OCZ Vertex 3.20 240Gb Solid State Drive 05-15-2013|
The key difference this time around, however, is the selection of MLC NAND. As the name indicates, the Vertex 3.20 uses 20nm MLC NAND compared to the larger 25nm / 34nm variants found on the original Vertex 3. It's part of a market-wide push for smaller flash across the board. That aside, everything else under the hood remains virtually the same although LSI now owns SandForce.
Roccat Kone XTD Mouse 04-19-2013|
Roccat has already established themselves as a solid manufacturer and designer of performance gaming peripherals and accessories. The Roccat Kone XTD is the next release in their line of performance gaming mice. This unit retails for around $90 USD and features eight fully programmable mouse buttons, a tracking sensor that scales up to 8200 DPI and a custom weight system that allows you to change the weight of the mouse in your hand in five gram increments.
AData 500GB USB 3.0 DashDrive Elite 04-04-2013|
The item that we have for review today is one of the smallest and lightest external hard drives available, the ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720. Inside its attractive brushed steel skin lies 500GB of storage, accessible via a fast USB 3.0 powered connection. With a size and weight less than most smartphones, the DashDrive Elite easily fits in your pocket or travel bag and with only one cable to worry with, you're not going to be tied to a socket either.
Thermaltake Level 10 Mouse 02-13-2013|
When the Thermaltake Level 10 case debuted at CeBIT in 2009, it garnered quite a bit of attention for its radical concept design. Now Tt aims to broaden the Level 10 product stable further by adding gaming peripherals such as headsets and mice. The Level 10 M Gaming Mouse, like previous Level 10 cases, was designed in partnership with BMW DesignworksUSA. One look tells you that this is not your average ordinary mouse.
OCZ Vector 256GB Solid State Drive 02-11-2013|
Today we take a look at a new Solid State Drive offering from OCZ, the Vector Series SATA III SSD. The Vector joins the Vertex models in OCZ's High-Performance category drives, touting a 7mm low profile design, Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller and either 128GB, 256GB or 512GB capacities. Like the Vertex 4 that Shawn reviewed last year, the Vector Series touts an impressive 5-year warranty. Performance looks to be on par with the Vertex as well, with over 500MB/s claimed sequential read/write speeds (on the larger capacity models) and around 100,000 random 4k IOPS.