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Cougar QBX – A Surprisingly Capable $50 ITX Case!

Today we review one of the most exciting ITX cases in a while… the Cougar QBX! Launched in 2015, this little guy deserves a proper spotlight in 2017 🙂

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Xtrfy M3 Mouse – Perfectly Simple or Simply Expensive?

An FPS centric mouse designed by a professional CS:GO player… what could go wrong? The M3-Heaton is awesome, but it’s relation to NIP spikes the price premium beyond competitive.
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$1500 Kaby Lake Build (Early 2017)

Our 1st Kaby-Lake system of 2017 comes fully loaded!

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The Most EPIC Case Yet?  Phanteks Enthoo Elite!!

Phanteks has launched their flagship case called the Enthoo Elite. This thing is off-the-wall insane….but it also happens to be one of the best cases we have EVER come across!

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Razer’s Blade – High Performance Gaming….TO GO!

Razer’s new Blade gaming notebook seems to have it all: a compact form factor, awesome performance and good battery life. But is there anything hiding below the surface that isn’t up to par?

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Logitech G533 – Does a Wireless 7.1 Headset Deserve Your Attention??

Logitech G533

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Pure Base 600 – be quiet’s Budget Leader Case?

Full review of Pure Base 600 is coming soon… meanwhile here are our initial impressions from Vegas!

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Simple Motherboards, Extreme Overclocking!

AMD Ryzen Motherboards Detailed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9gmgOuxN8k

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New ASUS Motherboards are NOT NATURAL!

ASUS takes motherboard design to the next level. Square and rectangular mobos are SO 2016….some of these are completely off the hook!

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Acer VX15 Notebook – At $799, Better Than Dell??

At this year’s CES, affordable gaming notebooks seemed to be everywhere. We won’t be covering many of them but the Acer VX15 stood out by offering great build quality and great specs…..and it may overshadow the Dell Inspiron 7000 Gaming we already covered!

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