In a world where software controls all of our lighting effects, Lamptron stood out and gave us a hardware level RGB and fan control in the CM420. With a plethora of connections, it will likely work with whatever RGB fan or strip you have. Don't forget to enter the Giveaway before it ends!
Tunai asked if we could do a short review of the release of their earbuds and we obliged. The claims of better bass lived up to expectation and the earbuds had great quality across the full audio spectrum. The price is great for the quality and the comfort was top notch as well.
Raijintek is a small company with big ideas. The Paean chassis is one example of it. It maintains all the benefits a good bench case should have, but makes it display worthy with sturdy tempered glass panels. The solid aluminum motherboard tray is a great example of quality as well. Enjoy the review!
PureOC will always recommend building your own computer, but we understand that isn't for everyone. iBuyPower does an excellent job selling pre-built custom PCs and we really enjoyed getting a chance to review the Element. Besides, we couldn't say no to the chance to try an Intel i7-7900X and Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti!
Azza offers a lot of case for a great price. The Storm 6000W has a good number of fans, a spacey interior, and some fun RGB lighting effects to boot. If you don't mind overlooking some minor details that can make the build experience a little harder, this chassis is a great option to consider.
FSP is new to CPU coolers, but they did a pretty impressive job. The Windale 6 looks great and it has pretty stellar cooling performance. Where it falls behind a bit is in its install process. The rubber mounts are good for vibration, but difficult to mount the fan with.
Many cases focus on easy building and external gaming looks to sell to the market. In Win designed their 301 chassis to force the builder to make a beautiful, clean build. Many of their cases come with hefty price premiums, but the 301 is quite affordable. It's a great case for a SFF computer.
Rosewill offers an excellent keyboard and mouse option with the Neon K51 and M57. They have a ton of features for the price, making them a compelling choice. The RGB lighting looks excellent and they also had great software. Overall, these peripherals would work well for gaming or work.
Budget cases usually pale in comparison to better ones. The CMT210 won't have as many features, but building in this case was one of the best experiences a buyer could have. FSP put a ton of care and attention to detail and their first case is a great option for a beginner PC.
Enermax brings an excellent design to the reservoir scene with the NEOChanger. The quality and performance would make any custom liquid cooling loop proud, but the RGB lighting is a great addition as well. If you want a reservoir and pump combo, Enermax is a great place to start.
Bringing easy liquid cooling a graphics card is a great idea. The NZXT G12 bracket isn't quite as easy as installing a CLC to a CPU, but it's certainly easier than building a custom cooling loop. The long flat design of air coolers hinders their performance, which is why the NZXT Kraken G12 can perform exponentially.
Light strips are a great way to shine up a build, but most of them require software control to run in the background. Lamptron is offering a new option with hardware control of RGB LED strips. The options work pretty well and the best part is that they only need a power connection.
Nvidia started by making an excellent performing GPU with the GTX 1060. MSI further improves the graphics card by adding the excellent cooling performance of the Twin Frozr. If you want a great gaming card that can handle 1080p, the Gaming X is a great choice. No SLI though! qq
Gigabyte brings their Aorus branding to AMD Radeon Cards. The RX 580 and 570 have admirable performance, but neither GPU overclocks as well as their competition. That said, the AAA gaming graphics is top notch and if the pricing ever calms down from mining, the MSRP is great too. Crossfire support FTW!
E-Win offers a decent amount of features for the Hero Series HRD gaming chair. The overall comfort is pretty good, but there are some minor details that hold the chair back. The biggest issue is that the price is prohibitive, making other chairs a bit more attractive.