This Year’s Best April Fool’s PC Hardware Hoaxes: Retro, Razer Razors, and Bladeless PC Fans

Who doesn’t like April Fools’ day, a day each year when we let our inner pranksters out to play harmless jokes on our friends and family? It’s also become a day each year when PC hardware vendors can unleash their creativity and announce ridiculous products without repercussion. 

Over the years, we’ve seen some unique and hilarious inventions from hardware brands. Sometimes, the announcements are clearly hoaxes, but others are so well done that you may think it’s real. So, following the annual tradition, we’ve compiled a small round-up of the most unusual and interesting April Fool’s day hardware announcements.


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You’ll love the Sapphire Top RX 7999 XTT Mega (opens in new tab) if you like overengineered graphics cards. The RDNA 3 graphics card comes out of Sapphire’s trunk of unreleased graphics cards. The triple-slot graphics card has a trio of cooling fans and vibrant RGB lighting.