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Roccat Tyon review

Roccat Tyon: So many buttons!

REVIEW  /  17 May 2015

Roccat's Tyon is one of the most hardcore gaming mice we've ever seen. With 14 physical buttons, the mouse definitely isn't for casual gamers. Does it hit all the right marks as a hardcore gaming mouse though?

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB review

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB: A Cost-Effective Alternative

REVIEW  /  08 May 2015

We take a look at the Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce 2X OC 2GB, a more value offering from Gigabyte that claims to offer similar performance to pricier alternatives from Gigabyte itself and other manufacturers.

OCZ Vector 180 (240GB) review

OCZ Vector 180: A decent but unspectacular high-end drive

REVIEW  /  07 May 2015

OCZ has refreshed its Vector drive with the new Vector 180. The new drive uses OCZ’s in-house developed Barefoot 3 controller and now features power loss protection. We check out this new drive to see if it’s a worthy alternative to kingpins from Samsung and Crucial.

ASUS ROG G20 review

ASUS ROG G20AJ: Boutique performance gaming PC

REVIEW  /  05 May 2015

The ASUS ROG G20 is a gaming machine aimed at gamers who want the power of a desktop in a small form factor. It packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 and an Intel Core i7-4790 CPU, proving itself fairly capable of taking on modern games. Not to mention, it looks good too.

A feature on ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless-AC3200 Gigabit Router

Battle of the AC3200 monster routers: ASUS RT-AC3200 vs. D-Link DIR-890L

FEATURE  /  19 Mar 2015

If you have lots of wireless devices at home, AC3200 class routers are the way to go, simply because they broadcast three separate networks and offer the most bandwidth. Here we pit two of the largest and most outrageous against each other to find out which is best.

HP Omen review

HP Omen: HP's first stab at the gaming notebook market

REVIEW  /  15 Mar 2015

With HP trying to re-enter the lucrative premium gaming notebook market, does the Omen spell doom for its competitors? We spent some time evaluating their gorgeous new Omen gaming notebook and we tell you how it fares along with design details you wouldn't have expected from a gaming notebook.

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

MWC 2015: The cool and cute edition

FEATURE  /  05 Mar 2015

Anything happening at Mobile World Congress 2015, the largest mobile industry trade show of the year? Lots, apparently. We round up the key news and some interesting sights at the show floors. Enjoy and see you next year.

Is Unreal Engine 4 being free really a good deal?

Is Unreal Engine 4 being free really a good deal?

FEATURE  /  05 Mar 2015

With Epic recently announcing that their latest gaming engine will be free for all, we take a step back and take a good hard look on whether that's actually a good thing. If it is, for who exactly?

A feature on Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router R7000

AC1900 Wireless Router Shootout: ASUS vs. D-Link vs. Linksys vs. Netgear

FEATURE  /  04 Mar 2015

With 802.11ac clients becoming more mainstream, there has never been a better time to invest in a 802.11ac compatible router. We pit four of the finest AC1900 class routers from the biggest names in networking - ASUS, D-Link, Linksys and Netgear - to find out which is best.

A feature on Intel SSD 730 Series (240GB)

Battle of the SSD juggernauts - Intel vs. SanDisk vs. Samsung

FEATURE  /  22 Feb 2015

Intel, SanDisk and Samsung are three of the biggest names in the flash business. All three have their own NAND production facilities and two of them even produce their own SSD controller. We pit the respective flagship drives from each brand to see who will emerge victorious.

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI review

MSI GT80 2QE Titan SLI: The world's most over-the-top gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  16 Feb 2015

The MSI GT80 has the honor of being the first ever notebook to have an integrated mechanical keyboard. That's all well and good, but does it perform as well as other gaming notebooks or is it just the first to have a mechanical keyboard but the last in other aspects?

Dell unleashes new Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 notebooks upon gamers

Dell unleashes new Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 notebooks upon gamers

FEATURE  /  14 Feb 2015

Alienware has just refreshed its 15 and 17-inch models with a slimmer and lighter design. The new notebooks are also equipped with new GPU options from NVIDIA and AMD. Here's what you need to know about Alienware’s new gaming notebooks.

Dominating the frontline: Tips to survive and thrive in Battlefield Hardline

Dominating the frontline: Tips to survive and thrive in Battlefield Hardline

FEATURE  /  09 Feb 2015

During the weekend, we figured a ton of gamers gave the Battlefield Hardline beta a shot. We know we did! But we also noticed that many players didn't know what they were doing. That's why we decided an article with some tips and tricks was needed so that everybody's on the same page come launch!

Linksys EA9200 AC-3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router review

Linksys EA9200 AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router: The ideal router for the connected household

REVIEW  /  06 Feb 2015

If you have a lot of wireless devices at home, AC-3200 routers are the way to go since they offer the highest amount of bandwidth. And the latest to join the AC-3200 fray is Linksys with their EA9200 Tri-band Smart Wi-Fi router. We put it to the test to see if this is the router you should be getting for the new year.

ASUS ROG G751JT review

ASUS ROG G751JT: A great entry-level gaming notebook

REVIEW  /  05 Feb 2015

We finally get our hands on an ASUS ROG G751JT gaming notebook for review! Does it live up to expectations or is it irrelevant in a competitive field with entries like the Aorus X7 Pro and MSI's GT72 2QE Dominator Pro? Find out in this review!

Silicon Power S80 SSD (240GB) review

Silicon Power S80 SSD: A valiant but futile attempt

REVIEW  /  26 Jan 2015

Thanks to falling storage prices, SSDs are now almost a necessity for anyone building a new system. The Silicon Power S80 is one of the latest mainstream drives to hit the market and we see if it has what it takes to challenge dominant players like Samsung and Crucial.

Samsung SSD 850 Evo (250GB) review

Samsung SSD 850 Evo: Big shoes to fill

REVIEW  /  16 Jan 2015

Samsung's popular SSD 840 Evo now has a new successor in the form of the SSD 850 Evo. This new drive uses Samsung's newest 32-layer 3D TLC V-NAND and also the brand new MGX controller. Is it still the mainstream drive to beat? We find out.

Aftershock Titan V2.1 review

Aftershock Titan V2.1 review: With great power, comes great size

REVIEW  /  13 Jan 2015

Aftershock's back with their latest refresh of the their Titan notebook. We find out if the new Titan with dual GeForce GTX 980M GPUs and its menacing performance is enough to stand up to other gaming notebooks recently released.

Performance preview: MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and Gaming Dock

Performance preview: MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and Gaming Dock

FEATURE  /  09 Jan 2015

We've previously had a detailed hands-on with the MSI GS30 2M Shadow notebook and its dock. In light of MSI's recent reveal of the machine at CES 2015, we now have the performance numbers to go along with our earlier article. Find out if this unique proposition can deliver!

10 things you need to know about the Halo 5: Guardians beta [UPDATED]

10 things you need to know about the Halo 5: Guardians beta [UPDATED]

FEATURE  /  03 Jan 2015

The Halo 5: Guardians Beta has officially begun. We take it for a spin and tell you the top gameplay matters that are important to know. Oh and while we were compiling them, we thought we should put in a FAQ as well, so step right in for more info.

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