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Monday Afternoon Reviews (1 Comments) (link)
 Monday, 2-May-2016  13:04:52 (GMT +10) - by aftahours

Mouse/Keyboard:
Fnatic Gear Flick G1 Optical Mouse on APH Networks
Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Keyboard on Benchmark Reviews
Corsair Gaming K70 Rapidfire RGB Gaming Keyboard on eTeknix
Corsair Gaming K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Keyboard on Legit Reviews
Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard on TweakTown

Videocard:
XFX R9 Fury Triple Dissipation on OCC
AMD A10-7890K APU on Neoseeker
AMD Radeon Pro Duo on PC Perspective
Asus GTX 950 2 GB (no power connector) on Tech Powerup

Cooling:
Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler on OCC
Silverstone Argon AR06 CPU Cooler on Modders-Inc
Cryorig A40 Ultimate on Vortez
Thermalright Macho 120 SBM CPU Cooler on NikKTech
Cryorig M9i CPU Cooler on ThinkComputers.org

Audio:
Creative SoundBlaster X Pro-Gaming H5 Headset on eTeknix
Kingston HyperX Cloud Revolver Headset on Modders-Inc
Razer Leviathan Mini on Vortez
Tesoro Kuven A1 Pro Real 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset on NikKTech
1MORE Swarovski Crystal Piston Earphones on TweakTown
Creative Sound Blaster Roar Pro Bluetooth Portable Speaker on TweakTown

Case:
InWin 909 E-ATX Aluminium & Tempered Glass Chassis on eTeknix
Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ATX Tempered Glass Edition Case on Hardware Asylum
Lian Li PC-J60 on Ocaholic
Riotoro CR1280 Prism Full Tower Case on Neoseeker
NZXT Manta Mini-ITX Enclosure on PC Perspective
Thermaltake Versa N21 Case on ThinkComputers.org

Gaming PC/Laptop:
Cyberpower Infinity X55 Pro Gaming PC on eTeknix
Intel NUC Kit NUC5PGYH Braswell Mini PC on Missing Remote
MSI GL62 6QF-628 Gaming Notebook (GTX 960M) on Tech Powerup

Motherboard:
Gigabyte X170 Extreme ECC and Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Motherboard on Guru3D
Gigabyte X99P-SLI (Intel X99) Motherboard on TweakTown
Biostar Racing Z170GT7 (Intel LGA-1151) on Tech Powerup

Storage:
Asustor AS3204T NAS on Guru3D
Patriot SuperSonic Magnum 2 256GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive on NikKTech
ADATA i-Memory UE710 64GB Lightning OTG Flash Drive on TweakTown
Thecus N5810 Consumer NAS on TweakTown
Crucial MX200 250 GB SSD on OC Inside

PSU:
Antec High Current Gamer M 750 W (HCG-750M) PSU on Hardware Insights
SilverStone Strider Titanium ST80F-TI 800W Power Supply on APH Networks

Misc:
Blackbird VX-2SSD USB 3.1 Type-C Media Dock on Legit Reviews
Fitbit Blaze Smart Fitness Watch on TweakTown
Elgato Eve Energy Wireless Power Sensor & Switch on TechnologyX
LG V10 SmartPhone on LanOC
G.SKILL TridentZ 32GB 3200MHz DDR4 (F4-3200C15D-32GTZ) Memory Kit on Madshrimps
ASUS MG24UQ and MG28UQ IPS 4K FreeSync Monitor on eTeknix
Linksys LGS116P 16-Port Business Desktop Gigabit PoE+ Switch on NikKTech
Dark Souls III PC on TweakTown



Misc Pics (17 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 29-April-2016  14:57:09 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Thanks to KonMan and t1mbot this week!









Friday Afternoon (0 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 29-April-2016  14:56:39 (GMT +10) - by Agg

We joke about Windows 10 upgrades getting in the way, but one did so very noticeably this week. If you’re in Iowa you might have seen KCCI 8 News Meteorologist Metinka Slater’s thunderstorm update and warning of 12 hours of heavy rainfall interrupted by an unwelcome upgrade message covering up much of the radar screen. ... "Microsoft recommends upgrade to Windows 10, what should I do?" a surprised Slater asked.

Game of Thrones restarted recently, and Australia once again tops the list of countries pirating it. One Kotaku writer says he feels no guilt for downloading it. I am going to say something very publically. And I would like to preface this by stating the following: I am a person who likes to pay for things. I still buy Blu-Rays. I buy video games. I rent movies on the PlayStation Store. I am currently a paying subscriber to Netflix, Spotify, PlayStation Plus, Xbox LIVE and UFC Fight Pass. But, given that Foxtel Play is the only avenue I have for watching, I have no problem admitting that, for the foreseeable future, I will be illegally downloading Game of Thrones season 6.

The push towards driverless cars continues. This week in the US, Google - which is also at the forefront of the driverless car revolution - joined forces with Volvo and Ford, as well as taxi-hailing firms Uber and Lyft, to form a coalition to promote the benefits of self-driving cars and help push through the necessary legislation to make fully autonomous vehicles a reality.

Ever wondered who does all the Google Doodles? Turns out it's (mostly) this guy. Germick’s audience has grown as well, from just his parents and four siblings to the millions of people who visit the Google homepage. Germick is the Google Doodle guy. As the chief doodler, he leads a team of about a dozen, serving as the creative and technical force behind the changing Google logos, better known as “doodles,” that inhabit Google’s otherwise static search homepage. For Germick, it was a winding route from sketching into the world of technology. “I had no clear path to Google,” he said. “It never crossed my mind that I would work on Doodles.”

There's a new "360 Experience" of the Sydney Opera House on YouTube.



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