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2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 29, 2014 under Highlights 2, Power Supplies
Bitfenix have earned a strong reputation in enthusiast circles thanks to their wide range of quality case designs. In the efforts to diversify their portfolio they recently launched a power supply ran... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on July 28, 2014 under Competitions 2, Graphics
Can you review? Do you want to see your name in lights on the KitGuru website? In the latest in our series of interactive competitions we are giving away a new video card - but you need to want to com... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 28, 2014 under Highlights-new, Motherboard
Flagship parts on a mainstream platform can cause confusion for motherboard vendors. Do they go all-out, offering 4-way SLI and CrossFire via a PLX chip, with the knowledge that many people inclined f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 25, 2014 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
It has has been around a year since we last looked at a Sandisk Solid State Drive - the ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 24, 2014 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile
UK system builder PCSpecialist have earned an excellent reputation in recent years by delivering cost effective rigs, using high grade components. Today we look at one of their new mobile systems, the... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 22, 2014 under Announcements, Highlights, Tablet PC
Last week, KitGuru was invited to a press event in London, where Nvidia showed off its Shield tablet and controller for the very first time. The Shield tablet has been designed to deliver a console... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 22, 2014 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Z87 saw cost-effective gaming-calibre motherboards take the limelight. All of the big vendors released at least one product that provided gaming-orientated features in a cost-effective package. Asus S... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 21, 2014 under Cases, Highlights 2
The new Enthoo Luxe tower case fills a gaping chasm in the Phanteks range between the £199.99 Primo and the £89.99 Pro (£79.99 without window). Priced at £129.99,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on July 21, 2014 under Competitions
The name Owen Davies might ring a bell for some of you, he's the one that won our recent competition for a £1399 Cyberpower gaming PC, powered by a 5th ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on July 21, 2014 under Cases, Highlights V
One of the mysteries of modern life in Western culture is the size of the portion compared to the size of the bill. While Italian restaurants are happy to heap spaghetti on your plate for next to noth... more.
1 CommentsPosted by faith on July 19, 2014 under Channel, Interviews 2
One of the most unusual names in the UK gaming market, Dino PC has now been supplying high-end hardware to gamers and enthusiasts alike for more than a decade. KitGuru took the opportunity to catch up... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 16, 2014 under Highlights, Monitors
On July 4th we reviewed the latest G-SYNC monitor from ASUS, the 1440p ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 16, 2014 under Highlights 2, NAS
The latest release from Synology's enormous range of NAS is the DS415play. This 4-bay NAS looks pretty much identical to the DS414... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 15, 2014 under Highlights-new, Pen Drives
Chances are you already have several flash pen drives at home, either lying around on a desk or in a drawer. Smaller drives are ideal for flashing a motherboard BIOS and updating firmware, but the lar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on July 14, 2014 under Highlights, Speakers
Today we take a look at the Cowin CuteBeat BT Vibration speaker which features 'Resonance Technology'. This speaker will let you play music from various external sources using either a 3.5mm audio cab... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 12, 2014 under Graphics, Highlights 2
Today we follow on from our recent analysis of the remarkable ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q 1... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 11, 2014 under Competitions
If you just missed out on our giveaway for 500 keys of the new Orcs Must die: Unchained, then never fear, as you can put your name in the hat for something else, something more hardware related. Our p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 11, 2014 under Competitions, Software & Gaming
Update: They keys are now all gone. Sorry if you didn't get your message in yet, but keep your eyes peeled as KitGuru is always holding new competitions. Original Story: Anyone up for some pre-rele... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on July 10, 2014 under Component, Cooling, Highlights V
Today we are going to look at an exciting new cooler from Noctua - the NH-D15. Unfortunately to some technical issues, our review of this has been delayed for some time now. The Noctua NH-D15... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on July 9, 2014 under Competitions 3
To celebrate the launch of AMD's powerful new W8100 workstation card, YOYOTech has got together with Sapphire to offer professionals the chance to win a FirePro W5000 card worth almost £300! This ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on July 9, 2014 under Headphones, Highlights, Peripheral
Today we are going to take a look at two new products from Silverstone which are quite a departure from the cases, power supplies and storage accessories we have seen from them in the past. The Sil... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 8, 2014 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
If you are in the market for a new power supply there are no shortage of options this year. Kitguru does often place a focus on expensive, high end PSU's, however we know not everyone can afford them.... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on July 6, 2014 under Highlights 2, Motherboard, SSD Drives
Intel's 9-series chipset saw the widespread adoption of high-speed storage connections operating via the PCI Express interface. While the 10Gbps transfer speeds of SATA Express and M.2 connections... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 4, 2014 under Highlights, Monitors
Today we review the highly anticipated Asus ROG Swift PG278Q. This 27 inch Nvidia G-SYNC monitor runs at WQHD 2560x1440 resolution, features a 144hz refresh rate and a 1ms (gtg) response time to cater... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Katherine McKay on July 4, 2014 under Channel, Highlights, Interviews, Motherboard
One of the most remarkable stories in the technology industry has been the rise of Asrock as a leading mainboard manufacturer. This company started life as an off-shoot from established manufacturers ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 4, 2014 under Highlights 2, Mouse
The landscape of peripherals is vast - with many manufacturers all competing in the same space. If you are a regular reader of KitGuru chances are you have seen a few of the same names crop up. Today ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 2, 2014 under Announcements, Highlights V
KitGuru reviews hundreds of products every year and having high performance, up to date test systems at hand to partner with the latest components is always important. This is particularly true when w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on July 2, 2014 under Highlights 2, Speakers
The overwhelming audio preference among gamers is headsets. The ability to communicate while playing audio at serious volumes provides a tactical advantage without the need for constant complaints fro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 1, 2014 under Highlights V, Power Supplies
We don't often need a 1500 watt power supply - actually most of our systems are probably consuming less than 300 watts under load. What if you are building a new mini or media system into a tiny, spac... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on July 1, 2014 under Competitions
Feeling a bit warm this nice summer's afternoon? Your PC probably is too, which is why it's always important to keep it cool. Don't fret though if your fans are clicking and your wallet is empty, as b... more.
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