Reviews

The Team Group T-Create Expert comes with 12 years of warranty and a mind-boggling 12,000 TBW endurance rating. That's 12 Petabytes, probably more than all the data you've consumed in your life up to this point. We take a closer look at the chips they use and run it through our extensive real-life testing suite.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
G.SKILL added to their peripherals with the see-through Crystal Crown keycaps available in black or white. Matching these colors is also their budget-friendly KM360 TKL keyboard looking to offer a no-frills, small footprint keyboard without compromising on aesthetics or functionality. We take a look at this $75 combination today!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Bitspower clearly decided three Summit M CPU block reviews weren't enough on TechPowerUp, so we take a look at the Summit M Silver Metal version today. It is a full metal water block with extensive CPU socket support across both Intel and AMD that cuts down on RGB and OLED add-ons in favor of value, performance, and build quality.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Pulsar is a new name in the gaming peripheral scene, and the right-handed ergonomic Xlite is their first mouse. Weighing just 48 g, the Xlite is among the lightest mice available. PixArt's PAW3370 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, a particularly flexible cable, and pure PTFE mouse feet round things off.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
With new hardware comes the need for test system updates, and we have instituted a massive overhaul of the testing process for CPU coolers. The biggest change is the addition of an AMD test bench alongside Intel so we can provide you with a better look at the performance offered. Not to mention we added noise normalized results, too!
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
The Antec Dark Cube represents a modern revival of the Razer Cube, which was also built by Antec around five years ago. With its four glass panels and choice of aluminum, the case feels hefty and visually appealing, all demanding of its price tag.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Corsair MP400 is one of the fastest QLC-based SSDs we've reviewed so far. With its 2 TB capacity, it offers plenty of space for all your apps and games, and achieves real-life performance that's comparable to many TLC-based SSDs.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Thermaltake revamps their peripherals lineup in 2021 with an emphasis on clean aesthetics and function over bling. The new W1 Wireless embodies this fully with no backlighting or software support while offering good build quality paired with three connectivity modes: USB, 2.4 GHz, or Bluetooth 4.2.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
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, AMD Zen 4, NVIDIA's future Ampere cards, new AMD Radeons, DDR5 memory, Intel's next Xe GPU, chipsets and more.
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Author:btarunr
In:Other
Lypertek is a relatively recent audio brand that recognizes the importance of value-driven products to break into the market. With the PurePlay Z3, we see an excellent set of true wireless earbuds with a neutral sound signature, good battery life with quick charging support, and easy controls for media playback on the go.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
As the name implies, the XGIMI Mogo Pro+ is an updated, version of the Mogo Pro projector, providing automatic keystone correction in the same portable and compact battery-equipped package. The Mogo Pro+ is powered by Android with full access to the Google Play Store.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Other
The Neo Forza eSports NFP075 M.2 NVMe SSD is powered by the combination of a Phison E12 controller and YMTC 3D TLC flash, and a DRAM chip is included, too. Performance results are excellent, matching the fastest PCIe Gen 3 drives in our test group, and pricing is good, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Corsair joins Razer and EVGA with their first 8000 Hz polling mouse. Equipped with PixArt's PMW3392, the right-handed ergonomic Sabre RGB Pro comes with spring-loaded main buttons, a flexible cable, and 72 g lightweight construction while retailing at $59.99, the lowest of all 8000 Hz mice thus far.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
One CORSAIR keyboard release in March was not enough, and today, we see the launch of the K70 RGB TKL. It moves their popular full-size keyboard design into the TKL space and includes some of the updates from their flagship K100, such as the doubleshot injected PBT keycaps and AXON processing for up to 8000 Hz polling!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
A cousin to the previously reviewed Team Group T-Force Dark Z and T-Force Dark Zα, the Team Group T-Force Dark Z FPS is designed to deliver maximum performance on both Intel and the new Ryzen 5000 Series CPUs. Let's find out what sets the T-Force Dark Z FPS apart from its predecessors!
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
The Core i5-11400F is Intel's most affordable Rocket Lake processor. While its multiplier is locked, you can still adjust the power limit. Once we did that, the CPU ran over 15% faster and almost matched the Core i5-11600K. We also made an interesting discovery regarding Gear 1 vs. Gear 2.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
i-Rocks makes a colorful return with the K71M RGB, a full-size keyboard that offers a few twists in the form of an angled case and light bar combination as well as a smart wheel that does a lot with Windows 10 programs. Add its sound-absorbing pad between case and PCB and you have flagship features at a wallet-friendly price!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The ASRock RX 6700 XT Phantom Gaming D is the first factory overclocked card that's actually faster than the AMD reference. All other competitors failed to deliver any performance gains. Not only out-of-the-box performance is good, overclocking is better than with any other RX 6700 XT, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The MSI Immerse GH61 is an interesting $100 USB gaming headset equipped with a pair of 40-millimeter speaker drivers installed by the famous hi-fi brand Onkyo, as well as an ESS Sabre DAC/headphone amplifier you may also use with other headphones you might own.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
PCI-Express Resizable BAR, pioneered by AMD, seems to be a magic bullet for unlocking additional double-digit FPS gains. NVIDIA finally released their implementation for GeForce Ampere cards. In our PCIe BAR review, we test the feature on RTX 3090, 3080, 3070, and 3060 Ti in 22 games, at Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Phantom Gaming Velocita from ASRock targets the gamer market with Killer Networking for both wired and wireless connectivity and a dependable 14-phase VRM. Thanks to the integrated low-noise fan, VRM temperatures reached only 50°C, so no problem at all, even with a power-hungry Core i9-11900K.
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
If you wanted to try out Topre switches before, but the Topre Realforce or HHKB keyboards were too expensive or not to your liking, perhaps NIZ keyboards are for you. Today, we take a look at their TKL Plum x87, which features electrocapacitive switches built around a solid, quiet keyboard for typists and gamers alike.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The MSI MPG Gugnir cases give fans of the brand an option to house all their MSI components inside a nice-looking, solid chassis with a few bells and whistles and appropriate branding. The 110M is the most basic variant of the three options currently on the market, but only has a few subtle functional differences to the 111M or 110R.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
iStorage has made its name in the world of encrypted portable storage and is the only company to date with government certifications in multiple regions. Today, we take a quick look at their new diskAshur M2 drive, which uses an M.2 SATA SSD to offer speed, storage size, high build quality, and excellent onboard encryption.
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Author:VSG
In:Portable Storage
The Intel Core i9-11900K is the company's Rocket Lake flagship. It uses the new Cypress Cove architecture and includes support for new instruction sets like AVX512 and DLBoost to speed up AI calculations. We run the processor through our new test suite and also take a closer look at gaming performance, including frametimes.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors