The RayStorm Neo is XSPC taking their flagship RayStorm Pro block and applying a new look to it. Featuring a polished acrylic top, chrome-plated aluminum brackets, and included RGB LEDs with controller, the Neo offers an option to those who want more than a matte/metal top block. Add in a precise installation mechanism and good performance alike and this is a block well worthy of consideration in the sub-$80 market.
The Eizo Foris FS2735 is a feature-packed 27" 1440p gaming monitor that comes with a refresh rate of 144 Hz and FreeSync support. Its price tag is hefty, but it performs well enough to be used by eSports professionals, both in terms of in-game responsiveness and picture quality.
The ASUS GTX 1070 Ti Strix is the company's premium model, featuring the same large triple-slot, triple-fan cooler as on the GTX 1080 Ti Strix. In our testing, this is the quietest GTX 1070 Ti, and it has the best temperatures too.
The Vortex ViBE uses an all-new 78% form factor with a Num Pad that can easily be turned into an arrow key cluster to give you the best of both worlds. It also features new PBT/dye-sub/SA profile stock keycaps, choice of eight Cherry MX switches, a thick metal case with no bezel, and extensive onboard controls and programming options.
Call of Duty: WWII takes you back to a time without fancy fighting tech; you had to rely on your rifle and team mates. Sledgehammer's engine received optimizations in both graphics quality and performance, and there are plenty of settings to play with. We tested at up to 4K resolution, using 15 graphics cards, including the brand-new GTX 1070 Ti.
Colorful is one of the biggest graphics card manufacturers in Asia. We have on our review test bench today their iGame GTX 1070 Ti Vulcan X TOP, which comes with a large triple-slot, triple-fan cooler. It also includes the idle fan stop feature many people consider essential these days.
Palit's GTX 1070 Ti Super JetStream doesn't come with an overclock out of the box due to NVIDIA regulations, but it offers a large triple-slot thermal solution that delivers excellent temperatures and fan noise.
MSI's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Gaming comes with the company's signature TwinFrozr thermal solution, which delivers outstanding noise levels and adds the crucial idle-fan-off feature that's so important these days for enjoyable noise levels during desktop work, Internet browsing, and light gaming.
NVIDIA Pascal's year-long free run in the high-end segment was finally challenged by the AMD RX Vega series, with the RX Vega 56 capitalizing on the gap between the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080. NVIDIA attempts to fill it with the new GTX 1070 Ti priced at $450.
The BitFenix Formula Gold 750 W is one of the quietest PSUs in the sub-$100 category, and it performs very well in all other areas. Its fixed cables are the only compromise - you clearly cannot have it all at such an affordable price.
The Bitfenix Aurora packs dual 280 mm liquid-cooling support, a bracket for reservoirs, an Aura-compatible RGB controller, and glass side panels . We take it for a spin to make it glow in all its colors and take a closer look to see if it manages to shine even in deep space.
The MEKA PRO from Tt eSPORTS offers genuine Cherry MX switches, support for multiple language layouts, on-board lighting effects, and excellent on-the-fly macro recording. All this plus more for $70, which makes it a very attractive keyboard for the money.
On the wings of the raging success they had with their $100 Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones, currently considered one of the best IEMs in terms of price-performance, 1MORE brings us their even more refined sibling equipped with an additional balanced armature. Do the 1MORE Quad Drivers have what it takes to justify a price bump to $200?
The Rosewill Meteor XR is a good-looking chassis with an HDMI port at the front, making it an interesting choice for those with a VR headset that has be plugged in easily. We take the case for a spin into orbit to see if it has any tangible impact beyond that.
The most inexpensive gaming headset offered by Rosewill, the Nebula GX10, costs a mere $20. For that price, it offers surprisingly solid build quality, is comfortable, and even has a lighting system. The sound quality isn't spectacular, but for just $20 dollars, you could hardly ask for more.
The Rosewill NEON K85 RGB keyboard offers a thick aluminum frame, full 16.8M RGB per-key backlighting as well as side plate lighting, a lightweight driver for functional and aesthetic customization, and options of two Kailh mechanical switches. Add in its attractive price point and you really would want to read more about it!
With yet another platform upon us, we have yet another ASRock Taichi motherboard to play with. The ASRock Z370 Taichi is just like all the other Taichi boards before it, ready to make the most of what Intel's Z370 platform has to offer, and with three 32 Gb/s M.2 slots, you can throw in all your HDDs and SSDs, too.
MSI has fused the amazing cooler of the GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z with the more affordable PCB design of the Gaming X. The card also includes the mesmerizing RGB effects from the Lightning Z and delivers noise levels that match the quietest GTX 1080 Tis we have ever tested.
We evaluate a top quality chair from noblechairs, belonging to the fresh ICON series. With an amazing cognac/black color combination and a design that stands out from the crowd, this product managed to capture our attention from the start.
The Roccat Isku+ Force FX is a very large form-factor keyboard with 123 separate keys, a pressure-sensitive key zone offering analog control, 16.8M RGB backlighting, and an integrated wrist rest. It is complemented well by a powerful software driver to make the most of the provided hardware.
We step it up a notch in memory speeds thanks to G.SKILL's pricey 3866 MHz TridentZ memory. This is one capable kit, ready for ultra-high speeds with Intel's Kaby Lake CPUs right out of the box, and even has some OC headroom to spare.
The Logitech CRAFT is more than a simple keyboard, adding a creative input dial to allow configurable control in applications, ranging from Adobe CC to web browsers and MS Office. It targets content creators who want a single device to be a full-size keyboard that also saves them precious time in their workflow.
The Sennheiser GSP 301 is the company's entry-level gaming headset. Even though it comes with a fairly short list of features, especially considering its $100 price, it delivers heaps in all important aspects - sound, microphone quality and wearing comfort are exceptional.
We take a close look at memory speeds, latencies, and command rate on Intel's latest Core i7-8700K with Z370. Scenarios tested include fail-safe 2133 MHz, the platform default of 2666 MHz, and overclocked memory speeds ranging from 3000 MHz to 4000 MHz - at various timings.
Aerocool bursts onto the all-in-one liquid cooler market with the P7-L240. It features an attractive design, paired with low noise levels and good performance. Also included is RGB LED illumination that can be controlled via motherboard or the separately available P7-H1 Hub.