Daily Reviews Summary 04/05/12
Posted on: 04/05/2012 09:50 AM

Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles, including The Plextor M3 (256GB) Review, ASUS Sabertooth P67 Socket 1155 ATX Motherboard Review, and Asus Z9PE-D8 WS Dual Socket Workstation Motherboard Review

The Plextor M3 (256GB) Review @ Anandtech
Plextor as a brand is probably a new acquaintance for most people and I have to admit that I had not heard of Plextor until a couple of months ago. Plextor is more known for their optical disk drives but roughly two years ago, they entered the SSD market. Plextor is now at its third generation of SSDs and we have finally got the chance of reviewing their latest offering: The M3. Based on Marvell's 88SS9174-BLD2 controller, the M3 is a direct competitor to Crucial's popular m4 series. Both obviously utilize in-house firmwares, which can lead to big differences in performance.

While Plextor is a relatively small and unknown brand, I can already hint that their offering is not minuscule in performance when put against SSD giants' drives. How fast is it then? Read on and find out!

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ASUS Sabertooth P67 Socket 1155 ATX Motherboard Review @ Bigbruin.com
The ASUS name has always been synonymous with quality and performance, and the Sabertooth P67 doesn't disappoint. We actually got a better overclock from it than the Maximus IV Extreme we looked at previously. Not that we put all that much effort into either overclock, but getting an extra 1GHz out of the Sabertooth P67 with minimal effort was impressive.

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Asus Z9PE-D8 WS Dual Socket Workstation Motherboard Review @ eTeknix.com
The workstation and server market relies on pure processing power, so can Asus take the power of two Xeons to produce a top end number crunching board?

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OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Review @ KitGuru
ASRock Fatal1ty x79 Professional Intel 2011 Motherboard @ TechwareLabs
OCZ Technology Vertex 4 (Indilinx Everest 2) 256GB and 512GB SSD Review @ TweakTown
OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx Everest 2-Infused SSD Review @ HotHardware.com
Indilinx Everest 2 SSD Controller Platform Overview @ TweakZown
OCZ Vertex 4 Indilinx 256GB & 512GB SSD Reviews @ Legit Reviews
News: OCZ's Vertex 4 solid-state drive @ The Tech Report
OCZ Vertex 4 Solid State Drive 512GB/256GB Launch Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Review @ Hardware Canucks
OCZ Vertex 4 SSD 256GB and 512GB review @ Guru3D
In Win MANA 136 Midi Tower Review @ Nikktech
OCZ FATAL1TY Series 1000 W @ techPowerUp
LG 55LM6700 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
Micron RealSSD P400e 6Gbps 200GB Enterprise SSD Review @ The SSD Review
Olasonic TW-S7 USB Speakers @ Everything USB
NZXT HAVIK-120 Review @ OC3D
Unboxing the NZXT Switch 810 Full Tower Case @ ThinkComputers.org
AMD A10 Trinity APU first impression @ t-break
OCZ Vertex 4 Review (256GB, 512GB) @ Anandtech
ZOTAC GTX 680s Extreme Overclock in SLI! @ Bjorn3D
Lucid Virtu MVP (HyperFormance) Tested with ASRock Z77 and Intel Ivy Bridge @ TweakTown
HIS Radeon HD 7870 IceQ Turbo 2GB @ Benchmark Reviews @ Benchmark Reviews
News: Corsair's Vengeance K60 and K90 mechanical keyboards @ The Tech Report
Corsair Carbide 300R Case Review @ Hardware Canucks
Icy Dock MB994SP-4SB-1 Full Metal Quad Bay 2.5in HDD & SSD Backplane Cage Review @ Hi Tech Legion
New HyperX Red Memory, HyperX 3K SSD, and a Word on USB Drive Security (Video) @ Futurelooks
OCZ Vertex 4 SATA 3 SSD Review - Indilinx Infused?= and Game Changing Performance Results @ The SSD Review
Be Quiet! Silent Wings 2 (Dark Wings DW1) Series Fan Review @ eTeknix.com
The Workstation & Server CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 5.1 @ Tech ARP
TechSpot PC Buying Guide - Just Updated! @ Techspot
Corsair Vengeance K60 Gaming Keyboard Review @ Hardware Secrets
OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Initial Review - Vertex Returns to its Indilinx Roots (Firmware Progression Testing) @ PC Perspective
NVIDIA Kepler GeForce GTX 680 Overclocking Review @ HardOCP


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