Daily Reviews Summary 03/26/12
Posted on: 03/26/2012 01:15 PM

Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles, including Crucial Adrenaline SSD Review, HIS Radeon HD 7770 iCooler GHz Edition 1GB Video Card Review, and AZZA Fusion 4000 ATX Super Full Tower Case Review

Crucial Adrenaline SSD Review: Solid State Cache for Your Hard Drive @ Techspot
Last January, Crucial announced their latest SSD series called Adrenaline. Not meant to replace their existing and well regarded m4 drives, the Adrenaline is a cache solution meant to work along your existing disk drive, using a 50GB SSD to act as solid state flash-based cache for your larger primary hard drive.

The Adrenaline doesn't require any special drivers as it uses the SATA interface, it can be installed at any point and can therefore be fitted to any computer without the need to reinstall Windows.

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HIS Radeon HD 7770 iCooler GHz Edition 1GB Video Card Review @ TweakTown
Firing up 3DMark 11 we ended up with a score of P3580 which is exactly what we'd expect from the HD 7770. It's not a bad score, but our issue has always been compared to the HD 6870 which sits at a similar price point at the moment, the HD 7770 comes off looking quite overpriced.

What was really nice though was the cooler which let the GPU sit at 35c when idle and still quite a cool 51c at load. More surprising, though, was the cooler which came in at 54.4dB at idle and 55.1dB at load. These are good numbers which see this as the second coolest running card and quietest active cooled card we've tested recently.

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AZZA Fusion 4000 ATX Super Full Tower Case Review @ Hi Tech Legion
The 4000 Fusion from AZZA is an absolute beast of a chassis. The AZZA Fusion 4000 is a ATX Super Full Tower case. The really cool thing about the Fusion 4000 is that it holds two complete computer systems in a single enclosure. Some of the many features are USB 3.0, 10 expansion bays, 6 external 5 1/4" drive bays, 4x 2 1/2" external easy swap, 6+2 internal 3 1/2" easy swap bays, motherboard compatibility for XL-ATX, E-ATX, Full ATX, Micro ATX and ITX boards. The list of features seems endless for the Fusion 4000 but the pièce de résistance is for the water cooling enthusiasts since the Fusion 4000 holds up to three radiators in different flavors: 1x480mm, 1x360mm and 1x120mm.

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The TR Podcast 108: Take three tablets and call Dr. Kepler in the morning @ The Tech Report
Antec EarthWatts Platinum 650W Power Supply Review @ ThinkComputers.org
Cyborg M.M.O.7 Gaming Mouse Review @ eTeknix.com
Samsung Galaxy Note Review @ Hardware Canucks
REVIEW: SanDisk Extreme 240GB @ PureOverclock
REVIEW: Gigabyte Z68XP-UD5 @ PureOverclock
Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler Review @ Nikktech
SSD Review: Crucial M4 Adrenaline 50GB Cache SSD Review - W?= atch Your Hard Drive Perform Like an SSD @ The SSD Review
Blacklight Retribution (Beta) PC Review @ eTeknix.com
Monster iSport Immersion In-Ear Headphones Review @ t-break
Noctua NH-L12 Low Profile Heatsink Review @ Ninjalane
Mad Catz Cyborg M.M.O. 7 Gaming Mouse Review @ Madshrimps
Thermaltake Overseer RX-I Case Review @ KitGuru
ASUS P9X79WS Motherboard @ Bjorn3D



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