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Only the best products are good enough to impress the Tom's Hardware editorial team. Our Elite award goes to the highest-end components that deliver no-compromise performance. Smart Buys represent the best values for your money. The Approved award is typically given when multiple products in a round-up demonstrate their prowess over the rest of the field.

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With Ultra HD monitors becoming more prolific, we thought it was time to check out a 4K HDTV. Toshiba sent us its 65-inch L9300U LED panel. This TV offers 3D and cloud features in addition to a high pixel...

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Big changes are afoot at NZXT. The company's new H440 mid-tower chassis doesn’t have any bays for externally-facing 5.25-inch drives. The company assures us that there are plenty of features to take up that...

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reviews - MARCH 20 46

AMD’s Socket FM2+ interface introduces official PCI Express 3.0 support to the company's APUs based on the Kaveri architecture. We take a look at four motherboards in order to determine which features and...

reviews - MARCH 19 35

A while back, we introduced you to display calibration with Datacolor's Sypder4Elite. Today we look at CalMAN RGB, which is the other major calibration solution. With extensive meter and pattern source support,...

reviews - MARCH 17 22

Fractal Design is extending its popular Arc case family with the Arc Mini R2. It's a mini-tower for microATX motherboards, and it’s supposed to provide the same features as the Arc Midi R2 and the Arc XL....

reviews - MARCH 13 11

Gigabyte's Aivia Uranium wireless gaming mouse is certainly a bit different. It might not be the ideal peripheral for all enthusiasts. However, there are those who will undoubtedly consider this feature-rich...

reviews - MARCH 5 41

AMD’s Radeon R9 290X is an incredibly powerful gaming card. Unfortunately, the company's cheap cooling solution results in inconsistent performance and excessive noise. PowerColor’s liquid-cooled LCS AXR9...

reviews - FEBRUARY 20 63

We take entry-level monochrome laser printers from Brother, Dell, HP, and Xerox in an attempt to identify which one is the best option for your home office or small business. We test performance and evaluate...

reviews - FEBRUARY 5 22

You've seen us dramatically increase our display coverage over the last year, and now we're reviewing HDTVs too. Our first screen is Toshiba’s 50-inch L7300U Cloud TV with Wi-Fi. We run it through our lab and...

reviews - JANUARY 30 48

After generating buzz with two generations of mini-PCs, Intel updated its NUC line-up with Haswell-based models. We compare Zotac's Zbox nano ID65, ASRock's VisionX 420D, Logic Supply's ML300, Gigabyte's Brix...

reviews - JANUARY 24 56

One week with Audi's flagship A8L just isn't enough. This car is loaded with smart technology, driver aids, awesome lights, and a beefy motor. We go through as many of its subsystems as possible in an effort to...

reviews - JANUARY 21 55

There's a new flagship smartphone in town. The LG-made Nexus 5 offers a fast Snapdragon platform, LTE for all markets, a 5” 1080p display, and Android 4.4 “KitKat”. Best of all, the 16 GB model sells for...

reviews - JANUARY 3 26

Formerly a very exclusive component, the PCI Express switch that makes Intel’s LGA 1150-based platforms three- and four-way SLI-capable is now available across a range of high-end motherboards. Today we...

reviews - DECEMBER 11 22

We're testing a wide range of Bluetooth-capable speakers, priced between $50 and $250, to gauge how well these wireless audio devices fare. Believe it or not, there's a ton of differentiation, and a number of...

reviews - DECEMBER 9 29

Tom's Hardware reviewed hundreds of products in 2013, and although we're conservative with our awards, there were still 45 forms of recognition given out this year. Now we want you to vote for your five...

reviews - NOVEMBER 25 28

Z87 rules the PC enthusiast market by exposing the Haswell architecture's full feature set. We're particularly interested in mini-ITX-based platforms able to integrate Z87 in a compact form factor. Five boards...

reviews - NOVEMBER 18 68

One of the best things we did for our Radeon R9 290 review was pop off AMD's reference cooler and attach Arctic's Accelero Xtreme III. Today, we show you how we did this, we dive deeper into the results, and...

reviews - NOVEMBER 15 30

Are you looking for a monitor that does it all? Your search may just end with the Asus PA279Q. Wide-gamut, USB 3.0, and color management are only a few of its features. We bring one into our lab to see if it...

reviews - NOVEMBER 14 47

A recent look at ASRock's M8 compact barebones PC saw us undervolting our CPU in order to run stably, overclocked. This forced us to ask the question: how much cooling can we fit inside a slim enclosure? Eight...

reviews - OCTOBER 24 500

After eight months of watching Nvidia go uncontested in the ultra-high-end graphics market, AMD has a new GPU based on existing technology that promises to challenge the top position. It gets mighty loud at...

reviews - OCTOBER 8 143

AMD is introducing a handful of new model names today, based on existing GPUs. Do the company's price adjustments make this introduction newsworthy, or will the excitement need to wait for its upcoming Radeon...