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Roccat Cross Gaming Headset Review

Roccat Cross Gaming Headset Review The Roccat Cross is a comfortable and lovely sounding gaming headset with an interesting twist. You can remove its boom microphone and attach a secondary cable equipped with an in-line microphone, plug it into your smartphone, and use it as a mobile headset. It holds its own in both of …

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MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON Motherboard Review

MSI Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON Motherboard Review When you want your PC to be fast, ultra fast, you are going to look at very specific products only. One you might not look at is MSI’s Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON, a board truly designed to be one of the fastest boards on the market, ready to …

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be quiet! Pure Base 600 PC Case Review

be quiet! Pure Base 600 PC Case Review The be quiet! Pure Base 600 is aimed at the purists out there. There are no colored elements or a front door, just a clean and understated design. However, do not let that fool you as the chassis offers excellent liquid-cooling capability and a great amount of …

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FSP Windale 6 CPU Cooler Review

FSP Windale 6 CPU Cooler Review FSP looks to break into the cooling market with their brand new Windale 6 CPU cooler. Featuring a 240 W TDP rating this sleek black tower cooler certainly looks the part. The question is can it stand out in an increasingly crowded market… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Scythe Mugen 4 …

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AZIO MK Retro Keyboard Review

AZIO MK Retro Keyboard Review The MK Retro is AZIO’s take on the humble typewriter modernized to the mechanical keyboard experience. Featuring unique aesthetics, pillar-style feet, and two color options to choose from, it aims to introduce some much needed style to the sub-$100 keyboard market… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Azio KB505U Backlit Large Print Keyboard …

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Thecus N2810 Pro 2-Bay NAS Review

Thecus N2810 Pro 2-Bay NAS Review The N2810 Pro from Thecus uses an Intel Celeron N3160 Quad-Core CPU, which offers sufficient computing power for entry level users who are on a tight budget. It also supports high-speed transfers using two Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and comes with HDMI as well as DisplayPort connectivity… at techPowerUp! Related Items: …

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Palit GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GameRock Premium 11GB Graphics Card Review

Palit GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GameRock Premium 11GB Graphics Card Review Palit’s GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GameRock Premium is the company’s latest flagship card. It introduces a new fan design in which two stacks of two fans each operate in a counter-rotating fashion. Also the card comes with a dual BIOS and a large overclock …

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MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Plus 11 Gbps 8GB Graphics Card Review

MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Plus 11 Gbps 8GB Graphics Card Review The MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X Plus is built around the updated GTX 1080 that NVIDIA announced recently. It comes with faster 11 Gbps memory chips and a decent GPU overclock, which results in a significant performance improvement. The cooler is also extremely …

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Phanteks Glacier 1080 GPU Waterblock Review

Phanteks Glacier 1080 GPU Waterblock Review The Glacier GTX 1080 waterblock is among Phanteks’ first ever offerings to the DIY watercooling market. It features integrated RGB lighting, an acrylic top with aluminum side covers, nickel-plated copper cold plate, and a split central flow design scheme for low coolant flow restriction… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Phanteks Enthoo …

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iFi Audio nano iDSD LE DAC/amp Review

iFi Audio nano iDSD LE DAC/amp Review iFi Audio’s nano iDSD LE is a little DAC/amp with big ambitions. It packs all the knowledge from the bigger DAC/amps in iFi’s huge portofolio of products into a small package. Despite being small, it still features RCA line-outs, a very respectable headphone amplification circuit, and a 1000 …

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Sapphire Radeon RX 570 Pulse 4GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon RX 570 Pulse 4GB Video Card Review Pulse is a new graphics card series by Sapphire, which does away with some rarely needed features, in order to achieve better pricing. The Radeon RX 570 Pulse that we review today is only $10 more expensive than the RX 570 base price and still comes …

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MSI GS73 STEALTH PRO-009 (GTX 1050 Ti) Notebook Review

MSI GS73 STEALTH PRO-009 (GTX 1050 Ti) Notebook Review techPowerUp!MSI looks to offer something new with the GS73 Stealth Pro 009 with its unique 120Hz 1080p display paired with high-end components. This sleek and powerful unit seeks to stealthily dispatch its opponents. The question is does it succeed? … at techPowerUp! Related Items: MSI GTX 780 …

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noblechairs EPIC Series Gaming Chair Review

noblechairs EPIC Series Gaming Chair Review A while ago, we had the opportunity to review a leather gaming chair, noblechairs’ flagship model belonging to the EPIC Series Real Leather line. In today’s article, we are going to evaluate another gaming chair of the same company, which is fabricated to look like real leather. However, this …

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Bitspower Summit EF-X CPU Waterblock Review

Bitspower Summit EF-X CPU Waterblock Review Bitspower has not enjoyed much success in the sector of CPU waterblocks, owing to average performance and high product cost with limited customization. They aim to change this in 2017 with the new Summit EF that promises to run at up to 6°C less than before; it will also …

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AMD Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Processor Review

AMD Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz Processor Review Today AMD launched their Ryzen 5 processors. We review the $190 Ryzen 5 1500X, which promises to be a cost-effective alternative to sub-$200 Intel models. Thanks to integrated SMT-multithreading and various Boost technologies, overall performance is quite good… at techPowerUp! Related Items: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X 3.6GHz Processor Review …

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X2 i5 PC Case Review

X2 i5 PC Case Review The X2 i5 is a compact chassis with a nice white paint job, while advertising liquid-cooling compatibility for up to 280 mm radiators alongside a metal shroud to hide your PSU. We will take a closer look to see how a case with such an affordable price point delivers on …

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Roccat Suora FX Keyboard Review

Roccat Suora FX Keyboard Review The Suora FX is Roccat’s answer to those who said their Ryos series was too big and “gamery”. It features a minimal bezel, metal housing, new TTC mechanical switches, and full 16.8M RGB backlighting. Roccat has also added in support with their software driver Swarm and is aiming to take …

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Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming 11GB Video Card Review

Gigabyte Aorus GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming 11GB Video Card Review The Gigabyte AORUS GTX 1080 Ti Xtreme Gaming comes with the largest out of the box overclock we’ve seen so far. At 33 dBA, it’s also running much quieter than the Founders Edition and includes the highly popular idle-fan-stop feature. Pricing is very reasonable …

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FinalMouse Scream One Second Edition Mouse Review

FinalMouse Scream One Second Edition Mouse Review The Scream One is the first mouse by FinalMouse to sport the PixArt 3360 sensor. It is a lightweight mouse meant for the E-Sports enthusiast who doesn’t care about software settings, RGB lights, or weight-tuning systems. The Scream One prides itself with great performance and response times at …

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MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 11GB Video Card Review

MSI GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X 11GB Video Card Review MSI’s GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Gaming X comes with a decent overclock out of the box and uses the company’s signature TwinFrozr thermal solution which promises good temperatures and low noise at the same time. It’s also priced significantly lower than the competing card from …

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Kolink Continuum 1200W Power Supply Review

Kolink Continuum 1200W Power Supply Review Kolink is Caseking’s house brand and offers a variety of budget-oriented products. Its flagship PSU model is the Continuum 1200 W. This unit is based on an older Sirfa platform that is, however, capable of performing quite well, especially considering the attractive pricing… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Antec High Current …

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WASD CODE Keyboard Review

WASD CODE Keyboard Review The CODE keyboard is a collaboration between a keyboard manufacturing company and a famous software developer, making it designed with one thing in mind – lots of typing. Offering rare Cherry MX Green and MX Clear switches, and dip switches to toggle between pre-programmed keyboard layouts, the CODE is built to …

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Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct CPU Cooler Review

Thermalright True Spirit 140 Direct CPU Cooler Review Thermalright is a top-notch manufacturer of exceptional PC-cooling products. They offer high quality heatsinks and fans and have become a go-to for enthusiasts looking for something traditional instead of all-in-one liquid coolers. That said, they don’t stop at just CPU coolers, either. Their product lineup has included …

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Rosewill EX-500 & EX-700 Headphones Review

Rosewill EX-500 & EX-700 Headphones Review The recently launched Rosewill EX-500 and EX-700 aim to take on the usual brands that dominate the price range by offering high-quality craftsmanship coupled with a nice accessories pack and – of course – better sound. We listen closely to see whether they can hold up on these promises… …

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Cougar Panzer Max PC Case Review

Cougar Panzer Max PC Case Review The Cougar Panzer Max is a full-tower representation of the Panzer chassis. It is larger, bulkier, has more space, and looks a lot more menacing to boot. It really does resemble a tank, which is what “Panzer” means in German. So in this review, we take the Panzer Max …

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