Reviews

Zalman's CNPS10X Performa Black may be a mid-range air cooler, but its sleek design and all-black appearance give it a stealthy look for those that want a less flashy build. It also doesn't hurt that performance per dollar was quite the surprise.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
HarmonicDyne is Linsoul's second house brand, with an emphasis on headphones. Its latest product, the P.D.1, is actually a set of IEMs that boasts a hybrid setup of dynamic drivers and a planar magnetic driver which promises a lot with premium accessories, great build quality, and tuning we put through the paces today!
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
Deathloop by Arkane Studios is a first-person action-adventure that builds on time travel, rogue-lite elements, and a rich, non-linear story. In our Performance Analysis article we investigate performance with 27 graphics cards at three resolutions and also check out ray tracing, which really can't impress at all.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Game Testing
The Lian Li Q58 is the company's take on a modern ITX enclosure. Aiming to walk the line between ventilation and providing windows to view your hardware, the Q58 features split panels that swing open. On top of that, you may opt for large AIO cooling or an ATX PSU as well, making the Q58 a beautiful and versatile option.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Drop builds upon the strong feature set of its CTRL keyboard with the 65% form factor ALT keyboard. It is rich in hardware and software customization options and has improved side lighting and portability options for those looking for a premium small form factor keyboard.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The ITX-sized Cooler Master NR200P MAX is a slightly larger version of the NR200P. The additional room is used to house a 280 mm AIO, while also including an 850W SFX power supply. This makes the NR200P MAX one of few ITX enclosures that takes the guesswork of getting the best-possible cooling setup out of the equation.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The ADATA EC700G offers all the usual fixings of a modern M.2 based enclosure with both SATA and NVMe support while utilizing a 10 Gbps USB interface. However, with its all-metal body, tool-less design and embedded RGB, it manages to stand out vividly from the competition.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Portable Storage
Cambridge Audio is a stellar name when it comes to Hi-Fi amplifiers and streamers, and now wants to do the same with headphones. Today, we put the Melomania 1+ true wireless earphones through its paces, which is a fairly unique-looking set of ear buds that promises an award-winning British sound!
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
With the Orochi V2, Razer presents a mouse focused on mobility without compromising on performance: It has PixArt's PAW3369 capable of 18,000 CPI, second-generation Razer mechanical switches, and up to 425 hours of battery life in 2.4 GHz and up to 950 hours in Bluetooth mode, along with the ability to use any AA or AAA-battery.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Shurikey Gear is a new brand with ties to Varmilo and focuses on bolder ideas with more fun ventures promised. Their first keyboard, the Hanzo, is a 65% form factor unit that adopts a retro-industrial design, comes in three themes with unique color combinations, and uses the new Varmilo EC V2 switches.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Drop drops onto the TechPowerUp review database with its own CTRL keyboard. It is not a new release, but aims to show that the feature set and build quality hangs in 2021 just as well courtesy the plethora of hardware and software customization options and excellent build quality.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Finally! The Hynix Gold P31 SSD is available as a 2 TB version. Built exclusively with Hynix in-house components, the Gold P31 achieves impressive performance results, making it the fastest PCIe 3.0 SSD we ever tested. It's actually even faster than some PCIe 4.0 models, and much more affordable.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Originally, The Medium was an NVIDIA-sponsored game on PC, with support for DLSS only. Recently it has been updated to also support AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution technology. In this mini-review we take a look and compare the image quality and performance offered by both solutions.
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Author:maxus24
In:Game Testing
The Gainward GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Phantom Gaming GS is the company's top-dog RTX 3080 Ti custom design. Thanks to a large triple-slot, triple-fan cooler, the card runs at good temperatures; noise levels can be adjusted due to a dual BIOS with "quiet" mode and performance even matches the RTX 3090.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Lian Li O11 Air Mini is not simply a vented version of the original O11 Dynamic Mini. Instead, Lian Li has taken the opportunity to tweak the case to offer better PSU support, more storage options, and a wider body for greater radiator support. All this makes the new Lian Li O11 Air Mini somewhat of a successor in many ways.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
ASUS takes all-in-one liquid coolers to the extreme with the ROG Ryujin II 360. Its 3.5" LCD display delivers vibrant graphics and even hardware-monitoring functionality. Meanwhile, Noctua IndustrialPPC fans achieve that quality feel you expect, making for a truly over-the-top cooler that has a price to match.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
The EVGA 1000 G6 is worthy of your attention if you seek a powerful, compact power supply for a potent gaming system. It uses a proven Seasonic platform that received some upgrades to match the competition. With a better price, it will give competing offerings in this category a hard time.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
Epomaker's new NT68 comes in a regular and low-profile version with many different switches and keycaps to choose from. This review examines the low-profile version that comes with a "magic case" to double up as a stand and measures just 23 mm tall!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Epomaker's new NT68 comes in a regular and low-profile version with many different switches, keycaps, and wired or Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity to choose from. This review examines the regular-profile version that features a "magic case" to double up as a stand with or without a laptop involved!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
At $300 for the reviewed 2 TB version, the ADATA XPG Gammix S70 Blade is one of the most affordable PCIe 4.0 SSDs available today. Despite its low price, it offers compatibility with Sony's PlayStation 5, and performance is comparable to the Samsung 980 Pro, WD Black SN850, and Corsair MP600 Pro.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
ECS once again redefines the performance one can expect from a PC that can fit in your pocket. The LIVA Q3 Plus obliterates the previous-generation LIVA Q2 and even manages to compare favorably with larger Mini-PCs. But with an increased price and zero upgradeability, it's a system geared towards particular needs.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:Other
The Zotac GeForce RTX 3070 Ti AMP Extreme Holo is the highest-clocked RTX 3070 Ti available; it also comes with a huge cooler that’s over 35 cm long. Temperatures and noise levels are excellent, depending on whether you’ve activated the software-switched dual BIOS for "performance" or "quiet" mode.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
CORSAIR and Cherry have enjoyed a long collaboration, and it continues with the new Cherry VIOLA switches used in new CORSAIR K60 PRO keyboards. We take a look at the K60 RGB PRO today, which is also a name update to CORSAIR's first-ever keyboard from nearly a decade ago!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
You may not have heard of Qudelix, but Sony sure has, because they helped them develop LDAC support for Qualcomm chipsets, which in turn helped develop the Qudelix-5K, a portable DAC/amp that is inexpensive, performs extremely well, has a fantastic app, and a new set of "QX-Over" active digital crossover earphones as accessories.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The TDBT SuperC Pro is not faster than the original SuperC. Instead, it aims to improve on the assembly experience, which is now tool-less, and offers broader support with its compatibility for both M.2 SATA and NVMe drives.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Portable Storage