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Phanteks PH-TC12LS CPU Cooler Review: Low-Profile, High Value

Phanteks PH-TC12LS

Placed in confined spaces, a compact cooler has to rise to the occasion. Although hopefully not too much as height restrictions also apply. This is why the C-type heatpipe design is popularly used for CPU coolers destined for small-form factor enclosures. This type of cooler has its own set of design issues it must overcome to be a viable solution, ...

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EVGA Torq X5 Mouse Review: Ambidextrous Design Done Right


EVGA is in the business of providing gaming solutions in the form of video cards and motherboards so it should not come as a surprise when they decided to branch out to offering gaming peripherals. They are also prone to marching to the beat of their own drum so expectations are high whenever they make a product announcement as they ...

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HWBot European Stop at Gamers Assembly France Announced


HWBOT continues with their world tour announcing a second stop addition in Poitiers, France on April 4 to 6th, 2015 inside the Gamer’s Assembly LAN Party. The three-day workshop involves overclocking activities for amateurs and extreme overclockers alike, teaching basic overclocking skills to those interested in diving into the hobby as well as providing unlimited supply of liquid nitrogen for ...

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OriginPC and VisionTek Team-up for R9 290X Giveaway


If you are looking for a video card upgrade that can handle 4K gaming but unfortunately do not have the budget for it then you are in luck because there is still a few days left until OriginPC and VisionTek’s giveaway expires. Up for grabs is a VisionTek AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics card with a custom dual-fan solution to ...

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NZXT Master Builds #1: Depths of Space by Eric Henry


In the first installment of NZXT’s Master Build series, Eric “xD3aDPooLx” Henry builds a Dead Space-themed NZXT Source 530-based system complete with custom Mayhems UV yellow/green fluid inside hardline tubing, Lutro0 Customs Teleios Green Sleeve for the PSU, Bitspower 250mm reservoir, an EVGA GTX 780 with a Swiftech 780 block and laser-etched panels.   Check out the build over at NZXT ...

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Streacom Reboots Line of Cases: Introduces Streacom Alpha


Based out of Holland, Streacom is a company that prides themselves with designing cases that are non-traditional and push the boundaries of HTPC ideas. Their latest announcement involves the release of their Alpha chassis line featuring higher precision extrusion, CNC and tolerances for all aluminum parts and improved anodizing process. The Alpha series also improves upon case-specific features from their ...

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HyperX Releases Enhanced Cloud II Gaming Headset, New Mouse Pad

Kingston HyperX Cloud II

Kingston HyperX’s latest Cloud II gaming headset is now available which we previously reviewed here last month and earned our Must Have award. The updated headset features virtual 7.1 USB audio but can also be plugged in via 3.5mm stereo for wide compatibility with other devices. The headset also features great sounding stereo from 53mm drivers and top notch microphone ...

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