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    QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Something you bought, or something that blew your mind.
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    My Denon x3400. So much improvement, even going just one notch up from my previous amp.

    Oops, wasn't released in 2018. Well, I bought it in 2018, so tough.
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    The OnePlus 6t hands down

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    A dirt cheap pair of IEMs from China, 14 quid and unbelievable.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    The influx of cheap (or relatively much cheaper than before) 4k projectors. This has really reduced the barrier of entry and I got an Optoma UHD40 which looks stunning.
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Think rather than best tech , you should have asked best tech for the money , because I can't think of a single one that I didn't think was overpriced this year .

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Amazfit Pace - well impressed with the early present from missus
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Sennheiser 58x Jubilees from Massdrop.
    Unreal sound quality for the money.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Nvidia 2080Ti space invaders edition.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    As for the best I dunno but the worst! Deffo the Yashica Y35. Google it.

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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Second Gen Ryzen.

    This has made intel step up its game and made budget PC builders have a good CPU to put in there system
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    The Moto G6 Plus. It's the only decent budget phone I've been able to find from a well-known manufacturer that isn't moving towards the ridiculously high spec (like OnePlus) and therefore remains affordable.

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    Even though I bought all brand new components for a new gaming rig, the best thing is the pair of Adam T5V studio monitors I got to go with it.

    The sound they produce is exceptional.
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Quote Originally Posted by nar53 View Post
    As for the best I dunno but the worst! Deffo the Yashica Y35. Google it.
    I did lol at the reviews...
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

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    Second Gen Ryzen.

    This has made intel step up its game and made budget PC builders have a good CPU to put in there system
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    Re: QOTW: What was the best tech product of 2018?

    Probably my Ryzen 5 2400G, although not the most powerful, it runs Civilization 6 at maximum settings at 1080p with no drop below 60fps. It manages quite a few Total War games at decent settings too plus other games. The AM4 board allows me to upgrade if need be in future too.

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