HCW Feed http://www.hardcoreware.net Gaming PC Hardware Reviews & News Sun, 08 May 2016 08:34:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9 http://www.hardcoreware.net/http://static.hardcoreware.net/images/hcw400.pngHCW Gaming PC Hardware Reviews & News Cherry introduces “RealKey” technology to increase key responsiveness http://www.hardcoreware.net/cherry-realkey/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/cherry-realkey/#comments Thu, 08 Jan 2015 07:17:49 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9355 <p>Cherry RealKey technology is a new type of keyboard controller that eliminates debounce lag. The first product using this will be the MX Board 6.0</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/cherry-realkey/">Cherry introduces &#8220;RealKey&#8221; technology to increase key responsiveness</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=oxEDcI22p0A:I9lwoQUv6Pk:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=oxEDcI22p0A:I9lwoQUv6Pk:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=oxEDcI22p0A:I9lwoQUv6Pk:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=oxEDcI22p0A:I9lwoQUv6Pk:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=oxEDcI22p0A:I9lwoQUv6Pk:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/cherry-realkey/feed/ 0 KBParadise KBP V80 Keyboard Review – A Better Fit http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v80-review-mx-green/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v80-review-mx-green/#comments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:13:31 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9312 <p>The KBP V80 is the Tenkeyless mechanical keyboard which is a followup to the V60 Mini. Has a unique dual-LED feature, which allows color combinations</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v80-review-mx-green/">KBParadise KBP V80 Keyboard Review &#8211; A Better Fit</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=x5R5OrZ3RdY:v8iwGlSvsP4:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=x5R5OrZ3RdY:v8iwGlSvsP4:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=x5R5OrZ3RdY:v8iwGlSvsP4:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=x5R5OrZ3RdY:v8iwGlSvsP4:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=x5R5OrZ3RdY:v8iwGlSvsP4:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v80-review-mx-green/feed/ 4 KBP V60 Mini – Matias Quiet Click Review http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v60-matias-quiet-click-review/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v60-matias-quiet-click-review/#comments Sat, 15 Nov 2014 07:13:10 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9281 <p>KBParadise have released a special version of the V60 Mini Mechanical Keyboard, using Matias Quiet Click switches. How do they compare to Cherry MX?</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v60-matias-quiet-click-review/">KBP V60 Mini &#8211; Matias Quiet Click Review</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=Y8TspTW50M4:i8cED2zLg-M:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=Y8TspTW50M4:i8cED2zLg-M:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=Y8TspTW50M4:i8cED2zLg-M:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=Y8TspTW50M4:i8cED2zLg-M:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=Y8TspTW50M4:i8cED2zLg-M:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/kbp-v60-matias-quiet-click-review/feed/ 3 Noctua Adds Three New 92mm CPU Coolers to Their Lineup http://www.hardcoreware.net/noctua-new-92mm-cpu-coolers/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/noctua-new-92mm-cpu-coolers/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:40:09 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9292 <p>Noctua have announced three new medium-sized 9cm coolers to their lineup; the NH-U9S, NH-D9L, and NH-D9DX i4 3U. They are all based on the NF-A9 PWM fan</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/noctua-new-92mm-cpu-coolers/">Noctua Adds Three New 92mm CPU Coolers to Their Lineup</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=fpNMWCW3i_4:CLtRbMLReRQ:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=fpNMWCW3i_4:CLtRbMLReRQ:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=fpNMWCW3i_4:CLtRbMLReRQ:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=fpNMWCW3i_4:CLtRbMLReRQ:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=fpNMWCW3i_4:CLtRbMLReRQ:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/noctua-new-92mm-cpu-coolers/feed/ 0 Cougar 700M Mouse Review – Radical Design, Well Rounded http://www.hardcoreware.net/cougar-700m-mouse-review/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/cougar-700m-mouse-review/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:34:41 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9267 <p>With a radical design, the Cougar 700M mouse going to turn heads. But is it a great gaming mouse? Find out in our review!</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/cougar-700m-mouse-review/">Cougar 700M Mouse Review &#8211; Radical Design, Well Rounded</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=iOkrV8-8_Ds:ugmWAqQujOI:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=iOkrV8-8_Ds:ugmWAqQujOI:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=iOkrV8-8_Ds:ugmWAqQujOI:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=iOkrV8-8_Ds:ugmWAqQujOI:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=iOkrV8-8_Ds:ugmWAqQujOI:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/cougar-700m-mouse-review/feed/ 2 AMD Cuts Radeon Prices – R9 290X to $399, R9 290 to $299 http://www.hardcoreware.net/amd-cuts-radeon-prices-r9-290x-399-r9-290-299/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/amd-cuts-radeon-prices-r9-290x-399-r9-290-299/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:26:14 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9188 <p>AMD has responded to the new GeForce graphics cards, dropping the price of high end Radeons substantially. 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However, potential customers aren't exactly happy with the change...</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/corsair-new-logo/">Corsair introduces a new look, customers react with a petition</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=0Qc42tT1wcc:tpp9-8sbIOE:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=0Qc42tT1wcc:tpp9-8sbIOE:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=0Qc42tT1wcc:tpp9-8sbIOE:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=0Qc42tT1wcc:tpp9-8sbIOE:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=0Qc42tT1wcc:tpp9-8sbIOE:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/corsair-new-logo/feed/ 0 Samsung 840 Series SSDs with TLC are broken http://www.hardcoreware.net/samsung-840-ssd-broken/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/samsung-840-ssd-broken/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:06:20 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9115 <p>Hundreds of people are reporting severely slow read speeds on Samsung 840 drives - this shouldn't ever happen so it appears to be a bug Samsung needs to fix</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/samsung-840-ssd-broken/">Samsung 840 Series SSDs with TLC are broken</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=su00i_xtBsA:Fu2vk5_hO5U:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=su00i_xtBsA:Fu2vk5_hO5U:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=su00i_xtBsA:Fu2vk5_hO5U:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=su00i_xtBsA:Fu2vk5_hO5U:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=su00i_xtBsA:Fu2vk5_hO5U:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/samsung-840-ssd-broken/feed/ 0 Leaked HP Stream 14 specs: $200 Windows 8.1 Laptop http://www.hardcoreware.net/hp-stream-14-specs/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/hp-stream-14-specs/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:09:06 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9043 <p>Specs for a $199 laptop running Windows 8 have appeared, and it's pretty interesting. It uses AMD's Mullins tablet APU, and looks pretty fast for the price</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/hp-stream-14-specs/">Leaked HP Stream 14 specs: $200 Windows 8.1 Laptop</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=sXaMgdSbXW8:fmsK5Q2_F4M:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=sXaMgdSbXW8:fmsK5Q2_F4M:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=sXaMgdSbXW8:fmsK5Q2_F4M:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=sXaMgdSbXW8:fmsK5Q2_F4M:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=sXaMgdSbXW8:fmsK5Q2_F4M:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/hp-stream-14-specs/feed/ 0 lowRISC aims to create a “fully open” SoC and dev board http://www.hardcoreware.net/lowrisc-risc-v/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/lowrisc-risc-v/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:27:22 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9015 <p>The RISC-V is an open source CPU that can already outperform the ARM Cortex A5 while beating it in both size and power efficiency. Worth checking out!</p> <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.hardcoreware.net/lowrisc-risc-v/">lowRISC aims to create a &#8220;fully open&#8221; SoC and dev board</a></p><div class="feedflare"> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=eeTS-WcY_Nw:qJlLXTtarEA:D7DqB2pKExk"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?i=eeTS-WcY_Nw:qJlLXTtarEA:D7DqB2pKExk" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=eeTS-WcY_Nw:qJlLXTtarEA:qj6IDK7rITs"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=qj6IDK7rITs" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=eeTS-WcY_Nw:qJlLXTtarEA:zF7nserePbw"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=zF7nserePbw" border="0"></img></a> <a href="http://feeds.hardcoreware.net/~ff/HcwTechBlog?a=eeTS-WcY_Nw:qJlLXTtarEA:T5rlmAo5ejU"><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/HcwTechBlog?d=T5rlmAo5ejU" border="0"></img></a> </div> http://www.hardcoreware.net/lowrisc-risc-v/feed/ 0 Rumor: Intel Haswell-E de-lidded, has a soldered IHS http://www.hardcoreware.net/intel-haswell-e-delidded/ http://www.hardcoreware.net/intel-haswell-e-delidded/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:04:25 +0000 http://www.hardcoreware.net/?p=9007 <p>Someone has destroyed their pre-release Haswell-E CPU to see what kind of TIM is being used. 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