Reviews

EVGA engineered a compact dual-slot design with the RTX 3060 XC that will fit all cases. Unlike all other RTX 3060 cards we've tested today, a metal backplate is included. EVGA's card ticks at a rated boost of 1852 MHz, and the cooler features the idle-fan-stop capability.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Palit's GeForce RTX 3060 Dual OC is a compact dual-slot design that comes with a factory overclock to 1867 MHz boost. It is the only card we tested today that has its default power limit raised beyond the NVIDIA default setting of 170 W, which should help with performance.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
With the Meshify 2 Compact, Fractal Design is combining the insides of the Define 7 Compact with the exterior of the airflow-focused Meshify design. The result is, as the name implies, a smaller version of the well-performing Meshify 2 with all the benefits of the Define family.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The TKO Tournament keyboard is an extremely portable 60% form factor keyboard that emphasizes onboard functionality and programming to make this your own gaming/typing keyboard to take with you. Other features are hot-swappable switch sockets, three Kailh BOX switch options, and actual ergonomics in the case design itself!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The Dream Machines DM6 Holey Duo is quite aptly named: Featuring both wired and wireless connectivity, it comes with PixArt's PAW3335 sensor, Huano main button switches, 72 hours of battery life, and a 79 g honeycomb design, all for the wallet-friendly price of $49.99.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
NETGEAR shows off their mobile broadband routers in the most mobile way possible. The Nighthawk MR2100 4G LTE router attempts to be a swansong in the hustling and bustling world of on-the-go mobile internet, with an integrated battery and 4x4 MIMO antennas aiming to deliver whole-day internet at up to 2 Gbps downloads!
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Author:VSG
In:Networking
The ADATA XPG Gammix S70 M.2 NVMe SSD uses a PCI-Express 4.0 controller from Innogrit, for transfer rates of over 7 GB/s. Since this drive targets the enthusiast and gamer market, ADATA preinstalled a large heatsink on the drive, which makes a huge difference for temperatures.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The W480 Vision D is another striking motherboard from Gigabyte’s creator-focused Vision lineup. On top of key features, like a powerful VRM and 2.5 Gb/s LAN, the Gigabyte W480 Vision D offers support for Xeon W processors and ECC memory. Let’s see if Gigabyte's latest offering can live up to its creator's vision!
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
Zergotech brings us a new take on the ergonomic keyboard with the Zergotech Freedom all the way from down under! With multiple design awards in tow, we take a close look both inside and out at what makes this split mechanical keyboard a very attractive typing experience.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The Gigabyte Radeon RX 6900 XT is a factory-overclocked, custom-design variant of AMD's fastest-performing card. Gigabyte's thermal solution runs at lower temperatures than the AMD reference, features idle fan stop, and the PCB has an additional VRM power phase.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Gaming X Trio from MSI is the first RX 6900 XT custom design we review. It comes with a large overclock out of the box, and the cooler is much better than what the AMD RX 6900 XT reference design offers. We also saw substantially improved overclocking potential from MSI's new Radeon flagship.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Phanteks Evolv Shift 2 is an updated version of the now over 3-year-old Evolv Shift. With a lot of subtle but functional, evolved elements, it will be interesting to see how a case from that era holds up in the well-established niche market of SFF enclosures today.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Roccat Burst Core differs from the Burst Pro in four main aspects: the sensor, which is PixArt's PMW3331, the cable, which is stiffer and rubber, the RGB lighting, which only includes the scroll wheel, and the price, which is just $29.99.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The Samsung 980 Pro achieves transfer rates of up to 7 GB/s thanks to support for the PCI-Express 4.0 interface. Unlike its predecessor, Samsung's new SSD uses TLC flash instead of MLC, which affects speeds during intense bursts of write activity. Is the switch from MLC to TLC worth it?
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The Audio-Technica Creator Pack is a home voice recording and streaming kit that consists of a great USB microphone, a good pair of studio monitoring headphones, a boom arm, and a desktop tripod stand. It's meant for streamers, podcasters, and vloggers, or those looking for a higher quality audio recording solution for home or office use.
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Author:Inle
In:Other
The WD Black SN850 is the fastest SSD we ever tested thanks to support for the fast PCI-Express 4.0 interface. In our extensive real-life testing it beats the Samsung 980 Pro, the Phison E18-based Corsair MP600 Pro, and even the MLC-based Samsung 970 Pro.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
If money is no object and you are looking to add even more LEDs and RGB to your life, VIVIFY has managed to open up one of the last frontiers: HDMI cables. With the Arquus W73Ø, you may now light up the connection between your PC and monitor, all while getting all the attributes of a high-end optical HDMI cable.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Other
Much like other Mad Catz mice, the R.A.T. Pro X3 Supreme is big on customization. Not just the shape, even the scroll wheel and mouse feet can be adjusted to one's liking. Furthermore, PixArt's PMW3389 and a polling rate of 3000 Hz promise very low latency.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The XPG Pylon 750 achieves 80 PLUS Bronze and Cybenetics Silver efficiency, where it also manages the Standard+ certification in noise output. It offers decent performance levels and uses a solid CWT platform equipped with quality parts, including an FDB fan.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
EVGA refreshes their periperals lineup today, and the all-new Z20 is their flagship keyboard. There is a lot to see here, including native 4000 Hz polling, optical switches, a clean design with extra keys and volume wheel, decent software support, and a Time-of-Flight sensor that ends up being quite useful.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Weighing just 67 g, the Aerox 3 Wireless is SteelSeries' first ultra-lightweight mouse. Usable either in 2.4 GHz, Bluetooth, or wired mode, the Aerox 3 Wireless is said to have up to 200 hours of battery life. Main button switches rated for 80 million clicks and the 18,000 CPI TrueMove Air sensor complete the package.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Varmilo is synonymous with customized, artistic keyboards that are created with specific themes in collaboration with designers and illustrators. They pair this art form with newly developed electrostatic capacitive EC V2 switches to offer an excellent typing experience as well. Today, we take a look at the TKL MA87M Beijing Opera, which aims to showcase and celebrate the Chinese Hanfu culture.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The ICY DOCK ToughArmor MB840M2P-B allows you to install M.2 NVMe drives into a full tower chassis and provides potent cooling as well as accessibility with its solid material mix. This gives enterprise or government environments the ability to incorporate enterprise-level NVMe drives quickly and easily.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Other
Much like previous Mad Catz mice, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV is big on customization. Both weight and shape can be adjusted, along with the ability to program all 11 buttons. PixArt's PMW3389 and a polling rate of up to 2000 Hz promise top-tier tracking.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The Corsair MP600 Pro is the fastest SSD we've ever tested. It is based on the brand-new Phison E18 controller, which has support for the PCI-Express 4.0 interface that doubles maximum throughput. At $225 for the 1 TB version, the Corsair MP600 Pro is quite expensive, but could it be worth it?
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD