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Shuttle XPC Cube SZ170R8 w/ i5-6600K Media Player Review

Shuttle XPC Cube SZ170R8 w/ i5-6600K Media Player Review Shuttle’s new SZ170R8 XPC Cub combines a potent CPU and a capable GPU – you won’t need more for a nice gaming system or a VR setup. Not only is its mainboard rife with features, but the SZ170R8 also looks elegant and is incredibly small… at techPowerUp! …

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MSI GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB Graphics Card Review

MSI GeForce GTX 1060 OC 6GB Graphics Card Review When NVIDIA announced the GeForce GTX 1060, the company allowed its add-in card (AIC) partners to launch their custom-design cards right away. The company set the MSRP of this SKU at US$249 and is selling its reference-design “Founders Edition” SKU at $299, a $50 premium. This …

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Cougar LX Series 600W Power Supply Review

Cougar LX Series 600W Power Supply Review Cougar’s LX line thus far includes two members with capacities of 500 W and 600 W. These units are only 80 PLUS Bronze certified since they mostly address budget-oriented users and definitely not enthusiasts. Their features are pretty interesting despite their low efficiency since the platform includes two …

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MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON Motherboard Review

MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON Motherboard Review MSI delivered us a new X99 motherboard, the X99A-GAMING PRO CARBON, a stealthy all-black motherboard with some RGB Mystic Light goodness. Designed for those new multiple GPUs you just bought, the MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON is ready to take your VGAs, your memory and your new Broadwell-E …

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Deepcool Genome PC Case Review

Deepcool Genome PC Case Review The Deepcool Gamer Storm Genome is a gaming chassis with an embedded Captain 360 cooling solution and cool double-helix reservoir. Many have tried offering a case and liquid-cooling combo in the past, but this seems to be one of the first cases out there that does not only seem to …

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AZiO MGK L80 Red, Blue and RGB Keyboard Review

AZiO MGK L80 Red, Blue and RGB Keyboard Review AZiO have been around for some time, making some great keyboards for those who want premium features at an affordable price. They have now released the MGK L80 range, which, as their motto suggests, look “Elegantly Fierce.” This range has three keyboards – a red, blue …

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Zotac GTX 1080 AMP! Edition 8GB Video Card Review

Zotac GTX 1080 AMP! Edition 8GB Video Card Review Zotac’s GTX 1080 AMP! Edition is one of the more affordable custom designs, retailing $30 cheaper than the Founders Edition. The dual-slot, dual-fan card is still overclocked out of the box and comes with a good cooler that uses lots of metal, delivering excellent noise levels… …

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be quiet! Dark Rock TF CPU Cooler Review

be quiet! Dark Rock TF CPU Cooler Review Top-flow cooler designs tend to come across as a little stale these days, but be quiet! must have missed the memo with the Dark Rock TF. Rather than boring and bland, this new sleek, dark nickel-plated offering also looks aggressive. Offering ultra-low noise levels and a surprising …

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ASUS Radeon RX 460 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Radeon RX 460 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review AMD’s Radeon RX 460 promises entry-level gaming for the masses, with pricing starting at $109. We are reviewing the ASUS RX 460 STRIX OC, which comes with 4 GB instead of 2 GB and an additional 6-pin power connector, at at $140 price point… at techPowerUp! …

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Dream Machines DM1 Pro Mouse Review

Dream Machines DM1 Pro Mouse Review You probably haven’t heard of Dream Machines, a new company planning on taking the peripheral market by storm. One of their first mice, the DM1 Pro, is here, and it looks as though it will be going head to head with products from such brands as Zowie and SteelSeries… …

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NVIDIA Titan X Pascal 12GB Video Card Review

NVIDIA Titan X Pascal 12GB Video Card Review NVIDIA released their new Pascal based Titan X earlier this week. It is based on a brand-new GP102 graphics processor, which is even more power efficient than the one in GTX 1080. In our review of this $1200 card, we take a closer look at whether there …

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ASUS Radeon RX 470 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review

ASUS Radeon RX 470 STRIX OC 4GB Video Card Review Today AMD releases their Radeon RX 470, a more cost-efficient, trimmed down version of the RX 480. For review we have the ASUS STRIX, an overclocked custom design, with a completely new dual-slot dual-fan cooler that stops its fans in idle and light load… at techPowerUp! …

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ASRock DeskMini 110 Mini-STX PC Review

ASRock DeskMini 110 Mini-STX PC Review ASRock has upped the ante with mini-PCs by introducing their latest innovation, the ASRock DeskMini 110. The DeskMini 110 features the new Mini-STX form factor that brings full 65W CPU support into a tiny 5″x5″ package. That means you can stuff a 65W Core i7 6700 Skylake-S CPU into …

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MSI RX 480 Gaming X 8GB Graphics Card Review

MSI RX 480 Gaming X 8GB Graphics Card Review MSI’s Radeon RX 480 Gaming X is the first custom-design RX 480 that has a good cooler that runs quiet noise levels and low temperatures, which is the only way to compete with GTX 1060. The card is also overclocked out of the box and includes …

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Palit GTX 1060 Super JetStream 6GB Video Card Review

Palit GTX 1060 Super JetStream 6GB Video Card Review Palit’s GTX 1060 Super JetStream is a custom design variant of the GTX 1060 with a triple-slot thermal solution that promises low temperatures and low fan noise. Also, the card is highly overclocked out of the box for a performance advantage over the NVIDIA reference design… …

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Synology DS916+ 4-Bay NAS Review

Synology DS916+ 4-Bay NAS Review Synology’s Plus series currently lists eight products tailored around the needs of small and medium business environments. The recently released DS916+ can hold up to nine HDDs with an expansion unit (the DX513), and its quad-core CPU is pretty strong as far as NAS servers are concerned. It can be …

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Eurocom Monster 4 Notebook Review

Eurocom Monster 4 Notebook Review Eurocom looks to impress with its ultra portable 14 inch Monster 4. Weighing in at just 2kg / 4.4lbs, it is light, but don’t let its small size fool you. It comes configured with an Intel Core i7 6700HQ and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M, which gives it quite the punch …

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Antec P380 PC Case Review

Antec P380 PC Case Review The Antec P380 is a full-tower chassis that aims to offer an understated and clean look by employing solid and thick aluminum panels and excellent steel construction. The no-frills interior goes for a useful feature set – all at a price that seems to make sense… at techPowerUp! Related Items: Antec …

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ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC 8GB Video Card Review

ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC 8GB Video Card Review The ASUS RX 480 STRIX OC is the first custom design variant of the RX 480 that we are reviewing. It comes with the same cooler as the STRIX GTX 1080, which ensures excellent temperatures. ASUS has also improved power capability of their card, it’s coming …

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SteelSeries APEX M800 Keyboard Review

SteelSeries APEX M800 Keyboard Review SteelSeries has partnered with professional gamers and mechanical switch experts to come up with a brand new switch type, the QS1. With this switch and a whole host of other features, the SteelSeries APEX M800 promises to be the fastest gaming keyboard available… at techPowerUp! Related Items: SteelSeries Apex M800 Keyboard …

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HiFiMAN Edition X Planar Magnetic Headphones Review

HiFiMAN Edition X Planar Magnetic Headphones Review HiFiMAN’s newest high-end headphone, the Edition X, bears a striking resemblance to their flagship HE-1000. It uses the same driver design without the fancy nano materials found in the $1200 more expensive HE-1000, but is, at $1799, still the second most expensive headphone in HiFiMAN’s line-up… at techPowerUp! Related …

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ECS LIVA Core Mini-PC Review

ECS LIVA Core Mini-PC Review ECS has yet another LIVA iteration in stores now, ready to add basic compute functionality to all those home theatres without “smart” features. The tiny LIVA Core features faster HDD tech to make media playback features better, so it’s not just ready for HT use; it’s capable of more! Presenting …

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SuperClocked Video Card Review

EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 SuperClocked Video Card Review EVGA’s GeForce GTX 1070 SuperClocked comes with the company’s new ACX 3.0 thermal solution, which uses a dual-fan, dual-slot heatsink to keep the card cool no matter what you throw at it. The card is also the quietest GTX 1070 we tested so far – even quieter …

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Asustor AS3202T 2-Bay NAS Review

Asustor AS3202T 2-Bay NAS Review The AS3202T is equipped with a quad-core Intel CPU, which enables it to handle up to 4K resolution multimedia content playback. This means the AS3202T can also play a central role in a multimedia set-up while still acting as a regular NAS with up to 16 TB of storage capacity… …

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Corsair LAPDOG Gaming Control Center Review

Corsair LAPDOG Gaming Control Center Review Trying to game on your PC from a sofa or your bed can be a tricky task, especially when you have no desk to support your favourite peripherals. Corsair has come up with a solution that enables us to unlock the true potential of our living room PCs from …

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