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BenQ BL2205PT review: you clean up well

Today we’re looking at a compact and (relatively) inexpensive professional monitor, the BenQ BL2205PT. It promises great adjustability, a small TN display and a good selection of ports. Let’s take a closer look, and see whether this 21.5-inch monitor is a tiny triumph or a tiny terror.

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ViewSonic VX2776-SMHD review: style & substance

The ViewSonic VX2776 is such a good-looking monitor you’d be surprised to learn it only costs £200. Besides its gorgeous design, it also boasts an IPS panel for good colour accuracy and viewing angles, a sensibly designed on-screen display (OSD) and a nice selection of ports for connecting it up to your machine. Here’s our full review.

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Acer XF270HU review: 1440p IPS at 144Hz without breaking the bank

Right now, there’s one choice for gamers with high-end PCs to make: do you want a 4K monitor at 60Hz or a 1440p monitor at 144Hz? If it’s the latter, then you should take a look at the XF270HU. As well as hitting that desirable 1440p and 144Hz spec, the XF also comes with an IPS display for better viewing angles …

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StormForce Inferno review: the ultimate glass cannon

Today we’re looking at one of the most powerful gaming PCs offered by Zoostorm: the StormForce Inferno. This gaming PC is designed for gaming at high settings and big resolutions, with a GTX 980 TI graphics card and an overclocked i7-6700K processor strapped inside a gorgeous glass-and-aluminium case. Let’s put this £1550 beast to the test!

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Samsung T3 portable SSD review: better than ever

SSDs are awesome, and so is USB-C. What could be better than a combination of the two? That’s the idea behind the Samsung T3, a portable SSD that operates over the USB 3.1 standard for extremely file transfers and access times. We liked the formula with the initial Samsung T1, so let’s see what new features the T3 brings to …

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Creative Aurvana ANC noise cancelling headphones review

Whether you’re working or just enjoying music, there’s nothing that distracts as much as outside noise. You can get some good noise cancellation out of some well-fitting in-ear headphones, but after a certain point you need something more powerful: active noise cancellation. Today, we’re looking at the Aurvana ANC, Creative’s new active noise-cancelling headphones. Here’s our review.

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ViewSonic XG2401 review: a legit 144Hz Freesync gaming monitor

I’ve seen ViewSonic monitors since I’ve been a kid, but I didn’t know that they made gaming monitors until I was asked to take a look at the XG2401. This monitor seems to hit all the boxes for a 24-inch gaming monitor these days: 1080p resolution, 144Hz, and some kind of adaptive sync support (in this case, AMD’s FreeSync). Let’s put …

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Sandisk Z410 SSD review: an ideal low-cost upgrade

Sandisk is one of the best known names when it comes to flash memory, and their latest drive is the Z410. This drive is intended for enterprise use, as a cost-effective upgrade from older SSDs or mechanical drives. Thanks to Zoostorm and Sandisk, we’re able to put it to the test!

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NZXT Manta mini-ITX case review: real cases have curves

As a rule, mini-ITX cases are as small as possible; they’re designed for LAN-friendly gaming PCs or low-profile media machines. The NZXT Manta is different, with a curvy design that trades portability for added features and extra space. It turns out that when portability and dimensions fall to the bottom of your list of priorities, you can accomplish something pretty incredible.

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