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SteelSeries H Wireless Headset

SteelSeries H Wireless Gaming Headset Review

Posted on September 29, 2014 in Speakers/Headphones

Gamers hate lag, and many of them think that it goes hand-in-hand with wireless peripherals. So when SteelSeries stepped-up with its H Wireless headset, it was hard to not take notice given the company’s passion for gaming and eSports. With a unit in the lab, let’s find out if it’s actually possible to have a gaming-worthy wireless headset.

ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 970 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

Taking It To The Limit: Overclocking NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 & 980

Posted on September 26, 2014 in NVIDIA-Based GPU

We’ve established that NVIDIA’s Maxwell-based graphics cards are impressive, but can they continue to impress when it comes to overclocking? As it turns out, yes – yes they can. Given their ability to push clocks far beyond stock, we’ve even decided to take up a challenge: Can an overclocked GTX 970 match a stock GTX 980?

ASUS STRIX GTX 970

ASUS Strix Edition GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card Review

Posted on September 24, 2014 in NVIDIA-Based GPU

With the help of Maxwell, NVIDIA has hit a definite home run with its GeForce GTX 900 GPUs. In our look at the GTX 980 last week, we were left thoroughly impressed, but little did we realize at the time, the GTX 970 – and ASUS’ Strix edition in particular – was about to impress us even more. Simply put, you need to check this card out.

Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Topre Keyboard

Cooler Master NovaTouch TKL Review – The Keyboard We’ve Been Waiting For

Posted on September 22, 2014 in Keyboards/Mice, Peripherals

Cooler Master’s no stranger to peripherals; when mechanical switches became the hottest thing overnight, it wasted no time getting into the lab to make sure it created products people yearned for. The company’s just-released NovaTouch TKL highlights that goal, with its “Hybrid Capacitive” switch – one that really, really surprised us.

BitFenix-Neos-Chassis

A Fine Line Between ‘Inexpensive’ and ‘Cheap': BitFenix Neos Review

Posted on September 20, 2014 in Cases, Mid-Tower

BitFenix’s Neos mid-tower chassis sits at the lowest rung of the company’s chassis product line. As such, it comes in at a very affordable $59.99 – a price that allows anyone to get a piece of the action. But a low price doesn’t always deliver on the “value” aspects we’d hope to see, so let’s find out what kind of value the Neos is.

Tech News

Microsoft’s Next Windows OS is a Total 10

by Rob Williams on September 30, 2014 2:30 PM EST
Microsoft Windows 10 Logo

Ahem. Microsoft Windows 1, 2, 3, 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10. Yup – that sounds about right. At a press event held in San Francisco this morning, Microsoft took the veil off of the OS that’s set out to make us forget all about the debacle known as Windows 8. Despite […]

ROCCAT’s Tyon Freshens Up the Gaming Mouse Market with Unique Features

by Ryan Perry on September 30, 2014 11:00 AM EST
ROCCAT Tyon Gaming Mouse - Top

It’s time to buckle up for another gaming mouse release, but this one is far from ordinary. Today, ROCCAT has announced that it’s begun shipping its Tyon gaming mouse. From the top, the Tyon has the X-Celerator thumb paddle, which is a two-way analog stick that allows for control over various functions such as throttle, […]

GeForce Garage Presents: Bending Copper Pipes for PC Water Cooling

by J.D. Kane on September 30, 2014 10:00 AM EST
NVIDIA Copper Water Cooling Loop

If you’re a water cooling enthusiast (and perhaps even if you’re not), you’re probably aware that, for the longest time, coolant has circulated from the reservoir to the water pump to the water block(s) via flexible tubing (usually made out of PVC). Recently, though, there has been a bit of a revolution in the field. […]

SteelSeries Set To Heat Up Its Siberia Headset Lineup

by Ryan Perry on September 30, 2014 8:30 AM EST
SteelSeries 2014 Siberia Headset Lineup

Today SteelSeries is refreshing its popular Siberia series of headsets with models that cover the entire price spectrum. Yes folks, it’s audio for the masses! Up first is the entry-level Siberia RAW Prism, which is set to weigh in at $59.99 US. It promises superb audio, 16.8 million colour options to illuminate a ring on […]

Samsung to Launch $430 27-inch Curved LED Monitor on October 1st

by Rob Williams on September 29, 2014 2:30 PM EST
SD590CS - PRODUCT IMAGES

I’m not sure how many of you have been waiting for curved desktop monitors to come along, but if you have been, Samsung has a great-looking option set to hit the market in just a couple of days. It’s called the SD590C, is 27 inches, features a 1080p resolution, and is set to cost $430 […]

Thermaltake to Soon Launch ‘Pacific’ DIY Water Cooling Kit?

by Rob Williams on September 29, 2014 11:00 AM EST
Thermaltake DIY Water Cooling Kit 03

At Computex in June, Thermaltake revealed its plans to bring do-it-yourself water cooling kits to market, under the “Pacific” name. We haven’t heard much about it since then, but this past weekend, the company’s main man marketing manager Shannon Robb posted a couple of teaser pics to his Facebook. I am not sure about you, […]

If Ello is Going to be a Facebook Killer, It Has Some Work to Do

by Rob Williams on September 29, 2014 9:30 AM EST
Ello Social Network Logo

Despite the fact that “Ello” has been making headlines for the past week or more, it wasn’t until just this past weekend that I decided to investigate what it was. When I did, I couldn’t help but want to be part of it. A social network that’s for the greater good? Who wouldn’t want to […]

SteelSeries H Wireless Gaming Headset Review

by Techgage Staff on September 29, 2014 7:00 AM EST
SteelSeries H Wireless Headset

Gamers hate lag, and many of them think that it goes hand-in-hand with wireless peripherals. So when SteelSeries stepped-up with its H Wireless headset, it was hard to not take notice given the company’s passion for gaming and eSports. With a unit in the lab, let’s find out if it’s actually possible to have a […]

Taking It To The Limit: Overclocking NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 & 980

by Techgage Staff on September 26, 2014 7:00 AM EST
ASUS Strix GeForce GTX 970 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

We’ve established that NVIDIA’s Maxwell-based graphics cards are impressive, but can they continue to impress when it comes to overclocking? As it turns out, yes – yes they can. Given their ability to push clocks far beyond stock, we’ve even decided to take up a challenge: Can an overclocked GTX 970 match a stock GTX […]

Adobe’s Photoshop & Premiere Elements 13 Introduces Lots Of New Features & Ease-of-use

by Rob Williams on September 25, 2014 11:00 AM EST
Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 Photomerge

Adobe released substantial updates to its Creative Cloud platform this past summer, and with the fall now upon us, it’s the regular consumer’s turn. With Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13, Adobe put a lot of effort into making the tools easier to use than ever – not just for the basics, but for […]