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Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, March 29, 2017, Edition

Today, 06:52 AM

The middle of the week is here, bringing with it a couple of items for your viewing pleasure. We have an article comparing the Intel Core i7-7700K to the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 in an assortment of games, since plenty people will want to know what their new processor can do while gaming. There's also a review on the Lexar JumpDrive P20 Flash Drive, offering a ton of speed in something quite affordable.

CPUs
Intel i7-7700K vs. AMD Ryzen R7 1700 in Gaming @ LanOC Reviews

Storage/Hard Drives
Lexar JumpDrive P20 Flash Drive @ PC Perspective



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Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Edition

Yesterday, 06:49 AM

The end of March is approaching fast, but we still have plenty of items for you to check out before then. There's a look at the BitFenix Shogun E-ATX case, a super mid-tower model packed to the brim with high-end features and customization options. For another case with a ton of customization options, the Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 6 gets reviewed to showcase everything it has inside it. The Ballistix Sport LT Red 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory kit gets put to the test to see if it should power your new Intel or AMD system. Staying on the memory side, we have an article examining Intel's Optane Memory and exactly what it means for PC building. Wrapping things up is a review of the Alienware 13 laptop, a portable model that could be a pretty stout gaming machine.

Cases
BitFenix Shogun E-ATX @ Benchmark Reviews
Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 6 @ ThinkComputers

Memory
Ballistix Sport LT Red 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 Memory Kit @ Madshrimps

Laptops/Tablets
Alienware 13 @ TechSpot

Miscellany
Intel Officially Launches Optane Memory, Shows Performance @ PC Perspective



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Hardware Roundup: Monday, March 27, 2017, Edition

27 March 2017 - 06:56 AM

The final week of March has arrived, with several items for you to check out to get things started. We have another look at the AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU, the company's new 65W potential powerhouse. For your storage needs, perhaps the Silicon Power S56 240GB TLC SSD is the one to get. We have an article examining some of the best PC games you should be playing right now, covering ones from this year and past titles you might have overlooked. Wrapping things up is an overview of the recent 3D printing festival known as Midwest RepRap.

CPUs
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 @ ThinkComputers

Storage/Hard Drives
Silicon Power S56 240GB TLC SSD @ Madshrimps

Gaming
The Best PC Games (You Should Be Playing) @ TechSpot

Miscellany
Midwest RepRap Festival @ LanOC Reviews



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Hardware Roundup: Friday, March 24, 2017, Edition

24 March 2017 - 06:46 AM

The end of the week has arrived, with a few items to help you welcome in the weekend. There's a review of the Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD, featuring MLC NAND and a Toshiba controller to help replace the older Vector 180 line. We also have a look at the Phononic HEX 2.0 Thermoelectric CPU cooler that can work as just a regular heat sink or turn it up into that thermoelectric type based on how hard you're pushing your processor. Wrapping things up is a podcast covering the latest news and reviews from the past week.

CPU Cooling
Phononic HEX 2.0 Thermoelectric CPU Cooler @ PC Perspective

Storage/Hard Drives
Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD @ LanOC Reviews

Miscellany
Podcast #442 @ PC Perspective



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Hardware Roundup: Thursday, March 23, 2017, Edition

23 March 2017 - 07:30 AM

The week is starting to wind down, but not before there are several items for you to check out. We have a review of the AMD Ryzen 7 1700X CPU, as well as another look at the Ryzen 7 1700, offering you some more insight into just what they can do and if your new build should have one of these at its core. There's a look at the Bloody B820R RGB Gaming Keyboard with its unique Lightstrike switches for a faster and more reliable take on the mechanical switch design. The Patriot LX Series 256GB MicroSD card gets put to the test to see what kind of performance it offers for devices that need fast storage speeds. We end things today with an article covering how to manage tabs and extensions in Google Chrome.

CPUs
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X @ Madshrimps
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 @ LanOC Reviews

Keyboards/Mice
Bloody B820R RGB Gaming Keyboard @ Benchmark Reviews

Storage/Hard Drives
Patriot LX Series 256GB MicroSD Card @ ThinkComputers

Miscellany
Chrome Tab Management Tips and Extensions @ TechSpot



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