Velocifire attempts to break into the crowded keyboard market, especially in the USA, by offering a wireless mechanical keyboard at a great price point. The TKL02WS is a TKL form factor keyboard with doubleshot keycaps, an 1850 mAh battery, 2.4 GHz wireless/Type-C wired connectivity options, white backlighting, and onboard functionalization.
Digital Storm looks to please with the Lynx Ultimate Gaming PC. Featuring a balanced build with exceptional attention to detail, this fully loaded system delivers solid performance with a heavy dose of RGB illumination.
The Pulsefire Core is HyperX's budget option for a gaming mouse, but according to its specifications, it can easily compete with more expensive mice. It features a 6,200 CPI PixArt PAW3327 optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 20 million clicks, 7 programmable buttons and customizable RGB lighting—all for less than 30 dollars.
The WD Blue NVMe is WD's new entry-level SSD using the M.2 PCIe x2 interface and 3D TLC flash. With a price of only $73 for the reviewed 500 GB version, it's one of the most affordable drives on the market that still delivers very decent performance. We saw no thermal-throttling, even when fully loaded and completely uncooled.
The T-Force Xtreem could be the answer all the RGB holdouts have been asking for: a high-performance memory kit that doesn't have a single RGB LED. You asked, Team Group delivered.
Alphacool has updated their all-in-one liquid cooler lineup with the brand new Eisbaer Extreme Black Edition. Offering solid performance while being nearly silent, it is sure to garner some attention. Built with enthusiast-grade components, this expandable offering is truly a beast in more ways than one.
The ASUS RTX 2080 Ti Matrix is the world's first graphics card with fully integrated watercooling. ASUS has managed the seemingly impossible and crammed waterblock, pump, and radiator into a triple-slot graphics card. The Matrix is also highly overclocked, making it the fastest RTX 2080 Ti we ever tested.
Control or Speed? That's the question. Razer delivers both with a single product group: the well-renown Goliathus, which is available in two surface types, four print designs, and four different sizes. It also comes with a unique rubber backing and stitched edges for maximum durability.
The MSI Oculux NXG251R is one of the least expensive 240 Hz G-Sync monitors on the market. It promises eSports-grade gaming performance and a host of other goodies. Is it hindered by its 24.5-inch TN panel or does it truly deliver?
Team Group's MP34 M.2 NVMe SSD comes at exceptional pricing of only $80 for the tested 512 GB version, which is less than 16 cents per GB. This puts it really close to SATA drives and QLC M.2 SSDs, with better performance at the same time.
The MSI GTX 1660 Ventus XS is MSI's answer for people looking to maximize cost efficiency. Priced at the NVIDIA MSRP of $220, the card offers much better price/performance than AMD's RX 590 and even RX 580. Also included is an overclock out of the box and a backplate.
Tiny in form and price, the latest board from Biostar offers an embedded AMD FX8800p, as well as modern accommodations, such as a 16 Gb/s M.2 slot and USB 3.1 Gen1. This little Mini-ITX motherboard could be the perfect fit for the office, or an HTPC.
The FSP Hydro PTM 650 W is a power-efficient design that's reasonably priced and looks nice. However, competition in this segment is strong and includes the Corsair RM650x and Seasonic Focus Plus Platinum and Gold.
At $29.99, the Cooler Master CM310 is the one of the company's most affordable mice, but still packs solid specifications that easily keep up with their high-end models. It has RGB lighting with five modes, a maximum sensor resolution of 10,000 CPI, and a rather uniquely ambidextrous, but somehow familiar shape.
The Cherry MX Board 1.0 comes in a variety of offerings: TKL vs. full size, backlit or not. We take a look at the recently announced MX Board 1.0 TKL using genuine Cherry MX mechanical switches and the rarely used Cherry keycap profile. It is a keyboard designed with writing in mind, and this first-party offering is sure to interest the market accordingly.
ECS has upgraded the LIVA Q line with the new Q2. This ultra-tiny system really is a fully functional PC that will fit into your pocket. This latest release features not only a faster processor but also HDMI 2.0, which makes it the perfect HTPC that can also handle daily tasks and light workloads.
The DS1819+ offers huge storage capacity potential, which can be further expanded upon with the addition of two Synology DX517 units. The big question, however, is whether it's worth the stiff price as there may be better options out there that are more affordable.
Priced at the MSRP of $220, Colorful's iGame GTX 1660 Ultra gives you a lot of graphics card for the money. It comes with a large dual-slot, triple-fan cooler with excellent temperatures and features a backplate and dual BIOS. An out of the box overclock to 1860 MHz Boost is included, too, which is higher than on most other GTX 1660 graphics cards.
Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST is the newest addition to their expanding smart speaker line-up. Like the BLAST, the new MEGA-version packs a well-performing voice-pickup system and is hooked up via WiFi to Alexa. Besides the smart speaker features, the MEGABLAST is still a very competent Bluetooth portable speaker. We take it for a spin and see how it performs!
Cooler Master revealed the MM830 about a year ago at CES 2018, and it just became available for purchase. It features a top-of-the-line optical sensor, PBT main buttons, an OLED display, a unique D-pad, and many more interesting features—and it of course has RGB lighting as well.
The ASUS GTX 1660 Ti STRIX OC is the company's flagship GTX 1660 Ti variant. It comes with a large triple-fan, triple-slot thermal solution that delivers better temperature and noise levels than any other GTX 1660 Ti we have tested so far. Also included is a backplate, RGB illumination, dual BIOS, and fan headers that synchronize with the GPU's fan speed.
ASRock has recently created the Phantom Gaming Alliance brand as a way to help various manufacturers fine tune their products. By doing so, they can guarantee compatibility, reliability, and performance. This should allow them to better deliver a top of the line gaming experience to all users, and in this regard, I can say they exceeded my expectations considering the system's more entry-level focus.
Aukey effectively replaces their excellent value for money KM-G8 keyboard with the new KM-G6. It keeps the same Outemu Blue mechanical switches and doubleshot-injected keycaps, while adding multi-color backlighting with many lighting effects and onboard controls at that same attractive price point.
The Cooler Master Masterbox NR400 is the smaller of the two enclosures from the recently launched family. It aims to offer an efficient, cost-effective mass-market appeal while retaining a useful feature set at the same time.
The Cooler Master NR series aims to combine form and function in a streamlined look with a good material mix. It actually achieves this balance quite well considering its affordable price tag, sturdy build quality, and simple but useful feature set.