The best storage solution for a computer isn't the fastest one. It's the SSD that can balance price, performance and capacity. The Crucial MX500 does this the best and is a must have product for anyone building a computer. It won't compete with NVMe, but it's top tier among SATA performance.
Patriot has aggressively styled heat spreaders and LED lighting, making their RAM kits attractive. However, it's the overclocking potential of the Viper LED DDR4 that really shines. They only come in RED or White LED, but we're hoping for RGB in the future.
Aigo may be obscure, but their cooling components add a nice variety to the market. The Icy K4 RGB CPU cooler won't win any cooling awards, but the illumination is top notch for such a new company. If you want RGB lighting to sync with your motherboard, this is a great option.
Raijintek only needs a little more polish on the Asterion, but the full tower chassis is still a pleasure to build in. The Thetis however, is a great design that would make a great SFF computer with room to build. Both cases are strong offerings though.
Noctua joins the 200mm arena and as always, they are one of the best when it comes to silence and cooling performance. If you aren't a fan of brown and beige fans with a high price though, they may not be your first choice. The sheer quality of their fans is something that shouldn't be ignored.
E-Win made a surprisingly great gaming chair with the Champion. Not only does it have features like 4D armrests, but it is one of the best chairs to sit in on the comfort level as well. What really makes it stand out is in being one of the most affordable chairs in it's bracket.
The obvious application of a gaming chair is for a gaming station. However, does a gaming chair work in an office environment? The reality is that E-Win's Champion Chair is a great ergonomic option for an office setting as well, and it's much more affordable than many ergonomic office chairs.
Patriot is pushing into the gaming market a little harder with the Viper V570 Blackout. The ergonomics aren't the best, but the trade off is a mouse that seems to improve precision and reaction. The RGB lighting is amazing and the button layout gives gamers a lot of ability options.
Rosewill has a lot of features and great lighting on their Neon K85 RGB keyboard. The mechanical switches are nice, but they opt for Kailh instead of cherry. The price makes it worth considering and if you haven't tried a mechanical keyboard for gaming, then don't wait any longer!
Enermax offers an excellent PSU with the MaxTytan. Sleemax is a great feature for those who don't want to sleeve cables themselves. The RevoBron is a solid budget option that doesn't cut important features for a clean computer build. Respective to their budgets, each unit has great quality.
Noctua offers excellent performing low profile CPU coolers with the NH-S12L and NH-L9a-AM4. For those in the SFF computer market, these low profile coolers are a perfect match if you need something better than a stock cooler. If beige and brown isn't a problem.
GeIL does a great job with their RGB lighting and high out of the box frequencies. Where their RAM falls a little short though is in the overclocking department. Since many choose not to overclock their memory, the Super Luce RGB Sync AMD kit might be just right for you.
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!