20 of the Worst PC Setups October 2017 and more
Posted on: 11/11/2017 08:08 AM

Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles:

20 of the Worst PC Setups October 2017
ADATA SU900 512 GB SSD
AMD Radeon RX 550 review: New (entry) card on the block
be quiet! Pure Base 600 Case Review
Corsair LL120 RGB Review
Dell Inspiron 27 7000 All-In-One Review: Rocking AMD Ryzen And Radeon
Intel Gaming PC - November 2017
LG 24MP48HQ-P 24 Inch IPS LED Monitor Review
Reeven NAIA 240 All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler Review

20 of the Worst PC Setups October 2017
I’m sure at some point you’ve had a bad PC setup. Maybe moving into a new place, waiting for a new desk to arrive or you just ran out of room. I can remember my horrible PC setups from when I was living at the dorms in college. If you have ever ventured over to the Shitty Battlestations sub-reddit you will find a lot of horrible PC setups. We will are going to pick 20 each month and feature them as 20 of the Worst PC setups for that month. Here are some of the bad ones from October.


Read full article @ ThinkComputers.org 

ADATA SU900 512 GB SSD
The ADATA SU900 sticks to proven MLC flash chips in a market where most of the budget drives are TLC, with low sustained write performance and low endurance. In our review we see good performance results that are on par with competing drives from Samsung and Crucial.


Read full article @ TechPowerUp

AMD Radeon RX 550 review: New (entry) card on the block
On Hardware.info you'll find the latest high-end hardware news, but developments in the budget segment are equally interesting. Fresh in from AMD, we'll look at the AMD Radeon RX 550, based on the new Polaris 12 GPU with only 512 stream processors. We’ll see what it’s capable of by looking at the Gigabyte RX 550 Gaming OC.

Looking at the specs, the RX 550 doesn’t really excite; 512 shaders and a clock speed of 1183 MHz with 2GB of GDDR5 memory. At the heart of this card however, we find the newest GPU in AMD’s Polaris series, which means it’s produced on Globalfoundries’ 14nm process. That makes it the first new AMD chip in this segment since the ”Oland” chip from 2013.

Polaris 12 has 2,2 million transistors and, at 101 mm2, has an 18% smaller surface area than the Polaris 11, which is found in the RX 460 and RX 560. You would expect a larger reduction in size seeing as the amount of stream processors has been halved, but two out of ten compute units have been disabled and are still physically present. Beside this, the memory-bus is still 128 bits, using up additional space on the die.


Read full article @ Hardware.Info

be quiet! Pure Base 600 Case Review
Be quiet! is aiming for the budget and mainstream builders with their Pure Base 600 case. It is their first sub $100 chassis offering following the Dark Base and the Silent Base series. This part of the market is a lot more crowded than those that usually come at a premium price.


Read full article @ Modders-Inc

Corsair LL120 RGB Review
Each fan features 16 independent RGB LEDs, 12 of which are embedded within the frame and the remaining 4 in the inner fan blades. When controlled by the Link software, a multitude of animation schemes and effects can be implemented across the fans that you have connected, and Corsair has chosen to demonstrate the options to good effect via an interactive demo on their product page.


Read full article @ Vortez

Dell Inspiron 27 7000 All-In-One Review: Rocking AMD Ryzen And Radeon
Dell has continued to push the recent design innovations of its premium XPS family further down its product stack, in an effort to enhance its mainstream consumer products as well. When we reviewed Dell’s XPS 27 7760 All-in-One desktop PC earlier this year, we were impressed with its performance, features, and design aesthetic, including its impressive sound system. Continuing that effort to marry both form and function, we received the new Dell Inspiron 27 7000 All-in-One desktop for review. It turns out this system was the winner of a 2017 COMPUTEX Design and Innovation Award, but it has been updated since then. The model we have in for testing happens to be powered by something new and innovative from AMD under its hood...


Read full article @ HotHardware

Intel Gaming PC - November 2017
This computer system is specifically geared towards gaming at WQHD resolution. That means a PC with a high-end graphics card and a processor that is fast enough to support the GPU, but also a fast monitor to display the rendered frames in the best way.

Because there is much discussion about whether an AMD or an Intel processor should be inside a gaming rig, we split up our system advices. You're now reading the Intel-based advice, the AMD version can be found in a different article.


Read full article @ Hardware.Info

LG 24MP48HQ-P 24 Inch IPS LED Monitor Review
The 24MP48HQ-P 24 Inch IPS LED Monitor by LG offers a very good value for money and even though we wouldn't call it ideal for serious gaming still we didn't come across any significant problems while gaming with it for almost an entire month.


Read full article @ NikKTech

Reeven NAIA 240 All-In-One Liquid CPU Cooler Review
Reeven came to our attention last year when it's Justice 120mm Air Cooler scored high marks on our old test system. Now the Taiwan based company brings us its first All-In-One liquid cooler, the NAIA 240. Aptly named with it's 240mm radiator and bringing with it some unique features, including .11mm micro-channels, and a refillable design. Today we find out if it has what it takes to stand out in a ever growing market.

Today's review takes place on our purpose built cooler testing system, featuring an AMD Ryzen R7 1700 overclocked to 3.9GHz, a GIGABYTE Aorus AX370-Gaming 5 motherboard, 16GB of Corsair DDR4 memory, and an ASUS GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II TOP GPU. Full details of the test system and testing methodology can be found here.


Read full article @ HardOCP




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