Reviews

Resident Evil 3 is Capcom's upcoming third-person survival horror video game featuring vastly improved graphics. Jill Valentine has received a long overdue upgrade and is now looking hotter than even Lara Croft. We compare both supported APIs, DirectX 11 and DirectX 12, on all recent graphics cards, at 1080p Full HD, 1440p, and 4K.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
be quiet! looks to one-up their competition with the Shadow Rock 3 by delivering a high-quality, asymmetrical heatsink that not only provides reliable performance and low noise levels, but also keeps memory and graphics card clearance in mind. This makes the Shadow Rock 3 a robust offering that will make the no-RGB crowd quite happy.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
noblechairs sent us the new models of their EPIC, HERO, and ICON lines with several interesting changes and very nice, eco-friendly upholstery. Their price tags are not affordable, but you should always keep in mind that a good chair is an investment in your health and can also increase your productivity, or your gaming performance.
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Author:erasmia394
In:Gaming Chairs
The Palit GeForce GTX 1650 KalmX uses a completely passive cooling design, which guarantees the perfect noise-free experience. Thanks to NVIDIA's highly energy-efficient Turing architecture, you also get the latest display connectivity and hardware decoding capabilities..
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Odin Gaming is a new player on the mouse pad market and aims to offer a wide variety of pads in many different sizes while keeping things affordable. The Zero Gravity XL may be the smallest one, yet it's still very large on its own.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mouse Pads
The Comino Otto puts the system builders of the world on notice by offering what is one of the best-designed prebuilt small-form-factor PCs around. Considering it's only 14 liters in overall volume and fully water-cooled, this latest SFF PC will turn more than a few heads for more than a few reasons.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:Other
Team Group's MP33 SSD is based on 96-layer TLC NAND from Toshiba paired with a new Phison controller that achieves impressive sustained writes and has the best thermals we've ever seen. Even when fully loaded, without airflow, there is no thermal throttling.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
Corsair delivers the worlds fastest memory kit: the Corsair Vengeance LPX 5000 MHz. Validated for high-end MSI X570 motherboards, this groundbreaking kit promises to test the idea of what makes a good Ryzen memory kit. Can it overcome the infamous IF latency penalty?
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Author:Nate
In:Memory
Cooler Master wants to leverage their factory and design capabilities to bring out highly addressable RGB LED fans without breaking the bank. The MasterFan MF120 Halo has 24 LEDs per fan and supports all mainstream motherboard lighting solutions while aiming to offer a hybrid balance of static pressure and airflow.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
The XFX Radeon RX 5600 XT THICC III Ultra comes with a large triple-fan cooler that's still dual-slot and achieves nearly inaudible noise levels at full gaming load. The card also features a large overclock out of the box, dual BIOS, and idle fan stop.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The HiFiMAN TWS600 is the newest set of true-wireless earphones from HiFiMAN. The TWS600 promises 5.5 hours of playback time, has an extended Bluetooth range, and is competitively priced at $199. We put the TWS600 to the test to see how it fares against competitors.
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Author:Frederik S
In:Headphones
DOOM Eternal is the long-awaited sequel to the epic DOOM series. There's even more carnage, and gameplay is super fast-paced. Built upon the id Tech 7 engine, visuals are excellent, and graphics performance is outstanding. We tested the game on all modern graphics cards at Full HD, 1440p and 4K Ultra HD.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
The Fractal Era ITX is a refreshing new chassis from the brand that brought you years of plenty of Define case variants. With its cool looks and material mix of aluminum in combination with wood or glass, it will surely look pretty spiffy next to your monitor.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
We round off our coverage of AZIO's Retro keyboard lineup with the Retro Classic BT in the Artisan edition. It features a genuine leather top cover, zinc alloy frame with a copper finish, and matching typewriter-style keycaps to provide for a stunning mechanical wireless keyboard with battery life measured in months!
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
The XFX RX 5600 XT THICC II is priced very reasonably at $290, just $10 above MSRP, yet comes with a decent overclock out of the box and a solid dual-slot, dual-fan cooler that delivers whisper-quiet noise levels. XFX has also listened to feedback and made various improvements to their heatsink.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Wentai is making an impressive entry into the PSU market with the digital Aidain line, going right up against the Corsair AX1600i. The Aidan T1616 uses a cutting-edge platform with many similarities to the AX1600i. Is the Aidan T1616 able to take the lead from Corsair's AX1600i, though?
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Author:crmaris
In:Power Supplies
Priced at $130 for the 1 TB version, the Sabrent Rocket Q SSD is one of the most affordable SSDs on the market. It uses a new Phison E12S controller, which has better thermal performance and can operate with smaller DRAM cache. Write speeds are impressive due to 250 GB of pseudo-SLC cache.
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Author:W1zzard
In:SSD
The Galax RTX 2070 Super HOF 10 Year comes with a large overclock on both GPU and memory, it's actually the fastest RTX 2070 we have ever tested, almost matching the RTX 2080. Thanks to a large power limit increase and 16 Gbps memory chips from Samsung, manual overclocking works great, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Gryphon is a relatively new company aiming to challenge the establishment of consumer-grade networking. We check out the Gryphon Tower today, which aims to combine extensive network security features with excellent performance, mesh network compatibility, and ease of installation and monitoring!
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Author:VSG
In:Networking
The SteelSeries Rival 3 is the successor to the Rival 100/110 budget ambidextrous gaming mice. The Rival 3 comes with a new sensor (TrueMove Core), updated main button switches (60 million clicks), reduced weight, and improved Prism RGB lighting.
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Author:pzogel
In:Mice
The XPG Battlecruiser is the larger of the two initial case offerings from ADATA XPG, with the smaller Invader making an excellent first impression. This means the Battlecruiser has some big shoes to fill, especially as the $150–$200 segment tends to attract a demanding crowd.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
Fnatic React is the first gaming headset released by this world-famous esports brand. It's a simple analog headset with no extra features or gimmicks. It is laser-focused on what's important: sound and microphone quality, as well as wearing comfort.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
The ADATA SE800 is an NVMe based external SSD, which means it offers much better performance than earlier external storage. In our testing we saw speeds of up to 1 GB/s, which, paired with the 1 TB capacity on the SE800, makes it an excellent choice if you want to move a lot of data around.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Portable Storage
Today, we take a look at two different watercooling solutions for the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 from CORSAIR and EKWB. Both offer a full-cover water block with design twists of their own, and both are put through the full course of testing, including coolant flow restriction and GPU core and VRM thermal testing.
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Author:VSG
In:Watercooling
Alphacool goes all in on RGB lighting with their all-copper Eisbaer Aurora 360. Not only does this all-in-one liquid cooler deliver reliable performance, but it also allows for optional expansion via quick release fittings and support for the company's Eiswolf product line.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers