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Winners: Best Components & Peripherals of 2018

It’s all well and good to have a great CPU, mobo, GPU and fast storage, but without the other components and some great peripherals your PC is pretty much naked.

Winner: Best Memory Company

With so many choices of memory products we've boiled it all down to which company is the one that impressed you the most in 2018.

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Corsair

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Full list of Best Memory Company finalists:

Adata

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Crucial Ballistix

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G.Skill

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Geil

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Kingston

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Team T-Force

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Winner: Best Cooling Product

PCs have always relied on well designed and effective cooling to keep temps under control and, hopefully, keep things nice and quiet, too.

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Corsair Hydro Series H115i RGB Platinum

Corsair Hydro Series H115i RGB Platinum 280mm

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Full list of Best Cooling Product finalists:

Cooler Master MasterAir MA410M

Cooler Master MasterAir MA410M

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Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240R RGB

Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240R RGB

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Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240 RGB

Deepcool Gamer Storm Castle 240 RGB

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Thermaltake Pacific M360 Plus

Thermaltake Pacific M360 Plus

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Thermaltake Riing Trio LED RGB Fan

Thermaltake Riing Trio LED RGB Fan

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Finalists: Best Monitor

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Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ

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Full list of Best Monitor finalists:

Acer Predator X27

Acer Predator X27

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Acer Predator X34P

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AOC AG273QCG

AOC AG273QCG

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AOC AG322QC4

AOC AG322QC4

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AOC AG352UCG6

AOC AG352UCG6

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AOC C27G1

AOC C27G1

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Asus ProArt PA27AC

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LG 27UK850-W

LG 27UK850-W

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Philips 436M6VBPAB

Philips 436M6VBPAB

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Samsung CJ89

Samsung CJ89

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Samsung Thunderbolt 3 Curved QLED Monitor

Samsung Thunderbolt 3 Curved QLED Monitor

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ViewSonic VP3881

ViewSonic VP3881

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Winner: Best Keyboard

So many keyboards were released in 2018, and still they come! Is there one that stood above the rest? Are your fingers tapping now on something special?

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Corsair K70 MK.2

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Full list of Best Keyboard finalists:

HyperX Alloy Elite RGB

HyperX Alloy Elite RGB

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Logitech G613

Logitech G613

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Razer Huntsman Elite

Razer Huntsman Elite

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Thermaltake Tt Premium X1 RGB

Thermaltake Tt Premium X1 RGB

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Winner: Best Mouse

It seems like every new mouse was labelled a 'gaming mouse', but that's just marketing – all mice are good for all things – but which did it best in 2018?

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Razer Mamba Elite

Razer Mamba Elite

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Corsair Dark Core RGB SE

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Corsair Dark Core RGB SE

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Full list of Best Mouse finalists:

Logitech G203 Prodigy

Logitech G203 Prodigy

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SteelSeries Sensei 310

SteelSeries Sensei 310

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Thermaltake Tt eSports Iris Optical RGB

Thermaltake Tt eSports Iris Optical RGB

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Winner: Best Gaming Headphones

2018 saw an avalanche of headphones as companies strove to bring you a thumping gaming experience that didn't cost the world.

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Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset

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Full list of Best Gaming Headphones finalists:

Corsair HS70

Corsair HS70

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Razer Nari Ultimate

Razer Nari Ultimate

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SteelSeries Arctis Pro

SteelSeries Arctis Pro

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Thermaltake Tt eSports Shock Pro 7.1 RGB

Thermaltake Tt eSports Shock Pro 7.1 RGB

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Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament

Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament

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Winner: Best PC Case

From budget cases that look like top-shelf items, to properly over the top creative sculptures, there was one case that stood out in 2018. Which one it was is up to you...

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Corsair Obsidian Series 500D RGB SE

Corsair Obsidian Series 500D RGB SE

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Full list of Best PC Case finalists:

Cooler Master MasterCase SL600M

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Cooler Master MasterCase SL600M

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Fractal Design Define S2

Fractal Design Define S2

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Lian-Li O11 Air

Lian-Li O11 Air

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NZXT H200i

NZXT H200i

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Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X

Phanteks Enthoo Evolv X

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Thermaltake View 37 ARGB Edition

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Thermaltake View 37 ARGB Edition

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Winner: Best Router

Our Wi-Fi needs are more demanding than ever and we need a router that delivers now, and for the foreseeable future in our homes.

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Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300

Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300

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Full list of Best Router finalists:

Google Wifi

Google Wifi

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Draytek Vigor2762Vac

Draytek Vigor2762Vac

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Linksys Velop (Dual-Band)

Linksys Velop (Dual-Band)

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Netgear Orbi RBK23

Netgear Orbi RBK23

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Synology MR2200ac

Synology MR2200ac

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TP-Link Archer C5400X

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TP-Link Deco M5

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