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0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 26, 2016 under Virtual Reality
While virtual reality is taking off in all sorts of exciting ways, augmented reality and mixed reality are no slouch either. In fact growth is expected to be so strong in the coming years, that a Gran... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 26, 2016 under Graphics
As anyone who's watched Moneyball or listened to game commentators for five minutes knows, statistical analysis is a huge part of professional sports and AI driven analytics have become a major compon... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 25, 2016 under CPU
Earlier this year, we got our first look at AMD's Summit Ridge/Zen 8-core desktop processor thanks to an engineering sample leak. However, the SKUs floating around at the time were still a bit off fro... 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 25, 2016 under Virtual Reality
As much as we love virtual reality here at KitGuru, we're not sure we're willing to risk getting herpes to play with it. Although just a rumour for now, a redacted conversation between game developers... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 24, 2016 under Graphics
Nvidia is finally bringing Pascal to the low-end GPU market this week with the launch of the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti. However, it looks like AMD is hoping to stay one step ahead this holiday season by... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 24, 2016 under Cases, Highlights, Reviews
NZXT S340 Elite is a modern twist on the S340 that launched in 2014. If you stand a short distance away from the Elite, the most obvious change is the tempered glass side panel which looks lovely and ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 24, 2016 under Virtual Reality
With PlayStation VR now out in the wild, interest in the new technology has risen once again. However, with the headset sitting at £350, a lot of people are going to want to try before they buy. Doin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 21, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Earlier this year at E3, Ubisoft announced that it would soon be releasing a bunch of games for virtual reality headsets, including Star Trek: Bridge Crew and Eagle Flight. Star Trek isn't out just ye... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on October 21, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
X99 holds a relatively exclusive status in the PC market, even among DIY builders and enthusiasts, since the entry costs to the platform are higher in a variety of areas. ASRock addresses this price-l... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 20, 2016 under Console, Graphics
Earlier today, Nintendo officially announced the Nintendo Switch (formerly known as the NX) and just as previous rumours predicted, it is a home console/handheld hybrid. While the three-minute trailer... more.
24 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 20, 2016 under Graphics
It looks like some GTX 1070 buyers have run into memory issues as of late. Recently, add-in board partners began using Micron as another source of memory chips for the GTX 1070, which has resulted in ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 20, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Job Simulator showed us that it doesn't really matter if what you're doing in virtual reality is ridiculous, it can be fun all the same, especially if it's funny. That's the ball that Justin Roiland's... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 19, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
The short version of this review is that Phanteks has given its Enthoo Pro M case a minor update and has changed the main side panel for a sheet of tempered glass. The slightly longer version is that ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 19, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Beyond the physical challenges of hurling tonnes of plastic, metal and fuel at Mars, getting there with humans aboard has a whole host of problems related to the psychological problems of such a jour... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 18, 2016 under Graphics
Today, Nvidia officially announced the GTX 1050Ti and GTX 1050, both featuring the new Pascal architecture and hitting sub-£150 price points. These cards are built around the GP107 chip, with the pro... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on October 18, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Samsung's latest high-end flagship SSD is the SSD960 PRO which uses Samsung's 3rd generation 256Gb 48-layer 2-bit MLC V-NAND together with a new controller called Polaris. There will also be a new upd... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 17, 2016 under Graphics
As previous reports have indicated, Nvidia is apparently planning to unveil the GTX 1050 and GTX 1050Ti towards the end of this month. So far, we have seen specifications and even some benchmark perfo... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 17, 2016 under Software & Gaming, Virtual Reality
Oculus has had a difficult six months, with us and just about everyone else claiming that the HTC Vive is the superior headset to its Rift, but that may be harder to justify when Touch controllers arr... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on October 17, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights 2, Reviews
Recently we have seen a fair few all-in-one liquid coolers here at KitGuru. While they offer good performance, typically better than competing air coolers at least, you simply stick them in your case ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 14, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Software & Gaming
The Mafia series has had a positive history on the PC platform. However, this year, a new team has picked up the series to deliver Mafia 3. Things didn't get off to a great start last Friday when the ... more.
22 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 14, 2016 under Graphics
While things are quiet at the moment on the Vega front, it looks like news is leaking out about Polaris 10 and Polaris 11 revisions from AMD. The new efficiency focussed GPUs launched earlier this yea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 14, 2016 under Motherboard
Just last week both MSI and Asus announced that they would be rolling out BIOS updates for their current Z100-series motherboards to introduce support for Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processors. If you... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 14, 2016 under Virtual Reality
With the PlayStation VR headset now out in the wild, it didn't take long for people to start trying to make it do things it's not designed for: like playing content on the PC. However surprisingly eno... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 13, 2016 under Hard Drives
Around four years ago, Western Digital introduced the HelioSeal platform and began shipping helium-filled hard drives, pushing the market forward by offering extreme capacities and reducing energy con... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on October 13, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
Aerocool DS230 has a familiar look about it, somewhat akin to a Fractal Design Define R5 or Thermaltake F51 standing on a small plinth. The emphasis is on low noise, which makes perfect sense in a Dea... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 13, 2016 under Event, Virtual Reality
Valve has debuted one of its internal VR developments at the developer only Steam DevDays conference: a new HTC Vive controller design. The motion tracked controller looks shorter than its predecessor... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Earlier this year, Acer and Starbreeze teamed up to launch a new 'StarVR' headset, featuring a significantly wider field of view and a bump in resolution compared to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Due ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
Serious Sam is one of the more ridiculous shooter series over the past couple of decades, with endless enemies, elaborate weaponry and beautifully expansive open levels to explore. Serious Sam looks s... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 12, 2016 under Virtual Reality
As the owner of Oculus VR, Facebook has been driving forward virtual reality development for much of the last year and recently announced a new Facebook social experience through the Rift headset. To ... more.
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