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AORUS RX 5700 XT 8G Review

WEB: AORUS MSRP: USD 449.99 | ZAR 9,840 | AUTHOR: Neo


The Aorus RX 5700 XT, much like all other NAvi10 graphics cards represents AMD’s most advanced and most power efficient GPU to date, even if it isn’t their fastest sometimes. Afterall, as much as AMD has been putting up a strong fight and some might even say winning in the CPU arena. The firm hasn’t fared as well when it comes to their graphics cards. However, with the RDNA GPUs, AMD has made huge strides in closing the gap between itself and its primary competitor.

ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 512GB SSD Review

WEB: XPG MSRP: US $84.99 | ZAR 1,919 | AUTHOR: Neo

SX8200 Pro

ADATA isn’t new to storage and as we saw with the last GAMMIX S11 SSD, can produce some worthwhile storage solutions. As with all things though, if you’re not partial to such drives, be it because of the visuals or something else, there’s an alternative in the SX8200 Pro which for all intents and purposes is near identical to the Gammix S11 Pro. What this drive offers over the Gammix I’m not entirely sure, but even if it’s nothing, it still means great performance at a reasonable price. The SX8200 Pro features a 5-year warranty and/or a total of 320TBW, an SLC cache and peak read performance of up to 3,5GB/s. What’s not to like about that?

CORSAIR iCUE now with Lighting Control for ASUS Aura Sync RGB Motherboards

VENDOR: CORSAIR WEB: www.corsair.com

Aura Sync Corsair iCUE

CORSAIR®, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced that the extensive RGB lighting customization in CORSAIR iCUE software now extends to ASUS Aura Sync compatible motherboards. With both iCUE and the latest version of ASUS’ Aura Sync Utility installed, users can now fully control the RGB lighting on their ASUS motherboard through iCUE, as well as synchronize lighting with every iCUE-compatible CORSAIR device throughout their setup, from high-performance DRAM and CPU coolers to keyboards and mice.

CORSAIR Offers Additional Cooling Components Now in White

VENDOR: CORSAIR WEB: www.corsair.com

Corsair White Components

CORSAIR®, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today launched new versions of several popular cooling products in a beautiful white finish, perfect for builders looking to create a PC with a head-turning white aesthetic. White CORSAIR iCUE QL RGB Series fans, lit by a stunning 34 RGB LEDs across four distinct light loops, will elevate the look of any build. For custom cooling enthusiasts seeking the lower temperatures and unmatched visuals of the CORSAIR Hydro X Series, the CORSAIR XC7 RGB CPU Water Block and XD5 RGB Pump/Reservoir Combo are now also available in white. Finally, a new small-form-factor Pump/Reservoir Combo, the Hydro X Series XD3 RGB, unlocks a new world of possibilities for installing Hydro X Series custom cooling in smaller, more compact cases.

ASUS ROG STRIX GeForce RTX 2080 Super Review

WEB: ASUS MSRP: US $823.99 | ZAR 17,534 | AUTHOR: Neo

NVIDIA released the Super series of RTX 2000 cards a while ago. However through several driver updates, title patches etc. the cards are better now in early 2020 than ever before.

Cougar Attila Gaming Headset Review

WEB: COUGAR MSRP: US $29.90 | ZAR TBD | AUTHOR: Neo

Cougar ATTILA

Cougar’s Atilla headset is here, seeking to join other highly impressive Cougar gear such as the K700 Evo and Surpassion RX mouse, reviewed late last year.

Before we got further, I can tell you right now that the Attila’s sonic performance is middle of the road. Cougar has a better sounding set in the Havoc BT, but that’s double the price. The Atilla makes a case for itself in pure value proposition and in its versatility. As such, these may not deliver the best sonic performance in Cougar’s range, but nothing else matches them for value. At $29.90 (Local ZAR price TBA), you’ll have a tough tome finding a better headset anywhere.

Cooler Master Introduces MM711 & variants of MM710

VENDOR: Cooler Master WEB: www.coolermaster.com

MM711

Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative gaming peripherals and computer components, introduces new MM710 variations as well as the MM711 Gaming Mouse, an RGB variant of the MM710 that weighs a little less than 60g.

TheOverclocker Presents – Intel Core i9 10980XE

WEB: INTEL Price: ZAR 20,199| U$D 829.23  AUTHOR: TheOverclocker

Intel is back again, this time with their most powerful HEDT CPU yet, the Core i9 10980XE. 18 cores running at up to 4.8GHz. Intel is leveraging it’s improved 14nm manufacturing process and extracting as much as possible from it to good measure. The 10980XE may not be the best CPU at any single task, but it does well enough in them all that it makes a great case for itself. With a variety of configuration options, this is easily the most flexible CPU Intel has to offer. Find out more in TheOverclocker Presents – Intel Core i9 10980XE

Corsair A500 CPU Cooler review

WEB: CORSAIR MSRP: USD 99 | ZAR 1755 | AUTHOR: Neo


A500

For the longest time, AIO units were the only cooling solutions Corsair was known for. With the success of the hydro series however, Corsair has branched out into custom loops and now in 2020 high performance air coolers in the form of the A500.

Cooler Master Introduces the MH600 Headset Series

VENDOR: Cooler Master WEB: www.coolermaster.com

MH600

Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 Feb 2020 – Cooler Master, a global leader in designing and manufacturing innovative gaming peripherals and PC components, has unveiled its latest lineup of headsets for gamers of all types: the MH600 Series.