Anyone spending hours on their computer every day will tell you that having the right tools at hand is serious business. Over the years we've tested some of the best mice on the market, but to come up with this list we combined our staff's collective experience with hundreds of reviews and users' feedback.
A new TechSpot member has forgotten the password to their encrypted hard drive. Fortunately, it sounds like they've already accepted the data loss and simply want to make the drive usable again. Is there any way to reformat an encrypted drive?
As we begin to recover from the roller coaster ride that was Ryzen 7, we now have Ryzen 5 to address. AMD has announced four models in this series, including a pair of six-core CPUs as well as two quad-core models. We'll be pitting the sub-$200 1500X against the locked Core i5-7500 and the 1600X against the unlocked 7600K which compete in the $250 price range.
Many of you probably find nothing more rewarding than building your own rig, but that doesn't mean there are no interesting pre-built systems for enthusiasts, quite the contrary. Here comes Corsair's first-ever PC powered by a Core i7-7700k, 16 GB of RAM, Z270 motherboard and depending on your budget, a GTX 1070/1080 and your choice of SSD. First reviews are in, and they're very positive.
The Asus ROG Swift PG258Q is a 24.5-inch 1920 x 1080 TN LCD monitor. Now you may be thinking this collection of specs isn't hugely impressive, but there's one key feature to this monitor that is very attractive for fans of high-paced esports titles. The PG258Q sports a whopping 240 Hz refresh rate, combined with G-Sync, for the ultimate low latency, high refresh experience.
A new TSer asks: Is there a GPU equivalent to the dual Xeon budget build? Gaming at 60fps for $100 is the goal
Intrigued by our dual Xeon build, new TechSpot member jang430 is seeking a similar value in GPUs. They want to game at 1080/60fps with support for Nvidia Gamestream on a budget of $100, and they aren't opposed to eBay, older models or any other wild cards you can come up with. Are there any options outside the ordinary?
In 1984 IBM introduced the legendary Model M, a beast of a mechanical keyboard that utilized a unique buckling spring key switch to make sweet love to the user's fingers, along with a lot of noise. Unicomp's Ultra Classic is the Model M's direct descendant, and it's almost as good as the original.
Do you want the most powerful gaming laptop money can buy? Do you also have a spare $5,000 just lying around? Look no further than the MSI GT83VR 7RF Titan SLI, a monster gaming laptop with dual GeForce GTX 1080s inside. This is, quite simply, the most powerful gaming laptop we've tested at TechSpot.