Daily Reviews Summary 03/01/12
Posted on: 03/01/2012 02:30 PM

Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles, including Alienware M14x Review: Giving Portable Gaming Another Go, MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB OC Edition Video Card Review, and Configuring a Windows 8 Virtual Machine

Alienware M14x Review: Giving Portable Gaming Another Go @ PC Perspective
Gaming. Laptop. Portable. These may well be the three most contradictory words in the PC industry. It’s been possible to game on laptops for years, but making a high-quality gaming experience portable is a goal rarely achieved.

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MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB OC Edition Video Card Review @ TweakTown
When we moved away from the single GPU performance via the XFX HD 7770 Black Edition S Super Overclocked 1GB and checked out the CrossFire performance via Sapphire we saw a bit of light at the end of the tunnel thanks to some awesome CrossFire scaling. The issue continued to be the price of the setup, though.

With some strong overclocks out of the box, we wonder what kind of overclocking potential we have with the model. Today we'll be finding that out exactly via the help of the MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB OC Edition video card. There are of course a few things we need to do before we cover the overclocking side of things.

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Configuring a Windows 8 Virtual Machine @ Techspot
With the launch of Windows 8's Consumer Preview, you're probably itching to spend some quality time with Microsoft's latest operating system. Although you may have already downloaded the ISO, we bet some of you haven't decided how you're going to install it.

Fortunately, running Windows 8 in a virtual machine solves all that: it won't remove your current OS, you can access it anytime you want without rebooting and it doesn't require any extra hardware. What's more, the test OS can be deleted in only a few mouse clicks.

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Antec High Current Gamer M 620W @ Vortez
Targus USB 3.0 Dual-head Video Adapter Review @ Everything USB
Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced Chassis Review @ Kitguru
G.Skill RipjawsZ DDR3-2133MHz 16GB (4x4GB) Memory Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
G.Skill Ares 16GB 2133MHz Kit Review @ OC3D
SteelSeries Kinzu V2 Pro Edition Gaming Mouse Review @ TweakTown
Pentax K-r Review @ TechReviewSource.com
EVGA X79 FTW X79 Motherboard Review @ eTeknix.com
ASUS Radeon HD 7750 1 GB @ techPowerUp
Hands On With Windows 8 Consumer Preview @ TechReviewSource.com
Cyborg M.M.O.7 Mouse Review @ Hardware Secrets
Syndicate (PC) Game Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
CPU Performance Comparison Guide Rev. 6.6 @ Tech ARP
Panasonic SC-HC37 Stereo System Review @ t-break
Unboxing the Patriot Pyro SE Solid State Drive @ ThinkComputers.org
Intel Sandy Bridge-E i7-3820 CPU Review @ Madshrimps
Samsung PM830 SATA 3 256GB mSATA SSD Review - Ultrabooks To Gain Capacity and SATA 3 Speed @ The SSD Review
Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus Mid Tower Case Review @ Hi Tech Legion
Samsung Galaxy Note 5.3-Inch Android Superphone @ MEGATechNews
REVIEW: Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 RAID 0 @ PureOverclock
Review: TEAC NS-X1 @ TechRadar
PC Specialist Vortex XT-270FB System Review @ KitGuru
Corsair Carbide 300R Review @ OC3D

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