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NVIDIA Releases 361.75 Game Ready Driver

The tail end of this month is pretty hectic with the release of two highly anticipated major titles. Rise of the Tomb Raider finally finds its way on the PC platform and supports a huge array…

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Asus and Razer Releasing Graphics Card Enclosures for Laptops

Asus and Razer are both releasing graphics card enclosures in 2016, bringing desktop GPU power to laptops via a Thunderbolt or USB 3.0 connection. The ROG XG Station 2 from Asus and Razer’s Core enclosures were…

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Gigabyte Updates BRIX Line-Up @ CES 2016

CES 2016: The Gigabyte BRIX series exemplifies how compact barebone systems can be and created a new small form factor which seemed impossible at the time. Recently, Gigabyte decided to update the range to add support for…

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QNAP TSV0871T Thunderbolt NAS @ CES 2016

The latest NAS from QNAP was on display at CES 2016, and it’s a serious powerhouse targeted at the professional video and image editing market. To facilitate the needs of those who do a lot of…

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Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 TH (LGA 1151) Motherboard Review

Introduction Intel’s latest Skylake architecture is built on the 14nm manufacturing process and designed to replace the previous generation, Haswell Refresh CPUs. However, the Core i7-6700K is currently a poor value proposition throughout Europe and costs upwards of £350.…

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Intel Unveils Thunderbolt 3 on USB-C

Thunderbolt may soon go mainstream and ubiquitous. Intel has announced Thunderbolt 3 with a crucial new feature, USB Type-C connectors. Not only will Thunderbolt 3 use USB Type-C ports, it will also support the USB 3.1 protocol…

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QNAP’s Triple Storage Solution With Thunderbolt NAS at Computex 2015

Computex 2015 – We stopped by the QNAP booth to check out what they had in stock this year and it’s far from the usual. On display is the new TS-871T that isn’t just an NAS…

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Sony Unveiled Portable and Durable Pro-Series HDDs With Dual Interface

Sony has unveiled their newest portable HDD for professionals, offering up to 2TB capacity and dual USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt interface. The durable drive is perfect for working in the field and creating extra backups of…

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Asus Rolls Out its G501 Gaming Notebook, Comes with GTX 960M and 4K Display

Asus has just launched its latest gaming notebook, the G501, featuring the latest solution in mobile GPU, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M. However, the graphics solution is not the only amazing thing to be noticed in…

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Apple Increases Prices of Its Products in Non-US Countries

While Apple has discounted the price of its Apple TV in North America to $69, the company seems to be doing the exact opposite to a lot of its products around the world. This comes as…

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Seagate to Cease Thunderbolt Support

Seagate has announced that it is to cease mainstream support for the Thunderbolt interconnection standard. The Thunderbolt hardware interface was developed by Intel and Apple as a faster alternative to USB connectors. It is the de…

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Transcend Introduces New Line of Portable Storage for Mac

Transcend has announced the launch of their StoreJet for Mac series of external drives. These new drives are designed with Macs in mind and come preformatted HFS+ and fully support Time Machine for simple plug and play.…

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Latest Gigabyte Motherboards at Computex 2014

As we continue round the halls and suites at this years Computex, it has only been a matter of time before we catch up with Gigabyte on one of their many stands. Looking through the massive…

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3rd Gen Intel Thunderbolt Leaked, Supports 40Gb’s Transfers

A new leak has surfaced, giving details from the upcoming Intel 3rd generation Thunderbolt technology, suggesting it will offer up the fastest ever speeds from the technology, a staggering 40Gb per second! This makes the new standard…

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Speedy Zotac GTX 750 Ti Thunderbolt GPU Revealed

Thunderbolt, on a GPU!? Unfortunately not, the name is a little misleading for certain, but rather than worry about the Intel Thunderbolt interface, this name just demonstrates that the card pretty powerful, perhaps as some sneaky…

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Intel’s Announces 2014 Thunderbolt Controller Specs

It looks like Intel is continuing on its mission to establish Thunderbolt as the next universal device interconnect standard, despite steep competition from the 5 Gb/s USB 3.0, the upcoming 10 Gb/s USB 3.1, and stringent…

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VESA Working On micro-DisplayPort, To Bring 4K And Beyond Resolution

The Thunderbolt, Thunderbolt 2, DisplayPort and miniDisplayPort are on the market but it looks like the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has just announced that it is working on defining a micro-DisplayPort standard which will still…

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Gigabyte Reveal Thunderbolt 2 Ready Motherboards At IDF 2013

Intel’s Thunderbolt 2 standard is set to be implemented on a pair of Gigabyte motherboards in the near future. Legit Reviews spotted the Gigabyte Z87X-UD5 TH (above) and the Z87X-UD7 TH (below) motherboards at IDF 2013.…

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ASUS Announce ET2301 AIO PC With 23 Inch HD Display, Haswell and GT 740M

All in On PCs can tend to be a little bit bland these days so it is nice to see someone “jazzing them up” a little bit. ASUS’ latest ET2301 AIO PC does exactly that and…

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SuperSpeed USB 3.1 10Gbps Standard Now Ready For Developers

The USB promoter group has just announced the completion of the USB 3.1 standard which will allow USB transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps. The new specification, which can be seen here, will retain the…

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ASMedia Preparing USB 3.5 “10Gbps” Standard

ASMedia’s USB 3.0 controllers were a huge success in the PC market and we have seen the USB 3.0 standard take off in recent times. ASMedia were the main provider of USB 3.0 controller chips for…

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Intel Has Been Displaying Prototype Thunderbolt Flash Drive

When we think of cheap portable storage, USB flash drives, USB sticks, flash drives and thumb drives (and whatever else you like to call them) all come to mind. The core of this design is NAND…

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Computex: ADATA Display DashDrive SE720 and SE810 Portable Storage SSDs

ADATA has been very busy at Computex this week showing off a boat load of storage solutions. First up we are going to take a quick look at the new DashDrive devices they were showing off.…

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Computex: Gigabyte Show Off Z87X-UD7 Thunderbolt Motherboard

When Intel released Ivy Bridge and Z77 we were very surprised to see that Gigabyte didn’t opt for a UD7 motherboard, instead we can assume the Z77X-UP7 was probably the UD7 equivalent. Yet with Haswell and…

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ASUS Z87 Motherboards Have Thunderbolt Too

Z87 and Thunderbolt has been causing a bit of a stir between motherboard vendors recently. ASRock has been bragging recently that they are  “the world’s first to add more of these wonderful Thunderbolt ports to the…

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ASRock Get “First Thunderbolt Certified Haswell Motherboard” Bragging Rights

We have already covered ASRock’s Z87 motherboard line up on a couple of occasions, with the full line up here and the Extreme 4 and Pro 3 pictured and detailed in a bit of depth here. Now ASRock…

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Intel Shows Off 2 Of Their Newer Thunderbolt Controllers With 20 Gbps/ 4K Throughput

Intel introduced their next generation thunderbolt interface during NAB show 2013 in Las Vegas and the chipset maker assures that this will provide a data rate throughput to 20 Gbps download and upload. The previous generation…