Hardware Roundup: Wednesday Edition

Nemo - September 3, 2008 03:44AM in Affiliate News

We've been following Google's announcement of it's browser, Chrome, and our roundup includes a detailed looked at what's under the hood. Some people may believe the writing is on the wall for traditional disk drives and that solid state drives are the future. SSDs offer many benefits over traditional hard drives, but currently price is not one of them. So what do traditional storage technologies have to offer that can compete against SSDs? Take a look at the latest Cheetah 15K RPM drives from Seagate. There's lots more in today's roundup including the NZXT Tempest case (also reviewed by OCC here), monitors, mice and a pair of power supplies.

Cases

NZXT Tempest Crafted Series Mid-Tower Case @ PC Perspective

CPUs
Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 5.7 @ Tech ARP

Input Devices
The Best Gaming Mouse: Logitech vs. Razer vs. Microsoft @ TechSpot

Monitors
ViewSonic VX1962wm 19-inch Widescreen LCD Monitor @ ThinkComputers

Peripherals
Samsung SCX-4500 - Not Your Average All-in-One Laser Printer @ ExtremeMHz

Power Supplies
Xigmatek NRP-HC1001 1000w PSU @ [H]ardOCP
GlacialPower GP-AL650 Power Supply @ Virtual-Hideout

Software
Chrome - Google's Attempt at the 'Ultimate Browser' @ Techgage

Storage/Hard Drives
Seagate Cheetah X15K.6 Hard Drive @ HotHardware
iStarUSA xAge-N99-US USB 2.0 Hard Drive Docking Station @ Legit Reviews

Miscellany
Maximum Risk HD Movie @ TweakTown