Archive for the ‘Component’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 10, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
With USB 3.1 and Type-C starting to become a bit more common, it is about time we start to see devices really take advantage of it. Today, we are taking a look at the SanDisk Extreme 900, a 480GB port... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 9, 2016 under CPU
Last week, we learned that Intel may be taking steps to stop users from being able to overclock their locked, non-K series Skylake processors and sure enough, a BI... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 8, 2016 under Graphics
Back in 2014, Samsung and Nvidia began battling it out in court over patent infringement. Initially, Nvidia launched a suit against Samsung and Qualcomm over GPU patent infringement, which led to Sams... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on February 8, 2016 under Channel, SSD Drives
Mike Cumby, UK Country Manager for OCZ spoke with Leo Waldock of KitGuru about the SSD market in 2016. Hot on the heels of CES, OCZ has launched Trion 150 which is a 15nm die shrink of Trion 100. Mike... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 8, 2016 under Virtual Reality
We've seen what it would look like watching sports in augmented reality, but virtual reality is much closer to an affordable reality. That's why LiveLike has been putting its efforts into making watch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on February 8, 2016 under Cases, Highlights 2
Phanteks has introduced its new Eclipse P400 with a price that starts just above £50. In the world of enthusiast cases that is amazingly cheap. The basic Eclipse P400 is available in black or grey at... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on February 7, 2016 under Graphics
Sapphire recently released their latest Nitro R9 Fury OC+ graphics card. I reviewed this GPU a couple of weeks ago and it won our coveted WORTH BUYING award. Sapphire have tweaked, overclocked and enh... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 6, 2016 under Graphics
If you are shopping around for a new graphics card this weekend or more specifically, if you are shopping around for an R9 390, then Overclockers UK has a pretty good deal running for the next couple ... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 5, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this week, rumours began circulating suggesting that Intel is due to release a BIOS update in order to block BCLK overclocking on locked (non-K) Skylake p... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 4, 2016 under CPU
Two overclockers, Der8auer and Dancop have managed to achieve the fastest Skylake frequency on record, using an Asus ROG Maximus VIII Gene motherboard to push an Intel Core i7-6700K past the 7GHz barr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 4, 2016 under Virtual Reality
It might be exorbitantly expensive, still look rather chunky and requires plenty of work on its image quality and field of view, but Microsoft's Hololens has the potential to do some very cool things... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on February 4, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
Back at launch in July 2015 we reviewed the OCZ Trion 100 SSD's. These were the first OCZ drives to feature a Toshiba controller and A19 TLC NAND flash. Today we look at the latest iteration of the Tr... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 3, 2016 under CPU
Over the last couple of months, motherboard manufacturers have managed to tweak their BIOS updates in order to enable overclocking on Intel's non-K series Skylake chip... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 2, 2016 under CPU
A few weeks ago, AMD began showing off its new CPU cooler known as the Wraith, which was set to offer much quieter operating temperatures compared to current stock cooler solutions. Now, the Wraith is... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 2, 2016 under Cooling
This month, Antec launched two new brand new all-in-one liquid cooling units, the Kühler H2O H600 PRO and H1200 PRO, offering improved performance and a durable design to boot. New components include... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 2, 2016 under Virtual Reality
As much as VR hardware is almost upon us, many of those working in the fledgling industry are looking far into the future. Oculus is considering future camera tracking hardware and Microsoft wants to ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 2, 2016 under Graphics
As long-distance computing, streaming and cloud gaming become more common place, rendering more true-to-life virtual systems is becoming vitally important. That's why in the lead up to its Polaris arc... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 2, 2016 under General Tech, Virtual Reality
Cover your mother's eyes before starting the video on this one ladies and gents, it's a little racy. The VirtuaDolls adult VR game controller is now available to pre-order on IndieGoGo, offering a tou... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 1, 2016 under Cases
Back last year, Valve began trying to bring PC gaming to the masses with the launch of Steam Machines, tiny console-sized Linux-based gaming systems. However, a lot of PC gamers still prefer to build ... 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.
16 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on January 27, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
AMD released their R9 Fury back in July 2015, and our review at the time was fairly positive with concerns mainly leveled over the pricing. Today we look at the Sapphire Nitro R9 Fury 4GB - a new trip... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 27, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Although virtual reality will be used in lots of ways, one of its most compelling is how it will allow us to tell new sorts of stories. Games are one aspect, but so are movies, which is why Oculus's S... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 26, 2016 under Cases
Today NZXT lifted the curtain on its new Mini-ITX case, known as the Manta, promising a "revolutionary design" as well as unique curved panelling, lots of cable management space and room for a custom ... more.
29 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 26, 2016 under CPU
While we have been hearing rumours surrounding Intel's release of Broadwell-E, today we actually have something a bit more concrete. According to the patch notes of a recent Gigabyte X99 motherboard B... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 26, 2016 under Virtual Reality
From duct tape prototype, right through the developer versions to the final product, we've seen the Oculus Rift from its inception through to its consumer version, but not so with rival VR headset, th... 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.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 25, 2016 under Graphics
VRLA kicked off over the weekend and it seems that both AMD and Nvidia showed up with prototype hardware. Nvidia went to the event armed with a Light Field Display headset while AMD and PC builder Fal... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 25, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Starbreeze studios, the co-developer of Payday 2, has announced that it will be creating a brand new VR Arcade in Los Angeles, utilising its in-house developed Star VR headset as the HMD of choice. Se... more.
89 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 23, 2016 under Graphics
This week, a new rumour going around suggests that Nvidia is set to begin mass production of its new Pascal GPUs equipped with HBM 2 during the first half of this year, with availability scheduled for... more.
28 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 22, 2016 under Graphics
AMD is launching plenty of new architecture this year, with Zen CPUs due out at the end of 2016 in addition to the first Polaris graphics chips. AMD introduced us to Polaris earlier this month, with a... more.
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