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Creative Aurvana ANC Headset Review

Creative Aurvana ANC Headset Review Right after installing the battery inside the Aurvana ANC, we wanted to check out the noise cancelling feature, so without having it connected to any audio source, we put the headset on; with the feature turned off, we could hear a low level of background noise coming in both ears …

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KFA2 GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC 8GB Video Card Review

KFA2 GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC 8GB Video Card Review The GeForce GTX 1070 EX OC board from KFA2 impressed us positively regarding the overall build quality, factory overclocking levels, while the dual 100mm fans keep the board cool while keeping minimum noise levels. The manufacturer has also thought of enthusiasts who like to keep …

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Synology DS416play 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DS416play 4-bay NAS Review DS416play 4-bay NAS from Synology is another multimedia-oriented model, which is able to transcode 4K videos in order to play them back on many other portable devices linked to the network and this is possible thanks to the hardware transcoding engine present within the included Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core CPU. …

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Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB High Endurance SSD Review

Toshiba OCZ VX500 512GB High Endurance SSD Review The mainstream OCZ VX500 SSD from Toshiba falls between the RD400 and the value-oriented TR150; with 15nm MLC Flash and capacities up to 1TB, the VX500 does also come with 5 years of warranty and an endurance between 74 and 592 TBW (Terabytes Written, based on JEDEC …

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HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Video Card Review

HIS RX 480 IceQ X2 Roaring Turbo 8GB Video Card Review By using a considerably more efficient dual-fan cooling system and an improved power delivery, HIS is offering the end-user a highly-overlocked video card (core clock of 1338MHz) which is able to beat the R9 390X at Full HD and 2560×1440 resolutions. The overall aspect …

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Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 Speakers Review

Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 Speakers Review With its experience from the past, Creative has managed to build an excellent multi-function device which can be also used in almost any situation where audio content is involved. We’ve got a built-in voice recorder, a built-in MP3 player, one speakerphone, a battery bank and an USB Sound …

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Shuttle XPC Slim DS67U Barebone PC Review

Shuttle XPC Slim DS67U Barebone PC Review The new DS67U XPC Slim barebone from Shuttle is built on a chassis we have previously seen with the DS57U series quite some time ago and besides the updated platform we do also have some welcome modifications like the M.2 slot instead of mSATA or the external Wi-Fi …

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ASUSTOR AS6204T 4-bay NAS Review

ASUSTOR AS6204T 4-bay NAS Review The AS6204T 4-bay NAS from ASUSTOR, equipped with a low-power Celeron N3150 Braswell CPU and 4GB of RAM can handle without issue the well-optimized ADM OS which transforms it into a machine with multiple functions: backups, different service hosting, virtual machine installation and operation, media center for online and offline …

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Razer Turret Living Room Gaming Mouse and Lapboard Review

Razer Turret Living Room Gaming Mouse and Lapboard Review Razer Turret was thought as a compact peripheral which can act as a wireless gaming keyboard/mouse perfect to be utilized in living rooms were the use of wires becomes annoying and very unaesthetic. When the 2.4GHz interface is used with the supplied dongle we do not …

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G.SKILL Ripjaws V 32GB 3000MHz DDR4 Memory Kit Review

G.SKILL Ripjaws V 32GB 3000MHz DDR4 Memory Kit Review The F4-3000C15D-32GVR 32GB DDR4 memory kit from G.SKILL does come with a rated speed of 3000MHz and is composed of two 16GB modules; since we are talking about overclocking modules, these also feature a custom designed heatsink of 42mm height so compatibility should not be an …

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Razer Leviathan Mini Speaker Review

Razer Leviathan Mini Speaker Review Razer Leviathan Mini is the portable version of their previous Leviathan sound bar which did also feature a subwoofer and packs two 12W drivers, Bluetooth 4.0 technology, NFC and a 2600mAH rechargeable Li-Ion battery. The mini-system can deliver quite a bit of punch without distortion, making it ideal for playing …

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Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2400MHz 32GB White Memory Kit Review

Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2400MHz 32GB White Memory Kit Review The Crucial Ballistix Sport LT White 2400MHz memory kit is not the fastest out there, but the 32GB memory quantity should suffice for many high-end PC configurations, for running demanding games, multimedia content or even digital content production. Their unique white-PCB look fits right in …

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QNAP TVS-882 High-Performance 8-bay NAS Review

QNAP TVS-882 High-Performance 8-bay NAS Review The TVS-882 High-Performance 8-bay NAS from QNAP delivers very good performances all across the board, beginning with transfer speeds throughout the network and ending with virtual machines which can be run in much better conditions than what we have seen with previous offerings. The Intel Core i3-6100 CPU seems …

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GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE LGA1151 Motherboard Review

GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-SOC FORCE LGA1151 Motherboard Review The Z170X-SOC Force is one of the most advanced motherboards which have passed through our labs and is packed with a ton of features, hardware and software wise. Besides the 4-way SLI, the three M.2 32Gb/s slots, a beefy VRM, USB 3.1 support via Intel controller we do also …

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BIOSTAR J3160MD Motherboard Review

BIOSTAR J3160MD Motherboard Review The new Braswell stepping comes with a tad higher CPU Burst frequency, the same amount of cache and HD 400 graphics from Intel; in the performed results, we can see it trading punches with the Celeron N3150 and the performance gain is quite minimal. With the J3160MD board, the manufacturer proposes …

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Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router Review

Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router Review The Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router looks massive when compared to regular home routers and via its eight high-power Wi-Fi antennas it can deliver up to 5.3Gbps speeds on a tri-band configuration (1000 + 2167 + 2167 Mbps). The LAN ports are also a total …

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Corsair Neutron XTi 480GB SSD Review

Corsair Neutron XTi 480GB SSD Review For the Neutron XTi, Corsair has picked up a controller we have seen with other low-cost TLC SSDs manufactured by PHISON, paired it with quite a bit of DDR3 RAM cache (1GB) and has also used Toshiba 15nm MLC NAND Flash in order to obtain sustained performance, no matter …

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TP-LINK Neffos C5 Max Smartphone Review

TP-LINK Neffos C5 Max Smartphone Review C5 Max smartphone from TP-LINK is meant to complete the C5 series which has been recently launched and includes the most powerful hardware from all three models. Despite of being a 5.5’’ screen variant, the design with the rounded edges make it easy to hold inside the pocket, while …

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TP-LINK AC3200 Wireless Tri-Band Gigabit Router Review

TP-LINK AC3200 Wireless Tri-Band Gigabit Router Review The AC3200 router from TP-LINK is another high-end offering which does use Tri-Band technology to run no less than three separate Wi-Fi channels at once. The second added 5GHz band makes sure that more devices can connect to the router, without a decrease in performance; also, thanks to …

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Razer ManO’War Wireless PC Gaming Headset Review

Razer ManO’War Wireless PC Gaming Headset Review The ManO’War headset is also marketed as a 7.1 virtual surround sound solution and thanks to the Synapse software, it can deliver good precision on the battlefield if we calibrate it to match our preferences; also, thanks to the 50mm drivers we will get powerful bass which immerses …

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Silicon Power S55 TLC 120GB and 240GB SSD Review

Silicon Power S55 TLC 120GB and 240GB SSD Review The S55 TLC series of SSDs from Silicon Power are offering quite a bit of storage space at acceptable performance levels unless the buffer gets filled; if we are used to transferring frequently large batches of files to the drive, the speed will decrease to a …

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AVEXIR Raiden 32GB 2666MHz C15 DDR4 Memory Kit Review

AVEXIR Raiden 32GB 2666MHz C15 DDR4 Memory Kit Review After quite a lengthy development process, the Raiden series from AVEXIR has been launched, a product which reminds us of the Raiden character of Mortal Kombat which was able to shoot lightning out its hands in order to electrocute its opponents. These modules are a bit …

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Creative Sound BlasterX H7 Gaming Headset Review

Creative Sound BlasterX H7 Gaming Headset Review Despite the fact that we are dealing with a steel reinforced headband, brushed aluminum and large cups which do hold 50mm drivers that should add some weight, the Sound BlasterX H7 headset remains quite light, having about 364g. By including a 24-bit/96kHz USB DAC, Creative is basically offering …

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Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 2666 DDR4 Memory Kit Review

Crucial Ballistix Elite 16GB 2666 DDR4 Memory Kit Review The Ballistix Elite RAM kit is featuring very sturdy, rugged heatsinks and seem to drive up the module weight quite a bit. Unlike some other manufacturers, Crucial likes to equip some of their RAM series with extra sensors, in this case for tracking temperature per each …

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Synology DS416slim 4-bay NAS Review

Synology DS416slim 4-bay NAS Review DS416slim NAS from Synology or the baby-NAS as we’d like to call it is incredibly compact for a 4-bay unit (even if we are discussing about 2.5’’ drives), is incorporating an active cooling system, while the back trays can be installed or removed in a snap. The fan can be …

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