Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
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The Viper Mini is small, lightweight, and cheap, making it perfect for small-handed folk and as a child's first gaming mouse. Just be wary of the budget sensor.
The XFX Radeon RX 5600 XT Thicc II Pro is a good graphics card for no-compromises 1080p gaming, but it suffers from AMD's last-second product decisions.
The official Oculus Link cable is pricey, but it's the only solution currently available that's long enough, (mostly) reliable, and keeps the Quest headset charged while in use.
Plantronics' RIG 700HD gaming headset stands out for its ultra-lightweight design, but also for its baffling size-adjustment solution.
The EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO makes some smart compromises to bring real-time ray tracing under $300, drastically undercutting its rivals.
The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivers outstanding 1080p gaming, knocking out the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti thanks to a last-minute upgrade. Make sure you get that new BIOS!
The Razer DeathAdder V2 isn't necessarily deserving of such an auspicious name, but optical switches, a super-flexible cable, and three more buttons make this the upgrade the DeathAdder needed.
Sure, it's kind of ugly—but Sennheiser's new GSP 370 wireless headset sounds great, and it lasts for weeks on a single charge. What else do you need, really?
The Logitech G Pro X is a keyboard for enthusiasts—and a specific kind of enthusiast, at that. Unless you plan to buy multiple sets of keyboard switches and mix them, there's no reason to buy this. But it's fun.
AMD's Radeon RX 5500 XT brings its next-gen navi GPU architecture to the masses, with mixed results.
The Kraken Ultimate looks pretty good, sounds pretty good, and is priced pretty good. That's not enough to stand out, but you can't go wrong with it either. And hey, at least Razer finally added a volume wheel.
Razer's Huntsman TE is one of the few keyboards (or maybe the only one) that combines optical switches, PBT keycaps, backlighting, and a portable tenkeyless design.
The refined triple-fan XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc III Ultra pushes the pedal to the metal while fixing the cooling flaws of its predecessor.
The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Super is the best budget graphics card you can buy for 1080p gaming, and the custom Asus ROG Strix model is loaded with extras for a mere $10 premium.