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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Graphics Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Graphics Card Review Crysis 4K at more than 60 FPS! We take a close look at multi-GPU SLI with two GeForce GTX 1080 cards in 16 games and 4 resolutions. We used an SLI HB bridge for all testing, but also have numbers with the old bridge to find out …

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COUGAR ATTACK X3 Keyboard Review

COUGAR ATTACK X3 Keyboard Review The COUGAR ATTACK X3 is here for gamers who want a keyboard that is feature rich, but priced low. Fully configurable key functions, macro support, and Cherry MX switches all enable COUGAR to compete in a very lucrative market… at techPowerUp! Related Items: COUGAR Attack X3 Mechanical Keyboard Announced Cougar 700K …

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ASRock Z170M OC Formula Motherboard Review

ASRock Z170M OC Formula Motherboard Review When you build a high-performance race car, you want a lightweight chassis everything bolts to. So when we build high-performance PCs, how come the same doesn’t apply? Most high-end rigs are stuffed into huge cases with a ton of cooling, but if you want that smaller, light-weight box that …

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ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review

ASUS GTX 1080 Strix Gaming 8GB Video Card Review The ASUS STRIX GTX 1080 Gaming OC is the highest clocked GTX 1080 variant so far, running almost 2000 MHz actual clock on average, boosting up to 2050 MHz out of the box without any manual overclocking. The new cooler is not only quiet but also …

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MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Video Card Review

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Video Card Review MSI’s GTX 1080 Gaming X is an overclocked, custom-design variant of the GTX 1080, which doesn’t throttle and comes with almost inaudible fans (in heavy gaming), and zero-noise in idle and light gaming, because the fans are switched off while the card is running cool… at techPowerUp! Related …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB Graphics Card Review NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1070 is nearly twice as fast as GTX 970, easily beats the $1000 Titan X, and GTX 970 SLI, at only $379/$449. It is built on the same platform as the GeForce 1080, using the same GPU and cooler, just GDDR5 memory instead of …

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Angelbird Wings PX1 SSD Adapter Review

Angelbird Wings PX1 SSD Adapter Review Angelbird’s Wings PX1 adapter lets you install M.2 SSDs in the motherboard’s PCI-Express slots. This approach unlocks full bandwidth for older chipsets. The adapter also comes with a nice metal heatsink that prevents thermal throttling on high-performance M.2 SSDs like the Samsung 950 Pro… at techPowerUp! Related Items: be quiet! …

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QNAP TBS-453A 4-Bay M.2 SSD NAS Review

QNAP TBS-453A 4-Bay M.2 SSD NAS Review During our last stay at CES, QNAP surprised us with the TBS-453A NAS, an incredibly small NAS since it only takes M.2 SSDs. While not a NAS for the average user, it does have some really cool features we are going to explore in this review… at techPowerUp! Related …

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Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review

Noctua NH-C14S CPU Cooler Review Noctua is resurrecting the down-draft coolers of old with the new NH-C14S. Featuring an offset design for better PCIe clearance, this cooler also brings extra versatility to the table, including great memory clearance and a low-profile option, which appears to make it an interesting jack of all trades… at techPowerUp! Related …

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Gigabyte XM300 Mouse Review

Gigabyte XM300 Mouse Review The XM300 is Gigabyte’s take on an RGB gaming mouse. It keeps the low price point Gigabyte’s other mice have, but offers very impressive specifications with Omron switches, an optical sensor, and, of course, RGB lighting, a steal for just 40 bucks… at techPowerUp! Related Items: GIGABYTE XM300 Gaming Mouse Introduced GIGABYTE …

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UE BOOM 2 Speaker Review

UE BOOM 2 Speaker Review Ultimate Ears’ line of BOOM speakers recently got updated with the arrival of the BOOM 2 speaker. The BOOM 2 shares the same footprint as the original BOOM, but has been updated with a few nifty features. Among these is wake-by-bluetooth and stop/start/pause slapping capability… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Logitech UE …

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Video Card Review NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1080 was announced recently, today we have the first review! Performance is incredible, doubling GTX 970 performance levels. Efficiency is also sky high, nearly doubling everything what we’ve seen from NVIDIA’s Maxwell architecture. Our GTX 1080 review compares 10 cards in 16 games at …

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FSP Hydro X Series 550W Power Supply Review

FSP Hydro X Series 550W Power Supply Review The Hydro X line consists of three members with capacities ranging from 450 W to 650 W. All feature Gold-certified efficiency and Japanese electrolytic caps, but aren’t equipped with modular cables in an effort to reduce cost. The 550 W Hydro X model will be put to …

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Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Keyboard Review

Corsair K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Keyboard Review Corsair is back with a new version of the K70 RGB keyboard. This time, Corsiar has partnered with Cherry to create a brand-new switch type called the Cherry MX Speed RGB. This switch has been created to meet the demands of hardcore gamers who value every millisecond… at techPowerUp! Related …

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Kennerton Audio Jimo In-ears Review

Kennerton Audio Jimo In-ears Review Kennerton Audio is a relatively new player to the high-end in-ear market, but the guys and girls behind the brand have been around for ages. Kennerton Audio is affiliated with Fischer Audio, which has been known to produce incredible high-performance headphones and in-ears. Kennerton is the name of their new …

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Silentium PC Fortis 3 HE1425 CPU Cooler Review

Silentium PC Fortis 3 HE1425 CPU Cooler Review SilentiumPC is on top of their game with the release of the Fortis 3 HE1425. Available in both a standard and Malik Customs edition, it offers exceptional bang-for-the-buck performance with the option of extra customization… at techPowerUp! Related Items: SilentiumPC Grandis XE1236 CPU Cooler Review SilentiumPC Fera 2 …

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Corsair RMi Series 650W Power Supply Review

Corsair RMi Series 650W Power Supply Review The RM650i is a high-end PSU from Corsair with a digital interface, amazing performance, and silent operation. The cherry on top is the ten year warranty, which is now provided with all Corsair AXi, HXi, RMi, and RMx models… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Corsair RM Series 650W Power Supply …

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CM Storm Quick Fire XTi Gaming Keyboard Review

CM Storm Quick Fire XTi Gaming Keyboard Review CM Storm’s Quick Fire line of products includes a wealth of different options. Today, we will take a look at their fully sized multi-color backlit gaming keyboard dubbed the XTi. Like other recent Quick Fire keyboards, it uses Cherry MX key mechanisms and has a standard US-layout… …

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ASUS GTX 950 2GB Graphics Card Review

ASUS GTX 950 2GB Graphics Card Review ASUS recently released a GTX 950 that runs without additional power connector, making it the fastest graphics card in this performance class. In our review we will test how the board deals with the 75 W power limit and how that affects performance… at techPowerUp! Related Items: ASUS GTX …

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AMD A10-7860K 65W APU Review

AMD A10-7860K 65W APU Review AMD’s APUs have been refreshed, some now featuring lower power consumption and a new thermal solution, so they draw less power and are quieter. AMD’s A10-7860K supports HSA, DirectX 12, Vulkan, and Mantle. With a maximum turbo clock of 4.0 GHz, the AMD A10-7860K isn’t just a CPU, it does …

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MSI GL62 6QF-628 Gaming Notebook Review

MSI GL62 6QF-628 Gaming Notebook Review MSI has a solid entry to mid-range gaming laptops in the GL62 6QF-628. Packed with an Intel quad-core Core i5 6300HQ, GeForce GTX 960M 2GB dedicated graphics processor, and a host of other features, it delivers solid value for gamers on the go… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Lenovo Y700 Touch …

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Biostar Racing Z170GT7 Motherboard Review

Biostar Racing Z170GT7 Motherboard Review The Biostar Racing Z170GT7 is a fully-featured high-performance platform that includes an LN2 switch. Unlike previous motherboards from Biostar that were affordable with more basic features, this one has everything a gamer would want and does very well in our testing… at techPowerUp! Related Items: BIOSTAR RACING Z170GT7 LGA1151 Motherboard Review …

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AMD Radeon Pro Duo Graphics Card Review

AMD Radeon Pro Duo Graphics Card Review Close to the market launch of AMD Radeon Pro Duo, the $1499 Fiji-based dual-GPU graphics card, we walk you through the card’s design, performance claims by its maker AMD, and what to realistically expect from the card… at techPowerUp! Related Items: AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire Graphics Card Review …

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Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 Memory Review

Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 32 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 Memory Review With a flurry (pun intended) of white products on store shelves now, one thing that has been sorely missing are white memory sticks. However, Crucial is here to save the esthetics of your white build with their Ballistix Sport 32 GB kit clad in …

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Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB Keyboard Review

Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB Keyboard Review Tt eSports has hit the market with an RGB keyboard aiming to attract customers with its low price. The Tt eSPORTS Poseidon Z RGB is not only cheap since it is packed full of functions, including mechanical switches, full macro support, multiple lighting effects, and more… at techPowerUp! Related …

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