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Here is a roundup of today's reviews and articles:

Cooling: DeepCool Mystique 360 Review
Graphics Cards: PowerColor RX 6500 XT Fighter 8GB
Headphones: Meze Audio LIRIC 2nd Generation Closed-Back Headphones Review
Networking: MikroTik CRS510-8XS-2XQ-IN Review 8-port 25GbE 2-port 100GbE Switch, NETGEAR BE18400 Tri-Band WBE758 WiFi 7 Access Point - Reaching 3.8 Gbps Wifi (!)
Power: Sharge Shargeek 170 Review - The Only Power Bank You Need, The XPG Core Reactor II VE 850W PSU Review: Our First ATX 3.1 Power Supply
Storage: Crucial X9 2TB Portable SSD Review, Graid SupremeRAID SR-1001 Review, Sabrent Rocket 5 PCIe Gen5 2TB M.2 SSD Review





Cooling:

APH Networks: DeepCool Mystique 360 Review

The DeepCool Mystique 360 is a performant cooler with a well-implemented screen, but is let down by its noise output.

DeepCool Mystique 360 Review (Page 1 of 4) | APH Networks

Graphics Cards:

LanOC Reviews: PowerColor RX 6500 XT Fighter 8GB

It’s really easy to get excited with the higher-end video cards and get hung up in trying to keep up with others to have the flashiest or fastest PCs. But the reality is even in the latest Steam hardware survey that 58% of stem users are running a resolution of 1080p and another 8% of users running below that. With that in mind, there are a LOT of people who don’t need the latest and greatest but may still need an upgrade to keep up with current games at 1080p. Well, there are a few cards targeted at that market, the Radeon RX 6500 XT and Nvidia RTX 3050. Nvidia even leaned into this with a new 6GB model earlier this year. Well, today I’m going to check out both the Radeon RX 6500 XT 8GB and also compare it with the RTX 3050 6GB which is in the same budget price range, and see how they perform. Which would be a good pickup when doing a budget build, let’s find out.

PowerColor RX 6500 XT Fighter 8GB - LanOC Reviews

Headphones:

TechPowerUp: Meze Audio LIRIC 2nd Generation Closed-Back Headphones Review

Meze Audio updates its flagship LIRIC closed-back headphones to offer a new take on the warm sound signature it is known for. The LIRIC 2nd Generation now features Macassar ebony wooden ear cups, easily detachable ear pads, an updated driver setup addressing the harsh treble the original LIRIC did, and retains the excellent fit and finish too.

Meze Audio LIRIC 2nd Generation Closed-Back Headphones Review

Networking:

ServeTheHome: MikroTik CRS510-8XS-2XQ-IN Review 8-port 25GbE 2-port 100GbE Switch

In our MikroTik CRS510-8XS-2XQ-IN review, we see how this switch is bringing 25GbE and 100GbE to even smaller and lower power deployments

MikroTik CRS510-8XS-2XQ-IN Review 8-port 25GbE 2-port 100GbE Switch

The Guru of 3D: NETGEAR BE18400 Tri-Band WBE758 WiFi 7 Access Point - Reaching 3.8 Gbps Wifi (!)

We reviewed the NETGEAR Access Point, named WBE758, which is based on WiFi 7. As you will see, it sets new records. With the new BE protocol, we can achieve speeds of almost 4 Gbit/s at close range, and still reach close to 2 Gbit/s at long range, which is impressive.

Review: NETGEAR BE18400 Tri-Band WBE758 WiFi 7 Access Point - Reaching 3.8 Gbps Wifi (!)

Power:

Wccftech: Sharge Shargeek 170 Review - The Only Power Bank You Need

The Shargeek 170 is your one-stop solution for all your charging needs thanks to a massive capacity, super-fast charging, and a cool design.

Sharge Shargeek 170 Review - The Only Power Bank You Need

Anandtech: The XPG Core Reactor II VE 850W PSU Review: Our First ATX 3.1 Power Supply

Just over 18 months ago, Intel launched their significantly revised ATX v3.0 power supply standard, and with it, the 600 Watt-capable 12VHPWR cable to power video cards and other high-drain add-in cards. The release of the standard came with a lot of fanfare and excitement – the industry was preparing for a future where even flagship video cards could go back to being powered by a single cable – but shortly after, things became exciting again for all the wrong reasons.

The XPG Core Reactor II VE 850W PSU Review: Our First ATX 3.1 Power Supply

Storage:

FunkyKit: Crucial X9 2TB Portable SSD Review

After a short break from the very successful X9 Pro and X10 Pro portable SSDs, Crucial has now released the X9 SSD. Although its launch was fairly quiet, it's

Crucial X9 2TB Portable SSD Review

StorageReview: Graid SupremeRAID SR-1001 Review

The Graid SupremeRAID SR-1001 is an excellent choice for those seeking to balance cost with performance in small NVMe RAID configurations.

Graid SupremeRAID SR-1001 Review

eTeknix: Sabrent Rocket 5 PCIe Gen5 2TB M.2 SSD Review

Sabrent make a lot of high-end products, so we're pretty excited to get their latest PCIe Gen5 drive in for review. The Sabrent Rocket 5 is built for extreme performance and massive capacities, with a 4TB and 8TB model in the range, but today, we're starting with something more 'modest' and testing the 2TB version. Promising transfer speeds of up to 14 GB/s this has the hardware to be one of the absolute fastest drives we've ever tested, and most certainly one of the fastest on the market right now. It comes with a wealth of features, such as the

Sabrent Rocket 5 PCIe Gen5 2TB M.2 SSD Review