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HyperX gets into the growing 60% keyboard game with the Alloy Origins 60. Based on the same design language as the popular Alloy Origins and Alloy Origins Core, it cuts things down physically while retaining the feature set the company uses to attract gamers, typists, and fans of the brand alike.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The be quiet! Dark Power 12 850 W performs incredibly well and keeps noise output low even under tough operating conditions. FSP, the OEM, used a modern platform to achieve such high performance. The strongest competitor is the similarly priced Corsair AX850.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
Equipped with PixArt's PMW3389 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, and extensive RGB lighting, the fully ambidextrous (symmetrical) ARGENT M5 also comes with an aluminium scroll wheel, providing better grip and durability.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The ASUS ROG STRIX Z590-I Gaming WiFi is a premium ITX platform featuring a powerful VRM with top of the line power stages, Thunderbolt 4, and a unique design that allows both M.2 slots to be located on the front of the board. Let's see what the ROG STRIX Z590-I Gaming WiFi has to offer!
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
Redragon makes a great comeback after the lows of the K585 Diti, with the K596 Vishnu going back to the roots of offering a fairly novel keyboard with features dedicated to gaming, extensive software and onboard controls, plenty of RGB lighting, and a wallet-friendly price point.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Phison has improved their E18 controller to work with Micron's new 176-layer 3D TLC NAND. The result is an SSD that's faster than even the Samsung 980 Pro in both real-life and synthetic testing. What's even more impressive is that sustained write rates finally beat the MLC-based Samsung 970 Pro.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The ADATA SE900G offers fantastic transfer rates thanks to support for the USB 3.2 20 Gbps interface. The SE900G also impressed us with a large pSLC cache, and DRAM is onboard, too. If you fancy RGB, ADATA has you covered since the whole front of the SSD is illuminated in rainbow colors.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Portable Storage
Epomaker is on a roll, bringing out yet another keyboard on the crowdfunding road. Today, we take a look at the 65% form factor Epomaker B21, which will be compared to toys because of its unique design language. The keyboard features a choice of Cherry MX switches and connects via cable or Bluetooth.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The HP P500 portable SSD retails at only $115 for the 1 TB version, which makes it one of the most affordable portable drives available. Performance is better than any mechanical HDD, but can't keep up with some competing USB SSDs. The underlying reason is that the P500 uses UFS instead of NVMe, an interesting design choice.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Portable Storage
Acer is back, this time with a matching pair of new memory in their Predator line. The Predator Talos feature a hefty heatsink paired with bold white accents for a sleek, performant, and RGB-free kit. This spec of the Talos features a competitive 3600 MHz XMP profile.
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
ASUS makes a massive splash with their new flagship keyboard, the ROG Claymore II. They have created their own switches, called "ROG RX," which work extremely well and create mesmerizing lighting, too. The numpad is detachable and can also be moved to the left of the base TKL keyboard.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
XGIMI builds upon its popular MoGo projector lineup with the Halo with native 1080p support, an increased peak luminance of 800 ANSI lumens, and bigger and better battery and speakers. It retains the excellent Android TV experience as well, making for a compelling purchase for wired or portable big-screen viewing!
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Author:VSG
In:Other
Designed by YouTube mouse reviewer Zy "Rocket Jump Ninja" Rykoa, the MZ1 is a small 59 g light gaming mouse blending ambidextrous and ergonomic design elements. With a new and improved cable, Kailh GM 8.0 switches for the main buttons, and extensive on-device configurability, the MZ1 also marks the next step in Xtrfy's mouse evolution.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Thermaltake introduced the ARGENT design philosophy to us earlier this year, and high-end peripherals showed up alongside. Today, we take a look at the flagship ARGENT K5 RGB gaming keyboard, which builds upon the company's successful Level 20 series and has aesthetics that need a closer look to appreciate fully.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Watercool makes a much awaited debut with the release of the all-new Heatkiller radiators. We take a look at the Heatkiller Rad 360-L published alongside the thinner Heatkiller Rad 360-S. It comes in multiple color finishes and excellent build quality, and thermal performance is great, too!
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Watercool makes a much awaited debut with the release of the all-new Heatkiller radiators. We take a look at the Heatkiller Rad 360-S here, published alongside the thicker Heatkiller Rad 360-L. Both come in multiple color finishes, excellent build quality, and increased case compatibility!
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Days Gone is finally available for the PC platform. This Sony PlayStation exclusive takes you to a beautifully rendered open world filled with zombies. We test performance and hardware requirements of this Unreal Engine powered title, with 23 graphics cards at three resolutions.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
The Zalman X3 is a cool-looking case with several unique design elements for your eyes and emotions to feast upon. With its nifty side panels, clean window, and sweet, embedded ARGB in the top of the case, the X3 is quite the visual beauty. But its inner values count just as much, so read on to see how the X3 fares.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Featuring a massive VRM with top of the line power stages, over 20 phases, and even dual BIOS, the BIOSTAR Z590 Valkyrie promises chart-topping speed and overclocking. Paired with a unique black and gold aesthetic, the Z590 Valkyrie could be a compelling choice for those seeking top-tier 11th Gen Intel overclocking.
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
Epomaker decided the 80% keyboard form factor needs more love and goes the Kickstarter route with the all-new AK84S that adds some nice quality-of-life improvements to existing 84-key units. It has more switch, case, and keycap options than fingers on my hands, including novel new switches and silicone keycaps.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The newest iteration of the right-handed ergonomic ROG Gladius series comes with a whole host of new features: PixArt's PAW3370 sensor tuned for 26,000 CPI, second-generation hot-swappable main-button switches with super-low click latency, and a 76 g lightweight construction, along with a soft, flexible cable and pure PTFE feet.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Mistel brings us their first full-size keyboard after a long run of smaller form factors. The X-VIII (X8->108, get it?) also features their own keycaps, which use thick PBT plastic and doubleshot injected legends. Add the optional Bluetooth and a choice of five Cherry MX switches and Mistel put out a lot of options to appeal to everyone here!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The Silicon Power XD80 uses a Phison E12 controller paired with 96-layer TLC flash from Toshiba. In our testing, the drive reached performance levels similar to the best PCIe Gen 3 SSDs. Priced at $240 for the 2 TB version, the Silicon Power XD80 is quite affordable, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The SteelSeries Arctis 9 Wireless is an excellent gaming headset with dual wireless connectivity. It can simultaneously be connected to the supplied 2.4 GHz RF dongle and a Bluetooth source, which opens it up to a host of interesting use cases.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
The new be quiet! Pure Power 11 FM PSU line looks great! Besides low noise output, it also offers high performance and good build quality. The Pure Power 11 FM 650 faces strong competition from the new Corsair RM650x with ML fan, Seasonic GX-650, and XPG Core Reactor 650, though.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
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