Hardware Asylum at HackFort 2019
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Hardware Asylum at HackFort 2019

Hardware Asylum is once again at the forefront of hardware this time showing of their extreme overclocking skills with Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) at the Boise LAN Party and at a local tech conference called Hackfort.

HyperX Gaming QuadCast Desktop Microphone at CES 2019
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HyperX Gaming QuadCast Desktop Microphone at CES 2019

At CES 2019 HyperX had several great products on display and two really caught our attention. The first was the HyperX Quadcast desktop gaming microphone with plenty of high-quality features to take on Blue and Razor.

ZOTAC Shows Their RTX 2080Ti ArcticStorm Watercooled Graphics Card at CES 2019
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ZOTAC Shows Their RTX 2080Ti ArcticStorm Watercooled Graphics Card at CES 2019

ZOTAC was showing their ArcticStorm waterblock design at CES 2019 and it looks amazing. The block is a custom design unit with plenty of clear acrylic for viewing the coolant and RGB lighting effects.

The Fabled MSI Lightning Surfaces Again at CES2019
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The Fabled MSI Lightning Surfaces Again at CES2019

The MSI Lightning is back, this time with a RTX 2080 Ti GPU and OLED screen across the top. Sadly there is a good chance this might be the only version any of us ever see.

Aorus Gaming Monitor with Noise Canceling
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Aorus Gaming Monitor with Noise Canceling

For years Aorus (Gigabyte) has been one of my favorite destinations during trade shows and while at Computex they launched their line of gaming memory modules this year they cranked things up and have one of the best monitor implementations I have ever seen.

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  • Super Fast NVMe M.2 Drives from Mushkin at CES 2019

    Published: Sunday, January 13, 2019 - Events Super Fast NVMe M.2 Drives from Mushkin at CES 2019

    Mushkin was showing two new NVMe drives at CES 2019 that will compete in both segments of NVMe performance.

  • EVGA Takes on PC Audio and a Surprise Kingpin 2080Ti at CES 2019

    Published: Sunday, January 13, 2019 - Events EVGA Takes on PC Audio and a Surprise Kingpin 2080Ti at CES 2019

    Of course this would not be an EVGA CES without a KPE video card launch and they are showing a monster. This ground up RTX 2080Ti design features a custom PCB, and hybrid GPU cooler however, there is a dedicated waterblock version for those with custom loops and the love for the KPE.

  • NVIDIA RTX - Excellent Performance but what about the Value?

    Published: Monday, September 24, 2018 - Editorial NVIDIA RTX - Excellent Performance but what about the Value?

    NVIDIA lifted the embargo on the new RTX 20-Series and in admits of the rejoicing and Ray Tracing goodness some questions remained, namely if upgrading to RTX is worth it.

  • New Micro Motherboard and Robot Overclocking from EVGA at Computex 2018

    Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Events New Micro Motherboard and Robot Overclocking from EVGA at Computex 2018

    EVGA had a few things to show during Computex 2018 including a couple new motherboards, an update to their X299 Dark UEFI that adds a stress test and auto overclocking feature. The final is more halo and features automatic LN2 overclocking.

  • Phanteks Shows the New EVOLV X at Computex 2018

    Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Events Phanteks Shows the New EVOLV X at Computex 2018

    Phanteks announced a new version of the EVOLV called the EVOLV X and it is good! All the bells, all the whistles and all the RGB now with vertical gpu support.

  • Aorus Gaming Gear shown at Computex 2018

    Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - Events Aorus Gaming Gear shown at Computex 2018

    Speaking of tasteful the new X399 Gaming Xtreme motherboard is amazing. This will be a halo product from Aorus/Gigabyte occupying what would normally be considered a UD9. I am really looking forward to getting one of these into the lab.