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James Archer

James is a technology journalist and editor, specialising in computing and gaming hardware. Besides Expert Reviews, he’s written for Rock Paper Shotgun, Computer Shopper, IT Pro, PC Gamer, TechRadar and Tom’s Guide, among others.

Recent articles by James Archer

Kingston A2000 review: A superb SSD

The A2000 isn’t just fast for a cheap SSD; in real-world use, it’s among the fastest ever

£136 Inc VAT
Zotac GeForce RTX 2060 Super Mini review
Graphics cards

The RX 5700 is cheaper and the RX 5700 XT is faster, but this is still a powerful and well-designed graphics card

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Gigabyte X570 Aorus Master: Equipped for the future

A loaded and forward-thinking motherboard, but not one that fully justifies its high price

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Chillblast Fusion Axion review: Spare no expense

Few expenses are spared in this potent and well-connected desktop system

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Gigabyte Aorus NVMe Gen4 SSD review

The arrival of PCI-E 4.0 SSDs proves the new interface’s speed, but also its cost

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Deepcool Gamerstorm Fryzen review

This AMD-only cooler is skillfully designed, but its actual cooling performance is nothing special

NZXT H510i review: Messing with a good formula
PC cases

Some qualities shine through, but this is an underwhelming case from a maker we know can do better

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CCL Paladin review: A top performer

Another strong showing for Ryzen’s 3rd gen, with strong graphics and acres of storage space

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Rapoo MT550 review: A formidable all-rounder

The MT550 impresses with proficient design and the ability to control up to four devices at once

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Contour Unimouse review: An ergonomic beauty

With its smart hinged design, the Unimouse’s balance of comfort and customisation is worth paying for

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