For the average user, the humble mousepad is of little concern with any old advertising freebie doing the job. At gaming level though, the mat becomes much more significant: tracking and precision are key and so a high quality mousepad becomes vital.Speedlink already have an extension range of pads in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes but the Repute is designed specifically for gamers. Let's take a look in more detail.
Nexus Disk Twin HDD Cooler
While SSDs may be all the rage these days, there are still a lot of people chugging along with traditional HDD offerings. In fact in many cases, this is a preferable option as while slower, there are much bigger storage capacities available and they're much cheaper when considering the cost per GB. Some downsides to these units though, are noise output - in some of the faster drives - and in some cases heat. There are many products available to aleviate this issue, but today we're looking at one from Nexus.
Ozone Ultimate Gamer Pack Competition
XSR is currently running a new competition for you hardware fans, the Ultimate Gamer Pack from Ozone thanks to our partners at Powerdrive-Computers.com.We're giving away some great peripherals that will without doubt improve your gaming experience. One lucky winner chosen at random will be sent free of charge: * Ozone Radon 3K * Ozone Attack Headset * Ozone Exposure Mat
ACRyan PlayOn!HD 1TB
We previously reviewed the media hub AC Ryan PlayOn!HD Mini and were rather impressed with it. However, that was only a baby compared to what we're looking at today. It's price may not be much higher, but on paper the 1TB non-mini version seems to come packing a nice few extras. Lets see how it compares to its smaller brother and whether it's worth the extra investment cost.
Silverstone SST PS05
Silverstone are a producer of high quality PC components with one of their product lines offering a wide selection of cases to choose from. Today we're taking a look at the PS05 which is Silverstone's latest case in their Precision series. Apparently it offers noise control and improved airflow in a sleek, all-black design. Let's see if it lives up the PR hype.
AC Ryan PlayOn!HD
HTPCs and media centres are growing in popularity as our houses become far more linked in terms of media. However, these systems can still be too expensive for some, or too big, too complicated; what's a guy to do? One option it seems is to get yourself a network media player. Today we're reviewing one such device, the AC Ryan Playon!HD.