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Audio, Sound & Speakers


TweakTown's Best Reviewed Audio Products of 2015

TweakTown's Best Reviewed Audio Products of 2015

By: Chris Smith | Posted: Dec 21, 2015 @ 1:55 UTC | Summary: We take a look back at the best performing TweakTown reviewed products of 2015 across all audio platforms. Read the article.
HDMI audio output not working with fresh install of Windows 8 and Intel HD graphics, please help!

Ask the Experts: HDMI audio output not working with fresh install of Windows 8 and Intel HD graphics, please help!

By: Cameron Wilmot | Posted: Oct 30, 2012 @ 18:19 UTC | Summary: Windows 8's shipping driver for Intel HD graphics has issues with HDMI audio output, here's a fix Read the Ask the Experts article.
TweakTown's 2010 Mid Year Audio Roundup

TweakTown's 2010 Mid Year Audio Roundup

By: James Vozar | Posted: Jun 14, 2010 @ 13:46 UTC | Summary: 2010 has already brought us an interesting array of new audio products & ideas. Today we consolidate and look back at some of the standout items. Read the article.
Dolby Labs Interviewed Regarding PC Audio

Dolby Labs Interviewed Regarding PC Audio

By: James Vozar | Posted: Jul 21, 2009 @ 5:06 UTC | Summary: Our audiophile James interviews Devon Bergman of Dolby Labs' PC segment to discuss the company's involvement with regard to PC audio. Read the article.
HyperSonic Sound (HSS) Technology - Reinventing Sound

HyperSonic Sound (HSS) Technology - Reinventing Sound

By: James Vozar | Posted: Jul 16, 2009 @ 4:08 UTC | Summary: It's not every day that a new technology comes along which promises to change our day to day lives profoundly, but today is one of those days. Read the article.
TweakTown's 2009 Mid Year Audio Roundup

TweakTown's 2009 Mid Year Audio Roundup

By: James Vozar | Posted: Jun 20, 2009 @ 5:09 UTC | Summary: So far this year we have seen an interesting array of new audio products & ideas. Today we consolidate & look back at some of the standout items. Read the article.
See more article content from our Audio, Sound & Speakers category.

Cases, Cooling & PSU


Upgrading from a GeForce 1660 Ti to 2070 SUPER in Acer prebuilt system

Ask the Experts: Upgrading from a GeForce 1660 Ti to 2070 SUPER in Acer prebuilt system

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: 3 days, 19 hours ago | Summary: Ask the Experts: Ryan wants to upgrade the GPU in his Acer Nitro N50-600 prebuilt system Read the Ask the Experts article.
Which cooler should I go with to replace stock AMD cooling?

Ask the Experts: Which cooler should I go with to replace stock AMD cooling?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: 1 week, 4 days ago | Summary: Ask the Experts: Jeremy is looking at a CPU cooler upgrade for his AMD rig and we do our best to help him out with our opinion Read the Ask the Experts article.
Bent CPU pins on AMD Ryzen 2600 after removing, what did I do wrong?

Ask the Experts: Bent CPU pins on AMD Ryzen 2600 after removing, what did I do wrong?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 17, 2019 @ 4:37 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Sammy wants to know where he went wrong when removing the heat sink from his AMD Ryzen 2600 CPU Read the Ask the Experts article.
Corsair SP120 fan RGB is not working in my Obsidian 500D SE chassis

Ask the Experts: Corsair SP120 fan RGB is not working in my Obsidian 500D SE chassis

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 4, 2019 @ 4:22 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Why aren't the RGBs working on the Corsair SP120 fan that I added to my Obsidian 500D SE case? Read the Ask the Experts article.
The best CPU air cooler in terms of balancing temperature and noise?

Ask the Experts: The best CPU air cooler in terms of balancing temperature and noise?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 8, 2019 @ 17:23 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Fawazilla from Australia wants to know what's the best CPU air cooler when it comes to both temperature and noise Read the Ask the Experts article.
Can the Corsair H115i cooler handle the Intel Core i9 9900K?

Ask the Experts: Can the Corsair H115i cooler handle the Intel Core i9 9900K?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 27, 2019 @ 16:19 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Steven has some cooling concerns about his Corsair H115i and 9900K CPU which we try to address Read the Ask the Experts article.
See more article content from our Cases, Cooling & PSU category.

Computer Systems


Advice on budget computer build for lightning and rendering work

Ask the Experts: Advice on budget computer build for lightning and rendering work

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Nov 5, 2019 @ 5:28 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Devank from India is after our opinion on a budget build he is planning for lightning and rendering work Read the Ask the Experts article.
Should I fix my streaming PC's USB issues or upgrade to something new?

Ask the Experts: Should I fix my streaming PC's USB issues or upgrade to something new?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 4, 2019 @ 17:11 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Joakim from Sweden is having issues with his streaming PC rig and wants to know if to fix it or upgrade to something new Read the Ask the Experts article.
Upgrade your iMac with OWC, 2017 4K Retina Edition

Upgrade your iMac with OWC, 2017 4K Retina Edition

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 26, 2018 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: How much can we save with a DIY upgrade? Read the article.
ASUS Garage Mod AIO Gaming Rig: 8700K + TITAN X + 3440x1440

ASUS Garage Mod AIO Gaming Rig: 8700K + TITAN X + 3440x1440

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 21, 2018 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: We used an ASUS ROG Swift 34-inch UltraWide gaming monitor, and built a FULL GAMING PC on the back! Read the article.
EK Fluid Gaming: Water-Cooled Gaming PC Build Guide

EK Fluid Gaming: Water-Cooled Gaming PC Build Guide

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 17, 2017 @ 19:05 UTC | Summary: We build an entire PC using EK Water Blocks' new EK Fluid Gaming liquid cooling components. The results? Let's find out. Read the article.
My new gaming/workstation PC: Ryzen 7 1800X, GTX 1080 Ti

My new gaming/workstation PC: Ryzen 7 1800X, GTX 1080 Ti

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Mar 15, 2017 @ 17:54 UTC | Summary: AMD's new Ryzen 7 1800X processor and NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti power my new gaming/workstation PC. Here's a close look at it. Read the article.
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CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs


AMD announces Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT CPUs

AMD announces Ryzen 9 3950X and Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT CPUs

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: 1 week, 6 days ago | Summary: AMD announces its 16-core 32-thread CPU to the world, the Ryzen 9 3950X, along with the Threadripper 3960X and 3970X HEDT and Athlon 3000G processors. Read the article.
Should I go with the AMD Ryzen 3700X or 2700X? Is it worth the price?

Ask the Experts: Should I go with the AMD Ryzen 3700X or 2700X? Is it worth the price?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 25, 2019 @ 5:54 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Dean wants to know if he should go with the Ryzen 3700X or 2700X and if the price difference is worth it Read the Ask the Experts article.
What's the fastest processor for the ASUS Z270 motherboard?

Ask the Experts: What's the fastest processor for the ASUS Z270 motherboard?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 23, 2019 @ 17:53 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Devin is getting bored with his build and wants to know if the Core i7 7700K is the fastest option for his Z270-based system Read the Ask the Experts article.
AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire

AMD EPYC Rome: The Fall of the Intel Empire

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Aug 9, 2019 @ 15:30 UTC | Summary: More cores, more threads, new process... LESS MONEY. That's EPYC Read the article.
Intel Core i5 9400 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU, which one?

Ask the Experts: Intel Core i5 9400 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600 CPU, which one?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 8, 2019 @ 15:41 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Tim is looking for a new CPU without overclocking, should he go AMD or Intel? Let's see what Tyler has to say Read the Ask the Experts article.
Intel teases Ice lake and details project Athena

Intel teases Ice lake and details project Athena

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: May 28, 2019 @ 6:00 UTC | Summary: Intel have teased their new upcoming 10th generation CPU architecture Ice Lake, while also introducing and detailing Project Athena. Read the article.
See more article content from our CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs category.

Displays & Projectors


Budget gaming monitor selection, BenQ GW2283 or LG 22mk430h?

Ask the Experts: Budget gaming monitor selection, BenQ GW2283 or LG 22mk430h?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 13, 2019 @ 4:21 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Lee is after our opinion on which budget gaming monitor to pick between a BenQ and LG model Read the Ask the Experts article.
How NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Enhances Your Favorite PC Games

How NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Enhances Your Favorite PC Games

Sponsored Content | Posted: Jul 31, 2018 @ 4:22 UTC | Summary: NVIDIA's new G-Sync HDR monitors take GeForce gaming to the next level. Are you ready? Read the article.
ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q: Crazy Fast Gaming @ 1080p 240Hz

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q: Crazy Fast Gaming @ 1080p 240Hz

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Feb 24, 2017 @ 22:27 UTC | Summary: ASUS hits 240Hz at 1080p with its new ROG SWIFT PG258Q gaming monitor, and its insanely fast and awesome. Here's our look at it. Read the article.
ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz Monitor: Best Gaming Display?

ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz Monitor: Best Gaming Display?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Feb 7, 2017 @ 19:54 UTC | Summary: ViewSonic's 1440p 165Hz and NVIDIA G-Sync-capable XG2703-GS is one of the best gaming monitors money can buy right now. We discuss why. Read the article.
Intel shows Merged Reality Technologies at IDF 2016

Intel shows Merged Reality Technologies at IDF 2016

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Aug 25, 2016 @ 23:03 UTC | Summary: Intel showed a full mix of new Merged Reality technologies last week at IDF 2016 that means exciting things for 2017 and beyond. Read the article.
Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Oculus Rift CV1 Unboxing & First Impressions

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 17, 2016 @ 10:25 UTC | Summary: Our Oculus Rift CV1 is here! We unbox it, take a look inside, and provide our first impressions. Come and join us. Read the article.
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Gaming


Kingdom Under Fire II impressions: Burning bright

Kingdom Under Fire II impressions: Burning bright

By: Derek Strickland | Posted: 1 week, 2 days ago | Summary: A decade in the making, Blueside's MMORTS sequel was worth the wait. Read the article.
Gears 5 Benchmarked at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 10, 2019 @ 8:14 UTC | Summary: Gears 5 gets benchmarked on a bunch of GPUs at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K. Read the article.
Borderlands 3 Benchmarked at 8K: also eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Borderlands 3 Benchmarked at 8K: also eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 2, 2019 @ 4:11 UTC | Summary: Borderlands 3 benchmarked at 8K... what could go wrong? Single-digit FPS, that's what. Read the article.
Gears 5 Benchmarked at 8K: eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

Gears 5 Benchmarked at 8K: eats up $2499 NVIDIA TITAN RTX

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 25, 2019 @ 6:18 UTC | Summary: Gears 5 benchmarked at 8K on the best graphics cards money can buy -- fun! Read the article.
Borderlands 3 Benchmarked: TITAN RTX Can't Even Hit 4K 60FPS

Borderlands 3 Benchmarked: TITAN RTX Can't Even Hit 4K 60FPS

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:42 UTC | Summary: Borderlands 3 goes under the GPU microscope: what do you need to play it at 1080p, 1440p, or 4K? Read the article.
Adam Boyes: There's a New Era of Trust & Respect at Blizzard

Adam Boyes: There's a New Era of Trust & Respect at Blizzard

By: Derek Strickland | Posted: Jul 27, 2019 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: Iron Galaxy CEO Adam Boyes talks about Diablo III on Switch, Blizzard's new era, Skyrim's Switch port, and next-gen consoles Read the article.
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Guides


The Mac Pro Killer Build Guide, featuring Supermicro and Intel

The Mac Pro Killer Build Guide, featuring Supermicro and Intel

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Oct 22, 2019 @ 3:06 UTC | Summary: Supermicro asked us if we could build a PC machine similar to the new Apple Mac Pro and we took on the challenge. Read the article.
Holiday Buyer's Guide 2016 - Gift Tips from our Editors

Holiday Buyer's Guide 2016 - Gift Tips from our Editors

By: TweakTown Staff | Posted: Dec 12, 2016 @ 13:15 UTC | Summary: Boy these things come around fast. Welcome to the 2016 Holiday Buyer's Guide to the best products of 2016. Read the article.
TweakTown's Holiday Buyer's Guide 2015 - Gift Tips from the Editors

TweakTown's Holiday Buyer's Guide 2015 - Gift Tips from the Editors

By: TweakTown Staff | Posted: Dec 16, 2015 @ 0:26 UTC | Summary: We've put together a buyer's guide consisting of the best products, so you don't have to pretend to be happy with another pair of socks this Christmas day. Read the article.
The top four things North Korea has achieved in the past 18 months

The top four things North Korea has achieved in the past 18 months

By: Chris Smith | Posted: Jul 5, 2015 @ 6:15 UTC | Summary: What are the four best things that Kim Jong-Un and his North Korean crew have completed in the last 18 months? It's an amazing list. Read the article.
Case Smithing: The Stealth Optical Bay Drive

Case Smithing: The Stealth Optical Bay Drive

By: John Williamson | Posted: Dec 6, 2012 @ 9:39 UTC | Summary: John Williamson aka Pwnography6 brings us a simple case mod today and most people can complete in under one hour. Hide your ugly optical drive, and make your case even more appealing! Read the article.
Case Smithing: Go with the flow - Installing a new case fan mount

Case Smithing: Go with the flow - Installing a new case fan mount

By: John Williamson | Posted: Nov 16, 2012 @ 7:46 UTC | Summary: John is back with another Case Smithing guide. This time he shows us the various methods of installing a new case fan mount in your rig. Read the article.
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IT/Datacenter


Intel's Optane debut with the DC P4800X 3D XPoint SSD

Intel's Optane debut with the DC P4800X 3D XPoint SSD

By: Jon Coulter | Posted: Mar 19, 2017 @ 16:00 UTC | Summary: Intel introduces its Optane technology with the DC P4800X, the world's first 3D XPoint-based Enterprise/Datacenter (blazing fast) SSD. Read the article.
Islamic State's social media propaganda machine seems unstoppable

Islamic State's social media propaganda machine seems unstoppable

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: Aug 9, 2015 @ 17:52 UTC | Summary: Michael discusses Islamic State's ability to use social media and how it is giving western governments and intelligence agencies absolute fits. Read the article.
QuantaCool MHP Cooling Solution Tested at GTC 2015

QuantaCool MHP Cooling Solution Tested at GTC 2015

By: William Harmon | Posted: Apr 15, 2015 @ 2:13 UTC | Summary: Server and workstation cooling is taken to new levels with QuantaCool's MHP technology. Here's our look at it from GTC 2015. Read the article.
Ready or not, Chip-and-PIN is coming to the United States

Ready or not, Chip-and-PIN is coming to the United States

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: Feb 26, 2015 @ 5:50 UTC | Summary: The adoption of Chip-and-PIN technology in the United States will present a significant learning curve for financial institutions, consumers and retailers. Read the article.
SanDisk Optimus Eco SSD RAID Enterprise Performance Analysis

SanDisk Optimus Eco SSD RAID Enterprise Performance Analysis

By: Paul Alcorn | Posted: Oct 17, 2014 @ 14:03 UTC | Summary: SanDisk's Optimus Eco is a widely deployed enterprise SAS SSD that delivers tremendous performance. We test eight of them in various DAS configurations. Read the article.
Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID Analysis

Seagate 6TB Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD v4 RAID Analysis

By: Paul Alcorn | Posted: Sep 26, 2014 @ 1:10 UTC | Summary: The new crop of 6TB HDDs offer outstanding capacity and a big boost in performance. Today we analyze performance of eight Seagate 6TB HDDs in a 48TB array. Read the article.
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Laptops


GIGABYTE and Microsoft Azure AI Notebook Performance Investigation

GIGABYTE and Microsoft Azure AI Notebook Performance Investigation

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Sep 17, 2019 @ 22:06 UTC | Summary: Can Microsoft's Azure AI for mobile computing really help boost performance of a laptop? Join us on our discovery. Read the article.
A look at Dell rugged products in the lab and wild

A look at Dell rugged products in the lab and wild

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Oct 7, 2016 @ 19:54 UTC | Summary: Dell invited us to its offices in Texas to experience firsthand its work on its rugged notebooks and tablets. Panasonic Toughbook, look out. Read the article.
GIGABYTE P34W V5 Laptop First Impressions

GIGABYTE P34W V5 Laptop First Impressions

By: Jeff Williams | Posted: Mar 26, 2016 @ 0:11 UTC | Summary: How were the first moments with GIGABYTE's fifth version powerful P34W laptop? Join us and take a look. Read the article.
Two weeks with a beast - the OriginPC EON17-X Laptop

Two weeks with a beast - the OriginPC EON17-X Laptop

By: Jeff Williams | Posted: Mar 17, 2016 @ 16:38 UTC | Summary: Sometimes the first few weeks are the honeymoon period, so how does the OriginPC EON17-X do after two weeks of use? Let's see. Read the article.
My Dell laptop is running hot, what can I do to cool it down?

Ask the Experts: My Dell laptop is running hot, what can I do to cool it down?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jul 4, 2013 @ 5:04 UTC | Summary: How can I cool my overheating Dell notebook down? Read the Ask the Experts article.
Upgrading your laptop to a new high-performance SSD and RAM

Tweakipedia: Upgrading your laptop to a new high-performance SSD and RAM

By: Trace Hagan | Posted: Mar 21, 2013 @ 13:05 UTC | Summary: Trace gives us a detail look at how to replace the RAM and HDD in your laptop for better performance Read the Tweakipedia article.
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Maker & DIY


Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

Connected Cars: The technology is here, so let's enjoy it

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: Jun 15, 2015 @ 4:50 UTC | Summary: There is an amazing blend of technology merging with new vehicles, and connected car technology is accelerating at a fast pace. Read the article.
Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

Future of wearables unknown, but things are looking good

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: May 2, 2015 @ 2:18 UTC | Summary: The wearables market is growing at a rapid pace, and while there is much work left to be done, the future appears to be great. Read the article.
Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

Virtual reality provides great long-term potential, be excited

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: Apr 7, 2015 @ 2:19 UTC | Summary: Virtual reality is something that many don't have firsthand experience with, but it seems that we should all be happy for what is around the corner. Read the article.
Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

Artificial intelligence worries smart people, should we be worried?

By: Michael Hatamoto | Posted: Apr 6, 2015 @ 20:12 UTC | Summary: Recently some really smart and successful people have expressed concerned over artificial intelligence, but should we be worried about it? Read the article.
3D Printing Tips and Tricks: Making Your Portable Toolkit

3D Printing Tips and Tricks: Making Your Portable Toolkit

By: Charles Gantt | Posted: Jun 27, 2014 @ 14:15 UTC | Summary: Charles walks us through what our portable 3D printer toolkit should include. Read on and see what tools you may be missing to make your experience better. Read the article.
Practical 3D Printing Guide: Making a GoPro Camera Mount

Practical 3D Printing Guide: Making a GoPro Camera Mount

By: Charles Gantt | Posted: Jun 25, 2014 @ 14:02 UTC | Summary: Hobby 3D printing is often referred to as a novelty, but the desktop 3D printer can be practical and useful, too. Let's see what Charles does for a GoPro. Read the article.
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Mobile Devices


Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones detailed

Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones detailed

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 5, 2017 @ 19:56 UTC | Summary: Google unveils their new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones and we go into detail about them right here. Read the article.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - Is Bigger Always Better?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - Is Bigger Always Better?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Aug 25, 2016 @ 0:05 UTC | Summary: Samsung kills the Apple iPhone 7 Plus before it was even released with their new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. Read the article.
Apple's new iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, iOS 9, and Pencil Explained

Apple's new iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, iOS 9, and Pencil Explained

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 11, 2015 @ 15:02 UTC | Summary: Apple got the attention of many tech consumers again this week as it announced its new iPhones, iPad Pro, iOS 9, Pencil, and more. Here's our overview. Read the article.
LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge - The Battle of Android

LG G4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 edge - The Battle of Android

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jun 30, 2015 @ 23:16 UTC | Summary: If you thought the Galaxy S6 was the only high-end Android out right now, the G4 is here to show you the removeable battery and SD card slot aren't gone. Read the article.
BlackBerry Passport Smartphone Unboxing + First Impressions

BlackBerry Passport Smartphone Unboxing + First Impressions

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Dec 2, 2014 @ 21:50 UTC | Summary: The first 24 hours with the new BlackBerry Passport have been... interesting, weird, wide, different, surprising, strange, and did I mention weird? Read the article.
Smartphone Showdown - Galaxy S5, Note 3, Xperia Z2, G3 and Nexus 5

Smartphone Showdown - Galaxy S5, Note 3, Xperia Z2, G3 and Nexus 5

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 28, 2014 @ 21:04 UTC | Summary: We pit five of the best phones on the market against one another, in a battle of the flagship Android smartphone showdown. Who takes the benchmark crown? Read the article.
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Motherboards


Will my current X299 motherboard support Intel's Core i9-10980XE CPU?

Ask the Experts: Will my current X299 motherboard support Intel's Core i9-10980XE CPU?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Nov 2, 2019 @ 3:33 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Farshad is wondering if his current X299 motherboard will support Intel's Core i9-10980XE Extreme Edition processor Read the Ask the Experts article.
What is making my ASUS X570 F motherboard based system wake?

Ask the Experts: What is making my ASUS X570 F motherboard based system wake?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 25, 2019 @ 4:28 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Heart wants to know what is making his new X570 system wake and go back to sleep repeatedly Read the Ask the Experts article.
AMD B450 or X570 motherboard for new build with Ryzen 7 3700X CPU?

Ask the Experts: AMD B450 or X570 motherboard for new build with Ryzen 7 3700X CPU?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 31, 2019 @ 18:39 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Omri wants to know which board, B450 or X570, he should pick for his new PC build featuring AMD's Ryzen 7 3700X processor Read the Ask the Experts article.
ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7 Motherboard Preview

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: May 17, 2019 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: We take a quick look at the ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 7, check it out! Read the article.
ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac Motherboard Preview

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Oct 8, 2018 @ 16:16 UTC | Summary: ASRock's Z390 Phantom Gaming-ITX/ac motherboard should be a powerhouse board for the 9900K. Read the article.
ASRock Z390 Taichi (Intel Z390) Motherboard Preview

ASRock Z390 Taichi (Intel Z390) Motherboard Preview

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Oct 8, 2018 @ 16:01 UTC | Summary: ASRock is the first motherboard maker getting the new Z390 chipset into our hands. Read the article.
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Networking


Which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card should on my new system?

Ask the Experts: Which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card should on my new system?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: 1 week ago | Summary: Ask the Experts: Kevin wants to know which m.2 Key E slot Wi-Fi card he should buy for his new system Read the Ask the Experts article.
What's the best option for PCIe Wi-Fi cards at the moment?

Ask the Experts: What's the best option for PCIe Wi-Fi cards at the moment?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 8, 2019 @ 6:23 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: James from the USA asks us about PCIe wireless networking cards and what to buy, Tyler answers. Read the Ask the Experts article.
ASRock Multi-Gigabit Performance: 10GbE/5GbE/2.5G Networking

ASRock Multi-Gigabit Performance: 10GbE/5GbE/2.5G Networking

By: Chris Ramseyer | Posted: Feb 15, 2019 @ 4:00 UTC | Summary: Motherboard manufacturers ditch gigabit for faster network performance. Read the article.
Netgear Insight Business Storage and Networking Management

Netgear Insight Business Storage and Networking Management

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Nov 15, 2018 @ 4:00 UTC | Summary: Could Insight help you? Read the article.
Netgear Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PP Overview

Netgear Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PP Overview

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Jul 4, 2018 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: We look over Netgear's Business 16-Port PoE+ GS116PPs, one of the latest unmanaged network solutions. Read the article.
Investigation: Benefits to Prioritization Software

Investigation: Benefits to Prioritization Software

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Jan 22, 2018 @ 16:00 UTC | Summary: Would you benefit from network privatization? Yeah, yeah you would. Read the article.
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Peripherals


Secretlab SoftWeave: Gaming Chairs Go Next-Gen

Secretlab SoftWeave: Gaming Chairs Go Next-Gen

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Oct 8, 2018 @ 10:30 UTC | Summary: Secretlab unveils their new SoftWeave series, their first custom made fabric and first-ever non-leather chair Read the article.
AZIO MK Retro Classic Typewriter Keyboard Preview

AZIO MK Retro Classic Typewriter Keyboard Preview

By: Chad Sebring | Posted: Jul 30, 2017 @ 23:42 UTC | Summary: We preview AZIO's MK Retro Classic typewriter backlit mechanical keyboard which only has nine days left in its Indiegogo campaign. Read the article.
ROCCAT's Power-Grid for Android - Control your PC from smartphone

ROCCAT's Power-Grid for Android - Control your PC from smartphone

By: Charles Gantt | Posted: Dec 13, 2013 @ 15:01 UTC | Summary: ROCCAT's new Power-Grid app for Android is pretty impressive on paper, but will it stand up to TweakTown standards? Let's check it out in detail. Read the article.
Four-way Gaming Mouse Roundup: G9X, XAI, Abyssus and SideWinder X8

Four-way Gaming Mouse Roundup: G9X, XAI, Abyssus and SideWinder X8

By: Nathan Davison | Posted: May 19, 2010 @ 11:05 UTC | Summary: We pit four of the best names in gaming mice; Logitech, SteelSeries, Razer and Microsoft to see who can deliver the best all-round gaming weapon. Read the article.
Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

Microsoft SideWinder X6 Gaming Keyboard

By: Andrew Jones | Posted: Oct 16, 2008 @ 4:00 UTC | Summary: Microsoft continues down the path of the dark side with an all new gaming series keyboard. Read the article.
Microsoft SideWinder X5 Gaming Mouse

Microsoft SideWinder X5 Gaming Mouse

By: Andrew Jones | Posted: Oct 14, 2008 @ 4:00 UTC | Summary: The latest gaming series mouse from the big MS has made some changes; we find out the good, the bad and the ugly.  Read the article.
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RAM


Having trouble getting four DDR4 DIMMs running in XMP on X570

Ask the Experts: Having trouble getting four DDR4 DIMMs running in XMP on X570

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 9, 2019 @ 4:07 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Etutam from Spain is having issues getting four DDR4 3200MHz memory modules running together in XMP on his new AMD X570 motherboard Read the Ask the Experts article.
Can the MSI B450M Mortar motherboard support 32GB RAM at 2666MHz?

Ask the Experts: Can the MSI B450M Mortar motherboard support 32GB RAM at 2666MHz?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 20, 2019 @ 18:31 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: David wants to know about memory compatibility for a RAM upgrade on his MSI B450M Mortar motherboard Read the Ask the Experts article.
What RAM should go with AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GTX 1660?

Ask the Experts: What RAM should go with AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GTX 1660?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 11, 2019 @ 20:41 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Connor is building a new rig with an AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and GeForce GTX 1660 and asks what kind of DDR4 memory would be the best fit Read the Ask the Experts article.
What are the downsides to using 16GB of RAM in a 4x4GB configuration?

Ask the Experts: What are the downsides to using 16GB of RAM in a 4x4GB configuration?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 22, 2015 @ 4:45 UTC | Summary: Is there a downside to using 4x4GB RAM in a system? Read the Ask the Experts article.
I need some help choosing a 32GB kit of DDR3 RAM

Ask the Experts: I need some help choosing a 32GB kit of DDR3 RAM

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: May 6, 2013 @ 3:45 UTC | Summary: I'm after a 32GB kit of RAM, which brand should I choose? Read the Ask the Experts article.
Patriot Memory for Ultrabook - Scaling SODIMM RAM Density vs. Battery Life

Patriot Memory for Ultrabook - Scaling SODIMM RAM Density vs. Battery Life

By: Chris Ramseyer | Posted: Feb 5, 2013 @ 8:55 UTC | Summary: Last month we reviewed Patriot's low voltage SODIMM 'Memory for Ultrabook' RAM and found it increased notebook battery life over standard 1.5v SODIMM memory. We're back now to answer the question we left... Read the article.
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Software


How do I remove 'Windows Setup' from Windows 10 boot up menu?

Ask the Experts: How do I remove 'Windows Setup' from Windows 10 boot up menu?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 29, 2019 @ 4:25 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Tyson recently upgraded to an SSD and wants to know how to remove the 'Windows Setup' boot up option Read the Ask the Experts article.
GoodOffer24's New Year 2019 Promo! (Windows + Office deals)

GoodOffer24's New Year 2019 Promo! (Windows + Office deals)

Sponsored Content | Posted: Dec 28, 2018 @ 21:21 UTC | Summary: Celebrate 2019 with upto 20% extra discount on Microsoft Windows, Office, and other products from GoodOffer24. Read the article.
Top 4K Video Editor: Process GoPro 4K Footage with VideoProc

Top 4K Video Editor: Process GoPro 4K Footage with VideoProc

Sponsored Content | Posted: Oct 29, 2018 @ 15:11 UTC | Summary: Looking for some 4K video processing software to edit and fix GoPro 4K footage? VideoProc may be what you need. Read the article.
Ethereum Mining Guide - Part 1: The Basics & Set Up

Ethereum Mining Guide - Part 1: The Basics & Set Up

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jun 12, 2017 @ 11:40 UTC | Summary: Ethereum is the next big thing, and you really need to know about it. Read the article.
Unigine Superposition Benchmark: The New GPU Crusher

Unigine Superposition Benchmark: The New GPU Crusher

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 11, 2017 @ 8:00 UTC | Summary: The makers of Heaven have a new benchmark called Superposition: crushing your GPU to 8K and beyond. Let's take a look. Read the article.
3DMark Time Spy - DX12 Benchmarking for the Masses

3DMark Time Spy - DX12 Benchmarking for the Masses

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jul 14, 2016 @ 17:00 UTC | Summary: Futuremark releases its new DX12 benchmark, 3DMark Time Spy - but who dominates DX12? NVIDIA or AMD? Let's answer that right now. Read the article.
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Storage


Why isn't my new secondary drive SSD being detected in Windows 10?

Ask the Experts: Why isn't my new secondary drive SSD being detected in Windows 10?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 16, 2019 @ 18:22 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: John successfully setup his first PC and got into Windows, but could not find his secondary drive Read the Ask the Experts article.
Do I need to buy matching M.2 SSD drives for use on the same board?

Ask the Experts: Do I need to buy matching M.2 SSD drives for use on the same board?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 12, 2019 @ 16:05 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Gavin wants to know if he is required to buy matching M.2 SSDs for use on his motherboard Read the Ask the Experts article.
Should I leave some SSD capacity empty for best performance?

Ask the Experts: Should I leave some SSD capacity empty for best performance?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 19, 2019 @ 17:34 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Matt asks if he should leave a certain percentage of his SSD empty for best performance Read the Ask the Experts article.
Can I remove the heat sink on the Corsair Force MP600 SSD?

Ask the Experts: Can I remove the heat sink on the Corsair Force MP600 SSD?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 15, 2019 @ 20:35 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Simon wants to know about removing the heat sink off a Corsair MP600 SSD Read the Ask the Experts article.
Toshiba BG4 NVMe SSD Review

Toshiba BG4 NVMe SSD Review

By: Chris Ramseyer | Posted: Aug 9, 2019 @ 14:52 UTC | Summary: High-performance NVMe storage in a small package. That's what the new Toshiba BG4 delivers to system integrators. Read the article.
What is the best portable hard drive for Xbox One X?

Ask the Experts: What is the best portable hard drive for Xbox One X?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Aug 7, 2019 @ 14:27 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Seth asks about the best portable hard drive for Xbox One X Read the Ask the Experts article.
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Trade Shows


TweakTown's Best of IFA 2019 Awards

TweakTown's Best of IFA 2019 Awards

By: TweakTown Staff | Posted: Sep 9, 2019 @ 15:57 UTC | Summary: IFA 2019 was a big show this year, and with it we have our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Read the article.
TweakTown's Best of CES 2019 Awards

TweakTown's Best of CES 2019 Awards

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jan 12, 2019 @ 0:21 UTC | Summary: There were a LOT of awesome products and gadgets unveiled at CES 2019, but which ones are the best? Here's our Best of CES 2019 list. Read the article.
GIGABYTE's Computex 2017 Suite Tour and New Products

GIGABYTE's Computex 2017 Suite Tour and New Products

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Jun 6, 2017 @ 6:13 UTC | Summary: Steven visited GIGABYTE's Taipei 101 product suite last week at Computex Taipei 2017 and reports back with what he saw. Read the article.
NVIDIA Editor's Day 2014 - Events, Parties, and Lots of Fun

NVIDIA Editor's Day 2014 - Events, Parties, and Lots of Fun

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 19, 2014 @ 3:07 UTC | Summary: NVIDIA entertained the world's technology press for the launch of its next-generation Maxwell GPUs, but in between all of the business, was lots of fun. Read the article.
Intel Developer Forum 2014 - Core M, DDR4, Overclocking and Robots

Intel Developer Forum 2014 - Core M, DDR4, Overclocking and Robots

By: Steven Bassiri | Posted: Sep 15, 2014 @ 16:26 UTC | Summary: Steven visited this year's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco and saw plenty of cool technology. If you couldn't make the show, get an overview here. Read the article.
A tour of the NVIDIA HQ in Santa Clara, California

A tour of the NVIDIA HQ in Santa Clara, California

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 5, 2014 @ 13:10 UTC | Summary: During NVIDIA's GTC 2014, we were lucky enough to get a tour of the NVIDIA facilities in Santa Clara, CA. Let's get an inside look at their office now. Read the article.
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TV, Movies & Home Theatre


DC: Aquaman Cinema Review

DC: Aquaman Cinema Review

By: Ben Gourlay | Posted: Jan 15, 2019 @ 16:00 UTC | Summary: The DC Universe returns with another stand-alone success that proves that the studio doesn't need to copy Marvel after all Read the article.
Comic-Con 2017 trailer round-up: MCU vs DCEU vs the rest

Comic-Con 2017 trailer round-up: MCU vs DCEU vs the rest

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jul 24, 2017 @ 21:28 UTC | Summary: Comic-Con 2017 was MASSIVE, with new trailers for Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok, and SO MUCH MORE. Read the article.
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - the definitive video format

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - the definitive video format

By: Ben Gourlay | Posted: Oct 17, 2016 @ 16:46 UTC | Summary: Six months on from the launch of what could be the last physical video format, we discuss why Ultra HD Blu-ray deserves the attention of movie lovers. Read the article.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Soundtrack Review

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Soundtrack Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Mar 20, 2016 @ 19:28 UTC | Summary: The official soundtrack for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is here, and it's glorious. Read the article.
Remastering 'The X-Files' in HD, Q&A with Jim Hardy CEO of Illuminate

Remastering 'The X-Files' in HD, Q&A with Jim Hardy CEO of Illuminate

By: Ben Gourlay | Posted: Dec 12, 2015 @ 17:40 UTC | Summary: Ben talks to Jim Hardy, CEO of Illuminate, to find out how the company completely re-assembled all 201 episodes of 'The X-Files' for the digital age. Read the article.
How did I live without Netflix for so long?

How did I live without Netflix for so long?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 8, 2015 @ 20:05 UTC | Summary: A week in the life of owning Netflix in Australia has turned me around. How did I live without it for so damn long? Anthony gives his thoughts. Read the article.
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Vehicles


Tesla Breaks Up With NVIDIA, Announces New Self-Driving Chip

Tesla Breaks Up With NVIDIA, Announces New Self-Driving Chip

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Apr 23, 2019 @ 4:04 UTC | Summary: Tesla announces its in-house self-driving chip, 21x faster than NVIDIA's current offering. Read the article.
Mazda CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD: Vehicle Tech Review

Mazda CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD: Vehicle Tech Review

By: Cameron Wilmot | Posted: Nov 14, 2016 @ 6:27 UTC | Summary: Mazda's CX-9 Azami 2016 2.5T AWD is not only a sight to behold, but it comes packed to the brim with impressive technology. Let's take a close look. Read the article.
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Video Cards


What is the best video card upgrade for my compact ThinkCentre PC?

Ask the Experts: What is the best video card upgrade for my compact ThinkCentre PC?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Oct 21, 2019 @ 4:11 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Tam is looking at adding upgrading to the best GPU possible in his compact Lenovo ThinkCentre M90P system Read the Ask the Experts article.
Can I upgrade my ASUS PC with more RAM and GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER?

Ask the Experts: Can I upgrade my ASUS PC with more RAM and GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER?

By: Tyler Bernath | Posted: Sep 28, 2019 @ 19:30 UTC | Summary: Ask the Experts: Will Nathan's ASUS G20CB prebuilt PC support a memory and GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU upgrade? Read the Ask the Experts article.
Control Tested at 8K: NVIDIA TITAN RTX Uses 18GB of VRAM

Control Tested at 8K: NVIDIA TITAN RTX Uses 18GB of VRAM

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Sep 3, 2019 @ 13:32 UTC | Summary: Control uses 18.5GB of VRAM at 8K with RTX on, requiring the TITAN RTX which costs $2500. Read the article.
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER?

Ask the Experts: AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER?

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Aug 12, 2019 @ 3:01 UTC | Summary: Navi or Turing? Which GPU should you buy in the RX 5700 XT or RTX 2060 SUPER? Read the Ask the Experts article.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER in NVLink Benchmarked

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER in NVLink Benchmarked

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jul 23, 2019 @ 15:00 UTC | Summary: We tested TWO of the new GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER cards in NVLink, with some SUPER results! Read the article.
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X: RTX 2080 Ti NVLink vs. GTX 1080 Ti SLI

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X: RTX 2080 Ti NVLink vs. GTX 1080 Ti SLI

By: Anthony Garreffa | Posted: Jul 19, 2019 @ 23:00 UTC | Summary: We use the new AMD Ryzen 7 3700X and run NVLink and SLI test of the RTX 2080 Ti and GTX 1080 Ti in a GPU showdown. Read the article.
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