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XPG Defender Pro Mid-Tower Case Review

The XPG Defender Pro is a Mid-Tower chassis that offers enthusiast-grade performance with exceptional airflow and functionality. Designed to accommodate E-ATX motherboards, large graphics cards, custom water cooling, and plenty of RGB lighting, the Defender Pro is a gamer’s dream chassis. Positioned between XPG’s flagship chassis, the Battlecruiser, and its first offering, the Invader, the Defender Pro, provides all the premium features with a reasonable price tag. Read More

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XPG Battlecruiser Mid-tower Review:

Today we’re going to look at XPG’s first PC computer case in the XPG Battlecruiser. The new flagship chassis is listed as a “Super Mid-tower” featuring a lot of interior space, glass panels, an integrated RGB controller, and more. Priced from $139.99 at Newegg ($159.99 at Amazon), the mid-range priced Battlecruiser is available now. Read on to see more features, builds results, and thermal properties of this new mid-tower case. Read More

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XPG Invader Mid-Tower Chassis Review

The XPG group, a division of ADATA, is best known for its excellent solid state drives and memory modules. The XPG Invader represents the first PC chassis to come to the market for Xtreme Performance Group. As such, they opted to manufacture “a sleek and versatile mid-tower chassis that sports a tool-less design, high-airflow layout, and a front RGB downlight that can be personalized with the XPG Prime™ ARGB Combo Controller.” Read More

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T-Force Cardea Ceramic C440 PCIe Gen 4x4 Review

With the cancelation of Computex 2020 due to Covid-19, some computer vendors have been getting creative with launching new products. Just this last September, Team Group hosted a consecutive three-day online launch event with new products being introduced every day. One of the products released was the Cardea Ceramic C440 Gen4x4 NVMe SSD. This new drive features a unique aerospace-grade ceramic heat dissipater and excellent performance. Read More

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be quiet! Pure Base 500DX Mid-Tower Case Review

The Pure Base 500DX, a mid-tower chassis from the German manufacturer be quiet!, is looking to improve on the already successful Pure Base 500. The 500DX has been re-engineered and is now optimized for cooling and allowing for maximum airflow. Featuring clean, subtle ARGB lighting, it looks amazing whether you chose black or white. Let’s take a look at what the Pure Base 500DX offers. Read More

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Team Group Cardea Zero Z340 NVMe Review

Often times we see NVMe drives with impressive read speeds, but they are lacking when it comes to input/output performance and write speeds. Team Group’s Cardera Zero Z340 offering aims to compete with the very best Gen 3 NVMe drives, but with a price tag that resembles a mid-range drive. Did they succeed at creating a top NVMe contender? Follow along as we explore the features, performance, and value of this NVMe based SSD. Read More

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Silicon Power US70 PCIe Gen 4x4 SSD Review

One of the aspects that makes AMD’s X570 platform great, is the implementation of a fourth-generation M.2 storage interface. Today we’re looking at an NVMe drive from Silicon Power which has been specifically designed to harness the power of the PCIe Gen 4×4. Silicon Power recently introduced the US70 to retail markets which boasts sequential read and write up to 5,000 / 4,400 MB/s. We got our hands on this new drive so follow along as we evaluate its performance and see what makes it so special. Read More

System & Components

ADATA SE760 USB 3.2 Gen 2 External SSD Review

Today we’re reviewing one of ADATA’s new 1 TB blazing fast portable drives. We’ve seen 1 TB portable storage solutions and high-capacity USB flash drives before, but when it comes to raw transfer speeds they often leave us wanting more. The ADATA SE760 solves this problem by delivering NVMe performance with a USB Type-C interface. With a sequential read speed of 1,000 MB/s and compatibility on Windows, Mac OS, Android, Xbox One, and PS4 consoles, this new breed of portable storage strikes a balance between portability and raw transfer speed. Read More