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The 2024 Australian PC Awards Nominees: The Best Tech in Australia

The 2024 Australian PC Awards Nominees have been announced, and you can see if you currently have the best tech in Australia.

The teams at PC Gamer, TechRadar, Tom’s Guide, APC, and PC PowerPlay have created an annual PC awards event that highlights the best tech in Australia from 2023. The winners will be announced on March 15, 2024, and we will update this article once the decisions have been made. Here are all the nominees for the 2024 Australian PC Awards:

Best Motherboard Maker

  • Asus
  • Asrock
  • MSI
  • Gigabyte Aorus

Best Value Motherboard

  • Asus TUF Gaming B650 Plus WIFI
  • MSI MAG B760M Mortar Max WiFi
  • MSI MAG Z790 Tomahawk Max WiFi
  • Asrock Z790 Riptide WiFi
  • Asus TUF Gaming Z790-Pro WiFi
  • Asrock B760M PG Sonic WiFi
  • Asus ROG Strix B760-F Gaming WiFi

Best Premium Motherboard

  • Asrock Z790 Taichi Lite
  • MSI Z790I Edge Wi-Fi Mini-ITX
  • Gigabyte Z790 Aorus Master X
  • Asus ROG Maximus Z790 Dark Hero
  • Asrock Z790 Nova Wi-Fi

Best Video Card Maker

  • Asus
  • MSI
  • Gigabyte Aorus
  • Asrock
  • Sapphire
  • Zotac
  • Powercolour

Best Value Video Card

  • MSI GeForce RTX 4070 Gaming X Trio
  • MSI GeForce RTX 4060 Ventus Black 2X
  • Asus Dual RTX 4060 Ti OC Edition
  • PowerColor Radeon RX 7600 Fighter
  • Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 7800 XT
  • AMD Radeon RX 7800 XT
  • Nvidia RTX 4070
  • Intel Arc A750
  • Intel Arc A580

Best Premium Video Card

  • Gigabyte RTX 4070 Ti Gaming OC
  • Asus ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4090 OC EVA-02 Edition
  • MSI GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Gaming X Trio
  • Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 4070 Ti Twin Edge OC SPIDER-MAN™
  • Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 7900 XT
  • AMD Radeon RX 7900 GRE
  • Nvidia RTX 4070 Ti

Best Value CPU

  • Intel Core i5 13400
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
  • Intel Core i5 13100F
  • AMD Ryzen 5 7500F

Best Mid-Range CPU

  • AMD Ryzen 5 7600
  • Intel Core i7-14700K
  • Intel Core i5-14600K
  • AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
  • AMD Ryzen 7 7700

Best Premium CPU

  • AMD Ryzen 9 7900
  • AMD Ryzen 7950X3D
  • Intel 13900KS
  • Intel Core i9-14900K
  • AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
  • AMD Threadripper 7980X
  • AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D

Best Internal Storage Maker

  • WD
  • Silicon Power
  • MSI
  • Kingston
  • PNY
  • Seagate
  • XPG
  • Lexar
  • Team Group
  • Asus

Best External Storage Maker

  • Team Group
  • WD
  • Seagate
  • Samsung
  • Adata
  • SanDisk
  • PNY
  • LaCie
  • Synology

Best Value Laptop or 2-in-1

  • Lenovo Legion Pro 5i
  • Acer Swift Go 14
  • Asus Zenbook 13 S OLED
  • Gigabyte G5
  • Dell G16 7630
  • Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 3
  • Apple MacBook Air 15
  • Framework 13 AMD
  • Acer Aspire 7
  • HP Pavilion Aero

Best Premium Laptop or 2-in-1

  • Apple MacBook Pro (M3)
  • Asus Vivobook Pro 16X OLED
  • Dell XPS 13 Plus (9320)
  • Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2
  • HP Spectre X360
  • Apple MacBook Pro (M2)
  • Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 11
  • Asus ExpertBook B9 OLED
  • Razer Blade 14

Best Gaming Laptop

  • Asus ROG Strix Scar 17
  • Razer Blade 14
  • Acer Nitro 5
  • Asus ROG Zephyrus M16
  • Alienware m18
  • Lenovo Legion Pro 5i (Gen8)
  • HP Victus 16
  • MSI Stealth 16 Mercedes-AMG Motorsport A13V
  • Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
  • Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 (2023)
  • Acer Predator Helios 16
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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14

Best Desktop PC Builder

  • Mwave
  • Apple
  • Allied
  • Lenovo
  • Corsair
  • Alienware
  • Acer
  • HP
  • Dell
  • Thermaltake
  • BPCTech
  • JW
  • Aftershock PC
  • CentreCom
  • PC Case Gear

Best Memory Maker

  • PNY
  • G.Skill
  • Team Group
  • Corsair
  • Kingston
  • Adata

Best Cooling Product

  • Corsair iCUE H100i Elite LCD XT
  • Asus ROG Ryuo III 360
  • Teamgroup Siren Duo360
  • Thermaltake TH240 V2 Ultra
  • Corsair iCUE Link Ecosystem
  • Lian Li UNI FAN TL LCD
  • Thermalright Peerless Assassin

Best Monitor

  • MSI Optix G274QPF-QD
  • HyperX Armada 27
  • Acer Predator X32 FP
  • MSI 342C QD-OLED
  • Asus ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDM
  • AOC Gaming 24G2SP
  • Dell 24 P2423D
  • Asrock PG34WQ15R2B
  • Philips Evnia 34M2C8600
  • Samsung Odyssey OLED G9
  • Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 G95NC
  • Asus ROG Swift OLED PG49WCD

Best Keyboard

  • Ducky One 3 Aura Keyboard
  • Razer BlackWidow V4 Pro
  • Logitech G PRO X TKL Lightspeed
  • Asus Rog Strix Scope II 96 Wireless
  • Corsair K70 Max

Best Mouse

  • MSI Clutch GM51 Wireless Gaming Mouse
  • Benq Zowie EC-CCW
  • Logitech G PRO X Superlight 2
  • SteelSeries Aerox 5 wireless
  • Glorious Model O 2 Wireless
  • Razer DeathAdder V3

Best Gaming Headset

  • HyperX Cloud III
  • Razer BlackShark V2 Pro (2023)
  • HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless
  • Corsair HS55 Wireless
  • Audeze Maxwell
  • Corsair HS80 RGB
  • JBL Quantum TWS
  • SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro
  • Corsair HS65 Surround Wireless

Best PC Case

  • TT Ceres
  • MSI MPG Velox 100P Airflow
  • Corsair iCUE 4000D RGB Airflow
  • Asus Prime AP201
  • Nzxt H9 Flow
  • MSI MEG Prospect 700R
  • Thermaltake CTE C750 Air
  • Be Queit! Shadow Base 800 FX
  • HYTE Y70 Touch
  • Fractal Terra

Best Router

  • Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE16000
  • Asus ROG Rapture GT6 gaming mesh
  • MSI RadiX AX6600 WiFi 6 Gaming Router
  • Asus TUF Gaming AX4200
  • DrayTek Vigor2135ax
  • Netgear Nighthawk A8000
  • TP-Link Deco XE200 AX11000
  • Asus RT-AX1800S

Best Reseller

  • Allied Gaming PC
  • Austin
  • BPCtech
  • Centre Com
  • Computer Alliance
  • CPL Online
  • IJK
  • JW
  • Mwave
  • PC Case Gear
  • PLE
  • Scorptec
  • Umart
  • MSY
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2024 Australian PC Awards Excellence Award

The 2024 Australian PC Awards Excellence Award is presented to the person, product or technology that advanced the PC more than any other in 2023.

  • Nvidia DLSS 3.5
  • Mark Zuckerberg / Threads
  • ARM
  • Intel Arc
  • Apple M3
  • Handheld PC gaming
  • ChatGPT
  • AMD Threadripper
  • Microsoft Copilot

2024 Australian PC Awards Gold Award

The 2024 Australian PC Awards Gold Award is presented to the company that impressed PC Gamer, TechRadar, Tom’s Guide, APC, and PC PowerPlay the most in 2023.

  • Acer
  •  Adata
  •  Aftershock 
  •  Alienware
  •  Allied Gaming PC
  •  AMD 
  •  Apple 
  •  Asrock
  •  Asus
  •  Audeze
  •  Austin
  •  Be Quiet
  •  BenQ
  •  BPCtech
  •  Centre Com
  •  Computer Alliance
  •  Corsair 
  •  CPL Online
  •  Crucial
  •  DeepCool  
  •  Dell 
  •  Draytek
  •  Ducky
  •  Dynabook
  •  Framework
  •  Fractal Design
  •  Framework
  •  G.Skill 
  •  Gigabyte Aorus
  •  Glorious
  •  HP 
  •  HyperX
  •  IJK 
  •  Intel 
  •  JBL
  •  JW
  •  Kingston 
  •  LaCie
  •  Leader
  •  Lenovo 
  •  Lian Li
  •  Logitech
  •  Microsoft 
  •  MSI 
  •  MSY
  •  Mwave 
  •  Nvidia 
  •  Nzxt 
  •  PC Case Gear 
  •  PLE 
  •  PNY
  •  Powercolour
  •  Razer 
  •  Samsung 
  •  SanDisk 
  •  Sapphire Technology
  •  Scorptec
  •  Seagate
  •  SteelSeries
  •  Synology 
  •  Team Group 
  •  Thermalright
  •  TP-Link 
  •  Umart
  •  WD 
  •  XFX
  •  XPG
  •  Zotac

Epic Fail

  • Elon Musk and Twitter/X
  • Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti 8GB
  • Starfield
  • Mark Zuckerberg / Threads
  • Google Play Store (Epic monopoly case loss)
  • Alphacool Apex Stealth
  • Samsung 980//990 Pro SSD failures (bad firmware)
  • Nvidia RTX 4060 Ti 16GB
  • Apple walled garden
  • ChatGPT CEO kerfuffle

That’s everything you need to know about the 2024 Australian PC Awards. Starfield being nominated for the Epic Fail category is an interesting choice, but it’s not up to us to decide. Make sure you check back in on March 15, 2024, when we update the article with the winners.

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