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New Video Ad Pokes Fun at Everything the Mac Pro Isn’t

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There’s no denying that the new Mac Pro from Apple is quite the looker. The cylindrical shape is certainly unique and there are a lot of things to like about it. However, as a video from the folks at Boxx reveal, the Mac Pro may not be all it’s cut out to be.

Yes, they’re taking some pot shots at …

Windows Start Menu Returning in a Summer Update?

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Earlier this month, we said our final goodbyes to Windows XP and welcomed Windows 8.1 Update 1 with open arms. However, it still looks like one of the best ways for Microsoft to move forward is for it to look backward. That’s exactly what could be happening in a few months when the Start menu makes its triumphant return to …

Corsair Goes Against the Grain with Black Aluminum Vengeance K70 Keyboard

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While not really important, all DIY PC builders strive to match color schemes for all the components of their system. Why? Because it looks awesome when everything looks like it was designed to be together. The only issue we had with the Corsair Vengeance K70 keyboard is the aluminum metal color which limited options for matching the keyboard. Corsair has …

Digital Storm Wants to Give You a Gaming Laptop

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One of the best things associated with being a DIY computer enthusiast comes from the ability to re-purpose old tech. In fact, I used the guts of the second laptop I ever owned as the core of a home network server. It was a fun project, but Digital Storm has a better idea for your old beat-up laptop. Give them …

New Noctua NH-D15 Set to Reclaim CPU Cooling Crown

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Do I really need to say another more than Noctua is releasing an updated to the legendary flagship NH-D14 CPU cooler? I can stop right there and just give you the price and availability of the new Noctua NH-D15. In all seriousness, there are a handful of brand names all DIY enthusiasts need to keep on their option list …

MSI’s Next Generation Intel Gaming Motherboards “Leaked”?

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Earlier today, we received a “leak” detailing features of MSI’s new gaming series motherboards. Now this wouldn’t normally be a big deal because motherboard companies rename stuff all the time. However, what is significant about this information is that the “leak” details the naming scheme of motherboards based on the next generation Intel chipset, which is due to succeed the …

New ADATA SP920 SSD Lineup Priced to Change the Game

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I recently help a good friend with their first DIY PC build on a budget. To keep a long story short, it was the first time in nearly 4 years I loaded a AAA title from a mechanical HDD and the load time was painful. I did not realize I had been so spoiled until now. Obviously, the solution to …

Enermax Harnesses the Power of a Twister in New Fan Design

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The core piece to any cooling configuration is the fans being used to move air. Even if you are using a liquid cooling loop, fans on the radiator are the final step of getting heat out of your PC. The new TwisterPressure fans from Enermax have some new ideas that might just change the way you look at case fans.…