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Best Tablets for reading in 2017

It doesn’t matter if are you chilling next to pool in your backyard, watching waves crash on the shores of some exotic beach, maybe just staying home while watching drops of rain slowly glide on the window, or just want to pass some time on the subway, a good book is always a solid pick. Maybe you don’t want to carry big, heavy and ,dusty books with you? You want  something more elegant and better looking. Than you have came to the right place. In this topic I will give you comparison between tablet and e-reader, rate them, and also give you some accessories that go with them.

Tablets replacing books is nothing new. Idea about tablet first appeared in 1930, and first man who came to that idea was Bob Brown. In his book he wrote that e-reader should be:

With that in mind mankind did their best and over years made a lot innovations which results we are seeing today.

Before we dig deeper into this topic, and you find a perfect gadget for yourself we need to understand the difference between a tablet and an e-reader. But first let’s give definitions of tablet and e-reader.

Tablet: A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a thin, flat mobile computer with a touchscreen display, which is usually in color, processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single device.

E-reader: An e-reader, also called an e-book reader or e-book device, is a mobile electronic device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading digital e-books and periodicals.

Of course any device that can display text on a screen may act as an e-reader, your TV can be turned into e-reader, your PC or laptop could be turned into e-reader, but specialized e-reader devices can and will optimize numerous different factors like:

– portability

– readability

-reading in the direct sunlight

-battery life

and main advantage is portability, you can store hundreds and thousands of books while not need to carry all of them, average e-reader weights less than one book.

With that out the way lets compare these two:

Tablet 

  • Tablet has access to a lot more reading apps ( Scribd, FBReader, Nook, Better World Reader, Kindle etc.).
  • Has larger screen and larger fonts, making them ideal for multitasking and watching media.
  • Can handle all forms of e-reading well.
  • More different choices (can find the one that perfectly fits you).
  • Usually has more storage
  • More versatility (can play games,watch movies, take photos, check emails, making calls etc. ).

E-reader

  • Better for only reading.
  • Longer battery life (battery can last for 2 weeks).
  • Easier for eyes.
  • Lighter and easier for carrying (can be carried in purses or pocket).
  • Easier for reading in direct light.
  • You can vary the intensity of the brightness from barely there to flashlight-bright.
  • Usually not bigger than regular book.
  • No distractions.
  • Usually cheaper then tablet.
  • Prices starting at well below the magic $100 mark.

Summary

If you want gadget that can do a lot of things like watching media and  you also want  to read books on it than you should buy tablet.

If you want gadget witch only  purpose is to enjoy and reading books and doing that job very good than you should buy e-reader.


Tablets and E-readers as we know them today have been around for some time already,in fact they have been around since 1990’s. But they did’t became popular until around 2009.But with hundreds of tablets and e-readers now in the market how to find the best one?

Well lucky for you you don’t have too! Because I did it for you! I took our time and energy to test best tablets and e-reader market has to offer and, I reviewed them and summed them up into 4 categories:

  • Best
  • Best-buy
  • Bestseller
  • Cheapest

I also provided you with link to Amazon for you to buy them.

Without further ado lets do this:

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I am going to review tablets first and, I am starting with the best in the class the one and only :

iPad Pro 

ipad-pro-select-scene1-center-201603If you are looking for top notch tablet and possibly that is coming from Apple than look no further.  iPad Pro has everything you need and more. Unlike iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, which are both almost identical, iPad Pro comes in two variants. The smaller and more compact 9.7-inch,  and his bigger brother iPad Pro with 12.9-inch display. They were launched in the March of 2016. For this review I am testing smaller and more compact variant, the iPad Pro 9.7-inch.

Out of all tablets that I have tested  I found the iPad Pro 9.7-inch to be perfect for my style of living. I am the person that is traveling quite a lot, the weight and the proportions of the iPad Pro makes it perfect for trips.

iPad Pro is very thin and very lightweight making them easily to carry.  6.9 mm to be precise and weights 713g.

The iPad Pro follows the general design principles of the iPad Air 2, but on a significantly larger scale.

Physically the iPad Pro 9.7 is a close match for the iPad Air 2: weight and dimensions are identical, as is the general design.

iPad comes installed with iOS 9, and is upgradable to iOS 10.1.

It is coming with lots of new features like a new trick called “True Tone“. What  it does it adapts color-tone of screen based on the ambient of light around you.This makes reading in low light very comfortable. Screen resolution is 1536×2048 coming to ~264 ppi pixel density.

There is new sound system. There are four speakers, as opposed to the twin speakers on the iPad Air 2 (and those positioned too close together to have any real beneficial effect). This results in far more volume output, of course, and Apple says the device is also smart enough to adjust audio balance between the four units to maintain a consistent performance as you hold the iPad in different ways.

Rear-facing camera is now sticking out, and will get scratches if you lay your iPad flat on its back.It comes with 12 MP capable of recording in 4K resolution, and comes also with auto focus,dual-LED face/smile detection. About front-facing camera it is 5 MP resolution capable of recording in Full HD. The rear camera also is capable of shooting 4K video at 30fps now and Slo-mo video mode has been upgraded to 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps. Before, we were limited to 720p at 120 fps. You won’t find any of these video features on its tablet competitors. Not even the 12.9-inch iPad Pro can do all of this.

It is run by  A9X 2.26 GHz dual-core processor and comes with 2 GB of RAM. About memory it comes in three variants as 32/128/256 GB.

It is coming with powerful Non-removable  10307 mAh (27.9 Wh) Li-Ion battery . With steady use it can last you more than a day.

iPad comes with fingerprint sensor,and making it only accessible to user that set the fingerprint

This can be useful if You don’t want anybody to touch  and sniff around your iPad, make purchases etc.

iPad Pro comes in 3 different colors:

  1. Space Gray
  2. Silver
  3. Gold

If you like this tablet you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


Next on the list is category best-buy and that spot is taken by:

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0′

samsung-galaxy-tab-s2-8-inch-review-001If you are looking for awesome tablet and you don’t want to spend a lot of your hard earnt money on it, then this is tablet for you. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 models are the successors to the Galaxy Tab S range, a very popular and very good branch of tablets. It is released in September of 2015.

The feel of tablet is very nice, even tho the back is  made of plastic it has some kind of special premium feel to it. Basically it represents a metal cover.

Still staying on the outside of the tablet.

This tablet is only 5.6mm thick, and weighs around 265g.

Tab 2 comes pre-installed with Android OS, v5.0.2, and is upgradable to Android OS, v 6.0.1.

Screen on Samsung tablet is Super AMOLED 1536 x 2048 pixels making ~320 ppi pixel density. There is special feature to make it look even better. Its called: Adaptive Display ,which  can automatically adjust gamma, saturation and sharpness to your surrounding.

Second feature is Reading mode ,which finds perfect brightness for your eyes,adjusting the brightness of the screen to the brightness of your environment making it very useful for reading.

Tablet is run by: Exynos 5433 Octa-core processor and Mali T760MP6 for graphics,and also with 3 GB of RAM memory. With this hardware you shouldn’t expect any lag even if you play very very demanding games.

Memory inside tablet comes is 32 or 64 GB,and there is also memory slot that will allow you to extend to 128GB.

On camera field things are rather good. It comes with two cameras.

Front facing camera is 2.1 MP recording in 720p.

And rear-facing camera is  8 MP,equipped with auto focus and capable of recording in Full HD resolution.

Considering battery Tab 2 comes with Non-removable 4000 mAh Li-Ion battery. Which is rather weak battery.

With decent use your Tab 2 should last about a day.

Tab 2 comes in two colors :

  1. Black Gold
  2. White

I gotta say they both look absolutely stunning.

If you like this tablet you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


Next on the list is Best seller and on that spot we have:

Fire HD 8 Tablet, 8″  

amazon-fire-hd-8-review-does-not-spark-a-flameAmazon’s new Fire HD tablet may look a lot like his older brother 2014 -th Fire HD 8, but this bad boy brings some new cards to the table.

Body is made from plastic and the back have some nice vibrant colors.

It was released in September of 2015.

Word or two about dimensions. It is 214 x 128 mm, and it is 7.7 mm thin. Fire HD weight about 310g. You can  carry it in single-handedly with no problem.

Display is 8.0 inches IPS LCD screen, resolution 800 x 1280 pixels which bring us to about ~189 ppi pixel density. But it lacks the brightness and sharpness of some better tablets.

Internal memory comes again in two forms 16/32 GB version,but  you can extend that memory with micro SD card.

OS is Amazons Fire OS, is based on Android 5.1.1.  Fire OS runs Android apps, but, sadly  you can’t download Google apps in Amazon’s store.  You can use them thru your web browser. Also you can’t get Gmail, although you can connect your account in the built-in email app.

Fire HD runs by  1.3GHz quad-core processor and it is somewhat upgrade from previous model. About RAM capabilities Fire HD comes with 1,5 GB of RAM memory. This means that you can run smaller games with no problem, but you will fell the lag if you load some more demanding games.

Fire HD front facing camera has very low resolution and takes somewhat bad photos,you can use it for casual  video chat with your grandparents, but don’t try to take some stunning selfie.

Rear facing camera unlike front camera, is rather good, it takes photos that look fine on the 8-inch tablet. Overall cameras are decent for the tablet at this price range but not great.

One great feature of this tablet are its speakers. And what is better than one speaker on a tablet ? Of course it is Dual Speakers. Sound quality is very good and it is very very loud,and can create very immersive audio experience. There is lack of bass on tablet, but even without that speakers  are solid  9 /10.

First night I got this tablet for testing  and I laid down in my bed, thinking about what should I watch. Eventually I settled down to watch Game Of Thrones and everybody knows that epic opening scene, I cranked volume to the max and got absolutely astonished.

The volume, the purity, the quality was completely beautiful.

Amazon Fire HD 8 battery lasts for up to 12 hours of a charge. And this holds up very well, just don’t expect her to last for 12 hours when gaming of course. One problem with this battery is slow charging. It takes about five to six hours to fully charge.

It comes in four different colors:

  • Black
  • Purple
  • Blue
  • Red

If you like this tablet you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


And finally on the last spot comes:

Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite 7″ 

galaxy-tab-3-lite-7-0Samsung first introduced their Tab E line in 2015 with the release of 8-inch and 9.7-inch models. Then in March next year they have added the successor to this famous to this line.

Samsung Galaxy Tab E is at bottom of the barrel, last hole on the flute when it comes to hardware capabilities, but with that comes and low price point. 

Samsung has really made the name for him self out there.

Every time you buy a Samsung tablet or mobile you except well build design. And Samsung Galaxy Tab E don’t lets you down in this in this field. For tablet at this price range, somebody would think that is made out some cheap plastic, but no actually this is some decent made tablet.

You can always find cheaper Android tablet, in about 40$ or 50$ but they are usually just garbage.

About dimensions it is 193,4 x 116,4, and 9,7 mm thick. Again nothing outstanding.

Tab E comes with Android OS, v4.2. and currently it is not upgradable.

Screen is 7- inch TFT ,with 1024 x 600 resolution which bringing us to ~170 ppi pixel density. It doesn’t have very nice brightness and color, and the viewing angles are bad, and some colors like orange feel washed out, and looking from angles is very bad, but again this is not the most expensive tablet out there.

Physical of  Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite is rather typical.

At the bottom of the tablet you have physical Home button and at the sides two sensors for back and recent apps.

At the top there are 3.5mm headphone jack and charging port.

Hardware inside is decent for its price. Tab E Lite has a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor,with 1 GB  of RAM, and makes thing go smoothly and nice.

Tab E comes with only one camera, rear facing 2 MP that shots decent quality shots for its price.

Tab E has 8 GB of internal storage, and it is expand to 32GB  with use of Micro SD card.

It has one speaker on the back with medium quality and decent loudness.

Battery life is one of better features of this tablet, and it can last up to 9 hours of use per charge.

 

So if you like this tablet and you find him to fit your needs you can buy it from Amazon by pressing on this link:


That would be all for tablets,now lets see what E-readers you can buy on the Amazon.

Once again I will start with the best in the class:

Amazon Kindle Oasis

amazon_kindle_oasis_review_mg_2647There is no doubt that Amazon Kindle Oasis is THE BEST e-reader money can buy. Amazon has really went all-in with this one. The premium experience has come with the price.

Kindle Oasis is very recognizable on the sight, but not on touch. It’s just 3.4 mm at one point and  at the other end at 8.5 mm.

You’ll be able to hold it for longer without strain due to it being very very light  131g. It’s 20 percent lighter and about 30 percent thinner on average than any other Kindle. No, I didn’t mead a mistake and accidentally put two different dimensions, but because  Amazon has gone for something called “wedge shape“. And what it does is that it puts majority  of the weight  in your hand, and this make for less strenuous time. No matter  in which hand you use it the screen will automatically adjust. As well as a new tapered design, the Kindle Oasis comes with a new cover.

It comes in Black, Merlot or Walnut and is made from real leather. It’s a gorgeous piece of craftsmanship. I found the Oasis easier to hold than other e-readers, and it was noticeably more comfortable to use for extended periods because of the cover.

There are two buttons on the front of the device  which are used for flicking through pages. Of course you can hit the screen to turn to the next page. Buttons are very useful when reading one-handed.

Amazon’s main goal is to make device that acts like a sheet of paper, and with this device they have almost made it.

Kindle Oasis has six inch display. It is cover by leather which attaches perfectly and covers additional battery. The Battery will last you for about 6 weeks no problem.

The screen on an e-reader needs to be of good enough quality that you can read for a long time without the experience becoming comfortable. Some early e-readers made reading a strain, and those without back-lights, such as the cheaper Amazon Kindle, can be really uncomfortable to use for extended periods but not this one. The big focus here is on brightness, and this screen features 60% more LEDs than any other Kindle you can buy right now.

This high brightness is useful when reading in direct sunlight, but sometime it could get irritating at night. But Amazon Kindle Oasis got you covered with wide range of brightness settings. Even more, you have 24 special brightness levels, that are useful for any situation.

The screen is excellent and very sharp  with a resolution of 1440 × 1080 px and pixel density of about ~300ppi.

The Oasis has the1GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM

Of course you will have unlimited access to Amazon’s library of 4.5 milion books.

If you like this gadget you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


Best buy spot for the e-readers is taken by the :

Kobo Aura One

kobo-aura-one-reading-1500x1000Kobo makes  best alternatives to the Amazon’s  Kindle.

It may feel a little odd when you first pick up the Aura One, the large screen feels very natural to use, and you should get used to it quickly – and you’ll certainly appreciate it when you’re reading.

It has very thin and modern design. It is one of the thinnest e-readers you can buy.  The Aura One is certainly large at 195.1 x 138.5,and thick 6.9 mm.

It features simple design and has only one button,that is located on the back, and its function is to turn on and off e-reader.

Another big thing for Aura One is being Waterproof. So you can read it by the pool or the sea,without the fear of getting it wet. Aura One however is not dust-proof, and dust can easily get in your USB charging port, that is located on the rear of the device.

Aura ONE comes with  bigger 7.8 inch screen, if you like larger pages, but is still and can pass under tablets.The screen itself is very nice indeed it has 1872 x 1404 px. and that brings us to about 300 px per inch.That means text is very clear and easy to read, book artwork looks great and it has strong viewing angles.

Another feature about the screen is front lighting technology. That enables you to read with comfort in all kinds of lighting,and you can read it even with direct sun light coming towards you.

AURA ONE uses special thing called “ComfortLightPro”,which adjusts color of the screen to match the color of your surrounding,and this makes it very comfortable to read at night, making you sleepy. Everything is powered by 1GHz processor and 512 MB od RAM memory,which is speedy and power efficient.

It comes with 8GB internal storage, which is enough for storing about 6000 books. It is more open to other formats like EPUB, MOBI, PDF, TXT, HTML.

Battery life on AURA ONE is not great. Mostly because of big screen. You will get average about 10 hours of screen on time,with full brightness,with full charge.The battery will have to charge about hour or two to get that one hundred percent again.

This is very good tablet, especially if you like it big, only downside is that it doesn’t have page turning buttons, and rather poor battery life.

If you like this gadget you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


Best selling e-reader of the 2017 is the :

Amazon Kindle Voyage

p1060195This is the best buy e-reader on today’s market.

It has impressive high-resolution display ,it’s thin, it’s light and has great lighting system. What else could you wish for ?

It comes with 1,448×1,072 and 300 PPI screen, making reading very pleasant, and automatic brightness goes up and down according to the light of the environment.

It is unbelievable how sleek this e-reader is! With  dimensions of  162 x 115 mm,and thickness of 7.6 mm ,it makes it very compact and portable.

It features flush glass front and magnesium on the back. You would think that its glass front would get scratched, but that’s where You are wrong. Display uses a thing called “chemically strengthened glass” and it is pretty good at doing its job to keep the scratches away. At the sides there are pressure sensitive page-turn buttons on either side of the bezel.

This is powered by 1GHz processor and 4 GB of ram memory, and 4Gb of  built-in storage but you can’t expand it.

Light of the screen can be set to adjust automatically based on the light of your environment.

In terms of text layout and font selection. Kindle lacks fonts, font sizes and font weight tweaking; along with the ability to use custom fonts supplied with that specific book.

The Voyage, along with most Kindle eReaders, is compatible with Amazon’s Family Sharing system. This lets two adults (along with up to four children) share eBooks freely between them, so you don’t have to buy the same book twice.

Battery will last about five – six weeks with about one hour of reading each day.

But still this is one of THE best e-readers out there to buy at the moment.

If you like this gadget you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


And on the last spot we have:

 Kobo Glo HD

downloadThe Kobo Glo HD is the main competition  to the Kindle Voyage,but it’s also cheaper than Kindle Voyage.

The black bezel has a comforting curve around the edges, but this time Kobo came with a dotted pattern rather than in the old style.

It has six inch display with same 300 PPI. It is also lightweight and nice backside made of silicon that offers some friction, makes it easier to hold in one hand.

The result is a device that is comfortable to hold for long periods, very easy to carry around and doesn’t distract with excessive buttons.

Outlay of the KOBO HD is simple. There is micro USB slot on the bottom for transferring files and charging. KOBO won’t win any beauty competitions any time soon.

Talking about dimensions it is 157 x 115 mm ,and thick 9.2 mm, and with weights 180g. It can fit into most top shirt pockets so its great for kids and travelers.

It has great feature called Pocket, which can be used to sync articles from the web for offline reading. It is like online bookstore integrated in the KOBO. If you love the long term reading articles, reviews or books on the web you can open a Pocket account, integrate it in into browser, and everything will be saved and visible on the KOBO HD so you can read it later.

But you can’t expand internal storage, Kobo Glo HD doesn’t have micro SD slot.

Home page of the KOBO is just perfect, presenting link of the three latest books you have transferred or downloaded. There is also shortcuts to the book store for recommended and new release titles.Home page has a simple and professional artwork.

Lets talk about screen.

Screen is very sharp and very bright,so you can read it in the direct daylight.But it isn’t quite sensitive as it should be, so you will need to occasionally press twice in order to change a page.

KOBO HD is all about making you feel like you are reading a real book.

You can customise everything, from the font size and font family. There is also built-in dictionary and KOBO’s reading life, and what it does it awards you with notifications and achievements about how much you have read. If you don’t like the feature you can turn it off.

Each of them is powered by 1GHz processor.

It has access to KOBO online store, which has about four milion books at your disposal.

Battery life like on all e-readers is great. It can last up to two weeks (on full charge),using him all the time.

The Kobo e-readers offers a smooth, simple and user-friendly experience at a competitive price point.

If you like this gadget you can buy it from Amazon by clicking on this link:


Accessories

I also find some accessories to go with your gadget. They will also be link to Amazon if you found something you like.

Down below:

  • SD cards
  • Covers
  • Stands
  • Keyboards

I am going to put the accessories in order that i put the tablets and e-readers.

iPad Pro 

Stand 

 

This is Pasonomi portable aluminium multi-angle adjustable holder if you want to look at photos or watch Youtube videos.

It features minimalist and solid design and also has rubber dock, to protect your device.

And as always here is the link:

 

 

 

 

 

Covers

If you want leather style cover with a pen, then look no more.

It will not only protect your iPad but also add more style where ever you go.

It is scratch resistant so maintenance  won’t be necessary. So is the cleaning. Most you will have to do is to blow the dust of.

It is very flexible, because it is made of leather, and gives strong protection.

And as always here is the link:

 

Keyboard

For keyboards I’ve gone with Logitech Create keyboard.

This is keyboard and case for the iPad.

It connects to iPad via Apple Smart Connector , so it doesn’t require Bluetooth connector.

Keyboard is backlit and very nicely spaced and even has a row of iOS shortcuts, making typing a pleasure.

With one click you can adjust brightness, search the web, go to home screen.

And as always here is the link:

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0′

Case 

 

It is made of high quality PU leather.

It has great adjustable positions for watching movies or typing messages.

Upper part is made from 100% extra  soft leather, while interior is made out soft flannel to protect your screen.

It has integrated magnets of the TechCode case to support wake-up feature.

And as always here is the link:

 

 

Keyboard 

It is full size US English QWERTY keyboard making you more efficient no matter what you do.

It comes in four different colors with aluminium undercarriage.

It has back-lit feature in 7 color variants, for personalty and mood setting.

And as always here is the link:

 

 

 

 

 

Amazon Kindle Oasis

Case

Made from durable synthetic in the exterior and with soft interior to keep the scratches off.

Ultra slim and ultra lightweight. Easy for carrying around.

Wake-up option enabled.
As always here is the link for you:

 

 

And that  would be the best tablets for reading 2017 has to offer.

That is all from us for now, hope you liked it and enjoy it. Be sure to leave a feedback down below if you think we’ve missed something, or just to thank us.

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Noise cancelling headphones with microphone

Noise cancelling headphones – an interesting piece of hardware , and as far as I have witnessed, they are worthy of buying.

Just recently, I have come up to a great deal on one of these so I decided to purchase them, and to my surprise, they had a microphone attached. Now, you may be wondering, a microphone on noise cancelling headphones? What? That’s the same reaction I had when I found these and I was pretty hesitant about them due to the uniqueness, however, I have decided to proceed down with the purchase.

To my surprise, they have turned out to be, actually very good, both in physical and audio quality. Now, one may ask, why would you ever need noise cancelling headphones with a MICROPHONE? Who knows, perhaps you like listening to music while isolating yourself completely from the outside noises, or you are an avid gamer such as myself and require crystal clear sound.

No matter the reason, the headphones I had bought the first time encouraged me to test out a few more with same or similar capabilities, and I have ventured far throughout the course of a whole month to reach the conclusion you all want to hear. THESE THINGS ARE MARVELOUS.

Each of these provide amazing noise cancelling technologies paired with superb microphones to provide you with excellent audio quality.

Myself, I have tested seven of these and all of them turned out to be great in what they claim to provide. They come from multiple brands, if that’s what concerns you, and almost each of all these have their own unique selling point, which is great. Now, to get onto the reviews themselves, I shall present each of the headphones individually and determine the three winners in three of the categories: BEST, BESTBUY & BESTSELLER according to their specifications, usability, price and market value. Below is a table of contents for easier navigation.

Content:

 

[BEST] Sennheiser HMD 27


  • dynamic microphone
  • protection against noise peaks(>110dB)
  • modular microphone
  • impedance: 64 ohms
  • frequency response: 8 – 18 000 Hz
  • distortion: <0.1% @ 1KHz
  • extremely accurate sound reproduction

Now these headphones are really unique, first off with it’s design and second off by the precision of the sound. It is absolutely amazing what people at Sennheiser are able to do. These are professional broadcast headphones made for audio engineers and commentators and the price of these is very high as they have been released very recently, however I think the functions it offers out-weight the high price bar. Now, honestly, I would not recommend this to a casual music listener because the price is really high and you can probably get a somewhat better product if you searched a little for way less money.

As I have said, these headphones have been made with a goal to be used by commentators and mostly audio engineers out in the field, however that does not prevent anyone from buying these and using them at home for recreational use. I must advise you, if you do decide to ever buy these, you will not give your money away for nothing, that is for certain. This is pure quality. When they were creating these headphones they were aiming for low weight, high accuracy headphones, and they managed to accomplish that. The ability to be so modular is what makes these headphones really shine. For example, you can use any other cable from these series of headphones with these headphones, or, another good example would be the fact that you can mount the microphone on either the left or the right side, the choice is completely yours, both sides have support for microphone so it’s all up to you and personal preference. Technically speaking, these are heavy-duty headphones made for work in the field such as big events and similar, but they have proved themselves to be also good in casual environment, like your home or office space.

It’s ability to produce sound at such clarity and accuracy is the selling point of these headphones. When you first try them out, you will never want to go back to anything else, seriously. Alongside the exceptional sound quality, you have great noise isolation which comes from carefully engineered ear cushions which are so nice and comfortable for your ears that you will never want to take these off. The ability to be modular is one the crucial points as well. You can take it apart if you have to travel, you can fold it, but that may be slightly difficult because it is quite large, however, like I said, you can always disassemble it for easier packing up. The cushion on the top of headphones is amazingly done as well, while it may mess up your haircut just like any other headphones, it will leave your head without any irritations or pain.

Sennheiser has really given their best with this piece, the comfort bar is through the roof. Even if you are an audiophile, you will like these, no matter how big and expensive they are. They are made for perfection and accuracy, and that’s what they offer.

One last thing I would like to talk about when it comes to these headphones is the round microphone which I have already mentioned a little. The best thing about it is that you can attach it to either the left or the right side of the headphones, it all depends on your preference. The technicalities of the microphone itself are rather interesting because you would expect a bigger microphone with such powerful features. It’s a dynamic microphone which stands out due to a strong and powerful pattern for audio recordings and transmissions in the highest quality even in really loud and noisy environments.

Whether you are an audio engineer, a studio producer, a casual gamer or a really big fan of music, these headphones will set you down for $500, but it’s worth every penny.

These headphones are very pricey, but they do reason that high pricing with it’s build quality and the features it brings, so we’ve decided this is the winner of the BEST category.

You can buy these below:

[BEST SELLER] Razer Blackshark


  • military helicopter headset design
  • superb sound isolation
  • great flexibility
  • 3.5mm audio cable, 4 feet cable
  • 40mm sound drivers (neodymium)
  • frequency response: 20Hz – 20KHz
  • impedance: 29 ohms

Well, isn’t she a beauty? These headphones have caught my attention the most by far. They are robust, big, bulky, flexible and I love these sort of headphones, however most people may not as they are looking for simple and useful headphones. Right, well, these are really made for a specific group of people, and I know for certain that those people need these sort of headphones.

Amazing sound isolating combined with a unique-style heavy-duty microphone that is actually good is what really makes these headphones stand out, other than the look of course. First thing that catches everyone’s eye is the fact that they are absolutely huge. Well, yes, they are designed after military helicopter headsets, that was the grand idea, which turned out to be actually very good. They combined excellent hardware with a flexible and heavy-duty design and added just a little bit of that green color to make it look even cooler.

Right, well enough about the looks, let’s move onto technical aspects of these headphones. They are big, so you may think to yourselves: “Well, if they are this big, they have to be powerful, right?“. You’re not wrong if you thought that. These pack a punch, like, a big one. First off, the sound quality itself is superb. These headphones can be used for music, podcasting, watching movies, series and shows, playing video games, whatever you like and want. They are that powerful. A bit heavy, but that is out-weighted by the technical aspects. I have tried various music genres on these headphones because I liked these the most, so I really wanted to put them to the test, and I did. Honestly, I have nothing negative to say about the sound quality. I may not be a musical prodigy but I can hear the difference between decent, good and excellent, and these fall under the ‘excellent’ category when talking about sound quality. If you like getting loud and freaky, the volume won’t be a problem either, because these can go really loud, however as it is the case with every headphone out there, if they can be really loud, they can also leak sound, so if you really turn it up to 100% volume, some of the sounds will be audible for the people around you, so keep that in mind.

Moving onto the microphone, simply said, it’s a piece of art. You can move it in pretty much any direction. Three anchor points allow you for pretty much any sort of customizability and flexibility, so there is absolutely no reason to get worried if the microphone is going to be hitting your mouth, or your nose and similar. As these headphones kept reminding me of those big and bulky headphones commentators use on sport matches, I decided to test the microphone possibilities in a podcast, and was that a great idea? Well, yes it was. The sound quality this microphone is able to capture is astonishing. Taking into effect it’s noise cancellation, this thing is a beast. It can do whatever you need it to do, whether you’re on a huge tournament in a loud arena, or simply in a noisy room, this thing will do everything it can just to block out the unnecessary sounds from the background, and damn does it do a fine job at it. One thing I have not mentioned which makes these headphones even better is the ability to detach the microphone in such a way that when you take it off, the headphones don’t even look like they had a microphone there. There are no holes left over, nothing.

The thing that impressed me the most about these headphones is the microphone. The fact that it can capture such high and low frequencies basically means it can be used for almost anything. Studio? Sure. Gaming? Sure. Skype Calls? Sure, though it is overkill if you are only going to use these headphones for Skype calls.

All in all, a great piece of hardware that you should definitely get in my personal opinion, especially if you are into video games quite a lot.

These headphones win the award of a BESTSELLER as they do prove their build quality as really good and the features it brings alongside that. All of that while considering great pricing, these headphones are truly the bestseller from the headphones we’ve reviewed.

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[BEST BUY] HyperX Cloud II


  • 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
  • 53mm sound drivers (neodymium)
  • USB connectivity
  • passive noise cancellation
  • active noise cancellation microphone
  • weight: 272 grams

These are my favorite when it comes to video games. They have everything you’d ever look in headphones for gamers. Cool design? Check. Great microphone? Check. Wide range of frequencies? Check.

It’s basically a perfect match, if you are looking for something like this. I myself have tried these with both music and video games and I have come to a conclusion that these do excel more at video games than music, however you can still listen to music on these on daily basis without any issues. It’s just the fact that these headphones are very, very bulky. They’re large, but the low weight compensates for that which makes wearing these very weird due to the fact that you are wearing huge headphones, but they feel so light.

As big as they may look, you can do a few customizations which prove to be very useful. You can take off the microphone, which makes it detachable so if it’s bothering you and just causing distractions, you can detach it just by unplugging out from the left headphone. It’s that simple, just make sure you don’t lose it! You can also replace the cushions to a color you want, but the default color is black which fits the theme and design really great in my opinion.

But let’s talk about the main point of these headphones, the noise isolation/cancellation. Yes, it is passive, but the big cushions really make up for it due to the fact that you can raise the volume so high, you wouldn’t be able to hear a drill next door if that was the case. Even if you do not want to increase the volume to high levels, the cushions themselves provide great sound isolation. The most you will hear from common background noises are just muffled sounds that make it through, so really, it shouldn’t be a concern.

The amount of features these headphones have is mind blowing. From custom software support to a custom made sound card in the headphones themselves, they should and will satisfy your every gamer need when it comes to sound. One of the key features that really caught my eye was the unique audio control box these headphones have. It offers so many features while keeping itself pretty small. You can mute, unmute your microphone, lower and raise the volume of course, turn on and off the 7.1 mode, and the best thing about this control box is the fact that it has it’s own amplifier sound card inside of it that modulates and amplifies the sound as needed for optimal gaming experience.

The microphone is really well built too. You would usually expect a well made microphone to look elegant and luxurious, and while this one doesn’t look luxurious and such, it is well made and it has proven itself on that point. It looks simple and it is simple. There’s a phrasing I like a lot and it goes along the lines of: “Simplicity is the ultimate sophisticationand this microphone is a good reflection of that quote.

The best thing about it is it’s quality. Due to the fact that these headphones offer active noise cancellation for the microphone, you shouldn’t be worried about that AC or fan in the background causing trouble on TeamSpeak, Skype or similar. It isolates and cancels out the unnecessary sounds perfectly and basically, it does its job perfectly.

Sure it may do it’s job, but we also have to take in effect the fact how the headphones themselves look like, and in this case, for gamers, it’s perfect, if you ask me, however I may contradict myself here. No matter the look, if the technical specifications satisfy your needs, you should not worry about the looks and visual aspect of the headphones.

We were really in detail with the grading and we’ve concluded that these headphones deserve the BESTBUY award from us as it presents great quality and features alongside a reasonable price.

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Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1x


Audio-Technica ATH-ADG1x

  • 53mm audio drivers
  • frequency response ranging from frequencies of 5 Hz to 35,000 Hz.
  • sensitivity: 99dB/mW
  • impedance: 48 ohms
  • weight: 285 grams, without the cable
  • microphone: Condenser, with sensitivity rated at -41dB
  • connector is the usual 3.5mm gold-plated stereo mini-plug

These headphones shine with elegance and uniqueness. With specially designed 53 mm drivers, they provide high-fidelity sound which you seek for. Despite their bulkiness and a weird looking design, these are one of the most comfortable headphones I have personally tried, and trust me, I have went through many. The comfortable ear padding they come with is pure bliss for ears, especially if you have to wear these for extended periods of time. Well suitable for long gaming events and extensive music sessions, depending on your choice and need.

A major problem for me was that after extensive use of any type of headphones, I’d start to get uncomfortable and all, and I just couldn’t get rid of the feeling. Well, due to the fact that these headphones have really well made and comfortable ear-cushions, it makes using these headphones a job without problems.

Now, the second most important thing to look at is the microphone build and sound quality. So far, I haven’t had any issues with it, it records my voice perfectly due to the active noise cancellation it comes with as well, so I can safely say that Audio-Technica did an absolutely great job with these.

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Bose QuietComfort 25 ANS


  • weight: 195 grams
    BOSE QuietComfort 25
  • 4.6 feet long cable
  • bulky and comfortable design
  • a stylish carrying case
  • inline microphone

One of the greatest headphone brands I have ever seen. Like, really, these people make such great headphones that it’s astonishing. In general, they are heaven made for music enthusiasts as they provide low, mid and high frequencies at amazing clarity. You like bass? They got it. You like crystal clear vocals? THEY GOT IT. This is what years of experience and constant work makes, and trust me, once you try these, you will not want to go back. They are quite pricey, hitting the $300 line, however you will not regret giving that money to BOSE for these headphones. They have their own active noise cancellation which works really well and will suppress those annoying background noises you always hear when wearing headphones and trying to listen to some music.

However, there is one notable thing about these.. They do have a microphone, but it’s inline, meaning it’s not your conventional headset microphone that is foldable or detachable. It’s on the cable itself, so I would not recommend using these for something that really requires constant use of your voice as you might be hard to hear, may sound muffled and such, depending on the situation. It will however suffice for general Skype calls and phone calls, if that’s what concerns you. So, basically, if you are looking to play some video games with these, it can be done as the sound is impeccable, but if you need voice communication and interaction, well, I would recommend looking at a different headphones then.

Other than the great features these headphones bring, you also get a very stylish and aesthetic carrying case for your headphones and as they have the ability to be folded, that comes in handy quite well. The quality of the headphones themselves is amazing. After hours of constant use, I have not felt any pain or irritation on my head. The ear cushions are really well made and make it comfortable to wear these for more than a few hours. There is also the leather padding on top part of these headphones that lays upon the top of your head once you put the headphones on, so basically, nothing is uncomfortable.

I have to say, they really did look out for everything with these headphones. While there may be better alternatives depending on what you’re looking for, BOSE QuietComfort 25 really reach in multiple areas of comfort and sound.

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Jabra Evolve 80 ANS


  • noise cancelling microphone
  • USB connectivity
    Jabra Evolve 80 ANS
  • ‘busy light’ feature
  • folding microphone
  • one click noise cancellation

There is a lot to be said about these headphones. First off, the brand. I myself was skeptical about these as it’s from a brand I haven’t heard of before and in my experience that usually means it’s a bad product, however I decided to try them out as the build quality looked very good according to numerous pictures on the internet I checked out, and I have went through multiple reviews of these as well due to my skepticism about the brand and to my surprise, people were talking good and positive things about these, so I decided to try them. They arrived in a very good package which prevented any damage so that’s a plus for the seller. I believe the unique thing about these headphones that you can always recognize them by is the red decal that elongates around the headphones on specific places. The cable is also red, which is a nice addition if we’re looking at these from a design aspect.

The bulkiness is really a big factor with these. I mean, they are big. Big BIG. You wouldn’t be going outside with these I’m sure, maybe on a train or airplane, but that’s the most I’d go with due to the fact that they are so huge, it’s impossible to keep them low-profile, especially when they do not have the ability to fold, however, they are absolutely amazing for your home. I suppose the reason they aren’t foldable is due to the fact that they have so much padding that it doesn’t make you feel uncomfortable at all, even after really long use. I have found out that these headphones were specifically targeted for marketers, but they are excellent for video games and voice communication. One key thing these marketers needed was some sort of an indicator that will tell others that you are currently on a call, so if you are in Skype call, or your microphone is actively transmitting, a red light will turn on on the headphones indicating that you are most likely busy, so if there is someone in your room with you bothering you, they will know you probably cannot respond, which is quite useful when it comes to video games, speaking from experience.

They provide active noise cancellation (ANS) and you can activate or deactivate it by pressing the small button on the bottom side of one of the headphones, which is amazing. The actual cancelling isn’t a joke either, it really does its job as it is supposed to. Just imagine yourself in a relatively large room with quite a lot of people, and there’s a constant chatter, right. Well, when you activate the active noise cancellation on these headphones, the volume of that chatter and background noise around you falls down by roughly 90%. It might sound like a large number, but I have tried it myself and it literally works. Obviously it is more noticeable on less audible sounds, such as hums from your computer and such, and those will be completely cancelled out which is pretty impressive.

The sound quality overall is excellent. I mean, you are paying a little more than $300, so you would be expecting the best, right? Well, I understand the still present skepticism due to an unknown brand and such, but these headphones do what they say they do. The sound quality is absolutely amazing. You can hear the lows, mids and highs, depending on the music you’re listening to, but whether you are an EDM fan and like some bass or such, or a classicist and like the classical pieces, you will hear what you want to hear. Everything. I myself am a big musical enthusiast and I listen to multiple genres of music, like, quite a lot, and I have tried these out on multiple types of music and sounds. Guess what? They are amazing for all of those. You will not regret spending $300 on these, that’s for certain.

The last thing I’d like to point out about these is the microphone. It looks small, sure. It feels small, sure. But damn is that thing powerful. The sensitivity on it is quite a punch. I mean, they do offer noise cancellation for the microphone as well, but that microphone can pick up anything you want, if you want it to do that. So if you are a gamer that plays fast paced video games or something similar where voice communication is a virtue, these headphones are a great pick then. The active noise cancellation on the microphone comes in really useful if you’re in a busy room or something and you’re playing with teammates. You would usually hear them complaining about the noise coming from your side of the microphone, but with this one, in 95% of the cases, will not happen anymore. They really wanted to make a good product, and they did, gotta give them that.

Overall, these headphones are great, absolutely, however they are quite pricey and that may be the only factor that will affect your purchase of these, but if you have the money, go for it if it is what you are looking for.

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Sennheiser PC 350


  • impedance: 150 ohm
  • frequency response: 10 – 26000Hz
    Sennheiser PC 350
  • sound pressure level (SPL) : 108dB
  • microphone: frequency response: 50 – 16000Hz
  • sensitivity: -38dBV at 94 dB SPL
  • standard 3.5mm audio cable

Sennheiser, a wonderful company who keeps surprising me every time I buy one of their headphones. Those people really know how to make headphones and I mean it. Whether you like full active noise cancellation or just casual cool looking headphones, Sennheiser is a wise choice to take. Over time, I have tried a few of their products and each time I would try a new one out, I would be left impressed and surprised, because the quality and features these people give to their products is just amazing. Sure they may look simple, or even cheap at first glance, but for the price of $180, they are quality made.

Starting off from the visual design and looks, they look pretty decent, even though I am not a big fan of the oval shape of the speakers, however to each their own. There is a reason for the oval shape though. If we go in detail about these headphones, we will find out that the primary goal was to create headphones for gamers, and this is what they came up with. Nothing overly attractive, right? Well, it’s not the looks that give it good points. Sennheiser has aimed for absolute precision when it comes to sound for gamers, because let’s face it, sound if really important when it comes to 95% of currently existing games, and people who play those games need good hardware to properly interpret the sounds coming from the games. From my perspective, the most notable game from that area is Counter Strike: Global Offensive and as that game and it’s tournaments are becoming more and more popular, more brands revolving around the headphone industry try to create products for gamers.

Well, this is one of them, and Sennheiser really killed it, if I may say. Not only can you play video games with these headphones, but you can also enjoy to any musical genre you want. Whether it be hard metal, or perhaps some relaxing classical pieces, these headphones will serve you that purpose. So, basically it doesn’t just go into one direction, but it goes in multiple. Would you rather buy headphones that are only good for listening to music, but you also play video games sometimes? Or would you buy headphones which can do you both at pretty much equal quality?

To be more detailed, if you are listening to music most of your time, you will be satisfied with these headphones as they provide you all three of the following: lows, mids and highs, when it comes to frequencies in sound, so there should be no worry revolving around that. Myself, I listen to various genres of music so I decided to put these to a test. I have tested different types of songs and musical pieces on these headphones to reach a conclusion that they will excel at it if you only want to listen to music while having a microphone available for Skype calls or similar. But if it’s not the music that interests you that much as gaming, well, I could not notice any negative sides about that aspect. I mean, I like games quite a lot so I did try them out in multiple scenarios, in a quiet atmosphere, in a relatively noisy one and a loud one and the results were quite similar, due to the noise isolation and suppression these headphones offer.

The microphone it self seems to be quite big at a glance, but in reality it’s not as big as it seems because if it were, it would constantly be in your field of vision which would bother you quite a lot if you had to focus on something specific, so Sennheiser did think of a lot of things before making these headphones. I’ve tried it out in Audacity and Adobe Audition and the pure recording you make, without any effects sounds like you recorded it in a quiet studio, granted the surroundings were quiet when I was recording, so you have to take that in account. The point I’m trying to make here is that you will have no issues in daily use of the microphone as it captures sounds and your voice clearly without any problems, and if you take a closer look, the microphone itself has an integrated pop filter behind the plastic part so in most cases, you wouldn’t need an external pop filter if that’s what concerns you.

All in all, amazing headphones if you like to play video games on daily basis and voice communication is a vital part to your strategy.

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Conclusion


In conclusion, it really depends on what you’re looking for. If you’re more into gaming, but you need good sound isolation, you either go with Razer Blackshark or HyperX Cloud II, however if you are looking for headphones with which you can listen to any sort of music while also having an agile microphone there for your daily use, then it would be wise to go with Sennheiser PC 350. But like I’ve said, it’s all up to your personal preference and what you’re looking for, but no matter which of these headphones you decide to purchase, you won’t regret it as all of them are absolutely amazing.

To conclude it all, we present to you a very simple grading picture which displays the winners in each of the category.

We have analyzed all of the headphones in different aspects, such as their usability, build quality, price & market value and have picked a winner for each of the categories.

Best, bestseller, bestbuy

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Cheapest Drone

Do you think that finding a high quality drone is really hard?
Well, we’ll save your time for you. I was searching very long for good quality drone but they were expensive so if you have a problem like I had, don’t worry we are here for you!
First – what can you use this drone for?

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The world of sports has accepted drones. It will not be long before drones are implemented more into various sporting events. So far, action sports like mountain biking, football, and rock climbing have explored the possibilities of filming with a drone. The results are breathtaking.

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Hollywood is beginning to use drones more often. Movies have been known to use drones to get the perfect shot on the set. Along with this, a recent Maserati commercial was filmed by drones. This is a very good way to get aerial footage for an amazing shot of your subject. So if you are an amateur and a beginner film maker this quality drones are perfect for you.

If you’re in the market for a drone, one of the most intimidating parts is looking at the price tag. High-end drones can easily take you above $1000, but luckily today’s drone technology offers cheap alternatives to help you break into the hobby without breaking the bank. Whether you’re a crash-prone beginner looking for a drone to get you started or an advanced pilot just wanting another drone to play around with it. GeekTick is here to help with this list of 10 cheap drones (under $150) for sale in 2017.

But first we don’t want to waste your time searching for a perfect drone because most customers don’t really know what drone they should buy so we facilitated your time. Below are top cheapest drones so if you have a time to look that it would be great. Maybe there is a drone that you would like it, but this drone we recommend for you has a great HD camera, 2.4G Remote Transmitter and it’s really easy to fly with it.

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  1. HELI-MAX 1SQ V-CAM
  2. UDI U818A HD

  3. AIR HOGS HELIX X4 STUNT

  4. SKY VIPER V950 HD

  5. HUBSAN X4 H107C

  6. BLADE NANO QX RTF QUADCOPTER

  7. AIR HOGS MILLENNIUM FALCON QUADCOPTER

  8. PARROT MINIDRONE ROLLING SPIDER

  9. SYMA X5C

  10. CHEERSON CX-10 MINI

  11. HEIHEI 1080P 4K Ultra HD

  12. APEMAN Action Camera Full HD 1080P

  13. SanDisk ULTRA 8GB

  14. SanDisk Ultra 16GB

  15. SanDisk Extreme PRO 32GB

  16. SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB

  17. Everything you need to know about drone
  18. Advice

 

1. HELI-MAX 1SQ V-CAM – $130

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 123mm, or 4.8 inches, this is one of the smallest drones available. The 1SQ V-Cam is one of the lightest drones you can buy, weighing in at 31 grams or 0.1 pounds. As far as color goes, it is available in blue, green, red, white, and yellow.
  • Dimensions 145 x 145 x 35 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material Plastic
  • Motor Type Brushed
  • Available Colors: Blue, Green, Red, White, Yellow

Possessing a flight time of 12 minutes, the 1SQ V-Cam can fly for a slightly above average amount of time compared to the average of 8 minutes. The flight time measurement given is the amount of time the drone will fly with no additional weight added, so keep in mind that as you add additional weight, the flight time will decrease. Using solely a remote control for operation, the 1SQ V-Cam can be flown up to 150 meters (492 feet) away from you. Compared to the average controllable range of 100 meters, you can control the 1SQ V-Cam from 50 meters (164 feet) further away.

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 250 mAh battery. The smaller battery also makes its overall weight lighter, which may be a desired trait for you.

Starting out the list with the highest price, the Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam is an inexpensive way to start trying out aerial video and photography. This cheap drone comes equipped with a 720p camera for videos or still photos controlled by a transmitter, with the main benefit being able to start and stop video recording while in flight. As far as flying goes, the Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam has the added benefit of four individual rotors for more stable and easier flight. If you’re not looking for a cheap drone with a camera but the Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam has caught your eye, the Heli-Max 1SQ is the model without a camera and goes for about $100.

2. UDI U818A HD+ – $110

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 474mm, or 18.7 inches, this drone is above average in size. The U818A HD is of average weight for a drone, weighing in at 346 grams or 0.8 pounds. As far as color goes, it is only available in black.
  • Dimensions 330 x 340 x 60 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic Rotor
  • Material: Plastic
  • Available Colors: Black
  • LED Lights: Yes
  • Foldable: No

Possessing a flight time of 8 minutes, the U818A HD can fly for an average amount of time. The flight time measurement given is the amount of time the drone will fly with no additional weight added, so keep in mind that as you add additional weight, the flight time will decrease.

Using solely a remote control for operation, the U818A HD can be flown up to 40 meters (131 feet) away from you.

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 500 mAh battery. However, a smaller battery capacity also means that the overall weight is lower, which can still translate to a desired flight time.

The newest version of the well-known UDI U818A, the HD+ takes the maneuverability and durability of the original model and adds a few new features to make a cheap drone that will be especially appealing to new pilots. One new feature is the return home mode, getting the drone back to you with the ease of a button. Another feature is what’s called headless mode, allowing you to get the hang of flying without worrying about what way the drone is pointing. The HD+ also features an upgraded 720p with a 4GB SD card included. They also throw in an extra battery to double your fly time. The original UDI U818A is another cheap drone worth mentioning at about $45, but doesn’t include the return home, headless mode, or upgraded camera featured on the HD+.

3. AIR HOGS HELIX X4 STUNT – $100

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 250mm, or 9.8 inches, this drone is below average in size. The RC Helix X4 Stunt is above average in weight, weighing in at 635 grams or 1.4 pounds. As far as color goes, it is available in black, blue, green, and red.
  • Dimensions: 190.2 x 162.5 x 50.8 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Motor Type: Brushed
  • Available Colors: black, blue, green, red

Possessing a flight time of 10 minutes, the RC Helix X4 Stunt can fly for a slightly above average amount of time compared to the average of 8 minutes. The flight time measurement given is the amount of time the drone will fly with no additional weight added, so keep in mind that as you add additional weight, the flight time will decrease.

Out of all the cheap drones listed, the Air Hogs Helix X4 Stunt is probably the most durable. The frame is made of dense foam, so this is a cheap drone made to definitely take a crash and keep flying. Ducted fans make for more stable flight and means the propellers are protected by foam bumpers.

Like its name suggests, the Helix X4 Stunt has no problem busting out aerial tricks with its easy one-button rolls and flips. While the foam frame is durable, it’s also very light, so this drone is going to fly best indoors.

4. SKY VIPER V950 HD– $90

  • Size and Color
    The V2900 Pro is of average weight for a drone, weighing in at 339 grams or 0.7 pounds. As far as color goes, it is only available in black.
  • Dimensions: 419 x 419 x 76 mm
  • Motor Type: Brushless
  • Available Colors: Black
  • Led Lights: Yes
  • Foldable: No

Possessing a flight time of 10 minutes, the V2900 Pro can fly for a slightly above average amount of time compared to the average of 8 minutes.The flight time measurement given is the amount of time the drone will fly with no additional weight added, so keep in mind that as you add additional weight, the flight time will decrease. Capable of shooting in 1080p, the V2900 Pro can provide high-level video for many purposes. While this isn’t the highest possible resolution available built into a drone, it will be able to satisfy most of your video recording needs.

The Sky Viper V2900 Pro combines the features of a separate remote control with the visual appeal and ease-of-use of a smartphone/tablet. It is best operated when using the two in combination, which requires that you download the Sky Viper Flight Simulator app onto your compatible mobile device. Connected mobile devices are most commonly used for a first-person viewing angle from your airborne drone, so it is not absolutely necessary that you use the two together in order for the drone to fly.

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 2,000 mAh battery, the V2900 Pro uses an above-average sized battery to power its flight, compared to the average of 650 mAh. While an above average battery capacity should translate to longer flight times, it’s also important to account for the takeoff weight when estimating flight time.

The Sky Viper V950 HD is a cheap drone with some very cool camera features for anyone wanting to get into aerial videography and photography.
The V950 HD’s 720p camera comes with a 4GB SD card and is adjustable up to 130 degrees with the added bonus of simply pressing a button to capture full 360 degree panoramic views mid-flight, a feature rarely seen at this price point.
This cheap drone doesn’t skimp on fun flying either, allowing for aerial stunts like barrel rolls with the easy touch of a button. The Sky Viper V950 HD also has a resilient polypropylene frame, just in case one of those barrel rolls turns into a nose dive.

5. HUBSAN X4 H107C – $80

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 146mm, or 5.7 inches, this is one of the smallest drones available. As far as color goes, it is available in black, blue, and red.
  • Dimensions: 70 x 70 x 60mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material Plastic
  • Motor Type: Brushed
  • Avaiable Colors: Black, Blue, Red
  • Led Lights: Yes
  • Foldable: No

Using solely a remote control for operation, the X4 Camera H107C can be flown up to 100 meters (328 feet) away from you. This is the average controllable range for a drone. A smaller battery capacity also means that the overall weight is lower, which can still translate to a desired flight time.

The Hubsan X4 H107C is a very popular cheap drone, mainly because it comes with features that are appealing to both beginners and more advanced pilots.
The main feature with this broad appeal is the X4’s two separate modes, Beginner and Expert. Beginner mode gives you less sensitivity during flight to get the hang of the controls, while Expert mode gives a boost to controls’ sensitivity and the ability to do front, back, and sideways flips.
The latest X4 H107C model has been updated with a higher quality 720p camera and the package also comes with a second battery for more flying time. This cheap drone is small enough for indoor flight, but can handle moderate to heavy winds despite its compact design.

6. BLADE NANO QX RTF QUADCOPTER – $75

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 140mm, or 5.5 inches, this is one of the smallest drones available. The Nano QX is one of the lightest drones you can buy, weighing in at 17 grams or 0.0 pounds. As far as color goes, it is available in black, green, and yellow.
  • Dimensions: 182 x 160 x 63.5 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Available Colors: Black, Green, Yellow

Possessing a flight time of 8 minutes, the Nano QX can fly for an average amount of time. Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 150 mAh battery, the Nano QX’s battery is tiny when compared to the average capacity of 650 mAh. On the other hand, the smaller battery also makes its overall weight lighter, which may be a desired trait for you.

The Blade Nano QX RTF Quadcopter is a versatile cheap drone with great features to get the hang of flying indoors. One of the main features beginners will enjoy about the Blade Nano is its SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, which helps with two very necessary skills for beginners: taking off and not crashing.

This cheap drone also has two modes of flight: a stability mode while you’re practicing your pilot skills, and agility mode for more advanced maneuvers and greater speeds. Whichever mode you’re flying in, the Blade Nano can also just hover in the air if you need to take a break.

7. AIR HOGS MILLENNIUM FALCON QUADCOPTER – $75

  • Size and Color
    The Millenium Falcon Drone is slightly below average in weight, weighing in at 64 grams or 0.1 pounds. As far as color goes, it is only available in white.
  • Dimensions: 241 x 177 x 37 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Motor Type: Brushed
  • Available Colors: White
  • LED Lights: Yes
  • Foldable: No

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 140 mAh battery, the Millenium Falcon Drone’s battery is tiny when compared to the average capacity of 650 mAh. On the other hand, the smaller battery also makes its overall weight lighter, which may be a desired trait for you.

Another cheap drone from Air Hogs, the Millennium Falcon Quadcopter is a fun addition to this list for any Star Wars fans looking to get into flying. True to the iconic Star Wars ship, this drone has authentic LED lights and sounds and even a hyperdrive stunt to make sure you make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.

The Millennium Falcon Quadcoper isn’t just all looks, lights, and sounds though. It has many features to make it a viable cheap drone, including an extremely durable foam body, four concealed propellers, and an impressive 200-foot flying range.

8. PARROT MINIDRONE ROLLING SPIDER $70

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 140mm, or 5.5 inches, this is one of the smallest drones available. The MiniDrone Rolling Spider is slightly below average in weight, weighing in at 65 grams or 0.1 pounds. As far as color goes, it is available in blue, red, and white.
  • Dimensions: 140 x 140 x 38.1 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Available Colors: Blue, Red, White

In order to fly the Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider, you’ll need to download the FreeFlight 3. app onto your compatible smartphone or tablet. The app will only work on devices featuring at least Android 4.0 and iOS 7.0 or later, so be sure that your device has the right software installed.

The Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider is a cheap drone with the cool flexibility of having two different ways to pilot. Either fly it normally with the propellers or attach the wheels to roll up the wall, ceiling, or across the floor.

Another unique feature is this cheap drone is controlled through your smartphone or tablet with the Freeflight 3 application, which also includes programmed stunts like flips and spins. The Rolling Spider does have the added bonus of a 360p camera, but it’s going to be a step below the other drones on this list with 720p cameras.

9. SYMA X5C – $48

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 438mm, or 17.2 inches, this drone is above average in size. The X5C Explorers is above average in weight, weighing in at 916 grams or 2.0 pounds. As far as color goes, it is only available in white.
  • Dimensions: 310 x 310 x 80 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Available Colors: White

The Syma X5C Explorers, classified as a quadcopter, is controlled by a standalone remote controller, which means you’ll probably have to practice using it to get the hang of the controls. At $45, the X5C Explorers is less expensive than the average for a drone. It is commonly used for film & photography, but in the end, what you use it for is up to you.

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 500 mAh battery, the X5C Explorers contains a below average battery capacity compared to the average of 650 mAh. However, a smaller battery capacity also means that the overall weight is lower, which can still translate to a desired flight time.

Using solely a remote control for operation, the X5C Explorers can be flown up to 50 meters (164 feet) away from you.

The Syma X5C is a very popular cheap drone for beginners. It doesn’t have a lot of extra features, but for the low price you get a stable and responsive quadcopter great for learning. This cheap drone even comes with a camera, and while it may not be on par with other cheap drones with cameras on this list, the addition of a camera makes the Syma X5C a well-rounded learner drone for this price point.

10. CHEERSON CX-10 MINI – $15

  • Size and Color
    With a wingspan of 56.5 mm, or 2.2 inches, this is one of the smallest drones available. The CX-10 Mini is one of the lightest drones you can buy, weighing in at 12 grams or 0.0 pounds. As far as color goes, it is available in blue, green, orange, and pink.
  • Dimensions: 40 x 40 x 22 mm
  • Body Material: Plastic
  • Rotor Material: Plastic
  • Available Colors: Blue, Green, Orange, Pink
  • LED Lights: Yes
  • Foldable: No

It makes sense the cheapest drone on this list also happens to be the smallest. Like the name suggests, the Cheerson CX-10 Mini is definitely tiny, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.

Despite its small size, the CX-10 Mini is still a stable quadcopter with three modes for adjusting the sensitivity of the controls and the ability to pull off more advanced maneuvers.

The low price makes it an inexpensive and no-nonsense drone for beginners to learn on or a fun little drone for more advanced pilots to fly around the house.

Using solely a remote control for operation, the CX-10 Mini can be flown up to 20 meters (66 feet) away from you.

Battery capacity is the most accurate way of determining overall battery life, and with a 100 mAh battery, the CX-10 Mini’s battery is tiny when compared to the average capacity of 650 mAh. On the other hand, the smaller battery also makes its overall weight lighter, which may be a desired trait for you.
For those bigger drones we got good “Action Cameras”, so you can record your flights in HD without worrying will a picture or a video be in a low quality!

HEIHEI 1080P 4K Ultra HD

  • Wireless Sports Camera
  • 2.0 Inch 170 Degree Ultra-Wide Angle Lens
  • Waterproof Sports Action Camera
  • Diving Cam DV
  • Camcorder Kit with 21 Accessories
  • Large 2.0 inch HD screen and wider 170 degree view for easily preview videos and pictures, allowing fast forward/rewind videos. 170 degree wide angle lens offer a wider field of view and can take in more surroundings
  • Unique “Slow-Motion” video capture mode, time lapse mode, loop recording mode with ability to instantly playback your recordings on-Screen
  • Durable IP68 waterproof case allows you to shoot up to 30 meters under water, perfect for water sports lover
  • Wi-Fi Design enables you that you can just download App on your Smartphone or tablet and connect with action camera. Then operate or review the images or videos via Android or iOS devices
  • Package of multi-functional application that with plenty of accessories you could install as you want,fixed on your helmet, bicycle, or car for vehicle data recording, photo-shooting, outdoor sports, home security and deep-water probing; Ideal Gift for friends or familys for birthday or New Year or other circumstances

Specification:
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD): 2.0 LTPS
Lens: 170°A+ HD Wide-angle Lens
Water Depth: Underwater 30 meters
WiFi: Support Wireless
WiFi: Support Android and IOS App
Video Format: MOV
Resolution of Videos: 4K(10FPS) /1080P (60FPS )/ 720P(120FPS)
Resolution of Photos: 12MP/8MP/5MP
Photo Format: JPEG
Storage: Micro SD (Card Not Included)
Shooting Mode: Single Shot/Self-timer (2s/5s/10s)/ Continuous Shooting
Frequency of Optical Source: 50Hz/60Hz
USB Interface: USB 2.0
Power Adaptor: 5V/1A
Battery Capacity: 900MAH
Recording Time:1080P/About 90 minutes
Charging Time: About 3.5 hours
Operating System (OS): Windows XP/Vista or Above/Win 7/Win 8

Package Includes:

  • 1x 4K Sports Camera Black
  • 1x Battery
  • 1x Waterproof Casing
  • 1x Normal Casing
  • 1x Bicycle Stand
  • 2x Base Mounts
  • 1x Clip
  • 1x Fixed Mount
  • 3x Switch Mounts
  • 1x Switch
  • 1x Helmet Mount
  • 1x Badge Kit
  • 1x Tethers Kit
  • 1x 3M Adhesive
  • 1x USB Cable (ONLY for Charging)
  • 1x Power Adapter (US Plug)
  • 1x Manual
  • 1x Cleaning Cloth

APEMAN Action Camera Full HD 1080P

  • Waterproof Action Cam
  • LCD Screen 170°
  • Ultra Wide-Angle Len
  • Sport Camera
  • Full HD 1080P – Apeman Full HD 1080P Sports Action Camera allows you to shoot high quality pictures and videos
  • LCD Screen & 170° Ultra Wide Angle – LCD screen allows you view the real time picture. 170 ultra wide angle makes you capture more scenery from a wider and broader field of view
  • Waterproof & Powerful – Equipped with waterproof case, enabling to take shots underwater up to 30meters, perfect for outdoor adventures or extreme sports, like surfing, diving , snorkeling and skiing
  • Long Shooting Time – 1050mAh battery,long battery life, up to 120mins using time
  • More Valuable Contents – HDMI, USB, AV video output, available for connecting computers, TVs and projectors. Supports TF card up to 32GB

Product Features
A water-resistant case allows you to experience the underwater activities up to 30 meters
Detachable batteries make it easy to replace and prolong the service life
12 MegaPixel HD 170 degree wide angle lens
Support micro SD card up to 32GB maximum
Multiple video recording formats: 1080P 720P WVGA
Multiple photo shooting modes: Single shot, Snapper
Mini appearance, diversified colors available

Specifications
Lens: 170 degree HD wideangle lens
Video Format: MOV
Compressed Format of Videos: H.264
Resolution of Photos: 12 M / 8 M / 5 M
USB Interface: USB2.0
Power Source Interface: 5V/1A
Battery Capacity: 1050mAh
Recording Time: 120 minutes
Charging Time: About 3hours
Dimension: 59.27x 41.13 x 29.28

Of course for all of this you will need and SD Card for cameras so here are a couple SD Cards for you!

SanDisk ULTRA 8GB

  • Up To 40MB/s Read Speed
  • 10-Year Warranty
  • Max. Read Speed: 40MB/s 266X Min. Write Speed: 10MB/s
  • Class 10 / UHS-I
  • This Kit Comes 5x 8GB SanDisk SDHC Ultra Class 10 UHS-I

Record Full HD 1080p video with this Class 10 compliant 8GB Ultra UHS-I SDHC Memory Card from SanDisk. With enhanced data read speeds of up to 40MB/s this Ultra SDHC memory card is designed to suit the needs of compact and mid-range point and shoot cameras. You can also save and store a variety of files such as music, movies, documents and more.

The writable label found on the card allows you to write down what is saved to the card while the built-in write protect switch helps to prevent accidental data loss. This card, as with most SanDisk cards, comes waterproof, temperature proof, x-ray proof, magnet proof, and shock proof to take your files with you nearly anywhere you go. Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p) Read speeds up to 40 MB/s Writable label for easy identification and organization Engineered with UHS-I bus architecture This SD memory card comes waterproof, temperature proof, x-ray proof, magnet proof, and shock proo

SanDisk Ultra 16GB

  • Up To 40MB/s Read Speed
  • 10-Year Warranty
  • Easily Back Up Files With “SanDisk Memory Zone” App

Capacity: 16GB SanDisk 16GB Ultra Class 10 SDHC Upto 48MB/s

Capture Full HD Video (1080p) with Class 10 Performance The SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-I Memory Card is ideal for recording high-quality videos with a point-and-shoot digital camera or camcorder.

The card’s Class 10 rating means it can keep up with the demands of recording Full HD (1) video (1080p). Additionally, read speeds of up to 40 MB/s (3) minimize the time you’ll spend waiting to transfer videos to your computer.

SanDisk Extreme PRO 32GB

  • Read Up To 95MB/s/ Write Up To 90MB/s
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160p); Full HD (1920 x 1080p)
  • Compatible with SDXC and SDXC-I (UHS-I) enabled host devices
  • Shockproof, X-ray proof, and Waterproof

Whether you’re in the studio or out in the field, SanDisk Extreme PRO SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards are an ideal storage solution for professional photographers and videographers.

Offering read speeds up to 95 MB/s (1), write speeds up to 90 MB/s, and a UHS Class 3 speed rating (2), these powerful memory cards are designed for continuous burst-mode shooting, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD (3) video recording, and quick file transfer.

A capacity of 32GB (4) allows you to shoot longer photo and video sessions. The cards are engineered to perform dependably in extreme conditions, enabling pros to get the most out of their advanced digital cameras and camcorders.

SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB

  • Read Up To 95 MB/s/ Write Up To 90 MB/s
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160p), 3D, Full HD (1920 x 1080p), Speed Class UHS-3
  • Compatible with SDXC
  • Shockproof, X-Ray proof, and Waterproof

Whether you’re in the studio or out in the field, SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I Memory Cards are an ideal storage solution for professional photographers and videographers. Offering read speeds up to 95 MB/s (1), write speeds up to 90 MB/s, and a UHS Class 3 speed rating (2), these powerful memory cards are designed for continuous burst-mode shooting, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD (3) video recording, and quick file transfer. A capacity of 64GB (4) allows you to shoot longer photo and video sessions. The cards are engineered to perform dependably in extreme conditions, enabling pros to get the most out of their advanced digital cameras and camcorders.

Everything you need to know about drone

 NOT ALL DRONES ARE EASY TO FLY

If you want to buy a drone, you should first know that anything that flies is going to be hard to control. A typical quadcopter is actually physically impossible to fly, but what keeps it stable is the computer inside. Every drone flies slightly different depending on how the flight controller is setup. Some flight controllers are setup for more agile flying, while others might be geared more towards stability.

When it comes to flying and skill level, there’s this magical price curve that nobody really talks about. I call it the “price vs ease-of-use curve”. Normally, with radio control cars, planes or helicopters when the price goes up, the difficulty level increases. However, with drones that isn’t the case. Here’s a simple graph to illustrate what I’m talking about. The ease-of-use value goes from 0 to 10 and the price value goes from $0 to $1,000. Looking at the graph you can see that the easiest drones to fly are in the $700 range. The reason why more expensive drones fly better is because of the added sensors and functionality to the flight controllers inside.

 NOT ALL DRONES ARE READY TO FLY

When you’re looking at drones to buy, you’ll see a few common acronyms that pop up, RTF, BNF and ARF.

  • RTF stands for Ready-To-Fly. Usually an RTF quadcopter doesn’t require any assembly or setup, but you may have to do some simple things like charge up the battery, install the propellers or bind the controller to the quadcopter (get them talking to each other).
  • BNF stands for Bind-And-Fly. A BNF quadcopter usually comes compleatly assembled, but without a controller. With BNF models, you’ll have to use the controller that you already have (if it’s compatible) or find a controller sold separately. One thing you should know is that, just because a transmitter and receiver are on the same frequency that doesn’t mean that they’ll work together. In the analog days, if you had a transmitter and receiver both running on the same frequency they were almost guaranteed to work together. Now with digital communication that’s all changed. Even If your transmitter and receiver are on the same channel, they must use the same manufacture protocol in order to talk to each other. So check to make sure that your controller will work with your drone before buying it.
  • ARF stands for Almost-ready-to-fly. ARF quadcopters are usually like quadcopter kits. They usually don’t come with a transmitter or receiver and might require partial assembly. An ARF drone kit might also leave out components like motors, ESCs, or even the flight controller and battery. The definition of an ARF drone kit is vary very broad, so whenever you see ARF in the title, you should read the description thoroughly.

YOU NEED TO MAKE INVESTMENTS UPFRONT

If you just want something to fly around the house for $50, then this section doesn’t really apply to you, but if you’re looking at spending hundreds (maybe even thousands) of dollars then you need to invest your time and money wisely.

Here are just a few things that “I did not do” when I first started out with my first drone, that would’ve helped me drastically later on.

  • Invest in a good controller. Getting a good controller is one of the best investments you can make. Controllers (unlike smartphones) don’t get outdated very quickly, so if you’re planning on being in the hobby for a while, you’re going to want to get a controller that will last at least a couple years. I know of a few people that have been using the same controller for over 10 years. The reason why you can make one last so long, is because the “transmitter” part is removable so that you can upgrade it to work with different or newer communication technologies in the future.
  • Buy a good charger. I know it seems crazy to spend a lot of money for a battery charger, but just like with your controller, a good charger is going to last for years. Cheap chargers that come with RTF drone kits usually charge slow, are not very reliable, and can usually only charge the battery that they come with (nothing bigger). So one day, when you buy a bigger drone you’ll need a bigger charger anyway. The more expensive chargers can charge pretty much any battery you can think of, from lithium polymer to lead acid. You can even buy adapters for charging more then one battery at a time.
  • Invest in research. I know that buying your first drone is exciting, but it’s not something you should rush. The more research you do, the more knowledge you’ll gain, and eventually you’ll start to understand the differences between all of the drone parts out there and the reasons why one part might be better then the other. This can save you a lot of time and money in the long run because you won’t be buying bad products, making bad decisions, wasting money and going through everything blind.

 

Advice

If you are a beginner at drones you need to be careful at driving them. It’s not so easy at the beginning, so you have to do everything really slowly so you don’t damage anything on the drone. It would be perfect if you could practice at some open place where there are no people you could hurt. You should read some manual or watch some video first on how to fly with the drone. Try to practice with small speed then later when you get in driving you can go up higher and higher but don’t fly out of range because your drone can crash and then you’ll need to buy another one again. So be careful!

 

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Best motherboards for gaming 2016/2017

The motherboard is the most crucial part of the computer and we at Geektick have chosen the best motherboards of 2016, after countless hours spent researching and my personal experience. All of that combined lead us to the best motherboards which we will carefully describe.

There are many motherboards out there, and when I was younger I never cared which one I would buy. But I could have saved a lot of money in the long run if I just paid the extra $100, but as a teenager that was not so important, so many mistakes have been made, but rest assured I learned from my mistakes and I am here to give you advice. So I collected the best and most reliable motherboards at the moment. Currently,  the best one which you can buy is the  Asus X99 Deluxe II, but besides that, we shall be looking at a few more motherboards that you might like. Keep in mind these are the best motherboards you can get in early 2017, and they definitely will not let you down, I can assure you. I know the pain when everything dies, and when your BIOS corrupts. Ended up wasting a lot of money.  We will also be looking at suitable processors that will maximize your performance.


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BEST MOTHERBOARD – Asus X99 Deluxe II

This is definitely the best mobo of 2016. Powerful, fast and stylish- these are the main attributes describing this beast. The second generation X99 motherboards that have recently launched represent the very best that motherboard manufacturers can create when largely unrestrained from pesky PCI-E lane limitations. And considering the fact that there’s been an almost two year gap between the first generation models and these new releases, we expect them to be even better than their predecessors which were extremely good in their own right. The ASUS X99-Deluxe II motherboard that we are reviewing today is the model you buy when you want everything. It is the most feature filled model in the company’s LGA2011-v3 lineup. It is clearly a direct descendant of the original X99 Deluxe, and that’s a good thing due to the fact that the original Deluxe had no cons in its time, proving that the Deluxe II is the best motherboard in this current time. The only con to this motherboard is that it supports a small amount of processors but when you are buying this mobo you are not aiming to buy a processor which is used for casual users, this motherboard is made for gamers, you are looking to buy the i7 6950X, which I am going to describe better later on.

The deluxe II has five physical PCIe x16 slots, 3 way CrossFire and 3 way SLI capabilities, 1 PCI-E x1 slot, 1 M.2 x4 connector, 2 U.2 connectors, 1 SATA Express ports, 8 SATA 6Gb/s ports (plus the 2 on the SATAe port), 3 USB 3.1 Type-A ports and 1 USB 3.1 Type-C port, many people would be more than satisfied with the new X99 Deluxe II. It also has 4 USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 3.0/2.0 header, 2 Intel-powered Gigabit LAN ports, a Thunderbolt 3.0 header, a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi module with Bluetooth v4.0, Realtek’s latest 10 channel HD audio controller and diagnostic LEDs. DDR4 memory-wise, the Deluxe II can handle up to an incredible 128GB of RAM and memory speeds up to DDR4-3300.

In summary this motherboards features are:

  • Supports Intel Core i7-5960X Processor Extreme Edition – Intel Core i7-5930K/ i7-5820K Processors – Intel Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition – Intel Core i7-6900K / i7-6850K / i7-6800K Processors
  • Quad Channel DDR4 3300 MHz (128 gbs max)best1-1
  • Includes extensive upgrades including onboard U.2 / M.2 slots that tap into 32Gbps of PCIe bandwidth
  • 3 USB 3.1 Type-A ports and 1 USB 3.1 Type-C ports
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports
  • Thunderbolt 3
  • 10 SATA 6GB/s
  • ASUS Aura Features controllable RGB onboard lighting 
  • SafeSlot 
  • 5-Way Optimization : Fan Xpert 4  Elevates customized cooling to new heights, with the ability to detect PWM/DC fans on all headers, utilize high-amperage fans and control water cooling pumps in software and UEFI
  • Crystal Sound 3 

The best motherboard for any gamer out there, it can be used to make the best new generation PC and many more things. Taking all the things in consideration this motherboards price is justified as it is $399.99.


BEST BUY – Gigabyte X99P SLI

Another great high end Gigabyte motherboard. This motherboard is similar to the Z170X UD3 Ultra, in many aspects it is a LGA1151 socket package, structure wise it is the same, with the main difference being that this motherboard supports Intel’s extreme processor edition. The X99P SLI motherboard has M.2 connector, one SATA Express connector, six  SATA 6Gb/s connectors, eight Dual Channel DDR4 slots(up to 128 GB), 1  PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, 1 USB Type-C port, with USB 3.1 support, 1  USB 3.1 Type-A port, 3  USB 3.0, 4  USB 2.0.

The most important feature it shares with the Z170 X UD3 is the Thunderbolt 3, providing swift 40gb/s speed.

In summary this motherboards features are:

  • World’s First Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified X99 Motherboard
  • Supports Intel Core i7 6950X Processor Extreme Editionbestbuy
  • Support Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • M.2 interface with up to 32Gb/s Data Transfer 
  • Supports New Intel Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition
  • Quad Channel DDR4 3400 MHz (128 GB max)
  • 4-Way Graphics with Premium PCIe Lane
  • Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio 
  • Independent Right and Left Audio Channel PCB Layers
  • High-end Nichicon Audio Capacitors
  • Audio Noise Guard with Multi-Color Choices of LED Trace Path Lighting
  • All Stainless Steel connectors on rear panel
  • SATA Express support for up to 10 Gb/s data transfer
  • Gigabyte UEFI DualBIOS
  • Long lifespan Durable Black Solid caps
  • APP Center including EasyTune and Cloud Station utilities
  • Safer Design Around Screw Mounting Holes

A mobo that made it’s reputation as the best buy mobo of 2016 as it supports up to 128 GB of ram, is quality made and costs $234.96.


BEST SELLER – Asus Z170 PRO Gaming

This motherboard supports the LGA 1151 Socket.  Many motherboards with this socket only support DDR4 ram, and so is the case for this motherboard. But truly this is a great motherboard as it has many features that can prove useful to a gamer of a high caliber. This motherboard can boost the performance of your DDR4 RAM which can be useful for running games like Rust as it is a game that requires a lot of ram to run, due to the bad configuration of Rust. This motherboard has 4 RAM(up to 64 GB) slots. The Z170 PRO Gaming supports crossfire/SLI(3x PCIe 3.0 x 16 slots). This board from the back has a PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port, 3 Display ports(HDMI, VGA, DVI) a USB 3.1 Type-A + Type-C, 6  USB 3.0 ports(2 at the front and 4 at the back), 8  USB 2.0 (6 at the front and at the back), Intel Ethernet GameFirst IV LANGuard.

The board contains 6  SATA 6.0 Gb/s, 1  M.2 slots (PCIe 3.0 4 and SATA 6 Gb/s) and one SATA Express port.
In summary this motherboards features are :

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel Core Desktop Processorsbestseller1
  • Dual channel DDR4 3466 (OC) support(64 GB max)
  • Easy and stable overclocking
  • SupremeFX 
  • Sonic Radar ll: Scan and detect your enemies to dominate
  • LANGuard
  • GameFirst IV
  • RAMCache
  • USB 3.1 Type-A/C & M.2
  • 6 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s, 1 x M.2 slots
  • 3x PCIe 3.0 x 16 slots(2 CPU, 1 PCH), 2 Way SLI & CrossFire Multi-Graphics Support

It’s the most sold motherboard and offers many new ways to make a PC, probably one of the best cheap motherboards as it costs $157.95.


Asus Maximus VIII Ranger

Maximus VIII Ranger is obviously equipped with an LGA1151 socket, and supports only DDR4 ram (4 slots supporting up to 64GB of Dual channel RAM with speeds up to 3400MHz). It supports crossfire/SLI (3x PCIe 3.0 x 16 slots). There’s also a single M.2 socket supporting both SATA and PCIe with support for speeds up to 32Gb/s. The board features Intel Gigabit LAN and the latest version of Asus’ SupremeFX. This board has many ports: PS/2 keyboard / mouse combo port, 8 USB 2.0 ports(4 at the back and 4 at the front), BIOS Flashback Button, Intel Anti-surge LAN, HDMI port, 6 USB 3.0 ports, USB 3.1 (Type-A)Port. USB 3.1 (Type-C)Port and Gold plated Audio Ports.And contains 6  SATA 6Gb/s port(s) and 2 SATA Express port

In summary this motherboards features are :

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel Core Desktop Processorsranger
  • Dual channel DDR4 3400 (OC) support(64 GB max)
  • Easy and stable overclocking
  • LANGuard
  • RAMCache
  • GameFirst IV
  • USB 3.1 Type-A/C & M.2
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports
  • 8 USB 2.0 ports
  • 3x PCIe 3.0 x 16 slots(2 CPU, 1 PCH), 2 Way SLI & CrossFire Multi-Graphics Support
  • 6  SATA 6Gb/s port(s) and 2 SATA Express port

Another great motherboard that is cheap considering how many pros it has. And costs about $199.95.

I have reviewed high end motherboards Gigabyte released, including the Gigabyte Z170X Ultra Gaming and the GA X99 Ultra Gaming. The thing these boards all have in common is support for upcoming technology, such as devices that connect via U.2, USB 3.1 Type-C, and Thunderbolt 3. Gigabyte also has made some notable aesthetic improvements with LEDs that illuminate. The Gigabyte Z170X UD3 Ultra offers nearly identical hardware support to the Gigabyte Z170X Ultra Gaming. But where the Ultra Gaming uses red LEDs, while the Gigabyte Z170X-UD3 Ultra lights up blue. So the Z170X UD3 Ultra is probably one of the best releases from gigabyte. This motherboard has a USB 3.1 Type-C port that can also serve as a Thunderbolt 3 port after you install a simple firmware update. Thunderbolt 3 offers a bandwidth of 40Gbps, a significant boost over USB 3.1’s 10Gbps. The Thunderbolt 3/USB 3.1 Type-C port also supports Power Delivery 2.0, which allows it to provide 100 watts of power to connected devices. Gigabyte made sure that anyone can utilize Thunderbolt 3 to it’s fullest extent.

The rear panel also features a USB 3.1 Type A port, 4 USB 3.0 ports, 2 USB 2.0 ports, and a PS/2  keyboard / mouse combo port. Beyond the good looks of the Gigabyte Z170X-UD3 Ultra it also has all the tools you will need to build an outstanding gaming rig. There’s support for SLI and CrossFire setups, and you can install up to 64GB of DDR4 3866 memory.

In summary this motherboards features are:

So overall this is great motherboard that can be used to make a high end tier PC, which can run any game out there. The good part is that it isn’t that expensive as it is $166.99.


Asus Rog Maximus VIII Extreme/Assembly

The Rog Maximus VII Extreme/Assembly comes with improved looks and a lot of features compared to it’s predecessor. It is one of the best Z170 motherboard out there at the moment if you ask me. As it has 4 USB 3.1 ports, multiple M.2 slots and many more features. Multiple M.2 slots and the fastest DDR4 support, the product will shock the socks of your feet. These motherboards are paired with new Skylake-S series processors. The best Skylake processors are the Core i5 6600K and the Core i7 6700K processors for the desktop, I have tested both of the processors. Both of these processors are Socket 1151 and perfect for gaming. The quad core CPU has 8 MB L3 cache and an integrated memory controller that supports both DDR4 and DDR3 memory. The Z170 and H170 motherboards only support DDR4. For the gaming community these two processors are the most important, the Core i7 6700K has four CPU cores with Hyper Threading, 4.0GHz frequency, 4.20GHz maximum Turbo Boost frequency, then there is the Core i5 6600K with four cores, 3.50GHz frequency and a 3.90GHz maximum Turbo Boost frequency, both are based on the new LGA1151 socket package.

In summary this motherboards features are:

  • LGA1151 socket for 6th-gen Intel Core Desktop Processorsextr
  • Dual Channel DDR4 3866 (OC) support(64 GB max)
  • Easy and stable overclocking
  • Bundled gaming gear – SupremeFX Hi-Fi & 10G Express
  • 4 PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (3CPU and 1 PCH)
  • LANGuard
  • 8 x SATA 6Gb/s (4 shared with SATA-E), 2 SATA Express, 1 U.2
  • 4 USB 3.1 (3 Type-A and 1 Type-C)
  • Best gaming performance 
  • Best gaming protection 

One of the best motherboard out there at the moment as it has so many advantages then the others out there at the moment. If you are making a high end gaming build then this is the motherboard for you and it costs $487.12.


Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming

A great release from the Gigabyte crew, an extremely good mobo that is described as being one of the most stylish mobos out there. There’s dual M.2 ports, U.2 support, USB 3.1, a USB Type-C plug, Dual LAN,6  USB 3 ports 10 SATA 6Gb/s connectors and the list of the features goes on and on. Thankfully, Gigabyte’s X99 Ultra Gaming is a little more affordable compared to the triple SLI focused Gigabyte X99 Designare Ex. It’s one of the cheaper X99 boards around at the moment too, because of the price increases from Asus and MSI, making this a go to mobo.

The PCI-E slots are clad in steel covers, with a smattering of chrome and white and red colored shrouds and heat sinks making it a really attractive motherboard. But it still has some cons as there is no on board Wi-Fi, although there is a dedicated M.2 slot for an M.2 Wi-Fi card. LED lighting is of course one of the  main features of the X99 Ultra Gaming as you can switch the colors to your wish.

In summary this motherboards features are:

  • Supports Intel Core i7 6950X Processor Extreme Editionasdf
  • Support Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
  • Quad Channel, Registered / Non-ECC Unbuffered 8 DDR4 3600+MHz (OC) slots
  • USB 3.1 with USB Type-C Support
  • Best 3-Way/ 2-Way SLI & CrossFire Support Spacing
  • NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 22110 M.2 Interface & U.2 Interface for Intel SSD 750
  • SATA Express Connector for Up to 10Gb/s Data Transfer
  • Killer E2400 and IntelGbE Gaming Networks
  • Supports up to 10 SATA 6Gb/s
  • Ambient Surround LED with RGB Multi-Color Choices
  • Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over PCIe and DDR Slots
  • Ultra Durable Anti-Sulfur Resistors for Longer Lifespan
  • Ultra Durable Anti-Rust Rear I/O Connectors
  • Dual Hybrid Fan Headers with Precise PWM / Voltage Control for Water Pump & Fan
  • Gigabyte UEFI DualBIOS with Q-Flash Plus USB ports
  • APP Center Including EasyTune and Cloud Station Utilities

Great structure, awesome LEDs and more features then you can imagine a mobo to have. It is quite a nice mobo and costs $267.89.


Overview

Many of these motherboards are considered to be gaming motherboards. Saying so, you will need a gaming processor. The current 6th generation processors are beyond many people’s expectations. So depending on which motherboard you choose to buy, we will give you the appropriate processor choice. We will be looking mainly at four processors the Core i7 6700k, Core i7 6800k , Core i7 6900k and the best for the last the core i7 6950X. Besides the processor you will need another thing which we have included down below. It’s a liquid cooler which is pretty much the most recommended type of cooling currently out there. Granted many people know what processor they will buy but this is our guide and advice to you. So you can make a better choice in choosing the perfect setup for yourself.


Intel Core i7 6700K

This processor is number one seller on Amazon at this given time.core Thanks to our knowledge of Skylake architecture, we can make a detailed review of the i7 6700K. The i7 6700K is a quad-core, eight-threaded processor with 8MB of L3 cache, much like the older generations. Skylake parts are manufactured on Intel’s 14-nm fabrication process with tri-gate transistors. Skylake  brings a new CPU microarchitecture. As usual, this architectural refresh is meant to improve clock-for-clock performance through various clever enhancements to the processor’s efficiency and throughput. Intel claims the 6700K is 10% faster than the Core i7-4790K.

In fact, the Core i7-6700K replaces the 4790K at the exact same price. The 6700K’s peak clock speed is down a little bit, at 4.2GHz instead of the 4.4GHz Turbo peak on the 4790K, but the 6700K can run all four cores at 4.2GHz under load. Intel has pushed a little on the power front in order to deliver higher performance in recent generations. The top Ivy Bridge quad core topped out at 77 watts, while Haswell moved up to 88 watts, however, Skylake nudges the limit up to 91 watts.That added CPU power draw could be offset at a platform level by the transition to a new memory type, DDR4. Skylake supports both DDR4 and DDR3L type memories, for lower voltage operation and power savings.

If you are a gamer with a budget looking for a new rig this is the right processor for you, this processor is supported by all of the motherboards named (except the X99 Deluxe II) above and costs $319.99.


Intel Core i7 6800K

The Core i7 6800K is the best value six asdfgcore processor currently out on the market. The extra $60 you’d be spending on the 6800K over the 6700K actually makes sense. For high end gaming rigs, sporting multiple graphics cards, the Broadwell-E chip is a great choice especially in terms of extra future proofing for your build. When you’re talking about a full system build, with a pair of Nvidia Titan x’s doing the graphical work, that six-core price premium becomes far easier to swallow.

If you have any interest in video editing, or other creative exercises requiring a lot of CPU power and memory bandwidth, the 6800K is worth the extra 60 dollars, even if you don’t do such thing, it is still worth it. X99 motherboards are generally more expensive than their Z170 compadres, though the price of DDR4 memory has dropped in recent times. When you want something a little more special from your gaming rig, or want to build something seriously high-end, with multiple GPUs and memory performance, Intel’s 6800K is an extremely viable solution. This processor is supported by all of the mobos above.

If you want your build to last a bit more then this processor is perfect for you, as it is worth the extra 60 dollars. This processor is of course better then the i7 6700k and is useful for animators. It costs $379.99


Intel Core i7 6900K

The biggest issue with the i7-6900K is thati7-6900k it’s not really all that different from it’s predecessor the i7-5960X, a processor that was released over two years ago. That was Intel’s then best Extreme processor, with a starting price of $1000. Two years later, the i7-6900K is slightly faster and still includes most of the same features, and if you were hoping prices would come down you will be disappointed. On the contrary actually, as the price is increased, even though they are really similar processors. So if you bought the i7-5960X when it launched, this isn’t the upgrade you’re going to be looking for- that would be the 10-core i7-6950X, or wait for Skylake-X. But if you are in need of an 8 core processor with 16 threads which is fast as hell then look no further.

The average clock of this processor is 3.2 GHz, while in turbo mode you get up to 3.7 GHz. It is a beast to say the least as probably the best part of this processor is the fact that it’s gonna be viable for the next 5 years or so, perhaps even more. This processor is supported by all of the mobos above.

If you want the best rig out there, then this processor should be considered as it satisfy all of your needs and more. It costs $1,049.99.


Intel Core i7 6950X

One of a kind processor, 10 core CPU, goldthe i7 6950X, this processor should be considered one of the best of the latest gen of processors. But this is the first 14nm HEDT part and should be smaller than an equivalent Haswell-E design. Intel will state that enthusiasts have been asking for more in the overclockable high end consumer space, so here it is. This processor has 10 cores, 20 threads a base clock speed of 3 GHz and a turbo speed of 3.5 GHz.

The 10 core i7 6950X costs $634 more than the 8 core i7 6900K. We all know that once you reach the high-end, the price/performance curve goes off in a somewhat foolish direction. The i7-6950X also gets a unique retail box compared to the other processors, in a sleek black box with gold lettering. This combination of colors tends to go down well with whoever loves gold, perhaps indicating that Intel is looking at a new kind of premium customer. Basically if you got the money you got the honey.

This is the end tier processor and it is extremely expensive and extremely good. It can out perform anything. It is supported by the X99 Deluxe II, X99 Ultra Gaming and the X99P SLI(these are the mobos we covered). It costs a whooping $1,579.99.


H100i v2 240MM Liquid Cooler

This is just a simple cooler. It is also the number one seller on Amazon.

The features of this cooler are :cooler

  • 240mm dual fan radiator
  • Improved cold plate and pump design
  • Advanced SP120L PWM fan design
  • Built-in Corsair Link: monitor CPU and coolant temperature, adjust fan speed
  • User replaceable inserts: Change the color of your cooler

There is no review for this item as it is just a simple liquid cooler. It is simple and it is necessary for your PC. It costs around $102.89.

Advice

My personal advice for all of you is the following- if you are just a simple gamer and want to play the new games that are coming out, get the X99P SLI and the i7 6700K, as you will be able to run any game out there, and can freely upgrade your build any time you want as you have 8 ram slots and multiple VGA slots, which enables you crossfire/SLI. If you are a hard core gamer and want the absolute best and want to have 999 FPS on each game, then you should get the i7 6950X, because let’s face it, this is going to be a processor which will be able to run any game you wish for the next 5-10 years, I can guarantee you that for certain. Alongside that, you should get the X99 Deluxe II motherboard, due to it’s many features, you will be able to get the most out of each game. And that can be extremely useful if you have a 144Hz monitor, or perhaps something even higher. Looking on the opposite side, the i7 6950X and the X99 Deluxe II build alongside some Titan X’s is ideal for a designer as it provides rendering speeds out of this world.

You could render a 10 hour video with extreme edits in less then 60 minutes. My point is that this processor and the mobo are just overpowered and can be useful to other people besides gamers. It can also be used to host servers and similar. Nevertheless, you can buy the Z170 PRO gaming and a 6th generation processor which would let you get more then enough FPS in these days, but it is not worth it due to the following. It might be cheaper, but processors that are locked are not worth your money, simply said like this I went on a game with my friend same configuration on the game everything to high. Similar VGA and similar, but different processor I had the i5 2500k overclocked to 4.5 GHz and he had a i5 6600 3.3GHz , a generation 2 processor vs a generation 6 processor. Sad to say this, but his generation 6 processor had a worse performance then my generation 2 processor. How, you might ask yourself? Heck, you might even say that I had my cores unparked and he didn’t. That wasn’t the case though. I had around 330FPS on the game while he had around 280 FPS. Which game was that, you may wonder? Well it was CS:GO granted not the game to go to, but nevertheless, everything was set to high and my processor beat his. So all in all, the unlocked version from the second generation could still preform pretty decently compared to the locked versions of the 6th generation. However, this processor is pretty good overall. It is nowhere near to give you the best possible experience out there because it will only be able to run the newest generation of games on medium or so at best.

Spend the extra dollars on the i7 6700k. It is pointless to buy a locked generation 6 processor as you will see later on, when you will need a new processor which will cause you to spend another $300 plus the new motherboard $100 and the new power supply and similar, which will make you end up losing money then staying in the positive. So spend the extra money if you have it, if not, I guess other generation 6 processors can do or even consider buying an older generation with an older motherboard.

Why didn’t you include any AM3+ socket motherboards?

Well that is a long story. With the addition of the AMD processor supporting motherboards it gets a bit tricky to define what motherboard you should buy for what purpose. Granted the AM3+ socket motherboards and the processors are pretty powerful and in many cases are cheaper then the rivals. A quick summary of AM3+ motherboards would be as following: AM3+ motherboards are quite good like the ones I named today, but it gets tricky mostly due to the fact I have been using only motherboards that support Intel processors and because of that I can not give you a detailed description about them or suggest what you should do. However, if you are considering of getting a motherboard which is AM3+ I will not stop you but I can not help you either, as I lack the experience to help you out.

If you want to build an AMD oriented PC, then I can give you a few suggestions. To get the maximum performance out of your PC you should get a high end AMD processor no matter what. It is much cheaper then Intel processors, but it can do a lot of damage. When buying an AMD processor you should look up the detailed review on that processor as it could not satisfy your needs. As for motherboards, you should get a motherboard that supports 3 way crossfire/SLI as you will need it later on, mostly because if you wish to run the newest games on the best possible experience you will need it. But you probably already know this.

Why didn’t you include any ASROCK or MSI motherboards?

Well this is a long story to say the least. Many years have passed since I last used a product used from MSI. When growing up, MSI is the easiest way to go as it is cheap due to that fact the products can be quite.. bad, to put it nicely. They lasted up to a maximum of 1-2 years and would either explode or die over time(many things do die overtime but only 1-2 years is not enough). So how do I know this? Well I used a lot of MSI products from power supplies to motherboards. In the most cases, it would do OK at the period when I bought the product, but after 1-2 years it would break or even worse, explode. A personal friend of mine had many issues with his MSI products. He had a lot of MSI power supplies and his main motherboard was an MSI. His power supply unit exploded which caused many issues regarding the price of the computer he had to change out and the fact that he had to actually re-paint the wall because it was black. OK, so he changes out the parts and once again bought another MSI power supply unit. The best part is this time it did not last for 1.5 years now it lasted for 3 months and exploded as well. Now, what are the chances of that happening? Well, they’re actually pretty high as MSI to PCs is the Notepad 7 to phones. This is only my personal experience though. I did check the reviews though. The MSI mobos are starting to improve and become better. They are getting good reviews but on an aspect of truly being the best, they are not even close to Asus or Gigabyte.

You might have an MSI motherboard or products and they are preforming extremely well, but personally I trust Asus and Gigabyte more and deem them to make better products than MSI.

ASRock has pretty well made products and I did own a few of them they performed nicely, but the reason they couldn’t get on this list was the fact that these are the top boards currently out there. And there was no more place remaining to place in an ASRock mobo. You might disagree with this, but lets face it, if I put five mobos that are legit the same motherboard but different makers, what would that look like? Granted I could be wrong though, it is mostly due to personal experience.

So basically there was no more place to put Asrock products and I still stand strong on the fact that MSI is not good enough to make it to the best motherboards out there at the moment. Will it change?  Maybe, but I can not say for certain.


Conclusion

So whether you use a Gigabyte, Asus, ASRock or similar produced motherboard, it is important to keep in mind that you might want to upgrade it at one point in your life. There are many motherboards which can future proof your build,  and many of these motherboards do fit in that category.

To put everything in perspective. These motherboards and processors are all top of the line at this given time and if you wish to buy one go ahead I am merely trying to give you suggestions and to guide you what to do.

I hope this article helped you out and made you pick the right motherboard for yourself. Good luck on your build and may Talos be with you.

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Left Handed Gaming Mouse (November 2016)

When it comes to gaming, one of the best upgrades to improve your gaming performance is to upgrade your regular mouse to a gaming mouse. A gaming mouse can improve and ease your game play, with the addition of extra buttons on your mouse.  Many of the gaming mouse buttons are highly programmable and can be customized, which means you can be quicker and get the jump on your enemies.  Programmable buttons make repetitive tasks much easier.

Being left-handed, a couple of years ago, meant having a limited option, or even no option, when it comes to high quality gaming mice.  Today there are many options for left-handed people, but few of them are good gaming.

In this world, there are 730 million left-handed people, that is approximately 10% of the world’s population.

Yes, they are rarer for apparent reasons but the fact that approximately 10% of the world’s population are left handed would mean that sales could effectively be increased by an additional 10% by implementing an ambidextrous mouse or a left handed mouse option for their products. I could be mistaken but apparently some of the major mouse-makers (namely Razer and SteelSeries) do agree with me.

Many of today’s gaming mice are :

  • Not symmetrical and only made for right-handed players because of this
  • Not available in a “mirrored” version for lefties as well!
  • Lack of customization options.

So basically : when looking for a left-handed gaming mouse, you only have a limited pool of mice to chose from. This kinda sucks for all lefties out there – you just found the perfect gaming mouse for your needs only to find out that there is no left-handed version of it.

Fortunately for you (I’m assuming you’re a lefty since you’re reading this post), We are here to tell you that really good left-handed mice do exist. Although most of them seem to be targeting gamers, there’s no reason that they aren’t able to be used for conventional purposes.

Ambidextrous VS Left-Hand Edition ?

Why is a purely left-handed mouse better than an ambidextrous version? This essentially means that its shape and curves aren’t just linear or symmetrical to suit both right and left hand users but its design is developed to fit left-handers perfectly. The comfort factor that was previously only available to right-handers thanks to the fact that most mice have been manufactured with right-handers in mind can now be enjoyed equally by lefties as well, though they still lack the freedom of a wider choice.


Best Left-Handed Gaming Mouse – Razer NAGA MMO Gaming Mouse

Razer NAGAIf you’re looking to play MMO games or any game that’s going to require key binding then a Razer Naga is probably your best bet.

The massively multiplayer online games also known as MMO are really specific genre, where you need lot of buttons in order to actuate different skills and weapons.

Not only is this mouse specifically tailored for left-handed gamers, but it also comes with a great deal of other features that make it my top pick in this list. There is no doubt that Razer has the reputation for delivering a diverse list of products and the Naga is a great example.

This mouse has always been an iconic peripheral for MMO players, especially for World of Warcraft. It’s the true innovation of engineering and technology created by Razer.

The build quality of the mouse feels great with an anti-slip coating and nice rubber coating. At 135 grams the Naga is on a heavier side, but it’s pretty well balanced with system. Ergonomically mouse is well shaped there is a rubber grip on the left side, that complements a secure fit for both my ring and pinky fingers. Naga is equipped with the 8200 dpi 4G laser sensor which delivers precise tracking in game and its super accurate on any DPI setting. The cable is braided and it comes with proper logo on the tip, to help differentiate between other cables you may have plugged in.

Naga

The Razer Naga’s revolutionary 12 button thumb grid has been outfitted with mechanical switches to give you tactile and audible feedback, so you can be assured of every actuation. Having 12 programmable buttons at first time it may sound like a lot, but to put things in perspective there are 9 main buttons on the top and 12 buttons on the right side where you can program macros to your preference. The primary left and right click buttons do provide excellent tactile feedback.

 


Bestbuy Left-Handed Gaming Mouse – Razer DeathAdder Left-Hand Edition Gaming Mouse

Razer DeathAdder

Razerzone has been developing gaming mice solely for left-handed people for so many years now, and Razer Deathadder has been their most sought after gaming mice.

First off, the DeathAdder Left Handed Edition mouse has a DPI of 3500, which is more than sufficient in most cases unless you have a multi-monitor setup and you wish to drag your cursor quickly across one screen to another with a flick of your wrist. Otherwise, anything above 3000 is overkill. It is the highest native DPI optical sensor available on any gaming mouse today. This ensures mouse movements of up to 200 inches per second and 50g acceleration.

For FPS games most important feature is the accuracy and precision, because every fault movement can dramatically change the final result of the match. That being said this mouse is equipped with the world’s best optical sensor and more powerful software to help you win the game. The DeathAdder proved extremely comfortable during gameplay, and using it to aim felt very natural. We were particularly impressed with the maximum polling rate of 1,000Hz. The polling rate determines how many times per second the mouse reports its position to the computer. A standard mouse reports its co-ordinates about 125 times per second, so its polling rate is about 125Hz. The more frequently the mouse reports its position, the smoother mouse movements will feel. Turning up the DeathAdder’s polling rate to 1,000Hz made for an extremely smooth experience that hardcore gamers will certainly appreciate.

deathadder

The overall design is pretty unique, Razer has designed true ergonomics left-handed mice equipped with strategically placed side buttons and accurate scroll wheel. There are two different zones of illumination, including the logo and the scroll wheel. Both parts are highlighted with blue LED and provide nice visual feedback while playing. For more luxury look the left-handed version also comes with braided cable and gold plated USB connector, which not only looks great but also performs amazingly. In addition to great sensor and ergonomics the Razer Deathadder comes with five programmable buttons, which can be independently programmed to assign new macros or commands using Synapse 2.0. At 145 grams mouse is very light weight and well balanced, perfect for smooth movements and lifting.

Generally speaking main advantage of this product is that it was specifically molded for lefties and it’s not an ambidextrous one. Every part of this peripheral is the result of innovation and experience based on Razer Team research. This company has designed world’s first true FPS mouse using ergonomic form factor, accurate laser sensor and programmable buttons. In addition to great hardware it bears mentioning that DeathAdder comes with most intuitive software, where gamers can adjust polling rate, LED lighting and most importantly the mouse sensitivity.

 

 


Bestseller Left-Handed Gaming Mouse – SteelSeries Sensei

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The Steelseries Sensei is an absolute powerhouse, designed for wireless gaming with stylish form factor and performance. This is also a popular left handed gaming mouse that is ambidextrous, meaning it fits in both hands. The Steel Series Sensei is used by many left-handed pro gamers because of its superior features. This mouse is very famous with pro gamers: there’s a huge list of eSports professionals that rely on the Sensei, for example the European powerhouse Fnatic.

Like many gaming mice, the SteelSeries Sensei includes a set of programmable buttons (in this case, there are seven), along with software that lets you fine-tune your settings and save profiles for different games or applications. The new design ensures that players are getting maximum performance in any situation.
Surrounding LED strips satisfies both the gaming setup with its multiple color options and the practicality, as it can be configured to showcase the battery status with green, yellow and red colors. To ensure maximum performance in all gaming scenarios SteelSeries enlisted help from world-class StarCraft® II, Counter-Strike, DotA 2, League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, WarCraft® III and Doom players while building this mouse.
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The body is symmetrical, so good news for both right and left-handed users, plus it favors claw and finger-tip grip users. The rubberized top and side prevent hands from slippage and provide excellent tracking experience. The two browser buttons on each side are also very helpful as they can be reprogrammed to your own personal preference. The scroll wheel is also rubberized and illuminated and it gives nice tactile feedback while scrolling and clicking. The CPI change buttons is pretty low profile, with two setting that which is placed just below the scroll wheel.
I think that SteelSeries Engine 3 software is definitely one of the best in the market, as it’s helpful for all their gaming peripherals. All the hardware with Sensei is top notch, including the 12,000 DPI with 1ms of response time, that can be increased to 16,000 using software configurator.

 

Conclusion

For those who want a left-handed mouse without needing to feel like making a compromise, consider the Razer & SteelSeries peripherals. There are many companies presented here with left-handed models that will please your needs. But if you look closer it is obvious that Razer and SteelSeries dominate the market, offering mirrored and left-handed versions of their flagship gaming mouse models. Beside the Razer and SteelSeries there are lots of left-handed gaming mice available out there. Each one promises quality and top performance, so it is all up to you to choose the right one for your budget and taste as well.

As you can see, being a left-handed gamer has its downsides: there are just not as many gaming mice to chose from. But hey – there’s also a good thing! As I showed you above, some of the best gaming mice are ambidextrous or have a special left-handed version. So, while there’s a lack of quantity, there is no lack of quality. Especially the three mice recommended above are perfect for gamers and can be considered the best left-handed gaming mouses!


Other left-handed mouses :

Hippus Handshoe Left Handed Ergonomic Mouse
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The special shape of the HandShoe Mouse allows your hand and wrist to float without any effort.
Its full hand and finger support prevents skin contact with the desktop, unlike most computer mouse types where you press down on the desktop and work from the wrist or rub over the desktop while sliding. Both of these actions are a source of complaints.

With a HandShoe Mouse you don’t need to hover your fingers over the buttons:  Only a minor effort is required to switch while your thumb rests on its support. This prevents thumb action which can otherwise be harmful. In Dutch the word HandShoe means “Glove”. The HandShoe Mouse “fits like a glove” or, like some people say “feels like a saddle for the hand”. The HandShoe Mouse is available in three standard sizes (Small, Medium and Large) which are available in a wireless and a wired version. The HandShoe Mouse is developed, based on proper university research and measurements and not on beliefs of individuals.


ELECOM M-XT4DRBK Left Handed Trackball mouse

 

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Elecom is the only brand that offers a left-handed trackball – the Elecom M-XT4DRBK Wireless Trackball. (It must be noted that left-handed users can also get an ambidextrous trackball, which is symmetrical so can be used both by left- and right-handed people.)

The scroll wheel acts as a button as well and can be tilted to the left or right to scroll horizontally, for example in an Excel sheet.

When buying a trackball, you have decide for yourself if you prefer the wireless version or wired version, both have pros and cons. The wireless trackball takes up less space and you can place it far away from your computer or media center (if you use it to control your TV or movie player from your couch for example). The connection of the wired trackball is much more reliable compared to a wireless trackball. The wire offers a direct connection with your computer, while the wireless trackballs sometimes take a few seconds to ‘wake up’ or might lose connection for a second, which during a computer game could be a problem. Both wired and wireless versions need a USB port. The wireless trackball uses a very small USB 2.4GHz receiver while the wired models have a cable with a length of 1.5 meter (5ft).


Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum

g900-chaos-spectrum-mouseThe main features why I love this product are; highly optimized wireless connection, most accurate optical sensor, power efficient battery and most importantly the symmetrical design. Looking over the mouse you will see that it supports an ambidextrous design, perfect for both left and right hand users.

The Logitech G900 Chaos Spectrum is ideal for eSports gamers just because Logitech puts great effort to make it a truly professional gaming mouse that can be wireless or wired. Performance wise, it is one of the fastest gaming mice gamers will ever use. The speed and responsiveness of the mouse are due to the Pixert PMW3366 optical sensor.

One thing I always hated about ambidextrous mice was having the buttons on both sides. Main issue is that when you are left-handed you can’t equally use both sides and finally you end up with accidentally hitting them while playing. Thankfully this is not a problem with G900, here you can swap the buttons out on either side or remove them all together. Even though the side buttons are removable there seems to be no compromises, they do deliver perfect travel distance and give off a quite nice tactile click.


Razer Ouroboros Gaming Mouse

1669_razer_ouroboros_ambidextrous_mouseRazer Ouroboros is the latest ambidextrous gaming mouse from Razer, perfect choice for left-handed people. This state of the art mouse offers lefties many essential features, than they are normally used to get.

The Razer Elite Ouroboros gaming mouse has an 8200dpi 4G laser sensor which alone qualifies it to be regarded as one of the best left handed gaming mouse under $100. Another feature that makes the Ouroboros gaming mouse stand out is that it can be either wireless or wired therefore making it more convenient to use in any situation. To make it even better it has a dedicated clutch trigger which is used to adjust the DPI to the users’ preferences. Its battery is powerful in that it can last for up to twelve hours, therefore, giving users more time to play. Designers of this particular mouse made it in a way that users can reach all the buttons without straining. I think what really makes this mouse stand out from the competition is the number of interchangeable parts, which is included especially for the left-handed people. Here you can change the palm rest using four different side panels. Moreover you can do it without needing any extra tools, because all the parts are magnetic and they swap pretty easily.


Zowie Fk2 Gaming Mouse

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The key feature to look at while choosing the best gaming mouse for you is probably the precision and the comfortable shape. There is no such thing as perfect mouse and we all want different things, the idea is to find the one that is most suitable to your needs. That being said, I think that Zowie FK2 is the one of the best high-End gaming peripheral on the market today. Firstly it’s ambidextrous which is ideal for left and right hand users, plus it comes with super-fast optical sensor that cycles through 400 – 3200 DPI. Moreover this product is favored by top eSport athletes and FK2 tends to be their number one weapon on any tournaments.

I’d generally recommend it for people who have smaller hands that don’t have to struggle to handle it as it is a rather slim mouse and people with bigger hands might struggle to use the FK2 comfortably. With all that being said I’d recommend this mouse for people who are looking to play FPS Shooters competitively due to its amazing sensor that really allows you to get the edge on your opponent or any games that have few programmable skills, but require precise actions.


Razer Taipan Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse

 razer-taipan-gallery-4-blackThis is another superior left handed mouse from Razer which is light for easy handling and has a V shape to allow the hand of the user to rest perfectly. It is also super sensitive where the gamers who use it do not have to struggle controlling the different features. This mouse has a 1600gpi which is ideal for pro gamers who like high quality sensitivity. It is designed to be used by people with relatively big hands but its ideal shape allows even gamers with relatively smaller hands to hold it perfectly.

Overall the ergonomics are fine, considering form factor and the materials used for body.

The build quality of Taipan feels great. At only 95grams the mouse does feel very light, with perfect weight distribution and top anti-slip coating. The Teflon feet at the bottom of the mouse complement a smooth glide and provide perfect tracking experience. Plus there is a nice cable which proper logo on the tip to help differentiate, between other cables that you may have plugged-in to your computer. There are two illuminated portions including the logo at the top and the scroll wheel, which are both highlighted with green LED lights. You can’t change the color, so the only adjustment is a breathing affect or turning lights completely off.

The Taipan is equipped with 8,200 DPI Avago laser sensor which tracks so precisely that you always hit the target where you need to. The DPI settings can cycles through pinpoint precise 200 DPI, to super-fast 8,200 so I suggest you sticking to the perfect CPI level that you feel most comfortable with. There are nine programmable buttons and the left and right primary switches.

Choice is yours.

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The Best Sound Bar

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TV with VGA Input

To get a basic idea of what a TV with VGA input, we first have to understand what a VGA input is. VGA is abbreviated from video graphics array, and it represents the standard analog interface for all computer displays. So basically, VGA is, in layman terms, the analog video signal which can be received by a monitor, TV, and other video equipment such as video projectors and so on. VGA is mostly used on PC screens, and if you turn your PC monitor around, you will immediately see the VGA connector. Now, a lot of TVs, especially the most recent ones usually have both HDMI and VGA connectors, as this is extremely practical for a user.

If a TV has a VGA connector that immediately means that you have an additional option at your disposal – if you want, you can connect your computer to your TV and enjoy doing whatever you like on a larger screen. Because of this additional connector you will be able to connect more devices to your TV at the same time, and that is really an advantage in case you have many devices and you hate to get up every time to plug one device out, and another one in.

Additionally, if you have a device that sends an analog signal and only HDMI or SCART ports on your TV, you cannot do anything even if you purchase a VGA to HDMI or VGA to SCART converter adapter. This is simply because even when you use these adapters, most screens will still not display the analog over the HDMI or SCART ports. This is why, if you need to plug in a VGA device into your TV, you should look for a TV with a VGA connector as this is the only way you can be sure that the TV can actually receive VGA.

Generally, when looking for a TV that has VGA input, you should consider several factors as a guide:

  • TV brand – the best brands did not deserve the reputation for nothing
  • Screen technology – LED, LCD, etc.
  • Input – VGA, HDMI (also check the number of ports)
  • HDTV – the bigger the resolution, the better
  • Picture quality
  • Black quality
  • USB
  • TV size
  • Price

As finding a good TV capable of receiving a VGA signal without any problems can be a hassle, we have made it easier for you by testing out several TVs with VGA input and narrowed the selection to the best ones to provide you with good information. To be precise, we tested ten different TV sets with VGA input and narrowed it down to only the top three, as we think that these deserve your attention and are worth your consideration. During our testing we did a very simple thing – we played a high resolution video over the VGA port on the TV, and then compared the image quality. We also considered the prices of these TVs, all of the other features they offer (such as the number of other ports, screen technology etc.) and the general customer feedback.

Best TV with VGA Input – Samsung UN40D5003

Samsung UN40D5003 is an excellent TV that has VGA and HDMI inputs, and will play your videos in astounding quality. You can connect it to a PC and play your favorite games on a clean and detailed picture. Samsung is in general an excellent brand to purchase when looking for video devices, as their video technology is cutting-edge and simply superior to most other brands that produce TV, monitor and tablet devices. As it is, this TV is no exception, and aside from its elegant look and really nice size, you will be able to enjoy your content in highest possible quality – the crispness andcolors of the picture will amaze the most demanding ones. While this TV is slightly more expensive than the others we have listed for you, it is worth the money difference as it also has superior specs in addition with high audio and video performances. Now we will list some pros and cons so that you can decide whether Samsung UN40D5003 is really right for you.

Samsung S27B550V PROS

First of all, Samsung UN40D5003 dons a really nice screen size at 40 inches, and uses the LED technology. LED is better and more expensive than LCD, so if you want to have a great picture quality, this TV should be your choice. It has two HDMI inputs and one VGA input which leaves a lot of room to plug in several devices at the same time. That should be more than enough even for the most demanding customers and you can avoid possible cable tangling. The screen resolution is 1080p which makes for excellent quality of video reproduction, and if you combine that with the impressive Samsung quality, you get yourself an outstanding playback which is something other devices are bit inferior to our best choice. Samsung UN40D5003 dons the cutting-edge picture and black level quality and it is the only five stars rated product in those departments. It also has an USB 2.0 port which enables a person to simply plug in the USB and use the remote to browse through files and pictures, which is a nice additional option offered by Samsung UN40D5003.

Samsung S27B550V CONS

There are virtually no cons when it comes to the Samsung B550, as it has amazed as at every turn while we were testing it.

To summarize, the Samsung B550 is the best monitor with HDMI input on the market. With LED based 27” screen, 1920×1080 resolution, two HDMI inputs, one VGA input and the addition of embedded speakers, B550 is the best choice for video games players as it will provide great video gaming experience. This does not mean that you cannot use this monitor for other purposes, as we have discovered during testing that it also gives a great performance for HD video playback. The high price is justified as this is definitely the best product when it comes to HDMI monitors.

Best Buy & Bestseller TV with VGA Input – Philips 40PFL5706

The Philips 40PFL5706 TV is another TV we will review that has a VGA input. Philips is a well known brand in the TV manufacturers market and they did not disappoint us with this model. When it comes to image quality, you will definitely love it. It might be slightly inferior to the quality of image and video reproduction we have seen while using the Samsung UN40D5003, but it is still outstanding. The sound quality on this TV is excellent and it has a nice additional option,which is explain in the pros section, that makes it a best buy and a best selling product at the same time. Now we’ll outline all the pros and cons of buying Philips 40PFL5706 TV with VGA input.

Philips 40PFL5706 PROS:

Philips 40PFL5706 offers the option to play 1080p videos on a 40 inch screen which says a lot from the start. You will be able to enjoy movies, video games or any other content in stunning quality. This is probably the first attribute important featured to be interested in when it comes to choosing a good TV that supports VGA. The aforementioned capability to display picture in an incredible 1080p resolution may seem like something that is implied from the start, but  many other manufacturers offer lower resolutions for approximately the same amount of money. The most important reason why you may prefer this TV with VGA input to its Samsung competition is the fact that it supports Wi-Fi and enables you to use its MediaConnect. This allows you to access your PC wirelessly in order to play or view any file you want, using nothing but the TV remote. You can also access online content using the Wireless NetTV, which is a good way to quickly access your YouTube and Facebook accounts. This cool option immediately makes the price of Philips 40PFL5706 a real bargain and yet another pro on this list, as it is impossible to find another TV that has all these options at this price. It also supports USB connection, which is a yet another nice touch. Philips 40PFL5706 has three HDMI inputs and one VGA, which is more than enough to use all features of today’s TV technologies.

 

Philips 40PFL5706 CONS:

Philips 40PFL5706 has a lot of good things worth mentioning, but there are some things that Samsung UN40D5003 simply does better, and that includes the picture and black quality. Philips 40PFL5706 certainly has high picture quality, but if we are going to make a realistic review it is only fair to say that if Samsung would have five star rating in this aspect, Philips 40PFL5706 would get four. Additionally, the black quality would be five starts with Samsung while the Philips TV would get only three. Furthermore, this TV with VGA input uses LCD technology for its screen, which has become an industry standard in the last few years.

In summary, Philips 40PFL5706 is a good product that sells really well and for good reason. If you want to get the most out of your money, this is a good choice for because you get 3 HDMI inputs, VGA, USB and Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi is available only for this model out of all we have tested, so it is a noteworthy advantage and makes this a real value for money product. While it is slightly inferior in the image quality department when compared to Samsung UN40D5003, we recommend it as the best buy option (and it is already a bestseller).

Cheapest TV with VGA Input – Philips 40PFL4707

Philips 40PFL4707 is another great TV with VGA input by Philips and this one is the cheapest product on this list. Philips 40PFL4707 is not any worse because of that, though, and it has a great resolution of 1080p and will make your viewing experience top-notch. This modern TV will enable you to enjoy your content in full HD, which makes it a great value purchase for a relatively low price when compared to the other TVs with VGA input we have tested.

Philips 40PFL4707 PROS:

Philips 40PFL4707 dons a great picture quality and you will be able to enjoy your video files in full HD. It has a 40 inch screen, which is a decent size that will enhance your experience even further. Further, it uses LED technology, which has become a standard nowadays as the LCD TVs have become slightly outdated. Philips 40PFL4707 also supports USB and that means you can just plug in your USB device and browse your files with nothing but your remote controller. This Philips model has a slightly better black quality than the Philips 40PFL5706. Another obvious reason that makes this TV with VGA a good purchase is its price – at a price that is quite low, compared to other devices we reviewed, you can get a lot of great features. This is an excellent deal, especially if your budget is smaller or limited. Philips 40PFL4707 has three HDMI inputs and one VGA input, so you can simultaneously connect more devices at once.

Comparison

Conclusion

When it comes down to it, if your budget allows it and you want the best TV with VGA input, a smart choice for you is the Samsung UN40D5003. This fantastic TV with VGA input has the best picture and black quality and you will be simply blown away by how some HD videos look like on this TV.

If you are keen on having Wi-Fi, however, a good choice is the Philips 40PFL5706 that has a lot of cool things to offer for a reasonable price. Philips 40PFL5706 has exceptional sales number and is our bestbuy option, but keep in mind that the picture quality still is a bit worse than on its Samsung competitor.

Our cheapest selected item is the Philips 40PFL4707, which has a lot of good options to offer, but the picture quality suffers because of its price and it does not have the wireless options of our bestbuy choice. But if you have to save money, it’s a solid choice.

Generally, all of these TVs are really good, but the Samsung UN40D500 simply overshadowed its competition during the testing phase, which is why we ultimately recommend this TV first.

 

 

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Calculator with fractions

Calculator with fractions is literally a mathematical powerhouse on the go. This is a lot more than a normal calculator – these devices are designed to perform the most complex mathematical and geometrical operations. Their purpose is to facilitate working in professions such as teaching, construction work, geodesy and basically any other profession that demands complicated calculation.If your vocation implies any complicated calculation on a constant basis, you will need to have an advanced calculator with a lot of options close by at all times.

Owning a calculator with fractions or any other capabilities is a must, simply because these are basically pre-programmed mathematical tools indispensible for performing all math operations and measurements on the go.  A good scientific calculator with fractions can do all the basic things such as subtraction, addition, multiplication, division, but also many complex operations such as calculating something to the smallest decimal, taking extremely accurate measurements, a lot of teaching/ learning facilities and so on. To summarize, a great calculator with fractions is basically a mathematical computer in its portable edition. It would be very easy to perform any mathematical or geometrical operation on your computer, but most professions simply do not enable you to sit in an office. All the teachers, construction workers, interior and exterior designers, architects, estimators and engineers should have one calculator with fractions ready at hand at all times.

Scientific calculator with fractions

There are three more things to look into before buying a scientific calculator with fractions:

  • Price – you may want all of the above mentioned features, but a calculator of that caliber may be out of your price range. That is why we have found excellent calculators that will have most of the features that should fit   everyone’s budget.
  • Keys and display – some may need a calculator with larger keys or a bigger display because of their own limitations.
  • Ease of usage – a scientific calculator with to much features could be useless if it is too complicated to use, so this is a very important thing to carefully consider.

Best Calculator with Fractions – Casio Prizm FX-CG10

The Casio Prizm FX-CG10 is an excellent calculator capable of performing even the most complicated mathematical operations and goes way beyond simple multiplying, dividing, subtracting and adding. This is a math machine that offers just about anything a professional could need in his line of work. The Prizm FX-CG10 has received the best testing feedback and has proven to be superior in all fields. Most importantly, it is extremely easy to use which makes it, by automatic, our best recommendation on this list.
PROS:
The most important thing to emphasize is the ability to draw graphs, dual graphs and tables which makes it a must have tool for teachers, statistics and estimating professionals. Basically anyone who wants their calculations to be accurate and neatly represented in graphs, tables and spreadsheets should use this calculator. A second impressive thing about this scientific calculator with fractions is the display – unlike all the others we have tested this one dons a full color screen with easy to use icon base menu. If you often need to divide a fraction with another fraction, you will be impressed by the speed and ease. The software it uses is very advanced but amazingly simple to use which is something that cannot be said for many scientific calculators. In most cases, you would to learn their elaborate instructions manual before you can use the device properly. Basically, a combination of a 3.7”color display and excellent software make the Casio Prism FX-CG10 a perfect scientific calculator for any professional, especially for math teachers as this calculator has fantastic learning facilities. Prism FX-CG10 uses preloaded geometry applications and an in-depth conic application that handle complex numbers, fractions, as well as everything in between (all the above listed functionalities). Prism FX-CG10 is USB connectible to your computer, which is yet another advantage it has in comparison to its competition.

To conclude, the Casio Prism FX-CG10 is the best scientific calculator with fractions, period. Its color display, nice wide keys, numerous functionalities and easy-to-use software with an icon based system make this scientific calculator the best possible choice for anyone. Prism is simply superior to all the other calculators we have tested, and has proven its worth to many professionals already. Noteworthy to mention – Prism FX-CG10 is not that expensive either, all things considered. It does cost a bit more than the others on the list, but it brings many more useful things on the table.

Best Buy Calculator with Fractions – Calculated Industries 44080

Calculated Industries 44080 Construction Master Pro Construction Calculator is a great professional calculator with a primary focus on construction workers but it’s also well suited for architects, contractors, designers, managers, engineers, estimators and many more professionals. This fantastic tool is essentially made to facilitate your work by making it easy to complete complicated calculations, estimates, layouts and bids. It will enable you to estimate and calculate a lot of factors, everything from how much materials you will need to build something to converting between any dimensional formats. We will now speak about why we decided to make this our best buy option by mentioning some pros and cons.
PROS:
The first great advantage of the Calculated Industries model 44080 is the ease of usage factor, which is very good. This calculator is not as simple to use as the Casio Prism FX-CG10 but it is surprisingly easy to get used to it and you will learn how to use its full potential in no time. This calculating device is perfectly suited for construction workers as a tool they all must have on their desks. As such, this professional calculator contains all functionalities that will simplify construction math. Solving predominately trigonometric functions a construction worker couldn’t do without such a device. Another noteworthy feature is the ability to define your preferences for future calculations, which provides time saving shortcuts that can be real life savers in tight situations.

CONS:
First and foremost, it is important to say that the following cons have emerged due to comparisons with Casio Prism FX-CG10 which is, in this case, superior for several small features. One of them is the black and white display, while the Prism uses a color display. Calculated Industries 44080 also lacks the capabilities to display graphs or manage complex numbers. It does not have the PC port that the Prism FX-CG10 has. Additionally, Calculated Industries 44080 is a heavy duty scientific calculator that is meant to be kept on a desk, while the Prism is fully portable.

In conclusion, the Calculated Industries 44080 is a good solid scientific calculator with fractions that will be more than enough for most. If you don’t need a portable and sophisticated device like the Prism FX-CG10, the Calculated Industries 44080 calculator should be your choice.  It is super easy to use what makes this device perfect for construction workers and contractors. At a lower price than its Casio competitor, this may be a better option for some people. Regardless of all its pros, if you can chip in a bit more, you will own a better calculator if you buy the Casio Prism.

Bestseller Calculator with Fractions – Calculated Industries 4087 Machinist Calc Advanced

Calculated Industries 4087 Machinist Calc Advanced is literally what the title says it is – a good solution for someone who needs to do a lot of machining mathematical operations on a daily basis. As such, it has a lot of capabilities for machining professionals as well as for shop owners, which makes Calculated Industries model 4087 a really good cost-effective calculator. Unlike the before mentioned Calculated Industries 44080 model, this one is handheld and less bulky, but its predecessor is still a bit better. Here are some pros and cons of Calculated Industries 4087 scientific calculator with fractions.
PROS:
The main reason to buy this scientific calculator would be its machinist functionalities that makes it a good choice for machinist professionals, shop owners and anyone that needs good management functionalities. Built in drill and thread size tables are excellent as a work facility for any machinist.The trigonometric functions and the possibility to convert units from US to their metric counterparts are definitely the pros of Calculated Industries 4087 calculator with fractions.

CONS:
One of its cons is the black and white display which doesn’t come anywhere near the impressive display of the Prism. The difficult usage of this one may pose a great problem for many professionals, as they may not have the time or the will to study the instruction manuals and slowly learn how to get the most out of the Calculated Industries 4087. This calculator will not enable you to draw graphs, dual graphs or to do any complex number calculations. It is not connectible to a computer because of the lack of PC port and it is not well suited for construction professionals. Therefore, it is limited to machinists and shop owners, but not a very good purchase for just about anyone else.

In summary, Calculated Industries 4087 may be a best-selling item, but it should not be your first option by any means. The fact that a lot of people use it should not be your reason for purchase. Buying the Prism FX-CG10 would give you a lot more options on a full color display.

Cheapest Calculator with Fractions – Calculated Industries 4065 Construction Master Pro

Calculated Industries 4065 Construction Master Pro is yet another professional calculator with fractions designed to facilitate construction specific calculations. It is designed to make it easier to do estimates, layouts and bids, and it is oriented to provide everything a construction professional may need when working. Calculated Industries 4065 is the cheapest scientific calculator on this list, and there are numerous reasons for that, compared to other items we reviewed on this list. We move on to speak about some pros and cons of Calculated Industries 4065.
PROS:
Calculated Industries 4065 offers a lot to construction professionals, including the option to make estimates, layouts and bids relatively easily, which is good if that’s all you need. It also converts US units to metrics easily, and it has a large 11 digits display that is more than enough accuracy for most people. Another pro could disputably be its price which is just a bit lower than the price of our bestbuy option.

CONS:
Firstly, Calculated Industries 4065 lacks a lot of the functionality that Calculated Industries 44080 offers but they are both made for the same line of professions – construction workers and contractors. Much like the other Calculated Industries models, this one also has a black and white display and unlike to the 44080 model, the Calculated Industries 4065 is quite difficult to use. It will take some time until you learn how to properly use all of its functions. Calculated Industries 4065 does not enable you to draw graphs, dual graphs and it does not handle complex number calculations. It is also not possible to connect this calculator to a computer as it does not have a PC port. Unlike the Calculated Industries 4087, it is not suited for machinists and shop owners.

To summarize, Calculated Industries model 4065 may be a good match for construction professionals, but there are better options out there since this one is really difficult to operate. While the Prism FX-CG10 is a match made in heaven for professionals in any niche that demands elaborate calculations, the Calculated Industries does have some impressive scientific calculators worth your time in money. However, that is not the Calculated Industries 4065, rather the 44080 model by the same manufacturer.

Comparison

Conclusion

If you want the best calculator with fractions and many other functionalities, buy the Casio Prism FX-CG10. However, if you do not want to spend that kind of money, you will do well to buy the Calculated Industries 44080 calculator which is our bestbuy option as it offers a lot of functionalities for a bit lower price than you would pay for Prism FX-CG10.

Keep in mind that the money you save on choosing to purchase the Calculated Industries 44080 instead of Casio Prism FX-CG10 is simply not worth saving in the long run, as the Prism literally has everything you will ever need. Our advice is to go for the Casio Prism in any case, but if you want one of the Calculated Industries models you are certainly better off with Calculated Industries 44080 than with Calculated Industries 4087 or 4065. It is hard to divide calculators by knowledge, but here it seems to be easy.

If you are thinking about getting the Calculated Industries 4087 simply because it says it is good for machinist functionalities, you can find these features and a lot more in the Casio Prism FX-CG10. The Calculated Industries 4065 is an okay product for construction professionals, but you are better off adding 10 more dollars and buying the Calculated Industries 44080, which enables you to use many more options and much easier for an almost irrelevant price difference.

 

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Monitor with Webcam (October 2021)

We have tested 20 monitors with a webcam and here are the results of that testing. We have chosen best, bestbuy, bestseller and cheapest monitor with a webcam that will suit you with price and features. There are two types of webcams – built-in and external webcam. Built-in webcams are located within the monitor, usually above the screen. Built-in webcams are commonly found in laptops, but they can also be found in computer monitors. Built-in webcams have a small lens that looks like a camera lens on many mobile phones. These lenses are so small and unobservable that some people do not even notice that they have a webcam on their laptop.

What are the most important things you must pay attention to when buying a monitor with webcam? There are three most important things when purchasing one of these monitors – monitor size, resolution of monitor and webcam quality. The resolution depends mostly on the physical size of the display, and it is, in fact, the number of points that physically exist on the display. The highest resolution is Full HD of 1920×1080. In the following paragraphs, we will present to you some of the best monitors with the webcam on the market. All of these products have great features and the price varies from product to product. But one thing is for sure, we will help you to find the most suitable monitor with webcam. Choosing the perfect monitor can be frustrating and confusing, and that is why we have made this selection, from the best to the cheapest.

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External webcams are much larger and are located outside the computer. They must be connected to a computer using a USB cable. Most external webcam is equipped with handles that allow them to hang on the top edge of the monitor. There is the rise in demand for monitors with webcam, because this combination is much more convenient than buying external webcam. Webcam connected to your computer allows you to use it for online audio and video stream. What is very positive about these monitors is that they save you a lot of space. Namely, you can find monitors with built-in webcam, speakers and microphone.

That really saves space and your money. You get three features in one product. How amazing is that!

Best Monitor with Webcam – Apple Thunderbolt

Apple Thunderbolt monitor

If you are looking for the best monitor with webcam on the market, then look no further, because you have just found it. Apple Thunderbolt monitor is absolutely revolutionary and it caused a true confusion when it appeared on the market for the first time. This product has some truly amazing features. Thunderbolt Display is based on the LED Cinema display with a combination of aluminum and glass casing.

With 27 inches display and resolution of 2560×1440, you will experience a true revelation in modern computer technology. This kind of display is something you have never seen before. There are three features that this monitor with webcam has and that distinguishes it from other monitors we mentioned here. One of those features we have already mentioned and that is the extremely high resolution. Second reason why this monitor is the best is the IPS – an in-plane switching technology. IPS is responsible for the perfect and crystal clear image that can be viewed from any angle. The third feature is integrated microphone which you can use for video chat. Apple Thunderbolt has integrated speakers, microphone and built-in Face Time HD webcam which will allow you to take photos and have online conversations with your friends or family.

This monitor besides excellent performance has the possibility of transferring images via Thunderbolt connection, which is compared to the USB 3.0 up to three times faster. Thanks to that it may provide much higher data transfer per second which results in a better picture. It is compatible with all current Mac desktop and notebook computers. Apple Thunderbolt also has three USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire port and a LAN port.

This advanced monitor with a camera isn’t cheap, but it should be noted that this is the best monitor in the world, and it offers incredible performance. Owning this product will not enhance your desktop and the overall working experience on your computer will become amazing. Perfect image, great sound and versatility of Thunderbolt technology are just some of the reasons why this display is the best.

Best buy Monitor with Webcam – Dell S2340T

Dell S2340T is very innovative monitor with webcam that has similar features like previous product, but with few differences. First of all, this model with a diagonal screen of 23 inches is a Multi Touch Monitor. Dell S2340T offers an interactive experience and full screen rotation, so the user can tilt the screen backward or forward, or even set all the way straight for playing interactive games or drawing. This product also has an integrated webcam, but in comparison to Apple Thunderbolt, it is a Full HD webcam. Another feature is S-IPS which means Super In-Plane Switching. What is the difference between IPS and S-IPS? Well, it is almost the same as IPS with one small enhancement – pixel refresh timing is better.

Dell S2340T doesn’t have integrated speakers and microphone like Apple Thunderbolt. Resolution is also a bit smaller – 1920×1080, but it still produces high quality images. This monitor with webcam is ideal for use on the Windows 8 operating system. This product has an ultra-wide visibility angle of 178 degrees, LED backlighting for better contrast and lower power consumption. Image Enhance sharpens each image to a brilliant level, bringing you colors, contrast and details that you have never experienced before. Display Port, HDMI and USB 3.0 are also some of the features.

If you are looking for a flexible monitor with webcam that has great features and reasonable price, then Dell S2340T is for you. Multi Touch monitor is perfect for all those who are drawing or making some projects on their computer. With this monitor your job will be done fast and with great precision. Dell S2340T brings a new dimension in the computer world. We have chosen Dell S2340T as the bestbuy monitor with webcam because it has great features and the price is more than reasonable. Unfortunately this monitor is not available online, but the newer model “Dell Ultrasharp UZ2315H” (23 inch) is available and way better.

Bestseller Monitor with Webcam – Asus VK278Q

Bestseller represents a product that most people buy and find it really great. Best price, features, design and quality combined make a bestseller product. We have chosen the Asus VK278Q as the bestseller product because it has all of the mentioned specifications. This is an exceptional monitor with great price and it is perfect for playing games and watching movies.

The Asus VK278Q has excellent picture quality and almost every possible connection, including DisplayPort. It is wall mountable so you can use wall mount brackets to put it on your wall, what will allow you to completely enjoy your PC experience. It has a built-in 2 MP webcam. In comparison to Apple Thunderbolt, our best product choice, the Asus VK278Q has rotatable webcam. 27 inches wide LED screen will provide with high quality image.

There are built-in speakers but USB port in not included and its webcam doesn’t have an integrated microphone. There is one small drawback about this monitor with webcam. Namely, it has somewhat loose stand – large monitor with small stand. When we compare this product with the best one, we can see the following differences. The Apple Thunderbolt has much higher resolution, IPS, USB port and integrated microphone. The Asus VK278Q doesn’t have these mentioned features, but it has rotatable webcam.

From all of the products here, this monitor with webcam isn’t the best, but it has some flaws. Considering the price, this product will provide you with some pretty great features. The Asus VK278Q will definitely satisfy even the most demanding customers. This is a big monitor with cool design and connections for everything. You can play your favorite games flawlessly, without worrying about blurriness and bunch of mixed up pixels. The Asus VK278Q offers you quality, reasonable price and it will look awesome at your desk or on your wall.

Cheapest Monitor with Webcam – Asus VK248H-CSM

The Asus VK248H-CSM is not as good as our other chosen products, but it has low price. As far as the features are considered, this product has rotatable webcam which will allow you to make photos and videos from various angles. The Asus VK248H-CSM is great for gaming and video chatting. Unfortunately there is no integrated microphone, but there are built-in speakers.

Full HD LED-backlit display with resolution of 1920×1080 will provide you with great image quality, smooth performance and improved energy savings. In comparison with the Dell S2340T, which is the bestbuy product, the Asus VK248H-CSM has rotatable webcam for a low price. On the other hand, bestbuy product has S-IPS, Multi Touch monitor, full vertical screen rotation and it costs a bit more.

If you can add a bit more money, it is better to buy the Dell S2340T which has a few extra features and of course better quality. When buying this kind of things, it is always smarter to go with something a little bit more expensive than buying the cheapest thing which will serve its purpose for a very short time. Bestbuy product surely has great features and specifications but think wisely before making the purchase.

If you’re on a low budget, the Asus VK248H-CSM is probably the best choice for a monitor with webcam. This product doesn’t have an integrated microphone, multitouch display or full vertical screen rotation. It comes with basic specifications but that’s usually more than you need. You can still have video chats but you will have to buy a microphone.

Comparison

Apple Thunderbolt vs Dell S2340T vs Asus VK278Q vs Asus VK248H-CSM

Conclusion

Currently, the best monitor with webcam on the market is the Apple Thunderbolt. It is also the most expensive, but if you consider all the features it offers, the price means nothing. Compared to the bestseller, it is much better in terms of resolution and integrated characteristics. It has the best quality and looks like everything else made by Apple.

If you’re looking amazing features and a more reasonable price, we recommend you to choose the Dell S2340T since it’s our best buy product.

The Asus VK278Q has been sold many times and most of the customers are satisfied. That means that this is a safe to buy product so if you don’t want to take any risks, buy the bestseller product.

The Asus VK248H-CSM may be the cheapest monitor with webcam, but it’s still good enough to be on our list. If you’re on a low budget and looking for a cheap solution, the Asus VK248H-CSM will satisfy your expectations.

Update October 2021

Although one year passed, nothing much changed, these are still the best monitors with a webcam.

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High Efficiency Speakers

With the development of technology and physics came the development of sound reproduction. A lot of energy has been put into development and production of the most efficient loudspeakers. But, what are high efficiency speakers? High efficiency speakers are the speakers which provide the best quality of sound for the lowest energy use. The problem with this is actually in the fact that only about one percent of electrical energy sent by an amplifier is converted to acoustic energy. The rest of energy is converted to heat. Therefore, if as much electric energy as possible is converted to acoustic energy, the efficiency will be exponentially higher.

With the development of technology and physics came the development of sound reproduction. A lot of energy has been put into development and production of the most efficient loudspeakers. But, what are high efficiency speakers? High efficiency speakers are the speakers which provide the best quality of sound for the lowest energy use. The problem with this is actually in the fact that only about one percent of electrical energy sent by an amplifier is converted to acoustic energy. The rest of energy is converted to heat. Therefore, if as much electric energy as possible is converted to acoustic energy, the efficiency will be exponentially higher.

In the sections below we will talk a little bit more in depth about some high efficiency speaker options and discuss their pros and cons. We will try to cover all the price ranges and mention all the reasons why each of these speaker choices are good or bad.

There is also a factor of what for do you want to use your high efficiency speakers. The choices vary from person to person. Maybe you want to use them for your home theater system or maybe for a small club or a coffee shop where you would normally need a lot of speaker sets and amplifiers. Depending on what for you want to use the high efficiency speakers, your choices might get narrower or wider.

Because most of the high efficiency speakers are mostly quite expensive, one must be certain to buy the right ones suiting his personal preference and need for the loudspeakers. Today we are going to present to you some of the best choices in the industry when it comes to the high efficiency speakers.

There are several factors when it comes to choosing the perfect high efficiency speakers. The conversion rate of energy is one; while the others come down to room size, audio quality, personal preference, etc. Also, a huge factor is the budget. Certainly there are some great high efficiency speakers out there, but they mostly cost a small fortune. While there are some excellent speakers in the low price range, the “higher you pay the better it is” rule is in effect here as it is in the most cases when it comes down to electronics.

Best High Efficiency Speaker – BIC AMERICA RTR-EV15

Incredible speakers at a low price – which make you wonder why you would pay thousands of dollars for something else. These speakers are excellent precisely because of their performance and efficiency. With 430 Watts of power handling and high efficiency horn tweeter that enables extended output to 116 dB, these speakers will make your music have a life on its own. Your movies will never sound the same, as even that little needle drop will be echoing in your ears. And all of this for a low price. These speakers are huge, there is no doubt about it, with dimensions such as the 21.5 inches of width and 7 pounds of weight. Still, they can easily be fitted in your dorm room or your bedroom.

The bass in these speakers is presented by a 15-inch custom Eviction woofer and the delivery is tight and robust, which is to say a lot without a sub-woofer. You will hear every explosion, every bass guitar note as perfectly as it can be heard. The dialogue in movies or the back vocals in songs are very clear, thanks to the excellent design of horn tweeter. Customers tend to overlook these speakers because of the price tag. But do not be deceived by the low cost, these speakers are excellent and if you want great speakers you do not have to look further.

Bestbuy High Efficiency Speaker – Pioneer SP-FS52-LR

With three 5.25 inches structured surface woofers and 1 inch soft dome tweeter these speakers are your best buy all around. The sound is clear as it can get and you can get decent amount of bass on them. The best thing about them besides this? Their price. Easily affordable speakers that will satisfy even the most proficient audio setup aficionados. Whether you want to hear the sound of every instrument in a classical orchestra, or just want the high level of sound clarity in movies, these speakers offer all of it.

Slight improvement over the previous entries in the series is also the height, as the speakers are now three inches higher, which in turn offers better sound experience as the speakers are closer to the ear level. They will not compete with higher price speakers in every department, but they rise high above anything else at this price. It does not matter if you are going to use them for listening to music or playing video games in high definition sound, these speakers deliver every step of the way and make your experience better. A definite best buy recommendation for anyone who wants to enjoy great sound at low range price.

Bestseller High Efficiency Speaker – Klipsch Synergy F-20

With Dual 6.5 inch IMG woofers and Tractrix Horn these speakers provide your full cinematic experience for your home theater. Cutting edge technology will enable the dialogue and car crashes/gunshots deliver the near real-life experience from these Klipsch Synergy speakers. They might not be a good choice for listening to music, but that does not mean that they do not make that experience enjoyable. Klipsch is one of the most popular brands in the high efficiency speakers market, which in turn means that this product, despite its low price range, is not neglected by their engineers.

The sleek look of the wooden panels and classic front layout make these speakers as pleasing to the eye as they are to the ears. You might be a little surprised when you see these speakers bouncing off your carpet at full volume, but that just goes to show that they are very nicely engineered for better power at lower energy cost. Most people prefer these speakers to the Klipsch F-30 series, as they are smaller and can easily fit into any space. Also, the sound reproduction is constant in every kind of room, which in turn makes them one of the best selling speakers all around.

Cheapest High Efficiency Speaker – Polk Audio Monitor 55T

These speakers boast 1 inch dome tweeter and dual 5.3 inches drivers. You cannot get any better speakers in this price range. The best performance from these speakers can be obtained if they are paired with sub-woofer, but that does not mean that they will under-perform on their own. Although their performance is much lower than the previous entries on this list, they also come at a lower price. There are a lot of neat additions to these high efficiency speakers, such as the shielding of magnets that would make them easier to place near certain electronic devices without causing interference. The tweeter delivers fully when it comes to the clarity of dialogue or singing, with the woofer giving a nice and warm bass performance.

Many customers were satisfied with this product and argued that the speakers themselves are priced right for their performance. The design of these speakers is a modest one as they sport wood panels for tighter resonance and the sleek black look adds to the visual interpretation. If you have a low budget and want to buy high efficiency speakers, the Polk Audio Monitor 55T is the best speaker option you can go for.

Conclusion

High efficiency speakers are pieces of audio equipment that can produce the best audio quality at low rates of energy cost. There is a wide variety of products available in the industry, from cheapest to the most expensive ones, from low quality to excellent sound reproduction. Choosing the right high efficiency speakers depends on many factors, with the most important one being the budget. This does not mean that there are no excellent speakers for a smaller amount of money. The best speakers in the industry are at the mid price range and they have the best technologies incorporated in their design.

Which speakers suit you the best fully depends on your preferences, where you want to use them and what  you want to use them for. Your budget is also an important factor here. Making this decision is not easy and it takes some time that is why it is important to explore your speaker options as better as it is possible. It is important not to rush in the decision and buy a piece of equipment which will not suit your preferences, that is why we have offered to you multiple speaker choices from best to worst.

More High Efficiency Speakers

MartinLogan Vista High-Performance Electrostatic Speaker (Single, Natural Cherry/Clear Aluminum)
These MartinLogan hybrid speakers boast high-resolution 8-inch cone woofer and power handling of 200 Watts per channel and are most affordable type of speakers with the XStat technology. You get a lot of value for the price with these electrostatic speakers. Because of the electrostatic technology the music has a distinguished sound and clarity when it comes to these loudspeakers. With height of 57 inches it comes close to bring you the pleasure you desire when you listen to music or watch a movie. These loudspeakers cover a lot of grounds and are truly worth the price you pay for them.

Klipsch Synergy F-30 Premium Dual 8-Inch Floor-Standing Speaker
The big brother of the aforementioned F-20 series, F-30 Klipsch Synergy high efficiency speakers boast a dual 8-inch heavy-duty IMG woofers and 1 inch exclusive Tractrix Horn. Improvement on the F-20 can be seen in many departments, from power handling to sensitivity. These are the best high efficiency speakers at mid level price range. The sound, even at low levels will blow you away and you will never look at music or movies the same way you did before. Highly recommended buy for those who have slightly higher budget to pay for the sound systems.

Klipsch Synergy F-10 Premium 6.5-Inch Floor-Standing Speaker
The little brother of both the F-20 and f-30, Klipsch Synergy F-10 was the first model in Synergy speaker series. With low cost and solid performance these speakers will get their way into your heart, especially if you are low on the budget. Showing excellent performance ( for the money of course) in both music and movie departments, these speakers are kind of a hidden gem for video game lovers. They give out a very clean sound with enough of bass to satisfy anyone’s desire. As with most Klipsch products, you just cannot go wrong with these high efficiency loud speakers.

Polk Audio TSx 550T Tower Speaker – Black
More expensive than the Monitor 55T speakers, these mid-price range speakers boast two 8-inch woofers, which will make the need for subwoofer almost non-existent. Bass delivery will make small things end up jumping at full volume, so be aware of it. The overall speaker design is great, with cabinets being sturdy. These are some of the more powerful speakers in this price range and are the flagstone for the TSx series. Polk 550T Tower loudspeakers will amaze you both at high and low volume. They are one of those speakers that are well worth the money spent on them and a choice that’s hard to regret.

Definitive Technology Mythos 4 Tower Speaker (Single, Black) (Old Version)
These Mythos 4 Tower loudspeakers are solid mid-price range speakers that will satisfy most of your needs for audio quality. With 1-inch dome tweeter and two 4.3-inches mid-range drivers, bass drivers and bass radiators, these speakers offer the surround sound that will change your home theatre experience forever. The Mythos 4 gives best performance when paired with a sub-woofer, but that does not mean that it requires one to deliver excellent audio quality. Definite purchase for those who want to enjoy high definition sound at a solid price range, Mythos 4 Tower speakers will not disappoint even the most avid music or movie lovers and remain a solid speaker option for anyone.

Definitive Technology Mythos ST 120v Supertower Speaker (Single, Black)
Mythos ST 120v speakers are one of the best high efficiency speakers in the industry. With 1-inch tweeter, two 5.3-inches mid-range drivers, one 6 times 10-inches sub-woofer pressures, these speakers will provide high definition audio that will immerse you in music and movies alike. At high price range these speakers might not be available for everyone, but those who have the budget to purchase them will not regret the money spent on them. The clarity of voices during dialogue or a song is crisp and clear, with bass needs being satisfied fully in those action scenes that will seem more alive than ever. Definite recommendation to anyone who can afford to spend this amount of money for high definition speakers.

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