Reviews

Over the past couple of years, the Lian Li O11 Dynamic has become their hero product, and while smaller, the Mini seeks to keep everything that impressed us about the original without compromising on functionality. With clean looks and two large glass panels, the Lian Li O11 Dynamic Mini seems to pull it off nicely at first glance!
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Suprim X is the new flagship series from MSI. It comes with the biggest cooler we've ever seen, which achieves unbelievable noise levels, quieter than any other RTX 3080. A large factory OC is included, too, and a dual BIOS as well.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
As the name suggests, the Rival 3 Wireless is basically the wireless version of the ambidextrous Rival 3. With a new custom 18,000 CPI sensor, battery life of up to 400 hours, and optional Bluetooth operation, the Rival 3 Wireless brings a lot of innovation to an affordable price point of $49.99.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The Radeon RX 6800 XT is a worthy opponent to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080. It offers similar performance at better power efficiency and lower noise levels. In our Radeon RX 6800 XT review, we also take a closer look at raytracing and "Rage Mode", a new 1-click method for overclocking.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Radeon RX 6800 is the world's most power-efficient graphics card, better than anything NVIDIA Ampere has to offer. The smaller brother to the RX 6800 XT comes with a smaller heatsink, at more affordable pricing, but retains the lavish 16 GB VRAM memory buffer.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
AMD's Smart Access Memory feature is highly interesting. It promises a performance boost when the new Radeon RX 6800 Series cards are paired with an AMD Ryzen Zen 3 processor. We extensively test this in a whole article with 22 games at three resolutions, at up to 4K Ultra HD.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Ryzen 9 5950X is AMD's flagship 16-core, 32-thread monster. It offers outstanding application performance, your productivity tasks will complete faster than before. Thanks to the Zen 3 IPC advantage, it also excels in gaming, even winning against Intel's Core i9-10900K.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
The be quiet! Silent Base 802 is the successor to the 801 that will be phased out soon. As such, it features a similar core, but updated external design and functionality, as well as I/O. On top of that, you may choose between variants with a solid or windowed side panel.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Lexar NM700 SSD is based on a Marvell 88SS1092 controller, a refreshing change from all the Silicon Motion and Phison drives on the market. We're testing the NM700 on our updated Ryzen-based SSD bench, with several new and improved benchmarks.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
AMD sent us two of their new RDNA2 cards that will bring the fight to NVIDIA's Ampere lineup. In this unboxing article, we'll be taking a closer look at the upcoming AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT and its smaller brother, the Radeon RX 6800.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Seasonic has been pretty bold by offering their Seasonic Connect 750W PSU with its unique distribution system in the recent past. With the Q7 series case, they go a step further and offer a case that allows for the seamless integration of their Seasonic Connect, all while focusing on quality at the same time.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Godfall is one of the launch titles for Sony's PlayStation 5 to show off the new platform's raytracing capabilities. We took a closer look at the PC port of the game and tested it with a wide selection of graphics cards from both AMD and NVIDIA, using Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
ID-Cooling seeks to expand its presence in the SFF PC cooling market with the IS-60 EVO ARGB. Equipped with six heatpipes and soldered fins, it is a rather potent top-flow design that should fit into even the smallest cases, all while illuminating your system with its ARGB fan.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
While the ASRock 4X4 BOX-4800U may be rather expensive for a mini-PC, it makes up for it by delivering an insane level of performance. In short, pound for pound, it utterly decimates the competition.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:Other
The Cooler Master MM720 is a reimagination of the classic Xornet/Spawn shape. Small and almost wider than long, the MM720 is specifically suited for claw and fingertip grip. The package is completed by PixArt's PMW3389 sensor, LK optical switches and encoder, an ultra-flexible cable, and a 50 g lightweight design.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
Our Ryzen 5000 Zen 3 launch day reviews saw unexpected gaming FPS results many questioned. In this article, we will investigate these results in more detail, and do more testing to figure out what is going on. The results are surprising and set things right in the battle of AMD vs. Intel.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
With the Meshify 2, Fractal Design is refreshing the series with all the elements we have seen and loved in the Define 7. That said, they naturally kept the mesh front design to maximize airflow for great temperatures. At $139 with three fans included, pricing is very reasonable, too.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Super Flower Leadex III ARGB Gold 650 W offers good performance, low noise output, and RGB lighting. It comes in two flavors, black and white, so you can match it to your case's color. If only the white version had white cables, too.
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
The Montech Sky One ARGB sports a fine metal mesh cover with 1 mm holes, which is something we have not seen from many other brands out there. On top of that, with its ARGB elements and built-in controller, the Sky One ARGB could make for an interesting alternative to the more established brands out there.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Assassin's Creed Valhalla has the most impressive graphics we've seen in a long time. The vast open world of Northern Europe has never looked better. We review the game's performance on 18 graphics cards, including the full Ampere lineup, at three resolutions, up to 4K.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
The Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 2 is an affordable gaming headset with a practical dual-headband design, retractable microphone, and pair of 40-millimeter dynamic speaker drivers tuned for excellent spatial awareness, which makes them a good option for multiplayer shooters.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
The ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is a refresh of last year's award winning ROG Crosshair VIII Hero. With an even more powerful VRM, a sleek new look, and, most importantly, no chipset cooling fan, the ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero looks to be a worthy upgrade from last year's model.
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Author:Nate
In:Motherboards
The TD2 Thunderbolt 3 Plus offers plenty of features at a good price. Overall performance is good as well, and the option to cheaply increase the storage through USB 3.1 ports is great. If you require speedy external storage, make sure to pair it with two SSDs to get the most out of it.
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Author:crmaris
In:NAS
The AH T200 from Thermaltake is essentially a smaller T600 wrapped around an mATX chassis. Smaller in size, the AH T200 is a lot more manageable while offering all the cool Apache attack helicopter details of its bigger brother.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Ryzen 9 5900X dominates Intel's Core i9-10900K in our testing because of AMD's massive IPC improvements. At $550, this processor is certainly not cheap, but it offers so much more performance, especially single-threaded, that AMD has a clear winner on their hands.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors