Tech News August 20, 2012


We have a decent sampling of Tech News for you today… including a report about the ThermalTake website being hacked!  In addition to our normal fan controller, motherboard, and graphic card reviews, Hot Hardware has a nice Back-to-School guide for the technically-savvy (nerds) out there!

Lamptron FC10 Fan Controller Review @ Madshrimps

ASRock X79 Extreme11 Motherboard Review @ KitGuru

ASUS P8Z77-V Pro Intel Z77 Motherboard Review @

Corsair Dominator Platinum 2666MHz 16GB DDR3 Memory Review @

Asus N56VZ-DS71 Review @

Hands-on with Synaptics’ next-gen input tech @ Tech Report

Corsair Neutron Series Solid State Drives Review – LAMD or Wolf in a 7mm Package? @ Tweak Town

The TR Podcast 117: Clicky keys, sultry sound, and sweet-spot graphics @ Tech Report

Intel HD 2500 Ivy Bridge Graphics On Linux @ Phoronix

GEIL EVO VELOCE – Dual Channel 2133 MHz Review – XSReviews

Biostar Hi-Fi Z77X Motherboard @ Hardware Secrets

HotHardware’s 2012 Back To School Shopping Guide @ Hot Hardware

Synaptics Wants To Reinvent Touch Interfaces @ Legit Reviews

Global Thermaltake Website Hacked? @ NikKTech

NVIDIA Chips Comparison Table @ Hardware Secrets

Mobile CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 8.8 @ Tech ARP

Zotac GeForce GTX 660Ti AMP! Edition & ASUS GTX 660Ti DirectCUII TOP Reviewed @ t-break

Intel Ivy Bridge: GCC 4.8 vs. LLVM/Clang 3.2 SVN @ Phoronix

How to install Windows 8 Release Preview using Oracle Virtual Box @ Rbmods