Daily Reviews Summary 04/06/12
Posted on: 04/06/2012 12:56 PM

Here today's reviews and articles, including AMD FX-6200 CPU Review, SilverStone Fortress FT03 Review, and EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Video Card Review

AMD FX-6200 CPU Review: A Small Bulldozer Refresh @ PC Perspective
AMD has had a rough time of it lately when it comes to CPUs. Early last year when we saw the performance of the low power Bobcat architecture, we thought 2011 would be a breakout year for AMD. Bulldozer was on the horizon and it promised performance a step above what Intel could offer. This harkened back to the heady days of the original Athlon and Athlon 64 where AMD held a performance advantage over all of Intel’s parts. On the graphics side AMD had just released the 6000 series of chips, all of which came close in performance to NVIDIA’s Fermi architecture, but had a decided advantage in terms of die size and power consumption. Then the doubts started to roll in around the April timeframe. Whispers hinted that Bulldozer was delayed, and not only was it delayed it was not meeting performance expectations.

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SilverStone Fortress FT03 Review @ Vortez
The FT03 redefines the way we look at case design. It has a unique layout that sets it apart from other brands with their traditional computer chassis and hopes to channel in to the imagination of the enthusiast by offering something diverse and exciting.

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EVGA GeForce GTX 680 Video Card Review @ Hardware Secrets
The GeForce GTX 680 is the latest and greatest graphics processor from NVIDIA, using a new architecture called "Kepler," a new manufacturing process (28 nm), a dynamic overclocking technology, and supporting the PCI Express 3.0 specification.

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Thermaltake Commander MS-I Snow Edition @ KitGuru
HIS Radeon 7870 ICEQ Turbo review @ Guru3D
FSP Aurum Pro Gold 1200-watt Power Supply Review @ TweakTown
Corsair Vengeance M60 Gaming Mouse Review @ ThinkComputers.org
Thermaltake Commander MS-I Case Review @ OCC
Smartphone Buying Guide: Best of 2012 (So Far) @ TechSpot
XFX R7870 & R7850 Black Edition DD Review @ Neoseeker
Hitachi GST Deskstar 7K4000 4TB HDD Review @ Nikktech
Noctua NH-L12 Cpu cooler @ Rbmods
Biostar TZ77XE4 Z77 Motherboard Preview @ eTeknix.com
Auna PS-7801 Wireless Speaker System Review @ XSReviews
Exceleram Rippler ERB300A 4 GB PC3-12800 CAS 6 1.65 V DDR3 @ techPowerUp
Corsair Carbide 300R and Obsidian 550D Case Review @ HotHardware
CM Storm Trigger Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ HardwareHeaven.com
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2-Way SLI Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews
Corsair Vengeance M60 Performance FPS Laser Gaming Mouse Review @ TweakTown
Startech.com Triple Display Splitter Review @ TechwareLabs
Toshiba Satellite P755D-S5172 Review @ TechReviewSource.com
Razer Chimaera Gaming Headset Review @ ThinkComputers.org
Asus GTX680 Graphics Card Review @ Kitguru
G.Skill ARES 8GB Memory Kit Review @ t-break
Asus Sabertooth P67 Motherboard Review @ Ninjalane

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