming system – therefore putting it in direct competition with the Bitfenix Prodigy. The Bitfenix …

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Corsair Hydro H105 CPU Cooler Review

Today we are going to take a look at the latest liquid CPU cooler from Corsair, the Hydro H105.  Corsair are one of the longest established players in the liquid CPU cooling market and are presently the most popular brand.  This can be attributed to their wide range of products …

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