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6 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 31, 2016 under Component, CPU, Highlights 2
Intel's decision to skim over "Broadwell" CPUs on the mainstream LGA 115x platform meant that prior to today, the High End Desktop Platform (HEDT) was 2-generations behind the mainstream, and in need ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 30, 2016 under Competitions
It looks like the reviews you guys have been doing as part of some of our recent competitions have drawn the attention of Silverstone, as they have asked us to put together another contest with a numb... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on May 30, 2016 under Annual Awards
In front of an audience of nearly 200 representatives of the largest technology companies in the world, the winners of the 2016 European Hardware Awards picked up their honours at the Taipei Internati... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 27, 2016 under Cases, Channel, Highlights V
We recently had some time to chat with Aaron Licht about the upcoming be quiet! Dark Base 900 Chassis. This chassis is due for release at the end of June 2016 and Aaron takes us through all the main f... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 26, 2016 under Highlights, Peripheral, Reviews
The Corsair Lapdog is grandly described as a 'Gaming Control Centre', however that doesn't explain things very well as Lapdog is unlike anything we have seen before. The idea is that you have your gam... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 26, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Reviews
The Thecus N5810 PRO is a NAS with five lockable drives bays, an LCD display and a USB 3.0 port that looks impressive from the front. Turn to the rear of the NAS and it starts to look awesome ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 25, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse
We tend to review quite a lot of high-end gaming mice but are there decent options for those on a tighter budget? Today, we are taking a look at the Ledos Optical Gaming Mouse from SpeedLink, featurin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 24, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
The RD400 is the first Toshiba-OCZ branded SSD to hit the market and is also Toshiba's first NVMe PCIe consumer drive. The flagship 1TB model has another claim to fame as the first 1TB class NVMe M.2 ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 23, 2016 under Highlights 2, PC
Liquid Series from PC Specialist is a new range of PCs that employ a custom loop liquid cooling system to deliver maximum performance along with stunning visual appeal. The LS-M02 we have for review i... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 23, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse, Peripheral
Back in 2012, we reviewed Tt eSports’ Level 10M mouse, and now there is an updated ‘Advanced’ edition. With 3 zone RGB lighting, a 16,000 dpi sensor and adjustable height options it comes fully ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 20, 2016 under Highlights, Network
The Asus PL-N12 WiFi HomePlug AV500 Powerline Adapter kit is a relatively simple pair of adapters that simultaneously extend network range over both power lines and wireless. Designed for affordabilit... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 19, 2016 under Gaming Rig, Highlights 2, PC
The pre-built PC market is becoming increasingly populated with major OEMs and System Integrators, many of which are now targeting the high-end PC gaming and enthusiast audience. Yet very few of those... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 18, 2016 under Competitions
We have another little competition running today over on our Facebook page – the chance to win a a copy of DOOM (2016) on PC! There's no major catch, all you need to do is head over to our Facebook ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on May 18, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Peripheral
Recently, we have looked at some innovative and ultimately expensive gaming headsets at KitGuru. Priced at just under £40, the Roccat Renga bucks that trend as it is firmly positioned toward the budg... more.
18 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 17, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights V, Reviews
Based on the latest Pascal architecture, Nvidia claim the GTX 1080 is the most advanced graphics card ever made. The GTX 1080 is built on a new 16nm FinFET manufacturing process allowing the chip to i... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 16, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
DOOM is finally here, complete with a fantastic campaign, Snap Map system and plenty of multiplayer modes to jump in to but is the PC version up to snuff? ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 16, 2016 under Highlights, NAS, Network
The latest AS6 series NAS units from Asustor are the first to market from any company powered by Intel's new Braswell Celeron processors as well as supporting dual channel memory. Currently t... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2016 under Competitions
Last week, we teamed up with ASUS to give away a GTX 970 featuring the fantastic STRIX cooler to one lucky KitGuru reader. Thousands of you entered this particular competition but there can only be on... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2016 under Highlights, Software & Gaming
Battleborn came out earlier this month and while its launch may have been overshadowed by the Overwatch open beta, this might not be a game you want to let fall by the wayside. Gearbox's 'hero shoote... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on May 13, 2016 under Annual Awards
Having published 20,000 articles since 2010, KitGuru's constant stream of high quality editorial helps enthusiasts across the globe buy the best/most suitable hardware for their needs. Twice a year,... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 13, 2016 under Competitions
Did you enter our recent competition to become a reviewer for a day and check out Nvidia's latest Shield Android TV hardware? Then you can uncross your fingers and toes, as today we have the chosen tw... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on May 12, 2016 under Component, Highlights V, Motherboard
KitGuru has seen a lot of evidence that new HEDT CPUs from Intel could be around the corner, under the name of Broadwell-E, including ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 12, 2016 under Highlights, NAS
At first glance the QNAP TAS-268 looks like a conventional two bay NAS that is a bit on the small side, although it dwarfs the single bay TAS-168 which is truly tiny. The curious thing is that the siz... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2016 under Highlights 2, Virtual Reality
After many years of talking, speculating and trialing pre-release hardware, we finally have our hands on the first consumer grade virtual reality headset in the world: the Oculus Rift CV1. Packing a p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on May 11, 2016 under Highlights V, PC
Palicomp i5 Aurora is a gaming PC that promises serious performance with a price that sneaks in just under the £1,000 mark. In addition to those two key points Palicomp has jazzed up the case with a ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 10, 2016 under Highlights, Power Supplies
FSP released their Hydro G series late last year, and it was well received in our labs. It excelled in all key areas, delivering first class load regulation and stellar efficiency - ripple suppression... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on May 9, 2016 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The Asus MG248Q is one of the most interesting displays we’ve seen recently. It’s a 24-inch 1080p gaming display with a TN panel and a 1ms response time, a 144Hz refresh rate and Adaptive Sync for... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on May 8, 2016 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights, Software & Gaming
KitGuru had an invite to the Nvidia Editors Day Event last week, and the guys in green brought some of the ID software development team over to showcase Doom (2016). We managed to get a front row seat... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on May 7, 2016 under Competitions 2
Twenty years after Independence Day took more than $800 million at the box office with one of the most epic science fiction disaster movies of all time, June 2016 will see the launch of the second in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Samuel Grant on May 6, 2016 under Announcements
Thanks to the 9,500 readers who entered our recent DEEPCOOL competition. A lot of people are going to be disappointed as we can only have two winners! One person has won a Deepcool Genome PC case i... more.
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