Reviews

HyperX joined the mouse game not too long ago, so they are still pretty much newcomers to this market. However, their second product of this kind already offers a PMW3389 top optical sensor, main buttons rated for 50 million clicks, 360° RGB lighting, and many more amazing features.
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Author:Vanir
In:Mice
Sapphire's RX 590 Nitro+ Special Edition features an overclock on both the GPU and memory. What really helps against the GTX 1060 is that Sapphire included a "quiet" BIOS that rivals noise levels of the best GTX 1060 cards we ever tested.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
AMD today released the Radeon RX 590, which is an improved 12 nanometer version of the RX 580. Thanks to a large clock-speed increase, the card beats the GTX 1060 6 GB by 10%. XFX's RX 590 Fatboy comes with a large triple-slot cooler to keep the card cool and noise levels low.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
HellSign is an isometric paranormal activity hunting game developed by Ballistic Interactive. Don't brush it away as a Ghost Hunters sim because Ballistic Interactive has created a surprisingly deep and incredibly atmospheric hunting RPG with a wide variety of unique points to seriously set itself apart from every other game on the market.
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Author:RCoon
In:Games
Today, Battlefield V enabled support for DirectX Raytracing with the latest patch. We tested this update using the RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080, and RTX 2070, with shocking results. Even though only reflections are raytraced, the performance hit for DXR is more than 50%.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
Scythe has updated their long running Ninja series with the Ninja 5. It offers a solid upgrade over the previous iteration, featuring quality of life improvements like its increased memory compatibility and updated mounting hardware. Pair that with solid performance and a nearly silent operation and you have a winning combination.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
Zotac's GeForce RTX 2070 AMP Extreme is the highest-clocked RTX 2070 card out there, and its memory is overclocked, too. This results in 7% higher performance than the Founders Edition, which is finally a meaningful increase for an out-of-the-box overclock on GeForce 20.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
The Lucid LD01 from Silverstone tries to ditch the plastic and move to a mix relying heavily on steel and tempered glass for an understated high quality look and feel. It clearly caters to those who'd like to transcend the classic use of steel and plastic panels and want simple but effective, functional designs and features.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
This is the second in a series I hadn’t heard of until last week when Pinokl Games approached me with a review key. After no small amount of research, I discovered this bizarre style of game that I can only describe as a mash up between the latest and greatest of the Hitman series and Hotline: Miami. A comparison of those two may pique your interest, as it should.
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Author:RCoon
In:Games
Battlefield V, the most anticipated title this year, has just launched. We test the game with the latest game-ready drivers, using the whole NVIDIA RTX lineup and important graphics cards from AMD. We present results for all major resolutions, including 4K, and look at memory usage, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:PC Port Testing
Need an extra-large mouse mat? I mean ridiculously large? A company called Glorious PC Gaming Race might have the perfect solution for you then. The 3XL is over 120 cm wide and 60 cm tall, so you don't need to worry about the mouse pad not being large enough for those extra-large swipes.
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Author:Vanir
In:Mouse Pads
The RTX 2080 Ti FTW3 Ultra is EVGA's flagship RTX 2080 Ti. It comes with a large triple-slot triple-fan cooler that delivers amazing temperatures. Power limits have also been increased, and the VRM is stronger than ever with 16-phases for the GPU and three phases for the GDDR6 memory.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Ever heard of Dream Machines? They are a Polish company that produces relatively affordable high quality stuff, and the DM1 FPS is their newest (and I'm certain best) mouse. It features a PMW3389 optical sensor, Huano switches rated for 20 million clicks, an all-new, extremely flexible cable, and more.
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Author:Vanir
In:Mice
Cougar’s Fortress backpack has a nice price tag and is quite large. It features three ergonomic, padded panels on its back, and the shoulder straps are padded as well. Since it can be held in four different ways, it will easily adapt to any occasion. The only downside seems to be that it is not water resistant, but you cannot be too picky at this price point.
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Author:erasmia394
In:Other
EVGA's RTX 2080 Ti XC Ultra comes with a large triple-slot, dual-fan cooler and is overclocked out of the box. EVGA picked smart, balanced fan settings, making this one of the quietest RTX 2080 Ti cards we tested so far, and it comes with the wonderful idle-fan-stop feature, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Das Keyboard, known for high-quality, classic-design mechanical keyboards, takes a giant leap forward on the technology train by introducing cloud-connected Q-series keyboards. The Das Keyboard 5Q allows for Internet-based monitoring and control of your life, while also ticking the feature list of RGB backlighting, an exclusive switch, and software-driver support.
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Author:VSG
In:Keyboards
Corsair once again looks to take the closed-loop cooler crown with the new Hydro Series H115i Platinum. Sporting RGB ML series fans, a larger 280 mm radiator, and an improved mounting system, it received a slew of updates which translate into a solid performer that not only gets the job done, but looks the part as well.
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Author:crazyeyesreaper
In:CPU Coolers
The MSI GeForce RTX 2070 Gaming Z comes at NVIDIA Founders Edition pricing of $600, yet beats that card in every regard. The cooler is whisper-quiet during even heavy gaming sessions, and when not loaded, the fans turn off completely because of the idle-fan-stop feature.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Top-of-the-line optical sensor, fully ambidextrous form factor, an extra wide scroll wheel for maximum comfort and, of course, RGB lighting—270 degrees around the mouse. All this without software! These are the main features of the AZIO ATOM. However, the devil is in the details.
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Author:Vanir
In:Mice
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX comes with a staggering 24-cores and 48-threads, clocked at up to 4.2 GHz. We take a closer look at application and gaming performance in this review, and test the new "Dynamic Local Mode", which automatically prioritizes busy applications.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
The Cooler Master MasterCase SL600M is a sleek, quiet chassis with an interesting and unusual layout within. On top of trying to cover both the low-noise and great cooling corners of the rink, it aims to be easy on the eyes. Throw in some cool features, like lit up USB ports and plenty of storage space, and the SL600M may just be on to something.
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Author:Darksaber
In:Cases
The Audeara A-01, a pair of wireless headphones, comes with fantastic battery life and a truly unique feature: a detailed hearing test used to tailor the sonic performance to your own ears. We do need to talk about that $400 price tag, though.
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Author:Inle
In:Headphones
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper 2920X comes with 12 real cores, plus SMT, resulting in a total thread count of 24. At $650, the TR 2920X isn't much more expensive than Intel's Core i9-9900K, which loses against Threadripper in multi-threaded workloads.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors
EVGA's GeForce RTX 2070 Black is sold for just $499, a price point at which it has better price/performance than the GTX 1080, GTX 1080 Ti, Vega 56, and Vega 64. Compared to the more expensive RTX 2070 Founders Edition, the performance difference is almost negligible, too.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Graphics Cards
Intel's Core i7-9700K comes with eight cores, but lacks HyperThreading. In our testing, it still conclusively beats the 6-core/12-thread Core i7-8700K. The much more expensive Core i9-9900K is also under heavy attack: it seems the Core i7-9700K actually is the better gaming CPU.
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Author:W1zzard
In:Processors