German peripherals company Speedlink have taken to Gamescom 2017 to unveil their latest gaming headset, the Maxter. It comes in stereo and 7.1 surround sound models, and will suit the PC or PS4.
We haven’t gotten on well with all of Speedlink’s headsets in the past — one of our reviews had the subtitle ‘Once a Gorgon, Always a Gorgon’ — but this one seems to sport a new design that should hopefully fix a lot of the comfort and usability issues we had with previous models.
The headband adopts the same triple-component design as the SteelSeries Siberia, with two wire-carrying tubes held aloft over the leather-style headband. [...]
Browsing through a thrift store the other day — you wouldn’t believe what treasures one can uncover in such places — I stumbled upon an old, unwanted netbook. It had a small 11-inch screen, a full keyboard complete with arrow keys, a perfect LED-backlit screen and a basic configuration. According to a moribund sticker clinging to the front of the computer, it came complete with an Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor, backed with 2GB of DDR2 RAM and a whopping 250GB of hard disk space.
I remembered craving a netbook when they were first released, but unfortunately these netbooks were a bit over my budget when they they were the new hot tech in town. Happily, [...]
After the release of the GTX 1080 TI, it seemed like the war between the Graphics Card People and the Monitor People was over. Finally, after years of trying, General Nvidia had produced a single graphics card capable of sixty frames a second at that mighty 4K resolution. But the Monitor People didn’t take that defeat lying down… and now, Acer’s Hellforges have produced a new secret weapon: a 4K monitor that runs at 144 Hz. In whispers, folks call it the Predator X27; they say that no single graphics card can best it.
The X27 hasn’t yet arrived at the front lines, but scattered sightings and hearsay paint a fearsome picture. Dispatches insist it [...]
These games include built-in benchmarks, making them useful for testing gaming PCs and laptops. For each game, we’ll list its year of release and a link to purchase it online. Tests that we’ve found particularly useful for testing are bolded. We hope you find this useful!Game Name Year Notes Purchase LinkTotal War: Warhammer 2 2017 Unreleased See on AmazonWarhammer 40K: Dawn of War 3 2017 See on AmazonGhost Recon Wildlands 2017 See on AmazonFor Honor 2017 See on AmazonDeus Ex: Mankind Divided 2016 See on AmazonAshes of the Singularity 2016 See on AmazonCivilization VI 2016 CPU + GPU See on [...]