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November 14, 2015

Review: CoolerMaster Novatouch TKL Mechanical Keyboard

Cherry, Meet Topre

Cooler Master has long been a VIP in making mechanical gaming keyboards with Cherry MX mechanical switches. But its newest flagship keyboard adds something rare into the scene.

Enter the Cooler Master Novatouch TKL, a tenkey-less keyboard that uses Cooler Master’s exclusive Hybrid Capacitive Switches. In a keyboard world where everything seems to be made using Cherry MX, Kailh, and rubber dome, anything but are considered as rarities. So just what kind of a switch does the Novatouch TKL use?

Hybrid Capacitive Switch, What Is It?

Turns out, Cooler Master’s exclusive Hybrid Capacitive Switch is based on a premium switch type [...]

 
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February 13, 2015

Review: Max Keyboard Blackbird Tenkeyless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

The Almost Perfect Tenkeyless

It’s been well over a year since my last mechanical gaming keyboard review and I’d have to say not much has radically changed in the mechanical gaming keyboard landscape. Cherry MX switches are still the most popular mechanical keyboard switches out there and for the most part, most new mechanical gaming keyboards on the market are becoming some sort of ODM sourced product from some mass keyboard manufacturer in China.

Today we’ll be reviewing the Max Keyboard Blackbird, which is a new tenkeyless mechanical gaming keyboard from the guys who brought you the Max Keyboard Nighthawk series mechanical gaming keyboards. Whereas [...]

 
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February 13, 2015

Best Budget Gaming PC Build Under $800 [October 2013]

6 Core Powerhouse for the Budget Gamer

Well, it’s been a year since our last budget gaming build and I’ve received a ton of requests to update it, so your wish guys, is my command.

Here it is – the October 2013 Budget Gaming PC build for under $800!

Our goal this time around is identical to our goal for the original under $800 gaming build. We wanted a gaming build that would be a powerhouse of a gaming system that could play almost any modern games at medium to high settings at 1920×1200 or below. Most importantly however, we also wanted to do this at a budget. A budget of $800 or less. Could it be [...]

 
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August 30, 2013

Affiliate Reviews Round Up – August 30, 2013

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February 13, 2015

Best High End Gaming Workstation PC Build Under $2,500 [August 2013]

Work Hard, Play Harder

For those of you keeping up on our PC build guides over the past couple of months, in June we put together a very well rounded Haswell Gaming PC for under $1,500 and last month we put together a solid Haswell based Photo/Video Editing Workstation PC for under $1,200. Unfortunately, while the Haswell Gaming PC can do some workstation tasks quite well and while the Photo/Video Editing Workstation PC can play some casual games quite well, they’re fairly purpose oriented and don’t cross over very well.

Due to many e-mails requesting help on building a system that would be not only a superior gaming system, but also a superior [...]

 
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February 13, 2015

Best Haswell Gaming PC Build Under $1500 [June 2013]

Build a Powerful Next Generation Gaming PC!

With the recent release of Intel’s latest 4th Generation Intel Core Processors codenamed Haswell, a number of our readers here have been contacting us for an update to the $1,500 gaming PC build and since our last $1,500 gaming PC build was a small form factor gaming PC build, we decided to go ahead and see what we could come up with. For our build today, the goal was to create a no compromise system that would run every game on the market at high to ultra settings at 1080p yet still keep the budget under $1,500.

Care to check out what we’ve come up with? Let’s find out!

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January 16, 2013

CM Storm QuickFire TK Review

Tenkeyless Formfactor with All Ten Keys

Last year, we reviewed the CM Storm QuickFire Rapid which offered the tenkeyless formfactor for portability, but came at the expense of a missing tenkey pad, and although we liked how it could be stuffed into our backpacks effortlessly, we definitely missed having the number pad when it came to working with excel spreadsheets.

If only someone could make a tenkeyless formfactor mechanical keyboard with a tenkey pad…

So before 2012 rolled to a close, Cooler Master handed us what they call the CM Storm QuickFire TK packed with Cherry MX blue keyswitches for us to review. In case its name hasn’t given it away yet, [...]

 
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December 25, 2012

Thermaltake eSPORTS Level 10M Gaming Mouse Review

Vroom vroom!

OK, so you own a decked out, ultimate driving machine that makes every car enthusiast droll with envy when you turn on the engine, but when you’re not leaving your opponents in the dust on the streets, don’t you wish you had a mouse that’s as cool as your ride?

That’s probably what one Thermaltake designer thought while driving to work one day and thankfully he wasn’t a lazy bum who would let the idea slip through his head. Now, after a 5 year collaboration between Thermaltake and BMW DesignworksUSA, the Thermaltake eSPORTS Level 10M emerged.

That said then, today we’ll be reviewing the new Thermaltake eSPORTS [...]

 
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December 18, 2012

Affiliate Reviews Roundup – December 16, 2012

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November 29, 2012

Razer BlackWidow 2013 Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Razer BlackWidow, Revamped

Contrary to popular belief, mechanical keyboards have been around for an extremely long time, and as much as you loved that IBM Model M you had back in the day (yes, that’s mechanical!), they were more expensive to manufacture and thus more expensive to purchase in comparison to the “newer” (at the time) membrane keyboards on the market.

Since price is always an important factor when purchasing a new product, keyboard manufacturers, OEMs, and us (consumers) shifted towards membrane keyboards instead. Problem is, well membrane keyboards suck – they break often and the keys feel mushy. In applications such as [...]

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