Reviews

The AIAIAI TMA-2 is a modular headphone system based on an interesting concept, as you get to pick the headband, speaker drivers, earpads, and cable. You then put it all together—only with that done can you start enjoying the performance of these headphones.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
With looks fit for a king and performance to match, the Trident Z Royal from G.SKILL is back. This time featuring even better XMP specifications with impressive CL15 timings at 4000 MHz. This kit is not only fast, but also looks glamorous on your shelf or when installed.
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
Ultra tiny and packed with features, Chuwi's LarkBox mini-PC is more than a novelty. Equipped with 128 GB of eMMC storage and 6 GB of LPDDR4 memory, it even has a SATA M.2 2242 slot for further storage expansion. Add in the capability to handle 4K 60 Hz and you have a solid basis for a micro HTPC.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:Other
This article serves as a continuously updated summary of currently known leaks and official announcements regarding upcoming hardware releases in 2020. We cover and keep track of developments for Intel Rocket Lake, AMD Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 & Zen 4. NVIDIA Ampere, AMD's RDNA2 architecture, Intel's own Xe GPU, chipsets, memory and more.
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Author:btarunr
In:Other
The EVGA RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra is extremely impressive. It is the fastest RTX 3080 we've reviewed so far, thanks to a massively increased power limit. The new iCX cooler works well, reaching amazing noise levels that are better than most other RTX 3080 cards, and fan-stop is included, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
ID-Cooling continues its push to offer exceptional entry-level coolers with the release of the SE 914 XT ARGB and SE 914 XT Basic. These compact 92 mm tower coolers deliver performance that belies their small size while allowing them to fit where larger air coolers simply cannot.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
HyperX Fury DDR4 memory kits are designed to offer cost-effective performance. Featuring a wide range of speeds and capacities, there is a HyperX Fury kit to suit almost any build. So how cost effective and performant is it? Let's find out!
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
The be quiet! Dark Power Pro 12 with 1500 W maximum power output peforms very well overall and is super silent under light and moderate loads. However, can it take the lead from the formidable Corsair AX1600i, which has thus far been the best power supply money can buy?
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
The Makalu 67 is Mountain's first gaming mouse. It comes with the PAW3370, which is PixArt's newest flagship sensor, a 67 g lightweight ribcage design, an original right-handed ergonomic shape, highly flexible cable, and high quality PTFE feet, along with full RGB lighting and software support.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The Silverstone LD03-AF improves upon the original LD03 with better airflow for potent GPUs and updated I/O while retaining the same excellent use of space for large air coolers and the ability to utilize liquid AIOs.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Star Wars Squadrons comes at a very reasonable $40 and gives you that Star Wars pilot experience everybody is looking for. Sounds and graphics are excellent, and FPS are high, especially on AMD Radeon. We tested the game's performance with 29 graphics cards, including NVIDIA Ampere.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
ASRock's award winning Taichi is back, this time hosting AMD's B550 chipset. With an identical price tag to last year's X570 Taichi, the ASRock B550 Taichi has a lot to live up to. Can a B550 compete against an X570 board? Maybe even surpass it?
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
The be quiet! Pure Loop 280 may be a value-focused offering, but it still delivers respectable performance. The unit is also visually appealing and doesn't break the bank, which makes it a lean and ruthless competitor that easily beats the overpriced alternatives in the crowded AIO market.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
Corsair brings RGB lighting to mid-level PSUs with the new CX-F line. The CX750F is the strongest member, achieving satisfactory overall performance. It features a fully modular cable design and comes in two flavors, black or white, accompanied by matching modular cables.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
The Thermaltake Level 20 RS takes some design cues from the Level series but is an ARGB-equipped, liquid-cooling-capable enthusiast offering at its core. With two glass side panels, you are meant to show off your hardware–ideally with lots of colorful lighting sources and clean cable management.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
CORSAIR decided one flagship keyboard was not enough for 2020 and introduces the K100 RGB today. It checks off more features than an IKEA showroom, including an optical switch option, brand-new technology to boost USB signal strength, much improved hardware playback, and a customizable wheel!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The Vissles-M 15.6" Portable Touchscreen Monitor combines a 1080p IPS touch screen with several interface options to connect to modern notebooks, game consoles, and Android phones, all while providing a functional protective cover and built-in stand combination and coming in at less than $200.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Monitors
XPG is the gaming gear division of ADATA, and the PRIMER is their newest release. Instead of going for the lowest-possible weight, XPG chose to put quality first: a double-shot PBT shell, Omron switches rated for 20 M clicks, and PixArt's PMW3360 sensor ensure that this right-handed ergonomic mouse will last for a while.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
If you are after a highly affordable power supply, choices are limited. The Thermaltake Smart RGB 500 W doesn't set any performance records, that's for sure, but you get what you pay for, and it managed to survive all of our (very tough) tests.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
The ASUS GeForce RTX 3090 STRIX OC is the fastest RTX 3090 we have tested today by quite the big margin. It also has a huge power limit adjustment range that maxes out at 480 W! We hance added a whole test run at 480 W to our review to see how much extra headroom RTX 3090 Ampere has left and whether the card would blow up.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The MSI GeForce RTX 3090 Gaming X is the quietest RTX 3090 we've tested today. Acoustics are pretty impressive actually, considering the performance and heat output. MSI has also overclocked their card and bumped its power limit, which yields a very decent performance improvement.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Gigabyte debuts its Eagle brand of graphics cards to the enthusiast segment. Slotted between the WindForce OC and AORUS Gaming series, the RTX 3090 Eagle OC covers all the bases and bling gamers need, at the NVIDIA MSRP price. It also comes with a power connector innovation.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Zotac's GeForce RTX 3090 Trinity comes at the NVIDIA MSRP of $1499. It offers 24 GB VRAM paired with a large triple-fan, triple-slot cooler that ensures temperatures and noise levels stay low. Outside of gaming, the fans will stop completely because of the fan-stop capability.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Lenovo looks to offer PC gamers an attainable system with high specifications in their Legion Tower 5i gaming systems. Equipped with an Intel i7-10700K and a GeForce RTX 2070 Super, it delivers stellar results that will likely be overshadowed by the launch of NVIDIA's next generation of GPUs. However, with a quick refresh, the 5i series should prove to be a compelling option.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:Other
A brand-new line of performance memory from none other than HP. Featuring a black aluminium heat spreader, a RGB LED light bar, and a trusted brand name, the HP V8 could be a great start for the company's move into the DIY market.
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Author:Nate
In:Memory