Crucial's new BX300 SSD is not only affordable, but also impresses with excellent performance that's right up there with the best SATA drives in our test group. The secret sauce is clearly the use of MLC flash, which offers better write performance than TLC, lasts longer, and is trusted by users.
The Silverstone Kublai KL07 aims to excel at sound dampening while offering both the space and features sought after by professionals and enthusiasts alike. Utilizing signature features of the brand, including a positive air pressure interior, USB Type C port, and thick sound dampening materials, the KL07 achieves a great score in our review.
FSP looks to break into the entry level cooling market with the Windale 4. This simple tower cooler may appear bland, but don't let it fool you: It packs a huge punch in terms of price to performance.
Cougar decided to enter the gaming chair market with the help of pro gamers, which led to the creation of their Armor gaming chair. Its mid-range price of $250 and automobile seat bucket design make this chair a tempting proposition.
The Bloody B820R is a sub-$100 keyboard featuring their LK2 Blue and Red optical switches. The keyboard also gets a brushed aluminum top cover, doubleshot injected legends, multiple RGB animations, and backlighting effects to choose from with or without software driver control, and dust and spill resistance round off a good feature set.
Like any other platform, ASRock has given Intel's X299 the Fatal1ty treatment, in the form of the X299 Gaming i9. This isn't a value-oriented board product; this one comes straight out of ASRock's Professional Series and has a much higher price tag than the Taichi we looked at earlier.
The Swiftech Apogee SKF "Heirloom Series" is a flagship CPU water block featuring hundreds of customization options, built-in addressable RGB lighting with a dedicated controller, and industry-new 125 micron thick fins. It is aimed at modders and enthusiasts alike and has the performance to back it up.
The Rosewill Orbit-Z1 is jam-packed with buzz words: RGB, LED fans, fan controller, LED strips, lighting modes, AIO support, etc. These are terms that you usually only see with more expensive offerings, but the Orbit-Z1 comes at a mere $65, yet offers complete functionality in a mid-tower case.
The Mionix Naos QG was brought to market after a successful crowdfunding campaign. It offers a unique view into your gaming habits with built-in heart rate and galvanic skin response sensors, which allows you to better understand how your reactions affect your gameplay.
The Tesoro Excalibur SE Spectrum features Tesoro's new infrared optical switches co-developed with Gateron. This is a keyboard that aims to take customization to the next level, thanks to the ability to mix and match switches as per user preference. The choice is between linear and tactile/clicky switches that are rated to last longer than traditional mechanical switches with faster response times.
CRYORIG joins the RGB craze with the H7 Quad Lumi. Based on the wildly popular and successful H7 cooler, this new offering keeps everything you love about the original while improving performance and making it light up the night.
The TS-453B is a feature-rich four-bay NAS that includes an OLED screen, 4K playback, HDMI port, and a PCIe expansion port for QNAP's QM2 expansion boards. Using various cards, you can add up to two M.2 slots and 10 Gigabit networking to the NAS, in addition to the two 1000 Mb/s ports.
Bungie's new smash-hit Destiny 2 is in Beta now, and we took a closer look at its graphics options and performance. We're happy to report that there is no FPS cap, and FOV can be adjusted, too. Joining our test group of 14 cards are the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 and Vega 64, with slightly surprising performance numbers.
The Raijintek Thetis is a larger version of the Metis, allowing you to use a full-size ATX board, PSU, a fairly long GPU, and even a 240 mm radiator. While all that may not sound interesting on paper, considering the compact size of the Thetis, we are eager to take a look.
Team Group's Delta RGB is one of the best memory kits we ever tested. They are the perfect match for your ASUS ROG motherboard with ASUS Aura Sync. Offering full top-to-bottom RGB LED goodness when installed into a case, these sticks provide an ultra-wide viewing angle for their Force Flow RGB LEDs, making them perhaps the best RGB option for those non-standard-layout case designs.
ASRock's mid-level X370 motherboard for gamers, the X370 Gaming K4, is here for us to play with. Is it worth the dollars, what is so special, and does ASRock's X370 Gaming K4 compare to the almighty ASRock X370 Taichi? Here are the answers!
Fractal Design looks to take another stab at the expandable all-in-one liquid cooler market with the Celsius S36. Offering a 360 mm radiator and all-new features, like a built-in fan hub, it certainly has a lot to offer.
The Corsair Void Pro RGB Wireless succeeds a well-known and well-liked wireless gaming headset. It comes with a reworked microphone, retuned audio drivers, and several changes in design and ergonomics, refining and improving pretty much every aspect of its predecessor, which results in a terrific device well worth its $100 price tag.
Etymotic's ER4 in-ears set the benchmark when they were first launched over 25 years ago. Recently, Etymotic decided to bring out two new versions of their ER4 design - namely, the XR (Extended Response) and SR (Studio Reference). These new versions feature all-metal housings and a brand new cable design. On the acoustic side of things, you now get the choice between elevated bass and something that should be close to neutral in terms of the Studio Reference.
The Tesoro Tuned In Ear Pro headset aims to deliver gaming quality sound, which - as the name suggests - is a soundscape tuned to fit such a scenario best. With a few interesting features, like the aluminum housing or the magnets to hold them together, it will be interesting to "hear" (pun intended) whether they manage to sound better than the competition in the price segment.
The Corsair K68 is a full size mechanical keyboard featuring genuine Cherry MX Red switches, full keyboard backlighting, support for their powerful Corsair Utility Engine software driver, and IP32 rated dust and spill resistance - all at a sub-$100 price point.
By releasing the MasterPulse MH320, their least-expensive gaming headset to date, Cooler Master tries to grab the attention of gamers on a very tight budget. Even though it costs a mere $40, it offers a dual-headband design, a foldable bi-directional boom microphone, and a few other interesting features.
Radeon RX Vega 56 is the second AMD Vega card launched today. It comes at an affordable $399 price point, with a slightly reduced shader count that actually improves things greatly. For example, power efficiency now trades blows with some Pascal cards, which means less heat and noise, too.
Our AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 review confirms that the company achieved major performance improvements over their last-generation Polaris and Fiji cards: Vega is faster than the GTX 1080. We tested six different performance configurations of the Vega 64, with surprising results.
The Bitfenix Nova TG is aiming to be an interesting choice for the entry level. While the original Nova, launched nearly two years ago, managed to sport a US$30 price tag, this also meant sacrificing functionality and layout when it came to the interior. The Nova TG does not only come with a tempered glass side panel, but upgraded internals and a splash of color. Is it worth the higher price tag of US$50?