Reviews

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
The Hyte Revolt 3 is a compact ITX chassis with a handle, and a holder for your headphone. Even though small, the internal layout centers around the ability to hold a 280 mm AIO as well as a long, beefy GPU, making this both a unique and interesting choice for those looking to build a compact high-performance gaming rig.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
EarMen, a new brand from an established audio source company, focuses on portable audio, and the EarMen Sparrow is an ultra-portable DAC/amp with a flagship ESS Sabre ES9281PRO SoC that allows for high-res output as well as native MQA rendering on phones and PCs alike.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
Essentially, the ambidextrous SPC Gear GEM+ is a refresh of last year's LIX+. The same shape, but this time without holes, a still low weight of 67 g, new Kailh GM 8.0 switches for the main buttons, and PixArt's latest PAW3370 sensor—all for a highly competitive $44.99.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
EVGA took the top-down approach with its keyboard lineup revamp that began with the flagship Z20. Today, we look at the Z12, their most affordable offering to date. It's a membrane keyboard with tweaked switches for Cherry MX keycap compatibility and feel. You also get a feature set that you would only see on far more expensive mechanical keyboards.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Today, we examine the FiiO BTR5 aiming to bring some wireless freedom back to wired headphones courtesy a mobile flagship DAC and amplifier SoC supporting Bluetooth 5 and LDAC. In fact, there are two of those for both a 3.5 mm stereo output and a truly balanced 2.5 mm output for higher power drive.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The Asustor Drivestor 4 Pro AS3304T isn't quite as affordable as the DS420j, but compared to the latter, it most notably has a 2.5 GbE port, twice the RAM, and storage expandability through USB 3.0 ports. However, don't expect transfer rates over USB 3.0 to be high, and the weak CPU will also set performance limits.
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Author:crmaris
In:NAS
Leopold makes a grand debut on TechPowerUp with its most popular keyboard to date: The FC660C is a 65% keyboard using genuine Topre electrostatic capacitive switches, in the new silent version, paired with a classic two-tone PBT dye-sub keycap set.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
With $220 for the 2 TB version, the Neo Forza eSports NFP075 is a well-priced SSD based on the trusty combination of the Phison E12S controller and 96-layer 3D TLC NAND from Toshiba. In our performance tests, it achieved good performance comparable to the Crucial P5, Samsung 970 EVO, HP EX950, and Kingston A2000.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
If you were feeling down about all the expensive headphones reviewed recently, Tripowin has just the remedy for you. The new TC-01 IEMs cost under $50, feature a 10 mm dynamic driver backed by a strong bass-heavy tuning, and look and feel more premium than the price tag suggests!
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
The Movo VSM-7 is an excellent studio XLR microphone equipped with a shock mount, pop filter, and even an XLR cable. You're getting all that along with three different polar patterns and great overall performance for a reasonable price of $125.
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Author:Inle
In:Other
The SilverStone MS12 goes for the USB-C Gen 2x2 interface, which is important if you want to retain as much performance as possible when using the USB-C interface with a modern NVMe drive. With an uncompromising approach to cooling, the M12 also aims to keep your drive cool at all times.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Portable Storage
The Microsoft Natural Ergonomic keyboard is a legend to this day for offering a well-designed, ergonomic typing experience without breaking the bank. Today, we examine the latest generation of the same. Simply called the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard, it gets some modern tweaks, but retains the excellent layout of the original.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Shanling leverages over three decade of experience in the audio industry in its true wireless earphones lineup. Today, we examine the MTW300, a carbon nanotubed diaphragm dynamic driver setup designed similarly to IEMs with ergonomics, comfort, and a deliberate audiophile tuning in mind.
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Author:VSG
In:Headphones
ZSA, the maker of the ErgoDox EZ, aims for the heavens with the new Moonlander Mark 1 ergonomic split keyboard. With several innovations and more customization options than the number of outer space puns you can make, this premium keyboard will turn you into a better typist while also minimizing the potential for wrist pain.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards