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Here a roundup of today's reviews and articles:

Casing: THERMALTAKE The Tower 500 Review - flexible mid-size showcase with proper airflow and the necessary visibility
Computers: This Tiny PC Has A Snapdragon CPU And Runs Windows 11! The New Dot 1 Mini, Hands-On
Input: Genesis Thor 660 RGB 60% Gaming Keyboard Review
Headphones: Hidiz MD4 Review - 4 Balanced Armatures and Tuning Switches, OnePlus Nord Buds Review: Great Sound, No-Frills Value, Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Gaming Headset Review
Motherboards: Biostar Z690 Valkyrie Review, Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce Review
Speakers: Tronsmart MEGA PRO Portable Speaker Review
Storage: Silicon Power XPOWER XS70 1TB NVMe SSD Review





Casing:

IgorsLAB: THERMALTAKE The Tower 500 Review - flexible mid-size showcase with proper airflow and the necessary visibility

After the Tower 900 for extensive custom loops and the Tower 100 for small ITX systems, Thermaltake is finally releasing the Tower 500 to serve everything in between. In the Tower 500, fat tower coolers or a small custom loop have room and are excellently put on show thanks to the three glass walls. 



THERMALTAKE The Tower 500 Review - flexible mid-size showcase with proper airflow and the necessary visibility

Computers:

ETA Prime: This Tiny PC Has A Snapdragon CPU And Runs Windows 11! The New Dot 1 Mini, Hands-On

In this video we take a look at the new Apcsilmic Dot 1 Mini. It’s powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7C and runs Windows 11 on Arm!



This Tiny PC Has A Snapdragon CPU And Runs Windows 11! The New Dot 1 Mini, Hands-On

Input:

FunkyKit: Genesis Thor 660 RGB 60% Gaming Keyboard Review

In the past few months, the popularity of small gaming keyboards have risen. And suddenly, we are finding many brands releasing their 60% keyboards, which are small but full of gaming features.



Genesis Thor 660 RGB 60% Gaming Keyboard Review - FunkyKit

Headphones:

MMORPG.com: Hidiz MD4 Review - 4 Balanced Armatures and Tuning Switches

High-end audio usually comes at a high cost, but the Hidiz MD4 aims to challenge that. Is this the best audiophile IEM on a budget? Find out in our review!

Hidiz MD4 Review - 4 Balanced Armatures and Tuning Switches | MMORPG.com

HotHardware: OnePlus Nord Buds Review: Great Sound, No-Frills Value

The OnePlus Nord Buds are $39 earbuds that lack active noise cancellation but sound great and cover the basics well.



OnePlus Nord Buds Review: Great Sound, No-Frills Value

TweakTown: Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Gaming Headset Review

Turtle Beach has rolled out the next edition of the Stealth 700 with the release of the Stealth 700 Gen 2. Let's take a look.



Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Gaming Headset Review

Motherboards:

OCInside.de: Biostar Z690 Valkyrie Review

Powerful DDR5 motherboard! Today we will take a look at the Z690 Valkyrie from Biostar. Besides 20 power phase design for LGA 1700 processors, Biostar promises everything your heart desires. Whether the Z690 Valkyrie DDR5 motherboard can also meet our requirements, we test here on OCinside.de with an Intel Core i7-12700K CPU and DDR5-4800 RAM.



Biostar Z690 Valkyrie Review

TechPowerUp: Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce Review

Gigabyte's flagship motherboard, the AORUS Xtreme WaterForce, features an all-in-one monoblock for top-tier cooling. Designed for those who command excellence, Gigabyte packs in 10 Gb LAN, Thunderbolt 4, and a unique 90-degree layout for cabling. It is definitely a sight to behold, so follow along as we dive into this motherboard and check out everything it has to offer!



Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Xtreme WaterForce Review

Speakers:

NikKTech: Tronsmart MEGA PRO Portable Speaker Review

It may be considerably larger than the Studio model but the MEGA PRO portable speaker by Tronsmart more than makes up for that with its increased volume levels, rich bass and LED illuminated touch buttons.

Tronsmart MEGA PRO Portable Speaker Review

Storage:

The Guru of 3D: Silicon Power XPOWER XS70 1TB NVMe SSD Review

We review the Silicon Power XPOWER XS70 NVMe SSD, armed with a very fast NAND and PCIe Gen 4.0 controller, this unit offers durability and PCIe 4.0 performance levels above 7 GB/sec. 

Silicon Power XPOWER XS70 1TB NVMe SSD Review