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0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 2, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
So far we have looked at GTX950 partner cards from Gigabyte and ASUS and today we continue our coverage with an analysis of the new PNY GTX950. While other GTX950 solutions so far have incorporated du... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 1, 2015 under Competitions
Did you register your 100 series motherboard with Gigabyte's Heroes of the Storm competition? If so, you may be one of the lucky winners of a brand new Z170X-Gaming 3 motherboard, an Aivia Krypton mou... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on October 1, 2015 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Tablet PC
In 2013, Asus manufactured the critically acclaimed Google Nexus 7. After a quiet period on the tablet front, Asus are back with a new range of ZenPads - and today we look at the ZenPad S 8.0. The 8.0... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on September 30, 2015 under Highlights, SSD Drives
Today we take a look at the recently released Plextor M6V SSD, specifically the 256GB model. These drives incorporate Toshiba NAND flash memory and are released to target a wide enthusiast audience du... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 29, 2015 under Competitions
The LCS World Championship Finals is one of the biggest eSports events of the year. Hundreds of thousands of people tune in to watch the best League of Legends teams in the world duke it out live on s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on September 29, 2015 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
Corsair launch a new range of power supplies today, available in 550w, 650w, 750w, 850w and 1000w capacities. The new RMx series is fully modular, 80 Plus Gold certified and has been designed using al... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 29, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights 2
Nvidia have experienced great success with their Maxwell architecture - cards such as the GTX750ti impressed my colleague Allan when he first analysed them back in February 2014. At prices around £10... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl Muller on September 28, 2015 under Competitions, Highlights
When it comes to computer cases, everyone has an opinion. Now the marketing folks over at Fractal Design have decided that they want to hear those opinions from KitGuru's audience! This exclusive comp... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 28, 2015 under Gaming Rig, General Purpose PC, Highlights V
Although many KitGuru reviews might show off the most powerful and expensive hardware in the world not everyone can afford a £3,000 system, or fit that giant tower case into a small bedroom. That is ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on September 26, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC
STOP! If you have never built a PC before, this video is not a step by step guide for newbies. It doesn't explain how to insert a processor, or what you do with a power supply. It won't tell you how t... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 25, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
MSI has made a bold move by giving the company's Z170 XPower motherboard a Titanium theme. What exactly does that mean? Well firstly the motherboard features a unique metallic styling which is sure to... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 24, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
The third installment in Acer's Liquid Jade series of smartphones, the Liquid Jade Z is more aggressively priced than its immediate predecessor, the Jade S. Back at around the £150 mark, the Jade Z e... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 24, 2015 under Competitions
Have you ever wanted to try your hand at reviewing hardware? Well we would like to give you that chance. This week, we are running a giveaway for an MSI Mini-ITX GTX 760 graphics card, all we ask in r... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 23, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS
PowerNAS has used a novel approach during the development of the CMA (it stands for Converged Media Appliance). To their way of thinking this Windows 8.1 PC can act as a replacement for three separate... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 22, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC, Workstation
Scan will be well-known to KitGuru readers for its huge and comprehensive component supply business. But the company has also been building professional workstations for many years. The 3XS range incl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on September 21, 2015 under Android, Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
The Smart first 6 is Vodafone's cheapest handset, being part of the 'Smart' product family which also includes the Smart prime 6, as well as the Smart ultra 6. Both of those handsets were favourably r... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 18, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
For many, the R9 Fury X and GTX980Ti are fantasy solutions - dream cards most of us will never be able to afford. What if you only have £200 to spend and need a new graphics card that can handle reso... more.
3 CommentsPosted by James Morris on September 18, 2015 under Highlights 2, Workstation
Overclockers is a company that will be better known here at KitGuru for its choice selection of enthusiast components and lovingly enhanced gaming systems. But the ability to put together a quality sy... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 17, 2015 under Highlights 2, NAS
Synology's DiskStation DS715 borrows an interesting feature from the DS1515 that we recently reviewed. Look on the rear panel of this dual bay NAS and you will see that in addition to the dual Gigabit... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on September 17, 2015 under Highlights, Power Supplies
Cooler Master are set to release three new power supplies in October and today we look at the entry level capacity model - the V550. This compact 550 watt supply is a pure modular unit featuring 80 Pl... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 16, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
AMD released the R9 390X GPU three months ago and the custom-cooled board partner offerings are available in strength. Today we are taking a look at Asus' STRIX DC3 OC version of the R9 390X which uti... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 16, 2015 under Competitions
A few weeks back we launched a competition to win Deepcool's unique Tristellar case, a 750W 80Plus Gold modular power supply and finally, Deepcool's Captain 120 liquid CPU cooler. We had thousands of ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 15, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC
ASRock Beebox is a small form factor PC with a volume of a mere 0.6 litres that is powered by an Intel Braswell processor. We're looking at an N3000 which runs on a dual core CPU with passive cooling ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 14, 2015 under Cases, Highlights
You can think of the SilverStone FTZ01 as a member of the Fortress Series Z with a B suffix for Black or S for Silver. FTZ01 is described as a 'premium slim form factor case with superior thermodynami... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 11, 2015 under Headphones, Highlights 2
Back in 2013, Cooler Master launched the CM Storm Pitch gaming ear buds and at the time, they were positively received, we even gave them our 'WORTH BUYING' award. Now here we are two years later with... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on September 11, 2015 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
'Cyonic' is a company name not many of our readers will recognise. They are a new brand who claim to target the enthusiast audience with competitively priced, high quality power supplies. Today we loo... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on September 10, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
2015 has been a good year for those interested in high-performance small form factor (SFF) computing. Some of the most noteworthy releases have been ASRock's X99E-ITX/ac motherboard which brought an e... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 9, 2015 under Highlights V, Software & Gaming
Mad Max has run in to a string of bad luck this past week. The game was looked on unfavourably by critics and to make matters worse, its release date was completely overshadowed by M... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 9, 2015 under Channel, Highlights 2, Network
AAISP - the unfiltered network Most internet service providers are quite typical. They offer phone and broadband products and have lacklustre callcentre support systems that are so ubiquitous, they'v... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on September 9, 2015 under Highlights V, Monitors
The Predator sounds a dream display for gaming. It’s a 28-inch 4K monitor that supports Nvidia’s G-Sync technology. It has a high quality TN panel and although it only goes up to 60 Hz rather than... more.
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