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Chris cut his teeth on MMOs in the late 90s with text-based MUDs. He’s written about video games for many different sites but has made MMORPG his home since 2013. Today, he acts as Hardware and Technology Editor, lead tech reviewer, and continues to love and write about games every chance he gets. Follow him on Twitter: @GameByNight

September 2009
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January 2021
Budget Keebs - NIZ Keyboard X87EC Review

In the world of keyboards, Topre keyboards are like unicorns in the U.S.: rare but beloved by My Little Pony fans. Today we're looking at a budget alternative with the NIZ Keyboard X87EC. At almost $100 less, find out if it's worth a buy in our review in this edition of Budget Keebs.

Building the RAMA Works KARA: An Accessible and Outstanding Custom Keyboard

Looking for the perfect keyboard for you? Why not build your own! The RAMA Works Kara is accessible and outstanding, starting at only $160. Find out more in this special feature.

Nvidia Announces RTX 3060, Max-Q Laptops at CES

Nvidia made a pair of big announcements at CES this year with the new RTX 3060 and the release of 30-Series laptops with 1440p displays. Find out the details here.

AMD Announces New Mobile Processors

CES is in full swing, even if virtually, and yesterday marked the keynote address by AMD's Dr. Lisa Su. She shared several interesting insights into the work and impact of AMD, but the most exciting for gamers was the announcement of the company's new HX series of mobile processors.

Sennheiser HD 560S Review: Dethroning the HD 6XX?

For the past few years, the Sennheiser HD 6XX has been one of our go-to choices for open back gaming headphones with audiophile-grade sound. The HD 560S is out to change that. Find out if it does in our review.

Thieaudio Legacy 4 Review

This summer, we asked if the Thieaudio Legacy 3 was the best IEM of 2020. Today, we're looking at the next step up with the Legacy 4. It's a step up in every way, but is it worth extra cash? Find out in our review!

Solving the Console Storage Problem with an External NVMe SSD

If you've bought a next-gen console, you've probably already discovered that storage space is limited. We took Crucial's X8 Portable SSD for a spin to see if it solved the problem.

Akko 3068 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Review

Are you looking for a solid mechanical keyboard without all the RGB bling? The Akko 3068 Silent may just be the board for you. Find out in our review.

Budget Keebs: Epomaker Ajazz K870T Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

Budget Keebs is our new column where we look at mechanical keyboards that don't break the bank! Today we're looking at the Ajazz K870T. Retailing for $65.99, does it have what it takes to carry you through your favorite game? Find out in our review.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X CPU Review

Last month, we reviewed the Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 9 5900X and were impressed at the performance per dollar. Today, we're looking at the king of the hill: the Ryzen 9 5950X. With a suggested price of $799, is this the high-end CPU you've been waiting for? Find out in our review.

Khadas Unveils Tiny New Desktop DAC/Amp for PC Audio

Courtesy of HiFi Go, we were alerted to a brand new piece of desktop audio gear that you may want to take a look at. We're talking about the Tone 2 Pro from Khadas. It's a desktop DAC/amp combo that offers high-end audio for your games and music, while also offering enough power and connectivity for headphones or powered speakers.

Audeze Penrose Gaming Headset Review

Audeze is well known in the audiophile world, but has been making headway in the gaming space since 2018. The Penrose is designed for next-gen consoles and features Audeze's acclaimed planar magnetic drivers, but at $299, is it worth the premium price tag? Find out in our review.

Moondrop SSP Review

In June, we reviewed the small and budget friendly Moondrop SSR earphones. Today, we're taking a look at the SSP, which is similar in style but tuned for fun. At $39.99, is it the earbud for you? Find out in our review!

Elgato Key Light Air Review

If you're a streamer, you need good lighting. Elgato's Key Light quickly became a popular solution for streamers, but was out of reach for many gamers on a budget. Enter the Key Light Air, a smaller version retailing for only $129. Is this what you need to take your stream to the next level? Find out in our review.

First Look: Ducky Year of the Rat Limited Edition Keyboard

Ducky has become one of the biggest names in keyboards, and today we're taking a first look at it's Limited Edition Year of the Rat keyboard. Believe us, you've never seen anything like this keyboard.