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Hardware Roundup: Thursday, February 22, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 22, 2018 09:41AM
Author: bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, with several items for you to check out today. We have a look at the new Corsair Obsidian 500D case, which features two tempered glass side doors, a curved aluminum front, and plenty of interior options for whatever kind of build you have in mind. If you're instead after some storage, perhaps the Samsung SSD 860 PRO, with its 512GB capacity, is the one to get. For those wanting a PC capable of some gaming on the go, there's a review of the Razer Blade Stealth and Core V2, with the Blade Stealth featuring high-end hardware and the Core able to hold the latest and greatest video cards. We wrap things up with a podcast covering the latest news and reviews of the week.

Cases
Corsair Obsidian 500D @ TechSpot

Storage/Hard Drives
Samsung SSD 860 PRO @ Benchmark Reviews

Laptops/Tablets
Razer Blade Stealth and Core V2 @ TechSpot

Miscellany
Podcast #488 @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 21, 2018 05:26AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is here, with a couple of items for you to check out today. We have an overclocking guide for the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G to help you get even more performance out of this budget APU so you can really push the system. Our other item for today is a review of the Silicon Power Bolt B80 USB 3.1 External SSD, which has a shockproof enclosure with easy disassembly so you can upgrade to a larger capacity drive if you so choose.

CPUs
Budget Overclocking Guide: Ryzen 3 2200G @ TechSpot

Storage/Hard Drives
Silicon Power Bolt B80 USB 3.1 External SSD @ Madshrimps



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Edition

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Posted: February 20, 2018 08:32AM
Author: bp9801

Tuesday is upon us, with a few items for you to check out today. We have a look at the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs to see what kind of performance you can get from Ryzen and the Vega GPU that's along for the ride. There's another take on the Ryzen 5 2400G, except this one looks at the memory speed performance and what faster DDR4 means for overall potential on your new system. We wrap things up with a review on the Logitech MX Master 2S mouse, which features a Darkfield sensor, wireless connectivity, and an impressive battery life, among others, that should appeal to many looking for a new mouse.

CPUs
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G @ Neoseeker
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Memory Speed Performance Analysis @ PC Perspective

Mice/Keyboards
Logitech MX Master 2S @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Monday, February 19, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 19, 2018 05:28AM
Author: bp9801

A new week is upon us, with several items kicking it off. We have a look at the ASUS ROG Strix X299-XE Gaming motherboard, offering a smaller option when space is limited and you still want an Intel Core-X CPU running things. If you're after a different system build, perhaps the Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming motherboard is for you, as it supports the Intel 8th Gen Core processors and a host of RGB options. We have an article taking a look at the new AMD Raven Ridge APUs and what kind of difference you can expect based on your system RAM and how much you allocate to the video memory. For those after some external storage, perhaps the SilverStone TS12C Dual Drive Docking Station is the solution for you. We wrap things up with a wireless keyboard, however, it's a 96-key mechanical model from Drevo called the Joyeuse, which still packs in a host of features in a thin design.

Motherboards
ASUS ROG Strix X299-XE Gaming @ LanOC Reviews
Gigabyte Z370 AORUS Ultra Gaming @ Madshrimps

Memory
AMD Raven Ridge 8GB vs. 16GB Reserved Memory Benchmark & Explanation @ TechSpot

Storage/Hard Drives
SilverStone TS12C Dual Drive Docking Station @ Benchmark Reviews

Keyboards/Mice
Drevo Joyeuse 96-Key Wireless Mechanical Keyboard @ ThinkComputers



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, February 15, 2018, Edition

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Posted: February 15, 2018 05:40AM
Author: bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, but not before we have some items for you to check out. There's a review on the NZXT H700i Tempered Glass Mid Tower, a premium case that has a control system for the cooling and RGB lighting effects to really dial in everything as you want. For some storage potential, we have a look at the Samsung SSD 860 EVO with its 500GB capacity and V-NAND 3-bit MLC flash technology for some fast speeds and performance. We finish things off today with a review of the Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker, which can show where an item is if you happen to lose it thanks to a smartphone app.

Cases
NZXT H700i Tempered Glass Mid Tower @ PC Perspective

Storage/Hard Drives
Samsung SSD 860 EVO @ Benchmark Reviews

Gadgets
Tile Sport Bluetooth Tracker @ ThinkComputers



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 14, 2018 05:26AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week and Valentine's Day is upon us, with just a couple of items today that you might love reading during your free time. We have a look at some external GPU testing, where a GeForce GTX 1080 is externally hooked up to an Ultraportable laptop sporting an Intel Core i7-8550U to see what kind of performance you can expect from this solution. Our other item for today is a review of the In Win Aurora RGB Fans, which come in a 3-pack to get your system cooled down, as well as with two RGB LED light strips to really give your case a much-needed burst of color.

Laptops/Tablets
External GPU Testing: GTX 1080 in a Box + Core i7-8550U Ultraportable @ TechSpot

Cooling
In Win Aurora RGB Fans @ ThinkComputers



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 13, 2018 05:36AM
Author: bp9801

Another day is upon us, with several items along the way to help out your Tuesday. We have a couple looks at the new AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G to see how these new APUs stack up when put to the test, which also includes seeing what the integrated Vega GPU means in terms of gaming. There's a preview of what kind of performance we can get in the mobile world with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile platform. We finish things off today with a review of the Patriot Viper Gaming LED Mouse Pad, providing a smooth sliding experience and some RGB lighting to add some style to your desk.

CPUs
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G: Return of the APU @ PC Perspective
Ryzen CPU + Vega Graphics on a Chip: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G & Ryzen 3 2200G @ TechSpot

Mobile
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform Performance Preview @ PC Perspective

Mouse Pad
Patriot Viper Gaming LED Mouse Pad @ ThinkComputers



Hardware Roundup: Monday, February 12, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 12, 2018 05:32AM
Author: bp9801

A new week is upon us, with a few items ready to start it off. We have a look at the ADATA Gammix S10 M.2 SSD to see what kind of performance you can get from it when you install it in your system. If you're after a new way to control your games, perhaps the Tesoro Gram SE Spectrum Gaming Keyboard, with its optical switches and per-key RGB lighting, is the one for you. We wrap things up today with a review of the HP Spectre x360 13 laptop, featuring a convertible design and a powerful CPU inside.

Storage/Hard Drives
ADATA Gammix S10 M.2 SSD @ Benchmark Reviews

Keyboards/Mice
Tesoro Gram SE Spectrum Gaming Keyboard @ ThinkComputers

Laptops/Tablets
HP Spectre x360 13 @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, February 8, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 8, 2018 05:37AM
Author: bp9801

Thursday is upon us, with a couple of items for you to check out today. There's a review on the Corsair H115i Pro Liquid CPU Cooler, which features a redesigned pump and a 280mm radiator to help keep your processor nice and cool while you're pushing the latest overclock or taking your gaming to new heights. Our other item for the day is a look at the best gaming monitors you can get right now based on what you need and want for your system.

CPU Cooling
Corsair H115i Pro Liquid CPU Cooler @ ThinkComputers

Monitors
The Best Gaming Monitors @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 7, 2018 05:38AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a few items to get you through the day. We have a look at the Tesoro GRAM Spectrum Low-Profile Keyboard, which features new low-profile switches with a shorter actuation distance so you can game for longer without pressing as deep. There's a review of the Xiaomi Mi 5X 32GB smartphone, featuring a 5.5" screen and the latest Xiaomi version of Android to give you a solid experience. We finish things off today with an article looking at how feasible it is to use your gaming laptop on battery power and still get a good gaming experience.

Keyboards/Mice
Tesoro GRAM Spectrum Low-Profile Keyboard @ Benchmark Reviews

Mobile
Xiaomi Mi 5X 32GB @ Madshrimps

Miscellany
Use Your Gaming Laptop and Play On Battery Power? Is It Possible? @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 6, 2018 05:37AM
Author: bp9801

A new day is here, with a few items to get you through your Tuesday. We have a look at the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Mobile APU with Raven Ridge that packs in a Vega GPU to the quad-core CPU, all while staying in the 15W window. There's a review on the Patriot Viper LED DDR4-3000 16GB Memory Kit, providing plenty of speed with some sweet looks. The final item for today is a review on the Cougar Surpassion gaming mouse, which is a no-frills model for an affordable price that still has plenty of buttons and high DPI to get you gaming right away.

CPUs
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Mobile APU with Raven Ridge @ PC Perspective

Memory
Patriot Viper LED DDR4-3000 16GB Memory Kit @ ThinkComputers

Mice/Keyboards
Cougar Surpassion Gaming Mouse @ Neoseeker



Hardware Roundup: Monday, February 5, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 5, 2018 05:35AM
Author: bp9801

The first full week of February kicks off with several items for you to check out, ensuring the shortest month of the year is off to a good start. We have another look at the HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset, which has 50mm drivers and a dual chamber earphone design to help give your games, movies, and music the best possible sound. Final Fantasy XV is about a month away and we have a look to see what kind of performance you can expect when it does with your CPU. We have an article explaining blockchain and just what this database behind the cryptocurrencies is all about and what could happen in the future. We finish things off with a look at some of the worst PC setups seen during January.

Speakers/Headphones
HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset @ Neoseeker

Gaming
Final Fantasy XV Mega CPU Battle @ TechSpot

Miscellany
Blockchain Explained @ TechSpot
20 of the Worst PC Setups – January 2018 @ ThinkComputers



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, February 1, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: February 1, 2018 05:46AM
Author: bp9801

February is upon us, with the shortest month of the year arriving with a few items in tow. We have a look at the HyperX Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset to see what kind of audio bliss there is when you have your games and music coming through it. If you're after a new way to control your games, perhaps the Tt eSPORTS Nemesis Switch RGB Mouse is the one for you, with its eight side buttons out of 12 that can be switched out to fit whatever style suits you best in the current game. We finish things off today with a review of the Toshiba TransMemory U364 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive to see how this tiny model can quickly move and hold your data.

Speakers/Headphones
HyperX Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset @ ThinkComputers

Mice/Keyboards
Tt eSPORTS Nemesis Switch RGB Mouse @ Benchmark Reviews

Storage/Hard Drives
Toshiba TransMemory U364 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive @ Madshrimps



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 30, 2018 05:37AM
Author: bp9801

Tuesday is here, with a couple of items for you to check out today. We have a look at the be quiet! Shadow Rock TF2 CPU cooler, an updated and redesigned version of its Top Flow cooler that's capable of working on more CPUs, thanks to an extra heat pipe and lower height. Our other item for the day looks at how the Radeon RX Vega video cards are low in supply and the exact reason for it, which is likely due to the cryptocurrency mining craze wiping out stock everywhere, but maybe there's something else at play.

Video Cards
Radeon RX Vega GPUs are next to impossible to buy: Is AMD hitting pause or simply prioritizing Frontier Edition? @ TechSpot

CPU Cooling
be quiet! Shadow Rock TF2 @ Madshrimps



Hardware Roundup: Monday, January 29, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 29, 2018 05:41AM
Author: bp9801

A new week is upon us, with the final days of January here, along with several items to check out. We have a look at the EVGA X299 Micro motherboard to see how this small model can do and just might be your new LAN party build. For those needing some powerful gaming potential, there's a review on the EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW ULTRA SILENT GAMING video card, which has a massive triple fan cooler to keep everything nice and frosty while gaming. If you're after some other means of cooling, the Corsair ML PRO Series RGB Case Fans get tested to see just what they can do to help out your system. Sometimes all you need is a big screen, which is where the ASUS ROG Strix XG35VQ monitor comes into play, as it features a 35" curved panel and a 100Hz refresh rate for smooth gaming. We wrap things up with an article taking a look at the GeForce GTX 580 and what kind of performance it's still capable of today.

Motherboards
EVGA X299 Micro @ ThinkComputers

Video Cards
EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti FTW ULTRA SILENT GAMING @ Madshrimps
8 Years Later: Does the GeForce GTX 580 Still Have Game in 2018? @ TechSpot

Monitors
ASUS ROG Strix XG35VQ @ TechSpot

Cooling
Corsair ML PRO Series RGB Case Fans @ Madshrimps



Hardware Roundup: Friday, January 26, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 26, 2018 05:36AM
Author: bp9801

Friday is upon us, with January nearly in the books, too, but we do have a couple of items for you to check out today. We have a look at the Samsung UBD-M9500 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player to see what it can bring to your home entertainment system, especially in terms of HDR and 4K viewing experience. Our other item for the day is a podcast covering the latest news and reviews of the past week.

Gadgets
Samsung UBD-M9500 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player @ Benchmark Reviews

Miscellany
Podcast #484 @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, January 25, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 25, 2018 05:36AM
Author: bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, but not before we have a few items for you to check out today. There's a review on the Samsung 860 EVO and PRO SATA SSDs, with 512GB, 1TB, and 4TB models tested to see what kind of performance you can expect should you pick up one of these drives. The Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Computer Speakers get reviewed, with these stylish speakers able to connect to your PC or even through Bluetooth to your phone or tablet. We wrap things up with a Plex server build featuring an AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X.

Storage/Hard Drives
Samsung 860 EVO and PRO SATA SSD @ PC Perspective

Speakers/Headphones
Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Computer Speakers @ ThinkComputers

Miscellany
Building Our Kick-Ass Plex Server With AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 24, 2018 05:35AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a few items to get us over the hump. There's a look at the Fractal Design Define R6 Tempered Glass case, which has a redesigned interior and that tempered glass side panel, to see how it stacks up when holding all of your hardware. We have a review on the Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB, offering plenty of capacity and speed in a portable format that runs off of USB. We wrap up with another article examining why it's a bad time to build a gaming PC now, with the focus being on why it's simply bad timing with the current state of hardware releases and launch cycles.

Cases
Fractal Design Define R6 Tempered Glass @ PC Perspective

Storage/Hard Drives
Samsung Portable SSD T5 1TB @ Benchmark Reviews

Miscellany
Why Building a Gaming PC Right Now Is a Bad Idea, Part 3: Bad Timing @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 23, 2018 05:37AM
Author: bp9801

Tuesday is upon us, with plenty of items for you to check out today. We have a look at the Patriot Viper V570 and V570 Blackout Edition Gaming Mice, which offer plenty of features and styling to keep you gaming long into the night. If you're after a new laptop, perhaps the Dell Inspiron 13 7373 2-in-1 is for you, with its quad-core 8th Gen Intel processor and foldable design. For those after something a little more, there's the Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1, which has a premium finish with its all-metal body and better cooling. Before buying any laptop, there's an article looking at performance after the Spectre and Meltdown patches are applied to them. We wrap things up with a review on the Silicon Power Mobile C50 Triple-Interface USB 3.1 flash drive, which can work on a variety of devices to transfer your files between.

Mice/Keyboards
Patriot Viper V570 and V570 Blackout Edition Gaming Mice @ ThinkComputers

Laptops/Tablets
Dell Inspiron 13 7373 2-in-1 @ PC Perspective
Lenovo Yoga 920 2-in-1 @ TechSpot
Patched Laptops: Testing Meltdown & Spectre Patches on Ultraportable-Class Hardware @ TechSpot

Storage/Hard Drives
Silicon Power Mobile C50 Triple-Interface USB 3.1 Flash Drive @ Madshrimps



Hardware Roundup: Friday, January 19, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 19, 2018 05:44AM
Author: bp9801

Friday is upon us, with a couple of items to help you kick off your weekend. There's a look at the Cougar Phontum Gaming Headset, which features 53mm drivers with graphene diaphragms to produce cleaner sound without distortion so you know exactly where someone is in a game or to hear something new in your songs. Our other item for the day provides a way to block websites from asking for your location or to send you notifications.

Speakers/Headphones
Cougar Phontum Gaming Headset @ Neoseeker

Miscellany
Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, January 18, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 18, 2018 05:35AM
Author: bp9801

The week is starting to wind down, with a couple of items today to help us get closer to the weekend. We have a review of the SilverStone Strider 1300W Titanium power supply, which has a massive amount of power with extremely high efficiency to keep whatever system you can think of running for ages. Our other item for the day is a look at the Genius Mobile Theater MT-20 Bluetooth Speaker to see how this mini speaker delivers on its theater-like surround sound promise.

Power Supplies
SilverStone Strider 1300W Titanium @ PC Perspective

Speakers/Headphones
Genius Mobile Theater MT-20 Bluetooth Speaker @ Benchmark Reviews



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 17, 2018 05:34AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a couple of items to check out today. We have a look at the Creative Omni Portable Multi-Room Wi-Fi/BT Voice-enabled Speaker that can connect to a variety of devices and just maybe deliver plenty of audio performance to keep you jamming for ages. Our other item is another article examining why it's a bad idea to build a gaming PC now, namely due to to the insane prices for video cards, with some having a 100% markup over the standard retail pricing due to cryptocurrency mining.

Speakers/Headphones
Creative Omni Portable Multi-Room Wi-Fi/BT Voice-enabled Speaker @ Madshrimps

Miscellany
Why Building a Gaming PC Right Now Is a Bad Idea, Part 2: Insane Graphics Card Prices @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Edition

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Posted: January 16, 2018 05:28AM
Author: bp9801

Tuesday is here, with a couple of items to greet you today. We have a review of the Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12s Low-Profile CPU coolers, with both offering a compact size to more easily fit in a small build while keeping everything nice and cool. Our other item for the day is a look at the Acer Predator X34P monitor, an upgraded version that gets a nice boost to 100Hz (and overclockable to 120Hz) on the panel.

CPU Cooling
Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 and NH-L12s Low-Profile CPU Coolers @ Neoseeker

Monitors
Acer Predator X34P @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Monday, January 15, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 15, 2018 05:33AM
Author: bp9801

Monday is upon us, with a few items to start the week off or continue the last bit of the weekend if you happen to have the day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. There's a look at the ECS Z370-LIGHTSABER motherboard, which has better overclocking support and a retooled design to really help set your system up for success. We have a look at all the case mods and builds seen at CES 2018, with some truly impressive designs showcased. Things wrap up today with an article saying why it's a bad idea to build a gaming PC now, with the focus on expensive DDR4 memory.

Motherboards
ECS Z370-LIGHTSABER @ Madshrimps

Miscellany
The Case Mods and Builds of CES 2018 @ ThinkComputers
Why Building a Gaming PC Right Now Is a Bad Idea, Part 1: Expensive DDR4 Memory @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Friday, January 12, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 12, 2018 05:33AM
Author: bp9801

January is rolling right along, with another week drawing to a close. We do have a couple items for you today, starting with a look at the Corsair Hydro H150i Pro RGB CPU Cooler. This liquid cooler features a large 360mm radiator, a first for Corsair, and a redesigned pump that should both work to keep your CPU cool when shooting for that high overclock. Our other item for the day revisits the Core i7 5820K, a six-core/12-thread Haswell-E processor from several years ago, to see just how it compares against some of the modern CPUs released lately.

CPUs
6-core/12-thread Core i7 for $200, i7-5820K Revisited @ TechSpot

CPU Cooling
Corsair Hydro H150i Pro RGB CPU Cooler @ Benchmark Reviews



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, January 10, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 10, 2018 05:49AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a few items along the way. We have a look at the Corsair Carbide Spec-Omega case, a uniquely styled model capable of holding a 360mm radiator inside to help keep your components cool. Speaking of keeping things cool, there's a review on the Corsair H150i Pro Liquid CPU Cooler, which sports Corsair's first ever 360mm radiator and an all-new pump design that should provide some exceptional cooling performance. We finish things up with a large GPU test for Fortnite to see what will give you the best results while playing Battle Royale.

Cases
Corsair Carbide Spec-Omega @ Benchmark Reviews

CPU Cooling
Corsair H150i Pro Liquid CPU Cooler @ ThinkComputers

Gaming
44 GPU Fortnite Benchmark: The Best Graphics Cards for Playing Battle Royale @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Monday, January 8, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 8, 2018 05:49AM
Author: bp9801

Monday is upon us, with the full week bringing plenty to check out. There's a look at the new Intel Kaby Lake-G CPU, which packs an AMD Vega M graphics chip on its die for something not usually seen. We have a host of AMD news from CES, including information on Ryzen 2, price drops, and more. If you're curious what your performance is going to be like in games with the Spectre and Meltdown fixes, you're in luck as we have an article examining exactly that. There's a review on the Fractal Design Define R6 mid-tower case to see what kind of new improvements have been made to it, starting with a tempered glass side panel to show off everything inside. We wrap things up with a look at the Corsair K70 LUX RGB with PBT Double-shot Keycaps to see how the new keys and the MX Silent switch performs while you're busy gaming.

CPUs
Intel Kaby Lake-G Launches: 8th Gen CPUs with Radeon Vega M Graphics @ PC Perspective
AMD Announces 2nd Generation Ryzen CPUs for April, Threadripper for 2H 2018 @ PC Perspective
AMD Drops Ryzen CPU Prices By Up to 30 Percent @ PC Perspective
AMD Ryzen Desktop CPU with Ryzen Graphics Coming Feb 12 @ PC Perspective
AMD teases 7nm Vega for machine learning in 2018 @ PC Perspective

Cases
Fractal Design Define R6 @ Benchmark Reviews

Keyboards/Mice
Corsair K70 LUX RGB with PBT Double-shot Keycaps @ Madshrimps

Miscellany
Patched Desktop PC: Meltdown & Spectre Benchmarked @ TechSpot



Hardware Roundup: Friday, January 5, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 5, 2018 05:30AM
Author: bp9801

The first week of 2018 is wrapping up, with a couple of items to entice you as the weekend starts. We have a look at what kind of performance difference there will be in Windows 10 after the massive security flaw is patched, since it's pretty important to fix it and see if there really will be a 30% drop in performance. Intel is going to be the most affected by it, while some ARM processors will be, too, and even some AMD (although not to a significant level for a performance difference). Our other item for the day is a podcast covering the latest news and reviews of the past week.

Miscellany
Testing Windows 10 Performance Before and After the Meltdown Flaw Emergency Patch @ TechSpot
Podcast #482 @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Thursday, January 4, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 4, 2018 05:38AM
Author: bp9801

The first week of January is starting to wind down, but we do still have a few items for you to check out. There's a look at the MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC motherboard to see how the host of features and good looks combine to give you a solid foundation for your Intel Coffee Lake build. If instead you prefer something a little more portable, maybe the HP Envy x360 laptop, featuring an AMD Ryzen Mobile CPU, is the one for you. We finish things off today with another cord cutting guide installment, covering the savings and some quirks you might encounter along the way.

Motherboards
MSI Z370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC @ PC Perspective

Laptops/Tablets
HP Envy x360 @ TechSpot

Miscellany
Ultimate Cord Cutting Guide - Part 3: Quirks, Savings, and Conclusions @ PC Perspective



Hardware Roundup: Wednesday, January 3, 2018, Edition

Category: Affiliate News
Posted: January 3, 2018 05:32AM
Author: bp9801

The middle of the week is upon us, with a couple of items for you to check out. We have a look at the NZXT H700i case, which is considered a smart case since you can control the RGB lighting and fans with an app. Our other item for the day is an article looking at seven tech predictions for the new year and just what we might expect to see as 2018 rolls along.

Cases
NZXT H700i @ ThinkComputers

Miscellany
7 Tech Predictions for 2018 @ TechSpot



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