ICY DOCK Express Cage Review ft. ICY DOCK M.2 to SATA Adapter

External Storage Meets Internal Connectivity

In a word of expandable storage, sometimes you forget the simple pleasures of a hot swap bay within your system. They are typically only featured in servers, possibly even only the high-end ones, and don’t often make their way into the mainstream arena. ICY DOCK, however, specializes in all sorts of external and internal docking systems, and have sent us one to check out. It comes in the form of a model dubbed the ExpressCage, or a MB322SP-B to be more specific. We are also going to be looking at an M.2 SATA > SATA 2.5″ adapter which promises zero loss of performance. Let’s dig in…

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SilverStone SST-FG121 RGB Fan Grille Review

Do You Even RGB, bro?

Given that we are currently in an RGB craze, it pretty much goes without saying that you are able to find just about anything to add some of the craze to your non-RGB components without much effort. SilverStone have sent us a their RGB fan grill that comes in both 120 and 140mm varieties. The name isn’t necessarily targeted at the gaming segment as it doesn’t blast 1337GAMING1!11!1 in your face, which makes for a nice change. It is literally called what it is – the 120mm RGB fan grille. Let’s check it out…

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GeIL Super Luce RGB Sync DDR4-3200 16GB Memory Review

RGB + Samsung B-die A2 = Winning!?

Are you looking for performance? Are you possibly looking for style? Maybe both. GeIL looks to set some of the competition aside with a slightly less traditional look whilst still retaining that performance we all crave. I’ve been informed that there’s an added bonus to these Super Luce modules that’ll help with the performance aspect…

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SilverStone LD01 Lucid Series Case Review

Tempered Glass with Silver Trims Everywhere…

You’ve got that right. The SilverStone LD01 chassis, part of their Lucid Series of cases, comes with three sides of tempered glass. On top of that, it also has a very stylish silver trim that yearns to be in your living room.  It will serve as a modern and very sleek looking power house. Whether it be used as a gaming chassis or as a HTPC that just wants to look beautiful, this is one you may wish to consider. It looks to set the stage for a more modern and sophisticated look rather than your normal steel and plastic counterparts.

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Encrypted External Storage – HDD or SSD – ft. iStorage-UK

iStorage datAshur2 1TB HDD - Front Pouch

Got a need for speed?

Whether you’re planning on it or not, external storage is often a key feature to many. We’ve recently been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to look at various options from iStorage-UK; and we thought it would be a good idea to share our thoughts with you. Should you consider spending the extra cash on faster, more reliable storage? Let’s explore this a little further…

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iStorage-UK diskAshur 2 1TB Encrypted Solid State Drive Review

iStorage datAshur2 1TB SSD - Front Shot

External Meets Encryption, SSD style…

When looking into the storage world, you’ll soon realize that SSDs will eventually take over as the default storage medium; it makes complete sense that we also have external SSDs that are becoming the norm. With that in mind, iStorage-UK is bringing us a super secure, encrypted SSD (solid state drive) that is targeted at the pros on the move with sensitive data that needs to be accessed rapidly; meet the diskAshur 2…

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iStorage-UK diskAshur 2 1TB Encrypted Hard Drive Review

iStorage datAshur2 1TB HDD - Front Shot

Securing Your External Data…

Keeping your data safe from the outside world can sometimes be of critical priority. The price of it can often make people wonder if it is worth it. Now you no longer have to have such fears, as encrypted storage is getting more and more affordable as time goes on. We are looking at another of iStorage-UK’s devices which comes in the flavor of a diskAshur 2 with a 1TB hard drive enclosed.

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Noctua NH-D15 CPU Cooler Review – Still the Temperature King?

Noctua NH-D15 - Overview

Introduction

Noctua as a brand has become very well-known in the industry, and they are often touted as the best of the best. Their innovation and their quality speaks for itself, and many enthusiasts flock towards their products based on those reasons. Today is the day that we get the chance to look at their newest top-end cooler, one that is an improved version of their already award-winning product, which you may remember as the D14. Instead, we now have the D15 with its improved fins, bigger and better fans, and hopefully a performance improvement to match. That’s what we are aiming to find out…

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AMD Ryzen 2000 Series Memory Stability Issues? Try This!

AMD has been well-known for its memory stability issues with Ryzen, especially when it first launched. Since then,  however, the AGESA updates have allowed myriads of different memory combinations to finally become usable. I changed my R7 1700 for an R7 2700X on launch, and even went so far as to pre-order the CPU. I was that stoked for it… but I was never able to fully stabilize the memory, even though it was as solid as could be on the R7 1700 I had previously. So, how did I solve the issue? I guess… I’ll tell you a ‘little’ story…

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