The ASUS GeForce RTX 3070 Noctua OC is the quietest graphics card we ever tested thanks to a dual 120 mm fan setup made by Noctua. It runs so quietly, you'll have to put your ear right next to it to hear it at all even when fully loaded while gaming.
Originally, Deathloop on PC was only available with support for AMD FidelityFX FSR upscaling technology. Recently, it has been updated to also support NVIDIA's Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) technology with the ability to run DLSS at native resolution (DLAA). In this mini-review, we take a look and compare the image quality and performance offered by these solutions.
This article serves as a continuously updated summary of currently known leaks and official announcements regarding upcoming hardware releases in 2021 and beyond. We cover and keep track of developments for Intel Alder Lake, Raptor Lake, AMD Zen 4, Intel's new ARC discrete GPUs, new AMD Radeons, NVIDIA Ada Lovelace, DDR5 memory, chipsets and more.
The XPG SPECTRIX series blurs the line between high-performance, high-octane DIMMs and the bedazzling light show powered by RGB LEDs. XPG doesn't miss a beat rounding out the experience with SK Hynix DJR ICs; this kit has overclocking has written all over it. Join me as we take a closer look at this XPG 4400 MT/s 16 GB memory kit.
Jelly Key comes back strong with two more keycap series we look at today. The first is a cute retro TV series invoking a golden era of imagination and first visitors, and the second dips into mythology by paying homage to dragon legends. Both are good examples of intricate, hand-finished designs that truly make them artisan.
The Thermaltake Divider 200 TG fills the mATX gap in the Divider family of enclosures, but looks vastly different from the 300 or 500 series. With its stacked internal layout and cube shape in combination with the Divider's design elements, the Divider 200 TG is rather unique right out of the gate.
The Drop + Sennheiser PC38X is the best analog gaming headset we tested to date. It sounds astonishingly good, has a very good microphone, and is exceptionally comfortable to wear. Although it comes with a $169 price tag, it's worth every penny.
The Kioxia Exceria Plus G2 offers excellent real-life performance that rivals the best PCIe Gen 3 SSDs out there, but it's unfortunately not available in the US. Priced at around $270, the 2 TB drive in our review is quite affordable, too, and definitely worth considering when looking for a high-performance 2 TB M.2 NVMe SSD.
Lexar continues to push into the system memory market with DDR4-3200 aimed at fulfilling the basic needs for OEM system builders and those looking for large-capacity kits that are compatible across a wide range of computers. Join me to find out if Lexar makes the cut!
The ASUS ZenBeam Latte L1 is a really compact, portable projector the size of a small cup of coffee. With 720p resolution, 500 LED lumens, Harman Kardon speakers, and a built-in battery alongside the included pouch, it aims to provide everything you will need for casual visual entertainment.
The SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth is a versatile gaming headset. Adding Bluetooth to the regular 3.5-mm analog connectivity, it can be used for Discord and other VoIP apps regardless of the platform you're gaming on. You can hold phone calls without interrupting the gameplay, too!
With its 20 Gbps interface, the ORICO M2PAC3-G20 aims to be a functional enclosure that is fast enough to get the most out of mainstream PCIe 3x4 NVME drives. With its simple but effective design, the housing will also act as a heatsink to keep the drive cool under heavy loads, all while targeting an affordable price point.
The Antec Draco 10 is an mATX chassis aiming to deliver cool looks and a clean design with a bit of ARGB bling for those on a tight budget. While affordably priced, it still provides dual USB 3.0 as well as very good liquid-cooling capabilities, so it does seem to have a few aces up its sleeve.
The Sony PlayStation 5 uses a power supply by Delta Electronics. There is no data on the performance of this PSU, so we got curious and fully evaluated it to give you an idea of how the console's PSU performs. Similar to PCs, the quality of the PSU plays a huge role with consoles, too.
AMD's Radeon RX 6600 is an excellent choice for 1080p Full HD gaming. As our review shows, the red team's latest release has enough power to achieve 60 FPS at maximum details, yet doesn't require much power to do so. It's actually the most energy-efficient graphics card we ever tested, which helps keep noise levels down, too.
Arozzi is joining in on the webcam game with two interesting products. We're reviewing the $129 Arozzi Occhio RL, a Full HD webcam with an integrated ring light, as well as its $79 sibling Occhio, which doesn't have a ring light but is otherwise identical. Both cameras offer two robust privacy features.
Razer's new Huntsman V2 TKL is an enthusiast product in a mainstream gaming keyboard skin, with two optical switches to choose from and doubleshot PBT keycaps out of the box. There is even sound dampening foam in the case, and individual switch stablizers make for an impressive typing experience.
Campfire Audio shows how accuracy and a neutral frequency response can still be fun with the new Holocene in-ear monitors. It uses a similarly colorful and eco-friendly design for the case as for the Mammoth released alongside, but adopts a more reference-like tuning that is executed well too.
CORSAIR may be getting ready to welcome DDR5, but that has not stopped the company from releasing two new DDR4 lineups. Today, we examine a VENGEANCE RGB RT kit with premium aesthetics and lighting backed by reasonable prices for those who are looking for an upgrade.
The Thermaltake Core series is a fairly unique enclosure family. Belonging to it, the Core P6 aims to provide users with everything possible. Having room for up to nine storage drives, four radiators, and the biggest hardware components, as well as the flair of being wall-mountable or an open-air frame, it has it all.
The new ASRock X570S PG Riptide takes the X570 chipset to a whole new level. Gone is the controversial fan that creates unnecessary noise. The Riptide is an affordable motherboard with 2.5 Gb/s LAN from Killer Networking, RGB support, and all the necessities to get started!
MarvoDIY is a new brand aiming to break into the custom keyboard market, and Ajazz is introducing its own series of fruit-themed switches. We use the two and build a new 60% keyboard featuring the MarvoDIY Undefined 61, Charcoal PBT keycaps, and Ajazz Diced Fruit Peach switches.
Scythe looks to reap the competition with the Mugen 5 Black Edition. Its asymmetrical design is a major focal point, while the all-black aesthetic is visually appealing. Add the more powerful fan and you have what appears to be a truly upgraded Mugen 5 Rev.B.
With the Ploopy Mouse, we have something special for review. Running on an open-source QMK firmware, the Ploopy Mouse allows for a high degree of customization, and despite not being a gaming mouse in the strict sense, the Ploopy Mouse nonetheless has a PixArt PMW3360 and plenty of buttons.
Our first review from MOONDROP is the all-new KATO in-ear monitors. It debuts a new ultra-low distortion dynamic driver setup built on the KXXS as the base, and we examine it with the Kinera Leyding upgrade cable that offers modular plug connectivity options.