2021 Asus ROG Zephyrus S17 Review

Asus’ Republic of Gamers line has a reputation for creative aspirations, but the company may have outdone itself with the ROG Zephyrus S17 ($3,299 as tested). The exotic features of this 17.3-inch gaming laptop include a tilted (and, of course, RGB backlit) optical-mechanical keyboard, six-speaker Dolby Atmos-tuned sound, and a G-Sync screen, not to mention a sleek aluminum-magnesium chassis. It’s also a bold performer thanks to an Intel “Tiger Lake-H” processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080. And on top of all that, it runs quietly and lasted nearly eight hours in our battery test.

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2021 Honda Ridgeline Camping Test: Great Truck For The Great Outdoors
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A bit of context: I’ve been car-camping out of my 1995 Toyota Hiace Super Custom for over a month now, Read more

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While basically, Sony doesn't do anything different with the Xperia 10 Mark III, is succeeded in performing the right fine-tuning Read more

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While Tom Clancy fans are going to have to wait until 2022 to get their hands on Rainbow Six Extraction, Read more

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After a few years out of the spotlight, XO is back with the XO 260 DSCVR, a bullet-proof new sportsboat Read more

ORIOLUS DPS-L2 REVIEW
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The Oriolus DPS-L2 is a unique spin on the classic Sony TPS-L2 Walkman mechanical design using a modern ES9038PRO DAC. Read more