Hardware Roundup: Monday Edition

Nemo - December 7, 2009 05:40AM in Affiliate News

The new SATA 6Gbps and USB 3.0 are moving from being a set of paper specs to reality as devices are now arriving on the market that implement the new standards. Today's roundup include reviews on the Gigabyte P55A-UD6 motherboard along with USB 3.0 performance using the Asus U3S6 add-in board. Our roundup also includes reviews on the latest 5000-series graphics cards from AMD including a head-to-head comparison between the GeForce GTX 295 and Radeon HD 5970 cards. Other reviews cover the NZXT Beta EVO case (also reviewed by OCC here) and more, so be sure to follow the links below for all of the reviews on tap today.

Cases
NZXT Beta EVO Black Mid-Tower Case @ Rbmods

Cooling
Rosewill RNA-7700 Silent 220mm Notebook Cooling Stand @ Legit Reviews

Gadgets
Roccat Apuri USB Hub with Mouse Bungee @ DriverHeaven

Gaming
Gaming in 2010 and Beyond - Where do we go from here? @ TweakTown

Memory
OCZ Platinum DDR3-1333 4GB Low Voltage Dual Channel Memory Kit @ ThinkComputers

Motherboards
Gigabyte P55A-UD6 Sata 3 & USB 3.0 Motherboard @ Bjorn3D

Notebooks
Acer Aspire 5738DG-6165 15.6-inch 3D Notebook @ TweakTown

Prebuilts
Giada Slim-N10 NVIDIA Ion Nettop Extremely Small and Stylish @ TweakTown

Storage/Hard Drives
A quick first look at USB 3.0 performance @ Tech Report

Video
Head to Head - GTX 295 VS ATI RADEON HD 5970 @ Motherboards.org
ATI Radeon HD 5770 CrossFireX Performance @ Techgage