With no more releases from Nvidia or AMD for the remainder of the year, let's break down each price bracket where key battles are being played out to pick some bang-for-buck winners.
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I recently picked up an iPhone 6s. These are my thoughts on the phone and the ecosystem as primarily an Android user, how the two experiences compare, and whether Android users should consider iOS.
The G29 and G920 are fantastic racing packages that deliver a thrilling driving experience. The former is compatible with PC, PS3 and PS4, while the G920 is for the Xbox One as well as PC.
We've compiled our first hand findings with dozens of reviews from reputable sources, to highlight the stuff that matters, and make it easier for you to buy the right smartphone.
Samsung is touting the Galaxy Tab S2 as the thinnest tablet on the market. The high-end hardware you'll find in the device (Exynos 7 Octa, 2,048x1536 Super AMOLED display) make it a serious contender.
Over the last few years there's been an explosion of mechanical gaming keyboards, many of which could be considered affordable, and we've gathered nearly a dozen of them for testing.
PC cases have evolved beyond mere protective outer shells and into an integral component that could complement what resides inside. Here are the best of them in several different categories.
Like previous “s” releases, the iPhone 6s Plus is defined by a single feature. This time around, that new feature is 3D Touch. It also features an upgraded 12MP iSight camera and a 70% faster A9 SoC.
The Moto X Style packs a 5.7-inch 1440p display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 SoC, alongside 3GB of RAM and a 3,000 mAh battery. This time around the Moto X Style finally has a much better camera.
The need for a good wireless router in modern homes is stronger than ever. We've gone through dozens of expert reviews and long-term usage impressions from actual owners to bring you the best picks.
Water cooling systems -- whether they are a custom loop or an AIO -- all follow the same basic principles. Here are some important tips to help you get the most out of your system.
The Galaxy Note 5 is Samsung's latest iteration of their stylus-equipped smartphone, featuring an all new metal and glass design, a 16MP camera and Exynos 7420 SoC and a large 5.7-inch display.
Silverstone believes that the Raven RVZ02 is one of the easiest compact Mini-ITX cases to build a gaming system in and we're going to put that claim to the test with multiple hardware configurations.
The OnePlus 2 is slightly more expensive than its predecessor, starting at $329 for the 16 GB model, but once again it features top-of-the-line hardware to deliver great value for your money.
Logitech reached out to us for a tour of their audio HQ in Camas, Washington, where it spent the last 18 months designing what it believes to be the best sounding, well-featured headset on the market.
Based on the fully fledged Fiji XT, the Nano gets the same 4096 stream processors as the Fury X, just in a much more compact package. AMD hopes the Nano will enable 4K gaming in tiny Mini-ITX systems.
One of the biggest updates to the 2015 Moto G is that it finally comes with 4G LTE connectivity as standard. We're also seeing decent upgrades to cameras, MotoMaker support, plus water resistance.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now out for PC and consoles. Using the latest AMD and Nvidia drivers, we tested 26 DirectX 11 graphics cards covering most price ranges.
The S6 Active is almost a clone of the standard S6, featuring the same 5.1" 1440p display, Exynos 7420 SoC inside, and 16MP optically stabilized camera. But it has a rugged design an beefier battery.
The Core X9 is a behemoth, boasting a bar-fridge-like 122L capacity large enough that even dual systems are on the menu, not to mention the possibilities for liquid cooling and file servers.
Many of Windows 10's key features have been talked about at length, but the operating system actually comes with a lot of great features that aren't as immediately obvious to everyday users.
The GTX 950 arrives as the new $150 GPU in Nvidia's current generation line up. Whereas the GTX 750 Ti it replaces was light on performance, the GTX 950 promises to deliver playable 1080p performance.
There haven't been many options exceeding 1TB, or none that have been consumer friendly. That is until Samsung released its new 2TB 850 Evo which we are going to review today.
Today's modern games and many productivity applications can consume 4GB on its own, so there's little argument for not going with 8GB. However, the need for 16GB of memory is a hotly debated subject.
There are some classic PC games that are as good today as the day they were released. In this article, we are looking specifically at games that are ten or more years old and still awesome.
Microsoft's latest OS gets the benchmark treatment against Windows 8.1 and the beloved Windows 7. Benchmarks include boot up/shutdown times, file copying, encoding, browsing, gaming and more.
Gainward's GTX 980 Ti Golden Sample offers a 15% factory overclock that provides 11% more performance than a reference card and Zero RPM fan design. We put 2 of these against the Fury X in CrossFire.
Whereas Broadwell was a tick in Intel's "tick-tock" release cycle, Skylake is a tock, which means the same manufacturing process along architecture improvements. On hand today is the Core i7-6700K.
Budget phones have come a long way. But is the 2015 Moto E just as usable in day to day activities as the Galaxy S6, or is the extra cost of Samsung's leading smartphone more than justified?
Join as for a trip down memory lane as we take a look back at the Core 2 CPUs and compare them to the current generation Haswell Celeron, Pentium, Core i3, i5 and i7 parts.
The Thinkpad T450s is Lenovo's latest addition to the “legendary” Thinkpad T series. This update brings Broadwell and several other refinements, but most notably a much needed trackpad redesign.
Compared to a dedicated server, a desktop NAS is a considerably more compact backup solution, especially two-bay and four-bay models like the QNAP TS-453mini and Synology DS414slim on hand today.
Whereas past models brought a near bezel-free design, a crisp 1440p display and a laser-assisted autofocus system, this year's LG G4 is an incremental update, but the results might prove impressive.
Broadwell is the 14nm die shrink of Haswell, bringing a smaller die and lower power consumption, along a few minor tweaks. Today we have the flagship model on hand, the Core i7-5775C.
If you're in the market for a wireless headset there are at least a dozen good options. I've decided to chronicle my hunt for the perfect wireless gaming headset to make your life easier.
The full metal body of the Surface 3 makes it one of the best designed Windows tablets on the market, paired with great features like the three-position kickstand, microSD, full-sized USB, and more.
The R9 Fury X employs the GCN 1.2 architecture as the R9 380 but doubles the SPU count, and touts a massive memory bandwidth of 512GB/s thanks to an exciting new memory technology known as HBM.
The DiskStation DS1515 is aimed at home users as well as small businesses. Out of the box this NAS can handle five 3.5" hard drives, giving it a maximum capacity of 40TB using the latest 8TB drives.
Countless PC gamers, whether Nvidia or AMD users, have expressed anger about Arkham Knight's performance with reports of constant stuttering ruining gameplay. Here's our take.
We've compiled a brief list of popular router brands and their common default addresses. The list includes most router manufacturers with more than a dozen or so models.
We pair the $70 Athlon X4 860K and Pentium G3258 with the GTX 960 and R9 285 graphics cards and test 20 of the most popular AAA titles, to find out which one is best for gamers on a budget.
It's been three and a half years since AMD made strides with its first GCN-based GPU. The R9 390X, R9 390 & R9 380 make up one last round of badged Radeons ahead of the real next-gen release.
Google recently said it best: photos are more than just pixels. They're moments we'll never want to forget. Depending on your age or life experiences, that may not mean much to you yet, but it will.
Intel's new Braswell SoCs promise to be faster across the board while also consuming less power than Bay Trail. Manufactured using Intel's 14nm process, today we have the N3050 and N3700 for testing.
Windows Phone has fallen way behind its rivals. What follows is a list of changes, improvements and new features I hope Microsoft will include when Windows 10 Mobile lands later this year.
Origin's EON15-X packs a full-fledged, desktop-class “Devil's Canyon” Intel Core i7 along with a GeForce GTX 980M GPU into a relatively modest 15-inch laptop.
The new GeForce GTX 980 Ti is targeting 4K gaming and with 6GB of memory onboard it's still overkill but without excess.
Breaking down today's best hardware across five price points, the TechSpot PC buying guide was recently updated with our latest recommendations. Now, we've built them and pit them against each other.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has launched this week to critical acclaim. We tested nineteen DirectX 11 graphics cards to find out how the game performs in both AMD and Nvidia hardware.
This roundup covers a total of fourteen consumer SSDs that use either the SATA, PCI Express or M.2 interface. As always, we'll be looking at price vs. performance to see where each product stands.