Another day, another review, another SSD. Here we have the Vertex 3 from OCZ, with a healthy capacity of 240GB. It comes with the latest 2200 series controller from Sandforce, support for SATA III 6GBps data transfer and some very impressive read/write sustained speeds.
Let’s see how it performs with our short battery of tests.Features and Specifications
Available in 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB Capacities MLC NAND Flash Interface: SATA 6Gbps / Backwards Compatible 3Gbps Native TRIM support Seek Time: .1ms Slim 2.5″ Design 99.8 x 69.63 x 9.3mm Lightweight: 77g Operating Temp: 0°C ~ 70°C Ambient Temp: 0°C ~ 55°C Storage Temp: -45°C ~ 85°C Low [...]
Cooler Master have been in the market since 1992 and have produced many CPU air coolers along with lots of other computer related products. The heatpipe tower design has been proven to provide a cost effective and high performing style of air cooler and that’s what I’m going to be looking at today.
The cooler I’m going to be putting through its paces is the smaller version of my last CM cooler review, the Hyper TX3 EVO. Positioned towards the budget segment of the market, we’ll see what kind of value for money the cooler offers and how it performs on an overclocked 6 core CPU.Specifications
Supported CPU Sockets: Intel Socket [...]
One of the more fun parts of Gadget Show Live 2011 this year was playing some of the latest games. Here’s us in action checking out two of the most hotly anticipated titles of 2011; Duke Nuke’m Forever and Gears of War 3.
Gears of War 3
Available for play at the Gears Stand was this multiplayer level, though unfortuantely it seemed to only be against bots, not the other players around us. Still, it was fun to check out. The game seems like a very polished Gears 2, with improved lighting and weapon effects. The shotgun, assault rifle and chainsaw attachments all make a comeback, as well as smoke grenades and the ever faithful handgun.