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Azio Hue 2 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse review: Quiet and roomy, but a tad too sticky

The Azio Hue 2 keyboard boasts a roomy design, smooth, quiet keystrokes, and a reasonably inexpensive price (including a mouse). But its membrane-style switches were a bit sticky on our unit.

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Cougar Attack X3 (2018) review: An RGB keyboard for under $100? Believe it.

At less than $100, the new Cougar Attack X3 (2018)—with full RGB backlighting and Cherry MX switches—is essentially a flagship keyboard at an entry-level price.

Corsair Dark Core SE

Corsair Dark Core SE review: A strong wireless-mouse design, but the software needs work

Corsair's debut wireless mouse, the Dark Core SE, is one of the company's strongest designs in years, but myriad technical quirks, a strange thumb button, and over-complicated software hold it back.

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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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Origin EON17-X review: This monster gaming laptop challenges high-end desktop PCs

The Origin PC EON17-X is a monster of a gaming laptop with overclocked desktop-class hardware.

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Ryzen APU review: Ryzen plus Vega saves budget gamers during a GPU drought

AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs are everything budget gamers have been praying for: surprisingly decent gaming performance at a shockingly low price.

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AMD Ryzen APU benchmarks and review

AMD's new Ryzen 3 and Ryzen 5 APUs offer unheard of gaming performance at an unheard of price for budget gamers

Logitech MX Master 2S

Logitech MX Master 2S review: The Flow software lifts this elegant mouse above the rest

By itself, Logitech's flagship mouse offers a superior mousing experience. But when paired with the Logitech Flow software, the MX Master 2S offers a best-in-class experience.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

8bitdo SN30 Pro

8bitdo SN30 Pro review: A Super Nintendo-inspired controller for the PC

8bitdo has another retro-inspired controller on their hands, and this is the best one yet.

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8bitdo SN30 Pro review: A Super Nintendo inspired controller for the PC

The SN30 Pro takes on the Xbox One controller for PC gaming dominance.

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Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse review: A flagship mouse worthy of the Surface name

Microsoft's flagship Surface Precision Mouse combines comfort, excellent resolution, and a nearly unique feature to leap between PCs. Microsoft's accompanying software, however, could use work.

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PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510 review: Formidable gaming laptops at great prices

Micro Center's first laptops, the PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510, offer a lot of bang for your buck, but ship with G-Sync disabled.

SteelSeries Apex M750

SteelSeries Apex M750 review: For people who prioritize RGB lighting above all other features

The SteelSeries Apex M750 is a relatively low-cost RGB keyboard, but the corners cut to reach its $140 price might be too much to stomach.

Astro A10

Astro A10 review: The perfect budget headset as long as you don't care about looks

The Astro A10 won't win any beauty contests, but compromising looks to focus on audio seems to have paid off here—it sounds way better than its $60 price tag implies.

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Gigabyte Aero 15X Review: The GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q makes it hum

The Gigabyte Aero 15X upgrades to a GeForce GTX 1070 with Max-Q technology, making one our favorite laptops even faster.

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Origin EVO15-S review: A portable, powerful Max-Q laptop that does everything right

The Origin PC EVO15-S isn't just a good gaming laptop with an Nvidia 1070 Max-Q GPU, it's a good laptop, period.