The Sennheiser HD 660 S is a direct successor to one of the most legendary hi-fi headphones of all time, the HD 650. With a price tag of $500/€500, does it have what it takes to carry on the legacy?
If you got a DDR4-supporting laptop, or perhaps a mITX system that requires DDR4 SODIMMs with 2666 MHz support out of the box, you don't have that many options today. Team Group's T-Force Vulcan Gaming Series of DDR4 SODIMMs come ready for that and more.
NVIDIA Turing architecture is the company's best-kept secret if it's indeed 15 years in the making. It comes together with the new RTX technology to fulfill the long-cherished dream of games: real-time ray tracing. We dive deep into the theory and background of the two and explore their possible future together.
Our GeForce RTX 2080 card is here in an inconspicuous DHL box. We decided to picture every step of pulling NVIDIA's sexy RTX 2080 Founders Edition card from its packaging.
ASRock's Fatal1ty-branded motherboards have recently taken a leap forward in design and tech, offering what might be the most complete gamer-centric design for motherboards today. Yet what happens when you apply that to a value-oriented Intel chipset? The ASRock Fatal1ty H370 Performance is exactly that, and we put it through the paces.
XSPC decided that they could do more than just compete for that extra decimal point of thermal performance improvement and have introduced an ultra-thin radiator with their new TX series. Measuring in at just 20.5 mm thick, it provides a compact heat dissipation solution for watercooled SFF builds.
The Intel SSD 760p uses 3D TLC NAND paired with a Silicon Motion SM2262 controller to deliver great performance at reasonable pricing. Our reviewed 512 GB version currently costs $153, which is cheaper than many competitors.
Team Group's latest RGB DDR4 design hits our test lab, the T-Force XCALIBUR RGB DDR4. This special-edition version of the T-Force XCALIBUR sticks is rated at 3600 MHz with rather loose 18-20-20-24 timings, but comes with claims of overclocking, too.
Dragon Quest XI finally brings the epic JRPG series to the PC platform using trusted and tested game mechanics. Graphics follow a cute-ish game style and are powered by Unreal Engine 4. Our performance review looks at this in detail, using 15 graphics cards. We also investigate CPU-core scaling and VRAM usage.
The Corsair Crystal 280X RGB takes the idea behind the Air 240, and the classy looks and material mix of the Crystal family, and marries them in an even more compact, powerful, and beautiful enclosure that includes not only better liquid-cooling compatibility but also features Corsair's retail-grade LL120 RGB fans and the Lightning Pro Node.
SteelSeries sure knows how to produce top of the line mouse pads as they have been in this industry for over 17 years. Their newest addition is the QcK Limited, which offers a very smooth, micro-woven surface and stitched edges. It comes in two sizes as there is a QcK+ Limited available that is of the same size as other QcK+ models.
The freshly released 1MORE Spearhead VRX is the newest, technologically beefiest, and most expensive gaming headset 1MORE has to offer. It comes with a unique head-tracking unit that works in conjunction with an advanced DSP to achieve an immersive surround sound experience.
Not to be left out, we've got Ballistix's take on the TUF Gaming Alliance memory. These Gaming-grade DDR4 sticks come in varying speeds and capacities catering to entry-level gamers and enthusiasts alike. Although we've got the TUF Gaming Alliance version here today, other visual designs to match other motherboards are on the way, making these sticks a great option for those looking for a bit more in performance, but still with a focus on price.
Cougar surely knows how to upgrade properly. A great example for this is the Minos X5 I reviewed in the past. This time around, the Revenger S is on my plate, an updated version of the Revenger; PMW3360 top optical sensor, RGB lighting, high quality main switches—the recipe is there for a truly great mouse.
Cherry, famous among PC enthusiasts for their mechanical switches, greets us today with a membrane keyboard. The KC 1068 is a specialized keyboard designed for testing environments where IP68 dust and spill resistance is critical, and goes about it with good support for various regions globally.
The Redline RL07 is the most expensive chassis in the Redline line-up and offers an all-steel construction with a cool look in either black or white. It utilizes the same body as the PM02 or KL07, but has a much lower price tag.
With just 16 cents per GB, or $81 for the tested 500 GB version, the Mushkin Source is among the most affordable SSDs on the market. It is a DRAM-less design, which means some compromises have to be expected in terms of performance. Our review of the Mushkin Source 500 GB looks exactly into that.
The Beyerdynamic MMX 300 2nd Generation is the new iteration of the company's first gaming headset. It keeps the high price of its predecessor, but significantly improves upon all its key aspects, which makes it an interesting choice for exceptionally demanding gamers with big budgets.
ECS looks to impress with the LIVA Z2, a silent, power-efficient, and semi-upgradeable successor to the LIVA Z. Packing a host of new outputs and features, such as HDMI 2.0 for 4K 60 Hz playback, the LIVA Z2 offers enough performance to make it a compelling entry level offering for those wanting a HTPC or simple office system.
Patriot's turn at RGB memory has hit our test labs with the Viper white RGB 3200 MHz DDR4 kit. Compatible with most motherboard RGB controls, the Patriot Viper's fangs are ready to light up your case.
Cutting edge wireless technology, a top optical sensor, great buttons, and an elegantly simple, widely usable shape. This is what the Logitech G Pro Wireless is. Oh, and of course, it doesn't lack RGB either, while keeping the overall weight right at 80 grams. However, it doesn't come cheap.
Cooler Master seeks to light up your life with their MasterLiquid ML360R RGB. This latest 360 mm all-in-one liquid cooler sets itself apart by offering addressable RGB LEDs on the pump and fans, with software and hub controller giving users complete control over their ARGB experience.
The Azza Storm 6000 comes in two color choices and offers a whopping five fans (four of which are RGB), E-ATX support, the ability to install large radiators and potent hardware; all while keeping the price pretty low. Will the case hold out the storm or will its four Hurricane RGB fans rattle the cage?
The Cougar Armor S is a comfortable gaming chair of good build quality and with a fair price tag. It is fully adjustable, and its black and orange color combination and diamond stitching pattern make for nice looks.
This article serves as a continuously updated summary of currently known leaks and official announcements regarding upcoming hardware releases in 2018 and beyond. We cover and keep track of Intel Whiskey Lake, AMD Zen 2, NVIDIA Turing, and NVIDIA Ampere, and more.