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Tuesday Night Reviews (0 Comments) (link)
 Tuesday, 7-December-2021  23:07:22 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Motherboard & CPU:
GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS Pro on Vortez.
ASUS Strix Z690-E Gaming WiFi on HWAsylum.
ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Hero on Tweaktown.
ASRock Z690 Steel Legend WiFi 6E Motherboard on FunkyKit.
GIGABYTE Z590 Vision G Motherboard on NikKTech.
Intel 12th-gen Core i9-12900K & i5-12600K Workstation Performance on TechGage.
Biostar Z690A Valkyrie Gaming Motherboard on FunkyKit.
MSI MPG Z690 CARBON WiFi on Vortez.

Cooling:
Cooler Master MasterAir MA624 Stealth CPU Cooler on ThinkComputers.
Noctua NH-U12A chromax.black CPU Cooler on APHNetworks.
Cooler Master's Intel LGA1700 Mounting Kit on FunkyKit.
SilverStone Hydrogon D120 ARGB on TechPowerUp.

Cases:
Hyte Revolt 3 Mini-ITX (video review) by OCClub.
Deepcool CG560 chassis on Guru3D.
XPG Starker Air on TechPowerUp.

Storage:
Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 2 TB + PS5 Heatsink on TechPowerUp.
ZADAK TWSS3 1TB SSD on NikKTech.
Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 500GB with 176 Layer Micron SSD on Tweaktown.
Crucial P5 Plus 2TB SSD Review - Elite Performance on Tweaktown.

Input Etc:
SPC Gear GK650K Omnis Mechanical Gaming Keyboard on NikKTech.
Mistel Q75 Keyboard on TechPowerUp.
Corsair Sabre RGB Pro Wireless mouse on TechPowerUp.
Quick Look: PowerColor x Ducky One 2 SF keyboard on TechPowerUp.
DeepCool MC310 Optical Mouse on APHNetworks.
SteelSeries Prime Mini Gaming Mouse on MadShrimps.

Memory:
Lexar DDR4-3200 SODIMM 32GB Laptop Memory Kit on FunkyKit.
Neo Forza Faye DDR4-4600 2x 16GB on TechPowerUp.

Networking:
TRENDnet TPE-TG51g (video review) by OCClub.
ASUS ROG Strix GS-AX5400 Wi-Fi 6 Router on APHNetworks.
EnGenius ECS2512FP. 8-port 2.5G Cloud Switch on Guru3D.

Audio Visual:
ASUS ROG Cetra II Core in-ear gaming headset on TechPowerUp.
EarFun Air Pro 2 TWS Earbuds on NikKTech.
Movo UM300 USB condenser microphone on TechPowerUp.
Creative Chat USB On-ear Headset with Noise-cancelling Mic on MadShrimps.
Sabinetek SmartMike+ with 3rd Party Apps on FunkyKit.
Viotek FI32DB WQHD Monitor on NikKTech.
JBL Reflect Flow Pro TWS Earbuds on NikKTech.
Technics AZ70 True Wireless Earphones on TechPowerUp.

Software:
Chorus! game on OCClub.
ICARUS: DLSS vs. FSR Comparison on TechPowerUp.
Blender 3.0 How Fast Are GPUs in Cycles X, EEVEE & Viewport? on Techgage.
Dying Light Complete Experience on OCClub.
Farming Simulator 22: DLSS vs. DLAA vs. FSR Comparison on TechPowerUp.

Misc:
50 Games Tested: GeForce RTX 3070 Ti vs. Radeon RX 6800 on TechPowerUp.
Allied Patriot-A Gaming PC Review: Ryzen 5 5600X + RTX 3070 8GB LHR on Tweaktown.
HiFive Unmatched: Exploring A RISC-V Computing Experience on HotHardware.
Silverstone HELA 2050 W Review - World's Strongest PSU on TechPowerUp.



Misc Pics (16 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 3-December-2021  15:11:56 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Friday again!








Retro Gaming December 2021 (2 Comments) (link)
 Friday, 3-December-2021  00:29:38 (GMT +10) - by Agg

A couple of people pointed out this advent calendar of code, which I guess counts as today's "Flash Timewaster", which is a term I haven't used in so long it has become outdated in the meantime. :) Collect stars by solving puzzles. Two puzzles will be made available on each day in the Advent calendar; the second puzzle is unlocked when you complete the first. Each puzzle grants one star. Good luck!

Anyway, this month's Retro Let's Play is Parasite Eve from 1998. Parasite Eve is a 1998 action role-playing horror video game developed and published by Square. The game is a sequel to the novel Parasite Eve, written by Hideaki Sena; it is also the first game in the Parasite Eve video game series. The story follows New York City police officer Aya Brea over a six-day span in 1997 as she attempts to stop the Eve, a woman who plans to destroy the human race through spontaneous human combustion. Players explore levels set in areas of New York while utilizing a pausable real-time combat system along with several role-playing game elements.


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But if you prefer your games zoomy rather than spooky, this month's Retro Racing game is Star Wars Episode 1 Racer from 1999. Star Wars Episode I: Racer is a 1999 racing video game based on the podracing sequence featured in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. The game features all of the racers and race course on Tatooine featured in The Phantom Menace. It also adds several new courses, some on Tatooine, others on various planets. Several single player modes, including a tournament mode, are available for play. It also features multiplayer, the format of which varies by platform. Jake Lloyd and Lewis MacLeod, who portrayed Anakin Skywalker and Sebulba in The Phantom Menace, reprise their roles in the game.


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