With the Divider series, Thermaltake is introducing a new line of cases featuring clean glass panels, plenty of cooling, and an internal layout that goes beyond what the mass market provides, while utilizing solid glass and sturdy steel. The Divider 300 is the first of the series, with more sizes being introduced in the near future.
The Gigabyte Z490I AORUS Ultra comes with a lot of hardware packed into a small form factor. Among the features are 2.5 Gb/s Ethernet, WiFi 6, dual M.2 slots, and top-tier 90 A power stages. Let's see just how good this SFF Z490 entry from Gigabyte really is!
Vortexgear is 10 years old and wants to celebrate with us by releasing the Vortex 10. It builds upon everything the company has learned, using their 60% Poker keyboards as a base and throwing a Taiwanese kitchen sink at it with a polycarbonate case, side lighting, hot-swap switches, and extended user controls.
The Irid 353 ARGB sports three 120 mm fans and a fully fledged ARGB controller right out of the box, along with a useful fan hub. It even incorporates a glass front and side panel, which has the Irid 353 ARGB stand out from among a plethora of affordable mATX choices.
This article serves as a continuously updated summary of currently known leaks and official announcements regarding upcoming hardware releases in 2021. We cover and keep track of developments for Intel Rocket Lake, AMD Zen 4, NVIDIA's future Ampere cards, Radeon RX 6700 Series, Intel's next Xe GPU, chipsets, memory and more.
The HP EX900 Pro SSD is sold at just 11 cents per GB, which is a highly competitive price. Unlike many competitors, HP does include a DRAM cache at that price point, which helps improve performance, especially in random write situations.
The Chieftronic PowerUp 850 W is an affordable model, considering current market situations. While the capacitors are not top-grade, probably for cost reasons, overall performance is still satisfactory, and the power supply runs whisper-quiet.
The DM6 Holey S is Dream Machines' first mouse with a lightweight honeycomb shell. Equipped with PixArt's PMW3389, Huano switches for the main buttons, and a highly flexible cable, the DM6 should be worth a look for anyone in the market for an affordable right-handed ergonomic mouse.
Thermaltake is back with a fresh look to their TOUGHRAM RGB memory. The new white edition TOUGHRAM RGB memory features the same performance and trademark profile giving consumers even more customization options. Let's dig into this 2x16 GB 3200 MHz CL16 sample and see how the new finish stacks up!
The Antec P10 Flux brings Antec's signature five-fan setup to the P-Series: You get the clean, minimalistic look with the sound dampening and fan control while staying clear of ARGB lighting. This makes the Antec P10 Flux a unique and surprisingly useful option for workstations and professional users.
ASUS once again delivers with their Maximus line of high-end motherboards. The Maximus XII Extreme represents the best ASUS has to offer: top-tier connectivity, a massive VRM, great aesthetics, and a host of high-end accessories. Is there anything the Maximus XII Extreme does not offer?
The Sharkoon Light2 100 is the budget version of the Light2 200. Sporting the same shape, PixArt's PMW3325 sensor, and a weight of 78 g, the Light2 100 at just $24.99 only costs half as much as the Light2 200.
The Kingston KC2500 promises to offer higher transfer rates than the Kingston KC2000, which it is based on. Due to a new firmware, Kingston was able to unlock additional performance. We measured almost 3 GB/s in writes and well above that in reads.
The Elgato Wave:1 is a compact, great-sounding $120 USB microphone accompanied by a powerful digital mixing solution, which makes it a complete package for streaming. While it lacks a couple of the features of the more expensive Wave:3, its performance is practically identical, an excellent choice for anyone looking to save money wherever possible.
The Genesis Irid 503 is a fully equipped mATX enclosure with four ARGB fans and a sizeable controller included out of the box. On top of that, it features a sturdy glass side panel, all while pushing the envelope when it comes to pricing, it's sold for just $75.
The MSI Radeon RX 6800 XT Gaming X Trio has the best cooler out of all RX 6800 XT cards we've reviewed so far. With just 67°C, this triple-slot, triple-fan design runs extremely cool, yet stays very quiet at the same time. As expected, idle fan stop is included, too.
The Synology DS1621+ is an expensive high-performance 6-bay NAS server ideal for business environments. Its main asset is the huge total storage capacity with two optional expansion units. On the other hand, the lack of an embedded GPU means this is not the best NAS for multimedia applications.
The $100 Corsair HS70 Bluetooth takes everythingwe know and like about the award-winning HS gaming headset lineup and adds extensive connectivity options. These make this headset extremely versatile, opening it up to a host of possibilities you won't get elsewhere.
1STPLAYER introduces a new TKL keyboard with an interesting balance of features. You have the option of five Gateron switches, hot-swappable sockets, pre-applied Mobile oil lube, and onboard and software control. The LANG MK8 aims to interest keyboard lovers and newbies alike.
The Redragon M913 Impact Elite is highly affordable at $49.99, yet offers a ton of features. It's an MMO mouse with 18 programmable buttons, PixArt's top-tier PAW3335 sensor, and dual wireless/wired connectivity. The software of the M913 works well, and is light on resources, too.
The Creative SXFI Air headset features four different modes of connectivity, onboard and gesture controls, dedicated mobile and desktop programs for customization, RGB lighting, and integrated Super X-Fi Gen2 headphone holography for an excellent price.
Things have been quiet around the Nanoxia brand for a while, but with their latest chassis, the Deep Silence 8 Pro, they are back, looking to offer a modern case with an emphasis on silence and functionality while sticking to an attractive price point.
The ASRock Radeon RX 6800 XT Taichi X comes with three 8-pin power inputs, which brings the card's maximum board power to 525 W. The cooler is a big triple-slot, triple-fan monstrosity that achieves excellent temperatures, better than any other RX 6800 XT custom design so far.
The Corsair TBT100 is the latest version of their Thunderbolt 3 docks, with the expertise and learnings of the two Elgato variants flowing into an updated design and I/O. With a single cable providing everything from charging, audio, video, and data, you may find the TBT100 quite the indispensable heart of your work from home setup.
The XFX Radeon RX 6800 XT Speedster Merc 319 offers more than a complicated name. In our testing, we found the card to be faster than the custom designs from Sapphire and PowerColor. With manual overclocking, the card even managed to beat the overclocked AMD RX 6900 XT.