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Tt eSPORTS Level 10M Gaming Headset Review

Posted on July 28, 2014 in Audio, Speakers/Headphones

Thermaltake’s Level 10 product line has always been as much about style and design as it has been about innovation and function. Until now, one piece of the puzzle has been missing: audio. That changes with the Level 10M gaming headset, designed for gamers and those on-the-go. Let’s find out if it’s deserving of that Level 10 name.

Logitech Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830

Logitech Illuminated Living Room Keyboard K830 Review

Posted on July 25, 2014 in Keyboards/Mice

Finding a “great” keyboard for an HTPC is tough. It seems that most models do a lot of things right, but then miss the boat on the others. With its Illuminated Living Room K830, Logitech is hoping to deliver an option that hits all of the marks, and on paper, the chances look good. Let’s see if it manages to pull it off.

ASUS Z97I-PLUS

ASUS Z97I-PLUS mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Posted on July 24, 2014 in Intel Motherboards

“Big things come in small packages” might be cliche, but it applies well to mini-ITX motherboards – especially those like ASUS’ Z97I-PLUS. Featuring 802.11ac wireless, an M.2 slot, a common-sense design, and a fantastic software package, this is one board well worth considering for that next ITX build.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet and Controller

Tegra K1 Gaming is Near: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet & Controller Preview

Posted on July 22, 2014 in Mobile

I made a prediction a couple of months ago that the next SHIELD release we’d see would be an upgrade to the original – but with a dose of Tegra K1. As it turns out, I was wrong. However, like the SHIELD portable, NVIDIA’s just-announced SHIELD Tablet and Controller are two products that portable gaming fans should get excited about.

Arctic Accelero Hybrid II-120 GPU Cooler

Ice-cold Temperature Killa: Arctic Accelero Hybrid II-120 GPU Cooler Review

Posted on July 21, 2014 in Water-Cooling

There’s no question about it: AIO water cooling solutions are here to stay. They’ve been around for CPUs; but what about GPUs? Arctic has that base covered, and it sent us its Accelero Hybrid II-120 with the unspoken promise that it is superior to any stock cooling solution. But just how good is it?

Tech News

Legendary Game Designer John Romero Claims that the PC is ‘Decimating Console’

by Rob Williams on July 29, 2014 9:00 AM EST
Daikatana Box Art

John Romero, a lead designer of classic games Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, and the main man behind Daikatana, has put his faith behind the PC as the platform of the future. According to John, the fact that there are so many free-to-play games on the PC, along with the fact that there are so many $5 games […]

Latest Raptr Release Introduces ‘GVR’ Game Recording Tool that Supports AMD & NVIDIA GPUs

by Rob Williams on July 28, 2014 4:41 PM EST
Raptr GVR Game Recorder

Everyone wants in on the game recorder fun lately, and Raptr has proven itself to be no exception. Today, the company announced that its solution is called GVR, or “Game Video Recorder”, and it brings an interesting feature: It supports AMD’s and NVIDIA’s graphics cards. Like another popular GPU-accelerated solution, NVIDIA’s ShadowPlay, Raptr promises that […]

Giveaway: Thermaltake & Techgage Want to Help You Up Your Game with Tt eSPORTS Peripherals

by Techgage Staff on July 28, 2014 10:00 AM EST
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It’s time for another contest! This time, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Thermaltake to give three lucky readers some sweet Tt eSPORTS gear to help them up their game. Note: This contest is restricted to those in the US and Canada (sorry, international readers). Entering is simple: Give both Tt eSPORTS and Techgage […]

Tt eSPORTS Level 10M Gaming Headset Review

by Techgage Staff on July 28, 2014 7:00 AM EST
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Thermaltake’s Level 10 product line has always been as much about style and design as it has been about innovation and function. Until now, one piece of the puzzle has been missing: audio. That changes with the Level 10M gaming headset, designed for gamers and those on-the-go. Let’s find out if it’s deserving of that […]

When ‘Extreme’ Isn’t Enough, Thermaltake’s WATER3.0 ‘Ultimate’ Should Do The Trick

by Rob Williams on July 25, 2014 10:00 AM EST
Thermaltake Water 3 Ultimate CPU Cooler

When I took a look at Thermaltake’s WATER3.0 Extreme CPU cooler last August, I was left quite impressed overall. So impressed, in fact, that the very same cooler has been used in our GPU test bench since. With its dual-rad design and efficient fans, I deemed the Extreme to be suitable for overclockers and those […]

Logitech Illuminated Living Room Keyboard K830 Review

by Techgage Staff on July 25, 2014 7:00 AM EST
Logitech Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830

Finding a “great” keyboard for an HTPC is tough. It seems that most models do a lot of things right, but then miss the boat on the others. With its Illuminated Living Room K830, Logitech is hoping to deliver an option that hits all of the marks, and on paper, the chances look good. Let’s […]

Finally! GOG.com Finally Adds Linux Game Support, Finally

by Rob Williams on July 24, 2014 11:30 AM EST
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Well… it’s about damn time. One of the most-requested features that GOG fans have had for its developers was Linux support, and after going so long without it, I was starting to think it’d never happen. But, here it is. Apparently, GOG’s kept no secret about its forthcoming Linux support; I just happened to not […]

Latest Steam Beta Introduces First Steam Music Desktop Interface

by Rob Williams on July 24, 2014 10:30 AM EST
Steam Music

With the latest beta build of Steam, Valve has introduced the first version of its Steam Music desktop client. Just as it sounds, this is Valve’s take on the music player, allowing users to scan their PCs for content, and then listen to it from right inside of Steam. While the music library can’t be […]

World of Warcraft Remains #1 Revenue-generating MMO, Topping $1B Annually

by Rob Williams on July 24, 2014 9:26 AM EST
World of Warcraft - Mists of Pandoria

I’m sure this comes as a surprise to no one, but Blizzard’s World of Warcraft remains the world’s biggest MMO in terms of revenue. While subscription numbers for the game have declined in recent years, Blizzard still enjoys over 7 million subscribers, and with the recent addition of an in-game store, there’s little doubt that […]

ASUS Z97I-PLUS mini-ITX Motherboard Review

by Techgage Staff on July 24, 2014 7:00 AM EST
ASUS Z97I-PLUS

“Big things come in small packages” might be cliche, but it applies well to mini-ITX motherboards – especially those like ASUS’ Z97I-PLUS. Featuring 802.11ac wireless, an M.2 slot, a common-sense design, and a fantastic software package, this is one board well worth considering for that next ITX build. Of all the different types of motherboards […]