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Priced at just $80 for the reviewed 1 TB version, the Neo Forza NFS01 2.5" SATA SSD is one of the most affordable drives on the market. While it won't break any speed records, its performance is good enough for many use cases, and the price point is very convincing.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The Akko 3084 Silent Bluetooth 5.0 serves as a vehicle for the Gateron Orange switches, which is the primary reason for this review. But delving deeper in, we find out there is actually a lot to look at here even outside of the rare 84-key form factor.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The OC Formula line from ASRock returns with the Z590 OC Formula! Featuring a powerful 16-phase VRM utilizing top-tier 90 A power stages along with a 12-layer PCB and even an OLED display, the Z590 OC Formula is a dedicated overclocking monster.
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
EK has a trick up its sleeve for those prioritizing good value for money from the Slovenian brand, and it is the EK-Classic. Using the same cooling engine as the higher-end EK-Quantum Vector, we take a look at the company's budget-friendly GPU block for the RTX 3080.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
With the right-handed ergonomic ROG Gladius III Wireless, ASUS is upping the ante: PixArt's PAW3370 sensor, triple connectivity (wired, 2.4 GHz, and Bluetooth), second-generation push-fit sockets allowing for optical switches, pure PTFE feet, and up to 55 hours of battery life, all in a 89 g package.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Lypertek has updated its impressive PurePlay Z3 to version 2.0, which adds numerous improvements. The case gets Qi wireless charging support, there is Bluetooth 5.2 support, and we get compatibility with the company's PureControl mobile app for even more customization than ever before!
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
Join me as we build a keyboard again! Today, we use a rarely seen 96% form factor case paired with Akko's colorful Macaw keycaps and what might be the most premium first-party switches to date in the form of five different Gateron Ink switches.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Finally! AMD has its NVIDIA DLSS competitor ready, and it even works on NVIDIA cards. We're testing the company's new super-resolution technology in five games. The comparison images in our AMD FSR review let you dig into all the finer details, and our performance results cover multiple generations from both AMD and NVIDIA.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
AZIO IZO collection aims to build upon the reputation earned with the premium Retro series. Comprising of a 75% keyboard in three colors with matching optional accessories, such as a numpad, mouse, palm rest, and desk pad, the company wants to bring fun back to your desk.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Compared to the ROG Keris Wireless, the wired ROG Keris not only loses wireless connectivity, but also a lot of weight, and ends up at just 63 g. Other than that, not much has changed: PixArt PMW3389 sensor, hot-swappable main button switches rated for 70 M clicks, and pure PTFE feet.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The SilverStone RM42-502 is a 4U server rack chassis for building a potent dual-socket system for heavy workloads or rendering jobs. As such, it is sturdy as well as functional at its core. Even so, you are able to transform the chassis into a full SSI-EEB and SSI-CEB compatible tower case.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Team Group T-Force Treasure Touch is a portable SSD with adjustable RGB lighting. Changing the RGB effect is easy, just double-tap on the case or triple-tap for lights out. In terms of connectivity, the Treasure Touch supports USB-C with up to 10 Gbps, but is held back by its internal SATA SSD implementation.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Portable Storage
Lamptron is known for its fan controllers and PC accessories. On the higher-end of that spectrum, you will find portable, USB-powered displays like the HX070. This 7" fully-fledged HDMI display coupled with the included software provides a window into your system's health and may even be mounted inside your case.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Other
The Neo Forza Faye is a performance-focused kit that features a neutral, RGB-free aesthetic. The specification I have for testing today is both high-capacity and blisteringly fast at 4400 MHz. Let's take a look at what the Neo Forza Faye has to offer!
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
We introduce frequency response measurements for earphones today, and begin with the ThieAudio Legacy 5 in-ear monitors. They feature hand-painted face plates and a five-driver setup combined with fine tuning across the board, and aim to compete favorably against higher-priced products from more established brands.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The SilverStone Fara line of cases includes a wide choice of designs, price points, and sizes. With the Fara B1 series, you are presented with a compact ATX chassis in two variants: a base model without ARGB or the reviewed Pro variant with four ARGB fans and a fan controller.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Samsung 980 is the company's first attempt at releasing a DRAM-less SSD for the consumer market. While such designs usually are slow and have terrible random write rates, Samsung has found a way around that. Our Samsung 980 review confirms that this is one of the fastest SSDs you can buy.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Alphacool has two very different blocks for the RTX 3080/3090 reference PCB to cater to different tastes. This article goes over the GPX Aurora, a plexi-top block with integrated RGB lighting that includes a backplate and uses a unique coolant layout for a good price.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Alphacool has two very different blocks for the RTX 3080/3090 reference PCB to cater to different tastes. This article goes over the ES Acetal, a non-flashy block with side-mounted ports, an included backplate, and a unique coolant layout for a decent price.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
What better way to kick off our first Sharkoon keyboard review than with the new SKILLER SGK30? It is a petite full-size keyboard that comes in more language layouts than a translator and offers excellent value for the money with mechanical switches, software support, RGB lighting, and more!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Aqua Computer challenges conventional watercooling by throwing a vacuum pump into the loop! The all-new LEAKSHIELD not only detects leaks by using a sensitive pressure sensor, but also aims to stop them with a clever vacuum-pump implementation and negative pressure operation.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Today, we take a look at a Mad Catz keyboard; yes, they make those too. The S.T.R.I.K.E. 13 is a 96-key unit that fits the full-size form factor into a smaller, more efficient typing experience. Mad Catz pairs this with an aluminium frame, per-key RGB lighting, and plenty of software and onboard customization options.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The SK Hynix Gold P31 M.2 NVMe SSD achieves truly impressive performance thanks to its Hynix "Cepheus" controller, which is paired with 128-layer NAND flash. It is the fastest PCIe Gen 3 drive we ever tested, beating even some Gen 4 drives, at a much better price.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Powered by PixArt's PAW3335, the symmetrical ARGENT M5 Wireless RGB promises up to 100 hours of battery life in 2.4 GHz operation and up to 200 hours in Bluetooth. Much like its wired sibling, the ARGENT M5 Wireless RGB also comes with an aluminium scroll wheel and extensive RGB lighting.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
NVIDIA's new GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is designed to bring the fight to Radeon RX 6800 non-XT. To achieve their goal, NVIDIA maxed out the GA104 GPU design and switched to faster GDDR6X memory. Unfortunately, this also resulted in an increase in power consumption and heat output.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
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