0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 12, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is the company's take on a mid-range motherboard with features that will appeal to gamers. Noteworthy inclusions are a comprehensive set of RGB LEDs spread across the boar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 4, 2017 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Gigabyte is introducing its Aorus brand to the desktop components market in an effort to segregate its higher-end product offerings. Aorus is to Gigabyte what ROG is to ASUS, or at least that's what t... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 3, 2017 under CPU, Highlights V, Reviews
Kaby Lake is upon us. With Intel killing off its Tick-Tock product cycle in 2016, Kaby Lake ushers in the new 'Optimisation' phase of a Process-Architecture-Optimisation strategy. Wh... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 3, 2017 under Highlights V, Motherboard, Reviews
Today sees the launch of Intel's new Z270 chipset and the Kaby Lake CPUs. There's no change to the LGA 1151 socket but the new chipset brings with it additional features that may tempt users into an u... more.
38 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on December 1, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights 2
Christmas is the season of giving so what better way to say 'Merry Christmas' to our loyal readers than to give you a chance to win £3000 worth of gaming hardware to build yourself an epic new gaming... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 24, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Reviews
Today we are taking a look at the slightly more conservatively clocked 'A8G' ASUS ROG STRIX GTX 1080. With an out-of-the-box boost clock of up to 1809MHz (1835MHz if you enable the OC mode in ASUS' so... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 16, 2016 under Competitions
We had a very strong response to our mega competition with G.SKILL giving away a combination of 15 keyboards, mice, and memory kits. Thanks to everybody who entered! The original competition page c... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 2, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Reviews
The GTX 1050 Ti represents Nvidia Pascal's foray into the lower-cost end of mainstream territory that is currently being fought competitively by AMD with the company's current-generation RX 460 and RX... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 25, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Site News
Nvidia has launched their new GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti graphics cards today. The GP107 GPU aims to form the foundation for a graphics card that offers 1080p 60 FPS gameplay, even in AAA titles, withou... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 4, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Interviews, Software & Gaming
KitGuru was recently given the chance to fire some questions over to AMD's Scott Wasson on the topic of frame pacing for multi-GPU (mGPU) configurations using DirectX 12. Frame pacing has long be... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 30, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Gigabyte has taken the Broadwell-E launch as an opportunity to update its X99 motherboard line-up. Today we will be examining the X99-Ultra Gaming – a feature-rich motherboard with premium offerings... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 8, 2016 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, Reviews
Founded in 2006, Asus is celebrating 10 years of creating gaming-orientated enthusiast hardware through its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand. And what better way to celebrate a 10-year anniversary than ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 8, 2016 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Retailing just under £110, MSI's Z170A SLI Plus is targeting Skylake users with an eye on SLI support for their graphics subsystem. With the Z170A SLI Plus motherboard's use of an Intel NIC and large... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 17, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
It seems like the AM3+ platform has been around forever, yet competitive value options on the CPU side mean that motherboard vendors are still battling for a slice of the pie with 970 and 990FX offeri... more.
100 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 14, 2016 under CPU, Highlights
There is little doubt that the two components most integral to a gaming system are its GPU and CPU. In an ideal world, everybody would be able to opt for the fastest of both and worry not about having... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on February 1, 2016 under Highlights, Memory
Only the highest of memory speeds are worthy of G.Skill's Trident series branding, so it should come as little surprise to see that the starting point for the vendor's T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 26, 2016 under Highlights V, Memory
DDR4 memory has made its way to the mainstream with the introduction of Skylake and the Z170 platform, however many buyers were not happy with the operating latencies of... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 18, 2016 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Right now, the mini-ITX scene is extremely popular for gamers and enthusiasts. A combined effort by component manufacturers has seen greater emphasis being put on innovative mini-ITX cases, short grap... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 11, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
Tackling the premium gaming market, MSI outfits the Z170A Gaming M7 with a number of features that will have eager buyers licking their lips. Alongside the eye-catching red and black colour scheme, ha... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on January 6, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard
The availability of multiplier-locked Skylake chips has sparked an even greater emphasis on the need for low-cost motherboards to partner with such processors. ASRock's affordable Z170 Extreme4 utilis... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 19, 2015 under Highlights V, Motherboard
With Skylake chips still selling through retailers for a significantly greater price than Intel may have intended, the HEDT X99 platform quickly becomes an even more appealing option to power users. T... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 4, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
Asus' TUF series of motherboards takes a different approach towards the market when compared to the gaming, overclocking, and 'standard' line-ups each vendors has in its product catalogue. Built prima... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 30, 2015 under Highlights, Memory
You may not have heard of KLEVV - the newest player on the consumer memory scene. KLEVV's parent company, Essencore, falls under the same SK Group umbrella corporation a... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 20, 2015 under Highlights 2, Memory
The increasingly widespread application of DDR4 on mainstream platforms has helped to drive the memory technology's production rates upwards with pricing travelling ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 16, 2015 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
It is almost undeniable that performance is the primary currency when purchasing components for a pixel-pushing gaming machine. But in the same way that enthusiasts may appreciate a fast car for its s... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 9, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
In the high end MSI have earned a reputation over the years for creating some of the finest video cards known to man. Today we take a look at one of their latest flagship offerings - the GTX 980 TI Li... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 2, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
So far we have looked at GTX950 partner cards from Gigabyte and ASUS and today we continue our coverage with an analysis of the new PNY GTX950. While other GTX950 solutions so far have incorporated du... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 29, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights 2
Nvidia have experienced great success with their Maxwell architecture - cards such as the GTX750ti impressed my colleague Allan when he first analysed them back in February 2014. At prices around £10... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 25, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
MSI has made a bold move by giving the company's Z170 XPower motherboard a Titanium theme. What exactly does that mean? Well firstly the motherboard features a unique metallic styling which is sure to... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 18, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
For many, the R9 Fury X and GTX980Ti are fantasy solutions - dream cards most of us will never be able to afford. What if you only have £200 to spend and need a new graphics card that can handle reso... more.
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