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0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 29, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights V, Reviews
Corsair has employed some nifty technology in its new range of ML fans however we have to be careful with the name. The bearings that support the rotors on the motors use Magnetic Levitation but this ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 28, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights
Alphacool, the long-established German liquid cooling company, knows exactly how tough it can be to select the correct components to build a custom loop for a PC. Their answer lies in a selection of 1... more.
59 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 27, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2
We supplement our analysis of AMD partner RX 480 cards today by looking at the two Sapphire Nitro+ OC models, in 4GB and 8GB capacities. The Sapphire cards ship with custom cooling solutions, out of t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 27, 2016 under Gaming Seat, Highlights V, Reviews
Late last year we took a look at the Vertagear SL4000 gaming chair and while we were impressed by its comfort, we did run into some quality control issues with the build. Vertagear has since taken fee... more.
39 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 26, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights, Reviews
AMD launched their RX 480 at the end of June and I was on hand to offer my analysis of the reference card at the time. Today we present our review of the new Asus RX 480 Strix Gaming OC, a custom solu... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 26, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights V
Nvidia's GTX 1060 is now available to buy and while the reference design (Founders Edition) is an interesting choice, it's the customised variants from Nvidia partners that should offer the best cooli... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 25, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights 2, Reviews
The KitGuru team are big believers in 120hz+ gaming. The super smooth refresh rates can really enhance the gaming experience. If you are lucky enough to own a screen such as the Asus ROG Swift PG278Q ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 24, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights, Reviews
HyperX Cloud headsets have been some of our highest scoring over the last couple of years, so you can imagine we were excited to get our hands on a new set of cans from the same company. ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on July 22, 2016 under Highlights V, NAS, Network, Reviews
Four bay tower NAS units aren't exactly svelte, however how about a four bay tower NAS that fits into the palm of your hand? The Synology DiskStation DS416slim is one of the smallest four bay NAS unit... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 21, 2016 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies, Reviews
It has been talked about and teased for many months, but today we finally get to present our analysis of the new PRIME 750 watt power supply, a pivotal supply in a very important new range for market ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by James Morris on July 19, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights V, PC, Reviews
The exponential evolution of gaming graphics shows no signs of abating. We have already seen a plethora of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 cards (most recently from ... more.
37 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 19, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights
AMD's decision to launch its first next-gen 14nm GPU in the mid-range, the RX 480, has invoked an almost instantaneous response from its rival Nvidia. AMD released the RX 480 at the end of June into t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 19, 2016 under Highlights 2, Keyboards, Mouse, Reviews
Cooler Master has a history of trying to make peripheral packages for gamers on a budget. While we were not overly impressed with the last set up, it did prove at least that it is viable to make a pre... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 18, 2016 under Highlights 2, Mouse, Reviews
Fnatic isn't just an eSports team anymore, these days they are also a producer of gaming peripherals. We have already taken a look at the Rush Gear Keyboard recently but today we are taking a look at ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 15, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V, Reviews
Astell & Kern has had a place in the high-end Digital Audio Player market for years now, with its top-tier model running up a hefty £3300 price tag. However, there are those out there who enjoy q... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 14, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC, Reviews
With the recent release of the new AMD RX 480 graphics card, system builders are keen to start shipping out PCs with the new GPU inside. We have already seen one such desktop with a RX 480 from PCSpec... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on July 13, 2016 under Highlights 2, Reviews, SSD Drives
It's been quite a while since we looked at anything from Corsair's storage division but today we look at the new top end high-performance SSD family, the Neutron XTi. The new drives replace the old bu... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 12, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
Chromebooks are typically inexpensive and plasticky devices, targeting those who want just a basic laptop experience at a low pricepoint. Dell's Chromebook 13 7310 bucks that trend rather emphatically... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 11, 2016 under Competitions
Last week, we teamed up with Overclockers UK to give away one of the first custom RX 480 boards available in the UK- the Sapphire Nitro+ RX 480. We received thousands of entries for this competition ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 11, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights
Back in early 2014 Nvidia first demonstrated its Maxwell architecture, based on a 28nm process, and in unorthodox fashion the first graphics card to emerge was the low-power GTX 750 Ti. It wasn't unti... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 8, 2016 under Component, Cooling, Highlights 2, Reviews
Following on from our round-up of SilentiumPC air coolers - which you can read HERE - we decided to take the next logical step and... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on July 7, 2016 under Component, Graphics, Highlights V, Reviews
If the persistent rumours are anything to go by, Nvidia will imminently extend Pascal to its mid-range with the launch of a GTX 1060. This means that, on paper at least, the GTX 960 will be superseded... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on July 6, 2016 under Graphics, Highlights
Today we take a look at another GTX 1080 card, the Palit GTX 1080 GameRock Premium Edition. This card features one of the highest boost clock speeds we have seen as well as the G-PANEL front panel whi... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on July 6, 2016 under Competitions 3
Creating a great GPU and building a solid board is only half the battle in graphics. Drivers are free, updated all the time and can have a huge effect on system stability and gaming performance. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 6, 2016 under Cases, Competitions 2
Fancy yourself a brand new chassis? be quiet! is once again giving away a number of them and that means you stand a chance to win. The ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 6, 2016 under Cases, Component, Highlights 2
When be quiet! told us its new Dark Base Pro 900 case was larger than the previous 600 and 800 models, just as the numbers suggest, we felt this was a bold move as the trend is towards smaller PCs. Ou... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 5, 2016 under Competitions
The Sapphire RX 480 Nitro is the world's first custom RX 480 graphics card to be listed at retail and to celebrate its launch, we are teaming up with Overclockers UK to give one away! Sapphire... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 5, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights, PC
PC Specialist has broken a speed record to hustle a budget gaming PC out of the door that uses the latest AMD RX 480 graphics card based on the new Polaris GPU. When you spend £799 you generally get... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on July 5, 2016 under Highlights V, Monitors
The XG2700-4K is a brand new 4K gaming monitor from Viewsonic that offers both excellent image quality and good gaming performance, with full AMD FreeSync support. Viewsonic has always had its eye ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on July 4, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
The Asus Republic of Gamers GX700 is the world's first mass-produced watercooled laptop. By now you are probably thinking; 'hang on a minute, that sounds very familiar... you've already reviewed this... more.
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