The QSAN XN3002T has a distinctive nice look and uses a promising operating system utilizing the ZFS filesystem, which is known for its increased data protection. In order to boost performance you can add an SSD-based caching layer. However, is it worth its high asking price of $499?
CORSAIR has updated the original STRAFE RGB keyboard after three years and aims to offer a similar enthusiast-grade keyboard with more value for money. The new STRAFE RGB MK.2 now has hardware playback, more dedicated buttons, and support from a new unified software driver, and retains the rarely-seen option of the Cherry MX Silent Red RGB switch.
The Silverstone Primera PM02 goes all out on Steel. There are no tangible plastic elements to be found on the frame of the case, which really pushes the build quality. While other all-steel cases tend to go for an understated look, the PM02 offers a bit more detail, and a few surprises.
Samsung's 970 Pro flagship SSD offers incredible performance, especially when it comes to writes, where it tops the charts with up to 2.4 GB/s because of MLC flash. Reads are even faster at 3.5 GB/s. If only the SSD was more affordable: $200 for 512 GB is not exactly cheap.
The G.SKILL Trident Z sticks have been around for a while now, available in a multitude of colors and speeds, as well as with RGB. These 4000 MHz sticks are for all you non-RGB lovers out there, but with such a high speed, you best make sure your motherboard and CPU are capable.
The 1MORE Triple Driver BT In-Ears are the wireless successor to the highly-praised wired pair of in-ear headphones of the same name. They're equipped with three speaker drivers, as well as a couple of unique features that make them stand out among competing products.
There is a huge list of big gaming mice out there, and a much smaller one for small ones—the ASUS TUF Gaming M5 tries to improve this ratio. It might be small in size, but it's not cheaply made by a long shot. It features a great optical sensor, main switches rated for 50 million clicks, and Aura Sync RGB lighting.
Gigabyte's RTX 2080 Gaming OC is a customized, overclocked variant of the RTX 2080. It runs at a boost clock of 1815 MHz, which is 15 MHz higher than the Founders Edition. Gigabyte has also released a new BIOS that increases the card's power limit. We ran all our tests with the stock and new BIOS.
ASRock once again brings forward a new generation of motherboards in their Taichi family. The ASRock Z390 Taichi boasts all the improvements of the refreshed chipset, plus some clever extras.
MSI pulled out all the stops for their massive, EATX-sized MEG Z390 Godlike motherboard, which comes with three M.2 slots, full RGB support, and an adapter to add two more M.2 NVMe slots. You also get an OLED screen that can display pre-programmed stats and messages.
The Gamdias Achilles is not just a gaming chair of high build quality as it is one of the very few to feature RGB lighting and support for users of up to 200 kg. The cherry on top is the embedded footrest, which proved to be a nice feature, especially after long hours of gaming.
Assasin's Creed Odyssey is this year's version of the epic series and takes you to ancient Greece. We tested the game at 1080p, 1440p and 4K using a large selection of graphics cards, including the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti. We also investigated VRAM requirements and CPU performance scaling.
Seagate's new BarraCuda SSD lineup marks the company's return to the SSD world. The drive comes with a 5-year warranty and is available at a highly competitive price of $79 for the reviewed 500 GB version. Seagate uses 64-layer 3D TLC flash from Toshiba, and a DRAM chip is included, too.
Fractal Design continues its tradition of updating their case families by increasing a number in the name. The Define S2 builds on the success of the liquid-cooling-focused Define S, but adds a slew of new features and improvements to the mix.
The C7 Cu by CRYORIG takes the C7 and makes it better by using an all-copper design. When it comes to Mini-ITX heatsinks, this one sits at the top in terms of weight at 675 g. The copper not only adds a great deal of weight but also increases performance and makes it feels like a premium heatsink.
The Cooler Master Cosmos C700M may look very similar to the C700P, but Cooler Master has used the time since the release of the P variant to refine various elements, and also expanded on the features of the case, including new ways to show off your hardware, as well as RGB lighting.
1MORE's newest full-size headphone offering is called the Triple Driver Over-Ear. As the name suggests, these headphones feature three drivers, although one is passive. 1MORE combined a relatively large dynamic driver with a graphene dome, ceramic tweeter, and a passive driver; all of this inside a closed-back over-ear design.
Developed in cooperation with professional eSports teams, the Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset is here to give you a competitive edge in your favorite multiplayer games. You're getting a great headset with a good microphone for well under $100. Comfort is also excellent, letting you game for several hours without any issues.
EK Water Blocks has released their newest CPU block four years after the EK-Supremacy EVO came out. The new EK-Velocity attempts to not only bridge the gap of these past years, but also work for the next few by streamlining the cooling engine for higher flow, adding more customization options, including two different RGB lighting effects, and retaining popular features.
Intel B360 is back in the spotlight with the B360 GAMING ARCTIC from MSI. The industry leader has brought their engineering prowess to bear in order to produce a stunning motherboard that aims to overthrow any misplaced preconception of the budget B360 chipset being "cheap" or "boring".
Crucial's new BX500 SSD comes at a great price point of just $80 for the reviewed 480 GB version, making it one of the most affordable drives on the market. It is a DRAM-less design that's built around a Silicon Motion controller with Micron-made 3D TLC NAND.
In our Turing NVLink review, we test RTX 2080 Ti SLI against RTX 2080 SLI in 23 games and also include Pascal's GTX 1080 Ti SLI numbers. Our results confirm that NVLink does give higher performance than previous generations' SLI, even though game support could be better.
We take a look at the Cougar PURI TKL today, a tenkeyless form factor keyboard using Cherry MX switches and white LED backlighting. Extensive onboard lighting controls and increased portability combined with a relatively low price point help make this a good value proposition today.
It takes a lot of bandwidth to support the fastest graphics card, especially one that can play anything at 4K 60 Hz, with an eye on 120 Hz. The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti could be the most bandwidth-heavy non-storage PCIe device ever built. PCI-Express gen 3.0 is facing its design limits.
Palit's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is the company's flagship RTX 2080. It comes with a large triple-slot, dual-fan cooler and an overclock out of the box, to 1860 MHz, which is a 60 MHz increase over the Founders Edition.