Reviews

Peacock Audio holds true to the name with its latest hand-painted and colorful set of true wireless earphones called the Peacock Flight. Currently on discount for Kickstarter backers, it is available in five bold colors and emphasizes portability courtesy its small yet feature-rich case and design.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The SilverStone Alta F1 with its all-aluminium exterior looks sleek and has a layout that goes beyond the 90° rotated body of the frame. Including three Air Penetrator fans in the floor and the ability install a 360 radiator in the ceiling, the Alta F1 makes for a potent chassis that looks extremely stylish to boot.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
PowerColor joins the competitive mechanical keyboard market with the PowerColor x Ducky One 2 SF. It is a take on Ducky's popular 65% keyboard with a two-tone black and red case to go with a new keycap set and retains the doubleshot PBT construction and 16.8 M per-key RGB backlighting.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus uses the famous Phison E18 controller. In our real-life testing, it achieves a top score, almost matching the Samsung 980 Pro and WD Black SN850 at better pricing. We also tested the Sabrent PlayStation 5 heatsink, which is custom-shaped to fit the opening in the PS5 for maximized heat transfer.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
For a mere $60, the Movo UM300, a compact USB condenser microphone, offers USB-C connectivity for computers, Android smartphones, and other USB-C recorders, along with two polar patterns, a direct monitoring port, and multipurpose volume knob. What corners have been cut to keep its price so low?
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Author:Inle
In:Other
Mistel continues using its own custom keycap sets on a new form factor, and the Q75 is a compact 83-key, 75% keyboard supporting multiple languages and typing layouts. It adds 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity on top of good build quality and programmability, as well as two color options.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The ASUS ROG Cetra II Core is a $90 in-ear gaming headset equipped with an in-line remote control with a built-in microphone, and am impressive bundle of supplied accessories. If you're a true bass head, this is a product you must consider.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
While sharing a lot of features with its wired sibling, the right-handed ergonomic Sabre Wireless also introduces several new ones: Corsair's custom 26,000 CPI Marksman sensor, 2000 Hz wireless polling, and triple connectivity including Bluetooth, allowing for up 90 hours of battery life, all wrapped into a 79 g lightweight package.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
ICARUS recently released with support for NVIDIA's Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) and AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR). In this mini-review, we take a look at and compare the image quality and performance offered by these technologies in this game.
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Author:maxus24
In:Game Testing
The HELA 2050 has enough output power to start a truck and comes with a 12-pin PCIe connector for support of the next-generation graphics cards releasing in 2022. Currently, it is the strongest desktop PSU money can buy, and build quality is also topnotch. However, it is priced accordingly.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
Technics is a long-established audio brand under Panasonic, famous for lots of old-school tech, including record players and passive speakers. Today, we examine how competitive it is in the new norm of TWS earphones, with its current flagship AZ70 promising hybrid noise cancellation, large 10 mm graphene-coated drivers, and audiophile tuning.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The XPG Starker Air is a compact ATX chassis with a magnetic metal front cover and a bit of added height for ceiling-based liquid cooling. Available in black or white, the XPG Starker Air takes the original and improves on it with better airflow while retaining all other attributes, including the MSRP.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
In this article, we test 50 games on NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and compare the FPS results with those of AMD's Radeon RX 6800 to determine which card offers the best performance. We also dig slightly deeper and look at more specific scenarios, like "only DirectX 11" or "titles released in 2020."
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Farming Simulator 22 has support for NVIDIA's Deep Learning Anti-Aliasing (DLAA), NVIDIA's Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS), and AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR). In this mini-review, we take a look at and compare the image quality and performance offered by these technologies.
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Author:maxus24
In:Game Testing
Are you ready for a challenge? Neo Forza has released a dual-rank kit that is pushing the limits of what is possible with DDR4. If you want the best DDR4 has to offer, come check out the overclocking results and see if you have what it takes to run these in your system!
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Author:ir_cow
In:Memory
The SilverStone Hydrogon D120 ARGB is a compact middle-of-the-pack dual-tower cooler with some exciting features, such as its zero-RPM fan mode, ARGB lighting, and top-tier AMD mounting solution. This jack of all trades but master of none is an interesting user-friendly solution with acceptable performance and some visual flair.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
In this article, we take a closer look at the performance scaling you can expect for various DDR5 configurations. We test from DDR5-6000 all the way down to DDR5-2400 and compare CL30 vs. CL36 vs. CL40. Last but not least, we also consider these numbers in relation to what DDR4-3600 offers.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
Moon Key is a highly popular artisan famous for its handmade keycaps, wrist rests, and one-off furniture items that double up as art pieces. Today, we examine six Moon Key products—two fascinating wrist rests and four unique keycaps that also help explain the Moon in Moon Key.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
7Hz is no new kid on the block, but with the new Timeless, it has certainly carved out a space in the competitive IEM market. Having organically grown as a strong recommendation, the 7Hz Timeless is a very well-tuned set using 14 mm planar magnetic drivers, and it punches well above its price point.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The XPG Defender uses the same body as the Pro variant, but ships with a metal mesh front and non-ARGB fans. More affordable thus, pricing aligns with what you get in regards to the I/O and 2.5" hard-drive mounting methods. You actually end up with a lot of case for the money, especially as an E-ATX user.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The X15 completes EVGA's X series of mice. Being an MMO mouse, the X15 has no less than 20 fully programmable buttons. On top of that, it comes with true 8000 Hz polling, PixArt's PMW3389 sensor, and LK optical main button switches rated for 70 million clicks.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The Team Group T-Force Cardea A440 Pro is based on the magical combination of a Phison E18 controller and Micron 176-layer 3D TLC flash. In our review, the drive achieves performance levels that are among the best we've ever seen. Team Group has also included a large heatsink that avoids thermal throttling completely.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice Enhanced has finally released on PC. It supports ray tracing and both NVIDIA's Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) and AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR). In this mini-review, we take a look at and compare the image quality and performance offered by both upscaling solutions.
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Author:maxus24
In:Game Testing
IKKO targets the mainstream audience with its new ITM01 portable DAC/amp, which is priced lower than other tested options to date while using magnetic connectors, offering physical buttons, and even three operating modes to choose from. We also examine the upgraded cable set that takes things up a notch for those who prefer it.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The Chieftronic SteelPower 750 W is built on a new Channel Well Technology platform that performs well. However, pricing has to be be more competitive because it's currently being sold for €100, which is more than the more efficient, better-performing Chieftec Polaris 750 W.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies