Computers & accessories
The Samsung 980 Pro, the first PCIe 4.0 SSD powered by a new 8nm NVMe SSD controller and the company’s V6 V-NAND will delight both deep-pocketed prosumers and gamers. It delivers the fastest performance (in theory) from a mainstream SSD we’ve seen so far. To be clear, this is not the fastest PCIe 4.0 SSD you can buy, but it continues Samsung’s tradition of creating products with fast performance, high quality and at a fair price. It’s an SSD worth buying if you’re looking for premium performance.
If you’re looking for the best cheap monitor, we’ve collected here the best below $250. These cheap monitors are perfect choices for work, gaming or as second monitors. A second (or even third) monitor can make your job much more productive.
Hard disk drives are the primary storage system in most households because they provide high capacity at a low cost. Although their speed has improved little by little, they will never reach that of solid-state drives (SSD). However, the high cost per gigabyte of SSDs means that hard drives remain a staple for home storage. Our advice is to have both of them on your PC (if you can): a hard drive for mass storage and an SSD for the operating system and applications.
The AMD Ryzen family completely redefined our expectations when it comes to consumer processors, and Intel struggles to respond. In July, AMD launched a massive 7nm offensive and its Ryzen 9 3900X is one of the best CPUs ever created, and listed as one of our best gaming CPUs. But the story doesn’t end there; AMD left us with the promise of something even more powerful in the future… the AMD Ryzen 9 3950X!
Computer mice. Every single one of us has one, and usually, you don’t really notice the little rodent. And yet it is so essential. So much more ergonomic than any trackpad can be. The Logitech MX Master 3 review grants power users additional freedom in their way of working. The device is very comfortable, very precise, and the added options allow a lot of individual personalization. Most of the features are not necessary for normal users, this mouse is in fact aimed at professionals.
Microsoft peripherals have enjoyed a very good reputation for a long time. In recent years, Redmond’s keyboards and mice have steered less of a fuss since they are more focused on the business side with the advent of Surface devices. Nevertheless, Microsoft still managed to churn out some spectacular albeit understated devices and the Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse is one of them.
Silence is golden? If the answer is yes you have to consider the M330 Silent Plus mouse from Logitech. Beware though that it has only three buttons, and that the wireless connection is not Bluetooth, but requires a USB dongle.
The Logitech M570 is an ergonomic mouse that works with a trackball system. You use it without moving the wrist and thus is more comfortable. It is nonetheless very precise and its build quality is remarkable. In short, an excellent accessory.