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This cube came out from MoYu like the Cong's Design where a designer has their own "brand"
The stickerless version has slightly different shades than normal using half brights with a darker red and blue with a bright green from the pink version.
I'm not a big fan of the green under certain light getting it mixed up with the yellow but the red and blue are not too dark which is nice. For stickered versions you get get the regular MoYu shades.
As far as performance, you have already heard it. It is a fantastic cube. It flows really nicely and corner cuts really well. There are videos out there where people say it can corner cut from any spot. That was the case when I unboxed it but after slightly tightening the tensions it will not cut anymore from certain spots. It is still great and cut over 45° but it is not beyond anything else on the market. The Cong's Design MeiYing and the Gans 356 both can cut in a similar way. So corner cutting is not beyond anything we haven't seen before.
Because of the squared off corners the cube does not corner twist easily.
As far as the feeling of the cube, I did not like it when I got it. There felt like there was a lot of contact between the pieces. The best I could compare it to would be a HuaLong that is very tight. There is a lot of plastic touching each other. This does not make the cube worse in any way but because I like the lighter feeling cubes and the YueXiao does not have the airy feeling I don't enjoy solving it as much.
As far as pieces go, the edges are VERY similar to the MeiYing. The Corners have the same design with the solid piece for the stalk and the three other pieces going around it. The main difference is that the GuoGuan has smaller holes than the MeiYing.
This is a great cube. It can get anyone great times. I just do not like the feeling that much. If you like the MeiYing but wished it would be more stable feeling this would be perfect for you. Same thing for the 356. If you like the flexible but solid feeling you might like this too. But if you like the airy-ness of the MeiYing or like the 356 because of the quiet sound or heavier stricture you might not like the GuoGuan.
So again, is this a good cube? yes. Is it the best cube on the market? Absolutely not.
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