Seagate BarraCuda Pro 12TB HDD Review and more
Posted on: 02/02/2019 11:37 AM

Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles:

Acer Predator X27 Review
Anker 30W Atom USB-C Charger Review
Corsair SF450 (2018) 450W SFX Power Supply Review
North Focals Review
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB GDDR6 Graphics Card Review
Scythe Katana 5 Review
Seagate BarraCuda Pro 12TB HDD Review
Secretlab Omega Gaming Chair Review
Thunderbolt 3 Akitio Node Lite Review
XPG INFAREX M20 Review

Acer Predator X27 Review
The ultimate gaming monitor? Need a monitor to go with your new £1,500 graphics card? You're probably going to want something equally extreme, and one of the first panels to spring to mind is the Acer Predator X27. Priced at £1,800, this 27in display promises to deliver gaming nirvana courtesy of a 4K resolution, 144Hz refresh rate and support for Nvidia G-Sync HDR.

The specification alone would convince most enthusiasts to reach for their wallet, but as is often the case with high-end gaming gear, there are one or two provisos to consider. We've spent the past fortnight exploring the Predator X27's pros and cons, and we're now ready to share some thoughts.


Read full article @ Hexus

Anker 30W Atom USB-C Charger Review
With a new material called Gallium nitride (GaN), semiconductor components have been able to be shrunk down, leading to smaller than ever charging accessories. Several accessory makers have been taking advantage of GaN technology for new products, including Anker.

Anker recently debuted the PowerPort Atom PD 1, a 30W USB-C charger that's much smaller than the USB-C power adapters offered by Apple and, in fact, not much larger than an iPhone charger.


Read full article @ Mac Rumors

Corsair SF450 (2018) 450W SFX Power Supply Review
The Corsair SF450 SFX is, as you might have guessed from the "SFX" part number, a computer PSU built specifically with small form factor systems in mind. Corsair promises high power density along with "low noise," which are two qualities that many SFF builders are likely looking for. It also brings has Platinum level efficiency and is fully modular.


Read full article @ HardOCP

North Focals Review
Focals, new smart glasses from North, act and look like prescription glasses and have an AR display only the wearer can see, with apps like Alexa and Uber.


Read full article @ Tom's Hardware

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8 GB GDDR6 Graphics Card Review
Its been months since NVIDIA released their Turing based GeForce RTX 20 series graphics cards. Taking a complete departure from traditional GPU design and creating a hybrid architecture that includes a range of new technologies to power the next-generation immersive gaming experiences.


Read full article @ Wccftech

Scythe Katana 5 Review
Scythe’s Katana 5 is a low-cost CPU air cooler that retails for less than $30, offers compatibility with Intel and AMD processors, and has a small footprint that won’t interfere with memory modules. Can this ultra-compact tower design and single 92mm fan cope with our test platform’s toasty Core i7-7700K? Let’s find out!

"The 5th generation of KATANA cooler, it has asymmetric design offering unlimited compatibility. Upgraded with E.C.M.S II mounting system and new Kaze Flex 92mm fan ensure simple installation and good thermal performance."


Read full article @ PC Perspective

Seagate BarraCuda Pro 12TB HDD Review
As 4K gaming and content creation push into the mainstream, storage demands are also on the rise. While SSDs are clearly the wave of the future for your most used programs, they're still not cost efficient enough for mass storage. Today, we're looking at the first Helium-based HDD we've ever tested and at only $.04 per gigabyte, it could be an excellent value if the performance holds up. Read on for our full review.


Read full article @ MMORPG

Secretlab Omega Gaming Chair Review
Got £300 to spend on a new gaming chair? Briony reviews the Secretlab Omega


Read full article @ KitGuru

Thunderbolt 3 Akitio Node Lite Review
There isn't much in the way of storage that can touch the maximum speed that Thunderbolt 3 can deliver and keep pushing the data at that speed, but the Akitio Node Lite with Intel Optane SSD and Thunderbolt 3 comes very close -- without thermal slowdown.


Read full article @ Apple Insider

XPG INFAREX M20 Review
The INFAREX M20 approaches the mouse market with a basic, yet focussed feature set, aimed specifically at budding gamers wanting a no-nonsense mouse that will provide them with what they need in-game without costing a fortune or providing anything gimmicky which may increase the price but not necessarily performance.


Read full article @ Vortez




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