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0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 30, 2016 under Highlights 2, NAS, Network, Reviews
The QNAP TS-451A-4G is a high-end, feature-rich 4-bay NAS aimed at home, SOHO or Work Group usage scenarios. The unit sports an Intel dual-core processor, upgradable memory, two LAN ports and a USB Qu... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 29, 2016 under Highlights 2, Virtual Reality
This year's debut of consumer grade virtual reality hardware and software has seen a lot of 'firsts,' from first educational titles, to first sports titles, to first multiplayer shooters. At the begin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 29, 2016 under Gaming PC, Highlights V, Reviews
Gigabyte's BRIX line of barebones PCs are typically small and low-powered - at least, when compared with a mini-ITX desktop system, for example. However, the new BRIX Gaming UHD aims to change all of ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 28, 2016 under Hard Drives, Interviews, NAS
How will the world change as motherboard vendors move from 1Gb Ethernet ports to 2.5Gb or even 5Gb as standard? Can the major hard drive manufacturers stay ahead of the SSD curve simply by launching 2... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 28, 2016 under Highlights V, Reviews, SSD Drives
Kingston's SSDNow KC400 family is part of the company's business-oriented SSD product line which features end-to-end data path protection, technologies to protect data in the NAND and guard agains... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 27, 2016 under Component, Cooling, Highlights 2, Reviews
be quiet! has expanded its product range to add three All In One liquid coolers called Silent Loop. be quiet! already lists cases, air coolers and power supplies so liquid coolers are a logical next s... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on September 26, 2016 under Competitions, Highlights, Motherboard
With 'Racing Super 5' styling, the Biostar Z170GT7 mainboard includes both USB Type C and 32Gb/s M.2 for fast data transfer as well as Vivid LED DJ which allows for on-board colour customisation - g... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 26, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V, Reviews
Monster might not be a company that you are particularly well versed in as a hardcore KitGuru gamer/hardware enthusiast, but it is one you should hear more of in the future. Quite literally becaus... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 23, 2016 under Highlights V, NAS, Network, Reviews
The AS3104T is the bigger sibling of the 2-bay AS3102T we reviewed recently. With four bays and a dual-core Celeron processor, the AS3104T is marketed by Asustor as an "all-around multimedia entertain... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 22, 2016 under Cooling, Highlights, Reviews
Typically, the better performing 240mm+ watercooling AIOs command a price premium. After all, in our 6 way round-up back in July, the coolers which claimed the top two spots both cost in excess of 1... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 21, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
MSI GT62VR 6RE Dominator Pro 4K has an absurdly long model name that gives us a fair amount of information about this impressive gaming laptop. The GT part tells us this is a chunky chassis that can d... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 20, 2016 under Headphones, Highlights V, Peripheral, Reviews
Sennheiser is often considered more of an audiophile brand rather than one catering to movie and gaming fans, but that is not always the case. Take the new Sennheiser PC 373D 7.1 Dolby surround so... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 19, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, Reviews, SSD Drives
Already well known as a manufacturer of Flash NAND, SK hynix are certainly working on ramping up their presence in the SSD market with their own drives. Hard on the heels of the Enterprise-focused SE3... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 16, 2016 under Cases, Component, Highlights, Reviews
Corsair Carbide Air 740 is a larger version of the £125 Carbide Air 540 that is taller, wider, deeper and comes with a cosmetically different front panel. Carbide Air 740 has a hinged main door with ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 15, 2016 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
Here at KitGuru we have already seen the monster that is the Asus ROG GX800VH - featuring dual GTX 1080s. However, with the price expected to be upwards of £5000, it is out of reach for most laptop ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 14, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
Alert KitGuru readers may well feel the Asus ROG G752VS looks familiar as it uses the same chassis as the G752VT that KitGuru reviewed at the beginning of 2016. While Asus G752VS looks outwardly ident... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on September 13, 2016 under Highlights, Reviews, SSD Drives
Toshiba OCZ already has the RD400 in the high-end/enthusiast SSD market segment and the TR150 at the value end of it. Notably missing was a new up to date drive to compete in the mainstream market... more.
16 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 13, 2016 under Competitions, Graphics
Although there's no denying that Nvidia's Pascal cards hold the performance crown right now, it's hard to argue that the RX 480 isn't one of the best bang for buck cards around. So if you need an upgr... more.
6 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 12, 2016 under Highlights V, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
Everybody loves nice curves, or at least BenQ is hoping they do with the XR3501. This 35in-diagonal screen boasts a 2,560 x 1,080 resolution and 2000R curvature. This, and the 21:9 aspect ratio, provi... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 9, 2016 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, Reviews
Move over Asus GX700 and MSI Titan, there’s a new gaming laptop at the top of the tree and its name is Asus ROG GX800VH. The model code suggests that GX800 is an upgrade of GX700, however that is wi... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 8, 2016 under Component, Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Since the launch of Intel's Broadwell-E CPU family for the X99 platform KitGuru has seen and tested a of variety refreshed motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI. However, no assessment of new X99 m... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 7, 2016 under Gaming Seat, Highlights 2, Reviews
Back in June, we took a look at the Epic Real Leather gaming chair from noblechairs. While we deemed it worthy of an award, it comes with a hefty £450 price tag. What if you want a decent, racer-sty... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 6, 2016 under Cases, Highlights V, Reviews
Thermaltake Core G3 is a small case that manages to pack in an ATX motherboard yet it can easily hide under your TV. If you instead choose to stand the Core G3 on your desk as a tiny tower case and ta... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Ryan Martin on September 5, 2016 under Highlights, Motherboard, Reviews
Intel's next-gen CPU architecture, Kaby Lake, is expected at some point in the coming months but for now Skylake remains the prominent choice for PC builders. Z170 continues to be the flagship chips... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 2, 2016 under Highlights V, Mouse, Peripheral, Reviews
Last year we took a look at the Ozone Neon mouse - finding it to be a solid offering for those not interested in fancy lighting or sensors with crazy DPI levels (like many of the latest mice all seem ... more.
10 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 1, 2016 under Gaming PC, Graphics, Highlights 2, PC, Reviews
PC Specialist Leviathan X is packed with two Nvidia Titan X graphics cards that use the latest Pascal technology. One Titan X is £1,100/US$1,200 of gaming insanity so what sort of performance can we ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on August 30, 2016 under Hard Drives, Highlights V, Reviews
Seagate's latest behemoth of a hard drive is the 10TB flagship of the companies new Helium based IronWolf product line aimed at Home, SOHO and small business's using up to 8-b... 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.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 29, 2016 under Base Unit, Highlights 2, PC
The last time I saw a Shuttle barebones was back in 2009, at a time when LGA775 and Core 2 Duo were the flavours of the month. The Shuttle SH110R4 barebones we have on review today is bang up to date,... more.
2 CommentsPosted by James Morris on August 26, 2016 under Highlights V, Monitors, Peripheral, Reviews
The Dell UltraSharp 24 InfinityEdge Monitor U2417H is a new Full HD monitor that breaks down borders. Well, the one round the edge of the screen, anyway. Like one of those posh swimming pools that don... more.
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