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0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 24, 2015 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile
Aorus is a premium brand that has been developed by Gigabyte to deliver high end gaming products with a distinct leaning towards laptops rather than PCs. Currently the range consists of a handful of k... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 23, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
The OPPO R5 was, until very recently, the slimmest smartphone in the world. Measuring just 4.85mm thick - it makes the iPhone 6 look chunky by comparison. That said, does the R5 sacrifice performance ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 23, 2015 under Highlights V, Mouse
ASUS bread and butter might be its award-winning motherboards, but that does not mean it cannot make a splash in the peripheral sector too. Last year in-fact it released its ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 22, 2015 under Competitions
Since KitGuru is based here in the UK, our US readers do sometimes get the short end of the stick when it comes to giveaways. However, we recently decided to make up for that with our US only giveaway... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 22, 2015 under Highlights 2, Monitors
Ultra HD 4K monitors have been dropping in price this year, although quality IPS models still command a premium. Today we look at the ASUS ProArt PA328Q, priced around £1,000. While still expensive, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 21, 2015 under Android, Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Tablet PC
Despite releasing at the end of 2014, there has been no serious challenger to the Nexus 9 as the premier Android tablet since - so we think it's worth taking a look at the current Android king. Launch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 21, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
The new Synology DS1515 five bay NAS a budget version of the DS1515+ that launched a few months ago and while the price of the DS1515 is significantly lower, the specification hasn't changed a great d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on April 20, 2015 under Highlights 2, Monitors
The BenQ BL3201PT is a 32-inch monitor aimed at artists and graphic designers, with a 3,840 x 2,160 16:9 UHD native resolution, also known as 4K2K. It has a total of five display inputs, with DVI, two... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on April 16, 2015 under Competitions, Laptop / Mobile
Time to drool! Today we have partnered up with the good people at MSI and Overclockers UK to give away a stunning 15.6 inch GS60 Ghost Pro laptop, featuring Intel Core i7 4710HQ, Nvidia GTX870M, 8GB o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 15, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
And the award for 'Novel ATX PC case 2015 goes to … In-Win for the 904Plus.' That might seem premature as we have only reached April but the odds of another radical design that will top the 904... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 14, 2015 under Competitions
Fancy winning yourself a low profile CPU cooler from be quiet? The company officially begun selling its brand new Shadow Rock LP (low profile) cooler today and to celebrate the occasion, be quiet! is ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 14, 2015 under Highlights 2, Memory
The multi-threaded performance of Haswell-E processors makes them ideal for home users with demanding workloads. Video editors, game streamers, and users running virtual machines are some of the audie... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 13, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
If you are considering a new Ultra HD 4K monitor then it is likely you will need a new system update to drive those 8,294,400 pixels. Right now the cost of 4k capable graphics cards is prohibitive fo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on April 13, 2015 under Cases, Highlights V
First appearances matter, and the styling of the Aerocool GT-A will easily distract you from the fact that this is a budget ATX case. The appearance of this white version with a blue LED fan at the fr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 13, 2015 under Highlights 2, Mouse
Even though a lot of pro-gamers are endorsing gaming peripherals these days, it is rare that you see one named after a particular player. Still, that is exactly what has happened with Ozone's latest h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 10, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
Even knowing there are heat and throttling issues, it is difficult not to be impressed with the diminutive Razer Blade 14 inch laptop. Consider it the more powerful, evil twin to the 13 inch MacBook P... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 9, 2015 under Android, Highlights V, Mobile
Today we complete our look at the 2014 ZenFone range from ASUS. So far the other two handsets - 4 and 6-inch devices - have been very impressive and cost-effective. Will the 5-inch model, now availabl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 8, 2015 under Site News
We have a pretty strong community of readers here at KitGuru, although there is one thing that we are consistently asked for- an application for smartphones. Well, one of you guys decided to make it h... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on April 8, 2015 under Android, Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
Continuing our look at the ASUS ZenFone range - today we review the smallest of the lot, the ZenFone 4. Very competitively priced at just £99, the ZenFone 4 aims for those on the tightest of budgets ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on April 6, 2015 under Cases, Cooling, Highlights V
When Cooler Master first got the idea to use noise-reduction material inside a chassis, more than 7 years ago, it unfortunately went with the name Sileo. Changing the brand to Silencio was a smart mo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on April 6, 2015 under Cooling, Highlights 2
Today we are going to take a look at another of the latest all-in-one water cooling units from Corsair, the Hydro H80i GT. This model has been designed to improve on the existing H80i which has found... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 5, 2015 under Highlights 2, Mouse
In the quest to develop a gaming mouse that is that much better than the last, peripheral makers the world over often add features that many would con... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 3, 2015 under Channel, Cooling, CPU, Highlights 2
Where is Intel Broadwell? Hardware Editors Leo Waldock and Luke Hill discuss Broadwell which is due to be replaced by Skylake in a few months' time. The snag is that Intel hasn't yet released the lapt... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 2, 2015 under Highlights, SSD Drives
The push for greater performance from storage devices is seeing enthusiast drives transition towards PCIe-linked connections for increased bandwidth. While faster hardware is great, on paper, it is of... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 2, 2015 under Competitions, Gaming Rig
Last month, like most months, we held a competition with one of our select partner companies to give away a fantastic prize. In this case, a Chillblast Fusion Barbarian full system, featuring an i5-46... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 2, 2015 under Highlights V, Laptop / Mobile
Gaming laptops have a huge audience, but not everyone wants to lug around a 17 inch behemoth weighing more than 5KG. Razer have enjoyed success in recent years with their Blade range of laptops ... ev... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on April 1, 2015 under Cooling, Highlights 2
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest all-in-one water cooling units from Corsair, the Hydro H100i GTX. This model has been designed to build on the success of the existing Corsair H1... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 1, 2015 under Announcements, SSD Drives
When OCZ challenged KitGuru back in December to kill five of its Arc 100 SSDs by writing and rewriting to them constantly for the foreseeable future, nobody could have predicted that four months and s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 1, 2015 under Channel, Highlights
The Intel/Micron flash memory consortium has made the bold claim that 3D NAND could lead to 10TB of storage capacity in a 2.5-inch form factor SSD or 3.5TB in an M.2 drive. That sounds pretty amazing ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on March 31, 2015 under Channel, Graphics, Highlights, Monitors
Today two of our hardware editors Luke Hill and Leo Waldock sat down to chat about an array of topics, such as the recent release of Nvidia's £900 monster Titan X Maxwell graphics card and they weigh... more.
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