Harder, better, faster, stronger and: BIGGER. Today we’re going to look at the BeQuiet! Dark Rock Pro C1. It’s the new flagship cooler from BeQuiet! so it has quite something to proof. To ensure this will happen BeQuiet! introduced this well over 1.5kg (that’s 1550 gram alright) cooler together with it’s smaller sibling, the Dark Rock Advanced C1.What does BeQuiet say about the Dark Rock?
“The Dark Rock C1 range of coolers is designed for the enthusiastic PC user who expects a great deal from their computer: performance, reliability and a very quiet operation.
The be quiet! Dark Rock PROC1 combines maximum cooling [...]
Cubitek are a reasonably new kid on the block, but they’re making waves and not in the typical segments of the case market. Today is such an example, their mini-ITX chassis, the Mini Tank. Its got a distinctive look and an interesting internal construction.
Read on to see how it does in the XSR test suite.SpecificationsModel Name Mini TankModel Number CB-TKI-B210Drive Bay External: 5.25” x 2 ( one 5.25” to 3.5” converter included ) Internal: 3.5” x 4 + 2.5” x 2Size 256 x 320 x 400mm ( W, H, D)Material Anodized 5052 aluminumM/B Type Mini-ITXFront I/O USB 3.0 x 2 / E-SATA / HD+AC-97 audioPCI [...]
Roccat while not one of the oldest names in the peripheral business, has certainly made one for themselves in recent years. XSR has been lucky enough to get to review most of what they have to offer and today is no exception.
Ladies and germs, I give you the Roccat Kulo. An on-ear headset with “auto mute”. Lets see what that’s all about.SpecificationsFrequency range: 20~20.000 HzImpedance: 50 Ω ± 15 %Sensitivity at 1kHz: 102 dB ± 3 dBMax. output: 80mWDriver diameter: 40mmDriver magnets: NeodymiumDriver membrane: Mylar®MicrophoneFrequency range: 70~20,000HzSensitivity: -47 dB ± 3 dBSignal-to-noise [...]
Roccat haven’t been around long but already they’ve got an excellent product range, from high-end mice to keyboards and headsets. Today we’re looking at the Roccat Alumic. A double-sided, alluminium mousemat boasting killer looks and great flexibility. So is this going to be another great product from Roccat? You’ll have to read on and find out.Features and SpecificationsDOUBLE-SIDED MOUSEPAD featuring Speed & Control surfaces, each with an individual design ANODIZED ALUMINUM CORE with warp-protection – guaranteeing maximum stability & durability INCLUDING GEL WRIST REST ergonomic, fatigue-free comfort for long gaming sessions NON-SLIP RUBBER [...]
Coolermaster are more well known for their gamer and enthusiast chassis than anything else, but they also have a range of coolers. The desktop game is pretty competitive, but the laptop game is less so; mostly because no one has made one that actually has much of an impact. Well Coolermaster is attempting to stop that today with the SF-19, a large scale cooler with USB 3.0 compatibility. Lets see how it does.SpecificationsModel SGA-6000-KKYF1Color BlackMaterial Reinforced Anti-slip Rubber / ABS Plastic / Enhanced Mesh StructureWeight 1.98kgs (4.37 lbs)Dimension 500x340x75 mm (19.68”x13.38”x2.95”)Fan Dimension 140 x 140 x 25 mm [...]
Supersonic is the name and… probably, going fast and stuff, its it’s… Anyway, here’s a review of another Patriot flash drive. It’s got a 32GB capacity, USB 3.0 functionality and its Quad Channel. Read on to find out how it performs.FeaturesUSB 3.0 compliant Quad-Channel technology for fast read/write performance Up to 100MB/s read* Up to 70MB/s write* Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 Aluminum housing for shock resistance up to 15G